reconnaissance mission

Definitions of reconnaissance mission
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n the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy)

Synonyms:
reconnaissance
Types:
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recce, recco, reccy
reconnaissance (by shortening)
exploratory survey, reconnoitering, reconnoitring, scouting
exploring in order to gain information
air reconnaissance
reconnaissance either by visual observation from the air or through the use of airborne sensors
reconnaissance by fire
a method of reconnaissance in which fire is placed on a suspected enemy position in order to cause the enemy to disclose his presence by moving or returning fire
reconnaissance in force
an offensive operation designed to discover or test the enemy's strength (or to obtain other information)
shufti
a quick look around (originally military slang)
electronic reconnaissance
the detection and identification and evaluation and location of foreign electromagnetic radiations (other than radioactive)
Type of:
intelligence, intelligence activity, intelligence operation
the operation of gathering information about an enemy

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