Measurement and signatures intelligence (MASINT)
[Purpose] [ Types of MASINT ]
MASINT is scientific and technical intelligence derived from analyzing data gathered from sensors or sensing devices.
The purpose of MASINT is:
MASINT focuses on identifying any distinctive features and characteristics of an emitting source or sending source.
Measurement and signature intelligence (MASINT) is the technical branch of intelligence gathering, which focuses on :
detection of specific signatures of fixed & dynamic targets
tracking of specific signatures of fixed & dynamic targets
identifying specific signatures of fixed & dynamic targets
description of specific signatures of fixed & dynamic targets
- radar intelligence
- acoustic intelligence
- nuclear intelligence
- chemical intelligence
- biological intelligence