NameExplanationExamples
DAR Dalnij Arcticheskij Razwedchik, Long-range arctic recce DAR
DB Long-range bomber, Dalnij Bombardirowschik DB-2, DB-3, DB-A, DB-240 and other DB's;
DB-A Long-range bomber by the Academy, Dalnij Bombardirowschik - Academija DB-A
DB-LK Long-range bomber - Flying Wing, Dalnij Bombardirowschik - Letaushee Krylo DB-LK;
DDBSh Long-range twin-engine bomber-attacker, Dalnij Dvukhmotormyj Bombardirowschik Shturmovik DDBSh (Su-8)
DG Initials of D. Grigorovich Design Bureau; DG-52, DG-53, DG-58R
DI 2-seat fighter, Dwuhmestnij Istrebitel DI-1, DI-8 and other DI's;
DIP 2-engine cannon armed fighter, "Dwuhmotorny Istrebitel, Pushechny" DIP
DIS Long range escort fighter, Dalnij Istrebitel Soprowizhdenija, or
Dwuhmestny Istrebitel Soprowojdenija, "Two-seat escort fighter"
DIS, DIS-2VK-107
DISS Dopplerovskij Izmeritel Snosa Samoliota, Doppler Aircraft Drift Meter
D.Is. Aircraft by Dekan with Hispano-Suiza engine, Dekan Ispano Anadis, Anatra D.Is.
Dobrolet Volunteer Society for Airfleet, Dobrovlonoe Obschestvo Letchikov, Established March 14, 1923
DOSAAF Volunteer Society for Army, Aviation and Fleet Support,
Dobrovlonoe Obschestvo Sodejstvija Aviatsii, Armii, Flota
DRP Recoilless cannon, Dynamo-Reaktivnaja Pushka DRP/APK Page
DRLO Dalnij RadioLokatsionnyj Obzor, Long-range radar search
DVB Long range high altitude bomber, Dalnij Visotnij Bombardirovschik DVB-102, DVB-302
DVK (EVK) Heavy Airship Squadron, Divizion (Eskadra) Vozdushnih Korablej
Russian (and later Red) Army designation used for the division of "Ilya Mourometz" heavy bombers - prelude of the strategic airforce;