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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


NTR
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Nothing To Report

Nugget
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] A polite way of calling someone an idiot

Nutty
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] The name for chocolate, whether or not it contains nuts (RN)

NYK
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Not Yet Known

OC
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Officer Commanding O Group – Order Group Oggin – The Sea (RN)

OIC
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Officer in Charge

Old Albion
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Like ‘Blighty’, used to refer to the U.K

Old Man, The
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Naval slang name for the Captain or Admiral, and also used in RAF to refer to the Sqn CO

On Stag
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] To be on Guard Duty

OOTW
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Operations Other Than War

OP
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Observation Post

Op
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Operation

Op O
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Operation Order

Oppo
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Friend or in the Royal Navy an abbraviation meaning “Opposite Number” to refer to a chum

Opsum
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Operation Summary

OR
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Other Ranks (Often mistakenly taken to mean Ordinary Ranks)

Or Bat
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Order of Battle

PALO
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] The Port Amenities Liaison Officer (RN)

Pavement pizza
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Vomit

Pax
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Passengers

Penguin
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] slang for ground officers with no operational experience (RAF)

Percy
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Percy pongo, someone from the Army (RN)

Pl
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Platoon

PMO
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Principal Medical Officer

POL
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Petrol Oil and Lubricant

POM
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Potential Officer Material

Pongo
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Slang name for the army (RN)

PONTI
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Person Of No Tactical Importance

Postie
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Typical nickname for a military or naval Postman/woman

POW
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Prisoner of War

Pro
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Provost

PT
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Physical Training PTC – Personnel and Training Command

PTI
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Physical Training Instructor

Pukka
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] genuine as in “pukka gen”

PVR
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Premature Voluntary Release

QM
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Quartermaster

Quaffer
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] A posh sounding officer – slightly derogatory (RN) Quick squirt – short sharp burst of machine-gun fire (RAF)

RAMC
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Royal Army Medical Corps

RAP
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Regimental Aid Post or Rocket Assisted Projectile

Razz Man
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Regimental Sergeant Major

RCZ
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Rear Combat Zone

RE
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Royal Engineers

Recce
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Reconnaissance

Regt
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Regiment

REMF
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Rear Echelon Mother F**kers (Extremely offensive!)

RFA
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Royal Fleet Auxiliary

Rft
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Reinforcement

RGJ
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Royal Green Jackets

RHA
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Royal Horse Artillery

RHIP
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Rank Has Its Privileges

RHQ
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Regimental Headquarters

Rings
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] The rank designation on an officer’s cuffs (RAF)

RJDF
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Rapid Joint Deployment Force

RLC
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Royal Logistic Corps

RLC
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Really Large Corps: A derogatory term to describe the amalgamation of several Army Corps in the early ’90’s

RM
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Royal Marines

RMA
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Royal Military Academy or Rear Maintenance Area

RMP
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Royal Military Police

RO
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Retired Officer

Ro-Ro
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Roll on, Roll Off

Rock Apes
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] RAF Regiment

Rodney
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Officer

ROE
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Rules Of Engagement

RP
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Reporting Point

RSME
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Royal School of Mechanical Engineering

RSS
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Royal School of Signals

RTM
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Ready To Move

RTU
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Returned or Return to Unit

Rubber daggeR
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] A Royal Marines Reservist (RN)

Rum Rat
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Someone who drinks a lot of rum. (RN)

Rupert
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Officer

SACUER
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Supreme Allied Commander Europe

Sad on, to have
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] To be unhappy or annoyed

SADO
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Senior Administrative Officer

Sangar
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] A built box for a guard at a camp entrance built to give cover from enemy fire

Sappers
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Royal Engineers

SatCom
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Satellite Communications

Scab Lifter
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Medical Assistant

Scaley Backs
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Royal Signals

Scaleys
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Royal Signals

Scran or Scoff
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Food

Scratcher
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] An army abbreviation for bed or place to sleep especially in the field

SDR
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Strategic Defence Review

Sea daddy
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] An experienced marine or sailor who looks trains younger recruits (RN)

Sea Dust
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Salt (RN)

Septic Tank
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Yank (American), slightly derogatory

SHAPE
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe

Shell Scrape
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] a hole in the ground, precursor to the full battle trench, giving soldiers some protection

SIB
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Special Investigation Branch

Sick Bay
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Medical Centre (RN)

Sick Bay Ranger
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Someone who spends a lot of time off sick (RN)

Sit
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Situation

SitRep
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Situation Report

Skivver
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] One who hides from work, or a workshy person

Sky Pilot
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Slang term for a Padre

Slop Jockey
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Chef

SLR
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Self Loading Rifle

Slug
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Sleeping bag (RN)

SMG
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Sub Machine Gun

SNCO
[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Senior Non Commissioned Officer