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Military Alphabet Code - Alpha to Zulu

The United States Military Alphabet Code ordered from Alpha-to-Zulu.

Military Alphabet Code - Alpha to Zulu

The United States Military Alphabet Code ordered from Alpha-to-Zulu.

OVERVIEW



The United States Military relies on the NATO phonetic alphabet code covering letters A to Z (26 in all). Each letter is assigned a word so verbal communications are not misunderstood - particularly between two parties over radio communications. As such, 'A' becomes 'Alpha', 'B' becomes 'Bravo, 'C' becomes 'Charlie' and so on. The complete list of words is listed below in alphabetical order.

Consider the fictional example of 'LWXT'. In the phonetic alphabet described above, this would be spoken as 'Lima' - 'Whiskey' - 'X-Ray' - 'Tango'.




A = ALPHA
B = BRAVO
C = CHARLIE
D = DELTA
E = ECHO
F = FOXTROT
G = GOLF
H = HOTEL
I = INDIA
J = JULIET
K = KILO
L = LIMA
M = MIKE
N = NOVEMBER
O = OSCAR
P = PAPA
Q = QUEBEC
R = ROMEO
S = SIERRA
T = TANGO
U = UNIFORM
V = VICTOR
W = WHISKEY
X = X-RAY
Y = YANKEE
Z = ZULU