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What does PAL stand for?

PAL stands for Permissive Action Link

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The original version of a "kill switch" dates back to the peak of the Cold War, when permissive action link (PAL) devices were introduced in the 1960s to prevent a rogue launch of a nuclear missile.
Whether Pakistan has other means of securing its arsenal, through the provision of special codes called Permissive Action Links ( PALs), or not is not known.