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1SG

 

first sergeant

     

A2C2

 

Army airspace command and control

AADC

 

area air defense commander

AAR

 

after action review

AATF

 

air assault task force

AATFC

 

air assault task force commander

ABCS

 

Army battle command system

ABF

 

attack by force

ACA

 

airspace control authority

ACL

 

aircraft combat load

ACM

 

airspace control measures

ACO

 

airspace control

ACP

 

access control point

ACT

 

analytical control team; air combat team (graphics only)

AD

 

air defense

ADA

 

air defense artillery

ADAM

 

air defense and airspace management

ADC

 

area damage control

ADSI

 

air defense system integrator

A/EGM

 

attack/effects guidance matrix

AFATDS

 

advanced field artillery tactical data system

AGT

 

air ground team (graphics only)

AID

 

agency for international development

A/L

 

administrative and logistics

ALO

 

air liaison officer

ALOA

 

air line of advance (graphics only)

AMC

 

air mission controller

AMD

 

air and missile defense

AMDWS

 

air and missile defense work station

AO

 

area of operation

AOR

 

area of responsibility

APOD

 

aerial port of debarkation

ARFOR

 

Army force

ARSOF

 

Army special operations force

ASAS-RWS

 

all source analysis system-remote workstation

ASL

 

authorized stockage list

ATGM

 

antitank guided missile.

ATM

 

advanced trauma management; asynchronous transfer mode

ATO

 

air tasking order

ATP

 

ammunition transfer point

ATS

 

air traffic services

AVIM

 

aviation intermediate maintenance

AXP

 

ambulance exchange point

     

BAS

 

battalion aid station

BCD

 

battlefield coordination detachment

BDA

 

battle damage assessment

BDAR

 

battle damage assessment and repair

BF

 

battle fatigue

BFV

 

Bradley fighting vehicle

BHL

 

battle hand-over line

BLOS

 

beyond line of sight

BOLT

 

brigade operational law team

BOS

 

battlefield operating systems

BP

 

battle position

BRASSCRAF

 

background, range to target, altitude, sun, shadows, cover and concealment, rotor wash, adequate maneuver area, fields of fire

BRIL

 

baseline resource items list

BSA

 

brigade support area

BSB

 

brigade support battalion

BSC

 

brigade support company; brigade signal company

BSFV

 

Bradley stinger fighting vehicle

BSMC

 

brigade support medical company

BSN

 

brigade subscriber net

BSS

 

brigade surgeon's section

BUA

 

built-up area (graphics only)

     

C2

 

command and control

C3I

 

command, control, communications, and intelligence

CA

 

civil affairs

CAAT

 

civic affairs assessment team

CAS

 

close air support

CASEVAC

 

casualty evacuation

CAT

 

civil affairs team

CATK

 

counterattack

CBRNE-CM

 

chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosive consequence management

CBU

 

cluster bomb units

CCIR

 

commander's critical information requirements

CCP

 

casualty collection point

CD

 

counterdrug

CFFZ

 

critical friendly fire zone

CFL

 

coordinated fire line

CFR

 

counterfire radar

CFS

 

calls for support

CGS

 

command ground station

CI

 

counterintelligence

CID

 

criminal intelligence division

CIP

 

combat identification panel

CLS

 

combat lifesaver

CNA/D

 

computer network attack/defense

CND

 

computer network defense

CNR

 

combat net radio

COA

 

course of action

COLT

 

combat observation lasing team

COMSEC

 

communications security

CONUS

 

continental United States

COP

 

common operational picture

COR

 

contracting officer's representative

CP

 

command post; checkpoint

CRP

 

communications relay package

CRT

 

combat repair team

CS

 

combat support

CSC

 

combat stress control

CSM

 

command sergeant major

CSP

 

contract support plan

CSR

 

controlled supply rate

CSS

 

combat service support

CSSC

 

combat service support company

CSSCS

 

combat service support control system

CTB

 

CAS target box

CTCP

 

combat trains command post

CTIL

 

commander's tracked items list

CV

 

commander's vehicle

     

DA

 

Department of the Army

DECOORD

 

deputy effects coordinator

DLIC

 

detachment left in contact

DMLSS-AM

 

defense medical logistics standard support-assemblage management

DNBI

 

disease and non-battle injuries

DPICM

 

dual-purpose improved conventional munition

DOD

 

department of defense

DOS

 

days of supply

DP

 

distribution point (graphics only)

DS

 

direct support

DSO

 

domestic support operations

DST

 

decision support template

DTS

 

digital topographical support

DTSS

 

digital topographical support system

DZ

 

drop zone

     

EA

 

engagement area

EAB

 

excursion area boundary; echelon above brigade

EAD

 

echelons above division

ECOORD

 

effects coordinator

EEFI

 

essential elements of friendly information

EFET

 

essential fire and effects tasks

EMST

 

essential mobility-survivability tasks

EMT

 

emergency medical technician

EO

 

electro-optical

EOD

 

explosive ordinance disposal

EPB

 

electronic preparation of the battlefield

EPLRS

 

enhanced position locating reporting system

EPW

 

enemy prisoner of war

EW

 

electronic warfare

     

FA

 

field artillery

FAADC3I

 

forward area air defense command, control, communications, and intelligence

FAC

 

forward air controllers

FARP

 

forward arming and refueling points

FASCAM

 

family of scatterable mines

FASP

 

field artillery support plan

FBCB2

 

force XXI battle command brigade and below

FBI

 

federal bureau of investigation

FCR

 

fire control radar

FD

 

financial detachment

FDO

 

flexible deterrence options

FEBA

 

forward edge of battle area

FECC

 

fires and effects coordination cell

FFAR

 

folding-fin aerial rocket

FFIR

 

friendly force information requirements

FHA

 

foreign humanitarian assistance

FHP

 

force health protection

FID

 

foreign internal defense

FIST

 

fire support team

FLIR

 

forward looking infrared radar

FLOT

 

forward line of own troops

FMC

 

field maintenance company

FOO

 

field ordering officer

FPF

 

final protective fires

FRAGO

 

fragmentary order

FS

 

fire support

FSB

 

fire support base; forward support battalion

FSC

 

field service company

FSCM

 

fire support coordination measure

FSMC

 

forward support medical company

FSMT

 

forward support MEDEVAC team

FST

 

forward surgical team

     

GBS

 

global broadcast service

GCPC

 

government-wide commercial purchase card

GCSS-Army

 

global combat support services - Army

GCT

 

ground combat team (graphics only)

GIG

 

global information grid

GPC

 

government purchase card

GPH

 

gallons per hour

GPS

 

global positioning system

GS

 

general support

     

HA

 

holding area (graphics only)

HAZMAT

 

hazardous materials

HCA

 

humanitarian and civic assistance

HCP

 

health and comfort pack

HEMTT

 

heavy expanded mobility tactical truck

HEMTT-LHS

 

HEMTT-load handling system

HET

 

heavy equipment transport

HF

 

high frequency

HHC

 

headquarters and headquarters company

HMMWV

 

high-mobility, multi-purpose wheeled vehicle

HN

 

host nation

HNS

 

host nation support

HPT

 

high pay-off target

HSL

 

health service logistics

HSMO

 

health services materiel officer

HSS

 

health service support

HSSO

 

health services support officer

HUMINT

 

human intelligence

HVA

 

high value assets

HVT

 

high value targets

     

IA

 

international agency

IADS

 

integrated air defense system

IAW

 

in accordance with

ICM

 

improved conventional munitions

ICV

 

infantry carrier vehicle

ICW

 

in coordination with

IDAD

 

internal defense and development

IEW

 

intelligence and electronic warfare

IFF

 

identification, friend or foe

IM

 

information management

IMET

 

international military education and training

IMETS

 

integrated meteorological system

IMINT

 

imagery intelligence

IMS

 

intelligent munitions systems

NFOSYS

 

information systems

INS

 

inertial navigation system

IO

 

information operations; information officer

IOCOORD

 

information operations coordinator

IP

 

Internet protocol

IPB

 

intelligence preparation of the battlefield

IR

 

information requirements; infrared (graphics only)

ISB

 

intermediate staging base

ISR

 

intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance

     

JAAT

 

joint air attack team

JCS

 

joint chiefs of staff

JP8

 

Army fuel

JSOA

 

joint special operations area

JSOTF

 

joint special operations task force

J-STARS

 

joint surveillance target attack radar system

JTF

 

joint task force

     

LAN

 

local area network

LC

 

line of contact

LD

 

line of departure

LNO

 

liaison officers

LOA

 

limit of advance

LOC

 

line of communication

LOGCAP

 

logistical civil augmentation program

LOGSITREP

 

logistics situation report

LOGPAC

 

logistical package

LOS

 

line of sight

LRF/D

 

laser range finder/designator

LRP

 

logistics release point

LRU

 

line replaceable unit

LSE

 

logistics support element

LTF

 

logistics task force

LTIOV

 

last time information is of value

LTO

 

logistics task order

LZ

 

landing zone

     

MA

 

mortuary affairs

MACOM

 

major Army command

MANPAD

 

man-portable air defense

MANSPT

 

maneuver support

MASINT

 

measurement and signatures intelligence

MBA

 

main battle area

MC4

 

medical communications for combat casualty care

MCL

 

mission configured load

MCOO

 

modified combined obstacle overlay

MCP

 

maintenance collection point

MCS

 

maneuver control system

MCS-P

 

MCS-Phoenix

MDMP

 

military decision-making process

ME

 

major effort (graphics only)

MEDEVAC

 

medical evacuation

MEDLOG

 

medical logistics

METL

 

mission essential task list

METT-TC

 

mission, enemy, terrain and weather, troops and support available, time available and civil considerations

MEV

 

medical evacuation vehicle

MG

 

machine gun

MGRS

 

military grid reference system

MGS

 

mobile gun system

MI

 

military intelligence

MICLIC

 

mine clearing line charge

MICO

 

military intelligence company

MLMC

 

medical logistics management center

MLO

 

medical logistics officer

MMS

 

mast-mounted sight

MOGAS

 

motor gasoline

MOPP

 

mission-oriented protective posture

MP

 

military police

MPI

 

military police investigations

MRE

 

meal, ready to eat

M/S

 

mobility/survivability

MSR

 

main supply route

MTF

 

medical treatment facility

MTS

 

movement tracking system

MTV

 

medium tactical vehicle

MTW

 

major theater war

MWR

 

morale, welfare, and recreation

     

NAI

 

named area of interest

NBC

 

nuclear, biological, chemical

NBCRV

 

nuclear, biological, chemical reconnaissance vehicle

NCO

 

non-commissioned officer

NCS-E

 

network control station-EPLRS

NEO

 

noncombatant evacuation operations

NETOPS

 

network operations

NG

 

national guard

NGF

 

naval gunfire

NGO

 

non-governmental organization

NICP

 

national inventory control point

NLT

 

not later than

NMC

 

nonmission capable

NOE

 

nap of earth

NORMA

 

nature of the target, obstacle clearance, range to target, multiple firing positions, adequate area for proper dispersion between aircraft

NOSC

 

network operations and security center

NSA

 

national security agency

NTDR

 

near term data radio

NVG

 

night-vision goggles

     

O&M

 

operations and maintenance

OAKOC

 

obstacles, avenues of approach, key terrain, observation and fields of fire, cover and concealment

OBSTINEL

 

obstacle intelligence

OCONUS

 

outside continental US

OI

 

operations and intelligence

OP

 

observation post

OPCON

 

operational control

OPLAN

 

operation plan

OPLAW

 

operational law

OPORD

 

operation order

OR

 

operational readiness

OPSEC

 

operational security

     

PA

 

public affairs

PAO

 

public affairs officer

PARC

 

principal assistant responsible for contracting

PCI

 

precombat inspection

PEO

 

peace enforcement operation

PIO

 

police intelligence operations

PIR

 

priority intelligence requirements

PKO

 

peacekeeping operation

PL

 

phase line

PLGR

 

precision lightweight GPS receiver

PGM

 

precision-guided munitions

PLL

 

prescribed load list

PLS

 

palletized load system

PMCS

 

preventive maintenance, checks, and services

PME

 

peacetime military engagement

PO

 

peace operation

POC

 

point of contact

POL

 

petroleum, oils, and lubricants

POSNAV

 

position navigation

POW

 

prisoner of war

PP

 

passage point (graphics only)

PSYOP

 

psychological operation

PVNTMED

 

preventive medicine

PZ

 

pickup zone

PZCO

 

pickup zone control officer

     

RAAM

 

remote antiarmor mine

RATELO

 

radiotelephone operator

REBS

 

rapidly emplaced bridge system

REMBASS

 

remotely monitored battlefield sensor systems

Retrans

 

retransmission

RF

 

radio frequency

RFL

 

restricted fire line

RI

 

relevant information

RM

 

resource management

ROE

 

rules of engagement

ROI

 

rules of interaction

ROM

 

refuel on the move

ROS

 

reduced operational status (graphics only)

ROWPU

 

reverse osmosis water purification unit

ROZ

 

restricted operations zone

RP

 

release point

RPG

 

rocket-propelled grenade (graphics only)

RSOI

 

reception, staging, onward movement, and integration

RSR

 

required supply rates

RSTA

 

reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition

RTD

 

return to duty

     

S1

 

personnel section

S2

 

intelligence section

S3

 

operations and training section

S4

 

logistics section

S6

 

signal section

SALUTE

 

size, action, location, unit, time, and equipment

SAO

 

security assistance office

SAMS

 

satellite automatic monitoring system

SARSS

 

standard Army retail supply subsystem

SBCT

 

Stryker brigade combat team

SBF

 

support by fire

SCATMINE

 

scatterable minefield

SCL

 

strategic configured load

SE

 

supporting effort (graphics only)

SEAD

 

suppression of enemy air defense

SFLE

 

special forces liaison element

SHORAD

 

short-range air defense

SIDPERS

 

standard installation division personnel

SIGINT

 

signals intelligence

SINCGARS

 

single channel ground and air radio system

SIR

 

specific information requirements

SITEMP

 

situational template

SITREP

 

situation report

SJA

 

staff judge advocate

SOCCE

 

special operations command and control element

SOCOM

 

special operations command

SOEO

 

scheme of engineer operations

SOF

 

special operations forces

SOI

 

signal operating instructions

SOP

 

standing operating procedures

SOSRA

 

suppress, obscure, secure, reduce, assault

SP

 

start point

SPBS-R

 

supply property book system-revision

SPIRIT

 

special purpose intelligence remotely integrated terminal

SPO

 

support operations officer

SPOD

 

sea port of debarkation

SPOTREP

 

spot report

SSC

 

smaller-scale contingency

STAMIS

 

standard Army management information systems

STARFIARS

 

standard Army financial inventory accounting and reporting system

SU

 

situational understanding

SWT

 

scout weapons team (graphics only)

     

T&C

 

targeting and counterfire

TAA

 

tactical assembly area

TACAIR

 

tactical air

TACON

 

tactical control

TAC CP

 

tactical command post

TACP

 

tactical air control party

TACSAT

 

tactical satellite

TAMMIS

 

theater Army medical management information system

TCAIMS

 

transportation coordinator's automated information for movement system

TCF

 

tactical combat force

TCP

 

traffic control point

TDY

 

temporary duty

TEP

 

theater engagement plan

T/ESM

 

target/effects synchronization matrix

TI

 

tactical Internet

TIM

 

toxic industrial materials

TIO

 

tactical intelligence officer

TIR

 

terrain index reference (graphics only)

TIS

 

thermal imaging sensor

TMD

 

theater missile defense

TMDE

 

test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment

TMIP

 

theater medical information system

TOC

 

tactical operations center

TOE

 

table of organization and equipment

TOT

 

time on target

TOW

 

tube-launched, optically tracked wire-guided missile

TPDT

 

tactical PSYOP development team

TPS

 

tactical personnel system

TPT

 

tactical PSYOP team

T-REx

 

tactical range extension

TRP

 

target reference points

TSC

 

theater support command

TSOP

 

tactical standing operating procedure

TSS

 

target selection standards

TTP

 

tactics, techniques, and procedures

TUAV

 

tactical unmanned aerial vehicle

TVS

 

television sensor

     

UAV

 

unmanned aerial vehicle

UBL

 

unit basic load

UCMJ

 

uniform code of military justice

UGR-A

 

unitized group ration-A

UGR-H&S

 

unitized group ratio-heat & serve

ULLS-S4

 

unit level logistics system-S4

UMCP

 

unit maintenance collection point

UMT

 

unit ministry team

UN

 

United Nations

UO

 

urban operations (replacing term MOUT)

USACE

 

US Army Corps of Engineers

USAF

 

US Air Force

USAID

 

United States Agency for International Development

USAMC

 

US Army Materiel Command

USIS

 

US Information Service

UXO

 

unexploded ordinance

     

VHF-FM

 

very high frequency-frequency modulated

VIP

 

very important person

     

WAN

 

wide area network; wireless area network

WARNO

 

warning order

WIA

 

wounded in action

WMD

 

weapons of mass destruction

     

XO

 

executive officer



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