During World War II, Colonel Polifka had pioneered new aerial reconnaissance
tactics, such as dicing--low level photography with forward-facing oblique cameras--which would become even more vital in the Korean War when reconnaissance aircraft of the 67th TRW needed to photograph Chinese airfields across the Yalu River in Manchuria without entering Chinese airspace.
Recon/Optical is a leader in the aerial reconnaissance
industry and consistently creates cutting-edge imaging solutions, such as the new CA-279 dual band camera, for use in advanced military and commercial applications," said Vince Mancuso, vice president and general manager of Mercury's Government Electronics Group.
Contract awards totaling more than $55 million were received for work on airborne sensors for the Global Hawk unmanned high altitude aerial reconnaissance
system, the U-2, and the Predator medium altitude unmanned aerial vehicle.
When armed, it can be used for aerial reconnaissance
, aerial security, target acquisition, command and control, defensive air combat, and multipurpose contingency applications.
Under the provisions of the contract, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman will supply three radar systems for integration into three airframes: The Global Hawk unmanned aerial reconnaissance
system; a Wide Area Surveillance platform; and, a NATO Advanced TransAtlantic Radar platform.
Global Hawk, under development with the Air Force's Aeronautical Systems Center at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is a high-altitude, long-endurance, unmanned aerial reconnaissance
system designed to provide military field commanders with high- resolution, near-real-time imagery of large geographic areas.
During the aerial reconnaissance
in the vicinity of Eastern Ghouta in Damascus countryside, a major ammunition supply point, which provided militants with ammunition, food and fuel, was uncovered and has been destroyed by Su-25 jets", Konashenkov said.
Russian unmanned aerial vehicles conducting monitoring and aerial reconnaissance
on the territory of Syria, are operating in the routine mode," Defense Ministry official spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov told journalists on Friday.
France, which only has participated in the strikes in Iraq, began aerial reconnaissance
flights over Syria earlier this month to gather information on the organization's sites.
Speaking on "France Inter" radio, Le Drian confirmed that strikes were imminent once the "acquisition" of targets using satellite and aerial reconnaissance
means has been completed.
Emanating from our desire to enter and distribute the largest amount of humanitarian and medical assistance, it was decided to announce a five-day humanitarian truce as of tomorrow, Sunday, the 10th of Shawwal, 1436 AH corresponding to 26/07/2015 AD at 11:59 pm during which the military actions by coalition forces will be stopped but in case that Houthi militias and forces loyal to them may launch military acts or movements in any area, they will be confronted by the coalition forces, with the continuation of the air and maritime blockage and inspections as well as aerial reconnaissance
for any military acts or movements by Houthi militias and forces loyal to them.
From the very beginning of the war, aerial reconnaissance
was the pivotal role that was delegated to the airplane.
Our aerial reconnaissance
begins early in the morning with special focus on traffic congestion which we instantly report to the Traffic Operations Room.
The specialists of radiation, chemical and biological protection units conducted ground and aerial reconnaissance
in a certain area, sanitary disposal of personnel, weapons and military equipment and limited the spread of infection.
Intended for use as a surveillance and aerial reconnaissance
platform, the Pterodactyl I is capable of being fitted with air-to-surface weapons for use in an unmanned combat aerial vehicle role.