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the act or an instance of exploring or investigating

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Aerial reconnaissance and security flights of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-165 (REIN) helicopters over the Gem of Kilakarai helped determine the need for further assistance from the Marines aboard USS Peleliu.
Once limited to brigade and higher level commanders, the hand-launched aircraft is one of the latest technologies to enhance warfighting capabilities, putting aerial reconnaissance tools in the hands of paratroopers on the ground.
The civilian observers operate throughout the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt and within a three-kilometer-wide strip along the border in Israel, performing aerial reconnaissance and on-the-ground verification to monitor the military limitations in the treaty.
Primary function: High-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aerial reconnaissance system, Speed: 390 mph.
Although balloons provided aerial reconnaissance before the 20th century, it was not until the First World War that this concept began to take traction.
But Heal said the drones are designed only for aerial reconnaissance, not personal surveillance.
The Nazis made detailed plans and aerial reconnaissance photographs of industrial sites on the Tyne, Wear and Tees which they intended to bomb in a later attack.
Automatic optical inspection originated during World War II, when the interpretation of aerial reconnaissance photography meant hours of painstaking inspection of freshly developed film in darkrooms in the Mediterranean and Pacific.
For instance, aerial reconnaissance helped located an Iraqi whose house was full of brand-new copper stolen from the country's government and industrial facilities.
The UAV will be used for discrete aerial reconnaissance, target acquisition, target designation, damage assessment, and electronic surveillance, said a DRDO scientist.
Melding already available technology--a nonrigid airship, or blimp, and the Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment, or RAID, system--the JLENS project office recently demonstrated the capabilities of a free-flying mobile aerial reconnaissance platform over the Washington, D.
Dedicated on 2 September 1997, the park and its Aerial Reconnaissance Memorial honors all military crews who risked, and often lost, their lives performing airborne signals intelligence missions during the Cold War.
The Air Force plans to deploy the radar on its RQ-4B Global Hawk unmanned aerial reconnaissance system and the E-10A/Multi-sensor Command and Control Aircraft (MC2A).
ARCHIVISTS are marking the 60th anniversary of D-Day by releasing about 1,000 high-resolution aerial reconnaissance images taken by RAF crews before and during Operation Overlord.
The astonishing images -some of which depict the actual moment at which Allied troops set foot on the Normandy shoreline -are held at The Aerial Reconnaissance Archives (TARA) at Keele University in Staffordshire.
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