Military reconnaissance carried out by means of aerial photography.
- On the same day as the Israeli photoreconnaissance, signals intelligence intercepted an order from the Egyptian high command to break the Ramadan fast, a sure sign that something extraordinary was about to occur.
- However, during the air assault, many commanders learned that these teams and photoreconnaissance could only provide a partial picture of the enemy situation.
- During World War II, optical photoreconnaissance was the answer to finding and destroying military targets through optical images and bombsights - changing the way modern wars are fought and, thus, the course of history.
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