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  • Military Dictionary - Letter Group C


    All official U.S. DoD military terms, and their definitions, beginning with the letter C.

      cache
      calibrated focal length
      call fire
      call for fire
      call sign
      camera axis
      camera axis direction
      camera calibration
      camera cycling rate
      camera nadir
      camouflage
      camouflage detection photography
      camouflet
      campaign
      campaign plan
      campaign planning
      canalize
      cannibalize
      cannot observe
      cantilever lifting frame
      capability
      capstone publications
      capstone requirements document
      capsule
      captive firing
      captured
      cardinal point effect
      caretaker status
      cargo classification (combat loading)
      cargo increment number
      cargo outturn message
      cargo outturn report
      cargo sling
      cargo tie-down point
      cargo transporter
      carpet bombing
      carrier air wing
      carrier battle group
      carrier striking force
      cartel
      CARVER
      case
      casual
      casualty
      casualty category
      casualty evacuation
      casualty receiving and treatment ship
      casualty status
      casualty type
      catalytic attack
      catalytic war
      catapult
      categories of data
      causeway
      causeway launching area
      caveat
      C-day
      CEASE BUZZER
      cease fire
      cease fire line
      ceiling
      celestial guidance
      celestial sphere
      cell
      cell system
      censorship
      center of burst
      center of gravity
      centigray
      central control officer
      centralized control
      centralized receiving and shipping point
      centrally managed item
      central procurement
      chaff
      chain
      chain of command
      Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff instruction
      Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff manual
      Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff memorandum of policy
      Chairmanís program assessment
      Chairmanís program recommendations
      chalk commander
      chalk number
      chalk troops
      challenge
      chancery
      change of operational control
      channel airlift
      characteristic actuation probability
      characteristic actuation width
      characteristic detection probability
      characteristic detection width
      charged demolition target
      chart base
      chart index
      chart location of the battery
      chart series
      chart sheet
      check firing
      checkout
      checkpoint
      check sweeping
      chemical agent
      chemical agent cumulative action
      chemical ammunition
      chemical ammunition cargo
      chemical, biological, and radiological operation
      chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense
      chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or high-yield explosives incidents
      chemical contamination
      chemical defense
      chemical dose
      chemical environment
      chemical horn
      chemical monitoring
      chemical operation
      chemical survey
      chemical warfare
      chemical weapon
      chief Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps censor
      chief of mission
      chief of staff
      chronic radiation dose
      chuffing
      cipher
      circular error probable
      civic action
      civil administration
      civil affairs
      civil affairs activities
      civil affairs agreement
      civil augmentation program
      civil authorities
      civil censorship
      civil damage assessment
      civil defense
      civil defense emergency
      civil defense intelligence
      civil disturbance
      civil disturbance readiness conditions
      civil engineering
      civil engineering support plan
      civilian internee
      civilian internee camp
      civil-military operations
      civil-military operations center
      civil nuclear power
      civil requirements
      civil reserve air fleet
      civil support
      civil transportation
      clandestine operation
      classes of supply
      classification
      classification of bridges and vehicles
      classified contract
      classified information
      classified matter
      clean aircraft
      cleansing station
      clear
      clearance capacity
      clearance rate
      clearing operation
      clock code position
      close air support
      close-controlled air interception
      closed area
      close support
      close support area
      closure
      closure minefield
      closure shortfall
      cloud amount
      cloud chamber effect
      cloud top height
      cluster bomb unit
      clutter
      coalition
      coalition action
      coalition coordination cell
      coarse mine
      coassembly
      coastal convoy
      coastal frontier
      coastal refraction
      coastal sea control
      code
      code word
      cold war
      collaborative purchase
      collapse depth
      collate
      collateral damage
      collection
      collection (acquisition)
      collection agency
      collection asset
      collection coordination facility line number
      collection management
      collection management authority
      collection manager
      collection operations management
      collection plan
      collection planning
      collection point
      collection requirement
      collection requirements management
      collection resource
      collective call sign
      collective nuclear, biological, and chemical protection
      collective self-defense
      collocation
      colored beach
      column formation
      column gap
      column length
      combat air patrol
      combat airspace control
      combat and operational stress
      combatant command
      combatant command chaplain
      combatant command (command authority)
      combatant commander
      combatant commanderís required date
      combatant commanderís strategic concept
      combat area
      combat assessment
      combat camera
      combat cargo officer
      combat chart
      combat control team
      combat engineering
      combat forces
      combat identification
      combat information
      combat information center
      combating terrorism
      combat intelligence
      combat loading
      combat power
      combat readiness
      combat search and rescue
      combat search and rescue mission coordinator
      combat search and rescue task force
      combat service support
      combat service support area
      combat service support element
      combat service support elements
      combat support
      combat support elements
      combat support troops
      combat surveillance
      combat surveillance radar
      combat survival
      combat vehicle
      combat visual information support center
      combat zone
      combination influence mine
      combination mission/level of effort-oriented items
      combined
      combined airspeed indicator
      combined arms team
      combined force
      combined influence mine
      combined joint special operations task force
      combined operation
      combustor
      command
      command and control
      command and control system
      command axis
      command center
      command channel
      command chaplain
      command controlled stocks
      command destruct signal
      command detonated mine
      command ejection system
      command element
      commander, amphibious task force
      commander, landing force
      commanderís concept
      commanderís critical information requirement
      commanderís estimate of the situation
      commanderís intent
      command guidance
      command information
      commanding officer of troops
      command net
      command post
      command post exercise
      command relationships
      command select ejection system
      command-sponsored dependent
      commercial items
      commercial loading
      commercial vehicle
      commission
      commit
      commodity loading
      commodity manager
      commonality
      common control (artillery)
      common infrastructure
      common item
      common operating environment
      common operational picture
      common servicing
      common supplies
      common use
      common use alternatives
      common-use container
      common-user airlift service
      common-user item
      common-user logistics
      common-user military land transportation
      common-user network
      common-user ocean terminals
      common-user sealift
      common-user transportation
      communicate
      communication deception
      communication operation instructions
      communications center
      communications intelligence
      communications intelligence database
      communications mark
      communications net
      communications network
      communications satellite
      communications security
      communications security equipment
      communications security material
      communications security monitoring
      communications system
      communications terminal
      communications zone
      community relations
      community relations program
      comparative cover
      compartmentation
      compass rose
      complaint-type investigation
      complete round
      complex contingency operations
      component
      component (materiel)
      component-owned container
      component search and rescue controller
      composite air photography
      composite warfare commander
      composite wing
      compression chamber
      compromise
      compromised
      computed air release point
      computer intrusion
      computer intrusion detection
      computer modeling
      computer network attack
      computer network defense
      computer network exploitation
      computer network operations
      computer security
      computer simulation
      concealment
      concentration area
      concept of intelligence operations
      concept of logistic support
      concept of operations
      concept plan
      condensation cloud
      condensation trail
      condition
      conducting staff
      configuration management
      confirmation of information (intelligence)
      conflict
      confusion agent
      confusion reflector
      connecting route
      connectivity
      consecutive voyage charter
      console
      consolidated vehicle table
      consolidation
      consolidation of position
      constellation
      constitute
      constructive presence
      consumable supplies and materiel
      consumer
      consumer logistics
      consumption rate
      contact
      contact burst preclusion
      contact mine
      contact point
      contact print
      contact procedure
      contact reconnaissance
      contact report
      contain
      container
      container anchorage terminal
      container control officer
      container-handling equipment
      containerization
      containership
      containership cargo stowage adapter
      contaminate
      contaminated remains
      contamination
      contamination control
      contiguous zone
      continental United States
      continental United States replacement center
      contingency
      contingency contracting
      contingency contractor personnel
      contingency engineering management organization
      contingency operation
      contingency plan
      contingency planning facilities list program
      Contingency Planning Guidance
      contingency response program
      contingency retention stock
      contingency ZIP Code
      contingent effects
      continuity of command
      continuity of operations
      continuous fire
      continuous illumination fire
      continuous strip camera
      continuous strip imagery
      contour flight
      contour interval
      contour line
      contracted logistic support
      contracting officer
      contract maintenance
      contractors deploying with the force
      contract termination
      control
      control area
      control group
      control (intelligence)
      controllable mine
      controlled airspace
      controlled dangerous air cargo
      controlled effects nuclear weapons
      controlled exercise
      controlled firing area
      controlled forces
      controlled information
      controlled item
      controlled map
      controlled mosaic
      controlled passing
      controlled port
      controlled reprisal
      controlled response
      controlled route
      controlled shipping
      controlled substance
      controlled war
      control of electromagnetic radiation
      control point
      control zone
      conventional forces
      conventional mines
      conventional recovery operation
      conventional weapon
      converge
      converged sheaf
      convergence
      convergence factor
      convergence zone
      conversion angle
      conversion scale
      convoy
      convoy commodore
      convoy dispersal point
      convoy escort
      convoy joiner
      convoy leaver
      convoy loading
      convoy route
      convoy schedule
      convoy speed
      convoy terminal area
      convoy through escort
      convoy title
      cooperative logistics
      cooperative logistic support arrangements
      cooperative security location
      coordinated draft plan
      coordinated fire line
      coordinated procurement assignee
      Coordinated Universal Time
      coordinates
      coordinating altitude
      coordinating authority
      coordinating point
      coordinating review authority
      coproduction
      copy negative
      corner reflector
      corps support command
      corps troops
      correlation factor
      cost contract
      cost-plus a fixed-fee contract
      cost sharing contract
      counterair
      counterattack
      counterbattery fire
      counterdeception
      counterdrug
      counterdrug nonoperational support
      counterdrug operational support
      counterdrug operations
      counterdrug support office
      counterespionage
      counterfire
      counterforce
      counterguerrilla warfare
      counterinsurgency
      counterintelligence
      counterintelligence activities
      counterintelligence collection
      counterintelligence investigation
      counterintelligence operational tasking authority
      counterintelligence operations
      counterintelligence production
      counterintelligence support
      countermeasures
      countermine
      countermine operation
      countermining
      countermobility operations
      countermove
      counteroffensive
      counterpreparation fire
      counterproliferation
      counterpropaganda operations
      counterreconnaissance
      countersabotage
      countersign
      countersubversion
      countersurveillance
      counterterrorism
      country cover diagram
      country team
      coup de main
      courier
      course
      course of action
      course of action development
      cover
      coverage
      covering fire
      covering force
      covering force area
      cover (military)
      cover search
      covert operation
      coxswain
      crash locator beacon
      crash position indicator
      crash rescue and fire suppression
      crater
      crater depth
      cratering charge
      crater radius
      creeping barrage
      creeping mine
      crest
      crested
      crisis
      crisis action planning
      crisis management
      critical asset
      critical capability
      critical information
      critical infrastructure protection
      critical intelligence
      critical item
      critical item list
      criticality assessment
      critical joint duty assignment billet
      critical mass
      critical node
      critical occupational specialty
      critical point
      critical requirement
      critical safety item
      critical speed
      critical supplies and materiel
      critical sustainability item
      critical vulnerability
      critic report
      crossing area
      cross-leveling
      cross-loading (personnel)
      cross-servicing
      cross-targeting (nuclear)
      cross tell
      cruise missile
      cruising altitude
      cruising level
      crush depth
      cryogenic liquid
      cryptanalysis
      cryptochannel
      cryptographic information
      cryptologic
      cryptology
      cryptomaterial
      cryptopart
      cryptosecurity
      cryptosystem
      CSAR-capable assets
      CSAR-dedicated assets
      culminating point
      cultivation
      culture
      curb weight
      current
      current force
      current intelligence
      current, offshore
      current, rip
      curve of pursuit
      cusps
      custodian of postal effects
      custody
      customer ship
      customer wait time
      Customs Over-The-Horizon Enforcement Network
      cut-off
      cutoff attack
      cut-off velocity
      cutout
      cutter
      cutting charge
      cyber counterintelligence
      cyberspace


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