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noun as in inspection

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Early orbital reconnaissance of Cerberus Fossae suggested that some sort of fluid washed over the area not too long ago in geologic terms.

The Cessna was the perfect vehicle for a casual reconnaissance mission.

From Time

While the Air Force had tried to couch the recent demonstration as being about reconnaissance, in the training exercise that reconnaissance helped select targets for a missile strike.

From Fortune

Its modular framework excels at gaining powerful administrator privileges, spreading rapidly from computer to computer in networks and performing reconnaissance that identifies infected computers belonging to high-value targets.

The company wanted to demonstrate the drone’s ability to conduct maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions.

In a Lynx, however, Harry could take part in reconnaissance missions and transport passengers.

The New York Times reported that Iran has deployed reconnaissance drones and military equipment to the Iraqi army.

This was a tethered reconnaissance balloon, as first used 220 years ago in the French Revolutionary War.

On August 18, an IED killed Private First Class Morris Walker and Staff Sergeant Clayton Bowen during a reconnaissance mission.

ASW assets and crews have been diverted to reconnaissance missions in overland and littoral wars.

At the date of Rose's first reconnaissance to this cellar, these cells were vacant and unguarded.

Finally, to conclude this preliminary reconnaissance, the attitude of Socialism to religion is wholly unjustifiable.

It appears somewhat strange that no reconnaissance was made of the Russian position by the generals.

During the diplomatic reconnaissance led by Caulaincourt, the statesmen of these countries had been busy at Fontainebleau.

During the various expeditions of our reconnaissance I came to employ two distinct methods of working the legs with the lungs.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reconnaissance, such as: exploration, surveillance, investigation, maneuvers, probe, and review.

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