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Abort

Cease action/ attack/ event/ mission

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Angels

Height of friendly aircraft in thousands of feet from MSL

3

As fragged

Unit or element will be performing exactly as briefed

4

Base (+/- number)

Reference number used to indicate such information as heading, altitude, fuels, ect.

5

Bent

System indicated is inoperative. Cancelled by SWEET.

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Bingo

Fuel state needed for recovery.

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Blind

No visual contact with friendly aircraft or ground position. Opposite of VISUAL.

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Break (direction)

Perform an immediate maximum performance turn in the direction indicated

9

Buzzsaw

A chemstick tied to a string swung overhead, used to mark a friendly position

10

Captured

Specified surface target/ object has been acquired and is being tracked with an on board sensor

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Cherubs

Height of a friendly aircraft in hundreds of feet above surface

12

Cleared hot

Type 1 and 2 CAS terminal attack control clearance to release ordnance on this pass

13

Cleared to engage

Type 3 CAS terminal attack control clearance. Attack aircraft flight leaders may initiate attacks within the parameters imposed by the JTAC

14

contact

Acknowledges sighting of a specified reference point (either visually or via sensor)

15

continue

Continue present maneuver, does no imply a change in clearance to engage or expend ordnance.

16

continue dry

Continue present maneuver, ordnance release no authorized. note: simulated weapons deliveries may be performed.

17

dash (#)

Aircraft position within flight

18

deadeye

Laser designator system inoperative

19

hit(s)

weapons impact within lethal distance

20

joker

fuel state above BINGO at which separation/ bug out/ event termination should begin.

21

looking

aircrew does not have the ground object, reference point, or target in sight (opposite of CONTACT)

22

no joy

aircrew deos not have visual contact with the TARGET/BANDIT Opposite of TALLY.

23

offset (direction)

maneuver in a specified direction with reference to the target

24

playmate

cooperating aircraft

25

playtime

amount of time aircraft can remain on station, given in hours plus minutes (e.g. ONE PLUS THIRTY equals 1 hour and 30 minutes)

26

pop

starting climb for air-to-surface attack

27

popeye

flying in clouds or area of reduced visibility

28

pushing

departing designated point

29

rifle

friendly air-to-surface missile launch

30

ripple

two or more munitions released or fired in close succession

31

rolex (+/- time)

timeline adjustment in minutes always referenced from original preplanned mission execution time

32

shooter

aircraft / unit designated to employ ordnance

33

slant

references number of people/objects noted at specified location (men/women/children). for example, in response to a request for SLANT on a target building "SLANT 4/6/4."

34

splash

weapons impact

35

stare (w/laser code and ref point)

cue the laser spot search/tracker function to the specified laser code in relation to the specified reference point

36

sunshine

illuminating target wit artificial illumination

37

squirter

a ground-borne object of interest departing the objective area

38

tally

sighting of target, non-friendly aircraft, or enemy position. Opposite of NO JOY

39

tumbleweed

i have limited situational awareness (i.e. NO JOY, BLIND) and request information.

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visual

sighting of a friendly aircraft or ground position. Opposite of BLIND.

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wilco

will comply with received instructions

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winchester

no ordnance remaining