BRIEFING NOTE FOR THE DIRECTOR OP CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE
SUBJECT : Bureau of the Budget Recommendations for tbo OXCART Program.
attached pages contain comments on theIn Mr. Thomas' recommendations to the DirectMofto eliminate the OXCART program. Tho comments are
in tho areas of policy, technology, operations and security.
oint of paramount importance,should bo made prioriscussion of Mr. Mr. Thomas' recommendation to eliminateprogram is to deny the United States Governmentcapability to conduct aerialdenied areas in the world in the years ahead.
JACK C. LEDFORD Brigadier Gonoral, USAF Director (Special Activities)
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