Books on Afghanistan
The National Information Management System (NIMS) is a computer based system the operates over the Internet and via Harris radio networks to provide intelligence products and information to units and organizations of the Ministry of Defense (MoD) and Ministry of Interior (MoI).
Funding for the NIMS is provide through the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) fund under the Afghan Security Forces Fund (ASFF) program. 1. The funding pays for computers, training, local network services and network administration and support.
Afghan intelligence analysts at all levels among several different organizations are able to connect with each using NIMS. This computer-based Intel system allows for near-real time information sharing and for the safeguarding of classified information.
February 2015. "Development of Interpol office discussed in advisory meeting". European Union External Action. NIMS training requirements and use by the Kabul INTERPOL office was discussed.
July 1, 2014. "Conference on Intelligence-Led Policing". European Union External Action. NIMS is mentioned in news release by EU.
January 7, 2014. "Conference on Intelligence-led policing". European Union External Action. The value of NIMS in the policing effort is addressed in this news report.
1. See page 49 of Justification for FY 2015
Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) Afghanistan Security Forces Fund
(ASFF), Office of the Secretary of Defense, June 2014.