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intelligence disciplines

Definition/Scope: A well defined area of intelligence collection, processing, exploitation, and reporting using a specific category of technical or human resources. There are five major disciplines: human intelligence, imagery intelligence, measurement and signature intelligence, signals intelligence (communications intelligence, electronic intelligence, and foreign instrumentation signals intelligence), and open source intelligence.



Broader Terms:

intelligence

Narrower Terms:

human intelligence
imagery intelligence
measurement and signature intelligence
open-source intelligence
signal intelligence

Related Terms:

counterintelligence


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