How To Undertake Surveillance and Reconnaissance: From a Civilian and Military Perspective

How To Undertake Surveillance and Reconnaissance: From a Civilian and Military Perspective

by Henry Prunckun


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How to Undertake Surveillance and Reconnaissance offers you a systemic way to learn about these fascinating subjects—what they are and what they are not. In doing so, it will teach you how to employ the unique trade craft associated with these interesting occupation in order to help you plan and carry out your own recon missions. In a world of growing complexity, you cannot afford to learn by trial-and-error or guesswork. This book steps you through the background to surveillance and reconnaissance, describe their use, and explain how they are conducted. It also looks at the essential pieces of equipment and training necessary to carryout a successful mission. In addition, it discusses what’s required to plan for a recon mission. Moreover, you’ll learn how you can effectively deal with the reconnaissance efforts of your opposition who are targeting you—counter reconnaissance. Each chapter of this well referenced and thoroughly indexed book contains a list of key words and phrases, study questions, and a few learning activities that will assist you with your study of reconnaissance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473833876
Publisher: Pen and Sword
Publication date: 07/31/2015
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dr Henry Prunckun is a former government intelligence officer who spend twenty-eight years in various operational fields, including those that conducted surveillance and reconnaissance. He is now Associate Professor of Intelligence Analysis at Charles Sturt University, Sydney. He is the author of numerous books on secret intelligence, including the Scientific Methods of Inquiry for Intelligence Analysis (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014), Intelligence and Private Investigation (Charles C Thomas, 2013), and Counterintelligence Theory and Practice (Rowman & Littlefield, 2012).

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