TITLE

Eliminating Chemical Weapons

AUTHOR(S)
Sarantinos-Perrin, Argie
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Soldiers;Mar2007, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the goal of the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency to eliminate the stockpile of chemical weapons in the U.S. since 1990. More than 1.7 million munitions had been destroyed from the original stockpile of chemical munitions. Various chemical weapons were produced by the U.S. from World War I to 1973 to prevent other countries from using chemical weapons on U.S. troops. Common agents used included the mustard blister agent and two nerve agents, sarin and VX.
ACCESSION #
24958364

 

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