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Glossary of U.S. naval abbreviations.

United States. Office of Naval History.

Glossary of U.S. naval abbreviations.

by United States. Office of Naval History.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naval art and science -- Abbreviations.,
  • Military art and science -- Abbreviations.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPrepared by Office of Naval History. July 1947.
    SeriesNAVEXOS P-475, NAVEXOS P -- 475.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 82 p.
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14201969M

    The U.S. military uses many unique items and concepts that civilians aren't exposed to. Be sure to check out 's Glossary of Military Terms and Slang. NFO – Naval Flight. INTRODUCTION General Remarks-This publication (Chart No.1) contains symbols and abbreviations that have been approved for use on nautical charts published by the United States of America. A Glossary of Terms used on the charts of various nations is also included.

    Headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense and a five-sided concrete and steel symbol of America’s military strength. port and starboard When standing on the bridge of a ship looking toward the bow (front of the ship), port refers to the left side, starboard refers to . bulkhead, deck and overhead and not wall, floor, and ceiling. Some nautical terminology has found its way into every day use, and you will find the origins of this and Navy terminology below.

    The book is designed for submariners and non-submariners alike as there is an excellent glossary at the beginning to define the abbreviations used. There are 46 separate “sea stories” that range from through /5(). United States Naval Aviation –, Appendix U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Squadron Designations and Abbreviations. U.S. Navy, c. Quoted in Derdall and DiGiulian, op cit. "ACP (AF) Call Sign Book for Ships" (PDF). NATO. September Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 February ; USCG Designations.


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[Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Most professions have their own languages, and the U.S. Navy with its labored acronyms is certainly no exception. Those in and out of the naval profession will find this dictionary an essential tool in deciphering their unique language, which has its origins in the days of sail and continues to mutate in the ever-growing vocabulary of technology.

Glossary of U.S. naval abbreviations. [United States. Office of Naval History.] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. Office of Naval History. OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title.

"March " Description. The text of this published glossary of abbreviations was prepared shortly after the close of World War II. Fifty-nine words which originally appeared in an addenda page have been integrated in the main text of the document.

GLOSSARY OF U.S. NAVAL ABBREVIATIONS OPNAV P (Revised APRIL ) FIFTH EDITION Prepared by OFFICE OF NAVAL RECORDS AND.

Naval method of indicating the time of day aboard ship, usually over the 1MC. One bell corresponds to 30 minutes past the hour. Bells will only be rung as a single strike, or a closely spaced double strike, with a maximum of eight bells (4 sets of 2).

Bells repeat themselves every 4 hours. For example 2 sets of 2 bells, followed by a single bell. Glossary of U. naval abbreviations.

- Full View | HathiTrust Digital Library | HathiTrust Digital Library. The United States Navy, like any organization, produces its own acronyms and abbreviations, which often come to have meaning beyond their bare States Navy personnel sometimes colloquially refer to these as other organizational colloquialisms, their use often creates or reinforces a sense of esprit and closeness within the organization.

E Glossary. Brevity code: Code that provides no security but which has as its sole purpose the shortening of messages rather than the concealment of their content.

Commander’s Guidance: Written by the commander for his command and promulgated for all to read. Commander’s Intent: Written statement by the commander to his subordinate commanders and staff which is a.

i PREFACE 1. Scope As directed in Joint Publication (JP) 1, Doctrine for the Armed Forces of the United States, the DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms [Short title: DOD Dictionary] sets forth standard US military and associated terminology to encompass theFile Size: 1MB. Like the previously published Glossary of U.S.

Naval Abbreviations, this glossary was prepared in the Office of Naval History by Lt. Comdr. Dorothy E. Richard, W, USNR, under the supervision of the Historian for Naval Administration.

Glossary of firearms terminology; References. Armor and Artillery Glossary; Infantry Weapons Glossary; FM Cavalry Troop (October ) FM (formerly FM ) Composite Risk Management (21 Aug ) Military abbreviations and. SUSNO-- Senior U.S.

Naval Officer SUSP-- Vessels which will have construction terminated upon the completion of specified items SV-- Selective Volunteer (U.S> Navy) SV-- Type of submarine radar for aircraft warning S/V-- Surface Vessel SVC-- Service SvC-- Service Command (Army) SW-- Secretary of War SW-- Security Watch.

The definitions listed in the Glossary are the ones that apply to the way the words are used in this textbook. The Glossary gives the part of speech of each word.

The following abbreviations are used: adj. adjective n. noun v. verb Glossary whpe-Glossary-R30 File Size: KB. Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: Acronyms and Abbreviations."National Research Council. Responding to Capability Surprise: A Strategy for U.S. Naval Forces. U.S. Navy Abbreviations of World War II The text of this published glossary of abbreviations was prepared shortly after the close of World War II.

It is presented here exactly as in the original, except that fifty-nine words which originally appeared in an addenda page have been integrated in the main text of the document. NTRPNavy Supplement to the DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, establishes and standardizes the professional language of the U.S.

Navy by defining the terminology, acronyms, and abbreviations used in Navy Warfare Library (NWL) publications. NTRP supplements Joint Publication (JP ), Department of Defense. The main text is supplemented with a glossary of terms and abbreviations, bibliography and three apprendices, and is further reinforced with a useful detailed index.

The focus of the book is on a heterogeneous and little-known grouping of Navy ships that includes both celebrated men-of-war (past their prime) and hundreds of very diverse ships. Browse and search thousands of Navy Abbreviations and acronyms in our comprehensive reference resource.

ENGLISH GLOSSARY The Glossary is an alphabetical listing of many of the key terms from the chapters, along with their meanings. The definitions listed in the Glossary are the ones that apply to the way the words are used in this textbook.

The Glossary gives the part of speech of each word. The following abbreviations are used. The glossary includes most of the principal Navy, marine Corps and Coast Guard abbreviations in use from to the end of Four particular categories have been given in great detail: vessel types, naval aircraft types, commissioned and enlisted personnel designations, and Fleet Post Office : Progressive Management.

- 1 - This Glossary has not been updated since Glossary of Abbreviations and Acronyms A A activity A adenine A ampere [unit of electric current] Å angstrom a atto [prefix for SI and metric units, ] a year A1 maximum activity of special form radioactive material that can be transported in a Type A.[IMASGlossary of mine action terms, definitions and abbreviations] Related terms: Mine Ban Treaty (MBT) anti-recovery device In naval mine warfare, any device in a mine designed to prevent an enemy discovering details of the working of the mine mechanism.

Also called ‘prevention of stripping equipment’. [AAP-6] anti-sweeper mine. Contents Foreword ix Preface xi Acknowledgments xiii Glossary xv Part 1 A Few Pioneers, 1 Part 2 Test of Strength, 23 Part 3 The Twenties, 47 Part 4 The Thirties, 77 Parts World War II, Part 6 Postwar Years, Part 7 Korean Operations, Part 8 The New Navy.