Skip to comments.2001 Top Secret Document: Production of Prohibited Nerve Gas Detectors (Translation)
Posted on 05/01/2006 1:05:30 PM PDT by jveritas
Saddam Regime Document CMPC-2003-016083 dated in 2001 contains a series of Top Secret memos that address the production of Nerve Gas Detectors which was prohibited by the United Nations resolutions concerning Iraq according to the document itself. The importance of the production of the Nerve Gas Detector is shown by the top secret letters exchange between the Presidential Office and the head of the Iraqi Military Industrialization Commission (M.I.C). This documents is yet another indication that Saddam Regime never stopped his WMD programs, and the nerve Gas Detector which some can see it a defensive in nature is not to be considered so when it comes to Saddam Regime, everything has an offensive and aggressive use.
Beginning of Translation of page 5 of document CMPC-2003-016083
In the Name of God the Most Merciful The Most Compassionate
The Republic of Iraq
The Presidency of the Republic
The Military Industrialization Commission
To: THE PRESIDENTIAL SECRETARIAT
Subject: Detection Equipment
Your top Secret letter number AA/128 on 10/12/2000, we would like to show the following:
1. On 10/12/2000 a laboratory test was done on the new equipment and the results of the test was similar to the required quality compared with the Russian equipments
2. On the light of the above (1) a second equipment was received from the Ministry of Industry and Minerals and the total tests were done on it on 24/12/2000 using laboratory equipment to Chemical Detection Device (GSU-12) and with the presence of the Chemical Class representatives and the manufacturing party and its success was proven from the perspective of detection and reaction to NERVE AGENTS.
Please review with regards
Abd AlTwab Abdallah AL Mulah Huwaish
The Minister of Military Industrialization
End of translation of page 5.
Now on page 71 of the document there is a section that mentions that the production of Nerve Gas Detectors is PROHIBITED
Beginning of Partial Translation of page 71
Based on what is in the letter of the respected Presidential Secretariat (Top Secret) aa/4 on 22/1/2001 followed by the Top Secret letter of (M.I.C) 2/4/44 on 13/1/2001 and after review of the technical report the commission recommend the following:
1. Consider it a work that reach level of Invention Works because it replace the need that occur to the Russian equipment that has an expired efficiency and that exist in the storages of the Chemical Class, and it is a PROHIBITED EQUIPMENT where the price of the effective material in it can reach 51,000 Dollars
End of partial translation of page 71.
Thanks for the clarification jveritas. I just wanted to make sure and to explore all possibilities for the usage of the word.
Am I correct in understanding that they had to have banned nerve agents to test the equipment?
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Jveritas keeps weaving the trap bigger and bigger for Saddam and his liberal friends in America.
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I think you are 100% correct.
A little digging around on the net to see exactly what "expired efficiency" had to do with a Russian nerve agent detector.
"the Czechs indicated that they had to bury about 260 expired GSP-11 indicator charges out of the 350 sent to the Gulf. Other veterans indicated they did not trust the indicator charges because they had been stored in the heat and there was no way to check their condition."
So it looks like the Iraqis were replacing the Russian made GSP-11 chemical detector.
I wish we could have an annual freeper award; you would surely win. Hands down. Thanks again so much, jveritas, for all your hard work.
I've sent this to my e-mail and will send to my Senators with a little note.
Probably, but most nerve agents are not that difficult to make in small amounts.
I also don't understand why the detectors would be banned. Many nations, particular the Germans and Poles, have CBW detection gear, but do not have any CBW weapons of their own.
We have them as well, and no longer have the weapons themselves.
Unless these aren't detectors in the sense that I'm thinking of, as much as sensors required to monitor and control the production of nerve gas and/or other CBW agents.
look for anything about filters in their armored vehicles... the proof that the soviets planned to use Bio/Chem weapons was that all their tracks had filters designed to filter out THEIR OWN STUFF more than anything else.
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Is it possible that these detectors were aimed at being ready should Iran develop and use nerve gas against Saddam's regime? Yes ...
Anything is possible. Is it probable? No.
JV! Once again I bow before you in Gratitude! Thank you for what you are doing!
Could you explain why it is not probable? Every possibility must be explored. Is there a reason that you gave a firm NO?
Thank you for all your hard work in sifting through and translating Saddam regime documents and then posting those translations here on FR for all to read. God Bless you.
Thank you very much for all your support. The important thing is to have the truth out about these documents.
Thank you Peach :)
In Saddam world, there is nothing for defensive purposes, it is only for aggression.
Do you believe that Saddam would have waited for the Iranians to ave Chemical Weapons and he does not? He understand very well that Chemical Weapons are what saved his regime in the Iraq-Iran war, and that is why he was always obsessed in having them.