Ever wonder what all those acronyms mean that preppers use? The following list will help you out.
ACOG – Advanced Combat Optic Gunsight. Combines magnification, red dot and is self illuminating so no batteries are needed.
AK – Automat Kalashnikov. Rifles well known for their robustness.
AK-47 – Early generation AK carbine that shoots the 7.62 x 39mm cartridge.
AK-74 – Later generation AK carbine that shoots the 5.45 x 39mm cartridge.
ALICE – All – Purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment.
AP – Armor Piercing. Refers to bullets with a steel or tungsten core that penetrates steel armor. Bullet’s tip is usually painted black for easier idfentification.
AR – Automatic Rifle (generic term).
AR-15 Semi-auto civilian variant of the U.S. Army M16 rifle.
ARB – Armed Response Bag.
ARK – Armed Response Kit.
BIB – Bug In Bag. Contains essentials for hunkering down in place.
BK – Buckshot.
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