Is there an MI1 MI2 MI3 MI4?

Is there an MI1 MI2 MI3 MI4?

They all existed at one time or another – MI1 was responsible for code-breaking, MI2 dealt with Russian and Scandinavian intelligence, MI3 was concerned with the rest of Eastern Europe and MI4 was responsible for aerial reconnaissance. They were all discontinued or changed.

How many MI are there in the UK?

Two MI section-names remain in common use, MI5 and MI6, in most part due to their use in spy fiction and the news media. “MI5” is used as the short form name of the Security Service, and is included in the agency’s logo and web address.

Are there secret agents in the UK?

We are SIS – the UK’s Secret Intelligence Service – also known as MI6. Our people work secretly around the world to make the UK safer and more prosperous. For over 100 years SIS has ensured the UK and our allies keep one step ahead of our adversaries.

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Is there such a thing as MI4?

MI4 was a department of the British Directorate of Military Intelligence, Section 4, part of the War Office. It was responsible for aerial reconnaissance and interpretation. The present day successor agency to MI4 is the Defence Intelligence Fusion Centre.

Does MI5 have a file on everyone?

MI5 will not “make live” any file unless they have good reason. If you have “given” good reason, then yes, you have a file.

What is the FBI called in England?

The Secret Intelligence Service, often known as MI6, collects Britain’s foreign intelligence. It provides the government with a global covert capability to promote and defend the national security and economic well-being of the country.

Can I see my MI5 file?

Yes. The Security Service Act 1989 requires the Director General to produce an annual report for the Prime Minister and the Home Secretary. The report is not published for security reasons, as it contains sensitive information on the work of MI5. No version is made available to the public.

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What is a check of security service MI5 records?

A check of Security Service (MI5) records. A full review of personal finances. A detailed interview conducted by a trained Investigating Officer. Further enquiries, including interviews with referees conducted by a trained Investigating Officer.