Intelligence Corps (United Kingdom)

The Intelligence Corps (Int Corps) is a corps of the British Army. It is responsible for gathering, analysing and disseminating military intelligence and also for counter-intelligence and security. The Director of the Intelligence Corps is a brigadier.

Intelligence Corps
Badge of the Intelligence Corps
Active1914–1929
19 July 1940 – present
Allegiance United Kingdom
Branch British Army
RoleMilitary intelligence
Size7 Battalions
HQ Directorate Intelligence CorpsChicksands
Templer Barracks
Maresfield
Nickname(s)Int Corps
Motto(s)Manui Dat Cognitio Vires
Knowledge gives strength to the arm
BeretCypress green
MarchRose & Laurel (quick)
Purcell’s Trumpet Tune and Ayre (slow)
Websitearmy.mod.uk/intelligence/intelligence.aspx
Commanders
Colonel-in-ChiefVacant
Colonel CommandantGeneral Sir Nick Houghton
Insignia
Tactical Recognition Flash