fusion center


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fusion center

In intelligence usage, a physical location to accomplish fusion. It normally has sufficient intelligence automated data processing capability to assist in the process.
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The fusion center staff has worked exceptionally hard to develop this center over the years and with precise proficiencies within that center to the point of receiving such prominent awards for both PaCIC and individual performance," said Acting Commissioner Tyree C.
A fusion center in Texas drew verbal fire from the American Civil Liberties Union for targeting antiwar activists and a lobbyist for Islamic organizations as potential threats.
Despite a late-session warning that funding for the agency's fusion center would not be renewed, the money was included as part of the department's intelligence strategy funding of $12.
AFRICOM is not just going to look at the results of the experiment as findings and recommendations; AFRICOM is going to integrate this fusion cell within its headquarters structure, to complement a Fusion Center that its J3 has stood up this month.
In addition, all information entered into eGuardian must pass from the entering agency to a state fusion center (or similar approving agency) where policy checks are conducted.
In total, Kukona deployed sensors on seven islands, established a wide-area network that interconnects four major military facilities on three islands and installed information technology equipment in the fusion center.
A fusion center is a collaborative effort of two or more agencies that provide resources, expertise, and/or information to the center with the goal of maximizing the ability to detect, prevent, investigate, apprehend, and respond to criminal and terrorist activity.
In addition to conducting threat assessments and compiling suspicious-activities reports, fusion center analysts routinely respond to requests for information from state and local police, other fusion centers, or government agencies and organizations such as the FBI, DHS, the Secret Service, or the Department of Defense.
The Fusion Center is USTRANSCOM's focal point for ensuring end-to-end deployment and distribution operations meet the requirements of the Joint Distribution and Deployment Enterprise.
A 200-page Virginia fusion center report notes that terrorists are likely to use Twitter, podcasts and social networking sites as communication tools.
Through HSDN, fusion center staff can access the National Counterterrorism Center and exchange the most recent terrorism intelligence.
Determining how to integrate DLA into the AFGLSC Fusion Center concept