Skip to main content

Department of Defense

Documents from and relating to the U.S. Department of Defense



rss RSS

21,658
RESULTS


Show sorted alphabetically

Show sorted alphabetically

SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid
eye
Title
Date Published
Creator
INSCOM Dossiers
INSCOM Dossiers
collection
92
ITEMS
81,277
VIEWS
collection

eye 81,277

INSCOM dossiers released through FOIA requests from Cryptome.
Topic: INSCOM
Joint Chiefs of Staff
Joint Chiefs of Staff
collection
189
ITEMS
102,933
VIEWS
collection

eye 102,933

FOIA documents related to Joint Chiefs of Staff
Topics: JCS, Joint Chiefs, Joint Chiefs of Staff
National Defense University
National Defense University
collection
196
ITEMS
76,096
VIEWS
collection

eye 76,096

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
Department of Defense
texts

eye 25,233

favorite 12

comment 0

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
texts

eye 33,725

favorite 3

comment 0

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
texts

eye 59,704

favorite 10

comment 0

Miscellaneous documents released by the Department of Defense.
Topics: DoD, Department of Defense, FOIA, Freedom of Information, Freedom of Information Act
Department of Defense
by National Reconnaissance Office
texts

eye 1,554

favorite 3

comment 0

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
texts

eye 23,800

favorite 2

comment 0

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
texts

eye 1,196

favorite 0

comment 0

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
texts

eye 1,636

favorite 0

comment 0

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
texts

eye 2,181

favorite 1

comment 0

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
texts

eye 690

favorite 1

comment 0

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 Department of Defense
texts

eye 11,002

favorite 8

comment 0

Topics: DoD, Department of Defense
Department of Defense
by National Reconnaissance Office
texts

eye 837

favorite 1

comment 0

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 United States Army. Picatinny Arsenal.
texts

eye 3,056

favorite 5

comment 0

Index to World War 2-era German explosives.
Topics: us army, germany, ordnance, fuzes, explosives, artillery, shells, timers
Department of Defense
by National Reconnaissance Office
texts

eye 869

favorite 0

comment 0

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
texts

eye 2,828

favorite 0

comment 0

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
texts

eye 26,509

favorite 2

comment 0

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 Defense Intelligence Agency
texts

eye 2,622

favorite 0

comment 0

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...
INSCOM Dossiers
texts

eye 2,150

favorite 0

comment 0

Austrian Intelligence Services INSCOM Dossier ZF400006WJ
Topics: Austria, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Department of Defense
by Goncalve, Antonio Luiz Soares;De la Cuba Bravo, Javier Engrique
texts

eye 596

favorite 0

comment 0

Thesis (M.S. in Comp. Sci.)--Naval Postgraduate School, 1978
Topic: Computer science
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Navy.
movies

eye 61

favorite 2

comment 0

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
Department of Defense
by Department of Defense
texts

eye 10,872

favorite 1

comment 0

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...
INSCOM Dossiers
texts

eye 2,343

favorite 0

comment 0

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.
texts

eye 423

favorite 0

comment 0

Thesis (MBA)--George Washington University, 1966
Topic: Organization
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Navy.
movies

eye 42

favorite 1

comment 0

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
texts

eye 2,411

favorite 1

comment 0

Thesis (MS)--U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, 1962
Topic: Meteorology
INSCOM Dossiers
texts

eye 1,007

favorite 1

comment 0

Yugoslavia Intelligence Services INSCOM Dossier ZF400128W
Topics: Yugoslavia, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Thesis advisors, Maria Jose Rasmussen, Donald Abenheim
Department of Defense
by Defense Communications Agency
texts

eye 962

favorite 0

comment 0

Defense Digital Network (DDN) Directory, June 1984. Originally digitized as part of the Edward A. Feigenbaum Papers.
Topics: department of defense, defense communications agency, defense digital network, ddn, arpanet,...
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Navy.
movies

eye 65

favorite 2

comment 0

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)
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Navy.
movies

eye 49

favorite 2

comment 0

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 Department of Defense
texts

eye 2,381

favorite 1

comment 0

Topics: DoD, Department of Defense
INSCOM Dossiers
texts

eye 1,196

favorite 0

comment 0

French Intelligence Service INSCOM Dossier ZE000214W
Topics: France, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Department of Defense
by National Reconnaissance Office
texts

eye 313

favorite 0

comment 0

Collection of NRO records described as "frequently requested".
Topics: NRO, National Reconnaissance Office, FOIA, CORONA, DORIAN, GAMBIT, HEXAGON, POPPY, SAMOS
INSCOM Dossiers
texts

eye 1,125

favorite 0

comment 0

Communist Party FRG Actions Against INSCOM Dossier ZF010242WJ
Topics: Communist Party, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Department of Defense
texts

eye 799

favorite 0

comment 0

Thesis advisors, Luqi, Mantak Shing, Michael Holden
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Navy.
movies

eye 50

favorite 1

comment 0

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
Target Coordinate Mensuration Certification and Program Accreditation, 10 Jan 2013
Topics: Department of Defense, DoD, Joint Chiefs of Staff, JCS
Joint Chiefs of Staff
texts

eye 5,684

favorite 1

comment 0

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)
texts

eye 86

favorite 0

comment 0

Cover title
Topic: COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION.,HIGH RESOLUTION.,SONAR IMAGES.
ADA116304
Topic: Mechanical engineering
Department of Defense
by Strategic Studies Institute
texts

eye 1,082

favorite 2

comment 0

U.S. Army War College Guide to Strategy (2001)
Topics: War College, US Army, Strategy
Department of Defense
texts

eye 854

favorite 0

comment 0

Topics: DoD, Department of Defense
Department of Defense
texts

eye 298

favorite 0

comment 0

Confidence Building in Cyberspace - A Comparison of Territorial and Weapons-Based Regimes (2015)
Topics: War College, US Army, Strategy
Internal Counterintelligence Program ICIP INSCOM Dossier ZF0119146W
Topics: Counterintelligence, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Department of Defense
texts

eye 1,946

favorite 0

comment 0

Topics: DoD, Department of Defense
Department of Defense
texts

eye 3,706

favorite 0

comment 0

Topics: DoD, Department of Defense
Department of Defense
texts

eye 965

favorite 5

comment 0

Army report obtained by the National Security Archive.
Topics: United States Army, Biological Warfare, Chemical Warfare
Department of Defense
texts

eye 100

favorite 0

comment 0

Topic: Frequency response (Dynamics),Transients (Dynamics)
Department of Defense
texts

eye 747

favorite 2

comment 0

Title from cover
Topic: GUIDED PROJECTILES
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Navy.
movies

eye 20

favorite 1

comment 0

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
by Bendel, Thomas Richard.
texts

eye 115

favorite 0

comment 0

Thesis advisor(s): John Arquilla
Topic: National Security Affairs
INSCOM Dossiers
texts

eye 2,247

favorite 0

comment 0

Soviet Intelligence Services INSCOM Dossier Facilities ZF400231W
Topics: USSR, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Department of Defense
by Babin, Ordale Paul;Seaman, Ronald Ray
texts

eye 1,873

favorite 0

comment 0

ADA055426
Topic: Computer science
Department of Defense
by Secades, Vincent Cecil.;Rummler, David Clark.
texts

eye 658

favorite 0

comment 0

ADA764504
Topic: Computer science
Department of Defense
by Moschovinos, John.
texts

eye 1,161

favorite 0

comment 0

Title from cover
Topic: NETWORK ANALYSIS (PLANNING),COMPUTER NETWORKS.,ALGORITHMS.
Department of Defense
movies

eye 44

favorite 1

comment 0

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
Department of Defense
by Reed, Michael Robert
texts

eye 263

favorite 0

comment 0

Bibliography: l. 100-101
Topic: Naval architecture
Joint Chiefs of Staff
texts

eye 555

favorite 2

comment 0

Joint Military Operations Historical Collection, 15 July 1997
Topics: Department of Defense, DoD, Joint Chiefs of Staff, JCS
Department of Defense
by Appleman, Roy Edgar
texts

eye 2,705

favorite 5

comment 0

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,...
Department of Defense
texts

eye 2,333

favorite 1

comment 0

Title from cover
Topic: GUIDED PROJECTILES
ADA140709
Department of Defense
texts

eye 190

favorite 1

comment 0

Topics: DoD, Department of Defense
INSCOM Dossiers
texts

eye 1,831

favorite 0

comment 0

Soviet Intelligence Services INSCOM Dossier ZF010147W
Topics: USSR, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Department of Defense
by Garland, Albert N.
texts

eye 2,759

favorite 2

comment 0

Sicily and the Surrender of Italy, written by Albert N. Garland and Howard McGaw Smyth, published in 1965 and updated in 1986 and 1991. This volume describes the events surrounding the invasion of Sicily in July 1943 and the subsequent surrender of the Italian government. The book is divided into three sections. The first part sets the strategic stage by describing the debate between American and British strategists over the course of Allied operations in the Mediterranean theater during 1943....
Topics: The U.S. Army in World War II: The Mediterranean Theater of Operations, The U.S. Army in World War...
Department of Defense
by Hrabosky, Bryan;Owen, Wayne Allen;Popp, Ronnald Gordon
texts

eye 609

favorite 0

comment 0

Thesis (M.S. in Management)--Naval Postgraduate School, 1980
Topic: Management
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Navy.
movies

eye 48

favorite 2

comment 0

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
ADA101102
Topic: Mechanical engineering
INSCOM Dossiers
texts

eye 2,903

favorite 0

comment 0

Federal Intelligence Services INSCOM Dossier ZF010117W 2
Topics: Federal Intelligence Services, INSCOM, Intelligence and Security Command, US Army, Dossier
Department of Defense
by United States. Department of the Navy.
movies

eye 85

favorite 2

comment 0

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
texts

eye 89

favorite 0

comment 0

ADA156089
Topic: Aeronautics
Joint Chiefs of Staff
by Joint Chiefs of Staff
texts

eye 1,227

favorite 0

comment 0

JANAP 128 - Automatic Digital Network (AUTODIN) Operating Procedures - March 1983
Topics: joint chiefs of staff, jcs, janap, autodin
Department of Defense
texts

eye 79

favorite 0

comment 0

"December 1997."
Department of Defense
by Goncalve, Antonio Luiz Soares;De la Cuba Bravo, Javier Engrique
texts

eye 419

favorite 0

comment 0

Thesis (M.S. in Comp. Sci.)--Naval Postgraduate School, 1978
Topic: Computer science