CM HISTORICAL REVIEWELEASE AS .SANITIZED
of Strategic Research Acting Director of Economic Research Chief, International Research Area, OER Actinghn
Cost of Construction of Facilities Built In Support of the Soviet Build Up of Forces ln the China Border Area
memorandum was prepared at the request
n support of current OSK work on the Chinaregions of the USSR. Approximatelyours were spent in the preparation of this report.
teady build up of forces has been underthe China Border regions of the USSR. These regions arein the Central Asian, Turkestan, Siberian, TransbeikalEastern military districts. Extensive permanent andfacilities- have been constructed in support of theIncluding: barracks and support areas, generalPOL depots, and ammunition and explosives depots. of construction of such facilities built since 1are shown below.
Million Rubles Million Dollars
Barracks and Support
General Storage Depots
Anmunition and Explosives
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3. Tho estimated costs of construction include only "bricks ond mortar" vork and the installation of utilities (heat, water, sewer and electricity). The cost estimates are considered accurate within plus or minusercent.
k. The estimates made in this report are preliminary and are basedtudymall sample of the facilities involved. Building sizes and types are averages derived from the sample and unit cobIs are averages for the entire area. IS/CST has surveyed the data available and feels that sufficient data are availableetailed report which would be much more accurate and of value to GSK ln future military costing efforts.Original document.