Glossary. F

The Maritime Glossary. Letter F +++ 'FLIR', 'FAO', 'FIR'

FAL is a shortcut for 'Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic, 1965'.

FAMU is a shortcut for 'Federation of Australian Maritime Unions'.
English: Food and Agriculture Organization
German: FAO is a shortcut for 'United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization'.
FASTOH is a shortcut for 'Fatigue, Stress and Occupational Health Study'.
FERNS is a shortcut for 'Far East Radionavigation Service'.
English: International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations
German: FIATA is a shortcut for 'International Federation of Freight Forwarders Association'.

 FIC is a shortcut for 'Focused Inspection Campaign'.

English: FIR
German: FIR is a shortcut for 'Flight Information Region'.

Deutsch: Forward Looking Infrared / Español: Infrarrojo de barrido frontal  / Português: FLIR / Français: Forward looking infrared  / Italiano: Forward looking infrared

FLIR is a shortcut for a 'Forward looking infrared (FLIR) camera'. It is typically used on military and civilian aircraft with an imaging technology that senses infrared radiation.

 

English: FM
German: FM is a shortcut for 'Frequency Modulation'.