Created: 10/21/1968

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D.icdo<otf olond Technolagy

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Lccj-'ic,a- jhpol ApparentlyM.htui: ar.h^.cal School has been icentifieu as being located approximatelym south of Havana, in the base camp ofhich is said to be the only chemical battalion in the Cuban Army. Two courses being taught at in* school are the Chemical Instructors Course and the Chemical Reconnaissance Squad Leader Course. Both coursesonths aTcendar.ee at the school, and the number c: students given for each course, respectively.

|chc school 3eer.ed waila wide variety or sovietgent alarms.: ai oand supplies. Furthermore

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: Previous reportsourseinstructors have been noted, but theche training progran was never given. The lengthcorroborates prior evidence tnat the coursesonly once each year. The number of studentstraining program, the general coverage of CWand the anpie availability of Soviet CWdecontamination materiel suggests that emphasistoairly thorough training programinstructors and CW defense.

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