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Approved For Release 2002/08/06 : CIA-RDP78TO5439A000400010032-5 Approved For Release 2002/08/06 : CIA-RDP78TO5439A000400010032-5 Copy 13-31--'l NPIC-R?463f64 9 Ragts June 1064 BEREZA ARMY BARRACKS YASELDA BEREZA. USSR BELORUSSIAN MD 25X1 Declass Review by NIMA/DOD TOP SECRET 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, (I,) small arms firing ranges, (NI) 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. 25X1 TOP SECRET I I 25X1 25X1 24`50' TOP SECRET BEREZA ARMY BARRACKS YASELDA (52-31N 024-57E) BEREZA, BRESTSKAYA OBLAST, USSR BELORUSSIAN MD --'bELORUSSIAN MILITARY DISTRICT Minsk BEREZA ARMY BARRACKS YASELDA Road 0 TOP SECRET 25 I i00' 25X1 25X1 TOP SECRET Bereza Army Barracks Yaselda is located in the southwest outskirts of Bereza (52-32N 024-59E) on the north side of the Bereza- Kobrin highway. This installation is not rail served; however, the Brest-Ivantsevichi rail line passes 3 kilometers (km) north of the area. The Bereza Airfield is located 6.5 km northwest, another barracks 5 km north-northwest, and a SAM support facility 1.8 km south-southeast. This installation, comprised of three separate areas, covers approximately 145 acres and includes one administration building, three barracks, nine support buildings, five storage buildings in the main, seccred barracks area, an equipment storage /maintenance area with two vehicle sheds, four vehicle maintenance build- ings with four support buildings in a second equipment storage /maintenance area 500 meters north of the main area, and five possible ammuni- tion storage buildings (two of which appear re- vetted) in an area approximately 1.5 km north- west of the main area. Training facilities include a parade ground, a small arms firing range and an open area possibly for infantry- type training. . This area is covered by=kALENT hot a by and IKEYHOLE missions Com- parative analysis revealed the same general level of usage over this period. The only .change observed is the construction of a possible ammunition storage area on a former general storage installation site. DESCRIPTION OF INSTALLATION The main line of the Brest -Ivantsevichi railroad passes 3 km north of the barracks area. Road Service This installation. is served by the all- weather Bereza-Kobrin highway. Administrative and Troop Housing Area Area D contains one administration building, three barracks, nine support buildings and five storage buildings. Track activity throughout the installation indicates the probable occupancy of all the buildings. The level of track activity has remained about the same. Ammunition Storage Area Area F contains five possible ammunition storage buildings (60 by 15 feet), one guard house and one support building. Two storage buildings appear revetted. Security is undeter- mined. A storage installation on this site observed on ihotography had been removed and the present facility constructed subsequent Equipment Storage/Maintenance Areas Area J1 contains two vehicle sheds, 130 by 30 feet and 260 by 30 feet. No change in level of track activity was observed on KEYHOLE photography. Area J2 contains four vehicle maintenance buildings, 180 by 30 feet, 130 by 30 feet, 130 by 30 feet and 65 by 30 feet (T-shaped), and 100 by 30 feet and 65 by 30 feet (L-shaped). It also contains four miscellaneous support buildings. TOP SECRET 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1` 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 TOP SECRET NPIC/R-463/64 Small Arms Firing Range Infantry Field Training Area Area Lis a 1,000- to 1,065- by 60-foot Area R is a series of personnel trenches small arms firing range with three probable immediately adjacent to the small arms firing firing points at 100 meter intervals. range, indicating a probable infantry training area. 25X1 TOP SECRET I I - 25X1 TOP SECRET 25X1 25X1 25X1 0 25X1 25X1 25X1 TOP SECRET 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 MAPS OR CHARTS US Air Target Chart, Series 200, Sheet 23HL, 2d ed, Jan 63 (SECRET) US Air Target Chart, Series 100, Sheet 60166-6692-1 OOA, 3d ed, Mar 60 (SECRET) DOCUMENTS Army. DPIR 46-515, Military Installations and Activity, I'ruz/any Area, I SSR, Jul 56 (TOP SECRET Arm}'. PIM 51-63, Bcrcza Army Barracks ) ase'da, Apr 63, (TOP SECRET Army. Army. eyc. PIBD35-63, Military Barracks :Irca, Pclnrissiau 0/), Bcrcza, (. SIt, Apr 63, (TOP SECRET PIM-204-6.3, Bcrcza Army Baracks ) asclda, Dec 63 (TOP SECRET 0 TOP SECRET 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X11