-ONI- Office of Naval Intelligence
The Office of Naval Intelligence is a division of the UNSC Navy that is responsible for UNSC SIGINT [signals intelligence], HUMINT [human intelligence], counter-espionage and propaganda.
Although it is under the jurisdiction of the Navy, ONI appears to report directly to HIGHCOM. It is responsible for intelligence matters across the UNSC. As such, ONI employs members of other military branches, and even civilians, to complete the Division's shadowy work.
Many of its functions and subdivisions, like the Beta-5 Division and the SPARTAN-III Program, are enigmatic, and its personnel are regarded as mysteries by mainstream naval officers. ONI personnel, especially officers, are often referred to as "spooks". Agents appear to enjoy significant latitude in the discharge of their duties, often violating moral boundaries or acquiring vast amounts of UNSC resources to achieve their ends.
Intra-ONI dynamics are often strained with intense competition amongst its own personnel. Agents operate under heavy scrutiny with mistakes often leading to demotion or termination of employment.
The most secretive section, Section Zero's existence is not general knowledge outside ONI. Details of its role and operations are limited. Based on the records of an AI named Melissa, it is thought to be ONI Internal Affairs, charged with rooting out and eliminating illegal programs. It is very discreet in its work. The true nature and activities of Section Zero are highly classified and unknown outside the ONI command hierarchy. Zero is, essentially, an internal investigations division that polices other ONI activities.
Section One is the main branch of ONI and the branch most often utilized by the UNSC. Information released by Section I includes evacuation notices for colony worlds and recording and sending information.
The propaganda branch of ONI. It handles communication between colonies to reduce the spread of rumors and information that would damage morale, it is the smallest but sometimes most useful branch.
The top-secret projects division of ONI. It is responsible for the SPARTAN-II project, the NOVA project, the MJOLNIR Program, and many other "black ops". Though a few of Section III's programs are well known and celebrated for their success, the Marines and top brass of the UNSC treat most with contempt. This is especially true of the Spartans, who are regarded as "freaks" by some Humans. Beta-5 Division is the sub-cell of Section III that operates the SPARTAN-III project. The Spartan-III project was kept secret from the vast majority of Section III. This is not particularly unusual as Section III is a large division with numerous sub-cells. The division and compartmentalization is to ensure secrecy and securit
The Office of Naval Intelligence after losing its main base on Earth and its Secondary base on Reach moved their base to Sigma Octanus, to an Island 7 miles off the coast of the main City.
ONI Main Facility Reaver on Sigma Octanus
Lieutenant Commander Ezekial Tuilre, Commander of ONI, Research and Development Leader, Special Warfare Programs Leader, Lead Inventor,
Colonel James Ackerson, Leader of Section-III
Douglas, Spartan-III , Callsign 230, Designated Red Squad Leader.
Commander Elena Funicelli, Prowler Corps Commanding Officer
Captain Diz, Commander of the ONI Private Army.
The Administratum Building of Sigma Octanus, the Top 3 Floors belong to ONI.
ONI Develop Hiram Yeager, Creator of the 7th Generation A.I. Developer who cross-adapted Covenant shield technology to be retrofitted to Human Ships.
Hiram's Lab, The Lowest floor on Reaver-Base, Along with the Xin Research Room.
ONI Mobile Command Vechile, 'The Beast', Used for Top secret missions, Long as a train and wide as 2 trucks, it Fits up to 40 comfortably, Easily the Biggest moving collection of information and tactical data. Two-Floors, Has its own cloaking technology to keep secret.
ONI Research Lab, The Research lab where covenant Technology was being crossadapted before the End of the Human-Covenant War, The Sangheili offered access to their technology in exchange for an alliance. The Jiralhanae are the last of the Covenant not allied with the Humans and their fleets were defeated by the Sangheili and are not predicted to make a move again for awhile.
Alexander Vance, ONI Field Officer
Mira Dossair, ONI Field Officer
Daniel Carson, ONI Field Officer
Hylo, Ex-ONI Field Officer
Slyah Vizyh, ONI Mercenary
Michelle Gamma, ONI Field Officer