photographic reconnaissance

photographic reconnaissance

Obtaining information by air photography. Normally, this is carried out by special aircraft.
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By the time the United States entered World War I, aerial visual and photographic reconnaissance had become principal sources of intelligence used by the British and French for planning and executing battles.
These units became known Photographic Reconnaissance squadrons and groups but, as the requirements of both tactical and strategic reconnaissance began to merge, so too did the aircraft types and units assigned to conduct it.
Sergeant Eugene Neubauer of the army's 28th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron surprised his family in Portland, Oregon, with a Christmas Eve arrival.
Caption: In the groove: shot by the forward-firing KA-45 camera of an RF-80 of Photographic Reconnaissance Squadrons Light (VFP) 306 during carrier qualifications aboard USS America.
The work provides brief account of CIA developing its own IRS system under immense covertness and secrecy to get the photographic reconnaissance of missile and space launching sites of former Soviet Union and China.
The artist served with the Women's Auxiliary Air Force as a flight officer in a photographic reconnaissance unit during the war.
In 1942, the 13th RS was activated as a photographic reconnaissance squadron.
For example, a Lockheed Martin F-16 can carry a pylon-mounted day/night photographic reconnaissance pod, the Lockheed Martin AAQ-33 Sniper or the Northrop Grumman/Rafael AAQ-28(V) Litening with built-in datalink.
He pointed out Pakistan was already manufacturing unmanned aerial vehicles for photographic reconnaissance.
The Israel Air Force carried out a photographic reconnaissance sortie over = Judea and Samaria in order to obtain an accurate picture of the constructio= n being carried out in Jewish communities and outposts there.
Had there been a specific purpose to out deep penetrations, such as covering a bombing raid or a photographic reconnaissance, we would have thought nothing of it, but we could see no rational purpose in our coat-tailing DOPs.
Scott, who was aged 17 and studying at Birmingham University at the time of the photograph, joined the RAF - and flew in Mosquitos as a navigator in photographic reconnaissance.

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