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Military

GLOSSARY

AAR

 

after-action report

AR

 

Army regulation

ARTEP

 

Army Training and Evaluation Program

     

BFA

 

blank firing attachment

     

CLP

 

cleaner, lubricant, preservative

cm

 

centimeters

CO

 

company

     

DA

 

Department of the Army

DODAC

 

Department of Defense Ammunition Code

     

EST

 

engagement skills trainer

     

FM

 

field manual

FPF

 

final protective fire

FPL

 

final protective line

FSN

 

Federal stock number

FTX

 

field training exercise

     

GTA

 

graphic training aid

     

HMMWV

 

high-mobility, multipurpose wheeled vehicle

     

IAW

 

in accordance with

IET

 

initial entry training

IOAC

 

Infantry officer's advanced course

IOBC

 

Infantry officer's basic course

instr

 

instruction

     

LAW

 

lubricating oil, arctic weather

LFX

 

live-fire exercise

LRA

 

local reproduction authorized

LSA

 

lubricating oil, semifluid, automatic weapons

LTA

 

local training area

     

m

 

meter

METL

 

mission-essential task list

MGO

 

machine gun optic

MILES

 

multiple-integrated laser engagement system

mm

 

millimeter

mph

 

miles per hour

MPRC

 

multipurpose range complex

MTA

 

major training area

MTP

 

mission training plan

MWTS

 

medium-weapon thermal sight

     

N/A

 

not applicable

NATO

 

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NBC

 

nuclear, biological, and chemical

NCO

 

noncommissioned officer

NCOES

 

Noncommissioned Officer Education System

NCOIC

 

noncommissioned officer in charge

NSN

 

national stock number

NVD

 

night vision device

     

OIC

 

officer in charge

     

PAM

 

pamphlet

PDF

 

principal direction of fire

PLT

 

platoon

POPP

 

Pull, Observe, Push, and Press (memory aid for immediate action)

prac

 

practice

     

qual

 

qualification

     

RD

 

round

     

sec

 

second

SM

 

soldier's manual

SMCT

 

soldier's manual of common tasks

SOP

 

standing operating procedures

sqd

 

squad

STP

 

soldier's training publication

STRAC

 

standards in training commission

STX

 

situational training exercise

     

T&E

 

traversing and elevating

TC

 

training circular

TM

 

technical manual

TOE

 

table of organization and equipment

TPIAL

 

target pointer/illuminator/aiming light

TRADOC

 

US Army Training and Doctrine Command

     

US

 

United States



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