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Military


FM 71-3
The Armored and Mechanized Infantry Brigade


GLOSSARY

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X


A

A2C2 Army airspace command and control
AA assembly area
AAA antiaircraft artillery
AACG arrival airfield control group
AAFAD all arms for air defense
AAR after-action review
ABCS Army battle command system
ABE assistant brigade engineer
ABMOC air battle management operation center
ACA airspace coordination area
ACE armored combat earthmover
ACO airspace control orders
ACP air control points
ACR armored cavalry regiment
ACT air cavalry troop; analytical control team
actg accounting
ACU area common user
A/DACG arrival/departure airfield control group
AD armor division
ADA air defense artillery
ADALO air defense artillery liaison officer
ADAM area denial antipersonnel mine
ADAO assistant division air defense officer
ADC area damage control
ADC-M assistant division commander for maneuver
ADCOORD air defense coordinator
ADCT air defense coordination team
ADO air defense officer
ADW air defense warning
AF Air Force
AFAS advanced field artillery system
AFAC airborne forward air controller
AFCE Allied Air Forces Central Europe
AFCENT Allied Forces Central Europe
AFV armored fighting vehicle
AG adjutant general
AH attack helicopter
AGL above ground level
AGM attack guidance matrix
AHB attack helicopter battalion
AHC attack helicopter company
AI area of interest
AK automatic remote keying
A/L administrative/logistics
ALO air liaison officer
AM amplitude modification
amb ambulance
ammo ammunition
anal analysis
ANGLICO air and naval gunfire liaison officer
AO area of operation
AP antipersonnel
APC armored personnel carrier
APDS-T armor-piercing discarding sabot-tracer
APERS antipersonnel
APFSDS armor-piercing fin-stabilized discarding sabot
APFSDS-T armor-piercing fin-stabilized discarding sabot-tracer
API armor-piercing incendiary
APICM antipersonnel improved conventional munition
APOD aerial port of debarkation
APOE aerial port of embarkation
ARFOR Army forces
armd armored
ARNG Army National Guard
ARTEP Army Training and Evaluation Program
arty artillery
ASAS all-source analysis system
ASCC Army service component commander
ASL authorized stockage list
aslt assault
ASOC air support operations center
ASP ammunition supply point
AST ammunition support team
AT antitank
ATA air to air
ATACMS Army tactical missile system
ATB attack battalion
ATCCS Army tactical command and control system
atchd attached
ATGM antitank guided missile
ATHS airborne target handoff system
ATIZ artillery target intelligence zone
atk attack
ATP ammunition transfer point
attn attention
AUEL automated unit equipment list
autmv automotive
AVIM aviation intermediate maintenance
AVLB armored vehicle launched bridge
avn aviation
AVUM aviation unit maintenance
AWACS airborne warning and control system
AWIS Army worldwide information system
AXP ambulance exchange point
AWOL absent without leave

B

BAI battlefield air interdiction
BAS battlefield automated systems
BCC battlefield circulation control
BCV battle command vehicle
BCOR brigade office of record
BDA battle damage assessment
BDAR battle damage assessment and repair
bde brigade
BFACS battlefield functional area command and control system
BDU battle dress uniform
BFV Bradley Fighting Vehicle
BGU basic generator unit
BHL battle handover line
BII basic issue items
BLPS ballistic laser protection system
BMNT beginning morning nautical twilight
BMO battalion maintenance officer
BMT battalion maintenance team
bn battalion
BOS battlefield operating system
BP battle position
BRIDGEREP bridge report
BSA brigade support area
BSFV Bradley Stinger fighting vehicle
btry battery

C

C2 command and control
C2V command and control vehicle
C3 command, control, and communication
C3I command, control, communications, and intelligence
C4I command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence
CA civil affairs
CAAD combined arms air defense
CAA combined arms Army
CAB combat aviation brigade
cal caliber
CANA convulsant antidote nerve agent
CARC chemical agent resistant coating
CAS close air support
CBR chemical, biological, radiological
cbt combat
CBU cluster bomb unit
CCIR commander's critical information requirements
CCL combat configured loads
CDMP combat decision-making process
cdr commander
CEB clothing exchange and bath
CEO communications electronic officer
CEV combat engineer vehicle
CEWI combat electronic warfare and intelligence
CFA covering force area
CFL coordinated fire line
CFFZ call for fire zone
CFHQ crossing force headquarters
CFL coordinated fire line
CFV cavalry fighting vehicle
CFZ critical friendly zone
cgo cargo
CH cargo helicopter
chem chemical
CHEMWARN chemical warning
CI counterintelligence
CIF central issue facility
CINC commander-in-chief
CIRS commander's critical information requirements
C&J collection and jamming
CLAMMS cleared lane mechanical marking system
CLU command and launch unit
cm centimeter(s)
cmd command
cml chemical
CMMC Corps Materiel Management Center
CMO civil-military operations
CMOC civil-military operations center
CMT company maintenance team
CNR combat net radio
CNRI combat net radio interface
cntr center
CNV combat net variable
co company
COA course of action
COLT combat observation lasing team
comm communication
COMMZ communications zone
COMSEC communications security
CONOPS contingency operations

CONPLAN

contingency plans

CONUS

continental United States

COP

command and observation post

COSCOM

corps support command

CP

command post

CPT

captain

CPX

command post exercise

CRC

Continental United States Replacement Center

CROSSREP

cross report

CRP

combat reconnaissance patrol

CS

combat support

CSC

combat stress casualty

CSG

corps support group

CSM

command sergeant major

CSR

controlled supply rate

CSS

combat service support

CSSCS-EAC

combat service support and control system for echelon above corps
CVRT criticality, vulnerability, recuperability, and threats
CZ censor zone

D

D-day

deployment day

DA

Department of the Army

DACG

departure airfield control group

DAG

divisional artillery group (opposing forces)

DAO

division ammunition officer

DCO

deputy commanding officer

DDMP

deliberate decision-making process

decon

decontamination

DEH

Directorate of Engineering and Housing

det

detachment

DEW

directed energy weapon

DISCOM

division support command

div

division

DIVARTY

division artillery

DLIC

detachment left in contact

DMD

digital message device

DMMC

division materiel management center

DNVT

digital nonsecure voice terminal

DOCEX

document exploitation

DODAC

Department of Defense Ammunition Code
DOL Directorate of Logistics

DP

decision point

DPICM

dual-purpose improved conventional munition

DRB

division ready brigade

DRF

division ready force

DS

direct support

DSA

division support area

DST

decision support template

DSVT

digital subscriber voice terminal

DTG

date-time group

DTO

division transportation officer

DTOC

division tactical operations center

DZ

drop zone

E

EA

engagement area

EBA

engineer battlefield assessment

EAC

echelons above corps

ECCM

electronic counter-countermeasures

ECM

electronic countermeasures

EEFI

essential elements of friendly information

EEI

essential elements of information

EN

electronic notebook

engr

engineer

EOC

emergency operations center

EOD

explosive ordnance disposal

EP

electronic protection

EPW

enemy prisoner(s) of war

equip

equipment (in illustration)

ES

electronic warfare support

est

establish

EW

electronic warfare

EXTAL

extra time allowance

1SG

first sergeant

F

FA

field artillery

FAAD

forward area air defense

FAADC3I

forward area air defense command and control communications and intelligence

FAAR

forward area alerting radar

FAC

forward air controller

FARP

forward arming refuel point

FARV

future armored resupply vehicle

FASCAM

family of scatterable mines

FASP

field artillery support plan

FAST

forward area support team

FAX

facsimile

FBCB2

Force XXI battle command--brigade and below

FCT

firepower control teams

FDC

fire direction center

FEBA

forward edge of battle area

FED

forward entry devices

FIST

fire support team

FISTV

fire support team vehicle

FLIR

forward looking infrared radar

FLOT

forward line of own troops

FM

field manual

FO

forward observer

FofF

fields of fire

FOOGAS

(petroleum-based expedient inflammable material)

FORSCOM

Forces Command

FPF

final protective fire

FPL

final protective lines

FRAGO

fragmentary order

FS

fire support

FSB

forward support battalion

FSCL

fire support coordination line

FSCM

fire support coordination measures

FSCOORD

fire support coordinator

FSE

fire support element

FSM

fire support measures

FSM

fire support measures

FSE

fire support element

FSO

fire support officer

fwd

forward

G

G1

assistant chief of staff (personnel)

G2

assistant chief of staff (intelligence)

G3

assistant chief of staff (operations and plans)

G3-Air

air operations and planning officer

G4

assistant chief of staff (logistics)

gal

gallon

GBS

ground base sensor

GCCS

global command and control system

GBU

guided bomb unit

GEMSS

ground-emplaced mine scattering system

GIRS

grid index reference system

GLD

ground laser designator

GMRD

guard motorized rifle division

GPS

global positioning system/ gunner's primary sight

gren

grenade

grp

group

GS

general support

GSR

ground surveillance radar

GT

gun target

G/VLLD

ground/vehicle laser locator designator

H

HAB

heavy assault bridge

HC

hydrochlorethane

HE

high-explosive

HE-APERS

high-explosive antipersonnel (ammunition)

HEAT

high-explosive antitank

HEAT-T

high-explosive antitank-tracer

HEDP

high-explosive dual-purpose

HEI

high-explosive incendiary

HEI-T

high-explosive incendiary-tracer

hel

helicopter

HEMTT

heavy expanded mobile tactical truck

HEP-T

high-explosive plastic tracer

HET

heavy equipment transport

HF

high frequency

HHB

headquarters and headquarters battery

HHC

headquarters and headquarters company

HHD

headquarters and headquarters detachment

HHT

headquarters and headquarters troop

HIMAD

high-to-medium-altitude air defense

hldg

holding

HMMWV

high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle

HPT

high payoff targets

HPTL

high payoff target list

hq

headquarters

hr

hour

HSS

health service support

HUMINT

human intelligence

HVT

high-value target

I

IAW

in accordance with

ICM

improved conventional munition

IEW

intelligence and electronic warfare

IFF

identification, friend, or foe

IEWO

intelligence and electronic warfare officer

IEWSE

intelligence and electronic warfare support element

IFSAS

initial fire support automation system

IFF

identification, friend, or foe

IFV

infantry fighting vehicle

IG

inspector general

inf

infantry

insp

inspection

intel

intelligence

INTREP

intelligence reports

INTSUM

intelligence summary

IP

initial point

IPB

intelligence preparation of the battlefield

IPW

prisoner of war interrogation

IR

infrared

IRC

initial ready company

ITB

independent tank battalion

ITO

installation transportation office

ITV

improved TOW vehicle

IVIS

intervehicular information system

J

JAAT

joint air attack team

JAG

Judge Advocate General

JOPES

joint operation planning and execution systemJTF joint task force

J-SEAD

joint suppression of enemy air defenses

JSTARS

joint surveillance target attack radar system

K

KE

kinetic energy

KEM

kinetic energy missile

KIA

killed in action

km

kilometer(s)

kmih

kilometers in the hour

kmph

kilometer(s) per hour (as a unit of measure that indicates motion)

kph

kilometers per hour (as a unit of measure only)

L

LADW

local air defense warning

LAN

local area network

LANTIRN

low-altitude navigation and targeting infrared for night

LAV-AD

light armor vehicle air defense

lb

pound

LBE

load-bearing equipment

LC

line of contact

LD

line of departure

LD/LC

line of departure is line of contact

ldr

leader

LLTR

low-level transit route
lnchr launcher

LO

liaison officer

LOA

limit of advance

LOC

line(s) of communication

log

logistics

LOGCAP

logistical civil augmentation program

LOGPAC

logistics package

LOGSTAT

logistics status

LOS

line of sight

LOSAT

line-of-sight antitank

LOTS

logistics-over-the-shore

LP

listening post

LRF

laser range finder

LRP

logistic release point

LSA

logistic support area

LSE

logistics support elements

LST

laser-spot tracker

lt

lieutenant

LZ

landing zone

M

m

meter(s)

MAG

Marine Air Group

maint

maintenance

maj

major

MALS

Marine aviation logistics squadron

MANPAD

man-portable air defense

MarDiv

Marine Division

MBA

main battle area

MCC

movement control center

MBT

main battle tank

MCO

movement control officer

MCP

maintenance collection point

MCS

maneuver control system

MCT

movement control team

mech

mechanized

med

medical

MEDEVAC

medical evacuation

MEF

Marine Expeditionary Force

METL

mission essential task list

METT-T

mission, enemy, terrain, troops and time available

MG

machine gun

mgmt

management

MHE

materiel-handling equipment

MI

military intelligence

MIA

missing in action

MICLIC

mine clearing line charge

mih

miles in the hour

MIJI

meaconing, intrusion, jamming, and interference

MIJREP

meaconing, intrusion, jamming, and interference report

min

minutes

MK

manual remote keying

MKT

mobile kitchen trailers

MLRS

multiple launched rocket system

mm

millimeter(s)

MMC

Materiel Management Center

MOPMS

modular pack mine system

MOPMS

module packed mine system

MOPP

mission-oriented protectiveion posture

mort

mortar

MOS

military occupational specialty

MOUT

military operations on urbanized terrain

MP

military police

mph

miles per hour

MR

motorized rifle

MRB

motorized rifle battalion

MRC

motorized rifle company

MRD

motorized rifle division

MRE

meals, ready to eat

MRP

motorized rifle platoon

MRR

motorized rifle regiment

MRS

motorized rifle squad

MSB

main support battalion

MSC

major subordinate command / Military Sealift Command

MSCS

manual short-range air defense control system

MSE

mobile subscriber equipment

msg

message

MSR

main supply route

MSRT

mobile subscriber radio terminals

MST

maintenance support team

MTC

movement to contact

MTMC

Military Traffic Management Command

MTOE

modification table of organization and equipment

MTP

mission training plan

N

NAAK

nerve agent antidote kit

NAI

named areas of interest

NAPP

nerve agent pretreatment pills

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NBC

nuclear, biological, chemical

NBCO

nuclear, biological, chemical officer

NBCWRS

NBC warning and reporting system

NCA

national command authority

NCO

noncommissioned officer

NCOIC

noncommissioned officer in charge

NCS

net control station

NET

new equipment training

NGF

naval gunfire

NGLO

naval gunfire liaison officer

NGO

naval gunfire officer

NLT

not later than

NOD

night observation device

NUCWARN

nuclear warning

NVD

night-vision device

O

obj

objective

OBSTINTEL

obstacle intelligence

OCOKA

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

OCONUS

outside continental United States

OH

observation helicopter

OI

operations and intelligence

OIC

officer in charge

OIR

other intelligence requirements

OMG

operational maneuver group

OOTW

operations other than war

OP

observation post

OPCON

operational control

OPFOR

opposing forces

OPLAN

operation plan

OPORD

operation order

OPP

offload preparation party

ops

operations

OPSEC

operations security

ord

ordnance

org

organization

ORP

objective rally point

OSP

on-board ship party

P

PA

physician's assistant

PAC

Personnel and Administrative Center

PADS

position azimuth determining system

PAO

public affairs officer

PAX

passengers

PCI

precombat inspection

PD

point detonating

PDS

personnel daily summary

PERINTREP

periodic intelligence report

pers

personnel

PEWS

platoon early warning system

PFC

private first class

phys

physical

Ph

probability of hit

Pi

probability of incapacitation

PIR

priority intelligence requirements

Pk

probability of kill

PL

phase line

PLL

prescribed load list

plt

platoon

PM

provost marshal

PMCS

preventive maintenance checks and services

POD

point of debarkation

POE

point of embarkation

POL

petroleum, oils, and lubricants

POMCUS

prepositioning of materiel configured to unit sets

pos

position

POSNAV

position navigation

PP

passage point

PRI TGT

priority target

PSA

post support activity

PSG

platoon sergeant

PSNCO

personnel services noncommissioned officer

PSS

personnel service support

PST

pass time

PSYOP

psychological operations

PUL

preconfigured unit loads

PW

prisoner of war

PZ

pickup zone

Q

QDMP

quick decision-making process

qtr

quarter

QSS

quick supply store

R

RAAMS

remote antiarmor mine system

RAG

regimental artillery group

RAOC

rear area operations center

RAP

rocket assisted projectile

RATELO

radiotelephone operator

RATT

radio teletypewriter

RAU

radio access unit

recon

reconnaissance

REDCON

readiness condition

regt

regiment

RES

radiation exposure status

RETRANS

retransmit

RFA

restrictive fire area

RFL

restrictive fire line

RKV

random key variable

ROE

rules of engagement

ROM

refuel-on-the-move

ROZ

restricted operations zone

RP

release point

RPG

rocket-propelled grenade

R&S

reconnaissance and surveillance

RSL

recommended stockage lists

RSR

required supply rate

RSTA

reconnaissance surveillance target acquisition

RTD

return to duty

RTF

regeneration task force

RTO

radiotelephone operator

S

S1

adjutant

S2

intelligence officer

S3

operations and training officer

S3-Air

assistant battalion S3 (air operations)

S4

supply officer

S5

civil affairs officer

SAAFR

standard-use Army aircraft flight routes

SAB

separate armor brigade

SAEDA

Subversion and Espionage Directed Against US Army and Deliberate Security Violations

SAB

separate armor brigade

SAFAD

small arms for air defense

SALT

supporting arms liaison team

SALT Air

supporting arms liaison team S3 (air operations)

SALUTE

size, activity, location, unit, time, and equipment

SAM

surface-to-air missile

SARSS-1(I)

Standard Army Retail Supply System-1 Interim

SCO

squadron commander

sct

scout

SEAD

suppression of enemy air defense

sec

section

SEE

small emplacement excavators

SEN

small extension node

SENSREP

sensitive items report

SFC

sergeant first class

SGM

sergeant major

sgt

sergeant

SHELREP

shell report

SHORAD

short-range air defense

SICPS

standard integrated command post system

SIF

selective identification feature

sig

signal

SIGINT

signals intelligence

SIGSEC

signals security

SINCGARS

single channel ground and airborne subsystem

sit

situation

SITMAP

situation map

SITREP

situation report

SJA

Staff Judge Advocate

SLAR

side looking airborne radar

SME

subject matter expert

SO

signal officer

SOF

special operations forces

SOI

signal operation instructions

SOP

standing operating procedure

SOSR

suppress, obscure, secure, and reduce

SP start point

SPBS-R

standard property book system-redesign

SPOD

seaport of debarkation

SPOE

seaport of embarkation

SPOTREP

spot report

spt

support

sqdn

squadron

SR

supply route

SRIG

surveillance reconnaissance and intelligence group

SSG

staff sergeant

S&T

supply and transport

ST

special text

STACCS

standard theater Army command and control system

STAMIS

Standard Army Management Information System

STANAG

Standardization Agreement

STRATREP

status report

svc

service

SVRWXWARN

severe weather warning report

T

TAA

tactical assembly area

TAACOM

Theater Army Air Defense Command

TACAIR

tactical air

TAC CP

tactical command post

TACCS

Tactical Army Combat Service Support Computer System

TACFIRE

tactical fire direction system

TACMS

tactical missile system

TACP

tactical air control party

TACSAT

tactical satellite

TACSSCS

Tactical Army Combat Service Support Computer System

TAI

target areas of interest

TALCE

tanker airlift control element

TAMMS

The Army Maintenance Management System

TAT

to accompany troops

TC

tank commander

TCF

tactical combat force

TCP

traffic control post

TD

tank division

TDIS

time-distance

TEWT

tactical exercise without troops

TF

task force

TGM

terminally guided munitions

tgt

target

THREATCON

threat condition

TIRS

terrain index reference system

TLP

troop-leading procedures

tm

team(s)

TMC

troop medical clinics

tns

trains

TOC

tactical operations center

TOE

table(s) of organization and equipment

TOT

time on target

TOW

tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided (missile)

TPFDD

time-phased force deployment data

TPFDL

time-phased force deployment logistics

TPN

tactical packet network

TR

tank regiment

TRADOC

United States Army Training and Doctrine Command

trans

transportation

trk

truck

trlr

trailer

trmt

treatment

TRP

target reference point

TSOP

tactical standing operating procedures

TTP

tactics, techniques, and procedures

TTU

transportation terminal unit

TV

television

TVA

target value analysis

typ

typist

U

UAV

unmanned aerial vehicle

UBL

unit basic load

UH

utility helicopter

UHF

ultra high frequency

UMCP

unit maintenance collecting point

UMT

unit ministry team

USAARMS

United States Army Armor School

USAF

United States Air Force

USAMCCOM

United States Army Armament, Munitions, and Chemical Command

USAMMA US

Army medical materiel agency

USCINCTRANS

United States Commander-in-Chief Transportation Command

USTRANSCOM

United States Transportation Command

V

VFMED

variable format message entry device

VHF

very high frequency

V/STOL

vertical/short takeoff and landing

W

WCS

weapons control status

WESS

weapons effect signature simulator

WFZ

weapons free zones

WIA

wounded in action

WO

warning order

WP

white phosphorus

wpns

weapons

WP-T

white phosphorous tracer

wrkr

wrecker

WSM

weapon system management

WSRO

weapon systems replacement operations

WWMCCS

worldwide military command and control system

WXFCST

weather forecast report

X

XO

executive officer

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