This glossary of tire military/industry represents the latest state-of-the-art terms and definitions for military use. This SAE recommended practice shall remain open for comments from the reader and shall also be reviewed and updated periodically. Many similar terms and definitions were reviewed from which the ones best applied to military use were selected. It is the purpose of this task force to provide technical definitions in present day use.
This Recommended Practice was developed to serve as supplement to J2014 to assure that terms used by the military and tire and rim industry are commonly understood. This revision is to update the information to reflect current state-of-the-art terminology.