The military alphabet is a phonetic alphabet that replaces letters with words. For example, A becomes Alpha, B is Bravo, C is Charlie and D is Delta. Each word is distinct from the other words for clarity of communicatio... More » Government & Politics Military

Since 1957, the U.S. military has used the International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet, more commonly known as the NATO phonetic alphabet. The code words of this phonetic alphabet are as follows: alpha, bravo, Charlie... More » Government & Politics Military

The U.S. military uses the NATO phonetic alphabet to ensure clear radio communications. It consists of 26 words starting with the respective letters and the numbers zero through nine. When using letters or acronyms over ... More » Government & Politics Military
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