Definition of 'reconnaissance'
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Japan has also sent reconnaissance planes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The second was for the refurbishment of a fleet of Nimrod maritime reconnaissance aircraft. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In fact, such battles would only have taken place when fighter aircraft were protecting reconnaissance patrols. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And he has now had talks with American defence chiefs over possible uses in military reconnaissance. The Sun (2006)The lack of maritime reconnaissance aircraft now allows Russian submarines to move around our coast and watch us undetected. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Although they have yet to strike on his patch, intelligence reports suggest that they have been here on reconnaissance trips. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I was in the reconnaissance unit, finding enemy positions and calling in air strikes. The Sun (2010)US officials said that surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft were monitoring Pakistani police and the military throughout the raid. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Officials suspect it was a reconnaissance vehicle, sent to observe a military exercise in the north that began on Sunday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'reconnaissance'
British English: reconnaissance NOUN
Reconnaissance is the activity of obtaining military information about a place by sending soldiers or planes there, or by the use of satellites.
The helicopter was returning from a reconnaissance mission.
Definition of reconnaissance from the Collins English Dictionary
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