Glossary Of Terms

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So many acronyms and forces jargon, hope this helps those who get lost sometimes. Please feel free to add or adjust as required.

A

  • ANA – Afghan National Army
  • ANP – Afghan National Police
  • AOI – Area of Interest
  • ASOR – Australian Strategic Operations Regiment

B

C

  • C2 – Command and Control
  • CENTCOM – Central Command (NATO)
  • CJSOTF-A – Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force Afghanistan
  • COP – COMBAT OUTPOST

D

  • DOI – Date of Issue

E

F

  • FOB – Forward Operating Base
  • FSB – Forward Supply Base

G

GIROA – Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan


H

  • HUNINT – Human Intelligence, aka people on the ground
  • HTS – High Threat Scenario
  • HTT – High Threat Target
  • HVT – High Value Target


I

  • IED – Improvised Explosive Device
  • INTSUM – Intelligence Summary

J

  • JTF-GTMO – think this is Joint Task Force – Guantanamo Bay (interrogation reports)

K

  • Kandak – Battalion
  • KSK – Kommando Spezialkräfte – German Special Forces

L

  • LRP – Long Range Patrol

M

  • MEAO – Middle East Area of Operations

N

  • NDS – National Directorate of Security – Afghan domestic intelligence

O

P

  • POI – Person(S) of Interest

Q

R

  • RTB – Return to Base

S

  • S REL ASOR – Secret Releasable to ASOR
  • SIGINT – Signal Intelligence, phones other communication types
  • SOER – Special Operations Engineer Regiment
  • SOTF – Special Operations Task Force

T

U

  • UAV – Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

V

W

X

Y

Z

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