Military Resources: Reference MaterialsAcronyms:
This site provides a searchable database of more than 122,000 acronyms/abbreviations and their meaning. Covering all subjects, the database collection focuses on computers, technology, government, telecommunications, and military acronyms with an emphasis on DoD, Air Force, Army, Navy and Coast Guard acronyms.
Military Acronyms and Glossaries
Indiana University-Purdue University's list of military resources.
Army Technology Glossary:
This glossary of military terminology is created and maintained by Army Technology, the portal for the military and civil defence industry. Designed in the UK.
CALL's Research Tools Online:
This page, sponsored by the Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL), lists military and general thesauri links, dictionaries, military periodicals, and encyclopedia.
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms:
The Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) provides this searchable dictionary which contains both terms as well as acronyms and abbreviations taken from Joint Publication 1-02, "DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms".
DANFS Online (Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships):
This is the foremost reference regarding US naval vessels with histories for almost all US naval ships. Originally published as a nine-volume set, the online collection includes over 6000 ship histories and more are being added.
This search engine indexes and ranks over a million pages on military subjects.