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FM 1-120 GLOSSARY

GLOSSARY

A²C²      Army Airspace Command and Control
AAF       Army airfield
ACA       airspace control authority; airlift clearance authority
ACL       area calibration laboratory
ACO       airspace control order
ACP       airspace control plan
AD        air defense
ADA       air defense artillery
ADDS      Automatic Data Distribution System
AIC       airspace information center
AL        Alabama
ALOC      air lines of communication
AM        amplitude modulated
AMC       (United States) Army Materiel Command
AMSF      area maintenance supply facility
AOAP      Army Oil Analysis Program
AOC       air operations center
ASG       area support group
ASL       authorized stockage list
ASOC      air support operations center
ATC       air traffic control
ATS       air traffic services
attn      attention
AVIM      aviation intermediate maintenance

BCE battlefield coordination element BDZ base defense zone

command and control CAIC corps airspace information center C&E communications and electronics COMMZ communications zone COMSEC communications security CONUS continental United States COSCOM corps support command CP command post CRC control and reporting center CRSC calibration and repair support company CS combat support CSS combat service support CTOC corps tactical operations center

DA Department of the Army DAIC division airspace information center DAMA demand-assigned multiple access dept department DISCOM division support command DLA Defense Logistics Agency DMA Defense Mapping Agency DOD Department of Defense DS direct support DSA division support area DSS direct support system DTO division transportation officer DTOC division tactical operations center DX direct exchange DZ drop zone

EAC echelons above corps ECCM electronic counter-countermeasures ENCOM Engineer Command EW electronic warfare

FAA Federal Aviation Administration FAC forward air controller FACP forward air control post FARP forward arming and refueling point FLOT forward line of own troops FM field manual; frequency modulation FSB forward support battalion

G3 Assistant Chief of Staff, G3 (Operations and Plans) G4 Assistant Chief of Staff, G4 (Logistics) GCA ground-controlled approach GS general support GSA General Services Administration

HF high frequency HHC headquarters and headquarters company HQ headquarters

ICAO Internal Civil Aviation Organization ID identification IMC instrument meteorological conditions

J3 Operations Directorate JCS Joint Chiefs of Staff JFC joint force commander JOPES joint operations planning and execution system JTIDS joint tactical information distribution system

LCC land component commander LIC low intensity conflict LLTR low level transit route LRS long range surveillance LZ landing zone

MACOM major Army command MCC movement control center MCO movement control officer MEDCOM medical command METL mission essential task list METT-T mission, enemy, terrain, troops, and time available MI military intelligence MMC Materiel Management Center MOS military occupational specialty MP military police MSB main support battalion MSC Military Sealift Command MTMC Military Traffic Management Command

NAS National Airspace System NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization NAVAID navigational aid NBC nuclear, biological, chemical NLOS non-line-of-sight NOE nap-of-the-earth NVD night vision device

OCONUS outside continental United States OPCON operational control OPLAN operation plan OPORD operation order

PERSCOM US Army Total Personnel Command PLL prescribed load list PZ pickup zone

RSP reconnaissance and security positions

S3 Operations and Training Officer (US Army) S4 Supply Officer (US Army) SAR search and rescue SATCOM satellite communications SOF special operations forces SOP standing operating procedure SRA special repair activity

TA theater Army TAACOM Theater Army Area Command TACP tactical air control party TACS theater air control system TACT tactical aviation control team TADCSLOG Theater Army Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics TAGS theater air-ground system TAMCA Theater Army Movement Control Agency TASG theater Army support group TCC-A Theater Communications Command--Army TERPS terminal instrument procedures TM technical manual TMDE test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment TMT transportation motor transport TOC tactical operations center TOE table(s) of organization and equipment TRADOC United States Army Training and Doctrine Command trans transportation TRANSCOM (United States Army) Transportation Command treas treasury

UCMJ Uniformed Code of Military Justice UHF ultra high frequency US United States USA United States Army USAAVNC United States Army Aviation Center USAF United States Air Force USAISC United States Army Information Systems Command USAMC United States Army Materiel Command USMC United States Marine Corps USN United States Navy

VA Virginia VFR visual flight rules VHF very high frequency

WFZ weapons-free zone WW world war



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