Aerial Reconnaissance

National Guard Counterdrug aviation units play a crucial role in supporting law enforcement agencies in their efforts to combat drug trafficking and related activities. These aviation units utilize helicopters to provide aerial surveillance, reconnaissance, and transportation capabilities. Here are some specific tasks and responsibilities of National Guard Counterdrug aviation units:

Overall, National Guard Counterdrug aviation units enhance the capabilities of law enforcement agencies by providing aerial surveillance, reconnaissance, transportation, and command and control support. Their work helps identify and track drug trafficking activities, facilitate interdiction operations, and contribute to the disruption and dismantling of drug trafficking networks.

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