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Approved For Release 2008/06/09: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006300160005-3 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY INFORMATION REPORT SE C RE T NOFORN East Germany Weekly Air Summary This material contains Information affecting the Na- tiool Defenss of the United States within the mean- ing of the Espionage Lws, Title 18, U.B.C. Secs. 793 and 7N, the teapsenissbo or revelation of which in &a1? manner to an unauthorised person is prohibited bbiaw. DATE DISTR. .17 March 1955 NO. OF PAGES NEOIJIREAAENT NO. This is UNEVALUATED Information THE SOURCE EVALUATIONS IN TINS Rr01T AN OKNr1TNE. THE APPRAISAL OF CONT/O N TENTATIVE. (/OR my 314 3FJ The following is a summary. of information on Soviet airfields in East Germany-observed prior. to 16 March: A. Aircraft Counted Outside Han ears 1. MIG-15's: Grossenhain: 6 on 1 March Jueterbog: 21 on 6 March Laer7? 38 on 28 February 1euruppin: 28 on 5 March Wittstock: 15 on 4 March _ 2. f.2 81.2.- Werneuchen: 45 to 50 on 9 March 3. ILWl.0's : Brandenburg-Industriehafen: 32 on 11 March 4? PO-2'e: Oranienburg: 9 on 28 February Schoenwalde: 4 on 3 March Tti 32 Helicopters; Neu.brandenburg: 3 on 1 March 6. No Aircraft: SECRET NOFOttlt. In- (NOTE: Washington distribution indiaal.d by "X"f field dJst. sa by rat I AEC z 25X1' 25X1 Approved For Release 2008/06/09: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006300160005-3 Approved For Release 2008/06/09: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006300160005-3 SECRET NOFORN 25X1 Brandis on 28 February Reinsdorf on 6 March B. Air Activity: 1. New Aircraft : MIG-15's with more powerful engines appear to have arrived at Jueterbog.l 2. &eercisess During the night of 8 March, the fighter regiment at Grossenhain practiced intercepting approaching aircraft. Apparently, sleeve targets were used. Similar exercises took place in daylight on 11 March at Zerbet and Jueter bog. Other 24th Air Army units engaged in very intensive activity during daytime and in favorable weather; individual as well as formation flighty were observed. Bombers from Werneuchen dropped bombs over the Gadow-Rossow range. On 11 March, activities of the ground-attack regiment at Brandenburg- Industriehafen were limited to individual flights. C. Workers on Construction Proiects( 20 February )s 1. Gross Doellns 800. 2. erfurt: 460. 3. Tutow: 280. D. Unit Movements: Oranienbures Two buildings in Weisse Stadt have been half vacated by Soviet army personnel, and the quarters have been inspected by a major and six higher officers of the Soviet air force. Reportedly, jet bombers will transfer to Oranienburg in March 1955. C s An air unit, probably a bomber unit, is expected at Oran enburg for an extended occupation. S E C R E T NOFOR 25X1 25X1 I Approved For Release 2008/06/09: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006300160005-3