Document and media exploitation (DOMEX) is
|“||is the processing, translation, analysis, and dissemination of collected hardcopy documents and electronic media that are under the U.S. Government's physical control and are not publicly available.||”|
"DOMEX is an increasingly specialized, full-time mission requiring advanced automation and communications support, analytical support, and expert linguists. When conducted properly, DOMEX tasks are intended to
- Maximize the value of intelligence gained from captured enemy documents.
- Provide the commander with timely and relevant intelligence to effectively enhance awareness of the threat's capabilities, operational structures, and intent.
- Assist in criminal prosecution or legal proceedings by maintaining chain of custody procedures and preserving the evidentiary value of captured materials."