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Definition/Scope: (JP 1-02) The product resulting from the collection, processing, integration, evaluation, analysis, and interpretation of available information concerning foreign nations, hostile or potentially hostile forces or elements, or areas of actual or potential operations. The term is also applied to the activity which results in the product and to the organizations engaged in such activity. (DOD) 1. The product resulting from the collection, processing, integration, analysis, evaluation, and interpretation of available information concerning foreign countries or areas. 2. Information and knowledge about an adversary obtained through observation, investigation, analysis, or understanding. See FM 34-1. (Marine Corps) In Marine Corps usage, intelligence is knowledge about the enemy or the surrounding environment needed to support decisionmaking. This knowledge is the result of the collection, processing, exploitation, evaluation, integration, analysis, and interpretation of available information about the battlespace and threat. (ADRP 2-0) The purpose of intelligence is to support commanders and staffs in gaining situational understanding of threats, terrain and weather, and civil considerations. Intelligence supports the planning, preparing, execution, and assessment of operations. The most important role of intelligence is to support commanders and decisionmakers. The Army generates intelligence through the intelligence warfighting function. OLD VERSION A collection of organizations, disciplines, and processes designed to produce and disseminate information and estimates pertaining to actual and potential enemies. (2) the collection, analysis, and dissemination of terrorism-related information.


Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
Intelligence WFF

Used For:

I & S
intelligence and surveillance
intelligence data
intelligence information
military intelligence



Broader Terms:

Army Global Command and Control System
Automated Biometric Identifcation System
Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System
Biometric Fusion Cell
Bureau of Intelligence and Research
Counter Terrorism Command
Global Command and Control System - Army
Joint Prosecution and Exploitation Center
Law Enforcement Terrorism Prevention Program
Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System
National Infrastructure Protection Plan
Prophet System
soldiers as sensors
Tactical Ground Reporting
Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center
Trojan Special Purpose Integrated Remote Intelligence
Unattended Ground Sensor
unmanned ground sensor
US Army Intelligence and Security Command

Narrower Terms:

all-source intelligence
all-source production section
Bureau of Diplomatic Security
CI/HUMINT All Source Integration System
civil defense intelligence
Commander's Critical Information Requirements
counterdrug intelligence
Counterintelligence /Human Intelligence Automated Tool Set
Counterintelligence/Human Intelligence Information Management Systems
criminal intelligence
critical information
critical intelligence
departmental intelligence
detect, decide, deliver, assess
division tactical operations center support element
domestic intelligence
economic intelligence
energy intelligence
evasion and escape intelligence
finished intelligence
foreign intelligence
geographic intelligence
ground intelligence
high-value individual
information engagement
intelligence collection management
intelligence cycles
intelligence disciplines
intelligence estimates
interdepartmental intelligence
joint intelligence
M93 NBC Reconnaissance System
medical intelligence
Military Intelligence Officer Tactician Course
national intelligence
national intelligence estimates
National Intelligence Support Team
Net-Enabled Command Capability
political intelligence
raw intelligence
scientific and technical intelligence
Sons of Iraq
technical intelligence
terrain intelligence

Related Terms:

Brigade Detainee Internment Facilities
Brigade Internment Facilities
Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration
combating terrorism
Company Intelligence Support Team
detainee holding area
Information Sharing Environment
Initial Point Of Capture
Integrated Processing Facility
intelligence and electronic warfare
intelligence organization
intelligence publications
Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Synchronization
military capabilities studies
RC-7 Airborne Reconnaissance Low
Regional Holding Facility, USMC
request for information
theater internment facilities
zone reconnaissance

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