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What does AR stand for?

AR stands for Air Reconnaissance

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On the other hand, students of World War I aviation will note that the author fails to recognize a more troubling impact of aerial observation on the nature of combat in the Great War: by diminishing the possibility of surprise, air reconnaissance contributed substantially to the murderous stalemate on the Western Front.
Beginning with only a handful of aircraft and a few pieces of the most advanced aerial photography and photo-analysis equipment available, the British rebuilt their air reconnaissance and analysis organization.
For FY11, department head bonus amounts are as follows: * All helicopter pilots, $10,000 per year; * EA-18G and EA-6B electronic air attack (VAQ) pilots, $15,000 per year; VAQ NFOs, $20,000 per year; * E-2C carrier airborne early warning (VAW) and C-2 fleet logistics support (VRC) pilots, $5,000 per year; VAW NFOs, $5,000 per year; * FA-18 strike fighter (VFA) pilots, $25,000 per year; VFA NFOs, $10,000 per year; * P-3C patrol (VP) pilots, $10,000 per year; VP NFOs, $10,000 per year; * EP-3 air reconnaissance (VQ) pilots, $10,000 per year; VQ NFOs, $10,000 per year; * E-6A airborne communications (VQ [T]) pilots, $5,000 per year; VQ (T) NFOs, $5,000 per year.
Sources said that the present line of thinking in the government, and specifically within the Home Ministry was that states where Naxalism prevails should continue to use their respective police forces and paramilitaries as a counter, and use the armed forces for providing training, air reconnaissance etc.