technical intelligence


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technical intelligence

[′tek·nə·kəl in′tel·ə·jəns]
(ordnance)
Intelligence pertaining to foreign or enemy technological developments capable of, or having, a practical application to warfare.
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21) Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO), Weapons Technical Intelligence Handbook, Version 2.
Under terms of the contract, the TASC team will work on several key mission areas of the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) program, the nation's missile early warning and defense system, including missile defense, battlespace awareness and technical intelligence.
Frances Blackburn, service manager education and training coordinator at Healthy Hearts, gave lectures on the use of technology in cardiac investigations, in line with the academy''s specialism of technical intelligence.
He became part of a team led by Ian Fleming which collected technical intelligence ahead of the Allied invasion of Europe and he took part in the D-Day landings After the war he joined the BBC where he began working on the sub-editorsCO desk in the Latin American section of the World Service.
One can think about the kinds of technology that intelligence organizations use, the kinds of intelligence these technical systems produce, and the organizations that are responsible for developing intelligence technology and operating technical intelligence systems.
A report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) addresses the first point, noting that "Some intelligence analysts believe that software offers one of the best mechanisms for technical intelligence collection by a range of adversaries.
Those questions, in turn, spawn a number of more specific technical intelligence questions--e.
Site exploitation and forensic-evidence collection depend on the thorough collection of technical intelligence (TECHINT) and measurement and signature intelligence (MASINT).
This paper seeks to outline the contribution of two of these agencies, working in geographical and technical intelligence.
We expect that same capability to be expanded when we built our SBIRS--space-based infrared system--which, in addition to missile warning and missile alert, will also perform technical intelligence and battlespace characterization.
It could be that the technical intelligence of modern humans and Neandertals was similar, but the symbolic capacity of Neandertals was weak or nonexistent" Shea says.
We need SBIRS to provide increased missile warning capabilities, to support theater missile defense, and to help gather technical intelligence for battlespace characterization.

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