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- U.S. Department of Defense : The military forces of the United States and their supporting civil servants.
- Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence : Add brief definition or description
- United States intelligence community : The United States' intelligence agencies coordinated by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
- Ronald Burgess : Lieutenant general, U.S. Army; Director, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and commander of the Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (JFCC-ISR) of the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)
- Michael Maples : Add brief definition or description U.S. Army, 2005-2009 LTG Maples served as the Vice Director and Director of Management of the Joint Staff prior to assuming his responsibilities as DIA Director and Commander, JFCC-ISR.
- Lowell Jacoby : Add brief definition or descriptionVice Admiral, U.S. Navy; (July 2002 - November 2005)
- Thomas Wilson : Add brief definition or descriptionVice Admiral, U.S. Navy;
- Patrick Hughes : Add brief definition or description LTG, U.S. Army ( February 1996 - July 1999)
- Kenneth Minihan : Add brief definition or description LTG, USAF (August 1995 - February 1996)
- James Clapper : Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, appointed by George W. Bush and reappointed by Barack Obama; former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (November 1991 - August 1995) and National Imagery and Mapping Agency; retired lieutenant general, U.S. Air Force
- Harry Soyster : Add brief definition or description LTG, U.S. Army (December 1988 - September 1991)
- Leonard Perroots : Add brief definition or description USAF (October 1985 - December 1988)
- James Williams : Add brief definition or description U.S. Army(September 1981 - September 1985)
- Eugene Tighe : Add brief definition or description USAF (September 1977 - August 1981)
- Samuel Wilson : Add brief definition or description U.S. Army (May 1976 - August 1977)
- Daniel Graham : Add brief definition or description (September 1974 - December 1975)
- Vincent De Poix : Add brief definition or description VADM (August 1972 - September 1974)
- Donald Bennett : Add brief definition or description (September 1969 - August 1972)
- Joseph Carroll : Add brief definition or description USAF (October 1961 - September 1969)
Present and past staff
- W. Patrick Lang : Retired United States Army Special Forces colonel and Senior Executive Service officer of the Defense Intelligence Agency, who now writes and consults on grand strategy and the Middle East
- Arlington Hall : Former girls' school in Arlington, Virginia, taken over for signals intelligence work in the Second World War and used for many years by the Defense Intelligence Agency and U.S. Army intelligence; now occupied by the National Foreign Affairs Training Center and the National Guard Bureau
- Bolling Air Force Base : Add brief definition or description
- Measurement and signature intelligence : A variety of intelligence gathering disciplines complementary to the technical "mainstream" of imagery intelligence and signals intelligence.
- Medical intelligence : Techniques involved in determining the public health of a country, so the physical characteristics of leaders and workers are understood, as well as local hazards to foreigners entering the country or regions of it
- Technical intelligence : Information derived from examination, testing and analysis of foreign equipment and materiel, preferably, but not necessarily, in good working order
- National technical means of verification : Euphemism principally for imagery intelligence satellites and other means of strategic arms control verification, principally because the Soviet Union did not want its public to know that they could not prevent Western observation of the state
U.S. service agencies
- National intelligence organizations : Organizations for intelligence collection and analysis, which are responsive to overall national needs rather than to the needs of a specific military service or specific mission (e.g., terrorism); they may, however, be oriented to specific collection or analysis disciplines
- Aman : Israeli military intelligence, roughly equivalent to the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency or Russian GRU
- Main Intelligence Administration of the General Staff : More commonly known by the initials of its Romanized Russian name,Glavnoye Razvedovatel'noye Upravlenie (GRU), the national military organization of both the Soviet Union and Russian Federation, roughly comparable in mission (but not methods) to the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency
- Reparto informazioni e sicurezza dello Stato maggiore della difesa : Italian national military intelligence, comparable to the Russian GRU or U.S. DIA
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- Douglas Feith : An American strategic analyst, associated with neoconservatism, who held posts including Under Secretary of Defense for Policy in 2001-2005, when he advised Donald Rumsfeld on the Iraq War; fellow of the Hudson Institute
- Gulf War : The conflict started by the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and ended with the liberation of Kuwait and major damage to Iraqi forces, by a US-led UN coalition in 1991.
- Iraq War : Invasion of Iraq by a coalition of countries, led by the United States, in 2003, and subsequent occupation
- Iraq and weapons of mass destruction : Threats, development programs and actual use, of weapons of mass destruction by Iraq, from the 1970s through the Iraq War
- JWICS : A military and intelligence communications system approved for classified information designated collateral TOP SECRET, as well as any information in a compartmented control system such as Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) or Special Access Program (SAP)
- Joint Staff (U.S.) : A U.S. planning staff organization directly supporting the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in policy and doctrinal development, not command and control of military operations
- Office of Special Plans : A small office, formerly in the U.S. Department of Defense, created by Douglas Feith, under general supervision of William Luti and directly headed by Abram Shulsky, which took unprocessed intelligence and bypassed independent analysis, to present evidence supporting policy positions; this was a conscious "top-down" methodology contrasting to the traditional "bottom-up" of intelligence analysis
- RC-135 COMBAT SENT : A long-range aircraft, operated by the United States Air Force, for collecting electronic intelligence
- RC-135 RIVET JOINT : A United States Air Force long-range aircraft for collecting communications intelligence
- U.S. intelligence and transnational counterproliferation activities : An overview over activities of the United States intelligence community, specifically dealing with arms control, weapons of mass destruction and weapons counterproliferation. }
- United States Strategic Command : The U.S. unified headquarters for the missions of worldwide nuclear and conventional precision strike; command, control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance in support of strategic operations; global network operations of the Global Information Grid, information operations, ballistic missile defense, and reduction of Weapons of Mass Destruction threats