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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 »

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The Army's phonetic alphabet is a list of words used to identify letters in radio or telephone transmissions, beginning with Alfa for A, Bravo for B and ending with Yankee for Y and Zulu for Z. These words help to preven... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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