signals intelligence

Definitions of signals intelligence
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n intelligence information gathered from communications intelligence or electronics intelligence or telemetry intelligence

Synonyms:
SIGINT
Types:
ELINT, electronics intelligence
intelligence derived from electromagnetic radiations from foreign sources (other than radioactive sources)
COMINT, communications intelligence
technical and intelligence information derived from foreign communications by other than the intended recipients
TELINT, telemetry intelligence
intelligence derived from the interception and processing and analysis of foreign telemetry
Type of:
intelligence, intelligence activity, intelligence operation
the operation of gathering information about an enemy

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