aerial reconnaissance


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aerial reconnaissance

[′e·rē·əl ‚ri′kän·ə·səns]
(engineering)
The collection of information by visual, electronic, or photographic means while aloft.
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In 1938 German General Werner Von Fritsch noted, "The military organization with the best aerial reconnaissance will win the next war.
Height, endurance, maneuverability and stealth are key to good aerial reconnaissance," said Glenn Beach of the American Blimp Corp.
pays tribute to the service of soldiers performing aerial reconnaissance and cryptologic intelligence-gathering missions during the Vietnam conflict.
The astonishing images - some of which depict the actual moment at which Allied troops set foot on the Normandy shoreline - are held at The Aerial Reconnaissance Archives (TARA) at Keele University in Staffordshire.
security force will include a component of some 310 formed troops, whose duties will include regular ground patrols, air-inserted patrols, aerial reconnaissance missions and armed escort.
16 antiwar rally, it appears that aerial reconnaissance isn't likely to become common any time soon, with budgets as tight as they are.
At both Waco, Texas, and Ruby Ridge, Idaho, the military provided aerial reconnaissance, advice, and heavy military equipment.
He suspects that constant aerial reconnaissance by these flies can sufficiently disrupt the food supply of an ant colony to put the brakes on its reproduction.
McGeorge Bundy, the national security adviser, barreled into your bedroom with bad news: aerial reconnaissance photos show launch sites for medium-range nuclear missiles being installed by the Soviets 90 miles off the Florida coast, in Cuba.
Aerial reconnaissance has long been a vexing issue in Soviet-American relations.
It will also enable highly accurate SAR 3-D aerial reconnaissance by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).

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