Explanation of terminology

Translations from Norwegian to English of military terms. Within parenthesis the most common Norwegian short form may be found.
When reading norwegian sources, note that "aa" is the same as "å" in Norwegian.

avdelning (avd.) unit
bataljon (bat.) battalion
berg (bg.) mountain
bil car or lorry (truck)
bru bridge
depot depot
eskadron (esk.) squadron (company equivalent in cavalry)
felt field
festning fortress
flyvåpen airforce
flåten the navy
gevær (gev.) rifle
hæren the army
ingenjør engineer
intendantur (int.) supply service
kolonn (kol.) column
kompani (kp.) company
lag squad, team
landvern (lv.) local defence
pionjær (pi.) pioneer (engineers trained for field fortifications, roadwork, bridge building and destruction etc)
samband (sb.) communication (radio, telephone etc)
sanitet (san.) sanitary
skole school
stab staff or head quarter
standkvarter head quarter
tropp (tr.) platoon
øvelse (øv.) training