This chapter addresses the mission and structure of the CONUS based CI Brigade. While most resources are located in CONUS, the Brigade has a global mission. This chapter discusses the resources available and how they provide CI support to Joint organization, US Army commands, US Army departmental activities, DoD agencies and the national intelligence community. It also discusses the functional and coordination structure of the CONUS CI Brigade and provides insight into the duties of the key elements of the group and how they interact.
CONUS Counterintelligence Brigade
MISSIONThe CONUS CI Brigade has a world- wide mission of identifing, detecting, exploiting and neutralizing foreign collection activities directed at US Army forces, secrets, and technologies. This encompasses both offensive and defensive CI operations and counterespionage investigations to include investigation of Army information network denial/ disruption and computer systems' penetrations and attempted penetrations. The Brigade's assets are tailored to support--
ORGANIZATIONThe CONUS CI Brigade, shown at Figure 5- 1, has a HHC and four battalions: CI Field Operations, Foreign Counterintelligence, CI Services, and CI Support (Reserve Component).11
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CI FIELD OPERATIONS BATTALION (COUNTERINTELLIGENCE)The mission of the CI Field Operations Battalion (CI FOB) is to conduct investigations and operations in response to alleged threats against the US Army. Investigative support is provided to theater units and designated DoD activities within CONUS, Alaska, and Puerto Rico, or as otherwise directed by the group commander.
CORE COMPETENCIES1. Reinforce designated units with tactically- tailored CI deployment packages. 2. Conduct CI operations and analysis to detect and neutralize FIS threats to technology. 3. Conduct CI operations to detect and neutralize FIS and threats to warfighters. 4. On order, reinforce designated tactical units with specialized CI support. 5. Conduct Red Team Operations.
ORGANIZATIONThis battalion performs its mission through geographically dispersed military intelligence detachments (MIDs), executing the battalion's mission in a specific area. These MIDs are further broken down as needed into resident offices (ROs) to facilitate battalion mission execution. The number of MIDs and ROs are tailored to mission requirements.
Typically the CI FOB, shown at Figure 5- 2, has a headquarters and support detachment, four- to- five MIDs, and one- to- five ROs for each MID. INSERT Figure 5- 2. CI FOB.
BATTALION HEADQUARTERS AND SUPPORT DETACHMENTThe battalion commander is authorized direct coordination with supported US Army elements and designated DOD agencies to accomplish the mission. Although many of the subordinate detachments are in DS of CONUS- wide local commanders or program managers, the CI FOB commander retains C2. The headquarters and support detachment consists of a detachment commander, NCOIC, and administrative personnel to perform routine personnel, administrative, and supply actions for battalion headquarters personnel.
MILITARY INTELLIGENCE DETACHMENTThe MID is the C2 element of subordinate CI ROs in the conduct of the CI mission. The MID and the RO--
FOREIGN COUNTERINTELLIGENCE BATTALIONThe mission of the Foreign Counterintelligence Battalion (FCIB) is to conduct offensive and defensive CI operations and investigations to detect, identify, exploit and neutralize foreign intelligence activities directed at the US Army, Joint Commands, and DoD Agencies. CORE COMPETENCIES
1. Conduct offensive and defensive CI operations. 2. Investigate incidents of possible espionage. 3. Execute multi- discipline counterintelligence technical operations and investigations. 4. Conduct information warfare technical investigations and operations. 5. In concert with DHS, conduct briefings, debriefings and elicitation. 6. Conduct TSCM and/ or TEMPEST inspections, testing, and investigations through the deployment of technically tailored teams as needed.
ORGANIZATIONThe FCIB is dedicated to ... The FCIB, shown at Figure 5-??, is organized with a headquarters and support detachment and tailored Detachments located in CONUS, Europe and Pacific. The Detachments are tailored to conduct operations and investigations based on requirements generated by Joint Commands, Army Service Component Commands, Army Major Commands, Departmental agencies, and DoD organizations.
BATTALION HEADQUARTERS AND SUPPORT DETACHMENTThe battalion commander is the primary Counterespionage (CE) officer within the brigade and is directly responsible to the commander for CE matters. The battalion provides GS CE coverage to CONUS and OCONUS units.
FOREIGN COUNTERINTELLIGENCE DETACHMENTSThe FCIDs:
TECHNICAL SUPPORT DETACHMENTThe technical support detachment consists of a headquarters section, TSCM operations team, TEMPEST inspection and testing team, electronic security (ELSEC) team, crytofacility inspection team, counter- measures support team, and a DAME team.
CI SERVICES BATTALION (COUNTERINTELLIGENCE - TECHNICAL)The CI SB provides technical services and training in support of DA and DOD organizations. It acts as proponent for Army- wide technical CI investigations, services, and instructions. This battalion performs a GS mission for theater units and conducts the following technical CI functions:
CORE COMPETENCIES1. Conduct CI investigations, analysis and operations to detect and neutralize adversary threats to technology. 2. Conduct CI Operations and analysis to detect and neutralize adversary threats to warfighters. 3. Employ technically tailored CI teams worldwide. 4. Provide direct CI support to DoD and DA Special Access Programs and the Acquisition Systems Protection Program. 5. Provide dedicated CI and OPSEC support to Special Operations Forces.
ORGANIZATIONThe CI SB, shown at Figure ??, includes a headquarters and support detachment, technical support detachment, polygraph detachment, ADPSS detachment, C- SIGINT detachment, ACIC, ACCO, and TEMPEST detachment. Figure ??. CI SB.
HEADQUARTERS AND SUPPORT DETACHMENTThe headquarters and support detachment has a battalion headquarters, support team, and training team. It provides C2 of organic and attached units of elements; provides intelligence oversight, staff planning, communications, logistics, personnel, and administrative support; and provides CI support and specialized CI training.
MI Detachments (MID)The primary mission of the MIDs of the CI OIB is to provide OPSEC support to DA and DOD SAPs. MID commanders exercise C2 over ROs subordinate to the detachment. They:
The polygraph detachment consists of a headquarters section, training team, operations team, and screening team. It schedules examinations, reviews case files, conducts examinations, and prepares reports to determine the truthfulness of gathered information and screening.33
AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING SECURITY SERVICE DETACHMENT
The ADPSS detachment consists of a headquarters section, systems testing and evaluation branch, analysis team, and field evaluation team. The testing and evaluation branch is augmented by six additional mobilization designee evaluation teams in wartime.
The ADPSS detachment provides ADP security support in accordance with AR 380- 380 to units within the AO. It does this by conducting full ADP security, engineering, and software analysis services and by providing advice and assistance. On request, it also provides technical assistance in CE investigations. The detachment provides assistance and evaluation on automation security, including--
OPERATIONS SECURITY SUPPORT DETACHMENT
The OSD develops, plans, coordinates, and oversees CI OPSEC support to DOD SAPs in a DS role. The OSD receives its tasking through the chain of command from the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Policy). An OSD assessment team determines the feasibility and scope of the proposed SAP. Once granted SAP status, the OSD provides OPSEC advice and assistance from the conception of the SAP; through the research and development cycle, testing, and fielding; or through activation of the SAP. This enhanced security program is continued until the Vice Chief of Staff, US Army, decides to discontinue the SAP.
The chief of the DS teams subordinate to the OSD briefs the security posture of each SAP during the annual SAP Oversight Committee and makes recommendations for the revalidation of the programs. The OSD acts as the "eyes and ears" of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence and the Technology Management Office, as they ensure adherence of adequate OPSEC procedures.
The OSD also coordinates with the Defense Investigative Service to ensure that DOD contractors comply with appropriate SAP personnel security procedure guides, DoDD 5220.22M, and DODD 5220.22R. The OSD deals primarily with the DA staff, national level intelligence activities, MACOMs, national test facilities, and SAP program managers. The OSD does not have geographical AOs.
DEFENSE NUCLEAR AGENCY MILITARY INTELLIGENCE DETACHMENT
The DNA MID performs the same mission as the OSD but provides dedicated, tailored CI and OPSEC support services to DNA and its field activities at locations throughout CONUS.
COUNTERINTELLIGENCE SUPPORT DETACHMENT
Like the DNA MID, the CI Support Detachment (CISD) provides dedicated OPSEC support. This detachment supports SOF during training missions. It provides CI and security investigation support to them as directed by DA. Although the detachment receives its operational taskings from DA, C2 of the detachment remains with the commander, CI OIB.
It inspects classified information- processing facilities to ensure compliance with and to detect deviation from approved installation practices as outlined in applicable technical bulletins and regulations. It also conducts TEMPEST tests (laboratory- type examinations under controlled conditions) and field tests to determine the existence and nature of conducted or radiated signals from electronic equipment.
ARMY COUNTERINTELLIGENCE CENTERThe ACIC consist of................. It provides multi- discipline counterintelligence analysis in support of Army forces, programs, operations, and CI investigations.
CI SUPPORT BATTALION (RESERVE COMPONENT)The mission of the CI Support Battalion (Reserve Component) (CISB( RC)) is to augment the CONUS CI Bde in it's global mission to identify, detect, exploit and neutralize foreign collection activities directed at US Army Forces, secrets and technologies. The CISB( RC) provides tailored CI/ HUMINT teams to address shortages in both peace and contingency operations.
CORE COMPETENCIES1. On order, reinforce designated units with tailored CI/ HUMINT teams. 2. Conduct CI operations and analysis to detect and neutralize FIS threats to technology. 3. Conduct CI operations to detect and neutralize FIS and threats to warfighters. 4. On order, in concert with DHS, conduct briefings, debriefings and elicitation. 5. Provide direct CI support to DoD and DA Special Access Programs and the Acquisition Systems Protection Program.
ORGANIZATIONThe CISB( RC) performs its mission through task- organized CI/ HUMINT teams.
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