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  • Military Dictionary - Letter Group D


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

      daily intelligence summary
      daily movement summary (shipping)
      damage area
      damage assessment
      damage control
      damage criteria
      damage estimation
      damage expectancy (nuclear)
      damage radius
      damage threat
      danger area
      danger close
      dangerous cargo
      danger space
      data
      database
      data block
      data code
      data element
      data item
      data link
      data link coordination net
      data mile
      date line
      date-time group
      datum
      datum (antisubmarine warfare)
      datum error (antisubmarine warfare)
      datum (geodetic)
      datum level
      datum point
      datum time (antisubmarine warfare)
      davit
      day of supply
      dazzle
      D-day
      D-day consumption/production differential assets
      D-day materiel readiness gross capability
      D-day pipeline assets
      deadline
      dead mine
      dead space
      de-arming
      debarkation
      debarkation net
      debarkation schedule
      deceased
      decentralized control
      decentralized execution
      decentralized items
      deception
      deception action
      deception concept
      deception course of action
      deception event
      deception means
      deception objective
      deception story
      deception target
      decision
      decision altitude
      decision height
      decision point
      decision support template
      decisive engagement
      decisive point
      deck alert
      declared speed
      declassification
      declassify
      declination
      decompression chamber
      decompression sickness
      decontamination
      decontamination station
      decoy
      decoy ship
      decrypt
      deep fording capability
      deep minefield
      de facto boundary
      defense area
      Defense Business Operations Fund
      defense classification
      Defense Communications System
      defense coordinating officer
      defense critical infrastructure
      defense emergency
      defense in depth
      defense industrial base
      defense information infrastructure
      Defense Information Systems Network
      defense intelligence production
      defense message system
      Defense Meteorological Satellite Program
      Defense Planning Guidance
      defense readiness condition
      Defense Satellite Communications System
      defense sectors
      Defense Support Program
      defense support to public diplomacy
      Defense Switched Network
      Defense Transportation System
      defensive coastal area
      defensive counterair
      defensive minefield
      defensive sea area
      defensive zone
      defilade
      defoliant operation
      defoliating agent
      degaussing
      degree of risk
      de jure boundary
      delayed entry program
      delaying action
      delaying operation
      delay release sinker
      delegation of authority
      deliberate attack
      deliberate breaching
      deliberate crossing
      deliberate defense
      deliberate planning
      delivering ship
      delivery error
      delivery forecasts
      delivery requirements
      demilitarized zone
      demobilization
      demolition belt
      demolition chamber
      demolition firing party
      demolition guard
      demolition kit
      demolition target
      demolition tool kit
      demonstration
      denial measure
      denied area
      density altitude
      departmental intelligence
      Department of Defense construction agent
      Department of Defense container system
      Department of Defense installation
      Department of Defense Intelligence Information System
      Department of Defense internal audit organizations
      Department of Defense support to counterdrug operations
      Department of the Air Force
      Department of the Army
      Department of the Navy
      departure airfield
      departure area
      departure end
      departure point
      deployable joint task force augmentation cell
      deployed health surveillance
      deployed nuclear weapons
      deployment
      deployment database
      deployment diagram
      deployment order
      deployment planning
      deployment preparation order
      depot
      depot maintenance
      depth
      depth contour
      depth curve
      descriptive name
      designated planning agent
      design basis threat
      desired appreciation
      desired effects
      desired ground zero
      desired mean point of impact
      desired perception
      desired point of impact
      destroyed
      destruction
      destruction fire
      destruction fire mission
      destruction radius
      detachment
      detailed photographic report
      detained
      detainee
      detainee collecting point
      detainee processing station
      detecting circuit
      detection
      deterioration limit
      deterrence
      deterrent options
      detonating cord
      detonator
      developmental assistance
      deviation
      diaphragm stop
      diapositive
      died of wounds received in action
      differential ballistic wind
      diffraction loading
      dip
      diplomatic authorization
      diplomatic and/or consular facility
      dip needle circuit
      direct action
      direct action fuze
      direct air support center
      direct air support center (airborne)
      directed energy
      directed-energy device
      directed-energy protective measures
      directed-energy warfare
      directed-energy weapon
      direct exchange
      direct fire
      direct illumination
      directing staff
      direction
      directional gyro indicator
      direction finding
      direction of attack
      directive
      directive authority for logistics
      direct laying
      direct liaison authorized
      director of mobility forces
      direct support
      direct support artillery
      direct supporting fire
      direct vendor delivery
      disabling fire
      disaffected person
      disarmament
      disarmed mine
      disaster assistance response team
      disaster control
      discriminating circuit
      disease and nonbattle injury casualty
      disembarkation schedule
      disengagement
      dislocated civilian
      dispatch route
      dispenser
      dispersal
      dispersal airfield
      dispersed movement pattern
      dispersed site
      dispersion
      dispersion error
      dispersion pattern
      displaced person
      display
      disposition
      disruptive pattern
      dissemination and integration
      distance
      distant retirement area
      distant support area
      distributed fire
      distribution
      distribution manager
      distribution pipeline
      distribution plan
      distribution point
      distribution system
      ditching
      diversion
      diversion airfield
      diversionary attack
      diversionary landing
      divert field
      diving chamber
      division
      division artillery
      doctrinal template
      doctrine
      DOD civilian
      dolly
      dome
      domestic air traffic
      domestic emergencies
      domestic intelligence
      dominant user
      dominant user concept
      doppler effect
      doppler radar
      dormant
      dose rate contour line
      dosimetry
      double agent
      double flow route
      downgrade
      downloading
      down lock
      draft
      draft plan
      drag
      drag loading
      drift
      drift angle
      drill mine
      drone
      droop stop
      drop altitude
      drop height
      dropmaster
      drop message
      drop zone
      drug interdiction
      dry deck shelter
      D-to-P assets required on D-day
      D-to-P concept
      D-to-P materiel readiness gross requirement
      dual agent
      dual-capable aircraft
      dual-capable forces
      dual capable unit
      dual-firing circuit
      dual (multi)-capable weapons
      dual (multi)-purpose weapons
      dual-purpose weapon
      dual-role tanker
      dud
      dud probability
      due in
      dummy
      dummy message
      dummy minefield
      dummy run
      dump
      duplicate negative
      durable materiel
      duty status
      dwarf dud
      dwell time


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