Q-route - definition of Q-route by The Free Dictionary
A system of preplanned shipping lanes in mined or potentially mined waters used to minimize the area the mine countermeasures commander has to keep clear of mines in order to provide safe passage for friendly shipping.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Code 2 means you can fly routes with RNAV SIDs and/or STARs, and Code 3 means you can fly Q-route
segments and/or pitch and catch points.
The route is also defined as a Q-route
or a T-route, such as "T-23."