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Field Manual Fm 30-16, Technical Intelligence, 26 August 1955, Robert Bolin , Depositor Aug 1955

Field Manual Fm 30-16, Technical Intelligence, 26 August 1955, Robert Bolin , Depositor

DOD Military Intelligence

This manual outlines responsibilities for technical intelligence at all levels in the Army from the top level to units in the field. It discusses technical intelligence training, processing, and operations.

The modern US Army vision of the technical intelligence developed during World War II. The importance of studying foreign military equipment had become apparent and procedures for collecting and evaluating of equipment had been developed. Technical Intelligence procedures and organizations were refined during the cold war and Korean War. Period.

This manual represents a mature picture of Army technical intelligence as it was in the mid-1959s from the viewpoint of ...


“Signal Corps Intelligence Agency Activities” On Page 18 In The “Quadrennial Report Of The Chief Signal Officer, Us Army, May 1951-April 1955.”, Office Of The Chief Signal Officer, Department Of The Army, Robert Bolin , Depositor Apr 1955

“Signal Corps Intelligence Agency Activities” On Page 18 In The “Quadrennial Report Of The Chief Signal Officer, Us Army, May 1951-April 1955.”, Office Of The Chief Signal Officer, Department Of The Army, Robert Bolin , Depositor

DOD Military Intelligence

This is a brief organizational history of a small special-purpose intelligence agency focused on signal equipment used by foreign armies and on the organization and activities of analogous organizations to the US Army Signal Corps in foreign armies. In addition, the Signal Corps Intelligence Agency had been tasked with producing intelligence concerning the Soviet-Bloc civilian power and communications networks.

In the 1950s, the Chief Signal Officer was the head of the US Army Signal Corps which was one of the US Army Technical Services. The Technical Services were bureaus which supplied the army with weapons and equipment, organized and trained ...


Us Army Quartermaster Intelligence Agency, Robert Bolin , Depositor Mar 1955

Us Army Quartermaster Intelligence Agency, Robert Bolin , Depositor

DOD Military Intelligence

Historical Data Cards were used to record the organizational history of units within the Army. This card was provided to Robert Bolin by the US Army Institute of Heraldry in 1985.

The Quartermaster Intelligence Agency (QIA) was established on 1 March 1955. QIA was a special-purpose military unit assigned to the Quartermaster General. The Quartermaster General was the general in charge of the Quartermaster Corps (QMC). The functions of the QIA were described as “… collects, produces, evaluates, analyzes, interprets, maintains, and disseminates foreign intelliency [sic] necessary to fulfill the missions and functions of the QMC and to meet requirements of ...