Later, an armed reconnaissance
patrol identified and destroyed an armed truck at Al Aziziyah near Tripoli.
Provision of even a baseline capability using the OV-10 would quickly have shown the total inappropriateness of the conventional configurations of the two trainers for armed reconnaissance
. That inappropriateness has apparently become evident insofar as the original "OA" designation has been shortened to "A," and the "O" designation has been dropped altogether for both the A-29 and the AT-6B.
The helicopter can now be equipped with missiles, canons and rockets for armed reconnaissance
Major General John Lorimer, Chief of Defence Staff's strategic communications officer, said: "To protect civilians from Col Gaddafi's forces, RAF Tornado GR4 aircraft conducting armed reconnaissance
flights over the area around Misrata fired Brimstone missiles, destroying two main battle tanks and two armoured vehicles."
Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox said: "British Tornado GR4 Aircraft, on armed reconnaissance
missions over Libya, last night took part in a missile strike against units of Colonel Gaddafi's Libyan Military in support of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973.
JAGM will ultimately be launched from a variety of aircraft, including the Super Hornet (F/A-18 E/F), Apache Longbow (AH-64D), Seahawk (MH-60R), Super Cobra (AH-1Z), Extended-Range Multi-Purpose UAV (ERMP), Armed Reconnaissance
Helicopter (ARH) and Warrior Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS).
Keywords: Risk Management, Five Forces Model, Systems Engineering, Strategic Management Models, Armed Reconnaissance
The medium-altitude, long-endurance aircraft is primarily used for conducting armed reconnaissance
"This decision is being considered along with a decision to restructure the armed reconnaissance
squadron to a design featuring three troops of OH-58 Kiowa Warriors and two platoons in Shadow tactical unmanned systems," Thurman added.
Walpole makes no excuses for his views on how armed reconnaissance
could and should have "contributed to the land/air battle." His main goal was to dismiss misconceptions on the role of the FR10 both then and today; he more than skillfully achieves this.
As the most combat-proven unmanned aircraft system in the world, the Predator UAS provides continuous and persistent armed reconnaissance
and battlefield support to ground troops.
For the September 2008 reporting period, there was a net cost decrease of $2,865.6 million (-0.2 percent), due primarily to the termination of the Armed Reconnaissance
Helicopter (ARH) program during the Nunn-McCurdy certification process.