They specialize in enemy data and deal with important information related to the EDF, helping out Strike Force Lightning in their missions. At least in radio conversation, they are represented by a single person - whose name is never disclosed, nor is he ever seen.
Intel keeps Strike Force Lightning in the dark regarding The Cube, an experimental bomb meant to wipe out the Ravagers. Ops eventually grows tired of the 'mushroom treatment' they are giving Lightning, and Intel later reveals the big secret to Strike Force Lightning. After they set the bomb, Intel gives them the news that this is a suicide mission - acknowledging that they are expendable.
In the end, the individual Intel member is revealed to actually be on the side of Lightning and was just doing his job as required.
- Intel is voiced by Jim Ward.