- "You may specialize in sniping, shields and marksmanship, or stealth, technology and close-quarters engagement. The quartermaster will get you started."
- ―Commander Vasil Dorne
The operative combat specialization program was one of a number of combat specialization programs utilized by agents of Imperial Intelligence. Agents who underwent the program specialized in stealth, use of technology, and close-quarters combat. Cipher Nine qualified for the sniper and operative programs.
- Star Wars: The Old Republic (First appearance)