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Missile and Munitions Designations

MISSILE DESIGNATIONS

Rockets and guided missiles make use of the following designation symbols:

StatusEnvironmentMissionType
JSpecial Test,AAirDDecoyLLaunch
TemporaryBMultipleESpecial Vehicle
NSpecial Test,CCoffinElectronicsMGuided
PermanentFIndividualInstallation Missile
XExperimentalGRunwayGSurface NProbe
YPrototypeHSilo StoredAttackRRocket
ZPlaningLSilo IIntercept
LaunchedAerial
MMobileQDrone
PSoft PadTTraining
RShipUUnderwater
SUnderwaterAttack
WWeather

MUNITIONS DESIGNATIONS

Munitions make use of the following designation symbols

Identification Designator

ADCertain adapting itemsLKAmmunition links
ABExplosive items LMGround-based launchers
BBSimulated bombs LUIlluminating units
BDBombs and mines MAMiscellaneous armament
BLBomb racks and shackles items
BRRetarding deviceMDMiscellaneous simulated
BSStabilizing devicemunitions
CBCluster bomb MHMunitions handling
CCActuator cartridges equipment
CDClustered munitions,MJMunitions countermeasures
not end item MLMiscellaneous munitions
CNMiscellaneous containers MTMount
DSTarget directing device PAExternal munitions
FMFuzes dispensing device
FSFuze safety-arming device PDLeaflet dispenser
FZFuze-related item PGAmmunition
GAAircraft gun PWInternal dispenser
GBGuided bombs RDDummy rocket
GFGun related items RLRockets
GPPodded guns SAGun/bomb/rocket sights
GUMiscellaneous guns SUStores suspension and release
KAMunitions clustering(dispenser containers)
hardwareTMMiscellaneous tanks
KMKits TTTest it ms
LAAircraft installed launchers WDWarheads
MKNavy designation for bombs WT Training warheads
MArmy designation for munitions

Installation Designator

AAircraft Installed, Fixed
BAircraft installed, expendable
EGround Item, Moveable, not a Vehicle (Box for Munitions)

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