by Maher S. Kayyali
Every field of human activity develops its own terms and jargon, and the military field is no exception. This timely and necessary dictionary includes fundamental military terms, contemporary political and technological terms and jargon, military technique terms for the specialist, as well as words in allied subjects such as economics, law, statistics and sociology.
The following are among the comprehensive number of military terms found in this dictionary: air reconnaissance, cluster bomb, estimated time of arrival, firing pin, intercontinental ballistic missile, logbook, metagon, orbital velocity, rate of fire, squadron, target allocation, verification fire, zero hour.
In giving the equivalent Arabic terms, reference has been accorded to those terms agreed by the Arabic Academic Centres in Cairo, Amman, Damascus, Baghdad and Rabbat, and to the widely accepted terms that have been coined by contemporary specialists and linguists.
Paperback: 209 pages