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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Summary: Jerusalem [Israel], Feb 10 (ANI): The Israel Army on Saturday shot down a Syrian drone carrying out a reconnaissance mission over the Israel-occupied Golan Heights.
An Air Force Sokol helicopter on a reconnaissance mission crashed Tuesday afternoon north of the city, and mechanical trouble was blamed, initial reports from the military and police stated.
According to the website of the Revolutionary Guards, "said that the plane had an accident on its return from a reconnaissance mission near Iranshahr in Sistan province - near the border with Pakistan and Afghanistan, Baluchistan,", adding "that the accident killed the pilot Ahmad Miley.
The wing is changing from the command, control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission to the air refueling mission and will fly the KC-135 Stratotanker, which has provided aerial refueling capability for the Air Force for more than 50 years.
CEZAYyR (CyHAN)- Algeria's Defense Ministry says 12 people have been killed and two seriously injured in a helicopter crash in the Sahara during a reconnaissance mission, ABC News reported.
The Mi-171 helicopter crashed during a reconnaissance mission between the towns of Adrar and Reggan in the Tamanrasset region, the (http://www.
95 to visit the 1,015ft London landmark earlier this month but was in fact on a reconnaissance mission for the protest.
Swanson was the pilot of an A-1H Skyraider with VA-95 from USS Ranger (CVA 61), which crashed on 11 April 1965 while on an armed reconnaissance mission over Khammouan Province in remote central Laos.
It has been designed for 35 minutes reconnaissance mission at night.
On Saturday, an American drone crashed due to "technical faults" during a reconnaissance mission in Ghazni province in central Afghanistan, according to a statement released by the media office of the US-led NATO forces.
Summary: Families of the July 7 victims have been shown CCTV footage of the bombers on a reconnaissance mission to London before the attacks.
THREE men helped the July 7 bombers prepare for their attack on the London transport system with a reconnaissance mission, a court heard yesterday.

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