|Document Title||1. Situation in South China; 2. United States Intentions as Regards Formosa in the Event of War; 3. Priorities of Tasks for the Collection of Intelligence Information in Austria; 4. Traffic in Arms; 5. Present State of Progress in Biological Warfare in Foreign Countries; 6. Radio Counter Measures; 7. Defence Research and Development Policy - Intelligence on Russian Development.|
|Document Date||27 July 1949|
|Themes||Military Intelligence and Operations, Weapons Technology and Nuclear Warfare, Intelligence Gathering and Surveillance|
|Regions||East Asia, Europe, North America|
|Countries||Austria, China, Formosa, Germany, Singapore, United States of America|
|Document Type||Meeting Minutes|
|Organisations||Chiefs of Staff, Foreign Office, Joint Intelligence Bureau, Joint Intelligence Committee (Far East), Joint Intelligence Committee (Germany), Joint Intelligence Committee (Washington), Joint Intelligence Staff, Ministry of Defence, Secret Intelligence Service, Security Service, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||Valentine Boucher, John Gardiner, Guy Liddell, Stewart Menzies, Percy Sillitoe, Kenneth Strong|
|Notes||Sections of this document have been retained under Section 3(4) of the Public Records Act, 1958.|
Chinese Civil War, military intelligence, intelligence reports, Hong Kong, colonies, empire, imperial defence, communism, military strength, intelligence requirements, naval strength, invasion threat, Chinese foreign policy, threat of war with the USSR, contingency planning, war preparations, predicting enemy intentions, intelligence gathering, intelligence channels, intelligence services responsibilities, occupied Austria, defectors, military operations, British intelligence organisation, weapons trade, military supplies, biological warfare, technology, weapons development, scientific research, wireless communications, communications disruption, communications interception, equipment, secret weapons
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1. Soviet Intentions and Capabilities; 2. Monthly Meeting with the Joint Intelligence Staff; 3. Formosa - Chinese Communist Intentions and Capabilities; 4. Periodical Reports on the Threat to Hong- Kong; 5. Russian Preparedness for War; 6. Possibility of Russian Armed Action Against Yugoslavia; 7. Scientific and Technical Intelligence.
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1. Threat to Hong Kong; 2. Radio Counter Measures; 3. Russian Chemical Warfare Equipment; 4. Scale and Nature of Attack on the United Kingdom by V.1 and V.2 Type Weapons - 1949-50; 5. Provision of Interrogation Manual to Sweden; 6. Priorities for the Collection of Intelligence in the Far East; 7. Israel - Exchange of Service Attaches.
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1. Threat to Hong Kong; 2. Russian Assistance to the Chinese Communists; 3. Yugoslavia - Arms Requirements; 4. Implications of Certain Aspects of United States Strategy; 5. Intelligence on Biological Warfare in the Soviet Union; 6. Exchange of Information with the Americans on Arms Traffic; 7. Information on Soviet Forces for Use by Diplomatic Representatives Abroad; 8. Visit of Czech Military Attache
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