CODE & BREVITY WORDS
APEX in bound
ARCHER in bound
End mission and Return To Base. (RTB)
An emitter as a lock on us.
Request for/confirmation of bearing and distance to specified point.
Orbit about a specific point.
Height of aircraft in thousands of feet. (ANGELS 5 = 5000’)
Term use to denote a launch of enemy all aspect radar missile.
Out of Anti-Radiation Missile (ARM) ordnance. (AGM-88)
Mission will be performing exactly as briefed. (CONTINUE AS FRAGGED)
Term use to denote a launch of enemy heat seeking missile.
Indicates air to ground attack on a specified target.
An aircraft identified as enemy, does not imply authority to engage.
An aircraft manoeuvre within 70o to 110o aspect of target. Generally given with direction.
Fuel state at which RTB must commence.
SEAD aircraft does not detect any emitters of interest.
No visual contact with friendly aircraft; opposite of VISUAL.
A radar or visual contact whose identity is unknown.
Bearing, Range, Altitude.
Indicates geometry where aircrafts will separate on opposing side from a target.
Maximum performance turn in the indicated direction. (Left, Right, Down or Up)
Loss of radar/IR lock-on.
Locked to a known friendly aircraft. Fallowed by Heading and Altitude.
A known friendly aircraft as a lock on you. Fallowed by Heading and Altitude.
Separation from that particular engagement/attack with no intention to reengage.
An established point from which the position of an object can be referenced.
A fly-up to acquire Line Of Sight (LOS) to a target.
Select/Deselect military power. (Afterburner – 103%)
Select maximum continuous speed. (100%)
Establish a Combat Air Patrol at (location)
Aircraft has lock and is able to track a specified A/G target with his radar.
Discontinue firing, do not broke lock, continue to track. If missile in fly, complete intercept.
Call indicating the release of a passive countermeasure used to deceive radar.
Turn in degrees and maintain new heading. (Ex.: Check down 10o or Check left 90o)
Look behind you if necessary make a 360o turn.
Height of aircraft in hundreds of feet. (CHERUBS 5 = 500’)
No radar contacts.
Decreasing in range.
Target is moving away from you; opposite of HOT.
Radar contact, fallowed with BRA or BULLSEYE.
Lead wing is air covering / Element wing is attacking target.
Out of A/G ordnance.
Inquiry of unknown objects or targets usually radioed to AWACS. (Q-2)
Defensive manoeuvre with reference to the stated condition. (SAM/Missile/AAA/Mud/Spike)
Detect and identify unknown aircraft trailing friendly aircraft.
Proceed to alternate mission or base.
Same as BEAMING but only 60o or less to target.
Stop tracking a specified target and resume search responsibilities.