It constitutes all the organized effort to reunite
information about the enemy, land and meteorological
conditions. It is the weapon of " silence
" that operates before, during and after
any military action, allowing the commander
to take appropriate advisable decisions.
OF THE INTELLIGENCE WEAPON
From the dawn of the humanity, the intelligence
has been one of the main skills of the intellect,
from the appearance of the man on the Earth,
because to obtain its survival, he developed
many rudimentary mechanisms of observation,
monitoring and attitudes of its enemies, which
allowed him to increase the sense of intelligence
for their own benefit or of the human group
to which he belongs.
In 1904, it is dictated the Military Organic
Law, project that had been proposed by the Congress
and the the Ministry of war, General Flavio
Alfaro, in whose body the beginning of the Intelligence
Weapon is contemplated, because the " technical
services " are born that included the areas
of Geodesy, Architecture, Information, Recognition,
Library, Photography and the Press.
When the General Staff of the Army is restructurated,
after the arrival of the Italian military mission
contracted by President Jose Luis Tamayo, it
settles down definitively the Information Department
of the Army.
In 1.978, after overcoming
many difficulties and lacks of understanding
it is organized the Battalion of Military Intelligence
and the School of Intelligence of the Army,
later on May 18, 1983 is satisfied the group
of Military Intelligence, that remains until
today like the greater unit of the Intelligence
Weapon of the Terrestrial Force.