Know your DBIEDs from your HBIEDs

Deborah Haynes, Baghdad Correspondent for The Times, navigates the world of military acronymns,

As a journalist, I spend a fair amount of time asking someone to translate into real English (or at least real American English) what is being said when on an embed with soldiers. link

Even so, Haynes does a fine job of deciphering the lingo. I particularly like DBIED.