signals intelligence


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signals intelligence (SIGINT)

i. A category of intelligence comprising either individually or in combination all communications intelligence, electronics intelligence, and foreign instrumentation signals intelligence, however transmitted.
ii. Intelligence derived from communications, electronics, and foreign instrumentation signals.
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Denniston also played a central role in persuading the British and United States to exchange signals intelligence in the era of mutual scepticism and North American isolationism.
We got the Rivet Joint which is our signals intelligence, our Joint Stars which sees the moving vehicle on the ground with the Global Hawk UAV that goes to 65,000 feet and looks down sort of like a U-2 spy plane does, the Predator UAV.
I also suggested that they were in fact the cause of the overreliance on technology as far as signals intelligence was concerned, which should suggest my view of the importance of technological vs.
Having myself worked for signals intelligence (inPalestine)I believe the Attorney General should have allowed that Old Bailey prosecution to be tested before a jury.
We live in uncertain times, and geopolitical unrest is putting new pressures on the ability of government agencies to reliably archive, quickly retrieve and effectively analyze military data and signals intelligence. In addition, government IT budgets are tight.
General Dynamics Decision Systems, Scottsdale, Ariz., was awarded a $6,500,000 increment as part of a $19,863,200 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for ground based signals intelligence capability called Prophet (Block II/III (AN/MLQ-40(v)4) on March 7, 2003.
I worked in Signals intelligence from 1959 to 1963 and in diverse intelligence assignments from 1963 to my retirement from the Army in 1979.
During the war in Afghanistan, the GBS provided "instant situational awareness" to troops and pilots by integrating intelligence from satellites, unmanned aerial vehicle flights, and ground signals intelligence stations.
Forming part of the Euro Hawk pre-development programme, the testbed will be equipped with an EADS sourced signals intelligence (SIGINT) payload and will be operated from the Marineflieger (German Naval Air Arm) base at Nordholz in north western Germany.
The United States had begun collecting signals intelligence (or Sigint) before World War II, but had avoided creating a single authority to handle it all.
{1} Of all the various forms of intelligence gathering, signals intelligence (1) and cryptanalysis are the forms which have created the most interest among modern historians.
(NASDAQ: MRCY), Chelmsford, Mass., provider of embedded real-time digital signal and image processing computer systems, has donated a high-performance RACE(R) multicomputer system to Oklahoma State University to assist with the school's advanced study of signals intelligence.