These advantages enable small teams to quickly employ the collection asset
forward, scan routes, acquire targets, and move.
The RQ-11 Raven is an extremely useful collection asset
for an infantry company.
lists are automatically updated, there's a collection tab for easy viewing, plus bulk operations to apply metadata to all assets within a collection.
The video was "captured from a hand-held camera operated by a crew member aboard the Pacific Tracker - the first sea-borne telemetry collection asset
able to visually monitor" the aircraft in its test flight.
Yes, an EA-6B can perform a secondary mission of electronic surveillance, but its capabilities are seriously limited when compared to a dedicated collection asset
. Its collection efforts are designed to facilitate employment of its weapons system.
More recently, the package has been incorporated into the Longbow Portable Data Collection Asset
for real-time telemetry data collection and display.
Though theater ballistic missiles may pose a strategic threat to coalition unity or political will, they have little to no direct effect on the battlefield; thus the Army component usually assigns a low targeting priority to attacking them, resulting in a lack of collection asset
prioritization and limited collection and attack asset availability, further hindering TMD efforts.
capacity of PED resources directly to the collection asset
Furthermore, the AOC would keep divert authority for the collection asset
, retaining the ability to shift the platform to higher-priority operations during execution, when required.
Therefore, it is important that the mission and intent for the convoy be identified before its potential as a targeting/intelligence collection asset
overshadows its primary role as a support asset.