The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is the intelligence agency branch of the United States Government responsible for providing security intelligence assessment. The CIA utilizes psychological, cyber, and social warfare and is notable for its use of covert operations. For field operations, the CIA relies on its Special Activities Division and the United States Armed Forces.
In Battlefield 3, CIA agents Gordon and Whistler are responsible for retrieving information from United States Marine Henry Blackburn about the nuclear threats posed by the People's Liberation and Resistance and the Russian Federation.
In Battlefield 4, the CIA is conducting field work in order to discover the intentions of Admiral Chang Wei and to learn more about his connection with the Russians. Agent Whistler, now revealed to be Kovic, conducts operations with Tombstone Squad in order to achieve these objectives.