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Air Reconnaissance

Definition of the noun air reconnaissance

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  1. reconnaissance either by visual observation from the air or through the use of airborne sensors

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Google previewThe Military Dictionary (1987)

air reconnaissance—(DOD) ...

Google previewDepartment of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (2011)

As Amended Through April 2010 by Barry Leonard

air support request — A means to request preplanned and immediate close air support, air interdiction, air reconnaissance, surveillance ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the War in Vietnam (2011)

by Ronald B. Frankum Jr.

As a result of the unique topographical and climatic environment of Southeast Asia, air reconnaissance played a major role in the war. For the United States, the use of aircraft in reconnaissance missions provided valuable information on ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Air Intelligence (2009)

by Glenmore S. Trenear-Harvey

During the Cold War, Tupolev Bear air reconnaissance flights would enter the U.S. Aerospace Defense Identification Zone, which extends 200 miles into the Atlantic, up to 70 times a year in “fence- testing” exercises, intended to monitor ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

arry arrythmia ars active repeater satellite; aerospace research satellite; air reconnaissance support; ...

Google previewSpies, Wiretaps, and Secret Operations: An Encyclopedia of American Espionage [2 volumes] (2010)

An Encyclopedia of American Espionage by Glenn Peter Hastedt

High Cold War: Strategic Air Reconnaissance and the Electronic Intelligence War . Newbury Park, CA: Haynes North America, 1998. Glenn P. Hastedt GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC—AND U.S. INTELLIGENCE From the very beginning ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations and Symbols (2003)

by Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia

ARLO air reconnaissance liaison officer. officier de liaison de la reconnaissance a tienne. ARLTAB Army Research Laboratory Technical Assessment Board ( U.S.A.). ARM Adjustable Rate Mortgage. ARM All Risk Management. Insurance.

Google previewEncyclopedia of World War II (2007)

by Alan Axelrod, Jack A. Kingston

Antiaircraft batteries were unmanned, and no special air reconnaissance was ordered. About one-third of the fleet's captains ...

Google previewThe Holocaust Encyclopedia (2001)

by Baumel Judith Tydor Laqueur Walter, Walter Laqueur, Judith Tydor Baumel

April: Allied air reconnaissance photographs industrial plants at Auschwitz in order to plan the bombing of German industry, but no photographs are taken of the extermination facilities at Birkenau. April: Hungarian government orders the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Intelligence Failures (2014)

by Glenmore S. Trenear-Harvey

While air reconnaissance proved accurate in assessing the enemy's strength in manpower, it failed to spot the Russian multitube rocket launchers that proved the basis for the final assault. The final defeat led to a French withdrawal from ...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms and Acronyms (2011)

by Us Department Of Defense

air support request — A means to request preplanned and immediate close air support, air interdiction, air reconnaissance, surveillance, escort, helicopter airlift, and other aircraft missions. Also called AIRSUPREQ. (JP 3-30) air ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Intelligence and Counterintelligence (2015)

by Rodney Carlisle

Navy P-3 Orion air reconnaissance plane forced down over Hainan Island by two jet fighters from air force of the Peoples' Republic of China. September 11, 2001 United States falls victim to four jumbo jets hijacked by ...

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Helsinki 1918 air reconnaissance

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