The Defence Intelligence Service (DIS) is the service of the MNDF responsible for providing the intelligence support required for its operations and activities. The main responsibilities of DIS include conducting security intelligence, military intelligence and counterintelligence activities required to facilitate the operations and activities of the MNDF and to achieve its mission. Additionally, the DIS is also responsible for collecting, analyzing and sharing intelligence with inter-agency partners to ensure the national security, peace and stability of the nation.


To collect, collate and analyze information, and provide intelligence to relevant parties, take appropriate steps and conduct counterintelligence operations, in order to fulfill the mission of the MNDF and to ensure the national security of the Republic of Maldives.