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ILLEGIB Approved For Release 2000/05/11 : CIA-RDP78TO5439A000300330166-3 Approved For Release 2000/05/11 : CIA-RDP78TO5439A000300330166-3 lu, Copy 5 6 Pages ~vr ~-cc-~eer~ PHOTOGRAPHIC INTERPRETATION REPORT POL STORAGE AREA LIDA, USSR `BELORUSSIAN MID Handle Vi - ~~ A) /CS N P I C%R-316/ 64 May 1964 Declass Review, NIMA/DoD TALENT - KEYHOLE Control Only . This document contains ci megning of the espionage I or the revelation of its c prejudicial to the safety detriment of the United S nec?ive TALENT_KEYHOL TALENT regulations. ssified information affecting the national security of the United States within the ws U. S. Code Title 18, Sections 793 and 794. The law prohibits its transmission tents in any manner to on unauthorized person, as well as its use in any manner r interest of the United States or for the benefit of any foreign government to the es. It is to be seen only by personnel especially indoctrinated and authorized to information. Its security must be maintained in accordance with KEYHOLE and TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF I his report is on.- in i rics on .. 0Viet Ground I orcc and logistic installations being prepar~i tar a IG1.' C 1.A Panel. the series is being coordinated, published and diss,n~ina'.,'. by A11C. I he photographic analysis is being pcrforinc t by tic A:: 4: Photographic Analysis Group, the CIA Photographic Intelligence Division (\PIC), and the Production Gentry 1 Plc (D1A i. the photographic analysis for this particular re- port vt as performed by the :WIC Photographic Analysis Group. In the interest of uniformity, the titles and letter designators for the facilities ohscreed at these installations are identical with those appearing in the project :'eciIli rcnient. A\hen a specific facility is not observed both its title and letter designator arc onnitted in the report. Titles and letter dcsicniators for the- various facilities arc as follows: IA) railroad service, (b) road service, C) landing strips, (D) a~lministruti~e and troop Musing areas, (L) storage arras, (1-) am- munition storace areas, (Cl) 1'UL storage areas, (II) other buildings and facilities, (J) equipment storage /maintenance arras, (K) athletic fields, '1) s:m.t11 arna, firinc tames. Alt driver trainingc areas, Al tank assault gun firing ranges, (1'i flat trajectory firin_rancs, (tj) artillery ~n~placements (batteries), (h) infantry or combined arms field train- ing area or courses, (S) special training facilities, (I ) unidcntificJ facilities or tr;tckin_ activity'. TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF POL STORAGE AREA (53-52N 025-19E) LIDA, GRODNENSKAYA OBLAST, USSR BELORUSSIAN MD 25X1 C TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF A secured I'UL storace area i- located on the southeast edze of Lida, just north of a rail spur which extends to the Lida Airfield tli-- ure 1). The installation is served by a branch spur from the Lida-Baranovichi rail line. All- -,eather road connections provide access to the Molodechno-Volkovysk and Lida-Slonim high- ways. The installation covers approximately ii acres and contains 15 vertical I'UL storace tanks and four small associated huildinzs. 25X1 D 25X1 D the Barracks (AL-1) is located 4 kilome:.. r. ::n northwest (I igures 2 and 3). .:-ea was covered by _ I ALLN-i pho:ocraphv and six KLYHOLL missions be- t" een Com- p.: . ive analysis reveals that nine tanks and buildings have been added since -; hox- er, the size of the over-all area has remained approximately the same. A single track rail spur from the \lolodechno-A'olkovvsk rail line serves the in- stallation. All-weather roads provide access to the Molodechno-Volkovysk and Lida-Slonim high- ways. 25X1 D Nine foot diameter verti- cal I'UL storage tanks and four support buildings are located at this facility (Area G, Figure 3). four support buildings have been added since M - 25X1D 25X1 D 25X1 D TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF I flc, r1,,,1: \P11) 25X1 D \1 \P- UI: (P \I Ts I -Air "I::n?~t (I nrl. . ,.r.,., _,ni_ HH DO( I\1FVI - REQ)I 11'E:VE:S I 25X1 C TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF 25X1 C