Defense Intelligence Agency Law and Legal Definition

Defense Intelligence Agency is a combat support unit of the U.S. Department of Defense which develops and manages foreign military intelligence in support of military planning and operations. The Agency is also responsible for weapons-systems acquisition. The Agency operates in countries around the world, collecting and analyzing intelligence in support of national decision makers and military commanders. The mission of the Defense Intelligence Agency is to provide timely, objective, and cogent military intelligence to war-fighters, defense planners, and defense and national security policymakers.