Title: Second Party Bilaterals Held in Hawaii

Release Date: 2016-08-10

Document Date: 2003-10-02

Description: SID Director Quirk met with Australian and New Zealand partners in Hawaii.

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(U//FOUO) Second Party Bilaterals Held in Hawaii
FROM:
Deputy SUSLO Canberra
Run Date: 10/02/2003

(S//SI) Earlier this month, SID Director MG Quirk participated in NSA- DSD and NSA-GCSB
bilateral meetings in Hawaii. (The Defence Signals Directorate is Australia's SIGINT
organization, and the Government Communications Security Bureau is New Zealand's.) Both
sessions focused on the way ahead, with SID seniors briefing on topics such as the 5-Eyes
SIGINT partnership business vision , information sharing, SIGINT Development, ELINT
modernization, and the SID Layered Zone model . There was also discussion on Information
Needs and how we can better share these requirements and our capabilities to report on these
topics.
(S//SI) NSA and its partners discussed specific targets of interest, such as the Global War on
Terrorism, proliferation, North Korea, and ways to maximize our collection strategies. NSA also
briefed lessons learned in our support to military operations and joint tactical cryptologic support
to coalition operations. We also held a trilateral meeting where the focus was overcoming
challenges and looking for opportunities for collaboration, especially on regional
counterterrorism.
"(U//FOUO) SIDtoday articles may not be republished or reposted outside NSANet
without the consent of S0121 (DL sid comms)."

DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS
TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL
DERIVED FROM: NSA/CSSM 1-52, DATED 08 JAN 2007 DECLASSIFY ON: 20320108

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