NATO code

NATO code

(nā'tō kōd)
A one- to three-letter designation assigned by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to some chemical compounds (including chemical warfare agents) considered to be of significance on the battlefield.
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Moscow responded by rushing over the Moskva missile cruiser, armed with S-300F air defense missiles (NATO code: SA-N-6 Grumble), to the waters of northern Syria and southern Turkey.
According to the (https://www.rt.com/news/325060-russian-kilo-submarine-syria/) Russia Today report, the Rostov-on-Don submarine is also known as 'Improved Kilo' under a NATO code name.
A: During a recent NATO fuels and lubricants working group meeting, a new NATO code was issued for Jet A with military additives: F-24.
The objective is to be able to create a multinational MI-type helicopter unit (HIP, under the NATO code) capable of participating in NATO and EU missions.
Additional tests demonstrated the Spider to EAC/Mobile Subscriber Equipment switching systems interoperable, but dialing between the Spider and EAC/ MSE networks required a 13-digit dialing sequence (3-digit NATO code, 3-digit area code and the seven-digit number).
The book is divided into two major sections: the "Directory" (manufacturers, their location, and designations assigned to aircraft they built), and the "A-Z of Aircraft Names." This section provides names such as "Spitfire" and "Mustang." All Allied code names given to Japanese aircraft during World War II are included, as are NATO code names for Cold War Soviet aircraft.
The guidance system could be changed at the firing-unit level (thus, Warsaw Pact technicians could confuse NATO code users, since the guidance module replacement turned AS-10 Karen into AS-12 Kegler or vice-versa!).
The Nato Code considers it vital to perform risk analyses to illuminate the uncertainties associated with the issues of interest to the sponsor; many a game participant (and sponsor) has drawn a misleading inference from the idiosyncratic outcome of a single game.
Three operators scan for aircraft taking off which they quickly identify as friend or foe by challenging them for a secret Nato code.
Russia's Sukhoi showed its Su-35 fighter, the latest version of its family of multi-role jets known by its NATO code name of Flanker.

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