Title: Close Access Sigads

Release Date: 2013-10-21

Document Date: 2010-09-10

Description: This NSA document from 10 September 2010 details operations against foreign embassies, concluding with a glossary of tools and tactics. Earlier versions of this docoument that only contained some of the operations conducted were published in l’Espresso on 5 December 2013 and in Le Monde on 21 October 2013: see the book No Place to […]

Document: Page 145

10 Sep 2010

CLOSE ACCESS SIGADS

CLOSE ACCESS SIGADS

All Close Access domestic collection uses the US-3136 SIGAD with a unique
two-letter suffix for each target location and mission. Close Access overseas
GENIE collection has been assigned the US-3137 SIGAD with a two-letter suf-
fix.

[Note: Targets marked with an * have either been dropped or are slated to be dropped
in the near future. Please check with TAO/RTD/ROS (961-1578s) regarding authorities
status.)

SIGAD US-3136

SUFFIX TARGET/COUNTRY LOCATION COVERTERM MISSION
BE Brazil/Emb Wash, DC KATE EL LIFESAVER
SI Brazil/Emb Wash, DC KATEEL HIGHLANDS
VQ Brazil/UN New York POCOMOKE HIGHLANDS
HN Brazil/UN New York POCOMOKE VAGRANT
u Brazil/UN New York POCOMOKE LIFESAVER
YL * Bulgaria/Emb Wash, DC MERCED HIGHLANDS
QX * Colombia/Trade Bureau New York BANISTER LIFESAVER
DJ EU/UN New York PERDIDO HIGHLANDS
ss EU/UN New York PERDIDO LIFESAVER
KD EU/Emb Wash, DC MAGOTHY HIGHLANDS
IO EU/Emb Wash, DC MAGOTHY MINERALIZ
XJ EU/Emb Wash, DC MAGOTHY DROPMIRE
OF France/UN New York BLACKFOOT HIGHLANDS
VC France/UN New York BLACKFOOT VAGRANT
uc France/Emb Wash, DC WABASH HIGHLANDS
LO France/Emb Wash, DC WABASH PBX
NK * Georgia/Emb Wash, DC NAVARRO HIGHLANDS
BY * Georgia/Emb Wash, DC NAVARRO VAGRANT
RX Greece/UN New York POWELL HIGHLANDS
HB Greece/UN New York POWELL LIFESAVER
CD Greece/Emb Wash, DC KLONDIKE HIGHLANDS
pj Greece/Emb Wash, DC KLONDIKE LIFESAVER

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JN Greece/Emb Wash, DC KLONDIKE PBX
MO* India/UN New York NASHUA HIGHLANDS
QL * India/UN New York NASHUA MAGNETIC
ON * India/UN New York NASHUA VAGRANT
IS * India/UN New York NASHUA LIFESAVER
OX * India/Emb Wash, DC OSAGE LIFE5AVER
CQ * India/Emb Wash, DC OSAGE HIGHLANDS
TQ * India/Emb Wash, DC OSAGE VAGRANT
CU * India/EmbAnx Wash, DC OSWAYO VAGRANT
DS * India/EmbAnx Wash, DC OSWAYO HIGHLANDS
SU * Italy/Emb Wash, DC BRUNEAU LIFESAVER
MV* Itafy/Emb Wash, DC HEMLOCK HIGHLANDS
IP * Japan/UN New York MULBERRY MINERALIZ
HF * Japan/UN New York MULBERRY HIGHLANDS
BT * Japan/U N New York MULBERRY MAGNETIC
RU * Japan/UN New York MULBERRY VAGRANT
LM * Mexico/UN New York ALAMITO LIFESAVER
UX * Slovakia/Emb Wash, DC FLEMING HIGHLANDS
SA * Slovakia/Emb Wash, DC FLEMING VAGRANT
XR * South Africa/ UN & Consulate New York DOBIE HIGHLANDS
RJ * South Africa/ UN & Consulate New York DOBIE VAGRANT
YR * South Korea/UN New York SULPHUR VAGRANT
TZ * Taiwan/TECO New York REQUETTE VAGRANT
VN * Venezuela/Emb Wash, DC YUKON LIFESAVER
UR * Venezuela/UN New York WESTPORT LIFESAVER
NO * Vletnam/UN New York NAVAJO HIGHLANDS
OU * Vietnam/UN New York NAVAJO VAGRANT
GV * Vietnam/Emb Wash, DC PANTHER HIGHLANDS

SIGAD US-3137

GENERAL TERM DESCRIPTIONS

HIGHLANDS: Collection from Implants
VAGRANT: Collection of Computer Screens
MAGNETIC: Sensor Collection of Magnetic Emanations
MINERALIZE: Collection from LAN Implant

OCEAN: Optical Collection System for Raster-Based Computer Screens


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