Annex D. Space And Missile Defense Technologies
Army Science and Technology Master Plan (ASTMP 1997)


VI. ACRONYM LIST

A/D

Analog to Digital

AAR

After Action Review

ABM

Antiballistic Missile

ABO

Agents of Biological Origin

ABT

Air Breathing Threat

ACAT

Acquisition Catagory

ACTD

Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration

ACTS

Advanced Communications Technology Satellite

ADA

Air Defense Artillery

ADC

Analog-to-digital Converter

ADLT

Advanced Discriminating LADAR Technology

ADTOC

Air Defense Tactical Operations Center

AFAS

Advanced Field Artillery System

AI

Artificial Intelligence

AIT

Atmospheric Interception Technology

ALCOR

ARPA Lincoln C-Band Observables Radar

ALTAIR

ARPA Long Range Tracking and Instrumentation Radar

AMOR

Army Missile Optical Range

AMT

ACTS Mobile Terminal

AO

Acousto-Optical

AOEC

Aero Optical Evaluation Center

AOTF

Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter

ARC

Advanced Research Center

ARL

Army Research Laboratory

ARM

Anti-Radiation Missile

ARPA

Advanced Research Project Agency

ARSPACE

U.S. Army Space Command

ASARS

Advanced Synthetic Aperature Radar System

ASAT

Anti-Satellite

ASCO

Advanced Systems Concept Office

ASEDP

Army Space Exploitation Demonstration Program

ASM

Air-to-Surface Missile

ASPO

Army Space Program Office

AST

Airborne Surveillance Testbed

ASTMP

Army Science and Technology Master Plan

ASTP

Advanced Sensor Technology Program

ATC

Automated Technical Catalog

ATD

Advanced Technology Directorate

ATMD

Army Theater Missile Defense

ATR

Automatic Target Recognition

BIDS

Biological Integrated Detection System

BMC3I

Battle Management Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence

BMC4I

Battle Management Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence

BMD

Ballistic Missile Defense

BMDO

Ballistic Missile Defense Organization

BOA

Battlefield Ordnance Awareness

BRAT

Beyond Line of Site Reporting and Tracking

C

Centigrade

C3I

Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence

C4I

Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence

CALM

Characterization of Advanced LWIR Mosaic

CCD

Camouflage, Concealment, and Deception

CECOM

Communications and Electronics Command

CINC

Commander-in-Chief

CM

Cruise Missile

CONUS

Continental United States

Corps

Corps Surface-to-Air Missile/Medium Extended Air SAM/MEADS Defense System

COTS

Commercial-off-the-shelf

CRDA

Cooperative Research and Development

DAC

Digital-to-Analog Converter

DADS

Digital Automated Data System

DAGGR

Depressed Altitude Guided Gun Round

DEM/VAL

Demonstration Validation

DIS

Distributed Interactive Simulation

DITP

Discriminating Interceptor Technology Program

DoD

Department of Defense

DoE

Department of Energy

DOT

Designating Optical Tracker

DSCS

Defense Satellite Communications System

DSCSOCs

Defense Satellite Communications Systems Ops Centers

EADSIM

Extended Air Defense Simulation

EADTB

Extended Air Defense Test Bed

ECCM

Electronic Counter Countermeasure

ECM

Electronic Countermeasure

ECS

Engagement Control System

EHF

Extremely High Frequency

EKV

Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle

EMI

Electromagnetic Interference

F

Fahrenheit

FAAD

Forward Area Air Defense

FCR

Fire Control Radar

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FEL

Free Electron Laser

FLC

Federal Laboratory Consortium

FPA

Focal Plane Arrays

FY

Fiscal Year

GBI

Ground-Based Interceptor

GBR

Ground-Based Radar

GBR-P

Ground-Based Interceptor-Prototype

GBS

Ground-Based Sensor

GPS

Global Positioning System

GSE

Ground Support Equipment

HALO

High Altitude Observatory

HE

High Explosive

HELLO

High Energy Laser Light Opportunity

HELSTF

High Energy Laser Systems Test Facility

HEMP

High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse

HMMWV

High Mobility, Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle

HPM

High Powered Microwave

HTK

Hit-to-Kill

HVL

Hypervelocity Launcher

Hz

Hertz

IBM

International Business Machines

ICBM

Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

InSb

Indium Antimonide

IR

Infrared

ISC

Irvine Sensors Corporation

JCS

Joint Chiefs of Staff

JTAGS

Joint Tactical Ground Station

K

Degrees Kelvin

kb

Kilobits

kbps

Kilobits per Second

KDEC

Kinetic Energy Weapon Digital Emulation Center

KE

Kinetic Energy

KE ASAT

Kinetic Energy Anti-Satellite

KEW

Kinetic Energy Weapon

km

Kilometer

KMR

Kwajalein Missile Range

LADAR

Laser Radar

LDS

Lexington Discrimination System

LEAP

Lightweight Exoatmospheric Projectile

LWIR

Long Wavelength Infrared

MADCAP

Mosaic Array Data Compression and Processing

Mbps

Million Bits per Second

MD

Missile Defense

MDBIC

Missile Defense Battel Integration Center

MDDC

Missile Data Center

MDSTC

Missile Defense & Space Technology Center

MFL

Multiple Folded Ladar

MICOM

U.S. Army Missile Command

MIRACL

Mid-Infrared Advanced Chemical Laser

MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MLRS

Multiple Launch Rocket System

mm

Millimeter

MMIC

Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit

MMW

Millimeter Wave

MNS

Mission Need Statement

MOSTT

Mosaic Optical Sensor Technology Test Bed

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MSPS

Mega Sample Per Second

MSX

Midcourse Space Experiment

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NAVSTAR

Navigational Satellite

NIH

National Institute of Health

nm

nanometer

NMD

National Missile Defense

NSA

National Security Agency

NTB

National Test Bed

ODA

Optical Discrimination Algorithms

OGA

Other Government Agencies

ORD

Operational Requirements Document

ORTA

Office of Research and Technology Application

OSC

Optical Signatures Code

OSD

Office of the Secretary of Defense

P3I

Pre-Planned Product Improvement

PA&ID

Program Analysis and Integration Directorate

PAC-3

PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3

PATRIOT

Phased Array Tracking to Intercept of Target

PEO

Program Executive Office

PEO AMD

Program Executive Officer for Air and Missile Defense

PET

Pilot-line Experiment Technology

PLA

Patent License Agreement

PM

Program Manager/Project Manager

PMA

Program Management Agreement

PMRF

Pacific Missile Range Facility

POC

Point of Contact

POP

Proof-of-Principle

POST

Portable Optical Sensor Tester

PtSi

Platinum Silicide

R&D

Research and Development

RadHard

Radiation Hardened

RADOT

Recording Automatic Digital Optical Tracker

RAM

Random Access Memory

RDT&E

Research, Development, Test & Engineering

RF

Radio Frequency

ROBS

Rapid Optical Beam Steering

RSTA

Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition

RV

Reentry Vehicle

S/O

Survivability/Operability

S/SU/AC

System/System Upgrade/Advanced Concept

SAIP

Semi-Automated Imagery Processing

SATCOM

Satellite Communications

SATP

Space Applications Technology Program

SBE

Synthetic Battlefield Environment

SBIR

Small Business Innovative Research

SC

Simulation Center

SEO

Survivability Enhancement Option

SHAPE

Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe

SiC

Silicon Carbide

SLBD

Sea Lite Beam Director

SMTS

Space and Missile Tracking System

SRAM

Static Random Access Memories

SSDC

Space & Strategic Defense Command

SSR

Specific System Representations

STARS

Strategic Target System

STB

Surveillance Test Bed

STO

Science & Technology Objective

STOW

Synthetic Theater of War

STRV

Space Technology Research Vehicle

STTR

Small Business Technology Transfer

SVS

Scientific Visualization Suite

SWSA

Spatial Weapons System Analysis

T,T&E

Targets, Test and Evaluation

T2

Technology Transfer

TA

Test Articles

TBM

Tactical Ballistic Missile

TCMP

Theater Missile Defense Critical Measurements Program

TENCAP

Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities

TFRAMES

Tools to Facilitate the Rapid Assembly of Missile Engagement Simulations

THAAD

Theater High Altitude Area Defense

THEL

Tactical High Energy Laser

TMD

Theater Missile Defense

TOC

Tactical Operations Center

TRADEX

Target Resolution and Discrimination Experiment

TRADOC

Training and Doctrine Command

TTP

Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures

UAV

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

UHF

Ultra High Frequency

ULSIC

Ultra Large Scale Integrated Circuit

UOES

User Operational Evaluation System

USAF

U.S. Air Force

USAKA

U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll

USARSPACE

U.S. Army Space Command

USASSDC

U.S. Army Space and Strategic Defense Command

USCINCSPACE

United States Commander-in-Chief Space

USMC

U.S. Marine Corps

USSPACECOM

United States Space Command

VHF

Very High Frequency

VLSI

Very Large-Scale Integration

W

Watts

WSMR

White Sands Missile Range