ANALYSIS OF SOVIET AND NATIONAL FORCES ASSOCIATED WITH THE POLISH CRISIS,(SANITIZED)

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Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/11/04: CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Imagery analysis report Analysis Of Soviet and National Forces Associated with the Polish Crisis, Top Secret Top Secret MARCH 1981 ARAB-00 144/8144/8 copy 17 0 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/11/04: CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/11/04: CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/11/04: CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/11/04: CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Top Secret RUFF ANALYSIS OF SOVIET AND NATIONAL FORCES ASSOCIATED WITH THE POLISH CRISIS, 25X1 25X1 eight Czechoslovakian, and four Hungari- an (Table 4)-associated with the Polish crisis. The deployment and readiness status of these divisions are illustrated in Figure 1. The status of key logistics and rear services combat support units are illustrated in Figure 2 and listed in Table 5. Airfields associated with the Polish problem are shown in Table 6. All unit designators used are derived from collateral documents.2,3 Forces (CGF), Southern Group of Forces (S and 29 national forces divisions-15 Polish, 1. ~This report presents an integrated I I imagery-based analysis of the activi- ties and readiness levels of Soviet combat maneuver divisions in the three western military districts (MDs) of the USSR, key air and logistics installations in that region, and key units and facilities in Eastern Europe. imagery acquired in late February provided broad-baseline coverage of large portions of the western USSR and the forward area. This baseline will be of considerable importance as subsequent imagery is obtained of targets associated with the imminent start of the major phase of the Soyuz-81 exercise or a possible Warsaw Pact intervention in Poland. 2. Tables I through 4 depict the current status'* of the 33 tank and motorized rifle divisions (TD and MRD, respectively) in the three western MDs (Table 1); seven Soviet airborne divisions (Table 2); 20 key combat maneuver divisions in the Northern Group of Forces (NGF), Central Group of ing of the situation. The acquisition of a significant amount of bat maneuver divisions (five ready and four cadre) and in three Soviet airborne divisions. Since that time, weather in the region, except for a brief period from late February to early March, has hampered monitor- 3. ~By mid-February 1981, increased readiness levels had been reported at nine Soviet corn- however, provided the best composite look at key targets since the Polish crisis began. Analysis of this imagery revealed no indications of preparation for Warsaw Pact intervention in Poland. Thirty-two of the 33 TDs and MRDs in the western MDs were seen. Increased combat readiness was detected only at the 128th Guards Motorized Rifle Division (GMRD; Uzhgorod). Activity levels at other 38th Army units were also above normal. A large sampling of logistics and air targets revealed no unusual activity. By mid- and probable major troop deployment had been seen within at least one Soviet NGF division and four Polish National divisions. No firm indications, however, of imminent Warsaw Pact intervention had been identified on imagery. major signal elements of the 13th Army, Carpathian MD, had eployed from garrison. At least five Soviet divisions were believed to be at increased combat readiness, WESTERN MILITARY DISTRICTS 4. (S/D) In the western MDs, the 97th GMRD (Slavuta), 13th Army, Carpathian MD, assessed to be at increased combat readiness on had returned to constant combat readiness by Since that time, the 128th GMRD (Uzhgorod) and the 17th GMRD (Khmelnitskiy; Figure 4), troposcatter sites were observed in the Yavorov and Rovno areas of the 13th Army area on (Figure 5) and F-----] Major elements of the 13th Army Signal Regiment had been field deplo respectively. The 70th GMRD (Ivano Frankovsk) of the 38th Army showed higher-than-normal activity levels on and was assessed to be at constant combat readiness on Deployed 38th Army, Carpathian MD, were raised to increased combat readiness on yed by 5. (S/D) In the Baltic MD, where poor weather conditions have been prevalent, there were indica- tions that the 26th GMRD (Gusev), 11th Guards Army (GA), which had reflected increased combat readiness earlier in the Polish crisis, might be preparing to mobilize personnel. A number of maintenance and personnel tents had been erected in two regimental areas in Gusev by Additional personnel tents were about to be erected. This activity may be in anticipation of troop processing. 6. (S/D) Limited and inconclusive coverage of units in the 28th Army, Belorussian MD, was ob- tained after late February. No unusual activity was identified in units of the 7th Tank Army (TA). In the `Ready" status equates to category I and II divisions. "Cadre" status equates to category 111. A category I division has a full complement of combat equipment and 81 to 100 percent of wartime personnel strength and is deployable within 24 hours. A category II division has a full complement of combat equipment and 60 to 80 percent of wartime personnel strength and is deployable within 48 hours. A category III division has most of its essential combat equipment, 10 to 34 percent of wartime personnel strength, and a scenario-dependent deployment time which exceeds 72 hours.',' 25X1 25X1 2.5X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 2bAl 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 Top Secret IAR-0044/81 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/11/04: CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010111104: CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Top Secret RUFF Table 1. Current Status of Combat Maneuver Divisions in the Three Western MDs This table in its entirety is classified TOP SECRET RL FF }lilitary District Baltic MD I Ith Guards Army Current Current Last Level Unit Readi? Imagery of Status ness Date Activity Level' 1st GMRD Kaliningrad Ready CCR Routine 1st GTD Kaliningrad Ready CCR Routine 40th GTD Sovetsk Ready CCR Routine 26th GMRD Gusev Cadre CCR High Additil Diii onavsons 3rd GMRD Klaipeda Cadre CCR Routine 56th GMRD Tallinn Cadre CCR Routine 14th MRD Chernyakhovsk Cadre CCR Routine 107th MRD Vilnius Cadre CCR Routine Belorussia MD 120th GMRD Minsk Ready CCR Routine 28th Army 46th GTD Slonim Cadre CCR Routine Unid TD Grodno Ready CCR Routine (prob 6 GTD) 50th GMRD Brest Cadre CCR Routine Unid MRD Brest Cadre CCR Routine 5th GDS Tank Army 8th GTD Marina Gorka Cadre CCR Routine 193rd TD Bobruysk Cadre CCR 29th GTD Slutsk Cadre ICR 7th Tank Army Routine High 3rd GTD Lepel Cadre CCR Routine 34th TD Borisov Cadre CCR Routine 37th GTD Polotsk Cadre CCR Routine Carpathian MD 24th MRD Lvov 8th Tank Army Ready CC R Routine 23rd TD Os ruch Ready CCR 30th GTD Novograd Cadre CCR Volynskiy 50th TD Staro Konstantinov 13th Army 51st GMRD Vladimir Voly nskiy Cadre Cadre CCR CC R 97th GMRD Slavuta Cadre CCR 161st MRD Izyaslav Cadre CCR 38th Army 70th GMRD Nano Frank ovsk Cadre CC R High Routine Routine High Routine Routine 128th GMRD Mukachevo Ready ICR High 17th GMRD Khmelnitskiy Cadre ICR High Training Divisions 24th TD Dobek (Baltic) Trng CCR Routine 45th GTD Borisov (Belorussian) Trng CCR High 66th GMRD Chernovtsy (Carpathian) Trng CCR Routine 117th GTD Berdichev (Carpathian) Trng CCR Routine 'CCR-Constant combat readiness is the standard Pact term designating the peacetime posture which is usually maintained by all branches of service. Units are not on alert and are conducting normal peacetime training. Measures are taken by the individual units, however, to assure their ability to mobilize rapidly. ICR-Increased combat readiness units are placed on alert and take preparatory measures in anticipation of a full mobilization. Depending on the political and military situation, all military forces within a country or one branch of service, one military district, or even one tactical formation may be placed on increased readiness. Those ground forces at or near full strength and having early commitment of deployment times might move out of garrison and into assembly, staging, or concentration areas under the cover of training exercises. Increased readiness is a transitional phase leading to full combat readiness. The duration of this period is directly related to the nature and the duration of the period of tension, rather than to the time necessary to complete the preparatory measures. FCR-Full combat readiness is the highest armed forces readiness level. Full mobilization is ordered and the forces are prepared to immediately undertake combat missions or deploy under combat alert conditions. This readiness level will only be ordered (excluding training exercises) if there is an immediate threat of hostilities or, as in the case of the Pact intervention in Czechoslovakia, if there is an internal crisis which requires a comparable readiness posture. All forces are intended to achieve full readiness before the outbreak of fighting. Source for definitions: CIA. SR IR 74-2-s, Warsaw Pact Mobilization Plans and the Transition to a War Footing, Mar 74 (SECRET) Table 2, Current Status of Airborne Divisions ibis table in its eruire(r is classifed SECRET/ L,A/.ATEL Unit Current Last Readiness Imagery Levels Date VDV Cmd Auth Moskva/Shchelkovo 7th GAD Kaunas ICR 76th GAD Pskov CCR 98th GAD Bolgrad ICR 103rd GAD Vitebsk CCR 104th GAD Kirovabad CCR 105th GAD Fergana CCR 106th GAD Tula CCR ?CCR-Constant combat readiness ICR-Increased combat readiness FCR-Full combat readiness Detailed definitions of these terms may be found in the footnote to Table 1. Table 3. Current Status, Groups of Soviet Forces phis table in its entirety is classified SECRET/W;VLVTEL Current Current Unit Status Readiness Last Imagery Level of Level* Date Activity Groups of Soviet Forces Germany (GSFG) 1st Guards Tank Army 7th GTD Rosslau Ready CCR 9th GTD Zeithain Ready CCR I Ith GTD Konigsbruck Ready CCR 27th GMRD Valle Ready CCR 2nd Guards Tank Army 6th GTD Ravensbruck Ready CCR 25th TD Templin Ready CCR 20th Guards Arms 6th GMRD Bernau Ready CCR 14th GMRD Juterbog Ready CCR 35th MRD Doberitz Ready CCR Northern Group of Forces (NGF) NGF Hq Legnica - - RembertowSig Bgde&KGB/UPS - - 90th GTD Borne Ready CCR 20th TD Swietoszow Reads CCR Central Group of Forces (CGF) 8th GMRD Mlada Boleslav Ready CCR 15th GTD Milovice Ready CCR 28th Corps 31st TD Bruntal Ready CCR 48th MRD Vysoke Myto Ready CCR 30th GMRD Zvolen Ready CCR Southern Group of Forces (SGF) 2nd GTD Esztergom Ready CCR 13th GTD Veszprem Ready CCR 93rd GMRD Kecskemet Ready CCR 254th MRD Szekesfehervar Ready CCR ?CCR-Constant combat readiness ICR-Increased combat readiness FCR-Full combat readiness Detailed definitions of these terms can be found in the footnote to Table I. -2- Top Secret Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine High High High High Routine Low Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Table 4. Current Status of National Forces ibis table in its entirety is classified SECRET/ W.\1.\ TEL Polish National Forces 6th Airborne Krakow 7th Sea Landing Gdansk 1st MECH Legionowa 2nd MECII Nysa 3rd MECH Lublin 4th MECH Krosno Odrzanskie 5th ARMD Gubin 8th MECH Koszalin 9th MECH Rzeszow 0th ARMD Opole I Ith ARMD Zagan 12th MECH Szczecin 15th MECH Olsztyn 16th ARMD Elblag 20th ARMD Szczecinek East German National Forces 7th ID Sprens berg 9th TD Eggesin Caechoslovakian National Forces 1st Arms Ist TD Strasice 2nd MRD Susice 19th MRD Plzen 220th MRD Karlovy Vary 4th Army 3rd VI RD Kromeriz 4th TD Haslickuc Brod 9th TD Tabor 5th MRD Ceske Budejovice Hungarian National Forces 7th MRD Kiskunfelegyhaza 8th MRD Zalaegerszeg 9th MRD Kaposvar I Ith TD Tata Current Unit Status Ready Ready Ready Ready Cadre Ready Ready Ready Cadre Ready Ready Ready Ready Ready Ready Ready Ready Ready Ready Ready Ready Ready Ready Ready Ready Ready Ready Ready Ready Last Imagery Date Level of Activity Routine Routine High Routine High Routine Routine High High Routine High Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine IA R-0044/81 25X1 GOA1 25X1 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/11/04 : CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 FEDERAL REPUBLIC u OF GERMANY xxxxx UNIT SIZE Front Hq Army Hq DENMARK Corps Hq ? A'rborne Division Hq B~:gade Hq Cadre stength unit 0 CG 0 Sea Landing Artlery RED - Soviet Forces BLUE - Po,ish National Forces GREEN ~zech,and Hungarian National Forces BROWN - Arborne Division 0 Increased Readiness Level c `` Army area ITALY UNIT TYPE Tank Motorized rifle SWEDEN ;I E) SE 20 KOSZALIN 20 48 xXxXx 0 NGF BALTIC SEA BORNE LEGNICA WROCLAW 28 '. a o \ " BRUNTAL XXX\` 28 \ CZECHOSLOVAKIA YUGOSLAVIA it xx 254 TO RUN BALTIYSK NAVAL INFANTRY GOYNIA S_ GDANSK / POLAND . KATOWICE N\' ` 16 28 I ZVO LEN SGF BUDAPEST HUNGARY 9301 110 10 KRAKOW Xxx xx 11 ! VETSK 26G iG / SD /' -- KALININGRAD xx G / 1 MD CHERNYAKHOVSK74R yGUSEV N I_ J WECORZEWO [T1 xx rs 0 LSZTYN (/? LIEPAJA NAVAL BASE 30 KALAIPEDA / - Xx / 40G ? 11G \\\ ? WARSZAWA (WARSAW) i f xx~x 11,/128G IS 138 xx DOBELE 24 o TRNG BALTIC MD 7GAD GRODNO r ! 28 ? LUBLIN / VLA0IMI ~51G V0LYNSKY-':~ MUKACNEVQ. / xx 6G O 28 28 C / i 13 4IIMD - 38 TO TALLINN 56GcI MD IVANO-FRANKOVSK / i x / 101 MD C ~ 28 / xx 46 O 28 G SLONIM IZYASLAV STARO KONSTANTINOV '_ _ - Xx CARPATHIAN MO'7 3a KHEMELNITSKI ROMANIA --- SLAVUTA ROV 660 CHERN0VTSY TO PSKOV ,-L. xxx \ ~ 13 \ / xx \ 3 G O 8 x 'NO x 13I NOVOGRAD Xx VOLYNSKY 113 T R NC~-- --- c / 161 \' i1 r'1 - 23J8 ?I xx ? 7J c~ 120G MD \ , 4ORISOV M) NSK BELORUSSIAN Mn / - SGx. Xx / ~ BG O 5G 1 xx / C 1193 ? 5G C / MARINAGORKA g08RUYSK 129Gi a 5G U S S R /-~/ / xx 37G 7 I c 1 x POLOTSK 1a3GAD / I i \ xX ~3G07 I C45G LEPEL 7 34 98 0 AD xxxx jZ ITOMIR xx \117G O TRNG xx ? / 50 ? e / BERDICHEV LENINGRAD MD I VITEBSK xx RNG xXxx~ I 1' RUCH` , ODESSA MD / C MOSCOW MD v 1 TO TU LA -----. C 106GAD BLACK SEA KIEV MD 1C4GAD TO FERGANA TO KIROVABAD x- S Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/11/04 : CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Top Secret RUFF FIGURE 1. FORCE DEPLOYMENT -3- Top Secret Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/11/04 : CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010!11104 : CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Top Secret RUFF FUELS LOGISTICS NUCLEAR AND AMMUNITION LOGISTICS MEDICAL L1 State or Stationary Pipeline Critical Fuels Installation e. Front or Central Subordination on a Critical Axisl Important Fuels Installation lI a Front or Central Subordination! Significant Fuels Installation Front Rocket Technical Base and Ammunition Storage ncludes Front Mobile Rocket Techn~Cdl Base L A Army Rocket Technical Base I Includes Army Mobile Rocket Technical BaseAPRTB and Probable Independent Missile Delivery Battalion !ORPDI Ammunition Storage and Possible Nuclear StoragefTechnical Support [ A Independent Medical Unit IOM01 (Units Supporting Army and Higher Echelons! r=te GDYNIA GDANSK 1 3AL1IC MD A3 POLAND Major Ground Fnices Grouping Corps Strength or Larger) PR TB) KALININGRAD 22 f';Wnnri WARSZAWA c (WARSAW) LUBLJN 23 A 30 I ::: LO ; U S S P A N 24 MINSK 1!) LENINGRAD MD i r t MOSCOW MD 38 91 U S S R 10 KAT WICE ? KRAKOW CzECROSLOVAKI 7 FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY 14 33 AUSTRIA Items Keyed to Table 6 37 HI NG A FIGURE 2. KEY LOGISTICS FOR POTENTIAL SOVIET INVASION FORCES -4- Top Secret Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010!11104 : CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 A4 11 ROMANIA CARPArHIAN MD O - / 1 1 KIEV MD 15 DDESSA D ,vPIC T?1a5a' IA ROO44/8I Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/11/04: CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Top Secret RUFFI Table 5. Coverage of Critical Logistics/Rear Services Units for Potential Soviet Invasion of Poland (Keyed to Figure 2) This table in its entirety is classified SECRET/W.b'INTEL Last BE No Imagery Date* 1 Radvilishkis Tac SSM Front RTB/PRTB/ammunition 2 Kaliningrad Tac SSM Front RTB/PRTB/ammunition 3 Kedainiai Tac SSM Army RTB/PRTB/ORPD 4 Shchuchin Tac SSM Army RTB/PRTB 5 Dzerzhinsk Tac SSM Army RTB 6 Osipovichi Tac SSM Army RTB 7 Lepel Tac SSM Army RTB 8 Bronnaya Gora Tac SSM Front RTB/PRTB/ammunition 9 Vyshkov Tac SSM Front RTB/ PRTB/ammunition to Vladimir-Volvnskiv Tac SSM Army RTB I I Shepetovka Tac SSM Front RTB/PRTB/ammunition 12 Sambor Tac SSM Army RTB/PRTB/ORPD 13 Staro Konstantinov Tac Army RTB SSM RTB/PRTB/ORPD 14 Uzhgorod Tac SSM Army RTB/PRTB 15 Vinnitsa Tac SSM Front RTB/PRTB/ammunition 16 Neuruppen Ammunition Ammunition/poss nuclear 17 Altengrabow Ammunition Ammunition/poss nuclear 18 Wilmersdorf Ammunition Ammunition/poss nuclear 19 Torgau Ammunition Ammunition/poss nuclear 20 Oranienbaum Ammunition Ammunition/poss nuclear Nuclear 22 Kaliningrad POL Stor NW Pipeline bn, POL MT bns 23 Grodno Pet Prod PUG Front/central depot, reserve pipeline equip 24 Minsk Pet Prod Front/central depot 25 Berestovitsa Pet Prod Front/central depot 26 Svisloch Pet Prod Front/central depot 27 Brest Pet Prod Stor NW Front/central depot 28 Lukov Army Bks AL-1 Matseyev POL MT bn, med bn 29 Kovel Army Bks Pipeline bn 30 Kovel Pet Prod Front/central depot 31 Yavarov Pet Prod Front/central depot 32 Novoye Mesto Army Bks AL-1 Mukachevo Pet Prod Barkasovo Front/central depot 34 Furstenwalde Pet Prod Depot 35 Klein-Bahren Pet Prod Front/central depot 36 Schliefe Pet Prod Front/central depot 37 Gyor Pet Prod Front/central depot 38 Pochinok Pet Prod Pipeline bn, Cront/central depot Mobilized hospital (observed Dec 80) Lukov Army Bks AL-1 Matseyev OMO Furstenwalde Med Depot OMO *Since **RTB: technical rocket base PRTB: mobile technical rocket base ORPD: independent rocket transport battalion MT: motor transport OMO: independent medical detachment Top Secret IAR-0044/81 25X1 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/11/04: CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/11/04: CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Top Secret RUFF I Table 6. Status of Airfields Related to Polish Situation, This table in its entirety is classified SECRET/ 6VVINTE, Nano Frankovsk Mukachevo Staro Konstantinov Gorodok Dubno NE Lutsk N Chortkov Kolomyya Ovruch SW Brody N Berdichev Last BE No Imagery Date Level of Activity Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Increased 45 prob HIND & 2 prob HIP on- 7 HIND & 4 HIP when airfield previously imaged, 12 coverage, Siauliai Chernyakhovsk Tukums Vasalemma Krustpils Kaliningrad/ Lugovoye Kaliningrad/Yezau Kobrin Ross Bereza Shchuchin Lida Postavy Bobrovichi Pruzhany Chojna Kolobrzeg Osla Zagan Szprotawa Brzeg Legnica Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine See Remarks On~approx 50 cargo trucks & 8 an trucks were on flatcars or parked in convoy at an airfield-associated RTP; on activity had returned to normal in transshipment area; all air order of battle appeared normal on partial coverage Hungary Budapest/ Tokol Kunmadaras Debrecen Minion Milosice Panevezys Last BE No Imagery Date Sliac Krechevitsy Pskov Vitebsk NE Siauliai Kalinin Fergana Dzhankoy Melitopol Chervono Glinskoye Ivanovo N N ikolayevskoye Krivoy Rog E Kirovabad Zavitinsk NE Zaporozhye E Tartu -6- Top Secret Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/11/04: CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Level of Activity, Routine Routine Routine Routine See Remarks OnF---] 10 prob FITTER H on fueling apron with 16 pieces of GSE-the first sighting of FITTER at this airfield; FITTER H prob deployed from Sliac Airfield, which houses a FITTER H unit: also, only 2 FLOGGER observed on partial coverage of this hardened aircraft-bunker- equipped airfield; 10-20 FLOGGER usually observed See Remarks CANDID counts changed during period: only 13 CANDID & 8 CANDID observed respectively; on a high count of 31 CANDID & I poss CANDID observed; 20-24 CANDID usually observed See Remarks Initial permanent CANDID deployment observed = when 8 CANDID seen: corresponding decrease in CUB also observed; 8 CANDID again present= this will bring to 6 the number of CANDID- equipped VTA regiments Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine Routine IAR-0044/81 25X1 25X1 25X1 2bX1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/11/04: CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Iq Next 3 Page(s) In Document Denied Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/11/04: CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2010/11/04: CIA-RDP81T00380R000100240001-6 Top Secret RUFF 29th Guards Tank Division (GTD) of the 5th Guards Tank Army (GTA), a rail-loading exercise, extensive training, and atypical activity in the heavy-lift regiment between raised the assessment of that division to a status of increased combat readiness. No indications of troop processing or motor transport mobilization were seen. No other unusual activity was observed in the 5th GTA. Activity levels were routine in the large sampling of logistics and air targets obtained in late February. In Soviet airborne (VDV) units, increased combat readiness levels were maintained in the 7th Guards Airborne Division (GAD; Kaunus) and the 98th GAD (Bolgrad). Other units maintained high levels of activity (Table 2). Groups of Soviet Forces 7. (SAD) Imagery acquisition of the Soviet forces in Eastern Europe highlighted activity in the signal and combat maneuver units of the NGF, Poland. Key NGF signal installations showed unusually high levels of activity at Legnica (NGF Headquarters) on and at Rembertow, in the Warsaw area, on Large amounts of camouflage netting covered the signal equipment at Legnica (Figure 3). Elements of the 90th GTD (Borne), possibly more than one maneuver regiment, had deployed or were deploying out of garrison on Imagery of the 20th high vehicular movement levels in and about the garrison. usual activity was detected in other East European national forces. Between No change was observed in the status of maneuver divisions Czechoslovakia, on imagery of 8. (S/D) Major activity was noted in the Polish National Forces. Elements of the Polish 1st Mecha- nized Infantry Division (MID), headquartered at Legionowo, were probably deploying from the Rember- tow area on (Figure 6). Activity, probably associated with out-of-garrison deployments, was observed at the 8th MID in the Trzebiatow/Kolobrzeg area on imagery of and at the 9th MID at Rzeszow on ~~ and higher-than-normal vehicle counts were seen at the 3rd MID in 73 percent of the Polish,) 159 percent of the Czechoslovak and 17 percent of the Hungarian Nationalist Air Forces were imaged. No unusual activity was detected. (TSR) All applicable 1. CIA. NFAC/OIA Research Paper, Soviet Ground Forces Divisions in the 'T'hree Military Districts, 1975-79, Apr 80 (TOP SECRET R) 2. DIA. DDB-1100-130-80-SI, SI-271273/80, Combined Soviet Ground Order of Battle (U). Aug 80 (TOP SE- CRET 3. DIA. DDB-I 100-UR-81, Ground Order of Battle: USSR (U), Jan 81 (SECRET DIA. DDB-1 100-PL-80, Ground Order of Battle: Poland (U), Jul 80 (SECRET) 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1.1 25X1 25X1 DIA. DDB-I 100-CZ-80, Ground Order of Battle: Czechoslovakia (U), Aug 80 (SECRET) DIA. DDB-I 100-HU-80, Ground Order of Battle: Hungary (U), Jul 80 (SECRET) 4. 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