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French to English Military / Defense Translation Glossary

French term English translation
"redecouvert" Discovered again/found again/Dug up
équipage de chasse fighter crews
dessertissage unseating / being pushed out
rapatriement de charge insourcing of work/effort/workload
situés à l’extérieur du module situated/located outside the module
2 carrés de front two squares in front/ two forward-marching squares
Entered by: Conor McAuley
a caractere social community oriented
aéronaval naval air defence
aéroterrestre AIR-GROUND DEFENCE
Accrédité confidentiel défense et OTAN Ministry of Defence and NATO Confidential Security Clearance
acteur majeur de défense au service is a major defence supplier to
adjoint soutien interarmées Joint support assistant chief of staff
alluvien alluvial
Entered by: NancyLynn
apte d'office (automatically) deemed fit for service
argumentaire argument (with respect to media relations)
arme à grenailles cartridge-firing handgun
arme dite de jardin garden gun
arme montée en gisement weapon on traverse mounting
arme perfectionnée modern firearm
Armes battantes. At the ready
Entered by: Steve Derry
armes d'usage exclusivement policier weapons for law enforcement only
armes en coupe weapons in cross-section
Entered by: Carmy Tutino
arrêt logique moteur electronic engine shutdown
atelier des transmissions communications repair workshop
attente strategique strategic waiting period, strategic lying in wait
Entered by: silviantonia
autonome autocannon / automatic cannon
Autorité Organique Organizational Authority
axe de retenue (underwater speargun) retaining or holding pin
à géométrie variable variable geometry
âme interne core
élève gradé cadet non-commissioned officer
élémentaire conducteur de chien elementary/basic certificate in dog handling skills
établissement classifié Confidentiel Défense, Etablissement à Régime Restrictif is classified by the defence ministry and NATO as a restricted area
état-major Chief of Staff
État-Major Particulier Personal (military) staff of the President
babouin en fil d'acier bloquant la tringlerie d'ouverture See explanation below...
balancier tandem flottant tandem walking beam
bandeau panel
Entered by: Steffen Walter
base d'obus shell base
Entered by: Marcelina Haftka
bouche à feu Muzzle OR Cannon/Gun
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