Military Abbreviations, Nicknames and Slang Terms
Beginning with Q
Compiled by Jon Stacy

(Codeword) Letter Q.

1. Former Codeword for the Letter Q.
2. (Nickname) USS New Mexico BB-40. A New Mexico Class Battleship.

Queen of the Jeeps-
(Nickname) USS Enterprise CV-6, a Yorktown Class Aircraft Carrier. Towards the end of World War II, she became the smallest of the large fleet carriers.

Queen of the Seas-
1. (Nickname) USS Saratoga CV-3, a Lexington Class Aircraft Carrier.
2. (Nickname) USS Salt Lake City CA-25, a Pensacola Class Cruiser.

(Nickname) Grumman EA-6 Prowler. Named so, due to the VAQ squadron designations.

Queer Whale-
(Nickname) Douglas A3D-1Q/A3D-2Q (later EA-3) Skywarrior.

Quiet Professionals-
1. (Squadron Nickname) 193rd Special Operations Squadron, that operates the EC-130 Hercules, for the Pennsylvania Air National Guard.
2. (Squadron Nickname) 773rd Airlift Squadron, who flies the C-130 Hercules.


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