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Framing SOF Intelligence

Chapter
Part of the New Security Challenges book series (NSECH)

Abstract

Special Operation Forces are both a consumer as well as a provider of highly detailed multisource intelligence. Detailed intelligence is needed to destroy or capture high-value targets, rescue hostages, seize an objective, or conduct a high-risk raid of some sort. Usually, this intelligence is provided by the various higher echelon intelligence or intelligence services and then further developed by SOF intelligence collection elements.

The author of Chap. 10 displays the future necessity of continued Special Reconnaissance and Surveillance capabilities in complex conflicts. The author also describes how future Special Operations Forces mission and Special Operations Forces intelligence most likely will be able to contribute with a highly detailed and sought after intelligence product to the intelligence consumer.

Keywords

Special Operation Intelligence Collection Strategic Level Tactical Level Intelligence Product 
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© The Author(s) 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • AWE
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