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Military Dictionary (Letter Group A)

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

Military Dictionary (Letter Group A)

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

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abort
above-the-line publications
absolute altimeter
absolute filter
absolute height
absorbed dose
acceptability
access to classified information
accidental attack
accompanying supplies
accountability
accounting line designator
accuracy of fire
accuracy of information
acoustical surveillance
acoustic circuit
acoustic intelligence
acoustic jamming
acoustic mine
acoustic minehunting
acoustic warfare
acoustic warfare counter-countermeasures
acoustic warfare countermeasures
acoustic warfare support measures
acquire
acquire (radar)
acquisition
acquisition and cross-servicing agreement
action agent
action deferred
action information center
action phase
activation
activation detector
active air defense
active communications satellite
active defense
active duty
active duty for special work
active duty for training
Active Guard and Reserve
active homing guidance
active material
active mine
active sealift forces
active status
activity
act of mercy
actual ground zero
actuate
acute radiation dose
adequacy
adjust
administrative airlift service
administrative control
administrative escort
administrative landing
administrative lead time
administrative loading
administrative map
administrative movement
administrative order
administrative shipping
advanced base
advanced logistic support site
advanced operations base
advance force
advance guard
advance guard reserve
advance guard support
adversary
adverse weather
adverse weather aerial delivery system
advisory area
aerial picket
aerial port
aerial port control center
aerial port squadron
aerodynamic missile
aeromedical evacuation
aeromedical evacuation cell
aeromedical evacuation control officer
aeromedical evacuation control team
aeromedical evacuation coordination center
aeromedical evacuation system
aeromedical evacuation unit
aeronautical chart
aeronautical information overprint
aeronautical plotting chart
aerosol
aerospace
aerospace defense
affiliation training
afloat pre-positioning force
afloat pre-positioning operations
afloat pre-positioning ships
afloat support
afterwinds
agency
agent
agent authentication
agent net
aggressor forces
aimpoint
air
air alert
air and space expeditionary task force
air apportionment
air assault
air assault force
air assault operation
air attack
airborne
airborne alert
airborne assault
airborne assault weapon
airborne command post
airborne early warning
airborne early warning and control
airborne force
airborne interception equipment
airborne lift
airborne mission commander
airborne operation
airborne order
airborne radio relay
airborne sensor operator
airborne troops
air-breathing missile
airburst
air-capable ship
air cargo
Air Carrier Initiative Program
air cartographic camera
air cartographic photography
air component coordination element
air control operations
air corridor
aircraft
aircraft arresting barrier
aircraft arresting cable
aircraft arresting gear
aircraft arresting hook
aircraft arresting system
aircraft arresting wire
aircraft arrestment
aircraft block speed
aircraft captain
aircraft carrier
aircraft commander
aircraft control and warning system
aircraft cross-servicing
aircraft loading table
aircraft mission equipment
aircraft modification
aircraft monitoring and control
aircraft role equipment
aircraft scrambling
aircraft store
aircraft tiedown
aircraft transient servicing
aircraft utilization
aircraft vectoring
air cushion vehicle
air defense
air defense action area
air defense area
air defense artillery
air defense battle zone
air defense control center
air defense direction center
air defense division
air defense early warning
air defense emergency
air defense ground environment
air defense identification zone
air defense operations center
air defense operations team
air defense readiness
air defense region
air defense sector
air defense suppression
air defense warning conditions
Air defense warning yellow
Air defense warning red
Air defense warning white
air delivery
air delivery container
air delivery equipment
air direct delivery
airdrop
airdrop platform
air employment/allocation plan
air expeditionary force
air expeditionary wing
air facility
airfield
airfield traffic
Air Force air and space operations center
Air Force Component Headquarters
Air Force special operations base
Air Force special operations component
Air Force special operations detachment
Air Force special operations element
Air Force special operations forces
airhead
airhead line
air intercept control common
air interception
air intercept zone
air interdiction
air landed
air landed operation
air-launched ballistic missile
air liaison officer
airlift capability
airlift control team
airlift coordination cell
airlift mission commander
airlift requirement
airlift service
air logistic support
air logistic support operation
airmiss
air mission
air mission intelligence report
airmobile forces
airmobile operation
air mobility
Air Mobility Command
air mobility control team
air mobility division
air mobility element
air mobility express
air mobility liaison officer
air movement
air movement column
air movement table
air observation
air observation post
air observer
air observer adjustment
air offensive
air photographic reconnaissance
air picket
air plot
airport
air portable
airport surface detection equipment
airport surveillance radar
airport traffic area
air position
air priorities committee
air raid reporting control ship
air reconnaissance
air reconnaissance liaison officer
air refueling
air refueling control point
air refueling control team
air refueling control time
air refueling initiation point
airrequest net
air route
air route traffic control center
air smuggling event
air sovereignty
air sovereignty mission
airspace control
airspace control area
airspace control authority
airspace control boundary
airspace control center
airspace control facility
airspace control in the combat zone
airspace control order
airspace control plan
airspace control procedures
airspace control sector
airspace control system
airspace coordinating measures
airspace coordination area
airspace management
airspace reservation
airspace restrictions
air space warning area
airspeed
airspeed indicator
air staging unit
air station
air strike
air strike coordinator
air strip
air superiority
air supply
air support
air support operations center
air support request
air supremacy
air surface zone
air surveillance
air surveillance officer
air survey camera
air survey photography
air target chart
Air Target Materials Program
air target mosaic
air tasking order
air tasking order/confirmation
air terminal
air-to-air guided missile
air-to-surface guided missile
air traffic control and landing system
air traffic control center
air traffic control clearance
air traffic control facility
air traffic controller
air traffic control service
air traffic identification
air traffic section
air transportable unit
air transported operations
air transport group
airway
airways station
air weapons controller
alert
alert force
alerting service
alert order
all appropriate action
alliance
allocation
allocation (air)
allocation (nuclear)
allocation request
allocation (transportation)
allotment
allowable cabin load
allowable load
allowable stacking weight
all-source intelligence
all-weather air defense fighter
alongside replenishment
alphabet code
alternate airfield
alternate command authority
alternate command post
alternate headquarters
alternative
altitude
altitude acclimatization
altitude chamber
altitude datum
altitude delay
altitude height
altitude hole
altitude separation
altitude slot
ambient temperature
ambulance exchange point
American National Standards Institute
ammunition
ammunition and toxic material open space
ammunition controlled supply rate
ammunition lot
ammunition supply point
amphibian
amphibious assault
amphibious assault area
amphibious assault landing
amphibious aviation assault ship
amphibious bulk liquid transfer system
amphibious chart
amphibious command ship
amphibious construction battalion
amphibious control group
amphibious demonstration
amphibious force
amphibious group
amphibious lift
amphibious objective area
amphibious operation
amphibious planning
amphibious raid
amphibious reconnaissance
amphibious reconnaissance unit
amphibious shipping
amphibious squadron
amphibious striking forces
amphibious task force
amphibious tractor
amphibious transport dock
amphibious transport group
amphibious vehicle
amphibious vehicle availability table
amphibious vehicle employment plan
amphibious vehicle launching area
amphibious withdrawal
analysis and production
anchorage
anchor cable
anchor line extension kit
annex
annotated print
annotation
annual screening
annual training
antemortem identification media
antenna mine
antiarmor helicopter
anticountermining device
antideficiency violations
anti-G suit
antilift device
antimateriel agent
antimateriel operation
antipersonnel mine (land mine warfare)
antiradiation missile
antirecovery device
antisubmarine action
antisubmarine air distant support
antisubmarine air search attack unit
antisubmarine barrier
antisubmarine close air support
antisubmarine operation
antisubmarine patrol
antisubmarine screen
antisubmarine search
antisubmarine support operation
antisubmarine warfare
antisubmarine warfare forces
antisurface air operation
antisweep device
antisweeper mine
antitank helicopter
antitank mine
antiterrorism
antiwatching device
any Service member mail
apogee
apparent horizon
apparent precession
appendix
applicable materiel assets
application
apportionment
apportionment (air)
approach clearance
approach control
approach end of runway
approach lane
approach march
approach schedule
approach sequence
approach time
approval authority
apron
archipelagic sea lanes passage
architecture
archive
area air defense commander
area assessment
area bombing
area command
area control center
area damage control
area of influence
area of intelligence responsibility
area of interest
area of limitation
area of militarily significant fallout
area of northern operations
area of operations
area of responsibility
area of separation
area operations
area oriented
area radar prediction analysis
area search
area target
armament delivery recording
armed forces
armed forces censorship
armed forces courier
Armed Forces Courier Service
armed forces courier station
Armed Forces of the United States
Armed Forces Radio and Television Service
armed helicopter
armed mine
armed reconnaissance
armed sweep
arming
arming delay device
arming lanyard
arming pin
arming system
arming wire
armistice
armistice demarcation line
arm or de-arm
armored personnel carrier
arms control agreement
arms control agreement verification
arms control measure
Army Air Defense Command Post
Army air-ground system
Army and Air Force Exchange Service imprest fund activity
Army base
Army corps
Army service area
Army Service component command
Army special operations component
Army special operations forces
Army tactical data link 1
arresting barrier
arresting gear
arrival zone
artificial horizon
artillery fire plan table
artillery survey control point
assault
assault aircraft
assault area
assault area diagram
assault craft
assault craft unit
assault echelon
assault fire
assault follow-on echelon
assault phase
assault schedule
assault shipping
assault wave
assembly
assembly anchorage
assembly area
assessment
assessment agent
asset (intelligence)
assign
assistance mechanism
assisted recovery
assumed azimuth
assumed grid
assumption
astern fueling
asymmetrical sweep
atmospheric environment
at my command
atomic air burst
atomic defense
atomic demolition munition
atomic underground burst
atomic underwater burst
atomic warfare
atomic weapon
at priority call
at sea
attach
attachment
attack assessment
attack cargo ship
attack group
attack heading
attack helicopter
attack origin
attack pattern
attack position
attack timing
attenuation
attenuation factor
attitude
attitude indicator
attrition
attrition minefield
attrition rate
attrition reserve aircraft
attrition sweeping
augmentation forces
authenticate
authentication
authenticator
autocode format
automated data handling
automated identification technology
automatic approach and landing
automatic data handling
automatic data processing
automatic flight control system
automatic message processing system
automatic resupply
automatic search jammer
automatic supply
automation network
autonomous operation
availability date
available payload
available-to-load date
avenue of approach
average speed
aviation combat element
aviation life support equipment
aviation medicine
aviation ship
avoidance
axial route
axis of advance
azimuth
azimuth angle
azimuth guidance
azimuth resolution


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