reconnaissance in force


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reconnaissance in force

An offensive operation designed to discover and/or test the enemy's strength or to obtain other information.
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Noun1.reconnaissance in force - an offensive operation designed to discover or test the enemy's strength (or to obtain other information)
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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