Document Type: 
Document Number (FOIA) /ESDN (CREST): 
Release Decision: 
Original Classification: 
Document Page Count: 
Document Creation Date: 
December 28, 2016
Document Release Date: 
April 14, 2000
Sequence Number: 
Case Number: 
Publication Date: 
May 1, 1964
Content Type: 
PDF icon CIA-RDP78T05439A000300330173-5.pdf257.17 KB
ILLEGIB Approved For Release 2000/05/11 : CIA-RDP78TO5439A000300330173-5 Approved For Release 2000/05/11 : CIA-RDP78TO5439A000300330173-5 Copy S 6 Pages I "C) R-313/44 May 1964 Declass Review, NIMA/DoD Handle Via TALENT- KEYHOLE Control Onlx WARNING This dgfument contains classified information affecting the national security of the ited'States within the meoningof the espionage lows U. S. Code Title 18, Sections 793 and 794. ?The law phibits its transmission' or the revelation of its contents in any manner to on unauthorized person, as well cs its use itr any, manner prejudicial to the sgfety or interest of the United States or for the benefit of any foreign govern me~to the detriment of the United States. It is to be seen only by personnel especially indoctrinated and authorr zed to receive TALENT-KEYHOLE information. Its security must' be maintained in accordance with KEYHOLE and 'TALENT regulotionsi - - - MILITARY "~yBARRA KS BEREZA, USSR`i. BELORUSSIAN MD W PHOTOGRAPHIC INTERPRETATION REPORT NATIONAL'PHOTOGRAPHIC INTERPRETATION CENTER TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF I his report is one in a series on Soviet Ground I=orcc and logistic installations being prepared for a 1)IA 'CIA Panel. 1-hc series is being coordinated, published and dissrmina:e~l 11N. NPIC. The photographic analysis is being pcrformrd by the NPIL Photos raphic Analysis Group, L1112, CIA 1'hoto7raphie lntelliernce I`i,,ision (i'PIC), and the Production Center I f'lc (1)I:11. I he photographic analysis for this particular rc- port was performed by the A1'IC Photographic Analysis croup. In the intcre.~t of uniformity, the title and lcttcr designators for the facili.tiLcs obs1-r'1rd at these installations arc identical with those ~.~appraring in the proj;ct reduirement. AChcn apL~cific facility is not obscrvcd both its title and L-t L-r d~sl_natoi art otrlitLed in the rchort. I ides and lcttcr dcsignutors for the %-arious facilities arc as foliovws: (:A) railroad s~r~ire, ~h) road Service, ~( ) landing strips, (D) adnrinistrati~e and troop housin- ,teens, (L) storygc areas, (I-) am- munition storttcC areas, cG) I'UL storaec areas, (11) other buildings and facilities, (J) cduipmcnr storage,~maintenanc~ areas, (K) athletic fields, -(I') "sin,ill army fir'ing' r.rr._,: \'r dri~cr _tr.:ining areas, ,' N) tank assault gun fi'rin ran;cs, (P) flat tra}ector~ firingrangrs, (t,) artillery emplacement:' (battei es), (It) infantrv or cone Lined a_;ns field traitzr ins area or courses, (~) special training fa ciIiIica, I unidL?trtifin~d facilities Or tracking activity. TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF A military barracks is located on the north side of the Brest-l,,antsevichi rail line 4.5 kilo- meters (km) northwest of Bereza (52-32\ 024- 59E) and 2.5 km north-northeast of Bluden , I fig- ure 2). This installation is not rail served, but a spur from the main line passes one km to the south. An all-weather road connects this instal- lation with the town of Bereza. -1he Bereza Airfield is located 2 km west, a barracks area 4 km west-southwest, and the Bereza Army Barracks Yaselda (AL-2) 5 knm southeast. This installation covers approximately FO acres and includes one administration building. three barracks, seven storage huildings, seven support buildings, eight motor vehicle sheds with five associated support buildings, an athletic field, a water tower and a possible small arms range. This area was covered by -l-:ALE\T pi n n, r.~phy and six KEYHOLE mis- sions bet~~een Cloud cove!- precluded use of the TALENT pho- tographv. Comparative analysis of KEY110LE photography reveals the sam? general level of ._e between lie only change noted is the removal of one ?i:icle shed by This installation does not appear secured. The proximity of the Bereza Airfield and the direct road connection indicate a possible association with the airfield. A spur off the Brest-Ivant_.evichi rail line passes within one km south of the installation. Road Service An all-wceathgr road' provides access to Equipment Storage/Maintenance Areas Area J1 contains four 155- by 30-foot vehicle sheds, two support buildings and one motor park 25X1 D approximately 350 by 170 feet. One vehicle shed was removed between Area 12 contains three support buildings Bereza : i fiel3 and tlm town of Bereza:_: and four =d hcl =? eaz --one 310 br 20 feet. Administrative and Troop Housing Area Area I) Figures 2 and 31 contains cne m'-ltisto=-y administration building, three multi- story barracks, and one support building. I-rack activity indicates probable occupancy of all buildings. General Storage Area Area I= contains seven stora_e and x support buildings. A medium-height mnkc, a w'..atet tower are also ohse , ed in stack and this area. two 140 by 20 feet and one 160 by 30 feet. Track- age in these two areas indicates active utiliza- ?tion of the vehicle sheds. \,^. ~_t} letic field is located in :Area K. Small Arms Firing Range A 300- by 100-foot possible small. arms rang is located in Area L. Poor quality pho- t_ograhhy hrccludes further into-pretation. TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF N PICjR_313,'64 TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF E 4k~;S J2 ` % -WATER TOWER D --Ra,'road R -d --- Area ct:lline Ir zoo aoo TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF (I i-- ifi cat loll f i r TarL.e't A1o-aic, 5cri- 5 1 ~ . shoot - A I 1. Cd ~?d. F, f, r:; (rFCHET) NPIC PROJECT '\-2:;i; 64 TOP SECRET CHESS RUFF