According to the Law of Ukraine “On Intelligence Agencies of Ukraine” the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine conducts intelligence in the military, military and political, military and economic, military-technical as well as information and ecological areas.
The special service is assigned with the following tasks:
gathering and analytical processing on all mentioned above areas, providing Ukrainian authorities with the accurate, up-to-date intelligence information;
taking special actions with the view to support national interests and state policy of Ukraine in the military, military and political, military and economic, military-technical, information and ecological areas;
strengthening the national defence of Ukraine; contributing to economic, scientific and technological progress of the country; protecting the state frontiers of Ukraine;
participating in operations against terrorism, international organized crime, drug trafficking, weapons proliferation, illegal migration;
countering challenges that can threaten national security of Ukraine, lives and health of its citizens.
In conformity with the Law of Ukraine “On Intelligence Agencies of Ukraine” and Decree of the President of Ukraine, the information and information-analytical reports of the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine are provided to the President, the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, the Prime Minister, the Minister of Defence, the Chief of the General Staff – Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other leading officials.