Understanding and intelligence

  • Cross-Government approach, inter-agency and inter-department including Allies
  • Complex operations with multiple Allies
  • Dynamic intelligence network with no boundaries
  • Pre-empting and anticipating adversaries’ actions
  • Cultural awareness to develop influence and foresight

“Understanding and Intelligence” is fundamental to the UK Counter-IED End-to-End capability. U&I requires a collaborative cross-government approach that enables reach-back from operations into the military, police and security apparatus of intelligence. Analysis should include all-sources including open source, covert sources and classified reporting, Security and timeliness of intelligence exchange is critical to success, with appropriate analysis by subject matter experts delivered in a timely and concise manner.