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interrogator

[in′ter·ə‚gād·ər]
(electronics)
A radar transmitter which sends out a pulse that triggers a transponder; usually combined in a single unit with a responsor, which receives the reply from a transponder and produces an output suitable for actuating a display of some navigational parameter. Also known as challenger; interrogator-transmitter.

interrogator

i. A radar set or other electronic device that transmits an interrogation. Normally, ground-based surveillance radar beacon transmitter-receiver scanning in synchronism with primary radar continuously transmitted signals requesting replies from all cooperative airborne transponders. The received signals are mixed with the primary radar return and displayed on the same plan position indicator (PPI).
ii. An electronic device for transmitting challenging or interrogating pulses for reception and response by a transponder.
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When interrogators understand subjects' goals, needs, and conflicts, they can use this information to persuade subjects that confessing the truth is in their best interest.
Here I was, accused of endangering state security, yet my interrogator wanted to make sure that I looked 'modern' and, like the young women in Tehran, casual in the way I wore my Islamic dress," Esfandiari reflects.
The Joint Senior Interrogator Course (JSIC) is a 15 day resident course held at Fort Huachuca, Arizona providing instruction to senior-level interrogators on additional skills; techniques; methodologies and strategies to implement approved approaches; conduct questioning; writing, reviewing and publishing reports, and professionalization of HUMINT personnel.
We think he ended up dying," Khadr quoted the interrogators as telling him shortly after he was captured.
The report was based on the testimonies of 121 Palestinians held in 2009 at the Petah Tikva holding facility near Tel Aviv, with 9 percent of those interviewed accusing interrogators of using physical violence against them.
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At one point the soldier briefly looks down at the floor and rubs his eyes, another interrogator throws a metal rod at him, making him flinch and then pay attention to the main interrogator again.
From day one, I have told Sattar's family that they should not keep their hopes up because the accused is an interrogator who is part of the same system that is putting him on trial," Pourfazel said.
Another interrogator allegedly tried to convince a different terror suspect detainee that his mother would be sexually assaulted in front of him, though the interrogator denied making such a threat.
The 2004 document revealed one interrogator said a colleague told Khalid Sheikh Mohammed that if any other attacks happened in the US, "we're going to kill your children".
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