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area reconnaissance

Definition/Scope: A form of reconnaissance operations that is a directed effort to obtain detailed information concerning the terrain or enemy activity within a prescribed area, such as a town, ridgeline, woods, or other feature critical to operations. An area reconnaissance could be made of a single point, such as a bridge or installation.

Broader Terms:

Area Security

Narrower Terms:

area search

Related Terms:

area assessment
zone reconnaissance

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