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File Title Chiefs of Staff. Joint Intelligence Committee. Memoranda, July-Dec. 1950. 65-114. Vol. LV.
Reference CAB 158/11
Date 1 July 1950 - 21 April 1951
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 measures to address inadequate security arrangements in France; the likelihood and probable course of a war with the Soviet Union; the scale of air attack on the United Kingdom in the event of war; the communist threat to Greece, Iran, East Asia, and South Asia; the weaknesses of communist China; the progress of the First Indochina War; the military situation in Korea; information sharing with the American intelligence services; and travel restrictions on Soviet and Soviet satellite missions in the UK.

Document Title Date
i Front Cover Download PDF (2.27 MB)
iii Table of Contents Download PDF (2.28 MB)
65 Scale and Nature of Threat to Sea Communications - 1954 18 July 1950 Download PDF (8.51 MB)
66 Brief for Discussions on the Security of a Certain Country 31 July 1950 Download PDF (4.37 MB)
67 Procedure for Obtaining Information & Certain Facilities from the French Authorities 5 August 1950 Download PDF (2.46 MB)
68 Defence of the Middle East 22 July 1950 Download PDF (2.83 MB)
69 Intelligence Requirements in Austria 22 July 1950 Download PDF (4.07 MB)
70 Certain Lectures at the Imperial Defence College 5 August 1950 Download PDF (2.61 MB)
71 Threat to Iceland 18 August 1950 Download PDF (2.89 MB)
72 Possible uses by the Soviet Union of Satellite Forces 27 July 1950 Download PDF (3.88 MB)
73 Soviet Capabilities and Probable Courses of Action in 1954 - Comments on U.S. J.I.C. Draft Report 9 August 1950 Download PDF (5.00 MB)
74 Intelligence for N.A.T.O. 17 August 1950 Download PDF (2.30 MB)
75 Probable Short Term Soviet Developments 2 August 1950 Download PDF (7.74 MB)
76 Threat to Greece 2 August 1950 Download PDF (5.59 MB)
77 The Likelihood of War with the Soviet Union and the Date by Which the Soviet Leaders Might be Prepared to Risk it 18 August 1950 Download PDF (9.98 MB)
78 Security Checks within the Cosmic System - Access to Cypher Offices 9 September 1950 Download PDF (2.55 MB)
79 Threat to Persia 21 August 1950 Download PDF (6.53 MB)
80 Soviet Intentions in Berlin 11 October 1950 Download PDF (2.61 MB)
81 Present State of Intelligence & Measures to Improve it 23 August 1950 Download PDF (1.56 MB)
82 Threat to Scandinavia 24 August 1950 Download PDF (4.36 MB)
83 Military and Economic Strength of the Soviet Union 25 August 1950 Download PDF (2.90 MB)
84 Threat to Western European Region - 1954 4 September 1950 Download PDF (5.13 MB)
85 Threat to Southern European Region - 1954 4 September 1950 Download PDF (3.99 MB)
86 Security of Meteorological Information in War 16 November 1950 Download PDF (2.98 MB)
87 The Use of Atomic Bombs in a War against the Soviet Union 18 September 1950 Download PDF (1.41 MB)
88 Chinese Communist Military Intentions and Capabilities in the Non-Communist States Bordering China 6 September 1950 Download PDF (19.98 MB)
89 Use of Atomic Bombs in War 19 October 1950 Download PDF (1.69 MB)
90 Restrictions on Movements of Diplomatic Members of the Soviet & Certain Satellite Missions in the U.K. 29 September 1950 Download PDF (4.44 MB)
91 Civil Aviation Policy Toward the Soviet Union and its Satellites 14 October 1950 Download PDF (2.46 MB)
92 Soviet Intentions and Capabilities A.B.I. - 14 28 September 1950 Download PDF (70.82 MB)
93 Priorities for Autralian Intelligence Surveys 16 October 1950 Download PDF (1.72 MB)
94 Threat to Indo China 12 October 1950 Download PDF (7.82 MB)
95 American Intelligence Appreciations 30 October 1950 Download PDF (3.33 MB)
96 Brief for Discussion on the Security of a Certain Country 30 October 1950 Download PDF (4.67 MB)
97 Short Term Threat to the Jutland Peninsula 28 October 1950 Download PDF (5.37 MB)
98 Soviet Intentions and Capabilities 1951 and 1954 - Brief for Western European Regional Planning Groups 8 November 1950 Download PDF (11.29 MB)
99 Prohibition of the Flight of Czech Aircraft Across Germany 1 December 1950 Download PDF (2.11 MB)
100 Soviet Intentions and Capabilities and the Date when the Soviet Union Might be Prepared to Engage in General War 24 November 1950 Download PDF (42.73 MB)
101 Soviet Intentions and Capabilities - 1951 24 November 1950 Download PDF (32.38 MB)
102 Soviet Intentions and Capabilities - 1954 21 April 1951 Download PDF (1.42 MB)
103 Scale and Nature of Attack against Sea Communications 1951 and 1954 24 November 1950 Download PDF (17.69 MB)
104 Russian Strategic Intentions and the Threat to Peace 28 November 1950 Download PDF (7.68 MB)
105 Vulnerability of China 30 November 1950 Download PDF (12.98 MB)
106 Liaison between U.K. and U.S. Intelligence Organisation 22 December 1950 Download PDF (2.27 MB)
107 Brief for Discussion on the Security of a Certain Country 22 December 1950 Download PDF (4.64 MB)
108 Scale and Nature of Strategic Air Attack on the U.K. 1951 and 1954 8 December 1950 Download PDF (1.43 MB)
109 Scale and Nature of Low Flying Attack against the U.K. 16 December 1950 Download PDF (7.31 MB)
110 American Intelligence Appreciation 19 December 1950 Download PDF (1.94 MB)
111 Likelihood of War with the Soviet Union up to 1954 14 December 1950 Download PDF (4.57 MB)
112 Training of Speakers of Chinese 9 January 1951 Download PDF (2.56 MB)
113 Communist Advances in the Far East and Persia - Dangers to India and Pakistan 19 December 1950 Download PDF (3.65 MB)
114 Soviet Threat to Northern Scandinavia 27 December 1950 Download PDF (3.62 MB)
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