Green fleet refers to the combat specific vehicles of armed forces. It is used in the UK with reference to fleet management of the MoDs vehicular assets. ...more on Wikipedia about "Green fleet"
The Higher Command and Staff Course is a staff course for senior military officers of the United Kingdom armed forces and allies. ...more on Wikipedia about "Higher Command and Staff Course"
Joint Helicopter Command (JHC) is a tri-service organisation uniting military helicopters of the British Armed Forces for command and coordination purposes. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joint Helicopter Command"
The Joint Helicopter Support Unit (JHSU) is a joint organisation of the British Army and the Royal Air Force. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joint Helicopter Support Unit"
The Judge Advocate General and Judge Martial of all the Forces is an officer of considerable responsibility. He is the legal adviser of the Sovereign and of the commander-in-chief in military cases, and by his authority all general courts-martial are held. In his office are deposited the originals of all such proceedings, and on his receipt of them they are examined, and either deposited as correct, or communicated upon, or submitted by the Judge Advocate General to Her Majesty for royal approval, or for pardon, or revision, as, in the opinion of this officer, the case may require. ...more on Wikipedia about "Judge Advocate General"
Military Aid to the Civil Community (MACC) is a phrase referring to the ...more on Wikipedia about "Military Aid to the Civil Community"
The Falkland Islands are an overseas territory of the United Kingdom and as such rely on the UK for guarantee of their security. The other UK territories in the South Atlantic, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, fall under the protection of the British forces on the Falklands (known as Falkland Islands Defence Forces, British Forces Falkland Islands or the Falklands Garrison), which includes commitments from the British Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Navy. ...more on Wikipedia about "Military of the Falkland Islands" My shortopedia is mine. shortopedia
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is the United Kingdom government department responsible for implementation of government defence policy and the headquarters of the UK military. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)"
The Ministry of Defence Police (or MOD Police; MDP) is a non- Home Office police force in the United Kingdom. It is responsible for providing police services to Ministry of Defence property and installations throughout the United Kingdom. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ministry of Defence Police"
The Ministry of Defence Police and Guarding Agency is a British Ministry of Defence executive agency which combines the Ministry of Defence Police and Ministry of Defence Guard Service under a single Chief Executive. Each component element remains operationally distinct and preserves its own identity. It was created 1 April 2004. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ministry of Defence Police and Guarding Agency"
The Ministry of Supply (MoS) was a department of the UK Government formed in 1939 to co-ordinate the supplying of equipment to the British armed forces, headed by the Minister of Supply. During the war-years, it was based at Shell Mex House on London's Strand. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ministry of Supply (United Kingdom)"
The NAAFI (Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes) ( pronounced ) is a non-profit retaining organisation created by the British government in 1921 to run recreational establishments needed by the Armed Forces, and to sell goods to servicemen and their families. It runs clubs, bars, shops, supermarkets, launderettes, restaurants, cafés and other facilities on most British military bases and also canteens on board Royal Navy ships. Commissioned officers are not usually supposed to use the NAAFI clubs and bars, since their messes provide these facilities and their entry, except on official business, is considered to be an intrusion into junior ranks' private lives. ...more on Wikipedia about "Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes"
Northwood Headquarters is a military headquarters facility of the British Armed Forces in the London suburb of Northwood. It is home to several units and command functions of the British military and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO). ...more on Wikipedia about "Northwood Headquarters"
Operation Antler was a series of three open-air nuclear tests conducted by the United Kingdom in September and October, 1957 at Maralinga, Australia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Operation Antler"
Operation Fresco or Op FRESCO is the codename for the provision of basic emergency cover during the "industrial action" (strike) by civilian firefighters of the United Kingdom, in late 2003 and early 2004. The response to the industrial action was coordinated by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. ...more on Wikipedia about "Operation Fresco"
Operation Grapple was a United Kingdom tri-service exercise leading to the detonation of the first British hydrogen bomb on May 15, 1957. ...more on Wikipedia about "Operation Grapple"
Operation Hurricane was the test of the first British atomic bomb. The device tested was a plutonium implosion bomb intended to be as close a copy to the Fat Man weapon as possible but improved by using a levitated pit. Although increasing the power of the bomb, this was actually done to allow the pit to be inserted into the weapon shortly before detonation as a safety measure. There were concerns that without the gap between the tamper and the pit, a criticality accident could occur. ...more on Wikipedia about "Operation Hurricane"
Operation Telic or Op TELIC is the codename under which all British operations of the 2003 Invasion of Iraq and after are being conducted. A total of 46,000 troops of all the British Services were committed to the operation at its start. At the peak of the campaign, some 26,000 British Army soldiers, 4,000 Royal Marines marines, 5,000 Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary sailors, and 8,100 Royal Air Force airmen were in action. ...more on Wikipedia about "Operation Telic"
Other Ranks (ORs) in the British Army, Royal Marines and Royal Air Force (and in the armies and air forces of many other Commonwealth countries) are those personnel who are not commissioned officers. In the Royal Navy, these personnel are called ratings. ...more on Wikipedia about "Other Ranks"
Padre ( pronounced ) is a commonly used term for a military chaplain in the British Armed Forces. "Padre" is the common term of address for all chaplains by all ranks. All chaplains are commissioned officers and wear uniform. British Army and Royal Air Force chaplains bear ranks and wear rank insignia, but Royal Navy chaplains do not, wearing a cross and the officers' cap badge as their only insignia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Padre"
The Permanent Joint Headquarters is the British tri-service headquarters from where all overseas military operations are planned and controlled. It is situated at Northwood military base. ...more on Wikipedia about "Permanent Joint Headquarters"
Physical Training Instructor (PTI) is a term used primarily in the British Armed Forces and British police for an instructor in physical fitness. ...more on Wikipedia about "Physical Training Instructor"
The Pipe Sergeant, commonly short-formed as "P/Sgt", is the number two person in charge of the pipers in a Scottish pipe band or pipes and drums. In terms of seniority, the Pipe Sergeant is secondary only to the Pipe Major, who is the director of bagpipe music in a pipe band. A Pipe Sergeant shares much of the Pipe Major's responsibilities in tune selction, compilation and arrangement. S/He is also responsible for tunning up the band before a performance. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pipe Sergeant"
A Regimental Colour is a flag carried or maintained by British Army and Commonwealth infantry regiments or battalions to: ...more on Wikipedia about "Regimental Colour"
The Adjutant General's Corps is one of the largest Corps in the British Army and deals with its most vital resource - its personnel. It achieves this by employing high quality professional soldiers who in addition to being soldiers have secondary trades in Administration, Policing, Education and Law. ...more on Wikipedia about "Royal Army Pay Corps"
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