Intelligence Law Glossary - Vulnerability Survey

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Vulnerability Survey

Administrative Law

Department of Defense Regulation 5240.1-R, Procedures Governing the Activities of DOD Intelligence Components that Affect U.S. Persons, § C5.7.2.1 (Dec. 1982): “Vulnerability Survey”

The term vulnerability survey refers to the acquisition of radio frequency propagation and its subsequent analysis to determine empirically the vulnerability of the transmission media to interception by foreign intelligence services.