reconnaissance plane

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Noun1.reconnaissance plane - a military airplane used to gain information about an enemyreconnaissance plane - a military airplane used to gain information about an enemy
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
military plane, warplane - an aircraft designed and used for combat
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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Another enemy reconnaissance plane also violated the national airspace at 8:40 a.
Beirut, June 27 (BNA): An Israeli reconnaissance plane violated Lebanese airspace, in violation of the UN Security Council resolution 1701 for 2006.
Basra / NINA / The security committee in the Basra Governorate Council announced that a reconnaissance plane crashed on Sunday evening in the oil area Rumaila west of the province.
On Saturday, an Israeli reconnaissance plane penetrated Lebanese airspace and flew over several areas of the country.
The jets were scrambled days after Turkey said it would treat any Syrian military unit approaching its border as a direct threat in response to the downing of a Turkish reconnaissance plane by Syrian forces on June 22.
GAZA, November 3, 2011 (WAFA) -- Two Palestinians were killed on Thursday in an air strike carried out by an Israeli Reconnaissance plane on northwest of the town of Beit Lahiya, north of the Gaza Strip, according to local sources.
supplied Orion patrol planes and helicopters at the base and at least one aircraft, believed to be an Orion reconnaissance plane, was destroyed, reports said.
Tuesday, an Israeli reconnaissance plane violated the Lebanese airspace over Alma Shaab village, where it conducted a U-shaped flight off the South and Bekaa," the statement read.
Lebanese National Media Agency said on Saturday that an Israeli reconnaissance plane violated the Lebanese airspace circling over al-Arqoub and Shebaa Farms.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: A spokesperson for the Baghdad Operations Command (BOC) on Sunday said it has discovered an unmanned reconnaissance plane and an amount of highly explosive material in southern Baghdad.
Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk Block 20, a computer-controlled reconnaissance plane assembled by Northrop Grumman workers in Palmdale.
AN UNMANNED US reconnaissance plane crashed north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad today.

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