A job as a remote sensing technician is a military position that involves collecting intelligence on ally and enemy operations in dangerous and inaccessible areas. This position is a part of the military intelligence branch of the military. This information is gathered from satellites and high altitude airplanes. The art of this information is that it would otherwise be inaccessible were it not for advancements in technology. Most of the areas that data is collected for are dangerous or obscure. Remote sensing specialists work to help scientists in divisions like military planning and incorporate mapmaking and cartography skills in order to evaluate the data that they collect.