Meaning of MONITORING in English
(*) 1. The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/or recording the emissions of ones own or allied forces for the purposes of maintaining and improving procedural standards and security, or for reference, as applicable. 2. The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/or recording of enemy emissions for intelligence purposes. 3. The act of detecting the presence of radiation and the measurement thereof with radiation measuring instruments. Also called radiological monitoring.
DOD English dictionary of military terms. Английский словарь военных терминов DOD. 2012