Canadian Forces Intelligence Command

Canadian Forces Intelligence Command (CFINTCOM; French: Commandement d'intelligence des Forces canadiennes, COMRENSFC) is the organization that centralizes all intelligence collection and assessment capabilities of the Canadian Armed Forces. It was formed in 2013 by bringing the head of defence intelligence's office and all the CF's intelligence units into one military formation.[1]

Canadian Forces Intelligence Command
Commandement d'intelligence des Forces canadiennes  (French)
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Active2013–present
CountryCanada
BranchCanadian Armed Forces
TypeCommand
RoleMilitary intelligence
Part ofCanadian Armed Forces
Garrison/HQOttawa
Motto(s)Latin: Scientia est vis, lit. 'From knowledge, strength'
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Commanders
Current
commander
Rear-Admiral Scott Bishop, CMM, CD

FormationEdit

The main formation within the command is the Canadian Forces Intelligence Group (CF Int Gp), which consists of the following units:

  • Canadian Forces Joint Imagery Centre (CFJIC)
  • Canadian Forces National Counter-Intelligence Unit (CFNCIU)
  • Joint Meteorological Centre (JMC)
  • Mapping and Charting Establishment (MCE)
  • Joint Task Force X (JTF X)[2][3]
  • Medical Intelligence Cell[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Establishment of the Canadian Forces Intelligence Command". Department of National Defence. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Canadian Forces Intelligence Command". canada.ca. Government of Canada. 23 June 2014. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Joint Task Force X [Military Institution]". The Governor General of Canada. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 5 May 2020.
  4. ^ https://www.msn.com/en-ca/video/watch/military-intelligence-unit-issued-coronavirus-warning-in-january/vi-BB12rJ86

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