reconnaissance mission

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Noun1.reconnaissance mission - the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy)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"
intelligence activity, intelligence operation, intelligence - the operation of gathering information about an enemy
recce, recco, reccy - reconnaissance (by shortening)
exploratory survey, reconnoitering, reconnoitring, scouting - exploring in order to gain information; "scouting in enemy territory is very dangerous"
air reconnaissance - reconnaissance either by visual observation from the air or through the use of airborne sensors
reconnaissance by fire - a method of reconnaissance in which fire is placed on a suspected enemy position in order to cause the enemy to disclose his presence by moving or returning fire
reconnaissance in force - an offensive operation designed to discover or test the enemy's strength (or to obtain other information)
shufti - a quick look around (originally military slang); "take a shufti while you're out there"
electronic reconnaissance - the detection and identification and evaluation and location of foreign electromagnetic radiations (other than radioactive)
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