Intelligence and Reconnaissance Directorate

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Intelligence and Reconnaissance Directorate
Uprava za obaveštajno-izviđačke poslove
Управа за обавештајно-извиђачке послове
J-2
Agency overview
Formed1884
Preceding agency
  • Obaveštajna uprava GŠ (Intelligence Directorate of General staff)
JurisdictionGeneral Staff of the Military of Serbia
Agency executive
Websitewww.vs.rs

The Intelligence and Reconnaissance Directorate (Serbian: Uprava za obaveštajno-izviđačke poslove / Управа за обавештајно-извиђачке послове) or J-2 of Military of Serbia General-staff, is a military intelligence of Serbian Armed Forces that provides operational and tactical intelligence for troupes on terrain. Until the Law of Intelligence and security services of Serbia was promulgated in 2007 the Intelligence department of General-staff was the premier military intelligence of Serbian Armed Forces. Since then VOA is strategic military intelligence service and is under authority of Ministry of Defence of Serbia, while Intelligence and Reconnaissance Directorate was reorganized as it is now.

Military Geographic Institute and 224th Electronic Warfare Center are under direct subordination of J-2 Directorate.

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