Penetration Packages (military speak)

Dave Wilton dave at WILTON.NET
Sat Jul 13 17:14:39 UTC 2002

>   On today's, it says that China may have
> "penetration packages" to defeat U.S. missile defense systems.
>   Does the military have to borrow the terms used in good old sex?

I never heard that one, but I am familiar with "pen-aids," or "penetration
aids." This one dates to 1989 and probably much earlier.

There is also the "PMS Avenger." PMS = Pedestal Mounted Stinger. It's a
humvee with four stinger anti-aircraft missiles mounted on a pedestal. Also

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