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« on: 3 November 2008, 23:23:39 »
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Panzerkampfwagen (Panzer): German for tank
PAK : Panzerabwehrkanone or antitankgun (like Pak 36/38 or 40)
Panzergrenadier: German for motorised or mechanized infantry (used from 1942 till present)
Panzerbeobachtungswagen :armored artillery observation vehicle
Panzerkopfgranate : German for armor piercing shell
Panzerspähwagen: German word for Armoured Reconnaissance Vehicle
Panzerwaffe : German for tanks as in branch of the army

Picatinny rails: Metal strips added to guns to attach a sight, a lasermodule, a lamp or anything else useful to increase performance of the weapon.
Pig: Nickname for an M60 MG

PKT: Pulemyot Kalashnikova Tankovyi, Kalashnikov Machine-gun Tank version

PNK: Pritsel'no-Nabludatel'nyi Kompleks, [Commander's] Targetting and Observation Complex

PRAT: pantserrupsantitank: Dutch for armored tracked antitank vehicle (as in YPR-PRAT)
PRI: pantserrupsinfanterie: Dutch for armoured tracked infantry vehicle (as in YPR-PRI)

PzKpfW: abbreviation for PanzerKampfWagen

PC: Submarine Chaser
PCC: Control Submarine Cahser
PCE: Patrol Escort (steel-hulled)
PCEC: Control Patrol Escort
PCE(R): Patrol rescue Escort
PCS: Summarine Chaser (I don't know what the difference is--era, type, etc.--of this and "PC")
PE: Eagle (Patrol) Boat
PF: Patrol Escort or Frigate
PG: Gunboat; Corvette (for years 1942-43)
PGM: Motor Gunboat
PR: River Gunboat (Yangtze River Patrol units in China)
PY: Patrol Vessel, Converted Yacht
PYc: Patrol Vessel, Converted Yacht Coastal


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