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Glossary

ammo ammunition
AR automatic rifle; army regulation
ARTEP Army Training and Evaluation Program
ASP ammunition supply point
 
BFV Bradley fighting vehicle
BMP a fighting vehicle made by the former Soviet Union
BN battalion
 
CN tear gas
comp composition
CS tear gas; combat support
CSS combat service support
CLP cleaning, lubricant, petroleum
 
DA Department of the Army
DM vomiting gas
 
EOD explosive ordnance disposal
ETLBV enhanced tactical load-bearing vest
 
FM field manual; frequency modulated
 
HC hydrochloric
HG hand grenade
HQ headquarters
HGQC hand grenade qualification course
 
IAW in accordance with
 
LCE load-carrying equipment
 
MBA main battle area
METL mission-essential task list
METT-T mission, enemy, terrain, troops, and time
mm millimeter
MOPP mission-oriented protective posture
 
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NCO noncommissioned officer
NCOIC noncommissioned officer in charge
NSN national stock number
 
PETN pentaerythritol tetranitrate
 
OD olive drab
OIC officer in charge
 
PA public address
 
RATELO radiotelephone operator
RDX cyclonite
REGT regiment
ROE rules of engagement
RSO range safety officer
 
STX situational training exercise
SOI signal operations instructions
SOP standing operating procedure
 
TA teraphthalic acid
TH thermate
TM technical manual
TNT trinitrotoluene
TRADOC Training and Doctrine Command
 
US United States
 
WP white phosphorous



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