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Cablegate: Jcic-Xxvii: Documents Signed On Bulava, June 7,

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UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 05 GENEVA 001415

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR T, AC, NP, VC, EUR AND S/NIS
DOE FOR AN-1
JCS FOR J5/DDIN AND J5/NAC
SECDEF FOR OSD/ISP AND OSD/SACC
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DTRA FOR SA AND DIRECTOR
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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PARM KACT US RS UP BO KZ START JCIC INF
SUBJECT: JCIC-XXVII: DOCUMENTS SIGNED ON BULAVA, JUNE 7,
2005

1. This is JCIC-XXVII-024.

2. The texts in paragraphs 3-6 below are JCIC Agreement
Numbers 52 and 53, and Joint Statement Numbers 37 and 38,
respectively, that were signed or initialed at the final
meeting of the first part of JCIC-XXVII. The documents were
completed at the U.S. Mission in Geneva on June 7, 2005.

3. Begin text (JCIC Agreement Number 52/Signed):

JOINT COMPLIANCE AND INSPECTION COMMISSION
AGREEMENT NUMBER 52
RELATING TO THE TREATY BETWEEN
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE UNION OF SOVIET
SOCIALIST REPUBLICS ON THE REDUCTION AND LIMITATION
OF STRATEGIC OFFENSIVE ARMS OF JULY 31, 1991

CATEGORIES OF TECHNICAL DATA FOR SLBMS IN LAUNCH CANISTERS

The Government of the United States of America, the
Government of the Republic of Belarus, the Government of the
Republic of Kazakhstan, the Government of the Russian
Federation, and the Government of Ukraine, hereinafter
referred to as the Parties,

In accordance with the Treaty Between the United States
of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the
Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms of July
31, 1991, hereinafter referred to as the Treaty,

To improve the viability and effectiveness of the
Memorandum of Understanding on the Establishment of the Data
Base Relating to the Treaty, hereinafter referred to as the
Memorandum of Understanding,

Have agreed as follows:

Article One

The description of "Classification A" in the chapeau to
Annex F to the Memorandum of Understanding shall be
superseded by the following: "Assembled ICBMs or SLBMs in
launch canisters."

Article Two

In paragraph (ii) of Section (a) of Annex F to the
Memorandum of Understanding, for the category "Missile", the
categories of data provided shall be superseded by the
following:

"Classification
Number of Stages
Length of Assembled
Missile Without Front Section
(meters)

Maximum Diameter of Missile
Airframe (Without Stabilizers,
Raceways, Lug Guides, or Other
Protruding Elements) (meters)

Launch Weight1 (MT)

Total Length of Missile as a Unit
with Launch Canister:
With Front Section (meters)

Without Front Section (meters)

Length of Launch Canister Body
(meters)

Diameter of Launch Canister Body
(Without Protruding Elements)
(meters)."
Article Three

This Agreement shall enter into force on the date of its
signature, and shall remain in force as long as the Treaty
remains in force.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, being duly
authorized by their respective Governments, have signed this
Agreement.

DONE at Geneva on June 7, 2005, in five copies, each in
the English and Russian languages, both texts being equally
authentic.

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF UKRAINE:

End text.

4. Begin text (JCIC Agreement Number 53/Signed):

JOINT COMPLIANCE AND INSPECTION COMMISSION
AGREEMENT NUMBER 53
RELATING TO THE TREATY BETWEEN
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE UNION OF SOVIET
SOCIALIST REPUBLICS ON THE REDUCTION AND LIMITATION
OF STRATEGIC OFFENSIVE ARMS OF JULY 31, 1991

THE INSPECTION OF LAUNCH CANISTERS

The Government of the United States of America, the
Government of the Republic of Belarus, the Government of the
Republic of Kazakhstan, the Government of the Russian
Federation, and the Government of Ukraine, hereinafter
referred to as the Parties,

In accordance with the Treaty Between the United States
of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the
Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms of July
31, 1991, hereinafter referred to as the Treaty,

To improve the viability and effectiveness of the
Protocol on Inspections and Continuous Monitoring Activities
Relating to the Treaty, hereinafter referred to as the
Inspection Protocol,

Have agreed as follows:

Article One

Paragraph 17 of Section VII of the Inspection Protocol
shall be superseded by the following provision:

"17. For test ranges, conversion or elimination
facilities for ICBMs, SLBMs, or mobile launchers of ICBMs,
submarine bases, ICBM bases, and SLBM repair facilities, the
inspection team shall have the right to inspect all launch
canisters declared to be empty at each test range, conversion
or elimination facility for ICBMs, SLBMs, or mobile launchers
of ICBMs, submarine base, ICBM base, and SLBM repair
facility."
Article Two
This Agreement shall enter into force on the date of its
signature, and shall remain in force as long as the Treaty
remains in force.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, being duly
authorized by their respective Governments, have signed this
Agreement.

DONE at Geneva on June 7, 2005, in five copies, each in
the English and Russian languages, both texts being equally
authentic.

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF UKRAINE:

End text.

5. Begin text (JCIC Joint Statement Number 37/Initialed):

Geneva, Switzerland
June 7, 2005

JOINT COMPLIANCE AND INSPECTION COMMISSION
JOINT STATEMENT NUMBER 37

ON SLBMS IN LAUNCH CANISTERS

With respect to the Treaty between the United States of
America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the
Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms of July
31, 1991, hereinafter referred to as the Treaty, the Parties
understand that for SLBMs that are maintained, stored, and
transported as assembled missiles in launch canisters,
including the SLBM designated by the Russian Federation as
the RSM-56, an assembled missile of a particular type, in its
launch canister, shall be considered to be an SLBM of that
type.

The Parties understand that the Treaty definition of
"launch canister" shall also mean a container, directly
associated with an SLBM, that can be or has been used for
transporting and storing an assembled SLBM, with or without
its front section, and from which an SLBM can be or has been
launched.

The Parties agree that the provisions of the Treaty that
apply to ICBMs that are maintained, stored, and transported
as assembled missiles in launch canisters, or their launch
canisters, shall also apply to SLBMs that are maintained,
stored, and transported as assembled missiles in launch
canisters, or their launch canisters, including the SLBM
designated by the Russian Federation as the RSM-56, unless
otherwise agreed. The Parties shall, within the framework of
the Joint Compliance and Inspection Commission, discuss and
agree on, as appropriate, any exceptions to or modifications
of the specific provisions of the Treaty that will apply for
such SLBMs or their launch canisters.

.....(United States of America)
.....(Republic of Belarus)
.....(Republic of Kazakhstan)
.....(Russian Federation)
.....(Ukraine)
End text.

6. Begin text (JCIC Joint Statement Number 38/Initialed):

Geneva, Switzerland
June 7, 2005

JOINT COMPLIANCE AND INSPECTION COMMISSION
JOINT STATEMENT NUMBER 38

ON TRAINING MODELS OF MISSILES FOR THE RSM-56 SLBM

The Parties, referring to the Treaty Between the United
States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms
of July 31, 1991, hereinafter referred to as the Treaty,
understand that training models of the SLBM designated by the
Russian Federation as the RSM-56 differ from SLBMs of that
type on the basis of the following declared external and
functional differences that are visible during inspections
conducted pursuant to the Treaty:

Two holes, each no less than 15 millimeters in diameter,
drilled through the launch canister, in the region of the
first stage rocket motor; and, coaxial with one of these two
holes, one hole, no less than ten millimeters in diameter,
drilled through the casing of the first stage rocket motor
and into the inert propellant.

Nothing in this Joint Statement shall be deemed to
prejudice the right of the Russian Federation to declare
other external and functional differences to differentiate
training models of missiles for the RSM-56 from SLBMs of that
type.

To assist inspectors, the Russian Federation shall
either provide a photograph of each of the differences of
training models of missiles for the RSM-56 or, if a
photograph of any of such differences has not been provided
prior to the first inspection of an item declared to be a
training model of such a missile on the basis of such a
difference, the inspected Party shall provide to the
inspecting Party, during that inspection, a photograph of the
difference, taken in accordance with paragraph 18 of Section
VI of, and Subsection B of Section VI of Annex 8 to, the
Protocol on Inspections and Continuous Monitoring Activities
Relating to the Treaty.

..... (United States of America)
..... (Republic of Belarus)
..... (Republic of Kazakhstan)
..... (Russian Federation)
..... (Ukraine)

End text.

7. Look sends.
Moley

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