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electronic intelligence

[i‚lek′trän·ik in′tel·ə·jəns]
Electronic systems, apparatus, and operations for obtaining information concerning an enemy's capabilities, intentions, plans, and order of battle. Abbreviated elint.

electronic intelligence (ELINT)

The detection, recording, analysis, and cataloging of electromagnetic signals of all unfriendly emitters. ELINT analyzes electromagnetic radiation characteristics, the sources of radiation (type of emitter), and the location of emitters. Nuclear and radioactive radiation are not a part of ELINT operations. Normally referred to as ELINT.
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Indra of Spain, for example, has developed the electronic intelligence gathering BLQ-355 used on the country's Galerna class hunter-killer submarines.
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The Israeli side of the bargain is also thought to include Italy's preference to buy multiple electronic intelligence aircraft from Israel Aerospace Industries.
will not pay the $25 million reward for the capture of Osama bin Laden because the raid that killed the former al Qaeda leader was the result of electronic intelligence -- and an operational mistake by one his closest associates -- and  not a human informant, ABC News reports U.
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