Trivia Quiz On Multiservice Tactical Brevity Codes!

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This is a trivia quiz on Multiservice tactical brevity codes which are specifically the codes used by various military forces. Do you know some of the CAS check-ins, talk-on and strike calls you will be expected to use and understand? Take up this quiz and get a better understanding of each code and what it means. All the best in the field!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

      "_____ of _______" Refers to an established distance on the ground that can be discerned by the pilot from any altitude.

    Explanation
    The phrase "_____ of _______" refers to a specific measurement or quantity that is used to determine distance on the ground and can be easily identified by the pilot regardless of their altitude. In this context, "Unit of Measure" and "Unit Measure" both convey the same meaning and accurately describe the established distance that can be discerned by the pilot.

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  • 2. 

    The Pilot calls "__________" to acknowledge the spotting of a given reference point.

    Explanation
    The word "Contact" is commonly used in aviation to acknowledge the spotting of a given reference point. It indicates that the pilot has visually identified the reference point and is in communication with the control tower or other aircraft. This is an important communication protocol to ensure that all parties are aware of the pilot's position and intentions.

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  • 3. 

    The Pilot says "_________" when a given reference point has not been acquired.

    Explanation
    When the pilot says "Looking," it indicates that they are actively searching or scanning for the reference point that they have not yet acquired. This response suggests that the pilot is still in the process of locating the specified reference point and has not yet visually identified it.

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  • 4. 

    DMPI Stands for "________ ________ ________ of ___________"

    Explanation
    DMPI stands for "Desired Mean Point of Impact." This term is commonly used in the field of ballistics and firearms. It refers to the intended or desired location where a projectile is expected to hit its target. The DMPI is an important concept in marksmanship and aiming, as it helps shooters to adjust their aim and make necessary corrections to achieve the desired accuracy.

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  • 5. 

    A "________" is a single aircraft take off to landing

    Explanation
    A "sortie" is a term used in aviation to refer to a single aircraft's takeoff, completion of a mission, and landing. It encompasses the entire duration of the aircraft's flight from departure to arrival.

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  • 6. 

    To Authenticate is to provide the coded challenge or response to a coded challenge.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true because authentication involves providing a coded challenge or response to verify the identity of a user or system. This process helps ensure that only authorized individuals or entities can access a system or its resources. By providing the correct challenge or response, the user or system proves their authenticity and gains access.

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  • 7. 

    "________" is a check-in call regarding further information to follow.

    Correct Answer
    Words
    Explanation
    This statement implies that the phrase "Words" is used as a check-in call to indicate that more information will be provided later. This suggests that the word "Words" is commonly used in this context to signal that there is more to be said or shared.

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  • 8. 

    The Pilot calls "______" upon the sighting of a target.

    Correct Answer
    Tally
    Explanation
    When a pilot spots a target, they use the term "Tally" to communicate this sighting. "Tally" is a common term used in aviation to indicate visual contact with an object or aircraft. It is a concise and efficient way for pilots to notify others in their team or control tower that they have visually identified a target.

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  • 9. 

    The Pilot calls "_______" when has no visual contact of friendlies.

    Correct Answer
    Blind
    Explanation
    When a pilot has no visual contact with friendly aircraft, they use the term "Blind" to communicate this situation. This term is commonly used in aviation to indicate a lack of visual awareness or visibility of other aircraft in the vicinity. It is important for pilots to communicate their visual limitations to ensure safety and prevent any potential collisions or accidents.

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  • 10. 

    The Pilot calls "_______" upon visual contact of friendly forces

    Correct Answer
    Visual
    Explanation
    Upon visual contact of friendly forces, the pilot calls "Visual" to indicate that they have visually identified their own forces. This is important for communication and coordination purposes, as it allows the pilot to confirm the presence of friendly forces and avoid any potential confusion or friendly fire incidents. Calling "Visual" helps ensure the safety and effectiveness of military operations.

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  • 11. 

    The Pilot calls "_______" when there is no visual contact of a target.

    Correct Answer
    No Joy
    Explanation
    When a pilot says "No Joy," it means that they do not have visual contact with the target they are looking for. This phrase is commonly used in military aviation to indicate that the pilot is unable to see the intended target or any other relevant visual reference. It is important for pilots to communicate this information to ensure safety and effective coordination with other aircraft or ground units.

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  • 12. 

    "_______" present manuever, do not imply a change in clearance to engage or expend ordinance.

    Correct Answer
    Continue
    Explanation
    The phrase "_______" present maneuver implies that there is an ongoing action or movement. However, it does not indicate any change in clearance to engage or expend ordinance. This means that even though the maneuver is being continued, there is no permission or authorization given to use weapons or ammunition.

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  • 13. 

    "_______" means to cease current action/event/engagement/mission. Given in the clear if communications are in the green.

    Correct Answer
    Abort
    Explanation
    The term "abort" refers to the act of stopping or ceasing the current action, event, engagement, or mission. This is particularly emphasized when the communication is clear and there are no obstacles or issues.

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  • 14. 

    Given by the JTAC/FAC(A) "_______" means that a given aircraft may release ordinance on this pass.

    Correct Answer
    Cleared Hot
    Explanation
    "Cleared Hot" means that a given aircraft may release ordinance on this pass. This phrase is used by JTAC (Joint Terminal Attack Controller) or FAC (Forward Air Controller) to communicate to the aircraft that it has been authorized to engage and release weapons on a specific target. It indicates that all necessary coordination and clearance has been obtained, and the aircraft can proceed with the attack.

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  • 15. 

    Given by the JTAC/FAC(A) in a TYPE 3 CONTROL "___ to ____" allows the flight lead to initiate within the attack parameters defined by the JTAC/FAC(A)

    Correct Answer
    Cleared to Engage
    Cleared Engage
    Explanation
    In a Type 3 control, the phrase "Cleared to Engage" or "Cleared Engage" allows the flight lead to initiate an attack within the parameters defined by the JTAC/FAC(A). This means that the flight lead has been given permission to engage the target according to the instructions and guidelines provided by the JTAC/FAC(A).

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  • 16. 

    In a TYPE 3 CONTROL "_______" is a mandatory call made by the attacking aircraft prior to an attack.

    Correct Answer
    Commencing Engagement
    Explanation
    In a Type 3 control, "Commencing Engagement" is a mandatory call made by the attacking aircraft prior to an attack. This call is necessary to inform the controlling element and other friendly forces that the attacking aircraft is starting the engagement. It helps in coordinating the attack and ensuring that all necessary measures are in place to support the attacking aircraft.

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  • 17. 

    In a TYPE 3 CONTROL "_______" is a mandatory call made by the attack aircraft immediately following an attack.

    Correct Answer
    Engagement Complete
    Explanation
    In a Type 3 control, "Engagement Complete" is a mandatory call made by the attack aircraft immediately following an attack. This call indicates that the attack has been successfully executed and the aircraft can now disengage from the target. It serves as a communication signal to other friendly forces and helps maintain situational awareness during the mission.

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  • 18. 

    "_______" is a call made by a JTAC/FAC(A)  allowing for simulated weapons delivery to be made, but not actual ordinance release.

    Correct Answer
    Continue Dry
    Explanation
    "Continue Dry" is a call made by a JTAC/FAC(A) to allow for simulated weapons delivery without actually releasing any ordinance. This means that the pilot can go through the motions of a weapons delivery, but no actual weapons will be deployed. This could be done for training purposes or to simulate an attack without causing any damage or harm.

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  • 19. 

    "_______" is the aircraft designated to release ordinance

    Correct Answer
    Shooter
    Explanation
    The term "Shooter" is used to refer to the aircraft that is designated to release ordinance.

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  • 20. 

    "_______" is the aircraft designated to establish an Air-to-air or Air-to-surface posture that will allow the engagement of a specified threat if required.

    Correct Answer
    Cover
    Explanation
    The term "cover" refers to the aircraft designated to establish an Air-to-air or Air-to-surface posture that will allow the engagement of a specified threat if required. In other words, it is the aircraft that is responsible for providing protection and support in case of a potential threat.

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  • 21. 

    The aircraft calls-in with "_______" (at the direction or heading specified in restrictions) when entering the terminal phase of an air-to-ground attack.

    Correct Answer
    In
    Explanation
    The word "In" is the correct answer because it indicates that the aircraft calls-in when it is entering the terminal phase of an air-to-ground attack. This suggests that the aircraft is communicating its position or status to the appropriate authorities or personnel.

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  • 22. 

    "_______" is a friendly air-to-surface missile launch.

    Correct Answer
    Rifle
  • 23. 

    Two or more munitions released or fired in close succession is called by the aircraft as "_______"

    Correct Answer
    Ripple
    Explanation
    When two or more munitions are released or fired in close succession, the aircraft refers to it as a "ripple".

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  • 24. 

    "_______" is to commence air-to-surface delivery on a specified ground target.

    Correct Answer
    Attack
    Explanation
    The word "attack" fits perfectly in the given sentence structure and context. When someone or something is said to "commence air-to-surface delivery on a specified ground target," it implies an aggressive action of initiating an attack from the air towards a specific target on the ground. Therefore, "attack" is the most suitable word to complete the sentence.

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