brevity code


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brevity code

[′brev·əd·ē ‚kōd]
(communications)
Code which has as its sole purpose the shortening of messages rather than the concealment of their content.
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LTC Clark prescribed communications "black out windows," and the signal officer broke out the brevity codes for reporting.
It also contains operational acronyms and abbreviations; multiservice brevity codes and procedure words; unit, equipment, and installation tactical mission graphics; country codes; and military decisionmaking process graphics.
"Brevity Codes" document that defines the language used to communicate with tactical aircraft via radio, I was surprised to learn the origins of several of the brevity words in use today.
Since these radios are not secure, the OPFOR uses brevity codes a lot to confuse the rotating units.