We provide specialized analytical support services, subject matter expertise, and innovative solutions to a broad range of clients within the defense intelligence and special operations communities.

We have decades of experience providing support in a broad range of conflict zones overseas as well as at U.S.-based locations. 

Whether you are working at the federal, state, or local law enforcement level to counter criminal networks, conducting DoD direct action or counterterrorism missions around the globe, or protecting your commercial financial enterprise, Firebird AST delivers defense intelligence, operational subject matter expertise, and innovative solutions on the ground where you need them to ensure mission success.

Our analysts are subject matter experts who are highly experienced in working side-by-side in the field, fully integrated, and directly with today’s elite special operations and conventional force units. We have supported national defense intelligence agencies in developing solutions for international challenges. We deliver a wide range of highly specialized analytic services to support missions at the operational, tactical, or strategic level.

  • Special operations and conventional force support 

  • Real-time operational/target development support 

  • Actionable, fused, all source intelligence analysis

  • Identity resolution (Biometrics- BEI, Forensics- FEI)

  • Counter IED (CIED) analysis and initiatives

  • Counter threat finance analysis

  • Social media exploitation and open source intelligence (OSINT) analysis 

  • Collection management 

  • Expert training and mentoring


Defense Intelligence Agency: Defense Combating Terrorism Center

Firebird AST’s in-depth strategic, operational, and tactical analysis of terrorist and paramilitary unit activities includes producing finished intelligence products for the DIA and interagency intelligence partners including the National Counter Terrorism Center, and strategic customers including senior policy makers and the president of the United States. We provide a specialized capability in document and media exploitation (DOMEX) and have led efforts to enhance the center’s relationships with other DoD DOMEX elements to streamline joint exploitation efforts of captured enemy material. 

Defense Threat Reduction Agency: Joint Improvised Threat Defeat Agency

Firebird AST provides seasoned special operations forces, all-source intelligence analysts, targeting analysts, open source/social media exploitation analysts (with native level foreign language ability), and operations professionals to the JIDO Special Operations Branch to serve as intelligence and operations integrators. Operating at four CONUS sites and 11 OCONUS sites, Firebird subject matter experts support operations targeting improvised threat technologies and the threat networks that employ them.