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February 23, 1981
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Approved For Release 2 IAOPS-H FACT SHEET SJJUJECT: S GRILL FLAME Program Management (U) (TO: DCG-I 002000220005-2 LTC WATT/923-7829 23 February 1981 PURPOSE: To provide answer to DCG-I's query re change of Grill Flame Program management from OACSI to CDR, INSCOM (TAB A). DCG-I comment: "What is this all about? What does it change?" FACTS: 1. (U) Ref: SSO DA EO Msg, DTG 11180OZ Feb 81, subj: Grill Flame (TAB A). 2. (S/NOFORN) Ref msg transferred the Grill Flame Program management from OACSI to CDR, INSCOM effective 11 Feb 81. b. (U) INSCOM can now go directly to outside agencies without first Aar obtaining approval from OACSI.r a. (U) ADCSOPS-HUMINT (COL White) will Program. Officer for CDR,o K. - INSCOM, and LTC Watt will continue as Program Manager (no change). n~S1 transferred the management of the Army Grill Flame effort to INSCOM. What thi really means is as follows: 3. (S/NOFORN) BACKGROUND: The Army Grill Flame effort from 1978 through 1980 comprised a number of unrelated programs being carried out by separate commands. Ongoing efforts at the Army Material System Analysis Agency (AMSAA), and at the Missile Intelligence Agency (MIA) were not related to the operational program being managed by INSCOM. Also, members of the OACSI staff were making inquiries on their own at this time. In order to fully coordinate all aspects of the Army Program, OACSI maintained tight control over the efforts of MIA, AMSAA, and INSCOM. None of the participants were allowed to conduct liaison outside of Army channels without prior approval. This included accepting tasking and making visits to other agencies. 4. (S/NOFORN) On 14 Jan 81, The Under Secretary of Army approved the continua- tion of the INSCOM Grill Flame Program. All other Army elements have been Off` directed to cease their activities in this area. As a result, MG Thompson has c. (U) INSCOM can now accept tasking from other agencies without pri.orm d. (U) INSCOM can now determine what aspects of the program need 'to be pursued Approved For Release 2 & *20bb,2A66`! -ISH DTG: 051630ZFeb78 Ar ant r Tn r n D Trni NIATTnMaI q nrtITrI.1 nni_ r i .., )nni Al i GRILL FLAME Approved For Release 9MIM68j9$ rTP96OO788ROO2OOO22OOO52 e. (U) OACSI is still responsible for policy matters for DA, and will continue to interface with the appropriate elements as required. 5. (S/NOFORN) As BG Flynn pointed out in his short note, it is business as usual except now INSCOM can move ahead at a faster pace (if desired), and can decide where and with whom they want to conduct business. No set procedures have been worked out regarding updating the ACSI, but we have always worked -caltr very closely w' t he OAC i _.ts~:__,do sq. Any changes to the c program will be fully coordinated to insure that all aspects of the human use issue are met prior to starting any new initiatives. 1 Incl CHAD B. WHITE as Colonel, GS ADCSOPS-HUMINT -F- G /9Gf/ Approved For Release 788R002000220005-2