can maim or kill by damaging skin, the eyes and airways.
Unlike the majority of Libya's mustard agents
, which were stored in large, bulky containers, the new caches were already armed and loaded into 517 artillery shells, 45 plastic sleeves for rocket launchings and eight 500-pound bombs.
contact, such as VX or mustard agents
, or high concentrations of other
is listed in the Chemical Weapons Convention as an agent used in chemical munitions.
Maybe they are not jumping up to join the ranks of protesters simply because they are sick of being surrounded by nerve gas and mustard agent
and are elated to see it go up in smoke, whatever the danger.
The initial deployments of mustard agent
occurred in August and September 2015.
The attack came as CNN reported that US aircraft had begun targeting ISIS's chemical weapons sites near Mosul in Iraq, in an initial round of airstrikes aimed at diminishing the militant group's ability to use mustard agent
. An ISIS detainee provided vital information that allowed the US military to conduct the strikes, CNN said.
aircraft had begun targeting Islamic State's chemical weapons sites near Mosul in Iraq, in an initial round of air strikes aimed at diminishing the militant group's ability to use mustard agent
.An Islamic State detainee provided vital information that allowed the US military to conduct the strikes, CNN said.
The Pueblo Chemical Depot in Colorado contains a large repository of mustard agent
Although most of the Soldiers were members of a decontamination platoon and were, therefore, well versed in decontamination operations, this was the first time they had attempted to remove a simulated chemical warfare agent specifically designed to mimic a persistent sulfur mustard agent
weapons inspector, said: "It's clear that he has some mustard agent
Security concerns generated by the Global War on Terrorism have led the Army to accelerate its plans for destroying its stocks of lethal mustard agent
at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, by as much as 3 years.