reconnaissance

Definitions

General English

Military

  • adjective relating to reconnaissance
  • noun an examination or survey of ground or a specific location, in order to plan an operation or task
  • noun an act of examining terrain in order to identify suitable routes and give warning of natural and man-made obstacles
  • noun an act of looking for the enemy
  • noun reconnaissance units
http://www.dictionarycentral.com/definition/reconnaissance.html