signals intelligence


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signals intelligence

1. A category of intelligence comprising either individually or in combination all communications intelligence, electronic intelligence, and foreign instrumentation signals intelligence, however transmitted.
2. Intelligence derived from communications, electronic, and foreign instrumentation signals. Also called SIGINT. See also communications intelligence; electronic intelligence; intelligence; foreign instrumentation signals intelligence.
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Noun1.signals intelligence - intelligence information gathered from communications intelligence or electronics intelligence or telemetry intelligence
intelligence activity, intelligence operation, intelligence - the operation of gathering information about an enemy
electronics intelligence, ELINT - intelligence derived from electromagnetic radiations from foreign sources (other than radioactive sources)
COMINT, communications intelligence - technical and intelligence information derived from foreign communications by other than the intended recipients
telemetry intelligence, TELINT - intelligence derived from the interception and processing and analysis of foreign telemetry
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The Boeing RC-135W Rivet Joint signals intelligence aircraft was delivered under the UK's Airseeker effort, which will see the RAF operate three converted KC-135Rs in line with the US Air Force's Rivet Joint force, Flightglobal said.
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