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Approved For Rele se 2003/02/27 :,CIA-RDP8061 T~Ifi T6M0010D130034-2 May 19, 1964 NATIONAL SECURITY ACTION MEMORANDUM NO. 300 _10. Secretary of State Secretary of Defense Administrator, National Aeronautics & Space Adnini.stration S)ecial Assistant to the President for Science & Technolo ;v. Director, Bureau of the Budget Executive Secretary, National Aeronautics & ,Space Council S-Pecial Assistant to the President for Telecommunications SUBJECT: Review of Alternative Communications, Navigation, :Missile and Space Tracking and Data Acquisition Facilities. The Secretary of State in cooperation with the heads of `other responsible departments and agencies of the Government is ?requested to review the continuing need for U. S. overseas land-based facilities that are now located in politically unstable or unreliable areas and' which are utilized for communications, navigation, missile and space tracking, and data acquisition. Each responsible operatinc; agency will analyze the continuing need for its facilities now located in politically unstable or unreliable areas as identified by the Secretary of State and develop:pians to meet the contingency that such facilities may become unavailable for further U. S. use. The review should address itself to the question whether the existing and planned requirements of these programs would be best served by development of possible alternative means (such as relocation of facilities,- use of mobile or floating platforms, communication satellites, etc. ). Political, technical and budgetarSr aspects of the question should be covered.' Approved For Release 2003/02/27 : CIA-RDP80B01676R000100130034-2 Approved For Rele s e 2003/02/27: CIA-RDP80?t'R1600130034-2 The agency evaluations and interagency plans will be reviewed by an interagency group comprised of representatives of the -esnonsible agencies under the chairmanship of the representative of the Secretary of State and with additional representation from OST, the NASC,` the Bureau of the Budget, and the White House staff. The working group will formulate specific program recom-. -nendations by countries or regions for consideration by. the 'resident in the near future. The first recommendations should be submitted to this office no & ter than Juno 34, 1964. McGeorge Bundy cc: Director of Central intelligence V, Approved For Release 2003/02/27 : CIA-RDP80B01676R000100130034-2 Approved For Release 2003/02/28Ee DP80B01676R00000100130034-2 (CLASSIFICATION) CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY EXECUTIVE MEMORANDUM OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR TO: Deputy Director (Plans) Deputy Director (Intelligence) Deputy Director (Science & Technology) Deputy Director (Support) 25X1 25X1 octet ~Sl tt' f 'l irec#a fer"Natian f'' Estimates ROOM NO. LBK:kc 1 - Executive Director Executive Registry This memorandum contains information for the addressees. Ad- dressees may give this memorandum additional circulation within their components as required. All copies should be destroyed, not filed, upon completion of circulation. A master file will be kept in the Executive Director's Office and will be available upon request. Eadud.d fiom oubmWic t.,9,o ng and d.c.1,icotlon A~ to Approved For Release 2003/0241 RDP80BOl676R000