ATR Abbreviations

Discussion in 'The Training Wing' started by technicaldifficulties, Oct 11, 2007.

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  1. Just a quick one. I know the army get hard on abbreviations, but in a pdf sent to me by AFCO about ATR winchester, there are enough to make you go blind...

    Would anyone care to point me in the direction of an "abbreviation decoder" (my google-fu is weak :x ) or say what the following are:

    DQBS
    DOAR
    MPHHW
    BCD
    PDR
    WHT
    BCDT
    BSTA
    SPTA
    SCFT

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. I know some but not all.....

    DQBS:????
    DOAR: discharge as of right
    MPHHW:????
    BCD: Battle casualty drills
    PDR: personal development record
    WHT: weapons handling test
    BCDT: battle casualty drills test
    BSTA:????
    BSTA:????
    SPTA:????
    SCFT: ? combat fitness test

    hope that helps a little.
     
  3. SPTA-Salisbury Plain Training Area
     
  4. Cheers guys

    I reckone MPHHW is Military Personnel Health, Hygeine and Welfare, given that most of the topics are about drugs, STDs, Heat/Cold etc.

    Anyone else got any clues?

    Maybe there should be an arrse wiki or a pocket book written with all the main abbreviations in... :idea:
     
  5. BSTA = Barton Stacey Training Area
     
  6. DQBS? Don't Quote Bull Shit?

    :p
     

  7. You are already adjusting to the terminoligy by the look of things, If you dont like abbreviations, you could always join the Guards, they don't abbreviate anything!
     
  8. CHINA?.....**** Hunting in North Africa. :)
     
  9. I'm getting there slowly mentalist :)

    Cheers for the help chaps
     
  10. Close, but not quite correct...

    BCD = Battlefield Casualty Drills
    BCDT = Battlefield Casualty Drills Trainer (ie. BCD Instructor)