The data is displayed, analyzed, and cross-cued with the IMINT
and SIGINT Analysts (and other intelligence disciplines as applicable).
With all of these tac-recce solutions available, as well as many others too numerous to list here, militaries looking to save their hard-to-come-by budgetary allotments have several tactical IMINT
It is perhaps better described as an augmentation to IMINT
than as a coherent MASINT capability unto itself.
The methods of traditional foreign intelligence collection fall into the following five areas: imagery intelligence (IMINT
), signals intelligence (SIGINT), human intelligence (HUMINT), measurement and signatures intelligence (MASINT), and open source intelligence (OSINT).
Softcopy Imagery Intelligence (IMINT
) products in a raster format could be embedded or encoded with improving accurate geographic metadata and shared with multiple users across an electronic medium.
-- During the conference I will be giving a presentation titled: Extending IMINT
FMV gained the most attention outside the IC, but even within the realm of GEOINT/ IMINT
it represents just one source of intelligence that exploded in demand to meet operational needs.
He was appointed an imagery intelligence (IMINT
) warrant officer in 1985 and his first assignment was to the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).
At the top sit the government-owned satellites, such as the US NROL-45 satellite sent aloft on 10 February which may gather Imagery Intelligence (IMINT
) for the US government, although the exact role of this satellite remains highly classified.
) when employing EO/IR pods such as Litening or
Converted World War II airframes such as the RB-17 and RB-29 served as the first Air Force Imagery Intelligence (IMINT
) and Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) platforms.