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AJRP Glossary of military terms, ranks and units
This page lists the translations used in the AJRP database for common Japanese military terms, ranks and units.
(Hint: typing "rank" or "unit" in a search of the glossary will produce a comprehensive list of rank or unit translations used by the AJRP.)
sekkôtai斥候隊reconnoitering party
sen'eki戦役campaign
senchi戦地war zone
sendan船団convoy (of vessels)
transport fleet
senjutsu戦術military tactics
senkan戦艦battleship
senkyô戦況strategic situation
senkyoku戦局phase of battle
sennin shinkyû先任進級promotion by seniority (Note: See also "jitsueki teinen")
senpaku船舶shipping
senpaku kôhei船舶工兵marine engineer
senpaku kôhei chûtai船舶工兵中隊marine engineer company
senpaku kôhei rentai船舶工兵連隊marine engineer regiment
senpaku yusô船舶輸送shipping transport
senpaku yusô shireibu船舶輸送司令部shipping transport headquarters
senpakudan船舶団shipping group
senpakudan shireibu船舶団司令部shipping group headquarters
senpakushô船舶廠shipping workshop
senpôtai戦砲隊firing battery
senreki戦歴war service record
senretsu戦列line of battle (Note: See also "heitan")
senryaku戦略strategy
senryô占領occupation, capture
senryôchi占領地occupied area
senryôgun占領軍army of occupation
sensen戦線battle front, fighting line (Note: For example, "sensen ni zôka suru;" reinforcing the front. )
sensha戦車tank
sensha rentai戦車連隊tank regiment
sensui sentai泉水戦隊submarine squadron
sensuibokan潜水母艦submarine mother-ship




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