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1

height of friendly aircraft in thousands of feet from mean sea level

angels

2

a coded challenge or a response to a coded challenge

Authenticate

3

an aircraft positively identified as an enemy

Bandit

4

a radar or visual air contact whose identity is unknown

bogey

5

request for target info as requested or closest group in bearing, range, alt, and aspect with appropriate fill-ins

bogey dope

6

an established reference point from which the position of an object can be referenced by bearing (magnetic) and range (nm)

bullseye

7

electronic comms jamming (same as NATO term "chatter)

Buzzer

8

no sensor info on nonfriendly aircraft of interest. No visible battle damage aircraft not carrying external stores

clean

9

radar contact is lost on unknown/nonfriendly group

faded

10

nonfriendly aircraft and friendly aircraft are in close proximity to each other

furball

11

destruction of friendly forces when destruction of enemy forces is intended

fratricide

12

radar or emitter equipment

gadget

13

have quick time of day TOD signal

Mickey

14

target destroyed or weapons impact. info call to observer or spotter 5 seconds prior to estimated time of impact

splash

15

an interrogated group.radar contact which lacks all of the ATO IFF/SIF modes and codes required for the ID criteria

spades

16

unidentified traffic that is not a participant with the action in progress

stranger

17

untargeted hostile/bandit/bogey is within briefed range and or aspect of to friendly aircraft

threat (direction)

18

the link 16 network

timber

19

request for data link info. informative call that textual data link message has been sent

zap

20

limit transmissions to critical information only

ziplip