Need To Know Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
need to know
1.) A criterion used in security procedures that requires the custodians of classified information to establish, prior to disclosure, that the intended recipient must have access to the information to perform his or her official duties.
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Term Classification: intelligence
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 2-01.2: Joint and National Intelligence Support to Military Operations, updated January 2012 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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