Search And Destroy

As the Soviets learned to their dismay, you can't use firepower alone to win a war in Afghanistan. U.S. forces will rely on a mix of high-tech intelligence gathering, smart weaponry and elite troops t

RECONNAISSANCE The U.S. has developed the world's most advanced spy craft for monitoring an elusive foe

Satellites --Orbiting eyes like the Keyhole can cover wide swaths of the country every day

WHAT THEY CAN DO: Spot objects less than a foot across

WHAT THEY CAN'T DO: Can't spot faces, so they're not particularly useful for finding Osama bin Laden

High-Altitude Planes --The Air Force's U-2 uses cameras and radar to photograph smaller areas than a satellite can manage

WHAT THEY CAN DO: Survey an area for hours at a time, day or night, in any weather


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