Reconnaissance is a military term for beyond the area occupied by the friendly forces to gain vital information about enemy forces or features of the environment for later analysis and/or dissemination. This paper deals with a wireless controlled Reconnaissance robot. The main purpose of the robot is able to roam around in a given environment while transmitting back real time data to the base station. The robot designed is compact and self- contained with wireless transmission of data. The data in the transmission includes vital information regarding the position of the robot. The paper also deals with identification of terrain for purpose of sending images and other relevant data.