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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 63-122
Reference CAB 158/16
Date 17 June 1953 - 24 June 1954
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 armistice negotiations in the Korean War; the likelihood of war with the USSR; defence strategy for East Asia and Australasia in the event of a major war; the regulation of information sharing between members of NATO; the economic policy of the Soviet Union and its European satellites; developments in the First Indochina War; the denial of German scientists to the Russians; staff reductions in British intelligence establishments in Austria and Germany; and the security classification of intelligence documents.

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i Front Cover Download PDF (440 KB)
ii Table of Contents Download PDF (1.22 MB)
63 Retained by Department under Section 3(4) 19 June 1953 Download PDF (7.48 MB)
64 Communist Reactions to a Succesful United Nations Offensive in Korea 17 June 1953 Download PDF (1.83 MB)
65 Soviet Air Defences 25 June 1953 Download PDF (13.88 MB)
66 Soviet Amphibious Capabilities 4 September 1953 Download PDF (6.04 MB)
67 Sino-Soviet Intentions in the Far East in the Event of General War 1953-56 1 July 1953 Download PDF (17.39 MB)
68 Disturbances in East Germany, June 1953 30 June 1953 Download PDF (5.20 MB)
69 Retained by Department Union Section 3(4) 30 June 1953 Download PDF (840 KB)
70 Probable Form and Scale of Attack against and Within the Anzam Region. Comments on J.I.C. Melbourne Report No: 51, 1953 21 July 1953 Download PDF (2.75 MB)
71 Retained by Department Union Section 3(4) 7 July 1953 Download PDF (731 KB)
72 Retained by Department Union Section 3(4) 9 July 1953 Download PDF (4.13 MB)
73 Situation in the West Indies 7 August 1953 Download PDF (1.24 MB)
74 Situation in Brunei 7 August 1953 Download PDF (1.10 MB)
75 Situation in Central African Colonies - Northern Rhodesia - Nyasaland 7 August 1953 Download PDF (1.27 MB)
76 Situation in East African Colonies - Kenya, Somaliland, Tanganyika - Uganda - Zanzibar 7 August 1953 Download PDF (2.21 MB)
77 Situation in West African Colonies - Gambia, Gold Coast - Nigeria - Sierra Leone 7 August 1953 Download PDF (2.74 MB)
78 Release of N.A.T.O. Classified Information to the E.D.C. 11 July 1953 Download PDF (1.32 MB)
79 Likelihood of General War with the Soviet Union up to the End of 1955 18 July 1953 Download PDF (2.47 MB)
80 Probable Form and Scale of Attack against Malaya - Agreement of Joint Intelligence Assessment. (Cos(53)307) 20 July 1953 Download PDF (1.54 MB)
81 Fifth Tripartite Intelligence Conference in S.E. Asia 21 July 1953 Download PDF (1.04 MB)
82 Release of Classified Information Within N.A.T.O. and to Allied Officers of Integrated Staffs 15 September 1953 Download PDF (1.87 MB)
83 Future of the British Intelligence Organisation (Germany) 13 August 1953 Download PDF (1.84 MB)
84 Situation in the Caribbean 11 November 1953 Download PDF (4.02 MB)
85 Retained by Department under Section 3(4) 10 August 1953 Download PDF (5.64 MB)
86 Establishment of Cosmic Sub-Registries 17 August 1953 Download PDF (2.03 MB)
87 Revision of S.G. 161/3 - Soviet Bloc Strength and Capabilities 1953-1956 17 August 1953 Download PDF (1.93 MB)
88 Soviet Economic Policy and Defence 23 September 1953 Download PDF (3.51 MB)
89 Situation in East Germany 17 August 1953 Download PDF (3.59 MB)
90 Retained by Department under Section 3(4) 3 September 1953 Download PDF (5.39 MB)
91 Russian Capabilities in Low Level Air Mine-laying 9 September 1953 Download PDF (1.23 MB)
92 Future Military Developments in Indo-China and their Consequences Elsewhere 3 September 1953 Download PDF (2.72 MB)
93 Provision and Supply of Oil Products to Soviet and Satellite Forces in a General War - 1955 24 June 1954 Download PDF (5.68 MB)
94 Retained by Department under Section 3(4) 8 September 1953 Download PDF (3.38 MB)
95 Likely Developments in Korea in the Absence of or after a Breakdown in Political Negotiations 11 September 1953 Download PDF (1.70 MB)
96 Military and Economic Strength of the Soviet Union 9 October 1953 Download PDF (1.65 MB)
97 Instructions for the Use of the Marking "U.K. Eyes Only" 18 September 1953 Download PDF (686 KB)
98 Instructions for the Use of the Codeword "Discreet" 17 September 1953 Download PDF (808 KB)
99 The Secrecy of Operational Moves in Peacetime 15 October 1953 Download PDF (4.84 MB)
100 Biological Warfare - The Soviet Threat 30 October 1953 Download PDF (1.35 MB)
101 State of Our Intelligence and Measures to Improve it Download PDF (390 KB)
102 Military Capabilities of the Communists in Korea 20 October 1953 Download PDF (2.75 MB)
103 The Radical Review - Russian Linguists 24 October 1953 Download PDF (1.14 MB)
104 The Development of Axial Flow Jet Engines and Aircraft 21 October 1953 Download PDF (730 KB)
105 German Activities Abroad 29 October 1953 Download PDF (2.07 MB)
106 Military Situation in and Around Trieste 24 October 1953 Download PDF (2.95 MB)
107 Retained by Department under Section 3(4) 29 October 1953 Download PDF (2.29 MB)
108 Denial of German Scientists to the Soviet Bloc. 10 November 1953 Download PDF (4.28 MB)
109 Reinforcement and Maintenance of British Forces in N.W. Europe 2 November 1953 Download PDF (4.45 MB)
110 Charter for Joint Air Reconnaissance Intelligence Board (U.K.) In Peace 4 November 1953 Download PDF (748 KB)
111 Tripartite Talks with Yugoslavia, August, 1953 - Comments on Intelligence Aspects 7 November 1953 Download PDF (2.05 MB)
112 Joint Air Reconnaissance Intelligence Centre (United Kingdom) 9 November 1953 Download PDF (2.16 MB)
113 Retained by Department under Section 3(4) 9 November 1953 Download PDF (2.00 MB)
114 Changes in French Defence Organisation 12 November 1953 Download PDF (893 KB)
115 Security Classification of Information on Atomic Weapons 14 November 1953 Download PDF (1.34 MB)
116 Soviet Strategy in the Middle East under Certain Assumptions 16 November 1953 Download PDF (4.01 MB)
117 Soviet Bloc Economic Policy and Defence 1 February 1954 Download PDF (4.22 MB)
118 Preliminary Inspection of the Cosmic Security System in the United Kingdom 15 December 1953 Download PDF (4.51 MB)
119 Anti Soviet Communism 29 December 1953 Download PDF (2.87 MB)
120 Organisation of Intelligence - Germany 14 December 1953 Download PDF (1.94 MB)
121 Commitments in Iraq 23 December 1953 Download PDF (3.17 MB)
122 New U.S. Security Regulations 16 December 1953 Download PDF (1.40 MB)
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