photo reconnaissance


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photo reconnaissance

A type of reconnaissance in which a target or target area is photographed from the air. The photographs thus taken may be used for target analysis or mapmaking.
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[26] Between six and seven that evening, Pacific Command ordered its forces to prepare for photo reconnaissance of Wonsan to determine Pueblo's position; at about the same time, the commander in chief of the Pacific Command requested the Joint Chiefs to authorize this reconnaissance if North Korea remained silent as to the ship's location.
(31) Twentieth Air Force soon authorized augmenting the XXI BC's long range photo reconnaissance squadron, the F-13 equipped 3d Photo Reconnaissance Squadron (Very Long Range) (3d PRS), with a flight of RCM reconnaissance aircraft composed of four primary and two reserve ferret aircraft with eight flight crews and support personnel as required.
The intruding aircraft was operated by No.106 Lynxes Strategic Photo Reconnaissance (SPR) Squadron.
Woolner was a WWII veteran serving with the 9th Air Force, 10th Photo Reconnaissance Group in England, France and Germany.
It was based on a novel by Pierre Boulle, who used interviews with those coming back from the camp and his own experiences in photo reconnaissance." Initially, Lt Col Toosey refused to speak out about the film, but fellow veterans persuaded him to set the record straight.
The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) installed the Fast Tactical Imagery (FTI) photo reconnaissance intelligence strike module in the F/A- 18Fs on Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).
One of Britain's most decorated war heroes, Wing Commander Adrian Warburton's Lockheed Lightning plane went missing in April, 1944, while he was flying on a secret photo reconnaissance mission.
Valuable photo reconnaissance work has been carried out by the astonishingly long-lived Canberra PR9 aircraft based at Marham in Norfolk.
On October 10th, 1915, while on photo reconnaissance over enemy territory, his pilot dove on an Albatros two-seater.
(13.) A-2, Headquarters SAC Appendix C, Photo Reconnaissance Requirements Conference Notes.
Aviation expert Kevin King, from auctioneers Wintertons, said: ``The Dornier was on a photo reconnaissance mission from its base in Western France when it was spotted over Liverpool.