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ANNEX G

Common Acronym List

3D

Three dimensional

5D

Demand Driven Direct Digital Dissemination System

A/W/E

Aircraft/Weapons/Electronics

AAA

Anti Aircraft Artillery

AACC

Airborne Air Command Center

AADC

Area Air Defense Commander

AAM

Air-to-air Missile

AAMDS

Automated Air Movement Data System

AAOM

Advanced Aircrew Oxygen Mask

AASS

Advanced Air Surveillance Radar

AATO

Automated Air Tasking Order

AATS

Advanced Airborne Targeting System

ABCCC

Airborne Battlefield Command and Control Center

ABD

Air Base Defense

ABGD

Air Base Ground Defense

ABI

Airborne Intercept

ABITS

Airborne Imagery Transmission System

ABL

Airborne Laser

ABLE

Advanced Building Block for Large Area Exploitation

ABM

Anti-Ballistic Missile

ABO

Air Base Operability

ABS

Air Base Systems

ACADA

Automatic Chemical Agent Detector/Alarm

ACAT

Acquisition Category

ACC

Air Combat Command

ACCS

Advanced Capabilities Collection System

ACCS

Air Command and Control System (NATO)

ACE

Airborne Command Element

ACI

Air Control Intercept

ACIS

Air Combat Information System

ACMI

Air Combat Maneuvering Instrumentation

ACO

Airspace Control Order

ACPT

Air Campaign Planning Tool

Acq

Acquisition

ACRS

Advanced Cargo Restraint System

ACS

Agile Combat Support

ACS

Airborne COMINT System

ACSC

Air Command and Staff College

ACT

Airborne Communications Terminal

ACTD

Advance Concept Technology Demonstration

ACTS

Air Combat Training System

ACU

Avionics Control Unit

AD

Active Defense

ADA

Air Defense Artillery

ADDA

Active Defense Decision Aid

ADDS

Advanced Display and Debriefing System

ADI

Attitude Directional Indicator

ADP

Automated Data Processing

ADR

Advanced Design Refrigeration Unit

ADR

Air Data Recorder

ADRG

Arc Digital Raster Graphics

ADRI

Arc Digital Raster Imagery

ADS

Aircraft Defensive Systems

ADS

Airspace Deconfliction System

ADSB

Aerial Delivery Support Branch

ADSF

Aerial Delivery Support Flight

ADU

Air Defense Unit

AE

Aeromedical Evacuation

AECC

Aeromedical Evacuation Coordination Center

AECS

Advanced Entry Control System

AEELS

Automatic ELINT Emitter Location System

AERP

Aircrew Eye/Respiratory Protection

AES

Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron

AES

Airborne ELINT System

AETACS

Airborne Elements of the Theater Air Control System

AETC

Air Education and Training Command

AETS

Advanced Emitter Targeting System

AF

Air Force

AFAC

Airborne Forward Air Controller

AFB

Air Force Base

AFCC

Air Force Component Commander

AFCERT

Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team

AFDD

Air Force Doctrine Document

AFFF

Aqueous Film Forming Foam

AFFOR

Air Force Forces

AFI

Air Force Instruction

AFINTNET

Air Force Intelligence Network

AFIWC

Air Force Information Warfare Center

AFLRP

Air Force Long Range Plan

AFM

Air Force Manual

AFMAN

Air Force Manual

AFMC

Air Force Material Command

AFMSS

Air Force Mission Support System

AFNET

Air Force Net

AFP

Air Force Plan

AFPD

Air Force Policy Directive

AFR

Air Force Regulation

AFRCC

Air Force Rescue Coordination Center

AFRES

Air Force Reserve

AFSAA

Air Force Studies and Analysis

AFSATCOM

Air Force Satellite Communications System

AFSFCR

Air Force Space Forecast Center Replacement

AFSOC

Air Force Special Operations Command

AFSOF

Air Force Special Operations Forces

AFSPC

Air Force Space Command

AFTAC

Air Force Technical Applications Center

AFW

Air Force Weather

AFWSS

Air Force Weather Support System

AG

Airlift Group

AGB

Accessory Gear Box

AGE

Aerospace Ground Equipment

AGL

Above Ground Level

AGM

Air to Ground Missile

AHOS-M

Advanced Hybrid Oxygen Generating System-Medical

AI

Air Interdiction

AI

Airborne Interceptor

AIA

Air Intelligence Agency

AIC

ASARS Interface Console

AIDECON

Aircraft Interior Decontamination

AIG

Air Intelligence Group

AIM

Air Intercept Missile

AirCommTerm

Airborne Communications Terminal

AIRES

Advanced Imagery Requirements and Exploitation System

AIS

Air Intelligence Squadron

AIS

Automated Information System

AIU

Avionics Interface Unit

AJ

Anti Jam

AJCOM

Anti Jam Communications

ALARM

Alert, Locate and Report Missiles

ALC

Air Logistics Center

ALCC

Airlift Coordination Cell

ALCF

Airlift Control Flight

ALCM

Air Launched Cruise Missile

ALCS

Airlift Control Squadron

ALD

Airborne Laser Demo

ALE

AIRES Life Extension

ALE

Automatic Link Establishment

ALEP

Aircrew Laser Eye Protection

ALERT

Attack and Launch Early Reporting to Theater

ALO

Air Liaison Officer

ALRSS

Advanced Land Remote Sensing System

ALS

Airborne Link Segment

AM

Amplitude Modulation

AMAD

Airframe Mounted Accessory Drive System

AMC

Air Mission Commander

AMC

Air Mobility Command

AMCF

Air Mobility Control Flight

AMCS

Air Mobility Control Squadron

AME

Air Mobility Elements

AMHS

Automated Message Handling System

AMI

ADLP Maintainability Improvement

AMI

ASARS Maintainability Improvement

AMLCD

Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Displays

AMMP

Air Mobility Master Plan

AMODSM

Advanced Message Oriented Data Security Module

AMOG

Air Mobility Operations Group

AMOS

Air Mobility Operations Squadron

AMPS

Automated Mission Planning System

AMRAAM

Advanced Medium Range Air-to-air Missile

AMS

Airlift Mission Schedule

AMS

Analysis Modeling and Simulation

AMT

Air Movement Table

AN/TPS-75

Army-Navy/Tactical Radar Search Radar

ANDCE

Airborne Nuclear Debris Collection Equipment

ANDVT

Advanced Narrowband Digital Voice Terminal

ANG

Air National Guard

ANGRC

Air National Guard Readiness Center

AO

Area of Operations

AO

Attack Operations

AOB

Airlift Operations Branch

AOC

Air Operations Center

AODA

Attack Operations Decision Aid

AOG

Air Operations Group

AOI

Areas of Interest

AOR

Area of Responsibility

AOTH

Advanced Over-the-Horizon (radar)

APADS

Auto Pilot Air Data System

APC

Armored Personnel Carrier

APECS

Aircrew Personal Environmental Control System

API

Application Program Interfaces

APMS

Advanced Precision Measurement System

APOE

Aerial Port of Embarkation

APREP

AMRAAM Productibility Enhancement Program

APS

Advanced Planning System

APS

Aerial Port Squadron

APS

ASARS Processing Segment

APU

Auxiliary Power Unit

ARC

Air Reserve Component

ARC

Airlift Reserve Component

ARE

Atmospheric Research Equipment

ARFOR

Army Forces

ARG

Amphibious Readiness Groups

ARM

Anti-Radiation Missile

ARMRV

Armored Mobile Reconnaissance Vehicle

ARMRV

Armored Multi-Role Vehicle

ARPA

Advanced Research Projects Agency

ARS

Advanced Radiographic System

ARSA

Airborne Reconnaissance and Surveillance Architecture

ARTS

Advanced Remote Transporter System

AS

Airlift Squadron

ASAR

Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar

ASARG

Autonomous Synthetic Aperture Radar Guidance

ASARS

Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System

ASAT

Anti-satellite

ASC

Aeronautical Systems Center

ASC2A

Air and Space Command and Control Agency

ASIC

Application specific integrated circuit

ASIM

Automated Security Incident Measurement

ASIT

Adaptable Surface Interface Terminal

ASM

Air to Surface Missile

ASOC

Air Support Operations Center

ASOC

Assured Support to Operational Commanders

ASTE

Advanced Strategic Tactical Expendable

ATACK

Advanced Target Attack Flight Demo

ATACMS

Army Tactical Missile System

ATAGS

Advanced Technology Anti-G Suit

ATARS

Advanced Tactical Reconnaissance System

ATC

Air Traffic Control

ATC

Automatic Target Cueing

ATCALS

Air Traffic Control And Landing Systems

ATCALS

Air Traffic Control Liaison Section

ATD

Advanced Technology Demonstration

ATD

Aircrew Training Device

ATD

Automatic Terrain Delimination

ATH

Air Transportable Hospital

ATLAS

Advanced Technology Laser System

ATM

Asynchronous Transfer Mode

ATO

Air Tasking Order

ATR

Automatic Target Recognition

ATS

Aircrew Training System

ATT

Advanced Theater Transport

ATT RES

Attrition Reserve

ATTD

Advanced Technology Transition Demonstration

AUP

Advanced Unitary Penetrator

AUTODIN

Automatic Digital Network

AVTR

Airborne Video Tape Recorder

AW

Airlift Wing

AWACS

Airborne Warning and Control System

AWADS

Adverse Weather Aerial Delivery System

AWAPS

Automated Weather Analysis and Prediction System

AWDS

Automated Weather Distribution System

AWMDS

Air Warrior Measurement and Debriefing System

AWMDS

Air Warrior Measurement and Debriefing System

AWS

Advisory Warning System

BAC

Broad Area Coverage

BAI

Backup Aircraft Inventory

BAN

Base Area Networks

BAR

Broad Area Review

BAT

Brilliant Anti-armor Submunition

BBIS

Battle Broadcast Information System

BCT

Battlefield Communications Terminal

BDA

Battle Damage Assessment

BDI

Battle Damage Information

BE

Battle Execution

BE

Brilliant Eyes

BES

Budget Estimate Submission

BGPHES

Battle Group Passive Horizon Extension System

BIODET

Biological Agent Detector

B-ISDN

Broadband-Integrated Services Digital Network

BIT

Built-In-Test

BL

Baseline

BLOS

Beyond Line of Sight

BLU

Bomb Live Units

BM

Battle Management

BM/C4I

Battle Management C4I

BMCS

Base Meteorological Center System

BMD

Ballistic Missile Defense

BMDO

Ballistic Missile Defense Office

BNCC

Base Network Control Center

BPI

Boost Phase Intercept

bps

bits per second

BPSK

Binary Phase Shift Keying

BRAC

Base Realignment and Closure

BRCS

Base Recovery Communications System

BSD

Battlefield Situation Display

BT-H

Beyond The Horizon

BTC

Bombing Target Changes

BTH

Beyond the Horizon

BUR

Bottom Up Review

BVR

Beyond Visual Range

BW

Biological Weapon

C2

Command & Control

C2IPS

Command Control Information Processing System

C2W

Command and Control Warfare

C3

Command, Control, and Communications

C3I

Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence

C4I

Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence

CA

Counterair

CAB

Combat Area Broadcast

CADC

Central Air Data Computer

CADS

Combat Aerial Delivery School

CADS

Combat Airspace Deconfliction System

CAF

Combat Air Forces

CAFWSP

CAF Weather Support Package

CALCM

Conventional Air Launched Cruise Missile

CALS

Contingency Airfield Lighting System

CAMPS

Computer-Aided Mission Planning System

CAMS

Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance System

CAMS

Core Automated Maintenance System

CAP

Combat Air Patrol

CARP

Computed Air Release Point

CARS

Contingency Airborne Reconnaissance System

CAS

Close Air Support

CAS-B

Combat Ammunition System Base

CATIS

Computer Aided Tactical Information System

CATS

Combined Armament Test Station

CATT

C2W Analysis and Targeting Tool

CAVTR

Color Airborne Video Tape Recorder

CB

Chem/bio

CB/CE

COBRA BALL/COBRA EYE

CBM

Conventional Bomb Modules

CBO

Contingency Base Operations

CBRN

Caribbean Basin RADAR Network

CBSP

COTS-Based SAR Processor

CBU

Cluster bomb unit

CC

Combat Coded

CCD

Camouflage Concealment Deception

CCM

Counter-countermeasures

CCP

Consolidated Cryptologic Program

CCS

Combat Control Squadron

CCT

Combat Control Team

CCTS

Combat Crew Training School

CCUP

Consolidated Clean-Up

CDFS

Cloud Depiction and Forecast System

CDL

Common Data Link

CDP

Combined Data Processor

CDS

Container Delivery System

CE

Civil Engineer

CE

COBRA EYE

CE

Critical Experiment

CEB

Combined Effect Bomblets

CEMS

Comprehensive Engine Management System

CENTCOM

United States Central Command

CEP

Circular Error Probable

CEPS

CITS Expert Parameters System

CFRS

Computerized Fault Reporting System

CFRS

Contingency Fuel Recovery System

CGS

Common Ground Station

CGTS

Computer Generated Training System

CHAMP

Chemically/Biologically Hardened Air Management Plant

CHATH

Chemically/Biologically Hardened Air Transportable Hospital

CHBDL

Common High Bandwidth Data Link

CHCS

Composite Health Care Systems

CHOP

Change in Operational Control

CIA

Central Intelligence Agency

CIAP

Command Intelligence Architecture Program

CIC

Combat Integration Capability

CID

Combat Identification

CIGSS

Common Imagery Ground Surface System

CIJ

Close In Jamming

CINC

Commander in Chief

CINC

Commander-in-Chief

CIO

Central Imagery Office

CIS

Combat Intelligence System

CIS

Commonwealth of Independent States

CIS-CL

Combat Intelligence System - Component Level

CIS-UL

Combat Intelligence System-Unit Level

CITS

Combat Information Transfer System

CJCS

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

CJCSI

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction

CLOAR

Common Low Observable Autorouter

CLOVeR

Common Low Observable Verification Radar

CM

Countermeasures

CM

Cruise Missile

CMCS

COMINT Mission Collection System

CMDS

Countermeasures Dispenser Set

CMF

Combat Mission Folder

CMFD

Color Multi-Functional Displays

CMIS

Closed Loop Maintenance Information System

CMLSA

Commercial Microwave Landing System Avionics

CMO

Collection Management Office

CMOS

Cargo Movement Operations System

CMP

Computational Map Processor/Configuration Management Plan

CMR

Crisis Management Reconnaissance

CMS

Common Mapping System

CMS

Community Management Staff

CMS

Counter Measures System

CMS

Countermeasures set

CMST

Collection Management Support Tool

CMTK

Common Mapping Tool Kit

CMW

Compartmented Mode Workstation

CMWS

Common Missile Warning System

CO

Campaign Objectives

COA

Courses of Action

COCOM

Combatant Command

COE

Common Operating Environment

COEA

Cost and Operations Effectiveness Analysis

COM

Collection Operations Management

COMACC

Commander, Air Combat Command

COMAFFOR

Commander, Air Force Forces

COMBAT ACE

Combined Advanced Technology Acceleration/Chemical Ensemble

COMINT

Communications Intelligence

COMM

Communications

COMPUSEC

Computer Security

COMSEC

Communications Security

CONOPS

Concept of Operations

CONPLAN

Operations Plans in Concept Format

CONUS

Continental United States

COS

Communications Segment

COTS

Commercial-off-the-Shelf

CPG

Communications Process Group

CPMP

Collection and Processing Mission Planner

CRAF

Civil Reserve Air Fleet

CRC

Control and Reporting Center

CRCC

Combined Rescue Coordination Center

CRE

Control and Reporting Element

CRMA

Collection Requirements Management Applications

CRSS

Commercial Remote Sensing System

CRT

Cathode Ray Tubes

CS

COMBAT SENT

CS

CONSTANT SOURCE

CSAF

Chief of Staff of the Air Force

CSAMS

COMBAT SENT Airborne Maintenance Station

CSAR

Combat Search and Rescue

CSARP

Common SAR Processor

CSARTF

Combat Search and Rescue Task Force

CSE

Client-Server Environment

CSEL

Combat Survivor Evader Locator

CSOT

Constant Source Operators Terminal

CSRL

Common Strategic Rotary Launcher

CSS

Combat Supply System

CSTARS

COMBAT SENT Technical Acquisition Receiver System

CTAPS

Contingency Theater Automated Planning System

CTF

Commander Task Force

CTIS 3DS

Command Tactical Information System Digital Decision Display System

CTR

Combat Training Range

CTT/HR

Commander's Tactical Terminal/Hybrid Receive

CV

Vice Commander

CVBG

Carrier Battle Group

CW

Chemical Weapon

CW

Composite Wing

CW

Continuous Wave

CWDE

Chemical Warfare Defense Ensemble

CWOC

Composite Wing Operations Center

CWS

Combat Weather System

DACT

Data Automated Control Terminal

DAMA

Demand Assigned Multiple Access

DARO

Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Office

DARP

Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Program

DAU

Data Acquisition Unit

dB

Decibel

DBOF-T

Defense Business Operating Fund-Transportation

DBTC

Database Terrain Cueing

DCA

Defensive Counter Air

DCA

Dual Capable Aircraft or Defensive Counter-Air

DCAPES

Deliberate and Crisis Action Planning and Execution System

DCE

Distributed Computer Environments

DCI

Defensive Counter Information

DCRSI

Digital Cassette Recorder System Incremental

DCS

Defense Communication System

DCT

Digital Communications Terminal

DCW

Digital Chart of the World

DDFP

Deployable Defensive Fighting Positions

DDN

Defense Data Network

DDS

Defense Dissemination System

DDT

Delay/Denial Technology

DE

Directed Energy

DEFSMAC

Defense Special Missile and Astronautics Center

DERP

Disposable Eye/Respiratory Protection

Det

Detachment

DEW

Directed Energy Weapons

DF

Direction Finding

DFCC

Digital Flight Control Computer

DFCS

Digital Flight Control System

DFLCC

Digital Flight Control Computer

DFP

Defensive Fighting Positions

DFPS

Deployable Field Pavement System

DGIF

Deployable Ground Intercept Facility

DGS

Deployable Ground Station

DIA

Defense Intelligence Agency

DIOP

Data Input/Output Port

DIPS

Digital Imagery Production System

DIRCM

Directed Infrared Countermeasures

DIRMOBFOR

Director of Mobility Forces

DIS

Defense Information System

DIS

Distributed Interactive Simulation

DISA

Defense Information Systems Agency

DISN

Defense Information System Network

DISNET

DDN Integrated Secure Network

DISS

Dispersed Integrated Security System

DL or D/L

Downlink

DLA

Defense Logistics Agency

DLIR

Downward Looking Infrared

DMA

Defense Mapping Agency

DMAS

Dynametric Analysis System

DMS

Defense Message System

DMS

Digital Mapping System

DMS

Diminishing Manufacturing Sources

DMSP

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

DMT

Distributed Mission Training

DMZ

Demilitarized Zone

DNCC

Deployed Network Control Center

DOC

Design Operational Capability

DoD

Department of Defense

DODIIS

DoD Intelligence Information System

DOE

Department of Energy

DP

Development Plan

DPCS

Data Processing and Correlation System

DPG

Defense Planning Guidance

DPGDS

Deployable Power/Generator Distribution System

DRA

ACC Director of Requirements Aerospace Control Division

DRF

Director of Requirements, Force Enhancement Division

DRFM

Digital RF Memory

DRFR

DRF Airborne Reconnaissance Requirements Branch

DRLM

Digital Radar Landmass

DRPS

Deployable Pavement Repair System

DRS

Director of Requirements, Common Systems Division

DRSF

Director of Requirements, Force Protection Branch

DRSN

Defense Red Switch Network

DSA

Directed Search Area

DSCS

Defense Satellite Communications System

DSMS

Digital Stores Management System

DSN

Defense Switched Network

DSP

Defense Support Program

DSSCS

Defense Special Security Communications Systems

DSU

Direct Support Unit

DSUP

Defensive System

DT&E

Development Test and Evaluation

DTC

Data Transfer Cartridge

DTD

Data Transfer Device

DTED

Digitized Terrain Elevation Data

DTS

Digital Terrain System

DTS

Digital Terrain System

DTUC

Data Transfer Unit Code

DZ

Drop Zone

DZST

Drop Zone Support Team

EA

Electronic Attack

EAC

Echelon Above Corps

EAGLE

Extended Airborne Global Launch Evaluator

EALS

Emergency Airfield Lighting System

E-BTH

Enhanced Beyond the Horizon

EC

Electronic Combat

ECBM

Enhanced Conventional Bomb Modules

ECCM

Electronic Counter Countermeasure

ECCO

Electronic Combat Coordination Officer

ECDS

Equipment Contamination Detection System

ECM

Electronic Countermeasure

ECPGMP

Electronic Combat Product Group Master Plan

ECS

Environmental Control System

ECU

Environmental Control Unit

EDM

Engineering Development Model

EDTS

Expanded Data Transfer System

EEI

Essential Elements of Information

EFCC

Enhanced Fire Control Computer

EFS

External Fuel System

EGI

Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation System

EIP

ELINT Improvement Program

ELECTROOPTINT

Electro-Optical Intelligence

ELF

Emitter Library File

ELINT

Electronics Intelligence

e-mail

Electronic Mail

EM

Electromagnetic

EMCON

Emission control

EMCS

ELINT Mission Control System

EMD

Engineering, Manufacture and Development

EMI

Electromagnetic Interference

EMP

Electromagnetic Pulse

EMSEC

Emanations Security

EMT

Expert Missile Tracker

EMTI

Enhanced Moving Target Indicator

ENAF

Emergency Nuclear Airlift Forces

ENF

ELINT Notation File

EO

Electro-optical

EO-LOROPS

Electro-Optical Long Range Oblique Photography System

EOB

Electronic Order of Battle

EOD

Explosive Ordnance Disposal

EP

Electronic Protection

EPL

ELINT Parameter List

EPLRS

Enhanced position Location Reporting System

EPROMS

Electrical, Erasable, Programmable, Read-Only Memory System

EPU

Emergency Power Unit

ERO

Engine Running Offload/Onload

ERP

Effective Radiated Power

ERPS

External Frequency Interference Protection System

ES

Electronic Support

ES/C

Expandable Shelter/Container

ESAF

Electronic Safe and Armed Fuzes

ESAR

Enhanced SAR

ESC

Electronic Systems Center

ESKE

Enhanced Stationkeeping Equipment

ESM

Electronic Support Measures

ESS

Exploitation Support Segment

ESU

Electrical System Upgrade

ETE

End-to-End

ETRAC

Enhanced TRAC

EUCOM

United States European Command

EVS

Electro-Optical Viewing System

EW

Electronic Warfare or Early Warning

EWIR

Electronic Warfare Integrated Reprogramming

EWMS

Electronic Warfare Management System

EWO

Electronic Warfare Officer

EWPE

EW processing element

EWS

Early Warning System

FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FAA/AF

Federal Aviation Agency/Air Force

FAC

Forward Air Controllers

FACP

Forward Air Control Posts

FAE

Fuel Air Explosive

FAMS

Fuels Automated Management System

FAP

Functional Area Plan

FAR

Frequency Adjunct Radar

FATE

Female Acceleration Tolerance Enhancement

FC

Fire control

FCBHMD

Full Color Binocular Helmet Mounted Display

FCC

Fire Control Commit

FDDI

Fiber Distribution Data Interface

FDECU

Field Deployable Environmental Control Unit

FDMA

Frequency Division Multi-Access Antenna

FDP

Fusion Data Processor

FE

Flight Engineer

FEBA

Forward Edge of the Battle Area

FES

Follow-on Exploitation System

FEWS

Follow-on Early Warning System

FINDS

Flexible Information Dissemination System

FIRRS

FARR/Iceland Air Defense Remote Rekeying System

FISINT

Foreign Instrumentation Intelligence

FIST

Fleet Imagery Service Terminal

FL

Focal Length

FLDR

Flight Loads Data Recorder

FLEX

Force Level Execution Module

FLIR

Forward Looking Infrared

FLOT

Forward Line of Own Troops

FM

Frequency Modulation

FMOP

Frequency Modulation On Pulse

FO

Fiber optic

FOA

Field Operating Agencies

FOB

Forward Operating Base

FOC

Full Operational Capability or Final Operational Capability

FOD

Foreign Object Damage

FOL

Forward Operating Location

FOV

Field of View

FOWW

Follow-On Wild Weasel

FOXFIRE

Fused Offensive/Defensive Sensor for Fire Control

FPA

Focal Plane Array

FSK

Frequency Shift Keying

FSU

Former Soviet Union

FTI

Fixed Target Imagery and Fixed Target Indicator

FWE

Fighter Wing Equivalent

FWOS

Fixed Weather Observation System

FY

Fiscal Year

FYDP

Future Years Defense Program

G/C ENS

Groundcrew Ensemble

GAC

General Avionics Computer

GATM

Global Air Traffic Management

GBR

Ground Based Radar

GBS

Global Broadcast System

GBU

Guided Bomb Unit

GC

Gas Chromatography

GCAS

Ground Collision Avoidance System

GCC

Ground Component Commander

GCCS

Global Command Control System

GCI

Ground Controlled Intercept

GCP

Ground Control Processor

GCU

Generator Control Unit

GDIP

General Defense Intelligence Program

GDPS

Ground Data Processing System

GDR

Ground Data Reduction

GDSS

Global Decision Support System

GEO

Geosynchronous Earth Orbit

GEP

Ground Entry Point

GFE

Government Furnished Equipment

GHFS

Global High Frequency System

GHz

Gigahertz

GINS

Government Information Network System

GIP

Ground Impact Point

GM

Guided Missile

GMF

Ground Mobile Force

GMI

General Military Intelligence

GMTI

Ground Moving Target Indication

GMTS

Ground Moving Target Search

GMTT

Ground Moving Target Track

GOC

Global Operations Center or Ground Operations Center

GOTS

Government-off-the-shelf

GPS

Global Positioning System

GPSJ

Global Positioning System Jammer

GRDCUS

Gulf Range Drone Control Upgrade System

GSIDS

GPS, Stellar, Inertial, Doppler Navigation System

GSM

Ground Station Module

GSS

Gyro Stabilization System

GTACS

Ground Theater Air Control System

GTN

Global Transportation Network

GUI

Graphical User Interface

HABE

High Altitude Balloon Experiment

HAE

High Altitude Endurance

HAE-LO

HAE-Low Observable

HAE-UAV

High Altitude Endurance-Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

HAES

High Altitude ELINT System

HAF

Headquarters Air Force

HARM

High-Speed Anti-radiation Missile

HAS

Hardened Aircraft Shelter

HASA

High Altitude SIGINT Architecture

HDS

Hard Disk Subsystem

HEO

High Eccentricity Orbit

H-HMMWV

Heavy High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle

HE

Heavy Equipment

HE

High Explosive

HF

Height Finder

HF

High Frequency

HFE

Highband Frequency Extension

HIDAR

High Data Rate

HIIR

High Inclination Infrared

HLM

High Leverage Munition

HMCS

Helmet Mounted Cueing System

HMD

Helmet Mounted Display

HMMWV

High Mobility Multi-Wheeled Vehicle

HMS

Helmet Mounted Sight

HMS+

Helmet Mounted Sight Plus

HPC

High Performance Computing

HPG

Hardcopy Processor Group

HPM

High-Power Microwave

HPMSK

High Priority Mission Support Kit

HPT

High Pressure Turbine

HPWS

High Pressure Water Separator

HQ

Headquarters

HQAN

HAVE QUICK A-Net

HR

High Resolution

HR

Hybrid Receive

HRCS

High Resolution Camera System

HRR

High Resolution Radar

HSC

Human Systems Center

HSI

Horizontal Situational Indicator

HSIP

H Camera Sensor Improvement Program

HTS

HARM Targeting System

HUD

Heads Up Display

HULTEC

Hull To Emitter Correlation

HUMINT

Human Intelligence

HVA

High valued asset

HVAA

High Value Airborne Asset

HVAC

Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning

HW

Hardware

Hz

Hertz

I&A

Identification and Authentication

I&W

Indications and Warning

IA

Information Attack

IADS

Integrated Air Defense System

IAVTR

Integrated Audio Visual Transmitter/Receiver

IAW

In Accordance With

IC

Intelligence Correlation

ICAO

International Civil Aeronautics Organization

ICBM

Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

ICM

Intelligence Correlation Module

ICNIA

Integrated Communications Navigation IFF Avionics

ICNIS

Integrated Comm Nav Interphone Sys

ICON

Image Communications and Operations Node

ICON

Integration Contract

ICP

Interface Change Proposal

ICSMS

Integrated Conventional Stores Management Processor

ID

Identify/Identification

IDECM

Integrated Defensive ECM

I-DGS

Interim-Deployable Ground Station

IDGS

Interim Deployable Ground Station

IDHS

Intelligence Data Handling System

IDK

Initial Deployment Kitchen

IDL

Interoperable Data Link

IDM

Improved Data Modem

IDPS

Integrated Deployable Processing System

IEC

Imagery Exploitation Cell

IED

Improvised Explosive Devices

IETM

Interactive Electronic Technical Manual

IFAP

Intelligence Functional Area Plan

IFF

Identification Friend or Foe

IFPS

Intraformation Positioning System

IFTU

Interceptor In-flight Target Updates

IFWD

Integrated Fire Control Weapon Delivery

IG

Intelligence Group

IGDL

Interoperable Ground Data Link

IHPTET

Integrated High Performance Turbine Engine Technology

IHUD

Improved Heads Up Display

IITS

Intra-Theater Imagery Transmission System

IJMS

Interim JTIDS Message Specification

ILS

Instrument Landing System

IMC

Instrument Meteorological Conditions

IMINT

Imagery Intelligence

IMS

Ion Mobility Spectroscopy

IMU

Inertial Measurement Unit

INFOSEC

Information Security

INMARSAT

International Maritime Satellite

INS

Inertial Navigation System

INU

Inertial Navigation Unit

IOC

Initial Operational Capability

IP

Instructor Pilot

IPB

Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield

IPE

Individual Protective Equipment

IPF

Intelligence Processing Facility

IPIR

Initial Photo Interpretation Report

IPIX

Interface Processor for Imagery Exchange

IPL

Integrated Priority List

IPR

Impulse Response

IPS

Intraformation Positioning System

IPSRU

Inertial Pseudo-Star Reference Unit

IPT

Integrated Product Team

IR

Infrared

IR&D

Independent Research and Development

IRAA

Infrared Acquisition Array

IRCCM

Infrared Counter-Countermeasures

IRCM

Infrared Countermeasures

IRSS

Infrared Surveillance System

IRST

Infrared Search and Track

ISAR

Inverse SAR

ISDN

Integrated Services Digital Network

ISO

International Standards Organization

ISOS

Intelligent Secure Operating System

ISTD

Integrated Space Technology Demonstration

ITO

Integrated Tasking Order

ITV

Interactive Television

IW

Information Warfare

JA/ATT

Joint Airborne/Air Transportability Training

JAC

Joint Analysis Center

JASA

Joint Airborne SIGINT Architecture

JASS

Joint Airborne SIGINT System

JASSM

Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile

JAST

Joint Advanced Strike Technology

JBPDS

Joint Biological Point Detection System

JBREWS

Joint Biological Remote Early Warning System

JCAD

Joint Chemical Agent Detector

JCBAWM

Joint Chemical/Biological Agent Water Monitor

JCMT

Joint Collection Management Tool

JCS

Joint Chiefs of Staff

JCTCS

Joint Tactical Combat Training System

JDAM

Joint Direct Attack Munition

JDISS

Joint Deployable Intelligence Support System

JDSS

JFACC Decision Support System

JFACC

Joint Forces Air Component Commander

JFC

Joint Forces Commander

JFIRE

Joint Firefighting Integrated Response Ensemble

JFLCC

Joint Forces Land Component Commander

JFS

Jet Fuel Starter

JHMCS

Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System

JI

Joint Inspection

JIC

Joint Intelligence Center

JIEO

Joint Interoperability Engineering Organization

JINTACCS

Joint Interoperability of Tactical Command and Control Systems

JLNBCRS

Joint Lightweight NBC Reconnaissance System

JM

JTIDS Module

JMAPS

Joint Message Analysis and Processing System

JMC

Joint Movement Center

JMEM

Joint Munitions Effectiveness Manual

JMI

JTIDS MAOC Integration

Joint STARS

Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System; also, JSTARS

JOPES

Joint Operations Planning and Execution System

JOTS

Joint Operational Tactical System (Navy)

JPACE

Joint Protective Aircrew Ensemble

JPO

Joint Program Office

JPT

JFACC Planning Tool

JPTS

Jet Petroleum Thermally Stable

JRC

Joint Reconnaissance Center

JRTC

Joint Readiness Training Center

JSAM

Joint Service Aircrew Mask

JSCP

Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan

J-SEAD

Joint Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses

JSECST

Joint Service EC System Tester

JSF

Joint Service Fighter

JSGPM

Joint Service General Purpose Mask

JSIPS

Joint Service Imagery Processing System

JSLIST

Joint Service Lightweight Integrated Suit Technology

JSLIST

Joint Studies List

JSLSCAD

Joint Service Lightweight Standoff Chemical Agent Detector

JSOW

Joint Stand-off Weapon

JSPS

Joint Strategic Planning System

JSRC

Joint Search and Rescue Center

JSS

Joint Surveillance System

JSSED

Joint Service Sensitive Equipment Decontamination

JSTARS

Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System

JSTE

Joint Systems Training Exercises

JTAGS

Joint Tactical Ground Station

JTCTS

Joint Tacitcal Combat Training System

JTF

Joint Task Force

JTFC

JTF Commander

JTIDS

Joint Tactical Information Distribution System

JWARN

Joint Warning and Reporting Network

JWARS

Joint Warning And Reporting System

JWICS

Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System

Kbps

Kilobits Per Second

KCOIC

Korean Combat Operations Intelligence Center

KEW

Kinetic Energy Weapon

Kft

Kilofeet

KHz

Kilohertz

KIAS

Knots, Indicated Airspeed

KKV

Kinetic Kill Vehicle

km

Kilometers

KTAS

Knots, True Airspeed

LAC

Local Area Controller

LADAR

Laser Detecting and Ranging

LAES

Low Altitude ELINT System

LAN

Local Area Network

LANTIRN

Low Altitude Navigation and Targeting Infrared for Night

LARS

Lightweight Airborne Recovery System

LASTE

Low-Altitude Safety and Targeting Enhancement (A/OA-10)

LATS

Large Aperture Tracking System

LAU

Launcher Adapter Unit

LAV-AD

Light Armored Vehicle - Air Defense

lbs

Pounds

LCDL

Low-Cost Data Link

LEFRA

Leading Edge Flap Rotary Actuator

LEO

Low Earth Orbit

LGW

Laser Guided Weapon

LICS

L-band Interference Cancellation System

LIDAR

Light Detection and Ranging

LIDD

Lightweight Disposable Disrupter

LMST

Lightweight Multi-band Satellite Terminals

LNA

Low Noise Amplifier

LO

Low Observable

LO/VLO

Low Observable/Very Low Observable

LOC

Lines of Communication

LOCAAS

Low Cost Anti-armor Submunition

LOCAAS

Low Cost Autonomous Attack Submunition

LOD

Level of Detail

LODIS

Low Cost Dispenser

LOE

Level of Effort

LOFT

Laser Optical Fourier Transform

LOROP

Long-Range Oblique Photography

LOS

Line of Sight

LPI/LPD

Low Probability of Intercept/Detection

LRC

Lesser Regional Conflict

LRE

Launch and Recovery Element

LRIR

Long Range Infrared

LRU

Line replaceable unit

LSB/USB

Lower Sideband/Upper Sideband

LST

Laser Spot Tracker

LTAS

Laser Threat Analysis System

LW/D

Laser Warning/Defeat

LWIR

Longwave Infrared

LZ

Landing Zone

M&P

Materials and Processes

M&S

Modeling and Simulation

MAA

Mission Area Assessment

MAAS

Mobile Aircraft Arresting System

MAC

Military Airlift Command

MACOM

Major Army Command

MADP

Mission Area Development Plan

MAE

Medium Altitude Endurance

MAFFS

Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System

MAINS

Multi-access Intelligence Nomination System

MAJCOM

Major Command

MAMS

Military Airspace Management System

MANPAD

Manned Point Air Defense

MAOC

Modular Air Operations Center

MAP

Mission Area Plan

MARE

Mission Analysis Report Electrical

MARFOR

Marine Forces

MASC

Modeling and Simulation Center

MASINT

Measurement and Signature Intelligence

MAT

Mission Area Team

MATT

Multi-Mission Advanced Tactical Terminal

MAW

Missile Approach Warning

MAXI

Modular Architecture for the Exchange of Information

MBPAA

Multi-beam phased array antenna

Mbps

Megabits per second

MC&G

Mapping, Charting and Geodesy

MCC

Mission Control Cell

MCD

Main Charge Disrupter

MCE

Mission Control Element

MCE

Modular Control Equipment

MCG&I

Mapping, Charting, Geodesy, & Imagery

MCM

Major Command Manual

MCR

Multi-Command Regulation

MCS

Modular Control System (formerly Modular Control Equipment, MCE)

MCU

Multicrypto Unit

MDLV

Memory Data Load/Verifier

MDP

MOBSTR Deployed Processor

MDS

Manned Destructive SEAD

MDS

Mission Design Series

MDTC

Mega Data Transfer Cartridge

MEB

Marine Expenditional Brigades

MECS

Manual ELINT Collection Subsystem

MEDEVAC

Medical Evacuation

MEDS

Meteorological Environment Data Systems

MFD

Multi-Functional Display

MFI

Multi-role Fighter Interceptor

MFP

Major Force Program

MFR

Multi-Function Radiation

MGS

Mission Ground Station

MHE

Material Handling Equipment

MHz

Megahertz

MIDB

Modernized Intelligence Data Base

MIDL

Miniaturized Interoperable Data Link

MIDS

Multi-Functional Information Distribution System

MIES

Modular Imagery Exploitation System

MIGP

Multi-INT Ground Procession

MIIDS

Military Integrated Intelligence Data Base System

MILNET

Military Network

MILSATCOM

Military Satellite Communications

MIL-STD

Military Standard

MIPE

Mobile Intelligence Processing Element

MIR

Mission Information Requirements

MIRA

Medium Wave Infrared Acquisition Array

MIRE

Mission Intercept Report Electrical

MIS

Mission Intelligence Segment

MIST

Modularized Interoperable Surface Terminal

MK VI

Mini-Andros Robot

MLS

Microwave Landing System

MLS

Multi-Level Security

MMC

Modular Mission Computer

MMI

Man-Machine Interface (being replaced by Human Machine Interface)

MMIC

Microwave monolithic integrated circuit

MMICS

Maintenance Management Information and Control System

MMIDS

Multi-Media Information Distribution System

MMLS

Mobile Microwave Landing System

MMMC

Modified Modular Mission Computer

MMRT

Modified Miniature Receiver Terminal

MMW

Millimeter wave

MNA

Mission Needs Analysis

MNS

Mission Needs Statement

MOA

Memorandum of Agreement

MOB

Main Operating Base

MOBSTR

Mobile STRETCH

MOC

Meteorological Operational Capability

MOD

Mission Operating Directive

MODS

Mobile Ordnance Disrupter System

MODS

Multiple Optical Data System

MOE

Measures of Effectiveness

MOOTW

Military Operations Other Than War

MOS

Minimum Operating Strip

MPG

Mission Power Group

MPM

Microwave power module

MPP

Modernization Planning Process

MPS

Mission Planning Segment (CARS)

MR

Medium Range

MRC

Major Regional Contingency

MRF

Multi-Role Fighter

MRSP

Mobility Readiness Spares Package

MRT

Maintenance Recovery Team

MS

Milestone

MSE

Mission Support Element

Msec

Millisecond

MSGD

Multi-spectral Ground Decoys

MSI

Multi-spectral Imagery or Multi-spectral Intelligence

MSIP

Multi-Stage Improvement Program

MSL

Mean Sea Level

MSN

Mission

MSP

Mission Support Plan

MSPO

Mission Support Planning Office

MST

Mission Support Team

MSTS

Multi-Source Tactical System

MTBF

Mean Time Between Failure

MTF

Medical Treatment Facility

MTI

Moving Target Indicator

MTO

Mission Type Orders

MTWs

Major Theater of Wars

MUCELS

Multiple Communications Emitter Location System

MULTIRAD

Multi-ship Training Research and Development

MVS

Mission Verification System

MWIR

Mid-wave Infrared

MWS

Missile Warning System

N/A

Not Available or Not Applicable

NACTS

Nellis Air Combat Training System

NAEDS

Non-Aqueous Equipment Decontamination System

NAF

Numbered Air Force

NAI

Named Area of Interest

NAIC

National Aerospace Intelligence Center

NAOC

National Airborne Operations Center

NAS

National Airspace System

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASP

National Aerospace Plane

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NAVFOR

Naval Forces

NAVS

Non-cooperative Airborne Vector Scoring

NBC

Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical

NCA

National Command Authority

NCAA

Non-nuclear Consumables Annual Analysis

NCTI

Non-Cooperative Target Identification

NDI

Non-Developmental Irem

NEO

Noncombatant Evacuation Operation

NFIP

National Foreign Intelligence Program

NGB

National Guard Bureau

NGTCS

Next Generation Target Control System

NGW

Next Generation Workstation

NIIRS

National Imagery Interpretation Rating Scale

N-ISDN

Narrow Band-Integrated Services Digital Network

NIS

National Input Segment

NITF

National Imagery Transmission Format

NM

Nautical Miles

NMCS

National Military Command System

NMD

National Missile Defense

NMS

National Military Strategy

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NORAD

North American Defense

NPES

Nuclear Planning and Execution System

NPIC

National Photographic Interpretation Center

NRT

Near Real-Time

NSA

National Security Agency

NSARP

National Search and Rescue Plan

NSC

National Security Council

NSN

National Stock Number

NSOC

National SIGINT Operations Center

NSRL

National SIGINT Requirements List

NSS

National Security Strategy

NTC-IS

National Training Center-Instrumentation System

NTM

National Technical Means

NUCINT

Nuclear Intelligence

NVE

Night Vision Equipment

NVG

Night Vision Goggles

NVIS

Night Vision Imaging System

NWS

North Warning System

O&C

Operations and Control

O&M

Operations and Maintenance

O&S

Operations and Support

OAMP

Optical Adjunct Measurement Program

OB

Order of Battle

OBA

Off-Boresight Angle

OBC

Optical Bar Camera

OBEWS

On-Board Electronic Warfare System

OBOGS

On-Board Oxygen Generation System

OBP

Onboard Processing

OCA

Offensive Counter Air

OCD

Operational Concept Demonstration

OCI

Offensive Counter Information

OCIP

Offensive Capabilities Improvement Plan

ODPS

Operational Deployable Processing System

OFP

Operational Flight Program

OJT

On the Job Training

O-Level

Organizational Level

OO

Operational Objectives

OPCON

Operational Control

OPFAC

Operational Facility

OPINTEL

Operational Intelligence

OPLAN

Operations Plan

OPR

Office of Primary Responsibility

OPREP

Operations Report

OPSCOMM

Operations Communications

OPSEC

Operations Security

OPTINT

Optical Intelligence

ORD

Operational Requirements Document

ORPP

Operational Requirements and Modernization Planning Process

OSA

Operational Support Airlift

OSC

On Scene Commander

OSD

Office of the Secretary of Defense

OSINT

Open Source Intelligence

OT

Operational Tasks

OTH

Over The Horizon

OTS

Off the Shelf

OWC

Obstacle Warning/Cueing

OWS

Operator Work Station

P3I

Pre-Planned Product Improvement

P3I

Pre-planned Product Improvement

PA

Public Address

PAA

Primary Aircraft Assigned

PACAF

Pacific Air Force

PACOM

United States Pacific Command

PACS

Programmable Armament Control Set

PAD

Point Air Defense

PADL

Proof-of-concept Aerospace Defense Location

PAI

Primary Aircraft Inventory

PAM

Preventive Aerospace Medicine

PB

President's Budget

PBX

Public Telephone Switching

PC

PACER COIN

PC

Personal Computer

PCM

Pulse Code Modulation

PCP

Programmable Communications Processor

PCS

Personal Communications System

PD

Passive Defense

PD

Pulse density

PD

Pulse Doppler

PDM

Program Decision Memorandum or Periodic Depot Maintenance

PDNES

Pulse Doppler Non-Elevation Scan

PDTS

Portable Data Transfer System

PE

Program Element

PEM

Program Element Monitor

PEO

Program Element Office

PGCAS

Predictive Ground Collision Avoidance System

PGDR

Portable Ground Data Reduction

PGM

Precision Guided Munitions

PHIM

Protective Hood and Integrated Mask

PHOTINT

Photo Intelligence

PINES

PACAF Interim National Exploitation System

PIP

Product Improvement Program

Pk

Probability of Kill

PLS

Personnel Locator System

PMAI

Primary Mission Aircraft Inventory

PMD

Program Management Directive

PMOP

Position Modulation On Pulse

POC

Point of Contact

POD

Port of Debarkation

POE

Port of Embarkation

POL

Petroleum, Oil, & Lubricants

POL

Petroleum, Oil, and Lubricants

POM

Program Objective Memorandum

PORTS

Portable Remote Communications System

PPBS

Planning, Programming and Budgeting System

PPIF

Photographic Processing Interpretation Facility

PPM

Pulse Position Modulation

PPMS

Power Pattern Measurement System

PPU

Protocol Processing Unit

PRC

Peoples Republic of China

PREPO

Propositioning

PRF

Pulse Repetition Frequency

PRI

Pulse Recurrence Interval

PSA

Pressure Swing Absorption

PSDP

Programmable Signal Data Processor

psi

Pounds Per Square Inch

PSK

Phase Shift Keying

PSYOP

Psychological Operations

PTOS

Point Target Smoke Obscurant System

PTS

Portable SHF (SATCOM) Terminal System

PW

Pulse Width

QFD

Quality Function Deployment

QPSK

Quartinary Phase Shift Keying

QRC

Quick Reaction Capability

R&D

Research and Development

R&M

Reliability & Maintainability

R2

Reporting Responsibility

RAAP

Rapid Application of Airpower

RAD

Random Access Deinterleaving

RADAR

Radio Detection And Ranging

RADAREXREP

Radar Exploitation Report

RADINT

Radar Intelligence

RAM

Rocket, Artillery, Mortar

RCC

Rescue Coordination Center

RCFD

Remote Controlled Firing Device

RCS

Radar Cross Section

RD&A

Research, Development and Acquisition

RDT&E

Research, Development, Test and Evaluation

REC/TAR

Reconnaissance/Tactical Air Reconnaissance

RECCE

Reconnaissance

RECORM

Remote Controlled Reconnaissance Monitor

REM

Route Evaluation Module

REMORA

Responsive Mission Objective Reconnaissance Apparatus

RF

Radio Frequency

RFD

Remote Firing Device

RFI

Radio Frequency Interference

RFMDS

RED FLAG Measurement Debriefing System

RGS

Relay Ground Station

RIDEX

Reconnaissance/Intelligence Data Exchange

RJ

RIVET JOINT

RJMT

Rivet Joint Mission Trainer

Rk

Range Known

RLA

Rotary Launcher Assemblies

RLG

Ring Laser Gyro

RM&A

Reliability, Maintainability and Availability

RM&S

Reliability, Maintainability and Survivability

RMS

Requirement Management System or Root Mean Square

RMT

Resource Management Team

RMWG

Resource Management Working Group

RNIP

Ring Laser Gyro Navigation Improvement Plan

ROCC/SOCC

Regional/Sectional Operations Control Center

ROD

Reconnaissance Operations Division

ROE

Rules of Engagement

ROFA

Remote Operating Facility, Airborne

ROM

Rough Order Magnitude

RONS

Remote Ordnance Neutralization System

RORS

Rapid Ordnance Removal System

ROW

Rest of World

RPV

Remotely Piloted Vehicles

RQC

Repair Quality Criteria

RRA

Required Assets Available

RRT

Radar Receiver Transmitter

RSI

Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Intelligence

RSIP

Radar System Improvement Program

RSOC

Regional SIGINT Operations Center

RSP

Render Safe Procedures

RSRCV

Reduced Size Remote Controlled Vehicle

RTARN

Reliable Tactical Air Request Net

RTIC

Real Time Information to the Cockpit

RTOS

Real-Time Optical System

RTS

Relative Targeting System

RURK

Rapid Utility Repair Kit

RV

Reentry Vehicle

RVSM

Reduced Vertical Separation Minima

RW

Reconnaissance Wing

RWR

Radar Warning Receiver

S&R

Surveillance and Reconnaissance

S&TI

Scientific and Technical Intelligence

SA

Strategic Attack or Situation Awareness

SA/I

Strategic Attack/Interdiction

SAAM

Special Assignment Airlift Mission

SAC

Strategic Air Command

SACMS

Small Arms Common Module Sight System

SADL/EPLRS

Situational Awareness Data Link/Enhanced Prec Location Reporting Sys

SAF

Secretary of the Air Force

SAM

Surface-to-Air Missile

SAR

Search and Rescue

SAR

Synthetic Aperture Radar

SAR IMT

Synthetic Aperture RADAR Imaging of Moving Targets

SARTF

Search and Rescue Task Force

SATCOM

Satellite Communications

SAW

Surface Acoustic Wave

SB

Sentinel Byte

SBIRS

Space Based Infrared System

SBLC

Standard Base Level Computer

SBR

Space Based Radar

SBS

SENIOR BLADE Segment

SBSS

Standard Base Supply System

SC

Communications

SCBA

Self Contained Breathing Apparatus

SCDL

Surveillance and Control Data Link

SCF

Single Configuration Fleet

SCI

Sensitive Compartmented Information

SCNS

Self-Contained Navigation System

SCS

Signal Collection System

SCSI2

Small Computer Systems Interface

SD

Strategic Defense

SDD

Signal and Data Distribution

SDHS

Satellite Data Handling System

SDS

Self-Defense Suite

SE

Support Equipment

SEAD

Suppression of Enemy Air Defense

SECDEF

Secretary of Defense

SF

Security Forces

SFDR

Standard Flight Data Recorder

SFW

Sensor Fuzed Weapon

SG

Surgeon General

SHF

Super High Frequency

SIDS

Secondary Imagery Dissemination System

SIF

Selective Identification Feature

SIGINT

Signal Intelligence

SIL

System Integration Laboratory

SINCGARS

Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System

SIOP

Single Integrated Operational Plan

SIS

Special Information Sources

SJS

SENIOR JADE Segment

SKE

Station keeping Equipment

SLAR

Side-Looking Airborne Radar

SLBM

Sea Launched Ballistic Missile

SLCM

Sea Launched Cruise Missile

SLEP

Service Life Extension Program

SMC

Search Mission Commander

SMC

Space and Missile Center

SMDPS

Strategic Mission Data Preparation System

SMO

Special Mission Office

SMP

Stores Management Processor

SMS

Stores Management System

SMTS

Space and Missile Tracking System

SMWC

Space and Missile Warfare Center

SOCFOR

Special Operations Command Forces

SOCOM

United States Special Operations Command

SOF

Special Operations Forces

SOI

Signals of Interest

SOJ

Stand-off Jam

SOLL

Special Operations Low Level

SON

Statement of Operational Need

SORD

System Operational Requirements Document

SORTS

Status of Resources and Training Systems

SOS

Squadron Officers School

SOTA

SIGINT Operational Tasking Authority

SOUTHCOM

United States Southern Command

SOW

Stand-off Weapon

SP

Security Police

SPG

Softcopy Processor Group

SPINS

Special Instructions

SPO

System Project Office or Special Project Office

SQ

Squadron

SRC

Strategic Reconnaissance Center

SRIS

Surface Reaching Imaging System

SRO

Sensitive Reconnaissance Operations

SRU

Shop replaceable unit

S-T-T

Strategy-To-Task

SS

SENIOR SCOUT

SSB

Single Sideband

SSM

Surface to Surface Missile

SSS

SENIOR SPAN Segment

STAR

System Threat Assessment Report

STEPS

Scientific and Technical ELINT Processing System

STT

Single Target Track

STT

Small Tactical Terminal

STT

Strategies-to-Task

STU

Secure Telephone Unit

SUA

Special Use Airspace

SUCPCC

Standard Unit Command Post Communications Capability

SUTE

Short Up-Time Emitter

SUU

Suspension Underwing Unit

SV

Services

SW

Software

SWA

Southwest Asia

SWAK

Swing Wing Adapter Kit

SYERS

Senior Year Electro-Optical Reconnaissance System

T&E

Test and Evaluation

TAC

Tactical Air Command

TACAN

Tactical Air Navigation

TACC

Tanker Airlift Control Center

TACCSF

Tactical Air Command and Control Simulation Facility

TACELINT

Tactical ELINT Report

TACO 2

Tactical Communications

TACP

Tactical Air Control Party

TACREP

Tactical Report

TACS

Tactical Air Control System

TACSAT

Tactical Satellite

TACSI

TACS Improvements

TAD

Theater Air Defense

TADAP

Theater Air Defense Asset Planner

TADIL

Tactical Digital Information Link

TADIX-B

Tactical Data Information Exchange Service-Broadcast

TAES

Theater Aeromedical Evacuation System

TAF

Tactical Air Forces

TAL

Transoceanic Abort Landing

TALCE

Tactical Airlift Control Element

TALO

Theater Airlift Liaison Officer

TAMPS

Tactical Air Mission Planning System

TARS

Tethered Aerostatic Radars

TARS

Theater Airborne Reconnaissance System

TASDAC

Tactical Secure Data Communications

TASS

Tactical Automated Security System

TAV

Trans-Atmospheric Vehicle

TAWDS

Transportable Automated Weather Distribution System

TBD

To Be Determined

TBM

Theater Battle Management or Theater Ballistic Missile

TBTC

Transportable Blood Transshipment Center

TCAS

Traffic Collision Avoidance System

TCP

Tactical Cryptologic Program

TCPS

Transportable Collective Protection System

TCT

Time Critical Target

TCTA

Time Critical Target Aid

TCTO

Time Compliance Technical Order

TDC

Theater Deployable Communications

TDDS

Tactical Data Dissemination System

TDDS

TRAP Data Dissemination System

TDM

Time Division Multiplex

TDMA

Time Division Multiple Access

TDP

Technology Development Plan

TDT

Tactical Data Terminal

TDY

Temporary Duty

TED

Threat Environment Descriptions

TEL

Transportable Erector Launcher

TELINT

Telemetry Intelligence

TEMPER

Tent, Extendible, Modular, Personnel

TEMS

Turbine Engine Monitoring System

TENCAP

Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities

TEOC

Technical Objective Camera

TES

Tactical ELINT Satellite or Theater Event System

TESSA

TMD Eagle Smart Sensor ATR

TEWS

Tactical Electronic Warfare Suite

TFR

Terrain Following Radar

TFS

Tactical Forecast System

TFT

Triband Field Terminal

TGIF

Transportable Ground Intercept Facility

TGSF

Transportable Ground Support Facility

THAAD

Theater High Altitude Air Defense

TIARA

Tactical Intelligence and Related Activities

TIBS

Tactical Information Broadcast Service

TIRR

Technical Investment Recommendation Report

TIS

Tracking Instrumentation Subsystem

TISD

Tactical Integrated Situational Display

TIU/G

TIBS Interface Unit/Graphics

TLE

Target Location Errors

TM

Theater Missile

TMD

Tactical Munition Dispenser

TMD

Theater Missile Defense

TMET

Transportable Medium Earth Terminal

TNL

Target Nomination List

TRI-TAC

Tri-Service Tactical Communications

T-ROFA

Temporary ROFA

TF

Training Flight

TO

Technical Order

TOD

Time of Day

TOFS

Tactical Observing and Forecasting System

TOPS

Tactical Onboard Processor System

TOSINT

Technical Open Source Intelligence

TOT

Time Over Target

TPFDL

Time Phase Force Deployment List

TPG

Tactical Processor Group

TPIPT

Technical Planning Integrated Product Team

TPS

Test Program Set

TRAC

Tactical Radar Correlator

TRANSCOM

Transportation Command

TRANSEC

Transmission Security

TRAP

Tactical Receive Equipment and Related Applications Program

TRAP

Tactical Reconnaissance Applications

TRE

Tactical Receive Equipment

TRN

Terrain Referenced Navigation

TROPO

Troposphere

TRUMPS

Transportable Reconnaissance U-2 Mission Planning System

TRV

Tower Restoral Vehicle

TSA

Temperature Swing Absorption

TSART

Tactical Support Analysis and Reporting Terminals

TSP

Ground Transportable Radar Detection and/or Range Bearing Search

TSS

Tactical SIGINT Satellite

TSSR

TROPO Satellite Support Radio

TTN

Task-to-Need

TTP

Tactics, Training and Procedures

TTR

Target tracking radar

TW/AA

Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment

TWR

Tactical Weather Radar

TWT

Traveling wave tube

Tx/Jx

Transmit/Jam

U.S.

United States

UA-HHV

Up-Armored Heavy HMMWV

UAV

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

UDLC

Universal Data Link Control

UGS

Unmanned Ground Station

UHF

Ultra High Frequency

UHRR

Ultra-High Range Resolution

ULSA

Ultra Low Sidelobe Antenna

UMTE

Unmanned Threat Emitter

UNK

Unknown

UPDG

Upgraded Programmable Display Generator

URR

Universal Release Rack

USA

United States Army

USACOM

United States Atlantic Command

USAF

United States Air Force

USAFE

United States Air Forces Europe

USAFSS

United States Air Force Security Service

USFS

United States Forest Service

USIS

United States Imagery System

USMC

United States Marine Corps

USMTF

United States Message Text Format

USN

United States Navy

USSOCOM

US Special Operations Command

USSS

United States SIGINT System

USSTRATCOM

United States Strategic Command

UTC

Unit Type Code

UTD

Unit Training Device

UTE

Utilization

UWB

Ultrawideband

UXO

Unexploded Ordnance

VCATS

Visually-Coupled Acquisition and Targeting System

VFR

Visual Flight Rules

VHF

Very High Frequency

VHSIC

Very-High Speed Integrated Circuit

VISTA

Variable In-flight Simulator Test Aircraft

VMAP

Vector Smart Map Upgrade

VMC

Visual Meteorological Conditions

VMD

Video Motion Detection

VME

Virtual Memory Extender

VMF

Variable Message Format

VOR

VHF Omni-Directional Range

VPF

Vector Product Format

VPH

Video Phase History

VPN

Voice Product Network

WAM

Wide Area Munition

WAN

Wide Area Network

WARM

War Reserve Mode

WARS

Wide-band Acquisition Receiver System

WBKPA

Wide Band Klystron Power Amplifier

WCCS

Wing Command and Control System

WCCS

Worldwide Command and Control System

WCMD

Wind Corrected Munition Dispenser

WICP

Wing Initial Communications Package

WIN

WWMCCS Intercomputer Network

WMD

Weapons of Mass Destruction

WMP

War and Mobilization Plan

WOC

Wing Operation Center

WOD

Word of the Day

WR-ALC

Warner Robins Air Logistics Center

WRM

War Reserve Materiel

WRSK

Wartime Reserve Supply Kit

WSC

Weapon System Computer

WSEP

Weapon System Evaluation Program

WST

Weapon System Trainer

WVR

Within Visual Range

WW

Worldwide

WWMCCS

World Wide Military Command and Control System

WX

Weather

XIDB

Extended Integrated Data Base

Y-DPS

Elint Data Processing System