Nov 23, 78 • 0215 • Georgetown-State • 3882

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ACTION ARA-15
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 SSO-00 SY-05 SYE-00 CCO-00 MCT-02 SS-15 PM-05 NSCE-00 CIAE-00 INR-10 NSAE-00 INRE-00 AID-05 OC-06 H-02 CA-01 AS-02 /069 W
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O 230215Z NOV 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC NIACT IMMEDIATE 8160
INFO SECDEF WASHDC
JCS WASHDC
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 3882
REF: GERORGETOWN 3785

1. COMMISSIONER OF NATIONAL POLICE LLOYD BARKER LISTED FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT NEEDED FOR JONESTOWN EMERGENCY OPERATION:

FOUR (4) SMALL FIBRE GLASS BOATS WITH ESSENTIAL SPARES
SIX (6) OUTBOARD ENGINES OF 20 OR 25 HP WITH ESSENTIAL SPARES.
FOUR (4) RUBBER DINGHY.
TWENTY-FOUR (24) LIFE JACKETS
SIX (6) HERMES AMBASSADOR TYPEWRITERS (SHORT CARRIAGE) WITH ESSENTIAL SPARES
SIX (6) HERMES AMBASSADOR TYPEWRITERS (LONG CARRIAGE) WITH ESSENTIAL SPARES.
TYPEWRITING PAPER AND RIBBONS.
TWO (2) RENEO DUPLICATING MACHINES WITH INK AND PAPER AND ESSENTIAL SPARES.
TWO (2) TAPE RECORDERS WITH TAPES

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TWO (2) PHOTOCOPYING MACHINES WITH PAPER AND ESSENTIAL SPARES.
FINGERPRINTING SET COMPLETE WITH POWER AND INK.
SIX (6) INSTAMATIC CAMERAS WITH FILMS.
SIX (6) 16MM FILM PROJECTORS WITH ESSENTIAL SPARES
TWELVE (12) DIVING SUITS COMPLETE WITH OXYGEN EQUIPMENT
SIX (6) DRAGGING EQUIPMENT
SIX (6) METAL DETECTORS (FOR DETECTING ARMS AND AMMUNITION SECRETED UNDERGROUND).
SIX (6) METAL DETECTORS (FOR DETECTING ARMS AND AMMUNITION OF PERSONS AND IN BUILDINGS).
TWLEVE (12) MOTOR POWER SAWS FOR FELLING TREES (WITH ESSENTIAL SPARES).
SIX (6) VASCAR UNITS (FOR CHECKING SPEED OF MOTOR VEHCILES).
TWENTY FIVE (25) LOUD HAILERS (FOR CROWD CONTROL).
TWO (2) PUBLIC ADDRESS EQUIPMENT COMPLETE WITH SPEAKERS
TWENTY FOUR (24) 12 VOLT WETCELL BATTERIES
TWELVE (12) BATTERY CHARGERS
ONE (1) COMPLETE UNIT -BEEPER COMMUNICATON EQUIPMENT TO MAKE

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CONTACT WITH 200 INDIVIDUAL PERSONNEL ON THE GROUND
TWENTY FIVE (25) COLEMAN LAMPS
TWENTY FIVE (25) TILLEY LAMPS
FIFTY (50 LANTERNS
TWELVE (12) COLEMAN COOLERS
TWLEVE (12) WATER PITCHERS COOKING EQUIPMENT FOR MESSING
TWELVE (12) LARGE ALUMINUM KITCHEN POTS
TWELVE (12) ALUMINUM FOOD CONTAINERS WITH COVERS
TWENTY FIVE (25) FOOD CARRIERS
THIRTY (30) PLATTERS
TWELVE (12) LONG SPOONS AND LADDLES
250 KNIVES, SPOONS AND FORKS
SIXTEEN (16) THOMAS FLASKS
100 FIRST AID KITS
100 SNAKE BITE KITS

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Originally posted on March 2nd, 2020.

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