Glossary

A glossary of some of the terms and abbreviations used in the AAC Apache world :-

ACM Apache Contract Maintenance
AH Attack Helicopter
ALPC Arming and Loading Point Commander
AMTAT Air Manoeuvre Training Advisory Team
ATIL Aviation Training International Ltd
C & GTW Command and Ground Training Wing
COMAO Composite Air Operations
CPG Copilot Gunner
CRV 7 Canadian Rocket Vehicle 7
CTR Conversion to Role
CTT Conversion to Type
DROPS Dismountable Rack Offloading and Pickup System
FARP Forward Arming and Refuelling Point
FHT Final Handling Test
FLIR Forward Looking Infrared
FMS Full Mission Simulator
FOB Forward Operating Base
GSO Ground Support Operations
HIDAS Helicopter Integrated Defensive Aids Suite
IHADSS Integrated Helmet and Display Sighting System
IPT Integrated Project Team
ISTAR Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaisance
MP 7 Type of free flight rocket
MPS Mission Planning Suite
MPSM Multi-purpose Submunition
NOE Nap of the Earth
NVG Night Vision Goggles
PD 7 Another type of free flight rocket!
PNVS Pilots Night Vision System
SAL Semi Active Laser
TADS Target Acquisition and Designation System
UBRE Unit Bulk Replenishing Equipment