1. NBC Technical Intelligence Objectives.
The objectives of NBC Technical Intelligence are:
The collection, examination, evaluation, identification, and dissemination of information on
materiel and documents pertaining to enemy NBC operations.
The collection of samples of NBC materiel employed against friendly forces; the identification of
chemical agents and transmittal of samples to a supporting general chemical laboratory for
chemical and toxicological analysis; the transmittal of biological samples to a supporting medical
laboratory for microbiological analysis; and the collection and forwarding of radiological samples
to a supporting general chemical laboratory for determination of radioisotopic composition.
The collection, evaluation, and dissemination of information pertaining to the enemy's capability
of and techniques and procedures for: decontamination; individual and collective protection;
NBC detection and identification systems; warning of NBC attacks; impregnation and
reimpregnation of protective clothing; cover and deception measures; field laboratory services;
fallout predictions; and radiological monitoring and survey operations.
The collection and dissemination of information on the enemy's capability for chemical and
biological agent production, to include the storage, installations, and stockpiles of chemical and
biological agents/munitions, and for chemical and biological operations in support of tactical
Assistance, within the technical intelligence company capabilities, in developing field
2. Reporting of Captured Enemy Materiel.
Enemy materiel often is first found by squads or platoons of front-line units. Rapid reporting and rapid
evacuation of these items are vital. The sooner trained personnel can go to work, the more valuable
the information obtained will be.
The reports which are normally used in technical intelligence collection and production are the Spot
Report, Preliminary Technical Report (PRETECHREP), Complementary Technical Report
(COMTECHREP), Detailed Technical Report (DETECHREP), and