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Copy 6 Pages AA proved For Releaser/OgECflf-RDP78BO456OA002200010074-3 N P i C/R-314/64 May 1964 BARANOVICHI ARMY BARRACKS SW BARANOVICHI, USSR BELORUSSIAN MD Declass Review by NGA/DOD TOP SECRET Approved For Release 2006/01/17 : CIA-RDP78BO456OA00220001007 GROUP , I dad Ira ~ i TOP SECRET Approved For Release 2006/01/17 : IA-RDP78B04560A00 200010074-3 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 2006/01/17 002200010074-3 25X1 TOP SECRET Approved For Ftel"ease~90 /0/17 BARANOVICHI ARMY BARRACKS SOUTHWEST (53-06N 025-58E) BARANOVICHI, BRESTSKAYA OBLAST, USSR BELORUSSIAN MD TOP SECRET Approved For Release 2006/01/17: CIA-RDP78B04560A002200010074-3 Approved For Release 2006/01/17 T IA-RDP78BO456OA002 00010074-3 Baranovichi Army Barracks Southwest is located on the southwest edge of Baranovichi (Figure 1). The installation is not directly rail served, but a large rail yard borders the north edge. An all-weather primary road gives the installation good access to Lesnaya, Slonim, Brest, and Bobruysk. The Lesnaya Military Training Area (TA-1) is located approximately 8 kilometers (km) southwest with an all-weather road connecting the two installations. Barano- vichi Army Barracks East (AL-2) is in close proximity and is connected by a road network with the Army Barracks Southwest. The installation covers approximately 250 acres and includes two administrative buildings, 10 barracks, 67 storage buildings, two revet- ted storage buildings, 28 support buildings, and 21 vehicle storage/maintenance buildings (Figures 2 and 3). A small arms firing range and drill field are also located in the installation. The area is covered by pho_ 2b/'\l U tography and missions between 25X1 Comparative 25X1 D level of usage between apparent general with reduced usage during the winter months. Significant changes from include the addition of one barracks, one administrative buildings, 41 storage and two revetted storage buildings, 12 support build- ings, and 12 vehicle storage/maintenance sheds. No significant changes have occurred since DESCRIPTION OF INSTALLATION 25X1 D The installation is not directly rail served; however, it is bordered on the north edge by a rail yard. A primary all-weather road connecting Baranovichi with Slonim, Brest, and the Bara- novichi-Lesnaya Training Area serves the in- stallation. The proximity of the installation to the urban complex gives the installation good access to city streets. Administrative and Troop Housing Areas Area Dl (Figure 3) contains one admin- istrative building, four barracks, and eight support buildings enclosed by a security fence. One administrative, one barracks, and two support buildings have been constructed since coverage. Area D2 contains one administrative building and six barracks with heavy track activity evident. Both areas are occupied. Area El contains six storage buildings, two constructed since 0 Area E2, unsecured, contains 39 small storage buildings, all constructed since= Areas E3, secured, and E4 contain nine and 13 buildings respectively. Extensive track activity was observed 25X1 D throughout the areas between 25X1 D Ammunition Storage Areas Area F contains two revetted, 70- by 35- foot ammunition storage buildings/bunkers con- II Approved For ReTlese 2006/01/1 SECRET 002200010074-3 25X1 Approved For Release uu kTli 7 Approved For Release 2006/01/17 002200010074-3 TOP SECRET TOP SECRET .25x1 Approved For Release 2006/01/17 1- CIA -RDR7 002200010074-3 \ TO MINSK RAIL CLASSIFICATION AND REPAIR YARD TO SLONIM, LESNAYA AND BOBRUYSK-BREST HIGHWAY NPIC/R-314/64 -M--~~ Railroad, double track Railroad, single track Road Fence ------ Area outline WATER TREATMENT BASIN TO SLONIM AND NOVOYELNYA Approved For Release 2006/01/17 - A002200010074-3 TOP SECRET TOP SECRET Approved For Release 2006/01/17 : NPIC /R-314 /64 Thirteen support buildings were observed in Area IT, eight of which have been construc- Area Ji contains five vehicle sheds (three 210 by 65 feet and two 185 by 60 feet), and six support buildings. All but two of the 210- by 65-foot sheds and two support buildings are new since 0 Area J2 contains the following buildings and sheds: (those new since= are so in- dicated) five 320 by 60 feet (new,, four 180 by 50 feet, one 100 by 30 feet (new), two 150 by 50 feet (new), one 300 by 80 feet, one 180 by 60 feet (new), and three support build- ings. Approximately 10 acres have been added for motor pool space. Three support build- ings were also observed. Area J3 contains a 200- by 65-foot and a 200- by 35-foot building. Extensive track activity in all areas in- dicates they are occupied. Small Arms Firing Range A new, 430- by 70-foot small arms firing range (Area L, Figure 3) was observed. The small range observed in= has been removed. MAPS OR CHARTS US Air Target Chart, Series 200, Sheet 188-I8IIL, 3d ed. Dec 62 (SECRET) 1)S Air Target Complex Chart. Series 10n, Shoot 50168-9981, 2d ed, Feb 64 (SECRET) DOCUMENTS Army. DPIR-1-57, Military Installations, Slonim-tlaranorichi, USSR. Jan 57 (TOP SEC Army. PIB-TK-19-63, Raranooichi army B.rrracks Soalhwest, Mar 6:1 (TOP SECRETE DIA. PC 225/1-1-63, Installation List, Soviet Ground Forces. Oct 63 (SECRET. DI A. PC 225!1-2-63, Training Areas. Soviet Ground Forces. Oct 63 (SECRET.1 REQUIREMENT C-RR4-81,111 (partial answer) NPIC PROJECT N-236,'64 Approved For Release 2006/01/17 : rlA_PnP7R 02200010074-3 TOP SECRET 25X1 25X1 Approved For Release 2006/01117 : CIA-RDP78B04560A002200010074-3 Approved For Release 2006/01/17 : CIA-RDP78B04560A002200010074-3 TOP SECRET