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measurement and signature intelligence

Definition/Scope: Scientific and technical intelligence information obtained by quantitative and qualitative analysis of data derived from specific technical sensors for the purpose of identifying any distinctive features associated with the source, emitter, or sender and to facilitate subsequent identification and/or measurement of the same.



Acronym:

MASINT

Broader Terms:

Captains Career Course Military Intelligence
intelligence disciplines
Military Intelligence Captain Career Course

Narrower Terms:

acoustic intelligence
chemical and biological intelligence
directed energy weapons intelligence
electro-optical intelligence
infrared intelligence
materials intelligence
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
nuclear intelligence
radar intelligence
radio frequency/electromagnetic pulse intelligence
unintentional radiation intelligence

Related Terms:

all-source intelligence
counterintelligence
ground intelligence
human intelligence
imagery intelligence
intelligence collection management
reconnaissance satellites
signal intelligence
technical intelligence


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