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INSCOM Dossiers
INSCOM Dossiers
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INSCOM dossiers released through FOIA requests from Cryptome.
Topic: INSCOM
National Defense University
National Defense University
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76,174
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The National Defense University (NDU) is an institution of higher education funded by the United States Department of Defense, intended to facilitate high-level training, education, and the development of national security strategy. The university's mission is to support the joint warfighter by providing rigorous Joint Professional Military Education to members of the U.S. Armed Forces and select interagency civilians in order to develop leaders that have the ability to operate and creatively...
Topics: NDU, National Defense University
Joint Chiefs of Staff
Joint Chiefs of Staff
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189
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102,974
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FOIA documents related to Joint Chiefs of Staff
Topics: JCS, Joint Chiefs, Joint Chiefs of Staff
Department of Defense
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20,570 pages of Korean War field manuals. The 87 manuals date from 1949 to 1955. Some of the material was not officially declassified until February of 2004.
Topics: Korean war, Korea, War, Military, Field manual, Department of Defense, FOIA, Freedom of...
INSCOM Dossiers
by INSCOM
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INSCOM dossiers provided by John Young and Deborah Natsios of Cryptome.
Topics: INSCOM, Military, Department of Defense, DoD, FOIA, Freedom of Information, Freedom of Information...
Department of Defense
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Miscellaneous documents released by the Department of Defense.
Topics: DoD, Department of Defense, FOIA, Freedom of Information, Freedom of Information Act
Department of Defense
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Korean War After Action Reports
Topics: Korean War, Korea, War, Military, Department of Defense, FOIA, Freedom of Information, Freedom of...
Department of Defense
by National Reconnaissance Office
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The Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL) was a 1960s Air Force program with the ostensible mission to place military personnel in orbit to conduct scientific experiments to determine the “military usefulness” of placing man into space and the techniques and procedures for doing so if the need ever arose. The actual, classified, mission of the MOL program was to place a manned surveillance satellite into orbit. At the time, several military and contractor studies estimated that manned...
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, DORIAN, Manned Orbiting Laboratory, MOL
Department of Defense
by National Reconnaissance Office
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Collection of documents proactively released by NRO that, in their words "would be of interest to the public". All abstracts below are courtesy of the National Reconnaissance Office. Air Force Special Projects Production Facility History   While those interested in the study of national reconnaissance devote a majority of attention to satellite vehicles and associated sensors, they also can find compelling history about the ground processing of the raw data obtained by reconnaissance...
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, Air Force Special Projects Production Facility, AGENA, GAMBIT,...
Department of Defense
by National Reconnaissance Office
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Scrape of records posted in the "From the NRO Archives" category from 2015 to 2020.
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, FOIA, Freedom of Information Act
Department of Defense
by National Reconnaissance Office
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Scrape of documents released as part of NRO's "FOIA For All" program; covering requests processed between 2016 and 2021.
Topics: NRO. National Reconnaissance Office, FOIA, Freedom of Information Act, DAMON, BYEMAN, spy satellite
Department of Defense
by National Reconnaissance Office
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Collection of records from the CORONA, ARGON, and LANYARD series of satellites declassified in 1997.
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, CORONA, ARGON, LANYARD
Department of Defense
by National Reconnaissance Office
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The National Reconnaissance Office released more than 90 historical records to accompany the formal announcement declassifying the GAMBIT and HEXAGON satellite reconnaissance programs on September 17, 2011. These records consist of documents, photographs, diagrams, seven program histories, and two videos. The NRO will release additional materials through this website as they become available. Abstract courtesy of the National Reconnaissance Office.
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, GAMBIT, HEXAGON, KH-7, KH-9
Department of Defense
by Defense Intelligence Agency
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Records obtained by Property of the People on Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress from the Defense Intelligence Agency. Also includes referred records from Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Army Intelligence and Security Command, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency and the Department of State.
Topics: Defense Intelligence Agency, DIA, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, AFOSI, Office of...
Department of Defense
by National Reconnaissance Office
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QUILL was an experimental Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite, based on the Corona satellite and available SAR hardware, which flew one time in 1964. Because of diplomatic and security concerns the brief mission imaged only selected targets with the United States. Those targets could be inspected on the ground to validate the intelligence value of orbital SAR without alerting the Soviets to the capability or touching off diplomatic protest over active illumination of sovereign territory....
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, QUILL, Synthetic aperture radar
INSCOM Dossiers
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Federal Intelligence Services INSCOM Dossier ZF010117W
Topics: Federal Intelligence Services, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Department of Defense
by US Army War College Strategic Studies Institute
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US Army War College Strategic Studies Institute 1992-2015. This is an unzipped version of Joshua Smith's upload, at https://archive.org/details/USArmyWarCollegeStrategicStudiesInstitute19922015PDFLibrary
Topics: War College, Strategic Studies, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army
Department of Defense
by United States Army. Picatinny Arsenal.
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Index to World War 2-era German explosives.
Topics: us army, germany, ordnance, fuzes, explosives, artillery, shells, timers
Department of Defense
by Department of Defense
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Topics: DoD, Department of Defense
Department of Defense
by Goncalve, Antonio Luiz Soares;De la Cuba Bravo, Javier Engrique
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Thesis (M.S. in Comp. Sci.)--Naval Postgraduate School, 1978
Topic: Computer science
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Audience: Senior Military Officers and Civilian Research Personnel, Ordnance, Operational Planning, Fire Control Officers. Synopsis: Results of the gunnery improvement program and application of current technology. Purpose: To arouse interest in what is being done to improve our gun systems. Description courtesy of the National Archives.
Topics: Firearms, Naval gunnery
INSCOM Dossiers
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Austrian Intelligence Services INSCOM Dossier ZF400006WJ
Topics: Austria, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
INSCOM Dossiers
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Intelligence Net East Germany Poland CSR INSCOM Dossier ZF010869WJ
Topics: East Germany, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Department of Defense
by Bledsoe, William Marvin.
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Thesis (MBA)--George Washington University, 1966
Topic: Organization
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Navy.
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Synopsis: This program presents the history and growth of American naval seapower from Plymouth Rock to Polaris. It shows the changes of ships, ship design, and weapons from the sail driven ships, to steam power, to nuclear power. The importance of having superior seapower is emphasized. Description courtesy of the National Archives.
Topic: Naval history
Department of Defense
by Department of Defense
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Department of Defense files relating to the Iranian Hostage Rescue Attempt.
Topics: Iran, Hostage, Hostage rescue, DoD, Department of Defense, FOIA, Freedom of Information, Freedom of...
Department of Defense
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Title from cover
Topic: GUIDED PROJECTILES
Thesis advisors, Maria Jose Rasmussen, Donald Abenheim
Department of Defense
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Topics: DoD, Department of Defense
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Synopsis: Historic development of various types of sea mines. The value of sea mine warfare in both offensive and defensive action with a minimum of casualties and destruction. Purpose: A-102-0227 , A-431-0011, A-431-0019, A-431-0023, NS-IV, P-00-4305. Description courtesy of the National Archives
Topic: Mines (Military explosives)
Joint Chiefs of Staff
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So Many, So Much, So Far, So Fast, July 1996
Topics: Department of Defense, DoD, Joint Chiefs of Staff, JCS
INSCOM Dossiers
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French Intelligence Service INSCOM Dossier ZE000214W
Topics: France, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Audience: Regular And Reserve - Officer And Enlisted - En Route To Duty On Battleships - All ranks And Ratings - Navy And Marines. Synopsis: The USS Missouri was christened in 1944. After four years of heroic struggle in the Pacific, General Douglas MacArthur presided at the surrender of the Empire of Japan aboard her deck. Forty years later the old battleship was reactivated and a thorough modernization brought a classic ship back to life. This...
Topics: Recruiting and enlistment, Ships, Military history
Department of Defense
by Moschovinos, John.
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Title from cover
Topic: NETWORK ANALYSIS (PLANNING),COMPUTER NETWORKS.,ALGORITHMS.
INSCOM Dossiers
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Yugoslavia Intelligence Services INSCOM Dossier ZF400128W
Topics: Yugoslavia, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Joint Chiefs of Staff
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Link 16 Joint Key Management Plan, 28 April 2015
Topics: Department of Defense, DoD, Joint Chiefs of Staff, JCS
Department of Defense
by Bahl, Rajendar.;Powers, J.P., (John Patrick)
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Cover title
Topic: COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION.,HIGH RESOLUTION.,SONAR IMAGES.
Department of Defense
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Topics: DoD, Department of Defense
INSCOM Dossiers
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Soviet Intelligence Services INSCOM Dossier ZF010147W
Topics: USSR, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Department of Defense
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Topics: DoD, Department of Defense
INSCOM Dossiers
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Federal Intelligence Services INSCOM Dossier ZF010117W 2
Topics: Federal Intelligence Services, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Department of Defense
by National Reconnaissance Office
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Collection of records from the WS-117L, SAMOS, and SENTRY programs.
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, WS-117L, Weapon System 117L, SAMOS, Satellite and Missile...
Department of Defense
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Thesis (MS)--U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, 1962
Topic: Meteorology
Department of Defense
by Bendel, Thomas Richard.
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Thesis advisor(s): John Arquilla
Topic: National Security Affairs
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Synopsis: The story of the Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) submarine; recruitment and training of personnel; scenes of the first underwater launching of the Polaris missile. Description courtesy of the National Archives.
Topics: Ballistic missile defenses, Guided missiles, Fleet ballistic missile
Department of Defense
by Babin, Ordale Paul;Seaman, Ronald Ray
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ADA055426
Topic: Computer science
Target Coordinate Mensuration Certification and Program Accreditation, 10 Jan 2013
Topics: Department of Defense, DoD, Joint Chiefs of Staff, JCS
ADA116304
Topic: Mechanical engineering
Internal Counterintelligence Program ICIP INSCOM Dossier ZF0119146W
Topics: Counterintelligence, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Joint Chiefs of Staff
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Council of War A History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1942-1991
Topics: Department of Defense, DoD, Joint Chiefs of Staff, JCS
INSCOM Dossiers
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Intelligence Swindlers INSCOM Dossier ZF000008WJ
Topics: Intelligence Swindlers, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Department of Defense
by National Reconnaissance Office
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Collection of NRO records described as "frequently requested".
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, FOIA, CORONA, DORIAN, GAMBIT, HEXAGON, POPPY, SAMOS
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Synopsis: This segment deals specifically with combatant efforts of the surface Navy in Vietnam in 1972. Description courtesy of the National Archives.
Topic: Naval battles
Department of Defense
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The original agency catalog description reads: Audience: Navy Reserve Officers' Training Corps Midshipmen, Officer Candidates, OIS, Limited Duty Officers And Direct Commission Officer (DCO) Accessions. Synopsis: This program discusses American involvement in the Vietnam War. It describes naval operations in coastal areas and on the inland waterways. It discusses the decline of the Navy under President Jimmy Carter and its reassignment under President Ronald Reagan. It describes naval operations...
Topics: History, Naval history
Topics: DoD, Department of Defense
INSCOM Dossiers
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Soviet Intelligence Services INSCOM Dossier Facilities ZF400231W
Topics: USSR, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Department of Defense
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Topics: DoD, Department of Defense
Department of Defense
by Reed, Michael Robert
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Bibliography: l. 100-101
Topic: Naval architecture
Department of Defense
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Thesis (MS)--Naval Postgraduate School, 1956
Topic: Physics
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Audience: All Personnel Of The Navy, Anti-Sumbarine Warfare (ASW) Operational Personnel. Synopsis: Describes the influence of the air/ocean environment upon ASW operations and the oceanographic, meteorological and acoustic prediction products available to naval forces to assist in the prosecution of an ASW operation. Purpose: ASW operations and the effect that oceanographic and meteorological conditions have on tracking underwater targets....
Topics: Anti-submarine warfare, Sea control
Joint Chiefs of Staff
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Joint Fire Support Executive Steering Committee Governance and Management, 23 May 2014
Topics: Department of Defense, DoD, Joint Chiefs of Staff, JCS
Department of Defense
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Cover title
Topic: MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS.,NAVAL AVIATION.,PROTOTYPES.,NAVAL LOGISTICS.
INSCOM Dossiers
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Hungarian Revolt 1956 INSCOM Dossier ZF010081W
Topics: Hungary, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Navy.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Audience: Fleet Personnel And Systems Planners. Synopsis: How lasers work, and their unique application to fleet and U.S.Marine Corps weapons and weapons-related systems. Key phases in the research, development, testing and evaluation process in various laser programs; and how laser capabilities as designators, seekers, and in guided missiles and bombs will have a profound impact on fleet response capability. Purpose: Laser technology advancements...
Topics: Lasers, Targeting, Bombs, Air warfare, Marine Corps
Department of Defense
by Goncalve, Antonio Luiz Soares;De la Cuba Bravo, Javier Engrique
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Thesis (M.S. in Comp. Sci.)--Naval Postgraduate School, 1978
Topic: Computer science
Department of Defense
by Chaney, Jesse Gerald.
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Topic: Antennas (Electronics),Impedance (Electricity)
Department of Defense
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Thesis advisors, Luqi, Mantak Shing, Michael Holden
Department of Defense
by National Reconnaissance Office
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Three editions of the National Reconnaissance Office Review and Redaction Guide for Automatic Declassification of 25-Year-Old Information released through the Freedom of Information Act.
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, Review and Redaction, Declassification
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Army.
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The original agency catalog description reads: Audience: Chaparral Crewman, 16P. Synopsis: Preparation required to airlift a Chaparral M54 launching station is illustrated in this film. Demonstrates how to prepare lifting shackles, clear access passages to the main bolts, remove blast shield, secure communication cable, use ropes to steady the platform and help guide it over the jackstands, rotate the turret and lock it into position, attach cargo slings, follow safety procedures using earplugs...
Topics: Air defenses, Guided missiles, Helicopters
Department of Defense
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Topics: DoD, Department of Defense
Department of Defense
by Secades, Vincent Cecil.;Rummler, David Clark.
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ADA764504
Topic: Computer science
Department of Defense
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Topics: DoD, Department of Defense
Department of Defense
by Appleman, Roy Edgar
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Okinawa: The Last Battle, written by Roy E. Appleman, James M. Burns, Russell A.Gugeler, and John Stevens, published in 1948 and updated in 1984 and 1991. Okinawa: The Last Battle is a tactical history of the conquest of the Ryukyu Islands by forces under the command of the U.S. Tenth Army in the period 1 April to 30 June 1945. The volume takes its name from the principal island of the Ryukyu island group, where the critical and decisive battles of the campaign were fought. The Ryukyus Campaign...
Topics: The U.S. Army in World War II: The War in the Pacific, WWII, United States. Army, World War,...
ADA143079
Topic: Meteorology,Oceanography
Department of Defense
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Thesis Advisor(s): Brock, J. E