Reconnaissance Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
Term Source: JP 2-0 (Joint Intelligence) ?
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
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 2-0: Joint Intelligence, updated October 2013 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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