Definitions

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  • n. intelligence derived from electromagnetic radiations from foreign sources (other than radioactive sources)

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Examples

  • Operate Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) receiving, direction finding, recording and related computer equipment, sophisticated state-of-the-art radar electronic equipment, magnetic or digital recording devices, analysis terminals and associated peripheral equipment.

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  • Based on my experience, Effner's claims to have served as an ELINT specialist and an intelligence collector working for the NSA appear to be exaggerations.

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  • As one can imagine, the special knowledge and skills associated with the ELINT discipline are not the sorts of things one picks up on the job.

    Chen Ping aka Ralph J Effner

  • Unless security standards were relaxed dramatically between then and 1964, I cannot imagine any circumstance in which a clerk typist (other than, perhaps, a classified documents control clerk) would have been allowed entrance into the ELINT operations area.

    Chen Ping aka Ralph J Effner

  • COMINT: communications intelligence (e.g., intercept of Morse, voice, teletype, phone communications), and ELINT: electronic intelligence (i.e., the intercept of non-communication electronic emissions such as radar emissions).

    Chen Ping aka Ralph J Effner

  • However, the fact that a person attended an ELINT service school or held an ELINT

    Chen Ping aka Ralph J Effner

  • Details about how, and more importantly, how effectively our intelligence services perform ELINT missions is the classified aspect of the duties of an ELINT specialist.

    Chen Ping aka Ralph J Effner

  • If Effner had attended a service school for any ELINT MOS, that fact would be recorded in his official military personnel file.

    Chen Ping aka Ralph J Effner

  • Everybody headed home wondering if the guys in the ELINT birds had gotten anything.

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  • High overhead our electronic intelligence ELINT aircraft would orbit, waiting for the enemy to take the bait.

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