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Military Dictionary (Letter Group P)

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

Military Dictionary (Letter Group P)

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

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pace
pace setter
packaged forces
packaged petroleum product
packup kit
padding
pallet
palletized load system
palletized load system flatrack
palletized unit load
panel code
panoramic camera
parachute deployment height
paradrop
parallel chains of command
parallel sheaf
parallel staff
paramilitary forces
pararescue team
parlimentaire
parrot
partial mission-capable
partial mission-capable, maintenance
partial mission-capable, supply
partial mobilization
partial storage monitoring
partisan warfare
part number
pass
passage of lines
passenger mile
passive
passive air defense
passive defense
passive homing guidance
passive mine
pass time
password
pathfinder drop zone control
pathfinder landing zone control
pathfinders
pathogen
patient
patient movement
patient movement items
patient movement requirements center
patrol
pattern bombing
pattern laying
payload
payload build-up (missile and space)
payload integration (missile and space)
payload (missile)
P-day
peace building
peace enforcement
peacekeeping
peacemaking
peace operations
peacetime force materiel assets
peacetime force materiel requirement
peacetime materiel consumption and losses
peacetime operating stocks
peak overpressure
pecuniary liability
pencil beam
penetration
penetration aids
penetration (air traffic control)
penetration (intelligence)
percentage clearance
perception management
perils of the sea
perimeter defense
periodic intelligence summary
period
period of interest
perishable cargo
perishable target
permafrost
permanent echo
permissive action link
permissive environment
persistency
persistent agent
persistent surveillance
personal effects
personal locator beacon
personal property
person authorized to direct disposition of human remains
person eligible to receive effects
person in custody
personnel
personnel increment number
personnel reaction time (nuclear)
personnel recovery
personnel security investigation
perspective grid
petroleum intersectional service
petroleum, oils and lubricants
phase line
phases of military government
phonetic alphabet
phoney minefield
photoflash bomb
photoflash cartridge
photogrammetric control
photogrammetry
photographic coverage
photographic intelligence
photographic interpretation
photographic panorama
photographic reading
photographic scale
photographic strip
photo interpretation key
photomap
photo nadir
physical characteristics
physical damage assessment
physical security
pictomap
pictorial symbolization
Pierson-Moskowitz scale
pillbox
pilot’s trace
pinpoint
pinpoint photograph
pinpoint target
pipeline
piracy
pitch
pitch angle
plan for landing
plan identification number
planimetric map
plan information capability
planned airlift requests
planned target (nuclear)
planned targets
planning and direction
planning directive
planning factor
planning factors database
planning order
planning phase
plan position indicator
plant equipment
plastic zone
plate
platform drop
plot
point defense
point designation grid
pointee-talkee
point of no return
point-to-point sealift
poised mine
polar coordinates
polar orbit
polar plot
political intelligence
political warfare
politico-military gaming
pool
port capacity
port complex
port designator
port evacuation of cargoes
port evacuation of shipping
port of debarkation
port of embarkation
port of support
port operations group
port security
port support activity
positional defense
position defense
positive control
positive identification and radar advisory zone
positive phase of the shock wave
Posse Comitatus Act
postattack period
posthostilities period
poststrike reconnaissance
power projection
PPI gauge
practice mine
prearranged fire
preassault operation
precautionary launch
precautionary search and rescue and/or combat search and rescue
precedence
precession
precipitation static
precise frequency
precise time
precision approach
precision bombing
precision-guided munitions
precursor
precursor chemical
precursor front
precursor sweeping
predicted fire
predominant height
preemptive attack
preinitiation
prelanding operations
pre-launch survivability
preliminary communications search
preliminary demolition target
preliminary movement schedule
preload loading
premature dud
preparation fire
preplanned air support
preplanned mission request
preplanned nuclear support
pre-position
pre-positioned war reserve materiel requirement, balance
pre-positioned war reserve materiel requirement, protectable
pre-positioned war reserve requirement
pre-positioned war reserve stock
prescribed nuclear load
prescribed nuclear stockage
preset guidance
Presidential Call-up
Presidential Reserve Call-up
pressure altitude
pressure breathing
pressure front
pressure mine
pressure mine circuit
pressurized cabin
prestrike reconnaissance
prevention
prevention of mutual interference
prevention of stripping equipment
preventive deployment
preventive diplomacy
preventive maintenance
preventive medicine
preventive war
prewithdrawal demolition target
primary agency
primary aircraft authorization
primary aircraft inventory
primary censorship
primary control officer
primary control ship
primary flight control
primary imagery dissemination
primary imagery dissemination system
primary interest
primary review authority
primed charge
prime mover
prime vendor
principal building
principal items
principal officer
principal operational interest
principal parallel
principal plane
principal scale
principal vertical
printing size of a map or chart
print reference
priority designator
priority intelligence requirement
priority message
priority national intelligence objectives
priority of immediate mission requests
prior permission
prisoner of war
prisoner of war branch camp
prisoner of war camp
prisoner of war censorship
prisoner of war compound
prisoner of war enclosure
prisoner of war personnel record
proactive measures
proactive mine countermeasures
probability of damage
probable error
probable error deflection
probable error height of burst
probable error range
probably destroyed
probe
procedural control
procedures
procedure turn
procedure word
processing
processing and exploitation
proclamation
procurement lead time
producer countries
production base
production lead time
production logistics
production loss appraisal
proficiency training aircraft
profile
program aircraft
Programmed Forces
program of nuclear cooperation
progress payment
prohibited area
projected map display
projection print
proliferation (nuclear weapons)
prompt radiation
proofing
propaganda
propelled mine
proper authority
proper clearance
property
property account
proportional navigation
protected emblems
protected frequencies
protected persons/places
protected site
protection
protection of shipping
protective clothing
protective mask
protective minefield
prototype
provisioning
proword
proximity fuze
pseudopursuit navigation
psychological consolidation activities
psychological operations
psychological operations assessment team
psychological operations impact indicators
psychological operations support element
public affairs
public affairs assessment
public affairs ground rules
public affairs guidance
public diplomacy
public information
public key infrastructure
pull-up point
pulse code
pulse duration
pulsejet
pulse repetition frequency
pulsing
purchase description
purchase notice agreements
purchasing office
pursuit
pyrotechnic
pyrotechnic delay


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