Echelon


Echelon

* ECHELON is an intelligence gathering network run by an international alliance of signals intelligence organizations known as UKUSA
* The Echelon is the street publicity team of the band 30 Seconds to Mars, and also the name of a song on their debut album.
* Echelon (band)
* Echelon (board game), made by The Great Game Company in 1989. Where people must memorize passages of literature and answer questions about the passages correctly to collect letters spelling Echelon. First one to collect all the letters of the word Echelon wins.
* Echelon (card game), a card game by Echelon Games
* "Echelon" (flight simulator), a flight simulator series developed by MADIA
* Echelon (geology), in geology, a set of short linear features which overlap or are staggered in a line that runs obliquely to the strike of the individual features
* Echelon (video game), a 1988 video game which could employ acoustic weapon commands
* Echelon (warez), a game console warez organization
* Echelon Corporation, a US Corporation, self identified as a pioneer in control networks, creators of the LonWorks distributed control platform
* Echelon crack, a cracking pattern that indications a response to shear stress, often found in streets crossing zones of aseismic creep.
* Echelon formation, a formation in aerial combat, tank warfare, naval warfare and medieval warfare; also used to describe a migratory bird formation. Each element of the formation (on one wing of the echelon) will be both further out from the lead element and further back than the preceding element.
* Echelon Place, the Boyd Gaming resort built on the site of the former Stardust Resort & Casino
* Row echelon form, in mathematics, a kind of matrix
* Voorhees Town Center, formerly Echelon Mall
* Echelon IV, in the video game Deus Ex is replaced by Daedalus, a fictional computer surveillance system
* Riding in an echelon, a road bicycle racing technique to make maximum use of another rider's slipstream in a crosswind
*Third Echelon is the name of a fictional sub-agency within the National Security Agency featured in the Splinter Cell series of games and novels created by Tom Clancy


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  • échelon — [ eʃ(ə)lɔ̃ ] n. m. • fin XIe; de échelle 1 ♦ Traverse d une échelle. ⇒ barreau, degré, 1. marche; enfléchure; région. ranche. Monter, descendre, sauter un échelon. Il a manqué un échelon et il est tombé. 2 ♦ (XVIe) Ce par quoi on monte ou descend …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ECHELON — is a name used in global media and in popular culture to describe a signals intelligence (SIGINT) collection and analysis network operated on behalf of the five signatory states to the UK USA Security Agreement (Australia, Canada, New Zealand,… …   Wikipedia

  • ECHELON — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Echelon (homonymie). Stations d interception du Réseau Echelon situées à Menwith Hill (Royaume Uni) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ECHELON — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Un domo de radar (radomo) en la base Menwith Hill de la Real Fuerza Aérea; se cree que es usada para ECHELON …   Wikipedia Español

  • echelon — ech‧e‧lon [ˈeʆəlɒn ǁ lɑːn] noun [countable] a rank or level of responsibility within an organization, group of businesses etc, or a person at that level: • those in the highest echelons of management • The banking system normally helps allocate… …   Financial and business terms

  • echelon — [esh′ə län΄] n. [Fr échelon, ladder rung < échelle < OFr eschelle < L scala, ladder: see SCALE1] 1. a) a steplike formation of ships or troops, in which each unit is slightly to the left or right of the one preceding it b) a similar… …   English World dictionary

  • Echelon — (рус. Эшелон): Эшелон  глобальная система радиоэлектронной разведки, главным оператор  АНБ США. Echelon  варезная группа, специализирующаяся на нелегальном распространении ISO образов консольных игр. Echelon  английское… …   Википедия

  • Echelon — Ech e*lon ([e^]sh e*l[o^]n), n. [F., fr. [ e]chelle ladder, fr. L. scala.] 1. (Mil.) An arrangement of a body of troops when its divisions are drawn up in parallel lines each to the right or the left of the one in advance of it, like the steps of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Echelon — Ech e*lon, v. t. (Mil.) To place in echelon; to station divisions of troops in echelon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Echelon — Ech e*lon, v. i. To take position in echelon. [1913 Webster] Change direction to the left, echelon by battalion from the right. Upton (Tactics). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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