The troop was sent on a recon mission to gather information for a future operation.
An example of recon is a visit across enemy lines to scope out the enemy positions.
Origin of reconrec(ombination) + -on
- (chiefly US, military slang) reconnaissance.
(third-person singular simple present recons, present participle reconning, simple past and past participle reconned)
- (chiefly US, military slang) reconnoiter.
Contracted form of reconnaissance
Contracted form of recombination + -on
- The games in this series include Ghost Recon, Desert Siege, Island Thunder, Jungle Storm, Ghost Recon 2, Summit Strike, Advanced Warfighter, and Advanced Warfighter 2.
- Measure Twice - Before you start cutting, do some recon to make sure that you can find the right sized mattress to fit your intended installation.
- They are Jack Ryan/John Clark, the Op-Center Universe, the NetForce Universe, the NetForce Explorers Universe, the Power Plays Series, the Ghost Recon and EndWar Universe, and the H.A.W.X Universe.
- If you are good, you may find Tomb Raider: Legend with Lara Croft in your stocking this year.Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter (2005) is due out December 1.
- In the Ghost Recon series, Future Soldier will be released in 2011 and Lead the Ghosts' release date is still yet to be determined.