The analysis of modern wars and conflicts demonstrates that NATO nations employ ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance) in order to achieve information superiority. The article examines issues pertaining to concept of ISTAR, mission areas and principles of ISTAR that are urgent in the context of developing of effective military intelligence of Ukraine.
information superiority, ISTAR, intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, reconnaissance, intelligence cycle, principles of intelligence
"Systema ISTAR – krytychnyi element dosiahnennia informatsiinoi perevahy u suchasnykh viinakh ta konfliktakh" ,
Scientific Works of Kharkiv National Air Force University,