Words, Terms and Codes
Here is a reference
resource for all those spy codes and covert talk.
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- E&E –
Evade & Escape
ONLY - material too secret to commit to writing.
- ELEMENT –
a five-man SWAT team. Consisting of a team leader, scout, rear
guard, and two assaulters. The rear guard provides cover for
the scout and is usually armed with a 12-guage shotgun. The
assaulters usually carry Heckler & Koch 9mm MP-5
submachine guns. See also ASSAULTER.
CONVERSATION – says one thing but
- the machine
used by the Germans to encode messages during WWII.
- EQUESTRIAN POSTURE
– an effect produced by rigor mortis
whereby the cadaver sits upright as if riding in a saddle,
with arms outstretched.
officer assigned to lead a defector along an escape route.
- ESPIONAGE –
clandestine collection of intelligence by a non-domestic
- ESS –
acronym for environmentally stable strategy, a concept used in
- ETA –
an underground group in Spain.
- EVOC –
an acronym for Emergency Vehicle Operation Course, taught at
the FBI academy in Quantico
- a clandestine rescue operation
designed to bring a defector, refugee, or an operative and his
or her family out of harm's way.
who have taken up residence in another country and are helping
to define its culture.
ONLY - documents that may be read but not