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The terms are taken from the NATO Only Terms section of the DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. The poetry was produced by the participants in the Konsequenz task force and exhibited in the gallery space.
The task force: Nicole Henning, Kristine Roepstroff, Daniel Truniger, Raluca Visinescu – with middle-school students from Otelfingen
FLOATING LINES deﬁne the stretch of a
In photogrammetry, lines connecting the determine whether or not the points are i superimposed by means of strips of transp When i entered the room she turned towards me with a DOUBTFUL expression on her face…
In artillery and naval gunﬁre support, a term used by an observer or spotter to indicate that he was un target and a round or rounds.
ARTIFICIAL MOONLIGHT illuminates the process of thought
Illumination of intensity between that of starlight and that of a full moon on a clear night. See also b
mbivalence in the general landscape
same two points of detail on each print of a stereo pair, used to ndivisible. The lines may be drawn directly on to the prints or parent material.
om which to begin an action or phase of an operation, or to which to return easily found terrain location at which visitors to units, headquarters or facilities also contact point.
THE PURPLE COMMANDER has left her cocoon… she is looking for a new nest nable to determine the difference in range between the
The ofﬁcer designated to exercise operational control over purple forces for a speciﬁ c period during
RULES OF ENGAGEMENT are to be endlessly re-written in the sa
Directives issued by competent military authority which specify th continue combat engagement with other forces encountered.
attleﬁ eld illumination.
I was asking the guy if he wants to go out with her. I thought it would be END OF MISSION.
In artillery and naval gunﬁre support, an order given to terminate ﬁ ring on a speciﬁ c target.
He became menacing like a DRIFTING MINE.
used as a guide for scribing or drawing. A buoyant or neutrally buoyant mine, free to move under the influence of waves, wind
It was here I had my ﬁ rst RENDEZVOUS.
1. A pre-arranged meeting at a given time and location fro after an operation. See also join-up. 2. In land warfare, an are met by personnel from the element to be visited. See We CO
BLACK FORCES has the bad habit of blinding the eyes. The landscape will appear hazy and approxim
against In artillery and naval gunﬁre support, a spotting, or an observation, by a spotter or an observer to ind the rounds ﬁred resulted in both air and impact bursts with a majority of the bursts being airbursts.
I always loved to sit at the BEACHHEAD
A designated area on a hostile or potentia troops and material, and provides maneuv
PURPLE FORCES make you act opposite
Those forces used to oppose both blue and orange forces in NATO exercises. This is most usually ap
COONED ourselves in blankets we found in the house.
raying or coating of an aircraft or equipment with a substance, e.g., a plastic, to form a cocoonlike seal
the effects of the atmosphere. dicate that THE CONE OF
SILENCE forced all the animals away from their
at sunset natural lands lly hostile shore which, when seized and held, provides for the continuous landing of
ering space required for subsequent projected operations ashore. An inverted cone-shaped space directly over the aerial towers of some forms of radio beacons in which signals are unheard or greatly reduced in volume. See also Z marker beacon.
plicable to submarines and aircraft. See also force(s).
d work is reproduced, used as a guide for scribing or drawing.
The colors of FIREPOWER UMBRELLA are red, blue and pink
An area of speciﬁed dimensions deﬁning the boundaries of the airspace over a naval force at sea within and within which special procedures have been established for the identiﬁcation and operation of frien PERMANENT ECHO
tells you stories of
truth and false, but
once you listen it melts
Any dense and ﬁ xed
radar return caused by
reflection of energy
from the Earth’s
from “ground clutter”
by being from
deﬁ nable locations
n which the ﬁre of ships’ antiaircraft weapons can endanger aircraft,
rather than large areas.
ndly aircraft. See also air defense operations area.
used in a
ose units representing opposing forces during such exercises. See also force(s).
The periods of incomplete darkness following sunset and preceding sunrise. Twilight is designated as c is 6 deg, 12 deg or 18 deg, respectively, below the celestial horizon.
MIXED AIR blows the corn of the ﬁ eld
In artillery and naval gunﬁ re support, a spotting, or an observation, by a spotter or an observer to indicate that the rounds ﬁ red resulted in both air and impact bursts with a majority of the bursts being airbursts.
ivil, nautical or astronomical, as the darker limit occurs when the center of the sun