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May 1, 1964
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ILLEGIB Approved For Release 2000/05/11 : CIA-RDP78TO5439A000300330161-8 Approved For Release 2000/05/11 : CIA-RDP78TO5439A000300330161-8 national se United States within the meoninq of the espionage lawsfU aS Code tTitle 18, Sections 793 and 794 ri Theflaweproh bits its transmission or the revelation of its contents in any manner to an unauthorised parson, as wallas its use in any manner prejudicial to the safety or interest of the United States por far the bon. fit of an ersonnel especially Ind c o enrea?d and rnmeniz to tto authd ' detrlntnnt of the United States. It is to be seen only by W receive TALENT-KEYHOLE information. Its security must be maintained in accordance with KEYHOLE and TALENT taytulotions. TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF This report is one in a series on soviet Ground Force and logistic installations being prepared for i l)I:A CIA Panel. The series is being coordinated, published and diss,: ~inated by NPIC. The photographic analysis is being performed by the APIC Photographic Analysis Group, the CIA Photographic Intelligence Division (;NPIC), and the Production Center IPIc (1)IA). 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. AA lien a specific facility is not observed both its title and letter designator arc omitted in the report. 'I isles and letter designators for the various facilities are as follo< s: (A) railroad service, (B) road service, (C) landing st=rips, (D) administrative and troop housing areas, (L) storage areas, (F) am- munition storage areas, ((-;) PC)L storage areas, (H) other buildings and facilities, (J) equipment storage! maintenance areas, (K) athletic fields, (L) small arms firing ranges. (Al) driver training areas, (N) tank assault gun firing ranges, (F) flat trajectory firing ran es, (Q) artillery emplacements (batteries), (F) infantry or combined arms field train- ing area or courses, (S) special training facilities, (1) unidentified facilities or tracking activity. TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF NPIC/R-2)1/64 A secured storage area, annotated on the L'S Air Target Chart as :Ammunition Storage Area, Paulinovo is located 15 kilometers iktn) southwest of laranovichi (53-05\ 026-011-) on the north side of the 1aranovichi-Brest rail line (Figure 1). The installation is served by a spur from the main rail line and has access by two secondary roads to the all-weather road con- necting Baranovichi to Slonim and Brest. Baranovichi :Army Barracks and Maneuver .Area Lesnava (TA-1) is located approximately 2 km north. Other militarv installations in the immediate area include the Ammunition Storage Area Lesnava North, 4 kni east, and Baranovichi Army Barracks Southwest (AL-1) and East (AL-2). The installation comprises a separately secured storage area and a support installation. The storage area covers approximately '1 15 acres and contains 12 storage and two support buildings. I he support area covers approxi- niatel\ 9f) res and contains one administration building, cvr hirracks, two vehicles sheds and 45 small support buildings. 25X1 D The area is covered by - TALI NT photography and 10 KEYHOLE missions batween Very ground scarring is observed. Twenty the support area since 25X1 D 25X1 D This installation has been reported as an ammunition storage area; however, comparative analysis of TALENT and KEYHOLE photography reveals it is probably a general storage area. The buildings are closely spaced and unrevetted. A spur line from the double-track Baranovichi-Bilest rail line serves the east part of the instlallation. Two secotdary roads connect the installa- tion with the all-weather primarv road leading from Baranovichi to Brest. hhe installation is also connected by secondary roads to the Baranovichi Army Barracks and .Maneuver .Area Lesnava and ~he Ammunition Storage Area Lesnava North.; One probable barracks and one adminis- tration building are located i n area 1) Figure 3). TOP SECRET Twelve general storage buildings are located in the storage area ( area 1-71, 1= igure 3). Of the 12 in area El, three small storage buildings have been added since M The area also contains two support buildings. Ofthe 3h support buildings in area E2, 15 have been erected since Track activity indicates hoth areas are occupied. Other Buildings Three support buildings are located outside the probable perimeter fence of the support in- stallation. Equipment Storage/Maintenance Areas 25X1 D 25X1 D 25X1 D Two 200- by 50-foot vehicle sheds and six support buildings, two new si-nce_ are located in area J (Figure 3). Track activity indicates these buildings are occupied. CHESS RUFF TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF 25X1 D TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF 25X1 D V \P- (lR (II \R r- I-. I)- rIi( NET 25X1 C 25X1 C 25X1 C DI:\. 25X1 C DI \. -2- k 25X1 C TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF