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This is the first reported occasionuban military exercise involved tha offensive enploy-nentW agent, although frequent previous exercises had called for the Cuban forces to defend against anerve agent attack. If the Cubans were to employ gbompany sire unit, such an attack would suggest that either mortar, artillery,ray CW weapons systems are expected to be made available to Cuban forces. Additionally, the presence of one or more specialists qualified to advise the corx.ander on the offensiveof any of the above weapons systems is implied. Consequently, ithat Cuban training in CW has movedurely defensive nature to where includes the possible use of CW offensively.Original document.