PROBABLE UNITED STATES AND USSR GEODETIC ACCURACIES BETWEEN ICBM LAUNCH SITES AND TARGETS

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CIA-RDP79-01009A001700090002-3
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July 7, 2000
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November 1, 1957
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0/08/23 : CIA-RDP79-01009AOtWM002-31o GEOGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE REPORT PROBABLE UNITED STATES AND USSR GEODETIC ACCURACIES BETWEEN ICBM LAUNCH SITES AND TARGETS .; s a.. < c; .;?. __._. November 1957 CIA/RR-GR-166 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND REPORTS Approved For Release 2000/08/23: CIA-RDP79-019 - - 0 Approved For Release 2000/08/23 : CIA-RDP79-01009AO01700090002-3 WARNING This material contains Information affecting the National Defense of the United States within the meaning of the espionage laws, Title 18, USC, Sees. 793 and 794, the trans- mission or revelation of which in any manner to an unauthorized person is prohibited by law. Approved For Release 2000/08/23 : CIA-RDP79-01009AO01700090002-3 Approved For Release 0/08/23 : CIA-RDP79-01009AO01700090002-3. /0 R MBA'SLE MTED STA S AND US DE C November 3,957 Office of Research and Reports Approved For Release 2000/08 ,oyg A RDP79-01009AO01700090002-3 Y9m ?''", Approved For Release 2000/08/23 : CIA-RDP79-01009AO01700090002-3 W A RN IN G This material contains information affecting th : National Defense of the United States i Mrhin the meaning of the espionage laws., Ti-.le 18, USCD Secs. 793 and 794,, the trans~- x?ission or revelation of which in any manner to an unarfhorized person is prohibited by law. Approved For Release 2000/08/23 : CIA-RDP79-01009AO01700090002-3 Approved For Release 2000/08/23 CIA-RDP79-01009AO01700090002-3 25X1 B RDP79-01009A001700090002-3 Approved For Release 2000/08/3yy : F 6fwdP,aa A Approved For Release 200010 .-ik4-RDP79-01009A001700090002-3 O A U111 E D STATES AND USSR GEODETIC T ~~ d L' ~J d3kYlf diL.' 4~.a"J:~~~ ^ ..,T`~.~?-n??? 4k-7-the: the US or the USSR-, it is evident that the launch a. tea of nn: nation will be prii e targets of the other in case of open hostili,ti.oesa of a launch site may be 'soft,' that is, spread out on the ? . pace of the earth; or they may be "hard,,," that is., built underground to sin ize surface ensure and vulnerability, The vulnerability of any launch site depends upon its degree of hardness and upon the :any'a : p ility for hitting the selected target, which is usually e rovaed ao circular probable erzor (CEP), is AMt orte.nt to distinguish between the purely open at ..onal rrors (r?:? dom) of the misfile and the geodetic errors (s;yste ,tic) which are .Rnherent in connecting the launch and target points on the ea?thas ourfacefl 25X1 B Approved For Release 2009/08/23: CIA-RDP79-01009AO01700090002-3 J-13-C- R--E-T 25X1 B Approved For Release 2000/08/23 : CIA-RDP79-01009AO01700090002-3 Next 11 Page(s) In Document Exempt Approved For Release 2000/08/23 : CIA-RDP79-01009AO01700090002-3