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Military Dictionary - Letter Group B


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

  backfill
  background count
  background radiation
  back-haul airlift
  backscatter
  back-scattering
  backshore
  back tell
  back-up
  backwash
  balance
  balanced stock(s)
  balance station zero
  bale cubic capacity
  balisage
  ballistic missile
  ballistic missile early warning system
  ballistics
  ballistic trajectory
  ballistic wind
  balloon barrage
  balloon reflector
  bandwidth
  bank angle
  bar
  bare base
  barge
  barometric altitude
  barrage
  barrage fire
  barrage jamming
  barricade
  barrier
  barrier combat air patrol
  barrier forces
  barrier, obstacle, and mine warfare plan
  bar scale
  base
  base boundary
  base cluster
  base cluster commander
  base cluster operations center
  base commander
  base complex
  base defense
  base defense forces
  base defense operations center
  base defense zone
  base development (less force beddown)
  base development plan
  base element
  base line
  baseline environmental survey
  base map
  base of operations
  base period
  base section
  base surge
  base unit
  baseline costs
  basic cover
  basic encyclopedia
  basic intelligence
  basic load
  basic military route network
  basic research
  basic stocks
  basic stopping power
  basic tactical organization
  basic undertakings
  basis of issue
  bathymetric contour
  battalion landing team
  battery
  battery center
  battery (troop) left (right)
  battle damage assessment
  battle damage indicator
  battle damage repair
  battlefield coordination detachment
  battlefield illumination
  battlefield surveillance
  battle force
  battle reserves
  battlespace
  battlespace awareness
  beach
  beach capacity
  beach group
  beachhead
  beach landing site
  beach marker
  beachmaster
  beachmaster unit
  beach minefield
  beach organization
  beach party
  beach party commander
  beach photography
  beach reserves
  beach support area
  beach survey
  beach width
  beam width
  bearing
  beaten zone
  begin morning civil twilight
  begin morning nautical twilight
  beleaguered
  below-the-line publications
  berm, natural
  besieged
  bight
  bilateral infrastructure
  bill
  billet
  binary chemical munition
  binding
  bin storage
  biographical intelligence
  biological agent
  biological ammunition
  biological defense
  biological environment
  biological half-time
  biological operation
  biological threat
  biological warfare
  biological weapon
  black
  black list
  black propaganda
  blast effect
  blast line
  blast wave
  blast wave diffraction
  bleeding edge
  blind transmission
  blister agent
  blocking and chocking
  blocking position
  block shipment
  block stowage loading
  blood agent
  blood chit
  blowback
  Blue Bark
  boat diagram
  boat group
  boat lane
  boat space
  boattail
  boat wave
  bomb disposal unit
  bomber
  bomb impact plot
  bombing angle
  bombing run
  bomb release line
  bomb release point
  bona fides
  bonding
  booby trap
  booster
  boost phase
  border
  border break
  border crosser
  boresafe fuze
  bottom mine
  bound
  boundary
  bouquet mine
  bracketing
  branch
  breakaway
  breakbulk cargo
  breakbulk ship
  breaker
  breaker angle
  breakoff position
  break-up
  brevity code
  bridgehead
  bridgehead line
  briefing
  brigade
  broach
  buffer distance
  buffer zone
  bug
  bugged
  building systems
  buildup
  bulk cargo
  bulk petroleum product
  bulk storage
  bullseye
  burn notice
  burnout
  burnout velocity
  burn-through range


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