Whole capabilities are absent, such as maritime patrol and long range electronic reconnaissance, while the loss of the Harrier GR9 fleet has left the nation with no sea-borne offensive air support, as well as a serious reduction in numbers of close air support aircraft vital in operations such as Libya or Afghanistan, he said.
What does ER stand for?
ER stands for Electronic Reconnaissance
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We have 64 other meanings of ER in our Acronym Attic
- Efficiency Review
- Efficient Review
- Eleanor Rigby (Beatles song)
- Electoral Region (UK)
- Electrical Resistivity
- Electricity Report
- Electrolytic/Electrochemical Refining
- Electromagnetic Radiation (energy)
- Electron Reflectometer
Samples in periodicals archive:
VQ-2's mission is to conduct airborne electronic reconnaissance to obtain information.
Alexander Pikayev, an expert on the Russian military at the Carnegie Moscow Centre, says: "This is a very big and very difficult decision given what a unique role Lourdes plays for Russia as an electronic reconnaissance and eavesdropping centre.
The Nimrod's avionics systems include a highly sophisticated and sensitive suite of systems used for electronic reconnaissance.