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V00 A d F R l 08 RDP78B04560A000800010026 2 6 pprove or e ease ffCI - 1 copy NPIC/R-169/63 1 Page July 1963 NEW RUNWAY UNDER CONSTRUCTION, TASHKENT AIRFIELD, USSR Handle Via Control Only This document contains classified information affecting the national security of the United States within the meaning of the espionage laws U. S. Code Title 18, Sections 793 and 794. The law prohibits its transmission or the revelation of its contents in any manner to an unauthorized person, as well as its use in any manner prejudicial to the safety or interest of the United States or for the benefit of any foreign government to the detriment of the United States. It is to be seen only by personnel especially indoctrinated and authorized to receive TALENT-KEYHOLE information. Its security must be maintained in accordance with KEYHOLE and TALENT regulations. Approved For Release 2001/08/21 : CIA-RDP78BO456OA000800010026-2 Approved For ReleasTeQ601 Geo Coords: New Runway Under Construction, 41-18N 69-19E Tashkent Airfield, USSR 0328-27A References: USATC, Series 200, Sheet 0328-17AL (S) NPIC Project J-254/63 A new runway is under construction 2.5 nm east of the original runway at Tashkent Airfield. A taxiway to connect the two runways and a group of support buildings near the west end of the new runway are also under construc- tion. Although the early stage of construction does not allow determination of the intended length of the new runway, the length of the cleared area in which the runway is located exceeds 11,000 feet. Evidence of construction MAJOR PLANT ADDITIONS !OWN, wltym NEW RUNWAY U/C July 1963 Approved For Relea RG* COMOR No: Publication No: None NPIC/R-169/63 BE No: Date: activity in this area was visible on, photography of Mission but construction 25X1 D was in such an early stage that its purpose was not evident. The Tashkent Aircraft Assembly Plant B Chkalov 84 is located adjacent to the original runway and expansion of the plant which began now includes one assembly build- 25X1 D ing (1,375 by 625 feet) and several smaller production and subassembly buildings. Approved For Release 200h~0 /24%~UI~WDP78BO456OA000800010026-2 Approved For Release 2001LII F2' t-CJR1J DP78BO456OA000800010026-2