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Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP96-00789R003000450004-6 SECRET STATEMENT OF WORK FOR PHENOMENOLOGICAL RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS 1.0 (5/NF) PURPOSE: The purpose of this effort is to initiate new research and perform select analyses of anomalous phenomena. 2. J. (C) Phenomenological research and analysis as intended by this contract refers to anomalous phenomena associated with human abilities. Investigations in this area have sometimes been referred to as Remote Viewing (RV), Extrasensory Perception (ESP), and recently Anomalous Cognition (AC) or Anomalous Phenomena.. (AP). Foreign researchers have also used the term psychoeriergetics to describe aspects of these areas. S GAB 2.'2. (S/NF) Over the past fifteen years DIA has followed the field of psychoeriergetics for two basic reasons: 2.4 (S/NF) In 1983 a report with project findings was sent to congressional intelligence and appropriation committees. The report affirmed the existence of remote viewing phenomenon and recommended that additional research for quantifying and developing remote viewing as an intelligence collection tool be pursued. This recommendation was endorsed by a special Science Panel that met to review the project findings. This panel also affirmed that the contractual research was scientifically sound and urged that basic and applied research in psychoenergetics be continued, its scope expanded, and that other laboratories be involved. Classified By: DIA/DT SECRET/NOFORN Declassify On: OADR Enclosure 3 Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP96-00789R003000450004-6 Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP96-00789R003000450004-6 2.5 (S/NF) The first opportunity to expand this research scope occurred in 1985. The Department of the Army's Surgeon General Office for- Research and Development (DASGRD) initiated a five year research and development program. the SERD program centered on two main aspects: basic anomalous phenomena understanding, and applications-oriented research. DTA established close ties with this H/D effort to ensure that applications research would be adequately pursued. 2.6 W NF) In 1987, it became apparent that SGRD funding might nut be available to carry through to the end of the five year period. Consequently, additional funding was sought by DiA and acquired through funding transfer action by the Houle Appropriations Committee (HAC) . This funding was provided to DIA; MTPR action to the SGRD contract was the most expeditious method of allocating this funding. 2.7 (S'NF) Results of this effort yielded several findings of breakthrough potential. Subsequently, follow-on research support was provided to DIA by Congressional action for FY91; DIA was identified as the executive agent-due to long-standing knowledge and expertise in this area. Both R&D and O/M funds were allocated for continuing basic and applied research, for applied investigation and for assisting in assessment of relevant foreign research. Additional funds are also anticipated for this area after a comprehensive research plan is defined. 3.0 (S/NF) OBJECTIVE: The objective of this contract is to pursue the most promising basic and applied research in this area, to develop a comprehensive plan for future activities, and to identify/improve application potential. 4.0 (S/NF) SCOPE. Basic research, applied research and threat assessments will be accomplished for this phenomenological area. 5.1 (S/NF) All research activities and findings resulting from previous programs in psychoenergetics shall be brought to bear on this effort. In addition, expertise in multidisciplinary areas throughout SAIC shall be made available as consultants or for special support as required. 5.2 (U) Specialized support, if not available at SAIC, can be obtained via SAIC consultant or subcontract efforts with prior approval by the COTR. Every effort should be made to insure such support is from the recognized experts in the field. Some of the specific tasks in section 6.0 can be performed in unclassified facilities. 5.3 (S/NF) This effort will utilize review group (e.g., a "Scientific Oversight Committee,aa Human Use Review Panel and aPolicy Board). Their establishment will be in coordination with, and approved by, the COTR. SECRET/NOF0RN 2 Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP96-00789R003000450004-6 Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP96-00789R003000450004-6 5.4 (S/NF) Some of the experiments/investigations required to fulfill this contract may require participation of select government personnel. All such investigations will be fully planned and coordinated with the COTR and will be under the purviews of the SOC and the Human Use Review Committee. 5.5 (U) Should unforseen schedule of other issues arise concerning any of the specific tasks identified in section 6.0, the COTR will be given immediate notice. If necessary, adjustments to priorities and schedules can be approved by the CDTR if there is no cost or other impact an the over-rill program. The COTR wi.7.l also review/ approve all anticipated research protocols,. 5.6 (U) All items in section 6.0 (except 6.5) will be funded from the R&D portion of this contract. Sections 6.1 through 6.4 shall be expended NLT 18 months after contract award. Section 6.5 will be funded from the O&M portion, and shall be expended no later than 30 September 1991. Accounting procedures to clearly identify the R&D and the O&M expeditures shall be implemented by the contractor. 5.7 (U) Terms of reference and additional task details are an file by the CL).... and will be provided to the contractor to insure adequate task understanding. This material is contained in D1A publication DT-S-1007-S, 29 NOV 1990. 6.1 (U) Research Plan Developments Provide inputs for development of a long-term comprehensive basic and applied research plan. This will require extensive expert consultation and will involve an inter-laboratory, inter-disciplinary approach. 0.2 (U)~~r !.. 6.2.i. (U) Magnetoencephalograph (MEG) Investigations: (U) Calibrate the electromagnetic/magneto- encephalograph (MEG) environment and replicate earlier results using a variety of population types. 6.2.1.: (l1) Examine MEG evoked responses from several population types and correlate with remote viewing ability for various physical conditions. 60.2 (U) Data Patterns/Correlations: (C) Using data from past basic research & experiments, compare target features (e.g., type, dynamics) with remote viewing results to determine if any patterns or correlations exist. (C) Initiate new experiments to further examine possible target type/remote viewing result correlations. SECRET/NOFORN 3 Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP96-00789R003000450004-6 Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP96-00789R003000450004-6 6?2.2.3 (U) s:amine parapsychological historical results to see if correlations to geomagnetic activity exists; initiate exploratory investigations to replicate/test findings. (U) Examine parapsychological literature an research projects to evaluate over-all results and to identify possible variables/correlations. (U) Initiate assessment/investigations of potential theoretical constructs that may help explain this phenomena. Thi s may require considerations with on-going basic research in other disciplines. (C) Initiate investigation of issues that may help explain targeting mechanisms. potential theory. (U) Initiate investigations into communication (U) and other altered states. Investigate remote viewing potential of lucid T 17 5 (U) Energetics: (U) Initiate limited experiments and develop plans for follow-on energetics research. `- . 1 _. 1 i ed Res < b, ? 1 (U) Magn;mtoarcephalonr --',oh: MEG) Developments: tA. 2 ? 1 (S/NF) Translate basic research MEG results into procedures useful for practical screening/selection activity. W S-2 (U) Correlations/Pattern Analysis: (S/NO Conduct a variety of remote viewing x.2.1 experiments with laboratory and government personnel in order to identify \ possible correlations with people and project types and to identify strengths and weaknesses. (U) Evaluate/test beacon person conditions (i.e., sender/no sender) in various experimental environments. This may require detailed analysis of existing data bases. ar- SECRET/NOFORN 4 Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP96-00789R003000450004-6 Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP96-00789R003000450004-6 (U) Training: (S/NF) Examine previously developed training procedure and determine strengths/weaknesses of specific elements. (S/NF) Explore new/modified training procedures. 1411.4 (U) Applications: (S/NF) Initiate/explore expanded or new application investigations to evaluate their feasibility. (S/NFL) Develop and conduct various experiments to test communication potential of remote viewing capabilities. (S/NF) Initiate investigations to identify possible sways for enhancing deLa ci.ality. 6..3.4.4 (S/NF) Improve data analysis and evaluation techniques for applied projects, possibly using artificial intelligence procedures. 4 (U) Research Methodology (R&D): 6.4.1 (U) Recommend and establish, with agency coordination, the Scientific Oversight Committee (SOC), Human Use Review Panel and Policy Board membership. 6.4.2 (U) Research Support includes project management, SOC/Human Use Review Panel/Policy Board, computer requirements, d..,..umt.,,t c: r--p,.r :i-:in ::_,r: and associated travel. ibis i:.;.:.::.. :zi.ippor? . 6.1 through 1 above. SG1 B 5 (U) Support Activity (O&M) : 6.5.3 (8/NE) Develop protocols suitable for a variety of application pursuits. 6.5.4 (C) identify hardware and software data base needs for the government data base system. 6.5.5 (U) Assist in implementing select "on--line" storage r-etri va:l of they research literature. Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP96-00789R003000450004-6 Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP96-00789R003000450004-6 7.0 (U) QUICK REACTION CAPABILITY (ORC): The contractor will maintain a qui cf:: response capability and be prepared to respond in "less than 24 hours to problems or unexpected demands for brief technical papers that may be developed during the term of this project. 80 (U) ALLOCATION OF EFFORT: The level of effort to be applied to each basic task category is shown in the following paragraphs. 8.'I (U) R&A: Basic Task No. Allocation of Effort/ % Funding (R&D) 6.1 1.7 6.:?_ 45 6..3 28 6.4 to Basic Task No. Allocation of Effort/ ',' Funding (0!,M) 6.5 100% SECRET/ OFORN 6 Approved For Release 2000/08/08 : CIA-RDP96-00789R003000450004-6