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Human intelligence

Human intelligence, often called HUMINT, involves the use of human beings as sources of intelligence information. This includes traditional spies, detainees and the elicitation of information from unwitting persons.

64 results for Human intelligence
17 government organizations | 47 companies
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Government OrganizationHQ LocationNumber of LocationsNumber of Contracting Companies
Africa CommandStuttgart-Moehringen, AE219
Air Force IntelligenceArlington, VA113153
Army IntelligenceFort Belvoir, VA93120
Central CommandTampa, FL664
Central Intelligence AgencyMcLean, VA36114
Defense Intelligence AgencyArlington, VA22317
Drug Enforcement AdministrationArlington, VA9236
European CommandStuttgart-Vaihingen, AE211
Federal Bureau of InvestigationWashington, DC448173
Immigration and Customs EnforcementWashington, DC4512
Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Org.Arlington, VA468
Marine CorpsArlington, VA2482
Navy IntelligenceArlington, VA31104
Pacific CommandCamp H.M. Smith, HI627
Southern CommandMiami, FL929
Special Operations CommandTampa, FL12125
State DepartmentWashington, DC9146
Company NameHQ LocationYear Est.EmployeesRevenueLocationsGovt. Clients
Accenture, PlcReston, Virginia198910,000+$10 billion to $50 billion1110
Adams Communication & Engineering Technology, Inc.Waldorf, Maryland199926-100Under $100 million123
Allied Technology Group, Inc.Rockville, Maryland1986101-500Under $100 million3114
Allworld Language Consultants, Inc.Rockville, Maryland1994101-500Unknown47
AlutiiqAnchorage, Alaska20022,001-5,000$100 million to $750 million99
Archimedes GlobalTampa, Florida2005UnknownUnknown15
A-T Solutions, Inc.Fredericksburg, Virginia2002101-500Unknown712
BAE Systems, Inc.Rockville, Maryland194810,000+$10 billion to $50 billion6422
Battelle Memorial InstituteColumbus, Ohio19255,000-10,000$1 billion to $10 billion2316
CACI International, Inc.Arlington, Virginia196210,000+$1 billion to $10 billion7426
CALNET, Inc.Reston, Virginia1989501-2,000Under $100 million44
Cape Fox Professional ServiceManassas, Virginia200326-100Under $100 million61
Centauri Solutions, LLCAlexandria, Virginia2006101-500Under $100 million128
Centurum, Inc.Marlton, New Jersey1969101-500Under $100 million516
ChenegaAnchorage, Alaska19745,000-10,000$750 million to $1 billion3117
Cubic CorporationSan Diego, California19495,000-10,000$750 million to $1 billion612
Dataline LLCNorfolk, Virginia1990101-500Unknown1011
Delex Systems, Inc.Vienna, Virginia1968101-500Under $100 million65
Dynetics, Inc.Huntsville, Alabama1974501-2,000$100 million to $750 million710
EKS Group, LLCTampa, Florida2006<25Unknown34
Engineering Systems Solutions, Inc.Frederick, Maryland1994101-500Under $100 million105
Espial Services, Inc.Pinellas Park, Florida200326-100Under $100 million47
Honeywell, Inc.Morristown, New Jersey188510,000+$10 billion to $50 billion79
Innovative Information SolutionsLeesburg, Virginia2004<25Under $100 million73
ISISSierra Vista, Arizona1999101-500Under $100 million33
K2 Group Inc.McLean, Virginia2003<25Under $100 million52
L-3 CommunicationsNew York, New York199710,000+$10 billion to $50 billion9629
Lockheed MartinBethesda, Maryland199510,000+$10 billion to $50 billion7323
Masy Group, TheAlexandria, Virginia2005<25Under $100 million24
McClendon Engineering & Analytical SolutionsArlington, Virginia1983UnknownUnknown96
McNeil TechnologiesSpringfield, Virginia1985501-2,000$100 million to $750 million1311
MPRI, an L-3 Communications CompanyAlexandria, Virginia1987UnknownUnknown710
NEK Advanced Securities Group, Inc.Colorado Springs, Colorado2002101-500Unknown78
Oak Grove TechnologiesRaleigh, North Carolina1998101-500Under $100 million313
Operational Intelligence LLCWarrenton, Virginia2008<25Unknown21
SCIA SolutionsReston, Virginia2005<25Under $100 million32
SGISSan Diego, California2002501-2,000$100 million to $750 million1911
Shee Atika Services, LLCHudson, Florida2007<25Under $100 million12
Silverback 7, Inc.Woodbridge, Virginia2005<25Under $100 million77
Six3 Systems, Inc.McLean, Virginia2009101-500Unknown2218
SOS International, Ltd.Reston, Virginia1989501-2,000Under $100 million46
StanleyArlington, Virginia19682,001-5,000$1 billion to $10 billion2612
TranTech, Inc.Alexandria, Virginia1989101-500Under $100 million24
Veteran Solutions, Inc.Upper Marlboro, Maryland200426-100Under $100 million14
World Wide Language Resources, Inc.Fayetteville, North Carolina1995<25Under $100 million12
Zel Technologies LLCHampton, Virginia1988101-500Under $100 million259
ZolonTech Government ServicesWashington, District of Columbia1998101-500$100 million to $750 million22

This project was last updated in September 2010. Data is accurate as of that date.
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