"This report examines Intelligence Community (IC) funding over the past several decades, with an emphasis on the period from 2007-2017—the period in which total national and military intelligence program (NIP and MIP) spending dollars have been publicly disclosed on an annual basis. Intelligence-related spending (such as the Homeland Security Intelligence Program) that does not fall within the NIP and MIP is outside the scope of this report.
Total intelligence spending is usually understood as the combination of (1) the National
Intelligence Program (NIP), which covers the programs, projects, and activities of the intelligence
community oriented towards the strategic needs of decision makers, and (2) the Military
Intelligence Program (MIP), which funds defense intelligence activity intended to support tactical
military operations and priorities.."