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Military Dictionary (Letter Group C)

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

Military Dictionary (Letter Group C)

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

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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
Chairman’s program assessment
Chairman’s 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 commander’s required date
combatant commander’s 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
commander’s concept
commander’s critical information requirement
commander’s estimate of the situation
commander’s 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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