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GLOSSARY

PART I-ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS

A

ACC Air Combat Command
ACE
aviation combat element
ACO
airspace control order
ADAM
area denial artillery munition
ADOCS
automated deep operations coordination system
ADE
assistant division engineer
AFATDS
advanced field artillery tactical data system
AFU;MFR
ammunition and fire unit mission fire report
AFFOR
Air Force forces
ALO
air liaison officer
AM
antimateriel
AO
area of operations
AOC
air operations center
APAM
antipersonnel antimateriel
APERS
antipersonnel
ARFOR
Army forces
ARTY
artillery
ASOC
air support operations center
ASP
ammunition supply point
AT
antitank
ATACMS
Army Tactical Missile System
ATCCS
Army Tactical Command and Control System
ATO
air tasking order
ATP
ammunition transfer point

B

BCD battlefield coordination detachment
BDA
battle damage assessment
BDE
brigade
BLU
bomb live unit
BN
battalion

C

C2 command and control
C3
command, control, and communications
CAG
carrier air wing commander
CAS
close air support
CBU
cluster bomb unit
CCIR
commander's critical information requirements
CIS
Commonwealth of Independent States
CP
command post; concrete piercing or cratering
CS
combat support
CSS
combat service support
CSSE
combat service support element
CTAPS
contingency theater automated planning system
CVBG
carrier battle group
CVIC
carrier air intelligence center
CVW
carrier air wing

D

DA Department of the Army
DAS
direct air support; deep air support
DASC
direct air support center
div
division
DIVARTY
division artillery
DPICM
dual-purpose improved conventional munition
DTG
date time group

E

e.g. for example
EN
engineer
EOD
explosive ordnance disposal
ETAC
enlisted tactical air controller

F

FA field artillery
FAE
fuel air explosive
FAI
fuel air incendiary
FARP
forward arming refueling point
FASCAM
family of scatterable mines
FAX
facsimile
FDC
fire direction center
FFC
force fires coordinator
FFCC
force fires coordination center
FLI
force level information
FLIR
forward looking infrared
FM
Field Manual (USA)
FMFM
Fleet Marine Force Manual
FOL
forward operating location
FS
fire support
FSCL
fire support coordination line
FSCC
fire support coordination center
FSCOORD
fire support coordinator
FSE
fire support element
FSO
fire support officer

G

G-2 Army or Marine Corps component intelligence staff officer (Army division or higher staff, Marine Corps brigade or higher staff)
G-3
Army or Marine Corps component operations staff officer (Army division or higher staff, Marine Corps brigade or higher staff)
GCE ground combat element
GLO ground liaison officer
GS general support

H

HMMWV high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle
HNS
host nation support
HQ
headquarters

I

ICM improved conventional munition
i.e.
that is
IEW
intelligence and electronic warfare
INFLTREP
in-flight report
INTREP
intelligence report
IPB
intelligence preparation of the battlespace

J

J-3 Operations Directorate of a joint staff
J-5 Plans Directorate of a joint staff
JAOC joint air operations center
JFACC joint force air component commander
JFC joint force commander
JFSOCC joint forces special operations component commander
JINTACCS Joint Interoperability of Tactical Command and Control Systems
JIPTL joint integrated prioritized target list
JMCIS Joint Maritime Command Information System
JOA joint operations area
JRAC joint rear area coordinator
JTCB joint targeting coordination board
JTF joint task force

K

kg kilogram

L

LAV light armored vehicle
LCC land component commander

M

MAAP master air attack plan
MAGTF Marine air ground task force
MARFOR Marine forces
MCCDC Marine Corps Combat Development Command
MCFSS Marine Corps Fire Support System
MCRP Marine Corps Reference Publication
MCS maneuver control system
MDS Mission Distribution System
MEA munitions effectiveness assessment
MEDEVAC medical evacuation
MEF Marine expeditionary force
METT-T mission, enemy, terrain and weather, troops and support available, time available
MFR mission fire report
MISREP mission report
MICLIC mine-clearing line charge
MLRS multiple launch rocket system
mm millimeter
MSE mobile subscriber equipment
MSR main supply route

N

NBC nuclear, biological and chemical
NDC Naval Doctrine Command
NFA no fire area
noms nominations
NWP TP Naval Warfare Publication Test Publication

O

O&I operations and intelligence
OAS offensive air support
OPLAN operation plan
OPORD operation order
OPTEMPO operational tempo
OTC officer in tactical command

P

PAC Pacific Air Forces
PACAFPAM Pacific Air Forces Pamphlet
POC point of contact

R

R&S reconnaissance and surveillance
RAAM remote anti armor mine
RAAP rapid application of airpower
RAOC rear area operations center
REGT regiment
RFA restrictive fire area
ROC rear operations center
ROE rules of engagement
ROM refuel on the move
ROZ restricted operating zone

S

S3 battalion or brigade operations staff officer (Army; Marine Corps battalion or regiment)
SOF special operations forces
SOLE special operations liaison element
SOP standing operating procedures
SPINS special instructions
SRC survival recovery center
STACCS standard theater army command and control system
SQDN squadron

T

TA Theater Army
TACC tactical air command center
TACFIRE tactical fire direction system
TADC tactical air direction center
TAOC tactical air operations center
TARPS Tactical Air Reconnaissance Pod System
TF task force
TLAM Tomahawk land attack missile
TLAM-D Tomahawk land attack missile, version D
TOC tactical operations center
TTP tactics, techniques, and procedures

U

UIC unit identification code
US United States
USAF United States Air Force
USAFE United States Air Forces Europe
UXO unexploded ordnance

V

via by way of
vs versus

W

WOC wing operations center
WCCS Wing Command and Control System

PART II-TERMS AND DEFINITIONS

mine.

1. In land mine warfare, an explosive or other material, normally encased, designed to destroy or damage ground vehicles, boats, or aircraft, or designed to wound, kill, or otherwise incapacitate personnel. It may be detonated by the action of its victim, by the passage of time, or by controlled means. 2. In naval mine warfare, an explosive device laid in the water with the intention of damaging or sinking ships or of deterring shipping form entering an area. The term does not include devices attached to the bottoms of ships or to harbor installations by personnel operating underwater, nor does it include devices which explode immediately of expiration of a predetermined time after laying. (Joint Pub 1-02)

unexploded explosive ordnance.
Explosive ordnance which has been primed, fused, or otherwise prepared for action and which has been fired, dropped, launched, projected or placed in such a manner as to constitute a hazard to operations, installations, personnel or material and remains unexploded either by malfunction or design or for any other cause.



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