SADDAM'S ARSENAL


RUSSIA MOVED IRAQI WMDS

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U.S. ALLIES SOLD WEAPONS TO SADDAM

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U.S. FINDS NERVE GAS AND MUSTARD GAS IN IRAQ

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U.S. FINDS RADIOACTIVE MISSILES IN IRAQ

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IRAQI WEAPONS MADE IN FRANCE, RUSSIA AND OTHER PLACES
PRODUCTION MADE IN 2001

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WEAPONS OF MASS DECEPTION
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OUR MAN IN IRAQ
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FRENCH MISSILES IN IRAQ
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THE ARMS CONNECTION TO BAGHDAD
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WHO ARMED IRAQ?
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IRAQI GERM WARFARE
RUSSIAN CONNECTION TO SADDAM'S ARSENAL

IRAQ PERCENTAGE OF EQUIPMENT

50% RUSSIA
18% PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
13% FRANCE
19% MIXED - MAINLY JORDAN/SYRIA/DOMESTIC


IRAQI AIR FORCE

2003 INVENTORY

MAKER             AIRCRAFT TYPE              NUMBER
AEROSPATIALE      ALOUETTE 3                 15
AEROSPATIALE      SA321                      10
AEROSPATIALE      SA330                      20
AERO VODOCHODY    L39Z                       50
AUGUSTA           AS.61TS                    3
ANTONOV           AN-12                      3
ANTONOV           AN-26                      2
BELL              214ST                      10
CHENGDU           F-7 (MIG-21)               40
DASSAULT MIRAGE   F-1                        40
EMBRAER           EMB-312                    40
EUROCOPTER        BO 105C                    40
EUROCOPTER        SA 342L                    20
EUROCOPTER        BK 117A                    10
FFA               AS.202                     18
ILYUSHIN          IL-76                      1
MCDONNELL         MD-500D                    10
MCDONNELL         MD-530F                    16
MIKOYAN           MIG-21                     36
MIKOYAN           MIG-23                     60
MIKOYAN           MIG-25                     10
MIL               MI-6                       2
MIL               MI-8                       80
MIL               MI-24                      20
PILATUS           PC-7                       20
PILATUS           PC-9                       10
SUKHOI            SU-7/20/22                 33
SUKHOI            SU-25                      13


MIRAGE F-1


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ARMS FROM FRANCE, RUSSIA, GERMANY, BELGIUM AND CHINA
FRENCH MIRAGE F-1 TOP IRAQI FIGHTER JET

MAKER:       FRANCE
TYPE         FIGHTER
CREW         ONE PILOT OFFICER
ARM          10,000 POUNDS BOMBS OR ROCKETS
             TWO DEFA 30 MM CANNON 
RANGE        1100 MILES 
WING SPAN    27.6 FT.
LENGTH       49 FT.
HEIGHT       13.4 FT.
WEIGHT       30,000 POUNDS TAKE OFF
ENGINE       ONE AFTERBURNING  SNECMA ATAR 9K50
SPEED        1500 MPH OR MACH 2.2 AT ALTITUDE

MIKOYAN MIG-25 FOXBAT


MAKER:       RUSSIA
TYPE         FIGHTER
CREW         ONE PILOT OFFICER
ARM          FOUR AA-6 AIR TO AIR MISSILES
RANGE        1400 MILES 
WING SPAN    46 FT.
LENGTH       73.1 FT.
HEIGHT       18.5 FT.
WEIGHT       68,000 POUNDS TAKE OFF
ENGINE       TW AFTERBURNING TURMANSKY R-266 RATED 27,000 LBS. THRUST
SPEED        2100 MPH OR MACH 3.2 AT ALTITUDE

CHENGDU F-7


MAKER:       CHINA
TYPE         FIGHTER
CREW         ONE PILOT OFFICER
ARM          FOUR HARD POINTS - TWO ON EACH WING, ONE BELLY HARD POINT
             TWO 30 MM CANNON 
RANGE        400 MILES 
WING SPAN    23.5 FT.
LENGTH       45.7 FT.
HEIGHT       13.4 FT.
WEIGHT       19,580 POUNDS TAKE OFF
ENGINE       ONE AFTERBURNING WP7B(BM)
SPEED        1500 MPH OR MACH 2.1 AT ALTITUDE


MIG-23 FLOGGER


MAKER:       RUSSIA
TYPE         FIGHTER
CREW         ONE PILOT OFFICER
ARM          4,200 LBS. BOMBS AND ROCKETS
             AA-7 AND AA-8 AIR TO AIR MISSILES
             23 MM CANNON 
RANGE        800 MILES 
WING SPAN    47.2 FT.
LENGTH       53 FT.
HEIGHT       13 FT.
WEIGHT       30,000 POUNDS TAKE OFF
ENGINE       ONE AFTERBURNING TURMANSKY R-29
SPEED        1500 MPH OR MACH 2.2 AT ALTITUDE

SUKHOI SU-20 FITTER


MAKER:       RUSSIA
TYPE         FIGHTER
CREW         ONE PILOT OFFICER
ARM          11,000 LBS. BOMBS AND ROCKETS
             TWO 30 MM CANNON 
RANGE        650 MILES 
WING SPAN    45.9 FT.
LENGTH       61.5 FT.
HEIGHT       15.6 FT.
WEIGHT       22,000 POUNDS TAKE OFF
ENGINE       ONE AFTERBURNING LYULKA AL-21F3
SPEED        1500 MPH OR MACH 2.1 AT ALTITUDE

MIL MI-24 HIND


MAKER:       RUSSIA
TYPE         ATTACK HELICOPTER
CREW         ONE PILOT OFFICER ONE GUNNER
ARM          TURRENT MOUNTED 4-BARREL 12.7-MM GATLING GUN
             57-MM ROCKETS, AT-2C/ SWATTER MISSILES
RANGE        270 MILES 
ROTOR SPAN   56.2 FT.
WING SPAN    21.1 FT.
LENGTH       55.8 FT.
HEIGHT       14 FT.
WEIGHT       25,000 POUNDS TAKE OFF
ENGINE       2 x 2,200 SHP ISOTOV TV-3-117 
SPEED        170 MPH


IRAQI MISSILE FORCES
AA-8 APHID - R-60


MAKER:                     RUSSIA
TYPE:                      AIR-TO-AIR MISSILE
LENGTH:                    6.75 FEET
SPAN:                      16 INCHES
RANGE:                     6 MILES
DIAMETER:                  5 INCHES
WEIGHT:                    143 POUNDS
ENGINE:                    SOLID ROCKET 
TOP SPEED:                 MACH 2+
WEAPON LOAD:               13 POUND HIGH EXPLOSIVE (3.5 POUND URANIUM)
                           Two active radar fuze aerials located aft
                           of the moving control fins, and a single
                           strake running down the forward half of the 
                           body. Active laser in R-60M
GUIDANCE                   ALL ASPECT INFRARED
ESTIMATED TOTAL:           300+


CLOSE UP OF RADIOACTIVE WARHEAD

CLOSE UP OF RADIATION WARNING LABEL


SCUD


MAKER:                     RUSSIA, CHINA, NORTH KOREA
TYPE:                      SHORT RANGE TACTICAL MISSILE
HEIGHT:                    36.4 FEET
DIAMETER:                  2.86 FEET       
RANGE:                     390 MILES
WEIGHT:                    15,000 POUNDS
ENGINE:                    SINGLE LIQUID FUEL ROCKET
                           FUEL  UDMH STORABLE LIQUID unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine 
                           OXIDIZER RNFA
CEP:                       160 FEET
WEAPON LOAD:               770 POUNDS (IRAQI LONG RANGE)
                           CONVENTIONAL EXPLOSIVE
                           CHEMICAL (VX OR VR NERVE GAS)
                           NUCLEAR 10 KILOTON
ESTIMATED TOTAL:           60

IRAQI EXTENDED RANGE SCUD MISSILE

NATO CODE NAME SEERSUCKER
SILKWORM


CHINESE SILKWORM WITH PLA TROOPS IN CHEMICAL GEAR

MAKER:                     CHINA
TYPE:                      CRUISE MISSILE
LENGTH:                    20 FEET 6 INCHES
SPAN:                      9 FEET 2 INCHES
RANGE:                     50 MILES
DIAMETER:                  29.5 INCHES
WEIGHT:                    5,500 POUNDS
ENGINE:                    SOLID ROCKET BOOSTER - LIQUID ROCKET CRUISE
TOP SPEED:                 MACH .8
WEAPON LOAD:               852 POUNDS HIGH EXPLOSIVE
ESTIMATED TOTAL:           200


SILKWORM MISSILE WITH WINGS FOLDED


EXOCET


MAKER:                     FRANCE
TYPE:                      CRUISE MISSILE
LENGTH:                    18.85 FEET
SPAN:                      3.7 FEET 
RANGE:                     40 MILES
DIAMETER:                  13.6 INCHES
WEIGHT:                    1947 POUNDS
ENGINE:                    SOLID ROCKET BOOSTER - SOLID ROCKET CRUISE
TOP SPEED:                 MACH .93
WEAPON LOAD:               330 POUNDS HIGH EXPLOSIVE
ESTIMATED TOTAL:           150

Kh-28 - AS-9 KYLE


MAKER:                     RUSSIA
TYPE:                      ANTI-RADAR MISSILE
LENGTH:                    19.4 FEET
SPAN:                      6.3 FEET 
RANGE:                     65 MILES
DIAMETER:                  16.7 INCHES
WEIGHT:                    1584 POUNDS
ENGINE:                    LIQUID ROCKET 
TOP SPEED:                 MACH 3+
WEAPON LOAD:               352 POUNDS HIGH EXPLOSIVE
GUIDANCE                   "Metel" (Blizzard) set suspended from 
                           the SU-20 aircraft to track the 
                           frequency of detected enemy ground radar. 
                           On the Su-20 aircraft this missile is 
                           suspended under the center line of the 
                           fuselage and the "Metel" set on the right 
                           underwing pylon.
ESTIMATED TOTAL:           100


SA-6 GAINFUL


MAKER:                     RUSSIA
TYPE:                      SURFACE TO AIR MISSILE
LENGTH:                    18.9 FEET
SPAN:                      4.1 FEET 
RANGE:                     14 MILES
DIAMETER:                  1.1 FEET
WEIGHT:                    1318 POUNDS
ENGINE:                    SOLID ROCKET BOOSTER-INTEGRATED RAMJET SUSTAINER
TOP SPEED:                 MACH 3
WEAPON LOAD:               130 POUNDS BLAST FRAG
ESTIMATED TOTAL:           100

SA-2 GUIDELINE


MAKER:                     RUSSIA
TYPE:                      SURFACE TO AIR MISSILE
LENGTH:                    35.1 FEET
SPAN:                      7.2 FEET 
RANGE:                     31 MILES
DIAMETER:                  2.2 FEET
WEIGHT:                    5070 POUNDS
ENGINE:                    SOLID ROCKET BOOSTER/LIQUID SUSTAINER
TOP SPEED:                 MACH 3
WEAPON LOAD:               286 POUNDS BLAST FRAG
ESTIMATED TOTAL:           160

SA-3 GOA


MAKER:                     RUSSIA
TYPE:                      SURFACE TO AIR MISSILE
LENGTH:                    22 FEET
SPAN:                      5 FEET 
RANGE:                     18 MILES
DIAMETER:                  2.2 FEET
WEIGHT:                    882 POUNDS
ENGINE:                    SOLID ROCKET BOOSTER/LIQUID SUSTAINER
TOP SPEED:                 MACH 2.5
WEAPON LOAD:               132 POUNDS BLAST FRAG
ESTIMATED TOTAL:           140

ROLAND


MAKER:                     FRANCE
TYPE:                      SURFACE TO AIR MISSILE
LENGTH:                    7 FEET 11 INCHES
SPAN:                      20 INCHES
RANGE:                     4 MILES
ROLAND 3 RANGE:            6 MILES

DIAMETER:                  6 INCHES
WEIGHT:                    148 POUNDS
ENGINE:                    SOLID ROCKET 
TOP SPEED:                 MACH 1.6
ROLAND 3 TOP SPEED:        MACH 2.5

WEAPON LOAD:               14 POUNDS BLAST FRAG
ROLAND 3 WEAPON LOAD:      20.25 POUNDS BLAST FRAG

ESTIMATED TOTAL:           100

AT-14 9K129 KORNET


MAKER:                     RUSSIA
TYPE:                      ANTI-TANK
LENGTH:                    3.93 FEET
SPAN:                      1.5 FEET
RANGE:                     3.4 MILES
DIAMETER:                  6 INCHES
WEIGHT:                    49 POUNDS
ENGINE:                    SOLID ROCKET 
TOP SPEED:                 SUBSONIC (400 MPH)
WEAPON LOAD:               14 POUNDS DOUBLE SHAPED CHARGE
GUIDANCE:                  ADVANCED 3RD GENERATION LASER
ESTIMATED TOTAL:           UNKNOWN - SHIPPED MARCH 2003

IRAQI TANK FORCES
T-72


MAKER:                     RUSSIA
TYPE:                      MAIN BATTLE TANK
CREW:                      3
LENGTH:                    20.4 FEET (HULL)
WIDTH:                     10 FEET       
HEIGHT:                    7.4 FEET
RANGE:                     390 MILES
WEIGHT:                    39.3 TONS
ENGINE:                    WATER COOLED DIESEL 700 HP
MAIN ARM:                  125 MM SMOOTH BORE
SPEED:                     50 MPH
ARMOR:                     120 MM ROUNDED TURRENT

TYPE 59


MAKER:                     CHINA
TYPE:                      MAIN BATTLE TANK
CREW:                      4
LENGTH:                    19.6 FEET (HULL)
WIDTH:                     10.7 FEET       
HEIGHT:                    8.4 FEET
WEIGHT:                    40.1 TONS
ENGINE:                    WATER COOLED DIESEL 520 HP
MAIN ARM:                  105 MM RIFLED GUN
SPEED:                     50 MPH
RANGE:                     260 MILES
ARMOR:                     203 MM ROUNDED TURRENT

BMP


MAKER:                     RUSSIA
TYPE:                      INFANTRY COMBAT VEHICLE
CREW:                      3
TROOPS:                    8
LENGTH:                    22.2 FEET
WIDTH:                     9.75 FEET       
HEIGHT:                    6.5 FEET
WEIGHT:                    12.5 TONS
ENGINE:                    V-6 WATER COOLED DIESEL 280 HP
MAIN ARM:                  73 MM RIFLED GUN
                           AT-3 SAGGER MISSILE LAUNCHER
SPEED:                     34 MPH
RANGE:                     260 MILES
ARMOR:                     14 MM 

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