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Noun1.SIGINT - 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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John Beckner, the Founder and CEO at Horizon Technologies noted "More and more countries are installing airborne Sat Phone SIGINT and FlyingFish on their ISR aircraft...FlyingFish remains a key tool in the fight against piracy, refugee rescue and counter terrorism.
His presentation will be on "Sat Phone SIGINT - From FlyingFish[TM] to Amber," covering:
The primary gap in the close area at the BCT level is sensing in the electromagnetic spectrum, hence the requirement for integrated SIGINT, EW, and cyberspace formations.
CACI will leverage their integrated technology and capabilities to create scalable SIGINT, EW, and cyber operations products and solutions, providing advanced operational capabilities to our warfighters to address existing and emerging threats.
A particularly germane sentence from that document includes direction that we will, "go forward to our roots" and "focus on professionalization within SIGINT, CNO, and EW skill sets."
SIGINT is effectively an umbrella term for Communications Intelligence (COMINT) which covers communications traffic collection and analysis and ELINT (Electronic Intelligence) which relates to the collection and analysis of radar transmissions.
counter-terrorism officials who went public with the threat not to identify the chatter source because he did not want to prejudice the information by revealing that it was a Sigint email intercept.
The National Security Agency (NSA) has been for decades America's largest, best-funded, and most secretive intelligence service, Since its establishment in 1952 as an independent agency under the Department of Defense (DoD), charged with providing signals intelligence (SIGINT) and information security for the U.S.
Based on the Block 20 Global Hawk, Eurohawk will be equipped with a new signals intelligence (SIGINT) mission system developed by EADS.
Under the CRADA, the two parties will exchange technical information and test existing and developmental SIGINT payloads to better understand the performance of airborne SIGINT systems against signals-of-interest.
Until recently her mission of direct support to fighters over North Vietnam has been shrouded in the mystery associated with classified signals intelligence (SIGINT) operations, but now her story can be told in full.