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  • n. What is the name (or call sign) of your station?
  • n. The name (or call sign) of my station is ...
  • Quick reaction alert. A military and NATO term to define a higher state of readiness in which aircraft will become airborne within minutes to intercept and identify unknown aircraft or intercept one that has lost contact with air traffic control.


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  • It is standard practice if anything like this happens to send out what they call a QRA, for quick reaction force.

    CNN Transcript May 29, 2007

  • Have you missed the fact that the Alaskan and northern UK QRA flights are back in business with Russian customers?

    CC-177 delivers supplies to Jamaica

  • In the petition, the QRA asked Gen Holomisa to send government officials on a fact-finding mission to the area instead of allowing police, who have been accused of favouring the thieves, to investigate the violence.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Unable to give QRA (name of station), the Norseman replied; and the Mormacrio then sent:

    Graf Spee

  • Sa OU wot QRA OF DT DTAR (Say, old man, what was the name of that German warship?)

    Graf Spee

  • Collaborating with department QRA, corporate management, manufacturing, R&D, packaging and engineering functions.

    News -

  • QRA/Falklands and face a gap in air-ground capable aircraft available for CAS on ops (because the number of GR4s is only going to decrease, and the point where there won't be enough to sustain an Afghan-style op will be reached a while before the last squadron of GR4s is replaced and before there are enough JSF - if we get them - to take up the slack).

    Army Rumour Service

  • Apparently an urgent review of last weeks Blackjack intercept over the Hebrides has identified gaps in northern QRA.

    Army Rumour Service

  • QRA ™ Practitioner provides remote nutritional analysis for Premier Research Lab's products.

    Wil's Ebay E-Store

  • Purchase the $40 session for this option and just send the e-mail with QRA

    Wil's Ebay E-Store


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