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By Richard Bowyer

English is the language most often utilized in overseas army and peacekeeping operations. This dictionary includes over 6,000 entries delivering up to date assurance of British, American and overseas army vocabulary, together with education, body of workers, logistics, manoeuvres, autos, strategies, instructions, guns and equipment.Supplements contain the phonetic alphabet, ranks, formal orders and army grouping symbols. 

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To give orders or instructions ć He briefed his platoon for the attack. 2. to explain a situation in detail ć He briefed the brigadier on the tactical situation. Compare debrief briefing / bri fŋ/ noun 1. orders or instructions ć We all assembled for the daily briefing. 2. a detailed explanation or summary ć The press officer gave a briefing on the current situation to reporters. 3. a meeting where a briefing is given. Compare debriefing briefing room / bri fŋ ru m/ noun a room where briefing and debriefing take place brig /br / noun US a military prison (especially on a warship) Brig abbreviation brigadier brigade /br ed/ noun a tactical army grouping of two or more battalions or regiments.

A hill traditionally used for beacon fires Bear /beə/ noun a NATO name for the Soviet-designed TU-95 strategic bomber aircraft bearing / beərŋ/ noun a direction, in mils or degrees, of a feature on the ground in relation to north ć The church is on a bearing of 1825 mils. fm Page 27 Tuesday, June 15, 2004 11:17 AM 27 bearskin / beəskn/, bearskin cap noun a tall ceremonial headdress traditionally worn by guards infantry soldiers bearskin COMMENT : The bearskin should never be confused with the busby, which is a similar but much shorter headdress traditionally worn by cavalry soldiers.

Cadet / kə det/ noun a schoolboy or girl who is a member of an official organization, which is designed to give young people a taste of life in the armed forces ć A party of cadets will be visiting the barracks tomorrow. g. recruits, reservists, territorials, etc) cairn /keən/ noun a pile of stones or rocks, often built as a marker or monument ć There’s a cairn on the summit. caisson / kesən/ noun a trailer designed to carry ammunition calculations in time and space / k lkjυleʃ(ə)nz n tam ən spes/ plural noun calculations to determine how long it will take to get from one location to another caliber / k lbə/ noun US spelling of cadence cadet | cadre cairn caisson calculations in time and space caliber calibre calibre / k lbə/ noun 1.

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