Multiservice tactical brevity codes are codes used by various military forces. The codes procedure words, a type of voice procedure, are designed to convey complex information with a few words.
1. American/NATO codes
This is a list of American standardized brevity code words. The scope is limited to those brevity codes used in multiservice operations and does not include words unique to single service operations. While these codes are not authoritative in nature, all services agree to their meanings. Using the codes eases coordination and improves understanding during multiservice operations. The codes are intended for use by air and ground operations personnel at the tactical level. Code words that are followed by an asterisk * may differ in meaning from NATO usage.
1.1. American/NATO codes B Ball AFLOLS carrier landing glideslope system Bandit An aircraft identified as enemy, in accordance with theater ID criteria. The term does not necessarily imply direction or authority to engage. Banzai Information/directive to execute launch and decide tactics. Base number Reference number used to indicate such information as headings, altitude, and fuels. BeadWindow Last transmission potentially disclosed unauthorized information. Beam/beaming Target stabilized within 70 to 110 degree aspect; generally direction given with cardinal directions: east, west, north, or south. Bent System indicated is inoperative. Bingo
Proceed/am proceeding to specified base field or carrier
Minimum fuel state needed for aircraft to return to base aka "recovery".
Bird Friendly surface-to-air missile SAM. Birds affirm Surface-to-air S/A informative call indicating unit is able and prepared to engage a specified target with SAMs presumes target is within or will enter the SAM engagement envelope. Birds away Friendly SAM has been fired at designated target. Birds negat S/A informative call indicating unit is unable to engage a specified target with SAMs. Opposite of birds affirm. Bittersweet Notification of possible blue on blue friendly fire situation relative to a designated track or friendly aircraft. Blank A suppression of enemy air defenses SEAD aircraft does not detect any emitters of interest. Blind No visual contact with friendly aircraft/ground position; opposite of visual. Blow through Directive/informative call that indicates aircraft will continue straight ahead at the merge and not turn with target/targets. Blue on blue Friendly fire, inadvertent hostile engagement between allies. Bogey A radar or visual air contact whose identity is unknown. Bogey dope Request for target information as briefed/available. Box Groups/contacts/formations in a square or offset square. FM 101-5-1 MCRP 5-2A BRAA Tactical control format providing target bearing, range, altitude, and aspect, relative to a friendly aircraft. Bracket Indicates geometry where friendly aircraft will maneuver to a position on opposing sides, either laterally or vertically from the target. Break direction Directive to perform an immediate maximum performance turn in the direction indicated; assumes a defensive situation. Breakaway Tanker or receiver directive call indicating immediate vertical and nose/tail separation between tanker and receiver is required. Brevity Radio frequency is becoming saturated, degraded, or jammed and briefer transmissions must follow. Broadcast Request/directive to switch to broadcast control. Broke lock Loss of radar/infrared IR lock-on advisory. Bruiser Friendly air-launched anti-ship missile ASM. Buddy lock Locked to a known friendly aircraft; normally a response to a spike or buddy spike call and accompanied with position/heading/altitude. Buddy spike Friendly aircrafts air-to-air indication on radar warning receiver RWR; to be followed by position, heading, and altitude. Bugout Separation from that particular engagement/attack/operation; no intent to direction re-engage/return. Bulldog Friendly surface/submarine-launched ASM. Bullseye An established point from which the position of an object can be referenced; made by cardinal/range or digital format. Bump/Bump-up Start temporary increase of flight altitude to set the aircraft to a favorable glide path to the target on the attack run. Burn glint Used to provide illumination. Buster Directive call to fly at maximum continuous speed. Buzzer Electronic communications jamming.
1.2. American/NATO codes C Candygram Informative call to aircraft that electronic warfare EW targeting information is available on a briefed secure net. Cap/capping
An orbit at a specified location.
Directive call to establish an orbit at a specified location. location
Captured Aircrew has identified and is able to track a specified air-to-ground A/G target with an onboard sensor. Cease In air defense, break the engagement on the target specified. Missiles in flight engagement will continue to intercept. Cease fire Do not open fire and/or discontinue firing; complete intercept if weapons are in flight; continue to track. Champagne An attack of three distinct groups with two in front and one behind. Chattermark Begin using briefed radio procedures to counter communications jamming. Cheapshot
Naval Active missile not supported to active range.
USAF Active missile supported to high pulse repetition frequency HPRF, better against oncoming targets, but not medium pulse repetition frequency MPRF, better against targets flying away.
Check turn degrees left or right and maintain new heading. Left/right Cherubs Height of a friendly aircraft in hundreds of feet. Chicks Friendly aircraft. Christmas tree to turn on all exterior lighting. Clean
No visible battle damage
No radar contacts on aircraft of interest.
Aircraft not carrying external stores.
Cleared Requested action is authorized no engaged/support roles are assumed. Cleared hot Ordnance release is authorized. Cloak Directive/informative call to switch from normal external lighting to covert night vision device NVD only compatible lighting. Closing Decreasing in range. Cold
Attack geometry will result in a pass or rollout behind the target.
Groups heading away from friendly aircraft.
On a leg of the combat air patrol CAP pointed away from the anticipated threats.
Color Request for information on a system at stated location; usually a request for system/position ambiguity resolution. May be used with improved data modem IDM data message− color, data. Comeoff Directive to maneuver as indicated to either regain mutual support or to left/right/deconflict flight paths for an exchange of engaged and supporting roles; low/dry implies both visual and tally. Commit/committed Fighter intent to engage/intercept; controller continues to provide information. Confetti Chaff lane or corridor. Cons/conning Threat / bogey aircraft leaving contrails. Contact
Sensor contact at the stated position.
Acknowledges sighting of a specified reference point.
Continue present maneuver; does not imply clearance to engage or expend ordnance. Continue dry Ordnance release not authorized. Cover/covering Directive/informative call to take Surface/Air action or establish an air-to-air A/A posture that will allow engagement of a specified target or threat. Crank To maneuver beyond the range of a missile; implies illuminating target at radar gimbal limits in a beyond visual range engagement. Cutoff Request for, or directive to, intercept using cutoff geometry. Cyclops Any unmanned aerial vehicle UAV.
1.3. American/NATO codes D Dakota No air to ground ATG ordnance remaining. Dash # Aircraft position within a flight. Use if specific call sign is unknown. Data Standby for improved data modem IDM data message concerning object at stated location. Deadeye Informative call by an airborne laser designator indicating the laser/IR system is inoperative. Deadstick Lost all propulsive power due to engine shutoff - see Deadstick landing Declare Inquiry as to the identification of a specified tracks, targets, or correlated group. Defensive/defending Aircraft is in a defensive position and maneuvering with reference to an active threat. De-louse Directive to detect and identify unknown aircraft trailing friendly aircraft. Deploy Directive to maneuver to briefed positioning. Divert Proceed to alternate mission or base. Dogbox Area within which units may interfere with or be endangered by ASW torpedoes Dolly Tactical Digital Information Link C Link-4A/TADIL C. Drag/dragging
Naval Target stabilized at 120 to 180 degrees aspect.
USAF Target stabilized at 0 to 60 degrees aspect. direction
Remove the emitter/target from tactical picture/track stores.
Directive/informative call to stop monitoring a specified emitter/target and resume search responsibilities.
Duck Tactical air-launched decoy TALD.
1.4. American/NATO codes E Echelon Groups/contacts/formation with wingman displaced approximately 45 degrees behind leaders 3/9 oclock line, see Echelon formation. Echo Positive SEESAW/electronic warfare weapons system EWWS/System M/Mode X reply. Engaged Maneuvering with the intent to kill; this implies visual/radar acquisition of target. Estimate Provides estimate of the size, range, height, or other parameter of a specified contact; implies degradation. Extend Short-term maneuver to gain energy, distance, or separation; normally with the direction intent of re-engaging. Eyeball
Electro-optical EO/IR/NVD acquisition of an aircraft. Normally followed by number of aircraft observed.
Fighter with primary visual identification responsibility.
1.5. American/NATO codes F Faded Radar contact is lost. Termination of track plotting is not warranted. Fast Target speed is estimated to be at least 600 kn 1.100 km/h ground speed or Mach 1. Father Tactical air navigation TACAN station. Feet wet/dry Flying over water/land. FENCE in/out Set cockpit switches as appropriate prior to entering/exiting the combat area mnemonic for fire-control system/ECM/navigation/communication/Emitters. Fish
USAF Target with a stable aspect of 120 to 150 degrees.
Naval Target with stable aspect of 30 to 60 degrees.
Flash system Temporarily turn on pre-briefed identification, friend or foe IFF mode or system. Float Directive/informative call to expand the formation laterally within visual limits to maintain a radar contact or prepare for a defensive response. Fox number Simulated/actual launch of air-to-air weapons. ONE - semiactive radar-guided missile, such as an AIM-7 Sparrow or Skyflash. TWO - infrared-guided missile, such as an AIM-9 Sidewinder or AIM-132 ASRAAM. THREE - active radar-guided missile, such as an AIM-120 AMRAAM or AIM-54 Phoenix. Fox mike Very high frequency VHF/frequency modulated FM radio. Friendly A positively identified friendly contact. Furball A turning fight involving multiple aircraft with known bandits and friendlies mixed.
1.6. American/NATO codes G Gadget Radar or emitter equipment. Gate Directive/informative call to fly as quickly as possible, using afterburner/maximum power. Gimbal Radar target is approaching azimuth or elevation limits. Direction Glowworm Flare-dropping aircraft Go active Go to the briefed HAVE QUICK net UHF radio frequency hopping mode Go clear Use unencrypted voice communications. Goggle/degoggle Directive/informative call to put on/take off night vision devices. Gorilla Large force of indeterminate numbers and formation. Go secure Use encrypted voice communications. Grandslam All hostile aircraft of a designated track or against which a mission was tasked are shot down. Green Direction determined to be clearest of enemy air-to-air activity. Greyhound Friendly ground attack cruise missile for example, Tomahawk land attack missile TLAM and conventional air-launched cruise missile CALCM). Group Radar targets within approximately 3 nautical miles ~3.5 miles, ~5.6 kilometers of each other. Guns An air-to-air or air-to-surface gunshot.
1.7. American/NATO codes H Hard direction High-G, energy-sustaining turn. Head/head on
USAF Target with an aspect of 160 to 180 degrees.
Naval Target with an aspect of 0 to 20 degrees.
Heads up Alert of an activity of interest. Heavy A group or package known to contain three or more entities. High Between 25.000 and 40.000 ft 7.600 and 12.200 m above mean sea level MSL. Hits
Air-to-air A/A Momentary radar returns search. Indicates approximate altitude information from fighter.
Air-to-ground A/G Weapons impact within lethal distance.
Hold down Directive to key transmitter for direction-finding DF steer. Holding hands Aircraft in visual formation. Hold fire An emergency fire control order used to stop firing on a designated target, to include destruction of any missiles in flight. Home plate Home airfield or carrier. Hook left/right Directive to perform an in-place 180-degree turn. Hostile A contact identified as enemy upon which clearance to fire is authorized in accordance with theater rules of engagement. Hot
Anti-Aircraft weapon is operational and tracking.
Ordnance employment intended or completed.
Group heading towards friendly aircraft; opposite of COLD.
Attack geometry will result in rollout in front of the target.
On a leg of the CAP pointing toward the anticipated threats.
Hotdog Informative/directive call that an aircraft is approaching or at a specified standoff distance from the sovereign airspace of a nation as defined by national boundaries or territorial sea and airspace. Color may indicate additional standoff distance. Follow briefed procedures. Hotshot Informative call that an aircraft is deploying flares for either system testing or visual acquisition purposes Hotel fox High frequency HF radio. Husky Naval Air intercept missile AIM-120 supported to HPRF active range; same meaning as USAF cheapshot.
1.8. American/NATO codes I ID pronounced eye dee
Identification accomplished, followed by type.
Directive to identify the target.
In direction Informative call indicating a turn to a hot aspect relative to a threat / target. India Mode IV. Interrogate the designated contact of the IFF mode indicated.
1.9. American/NATO codes J Jackal Surveillance network participating group NPG of tactical data information link J Link 16 link 16/TADIL J. Joker Fuel state above BINGO at which separation/bugout/event termination should begin. Judy Aircrew has radar/visual contact on the correct target, has taken control of the intercept, and only requires situation awareness information. Controller will minimize radio transmissions.
1.10. American/NATO codes K Kill
Clearance to fire.
In training, a fighter call to indicate kill criteria have been fulfilled.
Knock it off Directive to cease air combat maneuvers/attacks/activities.
1.11. American/NATO codes L Ladder Three or more groups/contacts in range. Laser on Directive to start laser designation. Lead-trail Tactical formation of two contacts within a group separated in range or following one another. Leakers Airborne threat has passed through a defensive layer. Call should include amplifying information. Line abreast Two contacts within a group side by side. Lights on/off Directive to turn on/off exterior lights. Locked Final radar lock-on; sort is not assumed. BRAA /direction Lost contact Radar contact lost. drop track is recommended. Lost lock Loss of radar/IR lock-on advisory. Low Target altitude below 10.000 ft 3.000 m above ground level AGL.
1.12. American/NATO codes M Maddog Launch of friendly active radar homing missile, such as the AIM-120, without radar guidance from the launch aircraft. The missile will rely on its own radar to find a target and will generally track the first target it sees. Magnum Launch of friendly anti-radiation missile such as AGM-88 HARM, ALARM. Mapping Multifunction radar in an Air/Ground mode. Marking Friendly aircraft leaving contrails. Marshal/marshalling Establish/established at a specific point. Medium Target altitude between 10.000 feet Above Ground Level AGL and 25.000 feet above Mean Sea Level MSL. Merge/merged
Information that friendlies and targets have arrived in the same visual arena.
Call indicating radar returns have come together.
Mickey Have quick radio time-of-day TOD signal Midnight Informative call advising that C2 functions Command & Control are no longer available; opposite of sunrise. Monitor Maintain radar awareness on or assume responsibility for specified group. Mother Parent ship. Mud Indicates radar warning receiver RWR ground threat displayed followed by clock position and type. type/direction Music Electronic radar jamming. On air interdiction AI radar, electronic deceptive jamming)
1.13. American/NATO codes N Nails Radar warning receiver RWR indication of AI radar in search. Add clock position/azimuth and radar type, if known. Naked No radar warning receiver RWR indications. New picture Used by controller or aircrew when tactical picture has changed. Supersedes all previous calls and re-establishes picture for all players. No factor Not a threat. No joy Aircrew does not have visual contact with the target / bandit /landmark; opposite of tally. Notch All aspect missile defensive maneuver to place threat radar/missile on the beam directly perpendicular. Modern pulse-doppler radars remove ground clutter by filtering out returns from stationary objects; putting the threat on the beam permits the defending aircraft to be confused with ground returns and hence disappear from the threat radar. As missiles guide by creating a direct intercept course, this is also used to reduce the missiles speed and thus its ability to maneuver if radar lock is maintained.
1.14. American/NATO codes O Off direction Informative call indicating attack is terminated and maneuvering to the indicated direction. Offset Informative call indicating maneuver in a specified direction with reference to direction the target. On station Informative call unit/aircraft has reached assigned station. Opening Increasing in range. Oranges Weather. Out direction Informative call indicating a turn to a cold aspect relative to the threat; opposite of in. Outlaw Informative call that a bogey has met point of origin criteria.
1.15. American/NATO codes P Package Geographically isolated collection of groups/contacts/formations. Padlocked Informative call indicating aircrew cannot take eyes off an aircraft or a surface position without risk of losing tally / visual. Paints Interrogated group/radar contact that is responding with any of the specified IFF modes and correct codes established for the id criteria. Parrot IFF transponder. Paveway Release of laser-guided bomb or bombs Picture Provide tactical situation status pertinent to mission. Pigeons Magnetic bearing and range to homeplate or specified destination. Location Pince/pincer Threat maneuvering for a bracket attack. Pitbull Informative call that an active radar-guided missile is at active range and no longer requires radar input from launch aircraft. Playmate Cooperating aircraft. Playtime Amount of time aircraft can remain on station. freq Pogo freq Switch to communication channel number preceding POGO. If unable to establish communications, switch to channel number following POGO. If no channel number follows POGO, return to this channel. Pop Starting climb for air-to-surface attack. Popeye Flying in clouds or area of reduced visibility. Popup 1. Informative call of a contact that has suddenly appeared inside of meld/CCR/briefed range. 2. Criteria used as a self-defense method, within the ROE, to protect friendly air defense elements from hostile aircraft. Posit Request for position; response in terms of a geographic landmark, or off a common reference point. Post attack Directive transmission to indicate desired direction after completion of Direction intercept/engagement. Post hole Rapid descending spiral. Press Directive to continue the attack; mutual support will be maintained. Supportive role will be assumed. Print type Unambiguous Non-Cooperative Target Recognition NCTR reply. Pull chocks Depart. Get ready to depart. Refers to pulling concrete blocks from aircraft wheels to allow take-off Pump A briefed maneuver to low aspect where aspect refers to target position - regardless of distance - relative to the friendly aircrafts nose; "high aspect" would be on an azimuth in front of the friendly, while "low aspect" would indicate position along an azimuth behind the friendly to stop closure on the threat or geographical boundary, with the intent to re-engage. Pure Informative call indicating pure pursuit is being used or directive to go pure pursuit. Push channel Go to designated frequency. No acknowledgment required. Pushing Departing designated point. Pushing Informative call that said groups have turned cold and will continue to be group description monitored.
1.16. American/NATO codes R Range Two or more groups separated primarily in distance along the same bearing. Raygun Indicates a radar lock-on to unknown aircraft; a request for a buddy spike position/heading/altitude reply from friendly aircraft meeting these parameters to prevent friendly fire. Reference Directive to assume stated heading. Direction Repeat Used in surface-surface operations to fire again using the same method of fire during adjustment or to fire the same number of rounds using the same method of fire during fire for effect. This is not used to request that the last message be retransmitted for this, use say again. Reported Identification of an object or a contact by an intelligence system. Type Reset Proceed to a pre-briefed position or area of operation. Resume last formation/station/mission ordered. Retrograde Directive to withdraw from present position or area of operation in response to a threat. Rider A bogey that is conforming with safe passage routing/airspeed/altitude procedures. Rifle Friendly air-to-ground missile launch. Ripple Two or more munitions released or fired in close succession. River City Implement immediate communications blackout until further notice. Roger Radio transmission received; does not indicate compliance or reaction. Rolex ±time Time-line adjustment in minutes from planned mission execution time. Positive is later. Rope Illumination of an aircraft with an IR pointer.
1.17. American/NATO codes S Saddled Informative call from wingman/element indicating the return to briefed formation position. SAM direction Visual acquisition of a SAM surface-air missile or SAM launch; should include position. Sandwiched A situation where an aircraft/element is positioned between opposing aircraft/elements. Saunter Fly at best endurance. Scram Emergency directive to egress for defensive or survival reasons. Direction Scramble Takeoff as quickly as possible. Scud Any threat tactical/theater ballistic missile TBM. Separate Leave a specific engagement; may or may not re-enter. Shackle One weave, a single crossing of flight paths; maneuver to adjust/regain formation parameters. Shadow Follow indicated target. Shift Directive to shift laser illumination. Shooter Aircraft/unit designated to employ ordnance. Shotgun Pre-briefed weapons state at which separation / bugout should begin. Skate Informative call/directive to execute launch and leave tactics. Skip it Veto of fighter commit, usually followed with further directions. Skosh Aircraft is out of or unable to employ active radar missiles. Skunk A radar or visual maritime surface contact whose identity is unknown. Slapshot Directive for an aircraft to employ a range-unknown high-speed anti-radiation type/bearing missile HARM against a specified threat at the specified bearing. Slide Directive call to high value airborne asset HVAA to continue present mission while extending range from target in response to perceived threat. Slow Target with a ground speed of 300 kn 560 km/h or less. Smash Directive to turn on/off anti-collision lights. Smoke marker used to mark a position. Snake Directive to oscillate an IR pointer about a target. Snap direction An immediate vector to the group described. Sniper Directive for an aircraft to employ a range-known HARM against a specified threat at the specified location. Snooze Directive/informative call indicating initiation of EMCON procedures. Sort/sorted
Sort responsibility has been met.
Directive to assign targeting or monitoring responsibility for multiple targets within a group; criteria can be met visually, electronically radar, or both.
Invalid response to an administrative IFF check. Opposite of sweet.
Equipment indicated is operating inefficiently.
Spades An integrated group/radar contact which lacks the ATO or equivalent IFF modes and codes required for the ID criteria. Sparkle Target marking by IR pointer; target marking by gunship or forward air controller airborne FAC-A using incendiary rounds. Spike RWR indication of an AI threat in track, launch, or unknown mode; include bearing, clock position, and threat type, if known. Spin Directive/informative call to execute a pre-briefed timing/spacing maneuver. Spitter An aircraft that has departed from the engagement or is departing the engaged direction fighters targeting responsibility. Splash
A/G Weapons impact in lethal area of target.
A/A Target hit with expended munition.
Split An informative call that a flight member is leaving formation to engage a threat; visual may not be maintained. Spoofing Informative call that voice deception is being employed. Spot Acquisition of laser designation. Squawk number/code Operate IFF as indicated or IFF is operating as indicated. Squawk flash Use the flash feature on the IFF which cause the transponder signal to highlight on radar display. Hence the term means to announce your location. Squawking An informative call denoting a bogey is responding with an IFF mode #. Stack Two or more groups/contacts/formations with a high/low altitude separation in relation to each other. Status Request for tactical situation. Steady Directive to stop oscillation wavering of IR pointer. Steer Set magnetic compass heading indicated. Stern Request for, or directive to, intercept using stern geometry. Stinger Within a group, a formation of three or more aircraft with a single aircraft in trail. Stop IR illumination of a target. Stranger Unidentified traffic that is not associated with the action in progress. Strangle Turn off equipment indicated. Strip Individual fighter/section is leaving the formation to pursue separate attacks. Stripped Informative call from wingman/element indicating out of briefed formation/position. Strobe Radar indications of noise jamming. Sunshine Directive or informative call indicating illumination of target is being conducted with artificial illumination. Sunrise Informative call that C2 functions Command & Control are available. opposite of midnight. Sweet
Valid response to an administrative IFF check. Opposite of sour.
Equipment indicated is operating efficiently.
Switch/switched Indicates an attacker is changing from one aircraft to another.
1.18. American/NATO codes T Tactical Request/directive to switch to tactical control. Tag system Known identification of a specific system at the stated location; may be used w/position) with IDM data message, for example, tag data. Tally Sighting of a target, bandit, bogey, or enemy position; opposite of no joy. Target Directive to assign group responsibility to aircraft in a flight. Targeted Group responsibility has been met. Ten seconds Directive to terminal controller to stand by for laser on call in approximately 10 seconds. Terminate
Stop laser illumination of a target.
Cease local engagement without affecting the overall exercise.
Threat Untargeted hostile / bandit / bogey within pre-briefed range/aspect of a direction friendly. Throttles Reduction in power to decrease IR signature. Tied Positive radar contact with element/aircraft. Tiger Enough fuel and ordnance to accept a commit. Timber Air control network participating group NPG of tactical digital information links Link 16/TADIL J. Tracking
Continuous illumination of a target.
Fire control system has solid lock on target aka a "stabilized gun solution".
Trailer The last aircraft within a groups. Trashed Informative call that missile has been defeated. Trespass The addressed flight is entering a surface/air threat ring of a specific system at the stated position location. Tumbleweed Indicates limited situational awareness; no joy, blind ; a request for information.
1.19. American/NATO codes U Unable Cannot comply as requested/directed. Uniform Ultra-high frequency UHF radio.
1.20. American/NATO codes V Vampire Hostile antiship missile ASM. Very high Above 40.000 ft 12.000 m MSL. Vic Three groups, contacts, or formations with the single closest in range and two contacts, azimuth split, in trail. Victor VHF/amplitude modulation AM radio. Visual Sighting of a friendly aircraft/ground position; opposite of blind.
1.21. American/NATO codes W Wall Three or more groups or contacts primarily split in azimuth. Warning color Hostile attack is RED imminent or in progress. YELLOW probable. WHITE improbable all clear. Weapons followed by appropriate modifier below Fire only; FREE at targets not identified as friendly in accordance with current rules of engagement ROE. TIGHT at targets positively identified as hostile in accordance with current ROE. HOLD * USA, USMC in self-defense or in response to a formal order. SAFE USN NOTE: USN and NATO use weapons safe to avoid confusion with the phrase hold fire. Weeds Indicates that fixed-wing aircraft are operating below 2.000 ft 610 m above ground level. What luck Request for results of missions or tasks. What state Report amount of fuel and missiles remaining. Ammunition and oxygen are reported only when specifically requested or critical. Active = number of active radar missiles remaining. Radar = number of semi-active radar missiles remaining. Heat = number of IR missiles remaining. Fuel = pounds of fuel or time remaining. Wilco Will comply Winchester No ordnance remaining, can be used to refer to specific types ordnance or all ordnance. Words Directive or interrogative regarding further information or directives pertinent to mission. Working
A suppression of enemy air defenses SEAD aircraft is gathering electronic order of battle EOB which emitter controls the operations of other emitters on a designated emitter; generally followed by signal type, SAM/AAA/group bearing, and range, if able.
Aircraft executing electronic identification EID on a specific aircraft/group to obtain identification necessary for beyond visual range BVR employment.
1.22. American/NATO codes Y Yardstick Directive to use air-to-air tactical air navigation A/A TACAN for ranging.
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