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KA-6
See Intruder.

KC-135
See Stratotanker.

Key facilities list
(DOD) A register of selected command installations and industrial facilities of primary importance to the support of military operations or military production programs. It is prepared under the policy direction of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

KIA
See killed in action.

Kill probability
(DOD, NATO) A measure of the probability of destroying a target

Kiloton weapon
(DOD, NATO) A nuclear weapon, the yield of which is measured in terms of thousands of tons of trinitrotoluene explosive equivalents, producing yields from 1 to 999 kilotons.

Kite
(DOD, NATO) In naval mine warfare, a device which when towed, submerges and planes at a predetermined level without sideways displacement. yo rio cual un payaso q trata de finjir el sufrimiento cruel