The Intelligence Analyst is primarily responsible for the analysis, processing, and distribution of strategic and tactical intelligence to the units. They are integral to providing Army personnel with information about enemy forces and potential battle areas. Their duties include but are not limited to: preparation of human, satellite, and radio intelligence products to support the combat commander; assess the significance and reliability of incoming information with current intelligence; and establish and maintain systematic, cross-reference intelligence records and files.
- Prepare all-source intelligence products to support the combat commander
- Assess the significance and reliability of incoming information with current intelligence
- Establish and maintain systematic, cross-reference intelligence records and files
Job training for an intelligence analyst requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 16 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
- Critical thinking
- Preparing maps, charts and intelligence reports
- Military symbology
- Using computer systems