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A (Alpha)

accommodation = 1.
A - echelon = ; 2.

accomplish =
A box =
ace = ac
A team = () acoustic = ,

acoustic intelligence = 1.
A type ambush= (ACINT); 2.

(ACOUSTINT)
Aardvark =
acquire = 1. ; 2.
- F-111

Ad Hoc = , acquisition = 1. (armament a. =
(.)
); 2.
Africa = (Sub-Sahara A. = (target a. = )
, Tropical A. = )
act = 1. ; 2. (to a. as a
Air Force= (commander = );
)
3.
Air Force One =
act of war =
Alliance = (
acting =
)
action = 1. (to take necessary a. =
America = ()
); 2.
Antarctic Circle =
,
Arctic = (A. circle = ) activate = 1.
Arctic warfare =
; 2.


Armed Forces =
active = 1. (enemy is active in the rear
Army Corps = (
area = ); 2.
,
(the device is a. = )
, Second Army Corps, XV
active armour =
Army Corps)
active component =
Asia =
active measures = (
Asia Pacific Region = - )

activity =
Aussie (Ossi) =
adapt =

adaptability =
abandon =
/ /
abatis =

add = (
abduction =
ablaze = (to set a. = ) )
abort = (to a. the mission = adjust = 1.
)
; 2.
abortive = , (a. attack =
)
adjutant =
abseiling =
administration & finance =

administrative = (a. company =


absent =
- ; a. support =

)
absolute warfare =
admiral =
abuse of office =
advance = ,

advantage = ,
access = 1. , (a. to the database =

); 2. , (a. to the
adversary =
position = )
adverse = ,
accident = 1. ; 2. ,

adverse weather =

acclimatization =
adviser (advisor) =

aerial = (a. recce = ;


airstrip = -
a. strike = )
airtight = , (a.
aerodrome =
container = )
aeroplane =
airworthy = / ,
affirmative = ,

,
alarm = 1. ; 2.

()
aft = alert = (attention, this is an NBC alert

! = , )
agency = , ,
alien = , (a. aircraft = agent = 1. (); 2.
)
(); 3.
all-out war =
agent of influence =
all-terrain vehicle =
aggression =

aggressive patrolling =
allocate = , (resource
aggressive war =
allocation = )
aggressor =
alpine = 1. ; 2.
aggro = , alternate =

alternative =
agreement =
altitude = 1. ( ); 2.
aim = 1. ; 2. ; 3. ,

(to a. gun at the target =


ambulance =
)
(field a. = )
aiming point =
ambush =
air = 1. ; 2.
amidships =
air - land battle = - ammo = ()
air assault = -
ammunition = (a. dump =
air defence =
; a. expenditure = ;
air force (airforce) = -
live a. = )
air interdiction =
ammunition belt =

amphibious = ( );
air strike (airstrike) =
a. forces = ; a. group =
air superiority =

air supremacy =
amputate =
air-portable =
amputation =
()
analysis = (situation a. =
airbase (air base) =
)
airborne = - (a. brigade =
anchor =
- )
anonymity = ,
airborne troop =
antenna = (aerial a. = )
(SAS) ,
anthrax =

anti = () (a.-aircraft regiment =

; a.-ambush measures =
airburst =
; a.-armour =
aircraft = 1. 2.
; a.-drug operations =
aircraft carrier =
; a.-personnel mine =
aircrew =
; a.-radar missile =
airdrop = ,
; a.-ship =
airfield =
; a.-tank ditch =
airframe =
; a.-terrorism team =
airlift = ()
)
airman = 1. ; 2. antibiotic =

antidote = ,
airmobile =
appear = (an unidentified ship appeared
airplane =
on the horizon =
airport = (international a. =
)
)
appoint =
airspace =
appointment =

appreciation =
artillery piece = (
approach = 1. - (to a. to )
designated objective =
artillery raid =
); 2. - (minefield a. =artillery salvo =
)
artilleryman =
arable area =
ashore = (landing troops
arc of fire =
ashore = , )
arctic = (a. clothes = ) asphalt =
area = 1. ; 2. ; 3.
( UK - tarmac)

assailant = 1. ; 2.
arm = 1. ; 2. (side arm = ); 3. assassination = (political a. =
/ ; 4. ; 5.
)

assault = (a. ladder = ; a.
armament = ( ) suit = ; a. team =
armament factory =
/ )
-
assault boat / craft=
armed = 1. ; 2.
assault course =
armed insurrection = assault force =

assault rifle =
arming point =
assault shipping = ,
armistice =

, (US)

assault weapon = ()
armor (armour) = (body a. = ;
combination / composite / explosive reactive a. = assemble = 1. ; 2.
)

armor-piercing =
(to a. the mortar =
armored (armoured) = 1. (a. bridge-)
layer = ; a. car = assembly area = ,
); 2. (a. battalion assessment
=
=
) armored infantry =
assets = ,
(a. infantry
assign = 1. ; 2.
battalion = )
armorer = assignment = 1. ; 2.

assist =
armory (armoury) =
assistance =
arms = 1. ; 2.
astern =
(small a. = )astray bomb = ,
arms control =

army = 1. 2.
astrolite =
(Third Field Army = 3 asymmetric warfare = /
)

arrangements = at ease ! = ! ( )
array =
atap = ()
arrest =
atomic = (a. submarine =
arrested landing =
, a. warfare = , a.

weapon = ) (
arrow = ( )

arsenal = ,
nuclear)

atrocity =
arsine gas =
atropine =

-
arson =
attach = (
articulated lorry =
military, defense)
artificial obstacle = attack = 1. (to attack enemy positions =
artillery = ( )
); 2. , ,
artillery barrage =
(air a. = , deliberate a. =
artillery fire =
, flanking a. =

, frontal a. = ,
hasty a. = ) Blue forces=
attack echelon =
Blue-on-Blue fire= /
attack helicopter =
(= fratricide fire
attempt = (abortive a. =
/ friendly fire)
; successful a. = )
Bone=
attention =
B-1 (. - )
attic =
Brown Water Fleet=
attrition = , (a. rate =
/ (
)
)
attritional warfare =
Bucc=
augmentation force = , Buccaneer

Budweiser Crest=
authentication =


SEAL

Buff=
authorities = ,
B-52 (. - )
authority = 1. ; 2.
Bunker-buster=
; 3. , ; 4. 84 Carl Gustav

back-filling= 1. ; 2.
authorize =
(= replacement
automatic = (a. data processing = backblast=
, semi-a. rifle =
, a. weapon =
backup=
)
badge= /
auxiliary = (a. ship =

)
/ /
availability = (UK)

badged= ,
avenue = ()



avenue of approach =
()

bag= (b. charge = , bivvy


aviation support =
b. = , body b. = -200)
aviator = /
bail (bale) out= 1. ( );

2. ()
avionics = balaclava=
award = ( .. )

axis =
ball= (7.62mm ball = 7,62 )
aye aye = (
ball-bearing=
)
ballistic=
azimuth = ( US;
ballistic bomb= /
UK - bearing)
(= dumb / iron bomb)
ballistic missile=
B (Bravo)
B - echelon= ballistics=
balloon=

ban= (nuclear test b. =
B - echelon1= 12111
, traffic b. = )
Bangalore torpedo=
band= 1. , ; 2.
()
; 3. ; 4.
Big Four= ,
bandage= 1. ; 2.

- , , , bandit= 1. ; 2.
( )
()
bandoleer (bandolier)=
Blue Water Fleet= /
bang= ()
( )
bank= 1. ; 2.
Blue beach= ,
; 3.
(USMC)
Blue cell= , banner= 1. ; 2.

baptism of fire =
bar (mine)= 1. ; 2. ; 3.


(. - ); 4. ,
bar mine=
()
barbed wire=
barge=
barn= (,
..)
barracks=
barrage=

barrel= 1. ; 2.
barricade=
barrier= 1. (natural b. =
); 2.
base= 1. ( ); 2.
,
; 3.
base camp=
base security=
basement=
baseplate=
basha= , ( UK SAS)
basic trainer=

basic training=
(= )
batch= , (the b. of recruits =
)
batman= ( US)
baton=
baton round= (= plastic / rubber
bullet)
battalion = 1. (armored battalion =
); 2. (air-defense
artillery battalion =

batter=
(our positions are battered by mortar fire =
)
battery= 1. (
); 2.
( )
battle= , ,
battle fatigue=
(= shell shock / post-traumatic stress
disorder)
battle group=
battle inoculation=


battle wagon=

battlefield=
battlefield area evaluation=


battlefield management=
battleship=
battlespace=
battlespace geometry=

battleworthy=
bay= 1. ; 2.
bayonet=
bazooka= ( )
beach= , ,
(b. landing = , b.master = ,
)
beachhead=

beacon= 1. (hazard b. =
); 2.
bearing= ,
(grid b. = ,
magnetic b. = )
beasting= -
( UK)
beaten zone=
belligerent=
belt= 1. ; 2. ; 3. (security b. =
, fire b. =
)
belt kit=
belt-fed=

beret= (Black b. =
, Blue b. = , Green b. =
, Red b. =
- )
bergen= ( UK)
berm=
besiege= ,

betray=
betrayal=
bid= , (ammunition b. =
)
billeting=
/
bin= , /
( UK, . - )
binoculars=
biological=
biological warfare=
biological weapon=
bipod= /
bird= (, . )
bivouac=
bivvy-bag=

blackmail=

blank ammunition= blank


round =
blast= (b. wave = )
bleed=
blind= 1. ; 2. (US);

blind spot= 1.
; 2. ,

blinding agent=

blister agent=
-
blivet=
( US SEAL)
blizzard= ()
bloc= ( -
)
block= 1. (road b. =
); 2. /
; 3. (US); 4.
,
blockade=
blockhouse=
blood= (b. bank =
, b. donor = ,
b. group = ; b. transfusion =
; b. vessel =
)
blood agent=

bloodshed=
blow= 1. (the bridge was blown up =
); 2.
blunder=
board= 1. ; 2.
; 3.
; 4.
boarding party=

boat= 1. ; 2.
boat troop=
(SAS) ,

bobby= ( UK)
body armor= (= bulletproof vest / flak
jacket)
body bag=
(= -200)
body count= 1.
; 2.
bodyguard= ,

bog=
bolt=
bolt action rifle=
bomb= 1. (aerial b. = ,
cluster b. = ; glide b. =

); 2. (b.
bay = , b. strike =
); 3. (b.
disposal = ,
car b. = , fire b. =
, letter b. =
,
pipe b. =
, roadside b. =
;
time b. =
)
bombard= /

bombardier= (UK)
bombardment= 1. ; 2.
(bombardment squadron =
)
bomber=
bombing= 1. ; 2.

bomblet=

bone= ( UK)
booby-trap= - (=
-)
boost= 1. ; 2.

booster= 1. ; 2.
( ); 3.

boot=
boot camp=
( US)
border= 1. ; 2. (b. line =
, b. detachment =
, b. patrol = , state
borders = )
border troops=
bore= 1. ; 2. (smooth-b. gun
= )
botulism= (
)
bound= 1. - (alternate b. =
); 2.
, , (tactical b. =
)
bow=
bowser=
boycott=
brackish water= ,

branch= 1. ; 2.
bravery= (= courage)
breach= 1. ; 2. ,
(the enemy's defensive lines was
breached =
)

break= 1. ; 2. ; 3.

break contact= , (=
disengage)
break down= 1. (
); 2.
( )
break in=

break out= 1. (= outbreak); 2.

break through=
break up= 1. ; 2.
breakage= ,
breakaway= (b. region = ,
)
breakdown= 1. ,
(breakdown of commo = );
2.
breakthrough=
breastwork= -

breech=
brick= 4-
(. - )
bridge= (pontoon b. = ,
railway b. = )
bridgehead= ,

bridgelayer=
brief= 1. , ; 2.
, ; 3. ; 4.

briefing= (b. room =
)
brig= ()
brigade= (mechanized brigade =
)
brigadier (brigadier general)=
bright= (, )
brucellosis= (
)
brutality=
buckshee= , ( UK)
buddy= , (b. - b. philosophy =

; b. - b. refueling =

)
bug=
(. - )
bug out=
( )
build-up rea=
buildup= ,

bull= ,
( )

bulldozer=
bullet= (armor piercing b. = ,
dum-dum b. = , high-velocity b. =
, incendiary b. = ,
plastic b. = , rubber b. = ,
tracer b. = )
bulleted blank= ()
bulletproof=
bumf= ( US)
bunker= 1.
(= ); 2.
burlap=
( US)
burst= 1. / ; 2.
; 3. (the grenade burst in the
trench = )
bush= 1. ; 2. /

bust= , ,
( )
butt= 1. ; 2.

C - Day=
(US)
Can= Saracen
(. - )
Cape=
Casus Belli= (.)
Channel= -
Charlie=

(US)
Chinagraph=

Code of conduct=

Commie=

,

Commonwealth=

Company=
(
)
Cooperative=

- ( Cooperative Partner, Cooperative Zenith)
Corps= 1. (Airborne C. = , Army C. =
); 2. (Army Air Corps =
, Corps of Engineers =
, Corps of Signals =

)
cab=
cabin=
cable= 1. ; 2. (=
hawser)
cache=
/ /

cadet= -
(= )
caisson=

call= 1. ; 2. ; 3.
; 4.
call-out=

call-sign=
call-up=

caltrops=

cam= (c.-cream =
, c.-net =
, to c. up =
)
camouflage= 1. ; 2.
; 3.
(the tanks are camouflaged =
)
camp= 1. (military field camp =
, POW camp =
, refugee tent camp =
); 2.

(
- Camp Lejeune)
campaign= (spring summer campaign = -
)
can= 1. ; 2.
/
canister= ,
-
canned pork chop=

(. )
cannibalize=

cannon= (
, 40)
cannon fodder= " "
canoe=

canopy= 1. ; 2.
; 3.
; 4.

canvas= ,
capability= ,
cape=
capital=
capital punishment=

capsize= ,

( )
capstone= ,

(US)
captain= 1. (
); 2. 1
(
)
captive= ( )
capture= 1.
(our troops captured
the village and two vehicles =
); 2.
, (enemy officer was
captured =
)
car=
carabineers =
(,
)
carbine=
card=
(identity c. =
, range c. =
, route c. =
)
cargo=
cargo handling battalion=

carpet bombing=

carrier= (c.-borne aircraft =
, . wave
= , weapon c.

= )
carry= 1. ; 2. ,
; 3. ; 4.
(the ferry can carry the AIFV
= ); 5.
; 6. ,
; 7. (c. on); 8.
(c. out)
cart=
carton= ,
cartridge=
case= 1. (empty case =
, shell case =
); 2. , ; 3.
,
casket= (US)
castle=
casualty= (, )
catapult=

cattle=
cause damage=
causeway= ()
/

caution= (Caution - Mines ! =


, )
caution signal=

cavalry= 1. ; 2.
(air c. = -
, armored c. =

)
cave=
cease= ,
cease-fire=
cell= 1. (prison c. =
); 2.
(clandestine c. = )
cellar=
cemetery= (= graveyard)
censorship=
center (centre)= 1. (city c. =
); 2. (command
and control c. =
)
center of gravity=

central= (C. Europe =


)

ceramic armour=

chaff=

chain of command=

chain-gun= /

challenge= 1. , ; 2.
; 3. ,
; 4.
chamber=
channel= 1. ; 2.
; 3. ; 4.
; 5.
(official
channel = )
chapel=
chaplain (military)= (=
)
charge= 1. (bayonet c.
= ); 2.
/
; 3.
/ ; 4.
; 5. /
; 6. ;
7.
check= 1. , (head c. =
; radio c. =
); 2. ,
(to check weapons =
); 3.
check-list=
checkmate=

(. - )
chemical= (c. agent =
, c. attack =
, c. shell =
, c. warhead =
)
chemical warfare=

chemical weapon=
(= )
chevron= ,
chief= 1. ,
(commander in c. =
); 2.
chief of staff=

child soldier= - (
)
chilled weather=
choke= 1. ; 2.

choke-point=
()
choking agent=

chopper=

chow= 1. ; 2.
; 3.
( US)
chronometer=
chuck= ()
church=
chute= ()
cipher= (= code)
cirque= ()
(= corrie)
city=
civil= (c. population =
, c. unrest =
)
civil authority support=


civil aviation=
civil defense=
civil emergency planning=

/

civil war=
civil-military relations= 1.

; 2.
/

civilian= /
civilian control= /


civilian target=
civvy=

civvy street=
( UK)
clandestine=
clarification=

classification=
classified=
classify= 1. ; 2.

clay=
claymore-type mine=

cleansing= , (ethnic c. =
)
clear= 1. ,
(the road ahead is clear for
movement =
, the area is cleared of UXO =

); 2. (); 3.
/ -
clear message=

clearance=

clearing= ()
click= ( US) (we are just
couple clicks from the target =
)
cliff=
climate=
climb= 1. ; 2.
,
clink= ,
clip= 1. ; 2.

clog= , ,
(the highway is clogged with
destroyed armour =
)
close= , (c. range =
)
close air support=

close-in weapon=

cloud= ,
cluster bomb (munition)=
/
coalition=
coast= ,
coast guard=
coastal= 1. (c. defence =
); 2. (c.
warfare =
)

coastal artillery=
coax=
( )
coaxial machine-gun=

cobbled road=
cock=

cockpit=
code= 1. , ; 2.
coerce= /

coercion=
coffin= ( UK)
cohesion=
col= ,
cold= 1. ; 2.
cold steel=
collaborate=
collaborator=
collapse = 1. (the tower collapsed
due to explosion =
); 2.
(enemy's defence collapsed after heavy
bombing =
); 3.
(our plans collapsed=
); 4. , ,

collate=

collateral damage=

collation= -

collect= 1. ; 2.
collection=
collective punishment=

collide=
collision= (mid-air c. =
)
collocate= ()
(1st bn is collocated with Bde
HQ = 1
)
colonel=
colony=
colour (color)= /

column= (armoured c. =

, fifth c. = )
combat= 1. ; 2. (to c. terrorism =
)
combat aircraft=
combat development= /
(US)
combat diver=
combat engineers= -

combat fatigue=

combat helicopter=
combat readiness=
combat service support=

combat ship=
combat support=
combat-effective=
combatant=1. ,
2.
combination armour =
combine= ,
combined arms=
combined logistic support=

combined operations=

combined warfare=

come-on= (the false
signal to patrol was a c.-o. for an ambush =

)
command= 1. , ; 2.
, (c. post =
, c. vehicle = ); 3.
(High Command =
) 4.
(US Pacific
Command =
); 5.
, , ,
..; 6. ,

commandant=
commander= 1. (battalion
commander = ); 2. 2

commander-in-chief =

commanding= 1.
(c. officer =
); 2. (this hill is
commanding over the valley =

)
commando= 1. ; 2.

commissar= (police c. =
, political c. =
)
commissariat=
commissary= 1.
; 2.
,

(=
) (US)
commission= 1. ; 2.
; 3.

commo= , ()
commodore=
commonality= ,
communication= 1. ,
-; 2.
- (lines of c. =
)
communications= ,
(our c. system have broken down by enemy's
EW measures =

, to establish c. =
)
community= ,
company= (= squadron ,
.
)
compartment= ,
compass=
compassionate leave=

compatibility=
compatible=
compatriot=
complex=
comply= (to comply with the
UNSC resolution =
)

compo=
(UK)
composite= 1. (c. regiment =
); 2.
(c. armour = )
compound=
,
compound armour= (=
combination / composite armour)
compromise=
computer=
comrade-in-arms=
conceal= ,
concealment= ,

concentrate=
concentrated efforts =

concentration= 1.
(c. area = );
2. (c. of firepower =
)
concentration camp=

concept= , (c. of
operation = , National
security c. =
)
concern= (the missile
technology proliferation is a matter of
international concern =

)
concertina wire= ,

concussed=

concussion=
cone of fire=

confidential= (

)
confine= 1. ,
(he is confined to barracks =

); 2.
confirm=
confirmation=
confiscation=

conflict= (armed c. =
., border c. =
., interstate c. =
., intrastate c. = .)
confluence= /

confront= 1.
- / (police was confronted by the crowd =

); 2.
confrontation=
confusion=
conifer=
connection= ,
conning tower=
conquer= ,
conqueror=
conscience= (to lose c. =
)
conscientious objector= ,

,
conscript= 1.
; 2.

conscription=

consensus=
consent=
conservation=

consolidate= (the landing force is


consolidating it's beachhead =
)
consolidation operations=

conspiracy=
constable= (UK)
constabulary=
constrain= -

constraint= (political c.
affected conduct of military operations =

)
construction= ,

construction engineers= -


consul=
consulate=
contact= (radio c. = ,
visual c. = , to make c.
=
)
contain= 1. ; 2. (to c.
the enemy's attack =
)
container=
containment= (threat c. =
)
contaminate= (
,
)
contamination= /
/ (
,
)
continent=
contingency=

contingency operations=
/

contingency planning= /

/

contingent=
contravene= /

control= 1. ; 2.
(operational . = ;
remote c. = ); 3.
, (this sergeant is
unable to c. his squad =

)
controlled= (. aerial
delivery system =
, c. area =
)
controller= -
(forward aviation c. =
, mortar fire c. =
)
convalesce= /

convention=

conventional warfare=

conventional weapons=

convoy= 1.
; 2.
cookhouse=
coolant=
cooperation= (military c. =
)
cooperative= ,

cooperative logistics=

coordinate= 1. ; 2.

cop= ( US)
copilot= ()
copse=
copy that= (
)
cord= (det-c. =
, rid-c. =
)
cordite=
cordon=
corporal= ()
corpse=
corpsman= (US)
correct= 1. ; 2. ,
; 3.
correction= 1. ; 2. ; 3.

corrugated iron=
corvette= (=
)
cosh-and-carrys =
/ ( UK SAS)
cot= ( US)
cottage=
countdown=
counter= 1. - / - (c.-battery fire
= , c.-offensive =
); 2.
, (the
infiltration threat is countered by proper
surveillance =

)
counter-attack= 1. ; 2.

counter-intelligence= (=
counter-espionage)
counter-narcotics operations=
(= c.-drugs
operations)
counter-terrorism=
countermand=

countermeasures=
countersign=
country= 1. ; 2. ; 3.
(difficult c. =
)
countryside=
coup=
coup d'etat=
(Fr)
coup d'oeil=
(Fr)
coup de grace =

(Fr)
coup de main= , (Fr)
courage=
course= 1. (-
); 2. ( )
court-martial=
cover= 1. , (to take c. =
, overhead c. =
); 2. , (air
c. = ); 3.
(spies are often act
under diplomatic cover =

)
cover-up= /

covering fire= /

covert= ,
covert action=
crack troops= /
(82nd Airborne is regarded as c. t. of the US
Army = 82 -

)
cracker-
-
(CRiminal hACKER)
craft= (landing c. = )

craftsman=

crane=
crate=
crater=
crawl=
creek= 1. ; 2.
crest= ,
crew= 1. ,
, ; 2.

crewman= , (=
crewmember)
crime= (war c. =
)
crime against humanity=

criminal= 1. ; 2.
crippled= 1. ; 2.
crisis= (military c. =
)
crisis management=

critical point= 1. ,

; 2.

critical technologies=

cross= ,

cross level= , ,
,
(US)
cross training= -

cross-border infiltration=
()
cross-country vehicle=
(= )
cross-servicing= / ,


crossfire= (to be
caught in a crossfire =
)
crossing= 1. ; 2.
; 3. (rivercrossing engineer regiment = )

crossroads=
crosswind=
crowd=
crowd control=

cruise missile=
cruiser=
crush= 1. ,
(a.
crash = ); 2.
cuds= (UK)
cultural sites= /

culvert=

culvert bomb=

cupola= /
,

curb= ,
curfew=
custody=
custom service=
cut off= , (the platoon was
cut off the main force =
, the electricity supply was
cut off by shelling =
)
cut-off group=

cut-off position=
cutlass=
cutter= 1. (wire-c. =
);
2.

aliber (calibre)=
anal= ,

hart=
heck-point (checkpoint)=
lash= ,

D - day= /

Daisy Cutter=
7- BLU82 (. - )
dagger=

dam=
damage= 1. , ; 2. ;
3. ,
damaging effect =
danger= ,
danger area=
dangerous= ,
(the internal political situation
is extremely d. =

)
daring=
dark= (, )
darkness=
dash= 1. , ; 2.
dashboard=
/
data= ,
database=
date=
davit=
dawn= (= daybreak, first light)
daysack=
de-escalation=
dead= 1. , ; 2.
(the radio is dead =
)
dead drop= ()
(= dead letter-box)
( )
dead ground=
(= )
dead reckoning=

( ,
, , )
deadline=
deadlock=
death=
death squad= 1. ; 2.
,
(= " ")
debacle= ,
debark= ()

debarkation=
debrief=
, , ..
debriefing=
, , ..

debris=
debus=

decamp= ()

deception=

deciduous= (
)
decimate=

decipher= ,
(= decode, decrypt)
decisive= 1. (d. victory =
); 2.
( )
decisively=
deck=
declaration of war=
declare war=
decommission=

deconfliction= 1.

; 2.

decontaminate=
/ /

decorate= /
decoration= ()
decoy= 1. (); 2.
; 3.
; 4.
(the missile was
decoyed off the ship by released chaff =

)
deep=
deep operation=
deep penetration effect =
()
deep strike=
(= )
defaulter= , /

defeat= 1. ; 2.

defeatist=
defect= 1. , ; 2.

(several warlords have defected to the


Coalition forces =

)
defective= ,
defector=
defence (defense) = 1. (home d. =
, self-d. =
, static d. =
); 2. ,
(Ministry of D. = ;
Secretary of D. = )
defend= 1. , (
); 2. (
)
defended locality=
defenses=
defensive intervention=
(US DOD / DOS)
defensive line=
defensive position=

defensive posture=

defilade=
defile= 1.
; 2.
,
definition= ,
defoliate= ,
/
defoliating agent= (= defoliant)
defuse= 1.
( );
2. ,
(the tensions between two ethnic groups
were defused by local peacekeeping
commander =

)
degradation of environment=

degradation of situation= ,

degrade= 1. , ,
; 2.

degree= 1. (); 2.
( )
dehydration=
delay= 1. , (aggressive

delay =
); 2. ,
(the landing was delayed by
adverse weather =

)
delayed fuse=

delaying force= (=
)
delta= 1. ; 2.

deltaplane=
demand= 1. ; 2.
demilitarize=
demining=
demob= ()
demobilize=
demolish= 1.
; 2.
demolition= ( ,
)
demonstration= 1. , ; 2.
( )
demonstration of force=
(= show of force)
demoralization=
denial=
deny= 1. , ; 2.

depart= (
)
department= 1. ,
; 2. (
)
departure=
deplane= /

depleted= (d. forces = ,



, d. uranium = )
deploy= 1. /
(the squadron will deploy in the Gulf
on rotation basis =

); 2.
(the troop had to deploy into
extended line =
)
deployable=


deployment=
(the initial deployment of British forces to
the Falklands area of operations was
completed in less then one month =


)
deportation=
depot= , ,
( )
depression=
depth= 1. ; 2.
/
depth charge=

deputy= (d. commander =


/ )
derail= /

dereliction of duty=

descent= /
desert= 1. ; 2. (he
shows intention to desert =
)
deserted= ,
deserter=
desertion=
destination=
destroy= ,
destroyer=
destruction=
detach=
(the mortar battery was temporarily detached
to the IB =
)
(= attach)
detachment= 1. /
; 2. ,
(border d. = )
detail= 1. , ; 2.
,
; 3.

detain= ,

detect= ,
detection= ,
detector= ,
(d. paper =

; mine-d. = )
detention= ,
deter=
deterrence= (nuclear d. =
)
detonate= ,
detonating cord= (=
det-cord)
detonation= 1. ; 2. (=
secondary explosion)
detonator= ,
detour= (the recon group had been
forced to make a detour to avoid the swamps
=
)
detrain= /
(= derail)
devastate=
,
device= ,
die= ,
diesel= 1. ; 2.

dig= (d. in = ,
)
dig in=
digging tool=
digital=
diplomacy= 1. ; 2.

diplomatic= (d. cover =


, d.
representation =
)
direct= 1. , ; 2.
; 3. (d. fire
= , d. weapon =
); 4. ,
,
direct action= (
/ )
direct support=

direction= 1. (the enemy


troops are massing in a north-western d. =

- ); 2.

directive= ,

directive command=

directly= 1. , ;
2. ,
director= (d. of
operations =
)
directorate = ( ,

, - Main
Intelligence Directorate= )
dirty bomb=
/
(
/
)
disable= (the APC was
disabled by RL grenade =
)
disabled person=
disappear=
disarm= 1. -; 2.
, ; 3.

disarmament=
disarray= (the pre-emptive
strike of country A threw the invasion plan
of country B into disarray =

)
disaster= ,
disaster relief=

disband=
discharge= 1. ;
2. (accidental d. =
); 3. ; 4.

discharger=
(smoke d. =
)
disciplinary offence=

discipline= 1. ; 2.
disembark= /

disembarkation=
disengage= (= break
contact)
disengagement= ,

disguise=
dislodge= (the
terrorist group was dislodged from it's
hideout =
)
dismiss= 1. ; 2.
(platoon,
dismissed ! = , )
disobedience=
disorder= 1. , (to retreat in
d. = ); 2.
(riot
police was deployed to prevent disorder in
the downtown =

)
disorientation=
dispatch= 1. ,
(d.-rider = ); 2. ,
dispersal=
dispersal point=
disperse= 1. ; 2.
(the crowd was dispersed by
water cannons =
); 3. ,
(
)
displaced person=
displacement=
display= ,
disposable=
(d. launcher =
)
disposal= (exhausted
ordnance d. =
)
dispose of=
disposition= ,
dispositions=

disregard=
disrupt= , (the rear
communications are disrupted by the
infiltrators attacks =

)
disruption=
dissemination=

distance= ,

distant= ,
distress= 1. , ;
2.
distress signal=
district= ,
(military d. = )
ditch= 1. (anti-tank d. =
); 2.

dive= 1. (
); 2.
( ); 3.
( )
dive-bombing=

diver=
diversion= 1. ; 2.
; 3.
diversionary attack=
divert=
division=
divisional= (d. artillery =
, d. logistics =
)
doc= ()
dock= (dry d. = )
dockyard= (= shipyard)
doctrine=
dog= (d. handler = ; guard d.
= ; military working d. =
, ;
sniffer d. =
/ ;
tracker d. = - )
dog-tag=
(. -
) (= identity disc)
dogfight=
dogleg=
dominate= ,

door-to-door fighting=
/ ,
dosimeter=
dossier=
dot= ( )
double-file=


double-hutted general= ,



double-seat=
(= "")
down-draught=

downstream=
downtime=
downwind=
dozer= ()
draft= 1.
(US); 2.

draft-dodger=
draftee=
drag= ,
dragon's teeth=

dragoon= (=
/
,
)
dress= (barrack d. =
, service d. =
)
dressing=
dressing station=
(= )
drift= 1.
/ ; 2. ; 3.
; 4. (SA)
drill= 1. ; 2.

drive= 1. ; 2. ,
..; 3. ; 4.
- -; 5.
(the enemy have driven back =
)
drive-by-shooting=

driver= , -
drone=
drop= 1. ; 2.
; 3. (d. zone =
); 4. , ; 5.
; 6. , ; 7.
/
(the SOF team was dropped
behind front line at night =

); 8.

(drop left 50 ! = 50 )
drop tank=

drug enforcement=

drugs= 1. ; 2.

drugs dealer=
drugs trafficking=

drumhead court martial= -

drumhead service=

dry=
dry bag=

dual capability= /
(d. c. fighter =
-; d. c.
technology =
)
dud= ()
dug in=

dugout=
dum-dum bullet=
dumb bomb= ()

dummy position=
dummy run=

dump= 1. (,
); 2.
dumster diving=
()

dune= ,
duration= ,
dusk= ,
dust= ,
dust off=
( US,
. - )
dust storm=
duty= 1. ; 2. ,
(off d. = ; on d. =
); 3.
duty officer=

dyke (dike)=
dynamite=
E (Echo)
E - mail=
E - ring admirals=
,

( ,
)
Earth=
East= ( ) (Far E.
= , Middle E. =
)
Ebola= (
)
Eldar
Equator=
Europe=
earmarked force= ,


earphone=
earpiece=
earth= ,
earthmover= ,
east= 1. ( ); 2.
; 3.
eastbound=

easterly wind=
eastern=
easting= 1.
; 2.
( - Easting 73)
eastward (eastwards)= 1. ; 2.
(=
eastbound)
eavesdropping=
/
echelon= /

echelon attack=
echo location= /
/
effective= (e. fire =
)
effectively= (the substantial part of
attacking echelon was e. destroyed =

)
effectiveness= (combat e. =
)
eject= 1. ; 2.

ejection=
ejector=
ejector seat=
electromagnetic= (e. jamming

= , e.
pulse = )
electronic=
electronic blanket=

electronic countermeasures=

electronic silence=

electronic support=
( )
electronic warfare=
electronics=
element= ,
elevate= 1. ; 2.
/ ; 3.

elevation= 1.
(the mountain troops are highly
trained for elevation =
); 2.
; 3.
( - elevation 45 degrees)
elevator=
eliminate= 1. , (to
e. the threat = ); 2.

elite forces= () (the
Republican Guard is an elite part of Iraqi armed
forces =
)
embankment=
( )
embargo=
embark= /

embarkation= /

embassy=
embattled=
embrasure=
embus=
emergency= 1. (state of e. =
); 2.

emerging target= (
)
emplacement=

emplane=
encamp=
encampment=
encipher= , ()
encounter= ,

encrypt= , ()
enemy= 1. , (Iran and Iraq are
enemies throughout the history =

); 2.
(e. fire = )
enfilade fire=

enforce= /

enforcement= (law e. =
,
peace e. = )
engage=

engagement=

engine= (diesel e. = .,
turbo-e. = .)
engineer= 1. - ;
2. ; 3.
engineer support=
engineering= 1. (field
e. = );

engineers =
enlist=
enlisted man= ,

enquiry=
ensign= 1. (=
) ; 2.

; 3. ; 4.
(Red E. =
, White E. =
)
entanglement=

entrain=

entrench=
entrenched=

entrenching tool=
entry point= 1.
; 2.
-

entry technique= /

envelop=
envelopment=
environment= 1. (e.
degradation is a new global challenge =

); 2. (operational e. =
/ )
environs=

epaulette (epaulet)=
equerry= -

equip=
equipment= ( .. ,
, ,
, ,
..)
escalation= (horizontal e. =
, vertical e. =
)
escape= 1. ; 2. ; 3.
(the plane narrowly
escaped a missile =
)
escape capsule=

escort= 1. , (
); 2.
, ( ,
,
)
espionage= ,
esprit de corps=
, ,
establish= 1. , (it's better
to e. the secure positions on top of hills =

); 2. , (to
establish enemy's ORBAT =
)
establish communications=
establishment= 1. ; 2. ,
-; 3. , (a
normal establishment for the IB is around 350 men
=
350 .)
estimate= 1. ; 2.
,
estimated= 1. ; 2.
(the e. strength of guerrillas in this sector is less
then several dozens =

)
ethnic=
ethnic cleansings=
evacuate= 1. ; 2.

evacuation=
evacuee=
evade= ,
evaluation= 1. ,
; 2. /

evasion=

evasive maneuver =

evergreen=
ex -= ,
(ex-officer = )
example= 1. ; 2.
excessive use of force=
()
exclude= 1. ; 2.
exclusion zone=
exclusive= (our AOR is exclusive
this town =
)
execute= 1. ; 2.
(=
)
execution= 1.
; 2.
execution discipline=

executive=
executive officer=
, (US)
exercise= ,
exercises= ,
exfiltration=

( - exfil)
exhaust= 1.
(the exhaust discloses tank's location =

); 2. (the
ammo is exhausted completely =
)
exhausted= 1. ; 2.
(all soldiers are exhausted by tap =
-)
exhaustion= ,
expedite=
expeditionary force=
expeditionary warfare=
(USMC)
expendable= (e. rocket launcher =
)
explode=
exploit= (the
commander failed to e. the initial success =
)
exploitation= (limit of e. =
)
exploration= , (captured
documents e. =
)
explosion=
explosive= 1. (plastic e. =
); 2. , (e.
device = , e. substance =
); 3. (the
political situation is extremely explosive =

)
extension=

extract= 1. (to e. empty case =


); 2.
(the FAC team was extracted
by chopper =
)
extraction=
(the NATO Extraction Force was set in 1998 in
Macedonia in order to extract the OSCE observers
from Kosovo in case of emergency =
1998 .

)
F (Foxtrot)
F - echelon=

Fat Albert=
C-130 Hercules
(. - )
Fat Cart=
A-4 Skyhawk (. -
)
Foreign Legion=
Foreign Ministry=
( - Ministry of Foreign
Affairs)
face= - (this position's
edge is facing south =
)
facing=
(, FAC - forward air
controller = )
factory= ,
failure= 1. ; 2.

fait accompli=
(.)
fake documents=
fall= 1. ( ); 2.
( ); 3. ; 4.
(the city of Kandahar finally fell to
the coalition and Pashtu tribal forces =

)
fall upon=
fallout=

famine=

farm= 1. ; 2.
,
fascine= ,
(=
)
fathom=
fatigue= ,

( ,
, ..)
fatigues=

fault= 1. ; 2. ,

feature= 1.
(, , .. = manmade features); 2.
(, , .. =
natural features)
feint= 1. ; 2.
fence= , ,
ferry= 1. / ; 2.

fiasco= ,
field= 1. ; 2. ; 3. (f.
ambulance = , f. dressing =
, f. fortification =
, f. training exercise =
)
field commander=
field of fire= ,

field rank=
(=
)
field-glasses=

fieldcraft=

fierce= (f. clashes =
)
fifth column=
fight= 1. , ; 2.
fight back= ,
fighter= 1. ; 2.

fighter ground-attack= ()
fighter-bomber= -
(= / )
fighting=
fighting patrol= /

fighting strength= ,

figure=
figures= ( )
file=
(= single file)
fin=
fir=
fire= 1. ; 2. (
) (covering f. = ;
direct f. = , harassing f. =
, heavy f. = ,
; indirect f. =
); 3. (the ship was on f.

= ); 4. (the operator
had fired fired two missiles at tank before destroy
him =
, )
fire control=
fire discipline=
fire for effect=
( , - ten
fragmentation, fire for effect! =
, !)
fire mission=
fire position=
fire support=
fire-and-forget weapon=


fire-and-maneuver=

fire-bomb=
(= incendiary bomb)
fire-plan=
fire-team= (
4 .)
fire-trench=
(UK)
firearms=
firebase= ()

firefight= , ,
,
firepower=
firestorm=

firing= 1. , ; 2. ,
,
firing party=
firing pin=
firing point=

firing post=

firing squad=
first aid=
first lieutenant=
first light= (= dawn)
first sergeant=
/
,

fissionable materials=

fit= ()
fitter=
fixed-wing aircraft=
( ,
- )
flack-jacket=

flag= (f. of truce, white f. = )


flag-captain=

flag-officer=
( - )
flagship=
flail=
flak= (
)
flame=
flamethrower=
flammable= ,
flank= 1. (the brigade's left f. is exposed =
); 2.
(the Iraqi 7 Corps was out-flanked by the
US forces = 7
); 3.

flanker=
( ,
, )
flanking= (f. attack =
, f. maneuver =
)
flare-up= (
)
flares= 1.
; 2.

flash= 1. ; 2. ;
3. ,
(f. message / signal =
); 4.
flash bang= 1. ; 2.
()
flash-hood=

flashlight=
flashpoint= ,
(= )
flat area= ,
flee= , (the Taleeban forces fled
Kabul in disorder =
)
fleet= 1. ( ); 2.
( - )
(the Mediterranean is AOR for US 6th Fleet =

6 )
flesh wound=
flexibility= (operational f. =
)
flight= 1. ; 2.
flight control=
flight deck=
flight mission=
flight path= 1. ; 2.

fling= , (he flung knife onto sentry =


) (= toss)
float=
flood= , (the rebels attempted
to flood the lower valley by destroying the dam =

, )
floodgate=
floods= ,
fluorescent=
fly= ,
flyover=
flypast= ,

focus= ,
fog=
fog of war= /
,

foghorn=
foliage= ,
follow= 1. - / -; 2.
- (to follow the enemy column
= )
follow through=

follow up= ,
follow-on echelon=

follow-on force attack=



folly= 1. , ; 2.
()
food=
foot= 1. (f. patrol = /
, on foot =
); 2. ( )
footbridge=
foothold=
forage=
(= )
forage cap=
foray= ,

force= 1. (); 2. ()
(in f. = , use of f. =
); 3.
(task f. = ); 4.
/ (the cargo plane
was forced to land by the interceptors =

-); 5.
/ (the SAS
personnel
forced into Iranian Embassy, captured by terrorists
=
,
); 6. ,

(the marshal-law still in force =


)
force multiplier=
force-on-force training=

(UK)
forces= 1. (Air F. =
- , Ground F. =
, Naval F. = -
); 2. (Ca)
forces protection=
/
(US)
forcible entry gap=
ford=
forecaslte=
( - "focsle")
forecast= (political f. =
, weather f. = )
foreign=
foreign national=
,
foreigner=
,
forest=
fork=
forklift=
form= , (the UN reps
started to f. humanitarian convoy =

)
form up=
formation= 1. ,
-, - (the
aviation was used against ground targets in
four-ships formations =
4
); 2. ,
(large tank formations of Syrian Army breached
Israeli defenses on October 6, 1973 =

6 1973
.); 3.
(ambush is an operational modus
for guerrilla formations =

)
fort= 1. , ; 2.
( Fort Bragg)
fortification= 1. ; 2.

fortify= (the city of
Grozny was heavily fortified by rebels = .
)
fortress= ("Fortress Australia" concept
reflected Australian defensive posture during the
Cold War = " "


" ")
forward= 1. ; 2.
, (f. air
controller = , f.
observer = ); 3.

forward defence=

forward edge=
four-striper=
1 (. -
)
foxhole=
(US, . - )
foxtrot=
( UK SAS)
frag= 1.
; 2. /


( US)
fragment= 1. ; 2.

fragmentation grenade=
frame charge=
(= flexible cutting
charge)
fratricide= ,

free= 1. (
); 2.
free fire zone=

free hunting=

free rocket=
free-fall jump =

freedom= 1. (); 2.
(f. of action = , f. of
maneuver = , f. of movement =
, f. of navigation =
)
freedom-fighters =
freight= (= cargo)
frequency=
fresh food=
friend-or-foe= " - "
friendly fire=

friendly forces= , ,
frigate= (= )
frogman= -
front= 1. ; 2. -

front line=
front organization=

(some of
terrorist groups in the ME use mosques as front
organizations =


)
frontage=
frontal= (f. attack =
)
frontier=
frontline= ,
frost=
fuel= 1. ; 2.
fuel - air explosion= -
(, )
funnel=
furlough= (US)
fuse (fuze)= 1. ; 2.
fuselage=
fusilier (fusileer)= (
)
fusillade= ,

G (Golf)
* (one-star gen)=
** (two-star gen)= -
*** (three-star gen)= -
**** (four-star gen)=
G - day=
(G-day for the Desert Storm was
February 24, 1991 =
" " 24.02.91 .)
GI=

Geiger counter=
Geneva Conventions=
Green Berets=


Green Machine=
(. - )
Green Slime (Slime)=

Gulf= ()
Gunners=
Gurkha=

gain= 1. , ; 2.
, (to g. ground =
)
gale=
gallon=
gangrene=
gap= 1. , (Israeli forces used the
flank gap between two Egyptian Armies and
crossed Suez canal westwards =

,

); 2. , (capability
g. =
-
)
garden=
garrison= (g. town =
)
gas= 1. ; 2.
(mustard g. = / , tear g. =
); 3. , ,
( US)
gas mask=
gasoline= (US)
gate= 1. ; 2.
general= 1. , (g. purpose =
); 2.
generation of reserves=
generator=
generic planning=

genocide=
geopolitics=
geostrategy=
gillie suit= /

gimpy=
(UK)
give ground=
give up= , , (the
enemy gave up village without resistance =
)
glasshouse= ( US, . )
glide bomb=
glide path=
glider=
global= ,
globalization=
glory=
go firm=
go to the cold=

()
goggles=
/ ,

going=
gong= ()
gorge=
gortex=

government= 1. ; 2.
(g. troops =
)
grade= ,
gradient=

graduated response=
(US)
graticule=
grave= (mass graves =
)
gravel= ,
graveyard=
gray zone= ,
,

green light= ,
( , . - )
green zone= ,
(= )
grenade= (fragmentation g. =
., hand g. = ., rifle g. = /
. , smoke g. = ., stun g. =
.)
grenade launcher = (rocket g. l. =
)
grenadier= 1. (
); 2.


ground = 1. , ; 2.
(g. of tactical importance = ,
); 3. (g.
forces = ); 4. (g.
personnel = ); 5.
(all AV-8Bs were grounded
after several crashes=
AV-8B
)
ground zero= 1.
; 2.
groundsheet=

group= 1. (g. of
buildings = , gun g. =
); 2.
(
, , .
/
, - POL Group =
-
); 3. ,

grouping= 1. / ; 2.

grunt= , (. - ,
US)
guard= 1. , , (bodyguard
= , g. dog = ); 2.
; 3. , (the changing of
the g. = ; prison g. =
); 4. ; 5. ,
guardroom=
guardsman=

,
guerilla (guerrilla)= 1. , ; 2.
, ,,
(g. tactics = ; g. warfare =
/
)
guidance= 1. ; 2.

guide= 1. ; 2. ;
3. ; 4.
guided= (g. bomb = . ,
g. missile = . , g. weapon = . )
gulf=
gully=
gun= 1.
; 2. ( )
gun line=
gunboat=
gunboat diplomacy=
gunfire= ,
gung-ho= , ()
gunman=
gunner= 1. ; 2.
(UK)
gunnery=

gunnery officer=
() /
gunnery sergeant=
(= gunny)
gunship=
gunsight= ,
gunsmith= ,

H (Hotel)
H - hour=
Head Shed=
(UK)
Hemisphere=
Herk=
C-130 Hercules (USAF)
Home Ministry=
( UK, I; - Ministry of
Interior, Ministry of Internal Affairs)
Hunty=
- Hunter
hack= 1. ; 2.

hacker=
haemorrhage (hemorrhage)= 1. ; 2.

hail=
half-track vehicle=
halt=
hamlet=
hammock=
hand over= (suspect terrorists were
handed over for trial =

)
hand-to-hand fighting=
handgun= ,
handle= 1. ; 2.
handler= ,

handset= ()
hangar=
harass=
harassing fire= (US)
harassment= ,
harbour (harbor)= 1. ; 2. ;
3. (the US DOS
publishes annually list of countries harboring
terrorist organizations =
,
)
hard landing=

hard-point= /

hard-target= 1. ; 2.


hardcore=

hardliner=
hardship tour=
(
USMC)
hardware=
harm= 1. , ; 2.
harmful= ,
harmless= ,
harmonize=
harness= (parachute h. =
)
hatch= (commander's h. =
)
haversack=
havoc= ,
hawser= (= cable)
hazard= (h. beacon =
)
hazardous waste =

haze= ,
head= / /
(h. of state = )
head-dress=
headcount=
heading=
headquarters= 1. (main h. = ,

, rear h. = ,
, tactical h. =
); 2. -
(the UN h. is situated in New York City = -

. -)
heads=
/
(. - )
headset=
(= )
hearts & minds policy= ,



heat=
heat-seeking missile=

heath= (= heathland)
heaven=
heavy= 1. ( ); 2.
( ); 3.
(h. machine-gun =
); 4. ,
() (h. fighting =
)
heavy metal assets=

hedge= (= hedgerow)
height=
helicopter= (attack h. = .,
transport h. = - ., utility
h. = )
helipad=
helm=
helmet=
herbicides=
hero=
heroin=
heroism=
hexy=
Hexamine (UK)
hide= 1. , (= hideout); 2. ,

hideout,
high=
high ground=
high-explosive round=

high-intensity conflict=

high-mobility vehicle=
high-value assets=
,
high-velocity projectile=

highlander=
()
highway=
hijack= / / /

hijacker= -
hill=

hillock=
hilly area=
hit= 1. (rangers scored direct missile hit
on the fuel storage depot =
);
2. ; 3. ,

hit-and-run tactic= -
hoax= ,
hog's back=
hold= 1. ; 2. ,
(the company still holds the
crossroads =
); 3.
hold on=
hold out= ,
hollow=
holster=
I (India)
ice =
ice up=
identification= ,
identify= ,
identity= (i. card =
, i. disc =
)
ideology=
illegal= , (i. arrest =
, i. drugs trafficking =
)
illicit= (i. arms trade =
)
illum=

illuminate= ,
illumination= 1. (i. round =
); 2.
image= /
, ,
(thermal i. =
) (= imaging)
imager=
imagery= (US)
immediate= , (i. action =
)
immediate reaction forces=

immobilize= 1. (HMS Sheffield was


immobilized after being hit by Argentine missile =
Sheffield
); 2.

immunity= (diplomatic i. =
, civilian i. =
)
impact= 1. ; 2.
impact area=

imperative=
implementation= ,
impregnable=
improvise= 1. ; 2.
, (terrorist
groups frequently use improvised explosive
devices =
)
in-service= /
inaccessible=
incendiary= 1. (i. round =
); 2.
inch=
incident= ,

incite=
incline=
inclusive= (our area is inclusive
this hill =
)
incoming fire=
incompetent=
incursion= 1.
; 2.
indecisive= 1. ; 2.
,

indent= 1. ( , ,
, ..); 2.
indicate= 1. ; 2.
,
indication= 1. ; 2. (target i. =
)
indicator= -,
indirect= , (i. fire =
; i. weapon = )
indiscriminate attack=

industry= (military i. =
)
infantry= (air-portable i. =
, armoured i. =
, mechanized i. =
, motorized i. =
, mountain i. = , naval i. =
)
infantryman=
infect=
inferior= 1. /
-; 2.
- (the
enemy has an
inferior number of armor to our forces =

)
infil=
-
,

(= infiltration)
infiltrate=,
infiltration= ,
inflammable=
inflict= (the aerial bombing and
artillery barrage inflicted heavy losses on the
enemy =
)
inform=
information= 1. ; 2.
(i. operations =
)
information warfare= (=
I-War)
informer=
infra-red (infrared)= (= active)
infrastructure=
inhabitant= ,

initiate= 1. ; 2.

initiative= (to gain the i. =
, to lose the i. =
, lack of i. =
)
injection= 1. ; 2.

injure= ,
injury= ,
inland= ,
inlet=
inoperable=
inoperative= ,
insert= 1. , ; 2.
(the agent was inserted into
enemy's rear by air =
)
insertion=
inshore= 1. /
; 2. ; 3.

insignia= (=
)
inspect= 1. ; 2. ,

inspection=
installation= 1. ; 2.
(weapons i. = )
instruct= 1. , ; 2.

instruction= 1. ; 2.
,
instructor=
insubordination=
insurgency= 1. (=
insurrection, rebellion, revolt); 2.

insurgent= (= rebel)

insurrection=
(=
)
intake= (air i. = )
integrate= ,
integrated= ,
intel= (US)
intelligence= 1. (military i. =
, political i. = ); 2.
, ; 3.
(i. gathering =
, i. summary =
)
intelligence analysis=

intelligence collation=

intelligence collection=

intend=
intention=
intentional killing=
intercept= 1. (the suspected ship
was intercepted by frigate =
); 2.
(the transcript of enemy message intercept
disclosed his intention =

)
interception= (two F-15s took off for
interception = F-15
)
interceptor= -
interchangeability=
intercom= ,
,
intercontinental=
interdict= ,
interdiction=
interfere in= -
interfere with= -
interference= 1. (foreign i. =
); 2.

interim= ,
interior= (i. lines =
, i. ministry = )
interlocking arcs of fire=

internal=
internal armed conflict=
()
interoperability= /

interoperable=

interpreter=
interrogate= ,

interrogation=
intervene=
intervention= 1. ; 2.
intimidation=
intra-regional=
intruder= ( ,
,
..)
invade= (Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990
= 1990 .)
invasion=
inventory= ()
invest= /

iron bomb= ()
(= ballistic bomb, dumb bomb)
iron ration=

irregular= 1.
(, )
; 2.
irregular forces =
irreparable=
irretrievable= 1. ; 2.

irrevocable=
irritant gas=

irritation= 1. ; 2.
island=
isolate= ,
isolated= 1. , ; 2.

isolation=
issue= 1. ,
(an issue of rations
takes place three times daily =
)
isthmus=
J (Juliet)
Jarhead=
(.
- )
Jawan=

Jehadi=
(US)
Jock=


Jolly Green Giant=
- CH-53

Junior Service =
( )
Jus ad bellum=
,

(.)
Jus in Bello= ,

(.)
jam= 1. , ;
2.

jammer=
jamming=
jamming aircraft =

jeep=

jeopardize=
jerrycan=
jet= 1. (j.-fighter =
, j. trainer =
); 2. (j. engine =
, j. fuel =
)
jettison= /

join= 1. ; 2. ; 3.
joint= 1. , ; 2. ,
(

, , ,
;

, )
joint forces= ()
joint operations= ()

jointness=
joystick=
jump= 1. ; 2. (parachute j. =
)
jump-jet= -
/
jump-master=

junction=
jungle=
junior= /
jurisdiction=
K (Kilo)
Kivi=

ka-bar=
kamikadze attack=

keel=
keeni-meeni=

(UK SAS)
kevlar-type protection=
(, )


key= 1. (k. position =
); 2. ; 3. /

khaki=
kidnapping= ,

kill= 1. , ; 2.

kill probability=

kill-box=

killer submarine= ,

killing=
killing ground=

(= killing area / field / zone)
kilometer (kilometre)=
kiloton=
kit= (decontamination k. =
, first-aid k. =
)
kitbag= ()
knife= 1. ; 2.
knob=
knock out (off)= ,
(one tank and two APC were knocked out by AT
teams = 2
)
knoll= ,
knot= (the speed of Akula-class
submarine reach 28 knots dived and 10 knots
surfaced =
"" 28 10
)
L (Lima)
Landrover=
(
)
Lassa fever= (
)
Latin America=
Levee en Masse=
(Fr., . )
laager (lager / leaguer)=
lake=
lamp=
lance rank=
land= 1. ; 2. ; 3.
( ); 4.
( ); 5.
land forces=
land-line=
landing= 1. ; 2.

landing craft=

landing force=
landing ship=
landing zone= /

landmine=
landslide= 1. ; 2. ,
(l. victory = )
lane= 1. ; 2.
; 3.
; 4. /
()
lanyard= 1. ; 2.

laser= 1. ; 2. (l. detector =
, l. rangefinder =
, l. targeting pod =

)
lashings=
last light=
latitude=
latrine=
launch= 1. (
); 2.
(HMAS Rankin was launched on 7 November,
2001 = Rankin
7.11.01 .); 3.
/ ; 4.
, ; 5. ,
(our forces launched two-pronged
attack =
)
launcher= ,
(grenade l. = , missile l. =
)
law= ,
law enforcement=
-
lay= , (to l. mines =
)
lead= 1. , ; 2. ,
; 3. ; 4.
; 5.
, ; 6. ,

lead nation= ,

(N)
leader= 1. ; 2. (US)
leadership=
leading= 1. (l. vehicle is
placed in highly risky position in case of ambush =

); 2.
(l. aircraftman / rating / seaman =
)
leaflet= (US aircraft dropped hundreds
thousands of leaflets during Desert Storm =


" ")
leapfrog= ,
,
leave= 1. ; 2. ,
; 3. (the unit left
barracks = ); 4.
(the enemy left some weapons and ammunition
when retreated =
)
leg= 1. ; 2.
legend=
legionnaire=

legitimacy=
legitimate= (l. military target =
)
length=
lessons learned=
(US)
lethal= , (non-l.
weapon = )
letter bomb=

level=
levy= ,

liaison=
liaison officer=
liberate=
liberation=
liberation movement=

liberation war=
liberty=
lie-up position= (=
)
lieutenant= (first l. =
)
lieutenant-colonel= (
US )
lieutenant-commander= 3 (
US
)
lifebelt=
lifeboat=
lifevest=
lift= 1. ; 2. ,
; 3. ; 4.
; 5.
(all movement restrictions were lifted since the
political situation had normalized =

)
light= 1. ; 2. (
); 3.
() ; 4. ; 5. ,
, (

)
light arms (weapons)=
light infantry=
light up=
limbo=
limit= 1. , ; 2.
limited objectives operation=

line= 1. (front l. = , l. of
defence = ; l. of departure =
; l. of fire =
; l. of sight = ); 2.
(
); 3. ; 4. ; 5. ,
; 6. , ; 7.
line up=
link= 1. , ; 2. ; 3.
; 4. ; 5.
; 6.
link up= (1st Bn linked up
with the 3rd Bn in the milk plant area = 1
3
)
liquid= 1. ; 2. (l. explosive =
, l. fuel =
)
listening post= ()
littoral=
live round=
live-firing exercise=

load= 1. ; 2. ; 3.
(load tracer ! = );
4. (
)
load-master= ,

loader=
local time=
locate= 1. , ; 2.
, (the fuel storage is
located in the rear area =
)
location= 1. , ;
2. ,
locator=
lock-on=

loft=
log= ,
logistic =

logistics= (= logistics
support)
logistics supply=

long= ( UK)
long-range= (l.-r. aviation =

, l.-r. reconnaissance and


patrolling = )
long-rod penetrator =

longitude=
loot= 1. (
); 2. ,
looter=
lorry= ,
( . 5 )
lose= 1. ; 2. (the company lost
4 KIA, 8 WIA = 4 . , 8
); 3.
loss= (l. of life = )
losses=
lost= ,
low= (Swedish Strv-103 tank has very low
silhouette = Strv-103
)
low-intensity conflict=
(= low-grade conflict)
lower= ,
lubricant=
M (Mike)
M - box (maneuver box)=
Mach number=
Ministry of Defence=
Molotov cocktail=

Morse code=
Muj=
(= mujahedin)
machete=
machine-gun= 1. (
); 2. (. - LMG,
GPMG)
machine-gunner=
made ready=
( )
made safe=
( )
mag= ()
magazine= 1. , ; 2.
/ (
- , )
magnetic= (m. north =
; m. mine = ; m. variation =
)
magnetic bearing=
magnitude= ,
main= 1. ; 2. ; 3.
(m. headquarters =
- )
maintain= 1. ; 2.

maintenance=
maintenance check=

major= 1. , , (that road


is our major supply line =
); 2.
major-general= -
make contact=
malaria=
malfunction= / /
(system m. = )
man= 1. ; 2. ; 3.
(Leopard 2
MBT is manned by crew of four = Leopard 2
4 .)
man-portable= (m.-p. SAM =
- )
maneuver (manoeuvre)= 1. (all field
manuals emphasize crucial importance of
maneuver =
); 2.
(during Gulf War US VIII Corps
accomplished a deep maneuver to outflank Iraqi
Republican Guard =
VIII

)
maneuver warfare=

maneuverability (manoeuvrability)=

maneuverable (manoeuvrable)=
manhunt= (, )
manpower=
manual= 1. ; 2. ; 3.

map= (m. grid = ; m.
reference = )
mapping=
marauder=
march= 1. ( ); 2.
; 3.
; 4.
march past=
marchpast=
marine= 1. ; 2. (=
naval infantryman); 3.

marines= 1. ; 2.
( - 8th Marines)
maritime= (m. operations =
)
mark= 1. , ; 2. , ; 3.
(the group marked it's location with
orange smoke =
)
marker=
market= ,
marking= (high-explosive shells are
painted dark-green with yellow markings =

-
)
marksman=
marsh= (= marshland)
marshal=
mask= 1. ; 2.
(vehicles were masked with cam net =
)
mass grave=
massacre= ,
mast=
master= 1. (m. gunnery sergeant =
, m.
chief petty officer = -
, m. sergeant = / , , ); 2.
,
mastermind= ,
- (Usama Bin Laden masterminded many
terrorist attacks before September 2001 =

2001 .)
material= 1. (); 2. ;
3. (classified m. =
)
materiel= ,
, (=
)
matrix= ,
matterhorn-type boots=

meal= (m. time = )
measurement= 1. ; 2.

measures= 1. , ; 2.
mechanic=
mechanized= (m. brigade =
)
mechanized infantry=

medal=
media=
mediation=
medic=
(, )
medical= (m. personnel =
, m. transport =
)
medicines=
medium= (m. caliber = )
megaton=
merc= ()
mercenary= (white mercenaries are
actively used in civil war in Congo =

)
merchant fleet= (= ,
)

mess= - (officer's m. =
-)
message= (commander received radio
message from recce team =
)
meteorological=
meteorology=
meter (metre)=
microphone=

mid-air collision=

midshipman=

mike=

mile=
militant=
militarism=
militarize=
military= 1. (m. service =
); 2. (
)
military - political= -
military crime=
military hospital=
military necessity=
military police=
military target=
militia= 1.
; 2.
mine= 1. (= landmine); 2.
; 3. ; 4. ; 5.
; 6. (the frontline between
Ethiopian and Eritrean forces was heavily mined
by both sides =

)
mine plough= (= flail)
mine tape=

mine warfare forces= -

mine-detector=
minefield= / (m.
cleaning =
)
minelayer= 1. ; 2.

minesweeper=
minute=
misfire=
miss= 1. ; 2.
missed communications=
missile= (m. launcher =
)
missing= ,
missing in action=


mission= 1. (brigade's mission is to
defend the pass = -
); 2. /
mission accomplished (MA)=
()
mission analysis=

mission impossible (MI)=
()
mist= ,

mist up= ( ,
)
misuse=
mixed fruit pudding=
/

(UK; . -
)
mob= ,
mobile=
mobility=
mobility troop=
(SAS) ,

mobilization=
mobilize=
mobster= ,

modular forces concept=

module=
mole=
,
, ,
(. - )
momentum= (the
attack lost momentum = )
monarchy=
monitor= 1. (the UN Mission in
Georgia deployed to monitor the cease-fire =

); 2.
-; 3.
monsoon=
moor= 1. , ;
2. / (the
destroyer was moored in commercial pier =
)
mooring= 1. ; 2.
mop up=

mopping-up operations=
/
morale= -

(the m. of troops usually goes


down in case of prolonged fighting =

)
morphine=
mortal= (m. wound = ,
)
mortar= (m. line =
)
mosque=
mothball= /

motor=
motor-rifle= (
/ / )
motorbike=
motorized= (m. infantry =
)
motorway=

mount= 1. ; 2.
(this operation is mounted by GHQ =
); 3.
(the militants in Somalia often
mount their weapons on civilian trucks =

); 4.
,
mountain= 1. , ; 2.
(m. operations = )
mountain infantry=
mountain troop=
(SAS) ,


mountainous=
mounted= (last time the mounted
troops were used in combat in Rhodesia in 1979 =

1979 . )
mounting=
mounting area=
movement= 1. ; 2. ,

movement control=
movement security=
mozzie rep=
(= mosquito repellant)
mud= 1. ; 2.
muddy= 1. ; 2. ()
mufti=
(forward air controllers worked in mufti =

)
multi-agency =
/ /
multi-barrel= (Chinese-made m.-

b. rocket launchers are used widely in armed


conflicts =
multi-purpose= (= multi-role)
multifunctional=
multinational= (NATO
multinational Corps North-East is made up of
Danish, German and Polish divisions =
"" , ,
)
multiple= 1.
; 2. ,
(UK)
munition= (, , ,
, ..)
murder= 1. ; 2.
mustard gas= (= )
muster= 1. / (m. time for C
Company at 0600hrs = 06.00); 2.
mutilate= ,
mutineer=
mutiny= 1. , ( ); 2.

mutual= (m. support =
)
muzzle=
N (November)
North= (some politicians
believe that globalization will deepen gap between
rich North and poor South =
,
).
North Atlantic Treaty Organization=
(= )
named areas of interest=
-
napalm=
nation= ,
national=
national service=
nationalist= 1.
; 2.
nationality=
naturalist=
(UK)
nautical mile=
naval= -
navigable= ()
navigate=
navigation= ,
, (n. device =
)
navigator=
navy= - (= naval forces)
negative= , (
) (Hullo Samurai, this is Bayonet, are
you in spot, over ? - Samurai, negative, over =

, , , "", , )
negligence= 1. ; 2.

negotiations= (the n. is key for cease
fire agreement =
)
net= 1. (, , ..); 2.

network= 1. /
; 2. (the primary goal
of operation Enduring Freedom was annihilation of
terrorist network in Afghanistan =
" "

)
neutral=
neutrality= (armed n. =
)
neutralize=
neutron weapon=
niche warfare= ,
( )
nick-number= ,
(
)
nickname= (= alias, nome de guerre)
night= 1. ; 2. (n. sight =
)
night-vision device= (=
night-viewing device, night-observation device)
nitroglycerine=
no-fly zone= ,
no-man's land=
noddy suit=
(= NBC suit)
non-NATO-commander=
,
,

non-combat= (n.-c. operations =
)
non-combatant= ,
(= )
non-commissioned officer=
,
non-conventional weapon=

non-lethal weapon= /

non-official cover=
( )
non-persistent= (
)
north=
northbound=

northerly wind=
northern=
northing= 1.
; 2.
( - Northing
15)
northward=
notice= 1. ; 2.
(n. to move
=
, at short n. =
); 3. ,
notification=
notify=
nuclear= 1. (n. weapons =
); 2. (n. station =
, n. submarine =
)
nuclear warfare=
(=
)
nuclear-powered ship=

O (Oscar)
O' club =
(US)
O' gau =
. ()
O'group = /
(= orders
group)
OK = 1. , ; 2.

Oceania =
Orange cell = ,

oath =
obey orders =
objective = 1. ; 2. / ,
/
(objective Copper was main for
1st (UK) division on day G + 1 = Copper
1
)
obscure =
observation =
observation post (point) =

observe =
observer = (m. observer =
)
obstacle = /

obstruct = ,
obstruction = ,
occupation = 1. (foreign o. =
); 2. ,
,

occupy = 1. ; 2.

off limits =
off shore =
off-road mine =
offence (offense) = 1. , ; 2.
(this soldier committed an offence
= )
offensive = 1. ,
(enemy is going to move onto the o.
=
); 2.
office = 1. , ; 2. ; 3.
(new deputy minister
of defence took his office =
officer = (duty o. = ;
field o. = )
official = 1. ; 2.
oil = 1. ; 2. ; 3.
oil rig =
oiler = 1. ,
; 2.
(= tanker)
op =

open fire =
open source =
open source intelligence =

operate = 1. ; 2.
,
(US SOF operated in Taliban-controlled areas =

,
""); 3. (he
operates radar =
); 4. (
)
operation = (combined o. =
.; concept of o. = ; operations
officer =
/ )
operational = (o. command =
; o. considerations =
; o. control =
; o. mobility =
; o. service =
,
)
operational continuum =

operational dilemma =
operational environment =

operational flexibility =
operational maneuver from the sea =
(USMC)
operational security =


operational support = /

operations in riverine environment =
(USMC)
operations in urbanized terrain =

operative =
/
operator =
oppose = 1. ; 2.
; 3. ,
opposition = 1. ; 2. ; 3.
,
optic = (o. sight =
)
optical = (o. device =
)
optics = /
optimization =
option = (several operational options were
considered at planning stage =

)
optronics = - /

order = 1. (standing o. =
, warning o. =

);
2. (o. of battle =
); 3. ; 4. /
(fighting o. = ;
marching o. = ); 5.

orderly = 1. ; 2. ,

orderly officer = (UK)


orders =
/
ordnance = 1. ; 2.
, ,

organization = 1. ;
2. ( ) (the organization of
TD consists of two tank and one mechanized
brigades =

); 3.
( ) (the international organizations
gain growing role in global politics =

)
organize =
orientate = /
orientation =
out = ( ,
) (56, I'm

Puma, roger that, out = 56-, - , ,


)
out-of-area operations =
(N)
outfit = 1. (US); 2.
,
outmaneuver =

outnumber = /

outpost =
outrange =
(during the
Gulf War M1 Abrams and Challengers outranged
Iraqi T-72/-62/-55s =
M1 Abrams Challenger
-72/-62/-55)
outrank =

outsourcing =
/

()
over = ( ) (hullo
Dingo, this is 14, what's your location, over =
, 14-, , )
over-the-horizon assault =
,

(USMC)
overhaul =

overhead protection = ()

overlap = , (the fields of


fire are overlapping =
)
overlay = ,

(= trace)
overrun = (the enemy positions
were overran by heliborne assault =

)
overseas = 1. (); 2.
(he spent half of his military service
terms overseas =
)
overt = ,
overthrow = (the government of
Argentina was overthrew by popular uprising =

)
P (Papa)
Pink= (. )
Pink Panther=

(UK SAS, . ) (= Pinkie)


pace= 1. ; 2. ,
pacifism=
pack= 1. , ; 2. ,
package= 1. ; 2. (striking p. =
)
paddle=
paddy-field= ,
/
painkiller=
paint= 1. / ;
2. (he painted
his face with cam =
)
paint white=
()
pair= (pair of hostile ac was detected in our
airspace =
)
pallet= (C-130 dropped five
pallets with food supply =
-130 5
)
pallisade=


paludrin=
panga=
(= machete, parang)
panic= 1. ; 2.
panzer= (Ge)
para= -
()
parachute= 1. ; 2. (p. company = -
); 3. (p. cord =
); 4. /

parachuting=
parachutist=
parade= 1. ; 2.
parade drill=
parados= /
paramedic=

paramilitaries=

paramilitary= 1. (ministry of
interior troops are part of paramilitary forces =
);
2. (
)
(paramilitary groups committed crimes against
humanity during Balkan wars =


)

parapet= /
parasites= (p. is inevitable reality of
trench warfare =
)
paratrooper=
paratroops= - (
airborne troops)
parent headquarter=
( /
,
)
parka=
parliament=
parliamentary= (p. control over
the armed forces =
)
parole=


partisan= 1. ; 2. ; 3.
(the p. activity in the military is
prohibited =
)
pass= 1. , (troops passed
through the city meeting no resistance =
, ); 2.
, -; 3. ; 4.
; 5. ,
(the pass was blocked by avalanches =
)
pass out= -
passage of lines=
( )

passive viewing device=


(
)
password=
path= 1. / ; 2.

patrol= 1. / ,

(ambush p. =
, clearing p. =
, fighting p. = ,
recce p. = ); 2.
(border p. = , standing p. =
-); 3.
patrol aircraft= (
, , )
patrol forces=
patrol skills=

pattern= 1. (disruptive pattern =


,
); 2. , (patterns of
world terrorism =

)
pay-off=
(all Iowa-class battleships were paid-off
before the 90s =
Iowa
90- ..) (= decommission)
payload= 1. ; 2.
(, ,
, ..); 3.

paymaster=

pea green=
/
( UK)
peace= 1. ; 2. (p. talks =
, p. treaty = )
peace building operations=
()
peace enforcement operations=

peacekeeper= -
(
= )
peacekeeping operations= 1.
(=
); 2.
peacemaking operations=

peacetime= (p. order of
battle =
)
peak= 1. ; 2.

peat=
penetrate= 1. (we have penetrated the
enemy defense perimeter =
); 2.
, (the sabot penetrated armour,
but failed to explode =
, )
penetration=
( , , , ..)
penetrator= ,

(USAF)
peninsula=
pennant=
pennant number=
percussion cup= /
perimeter= (defensive perimeter was
protected by minefields =
)
peripheral= 1. ; 2.
periscope=
permission= ,
permit= 1. ; 2.
(civilians are not permitted to enter the

barracks =
)
perpetrator=
persistent= (
)
personnel= 1. ; 2.
personnel carrier= /

personnel operations= ,
(= )
personnel security=

petrol=
petrol bomb=

phase= ,
phase line=

phased array=

phonetic alphabet=
(Alpha, Bravo, Charlie,)
photograph= 1. (p. recce =
); 2. (air p. =
, satellite
p. = ); 3.

physical training=
pick= (= pickaxe, pickax)
pick up= , (the lagged soldiers
were picked up by underway truck =

)
picket (picquet)= 1. , ,
(= outpost, standing post); 2.

pickup= ,
pierce= , (= penetrate)
pillbox= /

pilot= 1. ; 2.
; 3. ,

pincer attack=

pioneer= (pontoon-pioneers =
- )
pip= ,
(UK)
pipe=
pipe-bomb=

pipe-rang=
pipeline=
pipes and drums= ()
(UK)

pistol= (= handgun)
pit= (weapons p. =
)
plague= ( )
plain= , (North German
plain was considered as a most probable direction
of attack by Warsaw Pact forces =



)
plainclothes= ,
/

plan= 1. ; 2. (we are planning to
attack at dawn =
)
plane=
planner= ,

planning= (operational p.
= , p. considerations =
/ ,
)
plastic= 1. ; 2.
plastic explosive=

plateau=
platform= 1. ; 2.
(B-1 bomber is a platform for 8 AGM-86B cruise
missiles = -1
8 AGM-86B)
platoon= (p. commander =
, tank p. = )
plot= 1. ; 2. ; 3.

plotter=
/
pocket= (p.
of resistance = )
pod=

point defense= /

police= (military p. = )
police operations=
policeman= ,
policy= ( )
political= (p. dominance =
)
politics= (
)
pollution= (global environment p. =
)
pomp-rifle=
poncho=
pond=
pontoon=

pontoon bridge=
port= 1. / ; 2.
/ (periscope
portside! = !)
portable= 1. ; 2.
(air-p. = )
portakabin=
(= )
position= 1. (); 2.
(, ); 3.
(hullo 19, I'm Crossbow, show your position, over
= 19-, , ,
); 4. ; 5. ;
6. (the howitzer battery was positioned
behind the height =

)
positional= (p. defence =
, p. warfare =
)
positive= , , (
) (hullo Raven, I'm Cyclone, ready ? Cyclone, I'm Raven, positive = , ,
? - , , )
post= 1. ( );
2. ( ); 3.
(observation p. =
); 4. ; 5.
post-combat syndrome= -
post-traumatic stress disorder=

posting=
postpone= (the ultimatum deadline
was postponed for 24 hrs =
24 )
potable water= ,
pouch=
pound= 1. (UK, ); 2. (UK,
)
power= 1. (,
, ) (p. lines =
, p. station = );
2. , ; 3. ,
,
, (=
) (nuclear p. = ,
); 4.
power projection= /

prayers=

( UK, . - )
pre-stage ammunition=

precaution=
precautionary= (p. measures
= )
precision=

precision weapons=
precursor= , (before the
Gulf war Iraq acquired precursors for the chemical
weapons on commercial markets =

)
preemption
preemptive strike= (Israeli
Air Force carried out preemptive strike Arab
airbases n June 5, 1967 = 5.06.67 .

) (= preventive
strike)
preparation= (artillery p. =
)
preparatory= /
(p. bombardment =
)
prepare= (p. to fire! =
!)
preparedness=
prepositioning=
, ,

(US)
presence= (in 1971 Great Britain
ceased her military p. to the east of Suez = 1971
.
)
prevent= 1. ; 2.
preventive= (p. measures =
/ )
primary= , (p. task =
/ )
primary target= (

)
prime= ,

primer=
principle= ,
prison=
prisoner= 1. ; 2. (the
enemy captain was took prisoner by ambush patrol
=
)
prisoner of war=
private=
(= )
procedures= ()
processing= ,

product= 1. ; 2.

production logistics=
-
,

prohibit=
projectile= (,
, )
projectile velocity=
proliferation= (WMD p. =
)
promote=
promotion=
prone position= (it's very
difficult to use rocket launcher from the prone
position =
)
propaganda=
propellant= 1. ,
; 2.
; 3. (solid p. =
)
property=
proportional response=

protect=
protection=
protective= (p. measures =
)
protractor=
provisional= (p. unit =
)
provocation=
provoke=
proximity= (platoon's position situated in
the p. to water-tower =
)
proxy= 1. ; 2.
; 3. (p. war = ,
)
psychological=
psychological operations=
(= )
psychological warfare=
public= (p. order =
; p. relations =
)
punish=
punishment= (capital p. =
)
punitive expedition=
punji=

pursue= (p. by fire =
)
pursuit=
push= 1. ; 2. ; 3.

push on=
pylon=
Q (Quebec)
Q - car=
(covert car)

qualification=
quarry= ,
quarter=
quarters=
/
quay=
R (Romeo)
R group=
Red Cross & Crescent =

Red Devils =
-
(= Red Berets)
Red cell = ,

Rock =
(. )
Royal = (

/
)
Rupert = ,
( UK)
radar = 1. ; 2. ;
3. (r. guided weapon =

, r. scan =
)
radiation = 1. (initial nuclear r. =
, residual nuclear r. =
, thermal r.
= ); 2.
(r. sickness = )
radio = 1. (portable r. =
); 2. - (r.-controlled =
, r.-watch = )
radio check = (hullo Dart this is
41, radio check, over 41, OK, over = ,
41-, 41-, , )
radio communication harness =

radio silence = (to impose r. s. =
, to lift r. s. =
)
radioactive =
radioactivity =
radius = 1. ; 2.

radome =

raid = 1. , (raid on
Dieppe in 1942 was first large-scale commando
operation = 1942 .
); 2.
,
rail = 1. ; 2.
; 3.

(heavy equipment should be moved by rail =



)
railhead =
()
railroad = ( US)
railway =
railway car =
rain =
rake =
rally = 1. , ; 2.
random shooting =
range = 1. (out of r. =
, within r. =
); 2. ; 3.
(bombing r. =
, firing r. = , gallery r.
= )
range card =
rangefinder = (laser r. =
)
ranger =
rank =
rankers = ,

ranks = 1.
; 2.

rape =
rapid =
rapid entry equipment =

rapid fire =
rapid reaction force =

rate of fire =
rating =

ration = 1. ; 2.

rationing =
rations =
(= )
rats =
ravine = ,
raw materiel = 1. ; 2.

razor wire =
( )
re-entrant = ,
react =
reaction = 1. ; 2.
read = ( ) (hullo 5
Im 8, how do you reed me, over = 5-, 8-,
, )
readiness =
ready = (to make r. =
)

real-time processing =

reallocation =
rear = 1. (tank was hit to
rear =
); 2. (the depleted
battalion was moved from the frontline to the rear
=
); 3. (r. headquarters
= , )
rear-admiral = - ( US rear
admiral)
rearguard= (=
)
rearm=
rearmament =
rearmost =

rearward = (troops were


ordered to move r. =
)
rebel = 1. ; 2. ,
(soldiers rebelled after payment delay =

)
rebellion = ,
rebroadcast = 1. ; 2.
(= relay)
recall = 1. (all military advisors were
recalled from this country =
); 2.

recapture = ()

recce = 1. (
reconnaissance) (to carry out the r. =
); 2. ,
(r. patrol =
) ( UK)
reception = 1. ; 2.
(the r. was disrupted by
thunderstorm =
)
recharge = 1. , ; 2.

recognition = ,
recognition signal =
()
recognize = 1. , ; 2.
(new government was recognized by
neighbor countries =
)
recoil =
recoilless anti-tank gun =

recon = 1. (
reconnaissance); 2. (r. platoon
= ) ( US)

reconnaissance = 1. , ;
2. (= recce, recon)
reconnaissance aircraft =

reconnaissance by fire = ()
reconnaissance by force =
()
reconnoitre (reconnoiter) =
record=

recover = 1. /
/ ; 2. ,
(downed planes
crew was recovered by SAR helicopter =

); 3.

recovery =
recruit = 1. , ; 2.
(..
)
recruitment =
red alert =
red corner warrant =
(
)
redeploy = 1. (,
) ; 2.

redistribution =
reduce = 1. , ; 2.
(arms r. = )
reduction =
redundancy =


reference = 1. , , ; 2.
(grid / map r. = );
3. (in reference with previous request =
)
reference point =
reflect = ( ,
, ..)
refuel =
refueling = (air-to-air r. =
)
refuge =
refugee =
regeneration = 1. ; 2.
/

regiment = 1. (artillery r. =
, infantry r. = , tank r. =
); 2.
(
Corps)
regimental = (regimental aid post is
destroyed by two shells =

2 )
region =
register = 1. ; 2.
(); 3.
register with fire =
registration =
registration number = (=
vehicle registration)
regroup =
regular = 1. (
, ); 2.
( ); 3.

regulate =
regulation = ,
rehearsal = ,

rehearse = ,
reinforce = 1. (
); 2. (
)
reinforcement = (commander demanded
for r. = )
reinforcements = (fresh r. are due to
arrive soon =
)
rejoin = ( )
relay = 1. ; 2. ; 3.
; 4.
,
release = 1. ; 2. (the
hostages were released by special forces =

); 3. ; 4.
(the plane released bombs =
); 5. ,
( ) (the plane released
flares =
)
release safety catch =

relief = 1. ; 2.
(r. force = ); 3.

relief agency =

relief-in-place = /

relieve = 1. , ; 2.

; 3. ; 4.

reload =
remains recovery =
remf = ,
,
()
remote = 1. (r. control =

); 2. ,

remotely piloted vehicle =



rendezvous= 1. ; 2.
(both recce groups will
rendezvous at grid 731277 =
731277)
reoccupy = (the brigade have
reoccupied the town again =
)
reorganization = 1. ; 2.


reorganize = 1. ; 2.

reorientate =

repair = 1. ; 2.
repatriation =
repeat =
repel = ,
replace = 1. (
); 2. (
)
replacement =
replenish = ,
(, ,
, )
replenishment =
report = 1. (contact r. =
, situation r. =
); 2. (to r. to a place =
); 3.

-
report line = (
)
repressions =
repressive =
reprisal = /
repulse = ,
request = 1. ; 2.
requirement =
reroute =
rescue = 1. (air-sea r. =
);
2. ( ); 3.

reserve = 1. (federal r. =
, ready r. = , regular r. =
, retired r. =
, selected r. = ,
standby r. = ,
volunteer r. = ); 2.

reservist =
reservoir =

resist =
resistance = (r. movement =
)
resolution = 1. (UNSC r. =
); 2.
resource = (resource allocation =
)
respirator =
respond = 1. , ; 2.

response = 1. ; 2.
responsibility = (area of r. =
, commanders r. =
)
restrict =
restricted=
(=
)
restriction = 1. ; 2.
restrictive control = ,

resupply = 1. /
; 2. /

retake =
retaliate =
retaliation = (retaliation act options
included air and artillery strikes =

)
retire = 1. , ( ,
); 2. , ; 3.
(
)
retreat = 1. , ( ,
); 2. ,
return = 1. ; 2.
reveal = , (valuable
secret information was revealed after terrorist camp
raid =
)
reveille =
revet =

review = 1. , (first part of the
Defence Review is devoted to analysis of modern
warfare trends =


); 2. ,
revolt = 1. , ; 2.
,
revolution =
revolutionary warfare =
()
revolver =

ricochet = 1. ; 2.
ride = 1. ; 2. (
, , , )
ridge =
rifle = 1. , (assault r. =
, sniper r. =
); 2. (motor-r.
= )
rifleman = ,
rifling =
rigid = (r. boat =
)
ringmain =

riot = 1. ,
; 2.

riot control agents =
riot police =

rioter = ,

rip-cord =

risk = (international terrorism is part of new


global threats and risks system =

)
river =
river-crossing technique =

road = ( )
road-side bomb = ,

roadblock = (the Chechen
rebels constructed roadblocks at all main entrances
to capital city of Grozny =

. )
robotic = -
rock = 1. ; 2. ; 3.
rocket = ( ,
, )
rocket launcher = 1. ; 2.
(, ..)
rocky terrain =
roger= 1. ; 2. (
) (hullo Foxtrot 21, this is Tornado,
stop move, over Tornado, roger, over =
21, ,
, , ,
)
rogue state = -
role = , (the role of airdefence assets is the destruction of enemy air
targets =
)
roll = 1. (call the r. =

); 2. ; 3.
roll up =
rolling stock =
rookie = , ()
room = 1. ; 2. (swampy
area provides narrow room of maneuver for tanks
and other armour =

)
rope =
rotary-wing aircraft = (
)
rotate = 1. ; 2.
(any MEU on overseas duty will rotate
each six months =
,
,
6 )
rotor =
round = 1. ( ); 2.
(blank r. = ); 3.
(MBT Leclercs ammo compartment contains 40 of
120mm rounds =
Leclerc 40 120- )
round per minute =
(MBT T-90 fires up to 8 rpm =
-90
8 )
rout = ,
route = , (supply r. =
)
route card = ()
route march = -
routine = 1. ; 2.
,
rubber = (r. boat = , r.
bullet = )
rubble= ,
rucksack = ,
rules =
rules of engagement = ()
(= )
(restrictive ROE =
, wartime ROE =
)
run = 1. ; 2. , (he
was running hand-to-hand fighting course =
)
runner =
runway =
runway denial weapon =

(RAF Tornados suffered heavy losses during
missions to deliver runway denial weapon against
Iraqi airfields = Tornado


)
rural = (fighting in rural areas has
specific character =
)
ruse =

rush = 1. ; 2.
(the rebels forces
commander decided to rush government troops
camp before down =

)
rust = 1. ; 2.
rusty =
rut =
:
repeat

() ;

say it again
: reconnaissance
,
;
intelligence
S (Sierra)
Sam Brown = ()
Scooter =
-4 Skyhawk (. - )
Seabees = -
(.
)
Senior Service =
( )
South = ( )
States (the) =
Supreme Commander =

Supreme Headquarters = ()

sabot = 1. ; 2.

sabotage = ,
sabre squadron =
SAS
(.
)
sabre-rattling =
( )
saddle =
safe = 1. ; 2.
( ) (= on safe); 3.
( ); 4.
safety = (s. catch =
, s. zone = )
sail = ( )
sailor = 1. ; 2.
,

(= )
salient =

salute = 1. (to take the s. =


); 2. (gun s. =
)
salvo = ()
sanctions = (after the Gulf war UN SC
imposed sanctions regime against Iraq =

)
sand =
sand table =
sandbag =

sandbank =
sangar = 1. ; 2.
sanitation = 1. ; 2. ,

sapper = 1. (= ); 2.
-

satellite =
( )
save = 1. ( ); 2. (
); 3.

say again = (
) (hullo Cedar, Im 3, say it again =
, 3-, )
scale = 1. ; 2. ; 3.

scaley = ( UK)
scan =
scanner =
scarcity = (resources scarcity presents a
new global non-traditional challenge to the modern
society =

)
scarper = ( UK)
scatter = 1. ; 2.

scorched-earth tactics =

scout = 1. ( ); 2. ;
3. (the
squad scouting ahead the main column, drove into
the ambush = ,
, )
scramble = 1. ,
; 2.
(
); 3. (s. net =
)
screen = 1. ; 2.
screen force =

scrim = ,

scrub = 1. ; 2. ,

scuba = (s.-diver = )
sea = 1. ; 2.
sea power = (sea power concept
was originated by Mahan in 19th century =

XIX .)
seal =
seaman =
seaplane =
search = 1. ; 2.
search and rescue =
search warrant =
searchlight =
second =
second in command = /
(= 2IC)
second lieutenant =
, ,
(= , )
secondary target = (

)
secondary task =
secret = 1. ; 2. (the colonel was
accused of revealing the secret info to foreign
national =

); 3. (= clandestine)
section = 1. (
, UK); 2. 2
(US); 3. / / /
-
sector = (s. of responsibility =
)
secure = 1.
(the area is secure by paratroopers =
); 2.
; 3. ; 4.
( ); 5.
, (the battalion
will secure the bridge at midnight =
); 6.
, (you have to secure the
webbing =
)
security = 1. (
) (global s. = ,
international s. = );
2. (,
, , ..) (breach of
security = )
security forces =
seek = 1. ; 2. ,

seeker = (heat s. =
, radar s. =
)
segregation =
seize = 1. (the objective was seized with
minimal loss =
); 2.
seizure =
selection of target =
self-control =
self-defence = (article 51 of UN
Charter declares right of states for collective selfdefence = 51

)
self-inflicted wound =
self-loading =
self-propelled = (s. p. gun =
)
self-styled state =
() (= para-state)
semi-automatic =
semtex-type explosive =

send =
sending nation = ,

senior = 1. ; 2.

seniority =

sensitive information =
sensor = ,
sentry = 1. ; 2. (air s. =
, chemical s. =
)
sergeant =
sergeant major = 1. (
-
); 2.
( , , ,
)
serve =
service = 1. (full time s. =
, national s. =
, operational s. =
); 2. ; 3.
; 4. (,
)
service uniform =
serviceman =
servicewoman = -
servicing = ,
set = 1. ; 2. (the radio s. =
); 3. ,

set off =

set up = 1. ; 2. ,
(the command post was set up in the
outskirts of village =
)
setting =
settlement = ,
sewer =
sexual harassment =
shaped charge =
(s. c. warhead =
)
shared use =


shell = 1. (fragmentation
s. = ); 2. ; 3.
(Bosnian Serbs
frequently shelled downtown of Sarajevo =

)
shell-shock =
( )
shellfire =
shelter = 1. ; 2.
shermully = (,
parachute flare)
shield = 1. ; 2. /
; 3. , ; 4.
,
ship = 1. , (combat s. =
, merchant s. = ); 2.
( )
ship-to-objective maneuver =

(USMC)
shipping = (s. line =
)
shipwreck =
shipyard = /

shock = 1. ; 2.
shock attack =
shock troops =
shock wave =
shoot = 1. ; 2. ;
3. ; 4.
(he was
shot in the hand =
)
shooting = 1. ; 2.

shore = ,
short = ()
short-rang = (
)
shortfall =
shot =
shotgun = 1. ; 2.

shoulder holster ring =



shoulder-launched missile =
shovel =
show of flag =
show of force =
shrapnel = (, , )
shrike = ()
shuttle =

side = 1. ; 2. (APC was hit on left


side by claymore-type mine =
); 3.
(opposite side = )
siege = (the siege of Sarajevo was broken by
the UN forces =
)
sight = 1. (out of s. =
); 2. (iron s. =
, night s. = , optic s. =
); 3. (two
unidentified are gunships sighted over the forest =
2
)
sighting =
sign = 1. (the signs show limits of the
minefield =
); 2. , ; 3. ,
(before the attack no any signs of
activity! =
!); 4. ; 5.

sign-post =
signal = 1. (the signal to attack two green
flares = ); 2.
; 3. ; 4.
; 5. , ; 6.

signaller (signaler) = 1. ; 2.

signals = 1. ; 2.
signals intelligence =
signature = 1. , (radar s. =
., thermal s. = .);
2.
silence = 1. ; 2. (electronic s. =
; radio
s. = ); 3. (the
guard was silenced by crossbow arrow =
); 4.

silencer = (=
)
silent = (s. approach =
)
silhouette = 1. / ; 2.

simulate =

simulation =

simulator = (flight s. =
)
sink = 1. ( , ); 2.
(Argentinean cruiser General Belgrano was
torpedoed and sunk by HMAS Courageous on May
2, 1982 = General
Belgrano
Courageous
2.05.82 .)
sir = ( )
siren = ,
site = 1. , (the
ravine was selected as a site for ammo dump =

); 2. ,
situation = 1. ; 2.
situation awareness =
situation report =

ski =
skier =
skill = , (skilled soldier =
)
skirmish = ,
skis =
slavery =
sleeper = /
,

sleeping bag =
sling =
slope = 1. ; 2.
small arms =
(, , ,
)
small unit operations =

small wars =
smallbore =
smallpox = (
)
smart weapon =
( , )
smoke = 1. ; 2. (= s.
canister); 3. (smoke in the fuel storage is
strictly prohibited =
); 4. ; 5.
(s. shell = )
smoke screen =
smoking = 1. ; 2.
snatch =
sniffer dog = 1. - ; 2.
,
(, ,

)
snipe =
sniper = 1. ; 2.
sniper rifle =
sniper team =
snorkel =

snow = 1. ; 2. ( )
soft target = ,

soft-skinned vehicle = ,

software =

soil = ,
soldier = (= private s.)
soldier of fortune = (= mercenary)
sonar = ,
sortie = (during the Allied Force
operation NATO aviation conducted more than
38.000 against Serbian targets =
Allied Force
38.000
)
sound =
sound intelligence =

source = (troops in the
desert are facing limited sources of water =

)
south = 1. ( ); 2.
; 3. (enemy activity is spotted
to the south of the main road =
)
southbound =
southerly wind =
southern =
southward (southwards) = 1. ; 2.
(= southbound)
space = 1. ; 2. (s.-based
weapons = );
3.
space operations =
spacecraft =
spall = ,

spare = ,
spare parts = ,
spearhead = 1. , ;
2. (combat
engineers spearheaded the attack by cleaning lanes
in the minefield =
,
)
special = 1. ; 2. /

special forces =

special operations =
special reconnaissance =
speed =
spend = (he spent two
magazines in five minutes of engagement =
2 5 )
spire = ( , )
spoil =
spokesperson =
(Pentagons spokesperson admitted
the loss of one aircraft, stressing its not related to
hostile fire =
, ,

)
sponsor = 1. ; 2.
sponsorship = ,
spot = 1. , (the group
reached the spot at 0200 hrs =
02.00); 2. , ; 3.


spot jamming =
/
spotter = -
spotter aircraft = ()
spring = ,
spur =
spy = 1. , ; 2. ,

spying = (= act of s.)
squad = (
, US)
squaddie = , ( UK)
squadron = 1. ; 2.
( ); 3.

squall =
square = 1. ; 2.
square bashing = (
UK)
stab =

staballoy =
stability = (strategic s. =
)
stabilizer = , (=fin)
staff = 1. (chief of s. = ;
General S. = ); 2.
(
); 3.

staff officer =
staff sergeant = (
)
stag = 1.
; 2.

stake-in = (, )

stalk = /

stamina = 1. ; 2.

stand = 1. ; 2.
stand by =
stand off =
stand to = (s. t. Is at 0600hrs =
06.00)
stand-by = (the unit is in
stand-by position to deploy off barracks =

)
standard = 1. ; 2. ,
standard operating procedure =
/


standardization =
standing force =
standing orders =
standing patrol = /
standoff = (= face-off)
star = 1. ( ); 2.
( , , )
star shell =
star wars = /
( )
starboard = ,
state = 1. (= country, nation); 2.
, (ammunition s. =
/
, NBC state =
, vehicle s. =
, weapon s. =
); 3.
state-sponsored terrorism =

statement =
static = ,
static defence =
static line parachuting =

station = 1. ; 2.
/
(peacetime s. =
); 3.
(UK); 4. - (he was
stationed in Korea for six years =
6 )
stationary = 1. ; 2.
stealth = (stealth a. =
)
steel =
steep = ,
stern = (= )

stick = 1. ; 2. ,
; 3. ,

stock = ,

stop = 1. ; 2. ; 3.
; 4. ,
-
stoppage =
( )
storage =
storage shed =
store = 1. ; 2. (US); 3.
; 4.
stores =
storm = 1. ; 2. (the infantry
suffered heavy losses while storming this fortified
position =
); 3.
( ); 4.
stow = ( ,
, )
straddle = 1.
; 2. (
- )
strafe =

straggle = ,

straggler =
strap =
strategic = 1. (
) (s. assessment =
, s. mobility =
, s. reserves =
); 2.
( ) (s. bomber =
, s. nuclear
weapons = )
strategic thinking =
strategy =
stray bullet =
stream =
street =
strength = 1. (
,
) (within recent five years the
armed forces strength has increased =
5
, the division now in full
strength =
); 2. (in s. =
)
strengthen = 1. (the overhead was
strengthened with armed concrete =
); 2. (the
brigade was strengthened with attached tank
company and arty battalion =


)
stretcher =
stretcher-case = /
strike = 1. ; 2.
(deep s. = /
); 3. ;
4. ; 5. (carriers s. group =
, s. aircraft =
); 6. ; 7.
strike operations =
string =
string of mines =

strip =
strip down =

stripe =
stripwood =
strong point = (= stronghold)
stun grenade =
sub = ()
sub-lieutenant =

sub-machine gun = -
sub-unit =
subaltern = / (UK)
submarine =
submariner =
submerge = (
)
submunitions =

subordinate = 1. (s. commander =
), 2.
subsequent phase = /

subversion =
subversive = (after the crackdown the
foreign agents have temporarily ceased their
subversive activity =

)
subway = 1. / ; 2.
(US)
suffer from = - (s. from
low morale = )
suffer losses =
suffering =
suicide = 1. , ; 2.
suicide attack =
(s. a. in the supermarket claimed
many lives =

)
suite = (RF
countermeasures s. =

)
summit = 1. / ; 2.

sunray = (
)
sunrise = ,
sunset = ,
supe = /
( US) (= superintendant)
superior = 1. ; 2.
; 3. ( ,
)
superiority = (air s. =
)
superpower =
supersonic =
supervise =
supervisor = ,
-
supplier =
supplies =
supply = 1. (s. depot =
, s. line = ); 2.
; 3.
support = 1. , (
); 2. (air s. =
, be in s. =
, fire s. = ,
naval gun s. =
); 3. (
); 4. (
Company will support from the left flank =
)
support weapons =
( ,
, )
supporting arms = / / /

suppress =
(Iraqi air defence was generally
suppressed by D + 3 =

)
suppression =

supremacy = (air s. =
)
supreme =
surface =
surface ship =
surfeit = ,
surgeon =

surgery =
surgical team = -

surprise = 1. (proper intelligence and
surveillance are limit the field for surprise attack =


); 2.

surprise action =
surrender = 1. ,
(unconditional s. =
); 2. ,
(more than 60.000 Iraqi servicemen
surrendered to coalition forces =
60.000
)
surrender en masse =
surround = (43rd infantry division of 1st
Iraqi Army Corps was surrounded and effectively
destroyed by Iranian troops on March 1988 = 43
1

1988 .)
surroundings =
surveillance = 1. /
(battlefield s. =
, he is under police s. =
); 2.
,
survival =
survival course =

survive =
survivor = (there were three survivors
from the jet crash = 3
)
suspect =
sustainability =

/
sustained fire = (


)
sustained operations ashore =

sweep = 1. ; 2.
; 3.
swim = (o ) (soldiers swam across
the river = )
swim-diving apparatus =

switch =
switchboard =
sword of honor = (
)
synchronization =
system = 1. ( ), 2.
( )
T (Tango)
T junction=

Taleb =


Tango = ()
Tommy =

Tropics = /
Tub =
F-15 Eagle
local time
tab = -
( UK)
tactic =
tactical = (t. movement =
djbycrb[ , t. nuclear
weapon = , t.
situation = , t.
withdrawal = )
tactical operations =

tactics = (
)
tail = (= tailplane)
tail code = ( ,
)
/ /
take = 1. , ; 2. (the enemy
has taken the town = );
3. (each soldier is taking a lot of ammo =
)
take action =
take cover =
take-off = 1. (
); 2.
take-out =
takedown =

talc =

tandem warhead =
tank = 1. (light t. = , main battle
t. = ); 2. (t.
action = ); 3. /

tank transporter =
tanker = 1. ; 2. (= t. aircraft); 3. (= )
tape off =

target = 1. , (t. attack =
); 2. (the rebels
are targeting civilians =
)
target of opportunity =
,

target selection =
targeting =
tarmac = 1.

(UK); 2. -
tarpaulin = (= tarp)
task = 1. (the company completed its task
by securing the objective before 0700hrs =
,
07.00); 2.
task force = 1. ; 2.

team = ,
team spirit = ,
( ,
)
tear gas =
technical = (t. surveillance
equipment = 6
)
technical agreement =
technical vehicle = ,
,
, ( ,
, US)
technician =
technique =
teeth arms = (UK)
telemetry =
telescope =

telescopic = 1. (t. sight =


); 2. ,
(t. antenna = )
tempo =
temporary =
tenable = ,

tent =
terminal = (communication t. =
, port t. = )
terminally guided =
(t. g. submunitions = -
)
terminate = 1. (); 2.
(US)
terrace =
terrain =
territorial = 1. (t. waters =
); 2.


territory =
terrorism =
terrorist =
test =

test site =
tetanus =
theatre = /
theft =
thermal = (t. imager = )

thermal imaging =

thermobaric bomb =
threat = 1. ( ); 2.
( )
threat evaluation =
threat integration =
threaten =
three oclock = 90

threshold = (nuclear t. = )
throughput capacity =

/ /
(US)
thrust = 1. , ; 2.

thunderflash = ()
(= )
thunderstorm =
tide = (high t. =
, low t. = )
time =
time-bomb =

timely =
timetable = ,
timing = /
tin = /
(UK)
tip = , (the Cape is the
southern tip of Africa =
)
tire = ( US - tyre)
ton (tonne) = (long t. = ,
metric t. = , short t. =
/ )
top gun = -
top secret =
(=
)
torch = 1. ; 2.
torpedo = 1. (aerial t. =
); 2. (INS Khukri was
torpedoed by Pakistani submarine on December 9,
1971 = Khukri

9.12.71 .)
torpedo tube =
torpedo-boat =
torture = 1. ; 2.
toss = (he tossed grenade into window =
)
total war (warfare) =
touch down = (
)
tour = (= tour of duty)
tow = (all damaged vehicles were

towed to the repair site =



)
towed =
towed artillery =
tower =
town =
toxic = ,
toxic weapon =
trace =


tracer = /
track = 1. (, ,);
2. ; 3. ; 4.
; 5. ; 6.


tracked = (half-t. APC =
, t. APC =
)
tracker dog= -
tracking =

tractor =
traffic = 1. (air t. =
, road t. =
); 2.
traffic control =
trail = 1. ; 2. ; 3.
; 4.

trailer =
train = 1. ; 2.
; 3.
, (this battalion was trained for
LRRP mission =
); 4.

trainer =
training = 1. ; 2. ,

training camp = ( ,
/
)
traitor = ,
trajectory =
transfer = 1. ,
; 2. (t. of authority =
)
transit = 1. ,
; 2.
transition of authority = /

transmission =
transmit = 1. ; 2.

transmitter =

transparency =
transponder =
transport = 1. (
); 2. , , ,
/
; 3. , (the
required supplies will be transported by sea =

)
transport aircraft = -

transportation =
trap = 1. ; 2. /
(A Company was trapped by
enemy crossfire =

)
trapdoor = /
traverse = 1. ; 2.
(traverse right! =
!); 3.
treason = ,
tree =
tree-jumping =

tree-line = 1. ; 2.

trench = , (communication t. =
, fire t. = )
trench-coat =
trial = 1. /
; 2.
triangulation point = (=
trig point)
tribunal =
tributary =
trigger =
trip-flare = /

trip-wire =
triple-A = (= anti-aircraft
artillery)
tripod = -
troop = 1. ( , ,
,
); 2. (
/
)
trooper =

troops =
troopship = ,

tropical = (warfare in t. conditions =
)
truce = ,

truck =

truckload = (US)
tube = 1. ; 2.
(,
, )
tularemia = (
)
tunnel = 1. (railway t. =
); 2.
; 3.
turbine =
turbofan =

turbojet =

turboshaft =

turmoil =
turret = ( , )
two-pronged attack (assault) =
(the enemy conducted two-pronged
attack early morning =
)
U (Uniform)
U boot = ( ,


,
)
umpire = 1. ; 2.
,
unarmed =
unarmed combat =
unarmoured =
unauthorized =
uncertainty =
unclassified = (

)
unconditional = (u. surrender =
)
unconscious = /

unconventional warfare =
( ,
)
unconventional weapons =

undercarriage =
underground = 1. (latest reports indicate
that the banned political underground become more
radical = ,

); 2. ; 3.
(the rebels constructed large underground fortified
complex =
); 4.
undergrowth =

underslung load = ,

uniform = 1. ; 2.
,
uninhabited =
unit = 1. ; 2.
unity of effort =
unload = 1. ; 2.
(, , )
unmanned = 1. (u.
aerial vehicle =
); 2.
(this sensor is unmanned =
)
unobtainable = (
,
) (the recce patrol is
unobtainable for recent 48 hrs =

)
unrestricted warfare =
unserviceable =
( )
untenable =
update = 1. / ;
2.
updraught =
upgrade = (
)
upstream =
upwind =
urban = (fighting in the u. area =
)
urban guerrilla warfare =

use = ,
use of force =
utility =
utility helicopter =
V (Victor)
Very light =
Very pistol =
vaccinate = , (before
deployment to the Gulf all servicemen were
vaccinated against anthrax and smallpox =


)
vaccination = ,
vaccine =
valley =
valuable = (the
commander ordered to evacuate all valuable assets
immediately =

)
valve = ,
van = 1. ; 2. ,

()
vanguard = 1. ; 2.

vantage point = 1. ; 2.

vapour (vapor) =
variant = 1. ; 2.
/ (Chinese
C-802 anti-ship missile is a derived variant of
French MM-38 Exoset =
-802

MM-38 Exoset)
vehicle = (armoured fighting v. =
, soft-skinned v. =
, wheeled v. =
)
vehicle check-point =
veiled speech =

(
)
velocity = (high v. =
, low v. =
, muzzle v. =
/ )
venue = ,

verbal =
verge = 1. ; 2. (the enemys defense is
on the verge of collapse =
)
verification =
verify = 1. ; 2.

version = 1. ; 2.
/
versus =
vertical =
vessel = ,
vet = 1. ( US); 2. ; 3.
-

veteran = 1. -
; 2. (US)
vetting =
vice-admiral = - ( US vice
admiral)
vicinity = (the helicopter crashed in
the vicinity of airbase =
)
victim = (there are numerous victims
among civilians resulted by shelling =

)
victims
victory =

view = ,
vigilance =
vigilant =
vigorous = , ,
(the commandos undergo a vigorous combat
training =
)
vigour (vigor) =
village =
violence = (political v. =
)
visibility = (the visibility is poor
because of rain = ,
zero v. = )
visible =
vision = 1. ; 2.
visual = , (v. contact =
)
vital = 1. (v. national interests
= );
2.
vital ground =
voice procedure = (=
)
voice protection unit =

volley = 1. ; 2.
volume = 1. ; 2.
volunteer = 1. , ; 2.
; 3.
(he
volunteered for risky mission =
)
vomiting agent =

vulnerability =
vulnerable = (v. position =
)
W (Whisky)
Warthog =
-10 Thunderbolt (.
- )
West = ( )
West Pac =
,

(. )
White cell =
Wren =
wage = , (= wage war
against)
wait out =
( ) (hullo 2, this is Scorpio,
Im engaged, wait out = 2-, ,
, )
walkie-talkie =
war = (civil w. = ,

nuclear w. = , to declare w. on
someone = -)
war crime =
war in crowd = (
)
war in shadow = (
)
war station =

warfare = 1. (absolute w. =
, asymmetric w. = );
2. (chemical w. =
6
, electronic w. =
, jungle w. =
)
wargame =
warhead = /
(armour-piercing w. = )
warlord = (

)
warn = 1. (the HQ was warned
about incoming Scud missile two minutes after the
launch =

Scud 2 ); 2.

warning = 1. (early w. =
); 2.
warning light =
warning order =

warplane =
warrant = (arrest w. = ,
search w. = )
warrant officer = - (
, ,
)
warship =
wartime =
wash = 1. ; 2.

washup = , ( UK)
watch = 1. ; 2. ; 3. (morning
w. = , officer of the w. =
, radio w. = ); 4.
(to keep w. =
); 5. ; 6. ; 7.

watch-tower =
water = (drinking w. = )
water supply =
water-jump =

watercourse = ,
waterfall =
waterproof =

watertight =
waterway =
(, )
wave = 1. (, ); 2. (
); 3.
(sergeant waved his men move closer =

)
way = 1. , ; 2. ; 3.

waypoint =
weak =
weapon = , (genetic w. =
, non-lethal =
, nuclear w. = )
weapon carrier = (, )

weapon state =
weapon system =
weaponry = (
)
weapons-grade plutonium / uranium =
/
weather =
weather analysis =

webbing = (, ,
)
weight =
well = , (during retreat from
Kuwait Iraqi troops destroyed more than 600 oil
wells =
600
)
west = 1. ( ); 2.
; 3.
westbound =

westerly wind =
western =
westward (westwards) = 1. ; 2.
(=
westbound)
wheel = 1. (= steering w.); 2.
(the wheel was blown off
by mine =
); 3.
wheeled patrol =
(= ,
)
whistle =
white-out = ()
wilco = ( ,
will comply) (hullo Minaret,
this is 33, move now, over = , 33-,
, - 33, wilco, out =
33- , )
wild goose =

(. )
winch = /

wind = (cross w. = , head


w. = , tail w. = )
windage =
wing = 1. (delta w. =
); 2.
( ) (two
fighter w. received warning order v=

)
winged = -
/ ,

(UK)
wings =
-
(. - )
winter warfare =

wire = 1. (w.-guided missile = ,


); 2. (barbed
w. = )
wireless = (..
)
withdraw = ,
withdrawal = ,
wood = 1. ; 2.
wooden =
woodland =
work =
workshop = 1. (repair w. =
); 2. ,

wound = 1. ; 2. (shrapnel w. =
); 3.
wounded = (after the first aid the
wounded was transferred from the field ambulance
to the hospital =

)
wreck = 1. ; 2. ; 3.
(the tank was wrecked by missile =
)
wreckage =
X (X - ray)
X-Rays = 1. ; 2.

xenophobia = (national x. =
)
Y (Yankee)
Y junction =
Y service =
Yank =

yard = 1. ; 2.
yeomanry =


yield = 1. ; 2.
(the division had to yield g. under
enemy pressure =
)
yomp = -
( USMC)
youth = (the checkpoint was attacked by
y. gang, armed with iron sticks =
,
)
Z (Zulu)
Z - ar = (=
, )
Zulu Time = (N) (H-hour at
0500Z = 05.00,
) (= Greenwich Mean Time)
Zulu muster =

zap = ( US)
zealot =
zero = 1. ; 2.
zero tolerance =
zero visibility =
zero-in =
zone = (war z. = )