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What does CID stand for?

CID stands for Combat Identification

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  • Military and Government

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Special Operations Command, came together for a two-week exercise in June focused on combat identification for ground target engagement by coalition aircraft--especially those tools developed for aircrew and ground controllers to enable them to coordinate attacks or drop bombs on targets more quickly and effectively than they can today.
That's why both you and your vehicle need the protection of the Joint Combat Identification Marking System (JCIMS).
He added: 'Regardless of thorough training, careful planning, excellent night vision equipment and combat identification measures, in the type of operation in which we were engaged, and in the heat of battle, there is always a risk that incidents such as this may occur.