Steven Aftergood: CRS Defense Primer – Intelligence Support to Military Operations

Congressional Research Service
Steven Aftergood

Defense Primer: Intelligence Support to Military Operations

  • Inform the commander
  • Describe the operational environment
  • Identify, define, and nominate objectives
  • Support planning and execution of operations
  • Counter adversary deception and surprise
  • Support friendly deception efforts
  • Assess the effectiveness of operations