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File Title Ministry of Defence and Cabinet Office: Central Intelligence Machinery: Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee later Committee: Memoranda (JIC Series). Joint Intelligence Committee: Memoranda 31-64
Reference CAB 158/10
Date 16 March 1950 - 1 November 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 information sharing between members of NATO; inadequate security arrangements in France; security classifications of secret documents; the loss of classified documents in the colonies; the threat of war between Pakistan and India; the possible effects of a Soviet occupation of Western Europe in the event of a major war; the defence of Hong Kong and Australasia in the event of war; Soviet intentions in Germany and Austria; Soviet development of chemical weapons; and the invasion of South Korea by North Korea in June 1950.

Document Title Date
i Front Cover Download PDF (324 KB)
ii Table of Contents Download PDF (775 KB)
31 Basic Intelligence Brief for U.K. Delegations to the Brussels Treaty Military Committee & the Northern European and Southern European Regional Planning Groups 16 March 1950 Download PDF (14.05 MB)
32 Implications on Neighbouring Countries of Open War between India and Pakistan 18 March 1950 Download PDF (2.88 MB)
33 Brief for the U.K. Representative at Final. Meeting of North Atlantic Treaty. Military Committee - 28. 3.59. 25 March 1950 Download PDF (1.60 MB)
34 Sigint Requirements - 1950. 27 March 1950 Download PDF (630 KB)
35 Chemical Warfare.- the Enemy Threat 4 April 1950 Download PDF (773 KB)
36 Effects of Soviet Occupation on Western Europe in the Event of War 20 May 1950 Download PDF (4.00 MB)
37/1 Periodic Intelligence Summary for the Western Regional Planning Group - 1. 4.50. 21 April 1950 Download PDF (28.39 MB)
38 J.I.C. (50) 38 Final 25 August 1950 Download PDF (152 KB)
39 Turkish Intentions & Capabilities in the Event of War 14 April 1950 Download PDF (1.73 MB)
40 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation - Co-Ordination of Security Arrengements 8 May 1950 Download PDF (2.67 MB)
41 J.I.C. (50) 41 5 May 1950 Download PDF (305 KB)
42 J.I.C. (50) 42 Final 9 May 1950 Download PDF (1,008 KB)
43 Soviet Intentions in Berlin 24 May 1950 Download PDF (2.27 MB)
44 Loss of Classified Documents 17 May 1950 Download PDF (3.78 MB)
45 Vulnerability of the U.K. to a Knock Out Blow by the Soviet Union 1 November 1950 Download PDF (223 KB)
46 Definition of Top Secret 12 May 1950 Download PDF (2.19 MB)
47 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation - Co-Ordination of Security Arrangements 30 May 1950 Download PDF (521 KB)
48 Security of Meteorological Information in War and Peace 24 May 1950 Download PDF (1.89 MB)
49 Soviet Intentions in Austria 18 May 1950 Download PDF (1.57 MB)
50 Measures to Improve the State of Intelligence Available on Soviet Intentions & Preparations for War 22 May 1950 Download PDF (366 KB)
51 Requirements for Clandestine Reporting in W. Europe in the Event of a Successful Soviet Invasion 24 May 1950 Download PDF (435 KB)
52 Probable Form & Scale of Attack against Anzam Area - Report by J.I.C. Melbourne 25 May 1950 Download PDF (3.92 MB)
53 Intelligence for N.A.T.O. 10 June 1950 Download PDF (2.48 MB)
54 Threat to Hong Kong 8 June 1950 Download PDF (2.24 MB)
55 Security in a Certain Country 27 June 1950 Download PDF (675 KB)
56 Security in a Certain Country 20 July 1950 Download PDF (3.08 MB)
57 Soviet Intentions and Capabilities 2 October 1950 Download PDF (352 KB)
58 Invasion of the U.K. 1951. 15 June 1950 Download PDF (457 KB)
59 Intelligence for N.A.T.O. 18 July 1950 Download PDF (948 KB)
60 Service Representation in Central & Southern America 1 July 1950 Download PDF (838 KB)
61 Situation in Korea 29 June 1950 Download PDF (209 KB)
62 Basic Information on Korea 7 July 1950 Download PDF (17.44 MB)
63 Security Checks Within the Metric System 27 July 1950 Download PDF (2.09 MB)
64 Brief for U.K. Delegation to Five Power Military Committee on Replies to Questionnaire Submitted by C-in-C Land Forces Western Europe 15 August 1950 Download PDF (2.35 MB)
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