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AADC

Area Air Defense Commander

AAFES

Army and Air Force exchange system

AAL

additional authorized list

AAMDC

Army Air and Missile Defense Command

AC

alternating current

AFB

Air Force base

ALERT

attack and launch early reporting to theater

AMCOM

Aviation and Missile Command

amp

ampere

AOI

area of interest

AOR

area of responsibility

APOD

aerial port of debarkation

APOE

aerial port of embarkation

AR

Army regulation

ARSPCC

Army Space Command Center

ASG

area support group

ASL

authorized stockage list

AUEL

automated unit equipment list

BDO

battle dress overgarment

BIT/BITE

built-in test/built-in-test equipment

BM/C4I

battle management/command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence

BMD

ballistic missile defense

BMDO

Ballistic Missile Defense Organization

C2

command and control

C3I

command, control, communications, and intelligence

C4I

command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence

CAM

chemical agent monitor

CANA

convulsant antidote nerve agent

CAT

crisis action team

CCIR

commander's critical information requirement

CENTCOM

Central Command

cGy

Centigray

CINC

commander in chief

CLS

contractor logistics support

CMOC

Cheyenne Mountain Operations Center

COCOM

combatant command

COMSEC

communications security

CONOPS

concept of operations

CONPLAN

operation plan in concept format

CONUS

continental United States

CPE

chemical protective equipment

CPOG

chemical protective overgarment

CSC

computer software component

CSCI

computer software configuration item

CSS

combat service support

CTT

common task training

CTT/H3

commander's tactical terminal/hybrid three channel

cue, cueing

designation of a target location

DA

Department of the Army

DACG

departure airfield control group

dBA

decibel

DCSCON

Deputy Chief of Staff, Contracting

DCSIM

Deputy Chief of Staff, Information Management

DCSINT

Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence

DCSLOG

Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics

DCSOPS

Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations

DCSPER

Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel

DCSRM

Deputy Chief of Staff, Resource Management

DET HQ

detachment headquarters

DNVT

digital nonsecure voice terminal

DOCC

Deep Operations Coordination Center

DOD

Department of Defense

DS

direct support

DSN

Defense Switching Network

DSP

Defense Support Program

DSU

direct support unit

EAC

echelons above corps

ECU

environmental control unit

EEFI

essential elements of friendly information

EMI

electromagnetic interference

EMP

electromagnetic pulse

ETA

estimated time of arrival

EUCOM

European Command

F

Farenheit

FD/FR

first detect, first report

FLTSATCOM

fleet satellite communications

FM

field manual

FM

frequency modulated

FSE

fire support element

ft

foot/feet

FWD

Forward

g/m3

grams per cubic meter

GFE

Government furnished equipment

GHz

gigahertz

GMT

Greenwhich mean time

GS

general support

GSA

General Services Administration

HMMWV

high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle

HQ

headquarters

IAW

in accordance with

ICE

individual chemical equipment

ICW

in coordination with

IF

intermediate frequency

IPB

intelligence preparation of the battlefield

IR

Infrared

ISA

inter-service agreement

ISO

International Standards Organization

JFACC

Joint Force Air Component Commander

JFCC

Joint Force Component Commander

JSCP

joint space capabilities plan

JSTARS

joint surveillance target attack radar system

JTAGS

joint tactical ground station

JTIDS

joint tactical information distribution system

km

kilometer(s)

kVA

kilovoltampere

kW

kilowatt

LAR

logistic assistance representative

LASH

lighter aboard ship

lb

pound(s)

LNA

low noise amplifier

LRU

line replacement unit

LST-5D

Lightweight Secure Satellite Terminal

m

meter

MCS

main control station

METT-T

mission, enemy, terrain, troops, and time available

METT-TC

mission, enemy, terrain, troops, time available, and civilians

MHE

material handling equipment

MHz

Megahertz

MI

Military Intelligence

mm

millimeter

MOPP

mission-oriented protective posture

MOU

memorandum of understanding

mph

miles per hour

MRC-E

major regional conflict-East

MRC-W

major regional conflict-West

MRE

meals ready to eat

MSE

multisubscriber equipment

MSP

mission support plan

MWC-T

Missile Warning Center - Theater/Tactical

NAAK

nerve agent antidote kit

NAPP

nerve agent pretreatment pyridostigmine

NAVSPACECOM

Naval Space Command

NCOIC

noncommissioned officer in charge

NORAD

North American Aerospace Defense Command

OCONUS

outside the continental United States

ODS

Operation Desert Shield/Storm

OEG

operational exposure guide

OIC

officer in charge

OPCON

operational control

OPLAN

operations plan

OPORD

operations order

OPS

Operations

OPSEC

operations security

PACOM

Pacific Command

PAO

public affairs officer

PIR

priority intelligence requirement

PLL

prescribed load list

PMCS

preventive maintenance checks and services

POL

petroleum, oil, and lubricants

RF

radio frequency

RO/RO

roll on/roll off

SAEDA

subversion and espionage directed against the United States

SATCOM

satellite communications

SBIRS

space-based infrared system

SECDEF

Secretary of Defense

SED

sensor evolutionary development

SEW

shared early warning

SIGSEC

signals security

SINCGARS

single-channel ground and airborne radio system

SLIP

serial link interface protocol

SOP

standing operating procedure

SPOD

seaport of debarkation

SPOE

seaport of embarkation

SRP

soldier readiness processing

SSA

supply support activity

STU-III

secure telephone unit III

TACDAR

tactical detection and reporting

TACON

tactical control

TADIL-J

tactical data information link - joint

TAMMS

the Army maintenance management system

TBD

to be determined

TBM

tactical ballistic missile

TDDS

TRAP data distribution system

TDY

temporary duty

TERS

tactical event reporting system

TES

theater event system

THAAD

theater high-altitude air defense

TIBS

tactical information broadcast service

TM

technical manual

TMD

theater missile defense

TMDE

test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment

TMP

transportation motor pool

TNMC

tactical network mission center

TOC

tactical operations center

TOE

table(s) of organization and equipment

TPFDD

time-phased force deployment data

TPFDL

time-phased force deployment list;

troop program field deployment list

TQG

tactical quiet generator

TRAP

tactical related applications

TRI-TAC

tri-service tactical communications

TSDE

tactical surveillance demonstration enhancement

UHF

ultra-high frequency

ULLS-G

unit level logistics system-ground

UPS

uninterruptable power supply

US

United States

USARSPACE

United States Army Space Command

USCENTCOM

United States Army Central Command

USCINCSPACE

Commander in Chief, USSPACECOM

USFK

United States Forces, Korea

USSPACECOM

United State Space Command

Vac

volts alternating current

VHF

very high frequency

 



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