Range Army

Range Army – Glossary
Section I
A area target
AAR after-action review
AATLFR antiarmor tracking and live fire range
ADF air defense firing
AE architectural engineer
AFF automated field-fire
AGES/AD Air-ground engagement system/air defense
AGR aerial gunnery range
AH attack helicopter
AL Alabama
AMC US Army Materiel Command
AMRD Army Modernization Reference Data
AP armor-piercing
approx approximately
AR Army regulation
ARF automated record-fire
ARTEP Army Training and Evaluation Program
ATS Army target system
ATTN attention
BATS ballistic aerial target system
BCTP Battle Command Training Program
BES Battlefield Effects Simulator
BFV Bradley Fighting Vehicle
Btry Battery
C civilian; troops
CALFEX combined arms live-fire exercise
cal caliber
CATS Combined Arms Training Strategy
CCTT close combat tactical trainer
CD-ROM compact disk – read only memory
CEHNC Corps of Engineers, Huntsville Engineering and Support Center
CEHNDM Corps of Engineers, Huntsville Division, manual
CEV combat engineer vehicle
CFV Cavalry Fighting Vehicle
CH Cargo helicopter
cm centimeter
CMTC Combat Maneuver Training Center
Co Company
COE Corps of Engineers
cont continued
CONUS continental United States
CPQC combat pistol qualification course
CPT captain
CS combat support
CSS combat service support
CTC combat training center
DA Department of the Army
DCSOPS Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans
def defensive
DMPRC digital multipurpose range complex
DPTM directorate of plans, training, and mobilization
DPW directorate of public works
DRM directorate of resource management
DSN Defense Switched Network
DTLOMS doctrine, training, leader development, organization, materiel, and soldiers
EA environmental assessment
EIS environmental impact statement
EOD explosive ordnance disposal
EPLRS Enhanced Position Location Reporting System
FBCB2 Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below
FEE functional estimating equations
FM field manual; frequency modulated
FP firing position
FTX field training exercise
G3 Assistant Chief of Staff, G3 (Operations and Plans)
GIS geographic information system
GLLD Ground laser locator designator
GS General Schedule
GTA Grafenwoehr Training Area
GTL gun-target line
HE high explosive
HG hand grenade
HMMWV high-mobility multi-purpose wheeled vehicle
HQDA Headquarters, Department of the Army
HTA Hohenfels Training Area
IBCT Interim Brigade Combat Team
IHFS infantry hostile-fire simulator
IN inch
INRMP Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan
IPBC infantry platoon battle course
IR infrared
ISBC infantry squad battle course
ITAM Integrated Training Area Management
ITAS Improved Target Acquisition System
ITV Improved TOW Vehicle
JAAT joint air-attack team
JRTC Joint Readiness Training Center
kmh kilometers per hour
LAV light armored vehicle
LAW light anti-tank weapon
lb pound
LD line of departure
LFX live-fire exercise
LOS line-of-sight
LSO laser safety officer
LT lieutenant
LTA local training area
LURS land use requirements study
LZ landing zone M military/meter
MACOM major Army command
MAJ major
MAT moving armor target
MD Maryland
METL mission
-essential task list
MFS Muzzle Flash Simulator
MG machine gun
MILES multiple integrated laser engagement system
MIT moving infantry target
MLRS multiple launch rocket system
mm millimeter
MOS military occupational specialty
MOUT military operations on urbanized terrain
MPB Master Planning Board
MPFQC military police firearms qualification course
MPH miles per hour
MPMG multi
-purpose machine gun
MPRC multipurpose range complex
MPS missile
-proof shelter
MPTR multipurpose training range
maneuver rights area
MRF modified record fire
MSD MILES Shoot back Device
MS Manpower Staffing Standards System
MTA major training area
MTP mission training plan
MULE modular universal laser equipment
NA not applicable
NBC nuclear, biological, chemical NCO noncommissioned officer
NCOIC noncommissioned officer-in
NdYAG neodymium doped yttrium aluminum garnet
NGB National Guard Bureau
no number
NSN national stock number
NTC National Training Center
Obi objective
OC observer-controller
-CX Ordnance and Explosives Center of Expertise
off offensive
OIC officer in charge
O&M operation and maintenance
OPFOR opposing force P point target
Pam pamphlet
PEO program executive officer
PGTS precision gunnery target system
Plt platoon
PM project manager
POTA Patriot omni-directional training, aerial
PPBES planning, programming, budgeting, and execution system
PZ pickup zone
QTR qualification training range
RA Range Army
RADS range analysis and design system
RC Reserve Component
RCMAT radio-controlled miniature aerial target
RCS radar cross section/Range Control System
RDP range development plan
Recon reconnaissance
RETS remoted target system
RFMSS Range Facility Management Support System
RLEM rifle launched entry munition
RNG-MCX Range-Mandatory Center of Expertise
RPV remotely piloted vehicle
RSO range safety officer
RTLP Range and Training Land Program
RTLP-MCX Range and Training Land Program – Mandatory Center of Expertise
S Army wide standard
SAT stationary armor target
SAW squad automatic weapon
SDZ surface danger zone
SES Sound Effects Simulator
SESAMS special effects small arms marking system
SFA support facility annex
SGR scaled gunnery range
SIT stationary infantry target
SMR scaled mortar range
SOP standing operating procedure
SRTA short range training ammunition
STRAC Standards in Training Commission
STX situational training exercise
T tank
T&EO training and evaluation outline
TADS target acquisition detection system
TADSS training aids, devices, simulators, and simulations
TBD to be determined
TC training circular; throughput capacity
TCPC tank crew proficiency course
TES tactical engagement simulation
TGT target
THP take-home package
TOW tube-launched, optically-tracked, wire-guided
TP target practice
TR throughput requirement
TRADOC US Army Training and Doctrine Command
TRC training readiness condition
TRI training requirements integration
TSM TRADOC system manager
TTM tank target mechanism
TTP tactics, techniques, and procedures
TC 25-8
Glossary -5
TWGSS/PGS tank weapons gunnery simulation system/precision gunnery system
UCOFT Unit Conduct of Fire Trainer
UH utility helicopter
US United States
USACE US Army Corps of Engineers
USAESCH US Army Engineering Support Center, Huntsville
USAEDH US Army Engineer Division, Huntsville
USAF US Air Force
USAREUR US Army, Europe
USATSC US Army Training Support Center
VA Virginia
VIP very important person
WB wage board
WG wage grade

Range Army – Glossery