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Approved For Release 2004 /RBT CIA-RDP96-00788RO01100370004-7 DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY WASHINGTON, D.C. 20301 General Defense Intelligence Programs 16 May 1984 S-114/D-GDIP Honorable William Proxmire United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Senator Proxmire: In answer to your letter of 23 February, the Department of Defense has spent $2,515,000 on psychic research over the past ten years under project GRILL FLAME. It is a joint DIA-Army investigation of remote viewing, a psychoenergetics phenomenon that has'potential for military application. (S) I have attached three background papers. The first, a technical intelligence report, will give you an overview of Soviet research in the field. The second, a GRILL FLAME project report, explains the project and gives its findings and recommendations. The third is a program review by three outside experts: Dr. Adey, a medical doctor, Dr. Kerr, the director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Dr. Zachariasen, a professor of theoretical physics. (U) Copies of these background papers are on file with the Senate Committee on Appropriations. Ms. Susan Shekmar is the cognizant staff member. Because of their sensitivity, I request that you store these copies in the Appropriations Committee vault and-ret_urn,them to me when you no longer need them. (U) Dr. Jack Vorona, the Assistant Vice Director of DIA for Scientific and Technical Intelligence, is the overall GRILL FLAME project manager. CLASSIFIED BY: DIA/D-GDIP DECLASSITY ON: OADR WARNING NOTICE SENSITIVE INTFLUGENCE SOURCES AND METHODS INVOLVED WSSEM SECRET ORCON Approved For Release 2004/09/09 : C)A-RDP96-00788R001100370004-7 Approved For Release 2004/09/09 : CIA-RDP96-00788RO01100370004-7 SG1J He has briefed Jon the project. He will be pleased to.brief you at your convenience d to answer any questions you may have. He SG1J can be reached at (U) Sincerely, 3 Enclosures 1. Tech. Intel. Report, DST-1810D-948-82-RPT-4, 22 Mar 82, (S), 1 Copy 2. GRILL FLAME Project Report, 19 Oct 83, (S), 1 Cy 3. A Program Review, 1 Mar 84, (S), 1 Cy Director, GUIP a WARNING NOTICE SENS,TIVE INTELLIGENCE SOURCES AND METHODS INVOLVED ~OF C; iGN DISSEM SECRET ORCON Approved For Release 2004/09/09 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001100370004-7 SG1J