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Definition of "military intelligence" []

  • Information relating to the armed forces of a foreign country that is significant to the planning and conduct of another country's military doctrine, policy, and operations. (noun)
  • An agency of the armed forces that procures, analyzes, and uses information of tactical and strategic military value. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "military intelligence" in a sentence
  • "A top U.S. military intelligence official familiar with the hunt for bin Laden said that he might be living in the remote northern Pakistani region of Chitral, on the Afghan border, an analysis that was based in part on trees that are peculiar to that region and can be seen in a 2003 video of bin Laden walking in a mountainous area."
  • "In March 2007, Musharraf made what would turn out to be a spectacular mistake, suspending the Supreme Court chief justice If-tikhar Chaudhry, ostensibly because he was abusing his office but more likely because he had shown refreshing independence from the government—for instance, by looking into the fates of some of the hundreds of “disappeared” Pakistanis who were widely believed to have been sucked into the maw of the ISI, the powerful military intelligence agency."
  • "Restructure NASA to become part of the U.S. military intelligence community."
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