ShieldCeleste, a lightning bolt Or and torch Gules fimbriated Argent in saltire overall a dragon's head of the last, on a chief checky Argent and Sable a helm affronté garnished Sable.
CrestFrom a wreath Or and Celeste, in front of two scimitars in saltire, blades downward, a quill pen fesswise in base, all Proper, overall a sword erect of the first superimposed on the blade by a heraldic rose of the first, garnished Gules.
MottoCONLIGE ET PROFICE (Collect and Exploit).
ShieldOriental blue and silver gray are the colors traditionally associated with Military Intelligence units. The helmet is adapted from the device of the unit's parent organization, the 513th Military Intelligence Group, and reflects the unit's original allocation. The helm on the checky background symbolizes counter-intelligence activities. The lightning flash denotes speed and electronic warfare. The torch symbolizes truth and alludes to interrogation. The dragon, a mythical guardian of treasures, symbolizes security and strength.
CrestThe scimitars signify the Battalion’s campaign participation in Southwest Asia; the quill pen denotes the Cease-Fire action during this campaign. The sword symbolizes the military readiness for the continual operations for the War on Terrorism. The heraldic rose represents Military Intelligence. Red suggests daring; gold conveys perception. The four red barbs indicate the four decorations awarded to the unit.
The coat of arms was approved on 8 November 1993.