imagery intelligence


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imagery intelligence

Intelligence derived from the exploitation of collection by visual photography, infrared sensors, lasers, electro-optics, and radar sensors such as synthetic aperture radar wherein images of objects are reproduced optically or electronically on film, electronic display devices, or other media. Also called IMINT. See also intelligence; photographic intelligence.
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There were aspects of "He Fought with a Camera," the interview of Jack Stewart by Guy Nasuti [I Was There, August 2011], that I had some trouble with: mention of color film later in the war and the use of infrared imagery to "see underwater." In reality, even more modern-day imagery intelligence through the 1980s relied upon black-and-white film rather than color, because with color, you had three layers of emulsion for amber (yellow), magenta (red) and cyan (blue).
The RAF Tactical Imagery Intelligence Wing (TIW) uses the Goodrich Intel System to produce intelligence from imagery captured by the RAPTOR system.
As the strategic certainties of the Cold War descended into the ambiguities of this multi-polar world, that we are now a part of, the human, signal and imagery intelligence that's provided by the DIA remained absolutely critical to understanding the world we faced and maintaining our ability to be able to respond to that kind of world, to the threats and challenges that we confront.
The series of images were captured by Alex Birch and having ruled out lens flares and aircraft, he contacted the Ministry of Defence, who sent them to the Defence Geographic and Imagery Intelligence Agency (DGIA) in July 2004.
The organic or augmenting geospatial engineering units available to the commander operate within the command s GEOINT cell As discussed in chapter I, the GEOINT cell is composed of imagery analysts and geospatial engineers that provide GEO I NT capabilities (GI, imagery, and imagery intelligence [1MINT]).
However, we then use these initial tip-offs to guide other ISR assets (signals intelligence and imagery intelligence) to further refine the intelligence picture.
DIA directs and manages Department of Defense intelligence collection requirements for the various intelligence collection disciplines such as human intelligence, measurement and signature intelligence (MASINT), imagery intelligence (IMINT), and signals intelligence (SIGINT).
The opening chapter considers the complexity of the intelligence cycle beyond the typical model, while later contributions look more specifically at signals intelligence, imagery intelligence, human intelligence, open- source intelligence, and technical difficulties of intelligence sorting.
* Declining utility of traditional imagery intelligence against unconventional weapons programs.
This includes analysis support of maritime surveillance operations, intelligence product development and imagery intelligence analysis training support programs.
"In airborne video surveillance, the ability to associate geospatial information with imagery intelligence allows decision makers to view the geographical context of the situation, track and visualize events as they unfold, and predict possible outcomes as the situation develops," Davis explains.

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