brevity code


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brevity code

A code which provides no security but which has as its sole purpose the shortening of messages rather than the concealment of their content.
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Mike Enright, Operational Test and Evaluation Force, offered, "The term CLARA was an adaptation of the brevity code word CLARA in a publication covering terminology used in different aspects of allied and maritime operations.
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.
Since these radios are not secure, the OPFOR uses brevity codes a lot to confuse the rotating units.