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_Approved For Release 2001 3 !A`- P96-00788RO01500090011-6 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 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-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, DAMI-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 to develop an operational psychoenergetic capability. Intelligence consumers in the US Army, US 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 200110 7 ??`6-00788R0015006+9`~~' '(61 SENSISVE Approved For Release 26$QQ I TP96-00788RO01500090011-6 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 200 r%1O600788R001 500090011-6 Approved For Release E_P96-00788 R001500090011-6 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 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 CG, INSCOM concerning current developments relating to the program and the involved INSCOM assets. 6. (U) RESPONSIBILITIES. a. (U) CG, 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 2001/03/07 CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090011-6 GRET Approved For Release 20 1 / I - P96-00788RO01500090011-6 (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. HARRX7E. SOYA ER JAMES A. WILLIAM Major General, USA Lieutenant General, USA Commanding General, USAINSCOM Director, Defense ~l G~~ /5P3 Approved For Release 2001e,31 Intelligence Agency -00788R001500090011-6 p -- COMMAND GROUPAPPROVAL/RELEASESBEET CONTROL NUMBER SUBJECT. OFFICE SYMBOL DATE Transfer OPCON of CENTER LANE Project IAGPA-F-SD 4 Feb 85 ACTION REQUIRED CG Approve MOA Transferring OPCON of ICLP ACTION-OFFICER-PHONE to DIA (S/CL-2/NOFORN) LTC Buzby AV 923-7829 MEMORANDUM FOR RECORD (Describe briefly the requirement, background and action taken or recommended. Must be sufficiently detailed to identify the action wi out resourse to other s771k S/CL-2/.NOFORN ? ORIGIN OF CG, INSCOM decision to transfer operational control of INSCOM CENTER. LANF. Project (ICLP) to Defense Intelligence Agency (Blue TAB A). (U) DISCUSSION: a. (S/CL-3/NOFORN) On 11 December 1984, CG INSCOM approved a proposal that would allow transfer of operational control of ICLP to DIA as an alternative to the original plan for total transfer of ICLP to DIA. This proposal alters the original concept of immediate transfer of ICLP, and therefore it was necessary to revise the original Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). At Blue TAB B is the new version, with wording changes reflecting the change in concept. At Blue TAB C is the old version, included for purposes of comparison. b. (C/N)FORN) The new MA has been informally coordinated with GDIP and DIA representatives who are cognizant of action. c. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) The proposed MOA will transfer OPCON of all personnel currently assigned to ICLP to DIA, and makes provision for further negotiations and action to facilitate the total transfer of ICLP to DIA. Attachment orders were originally considered as a vehicle for transferring operational control of personnel to DIA. However, it was determined that such an action would detract from OPSEC. RESOURCE IMPLICATIONS YES NO A. Personnel ? ^ B. Space Authorisation ^ C. Operating Costs (OMA) ? ^ 0.' Investment Costs (OPA & MCA) ^ E. ROTE Costs ^ 0 F. Environment ^ ? (If "YES" coordinate action thru the Command Environmentalist ODCSLOG) COORDINATIONS APPROVAL/RELEASE OFFICE ---SIGNATURE PHONE + SIC AT RE DATE C4 0 C U2 yLj'is DCG-S UM371 (5) Gtr ,. .S'$ o /". CSPER ,aS A ik: I P CISPATCHED HEAD OF STAFF ELEMENT (Name, grade, ph and s n CLASSIFIED BY: CG, INSCOM 9 BRIAN BUZBY, LTC 2656/7529 DECLAS: OADR IA(HQ) FORM 32 (I AUG 76J PREVIOUS EDITIONS ARE OBSOLETE REGRADED P O Or Release 20 0 O . DP -V~/..OO V?I7V ~ f~ _6CUMENT I E N T NOT RELEASABLE T0F01M1aN N.&TiaNALS Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090011-6 Therefore, details that normally would be dealt with in attachment orders have been included in paragraph 5 of the MOA. d. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) Recommend that after review and approval by CG, INSCOM., the MOA be forwarded unsigned to the ACSI, DA for his approval. At Blue TAB D is a transmittal letter for the MOA. Upon return of the MOA from the ACSI, it will be forwarded to DIA for their formal review and approval. Anticipated effective date for attachment of ICLP to DIA is 15 February 1985. e. (S/NOFORN) Concurrent with the effective date of the OPCON action, CG, INSCOM will be required to notify the ACSI that the ICLP special access program (SAP) has been deactivated. This notification will include a request for OACSI to take necessary action to disestablish the SAP. At Blue TAB E is a letter for CG signature to satisfy this requirement. Recommend that CC approve and sign the letter, and authorize the ICLP manger to deliver it to OACSI on the effective date of the OPCON. (U) WHAT THIS ACTION WILL ACCOMPLISH: a. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) Satisfy requirement to terminate INSCOM involvement in psychoenergetics. b. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) Permit the Intelligence Community to continue to use psychoenergetics as an intelligence collection tool. c. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) Establish the framework for total transfer of ICLP to DIA for FY 86. 'Ya A-01- V-ywy Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090011-6 Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090011-6 Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090011-6 V_ -vim Approved For Release 2 P96-007888001500090011-6 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY US ARMY INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY COMMAND FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, MARYLAND 20755 td~l.RNiN ;'d0'f.'ICJ CENTER LANE SPECIAL ACCI;:SS PROGRAM RIi`~'1I~:IC'!' DISSE`~II:NA"I ION 'I'O IIIC)SE WITH VERIFIED ACCE;ab TO CA'I' (.;ORY THREE (3) SENSITIVE INTELI,IGI'NCE SOURCES AND METHODS INVOLVED NOT IZ l.I,1;r1:~ ~ISI,L' 1':) FO1U tEN NATIONAL` CLASSIFIED BY: CDR, INSCOM i)I CLASSIFY ON: OAJ Z. COPY I OF o. COPIES REPLY TO ATTENTION OF+ IAGPA-F-SD MEMORANDUM F RECORD ar r SUBJECT: Transfer of CENT LAN o DI 1. (S/CL-3/NOFORN) Continual discussions with DIA management now indicate that the transfer of ICLP activities to DIA is riot likely to take place by 31 December 1984. DIA has agreed to accept total. responsibility for the psychoenergetic applications and research program. However, current Congressional prohibitions against the use of NFIP resources in such a program and the critical absence of non-NFIP resources at PTA have not allowed DIA resource managers to identify personnel. spaces in which to transfer the nine personnel currently assigned to ICLP. These managers, therefore, have taken. the position that a detailing action is necessary if the transfer of ICLP functions i.s to take place. A detailing action would permit D1A to manage and operate the program without using iFIP resources since ICLP personnel are in non-NFIP spaces. Use of non-NFIP resources is an interim measure that will be resolved when Congress approves the DIA FY 86-90 GDIP initiative for a CENTER LANE follow-on. DIA has already submitted the, initiative, but Congress will not review and rule on it until at least summer 1985. When Congress approves the initiative, the GDIP supported psychoenergetic program can be implemented during the first quarter FY 86. 2. (S/CL-3/NOFORN) For th.e"above reasons on 3 December 1984, Dr. Jack Voron.a, Assistant Deputy Director for Scientific and Technical Intelligence, DTA, directed the preparation of a decision paper for the Director, DIA that would support a DIA position to recommend detailing of ICLP personnel. rather than a 00788R001500090011-6 Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-R If- E C% R Approved For Release 265E/9 !lRTP96-00788R001 500090011-6 iAGPA-F-SD 6 December 1984 SUBJECT: Transfer of CENTER LANE to DIA (S/CL-2/NOFORN) PCS transfer. The paper would also suggest that, LTG Williams contact MG Soyster to discuss the issue. The decision paper is scheduled to be submitted to LTG Williams on 7 December 1984. 3. (S/CL-3/NOFORN) My assessment of the situation concludes that a detailing action is in the best interests of the program, INSCOM, and personnel currently assigned to ICLP. Detailing would permit an early resumption of collection activities, the continuation of training, and the assumption of responsibility by DI_,. for management of the Pol) psychoenergetic program. Should Congress react negatively to the GDIP initiative, the personnel involved in the detailing process, together with their varied skills and considerable experience, would not be lost to INSCOM and could be reassigned to contribute positively in other areas of the command. , 4. (S/CL-3/NOFORN) The one drawback for INSCOM is the problem of I'tying up" spaces occupied by the nine personnel currently assigned to ICILP. Recent actions, however, may ameliorate this situation. First of these is the scheduled 1 January 1985 authorization of three personnel on the Security Systems Planning Division (SSPD), MI Battalion (Security), 902d MI Group (the CENTER LANE cover organization) nine person TDA organization. This will allow three of the current "out--of-hide" personnel to be slotted against valid positions. Second, one of the individuals involved is scheduled to PCS in July 1985, after completion of a "four year tour with CENTER LANE. The personnel management system allows requisitioning and manning against the position he now occupies as much as six months in advance, that is in January 1985. Third, one of the enlisted personnel currently assigned is due to, and probably will, ETS in July 1.985. While these personnel will. eventually he replaced, once the activity is transferred to DIA, no replacements for these two individuals have been identified and there are no plans to fill, these projected vacancies with INSCOM assets. Fourth, one individual assigned to SSPD falls under the auspices of the GREAT SKILLS pr.o,gram. tie will be maintained on ASD's roster, and therefore always be an INSCOM asset. Finally, the two civilian employecs 'eL )erman nt overhire," and present no net loss to INSCOMa-nn-- strength. Of the nine personnel assigned, the rfore, eight may he "provided for," leaving only one position that would have to be "gapped" and one ASD space. 5. (S/CL-3/NOFORN) A decision to detail INSCOM personnel to DIA will have a funding impact. The following funding requirements must be provided for in a detailing situation. a. (U) Civilian salaries: Salaries for one GS-12 and one GS-5 for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th qtrs FY 85: $40,000. Approved For Release 200 ROW-00788RO01 Approved For Release QQ- n-T-DP96-00788RO01 500090011-6 01 I AGPA-F-SD ti D,-:cember 1984 SUBJECT: Transfer of CENTER LANE to DIA (S/CL-2/NOFORN) h. (U) Word processing equipment maintenance: Maintenance contract on WANG Alliance System for 2d, 3rd, 4th qtrs FY 85: $15,000. c. (U) Document reproduction machine: Rental agreement on Savin copying machine for 2d, 3rd, 4th gars FY 85: $1,500 d. (S/NOFORN) TDY costs: Travel for the remainder of FY 85 in support of the DIA psychoenergetic effort is expected to be minimal. DIA should be: expected to absorb this expense. 6. (S/Cl-3/NOFORN) Recommend that CG INSCOM approve the DIA request to detail INSCOM assets to DIA to participate in the new DoD psychoenergetic program. Upgn approval. the following actions will be taken by the ICLP Manager: a. (S/CL-2/NOFORN) Preparation of a letter to the ACSI, DA that notifies him of the CG, INSCOM's intentions to detail, and the disestablishment of the CENTER LANE Special Access Program. 1). (S/CI,-2/NOFORN) Preparation of a new MOA that will place ICLP personnel under the operational control of DIA. The M40A will include specific wording that places entire responsibility for the program with DIA, to include "human use" approval, and delineate support responsibilities. BRTAN BIJZBY LTC, MI CENTER LANE Project Manager Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090011-6 Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090011-6 TAB Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00788R001500090011-6