Dictionary of Military Terms
This book provides a comprehensive ready-reference of military terms. With clear definitions of more than 7,000 terms, Dictionary of Military Termscovers both British and American terms as well as international terms, and includes: military personnel; maneuvers; equipment; vehicles; weapons; tactics; and commands.
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action adjective relating adverb agent air force ammunition anti-tank area of ground armed forces armoured personnel carrier armoured vehicle artillery attack battle bomb brigade British Army bullet camouﬂage capture carry chemical colour sergeant command company quartermaster sergeant defence designed enemy position equipment equivalent-sized grouping ﬁeld ﬁght ﬁghter aircraft ﬁghting vehicle ﬁre ﬁred ﬁring ﬁrst ﬁtted ﬂank ﬂight fortiﬁcation grenade grid headquarters helicopter infantry infantry battalion kill landing loaded magazine machine-gun main battle tank manoeuvre marines megahertz metal mortar move NATO navy noun act noun American-designed noun area noun GB noun informal noun large noun person noun small noun Soviet-designed nuclear object ofﬁcial operation patrol personnel platoon plural projectile radio rank reconnaissance riﬂe ROLLED HOMOGENEOUS ARMOUR senior ofﬁcer sergeant serviceman ship signal soldiers someone speciﬁc squadron surface-to-air missile tactical grouping take-off tank target troops unit or sub-unit usually verb weapon