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#1 Posted at 2008-12-10 22:18        
     
I made this for people who are new to ARMA and do not know what FUBAR or APFDSDS means

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A-G
A-#: Ground Attack Plane Designation
AA: Anti-Air
AAV: Amphibous Assault Vehicle
ACR: Armored Cavalry Regiment
ACU: Armored Command Unit,Advanced Combat Unit or Army Combat Uniform
AFV: Armored Fighting Vehicle
AH: Attack Helicopter
AP:Armored Piercing
APC: Armored Personel Carrier
APFDSDS:Armor Piercing, Fin Stabilized,Discarding SABOT Round
AT: Anti-Tank
ATGM: Anti-Tank Guided Missile
ASM: Air-To-Surface Missile
AWACS: Airborne Early Warning and Control
B-#: Bomber designation
BDU: Battle Dress Uniform
BLUFOR: BLU FORces
C-#: Tranportor Ultilty Plane Designation
CAP: Combat Air Patrol
CAS: Close Air Support
CBU: Cluster Bomb Unit
CQB:Close Quarters Battle
C.O: Commissioned Officer
CV:Command Vehicle
D.U: Depleted Uranium
EF-#: Designation for plane armed with Electronic Warfare Gear
ERA: Explosive Reactive Armor
EVAC: Evacuation
F-#: Fighter Designation
FLIR: Foward-Looking Infared
FUBAR: Fucked Up Beyond All Regcontion
GBU: Guided Bomb Unit

H-O
HA:Heavy Armor
HE: High Explosive
HEAT: High Explosive Anti-Tank
HMMWV: High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle
HMS: Her/His Majesty's Ship (British Ship)
IAF: Israeli Air Force
IDF: Israeli Defense Force
IFV: Infantry Fighting Vehicle
JDAM: Joint Direct Attack Munition
LZ-Landing Zone
NATO: North Alantic Trade Organization
NBC: Nuclear,Biological, Chemical
MBT: Main Battle Tank
MEDEVAC: Medical Evacuation
MEU: Marine Expeditionary Unit
MHQ: Mission Headquarters/Mobile Headquarters
MLS: Multiple Launch System
MLRS: Multiple Launch Rocket System
MRLS: Multiple Rocket Launch System
NVG: Night Vision Googles
N.C.O: None Commissioned Offcer
OBUA: Operating in Built up areas
OH: Observation Helicopter
Op: Operation or Operative
OPFOR: OPossing FORces

P-Z
PLA: People's Liberation Army (China's Army)
PLAAF:People's Liberation Army Air Force (China's Air Force)
PLAN: People's Liberation Army Navy(China's Navy)
RAF: Royal Air Force (Britian's Airforce)
RAH: Recon Attack Helicopter
ROE: Rules of Engagement
RPG: Rocket Proppled Grenade
RHA: Rolled Homogeneous Armor
RACS: Royal Army Corps Sahrani(South Sahrani's Army)
RSAF:Royal Sahrani Air Force (South Sahrani's Air Force)
RSN: Royal Sahrani Navy (South Sahrani's Navy)
RSMC:Royal Sahrani Marine Corps (South Sahrani's marines)
SADARM: Sense-And-Destroy Armor
SAM: Surface-to-Air Missile
SAW: Squad Automatic Weapon
SNAFU: Situation Normal; All Fucked Up
SLA: Sahrani Liberation Army (North Sahrani's Military)
SSM:Surface-to-Surface Missile
TUM: Truck Ulitity Medic
TOW: Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire guided missile
UH: Utility Helicopter/Transport
USA: United States Army or United States of America
USAF:United States Airforce
USMC: United States Marine Corp
USN:United States Navy
USSR: Union of Soviet Socialist Republic
VDV:Vozdushno-Desantnye Vojska (Russian Airborne Units)
XD:eXtra Duty

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#2 Posted at 2009-06-03 11:09        
     
Slight Correction


FUBAR= Fucked Up Beyond All Recognition:D

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#3 Posted at 2009-06-03 14:34        
     
The mistake has been fixed and I have added a few more terms


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#4 Posted at 2009-06-03 19:35        
     
ACU: Armored Command Unit or Advanced Combat Unit or Army Combat Uniform.
USCM: United States Marine Corp uhh USMC aswell
SAW: Squad Automatic Weapon

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#5 Posted at 2009-06-03 23:07        
     
Feel free to add terms and designations, only ones that are used in ARMA and it's mods or related to the military

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#6 Posted at 2009-06-03 23:17        
     
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SNAFU


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#7 Posted at 2009-06-05 03:42        
     
Any Definition shown will be added to the list.

I have added a few new definitions and corrected some as well,


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#8 Posted at 2009-06-05 06:25        
     
CQB - Close Quarters Battle
FIBUA - Fighting in BUilt up Areas
FISH - Fighting in Someones house
TUM - Truck Utility Mediuc
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#9 Posted at 2009-06-05 08:22        
     
fish and fibua have been changed to OBUA

'operating in a built up areas' ;) (probaly becuase 'fighting' sounds to aggresive in todays world)

AFV - armoured fighting vehicle
MBT - main batle tank


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#10 Posted at 2009-06-05 16:12        
     
^ meh fuck the mod FISH & FIBUA ftw!

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#11 Posted at 2009-06-05 16:53        
     
lol, next rifles will be banned and we will have to ask (in a polite caring way) for the enemy to surrender or we might sue them for being bad.


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#12 Posted at 2009-06-05 17:04        
     
not military related :

AAMOF - As A Matter Of Fact
ADN - Any Day Now
AFAIK - As Far As I Know
AISB - As I Said Before
AFK - Away From Keyboard
AMAP - As Much As Possible
AOBTD - Another one Bites the Dust
A/S/L - Age / Sex / Location
ATM - At The Moment
B4 - Before
BAC - By Any Chance
BAD - Broken - As Designed
BBB - Busy Beyond Belief
BCNU - Bee Seein' You
BFD - Big Fucking Deal
BFN - Bye For Now
BIC - Best In Class
BION - Belive It Or Not
BIOYA - Blow It Out Your Ass
BOHICA - Bend Over, Here It Comes Again
BM - Blonde Moment
BMHATW - banging MY Head Against The Wall
BRB - Be Right Back
BTDTGTS - Been There, Done That, Got the T-Shirt
BTSOOM - Beats The Shirt Out of Me
BTW - By The Way
BWQ - Buzz-word Quotient
CFV - Call For Voting
CIO - Cut It Out
CRAFT - Can't Remember A Fucking Thing
CU - See You
CUA - Commonly Used Acronym
CUL8R - See You Later
DAMHIK (IJK) - Don't Ask me How I Know (I Just Do)
DARFC - Duck And Run For Cover
DETLA - Double Extended Three Letter Abbreviatoin
DIIK - Damned If I know
DILLIGAF - Does It Look Like I Give A Fuck
DIY - Do It Yourself
DNA - Did Not Answer
DTRT - Do The Right Thing
DYSWIS - Do You See What I See?
ESAD - Eat Shit And Die
ETLA - Extended Three Letter Abbreviatoin
F2F - Face To Face
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
FIIK - Fucked If I Know
FOD - Fuck Off and Die
FOFL - Falling On the Floor Laughing
FTF - Face To Face
FTR - For The Record
FU - Fucked Up
FUBAR - Fucked Up Beyond All Recognition
FUD - Feat, Uncertaintly, Disinformation
FWIW - For What it's Worth
FYATHYRIO - Fuck You And The Horse You Rode On
FYI - For Your Information
GAL - Get A Life
GFU - General Fuck Up
GG - Good Game
GOK - God Only Knows
GYFFR - Get Your Fucking Facts Right
HAK - Hugs And Kisses
HAND - Have A Nice Day
HTH - Hope That Helps
HUA - Head Up Arse
IAE - In Any Event
IANACPA - I Am Not A Car Park Attendent
IANAL - I Am Not A Lawyer
IARTPFWTSIWIM -I AM Reapeating This Parrot Fashion Without The Slightest Idea What It Means
ICBW - I Could Be Wrong
ICBW - It Could Be Worse
IDGAFF - I Don't Give A Dlying Fuck
IDTS - I Don't Think So
IIRC - If I Recall Correctly
IKWYM - I Know What You Mean
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
IMNSHO - In My Not-So-Humble Opinion
IMO - in My Opinion
IOW - In Other Words
IRL - In Real Life
ISDN - It Still Does Nothing
ISWYM - I See What You Mean
ISTR - I Seem To Recall
JAS - Just A Second
JIC - Just In Case
JIT - Just In Time
LART - Loser Attitude Redjustment Tool
LMAO - Laughing My Ass Off
LMC - Lost My Connection
LMFTO - Laughing My Fucking Tits Off
LOL - Laughing out Loud
LUSER - Loser User
MHBFY - My Heart Bleeds For You
MHOTY - My Hat's Off For You
MOTAS - Member Of The Appropriate Sex
MUD - Multi User Dungeon/Domain
MYOB - Mind Your Own Business
NADM - Never A Dull Moment
NFW - No Fucking Way
NHOH - Never Heard Of Him/Her
NRN - No Replay Neccessary
NYCTMI - Now You Come To Mention It
OIC - Oh, I See
OOI - Out Of Interest
OOTB - Out Of The Box
OTOH - On The Other Hand
PAW - Parents Are Watching
PDA - Personal Display of Affection
PDQ - Pretty Damn Quick
PEST - Please Excuse Slow Typing
PITA - Pain In The Arse
PMFJI - Pardon Me For Jumping In
POS - Parents Over Shoulder
ROFL - Rolling On The Floor Laughing
RFC - Request For Comment
RSN - Real Soon Now (sarcastic)
RTFM - Read The Fucking Manual
*S* - Smile
SFAIAA - So Far As I Am Aware
SCNR - Sorry, Could Not Resist
SSDD - Same Shit, Different Day
SITD - Still In The Dark
SNAFU - Situation Normal - All Fucked Up
TANSTAAFL - There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
TBE - To Be Expected
TEOTWAWKI - The End Of The World As We Know It
TIA - Thanks in Advance
TLA - Three Letter Acronym
TPAE - The Possibilities Are Endless
TTFN - Ta-Ta For Now
TWIMC - To Whom It May Concern
TYVM - Thank You Very Much
UCE - Unsolicited Commercial Email
WTH - What The Hell
WTF - What The Fuck
WYMM - Will You Merry Me?
WYSIAYG - What You See is All You Get
WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get
YHBT - You Have Been Told
YHBW - You Have Been Warned
YMMV - You Mieage May Vary
YOYO - You're On Your Own
YWSYLS - You Win Some You lose Some


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#13 Posted at 2009-06-06 12:23        
     
Gurk : ...
TUM - Truck Utility Mediuc
...

Actually mate that should be "Truck Utility Medium"

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#14 Posted at 2009-06-06 12:34        
     
AEW - Airborne Early Warning
B - Bomber
C - Transport
E - Electronic/Flight Checking
F - Fighter
FG - Fighter Ground Attack
GR - Ground Attack Reconaissance
HAR - Helicopter, Air Resuce
HAS - Helicopter, Anti-Submarine
HC - Helicopter, Cargo
HCC - Helicopter, Transport and Communications
HT - Helicopter Training
HU - Helicopter Utility
K - Tanker
MR - Maritime Reconnaissance
R - Reconnaissance
PR - Photographic Reconnasissance
S - Strike
T - Trainer

So a Harrier GR7 would be a Harrier Fitted for the Ground Attack Reconnaissance Role

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#15 Posted at 2009-06-06 12:35        
     
Yeah that should be Rock i was tired :p

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