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Military Dictionary (Letter Group M)

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

Military Dictionary (Letter Group M)

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

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mach number
magnetic bearing
magnetic circuit
magnetic compass
magnetic declination
magnetic equator
magnetic mine
magnetic minehunting
magnetic north
magnetic tape
magnetic variation
mail embargo
main airfield
main armament
main attack
main attack
main battle area
main convoy
main deck
main detonating line
main line of resistance
main operating base
main operations base
main supply route
maintain
maintenance area
maintenance engineering
maintenance (materiel)
maintenance status
major combat element
major disaster
major fleet
major force
major nuclear power
major operation
major weapon system
make safe
management and control system (mobility)
maneuver
maneuverable reentry vehicle
manifest
manipulative electromagnetic deception
man portable
manpower
manpower management
manpower management survey
manpower requirements
manpower resources
man space
man transportable
map
map chart
map convergence
map exercise
map index
mapping camera
map reference
map reference code
map series
map sheet
margin
marginal data
marginal information
marginal weather
Marine air command and control system
Marine air-ground task force
Marine base
Marine division and wing team
marine environment
Marine expeditionary brigade
Marine expeditionary force
Marine expeditionary force (forward)
Marine expeditionary unit
Marine expeditionary unit (special operations capable)
Marine Logistics Command
Maritime Administration Ready Reserve Force
maritime control area
maritime defense sector
maritime domain
maritime domain awareness
maritime forces
maritime interception operations
maritime power projection
maritime pre-positioning force operation
maritime pre-positioning ships
maritime search and rescue region
maritime special purpose force
maritime superiority
maritime supremacy
marker
marker ship
marking
marking error
marking fire
marking panel
married failure
marshal
marshalling
marshalling area
mass
mass casualty
massed fire
master
master air attack plan
master film
master plot
materials handling
materials handling equipment
materiel
materiel cognizance
materiel control
materiel inventory objective
materiel management
materiel pipeline
materiel planning
materiel readiness
materiel release confirmation
materiel release order
materiel requirements
maximum effective range
maximum elevation figure
maximum enlisted amount
maximum landing weight
maximum operating depth
maximum ordinate
maximum permissible concentration
maximum permissible dose
maximum range
maximum sustained speed
maximum take-off weight
mayday
M-day
M-day force materiel requirement
meaconing
mean lethal dose
mean line of advance
mean point of burst
mean point of impact
mean sea level
means of transport
measured mile
measurement and signature intelligence
Measurement and Signature Intelligence Requirements System
measurement ton
measure of effectiveness
measure of performance
mechanical sweep
median incapacitating dose
media pool
medical evacuees
medical intelligence
medical officer
medical regulating
medical surveillance
medical treatment facility
medium-angle loft bombing
medium artillery
medium-lot storage
medium-range ballistic missile
medium-range bomber aircraft
medium-range transport aircraft
medium-scale map
meeting engagement
megaton weapon
merchant convoy
merchant intelligence
merchant ship
merchant ship casualty report
merchant ship communications system
merchant ship control zone
merchant ship reporting and control message system
mercomms system
message
message center
message (telecommunications)
metadata
meteorological and oceanographic
Meteorological and Oceanographic Forecast Center
meteorological data
meteorology
microform
midcourse guidance
midcourse phase
migrant
militarily significant fallout
Military Affiliate Radio System
military assistance advisory group
Military Assistance Articles and Services List
military assistance for civil disturbances
Military Assistance Program
MilitaryAssistance Program training
military assistance to civil authorities
military capability
military characteristics
military civic action
military construction
military container moved via ocean
military convoy
military currency
military damage assessment
military deception
Military Department
military designed vehicle
military education
military engagement
military geographic documentation
military geographic information
military geography
military government
military government ordinance
military governor
military grid
military grid reference system
military independent
military intelligence
Military Intelligence Board
Military Intelligence Integrated Data System/Integrated Database
military intervention
military journalist
military land transportation resources
military load classification
military necessity
military nuclear power
military occupation
military options
military ordinary mail
military payment certificate
military performance specification container
military post office
military postal clerk
Military Postal Service
Military Postal Service Agency
military posture
military requirement
military resources
Military Sealift Command
Military Sealift Command-controlled ships
Military Sealift Command force
Military Service
military source operations
military standard requisitioning and issue procedure
military standard transportation and movement procedures
military support to civil authorities
military support to civilian law enforcement agencies
military symbol
military technician
military traffic
military training
military van (container)
MILSPEC container
MILVAN
MILVAN chassis
mine
mineable waters
mine clearance
mine-cluster
mine countermeasures
mined area
mine defense
mine disposal
minefield
minefield breaching
minefield density
minefield lane
minefield marking
minefield record
minefield report
minehunting
mine row
mine spotting
mine strip
minesweeping
mine warfare
mine warfare chart
mine warfare forces (naval)
mine warfare group
minewatching
mine weapons
minimize
minimum aircraft operating surface
minimum attack altitude
minimum crossing altitude
minimum essential equipment
minimum force
minimum nuclear safe distance
minimum nuclear warning time
minimum obstruction clearance altitude
minimum operating strip
minimum range
minimum reception altitude
minimum residual radioactivity weapon
minimum-risk route
minimum safe altitude
minor control
minor installation
minor port
misfire
missed approach
missile assembly-checkout facility
missile control system
missile destruct
missile destruct system
missile guidance system
missile release line
missing
missing in action
mission
mission-capable
mission cycle
mission-essential materiel
mission needs statement
mission-oriented items
mission-oriented protective posture
mission-oriented protective posture gear
mission review report (photographic interpretation)
mission specific data sets
mission type order
mixed
mixed bag
mixed minefield
mobile defense
mobile inshore undersea warfare unit
mobile mine
mobile security force
mobile support group (naval)
mobile training team
mobility
Mobility Air Forces
mobility analysis
mobility corridor
mobility echelon
mobility system support resources
mobilization
mobilization base
mobilization exercise
mobilization reserves
mobilization site
mobilization staff officer
mobilization station
mock-up
mode (identification, friend or foe)
mode of transport
modernization
Modernized Integrated Database
modified combined obstacle overlay
moment
monitoring
monitoring service
moored
moored mine
mopping up
mortar
mortuary affairs
mosaic
most capable Service or agency
motorized unit
mounting
mounting area
movement control
movement control center
movement control post
movement control team
movement credit
movement directive
movement group
movement order
movement phase
movement plan
movement report control center
movement report system
movement requirement
movement restriction
movement schedule
movement table
movement to contact
moving havens
moving map display
moving mine
moving submarine haven
moving surface ship haven
moving target indicator
multichannel
multi-modal
multinational
multinational doctrine
multinational exercise
multinational force
multinational force commander
multinational integrated logistic support
multinational integrated logistic support unit
multinational logistics
multinational logistic support arrangement
multinational operations
multinational staff
multinational warfare
multiple drill
multiple inactive duty training periods
multiple reentry vehicle
multiple unit training assemblies
multiple warning phenomenology
multiplexer
multi-point refueling system
multi-Service publication
multi-spectral imagery
multi-spot ship
munition
munitions effectiveness assessment
mutual support
muzzle brake
muzzle compensator
muzzle velocity


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