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    Hey, this thread is going to have some Military terms and abreviations so that you can use them in game. Also, if i put this in the wrong area please move it.

    1)ASP-ammunition supply point
    2)CAS-close air support
    3)Defilade-a natural depression in the terrain that can be used for protection against direct fire weapons.(HAT/LAT/Tanks)
    4)FMTV-a large type of cargo truck collectively know as the "Family of medium tactical vehicles"
    5)FOB-Forward operating base, the HQ that commands and controls teams in the field
    6)FTX-Field Training exercise
    7)IMBTR-New squad radio used by the army marine corps (VOIP in game)
    8)JDAM-Join Direct Attack Munition(a tail kit that turns a dumb bomb into a GPS based navigational computer and control fins
    9)MICH-Modular Integrated Communications Helmet
    10)MSS-Mission support site, a temporary base of operations near the objective
    11)NODs-Night observation devices also known as NVG(night vision goggles)
    12)RTB-Return to base
    13)SOFLAM-Special Operations Forces Laser Marker, a pointing device used to desighnate targets or other objects of interest
    14)TACP-Tactical air controller party (usually two men teams that call in CAS)
    15)AAR-After action reports/review

    These are just some of the MANY abreviations that might help you out in PR or any other game. If you hear them and dont know what they mean, they might be here.
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    Re: Glossary of Standard Military Terms

    SNAFU sounds more like it :D


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    • #3
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      SNAFU? would you like to elaborate on that one?
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      • #4
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        Vietnam term. "Situation Normal: All F'd Up".

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          Another classic is FUBAR.
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          • #6
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            Okay Im an idiot for saying this but what does OpFor mean?

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            • #7
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              One that I use alot that some people don't understand is technical: enemy light/unarmored vehicle (usually insurgent cars/trucks)

              I didn't join a squad once and this guy named Nardini took me into the back room and beat me with a sock of oranges.

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              • #8
                Re: Glossary of Standard Military Terms

                Originally posted by xcannon69 View Post
                Okay Im an idiot for saying this but what does OpFor mean?
                Opposing Force I believe.

                For a technical, I just like to call them fast movers. :D

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                • #9
                  Re: Glossary of Standard Military Terms

                  ya techinical is one i use all the time, basrah especially.
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                  • #10
                    Re: Glossary of Standard Military Terms

                    I'm re-posting this one :D

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                    • #11
                      Re: Glossary of Standard Military Terms

                      well ya you can do that if we all want to read for about 2 weeks straight, (hehe) but these were just a quick intro and have something to do with PR that we could USE.(jk)
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                      • #12
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                        My favorite military euphemism is "Servicing the target."
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                        • #13
                          Re: Glossary of Standard Military Terms

                          Deuce, Deucey, Deuce-and-a-half - 2.5-ton truck, the CO truck.
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                          • #14
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                            2.5 ton would make it a SUV


                            If you find yourself in a fair fight, then you have obviously failed to plan properly.

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                            • #15
                              Re: Glossary of Standard Military Terms

                              Originally posted by Sabre_Tooth_Tigger View Post
                              2.5 ton would make it a SUV
                              yup! And look what I found in the Dick Blonov link!


                              5-Ton — Refers to any tactical truck with a cargo capacity of 5 tons.
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