"The detail in the report raises more questions than it answers about what is really in the quarries, and of the possibility, no matter how remote, of phosgene and tabun
still on site.
Of the nerve agents, VX is the most deadly and tabun
The Syrian stockpiles of chemical weapons are believed to consist mostly of large amounts of Sarin, in addition to tabun
(nerve agents) and mustard gas, and the country is reportedly producing and preparing VX for weapons.
intelligence members are confident that Syria has weaponized stockpiles of the nerve agent sarin, and may also hold the deadly VX, tabun
, and mustard gases.
Other OP compounds include Tabun
, a deadly compound that was developed in 1936 by German scientists during World War II, followed by Sarin (1938), Soman (1944), Cyclosarin (1949) and VX (1952) respectively.
"JEM and SLM Unity (of Abdallah Yahyia) succeeded today, July 23rd 2012 to liberate the Towns of Tabun
, Karkade and Tabaldi Oil Field, South Kordofan", said JEM military spokesperson Badawi Moussa Alsakin.
Prime examples were the pursuit of explosive destruction technologies to process non-standard, problematic munitions; additional available technologies and alternatives to destroy the nerve agent tabun
(also known as agent GA) and blister-agent L; and heel-transfer systems to facilitate the processing of heels in the ton containers that were otherwise proving very difficult to remove.
Among the related CWA are the neurotoxins sarin, tabun
, and VX.
Similarly, he forbade the General Staff to study the problems of bacterial attack, except in a purely defensive light." We are told that "although the British employed phosphorous in their bombs, Hitler forbade its use in the Luftwaffe's, as its fumes were too poisonous." Irving further comments on Hitler's not using nerve gas to oppose the Red Army's end-of-war assault into Germany, a time during which one would think desperation would have made Hitler feel it imperative: "Since German scientists had developed nerve-gases (Sarin and Tabun
) to a degree of sophistication unknown to the enemy, Hitler's ...
Syria has amassed hundreds of tons of chemical weapons, including nerve agents Sarin, Tabun
, VX, and mustard gas.
The claims are directed to both film forming coatings (paints, clear coatings) and non-film forming coatings having enzymes capable of providing decontamination organophosphorus-based pesticides and chemical warfare agents (VX, soman, sarin, cyclosarin, tabun
) from surfaces upon application of the coatings.