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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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]).
Thus, he could rely almost exclusively on human intelligence (HUMINT) with little need for signals and imagery intelligence (SIGINT and IMINT).
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.
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.
What the new name symbolizes or connotes is the synthesis of mapping, charting, and geodesy on one hand, and imagery analysis and imagery intelligence on the other, into the concept of geospatial intelligence, which is really what this agency is about.
In particular, it is argued that the three major "INTs," the major intelligence disciplines--signals intelligence (sigint), imagery intelligence (imint), and human intelligence (humint)--will have to be fundamentally reinvented and this process will have major technical and organizational ramifications.
IDS-D is an automated, high performance information delivery system that receives, profiles, processes and directs large volumes of data at multiple security levels in order to provide timely, relevant, and accurate imagery and imagery intelligence information to the armed services and intelligence community.
He saw that the special forces group in the Kabul area was not getting the imagery intelligence as quickly as needed.
The development of the U-2 aircraft caused imagery intelligence to escalate to the point that our nation's President would personally approve the missions that these planes would make into Soviet airspace.
The addition of a TerraGo GeoPDF software extension is the latest enhancement to Overwatch's flagship geospatial analysis tool, among the most trusted imagery intelligence products used by the defense and intelligence communities.

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