special reconnaissance


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special reconnaissance

Reconnaissance and surveillance actions conducted as a special operation in hostile, denied, or politically sensitive environments to collect or verify information of strategic or operational significance, employing military capabilities not normally found in conventional forces. These actions provide an additive capability for commanders and supplement other conventional reconnaissance and surveillance actions. Also called SR.
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According to defence sources within the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) Special Operations Headquarters (NSHQ), such developments require commands to not only plan, prepare for and execute direct action, special reconnaissance and military assistance operations in relevant theatres but also to maintain the skills associated with more diverse environments including jungle warfare and cold weather operations.
According to Tomas, the AFP and Philippine National Police will implement 'the same security preparations' in previous Sonas with the same number of civil disturbance units, canine teams, explosive and ordnance disposal units, special reconnaissance regiments and support forces to be deployed.
Program managers and government project officers are primarily from USSOCOM's six commodity focused Program Executive Offices (Maritime, Fixed Wing, Rotary Wing, SOF Warrior, C4, Special Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Exploitation [SR]).
Special Operations Command Europe, affirmed, "while Africa may be the challenge for this generation the Arctic will be the challenge for the next." (46) For the Arctic, the tasks of special reconnaissance, sovereignty operations, and platform seizure missions come to the forefront for SOF employment.
The commander of the IAF special reconnaissance Flying Camel Squadron likewise said recently that aborting airstrikes due to Hamas's tactics of embedding among civilians "sabotages" the operation.
Urban Wolf load carriage equipment works with blue, black, ranger green, and Arc'teryx LEAF Wolf uniforms in the urban direct action role as well as blending with civilian apparel for low visibility special reconnaissance missions.
SAS troops and members of the elite Special Reconnaissance Regiment have been mobilised to locate one-eyed jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar.
"So we send (South Korean) soldiers and US soldiers to the North to do special reconnaissance," Brigadier General Tolley added.
Current affairs magazine The Diplomat quoted Brigadier General Neil Tolley, commander of special forces in South Korea, as saying soldiers from the US and South Korea had been dropped across the border for "special reconnaissance" missions.
Rob ert Witzleb, director of technical special reconnaissance at Naval Special Warfare Command.
The Det - or the Special Reconnaissance Regiment to use its current name - actively recruit women because of the unobtrusiveness of their surveillance.
She passed Sandhurst with flying colours, proved herself harder than the men she trained with, and ended up serving as a captain with the elite Special Reconnaissance Regiment in Afghanistan.

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