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An internal name given to a product under development. For example, Chicago was the code name for Windows 95; Merced was the code name for Intel's Itanium chip.
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One night, and quite against the rules, Maddie flies Julia into France for a mission--the plane develops engine trouble, Julia bails out and Maddie crash lands and it is at this point the novel actually starts--Julia, code name Verity, being held by the Gestapo and tortured, believing Maddie dead as a result of pictures shown to her and Maddie being housed by the Resistance
Using a variety of sources to put together his entries in Code Names, Arkin lists over 3,000 code names of sensitive military programs and operations.
Part 2, "Country-by-Country Directory" highlights US military and intelligence relations worldwide, breaking each country down by US command, agreements, assistance, bases and access, forces deployed, and applicable code names, Part 3, "Code Names Dictionary" is an alphabetical listing of all the names in the book.
Lists of possible code names for those who receive secret service protection are drawn up by the White House Communications Agency, a branch of the military that serves the White House and secret service.
London, Nov 14 (ANI): President-elect Barack Obama has been given his secret service code name - Renegade.
But the code names don't always work, especially in the Internet age.
Chronicles" was just the code name used during lensing of the pic, which Phoenix Pictures is producing for Warners and Paramount.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) said Wednesday the carrier's group companies will use the ANA code name for flights from April, in a move expected to enhance the group's brand power in the domestic market.
JAL, the nation's largest carrier, has also decided to use the JAL code name for Japan Air System flights in a final-phase effort to complete the integration of business operations under Japan Airlines Systems.
Several cables discuss the spying activities of someone with the code name "Ales," who the NSA and FBI concluded was "probably Alger Hiss" Indeed, one of the cables talks about how their source Ales had been at the Yalta Conference and then went on briefly to Moscow--a description that, according to the authors, could only fit Hiss.