NSA Presentation on Border Use of RTRG 2010
May. 29 2019 — 3:00p.m.
UNCLASSIFIED//FOUO SARC RT-RG Implementation And Progress CTI1 (EXW) 12 August 2010 OVERALL CLASSIFICATION: TOP SECRET//COMINT// REL TO USA, AUS, CAN, GBR //MR UNCLASSIFIED//FOUO
TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, FVEY RT-RG Implementation • • • • • • • RT-RG installed 5 March Authorization to proceed operationally (to ingest and store data) granted on 12 April Mexican drug trafficking mission drove development and priority of data sources IOC 15 June with FOC scheduled for 31 December Data being ingested from: – BIRDBATH / BIRDHOUSE / Mexico City / Guatemala City / TAO / KLIEGHLIGHTS / RIVET JOINT / NSA Colorado’s data sources Formal RT-RG training remains a challenge Anticipating substantial operational benefit for Mexican Cartel HVT and Border Security missions TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, FVEY
SATD RT-RG Implementation TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, FVEY • Utilized GSM selectors of interest to develop pattern of life and operating areas on SATD targets, notably three Vicente Carrillo Fuentes Organization (VCFO) hit squad members since May 2010 – Law Enforcement captured two of the individuals thus far and are there is an imminent operation pending to capture the third (BA member ). • Issued one IGRAM report on VCFO thus far, two more in development – Anticipate significant increase in IGRAM reporting due to RT-RG capability • 13 of 28 SATD personnel have attended RT-RG training, remainder are/will be scheduled for training. TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, FVEY
TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, FVEY PSO RT-RG Efforts • Utilized selector associated with SIA smuggler Chuy in Reynosa for geolocational purposes which successfully revealed recent tower activity a/w his cell phone • Currently attempting to use RT-RG for maritime mission Iridium satellite phone traffic collected via HARBORVIEW • 6 PSO analysts have attended RT-RG training to date TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, FVEY