Informative bedeutet der Call enthält eine Information oder Lageänderung.
Directive bedeutet der Call ist eine Anweisung der Folge zu leisten ist, wenn möglich.
Informative call to cease action/attack/event/mission
Directive call to cease action/attack/event/mission
No anti-radiation missile (ARM) ordnance remaining
An aircraft identified as enemy, in accordance with theater ID criteria. The term does not necessarily imply direction or authority to engage.
Bandit A/A Target hit with expended munition.
Information/directive to execute launch and decide tactics.
Minimum fuel state needed for aircraft to return to base (aka "recovery"). Proceed/I am proceeding to specified base (field) or carrier
Notification of possible blue on blue (friendly fire) situation relative to a designated track or friendly aircraft.
A suppression of enemy air defenses (SEAD) aircraft does not detect any emitters of interest
No visual contact with friendly aircraft/ground position; opposite of visual
A radar or visual air contact whose identity is unknown.
Request for target information as briefed/available
Tactical control format providing target bearing, range, altitude, and aspect
Friendly air launched anti-ship missile.
Friendly aircraft(s) air-to-air indication on radar warning receiver (RWR); to be followed by position, heading, and altitude
Separation from that particular engagement/attack/operation; no intent to (direction) re-engage/return
An established point from which the position of an object can be referenced; made by cardinal/range or digital format.
Directive call to establish a combat air patrol at a specified location.
Descriptive term for aircraft in a CAP.
A fire control order used to direct units to stop the firing sequence against a designated target. Guided missiles already in flight will continue to intercept
Discontinue firing/do not open fire. Complete intercept if weapons are in flight; continue to track.
No radar contacts on aircraft of interest. No visible battle damage. Aircraft not carrying external stores
Continue present maneuver; does not imply clearance to engage or expend ordnance
No air to ground (ATG) ordnance remaining
No propulsive power due to loss of the engine/s
Inquiry as to the identification of a specified track(s), target(s), or correlated group
Aircraft is in a defensive position and maneuvering with reference to an active threat.
Maneuvering with the intent to kill; this implies visual/radar acquisition of target.
Radar contact is lost. (Termination of track plotting is not warranted.)
Set cockpit switches as appropriate prior to entering/exiting the combat area (mnemonic for fire-control system/ECM/navigation/communication/Emitters).
Simulated/actual launch of air-to-air weapons.
1 ONE - semiactive radar-guided missile, such as an AIM-7 Sparrow or Skyflash.
2 TWO - infrared-guided missile, such as an AIM-9 Sidewinder or AIM-132 ASRAAM.
3 THREE - active radar-guided missile, such as an AIM-120 AMRAAM or AIM-54 Phoenix.
A positively identified friendly contact.
Friendly ground attack cruise missile (e.g., TLAM).
An air-to-air or air-to-surface gunshot.
Alert of an activity of interest.
Air-to-air (A/A) Momentary radar returns search. (Indicates approximate altitude information from fighter.) Air-to-ground (A/G) Weapons impact within lethal distance.
An emergency fire control order used to stop firing on a designated target, to include destruction of any missiles in flight.
Home airfield or carrier.
A contact identified as enemy upon which clearance to fire is authorized in accordance with theater rules of engagement.
Fuel state above BINGO at which separation/bugout/event termination should begin.
Clearance to fire. In training, a fighter call to indicate kill criteria have been fulfilled.
Informative call indicating that the speaker is firing the laser.
Directive to start laser designation.
Directive to turn on/off exterior lights.
Informative call Indicating RWR ground threat displayed
Launch of friendly active radar homing missile, such as the AIM-120, without radar guidance from the launch aircraft. The missile will rely on its own radar to find a target and will generally track the first target it sees.
Information that friendlies and targets have arrived in the same visual arena. Call indicating radar returns have come together.
Electronic radar jamming. (On air interdiction (AI) radar, electronic deceptive jamming.)
RWR (radar warning receiver) indication of an AI threat in track, launch, or unknown mode; include bearing, clock position, and threat type, if known.
Launch of friendly anti-radiation missile (such as AGM-88 HARM, ALARM).
Radar warning receiver (RWR) indication of AI radar in search. Add clock position/azimuth and radar type, if known.
No RWR indications.
Not a threat.
Aircrew does not have visual contact with the target/bandit/landmark; opposite of tally.
Informative call that unit/aircraft has reached assigned station
Increasing in range.
Provide tactical situation status pertinent to mission.
Informative call that an active radar-guided missile (such as AIM-120, AIM-54, Meteor) is at active range and no longer requires radar input from launch aircraft.
Amount of time aircraft can remain on station.
1 Informative call of a contact that has suddenly appeared inside of meld/CCR/briefed range.
2 Criteria used as a self-defense method, within the ROE, to protect friendly air defense elements from hostile aircraft.
Friendly glide weapon (i.e., JSOW).
Directive to continue the attack; mutual support will be maintained. Supportive role will be assumed.
Indicates a radar lock-on to unknown aircraft; a request for a buddy spike (position/heading/altitude) reply from friendly aircraft meeting these parameters (to prevent friendly fire).
Used in surface-surface operations to fire again using the same method of fire (during adjustment) or to fire the same number of rounds using the same method of fire (during fire for effect). This is not used to request that the last message be retransmitted (for this, use say again).
tasking requesting an objective (or heading) from ground control or from AWACS (Airborne Early Warning and Control System) towards an area of operation.
Resume last formation/station/mission ordered.
Friendly air-to-ground missile launch.
Two or more munitions released or fired in close succession.
Radio transmission received; does not indicate compliance or reaction.
Visual acquisition of a SAM (surface-air missile) or SAM launch; should include position.
Takeoff as quickly as possible.
Smoke marker used to mark a position.
An informative call that a flight member is leaving formation to engage a threat; visual may not be maintained.
Acquisition of laser designation.
Request for tactical situation.
Indicates an attacker is changing from one aircraft to another.
RWR indication of an AI threat in track, launch, or unknown mode; include bearing, clock position, and threat type, if known.
Informative call one minute prior to A/S weapons impact.
Sighting of a target, bandit, bogey, or enemy position; opposite of no joy.
Stop laser illumination of a target. Cease local engagement without affecting the overall exercise.
Enough fuel and ordnance to accept a commit.
Fire control system has solid lock on target (aka a "stabilized gun solution"). Continuous illumination of a target. Contact heading.
Cannot comply as requested/directed.
Sighting of a friendly aircraft/ground position; opposite of blind.
No ordnance remaining, can be used to refer to specific types ordnance or all ordnance.
Informative call from aircraft to FAC reporting rolled-out on final attack heading.