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June 4, 1958
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DP 'T - CFQ:aem (4 June 1958) Approved For Release 2WO/08/25: CIA-RDP33-02415A0003000N 56-8 25X1X7 25X1C8a 25X1C8a 25X1C8a PRELIMINARY PLAN FOR ACTIVATION OF - DETACMENT I SITUATION In order to widen the latitude of conditions under wh'ch overflight opera- tions may be conducted, Project CHALICE is to be by 'the addition of a. That a completely independent detachment will be formed and stationed an oeterAp.444 M detachmenty k~v II ASSUMPTIONS somewhere in Western Europe b. That the t will 1$clostensibly,~an Weather Research Squadron. c. That the - Squadron will be manned AL sources/ "" 4# 7 te"4 I, d. That Project CHALICE will supply two U-2t s,, as well as^necessary amount of hotographi and ELINT collection equipmentV0,V "~. l e.'' That supply support will be provided by Project CHALICE. f. That if construction or modification of facilities to accommodate this detachment is necessary, the cost will be borne by Project CHALICE. g. That target requirements for coverage by this detachment will be as 25X1X7 determined jointly between appropriate and U. S. Intelligence authorities. 25X1A5a1 h. That photographic results will be processed at and 25X1X7 25X1C8a copies provided to each Government as jointly agreed. i. That operational missions will be planned and controlled from Project CHALICE Headquarters jointly by the Project CHALICE Operation Staff and All liaison officers. Qy( missions launched under political 25X1C8a auspices will be under the authority of the =liaison officer stationed at Project Headquarters. Approved For Release 2000/08/25 : CIA-RDP33-02415A000300080056-8 Approved For Release 2QD0/08/25 : CIA-RDP33-02415A00030008"56-8 III PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS a. To man a detachment having the capability of launching approximately four sorties per week will require approximately 85 personnel. Dej upon whether the detachment is shed at a U. S. Air Force Base 25X1C8a will determine to some extent the proportion of 25X1X7 V S American personnel. If the unit is tnGhed at an,Air Force Base, it should be commanded by a U. S. Air Force Officer and by the same token, if laace1red at should be commanded by . In both cases the No. 2 Military Officer should be from the opposite service. b. The pilots will be T,E~~es who will have received training in the U. S. c. Aircraft photographic equipment and communications equipment will be maintained by contract U. S. personnel in the same manner as other Project CHALICE m-r+..?'nod. d. A breakdown of a proposed T/O is attached as Annex 1. Approved For Release 2000/08/25 : CIA-RDP33-02415A000300080056-8