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Intelligence Plans, SIGINT Strategy & Policy Branch

MISSION STATEMENT
The Signals Intelligence (SIGINT)/Electronic Warfare (EW)/Cyberspace Plans and Policy Branch (IPS) is the DIRINT/Service Cryptologic Component (SCC) Chief's representative for all USMC SIGINT.  Ground EW and Cyberspace activities and policies.  IPS conducts detailed planning, publishes service-level policy, and oversees the execution of capability development for the MCISRE in order to foster the seamless integration of SIGINT/EW/Cyber through innovation, disciplined process, and capability generation.

TASKS
  • Provide assistance to MCCDC in identifying requirements for SIGINT, Ground EW, INFOSEC monitoring, intelligence support to IO and intelligence systems technical architectures.
  • Serve as the primary Marine Corps point of contact for intelligence communications.
  • Provide assistance to MCSC regarding research, development, and acquisition initiatives related to SIGINT, EW, INFOSEC monitoring, IO and intelligence system technical architectures and standards.
  • As the Service Cryptologic Commander's action arm, serve as the Marine Corps representative to OSD, the Joint Staff, the NSA/CSS, the Service Cryptologic Elements and other DoD agencies for all policy matters involving SIGINT.
  • Review doctrine and policy that affect SIGINT, ground EW, INFOSEC monitoring, intelligence support to IO and intelligence systems technical architectures.
  • Coordinate with NSA/CSS to ensure that appropriate SIGINT support and technical guidance is provided to Marine Corps operating forces.
  • Coordinate Marine Corps participation in NSA MIP and CCP resources.
  • Participate in OSD, Joint Staff, and IC actions concerning SIGINT, EW, INFOSEC monitoring, IO, intelligence system technical architectures and interoperability standards.
  • Provide or coordinate Marine Corps representation to external committees and working groups addressing SIGINT, EW, and INFOSEC monitoring, IO and intelligence systems technical architectures.
  • Serve as the Marine Corps point of contact regarding INFOSEC monitoring.
POINTS OF CONTACT

Branch Head, Intelligence Plans, SIGINT Strategy & Policy
COMM: 703.693.5416  DSN: 223
(HQMC I/IP/IPS)

  • Operations Officer
    COMM:  703.693.5416  DSN: 223