B600:Intelligence Specialist

Intelligence Specialists analyze intelligence data. They break down information to determine its usefulness in military planning. From this intelligence data, they prepare materials that describe in detail the features of strategic and tactical areas all over the world.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

Intelligence Specialists assist in every phase of the planning, collection, processing, analysis, and dissemination of intelligence information. They assemble and analyze multi-source operational intelligence in support of all warfare areas, assist in support of intelligence briefings, reporting, and analytical programs. Intelligence Specialists prepare and present intelligence briefings, as well as, prepare material for use in mission planning. They prepare graphics (annotated photographs, plot sheets, mosaics, overlays, etc.), and plot and prepare multi-sensor imagery. ISs draft intelligence reports, and provide input to and receive data from computerized intelligence systems from both ashore and afloat. ISs also maintain the intelligence files (photographs, maps, charts, photographic interpretation keys, etc.) and libraries.

Military Duties Translated:

Develop and maintain an information management strategy, in consultation with the country office(s) concerned, including internal information flow. Identify and obtain the needed data and information elements required to produce analysis and information products. Create operational data management systems to enable effective analysis and monitoring including data quality control protocols and standards for validation and sharing of data.

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Information Management Officer