ACE ammunition, casualty, and equipment (report)

accy accuracy

ADA air defense artillery

ADAM artillery-delivered antipersonnel mine

ALICE all-purpose, lightweight, individual carrying equipment

ammo ammunition

AO area of operation

AP armor-piercing

API armor-piercing incendiary

API-T armor-piercing incendiary tracer

APERS antipersonnel

AR Army regulation; automatic rifleman

ARTEP Army Training and Evaluation Program

ASAP as soon as possible

BAS battalion aid station

BFV Bradley fighting vehicle

BMP (a Threat fighting vehicle)

BP battle position

BTR (a Threat vehicle)

cal caliber

CCP casualty collection point

cGy centigray

chem chemical

ci counterintelligence

co company

CO commanding officer

COMSEC communications security

CP command post

CPHD Copperhead

CP-OP command post-observation post

CS combat support

CSS combat service support

CTT common task test

DA Department of the Army

demo demolition

deton detonation

DOA direction of attack

DLIC detachment(s) left in contact

DPICM dual-purpose improved conventional munition

DS direct support

DZ drop zone

ea each

EA engagement area

eff effective

EM enlisted member

EPW enemy prisoner of war

FA field artillery

FASCAM family of scatterable mines

FEBA forward edge of the battle area

1SG first sergeant

FIST fire support team

FM field manual; frequency modulated

FO forward observer

FPF final protective fires

FPL final protective line

frag fragmentaion

FRAGO fragmentary order

FSO fire support officer

GL grid line

grn grenadier

GSR ground surveillance radar

GTA graphic training aid

HE high explosive

HEAT high-explosive antitank

HEDP high-explosive dual purpose

HEP high-explosive plastic

HEP-T high-explosive plastic-tracer

HMMWV high-mobility, multipurpose, wheeled vehicle

hq headquarters

HUMINT human intelligence

IAW in accordance with

illum illumination

in inch

incen incendiary

IPW prisoner of war interrogation

KIA killed in action

kmph kilometers per hour

LAW light antitank weapon

lb pound

LBE load-bearing equipment

LD line of departure

ldr leader

LOGPAC logistics package

LOS line of sight

lt light

LZ landing zone

m meters

MAW medium antitank weapon

max maximum

MEDEVAC medical evacuation

METT-T mission, enemy, terrain, troops and time available

mg machine gun

min minimum

mm millimeter

MOPP mission-oriented protective posture

MOS military occupational specialty

MOUT military operations on urbanized terrain

MRE meal, ready-to-eat

MRP motorized rifle platoon (Threat)

MT mechanical time

MTOE modified table of organization and equipment

MTP mission training plan

MTSQ mechanical time, super quick (fuze)

N/A not applicable

NAI named area of interest

NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NBC nuclear, biological, chemical

NCO noncommissioned officer

NLT not later than

nuc nuclear

NVD night vision device

obj objective

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

off officer

OP observation post

OPCON operational control

OPORD operation order

ORP objective rally point

oz ounce

P phosorus

PAC Personnel and Administration Center

PB patrol base

PDF principal direction of fire

PEWS platoon early warning system

PL phase line

PLD probable line of deployment

plt platoon

PMCS preventive maintenance checks and services

PSG platoon sergeant

PW prisoner of war

R rifleman

RAAWS ranger antiarmor weapon system

R&S reconnaissance and security

RAP rocket-assisted projectile

RATELO radiotelephone operator

RCLR recoilless rifle

rd round, road

RDF radio direction finder

recon reconnaissance

rgr ranger

ROE rules of engagement

RP release point

rpm revolution per minute

RRP reentry rally point

S1 Adjutant (US Army)

S3 Operations and Training Officer (US Army)

S4 Supply Officer (US Army)

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

SDT self-development test

sec section, second

SFC sergeant first class

SGT sergeant

SL squad leader

SMCT soldier’s manual of common tasks

SOI signal operation instructions

SOP standing operating procedure

SOSR suppress, obscure, secure, and reduce

sqd squad

SSG staff sergeant

SSN social security number

SSSC self-service supply centers

SSW south southwest

STANAG Standardization Agreement

STB supertropical bleach

STP soldier’s training publication

T&E traversing and elevating mechanism

TACSOP tactical SOP

TL team leader

TLP troop-leading procedure

tm team

TM technical manual

tng training

TOE table(s) of organization and equipment

TOW tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided

TP training practice

TRADOC United States Army Training and Doctrine Command

TRP target reference point

US United States

vic vicinity

VT variable time

w with

WP white phosphorus

wpn weapon

XO executive officer