## How far was a click in Vietnam?

one kilometer
The shortest answer is that a klick equals one kilometer. PBS.org reports this in a glossary of terms used during the Vietnam War, and there are other resources (with varying explanations of the origin of the term) that also identify a klick as a military unit of measure equaling one kilometer.

How far is a click in military terminology?

Klick is a term used by the military to denote one kilometer or 1,000 meters, 0.6214 miles or 3,280.84 feet.

### What does clicks mean in Vietnam War?

There’s some debate about the origin of the military term denoting 1 km. But among members of the military, the term “klick” is a standard measure of walked distances. If a soldier radios “We’re 10 klicks south of your position,” that means they are 10 kilometers away, or 6.2 miles away.

How far is a klick in space?

It is a military slang adopted by military organizations across human-inhabited space. When used as length, one klick equals one kilometer, and when used as velocity, one klick equals one kilometer per hour.

#### What does 1 Mike mean in military?

Usually, a mike means a minute. Instead of saying “I’ll be there in 10 minutes,” someone speaking into a military radio might say, “We’ll be there in one zero mikes.” The term mike-mike can also be used for the measurement millimeters, with a 40 mm grenade launcher referred to as the “40-mike-mike.”

How many miles is 2 clicks?

Table describing the Value of “How far is a Click/Klick“:

1 Click 0.62 Mile 1000 Meters
2 Click 1.24 miles 2000 Meters
3 Click 1.86 miles 3000 Meters
4 Click 2.49 miles 4000 Meters
5 Click 3.11 miles 5000 Meters

## What distance is two clicks?

How many miles is 3 clicks?