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Definition of Air reconnaissance

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observing or surveying from aircraft (usually of an enemy position)
Air reconnaissance Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
The acquisition of information by employing visual observation and/or sensors in air vehicles.
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
Air reconnaissance Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Aerial reconnaissance is reconnaissance for a military or strategic purpose that is conducted using reconnaissance aircraft. This role can fulfil a variety of requirements, including the collection of imagery intelligence, observation of enemy maneuvers and artillery spotting.

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Air reconnaissance Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
WordNet 2.0

1. reconnaissance either by visual observation from the air or through the use of airborne sensors
(hypernym) reconnaissance, reconnaissance mission