Reconnaissance Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) A mission undertaken to obtain, by visual observation or other detection methods, information about the activities and resources of an enemy or adversary, or to secure data concerning the meteorological, hydrographic, or geographic characteristics of a particular area.
- related hydrographic reconnaissance
- related intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance visualization
- related electronic reconnaissance
- also called RECON
In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.
Term Classification: intelligence
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