Joint Military Operations'... From the Sea - Reorienting Naval Operational Intelligence
NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI DEPT OF OPERATIONS
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A research paper addressing the future orientation of naval operational intelligence, given organizational changes mandated by Goldwater- Nichols, and changes in operational emphasis as contained in ...From the Sea. The paper reviews the theory and principles of war, operational art and operational intelligence, and incorporates the history of the office of naval intelligence, and the uses of operational intelligence by commanders in WWII. The paper concludes joint intelligence organizations are fundamental to joint command the analysis functions performed by naval intelligence are consistent with the littoral region, and all levels of conflict, but now require a broader maritime perspective New and improved intelligence capabilities are required to counter littoral threats, and to effectively sustain joint military operations and, intelligence is an indispensable component of naval combat power -- a key ingredient of the operational capabilities called for in ...From the Sea.
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