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File Title Ministry of Defence and Cabinet Office: Central Intelligence Machinery: Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee: Memoranda (JIC Series). Joint Intelligence Committee: Memoranda 71-118
Reference CAB 158/8
Date 20 August 1949 - 8 May 1950
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 1994

Description

A volume of reports commissioned for the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC). The JIC was formed of representatives from the intelligence services, the armed services, and the Foreign Office. Its purpose was to assess military, security, and foreign policy requirements and coordinate Britain's intelligence organisations accordingly. A vast range of international and domestic issues are investigated and analysed in the JIC's reports. Subjects covered in this file include the military and technological capabilities of the Soviet Union and its satellites; the threat of military action by the Soviet Union against Yugoslavia; the threat posed by Chinese communists to Hong Kong and Taiwan; the organisation of British scientific and technical intelligence; priorities for British intelligence collection and organisation in East Asia; and information sharing and cooperation with the United States of America and between NATO powers.

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i Front Cover Download PDF (690 KB)
ii Table of Contents Download PDF (3.69 MB)
71 Security of Meteorological Information in War and Peace. Report by the Joint Intelligent Committee 19 September 1949 Download PDF (3.86 MB)
72 Meeting Between British and United States Planners and Intelligence Teams. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee and the Joint Planning Staff 20 August 1949 Download PDF (1.69 MB)
73 Possibility of Russian Armed Action Against Yugoslavia. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 3 September 1949 Download PDF (5.35 MB)
74 Possible Scale and Nature of Raids on the United Kingdom in the Event of a War in 1949/50. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 26 October 1949 Download PDF (10.28 MB)
75 Russian Chemical Warfare - Nerve Gases. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 3 September 1949 Download PDF (6.04 MB)
76 Possible Courses of Action by the Soviet Union to Regain Complete Control Over Yugoslavia. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 14 October 1949 Download PDF (7.93 MB)
77 United States-United Kingdom-Canada Standardisation Programme. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 3 September 1949 Download PDF (1.46 MB)
78 Military Threat to Yugoslavia - Situation as at 9.9.49 10 September 1949 Download PDF (1.67 MB)
78/1 Military Threat to Yugoslavia - Situation as at 16.9.49 16 September 1949 Download PDF (2.02 MB)
78/2 Military Threat to Yugoslavia - Situation as at 23.9.49 23 September 1949 Download PDF (1.51 MB)
78/3 Military Threat to Yugoslavia - Situation as at 30.3.49 30 September 1949 Download PDF (1.16 MB)
78/4 Military Threat to Yugoslavia - Situation as at 7.10.49 7 October 1949 Download PDF (1.67 MB)
78/5 Military Threat to Yugoslavia - Situation as at 14.10.49 14 October 1949 Download PDF (655 KB)
78/6 Military Threat to Yugoslavia - Situation as at 21.10.49 21 October 1949 Download PDF (622 KB)
78/7 Military Threat to Yugoslavia - Situation as at 28.10.49 28 October 1949 Download PDF (694 KB)
78/8 Military Threat to Yugoslavia - Situation as at 4.11.49 4 November 1949 Download PDF (1.09 MB)
78/9 Military Threat to Yugoslavia - As at 18.11.49 18 November 1949 Download PDF (1.07 MB)
78/10 Military Threat to Yugoslavia - As at 2.12.49 2 December 1949 Download PDF (666 KB)
78/11 Military Threat to Yugoslavia - As at 16.12.49 16 December 1949 Download PDF (1.05 MB)
79 Civil Aviation Relations with Yugoslavia. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 15 September 1949 Download PDF (3.12 MB)
80 J.I.C.(UK)(49) 80 (FINAL) 6 February 1950 Download PDF (46.51 MB)
81 Intelligence Requirements of the Western Europe Commanders-in-Chief Committee on Mobilisation. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 3 March 1950 Download PDF (4.16 MB)
82 Intelligence Organisation in the Far East - Comments on a Despatch by the High Commissioner for the Federation of Malaya. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 20 October 1949 Download PDF (2.30 MB)
83 Intelligence Brief for the Western Europe Commanders-in-Chief Committee - Standardisation of Certain Intelligence Reports. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 8 May 1950 Download PDF (365 KB)
84 Scale and Nature of Attack on the United Kingdom by V.1 and V.2 - Type Weapons 1949-51. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 17 November 1949 Download PDF (8.23 MB)
85 J.I.C (49) 85 (T.O.R) 22 October 1949 Download PDF (20.26 MB)
86 Russian Chemical Warfare Equipment. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 22 September 1949 Download PDF (19.01 MB)
87 Priorities for the Collection of Intelligence in the Far East. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 27 October 1949 Download PDF (4.11 MB)
88 Atlantic Pact Organisation - Security.; Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee. 3 October 1949 Download PDF (6.35 MB)
89 Disclosure Of Anglo-American Classified Military Information to Third Parties. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 29 September 1949 Download PDF (4.60 MB)
90 Disclosure of Classified U.S. Military Information to Western Union. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 29 September 1949 Download PDF (3.61 MB)
91 Supply of Classified Information to the New Commonwealth Countries. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 12 October 1949 Download PDF (2.62 MB)
92 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation - Interim Security Measures. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committees 13 October 1949 Download PDF (3.04 MB)
93 Guidance to Attaches Concerning Defectors 9 November 1949 Download PDF (387 KB)
94 Location of Headquarters of the Three European Regional Planning Groups - Security Implications. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 22 October 1949 Download PDF (2.50 MB)
95 Scientific and Technical Intelligence. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 31 October 1949 Download PDF (2.35 MB)
96 Employment of Certain Firms on Secret Government Contracts. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 27 October 1949 Download PDF (20.73 MB)
97 Intelligence Appreciation for Northern European Region. Military Threat to Scandinavia - 1950. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 3 November 1949 Download PDF (10.70 MB)
98 Implications of the Defection of Nationalist Forces on the Security of Hong Kong. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 26 October 1949 Download PDF (5.01 MB)
99 J.I.C.(49) 99 FINAL 27 October 1949 Download PDF (295 KB)
100 Establishment of Security Services in Germany. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 12 November 1949 Download PDF (3.14 MB)
101 Photographic Reconnaissance of French Indo-China. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 27 October 1949 Download PDF (1.29 MB)
102 The Possibility of the Survival of the Chinese Nationalists as a Factor in Far East Affairs 23 November 1949 Download PDF (607 KB)
103 Chinese Communist Intentions and Capabilities Regarding Formosa. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 2 November 1949 Download PDF (6.79 MB)
104 YUGOSLAVIA - ARMS REQUIREMENTS. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 12 January 1950 Download PDF (10.52 MB)
105 Codewords and Nicknames. Note by the Secretary 4 November 1949 Download PDF (2.81 MB)
106 American Intelligence Appreciations. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 18 November 1949 Download PDF (4.13 MB)
107 J.I.C.(49) 107 (T.O.R) 21 February 1950 Download PDF (834 KB)
108 Effects of Soviet Occupation on Western Europe. (Finalised as J.I.C.(50) 36) 7 November 1949 Download PDF (1.07 MB)
109 Soviet Intentions and Capabilities - 1950. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 10 February 1950 Download PDF (3.38 MB)
110 The Use by the Germans of Soviet Nationals against the Soviet Union in the Late War. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 5 January 1950 Download PDF (6.08 MB)
111 Soviet Use of Atomic Bombs. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 14 March 1950 Download PDF (7.43 MB)
112 Location of Scientific and Technical Intelligence Organisations. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 18 November 1949 Download PDF (2.13 MB)
113 Intelligence Appreciation for Southern European, Western Mediterranean Regional Planning Group. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 6 December 1949 Download PDF (4.72 MB)
114 Exchange of Information with French Indo-China. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 24 November 1949 Download PDF (2.00 MB)
115 Communist Influence in the African Continent (Excluding Egypt). Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 19 April 1950 Download PDF (21.08 MB)
116 Deployment of Service Attaches - Review for 1949. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 3 December 1949 Download PDF (6.15 MB)
117 Security Gradings. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 8 December 1949 Download PDF (2.22 MB)
118 Review of the Soviet Economic and Military Activities During the Year Ending 31st December, 1949. Report by the Joint Intelligence Committee 17 March 1950 Download PDF (11.58 MB)
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