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A2 Army airspace
A2C2 Army airspace command and control
AA assembly area
AB Aviation Brigade
ABF availability balance file
ACC Air Combat Command
ACFT aircraft
ACL Army Calibration Laboratories
ACofS Assistant Chief Of Staff
ACR armored cavalry regiment
ACRC Army Calibration And Repair Center
ACT air cavalry troop
ADLO air defense liaison officer
ADMIN administrative
ADMRU aviation depot maintenance round-out unit
ADP automatic data processing
ADPC automatic data processing center
AFB Air Force Base
AFMP auxiliary fuel management pane
AFTO Air Force technical order
AG Adjutant General
AGPU auxiliary ground power unit
AGSE aviation ground support equipment
AH attack helicopter
AHB assault helicopter battalion
AHC attack helicopter company
AIS automated information system
AIT automated identification technology
AIMI aviation intensive management items
AL annual leave
ALO air liaison officer
ALOC air lines of communication
ALSE aviaiton life support equipment
AM amplitude modulated
AM-SSB amplitude modification-single sideband
AMB aviation maintenance battalion
AMC Army Materiel Command
AMCO aviation maintenance company
AMCOM United States Army Aviation and Missile Command
AMCP aircraft maintenance collection point
AMDF Army master data file
ammo ammunition
AMSS Army materiel status system
AM-SSB amplitude modulated-single sideband
AMO aviation maintenance officer
ANMCS anticipated not mission-capable, supply
AO area of operation
AOAP Army oil analysis program
AOG aircraft-on-ground
AP antipersonnel
APP appendix
API armor-piercing incendiary
APOE aerial port of embarkation
APU auxiliary power unit
AR Army Regulation
ARC accounting requirements code
ARMT armament
ARMS Army Master File Retrieval Microform System
ARNG Army National Guard
ASAM aviation safety action messages
ASE aircraft survivability equipment
ASF Army stock fund
ASG area support group
ASL authorized stockage list
ASMP Army strategic mobility program
ASP ammunition supply point
ASR alternate supply route
ASSESSOR A trained maintenance technician whose function it is to assess aircraft battle damage.
asst assistant
AT antitank
ATAS Air-To-Air Stinger
ATHS airborne target hand-over system
ATKHB attack helicopter battalion
ATKHC attack helicopter company
ATKHR attack helicopter regiment
ATP Army training program
ATS air traffic services
ATST area TMDE support team
ATTN attention
AUTMV automotive
AVCRAD aviation classification repair activity depot
AVIM aviation intermediate maintenance
AVN aviation
AVUM aviation unit maintenance
AWOL absent without leave
AX ancilliary
AZ azimuth
BAMO brigade aviation maintenance officer
BATTLE-DAMAGE The process used to determine if repair of a battle-damaged aircraft or system can be safely deferred either for a onetime
ASSESSMENT evacuation flight of the aircraft or to return the aircraft to service for a limited number of flight hours; the three major tasks of battle-damage assessment are damage inspection, damage evaluation, and repair deferability assessment
BDA battlefield damage assessment
BDAR battle damage assessment and repair
BDE brigade
BDR battle damage repair
BIIL basic issue item list
BITE built-in test equipment
BLAST blocked asynchronous transmission (software protocol)
BLDG building
BMO battalion movement officer
BN battalion
BR branch
BSA brigade support area
C chief
C2 command and control
C3 command, control, and communications
C3I command, control, communications, and intelligence
C4 command, control, communications and computers
CAB combat aviation battalion
CAC combat aviation company
CAGE commercial and government entity (code)
CAISI combat service support automated information system interface
C&RS calibration and repair support
CSA corps support area
CAV cavalry
C/B center of balance
CBR chemical, biological, radiological
CBT combat
CBU calibrate before use
CCAD Corpus Christi Army Depot
CD compact disk
CDR commander
CD-ROM compact disk-read only memory
CE communications-electronics
CEB clothing exchange and bath
CEO communications-electronics officer
CESO communications-electronics security officer
CG center of gravity
CH cargo helicopter
CHAPS climatic heat aircraft protective system
CINC commander in chief
CIV civilian
CL checklist
CMD command
CML chemical
CMMC corps materiel management center
CMMI command maintenance management inspection
CMOC civil-military operations center
CNR calibration not required
CofS chief of staff
CO company or commanding officer
CO2 carbon dioxide
COA course of action
COMM communication
COMMZ communications zone
COMSEC communications security
CON control
CONSOL consolidate
CONUS Continental United States
COOP continuity of operations plan
COSCOM corps support command
CP command post
CPC corrosion-preventive control
CPE combat periodic inspection
CPM combat phase maintenance
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CPT Captain
CRAF civil reserve air fleet
CRC calibration and repair center
CRP central receiving point
C&RS calibration and repair support
CS combat support
CSAR combat search and rescue
CSB corps support battalion
CSG combat service group
CSM command sergeant major
CSS combat service support
CSSCS combat service support control system
CY calendar year
DA Department of the Army
DAMMS-R Department of the Army Movement Management System-Redesign
DAO division ammunition officer
DA PAM Department of the Army Pamphlet
DART downed aircraft recovery teams
DASB division aviation support battalion
DCSLOG Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics
DCSOPS Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans
DDN TAC defense data network terminal access controller
DET detachment
DEW directed-energy weapon
DIR director(ate)
DISCOM division support command
DIV division
DLIS defense logistics information services
DLR depot-level repairable
DMC distribution management center
DMMC division materiel management center
DMMO division materiel management officer
DMRD defense management review decision
DOD Department of Defense
DODAAC Department of Defense activity address code
DOL Directorate of Logistics
DOS days of supply
DPTM Directorate of Plans, Training, and Mobilization
DPW Directorate of Public Works
DRF division ready force
DRMO Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office
DS direct support
DSA division support area
DSC distribution of stockage code
DSU direct support unit
EA engagement area
EAC echelons above corps
EAPS engine air particle separation
EC essentiality code
ECAP environmental compliance achievement program
ECAS enhanced cobra armament system
ECC equipment category code
ECOD estimated cost of damage
ED environmental division
EIC end item code
EIR equipment improvement recommendation
ELM element
EM end users manual
EMP electromagnetic pulse
ENCOM engineer command
ENGR engineer
EOM end of mission
ERFS extended range fuel system
ESSS external stores support system
EW electronic warfare
F-level owner/user level
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FAD force activity designator
FARP forward arming and refueling point
FAW forward axil weight
FC fire control
FEDLOG Federal Logistics
FHP flying hour program
FIFO first in, first out
fld field
FLOT forward line of own troops
FLT flight
FM field manual or frequency modulated
FMC fully mission-capable
FOD foreign object damage
FORSCOM Forces Command
FRAGO fragmentary order
FROG free rocket over ground
FRT freight
FSB forward support battalion
FSC federal supply classification
FSE fire support element
FSO fire support officer
FY fiscal year
G1 Assistant Chief of Staff (Personnel)
G2 Assistant Chief of Staff (Intelligence)
G3 Assistant Chief of Staff (Operations And Plans)
G4 Assistant Chief of Staff (Logistics)
G5 Assistant Chief of Staff (Civil Affairs)
GCSS-ARMY global combat support system-Army
GEN general
GND ground
GP group
GPS global positioning system
GS general support
GSE ground support equipment
GUI graphic user interface
GWT gross weight
HAZCOM hazardous communications
HAZMIM hazard minimization
HDRS heavy drop rigging site
HEL helicopter
HELLFIRE heliborne fire and forget missile system
HF high frequency
HHB Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion
HHC Headquarters and Headquarters Company
HHD Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment
HHT Headquarters and Headquarters Troop
HICHS helicopter internal cargo-handling system
HIT health indicator test
HM hazardous material
HNS host nation support
HOS helicopter oxygen system
HOSP hospital
HQ Headquarters
HR hour
HSC headquarters and supply company
HSS horizontal store support
HW hazardous waste
IAIC immediate action interim change
I&S interchangeability and substitutability
ICRC installation calibration and repair center
ICS intercommunications system
ICS3 integrated combat service support system
ID identification
IOC Industrial Operations Command
IDSM integrated direct support maintenance
IEW intelligence and electronic warfare
IFR instrument flight rules
IHFR improved high-frequency radio
IL identification list
ILAP integrated logistics analysis program
IMMO installation materiel maintenance officer
IMRF instrument master record file
INTEL intelligence
IPS inlet particle separation
IR infrared
IVIS intervehicular information system
JP joint publication
JRTC Joint Readiness Training Center
JTA joint table of authorization/allowances
KM kilometers
KO contracting officer
KVDT keyboard video display terminal
LAMS large area maintenance shelter
LAN local area network
LAO logistics assistance office
LAP logistics assistance program
LASSO logistics automation systems support office
LCF legitimate code file
LIN line item number
LM logic module
LNO liaison officer
LO lubrication order
LOC line(s) of communication
LOG logistics
LOGCAP logistics civil augmentation program
LOGSA logistics support activity
LRSD long-range surveillance detachment
LRU line replacement unit
LSE logistics support element
MAC maintenance allocation chart
MACE mobilization AVCRAD control element
MACOM Major Army Command
MAINT maintenance
MAIT maintenance assistance and instruction team
MARKS modern Army recordkeeping system
MAT materiel
MATCAT materiel category
MCN management control number
MCO movement control officer
MCP maintenance collection point
MCS maintenance control system
MCSR materiel condition status report
MDS mission, design, and series
MED medical
MEDCOM Medical Command
METT-TC mission, enemy, terrain, troops, time available, and civilian considerations
MGT management
MI military intelligence
MIL military
mm millimeter
MMC materiel management center
MMDF maintenance master data file
MOOTW military operations other than war
MOC maintenance operational check
MOPP mission-oriented protection posture
MOS military occupational specialty
MP military police
MPN MSE packet network
MRE meals ready to eat
MRM maintenance reporting and management
MRO materiel release order
MSE mobile subscriber equipment
MSB main support battalion
MSDS materiel safety data sheets
MSL missile
MSR main supply route
MSS missile sight subsystem
MST maintenance support team
MTDA modification table of distribution and allowances
MTF maintenance test flight
MTOE modification table of organization and equipment
MTW major theater of war
MWO modification work order
NAMP night aircraft maintenance program
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NAVAID navigation aid
NBC nuclear, biological, chemical
NCO noncommissioned officer
NCOIC noncommissioned officer in charge
NCS net control station
NDI nondevelopmental item
NDT nondestructive testing
NEC® national electrical code
NET new equipment training
NFC national fire code
NFPA National Fire Protection Association
NG National Guard
NICAD nickel cadmium
NICP national inventory control point
NIIN national item identification number
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
NMC not mission-capable
NMCE not mission-capable, equipment
NMCM not mission-capable, maintenance
NMCS not mission-capable, supply
NPT nonproductive time
NRB natural resources branch
NRI net radio interface
NSN national stock number
NTC National Training Center
OCM on-condition maintenance
OCONUS Outside Continental United States
ODCSLOG Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics
OFC office
OFF officer
OH observation helicopter
OIC officer in charge
OP operator
OPS operations
OPLAN operation plan
OPORD operation order
OPSEC operations security
OPTEMPO operational tempo
OR operational readiness
ORF operational readiness float
OSC objective supply capability
OSHA Occupational Safety And Health Administration
OSJA Office of the Staff Judge Advocate
OST order to ship time
OT overtime
OVE organizational vehicle equipment
P-level primary level
PAD patient administration and distribution
PAM pamphlet
PARC principal assistant responsible for contracting
PB property book
PBO property book officer
PC production control
PCE protective clothing and equipment
PE periodic
PERS personnel (U.S. Army)
PERSCOM Personnel Command
PET petroleum
PLL prescribed load list
PLT platoon
PM phase maintenance
PMC partially mission capable
PMCS preventive maintenance checks and services
PMD preventive maintenance daily
PMS preventive maintenance services
POD port of debarkation
POE port of embarkation
POL petroleum, oils, and lubricants
pos position
PPM progressive phase maintenance
PQDR product quality deficiency report
PRAM preliminary report of aircraft mishap
PT productive time
PVS prime vendor support
QC quality control
QSS quick supply store
QTR quarters
RAP rear area protection
RACO rear area combat operations
RAS regimental aviation squadron
RAW rear axel weight
RCC rescue coordination center
RCF repair cycle float
REC radioelectronic combat
RECON reconnaissance
recov recovery
reg regular
rep repair
retrans retransmit
RF radio frequency
RML revolution in military logistics
RO requisitioning objective
ROP reorder point
RPM revolutions per minute
RPT report
RX repairable exchange
S-level secondary level
S1 adjutant
S2 intelligence officer
S3 operations and training officer
S4 supply officer
S&S supply and service
SAAS Standard Army Ammunition System
SAILS Standard Army Intermediate Level Supply System
SAMS Standard Army Maintenance System
SAMS—1 Standard Army Maintenance System-Level 1
SAMS—2 Standard Army Maintenance System-Level 2
SARSS Standard Army Retail Supply System
SARSS-1 Standard Army Retail Supply System-Level 1
SARSS-2AC/B Standard Army Retail Supply System-Level 2AC/B
SARSS-2AD Standard Army Retail Supply System-Level 2AD
SARSS-O Standard Army Retail Supply System-Objective
SB supply bulletin
SCA supply control activity
SDI SAGE database inquiry
SEC section
SEN small extension node
SFDLR stock funding of depot-level repairable
SGT sergeant
SIG signal
SJA Staff Judge Advocate
SL sick leave
SLC stockage list code
SOF safety of flight
SOP standing operating procedures
SOS source of supply
SOW statement of work
SPBS—R standard property book system-revised
SPO security, plans, and operations
SPOE seaport of embarkation
SPT support
SQDN squadron
SRBM short-range ballistic missile
SSA supply support activity
SSL shop stock list
SSSC self-service supply center
STACOMP standard computer
STAMIS Standard Army Management Information System
STANAG standardization agreement
STARPUBS standard Army publications system
SUBS subsistence
SUP supply
SUPV supervisor
SURG surgeon
SVC service
SWBD switchboard
SYS system
T-level transfer level
TA theater army
TAA tactical assembly area
TACCS tactical Army combat service support computer system
TACSAT tactical satellite
TAMMS The Army Maintenance Management System
TAMMS-A The Army Maintenance Management System-Aviation
TAMP theater aviation maintenance program
TASO terminal area security officer
TB technical bulletin
TBO time between overhaul
TDA table of distribution and allowances
TDY temporary duty
TEAC turbine engine analysis check
TECH technical
TF task force
TI technical inspector
TM technical manual
TMDE test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment
TMDE-SP test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment—support program
TNG training
TOC tactical operations center
TOE table of organization and equipment
TOW tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided
TPFDD time-phased force deployment data requirements
TRADOC Training and Doctrine Command
TRANS transportation
TRP troop
TS technical supply
TSO TMDE support office
TSC theater support command
TSC MMC Theater Support Command Materiel Management Center
TTA tactical terminal adapter
TWX teletypewriter exchange
UH utility helicopter
UIC unit identification code
ULLS Unit-Level Logistics System
ULLS-A Unit-Level Logistics System-Aviation
ULLS-G Unit-Level Logistics System-Ground
ULLS-S4 Unit-Level Logistics System-S4
UMNIPS Uniform Materiel Movement and Issue Priority System
UND urgency of need
U.S. United States
USAAMC United States Army Aeromedical Center
USAAVNC United States Army Aviation Center
USAMC United States Army Materiel Command
USAPSL United States Army Primary Standards Laboratory
USASC United States Army Safety Center
USATA United States Army TMDE Activity
USP&FO United States Property and Fiscal Officer
USR unit status report
USTRANSCOM United States Transportation Command
UTM universal transverse mercator
VSP vertical stores pylon
WARCO warranty control office
WO Warrant Officer
WPN weapon
WSRO weapons system replacement operations
WVEH wheeled vehicle
WX weather
XMSN transmission
XO Executive Officer



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