AR-15, AR - 10. the AR is for Armalite Corp. the manufacturer of firearms. AR DOES NOT stand for assault rifle.New to the survival scene? This list has been put together to help you out.
AR-15 - Is the civilian version of the military M-16 and M-4 rifle.
BOB - Bug Out Bag. This is some kind of duffle or back pack equipped with emergency supplies.
BOL - Bug Out Location.
BOV - Bug Out Vehicle (Get you to your BOL)
Bug Out - another word for Evacuate.
EDC - Everyday carry, what a person caries on their person on a daily basis.
EOTWAWKI - End Of The World As We Know It. This means that the world as you know it has come to an end - some kind of world wide event has happened, kiss your old life good-bye.
FAK - First Aid Kit
GHB - Get Home Bag. Pack kept in at work, school or in a vehicle. Usually contains items needed if the person has to walk home.
HDR - Humanitarian Daily Ration. This is a cheaper version of the MRE. The contents of a HDR contains no animal by products. This is so the HDR can be dropped into areas where the local populations have certain religious beliefs about eating animal meat or animal products.
INCH - I am never coming home. Term is usually used to describe a type of Bug Out Bag.
MBR - Main Battle Rifle
Multi-tool - This is a combination survival knife, pliers and will usually have a wide assortment of tools built in. One example is the Gerber Multi-tool.
MRE - Meal Ready To Eat. This is a military ration. Its normal shelf life is several years. The contents are sealed in a tough plastic coating.
PSK - Personal Survival Kit
SHTF - SH*T Hit The Fan. This means that some kind of event has happened. This is a term used in relation to your location. A SHTF situation is not normally world wide.
SKS - a rifle developed by Russia during World War II. The full name for the SKS is the, Samozaryadniy Karabin sistemi Simonova. Most SKS rifles are chambered in the 7.62X39.
Survival knife - A multi purpose knife used for survival in the wilderness.
WWL - World Without Law, a total breakdown of society, where the laws as we know it today do not apply.