Headquarters - 'In business, knowledge is power. For GCHQ
it's vastly more important. Knowledge ensures our nation's
security, economic well-being and protection against serious
crime. From our predecessor's code breaking triumphs in
World War 2 to providing intelligence in today's climate
of regional instabilities - GCHQ has a history of employing
the brightest and best. The most analytical, lateral minds,
working on more challenging, rewarding - and important
- tasks than are available virtually anywhere else.'
The official website
of the UK Security Service (MI5). The Service is responsible for protecting the UK against threats to
national security. This website provides information on the current
major threats to
UK security and expert security advice designed to help businesses and organisations
protect against them.
Air Force Intelligence -
The US Air Force, one of the four military services in
the Department of Defense, is of course primarily concerned
with the conduct of military operations, and is not (in
its entirety) part of the IC. Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance,
and Reconnaissance (ISR) resources, however, do produce
intelligence both for Air Force use and for sharing across
the Community, qualifying this element (the Air Force ISR
resource) as an IC member.
Intelligence - The US Army, one of the four military
services in the Department of Defense, is of course primarily
concerned with the conduct of military operations, and
is not (in its entirety) part of the Intelligence Community (IC). The Army’s
intelligence component, however, does produce intelligence both for Army use
and for sharing across the Community, qualifying it (Army Military Intelligence
(MI)) as an IC member.
Intelligence Agency (CIA) - provides accurate,
comprehensive, and timely foreign intelligence on national
security topics to national policy and decision makers.
Guard Intelligence – deals with information
related to US maritime borders and Homeland Security.
Intelligence Agency (DIA) - provides timely and
objective military intelligence to warfighters, policymakers,
and force planners.
of Energy – performs analyses of foreign
nuclear weapons, nuclear non-proliferation, and energy
security-related intelligence issues in support of US national
security policies, programs, and objectives.
of Homeland Security (DHS) - prevents terrorist
attacks within the United States, reduces America's vulnerability
to terrorism, and minimizes the damage and recovers from
attacks that do occur.
of State – deals with information affecting
US foreign policy.
of Treasury – collects and processes
information that may affect US fiscal and monetary policy.
Bureau of Investigation – deals with counterespionage
and data about international criminal cases.
Intelligence Community - the IC is a federation
of executive branch agencies and organizations that
work separately and together to conduct intelligence
activities necessary for the conduct of foreign relations
and the protection of the national security of the
Corps Intelligence - the US Marine Corps is one
of four military services in the Department of Defense.
Like the other Military Services in the Department
of Defense, the Intelligence Element of the Marine
Corps is an Intelligence Community Member
Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) – provides
timely, relevant, and accurate geospatial intelligence
in support of national security.
Intelligence - the mission of the US Navy, one of the
four military services in the Department of Defense, is to
combat-ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring
aggression and maintaining freedom of the seas. An integral
part of this mission is Naval Intelligence, one of the members
of the Intelligence Community. Established in 1882, Naval
Intelligence is the oldest continuously operating US Intelligence
service. Naval Intelligence personnel and products support
many customers --- joint warfighter, Navy/Marine Corps operating
forces, national-level agencies, and national decision-makers.
Reconnaissance Office (NRO) - coordinates collection
and analysis of information from airplane and satellite
reconnaissance by the military services and the CIA.
Security Agency (NSA) - collects and processes
foreign signals intelligence information for our Nation's
leaders and warfighters, and protects critical US information
security systems from compromise.