DFI acronyms suggestions

Should we have accronyms or not

  • Yes

    Votes: 9 60.0%
  • No

    Votes: 6 40.0%

  • Total voters
    15
  • Poll closed .

johnee

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couldnt resist this.
taliban= great unwashed.
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like common americans = tom, dick and harry.
 

SATISH

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B.S.----BullShit
F.U.B.A.R---F**ked Up Beyond All Recognition
btln------Battalion
Reg.-----Regiment
Brig.-----Brigadier
Gen.----- General
Maj.-----Major
Col.------Colonel
Lt.-------liuetenant
PA------Pakistan Army
PAF----Pakistan Airforce
PN----Pakistan navy
IA------Indian army
IN----Indian navy
IAF----Indian airforce
IsAF---Israeli air force


CAS----Close air support
CAP-----Combat air patrol
DPSA----Deep Penetration strike Aircraft
Boomer---SSBN
Russkies---Russians
ACM----Air chief Marshal
COAS---chief of army staff
SFC---Strategic Forces Command
Recce---Reconnisance, surveillance
APC-----armoured personnel carrie2
CBG-----Carrier battle group
Atak-----SSK, SSN
SF-------special forces
ME-------Middle East nations
Persians---Iranians
AfPak------Afghanistan-Pakistan
HC-----High comissioner
Lightning---F 35
Chopper---Transport helicopters
Gunship---Attack helicopters
Helos---helicopters
Spooky----Ac 130 Gunship
R&D-------Research and development
A2A-----Air to air
A2G---air to ground
SAM---Surface to air missiles
MTCR---Missile technology control regime
AESA---Active electronically steered array
PESA---Passive electronically steered Array
MMR ---Multimode radar.
AWAC--Airborne early warning and command and control
AEW&C-Airborne early warning and Control
AEW----Airborne early warning
C4I-----Command control, communication computation and Intelligence
OOO-----outsmart, outthink and out maneuvre
Sbug-----Super Hornet
GHQ------general headquarters
Amreeki----American
Uncle Sam---America
ERA------Expolosion reactive armour
AAA------Anti-aircraft artillery
JDAM-----joint direct attack ammunition
AMRAAM---American medium range air to air missile
THAAD----Theater High Altitude AIR defence
BM-----Ballistic missile
CM------Cruise missile
ABM-----Anti-Ballistic missile
BMD-----Ballistic missile defence
CIWS----Close in weapon system
LGB------laser guided bomb
PGM------Precision guided Munitions
IRST------Infrared search and track
GPS-------Global positioning system
INS--------Inertial navigation system/ Indian naval ship
PLA--------Peoples Liberation army (chinese army)
PLAN-------Peoples liberation navy (Chinese navy)
PLAAF------Peoples liberation Air force (chinese air force)
AK---------Al-Khalid (pakistani tank)
AZ---------Al-Zarar (Pakistani tank)
MRCA-------Multi-role combat aircraft
AI----------Air Interdiction/Artificial intelligence
JHMCS------Joint helmet mounted cueing system
TVC---------Thrust vector control
HMD--------Helmet mounted display
HUD--------Head-up display
MFD--------Multi-functional display
ALG---------Advanced landing ground
AFB---------Air force base
FOB---------Forward operating base
FAB---------Forward air base
MIRV--------Multiple independent re-entry vehicle
ISS----------International space station
SAR---------Synthetic aperture radar
HOTAS------Hands on throttle and stick
FBW---------Fly by wire
IPC----------Indian penal code
DGMF--------Director general of mechanized forces
CVRDE-------Combat vehicle research and development establishment
Subs-------Submarines
DU--------depleted uranium round
APFDS-----Armour piercing Fragmentation discarding Sabot
UAV--------Unmanned Ariel vehicle
UCAV-------Unmanned combat Ariel vehicle
COIN-------Counter Insurgency
CIJWS------Counter insurgency and Jungle warfare school
F-INSAS----Future infantry soldier as a system
KE------Kinetic energy
MANPADS---Man Portable Air Defense Systems
LLQRM---Low Level Quick Reaction Missile
Mr-SAM---Medium Range Surface to air missile
PAD-------Prithvi Air Defence
AAD-------Advanced Air Defence
ATGM----Anti tank guided missile
APM-----Anti personnel mines
ATM-----Anti tank Mines
WMD-----Weapon of mass destruction
NBCW----Nuclear biological and chemical warware
VW------Viral weaponry
EF-------Eurofighter
IAI----Israeli aircraft industry
IRIAF---Iranian air force
DoD-----Department of defence
MoD-----Ministry of defence
APC-----Armoured personnel carrier
AD------Air defence
RF-------Radio frequency
GCI-------Ground control intercept
MARCOS-----Marine commandos
RWR---------Radar warning reciever
BVR----------Beyond visual range
TWR---------Thrust to weight ratio
STOBAR------Short take off but arrested recovery
CATOBAR-----Catapult Assisted Take-Off But Arrested Recovery
V/STOL------Vertical and/or Short take-off and landing
LPD-----------Landing platform deck
HC------------Helicopter carriers
OPV-----------Off-shore Patrol Vehicle
VLS-----------vertical launching system
SLBM----------Submarine launced ballistic missile
SLCM----------Submarine launched cruise missile
RPG------------Rocket propelled grenade
LOC------------Line of control
LAC------------Line of actual control
C-in-C----------Commander in chief
AShCM----------Anti-Ship Cruise Missile
LACM------------Land attack cruise missile
LRMR-------------Long Range Maritime reconnaissance
MRMR-------------Medium Range Maritime reconnaissance
ALCM-------------Air Launched Cruise Missile
ASW--------------Anti submarine Warfare
RCS-----------Radar Cross section
Kt----Kiloton
Td----Technology demonstrator
Pt-----Prototype/Plutonium
123----Indo -US nuclear deal
NSG----Nuclear suppliers group/ National security Gaurds
IAEA----International atomic energy agency
DAE-----Department of Atomic Energy
IMF-----International Monetary fund
F.A.T.A----Federally Administered Tribal Areas(Pakistan)
NWFP------North-West Frontier Province(Pakistan)
Th--------Thorium
PTFBR-----Prototype Twin Fast Breeder Reactor
AWHR-----Advanced Heavy Water Reactor
ECM------Electronic Counter measures
ECCM-----Electronic counter counter Measures
EW-------Electronic warfare
LDP-------Laser designation pod
OLS-------Optical locator System
LM--------Lockheed-Martin/ Long March(Chinese SLV)
DF--------Dong Feng(Chinese Ballistic Missile)
BRIC------Brazil, Russia India China
P5--------US, UK, Russia, France, China
WTO------World Trade organisation
G8---------Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States; in addition, the European Union is represented within the G8, but cannot host or chair
 

nitesh

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guys meanwhile please help in compiling the list
 

Daredevil

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Zardari - Zarda pan or Ghaddari or Mr.10%
Nawaz Sharif - No Awaz or Noway Sharif or Badmash
Sherry Rehman - Cherry
Gilani - gila hai
 

Yusuf

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Let's keep people out of the acronyms. We don't want to disrespect anyone even if we don't like them. We want this forum to have an international appeal. Just a humble opinion
 

thakur_ritesh

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i will agree with what yusuf has to say and personally i do not like calling anyone names no matter what. my other concern to this kind of thing here is that this immediately effects the quality of the forum and i am sure if we are into name calling others, this might not go down well with a lot of potential members and so they might resist from joining the forum, will this move hinder in any which way the growth of the forum in a positive manner, if the answer is yes then lets just leave it but if the answer is no then please a request lets not have any derogatory term used to define anyone.


one thing i will like you all to continue with for sure is the expansion of short terms like what satish has done as that helps people like me in better understanding whenever such terms are used.


cheers!!
 

Yusuf

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As far as acronyms are concerned, most of us know the military ones and have the pros to explain the ones we don't understand.
 

Ray

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People go crazy inventing these acronyms to be with the Joneses and in the bargain those who are new or even not so new get totally confused.

There must be some control so that it does not become a crazy maze.
 

shiv

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i think using acronyms is a bad idea not only because this will deflate the image of the forum but also our international first time visitors will not understand what we are talking about.i mean if i go to a russian(english language) forum and they have an acronym for medvedev,will i understand whom they are talking about?
 

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we should only use acronyms that are universally understood. Acronyms like CAP, CAS etc may not be understood by everyone. So if u are gonna use them, give the full form first, and then use the short form.

Example: Close Air support (CAS) is essential these days. Most air forces have fighters dedicated for the CAS role.
 

Vinod2070

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AFAIK: As far as I know
TTYL: Talk to you later
IIRC: If I remember correctly
imho: In my humble opinion
6:15: Univ slang, stands for F. O.(go away in unparliamentary language)
 

Yusuf

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6:15? Always knew of a 3:16 from my wwe watching days.
 

Su-47

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Aside from Acronyms, we should also have a key for short forms. for example:

Pak - Pakistan
Afg - Afghanistan
Ind - India

They seem obvious, but sometimes arent, especially to people new to forums. So again, we have to give use the full form first and then the short term.
 

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B'stan----Balochistan
B'desh---- Bangladesh
 

Ray

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Battalion is Bn
Regiment is Regt
Prithvi Air Defence is PAD can be mistaken for Passive Air Defence which is what PAD signifies in military abbreviations.
 

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