The Weapons Systems Evaluation Group

Those who work in government and in the private sector supporting government are very familiar with the term "think tank", a slang expression dating from World War II that denoted an organization filled with "idea men" that sat around desks coming up with better and greater ways for government to operate.  During the World War … Continue reading The Weapons Systems Evaluation Group

New Entries Released by the National Declassification Center

The NDC has released a listing of 112 entries that have completed declassification processing between June 1 and September 29, 2017, and are now available for researcher request. This release consists of records from both military and civilian agencies. Highlights include: • Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Naval History and Heritage Command, Political/Military Division, … Continue reading New Entries Released by the National Declassification Center

Djakarta Embassy Record Series Now Available Via the National Archives Catalog

The National Declassification Center is proud to announce that the contents of the newly-declassified Classified Central Subject Files of the U.S. Embassy Djakarta, Indonesia, 1963-1969 are now available via the National Archives Catalog.  This record series, digitized through the kind efforts of the National Security Archive, consists of correspondence, telegrams, airgrams, memoranda, reports, newspaper accounts, … Continue reading Djakarta Embassy Record Series Now Available Via the National Archives Catalog

NDC Releases U.S. Embassy Djakarta Records

  The National Declassification Center, in partnership with the privately-operated National Security Archive, is proud to announce the release of  a record series that has been the object of interest for a number of researchers worldwide.  The records, formally titled the Classified Central Subject Files, U.S. Embassy Djakarta, 1963-1969, have been the object of a … Continue reading NDC Releases U.S. Embassy Djakarta Records

What Happened to the American SST?

  The golden age of American aerospace prowess had to be the decade of the 1960s.  So many advances were being made across so many fields of aviation endeavor.  The Space Race demonstrated how the United States could safely and reliably place both manned and unmanned spacecraft into low earth orbit, to the Moon, and even … Continue reading What Happened to the American SST?

New Entries Released by the National Declassification Center

The NDC has released a listing of 94 entries that have completed declassification processing between January 3 and May 26, 2017, and are now available for researcher request. This release consists of records from both military and civilian agencies. Highlights include: Department of State, Records Relating to Cuba, Foreign Service Posts of the Department of State, … Continue reading New Entries Released by the National Declassification Center

New Releases from the National Declassification Center

The NDC has released a listing of 102 entries that have completed declassification processing between February 9, and June 26, 2015 and are now available for researcher request. This release consists of records from both military and civilian agencies. Highlights include: Department of the Navy, Naval History and Heritage Command, War Diaries, 1946 - 1953, Department … Continue reading New Releases from the National Declassification Center

NDC New Releases

The NDC has released a listing of  62 entries that have completed declassification processing between December 1, 2014 and February 6, 2015 and are now available for researcher request. This release consists of records from both military and civilian agencies. Highlights include: Department of the Treasury, Briefing Books Prepared for Secretary W. Michael Blumenthal, Department of … Continue reading NDC New Releases

New Releases from the National Declassification Center

The NDC has released a listing of 240 entries that have completed declassification processing between June 30 and October 10, 2014 and are now available for researcher request. This release consists of records from both military and civilian agencies. Highlights include: Department of the Treasury, Executive Secretariat Files, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA), Office of Public … Continue reading New Releases from the National Declassification Center