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The SIGINT secrets the signals intelligence war, 1900 to today : including the persecution of Gordon Welchman by Nigel West

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Published by W. Morrow in New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Great Britain. Government Communications Headquarters -- History.,
  • Military intelligence -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Electronic surveillance -- Great Britain -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementNigel West.
LC ClassificationsUB251.G7 W486 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination347 p. :
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2061527M
ISBN 100688076521
LC Control Number88043153

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In recent years the importance of Signals Intelligence (Sigint) has become more prominent, especially the capabilities and possibilities of reading and deciphering diplomatic, military and commercial communications of other nations. This growing awareness of the importance of intelligence applies not only to the activities of the big services but also to those smaller nations like The Netherlands. Signals intelligence (SIGINT) is intelligence-gathering by interception of signals, whether communications between people (communications intelligence—abbreviated to COMINT) or from electronic signals not directly used in communication (electronic intelligence—abbreviated to ELINT).Signals intelligence is a subset of intelligence collection management. Books shelved as sigint: The Puzzle Palace: Inside the National Security Agency, America's Most Secret Intelligence Organization by James Bamford, The Co. Intelligence Studies: Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) This research guide contains information-- both current and historical--on the topic of intelligence. Areas covered include intelligence collection, the intelligence cycle, and also topics such as counterintelligence and cyber : Andrea Groce.

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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents. Introduction on the importance of Sigint in the Cold war, Matthew Aid and Cees Wiebes-- NSA and the Cold War, Matthew Aid-- GCHQ and Sigint in the Cold War, Richard Aldrich-- Canadian CSE, Sigint and the Cold War, Martin Rudner-- the BND, German military forces and Sigint in the Cold War, Erich-Scmidt-Eenboom-- France. SIGINT for Anyone The Growing Availability of Signals Intelligence in the Public Domain Cortney Weinbaum, Steven Berner, and Bruce McClintock S IGINT, or signals intelligence, is intelligence gathered from communications, electronics, or foreign instrumen-tation1 and has traditionally been considered an inher-ently governmental Size: KB.   Communicating in the chaos of war is complicated, but vital. Signals intelligence makes it possible. In World War I, a vast network of signals rapidly expanded across the globe, spawning a new breed of spies and intelligence operatives to code, de-code and analyze thousands of :   The Pentagon blacked out hundreds of supposed secrets in a new, censored edition of an Afghan war memoir. And the fact that Sigint means “signals intelligence.” a gimmick that.