reconnaissance drone

reconnaissance drone

[ri′kän·ə·səns ‚drōn]
(aerospace engineering)
An uncrewed aircraft guided by remote control, with photographic or electronic equipment for providing information about an enemy or potential enemy.
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The modern American reconnaissance drone first flew classified combat missions during the war in Southeast Asia.
Amir-Ali Hajizadeh identified the downed drone as a Hermes, a medium-sized Israeli reconnaissance drone.
NASDAQ: ESLT) (TASE: ESLT) said it was selected by the Swiss Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport as the preferred supplier for the UAS 15 new reconnaissance drone program.
The South Korean military has launched an intensive search across large areas of the country after a third unmanned reconnaissance drone was handed into authorities.
Civil Defence is exhibiting an aerial reconnaissance drone, capable of taking
In the same month, Iran unveiled a reconnaissance drone named "Yasseer," which was said to be capable of flying for eight hours with a range of 200 kilometres and at an altitude of 4,500 meters.
An Iranian reconnaissance drone found in the northern parts of Bahrain.
7 ( ANI ): Japan and the United States might deploy a high-altitude reconnaissance drone called the 'Global Hawk' at Misawa Air Base in Aomori Prefecture to increase surveillance of North Korea, according to sources.
In December last year, Iran captured a US reconnaissance drone flying in its airspace.
The army also flew a reconnaissance drone in the direction of the floating objects, but it didn't yield anything substantial.
The analysts and observers, along with those assessing the goals and dimensions of Hezbollah's and Iran's dispatch of the reconnaissance drone Ayoub to the skies of occupied Palestine on October 6 are puzzled.
Summary: A senior Revolutionary Guard commander says Iran has deployed a domestic-built reconnaissance drone with a 24-hour flight capability.
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