The Master of Reconnaissance is a Space Marine Master and the officer who oversees the Vanguard Space Marines of a Chapter, typically from the 10th Scout Company.
He is served by two specialist Lieutenants with an aptitude for covert operations.
The Master of Reconnaissance is often the same Astartes Captain who serves as the Master of Recruits and the overall commander of the 10th Company in Codex Astartes-compliant Chapters.
- Codex: Space Marines (8th Edition) (Revised Codex), pp. 16-17
- Codex: Vanguard Space Marines (8th Edition), pg. 5