1653 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
AA anti-aircraft
AAA anti-aircraft artillery "Triple A"
AAAV Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle
AAD Armoured amphibious dozer
AAG Anti-aircraft gun
AAK Appliqué armor kit (US)
AAN Army after next
AAPC Advanced Armoured Personnel Carrier (Turkey)
AAR After Action Review
AARADCOM Army Armament Research and Development Command
AAV Amphibious assault vehicle
AAV Assault Amphibious Vehicle
AB Air Burst
ABC Atomic, biological, chemical (replaced by chemical, biological, radiological (CBR), and Nuclear, biological, chemical (NBC))
ABC Automatic brightness control
AB(C) Aviation battalion (combat)
ABIT advanced built-in test
ABM air bursting munition
ABM anti-ballistic missile
ABMS air bursting ammunition system
ABRO Army Base Repair Organisation
ABS Aww-Busting System
ABS anti-skid braking system
ABSV Armoured Battlegroup Support Vehicle
A/C aircraft commander
AC alternating current
ACA ammunition container assembly
ACAVP Advanced Composite Armoured Vehicle Platform (UK)
ACCE Abrams/Crusader Common Engine
ACCV Armored Cavalry Cannon Vehicle (US)
ACE Armored Combat Earthmover (US)
ACH Advanced Combat Helmet (MICH TC-2000 Combat Helmet)
ACLOS Automatic Command to Line of Sight
ACOG Advanced Combat Optical Gunsight
ACP Automatic Colt Pistol
ACR Advanced Combat Rifle
ACR Armored cavalry regiment
ACRV Armoured command and reconnaissance vehicle
ACS Artillery communications system
ACU Army combat uniform
ACV Aardvark Cleaning Vehicle (US)
ACV Armoured combat vehicle
ACVT Armored Combat Vehicle Technology Program (US)
ADA air defense artillery
ADAM Area Denial Artillery Munition
ADAMS Air Defense Advanced Mobile System (US)
ADATS Air Defence Anti-Tank System
ADC-A [Fire and Maneuver] Assistant Division Commander
ADC-B [Combat Support] Assistant Division Commander
ADEA Army Development and Employment Agency