Subject History

History: Military communication

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  • Name: Military communication
  • Body:

    "Military communication" is the field of the various ways and means that have been developed for concise, timely communication designed for use by the military.

    Several topics in "Military communication" include naval or maritime signalling, airfield marshalling or communication between pilots, control tower and ground crews, types of encoded communications, etc., many of which have emigrated over time to non military civilian and industrial use.

    Goals of "Military communication" include provide swift, accurate and clearly recognizable messages from one individual or group to another, to facilitate and secure the execution of military planning and strategies.

    Professionals of "Military communication" include many historical figures, from Genghis Kahn and his pigeon messaging system to Samuel Morse, whose telegraph invention became of great interest to the military.