Effective June 1, 2013, the U.S. Army initiates the transformation of the Antiterrorism Operations and Intelligence Cell (ATOIC) to the Army Threat Integration Center (ARTIC) to integrate, fuse, analyze, and disseminate all-source threat information for commanders and force protection (FP) official at all levels in order to provide shared situational awareness, enable effective risk-based decisions, and protect Army personnel, assets, and information worldwide.
Upon reaching full operating capability, March 31, 2014, the ARTIC will serve as the Army's global threat information sharing hub, focused on internal and external threats, providing real-time support for current operations. The essential tasks for the ARTIC mission include:
- Expanding threat-related information sharing based upon current threat integration capabilities.
- Improving the efficiency of information sharing, reducing redundancies among threat information products, and providing a fully coordinated indications and warning and fused reporting process.
Establishment of the ARTIC also will provide the following functional capabilities:
- Sharing all-source threat information
- Accessing threat reporting and suspicious activity reporting
- Creating business process rules and a standing operating procedure
- Fusing reporting from Military Criminal Investigation Organizations and counterintelligence agencies
- Retaining and disseminating threat information
- Appointing a single executive agent for threat reporting system
- Creating policy to share real-time unclassified threat information
- Building and maintaining an insider threat analytic and response capability
- "Army Threat Integration Center" (May 21, 2013) (full-text).