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EC`(ELL Approved For Release 2000/09/11: CIA-RDP71 0529R00 '1 t; (- / V OSP-10223-68 16 August 1968 MEMORANDUM FOR: Chief, Intelligence Liaison Support Staff, DD/S&T THROUGH : Executive Officer, DDIS&T SUBJECT : Agency Regulations: OSP Mission and Functions and Organization Chart (HR _ 25X1A REFERENCE : DD/SECT-3133-68, dated 8 August 1968, Similar Subject In compliance with the request contained in reference, submitted herewith is a statement of the Mission and Functions of the Office of Special Projects together with an approved organization chart. Executive Officer of Special Projects Attachment: a/e DEJ/S&l1 FILE COPY Approved For Release 2000/09/11 : CIA-RDP71 B00529R000100140022-5 f 'assEPic .pan Ex ? ~ i ititang Approved For Release 2000/09/11 : CIA-RDPZR000100140022-5 16 August 1968 OFFICE OF SPECIAL PROJECTS IV[ission To plan, program, develop, and. operate highly classified technical collection systems in direct response to USIB requirements and. as assigned to the CIA by EXCOM; and,, in addition, perform such system development tasks as may be assigned, directly by the DCI. To perform in-depth analytical studies of existing and/or planned systems to help provide the DCI with the support necessary for him to make informed. judgments on the relative merits of such systems. Functions 1. Develop and maintain on behalf of CIA a technical and. managerial staff capable of discharging assigned responsibilitie's in performing the mission stated above. 2. Perform detailed planning, programming, and budgeting relative to assigned. tasks. 3. Solicit, select, negotiate, and. contract with appropriate corporations for the research, analysis, design, development, fabri- cation, assembly and test of subject systems. . 4. Exercise close management control over contractors to ensure specifications are met on time and at lowest cost. 5. Provide operational support to existing systems. 6. Conduct a continuing program of advanced systems studies and related research and. development with the objective of helping to 00/S&T A= M-1 2000109111 CIA RDP71 B00529R000 X00140022 5 VI ease CUP 1 P11 it IRY SECRET Excluder from automatic dr,vngrwJirg and FIVILE r I I d?Classl!icathn Approved For Release 2000/09/11 : CIA-RDP71 B00529R000100140022-5 establish the basic parameters for, and defining the detailed technical and operational characteristics of new and./or unproved. highly classified technical collection systems. 7. Perform specific mission analyses in devising the optimum utilization of operational and developmental technical collection systems. 8. Coordinate and cooperate with other government offices in matters and/or projects of joint concern. 9. Perform analyses of systems, both proposed, under development and. operational, to determine their relative capabilities to satisfy intelligence requirements, and conversely to analyze intelligence requirements to determine necessary system performance and characteristics. Approved For Release 2000/09/11 : CIA-RDP71 B00529R000100140022-5 SECRET Approved For Rele i?q0/Q 1? P&MIrp1 00100140022-5 SAIIS DIRECTOR FOR SPECIAL PROJECTS DEPUTY D I RECTOR DESIGN AND I ANALYSIS I PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION DIVISION PROGRAM R SECRET EXEC SECURITY STAFF PROGRAM H PROGRAM C Approved For Release 2000/09/11 : CIA-RDP71 B00529R000100140022-5