Every time zone has a common name, letter, and number designation. The military uses letters to name time zones. “Z” is the military letter designation of Zulu Time Zone. Zulu time zone is therefore also represented by the number “0”, or GMT + 0 which is why it is called the zero meridian time zone.What does Zulu hour mean?
Zulu (Zulu time) Traditionally, ship and airplane navigation is conducted using Zulu time. Zulu time is usually expressed in terms of a 24-hour clock using the Gregorian calendar time divisions of hours and minutes.What is my Zulu time?
Zulu Time is the world time. It is also known as UT or UTC (Universal Time (Co-ordinated)). All over the planet it is the same time. There are no timezones for UTC. UTC also has no Daylight Saving Time or Summer Time.What is a Zulu clock?
Since the NATO phonetic alphabet word for Z is "Zulu", UTC is sometimes known as "Zulu time". This is especially true in aviation, where "Zulu" is the universal standard. This ensures that all pilots, regardless of location, are using the same 24-hour clock, thus avoiding confusion when flying between time zones.