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HMForces - Military and Naval Acronyms and Slang
Category: Military and Defence > Naval Acronyms and Slang
Date & country: 10/08/2011, UK
Words: 468


Guzz
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] A slang name for Devonport (RN)

Hack It
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] To endure or to do something

HAD
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Home Aircraft Depot (RAF)

HAL
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Hawker Aircraft Limited (RAF)

Half-pint hero
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] a boaster (RAF)

Hammock
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] A bed (RN)

Hank Marvin
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] to be starving

Hanky Panky
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Ginger beer mixed with whisky or brandy (RN)

HAS
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Hardened Aircraft Shelter

HE
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] High Explosive

Head, The
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Slang for the latrines (RN)

HEAT
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] High Explosive Anti Tank

Hel
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Helicopter

HFF
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Heavy Freight Flight (RAF)

Hipe
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Slang for a rifle (RN)

Honky Donks
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] A derogative anem to refer to a Royal Marine’s boots (RN)

Hoop
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] To go “through the hoop” is to go through a difficult ordeal (RN)

HOTAS
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Hands on Throttle and Stick

HQ TAF
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Head Quarters Tactical Air Force (RAF)

HSL
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] High Speed Launch (RAF)

Hurry Up And Wait
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] The Common phrase describing the long waits in army life

HV
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Hyper Velocity

HVM
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Hyper Velocity Missile

ICCS
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Integrated Command and Control System

IFF
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Identification Friend or Foe

IFOR
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Implementation Force

II
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Image Intensifier

Inf
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Infantry

Intell
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] intelligence officer (IO) or intelligence report

INTSUM
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Intelligence Summary

IRF
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Immediate Reaction Force

IS
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Internal Security

ISD
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] In Service Data

IW
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Individual Weapon

Jack
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] To Be Selfish

Jacked
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] To Give Up

Jankers
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Be on a charge or in the camp jail

JFHQ
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Joint Forces Headquarters

JHQ
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Joint Headquartes

JHQ
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Joint Headquarters

Joe
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] A Royal Marine commanding officer on board ship (RN)

Joss Man
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] The Master at arms (RN)

JSSU
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Joint Services Signals Unit

KFOR
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Kosovo Force

LAD
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Light Aid Detachment

Lance Jack
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Lance Corporal in the Army

LANDCENT
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Commander Allied Land Forces Central Europe

LBG
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Laser Guided Bomb

LLAD
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Low Level Air Defence

LML
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Lightweight Multiple Launcher

LO
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Liaison Officer

Log
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Logistic

LRATGW
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Long Range Anti Tank Guided Weapon

LSDI
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Large Scale Deliberate Intervention

LSW
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Light Support Weapon

Lumpy Jumpers
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Female Service Personnel in the Army (derogatory term!)

LUP
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Lying Up Point

Maggot
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Sleeping Bag

MAMBA
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Mobile Artillery Monitoring Battlefield Radar

Matelots
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Royal Navy

MBLU
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Mobile Laundry Unit

MBT
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Main Battle Tank

MC
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Military Cross

MCM
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Mine Counter Measures

Mech
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Mechanised

Med
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Medical

Mess
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] A place assigned for ranks, NCOs and (perhaps separately) Officers to eat or relax. Normally now the bar.

MFC
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Mortar Fire Controller

MG
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Machine Gun

Milling
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] part of Paratrooper basic training. Ask a para what that involves

Minging
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Very drunk

MLRS
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Multi Launch Rocket System

MLU
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Mid-Life Update

MM
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Military Medal

MML
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Manual of Military Law

MO
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Medical Officer

Mob
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Mobilisation

MOD
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Ministry of Defence

MOU
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Memorandum of Understanding

Mov O
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Movement Order

MP
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Military Police

MRG
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Medium Repair Group

Msl
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Missile

MU
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Maintenance Unit

MUFTI
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Civilian clothing (RN)

Muppet
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Most Useless Person Pusser Ever Trained (arguable originated from the Royal Navy). Derogatory by the way

NAAFI
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Navy Army and Air Force Institutes

NAAFI
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Various derogatory words to describe above. There are too many… a bit offensive, but all in good fun

NAAFI
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Not At All… . You can guess the rest. Extremely derogatory but still funny

NAC
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Not a clue

NADGE
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] NATO Air Defence Ground Environment

Native
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] The name for an officer or rating whose home is in the port where the ship or sub is lying. (RN)

NATO
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

NATO
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Normal Army Tea Order (white with 2 sugars)

NBC
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Nuclear Biological and Chemical

NCO
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Non Commissioned Officer

Nickels
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Propaganda leaflets (RAF)

NIG
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] New in Germany/New In Green

Night Ranger
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Operation to engage air and ground targets within a wide but specified area, by night (RAF)

NOK
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Next of Kin