They are referred to as third generation nerve & by agents to indicate their production as a followon to G-series agents such as sarin, developed in Germany before the Second World War, and V-series agents, such as VX gas
, developed by the UK in the 1950s.
Eight times more powerful than chemical weapons such as VX gas
, it kills by interfering with the central nervous system and attacking muscles around the heart.
Are we to seriously believe that a deadly, fast-acting military-grade nerve agent, allegedly ten times more potent than VX gas
used to murder the brother of the North Korean leader, that was smeared on a door knob permitted its victims to drive into town before stopping off in a pub and subsequently enjoying a meal in a restaurant before conveniently passing out on a park bench?
Russian spy poison may have been DEADLIEST nerve agent ever produced that's ten times stronger than VX gas
and 11 p.m., TNT) Martin is sold VX gas
, resulting in the apprehension of the Colonel and Ana Paulanos.
They had formed part of President Bashar Assad's arsenal of terror and could have been components in the production of VX gas
- the most toxic among the known chemical warfare agents.
The Syrian regime has about 1,000 tonnes of numerous chemical agents and binary components, including sulphur, mustard and binary components for sarin and VX gas
, Kerry said.
Continue reading the main story Syria's chemical weapons CIA believes Syria's chemical weapons can be "delivered by aircraft, ballistic missile, and artillery rockets" Syria believed to possess mustard gas and sarin, and also tried to develop more toxic nerve agents such as VX gas
Syria has not signed the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) or ratified the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC) The UN sent weapons experts into Damascus to probe the attack.
The Syrian army is believed to have mustard gas, nerve gas and VX gas
It is difficult to design adequate missile warheads to disseminate such agents, but this is not beyond Syrian capabilities--particularly since much of the technology needed to make effective cluster munitions and bomblets for VX gas
can be adapted to the delivery of biological weapons.
The Western media has run stories about the types of chemical weapons that the regime in Syria has, which include mustard gas, Sarin nerve gas, VX gas
and Tabun Gas.
He died after being sprayed with toxic VX gas
, a type of nerve gas for a chemical weapon, on an Osaka street in 1994.