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Princeton's WordNet

  1. National Reconnaissance Office, NRO(noun)

    an intelligence agency in the United States Department of Defense that designs and builds and operates space reconnaissance systems to detect trouble spots worldwide and to monitor arms control agreements and environmental issues and to help plan military operations


  1. National Reconnaissance Office

    The National Reconnaissance Office, located in Chantilly, Virginia, is one of the 16 U.S. intelligence agencies and considered, along with the CIA, NSA, DIA and NGA, to be one of the "big five" U.S. Intelligence agencies. It designs, builds, and operates the spy satellites of the United States government, and coordinates the analysis of aerial surveillance and satellite imagery from several intelligence and military agencies. The Director of the NRO reports to both the Director of National Intelligence and the Secretary of Defense and serves as Assistant Secretary of the Air Force.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. National Reconnaissance Office

    A Department of Defense agency tasked to ensure that the United States has the technology and spaceborne and airborne assets needed to acquire intelligence worldwide, including support to such functions as monitoring of arms control agreements, indications and warning, and the planning and conducting of military operations. This mission is accomplished through research and development, acquisition, and operation of spaceborne and airborne intelligence data collection systems. Also called NRO.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of national reconnaissance office in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of national reconnaissance office in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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