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Military Dictionary (Letter Group S)

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

Military Dictionary (Letter Group S)

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

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sabotage
sabotage alert team
safe anchorage
safe area
safe burst height
safe current
safe depth
safe distance
safe haven
safe house
safe separation distance
safety and arming mechanism
safety device
safety distance
safety fuze
safety height
safety lane
safety level of supply
safety line
safety wire
safety zone
safing
safing and arming mechanism
salted weapon
salvage
salvage group
salvage operation
salvo
sanction enforcement
sanctuary
sanitize
satellite and missile surveillance
S-bend distortion
scale
scale (photographic)
scaling law
scan
scan line
scan period
scan rate
scan type
scatterable mine
scene of action commander
scheduled arrival date
scheduled fire
scheduled maintenance
scheduled service (air transport)
scheduled speed
scheduled targets
scheduled target (nuclear)
scheduled wave
schedule of fire
schedule of targets
scheduling and movement
scheduling and movement capability
scheme of maneuver
scientific and technical intelligence
scientific intelligence
screen
screening group
scribing
S-curve distortion
S-Day
sea-air-land team
sea areas
sea barge
seabasing
seaborne forces
sea control operations
sea echelon
sea echelon area
sea echelon plan
sea frontier
sealed cabin
sealift enhancement features
Sealift Readiness Program
seaport
search
search and rescue
search and rescue alert notice
search and rescue mission coordinator
search and rescue region
search attack unit
searched channel
searching fire
search jammer
search mission
search radius
search sweeping
SEASHED
sea state
sea surveillance
sea surveillance system
seaward launch point
seaward recovery point
secondary censorship
secondary imagery dissemination
secondary imagery dissemination system
secondary loads
secondary port
secondary road
secondary wave breaker system
second strike
secret
Secretary of a Military Department
SECRET Internet Protocol Router Network
section
sector
sector of fire
sector scan
secure
security
security alert team
security assistance
security assistance organization
security certification
security classification
security clearance
security cooperation
security cooperation activity
security countermeasures
security intelligence
security review
sedition
seize
seizures
selected area for evasion
selected area for evasion area intelligence description
Selected Reserve
Selected Reserve strength
selective identification feature
selective jamming
selective loading
selective mobilization
selective release process
selective unloading
selenodesy
self-defense
self-destroying fuze
self-protection depth
self-sustaining containership
semi-active homing guidance
semi-controlled mosaic
semi-permanent joint task force
senior meteorological and oceanographic officer
senior officer present afloat
sensitive
sensitive compartmented information
sensitive compartmented information facility
sensitive site exploitation
separation zone
sequel
sequence circuit
sequenced ejection system
serial
serial assignment table
seriously ill or injured
seriously wounded
service ammunition
Service-common
Service component command
service environment
Service force module
service group
service mine
Service-organic transportation assets
service squadron
service test
service troops
Service-unique container
servicing
severe damage
shaded relief
shadowing
shallow fording
shaped charge
shared data environment
shear link assembly
sheet explosive
sheetlines
shelf life
shell (specify)
shelter
shielding
shifting fire
ship counter
ship haven
ship influence
shipping configuration
shipping control
shipping designator
shipping lane
shipping time
ship-to-shore movement
shoal
shock front
shore fire control party
shoreline effect
shore party
shore-to-shore movement
shortfall
short-range air defense engagement zone
short-range ballistic missile
short-range transport aircraft
short scope buoy
short supply
short takeoff and landing
short takeoff and vertical landing aircraft
short title
short ton
shouldering
show of force
shuttered fuze
side-looking airborne radar
side oblique air photograph
side overlap
sighting
SIGINT direct service
SIGINT direct service activity
SIGINT direct support
SIGINT direct support unit
SIGINT operational control
SIGINT operational tasking
SIGINT operational tasking authority
SIGINT resources
SIGINT support plans
signal
signal center
signal letters
signal operation instructions
signal security
signals intelligence
signal-to-noise ratio
signature equipment
signed route
significant wave height
Silver Triangle
simulative electromagnetic deception
simultaneous engagement
single-anchor leg mooring
single department purchase
single flow route
single integrated theater logistic manager
single manager
single manager for transportation
single port manager
single-service manager
single-spot ship
sinker
situation map
situation report
situation template
skim sweeping
skin paint
skin tracking
slant range
slated items
slice
slightly wounded
small arms
small arms ammunition
small austere airfield
small-lot storage
small-scale map
smoke screen
snagline mine
soft missile base
soil shear strength
solatium payments
solenoid sweep
sonar
sonic
sonobuoy
sortie
sortie allotment message
sortie number
sortie plot
sortie reference
sorting
source
source registry
space
space asset
space assignment
space available mail
space capability
space control
space environment
space-faring nation
space force application
space force enhancement
space forces
space power
space sensor
space superiority
space support
space support team
space surveillance
space systems
space weather
span of detonation (atomic demolition munition employment)
special access program
special activities
special agent
special air operation
special ammunition supply point
special assignment airlift requirements
special boat squadron
special boat team
special cargo
special-equipment vehicle
special forces
special forces group
special forces operations base
special hazard
special information operations
special interest target
specialist intelligence report
specialization
special mission unit
special operations
special operations combat control team
special operations command
special operations command and control element
special operations forces
special operations liaison element
special operations mission planning folder
special operations naval mobile environment team
special operations-peculiar
special operations terminal attack controller
special operations weather team/tactical element
special operations wing
special (or project) equipment
special purpose Marine air-ground task force
special-purpose vehicle
special reconnaissance
special staff
special tactics
special tactics team
special unloading berth
special weapons
specific intelligence collection requirement
specific search
specified combatant command
specified command
spectrozonal photography
speed of advance
speed of sound
spillover
spin stabilization
split cameras
split pair
split-up
split vertical photography
spoiling attack
sponsor
spoke
spot
spot elevation
spot jamming
spot net
spot report
spot size
spotter
spotting line
spray dome
spreader bar
spreading fire
sprocket
squadron
squib
squirt
staballoy
stability operations
stabilized glide slope indicator
stabilized patient
stable base film
stable patient
staff
staff estimates
staff supervision
stage
staged crews
staging
staging area
staging base
standard advanced base units
standardization
standard operating procedure
standard parallel
standard pattern
standard positioning system
standard route
standard unit
standard use Army aircraft flight route
Standby Reserve
stand fast
standing joint force headquarters
standing operating procedure
standing order
state and regional defense airlift
stateless person
state of readiness
state of readiness--state 1--safe
state of readiness--state 2--armed
static air temperature
static line (air transport)
static line cable
static marking
station
station authentication
station time
status-of-forces agreement
stay behind
stay behind force
stellar guidance
stepped-up separation
stereographic coverage
sterilize
sterilizer
stick (air transport)
stick commander (air transport)
stimulants
stockage objective
stock control
stock coordination
stock level
Stock Number
stockpile to target sequence
stock record account
stop-loss
storage
storage life
storage or stowage
stores
stowage
stowage diagram
stowage factor
stowage plan
strafing
straggler
strapping
strategic advantage
strategic airlift
strategic air transport
strategic air transport operations
strategic air warfare
strategic communication
strategic concentration
strategic concept
strategic estimate
strategic intelligence
strategic level of war
strategic map
strategic material (critical)
strategic mining
strategic mission
strategic mobility
strategic plan
strategic psychological activities
strategic sealift
strategic sealift forces
strategic sealift shipping
strategic transport aircraft
strategic vulnerability
strategic warning
strategic warning lead time
strategic warning post-decision time
strategic warning pre-decision time
strategy
strategy determination
stretcher
stretch out
strike
strikedown
strike photography
strip marker
strip plot
strong point
structured message text
stuffing
subassembly
subgravity
subkiloton weapon
submarine operating authority
submarine operations area
submarine patrol area
submunition
subordinate command
subordinate unified command
subscription
subsidiary landing
subsonic
substitute transport-type vehicle
subunified command
subversion
subversion of Department of Defense personnel
subversive activity
subversive political action
summit
sun-synchronous orbit
supercargo
supersonic
supervised route
supplementary facilities
supplies
supply
supply by air
supply chain
supply chain management
supply control
supplying ship
supply management
supply point
supply support activity
supply transaction reporting
support
support agency
supported commander
supporting aircraft
supporting arms
supporting arms coordination center
supporting artillery
supporting attack
supporting commander
supporting fire
supporting forces
supporting operations
supporting plan
support items
support to counterinsurgency
support to insurgency
suppression
suppression mission
suppression of enemy air defenses
suppressive fire
surface action group
surface code
surface combatant
Surface Deployment and Distribution Command
surface smuggling event
surface-to-air guided missile
surface-to-air missile envelope
surface-to-air missile installation
surface-to-air missile site
surface-to-air weapon
surface-to-surface guided missile
surface warfare
surface zero
surf line
surf zone
surplus property
surprise dosage attack
surveillance
surveillance approach
survey
survey control point
survey information center
survey, liaison, and reconnaissance party
survey photography
survivability
suspect
suspension equipment
suspension strop
sustainability
sustained attrition minefield
sustained rate of fire
sustaining stocks
sustainment
swell
sweep
sweep jamming
swept path
switch horn
sympathetic detonation
synchronization
synchronized clock
synchronous orbit
synthesis
synthetic exercise
system
systems architecture
systems design
systems support contractors


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