intelligence operation


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Noun1.intelligence operation - the operation of gathering information about an enemy
undercover work, spying - the act of keeping a secret watch for intelligence purposes
information gathering - the act of collecting information
current intelligence - intelligence of all types and forms of immediate interest; usually disseminated without delays for evaluation or interpretation
combat intelligence, tactical intelligence - intelligence that is required for the planning and conduct of tactical operations
strategic intelligence - intelligence that is required for forming policy and military plans at national and international levels
SIGINT, signals intelligence - intelligence information gathered from communications intelligence or electronics intelligence or telemetry intelligence
clandestine operation - an intelligence operation so planned and executed as to insure concealment
overt operation - the collection of intelligence openly without concealment
reconnaissance, reconnaissance mission - the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy); "an exchange of fire occurred on a reconnaissance mission"
counterintelligence - intelligence activities concerned with identifying and counteracting the threat to security posed by hostile intelligence organizations or by individuals engaged in espionage or sabotage or subversion or terrorism
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One year ago, Iran's Intelligence Ministry boasted proudly of how its highly skilled agents had managed to free a kidnaped Iranian diplomat in a deft intelligence operation.
"We recovered a sub-machine gun and component parts and the scene was preserved for a technical examination." The raid followed an intelligence operation by gardai.
A POLICE intelligence operation has been planned for next week's clash between Leeds United and Millwall to help find those involved with violence at Hull City last month.
They left a note: 'If you want your family released, turn yourself in.' Such tactics are justified [claimed the brigade commander], because, 'It's an intelligence operation with detainees, and these people have info.' They would have been released in due course, he added later.
The arrests were made after an intelligence operation at the airport, following a robbery last month in which two men escaped with GBP4.5m.
Soldiers recently recovered campaign materials of two militant party-list groups following an intelligence operation against suspected New People's Army (NPA) rebels in Palawan.
"In a precise intelligence operation, the military intelligence officers of the 8th Brigade managed to seize a cache of hidden weapons in a way that does not raise any doubt in one of the houses in T1 area," the Directorate said in a statement.
Tolledo also dismissed Jaworski's counter-charges of frustrated murder against involved members of the Regional Police Intelligence Operation Unit of the National Capital Region Police Office.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's success in conducting an intelligence operation which secured the release of Shahram Amiri surprised the world once again, a senior legislator said on Wednesday.
"The Interpol, in association with the Lebanese security forces, managed under a distinguished intelligence operation to implement the arrest warrant issued against Zeina and her family and seize all the stole money with her," Issawi was quoted in a Baghdad Mayoralty release received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
SWAT/ISLAMABAD, July 21, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- An army team comprising well-trained and skilled army officers has launched a large scale intelligence operation for the capture of Central Tehrik-e-Taliban leadership including Maulana Fazl Ullah either dead or alive.
The breakthrough came after a joint intelligence operation by UK and Iraqi forces.

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