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Record Nr.

NYU004690545

Autore

[Riste, Olav]

Titolo

The Norwegian Intelligence Service, 1945-1970

Pubbl/distr/stampa

Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014

ISBN

9781135230586

1135230587

Descrizione fisica

1 online resource (350 pages).

Collana

Studies in Intelligence

Disciplina

327.12481

Collocazione

Electronic access

Lingua di pubblicazione

Inglese

Formato

Materiale a stampa

Livello bibliografico

Monografia

Nota di contenuto

Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Maps; Preface; Abbreviations and Glossary; 1 Beginnings; 2 Into the Cold War: Intelligence and Security; 3 Occupation Preparedness: 'Stay Behind'; 4 Through the Iron Curtain: Humint and Photint; 5 Comint: Communications Intelligence; 6 Electronic Intelligence (1): The Air Force as Elint Pioneer; 7 Electronic Intelligence (2): The Norwegian Intelligence Service Takes Over; 8 Sound Waves in the Seas: BRIDGE/SOSUS/CANASTA; 9 Monitoring of Nuclear Tests.

10 Telemetry: Surveillance of Space, Missiles and Satellite Activity11 'Sets of Professional Bargains': The Foreign Relations of the Norwegian Intelligence Service; 12 A State Within the State? Controlling the Intelligence Service; 13 The Uses of Intelligence; 14 'Square Pegs in Round Holes': Organisation and Personnel; 15 Final Act for Evang; Conclusion; Operations and Code-Names; Maps; Bibliography; Index.

Sommario/riassunto

This is a history of the Norwegian Intelligence Service (NIS) during the Cold War, based on its secret archives. The author describes a service that grew from a handful of specialists in 1946 to a multi-faceted organization with a personnel of about 1000 by the end of the 1960s.