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Here is a reference resource for all those spy codes and covert talk.

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  • OBS Croatia's intelligence agency, the Obavestajna Bezbednostna Sluzba.
  • OP observation post.
  • OFFENSIVE PENETRATION OPERATION infiltration of an agent into a target group or organization.
  • OFFSITE a covert FBI site or facility situated away from a field office.
  • OG an acronym for original gangmembers, now in their thirties and forties, who supply cocaine and heroin to street gangs.
  • ONE-TIME PAD an unbreakable code system that works by adding the numeric value of the plaintext with a randomly-generated code string (the one-time pad). Also see FIBONACCI SYSTEM.
  • OPEN-SOURCE - intelligence gained from public materials.
  • OSA official secrets act, usually a law to enable governments to conceal their mistakes from their own population.
  • OSINT -: open source intelligence; an all-source process which includes HUMINT, IMINT, SIGINT, and MASINT which analysts must understand and integrate to produce the best possible intelligence.
  • OSS - Office of Strategic Services; U.S.'s WWII intelligence, sabotage, and subversion organization
  • OUTRIDER a wheel artist responsible for ensuring that the target does not get outside the floating box of surveillance vehicles. See also FLOATING BOX.
  • OVERT TARGET deliberately attempts to draw attention and drain the resources of an intelligence agency or security service. Occasionally a decoy.


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