1653 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
C/E Crew/enlisted (enlisted aircrew member)
CECOM Communications-electronics command
CEFO Combat equipment fighting order (webbing contents)
CENTCOM Central command
CENTO Central Treaty Organisation or Baghdad Pact
CEOI Communications electronics operating instruction
CEP Circular error of probability
CEPP Controlled effect police projectile
CET Combat engineer tractor
CEU Computer electronics unit
CEV Combat engineer vehicle
CF Canadian Forces
CF Controlled fragmentation
CFE Conventional forces Europe
CFV Cavalry fighting vehicle (US)
CG Commanding general
CGS Crew gunnery simulator
CHA Cast homogeneous armour
CHARM Challenger chieftain armament
CHIP Challenger improvement programme
CIFV Composite infantry fighting vehicle
CILAS Compagnie Industrielle des Lasers
CIS Chartered Industries of Singapore
CIS Commonwealth of Independent States
CITV Commander's independent thermal viewer (US)
CIWS Close-in weapons system
CLAMS Clear lane marking system (US)
CLASS Computerised Laser Sight System
CLAWS Close combat light armor weapon system (US)
CLGP Cannon-launched guided projectile (US)
CLOS Command to line of sight
CLU Command launch unit
CM Colour-marking or "continue mission"
CMS Common missile system
CMS Compact modular sight
CMT Cadmium - mercury telluride
CMV Combat mobility vehicle (US)
CNVD Clip-on night vision device
CO Commanding officer
COB Close of business
CofS Chief of staff
COG Course over ground
Comp B Composition B
COMVAT Combat vehicles armament technology (US)
COMZ Communications zone
COP Combat out post
COS Chief of section
COSCOM Corps support command (US Army)
COTAC Conduite de Tir Automatique pour Char (tank automatic fire)
COTS Commercial-off-the-shelf