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r-T proved For Release 2001/03/07 : I - 9 -00788R001500090006-2 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY UNITED STATES ARMY IPNTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY COMMAND REPLY TO ATTENTION or ARLINGTON HALL STATION ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA 3121E MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN USA INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY COMMAND AND THE DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY SUBJECT: INSCOM CENTER LANE Project OPCON to DIA (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) 1. (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) PURPOSE. This Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) places the US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) psychoenergetic intelligence collection capability (CENTER LANE) under the operational control (OPCON) of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). The OPCON action will attach all INSCOM CENTER LANE Project (ICLP) personnel, documents, equipment, and office space to DIA to form the nucleus of a prototype operational group that will conduct psychoenergetic intelligence activities for the U.S. Intelligence Community. This course of action is an interim measure until Congressional approval is obtained for GDIP billets for DIA for'the ICLP. 2. (U) REFERENCES. a. (U) Memorandum, INSCOM, IACG, 17 July 1984; subject: INSCOM CENTER LANE Project (U) (TAB A). b. (U) Memorandum, OACSI, DAMI-IS7I, 1 August 1984; subject: CENTER. LANE (U)--ACTION MEMORANDUM (U) (TAB B). c. (U) Letter, OACSI, DAMI-ISH, 10 September 1984, subject: INSCOM CENTER LANE Project (U) (TAB C). d. (U) Letter, OACSI, DAMI-ISH,, 4 October 1,984 subject: Memorandum of Agreement (U) (TAB D). e. (U) Document, 6 June 1984, subject:, INSCOM CENTER. LANE Project Training and-Applications Procedures (U) (TAB E). 3. (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) BACKGROUND. USAINSCOM has invested considerable effort and resources since 1977 to develop an operational psychoenergetic capability. Intelligence consumers in the US Army, U.S Air Force, DIA, NSA, CIA, and NSC have all tasked this capability to augment other intelligence systems. These agencies have recognized the value and potential of the intelligence application of psychoenergetics; it is likely they will continue to task the system. Since INSCOM has disestablished CENTER LANE, existing resources must be put uncer the Approved For Release 2001// 96- 00788 R00150009"01`OO 5ooosooess_i-ricE: SENSITIVE tNiC I0 N. < SOURCE AND Approved For Release 2001A51I- EPI-00788 operational control of DIA or the Intelligence Community psychoenergetic capability will cease to exist. The transfer of ICLP to DIA OPCON must be done in such a way as to maintain continuity and momentum of effort, as well as state-of-the-art expertise. 4. (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) SCOPE. The transfer of operational control of ICLP to DIA affects DA (ACSI), INSCOM, and DIA. 5. (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) AGREEMENTS, SUPPORT, AND RESOURCE REQUIREMENTS. ICLP has been an active intelligence collection unit since 1978, and it is therefore intended that it will continue as an operational element under the operational control of the appropriate organizational element of DIA. Defense Intelligence Agency accepts the entire responsibility for mission-related training, mode of employment, applicable requirements of the "human use" issue, and the operation and security of the former ICLP and its assets for the OPCON period. The period of operational control will be no longer than one calendar year from the implementation date of this MOA. If, by the end of this period, DIA is successful in obtaining requisite positions and funding allocated for continued psychoenergetic activity, INSCOM agrees to assign affected personnel and other project resources to DIA as will be deemed appropriate and mutually agreed upon. This assignment will be by a separate MOA. If the aforementioned funding and resources are not approved in the FY 86 General Defense Intelligence Program (GDIP) submission, ICLP will revert to USAINSCOM to be reassigned or utilized at the discretion of the CG, INSCOM. a. (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) Personnel. All ICLP Personnel will be encouraged to continue with the project as it devolves under DIA control. Direct participation in psychoenergetic activities by CENTER LANE personnel is strictly voluntary and falls under the guidelines of DoD Directive 5240.1-R, AR 381-10, and Code of Federal Regulation, Title 45, Part 46. The ICLP manager will ensure that ICLP operational personnel understand that they will be performing operational remote viewing in support of the DIA psychoenergetic program under the guidelines of established procedures outlined in reference 2e. b. (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) Documents. All documents maintained by ICLP will remain under INSCOM control until such a time as need dictates a separate agreement be concluded transferring pertinent documents to DIA. Upon the event of such a contingency,'INSCOM will in any case be permitted to retain access to command and control and historical ICLP documents. Documents generated after transfer of OPCON to DIA are the property and responsibility of DIA, but may be administered by the project manager of the INSCOM element at DIA direction. Approved For Release 2001 /03 O +,; LCD [ 96-00788R001500090006-2 Approved For Release 2001-i73~1 A- P96-007888001500090006-2 C. (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) Equipment. All ICLP equipment, rental agreements, and on hand supplies will remain INSCOM property during the OPCON period. d. (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) Facilities. The ICLP will remain at Ft. George C. Meade, MD during the OPCON period. e. (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) Funding. Funding for all project-related training and operations is the responsibility of DIA. Funding for personnel, administrative functions and Army career development training remains the responsibility of INSCOM. f. (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) Security. CENTER LANE will be discontinued as a Secretary of the Army-directed Special Access' Program (SAP) and the nickname CENTER LANE will be deactivated upon Initiation of OPCON status. Responsibility for project, security passes to DIA on the effective date of OPCON. g. (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) Administration. During OPCON period, all ICLP military personnel will remain assigned to INSCOM for rations, quarters, administration (personnel, finance, and medical records) and UCMJ. Civilian personnel will continue to be supported by their current civilian personnel office. h. (C) The Project Manager of the INSCOM element will, as appropriate, update CC, INSCOM concerning current developments relating to the program and the involved INSCOM assets. 6. (U) RESPONSIBILITIES. a. (U) CC, USAINSCOM will: (1) (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) Attach the ICLP to DIA. (2) (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) Appoint the ICLP Manager as POC for the eventual transfer of ICLP to DIA. b. (U) Director, Defense Intelligence Agency will: (1) (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) Accept operational control of ICLP and assume full responsibility for the operations and training of INSCOM CENTER LANE assets during the attachment period. (2) (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) Direct the development of a plan that will permit the eventual total assignment of ICLP to DIA and an operations plan that will manage, operate, task and evaluate operational psychoenergetic activities. Approved For Release 2001/037' - P96-00788R001500090006-2 Z_ Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090006-2 (3) (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) Notify Congress of transfer of operational control of CENTER LANE to DIA. 7. (U) EFFECTIVE DATE. This MOA is effective on the date signed. HARK E . SOY. Elt Major General, USA Commanding General, USAINSCOM A- "vECkET JAMS."-.w WIT, -L-F M - Lieutenant General, USA Director, Defense Intelligence Agency Approved For Release 2001 /03 p7- E E f-00788R001500090006-2