Definitions

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  • n. Information gained from intercepted signals, including traffic analysis.
  • n. An earth-orbiting satellite used to intercept signals.

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  • n. intelligence information gathered from communications intelligence or electronics intelligence or telemetry intelligence

Etymologies

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Blend of signal and intelligence

Examples

  • From: Jay Veith re: Continued research in SIGINT material

    Memorandum

  • NSA should release the full text, along with the cover sheet showing the signatures, and the various Collateral and SIGINT from the Combat

    Memorandum

  • The logical question to ask then, "Is there additional evidence in SIGINT that discusses revenge executions against Americans?"

    Memorandum

  • NSA specializes in SIGINT, which is signals intelligence.

    Democracy Now!

  • At the top of the list of important factors either slighted or missing entirely, in Christopher Andrew's view, is "SIGINT" ” intelligence jargon for signals intelligence, which means broadcast communications of all kinds, but most importantly encrypted communications that code breakers have managed to read.

    The Plot Thickens

  • One change to #3: Deep Predator based ONLY on SIGINT or HUMINT.

    My short plan for the War in Afghanistan: « PurpleSlog – Awesomeness & Modesty Meets Sexy

  • SIGINT was critical in the case of the Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, the subject of a massive manhunt by the Colombian police in his native city of Medellin in 1993.

    The Longest War

  • The most common redaction in the entire book is Shaffer's cover name, "Christopher Stryker," and other popular redactions are references to the National Security Agency, the abbreviation SIGINT (signals intelligence) and comments like "Guys on phones were always great sources of intel," notes Aftergood.

    'Operation Dark Heart': Comparing The Censored Version With The Real Thing

  • SIGINT signals intelligence, or electronic eavesdropping on the regime;

    Libya: What should CIA be doing?

  • Whether the SIGINT spooks are playing a larger role than we know about in these operations.

    They’re In Control | ATTACKERMAN

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