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“SPECIAL AMMUNITION”

It's just some EXTREME SHOCK Ammo...........

Nothing to see here.

14 posted on 04/17/2006 8:50:50 AM PDT by OXENinFLA
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To: OXENinFLA; jveritas
From the CIA:

16 June 2004: Two 122mm SAKR-18 Artillery Rockets

An Iraqi source turned over to Polish Forces two 122mm rockets obtained at the Khamisiyah Depot—a former CW storage site declared by Iraq to have housed 122mm filled rockets (see Figure 6). Details about the provenance of these rounds remain unclear but the source Sarin/Cyclosarin believes the missiles were housed in a bunker struck during the Gulf war and subsequently hidden in canals and lakes in the area. Analysis of the liquid residue revealed the nerve agents Sarin (GB) and Cyclosarin (GF) as well as a number of impurities and known degradation products of GB and GF. Given the age, leakage, decomposition of nerve agent, and small quantity of remaining liquid, these rounds would have limited, if any, impact if used by insurgents against Coalition Forces (see Figure 7).

Historical context: Iraq declared having produced the following numbers of 122mm nerve agent rockets, but made no distinction in its declaration about the type of sarin fill: GB, GF, or GB/GF mix. We suspect, based on data from the declaration and the UNSCOM 239 Report that GB/GF-filled rockets were included in the 1988 and 1990 declaration figures. Although the origin of these rockets has not been clearly stated, the Khamisiyah Ammunition Storage Depot where the rockets were found has a long history of CW storage, Coalition bombing, and UN investigation.

http://www.cia.gov/cia/reports/iraq_wmd_2004/chap5_annxF.html

21 posted on 04/17/2006 8:53:28 AM PDT by Coop (Proud founding member of GCA - Gruntled Conservatives of America)
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To: OXENinFLA
"It's just some EXTREME SHOCK Ammo..........."

Correction: it's just a delivery system for delivering harmless pesticides to the eggplant fields........

Nothing to see here.

295 posted on 04/18/2006 6:15:12 PM PDT by cake_crumb (Leftist Credo: One Wing to Rule them All and to the Darkside Bind them)
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