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Chemical munitions

Chemical munitions

cost estimates for demilitarization and production : fact sheet to the Honorable Marvin Leath, House of Representatives

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Published by GAO in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military supplies -- United States.,
  • Weapons industry -- United States.,
  • Defense industries -- United States.,
  • Arms transfers -- United States.,
  • Military weapons -- United States.,
  • Chemicals -- Economic aspects -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCost estimates for demilitarization and production.
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14657674M


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