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Sunday, November 7, 2010

MEASUREMENT AND SIGNATURE INTELLIGENCE (MASINT)

Information derived from the study of data acquired from specific targets, and monitoring any alterations. Satellites in the Heritage series are dedicated to MASINT to track missiles, monitor battlefield developments with infrared sensors, and detect nuclear detonations on Earth and in space with bhangmeters, which analyze X-ray emissions associated with atomic explosions.