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IC Technical Specifications

Document and Media Exploitation


This XML Data Encoding Specification for Intelligence Document and Media Exploitation (DOMEX.XML) defines detailed implementation guidance for using Extensible Markup Language (XML) to encode DOMEX data. This Data Encoding Specification (DES) defines the syntax, protocol and conventions for representing DOMEX data assertion and concepts using XML within the use of a Trusted Data Format (TDF) Object or Collection. This specification applies to the DOMEX Community which is comprised of Intelligence Community (IC), Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Department of Justice (DoJ) components conducting or providing support to the conduct of DOEX operations, activities, and functions. This specification defines the metadata standards for the uniform exchange of DOMEX.

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Mission Requirements

This specification is designed to fulfill a number of requirements in support of the transformational efforts of the Intelligence Community. Many of these requirements are articulated in IC Directives.

This specification includes design features that address: