Definitions for "Reconnaissance"
The act of reconnoitering; preliminary examination or survey.
An examination or survey of a region in reference to its general geological character.
An examination of a region as to its general natural features, preparatory to a more particular survey for the purposes of triangulation, or of determining the location of a public work.
Keywords:  scouting, trail, route, learn, prior
Scouting out alternative trail locations prior to the final trail route location being selected.
To learn more about something by scouting it.
The reconnaissance, or 'recce', is a three/four day period before the start of the event and gives the crew the opportunity to drive and familiarise themselves with the special stages in advance at slow speed. This is undertaken in a Group N rally-specification car, but not the rally car that will be competing in the event. Crews are allowed to drive through the stages a maximum of three times.
The finding and observation of potential targets for a cracker to attack.
When an attacker finds new systems, maps out networks, and probes for specific vulnerabilities in an attack.
(Often contracted recco, recon.) See aircraft weather reconnaissance.
Keywords:  aviation, fly, gather, look, below
In aviation, to fly over and look closely at an area below to gather information about it.