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View Resource Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS) Online

Published in nine volumes between 1959 and 1991, DANFS is regarded as the foremost reference work on US naval vessels, chronicling virtually every ship that the US Navy has put to sea. Under the guidance of project manager Andrew Toppan, a team of international volunteers have been transcribing DANFS (without updates or corrections) and placing it online. Currently, the site includes over 7,000...
View Resource DOD Dictionary of Military Terms

The US Department of Defense Defense Technical Information Center provides this handy dictionary, derived from Joint Publication 1-02, "DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms." Users can browse the dictionary alphabetically or search it. Definitions are terse but clear. Cross references are provided but, unfortunately, not hyperlinked at this time. The dictionary also contains both terms...