NS3159 Principles of Joint Operational Intelligence

This course examines the intelligence process, organizational structure and related C4I architecture within the context of intelligence support to the planning and conduct of joint and combined operations at the operational level of war. This course addresses the conduct of intelligence to include the development of requirements, collection management, threat analysis, assessments, and dissemination of intelligence to the decision maker. The course includes an overview of intelligence data systems and associated connectivity. Students are required to prepare and present intelligence briefings and staff intelligence studies, incorporating the knowledge gained in the course. Requires U.S. citizen holding a SECRET clearance. Prerequisites: None.

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Quarter Offered

  • As Required

Security Clearance Required

  • Secret