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Where Those Dangerous Iraqi Weapons Came From (english)
06 Apr 2003
Modified: 07 Apr 2003
US Companies Who Supplied 'Weapons of Mass Destruction' To Iraq
Where Those Dangerous Iraqi Weapons Came From:
US Companies Who Supplied 'Weapons of Mass Destruction' To Iraq

As reported in Die Tageszeitung (Berlin Daily), December 19, 2002, here is a list of US corporations that supplied Iraq with nuclear, chemical, biological, and rocket technology, prior to 1991. The list comes from the original Iraqi report to the Security Council.

A - nuclear
Ch - chemical
B - biological
R - rockets

(1) Honeywell (R, Ch)
(2) Spektra Physics (Ch)
(3) Semetex (R)
(4) TI Coating (A, Ch)
(5) UNISYS (A, Ch)
(6) Sperry Corp. (R, Ch)
(7) Tektronix (R, A)
(8) Rockwell (Ch)
(9) Leybold Vacuum Systems (A)
(10) Finnigan-MAT-US (A)
(11) Hewlett Packard (A, R, Ch)
(12) Dupont (A)
(13) Eastman Kodak (R)
(14) American Type Culture Collection (B)
(15) Alcolac International (Ch)
(16) Consarc (A)
(17) Carl Zeis -U.Ss (Ch)
(18) Cerberus (LTD) (A)
(19) Electronic Assiciates (R)
(20) International Computer
Systems (R)
(21) Bechtel (R)
(22) EZ Logic Data Systems, Inc. (R)
(23) Canberra Industries Inc. (A)
(24) Axel Electronics Inc. (A)

Additionally to these 24 companies based in the USA, the Iraqi arms report lists nearly 50 subsidiaries of foreign enterprises who’s arms co-operation with the Iraq was operated from the USA. In addition, Ministries for defense, energy, trade and agriculture as well as the nuclear weapon laboratories Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, and Sandia are designated as suppliers for the Iraqi arms programs for A-B and Ch-weapons as well as for rockets.
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A little perspective (english)
07 Apr 2003
According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, the US is responsible for less then one percent of weapons sold to Iraq.