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a/ - Acting Rank
AA – Anti-Aircraft; Approving authority; Air Attache; Assembly Area; aircraft availability
AAA – Anti-Aircraft Artillery
AAC - Army Air Corps (UK); Anti Aircraft Co-operation
AACC - Army Air Corps Center
AACF - Anti-aircraft Co-operation Flight
AACTDC - Army Air Corpse Tactical Development Center
AACU - Anti Aircraft Co-operation Unit
AAEE - Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment
A&AEE – Aeroplane and Armament Experimental/Evaluation Establishment
A&E - ammunition and explosives
AAF - Army Airfield; or Auxiliary Air Force; or Anti-Aircraft Flight; or Allied Air Force
AAFCE - Allied Air Forces Central Europe
AAFES —Army and Air Force Exchange Service - US
AAFNE - Allied Air Forces Northern Europe
AAFSE - Allied Air Forces Southern Europe
AAGS - Air Armament & Gas School
AAGR - air-to-air gunnery range
AAITS - Airmen Aircrew Initial Training School
AAM - Army Achievement Medal; Air-to-Air Missile;
AAMG - antiaircraft machine gun
AAP – Anti-Armour Platoon; Aircraft Acceptance Park; or Army Aircraft Park
AAPC - Anti-Aircraft Practice Camp
AAR - Air-to Air Refueling;After-Action Review;After-Action Report; Air-to-Air Receive;Aircraft Accident Report
AAS - Air Armament School
AASF - Advanced Air Striking Force (1939/40)
AATE - Air Armament trials Establishment
AATFC —Air Assault Task Force Commander
AATTF - Anti-Aircraft and Target Towing Flight
AATT&DC - Army Air Transport Training & Development Center
AAU - Air Ambulance Unit; or Aircraft Acceptance Unit; or Aircraft Assembly Unit
AAW - Anti-Air Warfare
AB - Able Seaman; Airborne
A/B - Airborne
AB - Autoblinda - Armoured Car - Ita.
ABC - Airborne Cigar (transmitter aboard aircraft which jammed German fighter control frequencies)
ABC Defence - Atomic Biological Chemical Defence
ABGS(ME) Air Bombing & Gunnery School (Middle East)
ABN —Airborne
ABTF - Air Bombing Training Flight
A/C - Aircraft; Armoured Car; Absolute Ceiling;
A/Cdre - Air Commodore
AC - Aircraftman; Armoured Car
AC1 - Aircraftman First Class
AC2 - Aircraftman Second Class
ACAC - Aircrew Allocation Center
ACATC - Air Cadets Adventure Training Center
ACAV - Armored Cavalry Assault Vehicle
ACDC - Aircrew Dispatch Center
ACDW - Air Crew Disposal Wing
ACC - Army Co-operation Command; Allied Control Commission; Air Control Center; Armored Car Company
ACCF - Army Co-operation Command Communication Flight
ACCGS - Air Cadet Central Gliding School
ACCU – Airborne Car Contact Unit
ACGFSOC - Air Cadet Gliding Flight Safety Officer's Course
ACDU - Army Co-operation Development Unit
ACDU (ME) - Air Combat Development Unit (Middle East)
ACF - Air Command Far East
ACFAWF - Air Command Fare East All Weather Flight
ACFSS - Air Cadets Flying Scholarship Scheme
ACGS(OR) - Assistant Chief of the General Staff (Operational Requirements)
ACH Air Craft Hand
ACH - Advanced Chain Home
ACHU - Aircrew Holding Unit
ACIs - Air Council Instructions
ACO - Advanced Chain Overseas (radar)
ACO - Air Cadet Organization
ACM - Air Chief Marshal
ACP - Air Cadet Publication (derived from APs); or Aerodrome Control Pilot
ACPNTS - Air Cadets Pilot Navigation Training Scheme
ACR - Airfield Control Radar
ACRC - Air Crew Reception Centre
ACRC (ME) - Air Crew Reception Centre Middle East
A.C.R.C - Aircrew Receiving Centre
ACRS - Air Crew Refresher School
ACS - Airfield Construction Squadron
ACSB - Air Crew Selection Board
ACSEA - Air Command South East Asia
ACSEA/ASS - Air Command South East Asia Air Service Squadron
ACTC - Air Cadet Training Centre
ACU - Air Conditioning Unit;Army Combat Uniform; Assault Craft Unit; Annunciator Control Unit; Automatic Calling Unit; Administrative Control Unit
ACV - Armoured Cavalry Vehicle
ACOL - Area Coordinator of Official Languages
AD - Aircraft Depot; or Air Defence; or After duty
ADATS - Air Defense Anti-Tank System
ADC - Air Defence Centre/Aide de Camp
ADCC - Air Defence Cadet Corps (established 1938, see ATC)
ADCS - Air Defence Cooperation Squadron
ADEM - Air Defences Eastern Mediterranean
ADF(U) - Aircraft Delivery Flight (Unit)
ADGB - Air Defence of Great Britain
ADGE - Air Defence Ground Environment
Adj - Adjutant
ADLS - Air Despatch Letter Service
Adm – Administration
ADM – Admiral, four star naval flag officer – O-10
ADM - Assistant Deputy Minister; or Air Defence Missile
ADM(Fin CS) - Assistant Deputy Minister (Finance and Corporate Services)
ADM(HR-Civ) - Assistant Deputy Minister (Human Resources – Civilian)
ADM(HR-Mil) - Assistant Deputy Minister (Human Resources -Military)
ADM(IE) - Assistant Deputy Minister (Infrastructure and Environment)
ADM(IM) - Assistant Deputy Minister (Information Management)
ADM(Mat) - Assistant Deputy Minister (Materiel)
ADM(PA) - Assistant Deputy Minister (Public Affairs)
ADMS – Assistant Director of Medical Services
ADRU - Air Dispatch & Reception Unit
ADS - Advanced Dressing Station
ADU - Aircraft Delivery Unit
AE - Air Efficiency award
AEAES - Air Electronics & Air Engineers School
AEAF - Allied Expeditionary Air Forces
AEC - Assessment& Evaluation Centre
AED - Aircraft Equipment Depot
AEF - Air Experience Flight
AEME – Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
AES - Air Electronics School; or Armament Experimental Station
AEV - Armoured Engineer Vehicle
AEW - Airborne Early Warning
AFC - Armed Forces Council; or Australian Flying Corps; or Air Force Cross (medal)
AFDE - Air Fighting Development Establishment
AFDS - Air Fighting Development Squadron, part of CFE
AFDU (S)- Air Fighting Development Unit/Squadron
AFE - Airborne Forces Establishment
AFEE - Airborne Forces Experimental Establishment
AFG - Air Forces Gulf
AFHQ - Airfield Headquarters
AFM - Air Force Medal
AFRU - Advance Flying & Refresher Unit
AFS - Advanced Flying School
AFS - Auxiliary Fighter Squadron
AFS(I) - Advanced Flying School (India)
AFS(ME) - Advanced Flying School (Middle East)
AFTCC - Air Force Troop Carrier Command
AFTDU - Airborne Forces Tactical Development Unit
AFTS - Advanced Flying Training School
AFTU - Advanced Flying Training Unit; Air Firing Training Unit
AFU - Advanced Flying Unit
AFV - Armoured Fighting Vehicle
AFWE - Air Forces Western Europe
A-G air to ground
AG - Air Gunner
AGBS - Air Gunnery & Bombing School
AGC - Adjutant Generals Corps
AGL - Air Gun Laying;Above Ground Level
AGME - Aircraft Gun Mounting Establishment
AGRMIS —Active Guard Reserve Management Information System
AGRS - Advanced Ground Radio School
AGRS - Air & Ground Radio School
A&GS -Armament & Gunnery School
AGS - Air Gunners School; or Aircrew Grading School
AGS(ME/I) - Air Gunners School (Middle East/India)
AGT - Air Work & General Trading (part of the CRO)
AGT - Advanced Gliding Training (Air Cadets)
AGTS - Air Graduate Training School
AGU - Air work Grading Unit
AHQ - Air Headquarters
AHQ(I) - Air Headquarters (India)
A&IEU - Armament & Instrument Experimental Unit
AI - Airborne Interception - night fighter radar equipment
AICF - AI Conversion Flight
AIEU - Armament and Instrument Experimental Unit
AIF – Australian Imperial Forces
AIFV - Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicle
AIRCOM – Air Command (Airforce)
AIS - Air Interception School
AIT - Agreement on Internal Trade;Advanced Infantry Training; Advanced Individual Training;
AITF - AI Training Flight
AJAGs - Assistant Judge Advocates General
AK– Naval supply ship designation
AKA - Naval Amphibious Landing supply ship designation; Also Known As;
ALG - Advance Landing Ground
ALICE —All-purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment
ALS - Air Landing School (India)
ALO - Air Liaison Officer
AM - Air Marshal; or Air Ministry
AMDP - Air Member for Development & Production
AMES - Air Ministry Experimental Station
AMESS - Air Ministry Experimental Station (ground Radar Station)
AMF – Australian Military Forces
AMMF - Air Ministry Meteorological Flight
AMO - Air Ministry Order; or Air Movement Order
AMOR - Annual Military Occupation Review
AMSC - Advanced Military Studies Course
AMSDU - Air Ministry Servicing Development Unit
AMV – Advanced Modular Vehicle
AMWD - Air Ministry Works Department
ANBS - Air Navigation & Bombing School
ANCOC —Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course. (Pronounced ay-knock)
ANGLICO - Air and Naval Gunfire Liason Company
ANS - Air Navigation School
ANZAC - Australian and New Zealand Army Corps
AO —Accounts Office; Acquisition Objective; Action Officer; Aircraft Operator; Oiler (underway replenishment); Administration Officer; Air Officer; Area of Operations; Aviation Ordnance
AOC - Air Officer Commanding; Army Operations Course; Air Operations Center; Army Operations Center; Air/Oil Cooler; Approach On Course;Aviation Ordnance Chief; Area of Concentration
AOCU - Andover Operational Conversion Unit
AOD —Administrative Officer of the Day
AOG - Aircraft On Ground
AONS - Air Observers Navigation School
AOO (AO) —Area of Operations; Aviation Ordnance Officer
AOP - Air Observation Post
AOR - Area of Responsibility; or Auxiliary Oiler (Navy); Allowance Overrides; Annual Operating Requirement
AORG - Army Operational Research Group
AOS - Air Observers School
AOTS - Aircrew Officers Training School
AP - Aircraft Park; or Air Publication; Naval transport for personnel;Armour piercing;
APA - Auxiliary, Personnel, Assault (Ship designation)
APC - Armoured Personnel Carrier; Armour piercing (Capped) projectile; Acquisition Professional Community; Accelerated Provision Concepts; Account Processing Code; Activity Process Codes; Agency Program Coordinator; Air Project Coordinator; Aerial Port Commander; Air Program Coordinator; Approach Power Compensator; Approach Power Control; Approach Control; Assistant Project Coordinator.
APC (S) - Armament Practice Camp (Station)
APCS - Aden Protectorate Communication Squadron
APCS & SS- Aden Protectorate Control & Support Squadron
APDU - Air Photography Development Unit
AP&DU - Aircraft Preparation& Development Unit
APF - Air Pilotage Flight
APFSDS —armour-piercing fin-stabilized discarding sabot projectile/round
APFT —Army Physical Fitness Test
APS - Air Pilotage School; or Armament Practice Station
APSF - Aden Protectorate Support Flight
APU - Aircraft Preparation Unit
AR – Automatic Rifle; Australian Regiment; Administrative Review;Army Reserve
AR analyst - Administrative Review Analyst
ARC - Aircrew Recruiting Centre; or Aircrew Reception Centre
ARCAM —Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal
ARCOM —Army Commendation Medal
ARD - Aircraft Repair Depot; or Alberta Regimental Depot
ARF - Aircraft Repair Flight; or Air Radar Fitter
ARFORGEN —Army Force Generation
ARFF - Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting
ARMD - Armoured, Armour Corps
ARP - Aircraft Repair Park
ARRC - Associate Royal Red Cross
ARS - Aircraft Repair Section
ARSOF —Army Special Operations Forces
ARU - Aircraft Repair Unit
ARV - Armoured Recovery Vehicle
Arty - Artillery
A/S - Anti Submarine
AS - Air School
AS&RU - Aircraft Salvage & Repair Unit
ASAP - As Soon As Possible;Army Streamlined Acquisition Process; Army Substance Abuse Program
ASC - Aircrew Selection Centre; Air Support Command; Area Support Group; Army Service Corps
ASCC —Army Service Component Command
ASD - Aeroplane Supply Depot
ASF - Air Survey Flight
ASF - Aircraft Servicing Flight
ASI - Air Speed Indicator;Additional Skill Identifier(Used at the end of an MOS code);Authorized Shipping Instructions
ASOC —Air Support Operations Center
ASP - Air Stores Park
ASR - Air Sea Rescue
ASR&CF - Air Sea Rescue & Communication Flight
ASRF - Air Sea Rescue Flight
ASRTU - Air Sea Rescue Training Unit
ASS - Air Signals School
AST - Air Service Training (CRO);Area Support Team
ASTOR - Airborne Stand-Off Radar
ASU - Area Support Unit; or Aircraft Storage Unit
ASuW - Anti-Surface Warfare
ASV - Airborne Surface Vessel, radar for maritime patrol aircraft
ASW - Anti-Submarine Warfare; Average Surface Wind
ASWDU - Air-Sea Warfare Development Unit
A&T – Administration and Training
AT - Anti Tank
ATA - Air Transport Auxiliary
ATAF - Allied Tactical Air Force
ATC - Air Traffic Control
ATC - Armament Training Camp; Air Training Corps (succeeded ADCC, 1941)
ATDC(I) -Air Transport Development Centre (India)
ATDF - Air Transport Development Flight
ATDU - Air Torpedo Development Unit? Air Transport Development Unit
ATF - Autogiro Training Flight
ATFERO - Atlantic Ferry Organization
ATGU - Aircrew Testing & Grading Unit
ATGW – Anti Tank Guided Weapon
ATI - Access to Information Act
ATOC - Army tactical Operations Course
ATOF - Army Training and Operations Framework
ATP - Advanced Training Poll; or Aircrew Transit Pool; or Air Transit Pool
ATR - Anti Tank Rifle
ATS - Auxiliary Territorial Service (women); Armament Training Station;Air Training Squadron
Att – Attached; attachment
ATTDU - Air Transport Tactical Development Unit;Armament Training Unit;Aircrew Transit Unit;Air Trials Unit
ATREL - Air Transportable Reconnaissance Exploitation Laboratory
ATU - Armament Training Unit;Aircrew Transit Unit;Air Trials Unit;Advanced Training Unit
AUAS - Aberdeen University Air Squadron
AUBDS - Anti U-Boat Devices School
ausf - ausfuhrung - model\mark of equipment - Ger.
AV – Aviation Support or seaplane tender ship designation
AVF - All-Volunteer Force
AVG - American Volunteer Group
AVGP - Armoured Vehicle General Purpose
AVLB - Armoured Vehicle Launched Bridge
AVM - Air Vice Marshal
AVRE - Assault Vehicle Royal Engineers
AW - Armstrong Whitworth
AWDS - All Weather Development Squadron
AWF - Air Wireless Fitter; or Air Warfare Centre; or All Weather Flight
AWFCS - All Weather Fighter Conversion Squadron
AWL - Absent Without Leave
AWOCU - All Weather Operational Conversion Unit
AWOL – Absent Without (Official) Leave
AWACS – Airborne Warning And Control Systems
AWR —Air Worthiness Release
AWRE - Atomic Weapons Research Establishment
AWWC - Advanced Winter Warfare Course
A/SLt - Acting Sub-Lieutenant

BABS - Blind (Beam?) Approach Beacon System
BAC - British Air Commission; Basic Airborne Course
B&C - Barrack & Clothing
BACB - British Air Command Berlin
BACF - Beam Approach Calibration Flight
BADU - Blind, later Beam Approach Development Unit
BAe - British Aerospace
BAFF - British Air Forces in France
BAFO - British Air Forces of Occupation
BAFSEA - British Air Force South-East Asia
BAGS – Bombing and Air Gunnery School
BAH - Basic Allowance for Housing (formerly BAQ)
BANS - Basic Air Navigation School
BAOR – British Army of the Rhine
BAQ - Basic Allowance for Quarters; Basic Aircraft Qualification
BAR - Browning Automatic Rifle
BARU - British Airways Repair Unit; or Base Aircraft Repair Unit
BAS - Beam Approach School
BAS&HEDS Bomber Airborne Support & Heavy Equipment Dropping Squadron
BAT - Beam (originally Blind) Approach
BATDU - Blind Approach Training & Development Unit
BATF - Beam (originally Blind) Approach Training Flight
BATTS - Beam Approach Technical Training School
BB - Two Letter Designator for a Battleship.
BBCS - Bengal/Burma Communication Squadron
BB&BLEAU - Bomb Ballistics & Blind Landing Experimental Air Unit
BBOC Brought Back on Charge
BBU - Bomb Ballistics Unit
BC - Battle Captain (Ops Officer); or Battery Commander (Artillery); Bomber Command; or Basic Component; Battle Cruiser
BCAir - British Commonwealth Air Component, Japan
BCAS - Bomber Command Armament School
BCATP - British Commonwealth Air Training Plan
BCBS - Bomber Command Bombing School
BCCF(S) - Bomber Command Communication Flight (Squadron)
BCD —Bad Conduct Discharge; Binary-Coded Decimal; Battlefield Coordination Detachment
BCDU - Bomber Command Development Unit
BCFFU - Bomber Command Film Flight Unit
BCHU - Bomber Command Holding Unit
BCIR&EF Bomber Command Instrument Rating & Examining Flight
BCIS - Bomber Command Instructors School
BCJCF - Bomber Command Jet Conversion Unit
BCMC - Bomber Command Modification Centre
BCOF - British Commonwealth Occupation Force
BCOL - Base Coordinator of Official Languages
BCRD - British Columbia Regimental Depot
BCRS - Bomber Command Radar School
BCT —Basic Combat Training (familiarly Basic Training or Basic), Brigade Combat Team (see also HBCT, IBCT, SBCT); Best Conventional Technology
BCTAE - British Commonwealth Trans Antarctic Expedition
Bde – Brigade
Bdr - Bombardier (Cpl in the Artillery)
BDR - Battle Damage Repair
BDT - Bomber Defence Training
BDTF - Bomber Defence Training Flight
BDU - Battle-Dress Uniform; or Bomb Dummy Units; or Bombing Development Unit; or Bomber Development Unit; or Balloon Development Unit; or Bomb Disposal Unit
BEF - British Expeditionary Force
BER - Beyond Economical Repair
BEM - British Empire Medal
BEQ - Bachelor Enlisted Quarters
BF - Bring Forward (placed on a document with date the Clerk is to bring it back from the files)
BFA - Blank Firing Attachment
BFG – British Forces in Germany
BFPO – British Forces Post Office
BFT - Battle Fitness Test
BFTS - British Flying Training School
B&GF - Bombing & Gunnery Flight
B&GS - Bombing & Gunnery School
BG - Battle Group
BGen - Brigadier General
BGHQ – Battle Group Headquarters
BGT - Basic Gliding Training (Air Cadets)
BHFU - BloodHound Firing Unit
BHSU - BloodHound Support Unit
BIQ - Basic Infantry Qualification
BK - Battery Captain
BLEU - Blind Landing Experimental Unit
BLS - Bombing Leaders School
BMH – British Military Hospital
BMQ - Basic Military Qualification
BMT - Basic Military Training (Past term for BMQ and QL2)
Bn - Battalion
BNCOC —Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course. (Pronounced bee:knock)
B/NO —Bombadier / Navigator Officer, or "Beano"
BoB - Battle of Britain
BoBMF - Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
BOD - Board of Directors
BOG —Beach Operations Group
BOQ - Bachelor Officers' Quarters
BOR - Battalion Orderly Room
BOS - Battalion Orderly Sergeant
BOTC - Basic Officer Training Course
BOTP - Basic Officer Training Program
BRCS - British Red Cross Society
BRD - Base Repair Depot
Brig - Brigadier (rank) - UK.
Brig. Gen. - Brigadier General (rank) - US
BRM —Basic Rifle Marksmanship
BRSC - British Rear Support Command
BRTC - Basic Recruit Training Course
Br. CWO - Branch Chief Warrant Officer
BPSO - Base Personnel Selection Office
BSDU - Bomber Support Development Unit
BSM - Battery Sergeant Major
BSRU - Base Signal Radar Unit
BSTU - Bomber Support Training Unit
BT – Bathythermograph
BT - Bystrochodny Tankovy - Fast Tank - Rus.
BTF - Bomber Towing/Training Flight
Btn. - Battalion - Ger.
BTU - Bombing Trials Unit
Bty – Battery
BU - Broken Up
BuOrd – Bureau of Ordnance (US Navy Bureau)
Bus - Bilingual Units - Canadian
BQMS - Battery Quartermaster Sergeant
B&W – Buildings & Works
B/WEO - Base or Wing Education Officer
B/WPSO - Base or Wing Personnel Selection Officer
BWF - Bristol Wireless Flight
BWT —Battlefield Weather Team

CA - Controller, Aircraft (Air Ministry);Civil Affairs;Heavy Cruiser(ship);Coast Artillery;Coastal Aviation
CAAA - Coast Anti-Aircraft Artillery
CAACU - Civilian Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Unit
CAB - Combat Aviation Brigade; Cabin; Centralized Accounting & Billing (Navy); Contract Adjustment Board; Cost Analysis Brief; Combat Action Badge
CAC – Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation; or Coast Artillery Co-operation; or Consolidated Aircraft Corporation; or Chrislea Aircraft Co.
CACS - Central Air Command Section
CACF - Coast Artillery Co-operation Flight
CACU - Coast Artillery Co-operation Unit
CAD – Central Ammunition Depot
CADC - Canadian Army Dental Corps
CADPAT - Canadian Disruptive Pattern (uniform design)
CAEU - Casualty Air Evacuation Unit
Cal Flt - Calibration Flight
C&M - Care and Maintenance
Cam-ship - Catapult-Armed Merchant Ship
Cam – Camouflaged (Camo)
CAMC - Canadian Army Medical Corps
CAMO - Camouflage Unit
Canada COM - Canada Command
CANCOM – Canada Command
CANFORGEN - Canadian Forces General Order
CANLANDGEN - Land Force General Message
CANSOFCOM - Canadian Special Operations Forces Command
Canex - Canadian Forces Exchange
CANS - Civil Air Navigation School
CAP - Combat Air Patrol; Captain
CAPE - Corrective Action through Physical Exercise
CAPT - Civil Affairs Planning team
CAO - Civil Affairs Operations
CAOC - Canadian Army Ordnance Corps
CAOS - Combined Air Observers School
Capt. - Captain (rank)
Capt - Captain (rank)
Capt (N) - Captain (Navy), O-6
CAR - Canadian Airborne Regiment
CARD - Central Aircraft Repair Depot
CAS - Chief of the Air Staff; or Casualty
CASC - Canadian Army Service Corps
Casevac - Casualty Evacuation
CASF - Canadian Active Service Force; or Canadian Army Special Force
CASTS - Combined Anti Submarine Tactical School
CAT - Damage Category
CAT - College of Air Training
CATCS - Central Air Traffic Control School
Cav - Cavalry
CAW - College of Air Ware fare
CB – Battle cruiser or large cruiser.
CBCF - Coastal Battery Cooperation Flight
CBCS - Coastal Battery Cooperation School
CBD - Canadian Base Details
CBE - Central Bomber Establishment
CBG - Canadian Brigade Group
CBRN - Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear
Cbt Tm - Combat Team
CC - Confined to Camp; or Capability Component; Battle cruiser
CCAPMF - Coastal Command Aircraft Preparation& Training Unit
CCCS – Canadian Casualty Clearing Station
CCD - Course Control Document; or Canadian Convalescent Depot
CCDU - Coastal Command Development Unit
CCFATU - Coastal Command Fighter Affiliation & Training Unit
CCP —Casualty Collection Point, communications checkpoint
CCRC - Combat Crew Replacement Centre
CCSDF - Coastal Command Special Duties Flight
CCF/U - Check and Conversation Flight/Unit
CCGS - Coat sal Command Gunnery School
CC(F)IS - Coastal Command (Flying) Instructors School
CCLPP - Coastal Command Land Plane Pilots Pool
CCP – Casualty Collecting Point
CCPP - Coastal Command Preparation Pool
CCPS - Central Computation Pay System
CCS – Casualty Clearing Station
CCTDU - Coastal Command Tactical Development Unit
CCTF - Coastal Command Training Flight/Combat Cairo Task Force Cd - Command
CD - Coast Defence; Canadian Decoration (service medal); or Civil Defence
CDA - Canadian Defence Academy
CDAC – Canadian Divisional Ammunition Depot
CDC – Canadian Dental Corps
CDCF - Coastal Command Cooperation Flight
CDDU - Coast Defence Development Unit
CDG - Croix de Guerre
Cdr - Commander (Naval rank) , O-5
CDS - Chief of the Defence Staff
CDSA - Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
CE - Canadian Engineers
CEDIT - Command Engineering Development & Investigation Unit
CEF - Casualty Defence Flight; or Canadian Expeditionary Force (1914-1919)
CEFCOM – Canadian Expeditionary Force Command
CEOTP - Continuing Education Officer Training Plan
CER - Combat Engineer Regiment
CERD - Canadian Engineer Reinforcement Depot
CF - Canadian Forces; or Canadian Fighter; or Communication Flight; or Conversion Flight (number Prefix)
CE Round - Chemical Energy Round
CF 98 - Canadian Forces form #98 - Report on Injuries
CF H Svcs Gp - Canadian Forces Health Services Group
CF LA - Canadian Forces Legal Advisor
CFA - Canadian Field Ambulance; or Canadian Field Artillery
CFAD - Canadian Forces Ammunition Depot
CFAO - Canadian Forces Administrative Order
CFB - Canadian Forces Base
CFC – Canadian Forestry Corps
CFCCU - Civilian Fighter Control Cooperation Flight
CFCEP - Canadian Forces Continuing Education Program
CFCF - Canadian Forces Central Fund
CFCS – Canadian Forces Communications System; or Central Fighter Control School
CFCSC - Canadian Forces Command and Staff College (located in Toronto)
CFDCP - Canadian Forces Drug Control Program
CFE - Canadian Forces Europe;Central Fighter Establishment;Conventional Forces Europe (treaty)
CFEWC - Canadian Forces Electronic Warfare Centre. Located a Shirleys Bay outside Ottawa.
CFF - Combined Forces in France
CFFM - Canadian Forces Fire Marshal
CFFTS - Canadian Forces Flight Training School
CFHA - Canadian Forces Housing Agency
CFI - Chief Flying Instructor; or Chief Flight Instructor; or Communications Flight Iraq
CFI&P - Communication Flight Iraq & Persia
CFIOG - Canadian Forces Information Operations Group
CFITES - Canadian Forces Individual Training and Education System
CFLAWC – Canadian Forces Land Advanced Warfare Centre
CFLC - Canadian Forces Liaison Council
CFLRS - Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School
CFMEP - Canadian Forces Military Equivalencies Program
CFMO - Canadian Forces Medical Order
CFMPA - Canadian Forces Military Police Academy
CFMS – Canadian Forces Medical Service
Cfn - Craftsman, A Private in any 400 series trade (VehTech, Wpns Tech, FCS Tech, Mat Tech)
CFN - Canadian Forces Newspapers
CFNCIU - Canadian Forces National Counter-Intelligence Unit
CFNES - Canadian Forces Naval Engineering School
CFNIS - Canadian Forces National Investigation Service
CFP - Canadian Forces Publication: A Canadian military book or PAM.
CFPAF - Canadian Forces Personnel Assistance Fund
CFPAS - Canadian Forces Personnel Appraisal System
CFPD - Canadian Forces professional development
CFPM - Canadian Forces Provost Marshall (Commanding Officer of Canadian Military Police)
CFPO - Canadian Forces Post Office
CFPP - Canadian Forces Parliamentary Program
©FPP - Civilian Ferry Pilots Pool
CFPSA - Canadian Forces Personnel Support Agency
CFR - Canadian Forces Registration (vehicles license plate number); or Commissioning From Ranks
CFRC - Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre
CFRETS - Canadian Forces Recruiting, Education and Training System
CFRG - Canadian Forces Recruiting Group
CFRIMS - Canadian Forces Resources Information Management System
CF(S) - Communications Flight (Squadron)
CFS - Canadian Forces Station; or Central Flying School
CFSAL - Canadian Forces School of Administration and Logistic
CFSATS - Canadian Forces Small Arms Trainer Simulator
CFSCE - Canadian Forces School of Communications and Electronics
CFSD - Canadian Forces Supply Depot
CFSEME - Canadian Forces School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
CFSME - Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering
CFSO - Canadian Forces Supplementary Orders
CFTO - Canadian Forces Technical Order
CF/Unit - Camouflage Flight/Unit
CFWD - Communication Flight Western Desert
CGA - Canadian Garrison Artillery
CGH - Canadian General Hospital
CGIS - Central Gliding Instructors School
CGM - Conspicuous Gallantry Medal
CGMF - Central Glider Maintenance Flight
CGN - Cruiser, Guided Missile, Nuclear
CGR - Canadian Garrison Regiment
CGS - Central Gunnery School; or Central Gliding School; or Chief of the General Staff
CH - Chain Home (Radar chain)
CHAP - Cadet Harassment and Abuse Prevention
CHEL - Chain Home Extra Low (Radar)
CHL - Chain Home Low (Radar chain)
CHRC - Canadian Human Rights Commission
CHRPCC - Civilian Human Resource Planning and Coordination Committee
CHRSC - Civilian Human Resource Service Centers
CIBG - Canadian Infantry Brigade Group
CIC - Cadet Instructors Cadre; Combat Information Center
CIG – Chief Instructor in Gunnery
CinC – Commander in Chief
CINCPACFLT – Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet
CITC – Canadian Infantry Training Centre
CJTF - Combined Joint Task Force
CL - Casualty List;Light Cruiser (ship)
CLAM - Combat Liberation Army of Meaford
CLE - Central Landing Establishment
CLFCSC - Canadian Land Force Command and Staff College (located in Kingston, ON)
CLH – Canadian Light Horse
CLS - Chief of the Land Staff; or Central Landing School
CM - Career Manager; or Court Martial
CMBG - Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group
Cmd - Command
CMD - Conventional Munitions Disposal
Cmdre - Commodore
CME - Canadian Military Engineer
CMF - Central Med Forces
CMGC - Canadian Machine Gun Corps
CMIS - Career Management Information System
CMJ - Chief Military Judge
CMP - Chief of Military Personnel; or Corps of Military Police
CMPA - Canadian Military Police Association
CMR - Canadian Mounted Rifles
CMS - Chief of Maritime Staff
CMTC – Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre
CMU - Civilian Maintenance Unit
CN&CS - Central Navigation & Control School
CNF - Commonwealth Naval Forces
CNS - Central Navigation School
CNVTS - Central Night Vision Training School
CO - Commanding Officer (can also be OC); or Chain Overseas (Overseas version of CH)
COA - Course of Action
COD - Command Ordinance Depot
C of I - Court of Inquiry
COI - Conflict of Interest
COIN - Counter-Insurgency Operations
Col. – Colonel
COM – Commodore, naval title given to one who is not an admiral who commands Captains
Comd. – Commander; or Command
COMINT - Communications Intelligence
Comm(s) Communication(s)
Comms Z – Communications Zone
Compo – Composite Ration (also called comp rat)
COMSEN – Communications Centre
COMSOWESPAC - Commander, South West Pacific
COMSUBPAC – Commander, Submarines, Pacific
COMSUBSOWESPAC – Commander, Submarines, South West Pacific
Con - Convoy; Control (esp. ships controls)
Conv – Conversion
Coord – Co-ordinate
CORD - Central Ontario Regimental Depot
COTU - Coastal Operational Training Unit
COS - Chief of Staff; or Company Orderly Sergeant; or Change of Strength
Coy - Company
C&P - Counseling and Probation
CP - Command Post; or Close Protection
CPC – Canadian Postal Corps
CPE - Central Photographic Establishment
CPF - Canadian Patrol Frigate. (Halifax Class); or Coastal Patrol Flight
Cpl – Corporal
CPO – Chief Petty Officer (Navy Rank); or Command Pay Office
CPO1 - Chief Petty Officer 1st Class
CPO2 - Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class
CPPR - Civilian Performance Planning and Review
Cpt. - Captain;Captured
CQMS - Company Quartermaster Sergeant
CRB - Career Review Board
CRC - Control and reporting center
CRCR - Canadian Reserve Cavalry Regiment
CRD - Controller of Research & Development
CRDF - Cathode Ray Direction Finding
CRE - Central Reconnaissance Establishment;Commander, Royal Engineers;Chief Royal Engineer
CRF - Controller of Research & Development
CRO - Central Records Office; or Civilian Repair Organization
CRP - Civilian Repair Party
CRPG - Canadian Ranger Patrol Group
CRS - Chief Review Services; or Control and Reporting School
CRT - Canadian Railway Troops;Cathode Ray Tube
CRU - Civilian Repair Unit
CS(A) - Controller of Supply (Air)
CSD - Code of Service Discipline
CSDE - Central Servicing Development Establishment
Cse – Course
CSE - Central Signals Establishment
CSF - Central Signals Establishment; or Communications and Support Flight
CSIS - Canadian Security and Intelligence Service
CSM - Company Sergeant Major
CSOR - Canadian Special Operations Regiment
CSPDE - Combined services Project Development Unit
CSR - Combat Stress Reaction
CSS Communications and Support Squadron; Combat Service Support
C Sups – Combat Supplies
C SCOT R - Canadian Scottish Regiment. A Reserve Infantry Regiment on Vancouver Island.
CSU - Communications and Support Unit
CT - Component Transfer
CTC – Canadian Training Centre
CTF - Combined Task Force (refers to a multi-national TF)
CTO - Compensated Time Off
CTP – Commonwealth Training Plan (aka BCATP); or Course Training Plan
CTS - Combat Training School; or Clothe The Soldier
CTTS - Communications & Target-towing Squadron; or Civilian Technical Training School
CTU - Combat Training Unit; or Crew Training Unit
CTW - Combat Training Wing
CU - Conversion Unit; or Camouflage Unit; or Communications Unit
Cu - Converted
CV - Common Valve; or Combat Vehicles;Aircraft Carrier(ship)
CVE – Escort (or “jeep”) aircraft carrier
CVD – Central Vehicle Depot
CVL – Light aircraft carrier
CVN - Aircraft Carrier, Nuclear
CW - Communication Wing; or Chemical Warfare
CWAC - Canadian Women's Army Corps
CWAC ACCOMM - Canadian Women's Army Corps Accommodations
CWGC - Commonwealth War Graves Commission
CWO - Chief Warrant Officer
CWP - Contractor's Working Party
CWRO – Canadian War Records Office
CZP - Correct Zeroing Point

D Cdts - Directorate of Cadets
D Dent Svcs - Director Dental Services
D Env P - Director, Environmental Protection
D Fin Ops - Directorate Financial Operations
D Law HR - Director Law Human Resources
D Law MJPR - Director Law Military Justice Policy and Research
D Law/ I - Director of Law/ International
D Law/Mil Per - Director of Law/Military Personnel
D Mar Pers - Directorate of Maritime Personnel
D Med Pol - Director Medical Policy
D Med Svcs - Director Medical Services
D Mil C - Director Military Careers
D Pub Pol - Directorate of Public Policy
DAC – Divisional Ammunition Company
DAF - Desert Air Force
DAFTF - Desert Air Force Training Flight
DAIP - Director Access to Information and Privacy
DAOD - Defense Administration Orders and Directives
DAPPP - Director Accounts Processing, Pay and Pensions
DART - Disaster Assistance Response Team
DATCO - Deputy Air Traffic Controller
DBF - Destroyed By Fire
DBR - Damaged Beyond Repair
DC Pol - Directorate Contracting Policy
DCCL - Director, Claims and Civil Litigation
DCCO - Director Civilian Classification and Organization
DCDS - Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff
DCEP - Director Civilian Employment Policies
DCHRHP - Director of Civilian Human Rights and Harassment Programs
DCIEM - Defence and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine.
DCM – Distinguished Conduct Medal
DCO - Deputy Commanding Officer; or Duty Carried Out
DCOS - Deputy Chief of Staff
DCSA - Directorate Casualty Support and Administration
DD - Destroyer (ship)
DD214 - DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty - US. http://www.archives....rds/dd-214.html
DDDO - Direction for Domestic Operations
DDG - Destroyer, Guided Missile
DDH - Destroyer, Helicopter carrying
DDL - Destroyer Deck Landings
DDR - East Germany Deutsche Democratic Republic - also GDR
DDSAL - Director of Disposals, Sales, Artifacts and Loans
DE - Destroyer Escort (ship)
DECPR - Director, External Communications and Public Relations
Def – Defence
Del/Dly - Delivery
DEO - Direct Entry Officer
DEOP - Direct entry officer plan
DEP - Delayed Entry Program; or Director Ethics Program
Det – Detachment; or Detached
Dett - Detachment (detachment to another unit or Squadron)
DEU - Distinctive Environmental Uniform
DEW - Distant Early Warning (The DEW-line radar system)
DEW Line – Distant Early Warning Line
D/F - Direct Finding (Station)
DF – Defensive Fire
DFC - Distinguished Flying Cross
DFCS - Day Fighter Combat School, part of CFE
DFLS - Day Fighter Leaders School
DFM - Distinguished Flying Medal
DFPP - Director of Financial Policy and Procedures
DFS - Direct Fire Support
DG Cond Svc - Director General Conditions of Service
DG Int - Director General Intelligence
DGA - Director General of Aviation
DGADR - Director General Alternative Dispute Resolution
DGCESP - Director General Civilian Employment Strategies and Programs
DGE - Director General Environment
DGEPS - Director General Equipment Program Services
DGER - Director General Employee Relations
DGFDA - Director General Force Development Analysis
DGHS - Director General Health Services.
DGIIP - Director General International and Industry Programs
DGLPD - Director General Learning and Professional Development
DGLRC - Director General Labour Relations and Compensation
DGMC - Director General (Military Careers)
DGNS - Director General Nuclear Safety
DGPA - Director General (Public Affairs)
DGPGP - Director General Personnel Generation Policy
DGRC - Director General (Reserves and Cadets)
DGRD - Director General of Research & Development
DGSP - Director General (Strategic Planning)
DHFS - Defence Helicopter Flying School
DHH - Directorate of History and Heritage
DHO - Director of Health Operations
DHRD - Director Human Rights and Diversity
DHRIM - Directorate Human Resources Information Management. (The PeopleSoft people.)
DI - Drill Instructor; or Daily Inspection (This was done every morning on equipment)
DICASS - Directional Command Activated Sonobouy System.
DIFAR - Directional Frequency Analisys and Recording.
DIHRS - Defence Integrated Human Resource System
DIMSP - Directorate Information Management Strategic Planning
DIN - Defence Information Network
DIP - Director Intellectual Property
DIRPR - Director Information Resource Plans and Regulation
Disb – Disbanded
DISO - Defence Information Services Organization
DJAG - Deputy Judge Advocate General
DKiG - DeutscheKreuz im Geld - German Cross in Gold
DKIM - Director Knowledge and Information Management
DL - Distributed Learning
DLBM/Food S - Director Logistics Business Management/Food Services
DLBM/TM - Director Logistics Business Management/Transportation Management
DLPDPS - Director Learning and Professional Development Programs and Services
DLPDSP - Director Learning and Professional Development Strategies and Policies
DLRPP - Director Labour Relations Policies and Programs
DM - Deputy Minister
DMASP - Director Materiel Acquisition and Support Programme
DMC - Defence Management Committee
DMCARM - Director Military Careers Administration and Resource Management
DME - Distance Measuring Equipment
DMFS - Directorate Military Family Services
Dml – Demolition
DMMD - Director Materiel Management Distribution
DMPD - Director, Management Policy Development
DMPP - Director Materiel Policy and Procedures
DNCO – Duty Not Carried Out; or Did Not Complete Operation
DND - Department of National Defence
DO - Duty Officer; or Daily Order
DOB - Date of Birth; or Deployed Operating Base
DOL - Director Official Languages
DOS SJS - Director of Staff, Strategic Joint Staff
D of W – Died of Wounds
DoW – Died of Wounds
DP - Development Period; officer and NCM careers are divided into Developmental Periods
DPDT - Director Plans, Doctrine and Training
DPE - Directorate of Physical Education
DPFL - Directorate Protocol and Foreign Liaison
DPM - Deputy Provost Marshal
DQA - Director Quality Assurance
DQOL - Director Quality of Life
DRET - Directorate of Recruiting, Education and Training
DRSO - Daily Range Standing Order
DS - Directing Staff
DSA - Director Senior Appointments
DSCDS - Defence Subject Classification and Disposition System
DSCES - Director Strategic Communications and Executive Services
DSCO - Director Supply Chain Operations
DSEI - Directorate of Special Examinations and Inquiries
DSM - Drill Sergeant Major
DSO - Distinguished Service Order
DTD - Directorate of Technical Development; or Director of Technical Development (Air Ministry)
DTEO - Defence Test & Evaluation Organization
DTEP - Director Training and Education Policy
DTG – Date Time Group
DTMS - Defence Terminology Management System
DTN - Defence Teleprinter Network
DTSES - Directorate Telecommunications and Spectrum Engineering and Support
DUAS - Durham University Air Squadron
DVA - Department of Veteran Affairs
Dvr – Driver
DWAN - Defence Wide Area Network

EAAS - Empire Air Armament School
EAC - Eastern Air Command
EAF - East Africa Flight
EANS - Empire Air Navigation School
EAOS - Elementary Air Observer School
EASSU - Enemy Aircraft Storage & Servicing Unit
EATS - Empire Air Training Scheme
EBTS - Elementary and Basic Training School (Coastal Command)
EC - Escadrille de Chasse (Small French Fighter Unit)
ECC - Equipment Configuration Code
ECS - Environmental Chiefs of Staff
ECDU - Electronic Countermeasures Development Unit; or Engine Control Demonstration Unit
ECFS - Empire Central Flying School
Ech – Echelon
ECI - Engineer Control Instructors ECM - Electronic Countermeasures
ECU - Electronic Countermeasures Unit
ECV - Escort Carrier (ship)
ED - Equivalency Database; or Environmental Directive
ED&T - Exempt From Drill and Training
EDD - Equipment Disposal Unit
EdO - Education Objective
EDP – Emergency Defence Plan
EFS - Empire Flying School
EFTS - Elementary Flying Training School
EGS - Elementary Gliding School
EGTS - Elementary Glider Training School
EIS - Equipment Issue Scale
EL - Eichenlaub - Oak Leaves (supplement to German decorations esp. Knight's Cross) - Ger.
ELG - Emergency Landing Ground
ELINT - Electronic Intelligence
ELOC - Essential Level of Capability
ELUs - English Language Units
EMCS - Eastern Mediterranean Communication Flight
EME - Electrical Mechanical Engineer
EMUAS - East Midlands University Air Squadron
En – Enemy
Eng – English
Engr – Engineer
ENS – Ensign (naval rank), O-1
EO - Enabling Objective
EOD – Explosive Ordnance Disposal
EORD – Eastern Ontario Regimental Depot
EOWS - Elementary Observer Wireless School
EP - Equipment Park
Eqpt – Equipment
ERP - Emergency Response Plans
ERPT - Emergency Response Planning Team
ERS - Empire Radio School; or Engine Repair Section
E&RFTS - Elementary& Reserve Flying Training School
ESR - Engineer Support Regiment
ETA - Estimated Time of Arrival
ETO - European Theatre of Operations
ETPS - Empire Test Pilots School
EU - Equipment Unit
EUAS - Edinburgh University Air Squadron
Evd - Evaded Capture
EWAU - Electronic Ware fare Avionics Unit
EWE&TU - Electronic Ware fare Experimental & Training Unit
EW - Electronic Warfare; or Early Warning
E&WS - Electrical & Wireless School
EWS - Emergency Water Supply
EX – Exercise ; or Executive Group
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F1A - Fitter I (Airframes)
F1E - Fitter I (Engines)
F2A - Fitter II (Airframes)
F2E - Fitter II (Engines)
FAA - Fleet Air Arm; or Financial Administration Act
FAC – Forward Air Controller
FAE – Fitter Aero Engines
FAM - Financial Administration Manual
FAP - First Aid Post
FAGS - Fleet Aerial Gunners School
FATU - Flight Affiliation Training Unit; or Fighter Armament Training Unit
FB - Fire Base
FBDF - Flying Boat Development Flight
F-BFTS - France-Belgium Flying Training Unit
FBO - Fixed Base Operations
FBS - Flying Boat School
FBSU - Flying Boat Servicing Unit
FBSU - Flying Boat Servicing Unit
FC - Ferry Control/Fighter Command/Flying Control
FCCRS - Fighter Command Control & Reporting School
FCCS/F Fighter Command Communication Squadron/Flight
FCCU - Fighter Control Cooperation Unit
FCIRS/F - Fighter Command Instrument Rating Squadron/Flight
FCITF/S - Fighter Command Instrument Training Flight .Squadron
FCMPC - Fighter Command Missile Practice Camp
FCP - Family Care Plan
FCPU - Ferry Command Preparation Unit
FCRS - Fighter Command Radar School
FCS - Fighter Command School
FCS - Facility Checking Squadron
FCTU - Fighter Command Trials Unit
Fd Engr - Field Engineer
FDF - Fighter Defence Unit
FDS - Field Dressing Station
F/E - Flight Engineer
F & E - Furniture and Effects
FE - Far East
FEAF - Far East Air Force
FEAFES - Far East Air Force Examination Squadron
FEBA – Forward Edge Battle Area
FECEF - Far East Casualty Evacuation Unit
FEE - Fighter Experimental Establishment
FEE Op - Field Engineer Equipment
FEFEW - Far East Flying Boat Wing
FEO - Fire Effects Observer/Officer
FES – Flight Engineer School; or Field Engineering Squadron
FETDU - Far East Tactical Development Unit
FETS - Far East Training Squadron
FETW - Far East Training Wing
FF - Fighter Flight/Ferry Flight/Free French
FFAF - Free French Air Force
FFDPF - Free French Desert Patrol Flight
FFE - Fire for Effect
FFFF - Free French Fighter Flight
FFH - Frigate, Helicopter. A Frigate type vessel with Helicopter(s) as its primary armament
FFI - Free From Infection
FF PFMP - Fire Fighters Physical Fitness Maintenance Program
FFP - Final Firing Position
Fg - Frigate
FHP - Force Health Protection
FIBUA - Fighting In Built Up Areas
FIDO - Fog Investigation and Dispersal Operation
F I DS/U - Fighter Interception Development Squadron/Unit
Fin - Financial
Fin O - Financial Officer
FIS - Flying Instructors School
FIU - Fighter Interception Unit
Fj - Fallschirmjäger - Paratrooper - Ger.
F/L - Flight Lieutenant
FLAK - Flieger abwehr kanone - Anti-aircraft gun - Ger. (also the fire from one)
FLET – Forward Location Enemy Troops
FLOT – Forward Location Own Troops; or Flotilla (Flot)
FLS - Fighter Leaders School
Flt - Flight
FLUs - French Language Units
FM - Frequency Modulation (radio transmission type and sonar signal type)
FMA - Flight Mechanic Airframes
FMAS - Financial and Managerial Accounting System
FMC – Force Mobile Command
FME - Flight Mechanic Engines
Fmm – Formation
FMP - Field Message Pad
FMS - Facilities Management Squadron; or Field Maintenance Squadron
FSMO - Full Service Marching Order
F/O - Flying Officer
FOA - Field Operations Allowance
FOB - Forward Operating Base
FOO - Forward Observation Officer
FOUO – For Official Use Only FP - Ferry Pool
FPF - Final Protective Fire
FPP - Ferry Pilots Pool
FPU - Ferry Preparation Unit; or Film Production Unit
FR - Fighter Reconnaissance
FRD - Forward Repair Depot
FrKptn - Fregattenkapitan - Frigate Captain (approx senior grade Naval Commander) - Ger.
FRS - Flying Refresher School
FRT – Forward Repair Team
FRU - Field Repair Unit/Fleet Requirements Unit
F/S - Flight Sergeant
FS - Fighting School
FSAF&G - Fleet School of Aerial Fighting & Gunnery School
FSDS - Fighter Support Development Squadron
FSP - Forward Staging Post
FSS - Ferry Support Squadron; or Flying Selection Squadron
FSTS - Fire and Security Training School
FSTU - Fighter Support Training Unit
FTC - Flying Training Command
FTCPF - Flying Training Command Practice Flight
FTF/U - Ferry Training Flight/Unit
FTFlt - Ferry Training Flight
FTLU - French Tactical Liaison Unit
FTR - Failed to Return
FTS - Flying Training School
FTU - Ferry Training Unit/Floatplane Training Unit/Flight Trials Unit
FU - Ferry Unit
Fuh. - Fuehrer - Leader - Ger.
FUP – Forming Up Point (or Position)
FWS - Fighter Weapons School
Fw. - Feldwebel - Sergeant - Ger.

GATES - German Army Training Establishment Shilo
GATU - Ground Attack Training Unit
G/C - Group Captain
GC - Gliding Centre; or Groupe de Chasse; or Good Conduct
GCA - Ground Controlled Approach
GCAOS - Ground Controlled Approach Operation School
GCAS - Ground Controlled Approach Squadron
GCATU - Ground Controlled Approach Training Unit
GC badge – Good Conduct Badge
GCCS - Global Command and Control System (Maritime)
GCF - Gunnery Co-operation Flight/Group Communication Flight
GCHQ - Government Communications HQ
GCI - Ground Controlled Interception
GCS - Ground Controlled Squadron
GCT - Ground Combat Training
GD - General Duties
GD - Grossdeutschland - Greater Germany (the state); GD Division - Ger.
GDC - Group Disbandment Centre
GDGS - Group Defence Gunnery School
GDP – General Defence Plan
GE - George Cross
GED - Ground Equipment Depot; or General Educational Development
Gefr. - Gefreiter - Private soldier rank (approx) - Ger.
Gen - General
Genlt - Generalleutnant - Lieutenant General - Ger.
GenMaj - Generalmajor - Major General - Ger.
GEP - General Equipment Park
GES - Glider Exercise Squadron
GEU - Glider Exercise Unit
GFM - Generalfeldmarschall - Field Marshall - Ger.
GG - Ground Gunnery
GGS - Ground Gunnery School
GI - Ground Instructional
GIC - Gliding Induction Course (Air Cadets)
GIF - Glider Instructors Flight
GIP - Grid Intersecting Point
GIS - Glider Instructors School
GL - Gun Laying (radar)
GMC - General Military Course
Gnd - ground
Gnr - Gunner (private in artillery)
(G) OTU - Glider Operational Training Unit
GoC - Government of Canada
GOC - General Officer Commanding
Gp - Group
GP - General Purpose
GP CF - Group Conversion Flight
GP/DA - Group Disposal Account (book-keeping exercise for damaged aircraft)
GPEU - Glider Pilot Exercise Unit
GPIS - Glider Pilot Instructors School
GPMG – General Purpose Machine Gun
GPO - Gun Position Officer
GPS – Global Positioning System
GPUTF - Glider Pick-up Training Unit
GPR - Glider Pilot Regiment
GQA - Government Quality Assurance
GR - General reconnaissance
GR&ANS - General Reconnaissance and Air Navigation School
GRF - Ground Radar Fitter
GRICS - Ground Radio Installation Clearance Service (security clearance for visitors)
Gröfaz - Der größte Generall und Feldherr aller Zeiten - The greatest General and Field Commander of all time - Sly nickname for Hitler - Ger.
GRS - General Reconnaissance School
GRSF - Ground Radio Servicing Flight
GRSS - Ground Radio Servicing Squadron
GRU - General Reconnaissance Unit
GRU/F - General Reconnaissance Unit/Flight
GS - Gliding School; or General Specification; or Grading School
GSE - Glider Servicing Echelon
GSF - Glider Servicing Flight
GSP - Government Security Policy
GSU - Group Support Unit
GSW – Gunshot Wound
GTF - Gunnery Training Flight
GTPS - Glider & Tug Pilots School
GTS - Glider Training Squadron; or Glider Training School
GU - Grading Unit
GUAS - Glasgow University Air Squadron
GWDS - Guided Weapon Development Squadron
GWF - Ground Wireless Fitter

HAA – Heavy Anti Air
HAAPC - Heavy antiaircraft Practice Camp
HAD - Home Aircraft Depot
HATS - Hull, Armament, Turret, Suspension
HAZMAT - Hazardous Material
(HB) - Heavy Bomber
(HB)CU - (Heavy Bomber) Conversion Unit
HB – Hostile Battery
HCA - Health Care Administrator
HCCS - Home Command Communications Squadron
HCEU - Home Command Examining Unit
HCF - Helicopter Communications Flight; or Home Communications Flight
HCU - Heavy Conversion Unit
HD - Home Defence
Hdlg Sqn - Handling Squadron
HDU - Helicopter Development Unit
HE - High Explosive; Home Establishment (movements)
HEAT – High Explosive Anti Tank
Hel – Helicopter
HEMTT – Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck
HFDF - High Frequency Direction Finding ("Huff-Duff")
HFF - Heavy Freight Flight
HFU - Home Ferry Unit
HGCU - Heavy Glider Conversion Unit
HGMU - Heavy Glider Maintenance Unit
HGSU - Heavy Glider Servicing Unit
HGTU - Heavy Glider Training Unit
HHT - House Hunting Trip
HKAAF - Hong Kong Auxiliary Air Force
HKFS - Hong Kong Fighter Squadron
HKVA - Hong Kong Volunteer Air Force
HLVW - Heavy Lift Vehicle, Wheeled; or Heavy Logistics Vehicle Wheeled
HM – Her/His Majesty
HMCS - Her Majesty's Canadian Ship
HMG - Heavy Machine Gun
HMS - His/Her Majesty's Ship (UK)
HMT - His/Her Majesty's Transport Ship
H.O.R. - Hooven-Owens-Rentscher Ohio US submarine engine manufacturer.
HptFw. - Hauptfeldwebel - Sergeantmajor (approx) - Ger.
Hptm. - Hauptmann - Captain - Ger.
HQ - Headquarters
HQ AC - Headquarters Air Cadets
HQ ATA - Headquarters Air Transport Auxiliary
HQ EFT - Headquarters Elementary Flying Training
HQ FPP - Headquarters Ferry Pilots Pool
HQ P&SS - Headquarters Provost & Security Services ('Snowdrops')
HQ PTC - Headquarters Personnel & Training Command
HQ STC - Headquarters Strike Command
HQ TAF - Headquarters Tactical Air Force
HQME - Headquarters Middle East
HQTTCPS - Headquarters Technical Training Command Publicity Section
HR - Human Resources
HRG - Historical Research Group
HRMS - Human Resources Management System
HS Flt - High Speed Flight
HSO - Health Services Officer
HST - High Speed Telegraphist
HT - Half Track
HTCU - Heavy Transport Conversion Unit
(HTS)CU - (Heavy Transport Support) Conversion Unit
HUA – Heard, Understood, Acknowledged
HUMINT - Human Intelligence (information collected from a human source)
Hy - Heavy

(I) - India
IA - Immediate Action
IAAD - Inland Area Aircraft Depot
IAAS - Inland Area Aircraft School
IAF - Indian Air Force
IAFVR - Indian Air Force Volunteer Reserve
IAMUS - Installation Automated Manpower Utilization System
IAP - Initial Assessment Phase
IAPF - Inland Area Practice Flight
IAvMed - Institution of Aviation Medical CCF Iraq Command Communication Flight
IAW - In Accordance With (reference)
IBTS - Individual Battle Task Standards
i/c - In charge
IC - Incident Commander
ICC - Input Control Centre
ICF/S - Italy Communication Flight/Squadron
IDF - Iraq Defence Flight
IE - Initial Establishment; or Intermediate Engagement
IED - Improvised Explosive Device
IFCCS - Indirect Fire Control Computer Software
IFCS - Integrated Fire Control System
IFDU - Intensive Flying Development Unit
IFF - Identification Friend or Foe
IFIS - Irish Flying Instructors School
IFS - Instrument Flying Squadron
IFSAC - International Fire Service Accreditation Congress
IFTS - Initial Flying Training School
IFTU - Instrument Flying Training Unit/Intensive Flying Trials Unit
IGT - Initial Gliding Training (Air Cadets)
IJA – Imperial Japanese Army.
IJN – Imperial Japanese Navy.
ILF - Independent Liaison Flight
ILP - Individual Learning Plan
ILS - Instrument Landing System
IMD - Information Management Directive
IMP - Individual Meal Packets
Int – Intelligence; Interned;integral;internal
Int O - Intelligence Officer
Int Op - Intelligence Operator
Int Sum – Intelligence Summary
IoM - Isle of Man
I/O - Intelligence Officer
IO – Intelligence Officer
IP - Intellectual property
IR - Immediate Reserve; or Individual Reservist
IRF - Independent Reconnaissance Flight
IRG - Immediate Replenishment Group
IRIS - Inspector of Radio Installation Services
IRRU - Instant Readiness Reserve Unit
IR&SU - Immediate Reserve & Support Unit
IRU - Immediate Reaction Unit
IS – Internal Security
ISAF - International Security Assistance Force
ISC – Infantry Section Carrier
ISCC - Infantry Section Commander's Course
ISF - Internal Security Flight
ISTAR - Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance
IT&E - Individual Training and Education
ITF/S - Instrument Raining Flight/Squadron
ITS - Initial Training School
ITW - Initial Training Wing
IW – Individual Weapon

J3 - Joint Staff 3 (Operations and Training)
JAG - Judge Advocate General
JANAC – Joint Army Navy Assessment Committee. Formed following WWII to go over Japanese records to determine actual damage done by whom.
JAPIC - Joint Air Photographic Interpretation Centre
JARIC - Joint Air Reconnaissance Intelligence Centre
JASS - Joint Anti-Submarine School
JATE - Joint Air Transport Establishment
JB - Jaeger Battalion - Mountain troops - Ger.
JCU - Jet Conversion Unit (Bomber Command Jet Conversion Unit)
JEFTS - Joint Elementary Flying Training Squadron
JEHU - Joint Experimental Helicopter Unit
JFACT&SU - Joint Forward Air Controllers Training & Standards Unit
JFHQ - Joint Force Headquarters
JG - Jagdgeschwader - Fighter wing - Ger.
JGWTU - Joint Guided Weapons Training Unit
JHDU - Joint Helicopter Development Unit
JHQ – Joint Headquarters
JNBCD - Joint Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Defence
JNCO - Junior NCO
JPTU - Jet Provost Trials Unit
JR - Infantry Regiment (used WW1 esp. Bavarian units until '30s) - Ger.
JRC - Junior Ranks Club (Mess)
JSPI - Joint School of Photographic Interpretation
JSSC - Joint Services Staff College
JSSPT - School for Jungle Self Preservation Training
JSTU - Joint Services Trials Unit
J/T - Junior Technician
JTF - Joint Task Force (land/air/sea); or Jet Training Flight
JTF-2 - Joint Task Force 2
JTU - Joint Trials Unit
JWE - Joint Warfare Establishment

KAAU - Kenya Auxiliary Air Unit
KAF - Kenya Air Force
KD - Khaki Drill
Kdo. - Kommando - Commando - Ger.
Kdore. - Kommodore - Commodore - Ger.
Kdr - Kommandeur - Commander - Ger.
KE Rd. - Kinetic Energy Round
KFS - Knife, Fork, Spoon
KF - King's Flight
KG - Kampfgeschwader - Bomber wing - Ger.
KIA - Killed In Action
KKptn. - Korvettenkapitan - Corvette Captain (Lieutenant-Commander) - Ger.
KLFS - Kula Lumpur Fighter Squadron
Kptn.z.S - Kapitän zur See - Senior Naval Captain - Ger.
KRs - King's Regulations
KUAS - Kent University Air Squadron
KwK - Kampfwagenkanone - armoured vehicle gun - Ger.
KZ - Killing Zone
KZ - Konzentrazionslager - Concentration Camp - Ger.

L1s - Level One Advisors as set out in A-FN-100-002/AG-006
LAAGS - Light Anti-Aircraft Gunnery School
LAAP - Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant - US.
LAAPC - Light Anti-Aircraft Practice Camp
LAC - Leading Aircraftman;Library and Archives Canada
LACW - Leading Aircraft Woman
LAM - Louisiana Maneuvers -US.
LAMC - Letterman Army Medical Center - US.
LARC – Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo
LAS - Light Aircraft School
lat - latitude
LAT - local apparent time;local area transport
LAV – Light Armoured Vehicle
LAW - Leading Aircraft Woman (Airforce)
Lb - Pound (weight)
LB - light bombardment;local battery;litter bearer
LCA - landing craft, assault
LCB - line of constant bearing
LCF - Lincoln Conversion Flight
LCI - landing craft, infantry
LCdr - Lieutenant Commander (Naval Rank), O-4
LCol - Lieutenant Colonel - US.
LCP - landing craft, personnel;lighterage control point
LCpl – Lance Corporal
LCT - landing craft, tank
LCU - landing craft, utility
LCVP - landing craft, vehicle and personnel
LDGP - low-drag, general purpose (bomb)
ldr leader
LdSH (RC) – Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)
LE - low explosive; leading edge
LEAD - Letterkenny Army Depot - US.
LeFH - Leichte FeldHaubitze - light field howitzer - Ger.
LEME - Land Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
LF – Low Frequency. Radio frequency band.
LFA - Land Force Area
LFAA – Land Force Atlantic Area
LFCA – Land Force Central Area
LFC - Land Force Command (Army)
LFCA - Land Force Central Area
LFCA TC – Land Forces Central Area Training Centre
LFDTS - Land Forces Doctrine and Training System
LFNA – Land Force Northern Area
LFQA – Land Force Quebec Area - Can.
LFRR - Land Force Reserve Restructure
LFS - Lancaster Finishing School
LFWA - Land Force Western Area
LFWATC – Land Force Western Area Training Centre
LFX - live fire exercise
LG - Landing Ground;landing gear;logistics
LGen - Lieutenant General
LHAAP - Longhorn Army Ammunition Plant - US.
LHQ - Local Headquarters (Army Cadet term)
LHS - left hand side
LICROSS - League of International Red Cross Societies
Linc Weld - Lincoln and Welland Regiment
L/L - latitude/longitude
LLA - latitude, longitude, altitude
LLF - Light Liaison Flight
LLTU - Leigh Light Training Unit
LM - load master;logistics management;local manufacture;Legion of Merit
LMB – Light Mortar Battery
LMG - Light Machine Gun
LMF - Lack of Moral Fibre - Medical term used to describe British servicemen with Combat Stress problems
LNO - liaison officer
LNSF - Light Night Striking Force, of Mosquitoes of 8 Group
LNTS - League of Nations Treaty Series
LO - Liaison Officer
LOA - letter of agreement;length overall;letter of authorization;light observation aircraft;limit of advance
LOAC - Law of Armed Conflict (Hague and Geneva Conventions + protocols)
L of C - Lines of Communication
LOD - Line of Departure
Log - Logistic(s)
LOI - letter of instruction;letter of intent;list of items
LON - letter of notification
LONG - longitude
LOR - level of repair;letter of request
LOS - Line Of Sight
LOSREP - loss report (aircraft/aircrew)
LP - Listening Post
LR - Long Range
LRDG - Long Range Desert Group
LRFU - Long Rang Ferry Unit
LRDF - Long Range Development Flight
LRDU - Long Range Development Unit
LRMP - long-range maritime patrol
LRPA - long-range patrol aircraft
LRR - long-range radar
LRRP - long-range reconnaissance patrols
LRS - Legislative and Regulatory Services
LRSW - Long Range Sniper Weapon
LRWE - Long Range Weapons Research Establishment
LRWRE - Long Range Weapons Research Establishment
LS - Leading Seaman
LSDI - Large Scale Deliberate Intervention
LSMR - landing ship, Multiple rocket
LST - Landing Ship, Tank; List
LSV - logistics support vessel
LSVW - Light Support Vehicle Wheeled
LSW - Light Support Weapon
Lt – Lieutenant - Leutnant
Lt. Gen. - Lieutenant General
Lt. Col. - Lieutenant Colonel (rank)
Lt (N) - Lieutenant (Navy), O-3
LTAs - Leave Travel Assistance
LTI – Link Trainer Instructor
LT (JG) lieutenant junior grade (Naval Rank), O-2
LTP - Long Term Planning
LTW - Lyneham Transport Wing
LUP - Lying Up Point
LVS - Logistics Vehicle System
LW - Light Warning (radar);long wave;low wing;leeway
Lw - Luftwaffe - Air Force - Ger.
LWCC - Lightweight Combat Clothing
LZ - Landing Zone

MA - Managing Authority
MAA - Mutual Aid Agreement
MAAF - Mediterranean Allied Forces; or Malayan Auxiliary Air Force
MAC - Mediterranean Air Command
MACAF - Mediterranean Allied Coastal Air Force
MACP - Medic Air Command Post
MAD - Marine Acceptance Depot
MAED - Marine Aircraft Experimental Depot
MAEE - Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment
MAEU - Marine Aircraft Experimental Unit
MAFIS - Midlands Area Flying Instructors School
Magic – code name applied to high level Japanese war time decryptions
Maj - Major (rank)
Maj. Gen. - Major General (rank)
MAJAID - Major Air Disaster
M.A.N. - Maschinefabrik-Augsburg-Nürnberg. German diesel engine design and manufacturer.
MAP - Ministry of Aircraft Production
MARCOM - Maritime Command
MAREL - Moveable Air Reconnaissance Exploitation Unit
Maru code - low level IJN code used by merchant and transport vessels
MASFS - Midlands area School of Special Flying
MASM - Managing Authority System Manager
MASR&CF - Malta Air Sea Rescue & Communications Flight
MATAF - Mediterranean Allied Tactical Air Forces
MATZ - Military Air Traffic Zone
MBdr - Master Bombardier (MCpl in the Artillery)
MBT – Main Battle Tank
MC - Military Cross
MCA - Ministry of Civil Aviation
MCC - Military Career Counselor
MCC&FF - Maintenance Command Communication and Ferry Flight
(MC)IRAM - Marine Corps Individual Records Administration Manual - US.
MCJTF - Maintenance Command Jet Training Flight
MCOIN - Maritime Command Operational Information System
MCpl - Master Corporal - Can.?
MCS - Metropolitan Communication Squadron
MCTAP - Military Civilian Training Accreditation Program
MC&TTS - Malta Communication & Target Towing Flight
MCU - Mosquito Conversion Unit; or Meteorological Conversion Unit
MCU - Marine Craft Unit
M&D - Medicine and Duties; or Medals and Decorations
MD – Military District
MDA - Main Defensive Area
MCDV - Maritime Coastal Defence Vessel
Me - Messerschmitt
ME - Middle East
MEAC - Middle East Air Command
MEAF - Middle East Air Force
MEAFITF - Middle East Air Force Instrument Training Flight
MEAFTTU - Middle East Air Force Target Towing Unit
MEAS - Middle East Armament School
MECGS - Middle East Central Gunnery School
Mech - Mechanized
Med - Medical;Mediterranean;medium
MedMe - Mediterranean and Middle East
MEF - Middle East Forces
MEFC - Middle East Ferry Control/Command
MEL - Medical Employment Limitations
MENVTS - Middle East Night Vision Training School
MEP&AP - Middle East Pilot & Aircrew Pool
Met Res - Meteorological Research
METS - Middle East Training School
MEW - Microwave Early Warning (radar)
MFC - Mortar Fire Controller
MFH - Military Field Hospital
MFNU - Malta Night Fighter Unit
MFP - Military Foot Police
MFPU - Mobile Field Photographic Unit
MFRC - Military Family Resource Centre
MG - Machine Gun; or Motor Generator
MGen - Major General
MGS - Mobile Gun System
MGSP - Mobile Glider Servicing Party
M&I - Messes and Institutes
MI - Military Intelligence
MIA - Missing in Action
MICV - Mechanized Infantry Combat Vehicle
MID - Mentioned in Dispatches
Militia - The Reserve Force (RF)
Min Tech - Ministry of Technology
MIO - Maritime Interdiction Operations
MIR - Medical Inspection Room
Mk - Mark
MKV - Mark V fire tender
MLOC - Minimum Level of Capability
MLU – Maple Leaf Up - Can.
MLVW - Medium Logistics Vehicle Wheeled
MM - Military Medal
MMESTF/S – Mediterranean & Middle East Special Transport Flight/Squadron
MMEV – Multi-Mission Effects Vehicle
MML – Manual of Military Law
MND - Minister of National Defence
MMP - Military Mounted Police
MO - Medical Officer (doctor)
MOA - Ministry of Aviation
Mob – Mobilisation; Mobile
MOC - Military Occupation Code
MoD - Ministry of Defence - UK.
Mod - Modified/modification
Mod - Modèle - Model/Mark - Fr.
MOD(PE) - Ministry of Defence (Procurement Executive)
MOPA - Military Objective Previously Attacked
MOPP - Mission Oriented Protective Posture
MORU - Mobile Operations Room Unit
MOS - Marine Observation School; or Military Occupational Structure
MoS - Ministry of Supply
MOTU - Marine Operational Training Unit
MOU - Memorandum of Understanding
MOUT - Military Operations in Urban Terrain
Mov O – Movement Order
MP - Military Police; Member of Parliament
MPCC - Military Police Complaints Commission
MPI - Mean Point of Impact
MPIR - Military Police Investigation Report
MPRR - Member’s Personnel Record Résumé
MRD – Manitoba Regimental Depot
MRE - Meal Ready to Eat (rations)
MRES - Missing Research and Enquiry Service
MREU - Missing Research and Enquiry Unit
MRF - Meteorological Research Flight
MRS - Maritime Reconnaissance School
MR sqn - Medium Reconnaissance squadron
MRT - Mountain Rescue Team
MRU - Medical Rehabilitation Unit; or Mobile Radio Unit
M&S - Modelling & Simulation
MS - Master Seaman (Navy)
MSE - Mobile Support Equipment
MSFU - Merchant Ship Fighter Unit
M/Sgt. - Master Sergeant(1st Grade) - US.
Msl - Missile
MSM - Mainstream Media
MSR - Morse Slip Reader
MSU - Mobile Signals Unit; or Maintenance Sub Unit
MT - Mechanical Transport; or Motor Transport
MTAP - Military Training Assistance Program
MTBD - Mechanical Transport Base Unit
MTD - Mechanical Transport Driver
MTLRU - Mechanical Transport Light Repair Unit
MTP - Main Teaching Point(s)
MTO - Mechanical Transport Officer
MTMA - Military Terminal Maneuvering Area
MTRU - Motor Transport Repair Unit
MTSS - Mechanical Transport Servicing Section
MTU - Mosquito Training Unit
MU - Maintenance Unit
MUG - Mid Upper Gunner
MvOr – Movement Order
MWO - Master Warrant Officer

N/A - not applicable
NA - North Africa
NAAFI - Navy, Army, Air Force Institute
NAI - Named Area of Interest
NARD - Northern Aircraft Repair Depot
NAS – Naval Air Station
NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Nav - Navigator
Navaid - Navigational aid
Navex - Navigation Exercise
NAWW - Night All-weather Wing
NBC - Nuclear Biological and Chemical
NBCD - Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Defence
NBCW - Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Warfare
NbW - NebelWerfer - Smoke (mist) launcher - multiple rocket artillery system - Ger.
NCCIS - National Command and Control Information System
NCdt - Naval Cadet
NCIP - National Counter-Intelligence Program
NCM – Non-Commissioned Members
NCMGS - Non-Commissioned Member General Specification
NCMPDS - Non-Commissioned Member Professional Development System
NCO – Non-Commissioned Officer (ranks other than officer ranks above private)
NCS - Northern Communication Squadron
NCU - Night Conversion Unit
NDA - National Defence Act
NDCC - National Defence Command Centre
NDHQ - National Defence Headquarters
NDHQ Sec - National Defence Headquarters Secretariat
NDMC - National Defence Medical Center (hospital)
NDOC - National Defence Operations Centre
NDSP - National Defence Security Policy
N/E -Non Effective Used
NEA - Non effective Airframe
NEAF - Near East Air Force
NEAFIS - North Eastern Air Flying Instructors School
NEI - Netherlands East Indies
NEO - New Entry Officer; or Non-combatant Evacuation Operations
NES - Non-Effective Strength
NFA - Non Forecasted Airlift
NFD - No further Data
NFDS/W/U - Night Fighter development Squadron/Wing/Unit
NFF - Night Fighter Flight
NFLS - Night Fighter Leaders School
NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
NFT - No further trace
NFT - Night Flying Test
NFTS - Night Fighter Training Squadron
NGO – Non-Governmental Organization
NIB - New In Box
NI CF - Night Conversion Flight
NIS - National Investigation Service
NJG - Nachtjagdgeschwader - night fighter wing - Ger.
NJTP - National Joint Training Plan
NO - Nursing Officer
NOIC - Naval Officer In Command
NOK - Next of Kin
NOTAM - Notice To Airmen
NPF - Non Public Funds
NPP - Non-Public Property
NS – Naval Station or Naval Shipyard.
NSCE - National Star Certification Exam
NSDAP - Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei - National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party) - Ger.
NSDU - Navigation synthetic Development Unit
NSE - National Security Exception
NSN - NATO Stock Number
NSPTF - Navigators Staff Pilot Training Flight
NSRD - Nova Scotia Regimental Depot
NSSC - National Security Studies Course
NT - No Trace
NTB - Norwegian Training Base
NTS – Naval Torpedo Station.
NYK – Not Yet Known
NTR – Nothing To Report
NTS - (Night) Training Squadron
NTU - Navigation Training Unit, Pathfinder Force; or No Take Up
NVG - Night Vision Goggles
NVITS - Night Vision Instructors Training School
NVTS - Night Vision Training School
NwAAF - North West African Air Forces
NwAASC - North West African Air Service Command
NwACAF - North West African Coastal Air Force
NwASAF - North West African Strategic Air Forces
NwATAF - North West African Tactical air Force
NwATBF - North West African Training Bomber Force
NwATC - North West African Training Command
NYD - not yet determined
NZF - New Zealand Flight

OADF/U - Overseas Aircraft Delivery Flight/Unit
(O)AFU - Observers Advanced Flying Unit
OANS - Observers Air Navigation School
OAPU - Overseas Aircraft Preparation Unit
OAR - Obusna Aeroplansva Radionica, (District Aviation Workshop)
OATS - Officers Advanced Training School
(O)ATU - Observers Advanced Training Unit
OBE - Order of the British Empire
Obgfr. - Obergefreiter - Lance Corporal (approx) - Ger.
Oblt. - Oberleutnant
Obs - Observation (USAAF)
OBS - Observer School
OBUA - Operations in Built Up Areas
OC - Officer Commanding (usually of company sized unit, differentiated from CO (battalion/regt sized unit); or Officer Cadet
OCdt - Officer Cadet
OCIPEP - Office of Critical Infrastructure and Emergency Preparedness
OCTU - Officer Cadet Training Unit
OCU - Operational Conversion Unit
OEU - Operational Evaluation Unit
OFU - Overseas Ferry Unit
O Group/O-Gp - Orders Group
OGS - Officer General Specifications
OIC - Officer in Charge; or Officer's Initial Course
OJE - On Job Experience
OKW - Oberkommando der Wehrmacht - High command of German armed forces - Ger.
OMFC - Overseas Military Forces of Canada
OMPF - Official Military Personnel File - US.
OO - Orderly Officer
OOB - Order of Battle (see Orbat)
OOTW - Operations Other Than War
OP - Observation Post; or Operation; Observation Party(artillery)
Op – Operation; or Operator
OPDP - Officer Professional Development Program
OPI - Office of Primary Interest
Opl - Operational
OPME - Officer Professional Military Education
Op O - Operation Order
OPSEC - Operational Security
Ops O - Operations Officer
OPP - Operational Planning Process
OPV - Offshore Patrol Vessel; or Observation Post Vehicle
OR - Orderly Room; or Other Ranks (Often mistakenly taken to mean Ordinary Ranks);
Orbat – Order of Battle
ORB - Operations Record Book
ORS - Operational Research Section
ORTU - Operational & Refresher Training Unit
ORV - Objective Rendezvous
OS - Observers School; or Ordinary Seaman (Navy)
OS(B) - Ordinary Seaman (Basic)
OS® - Ordinary Seaman (Recruit)
(O)SoAG - Observers School of Reconnaissance& Aerial Gunnery
OSC - Officers Senior Course (for RAFVR (T) officers, conducted at ACTC)
OSC - Overseas Staff College
OSR&AP - Observers School of Reconnaissance& Aerial Gunnery
OTS – Operational Training Squadron; or Operational Training School
OStJ – Officer of the Order of St John - Can.
OTSCU - Officer Training School Conversion Unit
OTU - Operational Training Unit
OTW - Operational Training Wing
OUAS - Oxford Universit
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P & A - Pay and Allowances
PA - Public Affairs
PACT - Pre Aircrew Training
PAERS - Prospect Applicant Electronic Record System
PAF - Polish Air Force
PAFF O - Public Affairs Officer
(P)AFU - Pilots Advanced Flying Unit
PaK - Panzer Abwehr Kanone - Anti Tank Gun - Ger.
PakSh. - PaK Schutze - AT gun (shooter) layer - ger.
PAM - Publications And Manuals; pamphlet
PAR - Precision Approach Radar
P&S - Plaque and Scroll (Memorial)
PAT - Personnel Awaiting Training
PATP - Packed Aircraft Transit Pool
PATS - Pre-Aircrew Training School
Pax – Passengers
PCCS - Protectorate Communication & Support Unit
PCF - Primary Combat Function
P&D's - Pipes and Drums
PD - Packing Depot; or Professional Development
PDC - Personnel Dispatch Centre; or Professional Development Council; or Port Defence Committee
PDRC - Personnel Dispatch and Reception Centre
PDS - Post Design Services; or Professional Development System
PDU - Personnel Dispersal Unit; or Photographic Development Unit
PEE - Proof & Experimental Establishment
PEFTS - Polish Elementary Flying Training School
PER - Personnel Evaluation Report
PERMIS - Personnel Electronic Records Management Information System
PERSEC - Personnel Security
PES - Parachute Exercise Squadron
PF - Practice Flight
Pfc. - Private First Class(6th Grade) - US.
PFF - Pathfinder Force
PFFNTU - Pathfinder Force Navigational Training Unit
PFS - Parachute Flying Section; or Primary Flying School
PFTS - Polish Flying Training School
PFU - Practice Flying Unit
PGTF - Polish Grading & Testing Flight
PGTS - Parachute& Glider Training School
PHU - Personnel Holding Unit
P Info - Public Information
PI - Practice Interception
PIB - Personal Information Bank
Pi. - Pioniere - Combat Engineer - Ger.
PIU - Photographic Intelligence Unit
Pl - Platoon
PLAR - Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition
PLD - Post Living Differential
PLF - Princess Louise Fusiliers
PLQ - Primary Leadership Qualification
PLS - Pallet Loading System
P/M - Pipe Major
PMC -Personnel Management Centre; or President of the Messing Committee.
PMed - Preventive Medicine
PMQ - Private Married Quarters
P/O - Pilot Officer
PO - Petty Officer (Naval Rank equal to Warrant Officer)
PO - Performance Objective
PO1 - Petty Officer 1st Class
PO2 - Petty Officer 2nd Class
POETS Day - Push Off Early Tomorrow's Saturday
POL - Petroleum, Oil, Lubricants
POM - Potential Officer Material; slang Briton (Aus.)
POMV – Personally/Privately Owned Motor Vehicle
PONTI - Slang - Personnel Of No Tactical Importance
POR Personnel Occurrence Records
POTU - Polish Operational Training Unit
POW - Prisoner of War; or Privately Owned Weapon
PP – Pilot Pupil
PPCLI - Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
PPE - Personal Protective Equipment
PPF - Parachute Practice Flight; or Patrol Pathfinder
PPI - Plan Position Indicator (Rotating radar display)
PPP - Pupil Pilots Pool
P Res - Primary Reserve
PR - Photographic Reconnaissance
PRB - Performance Review Board
PRC - Personnel Reception Centre
PRDU/E - Photographic Reconnaissance Development Unit/ Establishment
Pres - The Primary Reserve
PRETC - Post Recruit Education Training Centre
PRFU/S - Pilots Refresher Flying Unit/School
PRI – Physical Recreation Instructor
PRTU - Pilot Refresher Training Unit
PRRP - Pilots Reserve & Reinforcement Poll (Middle East)
PSA - Personnel Support Agency
PSEA - Public Service Employment Act
PSHRMAC - Public Service Human Resources Management Agency of Canada
PSI - President of the Services Institute
PSLRA - Public Service Labour Relations Act
PRU - Photographic Reconnaissance Unit/Pilot Replacement Unit; or Personnel Reception Unit
PS - Parachute School
PSO - Personnel Selection Officer
PSP - Perforated/Pierced Steel Planking (for runways); or Personnel Support Program
PSTC - Peace Support Training Centre
PT - Physical Training
PTC - Parachute Training Centre; or Personnel Transit Camp; or Personnel Transit Centre
Pte - Private
Pte(B) - Private (Basic)
Pte® - Private (Recruit)
Pte(T) - Private (Trained)
PTF - Parachute Test Flight
PTI - Physical Training Instructor
PTO - Pacific Theater of Operations
PTS - Parachute Training School/Squadron/ Section
PTU - Parachute Test Unit/ Parachute Training Unit
PTURP - Pilots Training Unit & Reinforcement Pool (see also TURP)
PV - Positive Vetting
Pvt. - Private (rank)
PVTS - Positive Vetting (for) Top Secret
PW - Perforating Wound
PWF - Psychological Warfare Unit
PWR - Personnel Warning Roster
PWS - Protected Weapons Station (in Australia's Army)
PzJgr - Panzer Jaeger - Tank Hunter (Tank Destroyer) - Ger.
PzKpfw - panzerkampfwagen - armoured fighting vehicle (usually tank) - Ger.

QAIMNS - Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service
QARANC - Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps
QCS - Queen's Colour Squadron (RAF Regiment)
QF - Queens Flight
QFI - Qualified Flying Instructor
QHNS - Queen's Honorary Nursing Sister Nurse
QHN - Queen's Honorary Nurse
QL - Qualification Level
QM - Quartermaster
QMG - Quartermaster General
QMS - Quartermaster Sergeant
QMSI - Quartermaster Sergeant Instructor (Warrant Officer Rank) - UK/Can.
QOL - Quality of Life
QOLPMO - Quality of Life Project Management Office
QOLSRB - Quality of Life Senior Review Board
QOR - Queen's Own Rifles of Canada
QRs - Queen's Regulations
QRD - Quebec Regimental Depot
QR&O - Queen's Regulations and Orders
QS - Qualification Standard
QVJI - Queen Victoria's Jubilee Institute
QYRANG - Queen's York Rangers

R22eR - Royal 22e Regiment
® - Reserve
R - Receiver
RA - Royal Artillery (UK) - Retirement Age
RAAF - Royal Australian Air Force; or Royal Auxiliary Air Force (UK)
RACON - Radar beacon
R&D - Research & Development
RAdm/RADM - Rear-Admiral (naval rank), O-7 and O-8
RAE - Royal Aircraft Establishment; or Royal Aerospace Establishment
RAF - Royal Air Force (UK)
RAF(B)ITS - Royal air Force (Belgium) Initial Training School
RAFA - Royal Air Force Association
RAFALO - Royal Air Force Association Liaison Officer
RAFARS - Royal Air Force Amateur Radio Society
RAFASU - RAF Armament Support Unit (formerly BCAS)
RAFBF - RAF Benevolent Fund
RAFC - Royal Air Force College
RAFD – Royal Air Force Depot
RAFFC - Royal Air Force Flying College
RAFG - Royal Air Force Germany
RAFM - Royal Air Force Mission
RAFM - Royal Air Force Mesopotamia
RAFMB - Royal Air Force Maintenance Base
RAFMS - Royal Air Force Music Services
RAFNI - Royal Air Force Northern Ireland
RAFO - Reserve of Air Force Officers
RAFRS - Royal Air Force Regiment School
RAFSAA - RAF Small Arms Assn.
RAFSC - Royal Air Force Staff College
RAFSCOCF - Royal Air Force Staff College Overseas Communication Flight
RAFTC - Royal Air Force Technical College
RAFVR - Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
RAN – Royal Australian Navy
RAP - Reserve Aircraft Pool; or Regimental Aid Post; or Rocket Assisted Projectile; or Recognized Air Picture
RAPDS - Recognized Air Picture Display System
RAPO - Records And Pay Office
RAS - Reserve Aeroplane School; or Rear Area Security; or Replenishment At Sea
RAT Flt - Radio Aids Training Flight
RATG - Rhodesian Air Training Group
Rats - Rations
RATW - Rhodesian Air Training Wing
RAuxAF - Royal Auxiliary Air Force
RBG - Reserve Brigade Group
RC - Recruiting Centre ;radio controlled
RCA – Royal Canadian Artillery
RCAF – Royal Canadian Air Force
RCAF(WD) – Royal Canadian Air Force (Womens Division)
RCAC - Royal Canadian Armoured Corps; or Royal Canadian Army Cadets
RCACA - Royal Canadian Armoured Corps Association
RCAMC - Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
RCASC – Royal Canadian Army Service Corps
RCASU - Radar Controlled Air Survey Unit
RCC - Rescue Co-ordination Center
RCCS - Royal Canadian Corps of Signals
RCD - Royal Canadian Dragoons
RCDC - Royal Canadian Dental Corps
RCE - Royal Canadian Engineers
RCEME - Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
RCFS - Rhodesian Central Flying School
RCGIS - Reserve Command Gliding Instructors School
RCHA – Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
RCIFF - Reserve Command Intensive Flying Flight
RCITF - Reserve Command Instrument Training Flight
RCL - Recoilless (weapon)
RCM Sqn Flt - Radio Counter Measures Squadron Flight
RCMP – Royal Canadian Mounted Police
RCN – Royal Canadian Navy
RCOC - Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
RCR – Royal Canadian Regiment
RCTF - Reserve Command Training Flight
RCZ – Rear Combat Zone
RDA – Records Disposition Authority
RDAF - Royal Danish Air Force
RDAO - Regional Departmental Accounting Office
RDF - Radio Direction Finder
RDFCF - Radio Direction Finding Calibration Flight
RDFS - Radio Direction Finding School
RDU - Radar Development Unit
RDUK - Repairable at Depot in UK
REAF - Royal Egyptian Air Force
RECCE/Recce – Reconnaissance
Recon – Reconnaissance - US
REU - Radio Engineering Unit
Revd - Reverend; reversed; revised
Reg - contraction for "Regular" and "Regular Force"; Regulation
RETP - Reserve Entry Training Program
RFC - Royal Flying Corps
RFF - Refresher Flying Flight
RFS - Reserve Flying School
Rft - Reinforcement
RFTS - Refresher Flying Training School
RFU - Refresher Flying Unit
R/G - Rear Gunner
Rgmt. - Regiment - Ger.
RHAF - Royal Hellenic Air Force
RHLI - Royal Hamilton Light Infantry - Can.
RHQ - Regimental Headquarters
RIAF - Royal Indian Air Force
RIIP - Reserve Integrated Information Project
RIMU - Radio Installation Maintenance Unit
RiSh. - RichtSchützen - Ger.
RJDF - Rapid Joint Deployment Force
RK - RitterKreuz - Knight's Cross - Ger.
RLF - Rapid Landing Flight
RLG - Relief Landing Ground
RM - Royal Marine (UK)
RMA - Royal Military Academy or Rear Maintenance Area; or Revolution in Military Affairs
RMAF - Royal Malaysian Air Force
RMC - Royal Military College
RMF - Radar (Radio) Meteorological Flight
RMP - Royal Military Police ; or Recognized Maritime Picture
RM RANG - Rocky Mountain Rangers
RMS - Royal Mail Ship
RMU - Radio Maintenance Unit
RN - Royal Navy (UK); or Radiation and Nuclear;Registered Nurse
RNAF - Royal Norwegian Air Force
RNAS - Royal Naval Air Station/Service; or Royal Norwegian Air Service (RNoAS)
RNAW - Radar Navigation Aids Wing
RNBR - The Royal New Brunswick Regiment
RNCU - Radar Navigation Conversion Unit
RNEFTS - Royal Navy Elementary Flying Training School
RNethAF - Royal Netherlands Air Force
RNFS - (Royal Naval Fighter Squadron
RNZAF - Royal New Zealand Air Force
ROC - Royal Observer Corps
ROE - Rules of Engagement
ROS - Repairable on Site
ROTA - Release Other Than Attack
ROTC – Reserve Officer Training Corps
ROTP - Regular Officer Training Plan; or Reserve Officer Training Program
ROWPU – Reverse-Osmosis Water Purification Unit
RP - Regimental Police
RPAF - Royal Pakistan Air Force
RPzB - Raketenpanzerbüsche - Rocket Anti tank weapon (bazooka etc.) - Ger.
RPDS - Radar Photographic Display System
RPG – Rocket Propelled Grenade; or Rounds per gun
R&Q - Rations and Quarters
RQMS - Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant
RRC - Royal Red Cross
RRE - Radar Research Establishment
RRF(U) - Radio Reconnaissance Flight (Unit)
RRFU - Radar Research Flight
RRH - Remote Radar Head
RRR - Royal Regina Rifles
RRU - Raid Reporting Unit
RS - Radio School; or Reserve School; or Reserve Squadron
RSM - Regimental Sergeant Major
RSP – Red Spot Flares/Fires (?)
RS&RE - Royal Signals & Radar Establishment
R&SS - Repair & Salvage Section
R&SU - Repair & Salvage Unit
RSS - Radio Servicing Section
RSO - Range Safety Officer; or Range Standing Orders
RSS - Reg F Support Staff
RSU - Repair & Servicing Unit; or Repair & Salvage Unit
R/T - Radio Telephony
RTB - Return To Base
RTC – Returned To Corps
RTD - Return To Depot; retired
RTM - Ready To Move
RTO - Rail Transport Officer ;Radio Telegraphy Officer
RTP - Recruit Training Pool
Rttm. - Rittmeister - Cavalry Captain - Ger.
RTU - Return To Unit
RU - Reception Unit; or Repair Unit
RV – Rendezvous, Radio vehicle
RW - Receiving Wing; or Recorded Warning
RWE - Radio Warfare Establishment
RWS - Remote Weapons Station (Aus.)
RYAFTU - Royal Yugoslav Air Force Technical Unit

SAA - Small Arms Assn.; or Small Arms Ammunition
SAAF - South African air Force
SAC - Senior Aircraftman
SACEUR - Supreme Allied Commander Europe
SADO - Senior Administrative Officer
SAFU - South Atlantic Ferry Unit
SAM - Surface to Air Missile
SAN - School of Air? Navigation
SAOEU - Strike Aircraft Operational Evaluation Unit
SAP - School of Air Pilotage
SAPI - Semi Armour Piercing Incendiary
SAR - Search & Rescue
SAR tech - Search And Rescue Technician
SARD - Southern Aircraft Repair Depot
SARTU/S - Search and Rescue Training Unit/Squadron
SAS - Special Air Service (UK special forces);Servicing Aircraft Section; or Situational Awareness System
SASO - Senior Air Staff Officer; or Stability & Support Ops
SATCO - Senior Air Traffic Controller
SAV - Staff Assistance Visit
SBA - Standard Beam Approach
S-Boot - Schnellboot - Fast Torpedo/gunboat - Ger.
S/C Sergeant-Chef - Senior Sergeant/Staff Sergeant - Fr.
SC - Salvage Centre; or Strike Command
SCAN - Second Career Assistance Network Program
SCBS - Strike Command Bombing School
SCCS - Strike Command Communication Squadron
SCDU - Strike Command Development Unit
SCF - Squadron Conversion Flight
SCONDVA - Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs
SCR - School of Control & Reporting; or Signal Corps Radio
SCRR - Special Commission on the Restructuring of the Reserves
SCS - Southern Communication Squadron/Special Communication Squadron
SD - Special Duty/Special Duties; or Stores Depot
SD155. - Operational Memorandum
SDF - Special Duties Flight
Sdkfz - sonderkraftwagen - special purpose vehicle (used for almost all military vehicles ) - Ger.
SD®DU - Special Duties (Radio) Development Unit
SDR – Strategic Defence Review
SDU - Signals Development Unit
SEAAC - South East Asia Air Command
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SEAC - South East Asia Command
SEACF - South Eastern Area Communication Flight
SEAFIS - South Eastern Area Flying Instructors School
SEASI - South Eastern Area School of Instruction
SECO - Synthetic Environment Coordination Office
SEF - Special Experimental Flight; or Siberian Expeditionary Force
SEMO - Self Evident Military Objective
SEP - Special Erection Party (Gibraltar)
SEngO - Senior Engineering Officer; or Station Engineering Officer
SEs - Synthetic Environments
SF - Station Flight; or Special Forces
SFC - School of Flying Control
SFCS - Squadron & Flight Commanders School
SFF - Service Ferry Flight; or Special Forces Flight
(S)FPP - (Service) Ferry Pilots Pool
SFT - School of Flying Training
SFTS - Service Flying Training School
SFU - Signal Flying Unit
SGR - School of General Reconnaissance
SGR&AN(I) - School of General Reconnaissance & Air Navigation (India)
Sgt - Sergeant
SHAEF - Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force
SHAPE -Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
SHARP - Standard for Harassment and Racism Prevention
SHINCOM - Shipboard Integrated Communications
SHLVW - Super Heavy Logistic Vehicle Wheeled
SHofC - Seaforth Highlanders of Canada
SHQ - Station Head Quarters; Squadron HQ
SHRMC - Strategic Human Resource Management Council
SIB -Special Investigation Branch
SIF - Special Instruction Flight
SIF/U - Special Installation Flight/Unit
Sig – Signalman; Signal
SIGINT - Signals Intelligence
Sigs - Signals
SIR - Significant Incident Report
SIS - Secret Intelligence Service
SISIP - Service Income Security Insurance Plan
Sit –Situation
SitRep -Situation Report
SITF - Station Instrument Training Flight
SIU - Signals Intelligence Unit ; or Special Investigation Unit
SIV - Staff Inspection Visits
S/L or S/Ldr - Squadron Leader
SL - Sick leave
SLAIS - Specialized Low Attack Instructors School
SLAW - School of Land/Air Warfare
SLC - Search-Light Control
SLR - Self Loading Rifle
SLt - Sub-Lieutenant
SLT - Second Language Training
SME - Subject Matter Expert
SMG - Sub Machine Gun
SMP - Standard Military Pattern
SMR - School of Maritime Reconnaissance
SN-2 - German Night Fighter Radar
SNC - School of Naval Cooperation
SNCO - Senior Non Commissioned Officer (Sergeant and above)
S of AN - School of Air Navigation
SofRT - School of Recruit Training
S of TT - or STT -School of Technical Training
SoAC - School of Army Co-operation
SoAF - School of Air Fighting
SoAF&G - School of Air Fighting and Gunnery
SOAF&BD - School of Air Fighting & Bomb Dropping
SoAFTT(I) - School of Air Force Technical Training (India)
SoAG - School of Air Gunnery
SoAN&BD - School of Aerial Navigation & Bomb Dropping
SoASR - School of Air Sea Rescue
SoAS - School of Air Navigation
SoAT - School of Air Transport
SoATC - School of Air Traffic Control
SOC - Struck off Charge; or Sector Operations Control
SOE - Special Operations executive
SOF - Special Operations Flight
SoFP - School of Fighter Plotting
SofP - School of Photography
SOG - Special Operations Group
Soi - School of Instruction
SOIC – Senior Officer In Command
SoMA - School of Military Aeronautics
SoN&BD - School of Navigation & Bomb Dropping
Sonar – SOund Navigation And Ranging.
SoNC&AN - School of Naval Cooperation & Aerial Navigation
SOP - Standard Operating Procedure
SoPT - School of Parachute Training
SORD - Strategic Operations and Resource Direction
SOS - Struck off strength (of a unit); or Save Our Souls
SoSF - School of Special Flying
SoWT - School of Wireless Telephony
Sp - Support
SP - Staging Post; or Service Police; or Self Propelled; or Start Point
Spr – Sapper (lowest enlisted rank in UK/Canadian Engineers) also general term for Combat Engineer
SPSS - Spare Parts Supply Section
SPTU - Staff Pilots Training Unit
SQ - Soldier Qualification Course
Sq/Sqn/Sqd - Squadron
SQFT - Secteur du Québec de la Force terrestre
SR - Strategic Reconnaissance
SRAF - Southern Rhodesian Air Force
SRCU - Short Range Conversion Unit
SRF - School of Refresher Flying; or Sea Rescue Flight; or Search& Rescue Flight
SROs - Station Routine Orders
SRTS - Short Range Transport Squadron
SRTU - Survival& Rescue Training Unit
SRU - Strategic Reconnaissance Unit
SRW - Strategic Reconnaissance Wing
S/S - Staff Sergeant
S/Sgt. - Staff Sergeant
SS - SchutzStaffel - Protection Squadron - armed wing of Nazi Party - Ger.
SS - Signals School; or Salvage Section; or Steamship
SSC - Senior Supervisor's Course
SSK - Long Range Diesel Patrol Submarine
SSF - Special Service Flight; or Special Survey Flight
SSgt - Staff Sergeant - UK
SSM - Squadron Sergeant Major; or Surface to Surface Missile
SSOs - Station Standing Orders
SSQ - Station Sick Quarters
SSTT - Supplementary School of Technical Training
SSU - Sentry Standards Unit
SSVAF - Straight Settlement Volunteer Air Force
SSVC - Services Sound and Vision Corporation
STANAG - NATO Standardization Agreements
STDU - Synthetic Training Development Unit; or Special Torpedo Development Unit
STF - Seaplane Training Flight; or Special Training Flight
StFw. - Stabsfeldwebel - Staff Sergeant - Ger.
StGefr. - Stabsgefreiter - Staff Corporal - Ger.
STOL - Short Take Off and Landing
Stn - Station
STS - Seaplane Training Squadron; or Special Transport Flight
STT - School of Technical Training
S&TT - Station & Target Towing
Sttrfuh - Stosstruppfuhrer - Ger.
Stubafuh - Sturmbannfuhrer - Ger.
StuG - Sturmgeschütz - Assault Gun (self-propelled) - Ger.
SU - Support Unit; or Servicing Unit
Supp Res - Supplementary Reserve
Supy - Supernumerary
Svc - Service
SVC BN - Service Battalion
Svcs - Services
SW – Shrapnel (Shell) Wound
SWAFIS - South Western Areas Flying Instructors School
SWTS - Supplementary Wireless Telegraphy School
SWO - Station Warrant Officer
SWUAS - South Wales University Air Squadron

T - Transmitter
TA - Territorial Army
TAB - Tactical Advance to Battle
TAC – Tactical; or Translation accuracy check
TACEVAL - Tactical Evaluation
TADU - Target Aircraft Development Unit; or Training Aids Development Unit
TAF - Tactical Air Force
TAFSU - Tactical Air Force Support Unit
TAG - Telegraphist Air Gunner (Fleet Air Arm)
TAI - Target Area of Interest
TAMU - Transport Aircraft Maintenance/Modification Unit
TARU - Transport Aircraft Repair Unit
TB - Torpedo Bomber; or Treasury Board
TBF - Torpedo Bomber Fighter
TBS - Torpedo & Bombing School; or Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
TBT – Target Bearing Transmitter. Cradle for binoculars that could relay the bearing.
TC - Training Command (Later Transport Command); or Training Centre
TCAEU - Transport Command Aircrew Examining Unit
TCASF - Transport Command Air Support Flight
TCBU - Transport Command Base Unit
TCCCS - Tactical Command, Control and Communications System
TCDU/F - Transport Command Development Unit
TCEU - Transport Command Examining Unit
TCFCS - Transport Command Flight Commanders School
TCICU - Transport Command Initial Conversion Unit
TCMF - Transport Command Meteorological Flight
TCNVTS - Transport Command Night Vision Training School
TCP – Traffic Control Point
TCPS - Transport Command Practice Flight
TCU - Transport Conversion Unit
TCV – Troop Carrying Vehicle
TD - Temporary Duty
TDC – Torpedo (firing) Data Computer
TDS - Training Depot Station
TDU/F/S - Torpedo Development Unit/Flight/Section
TDU - Tactical Development Unit
TEE - Test & Evaluation Establishment
TEU - Tactical Exercise Unit
TEWT - Training/Tactical Exercise Without Troops
TF - Training Flight; or Task Force
TFF - Target Facilities Flight
TFPP - Temporary Ferry Pilots School; or Training Ferry Pilots Pool
TFP - Training Ferry Pool
TFS/F - Target Facilities Squadron
T/F/Sgt. Temporary Flight Sergeant
TFU - Telecommunications Flying Unit
Tgt – Target
TI - Target Indicator; or Time In; or Trial Installation
TIC - Troops In Contact
TIMs - Toxic Industrial Materials
TIMEX - Time-Expired
Tk – Tank
TL - Trade Level
TLA - Three Letter Acronym
TM – Trench Mortar
TMB - Trench Mortar Battery
TMSBP - Theater Mission Specific Battle Procedure
TMST - Theater Mission Specific Training
Tn - Transport
T/O - Take Off
TOE - Table of Organization and Equipment
TO&E - Table of Organization and Equipment
TOET - Test of Elementary Training
TOS - Taken on strength (of a unit); or Terms of Service
TOT – Time On Target
Tourex - Tour-Expired
Tp – Troop; or Training Plan
TPO - Teleprinter Operator
Tpr - Trooper (Private rank equivalent - cavalry and some police)
TPS - Test Pilots School
Tps - Troops
TPT – Transport ; or Target practice tracer; or Third Party Targeting
TQ - Trade Qualification (levels; obsolete term for course training levels, ex. TQ 2, TQ 3)
TQF - The Queens Flight
T/R - Transmitter/Receiver
TRE - Telecommunications Research Establishment
Trg - Training
Trg O -Training Officer
TRS - Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron; or Torpedo Refresher School
Tru - Transportable Radar Unit
TRUMP - Tribal Class Destroyer Update and Modernization Project
TS - Training School; or Training Squadron
TSC - Training Support Company
TSCU - Transport Support Conversion Unit
T/Sgt. - Temporary Sergeant ;Technical Sergeant(2nd Grade)(US.)
TSPC - Transport Support Practice Camp
TSR - Torpedo Spotter Reconnaissance ; or Training and Support Request
TSTS - Trade Selection Test Section
TSTU - Transport Support Training Unit
TT - Target Towing
T.T.- Trade Training
TTC - Technical Training Command
TTF - Target Towing Flight; or Towed Target Flight; or Tanker Training Flight; or Torpedo Training Flight; or Transport Training Flight
TT&G - Target Towing & Gunnery
TTP's - Tactics, Techniques and Procedures
TTS - Torpedo Training School/Squadron
TTU - Torpedo Training Unit; or Target Towing Unit
TU - Training Unit
TUA - TOW Under Armour
TURS - Training Unit & Reserve School
TV - Tactical Vest
TWDU - Tactical Weapons Development Unit
T/W/O - Temporary Warrant Officer
Two i/c – Second In Command (2IC)
TWU - Tactical Weapons Unit
T/3 Sgt. - Technical Sergeant(3rd Grade) - US.
T/4 Sgt. - Technical Sergeant(4th Grade)
T/5 Cpl. - Technical Corporal(5th Grade)

UAV - Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
UAS - University Air Squadron
U-Boot - Unterseeboot - Submarine - Ger.
U/C Undercarriage
UDT - Underwater Demolition Team (WW2 forerunner of today's Navy Seals)
UED - Universal Equipment Depot
Uffz. - UnterOffizier - Under Officer - Ger.
UHF - Ultra High Frequency (radio)
u/i - Unidentified
UKADGE - UK Air Defence Ground Environment
UKADR - UK Air Defence Region
UKMF – United Kingdom Mobile Force
UMS - Unit Medical Section
Unclass – Unclassified
UOR - Urgent Operational Requirement
UNPROFOR - United Nations Protection Force
UPR - Unit Personnel Record (CF 478)
URS - Records Support Unit
U/S – Unserviceable
us - unserviceable
US - United States
USAAC - United States Army Air Corps
USAAC/F United States Army Air Corps/Flight
USAAF - United States Army Air Forces
Ustfuh - Untersturmfuhrer - Ger.
u/t - under training
UT - University Teaching Group
UTPNCM - University Transfer Program (Non-Commissioned Member)
UXB - Unexploded Bomb
UXO - Unexploded Ordnance

VAC - Veterans Affairs Canada
VAD - Voluntary Aid Detachment
VAdm/VADM - Vice Admiral, three star naval flag officer, – O9
VC – Victoria Cross
VCAS - Vice Chief of the Air Staff
VCDS – Vice Chief of the Defence Staff
VCP – Vehicle Check Point
VCR - Valve, Cathode-Ray (cathode-ray tube)
Veh – Vehicle
VFS- Verification of Former Service
VGS - Volunteer Gliding School
VHF - Very High Frequency (radio frequency band)
VISTRE - Visual Inter-Service Training & Research Establishment
VOR - VHF Omnidirectional Range (Radio Navigation Aid);Vehicle Off Road(unserviceable)
VR - Voluntary Release
VS - VolksSturm - German peoples militia/home guard force

WAAC - Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (UK)
WAAF - Women's Auxiliary Air Force
WACS - West Africa Communication Squadron
WARD - Western Aircraft Repair Depot
W/Cdr - Wing Commander
WCAD - War Casualty Accounts Department
WCS - Western Communication Squadron
WD – Womens Division (Airforce)
WDCF/U - Western Desert Communication Flight/Unit
WDU - Wireless Development Unit
WE - War Establishment
WEE - Wireless Experimental Establishment
Wef - With Effect From
WEM - Wireless Electrical Mechanic
Wg - Wing
WIA - Wounded In Action
WIDU - Wireless Intelligence Development Unit
Wksp - Workshop
WL - Wing Leader
WO - Warrant Officer; or War Office (UK)
WO1 - Warrant Officer First Class
WO2 - Warrant Officer Second Class
W/Op - Wireless Operator
WOp/AG - Wireless Operator/Air Gunner
WORD - Western Ontario Regimental Depot
WOS - Wireless & Observers School/Wireless Operators School
WOT1 War Office Type 1 Fire Tender
WOU - Wireless Operators Unit
WRAF - Women's Royal Air Force
WRAFVR (T) - Women's Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Training branch) (disbanded with WRAF)
WS - Wireless School
W/T - Wireless Telegraphy (morse code communicatons)
WTO-AGP - World Trade Organization – Agreement on Government Procurement
WTP - Wireless Testing Park
WTS - Wireless Telegraphy School; or Weapons Training Squadron
WTt - Wireless Telegraphy

XM - Experimental Model (followed by numbers/letters) - US.
XO - Executive Officer (Navy); 2nd in command, reports to the CO

Edited by Spartanroller, 10 November 2010 - 01:44 AM.

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Notapor Diego » 27 Oct 2014, 19:52

No es para leer!! Lo subi para consulta,siempre aparecen numeros y siglas en aviones,vehiculos etc,al toque la respuesta! 8)
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