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tactical air reconnaissance

Definition/Scope: The use of air vehicles to obtain information concerning terrain, weather, and the disposition, composition, movement, installations, lines of communications, electronic and communication emissions of enemy forces. Also included are artillery and naval gunfire adjustment, and systematic and random observation of ground battle areas, targets, and/or sectors of airspace.



Acronym:

TAR

Broader Terms:

air reconnaissance

Related Terms:

detailed photographic reports
Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System


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