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Conceptualization of Intelligence Terminology


The aim of the article is to compare the term and definition of „Intelligence Support“ used in the Czech Armed Forces with related terms used in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, United States Army and Slowak Ground Forces. The article proposes updated Czech terms and definitions. The article can serve as a basis for a next discussion, for a dictionary processing, it will help intelligence staffs in orientation in intelligence terminology and it improves interoperability within the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and in foreign missions.

Josef Říha, PhD., born 1957. He graduated from the Military College of the Ground Forces in Vyškov (1985). Before and after graduating, he worked in reconnaissance positions from platoon to battalion. After graduating from the Military Academy in Brno (1992), he worked for the brigade, Joint Forces and NATO intelligence staffs. Since 2013 he has been an academic worker at the Faculty of Military Leadership of the University of Defense in Brno. He deals with intelligence and foreign armies.

Country: Czech Republic


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