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Approved For Release 2001/03/07 CIA-RDP96-00788RO01500090009-9 SECRET DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY UNITED STATES ARMY INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY COMMAND ARLINGTON HALL STATION ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA 22212 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 , .. 7:OIiCE: S%(VSI"I IVE ..._..CE ?OUR:'ES AND .,-?S I;,VCILVFD SECRET ---SG1J- n iA 1 r.niO rnn00rTz ' 09510y` 0nr011).A7 r-Rom f VIA"U' o/'tc Ic CO(. G 17PN Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : C1A-RDP96-00788R001500090009-9 L.\./ 1 ` L. Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090009-9 psychoenergetic intelligence activities for the U.S. Intelligence Community. This course of action is a~interim measure until Gutv lot ~ the ICLP. a. (U) ,iemorandum, INSCOM, IACG, 17 July 1984; subject: INSCOM CENTER LANE Project (U) (TAB A). b. (U) Memorandum, OACSI, DAMI-ISH, 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, DAA?~ I-ISH, 4 October 1984 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 +4develop sychoenergetic Approved For Release 2 0 IDP96-00788 R001500090009-9 Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090009-9 Intelligence consumers in the US 4rmy, US Air Force, DIA, NSA, CIA, and NSC have CAL all tasked this rly to augment other intelligence?systems. These agencies have recognized the value and potential of The intelligence application of psychoenergetics; and momentum of effort, as well as state-of-the-art expertise. ICLP to DIA OPCON must be done in such a way as to maintain continuity it is likely they will continue to task the system. he transfer of I. r 4- ..... 7 - t T !' T r . r T . 4. (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) SCOPE. The transfer of operational %, rn.~, JL J , 11*0%,V1T1, 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 accept entire responsibility for A mission-related training; mode of m oyment, applicable requirements of the human use issue, and4operation of the foimer ICLP and its assets for the OPCON period. The period of operational control will be no mp ementation date of this MUR. If, 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 longer than one calendar year from the i l ^ Z~f A roved For Release 20 RRP96-007888001500090009-9 pp 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 ?e 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 SECRET Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RD i-00788 R001500090009-9 . Approved For Release 2 Q I RE..RTP96-00788RO01 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. 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 G. Meade, MD during the OPCON period. e. (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) Funding. Funding for all project-related training; operations, and administration ? is the responsibility of DIA. C i-ds and Army Funding . for rotit-ine, personnel a-e t training remains the responsibility of INSCOM. development 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. Approved For Release 2001/03/07- glAAR00(88R001500090009-9 Approved For Release I DP96-00788RO01500090009-9 (C) The Project Manager of the INSCOM element will, as appropriate, update CG, INSCOM concerning current developments relati to the program and the involved INSCOM assets. 6. (U) RESPONSIBILITIES. a. (U) (1) CG, USAINSCOM will: (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) (2) (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) eventual transfer of ICLP to DIA. Attach the ICLP to DIA. Appoint the ICLP Manager as POC for the b. (U) Director, Defense Intelligence Agency will: _`control of ICLP and (1) (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) Accept operational assume full dr.. a 1 responsibility fo? INSCOM CENTER LANE A assets during the attachment period. (2) (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) Direct the development of a plan that Approved For Release 2` 1RbP96-00788 R001500090009-9 Approved For ReleaseeFl7 ATRDP96-00788R001500090009-9 will permit the eventual total assignment of ICLP to DIA and an operations plan that will manage, operate, task and evaluate operational psychoenergetic activities. (3) (S/NOFORN) Notify Congress of transfer of operational control of CENTER LANE to DIA. 7. (U) EFFECTIVE DATE. This MOA is effective on the date signed. HARRY E: SOYSTER JAMES A. WILLIAMS Major General, USA Lieutenant General, USA Commanding General, USAINSCOM Director, Defense Intelligence Agency fir ;~ . " V Approved For Release 20Q, DP96-00788R001500090009-9 Approved For Release 2001/ 96-00788R001 500090009-9 ADMINISTRATION (S/NOFORN/WNINTEL) During OPCON period, all T..CLP 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. Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090009-9