Words, Terms and Codes
Here is a reference
resource for all those spy codes and covert talk.
| A | B
| C | D
| E | F
| G | H
| I | J
| K | L
| M | N
| O | PQ
| R | S
| T | UV
- M-19 –
underground group in Columbia.
- MASINT -
measurement and signature intelligence; uses elements that do
not fit into the traditional scope of IMINT and SIGINT.
- MASKIROVDA –
Russian name for deception techniques designed to fool US spy
satellites. Recently used by India's counterintelligence
agency to conceal nuclear testing from the CIA.
- MATA HARI –
honeypot, femme fatale,
- MBRF –
one of Russia's intelligence agencies.
- MERCURY FULMINATE
– an initiating agent for
detonating PETN. See PETN.
- MI.5 –
Britain's security service. K Branch is responsible for
counterespionage, F Branch for countersubversion, C Branch for
security of sensitive government installations.
- MI.6 –
Britain's intelligence agency.
- MICE –
an acronym for money ideology compromise ego (methods used by
intelligence agencies and security services to ruin a target).
- MILF - Moro
Islamic Liberation Front
- MINI MANUAL OF THE URBAN
GUERRILLA – an
underground operations manual by Brazilian freedom-fighter
Carlos Marighella. Contains 41 chapters. Banned in many
- MIN/MAX –
a concept in strategic game-theory.
- MITI --
one of Japan's intelligence agencies.
- MOLE –
a penetration agent.
- MONTENEROS –
an underground group in Argentina.
- MOSSAD –
one of Israel's intelligence agencies, noted for its expertise
in wet affairs. Literally translated as "institute".
Never referred to as the MOSSAD, but rather simply
- MST –
Landless Rural Workers Movement, an underground group in
- MUKHABARAT –
Libya's intelligence agency.
- MUSIC BOX - Slang for
- MUSLIM UIGHUR –
an underground group in China.