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TOP SECRET: Recovering and Breaking the U.S. Army and Army Air Force Order of Battle Codes - sidebar

Fall 2000, Vol. 32, No. 3

By Lee A. Gladwin


Meanings of Type of Organization Codes

Code Code Abbreviation Meaning
Signal Corps
A00 SIG CO Signal Company
A10 SIG CO AIRBORNE Signal Company Airborne
A21 RADAR M TY F Radar Maintenance Type F
A90 ABRN SIG CO Airborne Signal Company
B61 HV MAINT FA Heavy Maintenance Field Army
B63 ORD LM CO Ordnance Light Maintenance
B95 MED MAINT Medium Maintenance
Chemical Warfare Service
C50 CML MORTAR BN Chemical Mortar Battalion
Quartermaster Corps
D32 QM CO Quartermaster Company
D82 TRUCK Truck
Corps of Engineers
E12 ENGINEER AVIATION BN Engineer Aviation Battalion
E23, E24 ENGINEER COMBAT BN Engineer Combat Battalion
E90 AIRBORNE ENGINEER BN Airborne Engineer Battalion
E95 ARMORED ENGINEER BN Armored Engineer Battalion
Air Corps
K15 BOMB HEAVY (B17, B24) Heavy Bomber (B17, B24)
K16 BOMB MEDIUM (B25, B26) Medium Bomber (B25, B26)
K30 FIGHTER SE Single-Engine Fighter
K32 FIGHTER TE Twin-Engine Fighter
S53 BOMB HEAVY Heavy Bomber
S55 BOMB MEDIUM Medium Bomber
S86 FTR GP SE Single-Engine Fighter Group
S90 FTR GP TE Twin-Engine Fighter Group
T83 TR CARR Troop Carrier

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