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Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP96-00789R002600230006-3 SUBJECT: STAR GATE (U) (S/NF/SG/LIMDIS) STATUS: --DIA received Congressional direction in FY 1991 to initiate a new program in anomalous phenomena: --$2 million funding received. --Objectives included formulating a long-range comprehensive plan, developing an integrated foreign data base, publishing foreign assessments, developing proper documentation, obtaining external assistance. --Additional Congressional direction received in FY 1992: --Additional $2 million received for research. --DIA to 'dedicate 10 civilian billets to project. --Even balanced to be maintained between foreign assessment, operational activity, and research. --Operational users to be identified, report on overall 2-year architecture to be prepared. (S/NF/SG/LIMDIS) MILESTONES: --LIMDIS project established 31 January 1991. --Published Foreign Assessment, Long-Range Comprehensive Plan by 30 May 1991. --Published/documented all other project requirements by June 1991. --External contract on line by July 1991. --FY 1992 billet action in progress. --New research requirements identified and contract package in coordination by 11 February 1992. --FY 1992 2-year program architecture report to be completed by 30 March 1992. (S/NF/SG/LIMDIS) KEY POINTS: --Project on track and satisfying all Congressional requirements. SG1B --Si nificant results obtained on brain wave measurement research. --Application areas being exp ore eve ope CLASSIFIED BY MULTIPLE SOURCES DECLASSIFY ON OADR NOT RELEASABLE TO FOREIGN NATIONALS Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP96-00789R002600230006-3 Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP96-00789R002600230006-3 (S/NF) SHORTFALLS: --All billets deleted in FY 1992. --Congress directed DIA to reinstate 10 civilian billets. --DR (in a meeting with DD, OOC, and ODT) agreed the billets should be reinstated. --DIA informed DoD/IG that the Congressional guidance would be followed, unless directed to the contrary. --Billet reallocation is apparently awaiting decisions relative to counternarcotic billet trades into GDIP. (U) RESOURCE REQUIREMENTS: --Additional research funding may be required for FY 1993. (U) OUTLOOK: --.Integrated assessments of all foreign activity may identify technological surprise. --Possible breakthrough in research and phenomena understanding --Unique application capability anticipated following basic/applied research pursuits. Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP96-00789R002600230006-3