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Military

Glossary

A angstrom

ACP allied communication publication

ADA air defense artillery

ADCN air defense control net

ADCO air defense coordination officer

ADCS air defense coordination section

ADW air defense warning

AIM armored, infantry, mechanized

APC armored personnel carrier

ARTEP army training and evaluation program

ASI additional skill identifier

ASP ammunition supply point

ATGM antitank guided missile

BATS ballistic aerial target system

BCC battery control central

BCO battery control officer

BCP battery command post

BCU battery/coolant unit

BTOC battalion tactical operation center

C-E communications electronics

CEOI communications-electronics operating instructions

cGy centigray (see rad)

cm centimeter

COMSEC communications security

CONUS Continental United States

CRC control and reporting center

CRP control and reporting post

C/V chaparral/vulcan

DAME division air management element

DEFCON defense readiness condition

DSU direct support unit

ECCM electronic counter-countermeasures

ECM electronic countermeasures

EMP electromagnetic pulse

EOD explosive ordnance disposal

EWBN early warning broadcast net

FAAR forward area alerting radar

FACP forward air control post

FEBA forward edge of the battle area

FHT field handling trainer

FM frequency modulated

FSN federal stock number

FTX field training exercise

FU fire unit

GEOREF world geographic reference system

GM guided missile

GOAR ground observer aircraft recognition

GTA graphic training aids

HE high explosive

HEL helicopter

HF high frequency

HIMAD high-to-medium altitude air defense

HMMWV high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle

IAW in accordance with

ID identification

IFF identification, friend or foe

in inch

IR infrared, infrared radiation

km kilometer

KT kiloton

LAI lesson administration instruction

lb pound

LIN line item number

LL left limit

LNO liaison officer

LOS line of sight

LSS lightweight screening system

m meter

MANPAD man-portable air defense

MEDEVAC medical evacuation

mm millimeter

MNVR maneuver

MOPP mission-oriented protective posture

mph miles per hour

MRC missile-round container

MSCS manual SHORAD control system

MT megaton

MTOE modified table of organization and equipment

MTS moving target simulator

NBC nuclear, biological and chemical

NCO noncommissioned officer

NCOIC noncommissioned officer in charge

NCS net control station

nm nanometer

OIC officer in charge

OP observation post

OPORD operation order

ORTT operational readiness training test

PAM pamphlet

PCP platoon command post

PM preventive maintenance

PMCS preventive maintenance checks and services

POL petroleum, oils and lubricants

PPI plan position indicator

PTL primary target line

RAD radiation

RATELO radio telephone operator

RCMAT radio-controlled miniature aerial target

RL right limit

RP reference point

RSOP reconnaissance selection and occupation of position

SHORAD short-range air defense

SIGSEC signal security

SOP standing operating procedures

SPT support

STLS Stinger launch simulator

SQT skill qualification test

TADDS target alert data display set

TASC training aids support center

TC training circular

TCO tactical control officer

TEC training extension course

TOC tactical operations center

TOE table of organization and equipment

TSOP tactical standing operating procedure(s)

TV television

TVT television trainer/tape

um micrometer

USAF United States Air Force

VHF very high frequency

VTOL vertical take-off and landing

w with

WCS weapon control status

WRC weapon-round container



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