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This document was already available on the Internet in the midst of a collection of declassified documents related to the CIA in the Internet Archive. I have chosen to make it available in the UNL Digital Commons to make it more findable.


The Foreign Science and Technology Center (FSTC) was a special-purpose intelligence production organization concerned with weapons and equipment of foreign ground forces.

This document is a lengthy, polished brochure giving a general overview of FSTC apparently intended for recruitment purposes. It outlines the mission and function of FSTC and of its subdivisions and gives a thumb-nail sketch of the history of the organization.

Although it is undated, information in the text indicates that it was probably published around 1990.