This bilingual dictionary is the second book of a series of three books dealing with artillery and its environment, both within a joint framework, and within the framework of a specific Service. Il includes the various aspects of guided artillery, drones and missiles in a land environment, and in a naval environment, as well as missiles in air and space environments. As regards artillery, this terminology includes what is useful to operate within a national framework and within an international framework (coalitions, NATO) within an ever-increasing global environment. This dictionary includes more than 4,000 words and phrases in English and in French. It also includes about 2,300 English acronyms and 380 French ones.
Jean-Claude LALOIRE is graduated from ESSEC (economics and business management) and ISUP (mathematics). As a linguist, he has been both a translator/ interpreter in the French Ministry of Defense and a teacher at advanced military education level: Staff College/CAS3, French Joint War College (formerly CID), Center for Higher Military Studies (CHEM), and Gendarmerie Nationale. He has forty years' experience. As a translator, he has worked more specifically with CDEF (French Army's Forces Employment Doctrine Center). He is an OLRAT (French Army Reserve language-expert officer) Lieutenant Colonel. He is a Commander in the Order of Merit.