Organization Name:
National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC)

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Mission Statement:
The NGIC, located in northern Albemarle County in central Virginia, is a major subordinate command of INSCOM and is the Defense center of excellence for ground force production. It provides scientific and technical intelligence (S&TI) and general military intelligence (GMI) on foreign ground forces in support of the warfighting commanders, force and material developers, DA, DOD, and National- level decision makers. The NGIC also manages the Army's Foreign Material Exploitation Program and foreign material acquisition requirements and constitutes a single authoritative source for comprehensive ground forces threat to the Army and other services. In addition to supporting S&TI and GMI requirements NGIC also provides Secondary Imagery Dissemination System (SIDS) and other imagery intelligence support to Army training, exercises and contingency planning. It has DoD production responsibility for maintaining the ground order of battle on twelve of the former Soviet republics; and is responsible for the execution of the Army foreign material and acquisition and exploitation program. During crisis or war, NGIC capabilities are used to reinforce theater JICs and combatants.

Contact Information

Full Mailing Address:

Commander, NGIC
Building 4465
2055 Boulders Road
Charlottesville, VA 22911-8318


Phone Number:
+1 (434) 980-7085

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