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100"000"100411 1111111~~ 11111 11 1111 11 11,11 11,111 11,111 11,111 11111 11,111 11 1111 li~~ III IIII~ .4 "0 Approved For Release 2??J/I98/2S1EE P78BO456OA000800010030-7 Copy 92 NPIC/R-173/63 1 Page August 1963 US - CH FOR ICBM ACTIVITY 2 APRIL - 30 JUNE 1963 Handle Via TALENT - KEYHOLE 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 on 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. NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC INTERPRETATION CENTER TOP SECRET GRO P I E.a'..,aed l~o..? , I d Approved For Release 2001/08/21 : CIA-RDP78BO456OA000800010030-7 This report presents the results of a search for ICBM activity along all rail lines in the NPIC/R-173/63 USSR covered by photoLzr USSR RAIL LINE SEARCH FOR ICBM ACTIVITY 25X1 D 25X1 D 25X1 D 25X1 D 25X1 D 25X1 D Approved For Release we previous reports gave the re- sults of earlier rail searches from KEYHOLE and explaine t e standards used. 1/, 2/, 3/, 4/, 5/. These reports had graphic supplements consisting of overlays keyed to World Aeronautical Charts (WACs) which showed the rail lines searched with negative results and indicated the location of all ICBM launch complexes identified todate. The applicable KEYHOLE mission and pass num- ber on which the rail lines were covered were indicated on the overlays. t08!j8jtTR Of a total of'73 WAC overlays needed to show all rail lines known to exist in the USSR, 59 were required to indicate the information derived from the search of Missions 25X1 D through _ These 59 overlays are included in the Graphic Supplement to this report. * The total accumulative length of Soviet rail lines h 'p? 04560A000800010030-7 searc ed on for 25X1 D ICBM activity with negative results, in accor- dance with established criteria, was 56,797 nautical miles. Of this total, 39,308 nautical 25X1 D miles were negated with Mi ssions *Copies of the Graphic Supplement have been forwarded to the CIA requester and to the TALENT Control Officers of the Army, Navy, Air Force, DIA, and NSA. Further re- production and dissemination of these overlays to subor- dinate commands will be the responsibility of these agencies. DOCUMENTS 1. NPIC. R-11/62, USSR Rail Line Search for ICBM Activity, Jan 62 (TOP SECRET RUFF) 2. NPIC. R-55/62, Search of for ICBM Activity Along Soviet Rail Lines, Apr 62 (TOP SECRET RUFF) 3. NPIC. R-91/62, Search of for ICBM Activit SECRET RUFF) y Along Soviet Rail Lines, Jun 62 (TOP 4. NPIC. R-159/63, USSR Rail Line Search for ICBM Activit RUFF) 5. NPIC. R-16/63, USSR Rail Line Search for ICBM Activit RUFF) REQUIREMENT CIA. C-RR3-80,347 NPIC PROJECT J-205/63 Dec 62 (TOP SECRET 25X1 D Mar 63 (TOP SECRET 25X1 D Approved For RelealP100~1>7TCIR 78BO4560A000800010030-7 Approved For Release 200'/OP21S['DP78B04560A000800010030-7 Approved For Release 2001/dTR : IR161T78B04560A000800010030-7