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Acronyms and Abbreviations

AA avenue of approach
acft aircraft
ACR armored cavalry regiment
AD air defense
ADA air defense artillery
ADM atomic demolition munitions
admin administration
adv advance
AE aerial exploitation
AF Air Force
AGE auxiliary ground equipment
AI area of interest
ALC administration and logistics center
ALO air liaison officer
AM amplitude modulation
anal analysis
AO area of operations
approx approximately
AR armor
ARF airborne relay facility
ARDF airborne radio direction
armd armored
arty artillery
ASPS all-source production section
ATGM antitank guided missile
ATP ammunition transfer point
attn attention
avn aviation
AWS Air Weather Service

BAT-D battlefield deception
BDA battle damage assessment
bde brigade
BICC battlefield information coordination center
bn battalion
BNCOC basic noncommissioned officer course
BSA brigade support area
BTF battalion task force
BTOCSE Brigade Tactical Operations Center Support Element
btry battery

C Chief
C2 command and control
C3 command, control, and communications
C3M command, control, and communications countermeasures
CAA combined arms army
cam camouflage
C&J collection and jamming
C-E communications-electronics
CAS close air support
cav cavalry
CB chemical biological
cbt combat
CDE chemical defensive equipment
cdr commander
CED captured enemy document
CFA covering force area
CHAALS communications high accuracy airborne location system
CI counterintelligence
CIAS CI analysis section
CM collection manager
cm centimeter
cmd command
CM&D collection management and dissemination
co company
COI communications operation instructions
coll collection
COLT combat observation and laser team
COMINT communications intelligence
COMINTADTSK communications intelligence advisory tasking
comm communications
COMSEC communications security
COSCOM Corps Support Command
CP command post
CS combat support
CSS combat service support
CT communications terminal
CTOC corps tactical operations center
CTOCSE corps tactical operations center support element
CTT commander's tactical terminal
CUCV commercial utility cargo vehicle
CW continuous wave

DA Department of the Army
DAG division artillery group
DF direction finding
DISCOM division support command
div division
DNVT digital nonsecure voice terminal
DP decision points
DS direct support
DSA division support area
DSVT digital subscriber voice terminal
DTG date-time group
DTOC division tactical operations center
DZ drop zone

E east
ea each
EAC echelons above corps
ECCM electronic counter-countermeasures
ECM electronic countermeasures
EEFI essential elements of friendly information
EEOB enemy electronic order of battle
ELINT electronic intelligence
elm element
ELSEC electronic security
EMP electromagnetic pulse
en enemy
engr engineer
EOB electronic order of battle
EPLRS enhanced position location and reporting system
EPW enemy prisoner of war
ERTM electronic intelligence requirement tasking message
ESM electronic warfare support measures
EW electronic warfare
EWEM electronic warfare employment message
EWMSNSUM electronic warfare mission summary
EWRTM electronic warfare requesting or tasking message

1SG first sergeant
FA field artillery
FARP forward arming and refueling point
FDC fire direction control
FIST fire support team
FLOT forward line of own troops
FM frequency modulation
FO forward observer
FRAGO fragmentary order
FSE fire support element
FSO fire support officer
fld field
flt flight
ft feet

G1 Assistant Chief of Staff, G1 (Personnel)
G2 Assistant Chief of Staff,G2 (Intelligence)
G3 Assistant Chief of Staff, G3 (Operations and Plans)
G4 Assistant Chief of Staff, G4 (Logistics)
G5 Assistant Chief of Staff, G5 (Civil Affairs)
GDP general deployment position
GE Germany
GRCS GUARDRAIL common sensor
GRREG graves registration
GS general support
GS-R general support-reinforcing
GSR ground surveillance radar

HEMTT heavy expanded mobility tactical truck
HF high frequency
HHC headquarters and headquarters company
HHD headquarters and headquarters detachment
HHT headquarters and headquarters troop
HMMWV high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle
HPT high-payoff target
HQ headquarters
hr hour
HUMINT human intelligence
HVT high-value target
HWB howitzer battery
Hz hertz

I&S intelligence
ICD imitative communications deception
ICTT improved commander's tactical terminal
ID infantry division
IDS intermediate direct support
IED imitative electronic deception
IEW intelligence and electronic warfare
IFV infantry fighting vehicles
IGB inter-German border
IGS intermediate general support
II imagery interpretation
IMINT imagery intelligence
in inch
IN infantry
intel intelligence
intg interrogation
INTREP intelligence report
INTSUM intelligence summary
IPB intelligence preparation of the battlefield
IPF integrated processing facility
IPS intelligence production section
IPW prisoner of war interrogation
IR information requirements

KHz kilohertz
km kilometer
kph kilometers per hour
kw kilowatt

lb pound
LC line of contact
LD line of departure
LDF lightweight digital facsimile
ldr leader
LEN large extension node
LIN line item number
LLSO low-level source operations
LOB line of bearing
LOC lines of communication
log logistics
LOGPAC logistics package
LOS line of sight
LP log periodic
LPU limited procurement urgent
LRP logistics release point
LRS long-range surveillance
LRSU long-range surveillance unit
LSB lower sideband
LZ landing zone

m meter
MACOM major Army command
maint maintenance
MBA main battle area
MC mobility corridor
MCW modulated continuous wave
MCOO modified combined obstacle overlay
MCS master control station
MD mechanized division
MDCI multidisciplined counterintelligence
mech mechanical
MED manipulative electronics deception
METT-T mission, enemy, terrain, troops, and time available
MG major general
MHz megahertz
MI military intelligence
MIJI meaconing, intrusion, jamming, and interference
MIJIFEEDER meaconing, intrusion, jamming, and interference report feeder
MKT mobile kitchen trailer
mm millimeter
MMC materiel management center
MOPP mission-oriented protection posture
MOS military occupational specialty
MOSC military occupational specialty code
MP military police
MRD motorized rifle division
MRE meal ready-to-eat
MSC major subordinate command
MSE mobile subscriber equipment
msg message
MSR main supply route
MSRT mobile subscriber radiotelephone terminal
MST maintenance support team
MTOE modified tables of organization and equipment

N north
NA not applicable
NAI named areas of interest
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NBC nuclear, biological, and chemical
NCO noncommissioned officer
NET no earlier than
NICP national inventory control point
NLT no later than
no number
noncom noncommunications
NSN national stock number

O&I operations and intelligence
OB order of battle
obj object
obsn observation
OP observation post
OPCON operational control
OPLAN operation plan
OPORD operation order
ops operations
OPSEC operations security
org organization

PA grid zone identifier
PDS power distribution system
PIP Product Improvement Program
PIR priority intelligence requirements
PL phase line
PLL prescribed load list
plt platoon
POC point of contact
POL petroleum, oils, and lubricants
PP passage points
proc processing
PTO power take-off
PW prisoner of war

R&S reconnaissance and surveillance
RADAR radio detection and ranging
RAG regimental artillery group
RATT radio teletypewriter
RAU radio access unit
RC Reserve Components
REC radio electronic combat
REMBASS remotely monitored battlefield sensor system
rept report
RF radio frequency
RII request for intelligence information
RISTA reconnaissance, intelligence, surveillance and target acquisition
RP release point
RRII response to request for intelligence information
RSA regimental support area
RSS regimental support squadron
RTOC regimental tactical operation center
RTOCSE Regimental Tactical Operations Center Support Element
recon reconnaissance
regt regiment

/s/ signed
S1 Adjutant (US Army)
S2 Intelligence Officer (US Army)
S3 Operations and Training Officer (US Army)
S4 Supply Officer (US Army)
SALUTE size, activity, location, unit, time, equipment (spot report format)
SCI sensitive compartmented information
SCIF sensitive compartmented information facility
sct scout
sec section
SED simulation electronic deception
SEN small extension node
sep separate
SHF super high frequency
SIGINT signals intelligence
SIGSEC signal security
SINCGARS Single Channel and Ground Airborne Radio System
SIR specific information requirements
SITMAP situation map
SITREP situation report
SLAR side-looking airborne radar
SOI signal operation instructions
SOP standing operating procedure
SP starting point
spt support
sqdn squadron
SSB single side band
Sso special security office
STANAG Standardization Agreement
STE special-purpose test equipment
survl surveillance
svc service
SWO staff weather officer

T&A transcription and analysis
TA target azquisition
TAB target acquisition battery
TACELINT tactical electronic intelligence
TACJAM Tactical Communications Jamming System, AN/MLQ-34
TACP tactical air control party
TACREP tactical report
tac tactical
TAI target areas of interest
TCAC technical control and analysis center
TCAE technical control and analysis element
TCC telecommunication center
TCT tactical commander's terminal
TD tank division
TE tactical exploitation
TEL transporter erector launcher
telecomm telecommunications
TF task force
TIIF tactical imagery interpretation facility
TIRP terrain index reference point
TIRS terrain reference system
tk tank
tm team
TOC tactical operations center
TOE table of organization and equipment
TPU tank and pump unit
TRADOC US Army Training and Doctrine Command
TREE transient radiation effects on electronics
trns trains
trp troop

UHF ultra-high frequency
UHP under-the-hood power
UI unidentified
unk unknown
unclas unclassified
US United States
USAF United States Air Force
USAICS United States Army Intelligence Center and School
USAISD United States Army Intelligence School, Fort Devens
USB upper sidebank
USMTF United States Message Text Format
UW unconventional warfare

VAC volts alternating current
VDC volts direct current
veh vehicle
VFMED variable format message entry device
VHF very high frequency
vic vicinity
VRC vehicular radio communications

wpn weapon

XO executive officer

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