Time Zone-History and Time Zone Chart

Time zones can be defined as the same time unit, used by millions of people living on the different parts of earth. For instance the time zones of some countries are different than the others. Some are a few hours ahead from the others and vice versa. The main purpose of time zone is to provide convenience. It can be based on different aspects like, business and trade etc. To understand this concept thoroughly imagine to mark north pole on a map, with the help of a protector and now  divide the world on the south pole, give both the poles a different time period as both are the opposite poles and cannot have the same time of the day, at once. Just like that time zone help us divide the world into regions, and a specific region must have a different time than the other one while the countries included un one specific region will be having the same time zone. Time zone is observed from all over the planet, and all time zones come with difference in time period from the standard rule.

Some time zones come with the difference of just an hour while some show difference of time with the limit of days. It all depends on the factors on which time zones rely. The different time zones may cause chaos as per depending on the solar time but it is quite beneficial to the governments and is very in market for businesses use. So due to its use on a larger scale, it is now the standard for everyone’s use, whether civilian or military.

Time Zone

Brief History Behind Time Zones

Before time zones were implemented, time used to be determined by geographical locations. In that case, for about each degree od longitude, time would be different by 4 minutes. This system was working just fine, unless the modernization of technology took place. The invention of television and phones started to make it clear to people, that a person living on the opposite side of the world does not live in the same time zone as you. In 1850’s Great Britain introduced the Green Which Time (GMT) and it was officially accepted in 1880. In the same year, New Zealand Amos decided to use their own time standard. 

On the other hand, USA invented a list of time zones, that contained four different time zones. This happened in 1883, this list of time zones were being used by large cities and railway companies. In 1918, US Congress revised these time zones and decided to officially use them as time standards. By the 20th century most of the countries were using their own set of time standards, as per their convenience, but the use of GMT was seen less often. Later it was normalized, but It still had its challenges as it was hard to follow GMT, because of the standard time zones of each country. There is a village in Alaska, that has a day in year, in which they can experience 2 sunsets in the same 24 hours of a day, due to difference of time zones.

Military Time Zone Chart

AAlphaGMT (+ one Hour)Paris, France
BBravoGMT (+ two Hours)Athens, Greece
CCharlieGMT (+ three Hours)Moscow, Russia
DDeltaGMT (+ four Hours)Kabul, Afghanistan
EEchoGMT (+ five Hours)New Delhi, India
FFoxtrotGMT (+ six Hours)Dhaka, Bangladesh
GGolfGMT ( + seven Hours)Bangkok, Thailand
HHotelGMT (+ eight hours)Beijing, China
IIndiaGMT (+ nine Hours)Tokyo, Japan
JJuliet(Local Time)Local Time Zone
KKiloGMT (+ ten Hours)Sydney, Australia
LLimaGMT (+ eleven HoursHoniara, Solomon Islands
MMikeGMT (+ twelve Hours)Wellington, New Zealand
NNovemberGMT (- one hour)Azores
OOscarGMT (-two Hours)Godthab, Greenland
PPapaGMT (- three Hours)Buenos Aires, Argentina
QQuebecGMT( – four Hours)Halifax, Nova Scotia
RRomeoGMT (- five Hours)New York, NY United States
SSierraGMT (- six hours)Dallas, TX United States
TTangoGMT (- seven hours)Denver, CO United States
UUniformGMT (- eight HoursLos Angeles, CA United States
VVictorGMT (- nine Hours)Juneau, AK United States
WWhiskeyGMT (- ten Hours)Honolulu, HI United States
XX-RayGMT (- eleven Hours)Nome, AK United States
YYankeeGMT (- twelve Hours)Suva, Fiji
ZZuluGMT ( used as Universal Time)Greenwich, England

As we know GMT is used as universal fine, and so it is the standard to be used for time zone. We already have explained the code names for military alphabets, but if you don’t about them then you van search for them on our website. It will make things to be clearer for you.

Army Clock In Minutes

One0.02Thirty one0.52
Two0.03Thirty two0.53
Three0.05Thirty three0.55
Four0.07Thirty four0.57
Five0.08Thirty five0.58
Six0.1Thirty six0.6
Seven0.12Thirty seven0.62
Eight0.13Thirty eight0.63
Nine0.15Thirty nine0.65
Eleven0.18Forty one0.68
Twelve0.2Forty two0.7
Thirteen0.22Forty three0.72
Fourteen0.23Forty four0.73
Fifteen0.25Forty five0.75
Sixteen0.27Forty six0.77
Seventeen0.28Forty seven0.78
Eighteen0.3Forty eight0.8
Nineteen0.32Forty nine0.82
Twenty one0.35Fifty one0.85
Twenty two0.37Fifty two0.87
Twenty three0.38Fifty three0.88
Twenty four0.4Fifty four0.9
Twenty five0.42Fifty five0.92
Twenty six0.43Fifty six0.93
Twenty seven0.45Fifty seven0.95
Twenty eight0.47Fifty eight0.97
Twenty nine0.48Fifty nine0.98

We have a full detailed article on military time clock and all the charts for its conversion. But the army time in minutes is only explained here. You need to compare military time in minutes with, civilian time in minutes, as that way you can understand better. It can be confusing but as ling as you know at least one of the above mentioned time clocks, you will figure your way to understand the other. Time zones and clock differences are important to get the accuracy of time and it serves greatly in different fields of work.

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