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Soviet signals intelligence (SIGINT)--intercepting satellite communications

Ball, Desmond.

Soviet signals intelligence (SIGINT)--intercepting satellite communications

by Ball, Desmond.

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Published by Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Research School of Pacific Studies, The Australian National University in Canberra .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Electronic surveillance -- Soviet Union.,
    • Electronic intelligence.,
    • Military intelligence -- Soviet Union.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [128]-138).

      StatementDesmond Ball.
      SeriesCanberra papers on strategy and defence,, no. 53
      ContributionsAustralian National University. Strategic and Defence Studies Centre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUB251.S65 B35 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination151 p. :
      Number of Pages151
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1948652M
      ISBN 10073150559X
      LC Control Number90173408
      OCLC/WorldCa20861761

      Post-Soviet intelligence services have indeed published numerous documentary collections and semi-official histories, but those have tended towards the self-congratulatory and defensive, as with the numerous efforts to demonstrate that Soviet intelligence provided ample warning of . The Soviet Union maintains the most extensive and most comprehensive signals intelligence (SIGINT) capabilities in the world. This monograph describes the overall scale of the Soviet SIGINT effort; the organisational structure of the Soviet SIGINT activity; the principle platforms, systems and capabilities; and the targets of the Soviet effort.

        Indeed, in Western Intelligence and the Collapse of the Soviet Union, , David Arbel and Ran Edelist argue that the intelligence community often catered to the preconceived notions. Stealing secrets beneath the sea Spying: A new book on Cold War submarine espionage brings to the surface the exploits of U.S. sailors who silently cruised the icy waters off the Soviet Union.

      Intelligence - Intelligence - Sources of intelligence: Despite the public image of intelligence operatives as cloak-and-dagger secret agents, the largest amount of intelligence work is an undramatic search of open sources, such as radio broadcasts and publications of all kinds. Much of this work, which also includes sifting reports from diplomats, businessmen, accredited military attachés. THE BOOK THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT TRIED TO BAN! Here is the TRUE story about REAL Soviet agents who infiltrated the British intelligence services—after World War II. This book named so many names and revealed so many secrets that the High Court of Justice of Her Majesty's government issued an injunction against it's publication.


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Get this from a library. Soviet signals intelligence (SIGINT). [Desmond Ball; Australian National University. Strategic and Defence Studies Centre.] -- Describes the overall scale of the Soviet SIGINT effort and the organisational structure of the Soviet SIGINT activity.

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This is coolbert: Soviet SIGINT. [signals intelligence] Conclusion. Once again, from a Military Analysis blog entry from a long time ago: "The question has been asked by some authorities, “to what extent during World War Two [WW2] were the Russians [Soviets] also able to “read” German Enigma encrypted radio traffic?".

The first Soviet SIGINT satellite was the Cosmos ELINT satellite, which was launched in Over the next 24 years, the Soviets placed over SIGINT satellites into orbit.

The U.S. Army's Signal Intelligence Service, the precursor to the National Security Agency, began a secret program in February later codenamed VENONA. The mission of this small program was to examine and exploit Soviet diplomatic communications but after the program began, the message traffic included espionage efforts as well.

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