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Photographic Interpretation Keys Airfield Installations, AFM 200-40, NAVAER 10-35-611, 1954. This manual shows the basics of photo interpretation.

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COPY 1294 OF 1300 COPIES SERIES B
AFM 200-40
NAVAER 10-35-611
A I R   F O R C E   M A N U A L
INTELLIGENCE
PHOTOGRAPHIC INTERPRETATION KEYS
AIRFIELD INSTALLATIONS
MARCH 1954
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE



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AFM 200-40
NAVAER 10-35-611

A I R F O R C E M A N U A L


INTELLIGENCE
PHOTOGRAPHIC INTERPRETATION KEYS
AIRFIELD INSTALLATIONS
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MARCH 1954

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

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WARNING

This document contains information affecting the national defense of the United States within the meaning of the Espionage Laws, Title 18 U.S.C., Section 793 and 794. Its transmission or the revelation of its contents in any manner to an unauthorized person is prohibited by law.

Reproduction of this document in whole or in part is prohibited without written permission of the office of origin.

The original holder and each subsequent recipient agency in turn is held accountable for this numbered document and must notify the respective service office indicated below of any transfer of accountability.

Agencies within the Department of Defense with requirements for copies of this publication may place requisitions with the appropriate office:

Air Force: Directorate of Intelligence
Headquarters USAF
Washington 25, D. C.
ATTN: Dissemination Control Division
Army: Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff, G-2
Department of the Army
Washington 25, D. C.
ATTN: Training Division
Navy: Office of Chief of Naval Operations
Department of the Navy
Washington 25, D. C.
ATTN: DNC - Registered Publications Section


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AIR FORCE MANUAL
No. 200-40, SERIES B
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE
WASHINGTON, March 1954

FOREWORD

1. Purpose and Scope. This Manual provides Air Force intelligence and operations units with one of a series of keys for the rapid and accurate reading and interpretation of aerial photographs. This particular key is intended for use as a subject key for airfield installations and activities.

2. Utilization. This Manual will serve as a text in photo intelligence officer and airman schools and will serve also as a reference for intelligence and operational personnel concerned with airphoto interpretation of installations and activities on airfields.

3. Coordination. This Manual has been coordinated with the Interservice Committee on Photo Interpretation Keys and Techniques of the Photo and Survey Section, Joint Intelligence Group, Joint Chiefs of Staff.

4. Changes. Proposed changes to the Manual will be submitted through appropriate channels to the Director of Intelligence, Headquarters USAF, ATTENTION: Reconnaissance Branch, Washington 25, D. C.

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE:

OFFICIAL:
K.E. THIEBAUD
Colonel, USAF
Air Adjutant General
N. F. TWINING
Chief of Staff, United States Air Force

This Manual contains no copyright material.

DISTRIBUTION:

Zone of Interior and Overseas:
Headquarters USAF 200
Major air commands 1
Except ConAC, SAC, USAFE and FEAF 5
3415 Technical Training group 100
Wings (strat recon, tac recon, and bmr, only) 2
Groups (strat recon, tac recon, and bmr, only) 2
Squadrons (strat recon, tac recon, and bmr, only) 2
Except Squadron (recon tech, only) 10
2200 Test squadron 1
Zone of Interior and Overseas -- Con.
Miscellaneous:
National Security Agency 1
Industrial College of the Armed Forces 1
Armed Forces Staff College 1
Central Intelligence Agency 2
Library of Congress (Air Research Division) 1
British Joint Services Mission 1
Canadian Joint Service Staff 1
Australian Joint Service Staff 1
Department of the Army 50
Department of the Navy 300


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Page
WARNING 0.02
FOREWORD 0.03
ILLUSTRATED TABLE OF CONTENTS 0.06
SECTION 1. INTRODUCTION 1.01
SECTION 2. LANDING AREA SURFACES 2.01
Identification of Type 2.02
Sod 2.03
Graded Earth, Gravel, Coral, Sand and Clay 2.04
Pierced Steel Plank 2.06
Asphalt 2.07
Concrete 2.08
SECTION 3. PARKING FACILITIES 3.01
General - Identification 3.02
Identification 3.03
Revetments 3.04
Parking Lines, General Field Parking and Hardstands 3.07
Taxiways and Aprons 3.08
Locations - General 3.09
On-field 3.10
Off-field 3.12
SECTION 4. FUEL, AMMUNITION AND BOMB STORAGE 4.01
Identification of Type 4.02
Tank Storage, Semiunderground 4.04
Tank Storage, Aboveground 4.06
Tank Storage, Underground - without aircraft refueling points 4.08
Tank Storage, Underground - with aircraft refueling points 4.09
Drum Storage 4.10
Ammunition and Bomb Storage, Unsheltered 4.11
Ammunition and Bomb Storage, Underground 4.12
Ammunition and Bomb Storage, Blast-Sheltered 4.12
SECTION 5. HANGARS 5.01
General 5.02
Sovzone, Germany 5.03
U.S.S.R. 5.06
SECTION 6. OTHER BUILDINGS 6.01
General 6.02
Headquarters Buildings 6.03
Personnel Quarters 6.05
Storage Facilities 6.09
Warehouses 6.10
Page
Motor Vehicle Storage 6.11
Miscellaneous 6.14
SECTION 7. ANTIAIRCRAFT GUNS 7.01
General Features 7.02
Heavy AA Batteries 7.03
Automatic AA Guns 7.05
SECTION 8. NAVIGATION FACILITIES 8.01
General Visual Navigation Aids 8.02
Visual Navigation Aids 8.03
Radio and Radar Navigation Aids 8.05
Ground-air Radio and Radio Homing Beacons 8.06
Beam Approach Landing System 8.07
Radar Navigation Aids 8.08
SECTION 9. TRANSPORTATION 9.01
General 9.02
Railroads and Motor Roads 9.03
Water 9.06
Air, Animal and Human 9.07
SECTION 10. MISCELLANEOUS FEATURES 10.01
Compass-Aligning Base 10.02
Aircraft-Gun Testing Range 10.02
Drainage Pattern 10.03
Aircraft Crates 10.03
Jet Aircraft Blast Marks 10.04
Security Fences 10.04
Firebreaks 10.04
Airfield Construction 10.05
Transformer Stations 10.05
Water Storage Tanks 10.05
SECTION 11. OPERATIONAL CAPABILITIES 11.01
General 11.02
Soviet Airfields 11.03
Class 1 and 2 Airfields 11.04
Class 3 Airfields 11.05
Class 4 Airfields 11.06
Class 4 and 5 Airfields 11.07
BIBLIOGRAPHY 12.01

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