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November 5 - Military Intelligence Day

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The first intelligence agency, the Expedition of Secret Affairs at the War Ministry, was established in Russia at the beginning of the 19th century, but the date of the celebration of the Day of Military Intelligence was established on November 5 in accordance with the Soviet tradition to celebrate this professional holiday in commemoration of the introduction of the Order of the Republic Military Council No. 197 / 27 in 1918 year. According to the order, the Registration Office (Registrupr) was formed as part of the Field Headquarters of the Red Army, whose task was to coordinate the efforts of all the intelligence agencies of the country controlled by the Bolsheviks. During the Soviet period of its existence, military intelligence repeatedly changed its official name, passing into the subordination of various bodies. The current Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces is the successor of Registerrupp formed in 1918.

One of the brightest periods stories Soviet military intelligence was the formation in April 1943 of the counterintelligence structure with the resounding name "SMERSH", which performed the tasks of combating the espionage and sabotage and terrorist activities of enemy intelligence, and also engaged in the fight against traitors in the army.

Modern military intelligence officers adequately continue the traditions of their predecessors, who made a significant contribution to the Forty-five Victory, successfully operating against an extremely inventive and technically well-to-do enemy during the Cold War years, having managed to prevent the loss of Russia's military security during the troubled times of the collapse of the USSR.

The central control body of military intelligence in the armed forces of Russia is the Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. The GRU GSH solves a wide range of military and related tasks with a military character. At the disposal of the department there is the possibility of conducting space reconnaissance and an agent network sufficient to obtain the necessary information in foreign countries. No wonder military intelligence is called the "eyes and ears" of the armed forces. The pride of the entire Russian army — GRU special forces — is capable of conducting special operations anywhere in the world, regardless of the conditions and level of difficulty of the tasks, including in areas of active hostilities.

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  1. domokl
    domokl 5 November 2013 08: 59
    44
    All in the mud and in the..... branch, intelligence creeps ahead ... drinks Happy holiday brothers! Successful exits and returns!
    1. Civil
      Civil 5 November 2013 09: 07
      20
      Congratulations, not the best of times for the GRU, many pear-sitters are sitting. For a crossbow for example.
      1. domokl
        domokl 5 November 2013 09: 14
        13
        Quote: Civil
        Congratulations, not the best times right now for the GRU,

        Just from this year the GRU is being revived. Still, the emblem would be returned ... otherwise it’s not convenient to walk like a flower laughing
        1. Corsair
          Corsair 5 November 2013 09: 41
          +8
          Quote: domokl
          Just from this year the GRU is being revived. Still, the emblem would be returned ... otherwise it’s not convenient to walk like a flower


          Carnation -
          emblem of passion in classic heraldry. This meaning of clove-flower arose by mistake, as a result of mixing it with clove-spice, which causes excitement, but has nothing in common with the clove-flower in the botanical sense. However, in the emblem, this meaning was fixed, and the carnation flower is considered as an emblem of passion, impulse, emotional excitement. In political West European symbolism of the 19th century and in Russian revolutionary symbolism of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, red carnation therefore became the emblem of revolutionary passion, that is, revolutionism, belonging to a revolutionary organization, passionate devotion to revolution, revolutionary inspiration. Hence the widespread use of cloves and red bows imitating it during the three Russian revolutions of the 1905, 1917 years and the civil war 1918 — 1922 years. Used in the same sense in Poland, France and other countries. After the Second World War, this emblem again became widespread, especially in the 60 — 80-s, when it began to be used in Western Europe in the emblems of anti-war movements, disarmament movements as one of the constituent elements. For example, cloves arising from a broken bomb symbolizes the desire of the participants in the movement to end the arms race, to break, destroy bombs and other weapons. Such an emblem indicates the passionate determination of these movements to achieve their goals.

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          1. avt
            avt 5 November 2013 14: 16
            +1
            Quote: Corsair
            Such an emblem indicates the passionate determination of these movements to achieve their goals.

            Happy holiday! But the emblem looks like something on the Legion of Honor, only the color is different. request It’s not very impressive.
          2. PSih2097
            PSih2097 5 November 2013 15: 01
            +9
            Quote: Corsair
            Carnation -

            not, This one displays the essence better -
            GRU special forces - capable of conducting special operations anywhere in the world, regardless of the conditions and level of difficulty of the tasks, including in areas of active hostilities.

            GRU
            1. avt
              avt 5 November 2013 15: 20
              +2
              Quote: PSih2097
              not, This one displays the essence better -

              It’s only necessary to add a globe to the world, so it will be more glorious, so that it’s under sight bully
          3. domokl
            domokl 5 November 2013 19: 55
            +1
            Carnation -
            emblem of passion in classic heraldry.
            Thank you for the excursion into heraldry, but ... I have a small icon on my lapel of the jacket. At the beginning there is a shield .. Protection from the enemy .. Above him is the sword ... Kara is the enemy for the Motherland ... And on top of all this is a bat. ..it is not known where it came from, it is not known where it flew away ... And for me, this mouse is more important than all other conversations about the rules. heraldry, and everything else that they’ll come up with ...
            This is the emblem that was, is and will be ... The rest ... may also be and will be, but, alas, is no longer for us ...
            1. Anatolich
              Anatolich 6 November 2013 22: 19
              0
              And my mouse on my shoulder is knocked out. Happy Military Intelligence Day!
      2. LaGlobal
        LaGlobal 5 November 2013 09: 15
        11
        Happy holiday, comrades-scouts! Health to YOU ​​and your loved ones!
        1. Ross
          Ross 5 November 2013 10: 48
          +4
          Happy holiday friends! Who but you are the basis of the country's security? Thank you from all of us.
          1. alone
            alone 5 November 2013 20: 12
            0
            All army intelligence on holiday!
  2. major071
    major071 5 November 2013 09: 01
    17
    Thank you for being always at the forefront. Happy holiday friends!
    1. Vadivak
      Vadivak 5 November 2013 09: 16
      16
      Congratulations to all current and veterans scouts. Real men. In intelligence, there are no others

      But nevertheless we often hear Now, as then: "Would you go with him on reconnaissance? No or yes?"

      Vysotsky
      1. Норд
        Норд 5 November 2013 14: 23
        +3
        Sincere congratulations from colleagues from Ukraine. So that everyone returns from the assignment! I believe that we will be together and drink more than once for military intelligence!
  3. Hleb
    Hleb 5 November 2013 09: 04
    14
    Happy men!
  4. bear
    bear 5 November 2013 09: 06
    14
    Happy Holiday EXPLORATION !!!!!!!!!!! drinks drinks drinks
    1. Gari
      Gari 5 November 2013 09: 48
      +8
      Happy holiday!
  5. Sewer
    Sewer 5 November 2013 09: 07
    10
    Happy Brothers! soldier
  6. Soldier
    Soldier 5 November 2013 09: 08
    23
    All ,, micey ,,, colleagues from the Central Military District and other districts, the GRU special forces dear to my heart, and all those involved, WITH THE HOLIDAY OF THE MAN. All the best drinks
  7. malikszh
    malikszh 5 November 2013 09: 12
    12
    Glory of the Scout !!!
  8. waisson
    waisson 5 November 2013 09: 12
    16
    EVERYONE WHO SERVED AND SERVES IN EXPLORATION WITH THE HOLIDAY YOU GUYS !!! drinks drinks drinks soldier soldier soldier
  9. Scandinavian
    Scandinavian 5 November 2013 09: 12
    16
    My father's holiday. Happy holiday men. Intelligence is always ahead.
  10. morpogr
    morpogr 5 November 2013 09: 13
    12
    Health of Love and Happiness guys to you and your family and friends! Happy Holiday!
  11. erased
    erased 5 November 2013 09: 20
    13
    One of the brightest periods in the history of Soviet military intelligence was the formation in April 1943 of the counterintelligence structure with the sonorous name “SMERSH”, which performed the tasks of combating espionage and sabotage and terrorist activities of enemy intelligence, and also engaged in the fight against traitors in the army.

    The author confuses two different structures - intelligence and counterintelligence. Different tasks, different areas of work.
    And the exploration with a holiday! As the song says: "Battalion reconnaissance, we rarely miss you! .."
    Don't be bored, lads!
    1. aleshka
      aleshka 5 November 2013 17: 14
      0
      SMERSH is a military intelligence unit! There is no intelligence without counterintelligence! On a holiday, scouts !!!
      1. aleshka
        aleshka 5 November 2013 17: 18
        0
        Continuing the theme! The task of the GRU special forces is deep intelligence and sabotage, the task of regimental intelligence is completely different! Nevertheless, all of them are GRU GS military intelligence! Glory to the scouts!
      2. erased
        erased 5 November 2013 19: 12
        0
        Who told you that Smersh refers to intelligence? Look at least on Wikipedia, even there it is written about it.
        There were three Smersh in total. GUKR "Smersh" NKO, GUKR "Smersh" NKVMF and "Smersh" NKVD.
        Smersh could not have anything to do with intelligence.
    2. domokl
      domokl 5 November 2013 20: 01
      +1
      Quote: erased
      The author confuses two different structures - intelligence and counterintelligence.

      Alas, it’s not the author, but you are confusing ... SMERSH was engaged not only in counterintelligence, but also to a greater extent precisely in intelligence ... Moreover, it was the Komshemists who were the most active and trained reconnaissance saboteurs at that time. The army solved the tasks of specific operations ...
      1. erased
        erased 5 November 2013 21: 08
        0
        Smersh sent scouts behind the front line. One of the main goals is to work against the intelligence centers of the Abwehr and SD, to clarify the teaching staff, lists of cadets, locations of accumulative and transit points. Subsequently, this information helped to quickly catch abandoned agents.
        It is a fact. But the basis of Smersh’s work is the fight against enemy agents, spies in their rear. Quite a lot of research has already been written on this subject; I will not repeat them. Read and find out for yourself.
  12. George
    George 5 November 2013 09: 22
    13
    I join in the congratulations !
    Military intelligence I'm on holiday
    I heartily congratulate you!
    Of those you are brave and courageous people,
    That they protect our Motherland from troubles!
    Without intelligence, any war
    It will be lost. Your work is very important!
    And my native country will be calm
    While you, the military intelligence, are on guard!
    Wish you earn more stars
    Shining bright fire on uniform!
    So that every day you would bring joy!
    Good luck, happiness, peace, health!
    drinks drinks drinks
    1. Apollo
      Apollo 5 November 2013 09: 29
      12
      greetings to all hi

      I join in all the congratulations, one of the most closed combat arms, many operations carried out by military intelligence forces are still under the heading Top secret and this is not surprising, because reconnaissance is the eyes and ears of the Army as a whole.
      I heartily congratulate veterans and military personnel as well as their families on this professional holiday, good and vigorous health, success in service and all the best. drinks
  13. aszzz888
    aszzz888 5 November 2013 09: 22
    12
    Holiday of real men. Happy holiday intelligence!
  14. creak
    creak 5 November 2013 09: 23
    +8
    I would like to believe that the worst times for the GRU are behind and the leadership of the country and the Ministry of Defense will appreciate what military intelligence officers have already done and are doing ... I do not like big words, but the GRU is a structure that any country could be proud of. With a holiday!
  15. Ascetic
    Ascetic 5 November 2013 09: 23
    26
    Everyone related to intelligence on the holiday!
  16. Corsair
    Corsair 5 November 2013 09: 26
    18
    A holiday with the silence of a bat flying over a planet. You guys still have a lot of work, GOOD LUCK ...
    1. iConst
      iConst 5 November 2013 18: 07
      0
      And what is this emblem? She's real (I just don't know) - not a joke?
      1. Anatolich
        Anatolich 6 November 2013 22: 23
        0
        It never happens, for 18 years I have kept an emblem in my album that I myself wore, just like that.
  17. Migari
    Migari 5 November 2013 09: 31
    13
    Guys, forum users, everyone connected with intelligence, WITH YOU HOLIDAY !!!
  18. makarov
    makarov 5 November 2013 09: 32
    13
    ..... and lossless returns !!!!!!!!!
  19. Andrew 447
    Andrew 447 5 November 2013 09: 42
    +6
    WITH HOLIDAY OF EXPLORATION!
  20. vlad0
    vlad0 5 November 2013 09: 49
    +5
    Everyone who has dedicated his life to work in BP, with our best holiday!
    Special congratulations to those who finished VA MO! Good luck in everything!
  21. Russ69
    Russ69 5 November 2013 09: 50
    +8
    WITH A HOLIDAY OF EXPLORATION !!! soldier

    1. Dmitry 2246
      Dmitry 2246 5 November 2013 10: 51
      +3
      Happy Brothers!
  22. 787nkx
    787nkx 5 November 2013 10: 01
    11
    Congratulations to my son and all his colleagues.
    Guys, everyone is waiting for you home.
  23. yan
    yan 5 November 2013 10: 02
    +5
    Happy holiday, intelligence! hi drinks
  24. Romeohihnic
    Romeohihnic 5 November 2013 10: 09
    +6
    Uraaaaaaaaaa brothers Slavs with a holiday.
  25. Oleg56.ru
    Oleg56.ru 5 November 2013 10: 12
    11
    You crawl scout to glory
    You gagged a knife.
    I'd congratulate you now
    Only horseradish will find you!
    You are not visible in a camouflage suit
    You pretended to be a bush.
    Scouted - and that's enough!
    Come out, drink a hundred grams!
    You took the "language" bravely
    It turned out to be aspic.
    So, scout, will be with everyone,
    Who will go to war with us!
    © http://pozdravkin.com/den-razvedchika-3
  26. Bort radist
    Bort radist 5 November 2013 10: 26
    +5
    Happy holiday to everyone from ordinary to REKS! Health, reliable rear, remember, you are always waiting for, in the service and at home!
  27. Vaskes
    Vaskes 5 November 2013 10: 30
    +2
    Without intelligence, any army is not an army. With a holiday, dear scouts! drinks
  28. Irtysh
    Irtysh 5 November 2013 10: 30
    +5
    To everyone who does not sleep during the day and does not eat at night, who ran along the trail with the Angara and Okolysh, who cursed the excessively heavy GK-30, who did not flail LDCs and to whom PBS and Leshy were more important instead of dry ...

    To everyone who was in search and did not climb out of tasks 73 !!!
  29. Prapor Afonya
    Prapor Afonya 5 November 2013 10: 31
    +3
    Happy holiday eyes and ears of the troops! You are always the first, where it is most dangerous, and you die so that everyone lives! Happy holiday, the elite of any troops!
  30. Garrin
    Garrin 5 November 2013 10: 32
    +7
    HOLIDAY, MEN !!! drinks soldier
  31. AK-47
    AK-47 5 November 2013 10: 33
    +6
    Being involved in this holiday, brigade artillery intelligence, I wish good health to all those involved in this noble service.
  32. vietnam7
    vietnam7 5 November 2013 10: 56
    +3
    Happy holiday eyes and ears of the army! Happy holiday bats, all who have served and are serving. In spite of everything - the motto of our company during my service, in spite of everything - I hope I will also see my 12th brigade at the parade in Ekb.
  33. Djozz
    Djozz 5 November 2013 10: 57
    +7
    Happy holiday! And a blessed memory to my father, who fought in battalion intelligence and finished the Second World War on sharp. Bornholm (Denmark).
  34. pensioner
    pensioner 5 November 2013 11: 27
    +2
    November 5 - Military Intelligence Day
    Good luck to the scouts! Happy holiday!
    My uncle managed to fight in intelligence during the war. But when I asked him, he certainly did not refuse to tell something, he did, but somehow it was so that nothing was clear ... I remembered one thing well: "Well, I was healthy then. I could have taken two of them ..." ... And he was pretty strong ...
  35. individual
    individual 5 November 2013 11: 37
    +1
    Quote:
    "... who successfully acted against an extremely inventive and technically secure enemy during the Cold War, having managed to prevent the loss of Russia's military security during the troubled time of the collapse of the USSR."

    MDA. Everything was.
    Even Putin admits that in the 90s the leadership of the "young reformers" Gaidar, Chubais, Koch and others were agents of the enemy ideology of the CIA and NSA.
    Those. not only we ordinary people, but also special services were probed by Westerners to such an extent that they lost the instinct for self-preservation and protection of the foundations of the country - the USSR.
    The pain remained, but still from the holidays you GRU and SVR.
  36. Kostya pedestrian
    Kostya pedestrian 5 November 2013 11: 40
    -8
    Army without intelligence as semi-finished products for the enemy. Although counterintelligence is more important. And the most important thing is that counterintelligence should not be in the clutches of enemy intelligence, as in the notorious 37-39 years, when the Nazis “cleared” the army with the hands of the NKVD and instilled fear in the command staff, in order to hold down the army even before the faith-assault in 1941.

    Is that familiar? The Taliban was used for the same purpose. But by whom? Are there any scouts who know? I do not presume to condemn the German Chancellor, the Japanese Prime Minister, or any other Galicians from Yushchenko’s party “luck”. But some indirect evidence, such as the first poisonous gas that the Germans invented and used in their positions, by the way, the Russian imperial soldiers bore the name “herd”, of course, this does not convict Porsche’s company of terrorism, but you can draw the Taliban-tabun parallels. By the way! The World Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is abbreviated as SHS, and was founded in 1993, and the Taliban in 1994. By the way, when the towers burned, it was exactly like in the photo when the German army sprayed asphyxiating gas on a French position.

    What is also interesting is the sign of the Finnish Air Force and the films of the Finnish director Die Hard, Cuckoo and Dyatlov Pass. If of course the Finns will unlock and honor themselves as descendants of the Nikolayevich WTO horn, then ask yourself who wins when the center of Russia is in a constant civil war, and just look at the photos of Latvian shooters and brands of Sony Bravia. The answer is by itself.

    PS: By the way, in Melbourne there is a bank of the immortal Abwehr Wehrmacht ss "nationalists and Nazis" NAV (y), and so on Collins Street (and this is still a class of Australian submarines), the facade of their building is decorated with a 3D image of the firstborn of the German carapace waffe with three "one-armed" bandits »For issuing money. Question? How many parts were the Kursk nuclear submarine cut into?

    By the way: A tough nut in German = sterben schwer (a frenzied beast - I don’t think that dear Bruce Willis would agree with such a nickname !!!!!!!!!)
    1. Alex 241
      Alex 241 5 November 2013 12: 09
      +2
      I join in the congratulations! Happy holidays guys!
    2. Djozz
      Djozz 5 November 2013 13: 05
      +1
      What nonsense! Think about it.
      1. aleshka
        aleshka 5 November 2013 17: 22
        0
        and it always bears that! herbivore looks like!
        1. Kostya pedestrian
          Kostya pedestrian 6 November 2013 00: 25
          -1
          From my observations, I found that Adam and your holy trinity maid in japan (Mitsubishi in our hold, in the hold) are herbivores, as well as Hitler who was a vegon.

          I prefer the boar on a spit. Or kebab, according to the ancient Georgian recipe. I’m cooking onions, you’ll lick your fingers!

    3. Kostya pedestrian
      Kostya pedestrian 6 November 2013 00: 16
      -1
      This (UTF-8: "NJ) I wonder what kind of messer is shooting my stars from the epaulettes. Until these Finnish rubbish-hackkenens removed all the stars, we urgently need to go into the clouds and shoot down the fire.

      Am Dm
      There are eight of them - the two of us - the alignment before the fight
      G7 GC C7 *
      Not ours, but we will play!
      DmV E7Vll
      Seryozha, hold on! We do not shine with you
      E7 e
      But the trump cards must be equalized.

      Am H
      I will not leave this heavenly square -
      DmV E7
      The numbers are not important to me now:
      Am Dm
      Today my friend protects my back
      E7 E Am
      So - and the chances are equal.

      A Junkers came out in my tail, but then it started to smoke,
      Screws howled impatiently.
      They don’t even need crosses to the graves,
      Crosses will come down on wings too!
  37. Romanychby
    Romanychby 5 November 2013 11: 58
    +2
    Happy holiday-intelligence !!!!! Good health to you !!!
  38. Galinanp
    Galinanp 5 November 2013 12: 45
    +3
    Happy Brothers! God help you!
  39. Snoop
    Snoop 5 November 2013 13: 03
    +3
    Congratulations to my beloved and all the servicemen or employees in the GRU troops! drinks
    1. vlad0
      vlad0 5 November 2013 19: 06
      -1
      A plus! But are there really such troops? Thank. And everyone involved with our holiday!
      1. Snoop
        Snoop 6 November 2013 07: 20
        +1
        Is not it so? I've served in a separate battalion of electronic intelligence.
        1. vlad0
          vlad0 6 November 2013 09: 38
          0
          There are automobile, airborne, tank, engineering troops, communications troops, etc. But there are no GRU troops, there are units and subunits (structure of the RF Armed Forces).
  40. sichevik
    sichevik 5 November 2013 13: 38
    +1
    All who served, serves, and will serve in EXPLORATION - Happy Holidays !!! Huge greetings to everyone who served in intelligence in the GSVG
  41. gladiatorakz
    gladiatorakz 5 November 2013 14: 22
    +2
    Happy Intelligence Day everyone who has or was related. Health, success and stay Scout always! That is, to be an example to all the Spirit and the Warrior!
  42. PSih2097
    PSih2097 5 November 2013 15: 08
    0
    Congratulations to everyone who has served and is serving in intelligence, especially in engineering (IRD) ....
  43. crasever
    crasever 5 November 2013 15: 16
    +2
    I am a specialty artillery reconnaissance and I wish to my colleagues to accurately reveal targets and become attached on the ground, well, and since artillery is the god of war, he is definitely from Russia - mother and always be with us !!!
  44. Yarosvet
    Yarosvet 5 November 2013 15: 22
    +1
    ------------------------------------------
  45. ando_bor
    ando_bor 5 November 2013 15: 27
    +2
    Happy Intelligence Day, I’ll congratulate my son today,
    In the summer I went down, normally guys serve:
  46. malikszh
    malikszh 5 November 2013 15: 29
    0
    I wonder who the scarlet GRU brigade is?
    1. aleshka
      aleshka 5 November 2013 17: 23
      +2
      are you a Kazakh spy ????
    2. vlad0
      vlad0 5 November 2013 19: 03
      0
      Why are you interested in?
  47. uizik
    uizik 5 November 2013 16: 14
    +3
    All involved in the exploration of the holiday! Health and good luck!
  48. moskal68
    moskal68 5 November 2013 16: 42
    +1
    Congratulations to all involved!
  49. negeroi
    negeroi 5 November 2013 17: 23
    +2
    Mice can be found once a year, when they celebrate their day, who didn’t hide, it’s their own fault)) Happy Holidays!
  50. alexmaneger
    alexmaneger 5 November 2013 17: 31
    +3
    And we walk silently, an invisible path,
    Without fear and doubt, the scout goes into battle,
    Men's honor and valor leads us
    Here is the main condition of the Troop Intelligence!

    The scout, as you know, goes into battle alone,
    When he is on a mission, he’s a commander for himself,
    Therefore, the scout does not need luck
    AK and a full store, a bayonet-knife and a head!