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Approved For Release 2003/12/18 : CIA-RDP80-0081 OA001100450002-8 -1,LASS IACATI11 N ;XRr 25X1 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY INFORMATION REPORT OUNTRY East Germany SUBJECT Range Finder Development at Carl Ze'yss, Jena 25X1 PLACE ACQUIRED DATE. OF INFO.. THIS OOCDNCRT CONTAINS INFORMATION APPECTINOTHS NATIONAL Dk EMfl Of 3711 ORITRD STATES. WITHIN THE NEANIAO OF TITLE IS. SECTIONS 793 AW 794, OF INC M. S. CODE. AF AMENDED. ITS TRANSMISSION on REVEL Anon of ITS CONTSNT:4 TO OR RECEIPT IV AI! UNAUTHORIZED PERSON IS PRORIRITRO IM 14W TIE REPRODUCTION OF THIS FERN iN PROHIRITED. 25X1 DATE DISTR. NO OF PAGES NO.OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW! SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO.. 1, IU' 1953 2 THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION The Buero fuer 4::irtschaftsfraFen (BfTT.) gave the follow;ng development orders to ViB Carl Zeiss, Jena, in L952: a) Development of an infantry range finder,. The instrument:,which is V-shaped,has a base of about 70 cm._. It is operated stereoscopi- cally with the aid of a luminous mark which is to coincide with the aim in the field of vision. The aim can be sighted while the operator takes cover, Models :cope to detor!..irri: the azir1uth the t.:ele; cope is installed in such a way that it can be used while the operator bakes cover,, i tole the instr?urcent is still in d_-velap- rl!ent# some provisional sanplt s hav:, a Lr ohdy teen completed, The h . order includes construct:ior. of 2,000 pieces which &re to be produeod,, after completion of the developmurit, in the Zeiss., Jena, works and in the forr,er Hildebrand factory in Freiberg; +l) Development of an anti-aircraft range finder, Development has not yet started,, i)e,relopmeAt of these instruments ha-- hecr, carried over into the 195J development program of Zeiss., CLASSIFICATION TATS ~? c ~v ~ rJSRB _ ~f DISTRPRIUTIoN AF2MY AIR ~'v RR r~rr if Approved For Release 2003/12/18 : CIA-RDP80-0081 OA001100450002-8 25X1 Approved For Release 2003/12/18 : CIA-RDP80-0081 OA001100450002-8 Arthur , uiz? a returnee frni,, J uussi.a, is in charge of the davel.,oopr;:,rnt ,)f' finders- he has est.