Committing to as little as 27 days per year, Intelligence analysts are required to collate and evaluate the vast amount of information that is used in the production of useable, actionable intelligence reports and threat assessments. You could be employed in a Headquarters assisting with the production of current operational intelligence reports and briefings for the Station Commander, or you could be assisting the Squadron Intelligence Officer on a frontline flying squadron, by providing tactical mission support to aircrew. You could be required to analyse information and generate reports for the intelligence departments of National and partner organisations. Working on high-tech systems, you could develop graphics and produce intelligence that will be used to help plan military operations, or you could carry out extensive background research to contribute to more detailed strategic reports.
There are also opportunities for you to complete other specialist courses in intelligence, including the Reserve Forces Imagery Analysis Course (RFIAC), Targeting and Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR).
Intelligence is collected from multiple sources, including aerial and satellite imagery and foreign communications. This happens 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Analysts are required to collect, collat ...