air reconnaissance


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air reconnaissance

The acquisition of intelligence information by employing visual observation and/or sensors (like synthetic aperture radar, side-looking radar, infrared sensors, aerial cameras, and electro-optical devices) in aircraft, satellites, UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), and other aerial vehicles.
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However, air reconnaissance and information obtained from agents indicated that the enemy convoys were bringing in supplies to be used on the entire eastern front.
41) SAC was still at center stage, conducting strategic air reconnaissance in support of its bombing campaign with Air Force components in Europe and the Far East being directed to support SAC's requirements.
The US Air National Guard has acquired 20 Tactical Air Reconnaissance System (TARS) pods for its F-160s, providing a real-time reconnaissance capability.
Britain's role so far had been confined to missile launches from submarines, air-to-air refuelling and air reconnaissance.
What operational TTP will IBOT RSTA ground and air reconnaissance systems employ under widely disparate METT-TC conditions?
She said an air reconnaissance made Sunday to the enclave of Oetussi, which is surrounded by West Timor, confirmed that most of its towns and villages were destroyed.
Pam, who has her own show on BBC Radio 2, was an aerial photograph plotter for the Joint Air Reconnaissance Intelligence Centre.
May commanded Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron Two, the Navy's largest tactical aviation squadron of more than 500 personnel based in Rota, Spain from June 2001 to June 2003.
The UAV air reconnaissance conducted over the Idlib province revealed a command post of Al-Nusra Front, Al-Qaeda's branch in Syria.
The service air reconnaissance, prevention and repression of rural and forest fires in Sardinia and other activities linked to the institutional Forestry and supervisory environment of Sardinia Region in the period 2015-2017, through the use of n.
The IAF conducted an air reconnaissance on Tuesday in the Arunachal hills but could not locate the plane, the spokesman said.
Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadrons 1 and 2 fly twelve SSIP aircraft, and five P-3C airframes are undergoing conversion to become EP-3Es.