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Approved For Release 2004/09/09 : CIA-RDP96-00789R002600360003-2 SECRE STARGATE Of the funds available to the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Committee directs that $500,000 be applied to the STARGATE program and that the current 10 billets remain assigned to the program. The Committee requests that funds be applied roughly equally to foreign assessment, research and operational viewing. The Committee is concerned that SG 1 A Congressional direction in the past regarding the solicitation of users across the NFIP and Doll and development of joint programs with the Russians and Chinese has only been sporadically pursued. The Committee remains perplexed b the obvious reluctance of su rt on the art of the DIA leadershi for this ro ram, The Committee also believes that the time has come or a re-evaluation o le c assn s. f the existence of this effort. as well as the results that have been obtained over time. If the DIA has difficulty filling the billets that have been set aside for this activity by DIA personnel, consideration should be given to using then for liaison purposes with appropriate user organizations. Thus, the Committee wishes renewed effort on the part of DIA to pursue the following work schedule in FY 95: The DCI is requested to construct a retrospective review and technical analysis of the data that has been produced by the program since its inception 20 years ago. This includes an inventory and analysis of the files held in the CIA, while it administered the program as well as in DIA, The study should also address the compliance of the program with Congressional direction, el~ The DCI's declassification committee should review the history and nature of this program to determine what parts of it may be declassified and be converted into an openworld activity. The Director of DIA is requested to initiate further contacts with individuals involved in the Russian program to establish an open-world, declassified activity of cooperation between the two programs and report to the oversight. Committees by February 1, 1995 on the results of his initiatives in this regard. Prior to the letting of contracts with outside entities, the Committee requests to be notified according to established notification procedures, SECRE L t Approved For Release 20,04/09/09 : CIA-RDP96-00789R002600360003-2 Approved For Release 2004/09/09 : CIA-RDP96-00789R002600360003-i2.6 a 21.01 STAEGAT in the ost'cold. war era, the nature ' and activities of the STARGATE am are more relevant to the mission of the Program Central xnt exam Agency Pram (C LW) than the military inteMgOn" services. Therefore, the conferees direct the Director transfer ten civilian bets and $500,000 that are of RYA currently the STARGA'Z'E pro m to the ClAP. The transfer of STARGATE resources and management to the Cam" Cana leted July 1, 1995. The , nferces direct the should to submit report to the appropriate committees submit a s~t~. March 1 , 199S. The report must i ndude, ,1) , management strat transfer status; and 3) Ident tion of a program om; 2) man- ; The directions for STARGATE includ in the Senate report are adopted by the conferees,