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ADAM area-denial artillery munition

AMAT antimateriel

AP armor piercing

APERS antipersonnel

AT antitank

BFA battlefield functional area

BLU bomb live unit

CB chemical biological

CBU cluster bomb unit

CS combat support; also o-chlorbenzolmalonitrile (riot-control agent)

CSS combat service support

DA Department of the Army

DOD Department of Defense

DP dual-purpose (antipersonnel/antimatetiel)

DTG date-time group

EOD explosive ordnance disposal

EOR explosive ordnance reconnaissance

FASCAM family of scatterable mines

FM field manual

FMFM Fleet Marine Force manual

GTA graphic training aid

HE high explosive

HEAT high-explosive antitank

HEP high-explosive plastic

HQ headquarters

MAGTF Marine air-ground task force

MICLIC mine-clearing line charge

MEDEVAC medical evacuation

METT-T mission, enemy, terrain, troops, and time available; Marine Corps, mission, enemy,
                terrain and weather, troops and support available-time available

NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NBC nuclear, biological, chemical

NEW net explosive weight

OPORD operation order

POC point of contact

PATRIOT phased-array tracking radar intercept on target

RAAMS remote antiarmor mine system

RPG rocket-propelled grenade

SMCT soldier's manual of common tasks

SOI signal operating instructions

SOP standing operating procedure

STANAG standardization agreement

STP soldier training publication

TASC training aids support center

TOW tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided

TRADOC (United States Army) Training and Doctrine Command

UIC unit identification code

US United States (of America)

UXO unexploded ordnance

WP white phosphorus (screening smoke)

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