Description: The article is devoted the analysis of forms and methods of battle application of radio troops, their roles and places in organization of the armed fight on the modern stage. The features of battle application of of air surveillance forces in the armed conflicts of the second half of XX century are considered. The methods of providing maintainance of the radar reconnaissance system functioning in the conditions of fire and radio electronic suppression. Basic tendencies in organization of air surveillance and control of air space on the modern stage are showed.
Keywords: radar reconnaissance, battle application of radio troops