The Operators: Inside 14 Intelligence Company - The Army's Top Secret Elite

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The Operators: Inside 14 Intelligence Company - The Army's Top Secret Elite

The Operators: Inside 14 Intelligence Company - The Army's Top Secret Elite

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Provides intelligence support to the UK’s rapid reaction forces: 16 Air Assault Brigade Combat Team, 3 Commando Brigade, and Joint Force Headquarters.

Our headquarters is in Edinburgh, with sub-units / detachments located in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Gateshead, Leeds and Nottingham.

The SRU operates in Northern Ireland at present under the cover name " Northern Ireland Training and Advisory Teams (Northern Ireland)" - NITAT(NI) - ostensibly the equivalent of genuine NITAT teams in UKLF and BAOR. Within 8 hours of landing in a war zone, I had used my newly acquired language skills to contribute to intelligence that potentially saved lives. Once I presented my analysis, the patrol was re-routed and the ambush avoided - potentially saving those soldiers from serious injury or death.

Highly trained in skills including lock-picking, advanced weapon handling, covert surveillance and infra-red photography, a typical Opeerator has at his or her disposal an arsenal of techniques and weapons unmatched in any other theatre. The training emphasis is on building core Operational Intelligence (OPINT) skills and an understanding of actual and potential theatres of operation.Military Intelligence Headquarters is based in Upavon, It has units in Abingdon and and a Reserve Unit in Southampton. Although we are one of the smallest parts of the Army, our analysts have a monumental impact on decision making straight out of training. Analysts need to be able to draw information from a wide variety of sources, ranging from open source material from the news media to highly classified information.

Breaking into houses and businesses and planting bugs and gathering intelligence without being detected was also taught, as were the arts of lock-picking and key-copying. His love of airguns took hold of our company from day one and we became the first e-commerce retailer dedicated to airguns, optics, ammo, and accessories.The modified Q cars driven by 14 Company operators in Northern Ireland had many suprises hidden beneath their seemingly ordinary exteriors.

Indeed most people who have worked with the Army in Northern Ireland know it as such and that is why I will use this name, even to describe activities in the mid 1970s before the Army adopted it. Dimensions: 50 x 30 x 30 cm Jumbo Kit Bag 600D Polyester with detachable webbing shoulder strap 80 litre capacity. The Det's main focus during this time was utilizing their unique talents and training to gather information on the members of the IRA so that the British Army and the Royal Ulster Constabulary could then intervene. No one knew who exactly they were or what they did, as these plain-clothed cooperatives accomplished their tasks in the shadow. Oram and his colleague drew their pistols and engaged the men, striking Declan Martin (18) and Henry Hogan (21).

According to Urban each detachment consisted of about 20 soldiers, commanded by a captain, assisted when available by a lieutenant as liason or operations officer. Defensive Brief D Meeting between the Prime Minister and the Taoiseach 5 April 1974 Army Plain Clothes Patrols in Northern Ireland, National Archives PREM 16/154. August 1978: Lance Corporal Alan Swift was shot dead while undercover in the Bogside area of Derry City. Cloth "Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The Det was tasked with mounting surveillance and intelligence gathering operations against the Irish Republican Army and their allies.

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