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Three Letter Acronym for 'Field Training Exercise'

Exact meaning can depend on Arm/Service:

  • Infantry : live under basha for several days.
  • Engineers : build things, blow things up, live under canvas/basha.
  • Signals : work in heated wagon, live under canvas.
  • Royal Air Force : stay in nearest Hilton during hours of darkness; stay in vehicle during hours of daylight.