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Approved For Release 2008/06/03: CIA-RDP86BO1123R000100010012-6 MS 3 November 1982 7/A GSi. ry: MEMORANDUM FOR: Deputy Director for Administration Deputy Director for Intelligence Deputy Director for Operations Deputy Director for Science & Technology Inspector General Comptroller Director of Personnel A. B. C. SUBJECT: Guidance for Phase IV Long-Range Planning 1984-budget level, and. 1. On 14 October I sent to you a summary of Phase III,L Long-Range Planning (Reference A) containing strategic . alternatives for your review and comment. Based on your comments, I have decided that we will not hold an EXCOM meeting to review these alternatives. Instead, we should proceed with Phase IV, as described in References B and C, and then we will address strategic alternatives in Phase V. Since the major issue evolving from our planning effort to date appears to be he overall size of CIA in terms of personnel strength, I believe we should understand the support impact of various strategic options before reaching a decision. 2. Therefore, the Phase IV teams, in addition to addressing the specific topics outlined in the Phase III studies, should describe the support implications of two CIA personnel strength levels: which approximately corresponds to the present planning effort. 14 October 1982 1 February 1982 12 November 1981 which corresponds to projection of the 1984--budget through 1992 and estimates from the Phase IV studies should include the impact of these alternatives on such topics as: facilities, the ADP architecture, communications. As noted in paragraph 3 of Reference A. we are beginning to get ALL PORTIONS SECRET Approved For Release 2008/06/03: CIA-RDP86BO1123R000100010012-6 Approved For Release 2008/06/03: CIA-RDP86B01123R000100010012-6 closer to real world decisions which will require management controls (reallocation vs. simple growth, prioritization, etc.). 3. The schedule for Phase IV of the planning process has been revised as follows: -- 19 November: Phase IV papers due to Planning Staff -- 2 December: EXCOM meeting on Phase IV - DDA - DDI - DDO - DDS&T - IG - Comptroller - Dir of Personnel - ExDir - ER 1 - I PG Memb e r sj - Planning Staff (2 November 1982) Approved For Release 2008/06/03: CIA-RDP86B01123R000100010012-6