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detection

Definition/Scope: (1) In tactical operations, the perception of an object of possible military interest but unconfirmed by recognition. (2) In surveillance, the determination and transmission by a surveillance system that an event has occurred. (3) In arms control, the first step in the process of ascertaining the occurrence of a violation of an arms-control agreement.



Broader Terms:

Explosives Division

Narrower Terms:

intrusion detection
mine detection
NBC detection
radar detection

Related Terms:

alarm


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