electronic reconnaissance


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electronic reconnaissance

The detection, location, identification, and evaluation of foreign electromagnetic radiations. See also electromagnetic radiation; reconnaissance.
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Noun1.electronic reconnaissance - the detection and identification and evaluation and location of foreign electromagnetic radiations (other than radioactive)
reconnaissance, reconnaissance mission - the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy); "an exchange of fire occurred on a reconnaissance mission"
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During World War II, electronic warfare officers picked up the nickname of "Crows," while electronic reconnaissance EWOs became known as "Ravens.
In addition to its usual functions, the NORA--"Not Only Radar"--system will also perform passive electronic reconnaissance and active jamming of enemy radars within its operational frequency range (I-J bands).
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1 for sigint while the German Navy operates a significant electronic reconnaissance capability which includes the Breguet Atlantic 'Peace Peak'.
Valued at Euro 100 million plus, the new programme will provide a successor to the Bougainville, the French Navy's existing electronic reconnaissance vessel.
Alexander Pikayev, an expert on the Russian military at the Carnegie Moscow Centre, says: "This is a very big and very difficult decision given what a unique role Lourdes plays for Russia as an electronic reconnaissance and eavesdropping centre.
The Nimrod's avionics systems include a highly sophisticated and sensitive suite of systems used for electronic reconnaissance.

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