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SUBJECT:  DESERT STORM BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL TARGET PRIORITIES
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(b.1. sec. 1.5.c.)
BIOLOGICAL WARFARE TARGET PRIORITIES
1. ABU GHURAYB BW PLANT              3318N 04412E: FACILITY MAYP
RODUCE BOTULIN TOXIN, ONE OF THE MOST DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES KNOWN 
TOMAN. 3 MILLION TIMES MORE POTENT THAN STANDARD NERVE AGENT (SARIN).
ALL BUILDINGS SHOULD BE TARGETED (b.1. sec. 1.5.c.)
 BOTULIN TOXIN DETERIORATES GENERALLY WITHIN AN HOUR IN DAYLIGHT.
2. SALMAN PAR RESEARCH AND PROD FACILITY (b.1. sec. 1.5.a..c.)
3. TARGET THE REMAINING BUN~ERS AND STORAGE REVETMENTS AT THE
FOLLOWING FACILITIES (IN PRIORITY ORDER):
1. RARBALA 
2. ASH SHUAYBAH 
3. AN NASIRIYAH 
4. AD DIWANIYAH 
5. FALLUJAH 
6. HABBANIYAH 
7. TIRRIT 
8. RIRRUR
CHEMICAL WARFARE TARGET PRIORITIES
|1. SAMARRA CHEMICAL WARFARE PRODUCTION AND STORAGE (b.1. sec. 1.5.a.,c.)
2. QUBAYSAH STORAGE FACILITY (b.1. sec. 1.5.a.,c.)
3. HABBANIYAH FACILITY  
(b.1. sec. 1.5.a.,c.)
THE FOLLOWING FACILITIES HAVE BEEN NEUTRALIZED OR ARE NO LONGER A
THREAT AND NEED NOT BE TARGETED:
1. BANI SAD 
2. AL HADRE 
3. ABU GHURAYB INFANT FORNULA PLANT 
4. TAJI BW PLANT.



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