Biological / Chemical Weapons

Biological Agent: BZ

BZ, chemically known as 3-Quinuclidinyl Benzilate, is a potent incapacitating agent that affects the central nervous system. It is classified…

July 19, 2024

Biological Warfare Concepts: A Tutorial, July 1994

The document titled "Biological Warfare Concepts: A Tutorial" from July 1994, provides an in-depth overview of various aspects of biological…

March 8, 2024

Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Survivability Security Classification Guide (SCG) – February 17, 2017

This document is to provide guidance on the classification of information and material related to CBRN survivability in support of…

January 11, 2023

Project Coast – 1980s Chemical and Biological Weapons (CBW) Program by South African Government

Project Coast Background Project Coast was a top-secret chemical and biological weapons (CBW) program instituted by the South African government…

January 26, 2022

Double-Edged Innovations: Preventing the Misuse of Emerging Biological/Chemical Technologies, 2010

Background Several areas of rapid technical innovation, such as biotechnology, nanotechnology, and neuroscience, offer great promise for human health and…

June 27, 2020

General Mills and Biological Weapons

Background The breakfast cereal manufacturer General Mills was the nation's foremost developer of Biological Weapons of Mass Destruction in the early…

March 31, 2020

Report 98-036, Intergovernmental Personnel Act Employees in the Office of the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense (Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense Programs), December 11, 1997

Background According to the introduction of the audit: "We performed the audit in response to allegations made to the Defense…

February 14, 2020

Chemical Agent Fact Book, May 2010

 Chemical Agent Fact Book, May 2010 [222 Pages, 34.5MB]   Background This document was originally denied IN FULL under the…

November 19, 2018

Human Radiation Experiments

Background Numerous human radiation experiments have been performed in the United States, many of which were funded by various U.S.…

March 22, 2018

Improved Dry Biological Disseminator, June 1967

Background Originally, this document was fully denied under FOIA Exemption (b)(1), in June of 2016. I appealed, based on the…

December 27, 2017