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Military Duty at ONI


Completed your operational fleet tour? Looking for a challenging shore tour assignment in the National Capital Region? We’re Ready—Are you?


We’re ready to engage you in some of today’s most intriguing challenges.  ONI is looking for experienced Intelligence Officers/Specialists, Information Professionals, Aviators, Surface Warfare Officers and Submariners.  Whether it’s an advanced jet fighter, the next generation nuclear submarine, or a newly developed cruise missile, you can help ONI identify and overcome the threats to U.S. Naval forces around the world. These are just a few of the exciting missions you could work in at ONI.


Scientific & Technical Intelligence

ONI provides an effective liaison between ONI and Navy systems commands, laboratories, and warfare centers. The cost and complexity of design of modern naval systems require continued intelligence support from inception through the life cycle of those systems.


Foreign Naval Analysis

ONI maintains an understanding of foreign conventional and advanced weapons systems, countermeasures, technologies and the transfer of technologies to minimize and/or eliminate technological surprise.


Maritime Intelligence

ONI is at the forefront of analyzing and delivering timely, relevant and predictive maritime intelligence to key customers, worldwide.


Maritime Domain Awareness

ONI’s MDA focus is on improving collection, analysis, and dissemination of intelligence to provide our fleet, joint and interagency customers with critical insight to the threat.


Global Maritime Collaboration Center

ONI provides 24/7 global maritime activity monitoring and focuses on global civil maritime vessel and cargo tracking, with emphasis on transnational threats, homeland security and homeland defense.


Ship Tracking

ONI analysts conduct maritime cargo analysis and tracking of high-interest cargoes and emerging potential threats throughout the global intermodal cargo supply chain. This includes support to maritime embargo/sanctions monitoring and enforcement, such as identifying and monitoring shipments of weapons of mass destruction, related equipment and materials and conventional arms.


Counter Piracy

ONI analysts work with our allies to provide regional, broad-based assessments describing maritime activity in high-interest regions. ONI also provides weekly unclassified products addressing the worldwide threat to shipping, highlighting terrorist-associated and illegal activity.


Counter Proliferation

ONI detects and identifies threats posed by criminal networks’ use of the maritime domain for human and weapons trafficking, smuggling tactics and techniques, and the containerized smuggling of illegal goods.


Maritime Homeland Defense

Protecting U.S. territory and sovereignty, the domestic population and critical infrastructure from seaborne threats and aggression.


Navy Irregular Warfare Support

ONI provides forward deployed and reach back intelligence support to Naval Special Warfare and Navy Expeditionary Combat Command units, and analysis of irregular threats to U.S. maritime interests.


Civil/Maritime Analysis

ONI is the IC’s center of excellence for the analysis of civil maritime platforms, technology, movements and cargo, with special emphasis on counter-proliferation, homeland security and homeland defense.


Fleet Intelligence Support

ONI provides skilled imagery analysts to deployed CSG/ESGs, NSW and other intelligence units. These personnel, who are knowledgeable in imagery analysis, systems operations, and imagery architecture, provide a ready resource for accessing and analyzing national and tactical imagery-derived intelligence.


Intelligence IT

ONI delivers telecommunications and messaging solutions, deployment and operations and maintenance services to Navy commands throughout the world.


Navy Special Security

ONI manages, implements, and oversees SCI programs and policies for the Navy Special Security Office (SSO) and SCI compartment.


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