MILITARY INTELLIGENCE

Army

Post-Cold War

2000s

Ackerman, Robert K. "Army Aims to Revolutionize Intelligence Process." Signal, Oct. 2003. [http://www.afcea.org/signal/]

Army deputy chief of staff, G-2, Lt. Gen. Keith B. Alexander says that "[t]he U.S. Army is looking to radically change the very concept of information management to meet its growing intelligence demands arising from force transformation. This will require a new way of processing and disseminating information in a network that links a rapidly growing number of increasingly diverse sensors and sources."

Aftergood, Steven. "Army Establishes Psyops Branch." Secrecy News (from the FAS Project on Government Secrecy), 16 Jan. 2007. [http://www.fas.org]

This item reports issuance by Secretary of the Army Francis J. Harvey on 12 January 2007 of General Order 30: "Effective 16 October 2006, Psychological Operations was established as a basic branch of the Army, pursuant to the authority of Section 3063(a)(13), Title 10, United States Code." General Order 30 is available at: http://www.fas.org/irp/doddir/army/go30.pdf.

Atkins, Charles. "Intelligence Transformation: Beyond Paradigm Shifts, Changes in Ethos." Military Intelligence, Oct.-Dec. 2000. [http://www.fas.org/irp/agency/army/mipb/index.html]

Belonus, Frank R. "The Evolution of Reconnaissance in the 21st Century." Armor 111 (Mar.-Apr. 2002): 20-24.

Buzek, Francis [MAJ/USA]. "Army Counterintelligence 2000." American Intelligence Journal 20, nos. 1 & 2 (Winter 2000-2001): 27-33.

"There are approximately 240 CI personnel authorizations in the Army's 10 Divisions, 230 in its 4 Corps, and 1200 in its strategic units." The three major mission areas are force protection, technology protection, and infrastructure protection.

Flynn, Michael [LTCOL/USA]. "Intelligence Must Drive Operations: How Intelligence Can Clear the Fog of War." Military Intelligence 26, no. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 2000).

Hasenauer, Heike. "Forward Eyes and Ears." Soldiers 57 (Apr. 2002): 40-42.

Discusses the mission of U.S. Army's long-range reconnaissance units.

Hiter, Charles L. [CAPT/USA] "Overview of Joint STARS: Capabilities and Employment." Military Intelligence 30, no. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 2004): 20-27.

The author seeks to provide "some insight in how to employ the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) aircraft better in mission planning, collection operations, and maneuver operations." The article includes "a general overview of the E-8C Joint STARS capabilities, pre-mission tasking and planning, and two employment scenarios, one supporting pre-mission collection operations and the other supporting maneuver operations."

Lawlor, Maryann. "Signal Intelligence System Uncovers Enemy Sites." Signal, Oct. 2002. [http://www.afcea.org/signal/]

The Prophet system, created and produced by Titan Systems Corporation, provides the U.S. Army the capability to locate the the electronic signature of hostile forces. The system "provides this capability not only from a fixed command post but also on the move. Mounted on a high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle (HMMWV), the system allows troops in the field to intercept radio frequency signals, perform signal direction finding and develop actionable intelligence from the voice and communications data." The project is managed by the Army's Program Executive Office for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors. See also, John McHale, "Army Unveils New SIGINT Electronics," Military & Aerospace Electronics, Jul. 2002, 1-3.

Mackey, Chris [?pseud.], and Greg Miller. The Interrogators: Inside the Secret War against Al Qaeda. New York: Little, Brown, 2004.

According to Marisa, DIJ 14.1 (2005), Mackey "documents his firsthand experiences as a U.S. Army tactical interrogator," including as "senior Army interrogator in Afghansistan ... at Kandahar and Bagram" until the fall of 2002.... [F]or those ... interested in learning more about operational military HUMINT, particularly about military interrogation, debriefing, and counterintelligence operations[,] ... this book will be of high interest."

McHale, John. "Army Unveils New SIGINT Electronics." Military & Aerospace Electronics, Jul. 2002, 1-3.

The signals intelligence system discussed is Prophet Block 1. The system can intercept and locate signals while operating on the move, and the intercept receiver can operate as a manpack system for airborne operations. See also, Maryann Lawlor, "Signal Intelligence System Uncovers Enemy Sites," Signal, Oct. 2002.

Pushies, Fred J.

1. Night Stalkers: 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne). Osceola, WI: Zenith, 2005.

From advertisement: The 160th SOAR (A) "specializes in carrying out its ... operations under the cover of darkness, hence their nickname: 'Night Stalkers.' This book details numerous operational scenarios and describes in detail their equipment, including OH-6 light observation helicopters, MH-47 Chinook medium modified Little Bird and Blackhawk helicopters."

2. U.S. Army Special Forces. Osceola, WI: Motorbooks, 2001.

From advertisement: "This illustrated look at the training and work of the U.S. Army Special Forces ... includes a brief history of these fighting elite followed by an up-close look at the advanced weaponry, high-tech gadgetry and ... vehicles and aircraft at their disposal."

U.S. Department of the Army. Open Source Intelligence. FMI [Field Manual Interim] 2-22.9. Washington, DC: Headquarter, Department of the Army, Dec. 2006.

"This manual expedites delivery of doctrine ... approved for immediate use in training and operations. The manual facilitates a common understanding of Army open source intelligence (OSINT) operations. As interim doctrine, it serves as a catalyst for analysis and development of Army OSINT training, concepts, materiel, and force structure. It brings Army intelligence doctrine in line with the characterization of OSINT as an intelligence discipline in Joint Publication 2-0."

U.S. Department of the Army. Psychological Operations Leaders Planning Guide. GTA [Graphic Training Aid] 33-01-001. Washington, DC: John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, Nov. 2005: [Available at: http://www.fas.org/irp/doddir/army/psyopplan.pdf]

From "Introduction": "The focus of this GTA is to provide requisite information to help the tactical PSYOP Soldier better plan and execute PSYOP in support of a maneuver commander. Noncommissioned officers (NCOs) leading a three-man Psychological Operations team (TPT) or planning PSYOP at division or corps levels will find this GTA extremely helpful."

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