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Approved For Release 2Vi Copy `,a_6 6 Pages 481/'E( QFDP78B04560A002200010062-6 NP I C/R-302/64 May 1964 BEREZA AMMUNITION DEPOT BRONNAYA GORA BRONNAYA GORA, USSR BELORUSSIAN MD NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC INTERPRETATION CENTER Declass Review by NGA/DOD TOP SECRET GROUP I Approved For Release 2006/01/17: CIA-RDP78B04560A0022000100 2 0=d.'9',` a_a~~ TOP SECRET Approved For Release 2006/01/17 : CI A 200010062-6 NPIC/R-302/64 This report is one in a series on Soviet Ground Force and logistic installations being prepared for a DIA/CIA Panel. The series is being coordinated, published and disseminated by NPIC. The photographic analysis is being performed by the NPIC Photographic Analysis Group, the CIA Photographic Intelligence Division (NPIC), and the Production Center 1Plc (DIA). The photographic analysis for this particular re- port was performed by the NPIC Photographic Analysis Group. In the interest of uniformity, the titles and letter designators for the facilities observed at these installations are identical with those appearing in the project requirement. When a specific facility is not observed both its title and letter designator are omitted in the report. Titles and letter designators for the various facilities are as follows: (A) railroad service, (B) road service, (C) landing strips, (D) administrative and troop housing areas, (E) storage areas, (F) am- munition storage areas, (G) POL storage areas, (H) other buildings and facilities, (J) equipment storage/maintenance areas, (K) athletic fields, (L) small arms firing ranges, (M) driver training areas, (N) tank/ assault gun firing ranges, (P) flat trajectory firing ranges, (Q) artillery emplacements (batteries), (R) infantry or combined arms field train- ing area or courses, (S) special training facilities, (T) unidentified facilities or tracking activity. Approved For Release 2S006/01/17 r.1A-RnP7RBQA5AQAQQ ECRET 00010062-6 25X1 Approved Fdrelease ~I NPIC/R-302/64 FIGURE 1. LOCATION OF BEREZA AMMUNITION DEPOT BRONNAYA GORA. 01 - 002200010062-6 BEREZA AMMUNITION DEPOT BRONNAYA GORA (52-37N 025-04E) BRONNAYA GORA, BRESTSKAYA OBLAST, USSR BELORUSSIAN MD 25X1 C MILITARY DISTRICT I3f:RI ZA TOP SECRET Approved For Release 2006/01/17 ? (1A-RnP7RRQA5AQAn02200010062-6 Railroad, double track Railroad, single track Road TOP SECRET Approved For Release 2006/01/17 : Bereza Ammunition Depot Bronnaya Gora is located 1.5 kilometers (km) northwest of Bronnaya Gora (52-37N 25-05E) and 11.5 km northeast of Bereza (52-32N 24-59E) on the north side of the Brest-Baranovichi rail line (Figure 1). The installation is served by a single track spur from the main line and has probable all-weather road access to the Brest- Slutsk highway. The Bereza Barracks Area, Vaselda (AL-2), is located approximately 13 km to the southwest. This installation covers approximately 770 acres enclosed by double and triple fencing and includes 49 ammunition storage buildings, one bunkered building, one high-bay building and one support building (Figures 2 and 3). The A support area immediately 25X9 outside the secured installation contains two administration, six barracks, 14 storage and 14 support buildings. This installation also contains an athletic field, a possible water tank, and a parade ground. The installation was covered by 25R M1 photography in =and five Imis- 25X1 sions between 25X1 D Significant changes since Q include the ad- 25X1 D dition of the five earth covered buildings, one 25X9 building possibly to be earth coveredj DESCRIPTION OF INSTALLATION 25X1 D activity has remained the same between The area is served by a spur from the main line. The spur makes a loop within the storage area, and forms three sub-spurs to service all buildings in the area. A classification yard is located in the village of Bronnaya Gora. The installation is connected by a probable all-weather road to the Brest-Slutsk Highway. Administration and Troop Housing Areas Area D (Figure 3) contains two adminis- tration buildings, six barracks, and 11 support buildings. Five barracks and five support build- ings were constructed between Track activity indicates probable General Storage Areas Area El contains seven storage buildings located near the rail spur. Area E2 contains three storage build- Area E3 contains four storage buildings Ammunition Storage Areas Area Fl contains 43 ammunition storage buildings (165 by 65 feet) and one support building. The ammunition storage buildings are well dispersed and readily accessible by rail or road. The buildings are neither bunk- ered nor revetted. Approved For Release 2006/01/17 TOP SECRET Approved For FteTea AOR/17 Approved For Release 2006/01/17 ? A002200010062-6 TOP SECRET 25X1 TOP SECRET Approved For Release 2006/01/17 : Cl NPIC/R-302/64 Railroad, double track Railroad, single track Road jE Fence Ditch ------ Area outline FIGURE 3. BEREZA AMMUNITION DEPOT BRONNAYA GORA. Sketch compiled from I Approved For Release 2006/01/17 : CIA-RDP78 002200010062-6 TOP SECRET 25X1 Approved Fo[` FYelease;~W / - 60A002200010062-6 NPIC/R-302/64 Area F2 contains one ammunition storage building (220 by 50 feet) and five earth covered ammunition storage buildings (270 by 95 feet)-- all added since The smaller building possibly will be earth covered. Other Buildings Area H1 contains two support buildings. Athletic Fields Area K contains an athletic field. MAPS OR CHARTS GS Air Target Chart, Series 300, Sheet tli68-231IL, ?7d ed, Jan 63 (SECRET) ['S Air Target Chart, Series 101), Sheet 0168-100A, 3d ed, Saar 60 (SECRET) DOCUMENTS ARMY. DP[R 46-58, Military lnstallati-n and Activity, !'ruzhany Area, f:SSl1, 2b Jul 5b (TOP SECRET REQUIREMENTS C-RR-4-81,111 (partial answer) Approved For Release 2006/01/17 ? 002200010062-6 TOP SECRET 25X9 TOP SE Approved For Release 2006/01/17: CIA-2981304560A002200010062-6 Approved For Release 200 6101/17 :CRERDP78B04560A002200010062-6