The second phase, from July 2015 to January 2017, represents the enhanced capability the group had achieved by combining the production of sulfur mustard agent
with the means to deliver it using projectiles, such as mortar bombs and improvised rockets.
In a recent example of CMA critical work at Joint Base McGuire-Dix--Lakehurst, Trenton, New Jersey, RCMD successfully destroyed two World War I-era chemical munitions--one containing mustard agent
and the other containing phosgene.
Memorandum: Medical Management, Evaluation, Follow-up, and Recording of Chemical Warfare (CW) Mustard Agent
Casualties Outside of Storage, Demilitarization and Research Settings.
They've done it many times, at least a couple dozen that we know of where they have launched crude makeshift munitions that are filled with this mustard agent
," Davis said .
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It was the first few pounds of 2,600 tons of mustard agent
that will be destroyed at Pueblo Chemical Depot in southern Colorado, most of it contained in about 780,000 shells.
The arsenal included hundreds of bombs and artillery rounds filled with deadly mustard agent
dating back to the regime of Muammar Gaddafi.
In the case of mustard agent
, damage occurs within one to two minutes of
Signs and symptoms of exposure to a mustard agent
can include redness and blistering of the skin, eye irritation, rhinorrhea, hoarseness, shortness of breath, and (rarely) diarrhea and abdominal discomfort.
The chemical weapons which are left to be disposed include a stockpile of mustard agent
The US officials alleged that chemical weapons, shells, filled with highly-toxic mustard agent
, had been custom-designed and produced in Iran for Al Qathafi's dictatorial regime.
Gaddafi was known to have stockpiles of yellowcake - a concentrate of uranium ore--and mustard agent
State Department said it believed Libya's stocks of concentrated uranium and mustard agent
The announcement earlier this month that the last container filled with mustard agent
had been destroyed was low-key, anticlimactic.
More than 3,199 1-ton containers filled with mustard agent
were destroyed at Tooele Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, Utah, on 12 March, marking a 50-percent reduction of the mustard-filled containers stored at nearby Deseret Chemical Depot by the Army Chemical Materials Agency.