DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
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No. of terms: 6000
Description: Most comprehensive dictionary and your place to start looking up military terms. This publication supplements standard English-language dictionaries with terminology for military and associated use.
The DOD Dictionary is managed by the Joint Education and Doctrine Division, J-7, Joint Staff. All approved joint definitions, acronyms, and abbreviations are contained in Joint Publication 1-02, DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms 08 November 2010, as amended through 15 August 2011.
Example Term: obstacle intelligence
(DOD) Those collection efforts to detect the presence of enemy and natural obstacles, determine their types and dimensions, and provide the necessary information to plan appropriate combined arms breaching, clearance, or bypass operations to negate the impact on the friendly scheme of maneuver. Also called OBSTINT.
Source: JP 3-15
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Keywords: DOD terms, Military Terms, DOD, Department of Defense Dictionary
Quote as: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, 08 November 2010, as amended through 15 August 2011.
Note – the DOD Dictionary is in the public domain.