SHIELD

Marvel canon

The Strategic Hazard Intervention, Espionage Logistics Directorate is an extra-governmental agency designed to combat ‘super-threats’ that no one government can handle alone. It is bankrolled by the United Nations and a cadre of billionaire philanthropists and futurists interested in controlling ‘super-proliferation’ and ‘meta-terrorism’.

Nick Fury is the current Director, in charge of three Deputy Directors, including Maria Hill, ‘Dum-Dum’ Dugan and Contessa Vera Vidal.

SHIELD has staff embedded at various research and defense posts around the world, and maintains numerous small units capable of reaching various hot spots as needed.

One Earth-1068, the SHIELD Helicarrier acts as the main base of operations for the SHIELD Super-Agent program, of which Hawkeye is currently a member.

SHIELD

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