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Summary of weapons used in recent strikes against CW targets in Syria

N.R. Jenzen-Jones Shortly after 0400 local time on 14 April 2018, a multi-national US, British, and French operation struck several chemical weapons (CW) production, research, and storage facilities in Syria. Three separate target sites were engaged, two west of Homs and one in Damascus. USMC Lt. Gen. Kenneth ‘Frank’ McKenzie indicated that all of the

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Renewed use of AO-2.5RT submunitions in Syria

Kenton Fulmer ARES urges those at risk from unexploded munitions to consult with trained individuals before entering contaminated areas. Please see the safety notice below. The recently renewed employment of Soviet era submunitions in Syria has led to significant quantities of the aged munitions failing to function (detonate) as designed. Whilst the employment of SPBE series submunition was covered

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