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all-source intelligence

Definition/Scope: (JP 1-02) 1. Intelligence products and/or organizations and activities that incorporate all sources of information, most frequently including human resources intelligence, imagery intelligence, measurement and signature intelligence, signals intelligence, and open-source data in the production of finished intelligence. 2. In intelligence collection, a phrase that indicates that in the satisfaction of intelligence requirements, all collection, processing, exploitation, and reporting systems and resources are identified for possible use and those most capable are tasked. (ADRP 2-0) All-source intelligence is the integration of intelligence and information from all relevant sources in order to analyze situations or conditions that impact operations. All-source intelligence is used to develop the intelligence products necessary to aid situational understanding, support the development of plans and orders, and answer information requirements. Although all-source intelligence normally takes longer to produce, it is more reliable and less susceptible to deception than single-source intelligence. OLD VERSION A collection of organizations, disciplines, and processes which incorporate all sources of information in the production of intelligence. Sources most frequently include human intelligence, imagery intelligence, measurement and signature intelligence, signals intelligence, and open source data, in the production of finished intelligence.



Broader Terms:

intelligence

Related Terms:

Analysis and Control Element
analysis and control team
ELINT/imagery analysis teams
human intelligence
imagery intelligence
intelligence cycles
intelligence production
measurement and signature intelligence
Mobile Integrated Tactical Terminal
open-source intelligence
sensitive compartmented information
signal intelligence
TENCAP


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