air reconnaissance

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reconnaissance either by visual observation from the air or through the use of airborne sensors

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For example, if Admiral Arctic had a need for air reconnaissance, he had to send a request to Naval Group Command North in Sengwarden; from there the request was transmitted to the 5th Air Fleet in Oslo/Kemi.
Compared to these planes, Canada's air reconnaissance is limited.
His previous tours include Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Commander Naval Air Forces Navy Reserve Supply Unit 0189, USS Thorn (DD 988), Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron 1, and USS Bunker Hill (CG 52).
Renee Hatcher, NAVAIR spokesperson, told JED that upgraded E-6B aircraft will be assigned to two operational squadrons: Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron THREE (VQ-3) and Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron FOUR (VQ-4), both based at Tinker AFB, OK.
The result had to be that convoys without air reconnaissance suffered greater losses.
High Cold War: Strategic Air Reconnaissance and the Electronic Intelligence War.
Kent is part of the squadron's ground crew that aids the U2 air reconnaissance program that flies missions over Iraq, snapping top secret photographs.
Their varied contributions include air reconnaissance, refueling, cargo, and close air support missions, special forces missions, specialized nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons units, mine clearing and medical units, and naval patrols.
The Australian news reports said Singapore penetrated a defense signals base in Queensland and conducted secret air reconnaissance in Western Australia.
Radio operators aboard the ships would convey barometric pressure, wind speed, wave height, and storm movement information to land stations, After the development of radar (which the weather bureau began using during World War II) and other sophisticated devices and the advent of air reconnaissance, data on tropical cyclones became far more accurate and extremely valuable.
The Air Force is preparing to release a tactical air reconnaissance road map soon that will not only identify what platform will be used to replace its venerable RF-4s but also will delineate what electronic systems will be used to furnish valuable intelligence and tactical information.
The AH-1Z will serve a primary role in assault support along with air reconnaissance.
Meantime, thick smoke spiralling from fire set by the ISIL near Raqqa has reduced visibility for air reconnaissance missions over ISIL's base," they added.
During an air reconnaissance mission near Al-Ess (Idlib province), Russian UAVs uncovered a command centre of one of the Jabhat al-Nusra units.
The AW-109Es, meanwhile, will be used as attack helicopters, as well as for air reconnaissance and close air support at the 15th Strike Wing.