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Cryptonym: REDCOAT

Definition:
Information indicator for the Soviet/Eastern European Division.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

https://www.archives.gov/iwg/declassified-records/rg-263-cia-records/second-release-lexicon.pdf

CIA Soviet Division

104-10061-10115: LIST OF NAMES RE KENNEDY ASSASSINATION INVESTIGATION

The HSCA members' notes show that they were informed by CIA sources that REDCOAT is defined as the information indicator for the Soviet/Eastern European Division.

Philip Agee, Inside the Company: CIA Diary, p. 60 of 572. https://leaksource.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/inside-the-company-cia-diary-philip-agee.pdf

"Action and control by the area division concerned."

Contributors:
Bill Simpich • Matthew Scheufele

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