Being able to read and examine the intelligence that we receive allows the Army to know what its missions will be. The Signals Intelligence Analyst in The Army is the specialty that is responsible for serving as an interpreter when it comes to intelligence data. A Signals Intelligence Army Analyst will deal with various types of information, both domestic intelligence data and also data from foreign powers or even enemy communications and intelligence data. As a SI Army Analyst you will be called upon to report and analyze data and communications that are received, and then to report on this data in a variety of ways.
As an Army SI analyst, you may be called to:
-Keep logs of intercepted signals.
-Study the source and veracity of radio signals to get information about the organization and tactics of the enemy.
-Locate and pin down the source of foreign radio signals.
-Prepare intelligence reports based on various signal intercepts.
-Report and Analysis of foreign intelligence information, signal intercepts, and other communications.
-Maintain files reports and databases based on foreign intelligence signal intercepts.
After 9 weeks at Basic Combat Army training, you will be sent to 18 weeks of individual training school for Army Intelligence Analyst specialty. You will have a chance to work in both simulated and real life conditions, as well as classroom work. You will have a chance to put your training to use in practicing various Army Intelligence scenarios. Some of the training you will receive includes:
-Identifying elements and order of battle
-Establishing operational patterns and target identification.
-Various security intelligence operations.
-Using Technical references to examine and analyze military communication information.
If you have an interest in finding the answers to puzzles, like working with radio equipment and are able to remain alert while performing repetitive tasks, then working in the Army Intelligence Signals field may be for you. Personnel that are the most successful in this Army SI specialty are those who are patient and have a long attention span. The skills and talents that you will gain in training as an Army Intelligence Signals Analyst will give you the ability to work for a variety of government agencies after your service in the military. Agencies such as the CIA, The FBI, and the National Security Agency are some of the federal agencies that make use of personnel trained formerly in the Army.