What is the entire military alphabet?

The 26 code words are as follows: Alfa, Bravo, Charlie, Delta, Echo, Foxtrot, Golf, Hotel, India, Juliett, Kilo, Lima, Mike, November, Oscar, Papa, Quebec, Romeo, Sierra, Tango, Uniform, Victor, Whiskey, X-ray, Yankee, Zulu.

How many military alphabets are there?


The military phonetic alphabet was created to properly exchange communication by radio or telephone. More accurately known as International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet (IRDS), it consists of 26 code words that substitute each letter of the alphabet.

Is Z Zulu or zebra?

WWII CCB (ICAO) and NATO alphabets

Letter 1943 CCB (US-UK) (same as 1947 ICAO) NATO
March 1, 1956 – present
Y Yoke Yankee
Z Zebra Zulu
0 Zero

What does it mean to be Oscar Mike in the military?

“On the Move

Oscar Mike is military lingo for “On the Move” and was specifically chosen to represent the spirit of its founder and the Veterans he serves.