The Armed Forces Medical Intelligence Center (AFMIC) (now the National Center for Medical Intelligence (NCMI)) was a DoD intelligence production organization, with authority to conduct day-to-day operations, subject to overall policy and regulatory control of the Director, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).
The AFMIC was jointly staffed by personnel assigned or detailed from each of the Military Departments, as agreed between the Director, DIA, and the Secretaries of the Military Departments.
The AFMIC's missions were to:
- Act as the focal point in the Department of Defense for compiling all-source intelligence and producing finished intelligence on foreign military and civilian medical capabilities, to include the health status of foreign military forces, infectious disease and environmental health risks, and scientific and technical developments in biotechnology and biomedical subjects of military importance.
- Produce and distribute medical intelligence products and assessments in support of the DoD Components.
- Manage the medical aspects of the DoD Foreign Materiel Program.
- Accomplish such other production assignments as are tasked by the Director, DIA.