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 DOT&E

Director, Operational Test & Evaluation
  
FY97 Annual Report

FY97 Annual Report

Glossary of Acronyms

4BN

Four Bladed UH-1N

4BW

Four Bladed AH-1W

AAA

Anti-Aircraft Artillery

AAAV

Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle

AAED

Advanced Airborne Expendable Decoy

AATC

Air National Guard Air Force Test Center

AAV

Assault Amphibious Vehicles

AAW

Anti-Air Warfare

ABNCP

Airborne Command Post

ABU

E-6A Avionics Baseline Upgrade

AC/RC

Active Component and Reserve Component Systems

ACAT

Acquisition Category

ACDS

Advanced Combat Direction System

ACE

AMRAAM Captive Equipment

ACETEF

Air Combat Environment Test and Evaluation Facility

ACIS

Advanced Control Indicator Station

ACS

Air Combat Simulator

ACTD

Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration

ADCAP

Advanced Capability

ADM

Acquisition Decision Memorandum

ADP

Automated Data Processing

ADVCAP

Advanced Capability

AESA

Advanced Electronically Scanned Array

AFAS

Advanced Field Artillery System

AFB

Air Force Base

AFIWC

Air Force Information Warfare Center

AFMSS

Air Force Mission Support System

AFOTEC

Air Force Test and Evaluation Command

AGS

Armored Gun System

AHIP

Advanced Helicopter Improvement Program

AIEWS

Advanced Integrated Electronic Warfare System

AIM-9X

Air Intercept Missile

AIRCMM

Advanced Infrared Countermeasure Munition

AIS

Automated Information System

AJ

Antijam

ALFS

Airborne Low Frequency Sonar

ALI

Aegis LEAP Intercept

AMPS

Aviation Mission Planning System

AMRAAM

Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile

AMSAA

Army Materiel Systems Analysis Agency

ANG

Air National Guard

AO

Action Officer

AOA

Analysis of Alternatives

AOD/MOD

Army's Area Oriented Depot Modernization

AP

Armor Piercing

APAM

Anti-Personnel, Anti-Materiel

APB

Acquisition Program Baseline

APES

Automated Patient Evacuation System

APG

Aberdeen Proving Ground

APREP

AMRAAM Producibility Enhancement Program

ARPDD

Advanced Radar Detection and Discrimination

ASARC

Army System Acquisition Review Council

ASAS

All Source Analysis System

ASCM

Anti-Ship Cruise Missile

ASE

Aircraft Survivability Equipment

ASM

Armored Systems Modernization

ASPJ

Airborne Self Protection Jammer

ASR

Advanced Special Receiver

ASROC

Antisubmarine Rocket

ASTE

Advanced Strategic Tactical Expendable

ASW

Antisubmarine Warfare

ASWCS

ASW Combat System

ATAP

Alternative Technology and Approaches Project

ATAS

Air-to-Air Stinger

ATC

Air Traffic Control

ATCALS

Air Traffic Control and Landing System

ATCCS

Army Tactical Command and Control System

ATD

Advanced Technology Demonstration

ATF

Amphibious Task Force

 

ATIRCM/CMWS

Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures/Common Missile Warning System

ATP-1

Authority to Proceed-1

ATRWR

Advanced Threat Radar Warning Receiver

ATRJ

Advanced Threat Radar Jammer

ATT

Aided Target Tracking

ATWCS

Advanced Tomahawk Weapon Control System

AUR

All-Up-Round

AUTODIN

Automatic Digital Network

AVTR

Aviation Video Tape Recorder

AWACS

Airborne Warning and Control System

AWC

Air Warfare Center

AWE

Advanced Warfighting Experiment

AWS

AEGIS Weapon System

BAT

Brilliant Anti-armor Technology

BFVS

Bradley Fighting Vehicle Systems

BG

Battle Group

BIT

Built-In Test

BIT/BITE

Built-In-Test and Built-In-Test Equipment

B-LRIP

Beyond Low Rate Initial Production

BLSM

Base Level System Modernization

BM/C3I

Battle Management/Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence

BM/C4I

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

BMC3

Battle Management, Command, Control, and Communications

BU

Block Upgrade

BUR

Bottom Up Review

C2

Command and Control

C3I

Command, Control and Communications Intelligence

C3S

Command, Control and Communications Systems

C4ISR

Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance

CALF

Common Affordable Lightweight Fighter

CALS

Computer Aided Logistics Support

CAP

Corrective Action Plan

CAS

Close Air Support

CAST

Computer Adaptive Screening Tests

CATB

Combat Aviation Training Brigade

CCAS

Cape Canaveral Air Station

CCPDSR

Command and Control Processing and Display System Replacement

CCRP

Carry Reliability Program

CCS

Command and Control Section

CCTT

Close Combat Tactical Trainer

CDA

Central Design Activity

CDI

Classification, Discrimination and Identification

CDL

Common Datalink

CDR

Critical Design Reviews

CDS

Combat Direction System

CDT

Contractor Development Test

CEC

Cooperative Engagement Capability

CEP

Cooperative Engagement Processor

CEP

Concept Evaluation Plan

CFC

Combined Forces Command

CFO

Chief Financial Officer

CGS

Common Ground Station

Chem Demil

Chemical Demilitarization

CHS-2

Common Hardware and Software-2

CHSSI

Common HPC Software Support Initiative

CICS/ESA

Customer Information Control System

CID

Commander's Independent Display

CIP

Central Integrated Processor

CIS

Clinical Information System

CITP

Common Integrated Tactical Picture

CIWS

Phalanx Close-In Weapon System CIWS

CLOAR

Common Low Observable Autorouter

CMBRE

Common Munitions BIT/Reprogramming Equipment

CMOS

Cargo Movement Operations System

CMUP

Conventional Mission Upgrade Program

CMWS

Common Missile Warning System

CNO

Chief of Naval Operations

COEA

Cost and Operational Effectiveness Analysis

COI

Critical Operational Issue

COMOPTEVFOR

Navy Commander, Operational Test and Evaluation Force

COMPASS

Common Operational Modeling, Planning and Simulation Strategy

COMSEC

Communications Security

CONUS

Continental United States

COTS

Commercial-off-the-shelf

CPMS

Civilian Personnel Management Service

CPR

Computer-Based Patient Record

CRD

Capstone Requirements Document

CSC

Conventional Systems Committee

CSDP

Chemical Stockpile Disposal Project

CSEPP

Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Project

CSSCS

Combat Service Support Component of the Army Battle Command System

CSSQT

Combat System Ship Qualification Trials

CSS-R

Communications System Segment-Replacement

CSUs

Customer Support Units

CT

Confirmatory Test

CTOL

Conventional Takeoff and Landing

CUs

Cooperating Units

CV

Aircraft Carrier Suitable

C-X

Cargo-Experimental

DAAS

DoD Advanced Automation System

DAB

Defense Acquisition Board

DACS

Divert Attitude and Control System

DAES

Defense Acquisition Executive Summary

DAMMS-R

Department of the Army Movement Management System- Redesign

DAPS

Deployable Aircraft Planning System

DARO

Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Office

DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DASR

Digital Airport Surveillance Radar

DAWMS

Deep Attack Weapons Mix Study

DB2

Data Base 2

DBMS

Data Base Management System

DDDR&E(T&E)

Deputy Director, Defense Research and Engineering (Test and Evaluation)

DDR&E

Director, Defense Research and Engineering

DDRT

Defense Distribution Depot, Red River, Texas

DDS

Data Distribution System

DEM/VAL

Demonstration/Validation

DESA

Defense Evaluation Support Agency

DFAS

Defense Finance and Accounting Service

DIA

Defense Intelligence Agency

DIPC

Defense Information Processing Center

DIS

Distributed Interactive Simulation

DISA

Defense Information Systems Agency

DISN

Defense Information Systems Network

DJMS

Defense Joint Military Pay System

DLA

Defense Logistics Agency

DMC

Defense Megacenter

DMR

Defense Management Review

DMRIS

Defense Medical Regulating Information System

DMRS

Diary Message Reporting System

DoN

Department of the Navy

DOT&E

Director, Operational and Test Evaluation

DPICM

Dual Purpose Improved Conventional Munition

DPSC

Defense Personnel Support Center

DREN

Defense Research and Engineering Network

DRR

Deployment Readiness Review

DSARC

Defense Systems Acquisition Review Council

DSDC

DLA Systems Design Center

DSMC

Defense Systems Management College

DSREDS

Army's Digital Storage and Retrieval Engineering Data System

DSS

Decision Support System

DSUFTP

Dual Station Unit Fielding and Training Program

DSUP

Defensive System Upgrade Program

DSWA

Defense Special Weapons Agency

DT

Developmental Testing

DT&E

Development Test and Evaluation

DT/OT

Developmental Testing/Operational Testing

DTC-2

Desktop Tactical-Support Computer 2

DTR-1A

Developmental Test Round-1A

DTS

Defense Transportation System

DVS-G

AT&T's Video Services-Global

DVT

Design Verification Test

EA

Electronic Attack

EC/EDI

Electronic Commerce/Electronic Data Interchange

ECCM

Electronic Counter Countermeasures

ECM

Electronic Countermeasures

ECP

Engineering Change Proposal

ECU

Executive Control Unit

ECU/PPU

Environmental Control Unit/Primary Power Unit

EDCARS

Air Force's Engineering Data Computer Assisted Retrieval System

EDT/VRM

Engineering Development Test/Vulnerability Reduction Measures

EELV

Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle

EFOGM

Enhanced Fiber Optic Guided Missile

EFP

Explosively Formed Penatrator

EFT

Electronic Funds Transfer

EHF

Extra High Frequency

EIS

Executive Information System

EKV

Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicles

EMD

Engineering and Manufacturing Development

EO/IR

Electro-Optical/Infrared

EOA

Early Operational Assessment

EPG

Electronic Proving Ground

EPIP

Evolutionary Phase Implementation Plan

EPLRS

Enhanced Position Location Reporting System

EPP

Enhanced Producibility Program

EPROM

Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory

ERDLVA

Extended Range Dual Log Video Amplifier

ESA

Enterprise Systems Architecture

ESI

Extremely Sensitive Information

ESIT

Extended System Integration Test

ESM

Electronic Support Measures

ESSM

Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile

EST

Enlisted Screening Test

ET

Embedded Training

ET&C

Extended Tracking and Control

ETC

Echo Tracker Classifier

ETOS

Effective-Time-On-Station

ETR-1A

Environmental Test Round-1A

EUIT

Early User Innovative Test

EWAISF

Electronic Warfare Avionics Integration Support Facility

EWTES

Electronic Warfare Threat Environment Simulation

FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FAAD C3I

Forward Area Air Defense Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence

FAADS

Forward Area Air Defense System

FAASV

Field Artillery Ammunition Support Vehicle

FARV

Future Ammunition Resupply Vehicle

FAT

First Article Test

FBCB2

Force XXI Battle Command, Brigade and Below

FBM

Fleet Ballistic Missile

FCR

Fire Control Radar

FCS

Forward Customer Support

FCS

Fire Control System

FCT

Foreign Comparative Test

FDDI

Fiber-Optic Distributed Data Interface

FDL

Fighter Data Link

FDS

Fixed Distributed System

FDTE

Force Development Test and Experimentation

FEP

Fleet Satellite EHF Package

FFAR

Folding Fin Aerial Rocket

FFRDC

Federally Funded Research and Development Center

FLIR

Forward Looking Infrared

FM

Frequency Modulation

FMFIA

Federal Managers Financial Integrity Act

FMS

Flight Mission Simulator

FMSO

Fleet Material Support Office

FOC

Full Operational Capability

FOEX

Follow-On Operational Experiment

FOT&E

Follow-On Operational Test and Evaluation

FOTD

Fiber Optics Towed Decoy

FOTT

Follow-On To TOW

FSD

Full Scale Development

FSO

Financial Systems Organization

FTB

Flying Test Bed

FUE

First Unit Equipped

FUNOPS

Functional Operational Support

FY

Fiscal Year

FYDP

Fiscal Year Defense Plan

GAO

General Accounting Office

GBI

Ground-Based Interceptor

GBS

Ground-Based Sensor

GBTS

Ground Based Training System

GCCS

Global Command and Control System

GCSS

Global Combat Support System

GEO

Geosynchronous

GIAT

Government Installation and Acceptance Test

GNU

Guidance Navigation Unit

GOTS

Government-Off-the-Shelf

GPS

Global Positioning System

GRP

Guidance Replacement Program

GRP

Glass-Reinforced Plastic

GSM

Ground Station Module

GTN

Global Transportation Network

GWS

Gun Weapon System

HARM

High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile

HCI

Human Computer Interfaces

HDR

High Data Rate

HEO

Highly Elliptical Orbit

HE-WAM

Hand Emplaced WAM

HITL

Hardware-in-the-Loop

HMMWV

High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicle

HOLC

High Order Language Computer

HPC

High Performance Computing

HPCMP

High Performance Computing Modernization Program

HUD

Heads Up Display

HWIL

Hardware-in-the-Loop

I2

Image Intensified

IBAS

Improved Bradley Acquisition Systems

ICAP

Improved Capability

ICAP II

Improved Capability II

ICBM

Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

ICD

Improved Countermeasures Dispenser

ICH

Improved Cargo Helicopter

ICOM

Non-Integrated COMSEC

ICP

Inventory Control Point

ICS

Countermeasures Set

ICSTF

Integrated Combat Systems Test Facility

IDECM

Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures

IDP

Interface Data Processor

IEWS

Integrated Electronic Warfare System

IFCS

Improved Fire Control System

IFT

Integrated Flight Test

IGT

Integrated Ground Test

IHAT

Integrated Hardware-in-the-Loop Avionics Test

IIPT

Integrating IPT

ILC

Initial Launch Capability

ILMS

Improved Launcher Mechanical System

ILS

Instrument Landing System

IMA

Intermediate Maintenance Activity

IMDS

Integrated Maintenance Data System

INMARSAT

International Maritime Satellite

INS

Inertial Navigation System

InSb

Indium Antimonide

IOC

Initial Operational Capability

IOT

Initial Operational Test

IOT&E

Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

IP

Internet Protocol

IPDS

Improved Positioning and Determining System

IPR

In-Process Review

IPT

Integrated Process Team

IPT

Integrated Product Team

IPT

Initial Production Tests

IR

Infrared

ISAQ

Interim Statement of Aircraft Qualification

ISAR

Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar

ISP

Interim System Production

ISTF

Installed System Test Facility

ITAS

Improved TOW Acquisition Systems

ITAS

Improved Target Acquisition System

ITO/TMO

Installation Transportation Office/Transportation Management Office

ITT

International Telephone and Telegraph

ITT

Integrated Test Team

ITV

Intransit Visibility

IV&V

Independent Verification and Validation

IWSDB

Integrated Weapon System Data Base

JACADS

Johnston Atoll Chemical Agent Disposal System

JAST

Joint Advanced Strike Technology

JCS

Joint Chiefs of Staff

JDAM

Joint Direct Attack Munition

JDAM

Joint Direct Attack Missile

JDT/OT

Joint Development Test/Operational Test

JET

Joint Estimating Team

JITC

Joint Interoperability Test Command

JLF

Joint Live Fire

JMCIS

Joint Maritime Command Information System

JMVX

Joint Multi-Mission Vertical Lift Aircraft

JPATS

Joint Primary Aircraft Training System

JPF

Joint Programmable Fuze

JROC

Joint Requirements Oversight Council

JSEAD

Joint Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses

JSF

Joint Strike Fighter

JTFEX

Joint Task Force Exercise

JTIDS

Joint Tactical Information Distribution System

JV

Joint Vision

JWG

Joint Work Group

JWID-97

Joint Warfighter Interoperability Demonstrations

kbps

Kilobits Per Second

KEM

Kinetic Energy Missiles

KMR

Kwajalein Missile Range

LA

Lead Agents

LAMPS

Light Airborne Multi-Purpose System

LAN

Local Area Network

LBT

Low Band Transmitter

LCAC

Landing Craft Air Cushion

LCC

Launch Control Center

LDR

Low Data Rate

LEAP

Light Exoatmospheric Projectile

LEO

Low Earth Orbit

LF

Launch Facilities

LFT&E

Live Fire Test and Evaluation

LH

Long-Haul

LHT

Lightweight Hybrid Torpedo

LMTV

Light-Medium Tactical Vehicles

LO

Low Observability

LO/LO

Lift On/Lift Off

LOBL(I)

Lock-On Before Launch Inhibit

LOSAT

Line-Of-Sight Antitank Missile

LOS-R

Line-Of-Sight-Rear

LOTS

Logistics-Over-the-Shore

LRIP

Limited rate initial production

LRIP

Low Rate Initial Production

LRIP 1

Least One Production Pod

LUT

Limited User Test

M3P

Multi-Mission Mobile Processors

MAGTF

Marine Air Ground Task Force

MAISRC

Major Automated Information Systems Review Council

MAMC

Madigan Army Medical Center

MAMS

Military Airspace Management System

MASCAL

Mass Casualty

MAST

Milstar Advanced Satellite Terminal

MCE

Mission Control Element

MCM

Mine Countermeasures Ships

MCOTEA

Marine Corps Operational Test and Evaluation Agency

MCP

Managed Care Program

MCS

Mission Computer System

MCS

Maneuver Control System

MCSB

MCS Backup

MCTFS

Marine Corps Total Force System

MCU

Mission Computer Upgrade

MD

Mission Data

MDA

Milestone Decision Authority

MDAP

Major Defense Acquisition Program

MDR

Medium-Data Rate

MDSS II

Deployment Support System II

MEADS

Medium Extended Air Defense System

MECA

Medical Electronic Customer Assistance

MFD

Multifunction Display

MFOM

MLRS Family of Munitions

MFTA

Multi-Function Towed Array

MHE

Material Handling Equipment

MHC

Coastal Mine Hunter

MHSS

Military Health Services system

MICOM

Missile Command

MIDS

Multifunction Information Distribution System

MILDEP

Military Department

MILSPEC

Military Specification

Mini-DAMA

Miniaturized Demand Assigned Multiple Access

MISSI

Multilevel Information System Security Initiative

MIT/LL

MIT Lincoln Laboratory

MITL

Man-in-the-Loop

MLC

Military Load Class

MLRS

Multiple Launch Rocket System

MMF

Mobile Maintenance Facility

MMLS

Mobile Microwave Landing System

MMR

Multi-Mode Radar

MNS

Mine Neutralization System

MOE

Measures of Effectiveness

MOP

Measures of Performance

MOT&E

Multi-Service Operational Test and Evaluation

MPM

Mission Planning Module

MPS

Mission Planning System

MR

Medium Range

MRF

Multi-Role Fighter

MS

Milestone

MSE

Mobile Subscriber Equipment

MSO

Mine Sweepers

MSRC

Major Shared Resource Center

MSTE

Multi-Spectral Threat Environment

MSTRAP

Multi-Sensor Torpedo Recognition and Alertment Processor

MTF

Medical Treatment Facility

MTI

Moving Target Indicator

MTT

Multi-Service Test Team

MTV

Medium Tactical Vehicle

MUSE

Multiple UAV Simulation Environment

MVS

Multiple Virtual Storage

NAD

Navy Area Defense

NALCOMIS

Naval Aviation Logistics Command Information System

NAMEADSMA

NATO MEADS Management Agency

NATBMD

Navy Area Theater Ballistic Missile Defense

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NAVORDSTA

Naval Ordnance Station

NAWCAD

Naval Air Warfare Center-Aircraft Division

NBCRS

Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Reconnaissance System

NCA

National Command Authority

NCS

Net Control Station

NCTS

Navy Computer and Telecommunications Station

NCTS-W

Navy Computer and Telecommunications Station-Washington

NDI

Non-Developmental Item

NECA

Newport Chemical Activity

NESP

Navy Extra-High Frequency Satellite Program

NMCC

National Military Command Center

NMD

National Missile Defense

NMM

National Mission Model

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOC

Network Operating Center

NORAD

North American Air Defense Command

NSCMP

Non-Stockpile Chemical Materiel Project

NSSN

New Attack Submarine

NSWC-DD

Naval Surface Warfare Center-Dahlgren Division

NTCS-A

Naval Tactical Command System -Afloat

NTDS

Naval Tactical Data System

OA

Operational Assessment

OASD(HA)

Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)

OASD/C3I

Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence

OASYS

Obstacle Avoidance System

OBS

Onboard System

OCU

Operator Control Unit

OCV

Operational Concept Validation

ODOT&E

Office of Director, Operational Test and Evaluation

OEC

Operational Evaluation Command

OFP

Operational Flight Program

OPEVAL

Operational Evaluation

OPTEC

Operational Test and Evaluation Command

OPTEVFOR

Operational Test and Evaluation Force

OR

Operational Requirement

ORD

Operational Requirements Document

OT

Operational Testing

OT&E

Operational Test and Evaluation

OTA

Operational Test Agency

OTP

Operational Test Plan

OUSD(P&R)

Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

OVT

Operational Verification Test

PAR

Precision Approach Radar

PCT

Longbow Hellfire Production Confidence Test

PD&RR

Program Demonstration and Risk Reduction

PD/V

Program Definition and Validation

PD2

Procurement Desktop-Defense

PDB

Post-Deployment Build

PDRR

Preliminary Design and Risk Reduction

PDRR

Program Definition and Risk Reduction

PE

Program Element

PEO

Program Executive Officer

PEO-T

Navy Program Executive Officer-Tactical Aircraft

PFM

Pre-Flight Message

PI

Product Improvement

PID

Positive Identification Program

PIP

Product Improvement Program

PLS

Palletized Load System

PLSAG

Precision Landing Study Advisory Group

PM

Program Manager

PMO

Program Management Office

POM

Program Objective Memorandum

POP

Proofs of Principle

POSNAV

Position Location and Navigation

PPI

Personnel Process Improvement

PPQT

Pre-production Qualification Testing

PPT

Production Prove-Out Test

PQT

Production Qualification Testing

Pre-MDAP

Pre-Major Defense Acquisition Program

PRP

Propulsion Replacement Program

PtSi

Platinum Silicide

PTW

Precision Targeting Workstation

PVT

Performance Verification Test

PVT

Product Verification Testing

PVT

Production Verification Testing

QOT&E

Qualification Operational Test and Evaluation

QRC

Quick Reaction Capability

R&D

Research and Development

R/P

Receiver/Processor

RAM

Rolling Airframe Missile

RAM

Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability

RDBMS

Relational Database Management System

RDT&E

Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation

RECBASS

Reception Battalion Automated Support System

RF

Radio Frequency

RF/IR

Radio Frequency/Infrared

RFCM

Radio Frequency Counter Measure

RFPI

Rapid Force Projection Initiative

RMP

Reprogrammable Microprocessor

RN

Royal Navy

RO/RO

Roll-On/Roll-Off

ROC

Required Operational Capability

RRDF

RO/RO Discharge Facility

RSC

Regional Service Center

RSIP

Radar System Improvement Program

RSTA

Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition

RSTARS [MP]

Reserve Standard Training, Administration, and Readiness Support [Manpower and Personnel]

RSV

Resupply Vehicle

RUG

Radar Upgrade

RWR

Radar Warning Receiver

S&T

Science and Technology

SADS

Submarine Antenna Distribution System

SAE

Service Acquisition Executive

SAG

Surface Action Group

SAL

Semi-Active Laser

SAM

Surface-to-Air Missile

SAR

Synthetic Aperture Radar

SATCOM

Satellite Communications

SAW

Squad Automatic Weapon

SBS

Submarine Baseband Switch

SBU

Sensitive But Unclassified

SC 21

Twenty-First Century Combatant

SCAMP

Single-Channel Antijam Man-Portable

SCIS

Survivable Communications Integration System

SDS

Source Data Systems

SDS

Surveillance Direction System

SDT

Software Development Testing

SDTS

Self Defense Test Ship

SEAD

Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses

SEP

System Enhancement Program

SEP

System Evaluation Plan

SEP

Soldier Enhancement Program

SEP

System Enhancement Package

SFW

Sensor Fuzzed Weapon

SHF

Super-High Frequency

SIDPERS-3

Standard Installation/Division Personnel System Version 3

SIL

System Integration Lab

SIMAS II

Sonar In-Situ Mode Assessment System

SIOP

Single Integrated Operational Plan

SIP

System Improvement Program

SIP

System Improvement Phase

SIPRNET

Secret Internet Protocol Router Network

SIRFC

Suite of Radio Frequency Countermeasures

SLAM

Stand-Off Land Attack Missile

SLAM-ER+

Stand-Off Land Attack Missile-Expanded Response Plus

S-LAN

Signal LAN

SLEP

Service Life Extension Program

SM-3

Standard Missile-3

SMART-T

Secure Mobile Antijam Reliable Tactical-Terminal

SMCS

Survivable MCS

SNAP

Shipboar Non-Tactical ADP Program

SOA

Special Operations Aircraft

SOCCOM

Special Operations Command

SOF

Special Operations Forces

SOR

System of Record

SOSC

System Operational and Support Capability

SOSUS

Sound Ocean Surveillance System

SPBS-R

Standard Property Book System - Revised

SPH

Self-Propelled Howitzer

SPO

System Program Office

SQT

Software Qualification Testing

SRM

Solid Rocket Motors

SRMU

Solid Rocket Motor Upgrade

SSDS

Ship Self Defense System

SSFE

Source Selection Flight Evaluation

SSIPS

Shore Signal Information Processing Segment

SSP

Strategic Sealift Program

SSPA

Solid State Power Amplifier

STARS

Standard Accounting and Reporting System

STOVL

Short Takeoff and Vertical Landing

STOW

Synthetic Theater of War

STR

Software Trouble Reports

STW

Strike Warfare

SUA

Special-Use Airspace

Sub-ATWCS

Submarine Advanced Tomahawk Weapons Control System

SubECS

Submarine Exterior Communications System

SURTASS

Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System

SVML

Standard Vehicle Mounted Launcher

SWAN

Ship-Wide Area Network

SWATH

Small Water-Plane Area Twin Hull

SWV

Software Versions

T&E

Test and Evaluation

T&M

Test and Measurement

T/FSDS

Time/Frequency Standard Distribution System

T-45TS

T-45 Training System

TAC

Tactical Command Post

TACAMO

Take Charge and Move Out

TACMS

Tactical Missile System

TAMPS

Tactical Aircraft Mission Planning System

TAPDB

Total Army Personnel Data Base

TAPS

Tactical Aircraft Planning System

TAS

Target Acquisition System

TBIP

Tomahawk Baseline Improvement Program

TBJ

Terrain Bounce Jamming

TBM

Theater Ballistic Missile

TCACCIS

Transportation Coordinator Automated Command and Control Information System

TCAIMS

Transportation Coordinator Automated Information Management System

TCG

Track Control Group

TCS

Tactical Control System

TDSS

Tactical Decision Support Subsystem

TEMP

Test and Evaluation Master Plan

TERPES

Tactical Electronic Reconnaissance Processing and Evaluation System

TEWS

F-15 Tactical Electronic Warfare System

TEXCOM

Test and Experimentation Command

THAAD

Theater High-Altitude Air Defense

TI

Tactical Internet

TJS

Tactical Jamming System

TLAM-C

Tomahawk Conventional Land Attack

TLAM-D

Tomahawk Conventional Land Attack Submunition

TLAM-N

Nuclear Land Attack Not Deployed

TLE

Target Location Errors

TM

Telemetry

TM

Technical Manual

TMD

Tactical Munitions Dispenser

TMPC

Theater Mission Planning Center

TMSS

Total Mine Simulation System

TOC

Tactical Operations Center

TPU

Torpedo Propulsion Upgrade

TPWG

Test and Evaluation Planning Working Group

TRADOC

Army Training and Doctrine Command

TRICARE

Tri-Service Health Care

TS3

Top Secret Support System

TSST

Total Ship Survivability Trial

TTP

Tactics, Techniques and Procedures

TUAV

Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

TVC

Thrust Vector Control

TWCS

Tomahawk Weapon Control System

TWS

Tomahawk Weapon System

UAV

Unmanned Air Vehicle

UDF

User Data File

UFCS

Underwater Fire Control System

UFL-97

Ulchi Focus Lens-97

UFP

Unit Flyaway Price

UHF

Ultra High Frequency

UK

United Kingdom

ULLS

Unit Level Logistics System

UMIDS

Uniform Microcomputer Disbursing System

UNDEX

Underwater Explosion

USAFAWC

United States Air Force Air Warfare Center

USD(A&T)

Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition & Technology)

USEUCOM

US European Command

USNS

United States Naval Ship

USTRANSCOM

United States Transportation Command

UWS

Underwater Segment

V&V

Verification and Validation

VAFB

Vandenberg Air Force Base

VAR

Vulnerability Assessment Report

VCSS

Voice Communications Switching System

VECP

Value Engineering Change Proposal

VHF

Very High Frequency

VHSIC

Very High Speed Integrated Circuit

VLA

Vertical Launch ASROC

VLF

Very Low Frequency

VLS

Vertical Launching System

VM/ESA

Virtual Machine/ESA

VPE

Virtual Prototype Experiment

WAA

Wide Aperture Array

WAF

Weapons Analysis Facility

WCMD

Wind Compensated Munition Dispenser

WIPT

Working IPT

WJHTC

William J. Hughes Technical Center

WMD

Weapons of Mass Destruction

WRA/LRU

Weapons Replaceable Assembly/Line Replaceable Unit

WRA-V

Weapon Replaceable Assembly

WSMR

White Sands Missile Range

WTR

Western Test Range

WWMCCS

World Wide Military Command and Control System

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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