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0,000r,00 Z10001Z / Approved For Release 2001/08/21: CIA-RDP78BO456OA000800010067-7 / -' C SECRET Copy NPIC/R-212/63 2 Pages September 1963 PHOTOGRAPHIC INTERPRETATION BRIEF LARGE GENERALLY CIRCULAR AREAS / AT RIGA SA-2 SAM SITE B-03, USSR Handle Via LE 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. SECRET . ,. // Approved For Release 2001/08/21 :CIA-RDP78B04560A0008000100 7=7~--- - Approved For Releas EW-M 25X1 D NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC INTERPRETATION CENTER Large Generally Circular Areas at Riga SA-2 SAM Site B-03, USSR NPIC Targe 25X1 D 25X1 D 25X1 D 25X1 D LE/ References: SAC, USATC Series 200, Sheet 0153-17AL, 3d ed, May 60 (S) NPIC Project J-281/63 Two large generally circular areas at the east edge of Riga SA-2 SAM SiteB-03have been observed on KEYHOLE photography of - One area, is 560 feet NNE of the center of the site; the other, is 630 feet east of the center of the site. Both areas are irregularly shaped (though generally cir- cular) and appear to be under construction. In 1/ a small clearing was ob- served in the present position of the NNE area. Construction here appears to have started in 2/ A missile-hold revetment was observed in in the present position of the east area. Construction here was underway in 0153-63D PHOTO INTERPRETATION BRIEF COMDR No: Publication No: None INPIC/R-212/63 AREA UNDER CONSTRUCTION REVETMENT UNDER RED INDICATES ADDITIONS SINCE SITE WAS IDENTIFIED FIGURE 7. RIGA SA-2 SAM SITE B-03, Riga SA-2 SAM Site B-03 is located 10 nm NNE of Riga. The site, which has a "link" con- figuration, was first identified in - 25X1 D _ 1/ and appears to be fully equipped and operational. It has two missile-hold revetments, one of which has been expanded since the site was identified; construction was possibly under- 25X1 D way in 3/ and appears to be continu- 25X1 D ing on- photography. This revetment, 75 by 65 feet and rectangular, is 550 feet SSW of the center of the site. An irregularly shaped area, approximately 140 by 75 feet, 300 feet SE of the revetment and 620 feet south of the center of the site, was newly observed in = 25X1 D P04560A000800010067-7 25X1D 25X1A Construction in the area possibly began 25X1 D Approved For ReITW241r CP78B04560A000800010067-7 Approved For Release NPIC/R-212/63 M P08 ST CRFTR MIF then and appears to be continuing on- photography. The site support area is 1,150 feet WNW of the center of the site and contains one building 150 by 40 feet, 4 buildings 60 by 20 feet, and 2 buildings approximately 100 by 75 feet. The three northernmost buildings and surrounding area have been added since the site was identi- fied; construction on them was underway in - A rectangular clearing is 25X1 D 740 feet WSW of the center of the site. The area was under construction in - 5/ 25X1 D Its function cannot be determined at this time. Approved For Release 2001T h h8 99OA000800010067-7 Approved For Release 2001/0~~~: C!A;..f ~P78BO456OA000800010067-7 Approved For Release IOU1/OkZT - 4-RDP78BO456OA000800010067-7