imagery intelligence


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imagery intelligence

Intelligence derived from the exploitation of collection by visual photography, infrared sensors, lasers, electro-optics, and radar sensors, such as synthetic aperture radar in which images of objects are reproduced optically or electronically on film, electronic display devices, or other media.
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The SALT, START, and INF agreements all contained provisions specifically intended to enable each county's intelligence services to count its opponent's weapons with "national technical means"--a treaty term invented to refer to signals intelligence and imagery intelligence. Both superpowers accepted these measures because they wanted an arms control agreement.
(See CRS Report RL31369, Imagery Intelligence: Issues for Congress.) The satellite program that covered Soviet Union and acquired highly accurate intelligence concerning submarines, missiles, bombers and other military targets is perhaps the greatest achievement of the U.S.
The Firewatch-equipped ScanEagle will provide real-time fire line maps and wide-area, high-resolution imagery intelligence for wildfire management, disaster recovery, and other applications.
• The potential for the greater usage of UASs/Spaces assets to produce imagery intelligence
The imagery intelligence (IMINT) cell is headed by an intelligence warrant officer--an imagery expert who uses imagery and unmanned aerial systems to determine size, strength, and capabilities of units.
Thus, he could rely almost exclusively on human intelligence (HUMINT) with little need for signals and imagery intelligence (SIGINT and IMINT).
The Combined Intelligence Center (CIC) is an all-source intelligence center that fuses command unique sensor data with national and other command signal intelligence, imagery intelligence, measurement and signature intelligence, and human intelligence to provide tailored operational intelligence for command decisions and actions.
Highlights of the ANG Modernization Requirements Program Units Program Cost Required in $M (FY03 and beyond) A-10 AN/ALR-69 RWR Upgrade 102 $3.3 A-10 Comet IRCM 102 $25.5 A-10 Precision Engagement n/a $14.5 C-130 Imagery Intelligence 3 $0.8 C-130 [C.sup.2]ISR 4 $10 C-130 DIRCM 21 $69 F-15 AESA n/a $6 F-15 BOL Upgrade Development n/a $6 F-15 TEWS Development n/a $10 F-16 AN/ALQ-213 405 $8.1 F-16 AN/ALR-69 RWR Upgrade 435 $22.3 F-16 ATP 96 $144 F-16 Electronic Attack Upgrade 36 $60 F-16 PIDS 242 $14.9 HH 60G RWR Upgrade 18 $5
Overwatch Imaging, a small business specializing in customized large-scale aerial imagery intelligence systems, successfully completed a year-long program to upgrade the autonomous image processing capabilities of its TK-X family of airborne multi-camera payloads, the company said.
He was appointed an imagery intelligence (IMINT) warrant officer in 1985 and his first assignment was to the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).

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