Defense Technical Information Center

The Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC, pronounced "Dee-tick"[2]) is the repository for research and engineering information for the United States Department of Defense (DoD). DTIC's services are available to DoD personnel, federal government personnel, federal contractors and selected academic institutions. The general public can access unclassified information through its public website.

Defense Technical Information Center
Department overview
FormedJune 1945 (1945-06)
Preceding agencies
  • Air Documents Research Center (ADRC)
  • Air Documents Division (ADD)
  • Central Air Documents Office (CADO)
HeadquartersFort Belvoir, Virginia
Department executive
  • Christopher Thomas, Administrator of the Defense Technical Information Center[1]
Parent DepartmentUnited States Department of Defense