air reconnaissance


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air reconnaissance

The acquisition of information by employing visual observation and/or sensors in air vehicles.
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Noun1.air reconnaissance - reconnaissance either by visual observation from the air or through the use of airborne sensorsair reconnaissance - reconnaissance either by visual observation from the air or through the use of airborne sensors
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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Other key projects included the successful completion of the Advanced Tactical Air Reconnaissance System flight test at Naval Air Warfare Center China Lake, Calif.
Most people had never heard of an EP-3E until April 2001 when an EP-3E Aries II of Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron (VQ) 1 was involved in a midair collision with a Chinese fighter.
IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE A SIMPLE FLIGHT, but for the 24-member crew of Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron (VQ) 1, out of Whidbey Island, Wash.
Pursuant to the contract, Paravant has modified one of its products to function, along with software supplied by Boeing, as the Advanced Tactical Air Reconnaissance System (ATARS) Operational Level (O-Level) Tester.
His squadron, the World Watchers of Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron (VQ) 1, had been flying off the Chinese coast for years.
I have spent a wonderful 23 years in the Navy and will soon head to Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron 2 in Rota, Spain, as XO then CO.
The upgraded IAR 330 is a multi-role helicopter that will be able to perform anti-armor defense missions, Close Air Support and air reconnaissance in addition to transport missions.
The SHARP pod on board the F/A-18 Hornet will replace the current carrier air wing tactical reconnaissance capability provided by the F- 14 Tomcat's Tactical Air Reconnaissance Pod System.
This contract win also positions us for further growth in the range systems, air reconnaissance, information technology, and armament development areas," he added.
Follow up low level air reconnaissance has now identified 60 resistant silica ridges and altered intrusives which are often associated with gold mineralization in Kalimantan.
The tasks of Marine Aviation fall into six functional areas: offensive air support, antiair warfare, assault support, air reconnaissance, electronic warfare, and control of aircraft and missiles.
The two-seat aircraft, delivered to the Third Marine Aircraft Wing, has provisions to accommodate a reconnaissance conversion kit and the Advanced Tactical Air Reconnaissance System (ATARS).