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September 6, 2019
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September 12, 2019
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March 15, 1976
" Approved for Release: 2019/07/30 C06527514 Co' � 3.3(h)(2) 6.2(d) MEMORANDUM FOR NIO/SA SUBJECT ATTENDEES ORD 0648-76 15 March 1976 TACANA TCT Meeting, 1 March 1976 Purpose of Meeting: NIO/SA Assistant NIO/SA TCT Chairman TCT Vice Chairman TCT Secretary D/ORD . Adkins, OT/ORD OT/ORD The purpose of the meeting was to provide the NIO with a quick verbal update of TACANA project progress. The information presented is identical to that appearing in the TCT report of 5. March 1976. The second purpose of the meeting was to discuss security aspects of the Avian Program and establish some firm security guidelines for future project activities. The following security guidelines were established for the project: 1. Labels will be developed and attached to the camera reauesting their return to in the event of inadvertant loss. 2. The training and demonstration procedures used in the TACANA program will stringently avoid any photographic targets that could even remotely be considered an invasion of individual privacy. 3. All practice targets will be U.S. Government installations or contractor mockups. tt" E2 IMPDET CL BY Approved for Release: 2019/07/30 C06527514 6�444-se) Approved for Release: 2019/07/30 C06527514 � SUBJECT: TACANA TCT Meeting of 20-21 February 1976 4. These targets will only be used after obtaining the express permission of the host Agency. 5. At no time will the camera be left in the hands of the contractor. Agency employees will control and operate the camera system during each phase of testing. This also applies to the film used in the camera. 6. A log of film useage will be maintained. 7. Only target related pictures will be retained in Agency files. 8. Non-target related pictures (if any are obtained) will be examined for technical purposes and then be destroyed. These procedures have been established in coordination with Mr. Barry Kelly to ensure that TACANA training efforts in the United States can in no way be construed to be a form of "domestic spying". Just prior to the conclusion of the meeting Dr. Adkins presented a description of camera development progress to date and displayed a number of excellent pictures that had been obtained in a recent flight (bird and camera)__ of the camera systems. Sec 'y TACANA TCT Approved for Release: 2019/07/30 C06527514