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EGR 1212 Measurement & Signal Intelligence

Overview of Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT) and Advanced Geospatial Intelligence (AGI) disciplines including the science behind geophysical signatures such as Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Weapons. MASINT as it relates to Seismic and Acoustic phenomena, Geophysical Materials and Radio Frequency Spectrum. Different technologies used in lethal and nonlethal Directed Energy Weapons identifying strengths and vulnerabilities of electromagnetic and chemically powered artillery. Students will apply MASINT/AGI collection and processing techniques and capabilities to develop a collection and analysis plan targeting one of today's challenging intelligence problems. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Automation and Control Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: EGR 1202 

Outcomes

  • Describe types of technologies that are considered directed energy weapons.
  • Apply MASINT principles to signature intelligence.
  • Explain the concept of a synthetic aperture and recognize various images.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2