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Parent topics

  • Intelligence (information gathering) [r]: The practice of finding information on opponents, or potential opponents. [e]
  • Intelligence collection management [r]: Assigning questions to various collection techniques, reflecting the techniques available and the priority of the information need. Includes the process of categorizing information learned for subsequent analysis, and assigning probabilities of accuracy to the raw information [e]
  • Imagery intelligence [r]: the practice of taking and interpreting visible and infrared light photographs and video, radar imagery, and other ways to form pictures of subjects of interest [e]
  • Reconnaissance satellite [r]: A satellite which provides images of the Earth and monitors electronic emissions of terrestrial and airborne communications and radar systems. [e]
  • Signals intelligence [r]: the practice of acquiring information through monitoring the electromagnetic signals deliberately trasmitted by an opponent, including communications (COMINT) and non-communications electronics such as radar (ELINT). [e]

Subtopics

Satellites

Imagery

Electro-optical
Radar

Signals intelligence

Measurement and signature intelligence

Communications support

Technology experiments

Manned platforms

  • SR-71 Blackbird [r]: An advanced, long-range, Mach 3 strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed from the Lockheed YF-12A and A-12 aircraft by the Lockheed Skunk Works. [e]
  • U-2 Dragon Lady [r]: A high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft that remains a key U.S. intelligence collection platform. [e]

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