- Intelligence Direction Process
The Intelligence Direction Process supports the determination of collection requirements, planning the collection efforts, issuing of orders and requests to collection agencies, and maintenance of a continuous check on the productivity of such agencies. The key sub-processes arethe * determination of intelligence requirements, * planning the collection effort, * issuance of orders and requests to collection agencies and * maintenance of a continuous check on the productivity of such agencies. The commander will determine his critical information requirements required to allow him to plan and conduct his mission. There are two distinct types of direction required to make the process work external and internal. External direction comes from commanders at each level and sets the parameters for intelligence requirements and objectives. Internal direction comes from the senior intelligence officer to each specialist element of the intelligence staff.
- Intelligence Processes