humint


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humint

(ˈhjuːmɪnt)
n
(Military) human intelligence: military intelligence gained from human sources with knowledge of the target area
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These tasks can take the HUMINT collector to a multitude of areas of operation around the globe.
Terrorism grant funding from the US Department of Homeland Security should be used to develop and emphasize HUMINT capabilities in jurisdictions where we believe the risk of terrorist attack is highest.
Total quantity or scope: The contract is for the supply of hardware and software for subdivisions HUMINT divided into the following tasks
But Colonel O'Hern's lack of experience with other intelligence disciplines stands in stark contrast to his HUMINT background.
8) Due to its culture and its quality, Navy and Marine Corps HUMINT can rapidly integrate change, such as shifts to enemy counterinterrogation techniques like those advertised in jihadi chat rooms.
When the Air Force ISR Agency was charged with re-establishing HUMINT in the Air Force in May 2007, two Air Force Reserve officers were brought on active-duty orders to lead the team.
The first was HUMINT (human intelligence), made up of positive intelligence, counterintelligence, and counterespionage, and the second was CA (covert action), consisting of propaganda and political action operations, which, at their most potent, involved regime change.
The HCT training program primary audience is HUMINT Collectors (97E) and Counterintelligence Special Agents (97B) of all ranks who are task organized into HCTs.
In the context of legal training for interrogation operations, a commander has to communicate a vision of how he considers a properly trained HUMINT collector will act and what they will look like from a legal perspective.
Based on my own experience, I believe that placing DEA in the IC will, over time, degrade DEA's ability to maintain its high degree of HUMINT as well as raise questions with its law enforcement counterparts around the world as to DEA's real mission in their countries.
Without HUMINT, it is impossible to obtain and analyze test samples of the biological warfare agents and, therefore, impossible to determine intentions.