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00 Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIACP =~$I000002~6 ct-u-4- ? rl-6-7, .t 8 5 &O Jai - TEA -L IV 5L 0 M,~t . I0 Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090002-6 CONTROL NUMBER COMMAND GROUP APPR01iAL/RELEASE SBEET SUBJECT OFFICE SYMBOL DATE ~'T ~rsfer. of LANE Project (il) I~iGPA-F-S c 84 ACTION REQUIRED CG Approve Detailing the CENTER LANE ACTION-QfFER-PHONE o 'ect to DIA S CL-2 NOFOiU ? TC ::,uzu AV 9123-7629 MEMORANDUM FOR RECORD (Describe briefly the requirement, background and action taken or recommended: Must be sufficiently detailed to identify the action without rwourse to other sources.) (S/CL-2/NOFORN) ORIGIN OF ACTION: CG decision, and subsequent ACSI and S: r.retarv of toe Amy approval, to discontinue Ir.SCOSi CENTER LANE Project (ICLP) and transfer personnel and equipment to DIA (Blue TAB A). dISCUSSION: a. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) On 26 September 1.984, the CG INSCO1,: approved an SIOA that would transfer the ICLP to :DIA with an effective date of 1 Tanusry 198: (Blue T; B B). 'sae 1OA rind as its intent a total transfer of personnel, operations, equipment, and responsibility. The ACSI approved t ~ i e iiOA on 4 October 19:4, and authorizes a detailing action for a period of one year, if necessary (Blue TAB C). The 40A was delivered to DIA for review acid coordination on iiJ Octoi.oer 1984. b. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) Concurrent with and subsequent to Vie rireparation of the )A, tie ICLP i;ianager met with DIA officials to discuss the transfer. On 19 November 1984, the ICLP Manager learned t=at due to intricacies ir1 funding, PIA could not support a total transfer action at this time and therefore could not agree to the terms of the ;~+.OA. DIA resource managers stated that they would request a detailing of ICLP resources and that either Director, GDIP (see reverse) RESOURCE IMPLICATIONS YES NO A. Personnel ^ SG1J B. Speed Authorization C J ^ nn C. Operating Costs (OMA) ^ D.' Investment Costs (OPA & MCA) ^ E. ROTE Costs ^ ^ F. Environment ^ ? (I "YES" eoerdittste action thru the Command Environmentalist ODCSLOG) COORDINATIONS APPROVAL/RELEASE OFFICE SIGNATURE PHONE SIGNATURE DATE S-H V71? IARM IT ACS IAO ~S DA Tr. DISPATCHED HESTAFF LE N e, grade, Phone Id signature) EGG J GARRETT K . C 0 S, IN. i IA(HQ) FORM '32 (1 AUG 76) DM AS ! OADR . Approved For Release 2001/03/07: CIA-RDP96'-bbf98R6Mnb6btbb_6000MENT SECR'a I SECRET Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090002-6 Staff, or LTG Williams, Director, DIA, would contact MG Soyst r "in the near future" to discuss the concept of temporary detailing Vice the total transFer of JCLP at this time. The ICLP Manager informed these DIA personnel, who supported a detailing position, of MG S4yster's strong desire to effect a total transfer. The ICLP Manager briefed COL Kirk and MG Soyster on these developments on 20 and 21 November 1984, respectively. c. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) As of 6 December 1984, DIA still intended to request a detailing action. The memorandum at Blue TAB D exjlains the basis for the DIA decision, provides rationale for a detailisg action, and addresses the impact a detailing action will have on INSCOM resources. d. (S/CL-3/NOFORN) Recommend that CG INSCOM approve the DIA request to detail INSCOM personnel to perform psychoener;getic intelligence collection and counter intel.liae'ace activities. The impact on INSCOM resources will be the loss of two TDA spaces for the" period of the detail. and administrative costs (civilian salaries, word Processing equipment maintenance, and equipment rental) that are estimated to he $60,000 for the remainder of FY 85. (U) WHAT THIS ACTION WILL ACCOMPLISH: a. (S/CL-3/NOFORN) Transfer the responsibility for all DoD psychoenergetic activity to DIA. h. NOFORN) Satisfy the requirement to cancel IINSCOiM's involvement in psychoenergetics IAW the directive of CG INSCOiMI. c. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) Permit the Intelligence Community to continue to use a proven team of highly qualified professionals in the application of psychoeeergeti.cs as an intelligence collection and counterintelligence tool.. Approved For Release 2004403/0-7, .;9AP A 6-00788R001 500090002-6 Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788ROO1500090002-6 TAB Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090002-6 REPLY TO ATTENTION OF SUBJECT: INSCOM CENTER LANE Proj ect (U) Commander USA Intelligence and Security Command Arlington Hall. Station Arlington, VA 22211 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT CHIEF OF STAFF, roR INTELLIGENCE WASHINGTON. IBC 20310 10 SEP 1,9841 LANE 1. (U) Reference memorandum, INSCOM IACG, 17 Jul. 84, ubj ect INSCOM CENTER LANE Project (U), (S/CL'3/NOFORN). 2. (S/CL-1/NOt~ORN) The Secretary of the Army has approved ending the Intelligence and Security Command's (INSCOM) 'involve- ment with psychoenergetic research and operations. A copy of the OACSI, DA memorandum to the Secretary on the subjectwith his noted approval, is enclosed. 3. (S/CL-3/NQFORN) You are authorized to coordinate directly with CIA, DIA, NSA, and the Army Medical R&D Command regarding transfer of CENTER LANE operations and research. Any transfer of project personnel, files, equipment, contracts, etc, should be covered by a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). Any such MOA should be provided for review by the ACSI prior to irnplemen- tation. 4. (S/CL-1./NOFORN) The CENTER LANE Special Access Prog:ram (SAP) should be terminated or transferred, as appropriate, once INSCOM involvement is discontinued. a. (S/ CL-3/NOFOR1N) If the Medical" R&D Command becoes involved and desires SAP protection, the project name should be changed and the Secretary of the Army duly notified. b. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) If a non-Army agency assumes the pro- ject functions, the SAP should be terminated. If that agency desires SAP protection and support for an interim period this should be provided under a new name. 1 Encl as ,7.0 s W. SHUFTLT Brigadjor, G?e.rneral, US A Acting ACotS f' or Int,*r1111SGUQG CLOSE HOLD/HAND CARRY Approved For Release 2001/03/07 CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090002-6 trv .~-- NOT RELEASABLE TO 97 'r pR proved For Release 2001/0&) i~ BP96-00788R00 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY OFFICE OFTHE ASSISTANT CHIEF OF STAFF FOR INTELLIGENCE WASHINGTON, DC &0310 REPLY TO AT ENY10N OF DAMI-ISH proved For Release 2001/03 96-00788 R001500090002-6 ARMY CE_ NF JLAL_4QM,%E-L-- MEMORANDUM THRU VICE CHIEF OF STAFF, FOR SECRETARY OF THE ARMY AG 1984 C 2Z c . J `1 SUBJECT: CENTER LANE (U)--ACTION MEMORANDUM 1 . (S/ CL-1 /NOFORN) Purpose : To obtain your appro I f`or'the discontinuation ' of Intelligence and Security Comman (INSCOM) involvement with psychoenergetic research and operations, 2. (U) Discussion: a. (S/ C.L-1 /NOFORN) CENTER LANE is an INSCOM Special Access Program which utilizes an aspect of parapsychology known as Remote Viewing (RV) as the collection method for obtaining in- formation of intelligence interest. Your approval for the Army to engage in CENTER LANE activities was most recently obtained on 1 Sep 83. b. (S/CL-1 /NOFORN) CDR INSCOM has reviewed the project and reached the decision to discontinue the command's involvement with psychoenergetic research and operations. Recognizing that INSCOM has invested considerable effort over s long period of time to develop the RV technology and holds a monopoly on this revolutionary concept for intelligence collection, he desires that we not lose this knowledge and experience. c. (U) As such, INSCOM intends to do the following: (1) (S/CL-1 /NOFORN) Cease CENTER LANE operations on 30 Sep 84, but allow contracts and training to continue to '31 Dec 84. (2) (S/ CL-3/NOFORN) Transfer project operational aspects to DIA and technology extension to the US Army Medical Research and Development -Command. In the event DIA is not interested in the transfer, NSA will be considered. CENTER LANE CLOSE N0L 4 d elease 2 CLASSIFIED BY rCG INSCOM DECLASS IFY ON ;OADR A-RDP96-00 T E01500090002-6 LEASABLE O EDREIGN NATIONALS Approved For Release 2001/ - DP96-00788RO01500090002-6 DAMI-ISH SUBJECT: CENTER LANE (U)--ACTION MEMORANDUM 1 AUG d. (S/CI,-1/NOFORN) It is anticipated that discussion between INSCOM and the above organizations will result in a Memorandum of Agreement transfering all CENTER LANE activity outside. of INSCOM, while insuring that research and operational capabilities are protected and the people involved are reassigned on an equitable basis. 3. (S/CL-1 /NOFORN) comet ndation That the Secretar Army approve the INSCOM concept for discontinuing nvoly #aef nthe with psychoenergeti.c research and operations and transferring CENTER LANE functions. 19adier General USA Act l ACofS for Itatalli ~a ~ LTC Fox/50114 Typed by C. ' Hugg ins 21AUG1984 -0' APPROVED BY SECRETARY OF THE ARMY CFiARL g *, DOmj y COL, GS EXECUTIVZ TO THE SECRETARY OF T!1F A y Approved For Release 200 74- DP96-00788RO01500090002-6 NOT RELEASABLE TQ FOREIGN NATrONAIL Approved For Release 2001103/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788RO01500090002-6 TAB Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090002-6 Approved For Release 2001 / 6-0O8101 500090002-6 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY UNITED STATES ARMY INTELLIGENCE AND '. ".CURITY COMMAND ARLINGTON MALL STATION ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA 22212 #IEPLT To ATTENTION O!' MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETW1 EN USA INTELLIGENCE AND SECIJRT'TY CONIINIAND AND THE DEFENSE INTEIILIGENCE AGENCY SUBJECT: Transfer of the TNS(;CM CENTER LANE Project to I)IA1 (S/CL 2,'N,()FQRN) 1. (S/CI..-2/NOFORN) PURPOSE. This Memorandum of Agreemenlt' is intended to clarify the elements n: cessary for an effective t ,ansfe r of the US Army Intelligence and Security Command (IJSAINSCO;MM) issyc(rbenergetic intelligence collection capability to the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). C Th i s course of action is based on on agreement by 'VIA to accept the INSCOM CENTER VANE Project (IC1.I') as a "package-deal" without a loss of any INSCOM, personnel spaces. It is intended that the transfer will take place with minimum disruption to Operations and trainir1g. 2. (U) REFERENCES, a . (U) Memorandum, IACG, .INSCUOI+I, dtci 1 7 July 1984 subject: 1.NS(',OM CENTER LANE; PIro)cct (U) (`['.A[; A). trmor?andum J)Ak1I - TSI-1, OACS I , dtd I August 1994; subject: CENTER LANE: (U)- -ACTION MMU;MORANIMJM (U) (1'Ail R). c. (11) Ltr, DAMT-lSll, OAC 1, dtd 10 September 1984, subject: INSCOM CENTER LANE Project (TAB C). J. (S/NOFORN) Memorandum of Agreement, WA, dtd 17 August 1984, subject: "Operating rationale and terms of agreement for the participants in DoD psychoener-getics activities" (TAB D). WARNING NOTICi : CENNIER LANE SE'1;(.Ii I2C;S'I'RI(. T i)ISr)i',`+II`i ~''4` i v f`Z') `'`tji):~1 4'ii"t"11 OI;R IFIIG ACCESS TO (.' A'J'ECOR THREE (3) SENSIT'IVIE IN'I'ILLIGJ:N(E- SOUR EES AND d,TNODS INVO1.VEIi NOT I;i~l>1ASi MA;' TO J.ORE1GN' NATIONALS C,IASSiiH;l:i) BY: c'IR I) I"CLASS I Y ON: C)A P rz ; P Y_ O .F i, ( PJ F4 5 Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090602-6 Approved For Release 200' Al S1.113JECT: Transfer ()f t lac INSCOM ChN'i 1:R LANE Project tE DIA (S/CI- 2 /N -F r. C1)ZC~ ) O1 3. S/CL- 2/NOFOR') BACltGR0t,' ?;l). IISAJ ~'SC:t)I+, l.las iavest d i considerable effort since lt?,'7 in developing psych,' energetic operational rmethods. lrltc 11 i. Brace ca~Ilsira;lers in the USA Army, US Air Force, DIA, NSA, CIA, and NSC have ;ilI tasked this methodology augment Other i aatel i i pence ~t; ;n .. } Ittc agencies ha re recognized the v=alue and pot'.ent i a l c~;" ho irit, , L i c: rice apr)lict.i(afa of PFYChoener~;et ics, :I L l `> l i1Cc i 1' LiaE?s' l~ l 1I cant inuE tE task the system. The transfer of I t " I P c a p a b i l i t y to DIA must b done a way as to a "taiOliv and I~urnen 1l such rnintc in C031. aa the state-of -the-art expertise C.XCIuISiI e to this timer-lro as well respected activity. 4. (.'_;/CL-2/NOFOR14) SCOPE. 'Inc I`e.f fec t i ve~ transfer ofICLP to DIA requires the cooper; t ion of INSCOM, IM (AC ,13j), c=lid T)TA. 5. (,S/CL-3/NOFOiZ? )) AGRI Eh NII;NTS S[IIP RR ' t , I ,. A ND RESt)tlltC RLQUIREMENTS. The "package d 'a l" concept has been a eed to in principle by all paa tics involved, I'}ai concept has -41 omits intent the transfer of call pka rsonnel, documentF, equipment, izlncf office space from INSC:O,%i to I)lA. The transfcl of TCLP persoi nel to DIA will not involve the traan for any I ti'. Ct ~~( , an active intelligence collection Chit sinae`~1978. It is ih,-s been ntended that the unit will rcm."lin an operational. element under; the direct ()PCON of Lhe Vice Director ,,'or Scientific and Technical. Intelligence (DT), DTA. (S/CL - 2/NO CORN) Personnel Al 1 personnel ass ifin d to 1NSCOM and work ing on ICI,I' wi 11. be erlcourraped to P(S eo IA for assignment to the 1) IA element that will porform the ps hoenergetic training and cc)II(>ctiOn fn assion . (01)er ational t;l;N`T'I:;R Ia~ANI~ i ,t;ic:t l ~ v r print 1Ci aticrri with CED E dirctive R LANE j tis l r a t ,' olunt:rarland l tl :? s urnder the g sidelines of Ic, AR ittl 1!), and t.;-.Ole of federal Regulation, Title 45, lead~t 4 h. (S,; rill, "/NI.,,)H.?RN) Oo ?u;;) r, IC:LP will. Ise , , . , ts. Al 1 oocw;eiafis mtai titaired by l ans, C a r e(I to, and 1) c oir,e t.l'aa~ propert and respons.ihii it)' a)1 ? DIA.. INSCOi; ifs tki Il .,t rfirL. ..t:'Ci t t~~y o reai.ii access to command read 1-ontro.l 4ar,t hisioric:al )t1.P clc)Curnenls ? (~/ a_ /NOra)R\) lrltaipIIeOL r Al I IC'I,I' r_1u ipaneallt aga c'aments, and on h +nd ,uppl i c s will I)(,, r c r-3-1 t C automatic (inta f;i"c.}e esai:i:l F; egarif)mile'iit and ant(JMOki1CSwill I r)emainlwith INSCOIN s cl . (S/C[.-21N()FORN) Off ice Space. The afic ct ed agk$nc.ie have, agreed that the. best course of ;action would be, to continue to use the ICL11 f a c i l i t i e s at F t . NI e ? , cl e , MD, td 111 c ' h e er l) s i ti t s of No o buildings, T-256i) and T-2561. Use of the Ft. MMf a:3r fac';iIity will. provide the least amount of turmoil. for the pea"'tiC?failel N?lvC;ivecl, Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090 02-6 Approved For Release 2001/0 1 kCG* SUBJECT: Transfer of the INSCOM CENTLI'. LANIi Project toy DIA. (S/C,1 .:.2/NOFORN) permit continuo.ocl operations and trr~in:in with the lea J t amount of disruption, and tucrrri t the best case of these buildings!,; which over the years have becn rsroclificd to support this unique activity. Coordination with po=.I authorities mti-,c be initiated to assign buildings T'-2560 and r-261 to Di'\. 6. (i1) RESPONS1BILI'ILS. OSi.i `=~COMi 1(;1.i Pr:) je's't N1ana er Mill: to DIA. (S/CI, 2/NQFOP, iurrction is tN CO Mt 1'Ot: for transfer of ICLP b. (SINOFORN) Ceordinrate for use or transfer of present ICLP physical facilities (bldE!s. T- 25o0 and c. (S/l'1, 2/N0 1:011, ) Coorui.n;ate trap e r'f ICLP equipment, contracts and rental a,arceanerat:; frorn r eSCOM to DIA. d . (S/CL- 2/NOFO1(N) Coord i mate the transfer of. personnel to DID. Counsel ~aI i [C'L1' 1ors rarant