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MNNIUVCU rUI RCICd,C LVVV/VO/V/ (._ ?t4J6~R~iBRIa"~V-VV0~~gjffl.~oMV NMENT memorandum DATE: 10 Jan 89 RATTNOF: DT-S SUBJECT: SUN STREAK - Annual Report 1988 (U) SG1J SG1J SG1J S20,001/DT-S89 1. (S/SK/WNINTEL) The mission of the SUN STREAK Prototype Operational Group (POG) remains dedicated to the exploitation of the Remote Viewing (RV) process to determine its potential and effectiveness as a Human Intelligence (HUMINT) collection tool. At a minimum, remote viewing is a discipline of last resort that can be utilized as a cuing mechanism in support of and in coordination with other US intelligence community agencies. 2. (S/SK/WNINTEL) The.POG is comprised of professional intelligence officers, a group of highly self-disciplined personnel dedicated to the development and exploitation of this unique methodology. The attached annual report reflects the scope of this extensive effort with its perceived highlights of accomplishments as well as its limitations and shortfalls. 3. (S/SK/WNINTEL) The following reports reflect the results of activity pursued by the POG for CY 1988: a. (U) At TAB A is the Annual Production Report retrieved and sorted by remote viewer. b. At TAB B is the Annual Production Report retrieved and sorted by remote viewing methodology. c. At TAB C is the Annual Production Report retrieved and sorted by operational project. SG1J 4. (S/SK/WNINTEL) Personnel lasses durin CY 1988 include Branch Chief, Operations Officer, and whose departure was projected for late December 1988; in fact, will leave the unit on 11 SG1J WARNING NOTICE: SENSITIVE INTELLIGENCE SOURCES AND METHODS INVOLVED HANDLE VIA SKEET CHANNELS ONLY SPECIAL ACCESS REQUIRED CLASSIFIED BY: DT, DIA DECLASSIFY BY: OADR OPTIONAL FORM NO. 10 (REV. 1-80) GSA FPMR (41 CFR) 101-11.6 Approved For Release 2000/O8/0;t: DF,96-00788ROO100`6' $'6004-7 * GPO : 1985 0 - 461-275 (364) Approved For Release 2000/08A R~ P96-00788RO01000380004-7 SG1J SG1J SG1J SG1I personnel and five civilian departure of the TDA slot of the military chief, an 05 position, was rea ocated to another element within DIA. Total authorized strength to date consists of five military January 1989. Incoming personnel were Based on current TDA a oca ons, one military 0- vacancy exists within the POG. Shortly following the 5. (S/SK/WNINTEL) All remote viewers are cross-trained in remote viewing methodologies that include Coordinate Remote Viewing (CRV) and Extended Remote Viewing (ERV). The practical application of reducing the training time from two years to six SG1J months in CRV and ERV was successfully implemented. A third methodology identified as Written Remote Viewing (WRV) surfaced SG1J as an initiative during the reporting period. It is anticipated that will complete ERV training in late January SG1J 1988; is pursuing training in WRV on her own initiative and under the tutelage of done on a voluntary basis. IV of CRV on 10 January 198 monthly meetings of the American (ASAD) in Baltimore on his own initiative and at his own expense. SG1J Both have been encouraged to attend career related courses at the Defense Intelligence College. More than one hundred remote viewing sessions were conducted in a solo mode mainly against training targets. Sessions conducted in a solo mode are independently pursued by a remote viewer without the assistance or presence of an interviewer/facilitator. Remote viewers are at liberty to incorporate CRV, ERV, WRV methodologies in part or in toto while operating in a solo remote viewing mode. Solo remote viewing appears to be characteristically successful against highly refined targets of great specificity. Sessions are shorter and the conceptual accuracy of the results are highly encouraging. The remote viewer breaks quickly if he feels himself slipping into analytical overlay. 6. (S/SK/WNINTEL) During the reporting period, the unit Automatic Data Processing (ADP) system was programmed to reflect the scope and value of all training and operational sessions from 1986 to date. This information is now retrievable by date, remote viewer number, project number and methodology used. The results of training sessions are entered on a daily basis. Results of operational sessions are entered upon receipt of customer feedback. About 15 to 20 percent of operational sessions were evaluated based on customer feedback, known ground truth, or public disclosures of previously classified data. SG1I SG1J SG1J Approved For Release 2000/08/07: CIA-RDP96-00788ROO1000380004-7 Approved For Release 2000/0Ii,0DP96-00788 R001000380004-7 7. (S/SK/WNINTEL) Except for the Branch Chief and personnel involved in training, all remote viewers operationally function and interact as remote viewers, as project officers, and as facilitators/interviewers. Personnel are expected to remote view on about a daily basis; they are not expected to conduct more than two sessions in one day. During the reporting period, seventy-four sessions were targeted against the US hostages in Lebanon. Customer feedback indicates the information provided was of value to the customer when it addressed the locations of the hostages,their groupings, and their physical status. Predictive estimates on the dates of release were in error. Other customer feedback revealed that on three occasions POG personnel were able to pinpoint the location of ships of interest to DIA. In the third instance, a dollar-value assessment of significance was added to the feedback. The three reports of interest are encouraging in POG efforts to resolve the search problem, i.e., the ability to pinpoint an identifiable location of a person, place or thing in time and space. Continuing attempts to provide information of a predictive nature were generally in error notwithstanding some occasional success. To date, the results of our efforts dealing with future time are simply not marketable. POG customers are made aware of this fact at the outset of any operational project. 8. (S/SK/WNINTEL) Protocols explaining CRV methodology and ERV methodology are at TAB D`and TAB E'`respectively. A protocol for the WRV methodology is being formulated for review. The POG is looking forward to greater successes from the challenges of 1989. SG1J 5 Enclosures TAB A - Annual Production RVr TAB B - Annual Production Mthd Chief, DT-S TAB C - Annual Production Ops Pjt TAB D - CRV TAB E - ERV Approved For Release 2000/08/07 CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 TAB Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 Approved For Release 2000/0 DP96-00788 R001000380004-7 PRODUCTION R EFFF'OI E1. -? 1`3y VIEWER LwWER -- CY '88 V:I:I:M H. i C)I:;A-I":CC.) NAI..., PROJECTS i..J'T':I:I....:I: ASSESSMENTS SESSIONS SESSIONS 00:3 1t:? 14 61 Oil tea. 12 : 2 A. I 87 02-15 7 0 1.55* 162 o : ;::? 12 0 92* :I.04 071? 1 C) 1. 6 39 1-14.5 095 .45 0 49 94 099 1C3 12 1 31 ... ................. ........................................ ..._....................... ................................ _....... ..._.................... ............................... ..................................... ....... ....... .....,................................... ............. ............... ~s :l 60 7: r r .:I. u t::! arc] t I r- :1 ].:l. a ., Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA- 88R001000380004-7 Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 Approved For Release 2000/08/07c: U4AR?P'96-00788ROO1000380004-7 I:--Wi:::a t t :. ? .,. 7"i t..! l:r) i._~ E:?? !"' t :! it?{^ 1'7 'i". !?i ia' i'i'. i::i ?.:: ifii~ '. ' i ~:.:. , , ,? , , "i t:.i f ` i::i r-?.' i:'i` i'i i t::, '1.:. i::i '~' :i. i:?:? 4^J :i. !"'. t::i ? Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CFA ,=.~fl788R001000380004-7 Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 TAB Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 SG1A Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 Next 2 Page(s) In Document Exempt Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 TAB Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 Approved For Release 20001Q8,/f07i:,'ZlA-A[R6-00788 R001000380004-7 COORDINATE .REHOTE VIEWING The Coordinate Remote Viewing (CRV) training procedure was developed by an SRI-International (SRI---I) subcontractor in the early 3980s to satisfy R&D demand-!.; on SRI--I to enhance the reliability (sci(3 ntific rep licability) of remote viewing (RV). The subcontractor's approach to improving the reliability of RV was to focus on the control oT those factors that in his view tend to introduce "noise" into the IN product (imaginative, envirommnental, and interviewer overlays). The basic components of this training procedure consist of: (1) Repeated site-address (coordinate) presentation, with quick--ruction response by the remote viewer; coupled with a restrictive format for reporting perceived information (to minimize imaginative overlays). (2) The use of a specially-designed, acoustic-tiled, relatively featureless, homogeneously-colored "viewing chamber" (to minimize environmental overlays). (3) The adoption of strictly-prescribed, limited interviewer patter (to minimize interviewer overlays). I1 % The applied CRV training procedure requires that the trainee learn a progressive multi-stage acquisition process postulated to correspond to increased contact with the site. Initially the trainee is presented with RV sites requiring minimal detection and decoding skills ("stage one" sites). When the-trainee demonstrates an ability to control the "signal line" and reliably "objectifies" accurate descriptions, the next "stage" of training is engaged. This procedure continues through "stage six" and- usually takes a number of months to master. The CRV Stages are identified as follows: Stage One islands, mountains deserts, etc. Stage Two a sites of quality sensory value; sites which ? are uniquely describable through touch, taste, sound, color, or odor such as glaciers, volcanoe , industrial plants, etc. Stage Three - sites possessing significant dimensional characteristics such as buildings, bridges, airfields, etc. Appendix 2 Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 Approved For Release 2000/08 9 I - P96-00788ROO1000~8Q004-7 :'mot :+3~(s ~~l~lfr !;i t.i s i ( ljui r ) 113, qua I 1 t. a 1. I V42 14l: n i j. t 4_a p(. ::uc:h as tc:cll)1ical military r c. !s e:a r c: h, etc.. Stage Five nites requiring the interrogation of qualitative mental purcepp,ts to produce refined information such as aircraft tracking radar, biomedical research facility., tank production plant, etc. Stage Six - sites requiring direct, three--dimensional assessment of site elements to one another such as airplanes inside one of three camouflaged hangars or a military compound with a command building, barracks, motor pool, and underground weapons storage area. As Stage Six is engaged, an assessment of relative temporal and spatial dimensional elements along with further qualitative elements evolve into the consciousness of the trainee. There are three classes of CRV training. These classes deal with feedback requirements during the CRV session, control of! interviewer patter, trainee skill development, and motivation. These three classes (A~ B,-and C) :are discussed below but differ somewhat from the definition applied and published by SRI-I for Class A, B;; and C CRV training. CLASS C: When a trainee begins a "stage" of training the sessions are of the Class C type. During this phase, the trainee must learn to differentiate between emerging site relevant perceptions and imaginative overlay. To assist the trainee in this learning, immediate feedback is provided during the session. The interviewer (monitor) is provided with a feedback package which may contain a map, photographs, and/or narrative description of the site. During Class C sessions the interviewer provides the trainee with immediate feedback for each element of data he provides, with the exception that negative feedback is not given. Should the trainee state an element of information that appears incorrect, the interviewer remains silent. Feedback, in order to prevent inadvertent cuing (interviewer overlay), is in the form of very specific statements made by the interviewer. These statements and their definitions are as follows: Correct (C) - This indicates that the information is correct in context with the site location, but is not sufficient to end the session. Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 Approved For Release 2000/8/ `6 1A~ ? 96- 0788R0 1000380QQ4-7 )) 1 y I, 1 1 C(:L Lt"L~ oin !i~:1Lrts( r1~ 111.71 I L Int. 1viewer, having ]united information :,)wut the !.iLe thoui;h he cr,nnot he :d) Olutely !pure, 1,eAit--ve the+t I.hc information previdcd is correct. Near (N) - This i ndi cater that the i nformati on provi d1_d is not an element of the specific site, but is correct for the immediate surrounding area. Can't Feedback (CFB) - This statement indicates that, due to limited information about the site, the interviewer cannot make a judgement as to the correctness of the data. It means neither correct nor incorrect. Site (S) - This indicates the site has been correctly identified for the specific stage being trained (manmade structure for Stage One, bridge for Stage Three, etc.). "Site" indicates that the session is completed. CLASS B: Once a trainee begins to demonstrate his ability to reliably distinguish imaginative overlay and report site relevant data elements, feedback is withdrawn. In Class B training sessions the interviewer knows what site he desires the trainee to describe but does not provide the trainee with any direct feedback during the course of the session. This process develops the trainee's ability to internalize his awareness of relevant (correct) versus extraneous (incorrect) cognitive structures (mental perceptions). During Class B sessions the interviewer ''(monitor) may direct the trainee to elaborate on specific elements of data provided, thereby guiding the trainee to describe specific areas of the site. The interviewer is only permitted to direct the trainee to elaborate on specific elements already reported by the trainee. The interviewer may not introduce new elements into the session (cue the trainee) in an attempt to encourage the trainee to properly describe the site. Class B sessions are especially helpful in developing refined skills in the trainee. For example, when the interviewer knows that a particular site area, within a site may be of interest (i.e., a specific room in a building), he can guide the trainee's attention to that area by directing the trainee to elaborate on specific elements of data which the interviewer knows to pertain to the area of interest. With practice in Class B, the trainee soon learns to control his own perceptual faculties and develops confidence in. his ability. Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 ApppqvecRejq Q /~ 'a;r 904,43 4,03,01? )nity refers to as a "double b7 lad" purpo!;e , for C] ass A trr+i ni ng and for R'.A duuh] c hl i ad r?xperiments differ however. The R&D comet unity us s "dauh] C blind experimental protocols to test a variable under control ltd conditions. Class A training is not a test for the trainee, but a process whereby the trainee learns to function with the interviewer in a team effort to acquire and describe information concerning a site on interest. In ",Class A the interviewer is provided very little or no information concerning the site and the trainee is provided no feedback during the session. The trainee is motivated to work with the interviewer in producing valid -information about the site of interest. This motivational difference is critical in forcing the trainee to use his RV ability to acquire and describe site dependent information as opposed to interviewer dependent (telepathic?) information. Working as a team in a Class A session, the interviewer (monitor) and trainee combine their aptitudes (the interviewer with his directive, analytic skill and the trainee with his exploratory, perceptual ability) to report information of interest about the designated site. As a result of the technology transfer from the SRI-I subcontractor to this office the CRV training procedure is fully documented'in booklet form. Copies of this-booklet are maintained by this office and are available to those with a verified need-to--know. Of special.. note is the fact that this booklet is governed by corporate laws of i:!ropriety and as such may not be reproduced or disseminated without permission. Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 Approved For Release 2000/08/07 } 10I 'IRlP56l60788R001000.380004-7 ABSTRACT IiE1~EI?HNTS DISCRIMINATION OF BINARY AI.TERNAT]vli5 Remote Viewers have demonstrated little ability to discriminate alp,ianumeric information. Remote perception and description of geographic locations, buildings, and objects appears to be different than the remote perception of man generated symbolic data (letters and numbers). Abstract Referents Discrimination of Binary Alternatives (ARD13A) training has two objectives. The first is to identify trainees who possess an innate ability to psychically discriminate between different alphanumerics and second to determine the feasibility of training this ability. The training/testing program has been designed so that training progresses through five training phases from simplistic exercises to the eventual use of abstract referents (i.e. geographic coordinates) to direct the trainees'attention to the discrimination between binary alternatives at remote locations. Each one of these phases requires a different behavior on the part of the trainee and is conducted for different purposes with an overall goal in mind. Following: is an overview of these ARD13A Training Phases: During Phase 1 the trainee is directed to use whatever psychic ability available to discriminate between binary alternatives by active selection within a closed target pool. The trainer then provides positive oral feedback when appropriate to reinforce the trainee's own visual field. Negative oral feedback is never provided. The purpose of this phase of training/.testing is threefold. The first purpose is to determine if a particular individual has any ability. The second purpose is to establish a data base on which to base further training/testing and the third purpose is to build self confidence on the part of the trainee through immediate positive feedback. PHASE 2 ? If a trainee is able to complete Phase 1 (successfully discriminate between binary alternatives to a statistically significant level), Phase 2 isinitiated. During Phase 2 the training environment is similar with the exception that feedback is reduced. The trainee in no longer provided with visual feedback from the target pool. The only feedback provided is given orally by the trainer. Appendix 3 Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 Approved For Release 200 ((8 9t Cl -RDP96-007888001000380004-7 'Flit? uvc r:41 i J',urr,o ; ),I: ro I to dove) (,p :en i nt, ,-n:+) i ::4.11 fj~vliny, of confidence within the trainee of psychic' ir~)~i-esrsions through the u!.e of feedback withdrawal tactics. A data base of trainee 1,c rfoI1n:~nce is also expanded during this period. During this phase of training the emphasis sheers away somewhat from discrimination of binary alternatives and begins to focus on the trainees ability to respond to abstract referents. In ARDI3A Phase 3 the trainer selects a target from within the closed target pool and then directs the trainee to state what the selected target is (choose between binary alternatives). Positive oral feedback is provided when appropriate by the trainer. The overall purpose of this phase is to begin to transfer a trainee's demonstrated ability outside the immediate environment and to prepare the trainee for the next phase. This phase establishes abstract referent cuing as the prime directive. The trainee is-presented with a grid matrix consisting of six positions. Each position will has a "coordinate." The task for the trainee is two discriminate between binary alternatives at a given coordinate (abstract.,, referent cue) provided by the trainer. The trainer records the results but does not provide feedback to the trainee. This phase serves to extinguish the trainee's dependence on the previous target pool as well as external feedback. Given that a trainee can demonstrate reliable performance through Phase 4, Phase 5 attempts to chain together six matrix "coordinates" into one six digit binary number. The trainer provides the trainee with "coordinates" as cuing z.nd the trainee attempts to discriminate between binary alternatives) for each of six. different abstract referents. Feedback is given 'only after the completion of six "coordinates." This phase completes the training concept and demands the trainee accurately respond to a series of requirements prior to receiving feedback. Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 Appr ed For elease 20 Q $ `~>I (If43R4P,6-,Q,07i?F~,QQ,1,0~Q0~8pQp4-7_ j_ ~,~ c,jr c:t i n c:c>rrr9uctc ri. 1'hi i nVo,l Ve n i 1rn_ une r,f .1 i x` iii I;i t bi nary curie which i s I d in a c rrvr~lopr?. The tr;#i ned e:c,u: r.e 1 h,n to identify this code given appropriate,ct rr.?fc?rr2nts. To be effective, a source riust? be able to Fr ccUratrely discriminate between binary' alternatives in' a s qui.:ntial chain given a complex abstract refercent, cuing system. The ultimate goal of this program might be to detect and describe cryptographic code at remote locations. This newly trained source ability will have to be integrated into conventional remote viewing techniques. A source will have to locate cryptographic systems through remote viewing and then apply his/her ability to discriminate binary alternatives in specific codes at the location. Approved For Release 2000/08/07 CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 Approved For Release 2000/abI Itf-iti'A-DP96-00788RO 1000380004-7 T1: /\ l ll 3 J (I 110-XIS for OBJ}:CT REl1OTfE VJEWJUG The purpose of Object Remote Viewing (ORV) is to give the remote viewezt,perceptual experience in an area unaddressed by other training. Basic training in remote viewing (RV) usually uses geographic locations as targets for the remote viewer. For the purposes of basic RV training such targets serve well to develop elementary viewer skills and establish some level of viewer self confidence as well as a degree of reliability. Basic RV training does not, however, place any emphasis on the accurate acquisition and description of fundamental structural elements or individual objects. Since such information is important in the practical exploitation of RV, training exercises in ORV are conducted. ORV exercises differ only in the context that the designated target to be described by the remote viewer is a concealed object as opposed to a geographic site. The procedures of basic RV training programs remain the same. Appendix 4 Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 TAB Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 Approved For Release!2000/08I01. t b-RdO t-- 66788 R001000380004-7 EX'1'1{NJ)1:D RE'110'1'E V ] EH I NG The Extended Remote Viewing (ERV) training procedure drawn on the expertise of over two decades of research by independent invirstigators and recognized academic institutions including the University of Virginia Medical Center, the Maimonides Medical Center, the Mind Science Foundation, the University of Cali.forni a at Davis, Texas Southern University of Houston, Mundelein College, Syracuse University and others. The ERV approach has as its goal the subjective 'temporal extension of subliminally brief psychic impressions. The trained ERV percipient is able to control, observe, and report perceptions which would otherwise he ignored or neglected fleeting images. This extension of the perceptual window is accomplished through the achievement of a discrete state of. consciousness. defined by identified state dependent behaviors. These behaviors are regarded as skills which the trainee must master. The basic components of.the I:RV training procedure involve the trainee in learning the following skills: Skill.._1-! physically relax. !Training in progressive relaxation techniques, biofeedback, yoga, etc. Skill 2 - Ability to reduce level of physical arousal. ? Training in biofeedback techniques, self-control exercises, autogenic training. Skill 3 -- Ability to attenuate sensory inputs. Training in sensory isolation, concentration exercises, and "centering devices" Skill 4 - Ability to increase awareness of internal feelings and images. Training in dream recall, guided visual imagery exercises, subliminal recognition drills, ,Hemispheric Synchronization etc. Skill 5 - Ability to enga;je "receptive mode/right hemispheric functioning." Hemispheric Synchronization training, biofeedback, mode recognition, drawing classes, etc. Skill 6 - Ability to achieve an altered vie of reality. Reading assignments, intellectual study, meditation and contemplation exercises, etc. Appendix 1 Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 Oq $?~ 1 -7 Approti. v?ViForr - ReIlei,a I r~pi2i. s P~. Q -AE$-7 u Icc)nz:c1ouS) on r4?mute viewing (kv) t.c::k Training, in org.anizatic~na1 rn:an:c};Cruc_rnt, r_c,,,nr.c?)in}:, personal reinforcement, motiv:+tion, etc. Skill 8 -- Ability to -comiwin i Cate- liV perceptions. Training in right hemispheric verbalization {techniques, sketching, techniques, practice in non- analytic reporting, etc. Each one of these skills is trained over a period of several weeks. When the trainee demon5trates independent mastery of each -;kill, he then learns to combine the skills. His goal is to simultaneously exhibit all of the learned s:ki) is thereby achieving a specified.discrete state of consciousness in which the trainee is able to RV. The behavioral psychologist would call this state dependent repertoire of behaviors a subpersonality, label it as "remote viewer" and include it along with other subpersonalities (parent, spouse, athlete, office supervisor, etc.) in the individuals overall identity.. From this perspective,!, the trained'ERVer is able to RV by simply internally identifying with the "remote viewer" as easily as one becomes a parent, spouse, or athlete. This feat is accomplished by willfully identifying with a role (a learned set of state dependent behaviors) in an appropriate (socially accepted) environment.) Once the trainee is able to "become a remote viewer" by engaging learned skills, he/she is challe:,,ged to perform under controlled conditions. This is done by presenting the trainee with progressively complex RV tasks coupled with a reinforcement strategy designed to develop self confidence and to internalize ego state stabilizing factors. Assessment of individual RV capabilities can begin during this phase of training. For just as there are parents, spouses, athletes, and teachers with different abilities, so too are there remote viewers possessing a wide range of abilities. The general target or site categories for these progressively complex RV tasks are outlined below: Local Targets - The ERV team (interviewer and trainee) are secluded within the RV room. An outbound "beacon" individual proceeds to a selected site unknown to the ERV team. The ERV team attempts to describe the "beacon's" location. After the training session the "beacon" takes the ERV team to the site to assess the accuracy of the training session. Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7 l 1 ApprovepJF,car., e1pasp;,?10, P0/08/07~ri 7QO R9Q~A9Q338r000? t ; li 11, 9 s.irni l ar m;-- nnccr with the c?Ycc. vt i ;-n t h:ct the ;e l c_c_tr?d target is not I H+li tc. d to the local area and is usually by geographic coordi nate, photogr,?+ph, c,r other identifying data. The trainer?, of course, is not provided any informatic,n about the site and must by the very nature of the problem remote view it. Application Targets At this point the trainee is. introduc_i_ri to RV problems which mimic actual ? operational potential. Training is conducted the same as with Global Targets but general descriptive data provided by the trainee is insufficic;nt to satisfy training objectives. Specific, significant qualitative data which would be of exploitable value roust be reported. Feedback requirements during ERV training are similar to those outlined for CRV training as "Classes" of CRV training. The interviewer is'.ivary._the level of feedback depending on the trainee's ability and needs. The-level of feedback is always based on the development of a reliable, qualified remote viewer and an effective ERV team. At times this may require that the interviewer know about the selected training site whereas during other training sessions the interviewer may know nothing about the site. `. Approved For Release 2000/08/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001000380004-7