Tactical Imagery Interpretation Facility (TIIF)


The TIIF is a van, mounted on a truck chassis, 12 ft. in length and augmented by road and curbside wall expansion to provide a workroom 12 ft. square in area. This van housed all of the devices needed by a photo interpreter to read out/analyze collected imagery for intelligence operations and planning by field commanders. A computer with a specially designed software program to facilitate interpretation was also provided.
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From a USAINTS Imagery Interpretation training manual provided by Joe Buesing


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Det A Imagery Interpretation Section. photo by Ed Eierman


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Joe Buesing in Det B TIIF photo provided by Joe Buesing


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John Nickels and Scott Wede in Det B TIIF photo provided by Scott Wede





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