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MOD Acronyms and Abbreviations Definitions for terms and acronyms used throughout MOD documents. Acronym 1ACC  1SL 2 PUS 2 PUS 200D 200W 2C 2IC 2Lt 2nd PUS 2SL 2SL/CNH 3D 3IC A in A A&A A&A A&A A&AEE A&AEW A&ER A&ER A&Ers A&SD A/AS a/c or A/C A/D A/G A/G/A A/R A/S A/S or AS A/WST A3*G A3I A3P A3P AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA AA

Long Title No. 1 Air Control Centre First Sea Lord Second Permanent Under Secretary Second Permanent Under Secretary of State Second OOD Second 00W Second Customer Second in Command Second Lieutenant Second Permanent Under Secretary of State Second Sea Lord Second Sea Lord Commander in Chief Naval Home Command 3 Dimensional Third in Command Appropriations in Aid Alteration & Addition Alterations & Additions Approval and Authorisation Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment Avionics And Air Electronic Warfare IPT Ammunition and Explosive Regulations Ammunition and Explosives Regulations Ammunition and Explosive Regulations Arms and Service Director Advanced/Advanced Supplementary level qualifications Aircraft Air Defence Air-to-Ground Air Ground Air As Required Anti-Submarine Anti Submarine Avionic/Weapons, Systems Trainer Acquisition 3-Star Group Accelerated Architecture Acquisition Initiative Advanced Avionics Architecture and Policy Advanced Avionics Architectures and Packaging (TDP) Accommodation Allowance Active Adjunct (sonar) Administering Authority Administrative Assistant. Civil Service grade Air Adviser Air Attache Air-to-Air Alterations and Additions Alternative Assumption Anti-Aircraft Application Administrator Area Administrator Australian Army 1

Acronym AAA AAA AAAD AAAD AAAI AAAM AAAP AAAV AAAW AAAW AAAW AABM AABNCP AABW AAC AAC AAC AAC AACMI AACOMS AACP AACR AACS AACS AACT AAD AADEOS AADGE AAE AAED AAEE AAF AAFCE AAFSS AAG AAG AAGW AAH AAI AAI AAICP AAIP AAL AAL AALAAW AALC AALPS AAM AAMI AAMOUR AAMTU AANCP AAO AAO AAOS AAP

Long Title Anti-Aircraft Artillery Automatic Anti-Aircraft Airborne Anti-Armour Defence All Arms Air Defence Association of Australian Aerospace Industries Advanced Air-to-Air Missile Advanced Avionics Architecture and Policy Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle Advanced (Airborne) Anti-Armour Weapon Advanced Airborne Anti-Armour Weapon Advanced Anti-Armour Weapon Air-to-Air Battle Management Advanced Airborne National Command Post Antarctic Bottom Water All-Aspect Capability Army Air Corps Asset Accounting Centre Automatic Amplitude Control Autonomous Air Combat Manoeuvring Installation Army Area Communications System AACP Advanced Airborne Command Post Anglo-American Community Relations Airborne Advanced Communications System Automatic Access Control Systems Air-to-Air Combat Test Army Armament Depot Advanced Air Defence Electro-Optical Sensor Allied Command Europe Air Defence Ground Environment Arms, Ammunition & Explosives Advanced Airborne Expendable Decoy Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment Auxiliary Air Force Allied Air Forces Central Europe Advanced Aerial Fire-Support System Air-to-Air Gunnery Anti-Aircraft Gun Air-to-Air Guided Weapon Advance Attack helicopter Ambient Attitude Detector Angle of Approach/Attack Indicator Air-to-Air Interrogator Control Panel Analogue Auto-land Improvement Programme Above Aerodrome Level ATM Adaptation Layer Advanced Air-Launched Anti-Armour Weapon Amphibious Assault Landing Craft Automated Air Load Planning System Air-to-Air Missile Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation Anglo-Australian Memorandum Of Understanding on Research Automatic Antenna Matching and Tuning Unit Advanced Airborne National Command Post Agency Accounting Officer Air-to-Air Operations Acoustic Artillery Observer Sub-system AA Practice ammunition with a small bursting charge 2

Acronym AAP AAP AAP AAPSO AAQMG AAR AAR AAR AARA AARADCOM AARB AARMAC AAS AAT AATDC AATH AATS AATU AAUS AAV AAV AAVP AAVR AAW AAW AAW AAWC AAWC AAWC AAWC AAWO AAWS AAWS-H AAWS-M AAWWS AB AB AB AB AB AB AB AB 88 ABA ABACUS ABACUS ABC ABC ABC ABC ABC ABC ABC ABC ABC ABC

Long Title Allied Administrative Publication Annual Application Plans Anti-Aircraft, Practice Afro-Asian Peoples' Solidarity Organisation Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster General After Action Review or Air to Air Refuelling Air to Air Refuelling Air-to-Air Refuelling Air-to-Air Refuelling Area Army Armament Research and Development Command Advanced Aerial Refuelling Boom Air-to-Air Macro Advanced Automation System All Arms Trencher Army Air Transport and Development Centre Automatic Approach to Hover Anti-Aircraft Training System Automatic Antenna Tuning Unit Active Adjunct Undersea Surveillance Amphibious Assault Vehicles Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Assault Amphibian Vehicle, Personnel Assault Amphibian Vehicle, Recovery Advanced Analysts' Workstation Anti-Air Warfare Anti-Armour Weapon AAW Commander or Co-ordination circuit Anti-Air Warfare Commander Anti-Air Warfare Controller Anti-Air Warfare Co-ordinator Anti-Air Warfare Officer Advanced Anti-tank Weapon System Anti-Armour Weapons System – Heavy Advanced Anti-tank Weapon System – Medium Airborne Adverse Weather Weapon System Able Seaman Admiralty Board Air Base Airborne Airborne (forces) Army Board Assault Breaker Lift Equipment Register Form Book Adaptation Box Assembly All Arms Battlefield Computer Simulation Artillery Battery Computer Support system Acquisition Behavioural Competences Activity Based Costing All-purpose Ballastable Crawler All-purpose Battle Computer America, Britain and Canada Argentina, Brazil, Chile Atomic, Biological/Bacteriological and Chemical Automatic Boost Control Automatic Brightness Control PARETO Cost Accounting (20% of stock = 80% of Value) 3

Acronym ABCA ABCA ABCA ABCCC ABCD ABCF ABDR ABES ABF ABF ABFM ABI ABI ABICS ABIOS ABIS ABIT ABL ABLE ABM ABM ABM ABM ABM ABMD ABMS ABMT ABNL ABO ABO ABO's ABPW ABRC ABRES ABRO ABRV ABS ABS ABS ABs ABS(T) ABS(W) ABSA ABSD ABSOC ABSV ABT ABT ABTA ABTAL ABU ABW AC AC AC AC

Long Title America, Britain, Canada and Australia. The treaty American, British, Canadian, Australian (group) American-British-Canadian-Australian Armies Airborne Battlefield Command and Control Centre American, British, Chinese and Dutch Allied Forces Acquisition Behavioural Competence Framework Aircraft Battle Damage Repair Air Breathing Engine System Adaptive Beam Forming Annular Blast Fragmentation warhead American Board of Foreign Missions Application Binary Interface Association of British Insurers ADA Based Integrated Control System Advanced Basic Input Output System All-Bus Instrumentation System Advanced Built-In Test Airborne Laser Automated Bridge Launching Equipment Activity Based Management (MRPII) Adaptive Bandwidth Management Anti-Ballistic Missile Assignment Bid Manager Assistant Bandmaster Advanced Ballistic Missile Defence Air Battle Management System Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty Admiral, Benelux and Netherlands Access Basing and Overflight Army Band Office Agents of Biological Origin Admiralty Board Professional Warning Advisory Board for the Research Councils Advanced Ballistic Re-Entry System Army Base Repair Organisation Advanced Ballistic Re-entry Vehicle Activity Breakdown Structure Amphibious Bridging System Anti-Lock Braking System Awarding Bodies Amphibious Bridging System (Tracked) Amphibious Bridging System (Wheeled) Advanced Base Support Aircraft Army Blood Supply Depot Advanced Broadcasting Systems of Canada Armoured Battlefield Support Vehicle Advanced Back-plane Technology Advanced Bi-CMOS Technology Association of British Travel Agents Aircraft Branch Temporary Amendment Leaflet Aviation Bird Unit Abbey Wood Accounting Classification Accounting Code. Active Component Additional Capability 4

Acronym AC AC Ac AC AC AC AC AC AC AC AC AC AC & CS Ac Comd Ac Tech AC(H) AC/RC ACA ACA ACA ACA ACA ACA ACAB ACAC ACADA ACALS ACAM ACAP ACARD ACARS ACAS ACAS ACAS ACAS ACAS ACAST

Long Title Agreed Characteristics Air Coordinator Aircraft Aircraft Commander Aircraft Controller Aircraftman Alternating Current Ammunition Container Analyst Console Area Coverage antenna Authorisation Committee Authorisation Condition. Air Command & Control Systems Aircraft Commander Aircraft Technician Aircraft Controller (Helicopters)) Active Component/Reserve Component Agile Combat/Cargo Aircraft Airspace Control Authority Allied Control Authority Ammunition Container Assembly Application Control Architecture Army Cataloguing Authority Air Cavalry Attack Brigade Air Cargo Allocation Centre Automatic Chemical Agent Detector Alarm Army Computer aided Acquisitions and Logistic Support AUV Concept Assessment Model Advanced Composite Airframe Programme Advisory Council for Applied Research and Development Automatic Communications and Reporting System Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service Airborne/Aircraft Collision Avoidance System Airfield Chemical Alarm System Assistant Chief of the Air Staff Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (2* post) Advisory Committee on the Application of Science and Technology

ACBS ACC ACC ACC ACC ACC ACC ACC ACC ACCAC ACCAP ACCCHAN ACCE ACCESS ACCESS ACCHAN ACCHAN ACCIS

Atmosphere Control Breathing System Air Component Commander Alternative Command Centre Area Control Centre Army Catering Corps Artillery Control Console Avionics Computer Control Axis Controlled Carrier Aircraft Commodities IPT Qualifications Curriculum and Assessment Authority for Wales ACE CIS Contingency Assets Pool Allied Command Channel AFCEA Computing Conference and Exhibition Aircraft Computerised Equipment Support System WAH64 Attack Helicopter Logistic Support System Allied Command Channel Allied Command, Channel Automated Command and Control Information System 5

Acronym ACCM Accn ACCORD ACCORD ACCS ACCS ACCS ACCS ACCS ACCS ACCS ACCSA ACCSCO Acct Acctng ACCU ACCV ACD ACD ACD ACD ACDA ACDP ACDS ACDS ACDS ACDS ACDS ACDS ACDS ACDS(CIS)

Long Title Acoustic Counter Counter Measure Accommodation Advanced Command and Control Research Demonstrator Application to Co-ordinate Comments On Repository Advanced Communications Control System Air Command & Control System Air Command and Control System Airborne Computing and Communications System Allied Command and Control System Army Command and Control System Authorisation Condition Compliance Statement Allied Communications and Computer Security Agency ACCS Company Accountant Accounting Alternate Current Charging Unit Armoured Cavalry Cannon Vehicle Access Control Device Authentication Control Device Automated Chart Display Automatic Call Distribution Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Armament Control and Display Panel Advanced Combat Direction System Advanced Countermeasures Dispenser System Air Combat Direction System Assistant Chief of Defence Staff Assistant Chief of the Defence Staff (2* posts) Automatic Computer-controlled Dispensing System Automatic Countermeasures Dispensing System Assistant Chief Defence Staff (Command-Control-Comms and Info Sys)

ACDS(L) ACDS(O) ACDS(Op/Sy) ACDS(Pol/Nuc) ACDS(Prog) ACDS(Res&Cdts) ACDU ACE ACE ACE ACE ACE ACE ACE ACE COMSEC ACE High ACEATM ACEATM ACEATM ACELIP ACEP ACES ACES ACES

Assistant Chief Defence Staff (Logistics) Assistant Chief Defence Staff (Overseas) Assistant Chief Defence Staff (Operations and Security) Assistant Chief Defence Staff (Policy and Nuclear) Assistant Chief Defence Staff (Programmes) Assistant Chief of the Defence Staff (Reserves and Cadets) Area Clearance Diving Unit Actuator Control Electronics Advanced Computing Environment Agile Control Experiment Allied Command Europe Analogue Code Encryption unit Armoured Combat Earth-mover Asset Control and Evaluation ACE Communications Security ACE tropo-scatter communications system Aimed Controlled Effect Anti Tank Mine Aimed Controlled Effect Anti--Tank Mine Aimed Controlled-Effect Anti-Tank Mine ACE Long-term Infrastructure Plan Automatic Contact Evaluation Plotter Advanced Carry-on ELINT/ESM Suite Advanced-Concept Escape System Aeroequip Corp. Engineering Standard 6

Acronym ACES ACET ACETEF ACEWS ACF ACF ACF ACG ACGC ACGF ACGS ACH ACH ACHDF AChE ACI ACI ACIA ACID ACINT ACIS ACISA ACISG ACL ACL ACLANT ACLOS ACLOS ACLS ACLS ACLT ACM ACM ACM ACM ACME ACME ACMEST ACMI ACMR ACMS ACMS ACMS ACMS ACMS ACMT ACN ACN ACNIP ACNS ACNS ACNS Acnts ACO ACO

Long Title Arrow Continuation Experiments Air-cushion Equipment Transporter Air Combat Environment Test and Evaluation Facility Automated Computer Assisted Electronic Warfare System Acquisition Competence Framework Army Cadet Force Army Cadet Force (British Army) Amphibious Combat Group Agency Clinical Governance Committee Aluminium-Coated Glass-Fibre (chaff) Assistant Chief of the General Staff Advanced Compound Helicopter Anti-Condensation Heater Air Commander Home Defence Forces AcetylCholinEsterase American Concrete Institute Armament Control Indicator Asynchronous Communications Interface Adapter Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation and Durability Acoustic Intelligence Armament Control Indicator Set Army CIS Authority Arms Command and Control, Communications and Information Systems Group Access Control List Access Control List Allied Command Atlantic Automated Command to Line Of Sight Automatic-to-Command Line-Of-Sight Air Cushion Landing System Automatic Carrier Landing System Aircraft Carrier Landing Trainer Advanced Cruise Missile Air Chief Marshal Air Combat Manoeuvre Anti-Armour Cluster Munitions Advanced Core Military Engine Advanced-Core Military Engine Air Combat Manoeuvring Expert Systems Trainer Air Combat Manoeuvring Instrumentation Air Combat Manoeuvring Range Air Combat Manoeuvring Simulator Aircraft Condition Monitoring System Application Control and Management System Armament Control and Monitoring System Automatic Communication Management System Advanced Cruise Missile Technology Activity Control Number Aircraft Classification Number Auxiliary Communications, Navigation and Identification Panel Assistant Chief of Naval Staff Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (2* post) Accounts Administrative Contracting Officer Airspace Control Order 7

Acronym ACO ACO ACO(W) ACOD ACOP ACOP ACoP ACOR ACOS ACOS(AV) ACOS(CIS)

Long Title Airspace Co-ordination Order Airspace Co-ordinator Order Atomic Co-ordinating Office (Washington) Access Code Approved Code of Practice Approved Code Of Practice (H&S) Approved Code of Practice and Guidance (Managing Health & Safety in Construction) Authorised Contractor Record Assistant Chief of Staff Assistant Chief of Staff (Aviation) RN Assistant Chief of Staff (Communications and Information systems)

ACOS(M&D) ACOS(OPS) ACOS(P&S) ACOS(POL) ACOS(W) ACOST ACOVS ACP ACP ACP ACP ACP ACP ACP ACP ACP127 ACPA ACPO ACPS or AcPS Acq ACR ACR ACR ACRIM ACRV Acs Acs ACS ACS ACS ACS ACS ACS ACS ACSA ACSA ACSA(C) ACSA(N) ACSA(P) ACSA(R) ACSC2 ACSE ACSM

Assistant Chief of Staff (Medical & Dental) Assistant Chief of Staff (Operations and Plans) Assistant Chief of Staff (Personnel and Support) Assistant Chief of Staff (Policy) Assistant Chief of Staff (Warfare) Advisory Committee on Science and Technology Artillery Combat Observer Vehicle Simulator Active Cathodic Protection African/Caribbean/Pacific Airborne Command Post Allied Communications Publication Altimeter Check Point Anti-Collision Plot Armament Control Panel Automatic Colt Pistol Allied Communications Publication 127 Adaptive-Controlled Phased Array Association of Chief Police Officers Action Plot Supervisor Acquisition Advanced Combat Rifle Aerial Combat Reconnaissance Air Control Radar Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor Armoured Command and Reconnaissance Vehicle Accounts Agreed Characteristics Air Command Simulator Air Commando Squadron Airborne Control System Application Control Structure Armament Control System Attitude Control System Automatic Channel Selection Allied Communications Security Agency Assistant Chief Scientific Advisor Assistant Chief Scientific Advisor (Capabilities) Assistant Chief Scientific Advisor (Nuclear) Assistant Chief Scientific Advisor (Projects) Assistant Chief Scientific Advisor (Research) Advanced Command and Staff Course 2 Association Control Service Element Advanced Conventional Stand-off Missile 8

Acronym ACSM ACSM ACSR ACSSB ACSTB ACSTP ACSU ACT ACT ACT ACT ACT ACT ACT ACT ACTCOST ACTD ACTEW ACTIS ACTS ACTS ACTS ACTUR ACU ACU ACU ACU ACU ACU ACU ACU ACU ACV AcV ACV ACV ACV ACVT ACVT ACW ACWAR ACWS AD AD AD AD AD AD AD AD AD AD AD AD AD AD BISA

Long Title Air Commodore Supply and Movements Assemblies, Component, Spare parts and Materials Active Control of Structural Response Amplitude Companded Single Side-Band Air Command System Test Bed ACE Command and Staff Training Program Air Combat Support Unit (RAF) Active Control Technology Air Combat Training Air Control Team/Technology Air-portable Cargo Trailer Anti-Communications Threat Area Capability Training Area Capability Training (specialist post-OST training) Acquisition and Commercial Team Activity Cost Analysis Advanced Concept Technology Demonstrator Acoustic Charged Transport Electronic Warfare Advanced Compact Thermal Imaging System Advanced Communications Technology Satellite Advisory Committee on Toxic Substances Air Commodore Training Support Aviation Turbine Fuel Acceleration Control Unit Adaptive Control Unit Air Chiller/Conditioning Unit Airborne Computer Unit Analysis Control Unit Antenna Control Unit Artillery Computer Unit Automatic Calling Unit Avionics Control Unit Acquisition and Command Vehicle Acquisition View(s) Air Cushion Vehicle Armoured Cannon Vehicle Armoured Command Vehicle Armoured Combat Vehicle Technology Programme Armoured Combat Vehicle, Tracked Adjusted Charge Weight Agile Continuous Wave Acquisition Radar Advanced Colour Work Station Accidental Damage Action Data (section of WE Department) Air Defence Air Division (USAAF,USAF) Analogue/Digital Anno Domini Area-Denial munitions Armament Division (AFSC) Army Department Arrival Date Assistant Director Assistant Director or Air Defence Authorised Demander Air Defence BISA 9

Acronym AD SM AD/ADE AD/ADRP

Long Title Assistant Director Service Management Assistant Director/Armaments, Documentation and Engineering AD/Airworthiness, Design Requirements and Procedures in the DPA

AD/Cycle AD/Eng Pol AD/IE AD/MR(Nuc) AD/OE AD/QOI AD/TC AD/XJAM ADA ADA ADA ADA ADAC ADACS ADACS ADAD ADAIRS ADAM ADAMS ADAMS ADAMS ADAPS ADAPT ADAR ADARIO ADARS ADAS ADAS ADAS AdatP ADatP ADat-P3 ADATS ADAU ADAWS ADAWS ADAWW ADAZ ADBMS ADBriC ADC ADC ADC ADC ADC ADC ADC ADC ADC ADC ADC ADC

Analysis and Design (through life) to Code generation AD/Engineering Policy in DGES(Air) DLO Assistant Director Information Engineering Assistant Director Material and Research (Nuclear) Assistant Director/Ordnance Engineering Assistant Director/Quality Ordnance Inspection Assistant Director Trident Co-ordination Artillery Delivered Expendable Jammer Action Data Automation Air Danger Area Air Defence Artillery Air Defended Area ASW Data Analysis Acinct Centre Airborne Digital Automatic Collection system Alarm and Distributed Access Control System Air Defence Alerting Device Air Data and Inertial Reference System Area Denial Artillery Munitions Air Defence Advanced Mobile System Air Defence Anti-Missile System Allied Deployment & Movement System Automatic Data Acquisition and Processing Acquisition of NEC and Dabinett Programme Team IPT Airfield Damage And Repair Analogue/Digital Adaptable Recorder Input/Output Adaptive Antenna Receiver System Airborne Data Acquisition System Airfield Damage Assessment System (USAF) Auxiliary Data Annotation Set Allied Data Publication. Allied Data Publications Automatic Data Processing (Standard)3 Air Defence Anti-Tank System Auxiliary Data Acquisition Unit Action Data Automatic Weapons System Action Data Automation Weapon System Assistant Director Above Water Warfare Air Defence Zone Air Defence Battle Management Simulation Air Defence Bridging Capability Acoustic Device Countermeasure Action Data & Control (systems) Aide-De-Camp Air Data Computer Air Defence Command (former USAF Command) Air Defence Commander Analogue to Digital Converter Analogue-to-Digital Conversion/Converter Annual Delegate Conference Armament Directors Conference Army Doctrine Committee Assessment and Development Centre 10

Acronym ADC ADC ADC ADC(X) ADC/WDO ADCA ADCAP ADCAPARM ADCC ADCC ADCIS ADCIS ADCOM ADCP ADCP ADCS ADCT ADD ADDC ADDS ADDS ADDS ADE ADE ADEA ADECS ADEKS ADELA ADELT ADEN ADESM ADEWS ADEX ADF ADF ADFCC ADG ADG ADGBS ADGE ADGS ADH ADI ADI ADIB ADIMP ADIRS ADIRS ADIT ADITT ADIVS ADIZ adj Adjt Adjt-Gen ADKEM

Long Title Assistant Director Contracts Asynchronous Digital Combiner Additional Duties Commitment (type of reserve service) Auxiliary Dry Cargo Carrier Action Data & Communications / Weapons Delivery & Ordnance Advanced Design Composite Aircraft (USAF) Advanced Capabilities Advanced Capabilities Anti-Radar Missile Air Defence Control Centre Air Direction Control Centre Air Defence Communication and Information System Army Air Defence CIS System Aerospace Defence Command Acoustic Doppler Current Profile Assistant Director Corporate Planning Air Data Computer System Aircraft Data Configuration Tool Agency for Defence Development Air Defence Data Centre Advanced Decoy Dispenser System Advanced Digital Dispensing System Army Data Distribution System Aerial Delivery Equipment Aeronautical Development Establishment Army Development and Employment Agency Advanced Digital Engine Control System Advanced Design Electronics Key System Atlantic Development Group for Latin America Automatically Deployable Emergency Locator Transponder Armament Designed Enfired Automatic Data Extraction from Signal Messages Air Defence Electronic Warfare System Air Defence Exercise Automatic Direction Finding Automatic Document Feeder. Air Force Defence Control Centre Accessory-Drive Generator Aircraft Delivery Group Air Defence Ground Based Systems IPT Air Defence Ground Environment Air Defence Gun Sight Air Danger Height Air Defence Initiative Attitude Director Indicator Air Deployable Ice Beacon Ada Improvement Programme Air Data and Inertial Reference System Airfield Damage Information and Reporting System Automatic Detection and Tracking Unit Aerially Deployed Ice Thickness Transponder Air Defence Inter-operability Validation System Air Defence Identification Zone adjustment Adjutant Adjutant-General Advanced Kinetic Energy Missile 11

Acronym ADL ADL ADL ADL ADLBS ADLIPS ADLS ADM ADM Adm ADM ADM ADM ADM ADM ADM ADMD ADMD Admin ADMIS ADMT ADMU ADNAR ADNBS(Transport) ADNC ADNOC ADNOCS ADNP ADOC ADOP ADOPT ADP ADP ADP ADP ADP ADP ADPA ADPCM ADPCM ADPE ADPG ADPMP(QA)

Long Title advanced distributed learning Armament Data Line Authorised Data List Authorised Demander Level ASACS Data Link Buffer System Automatic Data Link Plotting System Assistant Director Logistic Support Adaptive Delta Modulation Add Drop Mux Admiral Advanced Development Model Aerodrome Design Manual African Democratic Movement Air Decoy Missile Asynchronous Data Modem Atomic Demolition Munitions Administrative Managed Domains Administrative Management Domain Administrator/Administration Army Department Management Information System Assistant Director Movements and Transport Air Distance Measuring Unit Assistant Director Nuclear Accident Response Assistant Director Naval Bases and Supply (Transport) Air Defence Notification Centre Air Defence Operations Centre Advanced Digital Optical Control System Assistant Director Nuclear Propulsion Air Defence Operations Centre Advanced Distributed Onboard Processor Aerodynamic Design Optimisation for Long Duct Nacelles Admiralty Driving Permit. Arab Democratic Party Auto Data Processing Automated Data Processing Automatic Data Processing Automatic/Advanced Data Processing American Defence Preparedness Association Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation Adaptive Pulse Code Modulation Automated Data Processing Equipment Air Defence Planning Group Assistant Director Procurement Management Policy (Quality Assurance)

ADPS(SS) ADPSO ADQS ADQUAL ADR ADR ADR ADR ADR ADR ADR ADR(LS)

Assistant Director Programmes and Support (Strategic systems) Automatic Data Processing Selection Office Assistant Director Quality and Safety Additional Qualification Accident Data Recorder Accord Dangerous Routier (EEC Policy on Transport) Air Data Relay Air Defence Region Airfield Damage Repair Allocation Deficiency Report Active Decoy Round (Mk 251) Assistant Director Research (Life Sciences) 12

Acronym ADR+ ADRC ADREF No ADRG ADRG ADROWPU ADRP ADRS ADRTIES ADRU ADS ADS ADS ADS ADS ADS ADS ADS ADS ADS ADS ADS ADS/PS AdSAAMS ADSAF ADSCM ADSI  ADSIA ADSIA ADSL ADSM ADSP ADSR(CD)) ADST ADSU ADT ADT ADT ADT ADT ADT ADT ADT ADT ADT ADT3 ADTC ADTD ADTM ADTU ADU ADU ADU ADU ADU ADU

Long Title Advanced Digital Radio + Bowman VHF Radio Advanced Defence Radar Controller Admiralty Reference Number ARC Digital Radar Graphics ARC Digitised Raster Graphics Advanced Double Pass Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit Aircraft Design Approvals Requirements & Procedure Airfield Damage Repair Squadron (Royal Air Force) Advanced Digital Radar Imagery Exploitation System Advanced Defence Radar Unit Acoustic Detection System Active Dipping Sonar Advanced Deployable Systems program (US Navy) Air Data System Airborne/Active Dipping Sonar or Air Defence System Aircraft Document Set Ammunition Delivery System Architectural Design Study Astronomical Data Services Audio Distribution System Automatic Defence System Automatic Dependent Surveillance Assistant Director Project Support Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System Automatic Data System for the Army in the Field Advanced Ship Communications Air Defence Systems Integrator  Allied Data Systems Interoperability Agency Allied Data Systems Inter-operability Agency Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line Air Defence Suppression Missile Advanced Digital Signal Processor Assistant Director Ship Refitting (Corporate Development) Assistant Director Supply and Transport Air Data Sensor Unit Advanced Display Terminal Air Data Terminal Air Defence Technology programme Airborne Data Terminal Alphanumeric Display Terminal Assistant Director Training Assured Deterrent Time Automatic Data Transmission Automatic Detection and Tracking Administrative Delay Time Air Defence Tactical Training Centre Armament Development and Test Centre (USAF) Assistant Director Tactical Development Aircraft Data Transfer Module Auxiliary Data Transfer Unit Air Data Unit Air Defence Unit Annotation Display Unit Automatic Dialling Unit Auxiliary Display Unit Avionics Display Unit 13

Acronym ADV Adv Adv Sig Adv Sig(S) ADVC Advc ADVCAP ADVICE Advn AdvnTrg ADVON Advsr ADW ADW ADWRFS ADZ AE AE AE AE AE AEA AEA AEA AEA/SRD AEB AEC AEC AEC AEC AEC AECB AECM AECMA AECU AED AEDC AEDF AEDIT AEDS AEF AEFSS AEGIS AEGIS AEGIS AEI AEL AEM AEMI AEMIS AEN AEO AEO AEO AEO AEOOW

Long Title Air Defence Variant Advanced Advanced Signaller Advanced Signaller (Systems) Airborne Digital Video Cassette Advice Advanced Capability Analogue and Digital Video Integrator and Contrast Adventure, Adventurous Adventurous Training Advanced Echelon Advisor Area Defence Weapon Area Denial Weapon Armament Depot Weapon Repair Facility Statement Air Danger Zone Adult Education Aircraft Established Ammunition ship Assault Echelon Authorising Engineer Aircrew Equipment Assemblies Aircrew Equipment Assembly Atomic Energy Authority Atomic Energy/Safety & Reliability Directorate Active Electronic Buoy Air Element Co-ordinator Army Education Centre Army Education Corps Associated Equipment Company Atomic Energy Commission Arms Export Control Board Active Electronic Countermeasures Association European des Constructeurs de Materiel Aerospatial Advanced Electronic Control Unit Air Engineering Department Arnold Engineering Development Centre Asian Economic Development Fund Aircraft Engineering Development & Investigation Team Atomic Energy Detection System Air Experience Flying Automatic Explosion/Fire Sensing and Suppression system Advanced Engine/Gearbox Integrated System Airborne Early Warning Ground Integration Segment Airborne Early Warning Ground Integration System Australian Electronics Industry Association Accessible Emission Limit Aviation Engineering and Maintenance Army Equipment Management Instruction Army Equipment Management Information System Alternative ELINT Notation Air Electronics Officer Air Electronics Officer (Royal Air Force) Aircraft Engineer Officer Army Estates Organisation Assistant Engineer Officer of the Watch (in the RFA) 14

Acronym AEP AEQB AER AERE AERS AES AES AES AES AESB AESITS AESOP AESP AESP AET AETG AETMS AEU AEU AEV AEV AEW AEW&C AEWTF AF AF AF AF AF AF AF AF AF AFA AFA AFA AFA 06 AFAAC AFAALC AFAAMS

Long Title Application Environment Profile Air Engineering Qualifying Board Approval Early Retirement Atomic Energy Research Establishment Access/Egress Roadway System Application Environment Specification Arms and Explosives Search Auger Electron Spectroscopy Aircrew, Escape and Survival (Survival Team) IPT Army Environmental and Safety Board Aviation Equipment Support IT System Aircraft Equipment Support On-Line Packages Army Engineering Support Publication Army Equipment Support Publication Awareness, Education and Training Advanced Electronic Technology Group Airborne Electronic Terrain Mapping System Aeromedical Evacuation Unit Airborne Electronics Unit Armoured Engineer Vehicle Association of External Verifiers Airborne Early Warning Airborne Early Warning and Control Air-crew Electronic Warfare Tactics Facility Admiral of the Fleet Air Force Airfield Amphibious Force Armed Forces Army Form Attributable Faults Audio Frequency Augmentation Force Air Force Association Area Firearms Adviser Audio Frequency Amplifier Armed Forces Act 2006 Air Force and Anti-Aircraft Command Air Force and Anti-Aircraft Logistics Command Anglo-French Air-to-Air Missile System/Anti-air Multi-spectral Seeker

AFAATC AFAP AFARV AFAS AFASD AFASPO AFATDS AFATL AFB AFB AFBMA AFBMD AFBMO AFBSC AFC

Air Force and Anti-Aircraft Training Command Artillery-Fired Atomic Projectile Armoured, Forward-Area, Rearm Vehicle Advanced Field Artillery System Air Force Aeronautics systems Division Air Force Automated Systems Project Office (USAF) Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System Air Force Armaments Laboratory Air Force Base Air Force Board Anti-Friction Bearing Manufacturers Association Air Force Ballistic Missile Division Air Force Ballistic Missile Office Air Force Board Standing Committee Air Force Cross 15

Acronym AFC AFCAS AFCC AFCEA AFCENT AFCMD AFCS AFCS AFCS AFD AFD AFD AFD AFDC AFDE AFDRG AFDS AFDS AFDS AFE AFE AFE AFE AFED AFEDDS

Long Title Automatic Frequency Control Automatic Flight Control Augmentation System Air Force Communications Command Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Allied Forces Central Europe Air Force Contract Management Division Artillery Fire-Control System Automatic Fire Control System Automatic Flight Control System Air Fleet Division/Department, DTEO Air Force Department Air Force Department of MoD Automatic Feeding Device (for ammunition) Air Freight Distribution Centre (at Portsmouth) Arctic Fuels Dispensing Equipment Anglo French Defence Research Group Advanced Flight-Deck Simulator Air Fighting Development Squadron Automatic Flight Director System Adult Further Education Airborne Forces Equipment Archaeological Field Evaluation Authority Furnished Equipment Available Force Element Day Automatic Fire and Explosion Detection and Suppression System

AFES AFESD AFEWC AFEWES AFEX AFFAS AFFF AFFF AFFTC AFG AFGL AFGS AFIC AFIS AFLC AFM AFMC AFMM AFMM (M) AFMM (MAINT) AFMM (P) AFMM (PROC) AFMS AFNCP AFNO AFNON AFNOR AFNORTH AFNORTHWEST AFNW

Automatic Fire Extinguishing System Air Force Electronic Systems Division Air Force Electronic Warfare Centre Air Force Electronic Warfare Evaluation Simulator Anglo-French Exchange meeting Armed Forces Financial Advisory Services Anglo-French Future Frigate Aqueous Film-Forming Foam Air Force Flight Test Centre Anti-Frogman Grenade Air Force Geophysics Laboratory Automatic Flight Guidance System Air Force Intelligence Command Air Force Intelligence Service Air Force Logistics Command Air Force Manual Air Force Materiel Command Assistant Functional Machinery Manager. Assistant Functional Machinery Manager (Maintenance) Assistant Functional Machinery Manager (Maintenance) Assistant Functional Machinery Manager (Proc) Assistant Functional Machinery Manager (Procurement) Automatic Flight Management System Anglo-French-Netherlands Collaboration Programme Amphibious Forces Notes and Orders Allied Forces, North Norway Association Francais de Normalisation. French ISO Allied Forces Northern Europe Allied Forces, Northwest Europe Allied Forces North West 16

Acronym AFO AFOLTS AFOPS AFOPS AFOSR AFP AFP AFP+ AFPAA AFPRB AFPRO AFR AFR AFRES AFRP AFS AFS AFS AFS AFS AFS AFS(H) AFS(N) AFSARC AFSAT AFSATCOM AFSC AFSCF AFSCN AFSD AFSED AFSH AFSK AFSONOR AFSOUTH AFSTC AFSV AFT AFT AFTA AFTI AFTN AFTS AFU AFU AFV AFV AFV Det AFWAL AFWL AFWS AG AG AG AG AG

Long Title Area Flag Officer Automatic Fire Overheat Logic Test System Armed Forces Overarching Personnel Strategy Armed Forces Over-Arching Personnel Strategy Air Force Office of Scientific Research Armed Forces of the Philippines Assault Fire Platoon Assault Fire Platoon Plus Armed Forces Personnel Administration Agency Armed Forces Pay Review Body Air Force Plant Representative Office Accident Frequency Rate Air Force Regulation Air Force Reserve Aramid Fibre Reinforced Plastics Advanced Flight Simulator Air Force Station Automatic Flight System Automatic Frequency Selection Auxiliary Forward Support Auxiliary, Fleet Support Auxiliary Fleet Support (with Helicopter) Auxiliary Forward Support (Helicopters) Air Force Systems Acquisition Review Council Air Force Satellite Air Force Satellite Communications System Air Force Systems Command Air Force Satellite Control Facility Air Force Satellite Control Network Air Force Space Division Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development Auxiliary, Fleet Support, Helicopter carrying Audio Frequency Shift Keying Allied Forces, South Norway Allied Forces Southern Europe Air Force Space Technology Centre Armoured Fire Support Vehicle Air Force Department Array Function Tester Advanced First Term Avionics Advanced Fighter Technology Integration Aeronautical Fixed Telecommunications Network Air-tech Firearms Training System Air Filtration Unit Assault Fire Unit Armoured Family of Vehicles Armoured Fighting Vehicle Armoured Fighting Vehicle Detector Air Force Wright Aeronautical Laboratory Air Force Weapons Laboratory Airfield Frost Warning System Adjutant General Aerospace Ground Equipment Air Gunner Antenna Group Army Garrison (US) 17

Acronym AG AGAI AGARD AGARD AGC AGC AGCAS AGCS AGCW AGCW AGE AGE AGE AGES AGES/AD AGETS AGEX AGF AGI AGL AGL AGL AGL AGLS AGLT AGM AGM AGMA AGOUTI AGPPE AGR AGRA AGREE AGS AGS AGS AGS AGS AGS AGSS AGTS AGV AGV AGVT AGZ AH AH AH AH 64 AHB AHCA AHCP AHD AHE AHEAD AHEM

Long Title Attention Getter Army General and Administrative Instructions Advisory Group for Aerospace Research & Development Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Defence Adjutant General's Corps Automatic Gain Control Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services Advanced Guidance and Control System Autonomous Guidance for Conventional Weapons Autonomously Guided Conventional Weapon Advanced Graphics Engine Aerospace Ground Equipment Aircraft Ground Equipment Air Ground Engagement System Air-to-Ground Engagement/Air Defence Automated Ground Engine Test System Anglo-German Exchange meeting Army Ground Forces Association for Geographic Information Above Ground Level Aeronautical Ground Light(Ing) Airborne Gun Laying (radar) Automatic Grenade Launcher Automatic Gun Laying System Airborne Gun Laying Turret Air-to-Ground Missile Annual General Meeting American Gear Manufacturers Association System for raising propellor cavitation speed Advanced General Purpose Processor Element Advanced Gas-cooled Reactor Automatic Gain Ranging Amplifier Advisory Group on Reliability in Electronic Equipment Advanced Ground Station Aeronautical Ground Station Aircraft General Spares Aircraft General Stores Air-to-Ground System Armoured Gun System Auxiliary research submarine Air Gunnery Target System Assault Gun Vehicle Automated Guided Vehicle Advanced Ground Vehicle Technology Actual Ground Zero Artificial Horizon Attack Helicopter Attack Helicopter (Apache) Attack Helicopter 64 Attack Helicopter Battalion Additional Housing Cost Allowance Ad-Hoc Collective Protection Ad Hoc Duties (type of reserve service) Ammunition Handling Equipment Advanced Hit Efficiency And Destruction Association of Hydraulic Equipment Manufacturers 18

Acronym AHIP AHIT AHM AHP AHQ AHQ AHQ AHRS AHRU AHS AHTOC AI AI AI AI AI AI AI2S AIA AIAA AIAAM AIAC AIAG AIAH AIAIT Centre (US Army) AIB AIBU AICORN AICP AICRO AID AIDB AIDC AIDLO AIDS AIDS AIDS AIDS AIDU AIDU AIEFSO AIEWS AIFF AIFF AIFFC AIFS AIFTA AIFV AIG AIG AIG AIG AII AIIM AIL AILA

Long Title Army Helicopter Improvement Programme Advanced Hover Intercept Technology Anti-Helicopter Mine Allied Hydrographic Publication Air Headquarters Allied Headquarters Alternative DC HQ Attitude and Heading Reference System Attitude and Heading Reference Unit American Helicopter Society Attack Helicopter Target Operational Characteristics Administrative Instruction Air Interdiction Airborne Intercept Airborne Interception Artificial Intelligence Automatic Identification Advanced Infra-red Imaging Seeker Aircraft Interface Assembly American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Advanced Intercept Air-to-Air Missile ACCS Implementation Advisory Committee Automotive Industries Action Group Advanced Integrated Avionic Helmet Army Intelligence and Threat Analysis Admiralty Interview Board Advanced Interference Blanker Unit Adaptive Intelligent Control of Radio Networks Anglo-Italian Collaboration Programme Association of Independent Contract Research Organisations Agency for International Development Anti-Intrusion Defence Barriers Aero Industry Development Centre Atomic and International Defence liaison Officer Acoustic Intelligence Data System Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Advanced Integrated Display System Airborne Integrated Data System Aeronautical Information Documentation Unit Aeronautical Information Documents Unit Accident Investigation and Engineering Flight Safety Officer Advanced Integrated Electronic Warfare System Advanced Identification Friend or Foe Audio Interchange File Format Audio Interchange File Format plus Compression Advanced Indirect Fire System Anglo-Irish Free Trade Agreement Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicle Address Indicating Group Address Indicator Group Assistant Instructor of Gunnery (Royal Air Force) Automatic Indicator Group Accuracy Improvement Initiative (GPS) Association for Information and Image Management Advance Information Leaflet Airborne Instrument Landing Approach system 19

Acronym AIM AIM AIM AIM AIM AIM AIME AIMES AIMIS AIMS AIMS AIMS AIMS AIMS Aimval AINS AIO AIO AIP AIP AIP AIPS AIPT AIR AIR AIR AIR Air Cdre Air Chf Mshl Air Mshl AIRBALTAP AIRCOM AIRNON AirOpsCen AIRS AIRS AIRS AIRS2P2 AirSH AIRSONOR AIRSOUTH AirSpaceMgr AIRT AIS AIS AISD AISEC AISR AISS AISS AIT AIT AITAT AITT AIU AIU

Long Title Active Inert Missile Air Intercept Missile Air Interceptor Missile Air traffic control beacon IFF Mk XII system Aircraft Inter-phone and Mixer Anti-Invasion Mine Aircraft Integrity Monitoring Equipment Avionics Integrated Maintenance Expert System Advanced Integrated Modular Instrumentation System Accident Information Management System Advanced Integrated MAD System Aircraft Identification Monitoring System Arctic Ice Monitoring System Attitude Indicator Measurement System Air Intercept Missile Evaluation Airborne Inertial Navigation System Action Information Organisation Action Information Organisation (ship command centre) Aeronautical Information Publication Agreed Implementation Plan Air-Independent Propulsion Advanced Integrated Propulsion System Advanced Image Processing Terminal Accident Incident Rate Air Intercept Radar Annual Infrastructure Report AIR Command replaced Strike when Strike and PTC merged Air Commodore Air chief Marshal Air Marshal Allied Air Forces, Baltic Approaches Air Command Allied Air Forces, Northern Norway Air Operations Centre Advanced Inertial Reference System Advanced Infra-Red imaging Seeker Airborne Integrated Reconnaissance System Air Sensors, Systems and Platform Protection IPT Air Support Helicopter Allied Air Forces, Southern Norway Allied Air Forces, Southern Europe Air Space Manager Air-to-air Interceptor Radar Training Advanced Instrumentation SubSystem Aeronautical Information Service Advance Interoperability Services Demonstrator Army Information Engineering Command (US Army) Advanced Initial Spares Requirements Alliance for Information Systems Skills Armaments Interim Supply Solution Advanced Intruder Test Assembly, Integration & Test Armoured Infantry Training and Advisory Team Association of Industrial Truck Trainers. Active Inject Unit Airborne Installation Unit 20

Acronym AIU AIU AIU AIVA AIWS AIX AJ AJ AJF AJFHQ AJM AJPO AJS AJT AK AKM AL AL AL xx ALA ALAAVA ALAD ALADEIN ALARA ALARM ALARM ALARMS ALARP ALARP ALARR ALASIS ALB ALBF ALBM ALC ALC ALC ALC ALC ALCAM ALCC ALCE ALCM ALCS ALCV ALDC ALDP ALDS ALDS ALDT ALE ALE ALEBI Alert ALERTDECL ALERTS

Long Title Aircraft Interface Unit Armament Interface Unit Audio Interface Unit Association of Internal Verifiers and Assessors Advanced Interdiction Weapon System Advanced Interactive Executive (IBM's UNIX operating system) Anti-Jam Anti-jamming Allied Joint Force Allied Joint Force Headquarters Anti-Jam Modem Ada Joint Program Office Advanced Jamming System Advanced Jet Trainer Avtomat Kalashnikov AK, Modified Amendment List Analogue Loop Helicopter Alert State Army Licensing Authority Advanced Light Armoured/Amphibious Vehicle System Automatic Liquid Agent Detector Assets, Liabilities And Depot Equipment / Information Network As Low As Reasonably Achievable Air Launched Anti-Radiation Missile Air-Launched Anti-Radiation Missile Airborne Laser Radar Mine Sensor As Low As is Reasonably Practicable As Low As Reasonably Practicable Air-Launched, Air-Recoverable Rocket Assignment Ledger and Automated Sales Invoicing System Automatic Load-dependent Brake Airland Battle Future Air-Launched Ballistic Missile Air Logistics Command Alternate Logistics control number (LCN) Code Army Learning Centre Army Legal Corps Automatic Level Control Air-Launched Conventional Attack Missile Airborne Launch Control Centre Army List of Classified Equipments Air-Launched Cruise Missile Airborne Launch Control System Armoured Land-mine Clearing Vehicle Army Logistic Development Committee Airborne Laser Designator Pod Acquisition Leadership Development Scheme Acquisition Leadership Development Team Administrative & Logistics Delay Time Arbitrary Lagrange-Euler code Automatic Link Establishment Air/Land Enhancement for BFG Intelligence Warning that an incident has occurred Alert Stage / State Declaration Airborne Laser Electronic warfare Receiver Training 21

Acronym ALES ALEX ALF ALFENS ALFENS

Long Title Authorised List of Explosive Stores Automatic Launching of Expendable's Atomic Line Filter Automated Low Flying Entry and Notification System Automated Low Flying Flight Planning Enquiry and Management System

ALFENS

Automated Low-Flying Flt-Planning Enquiry & Notification System

ALFS ALFS ALG ALG ALGMS ALGOL ALGW ALH ALI ALI ALL ALLA ALLD ALLOCATION

Airborne Low Frequency Sonar Automatic Low Flying Systems Action Learning Group(s) Autonomous Landing Guidance Advanced Laser-Guided Missile System Algorithmic Language Air Launched Guided Weapon Active Laser Homing Adult Learning Inspectorate Automatic Line Integration Admiralty List of Lights Allied Long Lines Agency Airborne Laser Location Designator The band of frequencies available for a certain equipment, these are internationally cleared and form part of the International Telegraph Union (ITU) regulations. The list of frequencies available for the operation All Light Level Television Air Launched Munitions Air Load Master (Royal Air Force) Air Loadmaster Air Launched Marine Sound Signal Air Launched Miniature Vehicle Air Liaison Officer Air Line of Communications Airborne Light Optical Fibre Technology Air Liaison Officer Offensive Support Advisory Levels of Release Airborne Light Observation System Air Liaison Officer Support Helicopters Airborne Lightweight Optical Tracking System Ammunition Logistic Process Anti-Laser Protected Optical Sight Accidental Launch Protection System Air Load Planning System Automatic Link Quality Analysis Advanced long-range Air-to-Air Missile Airborne Laser Range-finder And Designator Airborne Long-range Radar Input Admiralty List of Radio Signals Acquisition Logistics Standard Advanced Launched System (SDI project) Advanced Life Support All-weather Landing System Army Legal Services Augmented Logistics Support Auxiliary Lighter Aircraft Logistics Supply And Demand

ALLOTMENT ALLTV ALM ALM ALM ALMSS ALMV ALO ALOC ALOFT ALOOS ALOR ALOS ALOSH ALOTS ALP ALPOS ALPS ALPS ALQA ALRAAM ALRAD ALRI ALRS ALS ALS ALS ALS ALS ALS ALS ALSAD

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Acronym ALSG ALSL ALSP ALSS ALSS ALT ALT ALT ALT ALT ALT ALTA ALTAIR ALTE ALU ALW ALW ALWT ALYCAT AM AM AM AM AM AMA AMA AMACS AMAD AMANDA AMANS AMARV AMAS AMAS AMB Amb AMC AMC AMC AMC AMC AMC AMC AMCA AMCA AMCAPS AMCCOM AMCM AMCO AMCS AMCS AMCSA AMD AMDI AMDR AMDS AMDS

Long Title Air Logistics and Support Group Alternative Landing Ship Logistic Aggregate Level Simulation Protocol Advanced Logistics Support Site Air-Launched Saturation System missile Administration Lead Time Administrative Lead Time Airborne Laser Tracker Altimeter Armoured Launching Turret Attack Light Torpedo Advanced Lightweight Tactical Antenna ARPA Long-range Tracking And Instrumentation Radar Approved List of Test Equipment Arithmetic and Logic Unit Air / Land Warfare Amphibious and Land Warfare Advanced Lightweight Torpedo Aeromechanics LYnx Control and Agility Testbed Aircrew Manual Amplitude Modulation Ante Meridian Anti-Material Assignment Manager or Achievement Milestone Adaptive Multi-function Antenna Advanced Modern Apprenticeship Advanced Multi-Axis Cueing Seat Airframe Mounted Accessory Drive Ammunition Management Area Network Depot Aid Army Management Services Advanced Manoeuvring Re-entry vehicle Alternate Main Access Switch Automated Manoeuvring Attack System Active Magnetic Bearing Ambulance Acquisition Management Cell Advanced Micro-Electronics Converter Air Material Command Air Mobility Command Aircraft Management Computer Airframe/Armament Modification Committee Army Material Command Air Movement and Control Association Avionic Modular Component Acquisition Affordable Manufacture of Composite Aircraft Primary Structure Armament Munitions and Chemical Command Advanced Mine Countermeasures Air Maintenance Control Office Airborne Missile Control System Alert Monitoring System Computer Army Material Command Support Activity Office (US Army) Ammunition Marking Drawing Acoustic Miss Distance Indicator Automatic Missile Detecting Radar Anti-Missile Discarding Sabot Automatic Manoeuvring Device System 23

Acronym AMDS AME AME AME AME AME AMED AMEPP AMES AMES AMET AMET AMETS AMEWS AMEX AMF AMF AMF AMF(L) AMF-A AMFCTS AMF-L AMG AMG AMGOT AMH AMHA AMHMS AMHS AMI AMIDARS AMIDS AMIEE AMIK AMIPSC

Long Title Automatic Message Distribution System Air Movements Executive Amplitude Modulation Equivalent Angle Measuring Equipment Annually Managed Expenditure Authorized Medical Examiner Advanced Mechanical Engineering Demonstrator Allied Maritime Environmental Protection Publication Advanced Multiple Environment Simulator Assistant Manager Engineering Services Advanced Military Engine Technology Advanced Military Engineering Technology Artillery Meteorological System Automated Mobile EW System American Express (card) ACE Mobile Force Allied Mobile Force Attributable Mission Failures Allied Command Europe mobile Force (Land) ACE Mobile Force - Air Artillery and Mortar Fire Control Training Simulator ACE Mobile Force - Land Aircraft Maintenance Group Antenna Mast Groups Allied Military Government of Occupied Territories Allied Message Handling Automatic Message Handling Assistance Advanced Magnetic Helmet-Mounted Sight Automated Message Handling System Alternate Mark Inversion Airborne Minefield Detection And Reconnaissance System Airborne Minefield Detection System Associate Member of Institution of Electrical Engineering Automatic Target Recognition System Aircraft Maintenance Information Programme Steering Committee

AMIR AMIS AMIS AMIS AMIT AML AMLCD AMM ammo AMN AMO AMOP AMOPS AMOS AMP AMP AMP AMPA amph AMPO

Anti-Missile Infra-Red Air Movements Information Systems Anti-Materiel Incendiary Sub-munitions Automated Management Information System Aerospace Maintenance Information Technology Air Member for Logistics Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Display Anti-Missile Missile ammunition Admiralty Manual of Navigation Air Movements Operations Amplitude Modulation On Pulse Army Machine Readable-Format Output Production System ARPA Maul Optical Station Air Member for Personnel Assisted Maintenance Period Aviation Modernisation Plan (US Army) Advanced Mission Planning Aid Amphibious Assistant Management Planning Officer 24

Acronym AMPS AMPSS AMR AMRAAM AMRAAM AMRAD AMRAD AMRAD AMRAD AMRE AMREP AMRS AMS AMS AMS AMS AMS AMS AMS AMS AMS AMS AMS AMS AMS AMS AMS AMS AMSAR AMSAR AMSAT AMSCREP AMSG AMSG AMS-H AMSL AMSO AMSO AMSS AMSS AMT AMT AMTAT AMTD AMTE AMTI AMTI AMTN AMU AMU AMV AMV AM-VSB AMW AN

Long Title Automated Message Processing System Advanced Manned Precision Strike System Assistant Master Rigger. Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile Armament / Munitions Requirements and Development Atomic Military Research and Development Automated Message Routing and Distribution Automatic Message Routing And Distribution Aeromedical Role Equipment Ammunition logistic Report Advanced Maintenance Recorder System Acquisition Management System Advanced Missile System (US Navy) Aerospace Materials Specification Air Maintenance Squadron Air Management System Aircraft Management System Alenia Marconi Systems American Material Standard Antenna Matching System Anti-Ship Missile Armoured Mortar System Army Medical Services Automatic Marking System Automatic Meteorological System Automatic Mode Scheduling Avionics Management System Airborne Multimode Solid State Active array Radar Airborne Multimode/function Solid-state Array Radar Ammunition STATus report Automated Messaging Systems and Commcen Replacement Equipment Programme Allied Military Security General (Publication) Allied Military Standards Group Advanced Missile System - Heavy Above Mean Sea Level Air Member for Supply and Organisation Air Member for Supply and Transport Advanced Multi-Sensor System Automatic Message Switching System Action Messing Team Advanced Manufacturing Technology Air Manoeuvre Training and Advisory Team Adaptive Moving Target Detection Admiralty Marine Technology Establishment Air Moving Target Indication Airborne Moving Target Indicator Active Matrix Twisted Nematic Antenna Matching Unit Auxiliary Memory Unit Advanced Marine Vehicle Armoured Maintenance Vehicle Amplitude Modulation-Vestigial Sideband Advanced Microwave Air Force / Navy 25

Acronym AN ANA ANA ANBCDO ANC ANCA AND ANDVT ANEP ANF ANG ANI ANLO ANMI ANN ANN ANO ANO ANODE ANP ANR ANRI ANS ANS ANS ANS ANSI ANSI ANSSM ANSSM (DC) ANSSM (Ops) ANSSM(Ops) ANT ANV ANVIS ANZUK ANZUS AO AO AO AO AO AO AO AO Ao AO AO Regt + STO AO(R) AO/MT AOA AOA AOA AOA AOA AOA

Long Title Autonomous Network Advance Notification of Amendment Army, Navy, Air Force Assistant NBCD officer African National Congress Allied Naval Communications Agency Alphanumeric Display Advanced Narrow-band Digital Voice Terminal Allied Naval Engineering Publication Atlantic Nuclear Force Air National Guard Automatic Number Identification Assistant Naval Liaison Officer Air Navigation Multiple Indicator Artificial Neural Network Automatic Neural Networks Abu Nidal Organisation Air Navigation Order (1995) Ambient sea Noise Directionality Estimator Aircraft Nuclear Propulsion Active Noise Reduction Automatic Net Radio Interfacing Air Navigation School Airborne Navigation System American Nuclear Society Automatic Navigation System American National Standards Institute American National Standards Institution Assistant Nuclear Support Service Manager Assistant Nuclear Services Support Manager (Design Control) Assistant Nuclear Services Support Manager (Operations) Assistant Nuclear Services Support Manager (Operations) Air Navigation Trainer Advanced Naval Vehicle Aviator's Night Vision Imaging System Australia, New Zealand and United Kingdom military Australia, New Zealand and USA security treaty Accounting Officer Accounting Operations Administrative Officer Area of Operations Army Officer Army Order Artillery Observation Auxiliary Oiler Operational Availability Assisting Officer Air Officer Regiment and Survive to Fight Auxiliary Oiler (Replacement) Administrative Officer/Motor Transport Activity on Arrow (networks) Air Officer Admin Airborne Optical Adjunct Aircraft Operating Authority Amphibious Objective Area Amphibious Operating Area 26

Acronym AOA AOA AOA AOB AOB AoB AOB AOB AOB AOC AOC AOC AOC AoC AOC AOC AOC DAUs AOC in C STC AOC Mus AOC Sus AOCinC AOCinC STC AOCIS AOCM AOCS AOCS AOCS AOCSTC AOD AOF AofD AofP AofS AOG AOI AOI AOII AOIR AOM AOM AON AO-N AONB AOO AOP AOP AOP AOP AOPF AOPL AOPR AOPT AOR AOR AOR AOR

Long Title Angle Of Arrival Angle Of Attack Army Operational Architecture Air Order of Battle Aircrew Operating Brief Angle of Bank Any Other Business Arctic Ocean Buoy Automatic Optical test-Bench Adaptive Optical Camouflage Agreed Operational Characteristic Air Officer Commanding Air Operations Centre Association of Colleges Association of Old Crows Assumption Of Control (message) Air Officer Commanding Directly Administered Units Air Officer Commander-in-Chief, Strike Command Air Officer Commanding Maintenance Units Air Officer Commanding Signals Units Air Officer Commanding in Chief Air Officer Commanding in Chief Strike Command Air Officer Communications & Information Systems Advanced Optical Countermeasures Attitude and Orbit Control System Attitude and Orbit Control System (Skynet) Attitude and Orbit Control Systems Air Officer Commander-in-Chief, Strike Command Area Of Display Auxiliary Oiler Fleet Angle of Departure Angle of Projection Angle of Sight Aircraft on Ground Arab Organisation for Industrialisation Area of Interest Area of Intelligence Interest Area of Intelligence Responsibility Accounting Officer Memorandum Air Officer Maintenance Activity On Node (networks) Administrative Office, Navy Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Analysis Of Options Airbome Observation Post (for NGS) Airborne Observation Post Allied Ordnance Publication Area Of Projection Active Optical Proximity Fuze Advance Ordering Percentage Limit Area Of Prime Responsibility Advanced Optical Position Transducer Acquisition Organisation Review Acquisition Organization Review Annual Operating Requirements Area of Operational Responsibility 27

Acronym AOR AOR AOR AOR AOR AOR AOS AOS AOS AOSA AOSNI AOSP AOSPP AOT AOT AOTC AOTF AOU AOV AOW AP AP AP AP AP AP AP AP AP AP AP APA APA APA APACHE APACHE APACHE APAG APAM APAR APART APB APB APB APB APC APC APC APC APC APC(L) APCBC APCOM APC-T APCT-BF APCU

Long Title Area of Responsibility Assault Operations Room Auxiliary Oiler and Replenishment ship Auxiliary Oiler Refueller/Replacement Auxiliary Oiler Replacement Auxiliary, Oiler Replenishment Add-On Stabilisation Airborne Optical Sensor Airfield Operations Support IPT Airborne Optical Sensor Adjunct Air Officer Commanding, Scotland and Northern Ireland Army Operational Shooting Policy Air Officer Strategic Policy & Plans Automated Operations Tool Asset Optimisation Tool Associated Offices Technical Committee Acousto-Optic Tuned Filter Area Of Uncertainty Artillery Observation Vehicle Asia Oceania Workshop (for Open Systems) Accounting Period Accounts Payable Air Publication Allied Publication Ammonium Perchlorate Ammunition Point Anti-Personnel Application Protocol Armour Piercing Assessment Phase Authorised Person Advanced Pilot's Aid All Points Addressable (computer screen) Amphibious transport Advanced Phased Array Chemical High Energy laser equipment Analysis of Pacific Area Communications for Hardening to EMP Arme Propulsee A Charges Ejectables Atlantic Policy Advisory Group Anti-Personnel, Anti-Material Actively Phased-Array Radar Advanced Phased Array Radar Technology Acquisition Policy Board Air Portable Bridge Analysing Printer Base Assessment Phase Board Air Pollution Control Armoured Personnel Carrier Armour-Piercing, Capped Army Personnel Centre Automatic Phase Control Air Picture Compiler (Local) Armour-Piercing, Capped, Ballistic Capped Air Picture Compilation Armour-Piercing, Capped, Tracer Armour-Piercing, Capped, Tracer, Base Fuze Alarm and Power Remote-Control Unit 28

Acronym APD APDS APDS APDS-T APE APEI APEP Apers APERS-T APES APEX APEX APFC APFD APFIDS APFS APFSDS APFSDS APFSDS(P) APFSDS-T APG APG APG APGM APHAZ APHC AP-HC APHCI APHCS APHCS APHE APHEI APHEI APHE-SD APHIDS APHIDS API API API API API API API API APIA APICS APIHC APIT APL APL APL APLD APLM APLN APLS APLS

Long Title Amplitude photodiode Armour Piercing Discarding Sabot Armour-Piercing, Discarding Sabot Armour-Piercing, Discarding Sabot, Tracer Armour Piercing, Explosive Armour Piercing, High Explosive and Incendiary Armour Piercing Enhanced Performance Anti-personnel Anti-Personnel, Tracer Azimuth Position and Elevation System Advanced Photovoltaics and Electronic eXperiment Analysis of Public Expenditure Statistics System Air-Portable Fuel Container Autopilot Flight Director Armour-Piercing, Fragmentation Incendiary, Discarding Sabot Air Publications Forms and Stationery Armour Piercing Fin Stabilised Discarding Sabot Armour-Piercing, Fin-Stabilised, Discarding Sabot Armour-Piercing, Fin-Stabilised, Discarding Sabot, (Practice) Armour-Piercing, Fin-Stabilised, Discarding Sabot-Tracer Aberdeen Proving Ground (US) Army Publications Group Aspect Project Group Autonomous Precision Guided Munition Aircraft Proximity Hazard Armour-Piercing, High Capacity Armour-Piercing, Hard Core Armour-Piercing, Hard Core, Incendiary Admiralty Pilotage & Harbour Control Service Army Primary Healthcare Service Armour Piercing High Explosive Armour Piercing High Explosive Incendiary Armour-Piercing, High Explosive, Incendiary Armour-Piercing, High Explosive, Self-Destroying Advanced Panoramic Helmet Integrated Display System Advanced Panoramic Helmet Interface Demonstrator System Aim Point Initiative Air Photo Interpreter Air Position Indicator American Petroleum Institute Application Programme Interface Application Programming Interface Applications Program Interface. Armour Piercing Incendiary Application Programming Interface Association American Production Inventory Control Society Armour Piercing Incendiary Hard Core Armour Piercing Incendiary Tracer Accreditation of prior learning Allowance Parts List Application Programme Libraries Advanced Passive Localisation Demonstrator Anti-Personnel Landmine Automatic Position Location Navigator & Reporting Advanced Procurement and Logistics Support Advanced Procurement and Logistics Systems 29

Acronym APM APM APM APMI APOBS APOD APOD APOE APP APP APP App App Admin APP OEU App Op App Spec APPC AppID or APID APPLABS APPLET AppSpec APQ APR APR APR(F) APR(L) APRE APRO APS APS APS APS APS APS APS APS APSE APSE APSE APSE APSEC APSE-T APSI APSOH APSS APT APT APTC APTCI APTE APU APU APV APV APWG APWG

Long Title Anti-Personnel Mine Association for Project Management Authority Project Manager Armour Piercing Marker Incendiary Anti-Personnel Obstacle Breaching System Air Port of Debarkation Air Port of Disembarkation Air Ports of Embarkation Allied Procedural Publication Application Portability Profile Armour Protection Program Application Applications Administrator Air Platform Protection Operational Evaluation Unit Applications Operator Applications Specialist Advanced Programme to Programme Communication Application ID Appleton Rutherford Laboratory A mini software application (or program) Application Specialist Armaments Planning Questionnaire Air Photo Reader Auto Power Reserve Air Picture Reporter (Force) Air Picture Reporter (Local) Army Personnel Research Establishment Army Pay and Records Office Adaptive Processor System (sonar) Advanced Fighter Crew Protection System Aerial Post Squadron (USAF) Air Plot Supervisor Aircraft Position Sensor Aircraft Prepared for Service Automatic Pointing System or Air Planning System Assistant Private Secretary Ada Programming or Project Support Environment ADA Programming Support Environment Armour Piercing Special Effect Armour-Piercing, Secondary Effect Advanced Power System Electronic Control Armour-Piercing, Secondary Effect-Tracer Aircraft Propulsion System Integration Advanced Panoramic Sonar - Hull-mounted Atlas Port Surveillance System Armour-Piercing, Tracer Aerospace Project Team IPT Army Physical Training Corps Army Physical Training Corps Instructor Abrams Power Train Evolution Armoured Patrol Unit Auxiliary Power Unit Armoured Patrol Vehicle Auto-piloted Vehicle ASMA Priorities Working Group Assessment Phase Working Group 30

Acronym APWT APX AQ AQAP AQAP AQAP1 AQD AQF AQL AQL AQMS AQRD AR AR AR&M AR/AAV ARA ARA ARALL ARAMIS ARBS ARC ARC ARC ARC ARC ARCADS ARCE ARCM Arcrw ARCS ARCS ARCS ARCS ARCS(HCRF) ARD ARD ARD ARD ARD ARDEC

Long Title Annual Personal Weapon Test Extended Assessment Phase Acceptance Questionnaire Allied Quality Assurance Paper Allied Quality Assurance Publication Allied Quality Assurance Plan Vol 1 Aeronautical Quality Assurance Directorate Acquisition Competence Framework Acceptable Quality Level Advanced Quick-fix sensor Artificer Quatermaster Sergeant Major Air Quartermasters Readiness Date Army Regulation Assault Rifle Availability, Reliability and Maintainability Armoured Reconnaissance / Airborne Assault Vehicle Aircraft Research Association Army Rifle Association ARAMID Reinforced Aluminium ALLoy American Requisitions And Management Information System Angle Rate Bombing Set Admiralty Raster Chart. Ames Research Centre Area Reprogramming Capability Authority Responsible Code Air Refuelling And Comms Fleets IPT Armament Control and Delivery System Amphibious River Crossing Equipment Anti-Radiation Countermeasures Aircrew Acquisition Radar and Control System Aerial Rocket Control System Automatic Radio Control System Automatic Release Consent Switch Admiralty Raster Chart (Hydrographic Chart Raster Format) Acquired Rights Directive (connected with TUPE) All Round Defence Anti-Radar Drone Applied Research Technology Demonstration Auxiliary Repair Dry dock Armament Research, Development and Engineering Centre (US Army)

ARDNOT ARDS ARE ARE ARE AREN ARES ARETS ARF ARFA ARGS ARH ARH ARI

Automatic Day / Night Optical Tracker Airborne Radar Demonstrator System Addressable Remote Encoder Admiralty Research Establishment Airborne Radar Extension Army Radio Engineered Network Active Relief Sensor Armoured Remoted Target System Air Reserve Forces Allied Radio Frequency Agency Advanced Resolution Gunnery Simulator Active Radar Homing Anti-Radar / Radiation Homing Airborne Radio Installation 31

Acronym ARI ARI ARIC ARINC ARJS AR-L ARLT ARM ARM ARM ARM ARM ARM ARM ARM 1 ARM&T ARMA ARMAD ARMADAS ARMD ARM-D Armd ARMP armr Armr Armrd ARMS ARMS ARMS ARMS Arms ARMSCOR ARMVAL ARNE ARNG ARO ARO ARO ARP ARP ARP ARP ARP ARP ARPA ARPA ARPA ARPANET ARPS ARPS Arpt ARPTT ARQ ARR ARRADCOM ARRC

Long Title Air-power Research Institute (USAF) US Army Research Institute Air-borne Radio and Intercom Control system Aeronautical Radio Incorporated Air-borne Radar Jamming System Airborne Reconnaissance - Low Administrative Repair Lead Time Advanced RISC Machines Aerodrome Retroreflective Marker Anti-Radar Missile Anti-Radiation Measures Anti-Radiation Missile Artillery Re-arm Module Availability, Reliability, Maintainability Armament 1 Availability, Reliability, Maintainability & Testability Annual Report of Material Accounted Armoured and Mechanised Unit Air Defence Anti-Radiation Missile Airborne Data Analysis System Armoured Anti-Radiation Missile Decoy Armed Allied Reliability and Maintainability Publication armour Armourer Armoured Advanced Radar Missile Scoring System Advanced Reconfigurable Mission Simulator Advanced Remote Mine-hunting System Armoured Re-supply Maintenance System Armaments Armament Manufacturing Corporation (South Africa) Anti-Armour Vehicle Evaluation ATM Network Research Environment Army National Guard Accident Response Officer. Army Research Office Auxiliary Readout Address Resolution Protocol Aerodrome Reference Point Air Raid Precautions Anti-Radiation Projectile Applied Research Programme Attack Reference Point Advanced Projects Research Agency (US) Advanced Research Projects Agency Automatic Radar Plotting Aid Advanced Research Projects Agency Network Acoustic Range Prediction System Advanced Radar Processing Subsystem Airport Air-Refuelling Part-Task Trainer (USAF) Automatic Repeat Request Audit Recommendations Report Armament Research and Development Command ACE Rapid Reaction Corps 32

Acronym ARRC ARRC ACE ARRL ARROW ARRV ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARSR ARSV ART ART Art Art Ac Art Av ARTADS ARTBASS ARTCC ARTD ARTEMIS ARTHUR ARTI ARTS ARTS All-Round ARTY Arty ARTYSYS ARV ARW ARW ARWAR ARWS AS AS AS AS AS AS AS AS AS AS AS As & As AS1077/AS1092 AS90 ASA ASA ASA ASA ASA ASAAC ASAAC ASAC

Long Title Allied command Europe Rapid Reaction Corps Rapid Reaction Corps American Radio Relay League ADP assistance to RAOC and REME Operations in Work Armoured Repair and Recovery Vehicle Advanced Rocket System Air Reinforcement Squadron Alternate Route Select Attack Radar Set Automatic Reporting System Air Route Surveillance Radar Armoured Reconnaissance Scout Vehicle Air Refuelling Transport Air-Refuelling Transport Artificer Artificer Aircraft Artificer Avionics Army Tactical Data Systems Army Training Battle Simulation System Air Route Traffic Control Centre Applied Research Technology Demonstrator Array TEchnology for MIssile Seekers Artillery Hunting Radar Aeronautical Research and Test Institute Agile Radar Target Simulator Thermal Surveillance Artillery Artillery Equipment Artillery Systems IPT Armoured Recovery Vehicle Airborne Rotary Wing Anti-Riot Weapons Advanced Radar Warning Receiver Advanced Radar Warning System Acquisition Stream Air Staff Air Station Air Systems Air-to-Surface Ammunition Storage Anti-Scintillation or Air Superiority or Air System Anti-Submarine Armament Stores Assistant Secretary Aircraft Support IPT Alterations & Additions Types of RN Sonar Trainers Artillery System for the Nineties Advanced Security Agency Advanced System Architecture Analogue Signature Analysis Appropriate Superior Authority Army Scaling Authority Allied Standard Avionics Architecture Council Allied Standardisation Avionics Architecture Council Air-borne Surveillance, Air-borne Control 33

Acronym ASAC ASaCS ASaCS ASACS  ASALA ASALM ASAM ASAM ASAM ASAP ASAP ASAR ASARC ASARG ASARS ASARS ASAS AsAs ASAT ASAT ASAT ASAT ASB ASBM ASC ASC ASC ASC ASC ASC/PAM ASCA ASCA ASCAIPS

Long Title All Source Analysis Cell Airborne Surveillance and Control System Airborne Surveillance and Control System Air Surveillance And Control System Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia Advanced Strategic Air-Launched Missile Advanced Surface-Air Missile Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Advances Surface-to-Air Missile Air-borne Shared Aperture Program As Soon As Possible Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar Army Systems Acquisition Review Council Autonomous Synthetic Aperture Radar Guidance Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System Air-borne Search and Rescue System All Source Analysis System Alterations and Additions Advanced Subsonic Aerial Target Anti-SATellite Anti-Satellite Missile Avionics Situation Awareness Trainer All Stations Broadcast Air-to-Surface Ballistic Missile Accredited Standards Committee Air Systems Controllerate Analytical Studies Committees Automatic Channel Selection Automatic Sensitivity Control Advanced System Control / Processor And Memory Army Scaling and Cataloguing Army Scaling and Codification Authority Army Scaling and Cataloguing Authority Initial Provisioning System

ASCB ASCC ASCC ASCC ASCETT ASCII ASCL ASCM ASCM ASCON ASCOT ASCOT ASCOT ASCU ASD ASD ASD ASDA ASDAP ASDAWC ASDC ASDC

Aircraft Standard Communication Bus Air Standardisation Coordinating Committee Air Standardisation Co-ordinating Committee Air Standardisation Co-ordination Committee Advisory Scottish Council for Education and Training Targets American Standard Code for Information Interchange Advanced Sonobuoy Communications Link Advanced Space-borne Computer Module Anti-Ship Cruise Missile Automatic Switched Communications Network Accounting Software Catalogue Options Air Support Command On Transit Airspace Control and Operations Training simulator Armament Station Control Unit Advanced System Development Aerospace and Defence Automatic Stopping Device Accelerate-Stop Distance Available Army Sustainable Development Action Plan Aircraft Self Damage from Air Weapons Committee Alternative Space Defence Centre Army Strategic Defence Command 34

Acronym ASDI ASDIC ASDL ASDP ASDS ASDs ASDU ASE ASE ASE ASE ASE ASE ASEAN ASEM ASEMA ASEMS ASES ASET ASETS ASF ASF ASF ASG ASG ASG ASG ASG ASG ASGC ASGC ASGW ASGW ASH ASH ASHE ASHFCG ASI ASI ASI ASIC ASIC ASIC ASID ASIG ASIL ASIP ASIR ASIS ASIT ASJ ASK ASL ASL ASL ASLC

Long Title Analogue Simple Data Interface set Allied Submarine Devices Investigation Committee (now sonar) Air-borne Self-Defence Laser Advanced Seeker Development Program Advanced Seal Delivery System Army Supply Depots Armament Signal Data Converter Admiralty Signal Establishment Air Support Executive Aircraft Support Executive Aircraft Survivability Equipment Ancillary Support Equipment Automatic Stabilisation Equipment Association of Southeast Asian Countries Anti-Ship Euro-missile consortium Advanced Special Electronics Mission Aircraft (US Army) Acquisition Safety and Environmental Management System Active Sonar for Entrance Surveillance Automatic Scoring Electronic Target Air-borne Seeker Evaluation Test Set Additional Secondary Factors Anti-Surface Force Army Standard Family (shelters) Active Shaft Grounding Air Studies Group Air Systems Group Air-borne System, Gun Assistant Secretary General Availability Steering Group Air Surveillance and Gun Control console Air-borne Surveillance, Ground Control Air-to-Surface Guided Weapon Ant-Surface Guided Weapon Advanced Seeker Homing Advanced Support Helicopter Approval to Store and Handle Explosives Air Systems Human Factors Co-ordination Group Accounting Systems Integrator Aircraft Structural Integrity (a section in DGES(Air)) Airspeed Indicator Aircraft Systems Integration Corporation Application Specific Integrated Circuit Applications Specific Integrated Circuit Application Specific Integrated device Aviation Safety Implementation Group American Society of International Law Aircraft Structural Integrity Program Airspeed Indicator Reading Advanced Schedule Information Signal Armament Systems IT Automatic Search Jammer Amplitude Shift Keying Above Sea Level Applied Science Laboratories Authorised Stockage List Accruing Superannuation Liability Contribution 35

Acronym ASLO ASLR ASM ASM ASM ASM ASM ASM ASM ASM ASM ASM ASM ASM ASMA ASMA ASMA ASMD ASMD ASME ASMI ASMS ASMS ASN ASN-1 ASNE ASNI ASNR Asnrc ASOC ASOM ASP ASP ASP ASP ASP ASPC ASPECT ASPECT ASPJ ASPO ASPR ASPRO ASPRO ASQC ASR ASR ASR ASR ASR ASR ASRAAM ASRAAM ASRAMM ASRAO ASRAP

Long Title Accident Site Liaison Officer Air / Surface Laser Ranger Advanced Sea Mine Advisory Services Manager Aircraft Systems Management Airfield Survivability Measures Airfield Survival Measures Airport Services Manual Air-to-Surface Missile Anti-Ship Missile Armoured Systems Modernisation programme Aircraft Support Management Attack Submarines IPT Artificer Sergeant Major Air Staff Management Aid Air Staff Management Aid (ADP System) Air Systems Management Authority Anti Ship Missile Defence Anti-Ship Missile Defence American Society of Mechanical Engineers Airport Surface Movement Indicator (radar) Advanced Surface Machinery System (US Navy) Advanced Surface Missile System Advanced Secure Network. Abstract Syntax Notation One American Society of Naval Engineers Ambient Sea Noise Indication Air Senior National Representative Assurance Air Support Operations Centre Autonomous Stand-Off Missile Active Server Page Advanced Signal Processor Advanced Sound Ranging Program Advanced Soundranging Programme Air-base Survivability Program Aircraft Self Protective Chaff A Set of Procurement Executive Computer Tools A Set of Procurement Executive Computing Tools Air-borne Self-Protection Jammer Army Standing Operating Procedures Armed Services Procurement Regulation Advanced Signal Processor Armament Supply Provisioning System American Society of Quality Control Acoustic Self-Ranging system Air Staff Requirement Annual Staff Report Approach Surveillance Radar Automatic Send / Receive Automatic Send and Receive Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile Advanced Short-Range Air-Air Missile Advanced Short Range Air to Air Missile Advanced Systems Research and Analysis Office Acoustic Sensor Range And Prediction 36

Acronym ASRAP ASROC ASRP ASRP ASRP ASRT ASRV ASS ASS ASS ASSAM ASSATS ASSATS ASSC ASSESSREP ASSET ASSG ASSID ASSIGNMENT

Long Title ASW Range Prediction Anti-Submarine Rocket Admiralty Service Raster Product. ARC Standard Raster product. Artillery Systems Research Programme Air support Radar Team Alternative Source of Relative Velocity Ammunition Storage Sites Anti-Shelter Sub-munitions Aviation Support Ship Active Sensors System Assessment Model Advanced Ship to Shore Automatic Telegraph System Advanced Ship-to-Shore Automatic Telegraph System Aviation Systems Standardisation Committee Assessment Report Association for Schools, Science, Engineering and Technology Acoustic Sensor Signal Generator Accelerated Army Support System Integration & Development The actual frequency being used on a certain network at a certain time

AssltPnrWO ASSM ASSM ASSMs ASSP AS-Spec ASSS ASST Asst ASSTASS ASSW Assy AST AST AST AST AST ASTA ASTABS ASTAR ASTAR ASTE ASTEC ASTM ASTO ASTO(N) ASTOR ASTOR ASTOR ASTOVL ASTOVL ASTRAL ASTRAL ASTRID ASTROS ASTT

Assault Pioneer Warrant Officer Anti-Ship Supersonic Missile Anti-Surface Ship Missile Anti-Surface Ship Missiles Airfield Services Support Programme Armament Specialisation Specification Active Search Sonobuoy System Anti-Ship Surveillance and Targeting Assistant Advanced Surface Ship Towed Array Surveillance System Anti-Surface Ship Warfare Assembly Advanced Simulation Technology Agreed Service Time Air Staff Target Atlantic Standard Time Avionics Systems Trainers Aircrew Synthetic Training Aids Automated Status Board Advanced Series of Tactical Air Defence Radar's Air-borne Search Target Attack Radar Aircraft Servicing Tools and Equipment Advanced Small Turbine Engine Core (Anglo-French) American Society for Testing and Materials Assistant Supply and Transport Officer Assistant STO(N) Airborne Stand Off Radar Airborne STandOff Radar Air-borne Stand-off Radar Advanced Short Take Off Vertical Landing Advanced Short Take-Off and Vertical Landing Air Surveillance and Targeting Radar, L-band ASMA/SOMA Transaction Link Ammunition System Two Revision & Interactive Development Artillery Saturation Rocket System Action Speed Tactical Trainer 37

Acronym ASTT ASU ASU ASU ASU ASU ASUs ASuW ASUW ASuW ASUW ASUW ASUWC ASV ASV ASV ASV ASV ASVEH ASVM ASVU ASVW ASW ASW ASW ASW ASW/SOW ASWAC ASWACS ASWC ASWD ASWDS ASWE ASWHQ ASWT ASXV ASYD ASZ AT AT AT AT AT AT AT AT&E AT&T ATA ATA ATA ATA ATA ATA ATA ATA ATAAC

Long Title Attack Submarine Team Trainer Accommodation Services Unit Acoustic Simulation Unit Active Sonar Automatic Switching Unit Aviation Supply Unit Accommodation Services Units Anti Surface Ship Warfare Anti Surface Unit Warfare Anti Surface Warfare Anti-Surface Unit Warfare Anti-Surface Warfare Anti-Surface Warfare Commander Air-to-Surface Vessel Ammunition Supply Vehicle Anti-Ship Variant radar Anti-Surface Vessel Auxiliary and Specialist Vessels IPT Air-Surveillance Vehicle Anti-Surface Vessel Missile Army Security Vetting Unit Anti-Surface Vessel Warfare Anti Submarine Warfare Anti-Ship Weapon Anti-Submarine Warfare Area Suppression Weapon Anti-Submarine Warfare / Stand-Off Weapon Anti-Submarine Warfare Analysis Centre Anti-Submarine Warfare Air Control Ship/System Anti-Submarine Warfare Commander Anti-Submarine Warfare Director Anti-Submarine Warfare Data System Admiralty Surface Weapons Establishment Alternative Subordinate War Headquarters Anti-Submarine Warfare Trainer Air-launched Expendable Sound Velocimeter Air SYstems Definition Air Surface Zone Acceptance Test Advanced Technology Advanced Trainer Adventurous Training Air Transport Ammunition Technician Anti-Tank Aircraft Test and Evaluation American Telephone & Telegraph Company Actual Time of Arrival Advanced Tactical Aircraft Advanced Test Accelerator Aerospace Technologies of Australia Air Transport Association of America Air Transport Auxiliary Atlantic Treaty Association Auxiliary Ocean Tug Anti-Torpedo Air-launched Acoustic Countermeasures 38

Acronym ATAC ATAC ATAC ATAC ATACC ATacCS  ATACDIG ATACMS ATACMS ATACO ATACS ATACS ATAD ATAF ATAFCS ATAGS ATAM ATAR ATAR ATARS ATAS ATAS ATAS ATATS ATB ATBM ATC ATC ATC ATC ATC ATC ATC ATCA ATCAP ATCCS ATCO ATCOM ATCRBS ATCS ATCS ATD ATD ATD ATD ATD ATDB ATDD ATDL ATDM ATDS ATDSIA ATDT ATDU ATDU ATE

Long Title Air-Transportable Acoustic Communications buoy All-Terrain All Climate All-Terrain Amphibious Carrier Applied Technology Advanced Computer Advanced Tactical Command Central Army Tactical Command System Army Tactical Digital Image Generator Army Tactical Communications Management System Army Tactical Missile System Air Tactical Control Operator Advanced Tank Cannon System Advanced Target Acquisition Counter-fire System (US Army) Advanced Towed Acoustic Decoy Allied Tactical Air Force Air-borne Target Acquisition and Fire Control System Advanced Technology Anti-G Suit Air-to-Air Missile Air-To-Air Recognition device Air-To-Air Recovery Advanced Tactical Air Reconnaissance System Active Towed Array Sonar Advanced Target Acquisition Sensor Air-To-Air Stinger missile Automatic Target Acquisition and Tracking System Advanced Technology Bomber Anti-Tactical Ballistic Missile Acoustic Torpedo Countermeasures Acquisition Training Cell Air Traffic Control Air Training Corps Airborne Tactical Communications Automatic Threat Countering Automatic Tuning Control Allied Tactical Communications Agency Army Telecommunications Automation Program Army Tactical Command and Control System Air Traffic Control Officer US Army Troop Command Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System Advanced Tank Cannon System Air Traffic Control Subsystem Actual Time of Departure Advanced Technology Demonstration Advanced Technology Demonstrator Agreed Target Date Annual Training Directive Air Target Database Acquisition Training Development Directory Army Tactical Data Link Asynchronous Time Division Multiplex(er) Air-borne Tactical Data System Allied Tactical Data Systems Inter-operability Age Automatic Target Detection and Tracking Acquisition and Tracking Detector Unit Armoured Trials and Development Unit Aircraft Test and Evaluation 39

Acronym ATE ATE ATE SP ATEM ATEMS ATER Aterr ATESS ATF ATF ATF ATFCS ATFOC ATG ATG ATGM ATGW ATH ATH ATHS ATI ATI ATIM ATIRCM ATIS ATIS Atk ATL ATLAS ATLAS ATLAS ATLIS ATLJ ATLV ATM ATM ATM ATM ATM ATM ATM ATM ATMA ATMC ATMDS ATMOS ATMP ATMS ATN ATO ATO ATO ATO ATO ATO ATO 

Long Title Army Training Estate Automatic Test Equipment Army Training Estate Salisbury Plain Air Total Engagement Model Advanced Threat Emitter Simulator Advanced Triple Ejector Rack Anti-terrorist Advanced Tactics and Engagement Simulation System Advanced Tactical Fighter Air Transport Force Amphibious Task Force Advanced Tank Fire Control System Air Transport Force Operations Centre Anti-Tank Gun Automatic Test Guide Anti-Tank Guided Missile Anti-Tank Guided Weapon Automatic Target Hand-over Autonomous Terminal Homing Automatic Target Hand-over System Air Target Identification Automated Technical Information Advanced Technology Insertion Module Advanced Threat Infra-Red Countermeasures System Anti-Tank Influence Sensor Automatic Terminal Information Service Anti-tank Automated Tape Library Abbreviated Test Language for All Systems Advanced Technology LADAR System Azimuth Target Intelligence and Acquisition System Automatic Tracking Laser Illumination System Assault Troop Life Jacket Artillery Target Location Vehicle Air Targeting Mode Air Task Message Air Tasking Message Anti-Tactical Missile Anti-Tank Mine Apprentice Training Manager Asynchronous Transfer Mode Automated Teller Machine (cash point) Air Transport Management Aid Air Transport Movement Control Anti-Tank Mine-Dispensing System Ammunition, Toxic Material Open Space All-Terrain Mobile Platform ASW Track Management System Army Telephone Network Air Tasking Order Ammunition Technical Officer Ammunition Technical Officer/Operator Apprentice Training Officer Assemble To Order Authorised Telecommunications Officer Authorised Telephone Officer 40

Acronym ATOC ATOC ATOPS ATOS ATOTN ATOTN ATP ATP ATP ATP ATP ATP ATP ATP ATP ATP ATP ATP ATP ATPFC ATPG ATPG ATR ATR ATR ATR ATR ATR/I ATRA ATRAN ATRJ ATS ATS ATS ATS ATS ATS ATS ATS ATS ATS ATS ATS ATS ATS ATS ATS ATSA ATSC ATSC ATSO AT-ST ATSU ATT ATT ATT

Long Title Air Tactical Operations Centre Allied Tactical Operations Centre Advanced Transport Operations System Automated Technical Order System Air Traffic Operational Telephone Network Air Traffic Operations Telephone Network Acceptance Test Procedures Acquisition, Tracking and Pointing Adenosine Triphosphate Agency Training Plan Air Technical Publications Air Turbine Pump Allied Tactical Publication Allied Technical Publications Anti-Tactical Patriot Attack Plot Australian Technical Publications Automatic Train Protection Available to Promise Acquisition, Tracking and Pointing and Fire Control Automatic Test Program Generation Automatic Test Programme Generator Acceptance Test Reports Advanced Tactical Radar programme Air Transportable Racking Automatic Target Recognition Automotive Test Rig Automatic Target Recognition/Identification Army Training and Recruiting Agency Automatic Terrain Radar And Navigator Advanced Threat Radar Jammer Accelerator Test Stand Acoustic Tracking System Advanced Tracking System Agile Target System Air Traffic Services Air Traffic System Air Transport Support Air Turbine Starter Aircrew Training Standard Air-crew Training System Applied Technology Services Assisted Travel Scheme Automatic Test System Auxiliary Territorial Service Aviation Training Ship (Royal Navy) Aerial Target Systems IPT Army Technical Support Agency Advanced Television Standards Committee Aircraft Technician Supervisors Course Automatic Test Systems Organisation Artillery survey vehicle Accelerator Test Stand Upgrade Anti Torpedo Torpedo Anti-Torpedo Torpedo Artillery Tactical Terminals 41

Acronym Att ATT ATTD ATTS ATTU ATTV ATU ATU ATU ATU ATUFT ATV ATV(P) ATVS ATW ATW ATWCS ATWM AU AUASS AUC AUI AUI AUM AUM AUM AUP AUR AUR AURA AURORA AUS AUS AUS (H & O) AUS (SP Pol) AUS(EPF) AUS(FS) AUS(IL) AUSA AUSCANNZUKUS AUSLO AUSO AUSOM AUSTACCS AUTEC AUTEC AUTODIN AUTODIN AUTOSEVOCOM AUTOVON AUV AUVS AUW AUW AUWE Aux

Long Title Attachment Automatic Target Tracking Advanced Technology Test Demonstrator Air-Transportable Towed System Atlantic To The Ural's All Terrain Tow Vehicle Aerial Tuning Unit Air Treatment Unit Aircraft Target Unit Antenna Tuning Unit Aircraft Taken Up From Trade All-Terrain Vehicle All Terrain Vehicle (Protected) Advanced TV Seeker Air Transport Wing Area Target Weapons Advanced Tomahawk Weapon Control System Army Transition to War Measure Access Unit Automatic Upper Air Sounding System Accounting Unit Code Advanced User Interface Attachment Unit Interface Air-to-Underwater Missile All Up Mass All-up-Mass Acceptable User Policy All Up Round All Up Rounds Autonomous Unmanned Reconnaissance Aircraft Automatic Recovery Of Remotely piloted Aircraft Assistant Under Secretary or Under Secretary Assumed Usage Spectrum Assistant Under Secretary (Home and Overseas) Assistant Under Secretary (Service Personnel Policy) Assistant Under Secretary of State (Export Policy Assistant Under Secretary of State (Fleet Support) Assistant Under Secretary of State (Infrastructure and Logistics) Association of the US Army Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK and US Australian Liaison Officer Assistant Utilities Service Officer. Autonomous Stand Off Missile Australian Automatic Command and Control System Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Centre Atlantic Underwater / Undersea Test & Evaluation Centre Automatic Digital Network Automatic Distribution Network Automatic Secure Voice Communications System Automatic Voice Network Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems All Up Weight All-Up Weight Admiralty Underwater Warfare Establishment Auxiliary 42

Acronym AV AV AV AV AV AV Av Tech AVA AVAD AvailMgr AVC AVCAT AVCAT AVCI AVD AVDS AVE AVG AVGAS AVGP AVH AVHRR AVI AVICOS AVIM AVIP AV-IT AVL AVL AVLB AVLF AVLF AVLP AVM AVM AVM AVM AVMRL Avn AVP AVP AVR AVR AVR AVRE AVRS AVS AVS AVS AVSCOM AVT AVT AVT AVTR AVTS AVTUR

Long Title All View(s) All Views Anti-Vehicle Audio-Video Aviation Avionics Avionic Technician Adaptive Vehicular Antenna Automatic Voice Alerting System Availability Manager Automatic Volume Control Aviation Carrier Air turbine Fuel Aviation Fuel (F44) Association for Vocational Colleges International Atmospheric Vehicle Detection Armoured Vehicle Driving Simulators Air-borne Vehicle Equipment Average Aviation Gasoline Armoured Vehicle General Purpose Armoured Vehicle Heavy Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer Audio Video Interleave Available In Course Of Supply Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Avionics Integrity Program (USAF) Avionics Installation and Test Armoured Vehicle Light Automated Vehicle Location Armoured Vehicle Launching Bridge Airborne Very Low Frequency Air-borne Very Low Frequency Armoured Vehicle-Launched Bridge Air Vice Marshal Air-borne Vapour Monitor Application Virtual Machine Armoured Vehicle, Medium Armoured Vehicle Multiple Rocket Launcher Aviation Advanced Video Processor Air Vehicle Performance Armoured Vehicle, Reconnaissance Army Volunteer Reserves Automatic Voltage Regulator Armoured Vehicle, Royal Engineers Air-borne Video Recording System Advanced Vertical Strike Air Vehicle Specification Avionics and Sensors Dept U.S. Army Aviation Systems Command Analogue Voice Terminal Automatic Video Tracker Auxiliary Aircraft Landing Training Ship Airborne Videocassette Tape Recorder Armoured Vehicle Training Service Aviation Turbine Kerosene 43

Acronym AVUM AW AW AW AW AW AWACS AWACS AWADS AWALS AWARDS AWARE AWBC AWC AWC AWCCV AWCLS AWCS AWDATS AWDREY AWE AWES AWESS AWG AWG AWG AWHE AWHQ AWHQ AWI AWILS AwIS AWKWARD AWLS AWNIS AWNIS AWO AWO AWOC AWOL AWOP AWR AWRE AWRS AWS AWS AWS AWS AWS AWSAS AWSEM AWTLWG AWTM AWTSS AWW AWX

Long Title Aviation Unit Maintenance Above Water All-Weather Amphibious Warfare Atomic Weight Automatic Weapon Airborne Warning & Control System Airborne Warning and Control System Adverse Weather Aerial Delivery System Amphibious Warfare Airborne Laser System Advanced Wide-Angle Reflective Display System Advanced Warning of Active Radar Emissions Air Weapons Ballistic Committee Air Warfare Centre Air-Weapons Centre Advanced Weapons Carriage Configured Vehicle All-Weather Carrier Landing System Automatic Weapons Control System Automatic Weapon Data Transmission System Atomic Weapon Detection, Recognition and Estimation of Yield Atomic Weapons Establishment Area Weapons Effect Simulator Automatic Weapons Effects Signature Simulator Air Weapons Group American Wire Gauge Armament Working Group Air Weapon Handling Equipment Alternate War HQ Alternative War Headquarters Advanced Weapon Inspection Abbey Wood Information & Library Service Airworthiness Information Service Operation for use against swimmer attack (MISCEX 840) All-Weather Landing System Allied Warning Navigation Information System Allied Wartime Navigational Information System All Weather Operation All Weather Operations Alternate War Operations Centre Absent without Leave All Weather Operations Panel Air Weapons Range Atomic Weapons Research Establishment Air Weapon Ranges Scoring Above water Systems Air Weather Service American Welding Society Area Weapon System Army Welfare Service All-Weather Stand-off Attack System Anti-ship Weapon System Engagement Model Above Water Target Level Working Group Above Water Threat Manual All-Weather Tactical Strike System Above Water Warfare All-weather fighter 44

Acronym AWX AX AXBT AXCON AXP B&C B&C B&CE B&GS B/L B2TC BA BA BA BA BA BA BA2000 BAA BAA BABS BABT BAC BAC BAC BAC BAC BACS BACS BADD BADGE BADS BAE BAe BAe BAEE BAEMMA BAFO BAGTT BAI BALMET BALO BALTAP BALUN BAMP BAMPS BAOR BAOS BAP BAP BARB BARC BARV BAS BAS(W) BASCCA

Long Title All-Weather Interceptor Attack Experimental Air-launched Expendable Bathythermograph Axis Controller Allied Exercise Publication Bacteriological and Chemical Weapons Biological and Chemical weapons Building & Civil Engineering. Bombing and Gunnery School Bill of Loading Batch 2 TRAFALGAR Class Batchelor of Arts Breathing Apparatus Bring Alive British Airways British Association (for the Advancement of Science) Business Analysis British Army 2000 (a new strategy for the Army) British Astronomical Association Broad Agency Announcement Beam / Blind Approach Beacon System British Approvals Board for Telecommunications Battlefield Area Clearance British Aircraft Corporation Business Assurance Co-ordinating Business Assurance Coordinator Business Assurance Co-ordinator Bankers Automated Clearance System Bankers Automated Clearing Service Battlefield Awareness and Data Dissemination Base Air Defence Ground Equipment Battlefield Air Defence System Behind Armour Effect British Aerospace British Aerospace Company British Army Equipment Exhibition Brandt Aero-Engine Module Management Aid Best and Final Offer Battlegroup Training Team Battlefield Air Interdiction Meteorological Information required for Gunnery Ballistics Brigade Air Liaison Officer Baltic Approaches (NATO area) Balancing Unit (antenna) Base Assisted Maintenance Period BOWMAN APACHE Mission Planning System British Army of the Rhine Basic Artillery Observer Sub-system Bomb's Anti-Personnel Bridge Adapter Pallet Boosted Anti-Radar Bomb Beach Amphibious Re-supply Cargo Beach Armoured Recovery Vehicle Battle Attrition Study British Army Staff (Washington) Breathing Apparatus Self-Contained Compressed Air 45

Acronym BASE BASEDAM BASEEFA BASEEFA BASIC BASIS BASO BASS BAT BAT BATCIS BATCO BATES BATMAN BATNEEC BATNEEC BATR BATS BATS BATS BATS BATUS BAU BAU BB BB BB BB BB BBA BBC BBC BBC BBC BBCC BBCD BBE BBGT BBGT BBNC BBP BBS BBS BBSAG BBU BC BC BC BC BC BC BC BC/WC BC2A BC2T BCA

Long Title British Aerospace Systems Engineering Div Base Damage Report Atmospheres British Approvals Service for Electrical Equipment Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code Budget and Accounting Structures Information System Brigade Air Support Officer Boats and Sea Survival IPT Basic Aviation Trainer Brilliant Anti-Tank guided anti-armour sub-munitions Bowman and Tactical Comms And Information Systems IPT Battle Code Battlefield Artillery Target Engagement System BATtery MANagement expert system Best Available Technique Not Entailing Excessive Costs Best Available Techniques Not Entailing Excessive Costs Bullets At Target Range Ballistic Aerial Target System Battle Area Tactical Scenario Battle Area Tactical Simulation Biological Agent Treatment Set British Army Training Unit Suffield Beacon Aerofoil Unit Business As Usual Base Bleed Base Burn Battery Block Battleship Blow-Back British Board of Agreement British Broadcasting Corporation Broad-Band Chaff Bromobenzylcyanid Built-in Ballistic Computer Block Check Character Binary-Coded Decimal Bridge Boat Erection Brigade & Battlegroup Trainer Brigade and Battle Group Trainer bayonet-Neil-Concelman Bulk Breaking Point Brigade and Battalion Simulation Bulletin Board System Battleship Surface Action Group Base Bleed Unit Basic Check Basic Check (for security clearance of personnel) Battery Commander Bayonet Cap Before Christ Bomber Command Business Continuity Ballistic Computer / Weapon Controller Bosnia Command and Control Augmentation Battlegroup Command and Control Trainer Buoyant Cable Antenna 46

Acronym BCAR BCAU BCB BCC BCC BCC BCD BCD BCD BCD BCE BCE BCF BCF BCH BCH BCI BCIP BCM BCM BCM BCM BCMS BCO BCOE BCP BCP BCR BCR BCS BCS BCS BCS BCS BCS BCS BCSS BCT BCT BCTE BCU BCU BCU BCW BCWD BD BD BD BD Eye Rep BDA BDA BDAR BDD BDE Bde BDE

Long Title British Civil Air-worthiness Requirement Backup Control and Audio Unit Broadband Communications Bus Battery Control Centre Block Check Character British Chamber of Commerce Binary Coded Decimal Biological and Chemical Defence Bulk Chaff Dispenser Buoyancy Control Device Baseline Capability Equipment Battlefield Control Element Briefing Co-ordination Facility Bromo-Chloro-di-Fluoromethane Boots Combat High Bose-Chadhuri-Hocquenghem Bulk Current Injection BOWMAN and CIP Basic Combat Manoeuvring Bulk Current Monitoring Business Continuity Management Baseline Comparator Model BOWMAN Communications Management System Bombardment Control Officer (NGS) BOWMAN Common Operating Environment Battery Control Post Battle Command Post Battle Casualty Replacement Bomblet's Cargo Round Ballistic Computer System Baseline Comparative Subsystem Battery Computer System British Calibration Service British Computer Society Broadcast Control Segment Broadcast Control Ship BOWMAN Communication Simulation System Battlefield Command Terminal Battlefield Command Trainer Baseband Control and Traffic Exchange Battery Computer Unit Battery Coolant Unit Bird Control Unit Binary Chemical Warhead Biological and Chemical Weapon Disposal Base Detonating Bomb Disposal Business Development Beady Eye Replacement Battle Damage Assessment Bomb Damage Assessment Battle Damage Assessment & Repair British Defence Doctrine BOWMAN Development Environment (UDT + Software) Brigade HQ Brigade Headquarters 47

Acronym BDF BDI BDI BDIG BDL BDLS BDM BDM BDMT BDMT BDO BDR BDR Bdr bdry BDS Bdsm BDT BDTF BDX BDZ BE BE BEAB Beachmaster BEAMA BEAR BEAUTY BECTa BEEO BEES BEF BELO BELPA BEM BEMA BEME BENECHAN BENELUX BER BER BER BERP BERP BERR BERT BESD BESOI BET BETA BEU BEV BEWO BF BF BF

Long Title Belize Defence Force Battle Damage Intelligence Bearing Distance Indicator Belgian Defence Industry Group Bi-stable Diode Laser British Defence Liaison Staff Bunker Defeat Munitions (US Army) Business Development Manager (MWC term) Bowman & Digitization Military Team Business Development Management Tool Bomb Disposal Officer Base Drag Reduction Battle Damage Repair Bombardier boundary British Defence Staff Bandsman BOWTAT Delivered Training Bulk Data Transfer Facility Battle Damage Exercise Base Defence Zone Base Ejection Belgium British Electro-technical Approvals Board Beach Master British Electro-technical and Allied Manufacturers Beam Experiment Abroad Rocket Multi-Level Security Device British Educational Communications and Technology Battlefield Electromagnetic Environments Office Basic ECM Environment Simulator British Expeditionary Force Belgian Liaison Officer Bond and Etch SOI for Low Power Applications Business Excellence Model British Equipment Manufacturers Association Brigade Electrical and Mechanical Engineer BENELUX-Sub Area Channel Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg Beyond Economic Repair Beyond Economical Repair (MRPII) BIT Error Rate British Experimental Rotor Programme British Experimental Rotor Project Battle winning Equipment Reliability Return Bit Error Rate Tester Base Environmental Support Department. Bond and Etch Silicon On Insulator Best Estimated Trajectory Battlefield Exploitation and Target Acquisition Bulk Encryption Unit Billion Electron Volt Brigade Engineer Warrant Officer Base Fuzed Bring Forward British Forces 48

Acronym BFAP BFC BFD BFDAS BFES BFFI BFG BFHK BFM BFN BFO BFP BFPO BFPQ BFT BFT BFT BFTA BFU BFV BG BG BGE BGE BGHE BGP BGR BGT BGTI BGTI BGTU bhd BHJ BHMD BHN BHP BHQ BIB BICES BICS BICS BID BID BIDS BIDS BIFF BIFFU BIKINI BIL BILL BIM BIMS BIOS BIOS BIP BIP

Long Title British Forces Arabian Peninsula British Forces Cyprus Bearing / Frequency Display Basic Flight Data Acquisition System British Families Education Service British Forces Falkland Islands British Forces Germany British Forces Hong Kong Battlefield missions Beam-Forming Network Beat Frequency Oscillation Bearing Frequency Plot British Forces Post Office Block Floating Point Quantisation Basic Fitness Test / Training Binary File Transfer Bulk Fuel Transporter Bulk Fuel Tank Assembly Battlefield Utilities IPT Bradley Fighting Vehicle Battle Group Bomb Group BOWMAN Gateway Equipment Battle Group Engineer Business Gas Home Energy Ltd Border Gateway Protocol BOWMAN Gateway Router British Gas Trading Ltd Battle Group Thermal Imaging Battlegroup Thermal Imager Battlegroup Training Unit Beach-head Black Hole Jamming binocular HMD Brinnel Hardness Number Brake Horsepower Battalion Headquarters Business Improvement Board Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System Battlefield Information and Command System Battlefield Information and Control System British Industrial Development British Inter Departmental (crypto equipment) Battlefield Information Distribution System BOWMAN Information Distribution System Battlefield Identification Friend or Foe Banking Insurance and Finance Union Alert System for Terrorist Threats Burst Illumination Laser (sensor) Bofors, Infantry, Light and Lethal Ballistic Intercept Missile Battle Information Management System Basic Input Output Services Basic Input Output System Blown In Place (minefields) Business Improvement Programme 49

Acronym BIR BIR BIRADS BIRIS BIS BIS BIS BIS BIS BISA BISDN B-ISDN BISM BISPA BIST BIT BIT BIT BIT BITC BITE BITE BITES BITS BITS BJA Bk BK BKEP BL BL BL BL BL BLA BLAMS BLB BLB BLB BLB BLBH BLD Bldg BLink BLIS BLISAdmin BLISK BLISOp BLITS BLO BLO BLOS BLP BLPG BLR BLT

Long Title Biennial Infrastructure Review Business Improvement Request Bi-static Receiver And Display System Battlefield Inoculation Remote Initiation System Battlefield Information System Built in Spare Bulk Issue Store Business Information System Business Information Systems Battlefield Information System Application Broadband Integrated Services Digital Network Broadband-Integrated Services Digital Network Business Information System Manager British Independent Steel Products Association Built-In System/Self Test Binary digit Built In Test Built-In Test Business Improvement Team Business in the Community Build-in Test Equipment Built In Test Equipment Built In Test Signals Basic Information Technology Skills Binary Information Technology System Baseline Jamming Assets Barrack Battery Captain Boosted kinetic Energy Penetrator Blank Bomb Line Bottom Line Breech Loading Buttock Line Batch Lot Acceptance Barrel Launched Adaptive MunitionS Base/Bottom Level Budget/Holder Basic Level Budget Basic Level Budget Holder Basic/Bottom Level Budget Basic Level Budget Holder BOWMAN Land Digitization Building. Business Link BOWMAN Logistic Information System Bowman Logistics Information System Administrator Blade plus Disk fabricated in one piece (turbine) Bowman Logistics Information System Operator Beta Lighted Infantry Telescope System Binary Large Objects Branch Liaison Officer (CHOtS) Beyond Line Of Sight Back Loading Point Bulk Loaded Liquid Propellant Gun Beyond Local repair Briefing and Liaison Team 50

Acronym BLT BL-T BLU BLUH BM BM BM BM BM BM BM BMA BMA BMC BMC3 BMCC BMD BMDO BMDSC BMDT BME BMEC BMETS BMEWS BMEWS BMEWS BMF BMH BMM BMMG BMMS BMO BMP BMP BMP BMRA BMS BMS BMS BMS BMTR BMTS BMU BMWC Bn BN BNA BNAU BNC BNCE BNEA BNF plc BNFMF BNG BNRID BNS

Long Title British Liaison Team Blank Tracer Bomb Live Unit Battlefield Light Utility Helicopter Band Master Ballistic Missile Battle Management Berthing Manager. Bosun's Mate Brigade Major Business Modelling Brigade Maintenance Area British Medical Association Bench Maintenance Components Battle Management Command Control and Communications British Metal Castings Council Ballistic Missile Defence Ballistic Missile Defence Office/Organisation Ballistic Missile Defence Systems Command BOWMAN Management Data Terminal Basic Mass Empty British Marine Equipment Council Battlefield Meteorological System Ballistic Missile Early Warning Surveillance Ballistic Missile Early Warning System Ballistic Missiles Early Warning System Belgian Mechanical Fabrication British Military Hospital Battle Model Module British Microcomputer Manufacturers Group Battlefield Mission Management System Ballistic Missile Organisation Base Maintenance Period Bit Mapped Picture BITMAP Brigade Major RA Battalion Mortar System Battlefield Management System Bureau Militaire de Standardisation Business Management System Basic Marksmanship Training Range Ballistic Missile Target System Bubble Memory Unit Basic Maintenance Work Card Battalion Belgian Navy British Naval Attach[M1]é BOWMAN Network Access Unit Bayonet Net Coupler (RF connecter) Brazilian Naval Commission in Europe British Naval Equipment Association British Nuclear Fuels British non-ferrous Metals Federation British National Grid Basic Net Radio Interface Device BILL Night Sight 51

Acronym BNS BNS BNSA BNSC BNSO BOA BOA BOAT BOBS BOC BOC BOCV BOD BODMS BOE BOFORS Bogey time BOI BOI BOI BoIT BOL BOLD BOM BOM BOMBREP BONUS BOOKWORM BOP BOP BOS90 BOSC BOSS BOSS BOST BOTB BOW BOWMAN BOWMANSysMan BOWO BOWTAG BOWTAT BOXER BP BP BPA BPDMS BPE BPEO BPFM BPI BPICS BPIF BPM BPM

Long Title BOWMAN Network Services British Naval Staff Base Nuclear Safety Agency British National Space Centre Base Nuclear Safety Organisation. Basic Ordering Agreement Broad Ocean Area Byway Open to All Traffic Beacon-Only Bombing System Base Operating Centre Bring On Charge Battery Operations Centre Vehicle Biological Oxygen Demand Base Ordnance Depot Management System Bureau Of Explosives ASW mortar system Time in which something should be achieved Balance Of Investment Board Of Inquiry Bofors Optronic Fire-control Instrument Balance of Investment Tool Bearing Only Launch Battlefield Operations Laser Designator Bill Of Material (MRPII) Breach of Moratorium Bomb Report Budget and Organisation UIN System IT System - transfer of print onto optical disc Balance of Payments Bearings Only Plot Grenade, Buoyant Orange Smoke, 90 Second Base Operation Services Contractor Battalion Operated Surveillance System Bureau of State Security Basic Operational Sea Training British Overseas Trade Board Basic Operating Weight Bearer for Digital Communications: future tactical combat net radio for the UK; replaces CLANSMAN in 2000+ Bowman System Manager Brigade Ordnance Warrant Officer BOWMAN Training Advisory Group BOWMAN Training and Advisory Team An MoD owned bearer network Black Powder Business Process British Ports Association Base Point Defence Missile System Bomber Penetration Evaluation Best Practicable Environmental Option Building & Property Facilities Management Bits Per Inch British Production Inventory Control Society British Printing Industries Federation Best Practicable Means Business Process Management 52

Acronym BPM BPO BPPR BPR BPR BPR BPR bps BPSK BPSK BPSO BPTE BPWG BQMS BQS BR BR Br BR BR BR (F) BRACI(I) BRACIS BRAMIS BRAT BRAVE BRC BRDEC BRDL BRE BRE BRECSU BREEAM

Long Title Business Process Manager Business Process Officer Business Procedures and Process Review Business Process Re-Design Business Process Reengineering Business Process Re-engineering Bypass Ratio Bits per second Binary Phase Shift Keying Bi-phase Shift Keying Blind Pilotage Safety Officer Beam Pattern Test Equipment Business Process Working Group Battery Quartermaster Sergeant BOWMAN Quality of Service Beyond Repair Books of Reference Bridge British Commonwealth Business Requirement Book of Reference ( Microfiche). Biological, Radiological & Chemical IS (Integrated) Biological Radiological and Chemical Information System Battle Readiness Automated Management Information Basing Repair And Tanking Boeing Robotic Air Vehicle British Retail Consortium Belvoir Research, Development and Engineering Centre Babcock Rosyth Defence Limited Battlefield Recovery and Evacuation Building Research Establishment Building Research Energy Conservation Support Unit Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method

BRENT BRH BRI BRIC Brig Brig-Gen BRISC BRISTANREP OTTAWA BRITCON UNFICYP BRITE BRITMISS BRM BRM BRMP BRNC BRNC BRO BRO BRP BRP BRSL BRT

Digital terminal encryption device Battlefield Reconnaissance Helicopter Basic Rate Interface (ISDN-2) Brigade and Regimental Intelligence Course Brigadier Brigadier-General Bi-polar/BiCMOS reduced instruction set computer British Standardisation Representative in Canada British Contingent United Nations Forces in Cyprus Basic Research in Industrial Technologies for Euro British Maritime Intelligence Support System Basic Reference Model Beacon radar mode Benefits Realisation Management Board Britannia Royal Naval College British Royal Naval College Dartmouth Branch Records Officer Brigade Reconnaissance Officer Bi-ennial Financial Planning Braked Retarded Parachute Bomb Release Safety Lock Base Replenishment Team 53

Acronym BRU BRU BRV BRW BS BS BS BS EN ISO

Long Title Bomb Release Unit Boresight Reticle Unit Base Recovery Vehicle Brake Release Weight Batchelor of Science Below Standard Assessment British Standard British Standard, Euro. Standard, Intern. Organisn. for Standardisation.

BSA BSA BSA BSA BSA BSA BSAF BSAM BSAP BSB BSc BSC BSD BSD BSD BSDGW BSE BSF BSG BSGM BSI BSI BSI BSIA BSIGS 1 BSIN BSIU BSL BSM BSM BSM BSM BSM(DML) BSO BSO BSO BSO BSO BSP BSP BSP BSR BSS BSSC BSSO(G) BST BST

Basic Skills Agency Basic Standardisation Agreement, 1964 Beach Support Area Boresight Assembly Business Software Alliance Business Support Applications Bosnian Serb Air Force BOWMAN Situational Awareness Module Battle Staff Activities Plot British Sky Broadcasting Balanced Scorecard Binary Synchronous Communications Base Supply Department. Burst Safety Distance Business System Design Basic Structural Design Gross Weight Building and Support Equipment British Support Forces Business Support Group Base Safety Group Manager. BOWMAN Signals Instructor British Standards Institute British Standards Institution British Security Industry Association Voice Operators Log Book Bus System Interface Unit Bus Subsystem Interface Unit for cockpit management system Basic Safety Limit Battery Sergeant Major BOWMAN System Manager Building Services Manager Business Support Manager Base Services Manager (Devonport Management Limited) Base Supply Officer Basic Safety Objective Branch Security Officer Business Support Officer Business Systems Option Barrel Stave Projector Business Services Package Business Solution Process Base Safety Report Battlefield Sensor Simulator Basic Sea Survival Course British Security Service Organisation (Germany) British Standard Time British Summer Time 54

Acronym BSTS BSU BSVCI BSW BT BT BT BT BT BTA BTAM BTEC BteX BTF BTG BTH BTI BTI BTO BTOS BTR BTSC BTT BTTG BTU BTU BTWC Bty BU BUCS Bud BUDCOM BUDFIN BUDFIN BudMgr BUDS Bug BUG BUIC BUN BUNI BUR BURP BUS Bus BusMgr BUSSS BUTEC BV BVD Bveh BVG B-VIT BVR BVRAAM BVRAM

Long Title Boost Surveillance and Tracking Satellite Blood Supply Unit BSVCI Broadcast Signalling VCI British Standard Whitworth screw thread Bathythermograph British Telecommunications British Telecommunications plc (trademark) Bullet-Through Burn Time Best Technical Approach Basic Telecommunications Access Method Business and Technician Education Council A BT digital communications switch Baseline Test Facility British Technology Group Beyond The Horizon Balanced Technology Initiative British Training International (now part of the British Council) Barbed Tape Obstacle BAOR Transport Operating System British Tempest Regulations Broadcast Television Systems Committee Basic Training Target British Textile Technology Group British Thermal Unit Bullet Trap Universal Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention Battery Business Unit Back Up Control System Budget(s) Budget & Finance Computer Budget & Finance Budget and Finance Division, SHAPE Budget Manager BOWMAN User Data System Bugler Business User Group Backup Intercept Control (for air defence) Bath Union Newsletter Broadband User Network Interface (ATM) Back-Up Reserve Bottom Up Re-Plan (MRPII) Break Up System Business Business Manager BOXER UNITER Specialist Support Services British Underwater Test and Evaluation Centre Boost Vehicle Base Vehicle Depot B Vehicles BRENT VPN Gateway Base station Video Imaging Terminal Beyond Visual Range Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile IPT Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile 55

Acronym BW BW BW BW BW BW BWA BWC BWP BWS BY BYPASS BZ BZ C c C C C3I C and E C of C C of G C of N C Supply O C sups C Surv C&AG C&C C&FD C&M C&R C&R C&T C/JFHQ(A) C/O C/S C130J C130K C2 C2CS C2CS C2DC C2I C2I System C2Int C2IS C2IS C2IS C2PC C2W C3 C3 C3I C3I C3I C3I

Long Title Bacteriological Weapons Bandwidth Biological Warfare Biological Weapon Bomb Wing Bridleway Buoyant Wire Aerial Bridge Watchkeeping Certificate Basic Work Package Brigade Workshop/Work Station Bathythermograph Bypassed Demand. Beaten Zone Benactyzin Ballistic Coefficient Cables (navigation) Celsius Confidential Command Control Communications and Intelligence Customs & Excise Department Certificate of Competence Centre of Gravity Controller of the Navy Command Supply Officer (RAF) Combat supplies Counter Surveillance Comptroller and Auditor General Command and Control Coating and Filter Design Care and Maintenance Control and Reporting Counter-rotating (propellers) Clothing and Textiles Combined/Joint Headquarters (Afloat) Change Over Callsign Lockheed Martin private venture improved Hercules Hercules Tactical Transport Aircraft Command and Control Command and Control Communications System Command and Control Communications Systems Command and Control Development Centre Command Control and Intelligence Command, Control and Intelligence System Command and Control Intelligence C2 Information System Command and Control Information Systems Command, Control and Intelligence Systems Command and Control Picture Compiler Command and Control Warfare Command, Control and Communications Consultation, Command and Control Command, Control and Communication Intelligence Command, Control, Comms and Intelligence Command, Control, Communications and Information Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence 56

Acronym C4 C4 C4 C4I C4I C4I C4ISR CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA CA/CD CA/FWA CAA CAA CAA CAA CAAC CAAIS CAAT CAB CAB CABA CABE CAC CAC CAC CAC CAC CAC CAC CAC CAC CAC2 CACCC CACE CACM CACOS CACS CAD CAD CAD CAD CAD CAD CAD CAD CAD CAD

Long Title Command, Control, Communications and Computation (in the artillery system) Command, Control, Communications and Computers Command, Control, Communications and Computing C2, Communication, Computers and Intelligence Command Control Communications Computers and Intelligence Command, Control, Comms, Computers and Intelligence Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Canada Coarse Acquisition Combined Arms Command Account Command Accountant Conformal-array Aerial Controller Aircraft Corrective Action Close Armour IPT Contractual Acceptance/Concluding Development Contractual Acceptance/Fleet Weapon Acceptance Civil Aviation Authority Civil Aviation Authority (UK) Civilian Aviation Authority Clean Air Act Civil Aviation Administration of China Computer Assisted Action Information System Commissioning and Advisory Team Common Avionics Baseline Corrective Action Board Closed Air Breathing Apparatus Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment Coastal Artillery Computer Combat Air Command Combat Assessment capability Combined Arms Centre Computer-Aided Classification Connection Access Control (ATM) Control and Analysis Centre Cost Accounts Code Customer Account Code Combined Arms Command and Control programme Combat Air Command and Control Centre Computer Aided Control Engineering Central American Common Market Computer Aided Cable Optimisation System Computer Assisted Command System Central Ammunition Depot Chemical Agent Decontaminant Chemical Agent Detector Close Air Defence Close-in Air Defence Collective Address Combat Assault Dory Computer Aided Design Computer-Aided Detection Computer-Aided Doodling 57

Acronym CAD CAD/CAM CAD/CAM CAD/CAM CADA CADB CADD CADDET

Long Title Contract Acceptance Date Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing Computer-Aided Design and Manufacture Computeraided design/manufacturing Coordinated Air Defence Area Composite Air Defence Battalion Computer-Aided Design and Drafting Centre for Analysis & Dissemination of Demonstration Energy Technologies

CADE CADE CADES CADF CADIMS CADM CADMAT CADMID

Combined Allied Defence Experiment Computer-Aided Design Evaluation Computer-Aided Design Evaluation System Commutated Aerial Direction Finder Coordinated Air Defence in Mutual Support Clustered Airfield Defeat / Dispersed Munitions Computer-Aided Design, Manufacture And Test Concept, Assessment, Demonstration, Manufacture, In-Service, Disposal

CADMID

Concept, Assessment, Design, Manufacture, In-Service, Disposal

CADMID

Concept, Assessment, Development, Manufacture, In-Service, Disposal

CADMIN

The acronym for the SMART acquisition cycle which is comprised of six stages - Concept, Assessment, Demonstration, Manufacture, IN-service and Disposal Concept, Assessment, Demonstration, Migration, In-Service, Termination (Smart Acquisition Lifecycle – Service Acquisition) Cost saving Auto re-routing Data transparent OMB/P Chemical Agent Decontamination Simulant Chemical Agent Detection System Concept And Design Study Controlled Aerial Delivery System Cushion-Augmentation Device Close-Air Defence Weapon System Chief Aircraft Engineer (in DEME(A)) Common Applications Environment Computer Aided Engineering Central Air Equipment Authority Central Army Equipment Support data Analysis and Retrieval Canadian Armed Forces Citizens Air Force Confederate Air Force Computer Assistance For the Army Cataloguing Authority Canadian Air Transport Command (Canadian Air Force) Citizens Armed Force Geographical Unit Canadian Air Group Capability Assessment Group Carrier Air Group Commander Air Group/Customer Acceptance Group Customer Advisory Group Commercial And Government Entity Capability Assessment Group's Carrier Aircraft Hanger (RN) Close Approach Indicator Computer-Aided Instruction Carrier Aircraft Inertial Navigation System

CADMIT CADOLE CADS CADS CADS CADS CADS CADWS CAE CAE CAE CAEA CAESAR CAF CAF CAF CAFACA CAFATC CAFGU CAG CAG CAG CAG CAG CAGE CAGS CAH CAI CAI CAINS

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Acronym CAIU CAIV CAL CAL CAL CAL CAL CAL CAL/E list CALA CALAIS CALCM CALDEX CALFAC CALFEX CALIB CALM CALO CALS CALS CALS CALS CALS CALS CALS CALS CALS CALS CALS CAM CAM CAM CAM CAM CAM CAM CAM/RV CAMAD CAMBS CAMDS CAMEL CAMIS CAML CAMMS CAMPS CAMPS CAMS CAMS CAMS CAMSIM CAMU CAN CANAL CANTASS CANVASS CANVASS CAPITAL

Long Title Cable Angle Indicator Unit Cost As an Independent Variable Calibration Canadian Arsenals Limited Commercial Asset Levy Computer Assisted Learning Computer-Assisted Learning Consolidated Allowance List Consolidated Allowance List/Equipment List (stores) Computer Aided Load Analysis Command Automated Logistics and Information System Conventional Air-Launched Cruise Missile Calendar of Defence Exercise Calibration Facility Combined Arms Live Firing Exercise Compact Air-Launched Ice Beacon Crane Attachment Lorry Mounted Canadian Liaison Officer Commerce At Light Speed Computer Aided Acquisition and Logistics Support Computer Aided Life-cycle Support Computer Aided Logistics Support Computer-Aided Acquisition and Logistics support Computer-aided Acquisition and Logs System Computer-Aided Logistics Support system Continuous Acquisition & Lifecycle Support Continuous Acquisition & Life-cycle Support Continuous Acquisition and Life Cycle Support Continuous Acquisition Lifecycle support Chemical Agent Monitor Chemical Agent Munitions Cockpit-Angle Measure Computer Aided Manufacture Computer Aided Manufacturing Conventional Attack Missile Cost Allocation Model Chemical Agent Monitor/ Residual Vapour Detector Computer-Aided Magnetic Anomaly Detection Command Activated Multi-Beam Sonobuoy Chemical Agent Munitions Disposal System Cartridge Active Miniature Electro-Magnetic Calibration Management Information System Cargo Aircraft Minelayer Computer Aided Maintenance Management System Computer Aided Message Processing System Computer Assisted Message Processing System Calibration Recall and Maintenance System Combat Aviation Management System Configuration and Asset Management System Camouflage Simulation System Central Audio Management Unit Canada Coded Meteorological Analysis Canadian Towed Array Sonar System CAPITAL NSC Valued Accounts for Stock System Naval Valued Accounting Supply System 59

Acronym CAO CAOC CAOC CAOR Cap CAP CAP CAP CAP CAP CAP CAP CAP CAP CAP CAP CAP CAP CAPES Capex CAPFASFLOT CAPITAL CAPITAL CAPMIS  CAPP CAPP CAPPS CAPS CAPS CAPS CAPSS Capt Capt SM CAPWG CAR CAR CAR CARA CARABAS CARAD CARAF CARAFE CARCAT CARDS CARDS CARDS CARE CARES CARICOM CARIFTA CARM CARM C-ARM CARMEN CARMEN CARMS

Long Title Contract Administration Office Combined Air Operations Cell Combined Air Operations Centre Communications Area of Responsibility Capability Capability Area Plans Capability Assessment Panel Carrier Air Patrol Chloroacetophenon Civil Aviation Publication Class Ammunition Procedures Combat Air Patrol Combat Air Patrol (aircraft) Combat Ammunition Production (USAF) Combustible Augmented Plasma Common Agricultural Policy Control and Audio Panel Conventional Armaments Plan Capability Evaluation System Capital Expenditure Captain Faslane Flotilla Cost-based Accounting & Planning Implementation An Cost-based Accounting and Planning, Implementation Capability Area Plan Management Information System Computer Aided Process Planning Computer Aided Production Planning Computer Aided Priority Progression System Computer Aided Publication System Computer Assistance to the Production System Conventional Armaments Planning System Commuter Assistance to the Production and Stores System Captain Captain Submarine Squadron Communication Actions Plan Working Group Change Analysis Record Civilian Airworthiness Regulations Conformal-Array Radar Combined Altitude Radar Altimeter Coherent All Radio Band Sensing Civil Aircraft Research And Demonstration Carrier/Commando Ship/Airfield Computer Assisted Ration Accounting and Food Evaluation Capability And Requirements CATalogue Capital Asset Reporting Database Computer-Assisted Radar Display System Conceptual Architecture Design Studies Command Agents Research Executive Cratering And Related Effects Simulation Caribbean Community Caribbean Free Trade Association Chemical Agent Resistant Material Counter Anti-Radiation Missile Counter Anti-Radiation Missile Computerised Aircraft Repair & Maintenance Network Computerised Assisted Repair Management Engineering Chemical Agent Remote Monitor System 60

Acronym CARO CAROLS carr CARRFA CARRIFF CARSTAT CART CART CAS CAS CAS CAS CAS CAS CAS CAS CAS CAS CAS CAS CAS CASAP CASC CASCAD CASCADE CASCOM CASCOMEX CASE CASE CASE CASE CASEVAC CASEX CASEX CASF CASH CASH CASH CASH CASM CASM CASOM CASOM CASP CASP CASREP CASS cass CASS CASS CASS CASS CASS CAST CAST CAST

Long Title Computer Anti virus Research Organization Calibration and Retrieval On Line System Carrier Computer-Aided Radio Relay Frequency Assignment system Computer Assistance to RAOC and REME In the Field Force Carrier State Combat Aircraft Repair Team Central Analysis and Reporting Team Calibrated Air Speed Casualty Assessment System Chief of the Air Staff Close Air Support Collision Avoidance System Combat Advice System Combined Antenna System Communicating Applications Specification Contract Administration Service Cost Account Standards Cost Allocation Statement Crisis Action System Cost Assurance Service Canadian Submarine Acquisition Programme Customer Assured Service Centre Close Air Support Cargo Dispenser Computer Assistance to the Scaling and Cataloguing Combined Arms Support Command Close Air Support Communications Exercise Chief Above water Systems Executive Computer Aided Software Engineering Computer Assisted Software Engineering Computer-Aided Software Engineering Casualty Evacuation Combined Anti-Submarine Exercise Co-ordinated Anti-Submarine Exercise Composite Air Strike Force CIS Assistance for Headquarters Command and Control, Communications and Information Computer Assistance for Support Headquarters Computer Assistance to Subordinate HQs CESG Architecture for Secure Messaging Conventional Arms Stand-off Missile Conventional Air-launched Stand-Off Missile Conventionally Armed Stand-Off Missile Coordinated Air/Sea Procedures Coordinated Air-Sea Procedures Casualty Report Camouflage Support System Casualty Channel Associated Signalling System Close Air Support System Command Active Sonobuoy System Consolidated Automatic Support System Crypto And Secure Systems IPT Canadian Air-Sea Transportable Brigade Combined Arms Staff Trainer Command And Staff Trainer 61

Acronym CAST CAST CAST CAST CAST CASTE CASTOR CASU CASWS CAT CAT CAT CAT CAT CAT CAT/FCS CAT/LCV CATARA CATCC CATCS CAT-D CATE CATEX CATF CATFAE CATFAE CATG CATIES CATIS CATM CATNAP CATPAC CATS CATS CATT CATT CATT-B CATTS CATV CAU cav CAWC CAWS CAWS CAWSEM CAX CB CB CB CB CB CB CB CB CB CBA

Long Title Computer Aided Software Testing Computer Assisted Supervision of Transmission Computer-Aided Search Technique Conventional Armament Study Team Conventional Armaments Study Team Computer Aided Stock Taking – Enhancements Corps Air-borne Stand-Off Radar Compact Air Supply Unit Close Air Support Weapon System Change Action Team Chemical Agents Tracer Clean Air Turbulence Combat Aircraft Technology Computer Assisted Training Configuration Accountancy Transmittal Command Adjusted Trajectory / Fire Control System Combined Arms Team / Lightweight Combat Vehicle Centralisation of Air Transport and Air-to-Air Refuelling Assets Carrier Air Traffic Control Centre Central Air Traffic Control School Chemical Agent Training Dispenser Computer-Assisted Threat Evaluation Categorical Exclusion Commander Amphibious Task Force Catapult Launched Fuel Air Explosive Catapult-launched Fuel-Air Explosive Computer-Aided Test Generator Combined Arms Training Integrated Evaluation System Computer Aided Technical Information System Chemical Agent Training Mixture Cheapest Available Technique Narrowly Avoiding Pro CATering Provision and Accounting Catamarans Comator Advanced Training System Combined Arms Tactical Trainer Combined Arms Tactical Training Component Advanced Technology Test-Bed Combined Arms Tactical Training Simulator Community Antenna Television Central Alarm Unit Cavalry Combined Air-Warfare Course Cannon Artillery Weapons Systems Close Assault Weapon System Countermeasures And Weapon Systems Engagement Mode Computer Aided (Assisted) Exercise (RN) Classified Book Chemical and Biological Chemical, Biological Citizens Band (Radio) Confidential Book. Naval publication Confined to Barracks Contract Branch Contracts Bulletin Counter Battery Fire Corporate Business Application 62

Acronym CBA CBA CBD CBD CBD CBDE CBE CBE CBF CBFM CBFS (S) CBG CBHK CBI CBI CBIT C-BITE CBL CBLS CBLT CBM CBM CBM CBM CBM CBM CBML CBO CBP CBPB CBPS CBR CBR CBR CBR CBR CBRLT CBRN CBRN CBRN-E CBS CBS CBS CBS CBSO Cbt CBT CBT CBT CBT CBTE CBU CBW CBW CC CC

Long Title Cost Benefit Analysis Cost Benefits Analysis Chemical and Biological Defence Chemical and Biological Defence Sector, DERA Commerce Business Daily Chemical and Biological Defence Establishment Chemical Beam Epitaxy Commander of the British Empire Commander British Forces Corporate Banking & Fund Manager Contract Branch Fleet Support (Surface). Carrier Battle Group (US Navy) Captive Boresight Harmonization Kit Computer Based Instruction Confederation of British Industry Continuous Built In Test Continuous Built-In Test Equipment Computer Based Learning Carrier, Bomb, Light Store Contracts Branch Lead Time Chief Bosun's Mate Command and Battlespace Management Command Battlespace Management Condition Based Monitoring Confidence Building Measure Corporate Business Manager. Corporate Business Modelling Language Classified Books Officer (responsible for Cbs) Captain Base Personnel Class Batch Planning Budget Chemically and Biologically Protective Shelter California Bearing Ratio Chemical, Biological, Radiological Chemical, Biological, Radiological warfare Common Bomb Rack Constant Bit Rate Contract Branch Repair Lead Time Caribbean Basin Radar Network Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Caribbean Basin Radar Network, Extended programme Captain Base Safety Communications Buoy System (Vanguard Class) Corps Battle Simulation Cost Breakdown Structure Command Blind Safety Officer (for live firings) Combat Computer Based Teaching Computer Based Trainers Computer Based Training Computer-Based Trainer Carrier / Conventional, Bomb Triple Ejector Cluster Bomb Unit Chemical and Biological Warfare Chemical and Biological Weapons Carbon Copy Charge Cruez 63

Acronym CC CC CC CC CC CC CC CC CC C-C CC(L) CC(M)

Long Title Chief Constable Close Combat Closed Circuit Coastal Command (Royal Air Force) Cognitive Compatibility Composite Command (USAF) Cost Centre (MRPII) Cruiser Cubic Centimetres Carbon-Carbon Charge Chief (Electrical) - senior rating for electricity Charge Chief (Mechanical Engineering) - senior rating for engine rooms

CC3 CCA CCA CCA CCA CCA CCA CCA CCAF CCAI CCAT CCATF CCATF CCATTD

Counter-C3 Cable Communication Association Captain's Combat Aid Carrier-Controlled Approach Central Control Agency Circuit Card Assembly Contamination Control Area Current Cost Accounting Customer Consent & Acceptance Form. Canadian Centre for Advanced Instrumentation Carrier Control Approach Trainer Commander of the Combined Amphibious Force Commander, Combined Amphibious Task Force Common Chassis Advanced Technology Transition Demonstrator

CCB CCB CCC CCC CCC CCC CCC CCC CCC CCC CCCC CCCES CCCI CCCS CCD CCD CCD CCD CCD CCDP CCDU CCE CCE CCE CCE CCE CCEB CCEB

Communications and Control Board, SHAPE Configuration Control Board Change Configuration and Control Combat Control Centre Combustible Cartridge Case Combustible Case Charge Combustible Charge Container Communications Control Centre Configuration Control Committee Crisis Co-ordination Centre (US Secretary of Defense) Cross Channel Co-ordination Centre Combat Control Concept Evaluation System Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence Command and Control Communications System Camouflage, Concealment and Deception Charge Coupled Device Charged Coupled Device Closed Cycle Diesel Customer Confirmed Date Central Career Development Panel Control, Communication and Display Unit Commercial Construction Equipment Common Communication Environment Common Communications Environment Communications Control Equipment Core Capability Equipment Combined Communications and Electronics Board Combined Communications Electronic Board 64

Acronym CCEML CCET CCETT

Long Title Cannon-Calibre Electro-Magnetic Launcher Community Councils for Education and Training Centre Commun d'Etudes de Telediffusion et de Telecommunications

CCF CCF CCF CCF(RN) CCG CCH CCI CCI CCI CCII CCIL CCIL CCIP CCIR CCIR CCIR CCIRM

Combined Cadet Force Combined Catering Facility (at Northwood) Corporate Customer Function Combined Cadet Force (Royal Navy) Cartesian Coordinate Grid Close Combat Helicopter Common Communications Interface Communication Interface to fire direction system Cyalume Chemical Illuminator Command and Control Information Infrastructure Command and Control Interface Language Continuously Computed Impact Line Continuously Computed Impact Point Comite Consultative International des Radiocommunication Commanders Critical Information Requirements Commander's Critical Information Requirements Collection, Coordination and Intelligence Requirements Management

CCIRM

Collection, Co-ordination and Intelligence Requirements Management

CCIRM

Coordination of Collection & Intelligence Requirements Management

CCIRs CCIS CCIS CCIS CCIS CCIT CCITT

Commander’s Critical Information Requirements C2 Information System Command & Control Information System Command and Control Information System Command, Control and Information System Comite Consultatif International Telegraphes et Telephones Committee Consultatif International Telegraphique et Telephonique

CCITT

Consultative Committee for International Telegraph and Telephone

CCITT

International Consultative Committee on Telephony and Telegraphy

CCITT CCITT No.7 CCL CCL C-CLAW CCLF CCM CCM CCMDP CCMEA CCMEA(ML)

International Telephone & Telegraph Consultative Committee CCITT No.7 Signalling System Chart Correction Log Climate Change Levy Close Combat Laser Weapon Commander Combined Landing Force Conventional Cruise Missile Counter Counter Measures Chief Constable Ministry of Defence Police Charge Chief Marine Engineering Artificer Charge CPO Marine Engineering Artificer (Marine Propulsion & Electricity)

CCMS CCN CCO CCO CCO CCOC

Committee on the Challenges to Modern Society Change Control Notice Chief Claims Officer Contact Cell Officer Contract CO-ordination Officer Combustion Change Outer Case 65

Acronym CCP CCP CCP CCP CCP CCP CCP CCP CCP CCP CCP CCPC CCPDS CCPDSR CCPO CCR CCR CCR CCR CCRP CCS CCS CCS CCS CCS CCS CCS CCS CCS CCS CCSA CCSDS CCSE CCSS CCSSA CCSSA CCSU CCT CCT CCT CCT CCTA CCTC CCTE CCTI CCTO CCTR Ccts CCTT CCTV CCTV CCTV CCTW CCTWT CCU CCU

Long Title Casualty Collection Point Central Control Point Chest Counter Pressure Chief Crown Prosecutor Coherent Countermeasures Processor Combat Command Post Communication Control Panel Computer Control Panel Contingency Communications Package Contractor Conversion Package Control and Correlation Processor Civil Communications Planning Committee Command and Control Processing and Display System Command & Control Passive Display System Replacement Charge Chief Petty Officer Classified Cabinet Register Communications Control Room Comprehensive Core Requirement Computer-Controlled Range Continuously Computed Release Point Central Casualty Section Combat Control System Combined Cadet Service Command and Control Station Commander's Crew Station Common Communications Support Communications Control System Conformal Countermeasures System Control Communication System Course Corrected Shell Command and Control Support Agency (DAMO) Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems Call Control Signalling Entity (ATM) Communications Channel Signalling System Combined Cryptographical Shore Support Activity Combined Cryptological Sigint Support Activity Council of Civil Service Unions Circuit Combat Control Team Combat Crew Trainer Compulsory Competitive Tendering Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency Command and Control Technical Centre Chambers of Commerce Training and Enterprise Charged Couple Thermal Imaging Cost/Capability Trade Off Covert Co-operative Target Recognition Circuits Close Combat Tactical Trainer (US Army) Close Circuit Television Closed Circuit Television Closed-Circuit Television Combat Crew Training Wing (USAF) Coupled Cavity Travelling Wave Tube Central Control Unit Certificate of Clearance for Use 66

Acronym CCU CCU CCU CCU CCU CCU CCV CCV CCV-L CCW ccw CCWAC CCWEA CCWEA CCWEA(AD/WD) CCY

Long Title Certificate of Clearance for Use (for software) Cockpit Control Unit Combat Control Unit Common Control Unit Communication Control Unit Computer Crime Unit Close Combat Vehicle Control Configured Vehicle Close Combat Vehicle, Light Controller and Communications Workstation counter clockwise CINO Conventional Weapon Accident Committee Charge Chief Petty Officer Weapon Engineering Artificer Charge Chief Weapons Engineering Artificer Charge Chief Weapon Engineering Artificer (Action CPO Communications Yeoman (visual signalling & message handling)

CD CD CD Cd CD CD CD CD CD CD CD CD CD Cell CD/SSA CDA CDA CDA CDA CDA(HLS) CDAA CDAS CDB CDBA CDBP CDC CDC CDCN CDCN CDCN CDCN CDD CDDS CDE CDE CDE CDE CDEC CDF CDF

Capability Development Carrier Detect Civil Defence Coefficient of Drag (also referred to as dC) Combat Development Compact Disc Compact Disk Concept Development Conceptual Design (LITS) Conference on Disarmament Controlled Drugs Cost Data Concepts Development Cell (MWC) Commercial Director Ships Support Agency Centre for Defence Analysis Compound Document Architecture Co-ordinating Design Authority Cryptographic Distribution Agency Centre for Defence Analysis (Higher Level Studies) Circularly Disposed Antenna Array Counter DAS Cast Double-Base propellant Clearance Diving Breathing Apparatus Command Data Buffer Program (USAF) Central Demand Cell Command and Control Centre Controller Defence Communication Network Controller of Defence Communications Network Controllerate of Defence Comms Network Controllerate of Defence Communications Network Common Data Dictionary Compact Disc Distribution Service Chemical Defence Establishment Clearance Diving Element Concept Development and Experimentation Conference on Disarmament in Europe Chief of Defence Equipment Collaboration Channel Definition Format file Ciskei Defence Force 67

Acronym CDFR CDG CDI CDI CDI CDI CDI CD-I CDIP CDIRRS CDL CDL CDL CDM CDM CDM CDM CDM CDM CDM CDM CDMA CDMA CDMA  CDMG CDMG CDMS CDN CDN CDNS CDO Cdo CDO CDOS CDP CDP CDP CDP CDP CDP CDP CDP CDPI CDPI

Long Title Commercial Demonstration Fast Reactor Colour Display Generator Chief of Defence Intelligence Collector Diffusion Isolation Compact Disc Interactive Conventional Defence Improvements Course Deviation Indicator Compact Disc-Interactive Continuously Displayed Impact Point Control and Display of Infra-Red Reconnaissance System Career Development Loans Chief of Defence Logistics Common Data Link Centre for Defence Medicine Chief of Defence Materiel Conditioned Di-phase Modulation Configuration and Data Management Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1 Contract Data Management Corporate Data Manager Corporate Data Model Code Division Multiple Access Command Decision Making Aid Central Data Management Authority Central Data Management Group DGICS Central Data Management Group Common Data Management System Canadian Contracts Drawing Number CSI Central Design Office Commando Commando (Royal Marines) Concurrent Disk Operating System Canadian Dry Pin Career Development Panel Chief of Defence Procurement Common Defence Policy (European) Concept Demonstration Phase Countermeasures Dispenser Pod Critical Decision Point Critical Decision Point (Helicopters) Chief of Defence Procurement Instruction Chief of Defence Procurement Instruction for Project Management

CDR Cdr CDR CDR CDR CDR AIR CDRB Cdre CDRL CDRL CDRL

Classified Document Register Commander Contract Data Requirement Critical Design Review The Commander - XO of HMS DRAKE CDR in charge of all aviation on board CVS Canadian Defence Research Board Commodore Contact Data Requirements List Contract Data Requirements List Contractor Data Requirements List 68

Acronym CDROM CDROM CD-ROM CD-ROM CDRS CDRS ASST CD-RW CDS CDS CDS CDS CDS CDS CDS CDS Cdt CDT Cdtr Cdts CDTV CDU CDU CDU CDU CDV CDV CDV CD-V CDW CE CE CE CE CE CE CE CE CE CE CE CE CE (DSA) CE DPA CE(RAF) CE/DE CEAC CEB CEC CEC CEC CEC CEC CEC CECM CED CED

Long Title Compact Disc Read Only Memory Compact Disk Read Only Media Compact Disc Read Only Memory Compact Disk Read Only Memory Container Design Retrieval System (USAF) Commanders Assistant Compact Disk - Read Write Candelas Centre for Defence Studies Chief Direction System Chief of Defence Staff Chief of the Defence Staff Civil Direction of Shipping Combat Direction System Continuing Design Services Cadet Critical Defence Technology Conductor Cadet(s) Compact Disc Tele Vision Clearance Diving Unit Cockpit Display Unit Commander Display Unit Control and Display Unit Cell Delay Variation Civil Defence Volunteers Compressed Digital Video Compact Disc – Video Collision Damage Waiver Categorical Exclusion Chemical Energy Chief Engineer Chief Executive Chief Executive (title used by DE & DSTL) Composition Exploding (Tetryl) Concept Exploration Concurrent Engineering Conformation European Connection Endpoint (ATM) Controlled Environment Corps of Engineers Command (US Army) Chief Executive/Disposal Sales Agency Chief Executive, Defence Procurement Agency Chief Engineer (Royal Air Force) Chief Executive Defence Estates Committee for European Airspace Co-ordination Combined Effects Bomblets Central Electricity Council Commission for the European Community Commission of the European Committees Cooperative Engagement Capability Co-operative Engagement Capability Council for Education in the Commonwealth Communications Electronic Counter Measures Chief Executive Dockyards Contract Effective Date 69

Acronym CEDA CEDAM CEDAMAT CEDRIC CEDRIC CEDS CEE CEE CEES CEESIM CEF CEFO CEG CEGB CEGS CEI CEI CEI CEI CEI CEL CEL CEL CELT CELT CELTICS CEM CEM CEMCONS CEMO CEMS CEMS cen CEN CEN/CENELEC CENG CENTAF CENTAG CENTCOM CENTLANT CENTO CENTREM CEO CEO CEOA CEOD CEOI CEOT CEOU CEP CEP CEP CEP CEP CEP

Long Title Cost Effectiveness Decision Aid Combined Electronic Display and Map Cost-Effective manufacture of Defence and Aerospace MATerials Computerised Engineering Data Retrieval Information Centre Conventional Explosives Defect Information Catalogue Competitive Engineering Design Studies Central and Eastern Europe Certificate of Extended Education Cartridge Electric Engine Starter Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator Canadian Expeditionary Force Combat Equipment Fighting Order Careers Education & Guidance Central Electricity Generating Board Current Expenditure on Goods and Services Centre for Education and Industry Common Equipment Identifier Communication Electronic Instruction Communications Electronic Instruction Council of Engineering Institutes Commercial Exploitation Levy Contractor Expensive List Contractor Experience List Combined Emitter Locator Testbed Crypto Equipment for Low speed Telegraphy Commander Extended Link for Thermal Imaging Combat Sight Combined Effects Munitions Continuous Emissions Monitor Centralised Emissions Control System Combat Equipment Marching Order Capital Equipment Management Sub-system Capital Equipment Management System Central Comite European de Normalisation European Committee for Standardisation / European Committee for Electrical Standardisation Chartered Engineer Central Air Force Central Army Group Central Command Central Sub-Area Eastern Atlantic Command Central Treaty Organisation Centralised Repair Item Comprehensive Electronic Office software package RFA Chief Engineer Officer Central Europe Operating Agency Chemical Explosive Ordnance Disposal Communications Electronics Operating Instructions Communication Equipment Operator Trainer Civilian Equal Opportunities Unit Central Engineer Park Circular Error of Probability Circular Error Probable Competitive Evaluation Phase Concept Evaluation Program Contact Evaluation Plot 70

Acronym CEP CEP CEPA CEPA

Long Title Contact Evaluation Plot (passive plotting) Contextual Enhancement Processor Common European Priority Area Common European Priority Area - Western European Union (EUCLID)

CEPA CEPIS CEPT CEPT

Common European Priority Areas Council of European Professional Information Societies Cockpit Emergency and Procedures Trainer Conference of European Postal and Telecommunications Administrations

CER CER CER CERES CERISE CERN CERP CERRRS CERT Certus CERU CES CES CES CES CESE CESG CESG CESG CESG CESM CESO CESO CESO CESO(A) CESO(MOD) CESO(N) CESO(RAF) CESP CEstO CET CET CETW CEU CEV CEW CEW CEWI CEWS CF CF CF CF CF CF CF

Communication Equipment Room Compulsory Early Retirement Cost Estimating Relationship (risk analysis) Computer Enhanced Radio Emission Surveillance A French military small surveillance satellite Controller Establishments Research and Nuclear Programmes Communications Electronics Recovery Plan Central European Region Recce Reporting System Computerised Examination and Records in Training Association for IT Directors Cartridge Ejector Release Unit Chemical Electrical Centre Combat Effects Simulator Complete Equipment Schedule Concept Evaluation Stag Communications Equipment Support Element Communications Electronic Security Group Communications Electronic Systems Group Communications Electronics Security Group Communications-Electronics Security Group Communications Electronic Support Measures Chief Environment and Safety Officer MoD Command Equipment Safety Officer (for live firings) Chief Environmental Science Officer Chief Environmental and Safety Officer (Army) Chief Environmental and Safety Officer (Ministry of Defence) Chief Environmental and Safety Officer (Navy) Chief Environmental and Safety Officer (Royal Air Force) Communications Equipment Support Plan Customer Estates Organisation Central European Time Combat Engineer Tractor Council for Education and Training for Wales Computer Electronics Unit Combat Engineer Vehicle Communications Electronic Warfare Continental Early Warning Combat Electronic Warfare Intelligence Communications Electronic Warfare System Carbon Fibre Central Finance Chaplain to the Force Contingency Force Contingency Forces Controlled Fragmentation Customer Focus 71

Acronym CF CFA CfA CFA CFAC CFAL CFAR CFB CFB CFBL CFC CFC CFC CFC CFC CFCC CFD CFD CFD CFDIU CFDS CFE CFE CFE CFE CFE CFE CFER CFFE CFG CFG CFI CFIT CFLO CFM CFM CFM (DE) CFME CFMO Cfn CFP NIG CFPG CFQ CFR CFR CFR CFRP CFRP CFS CFS CFS CFS CFS CFSMB CFSME CFSO

Long Title Cadet Force Corporate Finance & Accounting Council for Administration Commander Field Army Constant-Frequency Alternating Current Combined Frequency Allocated List Constant False Alarm Rate Canadian Forces Base Central Finance Branch Combined Federated Battle Laboratory Carbon Fibre Composite Carbon Fibre Composites Central Fire Control Chlorofluorocarbons Chloro-Fluoro-Carbons Canadian Forces Communication Command Captain of the Flight Deck (not the same as the FDO) Chaff / Flare Dispenser Computational Fluid Dynamics Centralised Fault Display Interface Unit Central Fault Display System Canadian Forces Europe Central Fighter Establishment (Royal Air Force) Contractor Furnished Equipment's Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Conventional Forces Europe (the international treaty) Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty Consolidated Fund Extra Receipts Certified Free From Explosives Commonwealth & Foreign Governments Customer Focus Group - now CWG Chief Flying Instructor Controlled Flight Into Terrain Canadian Liaison Officer Captain Fleet Maintenance Crane Field Medium Captain Fleet Maintenance Duty Engineer Continuous Friction Measuring Equipment Command Flight Medical Officer Craftsman Crown, Fire and Police National Interest Group Central Finance and Planning Group Competing for Quality Code of Federal Regulations Communications Facilities Requirement Customer Feedback Record Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastic Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastics Central Flying School Central Flying School (Royal Air Force) Chief of Fleet Support Close Fire Support Common Functional Specification Chief of Fleet Support Management Board Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering Command Flight Safety Officer 72

Acronym CFSP CFSR CFT CFT CFT CFV CFY CFY CG CG CG CG CG CG RAF Regt CGA CGA CGBR CGCC CGCSS CGDA CGEN CGEY CGF CGF CGH CGHA CGI CGI CGI CGI CGM CGNTO CGp CGPM CGR CGRM CGS CGS CGS CGS CGS CGSE CGV ch Ch CH ADM PILOT CHA CHAALS CHAIR CHALS-X CHAMP CHANCOM Chap CHAPS CHAPS CHAPS(A)

Long Title Common Foreign & Security Policy Contractor Field Service Representative Captive Flight Trainer Communications Fleet Tasking Common Fleet Time Cavalry Fighting Vehicle Chief Communications Yeoman Current Financial Year Centre of Gravity Clinical Governance Coastguard Guided Missile Cruiser Chaplain General Commandant General Royal Air Force Regiment Colour Graphics Array Consolidated Account for Central Government Central Government Borrowing Requirement Centre of Gravity Control Computer Commander and Gunner Crew Station Simulator Common Geographic Data Architecture Character Generator Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Central Group of Force Computer Generated Forces Computer Generated Hologram Compressed Gas Association Common Gateway Interface Computer Generated Image Computer Generated Imagery Computer-Generated Image Computer Graphics Metafile Central Government National Training Organisation Command Group Compendium of Guidelines for Project Managers Converted Gallery Range Commandant General Royal Marines Centimetre-Gram-Second (Units system) Central Gunnery School (Royal Air Force) Chief of the General Staff COMSEC Guard Ship Crew Gunnery Simulator Common Ground Support Equipment Computer-Generated Voice charge Chief Chief Admiralty Pilot Cylindrical Hydrophone Array Communications High Accuracy Air-borne Location System Control Handling Aid for Increase Range Communication High-Accuracy Location System – Exploitable Configurable Hardware Algorithm Mappable Pre-processor Channel Command Chaplain Chamberlain Armour Protection System Chaplains Chaplains (Army) 73

Acronym CHARITS CHARM CHASE CHASMAL CHASP ChClk CHE Chf Tech Chg CHIMPS CHIMPS CHIP CHIP CHIP CHIP CHK CHM CHOD CHODS CHOFF CHOP CHOP CHORSI CHOSC CHOtS CHOTS CHP CHQ CHRL CHS CHS CHSP Chukar CI CI CI CI CI CI CI CI CI CIA CIA CIAP CIBIS CIC CIC CICAT CICC CICERO CICP CIC-PT CICR CID

Long Title Casualty Handling and Reporting IT System Challenger/Chieftain Armament Chemical Agents Sensor CHOTS/ASMA Link Central Health And Safety Project Chief Clerk Controlled Humidity Environment Chief Technician (or below) Change Civilian Help and Information Management & Pay System Computerised Help for Information to Management and Pay Systems. BAOR PLSU system Challenger Improvement Programme Chemical Hazard Information and Packaging Chemical Information and Packaging Chemicals (Hazardous Information and Packaging for Supply) Chinook IPT Civilian Hood Mask Chief Of Defence Chiefs Of Defence Staff Chief Officer (RFA) Change of OPCON Change of Operational Command or Control CHOTS/RAF Systems Interconnection Commando Helicopter Operations and Support Cell Corporate Headquarters Office Technology Corporate Headquarters Office Technology System Combined Heat and Power Collocated Headquarters Central Health Records Library Centre for Human Sciences Common Hardware System Construction Health & Safety Plan Type of remote controlled AA Target Candidate Item Channel Islands Chief Instructor Communications Information Compression Ignition Configuration Item Control Indicator Counter-Intelligence Crown Indemnity Central Intelligence Agency Critical Impact Angle Continuous Improvement Action Plan Common Infrastructure for Battlefield Information Capital Indicator Code Combat Information Centre Centre for Industry Co-operation and Trade Commanders-in-Chief's Committee Centre for International Climate and Environmental Research Central Inventory Control Point Combat Information Centre Procedure Trainer CINO Incident Control Room Charge-Injection Device 74

Acronym CID CID CID CID CIDA CIDA CIDA CIDA CIDIS CIDS CIDS CIE CIE (ND) CIE(MOD) CIEG CIEL CIEM CIF CIFD CIG CIGARS

Long Title Combat Identification Commander's Integrated Display Configuration Identification Do Criminal Investigation Department A Co-ordinating IDA overseeing the work on two or more IDA's at an estate (or in a facility) Central Installation Design Authority Coordinating Installation Design Authority Co-ordinating Installation Design Authority Combat Information Display System Collateral Information Display Station Critical Item Development Specification Chief Inspector Explosives Chief Inspector Explosives (Navy Department). Chief Inspector of Explosives (Ministry of Defence) Common Information Exchange Glossary Common Information Exchange Language Common Information Exchange Mechanism Customer Health & Safety Information Form Communication Information Fill Device Communications Industries Group Console Internally Generated And Refreshed Symbols programme

CIGS CIGTF CIH CIJ CIL CILOCT CILON CILOR CILOR CILOR CIM CIM CIM CIM CIM CIMAH CIMIC CIMIC CIMUP CinC CINC C-in-C CinC UKAIR CINCEASTLANT CINCEASTLANT CINCENT CINCENT CINCEUR CINCFLEET CinCFleet CINCGERFLT CINCHAN CINCHAN

Chief of the Imperial General Staff Central Inertial Guidance Test Facility (USAF) Communications Information Handler Close-In Jamming Candidate Item List Contribution(s) In Lieu of Council Tax Compensation In Lieu Of Notice (ex PILON Cash in Lieu of Rations Contribution In Lieu Of Rates Contributions In Lieu Of Rates Centre for Information Management Computer Integrated Manufacture Computer Integrated Manufacturing Continuous Improvement Management (MRPII) Controlled Interval and Memory (risk analysis) Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazards Civil Military Co-operation Civil-Military Cooperation Candidate Item Maintenance & Upkeep Plan Commander-in-Chief Commander-in-Chief Commander-in-Chief Commander-in-Chief, UK Air Forces C in C Eastern Atlantic Commander-in-chief, Eastern Atlantic C in C Allied Forces Central Europe Commander-in-Chief, Allied Forces Central Europe Commander-in-Chief, European Command Commander in Chief Fleet Commander-in-Chief Fleet Commander-in-Chief, German Fleet C in C Channel Commander-in-Chief, Channel 75

Acronym CINCHEL CINCIBERLANT CINCIBERLANT CINCLANT CINCLANTFLT CINCNAVHOME CINCNAVHOME CINCNORLANT CINCNORTH CINCNORTH CINCPAC CINCSAC CINCSOUTH CINCSOUTH CINCUKAIR CINCUKAIR CINCUSNAVEUR CINCWESTLANT CINCWESTLANT CINE CINE CRISP CINO CINO CIO CIP CIP CIP CIP CIP CIPD CIPF CIPMIS CIR CIR CIR CIR CIRC CIRE CIRI CIRPLS

Long Title Commander-in-Chief, Channel and Eastern Atlantic Areas C in C Iberian Atlantic Commander-in-Chief, Iberian Atlantic Area Commander-in-Chief, Atlantic Command Commander-in-Chief, Atlantic Fleet Commander in Chief Naval Home Command Commander-in-Chief, Naval Home Command Commander-in-Chief, North Atlantic C in C AF Northern Europe Commander-in-Chief, Northern European Command (NATO) Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Command Commander-in-Chief, Strategic Air Command C in C AF Southern Europe Commander-in-Chief, Allied Forces Southern Europe C in C UK Air Forces Commander-in-Chief, UK Air Forces Commander-in-Chief, US Navy, Europe C in C Western Atlantic Area Commander-in-Chief, Western Atlantic CRISP Interim Network Enhancement Interim Network Enhancement Chief Inspector Naval Ordnance Chief Inspector of Naval Ordnance Central Imagery Office Call In Progress Capability Integration Plan COMBAT, Infrastructure and Platform BISA ComBAT, Infrastructure, Platform BISA Crane Improvement Programme Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Central Intermediate Processing Facility Civilian Personnel Management Information System Commander’s Information Requirement Committed Information Rate Consultancy, Inspection and Review Continuous Infra-Red Central Information Reference and Control (FASTC) Command Instrument Rating Examiner Command Instrument Rating Instructor Computer Integration of Requirements Procurement Logistics and Support

CIRPLS CIRPLS

Computer Integration of Requirements, Procurement and Logistic and Support Computer Integration of Requirements, Procurement, Logistics and Support

CIRTEVS CIRTO CIS CIS CIS CIS

Compact Infra-Red Television System Civilian Industrial Relations & Training Organisation Cavitation Inception Speed Combat Identification System Combined Influence Sweep Command and Control Communications and Information Systems

CIS CIS CIS CIS

Command Information System Command Information Systems Command Intelligence System Command, Control Communications and Information System 76

Acronym CIS CIS CIS CIS CIS CIS CIS CIS CIs CIS CISC CISC CISC CISD CISEC CISIM

Long Title Commonwealth of Independent States (former Soviet Union) Communication and Information Services Communication and Information System Communication and Information Systems Communications & Information Systems Communications and Information Systems Communications Information Systems Computer and Information Systems Configuration Items Continuous Improvement Strategy (MRPII) Command Information Systems Centre Complex Instruction Set Computer Construction Industry Standing Conference Communications and Information Systems Division, SHAPE Command Information Systems Executive Committee Communications and Information Systems and Information Management

CISO CISPR CIT CITB CITES CITG CITIS CITIS CITIS CITIS-(UK) CITS CITS CITS CITS CITS CITSS CITV CIU CIU civ CIV Civ Sec CIV SEC Civpol CIW CIWG CIWS CIWS CIX CJCS CJMOC CJO CJO CJP CJRDFO CJS CJTF CJTF CK

CIS Officer Committee of the International Special Committee on Radio Combined Interrogator-Transponder Construction Industry Training Board Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species Commander, Initial Training Group Computerised Integrated Technical Information System Contractor Integrated Technical Information Service Contractors Integrated Technical Information Services Contractor Integrated Technical Information Service (UK) Central Integrated Test System Centrally Integrated Test System Communications and Information Transfer Services Communications Information Transfer Service Communications Information Transfer System Central Information Technology Security Section Commander's Independent Thermal Viewer Communication Interface Unit Control Interface Unit Civil(ian) Compartment Isolation Valve Civil Secretary Civilian Secretary Civilian Police Close-In Weapon System Capability Integration Working Group Close In Weapon System Close-In Weapon System Commercial Internet exchange Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Combined Joint Maritime Operations Centre Chief of Joint Operations Chief of Joint Organisation Competence to Job Profiles Chief, Joint Rapid Deployment Force Operations Communication Channel and Jammer Simulator Combined Joint Task Force Combined Joint Task Forces Cyanogen Chloride 77

Acronym CKD CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL2C CLAES Claim CLAIT CLAMS CLAN CLAP CLARA CLARA CLAS CLASP CLASP CLASP CLASP CLASS CLASSIC CLAW CLAW CLAWS CLC CLC CLD CLD CLDA CLDA CLDG CLDG CLDP CLDS CLEF CLEF CLEWP CLF CLF CLF CLGE CLGP CLI CLI CLIME Clin Clk CLNP CLNS CLNS CLOS CLP

Long Title Component Knocked Down Centre Line Chemical Laser Circular Letter Command Link Configuration Librarian Contract Loan Core Leader Light Cruiser Core Leader (Customer 2) Cryogenic Limb Array Etalon Spectrometer any claim, demand, proceeding or liability Computer Literacy and Information Technology Clear Lane Marking System Contracts Land, Air & Navy (Contract IT system) Close Air Picture Compact Laser Radar Compact LAser RAdar (UK/F demonstrator) Coherent Laser radar Air-borne Shear Sensor Comprehensive Logistics Automated Support Programme Computer Linked Assistance to the Scaling Process Consolidated Logistics Automated Support Programme RCS code for UHF/VHF Closed-Loop Artillery Simulation System Covert Local Area Sensor System for Intruder Classification Close Assault Weapon Control of Lead at Work Close Combat Light Armour Weapon System Charge Linear Cutting Command Launch Computer Chemiluminescent Detection Communications Logistics Depot Closed Loop DeAmping Closed Loop De-Amping Closed Loop DeGaussing Closed Loop De-Gaussing Convertible Laser Designation Pod Cockpit Laser Designation System Certified Licensed Evaluation Facility CESG (was Commercial) Licensed Evaluation Facility Cleared Lane Explosive Widening Path Charge Commander Land Forces Commander Landing Force Consolidated Location file Cannon-Launched Guidance Electronics Cannon Launched Guided Projectile Call Level Interface Command Line Interpreter Consolidation in the Management Environment Clinical Clerk ConnectionLess Network Protocol Connectionless Network Service Connection-less Network Service Command to Line of Sight Guidance Cell Loss Priority (ATM) 78

Acronym CLRSTAR CLS CLS CLS CLS CLS CLSSA CLSW CLT CLU CLVF CM CM CM CM CM CM CM CM CM CM CM CM CM (M) CM (S) CM (SD) CM(IR&C)

Long Title Cueing L-band Rugged Search Track and Acquisition Radar Capsule Launch System Chief of Logistics Support Clear Screen Contractor Logistic Support Contractor Logistics Support Co-operative Logistics Supply Support Arrangement Conventional Launched Sea Wolf Container Load Trailer Command Launch Unit Closed Loop Validation Facility Capability Manager Change Management Civilian Management Class Modification Cluster Munitions Command Management Commodity Manager Configuration Management Cost Management Counter Measure Cruise Missile Customer Milestone or Counter Measure Capability Manager (Manoeuvre) Capability Manager (Strike) Capability Manager (Strategic Deployment)) Civilian Management (Industrial Relations and Conditions of Service)

CM(IS) CMA CMA CMAG CMAS CMB CMBG Cmbt CMC CMC CMC CMC CMC CMC CMC CMC CMC CMCPW Cmd CMD CMD CMD CMD CMDS CMDS CME CME CMEA

Capability Manager (Information Superiority) Communications Managers Association Continuation Material Assessment Cruise Missile Advanced Guidance Crisis Management ADP System Configuration Management Board Canadian Mechanised Brigade Combat Cache and Memory Controller Central Military Commission Ceramic Matrix Composites Computer Mediated Conferencing CONDO Mounting Cell Configuration Management Committee Contract Management Control Crisis Management Centre Cruise Missile Carrier Civilian Management Corporate Personnel Web Site Command Configuration Management Database Conventional Munition Disposal Countermeasures Duties Cratering Munitions Dispenser Cockpit Management and Display System Countermeasures Dispenser System Central Medical Establishment Continuing Medical Education Council for Mutual Economic Assistance 79

Acronym CMEM(M) CMF CMF CMFA CMFT CMG CMG CMHN CMHR CMI CMI CMI CMIK CMIP CMIS CMIS CMIS CMLO CMLSA CMM CMM CMM CMMCA Cmnd Cmnty CMO CMO CMO CMO CMOD CMOS CMP CMP CMP CMR CMRA CMRB CMRR CMRR CMRS CMRS CMRST CMS CMS CMS CMS CMS CMS CMS CMS CMS CMS CMS cms CMSA CMSA

Long Title Chief Petty Officer Marine Engineering Mechanic (Mechanical) Central Management Facility Conceptual Military Framework Command Management Functional Area Client Facilities Management Team Composite Maintenance Group Course Made Good Community Mental Health Nurse Combustion Modified Highly Resilient Compilation, Mission support, Integration and training facility Computer Managed Instruction Cruise Missile Interface Cruise Missile Integration Kit Common Management Information Protocol Capability Manager Information Systems Common Management Information Services CSDE Management Information System Command Manpower Liaison Office Commercial Microwave Landing System Avionics Component Maintenance Manual Configuration Management Methodology Coordinate Measuring Machines Cruise Missile Mission Control Aircraft Command Paper Community Career Management Officer Central Mail Office Chief Medical Officer Crisis Management Organisation Compact Meteorological and Oceanographic Drifter Complementary Metal Oxide Silicon (semiconductor) Central Mess Party Countermeasures Precursor Counter-Military Potential Commander Maritime Reserves Cruise Missile Radar Altimeter Composite Main Rotor Blade Central Medical Records Repository Common Mode Rejection Ratio Countermeasures Receiver System Crash / Maintenance Recorder System Committee on Manpower Resources for Science and Technology Cockpit Management System Code Management System Combat Management System Combat Mission Simulator Combat Monitoring System Community Mail Server Compucat Message System. Content Management System Control Monitor Set Corporate Management Information System. Crown Metro Salchi SpA Cubic Metres Certificate of Material State Assessment Continuous Material State Assessment 80

Acronym CMSA CMSAF CMSN CMT CMT CMT CMT CMT CMT CMT CMT CMT CMT CMTR CMU CMU CMU CMV CMW CN CN ADMIN CN2H CNA CNA CNAC CNAD CNAD CNAESPC

Long Title Cruise Missile Support Activity Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (USAF) Central Message Switching Network Cadmium Mercury Telluride Cadmium Mercury Telluride (chemical abbreviation CdHgTe) Capability Management Teams Client Management Team Computer Managed Training Combat Medical Technician Contract Management Team (CFQ) Conversion Management Team Critical Military Target Crypto Maintenance Team Coalition Mission Training Research Chart Maintenance Unit Control and Monitoring Unit Course Measuring Unit Combat Mobility Vehicle Compartmented Mode Workstation Chloroacetophon Communications & Navigation Admin Conduit Nuit, second generation, Helicopters Centre for Naval Analyses Chief Naval Architect Contractors’ Name and Address Code. Conference of National Armament Directors NATO Council of National Armament Directors Conventional Naval Armament Explosive Stores Packaging Committee

CNB CNB CNBV CNC CNC CNC CNCE CND CND CND CNE CNES CNG CNGF CNGF CNH CNH CNI CNIU CNJA CNLP CNN CNNRP CNNTSP CNO CNOCS CNOCS

Chemical warfare tear agent HM Naval Base Clyde Current Net Book Value CaNcelled Clinic Chemical warfare tear agent Computerised Numerical Control (of a machine) Communications Nodal Control Element Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament Captain Naval Drafting Computer Network Defence Control & Network Equipment Centre Nationalle Etudes Spacialle Compressed Natural Gas Common New Generation Frigate Common Next Generation Frigate CINCNAVHOME Commander in Chief Naval Home Command Communications, Navigation and Identification Communications / Navigation Interface Unit Chief Naval Judge Advocate Connection-less Network Layer Protocol Cable News Network Chairman Naval Nuclear Regulatory Panel Chairman Naval Nuclear Technical Safety Panel Chief of Naval Operations Captain Naval Operational Combat Systems Commander, Naval Operations Control system 81

Acronym CNOE CNP CNP CNPV CNR CNR CNR CNRE CNRI CNRMIS CNRS CNS CNS CNS CNS CNS CNS CNSA CNSO CNSRP CNST CNT CNWSE CO CO Co CO2 COA COA COA COATI COB COBIP COBLOGS COBLU COBOL COBRA COBRA COC COC COCC COCC COCH CoCo COCO COCOM COCOM COCOMO CoCoMs COCS COCT COD COD COD COD CODAG

Long Title Chief Naval Ordnance Engineer Chief of Naval Personnel Chief of Naval Personnel (also known as 2SL) Cumulative Net Present Value Calibration Not Required Combat Net Radio Captain Naval Recruiting Combat Net Radio Environment Combat Net Radio Interference Combat Net Radio Management Information System Chemical and Nuclear Reconnaissance System Central Nervous System Chemical warfare tear agent Chief of the Naval Staff Chief of the Naval Staff (also known as 1SL) Communications Network Simulator Communications, Navigation, Surveillance Commodore Naval Ship Acceptance Chief Naval Signals Officer CPG's neutral seat reference point Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts Canister Chief Naval Weapon System Engineer Central Office Commanding Officer Standard Ballistic Coefficient Carbon dioxide Chart of Accounts Concept of Analysis Course of Action Committee On Awards To Inventors Carried On Board (spares) Customer Order Book Interface Plan Captain of Base, Parent Unit, Wider Fleet Unit Cooperative OutBoard Logistic Upgrade Common Business-Oriented Language Com Bureau Replacement Activity COunter Battery RAdar Combat Operation Centre Command Operations Centre Contractor's Operational Control Centre Cost Of Capital Charge Cost to Order Cost to Hold Code of Connection Contractor Owned Contractor Operated Co-ordinating Committee for East-West Trade Policy Co-ordinating Committee for Multilateral Export Controls Constructive Cost Model (Boehm) Coordinated Combat Management Combined Operational Command System Cab-Over Cargo Truck Carrier Onboard Delivery Cash On Delivery Central Ordnance Dept Certificate Of Design Combined Diesel and Gas Turbine 82

Acronym CODEC CODERM CODERM CODFM CODLAG CODLAG CODOG CODSIA COE COE COE COEA COEA COEC COEIA

Long Title Compressor / DE Compressor Committee for Defence Equipment Reliability & Maintainability Committee Of Defence Equipment Reliability and Maintainability Coded Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex Combined Diesel Electric and Gas Turbine Combined Diesel, Electric and Gas Propulsion Combined Diesel or Gas Turbine Council Of Defence and Space Industry Cab Over Engine Centres Of Excellence Common Operating Environment Cost and Operational Effective Analysis Cost and Operational Effectiveness Analysis Council Operations and Executive Committee, NATO HQ Combined Operational Effectiveness & Investment Appraisal course

COEIA COEIA COEIA CoF CofA CofA COFAM CofC CofC COFDEN CofF COFFER CofG CofH CofM C-of-M CofN CofR CofS COFT CofWC CofWE CofWM COGAG COGO COGOG COGOG COGS COH COHV COI COIC COIL COIN COINS COINS COJACS COJAS Col COL

Combined Operational Effectiveness and Investment Appraisal Combined Operational Evaluation and Investment Appraisal Common Operational Effectiveness and Investment Appraisal Channels of Fire Certificate of Airworthiness Controller of the Air Force Computer Facility for Mine Warfare Chain of Command Certificate of Competency Commander, Operational Forces, Denmark Cone of Fire Computerised Office for Field Force Enquiry's and Records Centre of Gravity Corporal of Horse Correction of the Moment Centre of Mass Controller of the Navy Commencement of Rifling Chief of Staff, SHAPE Conduct of Fire Trainer Clerk of Works Construction Clerk of Works Electrical Clerk of Works Mechanical Combined Gas and Gas Propulsion Contractor Operated Government Owned Combined Gas Turbine or Gas Turbine Combined of Gas or Gas Propulsion Confederation of Group Training Schemes Clyde Operational Headquarters Cartridge Operated HAP Valve Community Of Interest Careers and Occupational Information Centre Chemical Oxygen-Iodine Laser Counter Insurgency Computer and Information Handling System Computer Operated Instrument System Combat Jamming / Communication Support System Coherent Jammer Simulator Colonel Command Open Line (internal circuit in Ops Room & bridge) 83

Acronym COLA COLD COLDS COLOC COLOS COLPRO COLS COLT Com COM COM COM(OPS) COMA COMA COMA COMAAFCE COMAAFCE COMAIRBALTAP COMAIRNON COMAIRSONOR COMAIRSOUTH COMAJF COMAL COMAMF(L) COMAN COMAO COMARAIRMED COMASWSRTIKFOR COMATG COMATG COMAW COMBALTAP ComBAT ComBAT COMBAT-SIM COMBENECHAN COMBO COMBOPEN® COMBRITFOR COMBS COMCAT COMCEN COMCENTAG COMCENTLANT COMCJTF COMCLYDE Comd Comd COMDEF COMDEV COMDEVFLOT Comdr Comdt ComdTpLdr Comdty COMECON

Long Title Cost of Living Allowance Computer Output to Laser Disc Common Opto-electronic Laser Detection System Change of Locations of Command Command off Line of Sight Collective Protection Command Off the Line of Sight CO2 Laser Technology Commodore Compact Optronic Mast Company Operating Manual Commander(Operations) Civil Owned Military Aircraft Civil-Owned Military-type Aircraft Contractor Owned Military Aircraft Commander Allied Air Forces Central Europe Commander, Allied Air Forces, Central Europe Commander, Allied Air Forces, Baltic Approaches Commander Air, Northern Norway Commander, Allied Air Forces, South Norway Commander, Allied Air Forces, Southern Europe Commander, Allied Joint Force Communications Analysis Commander, ACE Mobile Forces, Land Configuration Management Composite Air Operations Commander, Maritime Air Forces, Mediterranean Commander, ASW Strike Force Commander Amphibious Task Group Commodore Amphibious Task Group Commodore Amphibious Warfare Commander, Allied Forces, Baltic Approaches Common Battlefield Applications Toolset Common Battlefield Toolset Computerised Battle Simulation Commander, Benelux Sub-Area, Channel Calculation of miss between objects Nerve Agent Antidote Injection Device Commander British Forces Commodity Management Business System Computer Output Microfilm Catalogue System Communications Centre Commander, Central Army Group Commander, Central Atlantic Sub-Area Commander, Combined Joint Task Force Commander, Clyde Area Commander Sec Command Secretary/Secretariat Common Defence Exhibition and Seminar Commodore Devonport Commodore Devonport Flotilla Commander Commandant Command Troop Leader Commodity Council for Mutual Economic Assistance 84

Acronym COMED COMEDCENT COMEDEAST COMEDNOREAST COMEX COMFAIRMED COMFIVEATAF COMFOURATAF COMGIBMED COMGRNORSEA COMICS COMINT COMINT COMJAM COMLANDJUT COMLANDNON COMLANDSONOR COMLANDSOUTH COMLANDSOUTHEAST COMLAND-ZEALAND comm COMMAIR(CHEL) COMMAIRCENTLANT COMMAIRCHAN COMMAIREASTLANT COMMAIRNORLANT COMMAIRPLYMCHAN COMMARRES COMMCEN COMMHQ COMMITS COMMITSS Comms COMMS CommsLogger CommsOp COMMW COMMW COMMW Commy COMNA COMNAEWF COMNAVACTUK COMNAVBALTAP COMNAVNON COMNAVSONOR COMNAVSOUTH COMNON COMNORECHAN COMNORLANT COMNORTHAG Comp B COMPASS COMPLAN COMPLYMCHAN COMPORFLOT

Long Title Combined Map and Electronic Display Commander, Central Mediterranean Commander, Eastern Mediterranean Commander, Northeast Mediterranean Commencement of ASW Action (in CASEX) Commander, Fleet Air Arm Mediterranean Commander, 5th Allied Tactical Air Force Commander, 4th Allied Tactical Air Force Commander, Gibraltar Mediterranean Commander, German North Sea Computerised Indulgence Control System Communication Intelligence Communications Intelligence Common Jammer Commander, Allied Land Forces, Jutland Commander, Allied Land Forces, North Norway Commander, Allied Land Forces, South Norway Commander, Allied Land Forces, Southern Europe Commander, Allied Land Forces, South Eastern Europe Commander, Allied Land Forces, Zealand Communications Commander Maritime Air, (Channel, East Atlantic) Commander, Maritime Air, Central Atlantic Commander Maritime Air, Channel Commander Maritime Air, Eastern Atlantic Commander Maritime Air, Northern Atlantic Commander Maritime Air, Plymouth Channel Commander Maritime Reserves Communications Centre Communications Head Command Management IT Strategy Command & Management IT Strategy Study Communications Customer-Orientated Manufacturing Management System Communications Logger Communications Operator Commander, Mine Warfare / War vessels Commodore Minewarfare & Minor War Vessels Commodore Minor War Vessels Commissary Commodore Naval Aviation Commander, NATO Air-borne Early Warning Force Commander, US Naval Activities, United Kingdom Commander, Allied Naval Forces, Baltic Approaches Commander, Allied Naval Forces, North Norway Commander, Allied Naval Forces, South Norway Commander, Allied Naval Forces, Southern Europe Commander, Northern Norway Commander, Nore Sub-Area, Channel Commander, North Atlantic Sub-Area Commander Northern Army Group Composition B Computer Assurance Communications Plan Commander, Plymouth Sub-Area, Channel Commodore Portsmouth Flotilla 85

Acronym COMPREP COMPREP Comptia COMPUSEC COMPUSECRA COMR COMRFA COMSEC COMSEC COMSERVGRU COMSIM COMSIXATAF COMSONOR COMSTANAV FORCHAN

Long Title COMPuter assisted REPair planning Computer Planning of Repair Computing Technology Industry Association, USA Computer Security Computer Security Risk Analysis Civil-Owned Military Registered (Aircraft) Commodore Royal Fleet Auxiliary Communication Security COMmunications SECurity Commander, Service Group Communications Simulator Commander, 6th Allied Tactical Air Force Commander, Southern Norway Commander, Standing Naval Force Channel

COMSTRIKEFOR SOUTC Commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces, Southern Europe COMSTRIKFLTLANT COMSTRKFLT COMSUB(CHELL) COMSUBACLANT COMSUBEASTLANT COMSUBMED COMTWOATAF COMUKAMPHIBFOR COMUKMARFOR COMUKTG COMUKTG COMVAT CONAS CONDO CONDOR CONEMP CO-NEWS CONF CONMAROPS CONOLD CONOP CONOPS CONP CONS CONTMAN CONUS CONUS CONUSE CONVIS COO COOP coord CoP COP COP COP COP COPA74 COPEX

Commander, Strike Fleet Atlantic Commander Strike Fleet Commander, Submarines (Channel, East Atlantic) Commander, Submarines Allied Command, Atlantic Command Submarines Eastern Atlantic Commander, Submarines Mediterranean Commander, 2nd Allied Tactical Air Force Commander United Kingdom Amphibious Forces Commander United Kingdom Maritime Forces Commander UK Task Group Commander United Kingdom Task Group Combat Vehicles Armament Technology Combined Nuclear And Steam Contractors On Deployed Operations Covert Operations Night Day for Rotorcraft Concept Of Employment Communications Naval Electronic Warfare System Confidential Concept of Maritime Operations Consolidated On-line Documentation Concept Of Operations CONcept of OPerationS Connection-Oriented Network Protocol (ISO) Connection-Oriented Network Service CONTracts MANagement Continental United States (not Hawaii/Alaska) Continental USA Concept Of Use Consignment Visibility Cost of Ownership Craft Of OPportunity Coordinate/coordination/coordinator Close of Play Close of Play (end of working day) Code of Practice Commitments and Operation Planning (MRPII) Contingency Operation Plan Control Of Pollution Act 1974 Covert and Operational Procurement Exhibition 86

Acronym COPL CORAD CORBA CORCEN CORDA CORE COrE CORIPD CORPID CORSAIR COS COS COS COS COS(T) COS2SL COSAG COSALX COSC COSE COSHH COSMIC COSPAR COSSACS COSSEC COSSEC COSSHE COSTIND COSUT COSYS COTS COTS COTS COTS COTT CoV COV COW Coxn CP CP CP CP CP CP CP CP CP2 CPA CPA CPA CPA CPA CPA CPA CPA

Long Title Commitments Operational Priority/Priorities List Co-ordinated Roland Air Defence Common Object Request Broker Architecture CORrelation CENtre Coronary Artery Disease Research Association Controlled Requirements Expression ComBAT ORBAT Editor (COrE) Toolset Correction of IP Data Correction of Initial Provisioning Data Computer Output for REME Support of AIRcraft Chief of Staff Chiefs of Staff Company Operating System Contracted Out Services Chief of Staff, Transformation Chief of Staff to Second Sea Lord Combined Steam And Gas Turbine Compressable Stability Analysis (version X) Chief of Staff Committee Common Open Systems or Software Environment Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health Combat Systems Multi-format Information Centre Committee for Space Research Computerised Stock Segregation and Control System Chief of Staff Secretariat Chief(s) of Staff Secretariat Control of Substance Hazardous to Health & The Environment Commission of Science Technology and Industry Certificate Of Safety Under Test Combat System Commercial Off The Shelf Commercial Off-The-Shelf Commercial Off-the-Shelf (systems, hardware or software) Cost Off-The-Shelf Control Of Transmission Test Calculus of Variations Counter-obstacle Vehicle Contract of Work Coxswain Captain of the Port Close Protection Command Post Commander of the Port Complete Provisions Concrete-piercing Corporate Plan Corporate Planning Contractor Performance Certification Program Cabin Public Address Cardinal Point Specification Closest Point of Approach Consumer Protection Act Continuous Patrol Aircraft Control Panel Assembly Credit Protection Association Critical Path Analysis 87

Acronym CPA/SG CPACS CPB CPC CPC CPCA CPCC CPCN CPD CPD CPD CPD CPD CPD CPE CPE CPE CPG CPGS CPI CPI CPI CPI CPL CPL CPL Cpl CPL CPM CPM CPM CPM CPM/P CPMA CPN CPO CPO CPO(H) CPOMA CPOMEA(L) CPOP CPOWTR CPP CPP CPP CPP CPPS CPPU CPR CPR CPR CPR CPR CPR CPRE CPRL

Long Title Central Pulse Amplifier / Symbol Generator Coded Pulse Anti-Clutter System Change Planning Board Civilian Personnel Committee Conflict Prevention Centre Central Plant Control Authority Computer Policy Consultative Committee Command Post Communication Network Centralized Planning Documents Commander's Pointing Device Communications Project Division Confidential Policy Date Continuing Professional Development Corporate Personnel Database Canadian Patrol Frigate Circular Probable Error Customer Premises Equipment Co-Pilot/Gunner Cassette Preparation Ground System Characters Per Inch Common Programming Interface Communications Processor Interface Cost Performance Indicator Capillary Pump Loop Characters Per Line Classification Packaging and Labelling Corporal Customer Price List Civil, Police, Military activities Control Processor Module Control Programme Microcomputer Critical Path Method Command Post Modem / Processor Civilian Personnel Management Authority Community Psychiatry Nurse Chief Petty Officer Command Pay Office CPO(Hull) - shipwright CPO Medical Assistant CPO Marine Engineering Artificer (Electrical) Command Post /Observation Post CPO Writer (Secretarial) Central Posting Point Common Promotion Procedure Controlled Pitch Propeller Controlled Pitch Propellor Contracts Proposals and Progress Central Print Purchasing Unit Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Central Price Record Chief of Public Relations Coherent-Pulse Radar Consolidated Position Report Covert Penetration Radar Campaign for the Protection of Rural England Constant Price Resource Line 88

Acronym CPRO CPRO CPRO CPS CPS CPS CPS CPS CPS CPS CPS CPS CPSA CPSM CPT CPT CPT CPT CPT CPU CPU CPU CPU RMP CPV CPW CPX CPX CQB CQBR CQBR(R) CQBR(U) CQE CQI CQMS CQMST CQT CR CR CR CR CR CR CR CR CR CR CR&J CR2 CR2 CR2 CR2 CRA CRAF CRAFFTS CRAFT CRAFT

Long Title Central Public Records Office Civilian Pay & Records Office Command Public Relations Officer Cardinal Point Specification Carrier Pre-Selection Centrally Provided Services Characters Per Second Command Process System Component Life Survey Covert Penetration System Critical Path Analysis Cryptographic Sub System Clay Pigeon Shooting Association Council for Professions Supplementary to Medicine Cockpit Procedures Trainer Collision Presence Test Contingency Planning Team Core & Personnel Training Crisis Planning Team Central Processing Unit Central Processor Unit Communications Processing Unit Close Protection Unit Royal Military Police Command Post Vehicle Captains Professional Warning Command Post Exercise Command Post Exercises Close Quarter Battle Close Quarter Battle Range Close Quarter Battle Range (Rural) Close Quarter Battle Range (Urban) Close Quarter Engagements Continuous Quality Improvement Company Quartermaster Sergeant Company Quartermaster Sergeant (Technical) Certificate of Qualification on Type Capability Requirement Central Region Clarification Request Close Range Collection Requirement Combat Radio (VHF & HF) Communications Requirement Continuous Rod (warhead explosive design) Control Room Counter-Rotating (propeller) Carriage Release & Jettison Challenger 2 Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank Challenger 2 Tank Challenger II Closure Risk Assessment Civil Reserve Air Fleet Controller RAF Fixed Telegraphic System Commander's Review of Aircraft Fault Trends Computerised Rapid Assessment of Fragments against a Target 89

Acronym CRAMM CRAMM CRAMS CRAPP CRARRV CRAST CRB CRBS CRC CRC CRC CRC CRC CRC CRC CRCCIS CRCU CRD CRDEC CRDM CRDN CRE CRE CRE CREAM CREATE

Long Title CCTA Risk Analysis and Management Methodology CCTA Security Risk Analysis and Management Methodology Calibration Recall And Maintenance System Computerisation Regime Against Productivity and Plans Challenger Armoured Repair and Recovery Vehicle Commander's Review of Aircraft Supply Trends Civil Rented Bearer Cost Resource Breakdown Structure Camera Ready Copy Contact Reporting Centre Control & Reporting Centre Control and Reporting Centre Current Replacement Cost Cyclic Redundancy Check Cyclical Redundancy Check Central Region Command & Control Info System Crypto Remote Control Unit Capability Requirements Document Chemical Research, Development and Engineering Centre Control Rod Drive Mechanism Civil Rented Data Network Commander Royal Engineer's Commission for Racial Equality Communications Radar Exciter Cosmic Radiation Environment and Activation Monitor Challenger 2 Equipment support Analysis Tool for Equipment managers

CREDIT

Capability Renewal by Evolutionary Development & Insertion of Technology

CREDIT CREDO CREMIS CREST CREST CREST CRETE CRETE CREW CREW CRF CRH CRI CRI CRI(PER) CRI(SAF) CRIAP CRIP CRIP CRIS CRISC CRISD CRISP

Capability Renewal by Evolutionary Development and Insertion of Technology (MOD(PE) initiative) Cosmic Radiation Effects and Dosimetry CR 2 Equipment Management Information System Committee of Scientific and Technological Research Comprehensive Radar Effects Simulator Trainer Creativity in Science and Technology Common Range Electrical Testing Equipment Common Range Electronic Test Equipment British Complementing tool Complement Regime Evaluated for Warships Capstans Requirement Form Calibre Radius Head Corporate Reference Information Corporate Research Initiative Critical (Performance) Critical (Safety) Central Region Initial ACCS Programme Crisis Resupply from Industry Procedures Crisis Resupply from Industry Programme Coastal Radar Integration System Complex Reduced Instruction Set Computer Computer Resources Integrated Support Document Comprehensive RNSTS Inventory Support/Supply Programme/Project

CRISP CRISP

Comprehensive RNSTS Inventory System Project Comprehensive RNSTS Inventory Systems Project 90

Acronym CRISP Crit Elev CRITCOM CRITLIST CRL CRL CRL CRM CRM CRM CRMP CRN CRN CRO CROFT CROP CROW CROWCASS CRP CRP CRP CRP CRP CRP CRPA CRPA CRRC CRRD CRRES CRRL CRS CRS CRSA CRSP CRSP CRSS CRT CRTD CRTE CRU CRUFT CRUSH CRUX CRW CRYPCEN Crypto CryptoCust CryptoNCO CS CS CS CS CS CS CS CS

Long Title Computer Reconstructed Images from Scene Photographs Critical Elevation Critical intelligence Communications Critical List Common Rail Launcher Component Replacement List Contingency Rear Link Corrosion Related Magnetic Crew Resource Management Customer Relationship Management Corps of Royal Military Police Co-operative Research – Naval Cross Related NIIN Criminal Records Office Crane Operator Aloft (a safety process) CRISP Remote Output Printing Countryside and Rights Of Way Act Criminals of War Commission Capacity Requirements Planning (MRPII) Component Replacement Programme Compressed Raster Product. Contact Reporting Point Control and Reporting Post Corporate Research Programme Controlled Radiation Pattern Antenna Controlled Reception Pattern Antenna Combat Rubber Raiding Craft Common RAF Reference Data Combined Release and Radiation Effects Satellite Comprehensive ReReferencing List Co-operative Research on Ships CPO Radio Supervisor Contractors Requiring Special Attention Contractor Repair Spares Programme Contractor Repair Supply Procedures Contractor Repair Support Stock Cathode Ray Tube Corporate Research Technology Demonstrator Combat Rescue Training Exercise Control Radio Unit CRaft of opportunity taken Up From Trade Computer Recording Usage Stock Handling Cosmic Ray Upset eXperiment Counter Revolutionary Warfare Crypto Centre Cryptographic Crypto Custodian Crypto Non-Commissioned Officer Carrier Sense Central Services Close Support Combat System Command Secretary/Command Secretariat Commodore Superintendent Common Services Cone-Stabilised 91

Acronym CS CS CS CS CS CS (E) CS/AUS(NP) CS1 CSA CSA CSA CSA CSA CSA CSA CSA CSA CSA CSA CSA CSA CSA CSA CSA CSAB CSAF CSAR CSAS CSB CSB CSBM CSBM CSBM CSBS CSC CSC CSC CSC CSC CSC CSCE CSCE CSCE CSCF CSCG CSCI CSCIs CSCS CSCW CSCW CSD CSD CSD CSD CSDA

Long Title Confined Space Convergence Sub-layer Core Services Cost Saving Combat Support Customer Services (Establishment) Command Secretary to 2SL/CNH, and Assistant Under Secretary Of State (Naval Personnel) Combat System 1 Called Subscriber Answer Canadian Space Agency Canadian Standards Association Chief of Staff of the Army Chief Scientific Adviser Chlorosulphonic Acid Commercial System Application Common Support Authority Computing Services Association Configuration Status Accounting Customer Service Agreement Customer Supplier Agreement Customer Supplier Agreements Customer Support Agreement Customer-Supplier Agreement Communications and Situational Awareness Team Civil Service Appeals Board Chief of Staff (USAF) Combat Search and Rescue Command and Stability Augmentation System Clyde Submarine Base Combat Support Boat Confidence and Security Building Measures Confidence and Security-Building Measures Confidence-and-Security Building Measure Clyde Submarine Base Scheme (Productivity) Civil Service Commission Codification Status Code Communication System Control Communications System Control Compass System Controller Computer Software Component Communications Systems Control Element Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe Confidence on Security and Cooperation in Europe Coordinator of Supporting Command Functions Communications Security Control Group Computer Software Configuration Item Computer Software Configuration Items Contractor's Satellite Control Site Computer Supported Co-operative Working Computer-Supported Co-operative Working Combat System Databus Common Source Data Base Common Strategic Doppler Constant Speed Drive Co-ordinating System Design Authority 92

Acronym CSDB CSDE CSDF CSDF CSDT CSE CSE CSE CSED CSEDS CSEG CSEPO CSESD CSEU CSF CSF CSF CSF CSFF CSFR CSG CSG CSG CSG CSG CSgt CSH CSH CSHH CSI CSI CSI CSICDB CSICS CSID CSIP CSIS CSIS CSIT CSLT CSM CSM CSM CSM CSM CSM/CD CSMA CSMA CSMA/CA CSMA/CD CSMA/CD CSMS CSMU CSN CSN CSNA

Long Title Common Source Database Central Servicing Development Establishment Central Storage & Distribution Facility (RNSD Port) Communications Shore Development Facility Control for Submarine Discharge Torpedo Central Services Establishment Certificate of Secondary Education Combat Support Equipment Combat System Engineering Database Combat Systems Engineering Development Site Common Support Expert Group Chief Safety & Environmental protection Officer Communications Security Equipment Systems Document Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions Cardinal Safety Feature Combined Service Forces Critical Success Factor Critical Success Factors Customer Satisfaction Feedback Form Czech and Slovak Federal Republic Capability Steering Group Central Scenario Generator Commercial Services Group Contact Signature Generator Control Site Group (radar control and communication adaption) Colour Sergeant Combat Support Helicopter Combat System Highway Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Commercial Satellite Imagery Computer Synthesised Image Control Sequence Introducer Czechoslovak Independent Chemical Defence Battalion Combatant Ships Integrated Communications System Crew Station Interface Document Computer Software Implementation Plan Command SIS Command Support Information Systems Computer Science and Information Laboratory Control for Surface Launched Torpedoes Combat Support Module Common Support Module Company Sergeant Major Continental Shelf Mine Contractor Supplied Material Carrier Sense Multiple Access & Collision Detection Carrier Sense Multiple Access Civil Service Motoring Association Carrier Sense Multiple Access / Collision Avoidance network Carrier Sense Multiple Access / Collision Detection network Carrier Sense Multiple Access/Collision Detection Corps Support Missile System Crash Survivable Memory Unit Catalogue Sequence Number Common Service Node Careers Services National Association 93

Acronym CSNI CSNI

Long Title Communication Systems and Network Interoperability Communication systems network integration (NATO sponsored study)

CSNI CSO CSO CSO CSO CSO CSO CSO CSO(AE)

Communications System Network Interoperability Chief Scientific Officer Chief Signal(s) Officer Chief Staff Officer chlorobenzolmalonitrile Civilian Security Officer Command Signals Officer (Royal Air Force) Counter-Signing Officer Chief Staff Officer(Air Engineering) - the SD authorising officer in ACOS(AV)

CSO(E) CSO(MS)CNH CSOC CSOR CSOs CSP CSP CSP CSP CSP CSP CSP CSPP CSPS CSR CSR CSR CSR CSR CSRA CSRC CSRDF CSRL CSS CSS CSS CSS CSS CSS CSS CSS CSS CSS CSS/DPEE CSSA CSSA CSSCS CSSCS CSSD CSSE CSSF CSSG CSSG

Chief Staff Officer (Engineering) Chief Staff Officer (Material Support), Naval Home Command Consolidated Space Operations Centre Calibration Statement of Requirement Captains Standing Orders Capability Sustainment Programme Client Support Package Community Security Policy Constraint Satisfaction Programming Contractor Spares Package Contractor Support Period Contractor's Spares Package Common Support Policy Paper Central Services Publication System (CSE Llangennech) Centre for Software Reliability Comprehensive Spending Review Covert Strike Radar Customer Supply Relationship Configuration Status Record Combat System Requirements Analysis Conflict Studies Research Centre Crew Station Research and Development Facility Common Strategic Rotary Launchers Cell Site Switch Chinese Surface-to-Surface missile Circuit Switch Sub-system Circuit Switched Service Combat Service Support Combat Support System Command Support System Command Support Systems Component Servicing Sheet Computer Sighting System Central Scientific Services DPEE Captain Surface and Submarine Acceptance Computing Services and Software Association Civil Service Sports Council Combat Service Support Control System Command Support System Demonstrator Chief Strategic Systems Executive Communications Shore Support Facility Combat Service Support Group Commander Supplies Support Group 94

Acronym CSSH CSS-N CSSS CSSS CSST CSSU CSSWO CST CST CST CST CST C-STAR CSTB CSTD CSTDF CSTDF CSTF CSTS CSU CSU CSU CSU CSU CSU CSUF CSV CSV CSV CSV CSV CSV CSV8 CSVn CSW CSW CSW CSWG CSWG CSWS CT CT CT CT CTA CTA CTA CTAPS CTAPS CTAS CTB CTBT CTC CTC CTC CTC

Long Title Clansman Secure Speech Harness Chinese Surface-to-Surface (Navy) missile Certificate of Safety - Structural Strength – Ship Combat Service Support System Captain Submarines Shore and Sea Training Canberra Sensor Support Unit Combat Service Support Warrant Officer Central Standard Time Combat Support Trailer Commander Sea Training (Head of sea-going Staff) Contractor Sea Trials Conventional Stability Talks Counter Surveillance and Targeting Combat System Test-Bed Committee on Science and Technology for Development Combat System Technical Demonstration Facility Combat System Technology Demonstrator Framework Cross-Scan Terrain-Following radar mode Combat Simulation Test System Command Sensor Unit Communications Switching Unit Complete System Unit Computer Software Unit Control Selection Unit Cost Scrutiny Unit Current System User Forum CHOtS System Version Close-range Surveillance system Coastal Survey Vessel Combat Support Vehicle Combat Support Vehicles Comma Separated Variable (for, example) CHOtS\CASH System Version 8 CHOTS Software Version n Combat Survival Waistcoat Conventional Stand-off Weapon Crew Served Weapon Communication Strategy Working Group Communications Systems Working Group Corps Support Weapon System Chief Technician Combat Team Communications Technician Consignment Tracking Case Telescoped Ammunition Cased Telescopic Ammunition Circuit Technology Contingency Theatre Air Planning System Contingency Theatre Automated Planning System Costed Technical Architecture Study (LITS) Common Trailer Base Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Cadet Training Centre Centralised Traffic Control Civil Type Certificate Combat Training Centre 95

Acronym CTC CTC CTC CTC CTCRM CTCSS CTD CTD CTDB CTE CTE CTE CTE Ctee CTESP CTF CTF CTFR CTG CTG CTG CTG CTG CTG CTI CTIA CTL CTL CTM CTMO CTMS CTN CTO CTO CTO(M) CTOL CTOL CTP CTP CTPB CTPS CTR CTRPS CTS CTS CTS CTS CTS CTS CTS/TD CTT CTT CTT CTT CTT

Long Title Communications Training Centre (Royal Navy) Contracts Training Centre Counter Terrorist Check Counter Terrorist Checks Commando Training Centre Royal Marines Carrier Tone Control Signalling System Colour Tactical Display Conductivity/Temperature/Depth probe Civilian Training and Development Board Case Transporting Explosives Collective Training Establishment Commander Task Element Contractual Technical Evaluation Committee Contractor Training Equipment Spares Package Central Training Facility Commander, Task Force Calibration Test and Failure Report Carrier Task Group Command Task Group Commander Task Group Commander, Task Group Common Tactical Grid Compact Tank Gun Central Tyre Inflation Cellular Technology Industry Association Core Team Leader Commanders Target Locator Sight Captains Temporary Memorandum Chief Transport and Movement Officer Compact Tactical Message Switch CALS Test Network Chief Technical Officer Commercial Telecommunications Officer Combined Technical Office (Mechanical) Conventional Take Off & Landing Conventional Take-Off and Landing Core Team Personnel Course Training Plan Carboxy-Terminated Polybutadiene (propellant) Cine Target Projection System Controlled Thermonuclear Reaction Cine Target Range Projection System Central Tactical System Clear to Send Command Tactical Aid component Communications Training System Configuration Trace System Corporate Technical Services Corporate Technical Services/Technical Documentation (formerly Aircraft Technical Publications) Challenger Training Tank Combat Tactics Trainer Command Tactical Trainer Command Team Trainer Command Team Training 96

Acronym CTT5 CTTE CTTO CTTO CTU CTU CTVS CTWS CTWSSPT CTZ CU CUA CUA CUCV CUDIXS CUDS CUG CUHTs CUIL CUIS CUM CUP CUP CUSE CUSRPG CV CV CV CV CV CV CV (F) CV(F) CV(F) CV(S) CVAST CVBG CVC CVC2 CVCC CVCP CVD CVD CVD CVF CVL CVM CVM CVN CVNS CVR CVR CVR(T) CVR(W) CVRDE CVROS

Long Title Combined Tactical Trainer, Stage 5 feasibility study Cine Target Trainer Equipment Central Tactic and Trials Organisation Central Tactics and Trials Organisation Commander Task Unit Control Terminal Unit Cockpit TV Sensor Cased Telescoped Weapon System Command / Tactical Weapon System Software Proving Trial Corps Tactical Zone Control Unit Common User Access Computer Users Association Commercial Utility Cargo Vehicle Common User Digital Information Exchange System Common User Data Services Closed User Group Common User Hand Tools Common User Item List Common User Item System CRISP User Manual Capability Update / Upgrade Period / Programme Capability Upgrade Period Chief Underwater Systems Executive Canada/US Regional Planning Group Aircraft Carrier Combat Vehicles Component Valve Crypto Variable Cryptographic Variable Curriculum Vitae Carrier Vessel (Future) Carrier Vessel (Future) Future Aircraft Carrier Carrier Vessel (anti-Submarine) Combat Vehicle Armament System Technology Aircraft Carrier Battle Group Combat Vehicle Crewman Combat Vehicle Command and Control programme Combat Vehicle Command and Control System Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals Capable Vessel Days Central Vehicle Depot Chemical Vapour Deposition Carrier, Vehicular, Future Correlation Velocity Log Centralised Voice Messaging Control Virtual Machine Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier continuous visual navigation system Cockpit Voice Recorder Controlled Values Repository Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked) Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Wheeled) Combat Vehicle Research and Development Establishment Compact Video Rate Optical Scanner 97

Acronym CVS CVS CVS CVS CVS CVS CVS CVSD CVSO CVT CVTTS CVW CVw CVX CW CW CW CW cw CW CW CW CWAR CWARF CWAs CWC CWCD CWCS CWD CWDD CWDD CWEM(O/R) CWFM CWFT CWG CWG CWI CWI CWID CWILL CWIRS CWIS CWLSS CWP CWP CWP CWR CWREN CWS CWS CWS CWS CWS CWS CWS CWS

Long Title Aircraft Carrier Aircraft Carrier (Small) Aircraft Carrier, ASW Anti-Submarine Aircraft Carrier Carrier Vertical Strike Carrier Vertical Strike (was CAHN) Computer Vision Syndrome Continuously Variable Slope Delta (modulation) Command Visual Safety Officer (for live firings) Controlled Variable Time Combat Vehicle Thermal Targeting System Carrier air wing (US Navy) Crypto Variable of the week Carrier Vessel (US) Carrier Wave Chemical Warfare Chemical Weapons Chilled Water clockwise Continuous Wave Conventional Weapon Core Works Continuous Wave Acquisition Radar Conventional Weapon Accident Response Facility Common Weak Areas Chemical Weapons Convention Chemical Weapons and Civil Defence Common Weapons Control System Chemical Warfare Defence Chemical Warfare Directional Detector Continuous Wave Deuterium Demonstrator CPO Weapons Engineering Mechanic(Ordnance or Radar) Continuous Wave Frequency Modulation Compulsory Withdrawal From Training Capability Working Group Customer Working Group (formerly Customer Focus Group) Constant Wave Illumination (radar) Conventional Weapon Incident Continuous Wave Identification Continuous Wave Illuminating Radar Component Work Inspection Record Sheet Close In Weapon System Conventional Weapons Logistics Support Study Central Warning Panel Centralised Warning Panel Contractors Working Party Continuous Wave Radar Chief WREN Central Warning System Collision Warning System Common Weapon Sight Computerised Work Station Container Weapon System Co-ordination and Weapon System Coupler Warehouse System Cupola Weapon Station 98

Acronym CWTA CWTA CWW CXO CXRs CY CZ CZ CZCS CZMCS CZP D D D Air Arm D and B D and C D CBW POL D Def Acq D Def Env Pol D Fin Pol D Fin Pol D Flying D Inf D INT D Log BM D Mil Svy D Mktg. Svcs D of C D of C POL D of C/Air1 D of C/Air2 D of C/CIS D of C/CP D of C/LS D of C/SS D of C/SSE D of C/US D of C/WES D of Q D Pats D Pkg A D S&C D SEF Pol D SEF Pol D Stan D Sy D&P D&V D(A)AG D(F + S)US D(F+S)Air1 D(F+S)Air2 D(F+S)CSI

Long Title Captain Weapon Trials & Acceptance Captain Weapons Trials and Acceptance Cruciform Wing Weapon Communications Exercise Office Chest X-Rays Communications Yeoman (Senior Signal Rating) Combat Zone Convergence Zone (sonar) Coastal Zone Colour Scanner Combat Zone Mobile Communication System Correct Zeroing Point Delay (fuses) Deputy Directorate of Air Armament Design and Build Design and Construct Directorate of Chemical and Biological Weapons Policy Directorate of Defence Acquisition Directorate of Defence Environmental Policy Director Finance Policy Director Financial Policy Director of Flying Director of Infantry Director Intelligence Directorate of Logistic Business Management Director Military Survey Director of Marketing Services Director of Contracts Directorate of Commercial Policy Directorate of Contracts/Air 1 Directorate of Contracts/Air 2 Director of Contracts/Command Information Systems Directorate of Contracts/Central Purchasing Director of Contracts/Land Systems Director of Contracts/Surface Ships Director of Contracts/Strategic Systems Executive Directorate of Contracts/Underwater Systems Director of Contracts Weapons + Electronic Systems Denomination of Quality Director of Patents Defence Packaging Authority Directorate of Safety and Claims Director Safety, Environmental and Fire Policy Directorate of Safety, Environment and Fire Policy Director of Standardization Director of Security Demonstration & Procurement Demonstration and Validation programme Deputy (Assistant) Adjutant-General Director (Finance + Secretariat) Underwater System Directorate (Finance + Secretariat) Air 1 Director (Finance + Secretariat) Air 2 Director (Finance and Secretariat) Command Information Systems

D(F+S)LS D(F+S)SSE

Director (Finance + Secretariat) Land Systems Directorate (Finance + Secretariat Strategic Systems 99

Acronym D(F+S)WES D(NUC)C D(NUC)P D(Works)SSE D/Bowman D/CNGF D/EFA D/IPR D/ISIS D/MAP D/Maritime D/MCA D/MCP D/PQS D1200 D1200B D44A D44B D71 D83A D845B DA DA DA DA DA DA DA DA DA DA DA DA DA Ed DA/Z DAA DAA DAA DAACM DAASC DAAT DAAvn DAB DAB DABM DAC DAC DAC DAC DAC DaCC DACED DACM DACOS DACP DACS

Long Title Director (Fin + Sec) Weapons + Electronic Systems Director (Nuclear) Compliance Director (Nuclear) Projects Directorate (Works) Strategic Systems Executive Director Bowman Director Common New Generation Frigate Directorate of Eurofighter Aircraft Directorate of Intellectual Property Director Intelligence, Simulation + Information Systems Directorate of Military Aircraft Projects Directorate of Maritime Projects Directorate of Military Combat Aircraft Director Military Communications Programmes Directorate of Pricing & Quality Stores Delivery Voucher Suppliers Invoice Local Purchase Direct Delivery Note Delivery Note Packing Note Stores Return Note Work Instruction Decision Altitude Defence Advisor/Attaché Delayed Action Denmark Design Authority Diphenylchloroarsin Direct Action Direct Action (Fuze) Distribution Authority District Attorney Double Action (Revolvers) Double-Action Director of Army Education Danger Area/Zone Defence Accounts Agency Digital / Analogue Adapter Divisional Administrative Area Direct Airfield Attack Combined Munitions Defence Automatic Addressing System Centre Digital Angle of Attack Transmitter Director Army Aviation Defence Acquisition Board Digital Audio Broadcasting Defence Against Ballistic Missile Dangerous Air Cargo Defence Administrative Committee Digital to Analogue Converter Discretionary Access Control Dockyard Accounting Code Display and Computer Console Days After Contract Effective Date Data Adapter Control Mode Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff Defence Acquisition Change Programme Deployable Acoustic Calibration System 100

Acronym DACS DACT DACU DACU DAD DADC DADR DADS DADS DADS DADS DAENG(N) DAEPC DAER DAF DAFCS DAFIS DAFSD DAG DAG DAIS DAISY DAL DALO DALP DALS DAM DAMA DAMA DAMASS DAMP DAMP DAMS DAMS DAMSON DAMTOS DAN DANCER DANCS DAO

Long Title Directorate of Aerospace Combat System Dissimilar Air Combat Training Defence Arms Control Unit Digital ACU Deep Air Defence Digital Air Data Computer Design Authority De-commissioning Requirement Digital Air Data System Digital Audio Distribution System Direct Air Discharge System Direct Application De-contamination System Director Aircraft Engineering Defence Ammunition & Explosives Packaging Committee Daily Ammunition Expenditure Rate Directory Amendment Form Digital Automatic Flight Control System Digital Aeronautical Flight Information System Directorate of Air Staff Duties Defence Administration Group Defence Air-worthiness Group Digital Avionics Information System Digital Action Information System Defence Acquisition Learning Divisional Air Liaison Officer Defence Advanced Lithography Program Director of Army Legal Services Draft Amendment (to an ISO standard) Demand Assigned Multiple Access Demand Assignment Multiple Access Damage Assessment Docking & assisted Maintenance Period Dockyard (Docking) Assisted Maintenance Period Design Authority Maintenance Schedule Drum Auxiliary Memory Sub-Unit Doppler And Multipath SOunding Network DAMage TOlerant Sandwich Materials Drawing Alteration Number Design Analysis Network Common Environment Distributed Advanced Naval Combat System Dear Accounting Officer (letter) or Departmental Accounting Officer

DAO DAO DAOS DAP DAP DAP DAP DAP DAP DAP DAPS DAPS DAQ DAQ DAR

Director Air Operations Dockyard Advanced Orders Design Approved Organisation Scheme Data Access Point Decontamination Apparatus, Portable Directorate of Airspace Policy Directory Access Protocol Display Adjust Panel Distributed Array Processor Duly Appointed Person Defence Administrative Planning Staff Directorate of Army Personnel Strategy Data AcQuisition Directory of Army Quartering Defence Acquisition Regulation 101

Acronym DAR DAR DARA DARA DARCOM DARIC DARIUS DArmRD DARP DARPA DARPA DARR DARS DART DART DART DART DARTS DARTS DAS DAS DAS DAS DAS DAS DAS DAS DAS DASA DASA DASAR DASB DASC DASC DASCU DASD DASE(N) DASH DASO DASP DASP DASP(N) DASS DASS DASST DAST DAT DATAR DATE DATEC DATO DAU DAU DAU DAVE DAW

Long Title Design Authority Requirement Dynamic Adaptive Routing Defence Aviation and Repair Agency The German Space Agency Development and Readiness Command (US Army) Defence Automatic Resources Information Centre Drawings and Raster Images for User Support Directorate of Armament Research and Development Defense Research Projects Agency (US) Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Design Authority Refit Requirement Digital Attitude-Reference System Data Analysis & Retrieval System Data And Remote control Terminal Deployable Automatic Relay Terminal Disappearing Automatic Retaliatory Target Digital Air-borne Radar Threat Simulator Distributed Architecture Robust Tactical System Decision Analysis System Defect Analysis System Defence Accommodation Stores Defence Agency Status Defensive Aid Suite Defensive Aids Suite (armoured vehicle technology) Defensive Aids Suite (or System) Defensive Avionics System Dual Attachment Station Daimler Benz Aerospace Defence Analytical Services Agency Decimetric Airborne Solid-state Active-array Radar Defence Aviation Safety Board Defence Aviation Safety Centre Direct Air Support Central Digital Automotive System Control Unit Directorate of Army Staff Duties Directorate Aircraft Support Executive (Navy) Drone Anti-Submarine Helicopter Demonstration And Shakedown Operation Director Aircraft Support Policy Discrete Analogue Signal Processing Directorate of Aircraft Support Policy (Navy) Defensive Aid Sub-System Defensive Aids Sub-System Defence Air Support Services Team Drones for Aerodynamic and Structural Testing Digital Audio Tape Detection And Tactical Alert of Radar Depot Automatic Test Equipment Data And Telecommunications Deputy Authorised Telecommunications Officer Data Acquisition Unit Digital Amplifier Unit Dominie Avionics Upgrade Do Anything Very Easily Dedicated all-weather aircraft 102

Acronym DAWN DAWP DB DB DB db DB DB dB (A) DBA DBA DBA DBAU DBB DBF DBFM DBFO DBGF DBL DBM DBm DBMS DBNS DBP DBS DBS DBS DBSO (FAC) DBSO (WF) DC DC DC DC DC DC DC DC DC DC dC DC DC&L (F&S) DCA DCA DCA DCA DCA DCA DCA DCACAS DCADM DCAL DCAP DCBA DCBA DCBS(N)

Long Title Delivering the Abbey Wood Network Design Authority Work Package Data Base Database Decibel decibels Diffusion Bonded Double Base Decibel 'A' weighted Database Administrator Defence Billing Agency Defence Bills Agency Data Bus Acquisition Unit Delayed Blow back Digital Beam Forming Defensive Basic Flight Manoeuvres Design Build Finance Operate Database Generation Facilities Digitization of the Battlespace (Land) Database Manager Decibels relative to 1 milliwatt Database Management System Doppler Bombing / Navigation System Draw Bar Pull Direct Broadcast Satellite Director Group B Doppler Beam Sharpening Deputy Base Supply Officer (Fleet Accommodation Centre) Deputy Base Supply Officer (Water Front) Daily Combat Supply Rate Damage Control Data Cartridge Defence Council Depth Charge Detection Centre for missile system Digital Computer Diphenylcyanoarsin Direct Current Display Controller Drag Coefficient (also referred to as Cd) Defence Clothing IPT Director Claims & Legal (Finance/Secretariat) Defence Codification Authority (Kentigern House) Defence Communications Agency Defence Co-operation Agreement Defensive Counter Air (also referred to as Air Defence (AD)) Defensive Counter-Air Defensive Counter-Air (operations) Defence Cryptosecurity Authority Data Collection Analysis and Corrective Action System Defence Command and Army Data Model Dynamic Consolidated Allowance List Draft Conventional Armaments Plan Defence Corporate Business Applications (website) Defence Corporate Business Applications Deputy Captain Base Safety (Nuclear) 103

Acronym DCC DCC DCC DCC DCC DCC DCC DCC DCC IPT DCC(N) DCCM DCCS DCD DCD DCD DCD DCD DCD DCDC DCDP DCDP(Ops) DCDP(Support) DCDR DCDRS DCDS DCDS(C) DCDS(EC) DCDS(S) DCDS(S) DCE DCE DCE DCE DCEC DCEE DCEE DCF DCF DCFM DCFM (E) DCFM (S) DCG DCH DCH DCHC DCI DCI DCI DCI DCI(RN) DCINC DCIRT DCIS DCIS (FS) DCIS(A) DCIS(FS)

Long Title Data Communication Computer Defence Communication Centre Defence Communications Centre Digital Compact Cassette Digital Computer Complex Documentation Control Centre Drone Control Centre Dismounted Close Combat Dismounted Close Combat Integrated Project Team Defence Corporate Communications (Navy) Data Collection, Conversion and Migration Deputy Chief of Staff, Support, SHAPE Data Carrier Detect Data Carrier Detect (RS232C) Data Collation Device Design Collapse Depth Director of Corporate Development Discounted Cash Flow Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre Deputy Chief of Defence Procurement Deputy Chief of Defence Procurement Deputy Chief of Defence Procurement Damage Control Data Retrieval System Damage Control Detail Response System Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff Deputy Chief of The Defence Staff (Commitments) Deputy Chief of The Defence Staff (Equipment Capability) Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Systems) Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Systems) Data Circuit-terminating Equipment Data Communications Equipment Date Circuit Terminating Equipment Distributed Computing Environment Defence Communications Engineering Centre Defence Components and Equipment Exhibition Directorate of Central and Eastern Europe Directorate of Cost Forecasting Discounted Cash Flow Deputy Captain Fleet Maintenance Deputy Captain Fleet Maintenance (Engineering) Deputy Captain Fleet Maintenance (Support) Defence Catering Group Defect Case History Defence Contracts Handbook Data Communications Harmonisation Committee DeCompression Illness Defence Capabilities Initiative Defence Council Instruction Directorate of Cataloguing and Identification Defence Council Instructions (Royal Navy) Deputy Commander-in-Chief Fleet Defence Computer Incident Response Team Directorate of Communications Information Systems Director, Communication Information Systems (Fleet Support) Director CIS (Army) Directorate of Communications& Information Systems (FS) 104

Acronym DCIS(N) DCIS(N) DCIS(RAF) DCISA DCISB DCISB DCISB DCISIA DCISIA

Long Title Director CIS (Navy) Directorate Of Communications and Information Systems (Navy) Director CIS (RAF) Defence CIS Agency Defence CIS Board Defence Communications & Information Systems Board Defence Communications and Information Systems Board Defence CIS Interoperability Agency Defence Communication and Information Systems Integration Authority

DCISISC DCISPO DCISS DCISSEC

Defence CIS Interoperability Steering Committee Defence Communications Information Service Provider Defence CIS Standards Defence Communications and Information Systems Standards Executive Committee Defence CIS Standards Executive Group Defence Command IS Standards Executive Committee Direct Coupled Jamming / Surveillance System Defence Contractors List Detection, Classification & Localisation Detection, Classification and Localisation Digital Command Language (Trade name) Data Collection and Management District Court Martial Defence Combined Material Agency Defence Calibration and Metrology Committee Defence Crisis Management Centre Defence Crisis Management Organisation Deputy Commander Maritime Reserves Digital Communications Management System Defence Communications Network Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Dismounted Combat Net Radio Interface Damage Control Officer Defence Contracts Organisation Demolitions Conducting Officer Design Clip-On Defence Cryptosecurity Operating Authority A Microsoft integration technology Deputy Commander Maritime Reserves Deputy Chief of Staff Defence Change Programme Defence Community Psychiatry Defence Corporate Plan Defence E-Commerce Collaboration Programme Deputy Commander Port Development Cost Plan Digital Communications Processor Defence Change Programme Defence Communication Procedures Branch Defence Communications Planning Group Delegated Civilian Personnel Management Authorities Defence Contractors Pricing Notebook. Display Control Power Unit Digitally Coded Radar Director Capability Resources & Scrutiny

DCISSEG DCISSEG DCJSS DCL DCL DCL DCL DCM DCM DCMA DCMC DCMC DCMO DCMR DCMS DCN DCNO DCNRI DCO DCO DCO DCO DCOA DCOM DCOMMARRES DCOS DCP DCP DCP DCP DCP DCP DCP DCP DCPB DCPG DCPMA DCPN DCPU DCR DCRS

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Acronym DCRS DCS DCS DCS DCS DCS DCS DCS DCS DCS DCS DCS DCS(A) DCS(R&T) DCS(S&T) DCS/R&D DCS/SM DCS14 DCSA DCSA DCSA DCSA DCSA DCSA(G) DCSE DCSO DCSO DCSO DCSOPS DCSPERS DCSS DCSS DCSS DCSSC DCSSC DCT DCT DCT DCT DCTA DCTA DCTM DCU DCU DCU DCU DCU DCU DCW DD DD DD DD DD (Army) DD&LP DD(MSS)

Long Title Director of Capability, Resources and Scrutiny DeCompression Sickness Defence Communications Service Defence Communications System Defence Construction Service Defence Costs Study Defence Courier Service Depot Computer System Deputy Chief of Staff Distributed Computer System Distributed Control System Deputy Command Secretary / Secretariat Defence Communications Services (Agency) Deputy Chief Scientist (Research and Technology Deputy Chief Scientist (Systems and Technology) Deputy Chief of Staff for Research and Development Director Combat Systems/Submarines Defence Costs Study Report #14 Defence Communication Services Agency Defence Communications Service Agency Defence Communications Services Agency Defence Communications Support Agency Deputy Chief Scientific Adviser Defence Communication Services Agency(Germany) Director Combat Systems + Equipment Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations Deputy Chief Scientific Officer Deputy Commander for Space Operations (USAF) Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel Defence Communications Strategy Study Deputy Chief of Staff, Support Deputy Chief Scientist (Scrutiny and Analysis) Defence Computer Security Sub Committee Defence Computer Security Sub-Committee Depth Charge Thrower Digital Communications Terminal Director of Clothing and Textiles Discrete Cosine Transform Defence Clothing & Textile Agency Defence Clothing and Textiles Agency Defence Contracts Temporary Memorandum Data Collection Unit Digital Computer Unit Digital Control Unit Dispenser Control Unit Display / Controller Unit Duke of Connaught's Unit Digital Chart of the World Data Dictionary Departure Date Destroyer Detached Duty Director of Doctrine (Army) Docking, Defuel & Lay-up Procedures Director of Marine Services Support 106

Acronym DD/FF DDA DDA DDA DDA DDA DDA DDA DDC DDE DDE DDE DDEC DDefS DDESB DDG DDG DDI DDI DDI DDIPIC DDL DDL DDLP DDLP DDLP DDM DDMP DDN DDN DDN DDNBSA(Fin) DDNBSA(Ops) DDNBSA(SS)

Long Title Destroyer/Frigate Defence Dental Agency Defence Diversification Agency Delegated Design Authority Demolition Danger Area Detroit Diesel Allison Device Delayed Arming Disability Discrimination Act Digital Data Comms Direct Data Entry Divisions, Departments and Establishments Dynamic Data Exchange Director of Defence Equipment Collaboration Director of Defence Studies Department of Defence Explosives Safety Board Dawn Development Group Guided Missile Destroyer Developing Defence Industry Digital Display Indicator Direct Dial In Distributed Defence Intelligence Production Policy Implementation Committee Digital Data Links Dynamic Data Link Decommissioned, Defueled & Laid Up De-equip Defuel & Lay-up Period Docking, De-fuel and lay-up Direct Delivery Mine Director of Defence Material Policy Defence Data Network Digital Data Network Digital Data Node Deputy Director Naval Base Supply Agency (Finance) Deputy Director Naval Base Supply Agency (Operations) Deputy Director Naval Base Supply Agency (Safety and Security)

DDP DDP DDP DDPR DDR DDR DDR&E DDRE DDRF DDS DDS DDS DDS DDS DDS DDS DDSA DDSTP DDSTP DDT

Declaration of Design and Performance Digital Data Processor Director of Defence Psychiatry Deputy Director Public Relations Defence Data Repository Dial on Demand Routing Director of Defence Research and Engineering Danish Defence Research Establishment Defect Deficiency Report Form Data Dictionary System Defence Diving School Department of Defence Support Detached Duty Station Digital Data Set Digital Data Storage Direct Digital Synthesis Director for Deepening Smart Acquisition Deep Diving System Test Pressure Depth Dependent System Test Pressure Deflagration to Detonation Transition 107

Acronym DDT DDT DDTD DDU DDU DDU DDVR DE DE DE E&E Pol DE SpS DE&S DE(CR) DEA DEA DEAMS DEAMS DEB DEC DEC DEC DEC DEC DEC DEC DEC (AWB) DEC (CC&II) DEC (IBE) DEC (ISTAR) DEC(CCII) DECA DECA DECB DECCA DECIP DECM DECODA decon DECS DECS DECs DECT DECU DED DED DED DED DED DED DED DEDAS DEDS DEE

Long Title Dichloro-Diphenyl-Trichoroethane Digital Data Transmission Digital Data Transmission Device Data Distribution Unit Digital Display Unit Driver Display Unit for land navigation system Displayed Data Video Recorder Defence Estates Directed Energy Defence Estates Estate and Environment Policy Defence Estates Specialist Services Defence Equipment & Support Defence Estates (Customer Relations) Data Encryption Algorithm Delegated Engineering Authority Defence Equipment Acquisition & Material Support Defence Equipment Acquisition and Materiel Support Documentation Engineering Bulletin Defence Environmental Committee Defence Equipment Capability Defence Estates Committee Digital Electronic Control Digital Equipment Corporation Director Equipment Capability Director of Equipment Capability Director Equipment Capability (Above Water Battlespace) Director Equipment Capability Command and Communication and Infrastructure Integration Director Equipment Capability (Indirect Battlefield Engagement) Director Equipment Capability (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance) Director of Equipment Capability for Command, Control and Information Infrastructure Defence and Economic Co-operation Agreement Digital Electronic Control Assembly Defence Equipment Collaboration Board Radio Navigational Aid Defence Electronic Commerce implementation Programme Deceptive Electronic Countermeasures DEtection of COmposite DAmage of composites Decontamination Defence Electronic Commerce Service Digital Engine Control System Directors of Equipment Capability Digital European Cordless Telecommunications Digital Engine Control Unit Data Element Definition Data Element Directory Data Entry Display Digital Entry Device Docking & Essential Defect (maintenance period) Docking & Essential Defects Docking and Essential Defects Decontamination Emulsion Direct Application System Digital Enhancement Database System Digital Encryption Equipment 108

Acronym DEEC DEEP DEEP DEESC DEF FORM DEF No Def Stan DEF STAN DEFCOMNON DEFCOMNOR DEFCOMSONOR DEFCON DEFCON DEFCON DEFCON 52 DEFCS DEFPA DEFPOL DEFQ No DEFRA DEFSTAN DEFSTATS DEFTESC DEG DEI&IS

Long Title Digital Electronic Engine Control Dangerous Environment Electrical Protection system Design Excellence Evaluation Process Defence Engineering Standardisation Committee Defence Form Defiance Number Defence Standard Defence Standard Defence Command, North Norway Defence Command, Norway Defence Command, South Norway Defence Condition Defence Contract Condition DEFence CONtract standard clause Local Purchase Order Digital Electronic Flight Control System Defence of Ports and Anchorage's Defence Policy Defiance Number Department of Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Defence Standard Defence Statistics Defence Test Equipment Steering Committee Defence Estate Guide Directorate of Engineering Interoperability and Information Services

DEL DEL DEL DEL DELDMC

Defence Expenditure Limit Departmental Expenditure Limit Departmental Expenditure Limits Directly Employed Labour Defence Electronic Learning Delivery and Management Capability

DELEX DELO DEM DEME(A) DEMSUP DEMWG DENI DEnis DEO DEO DEODS dep DEP DEP DEPC DEPCO DEPM DePS Dept DERA DERA

Destroyer Life Extension programme Devonport Explosive Licensing Officer Demolition Director Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (Army) Supplementary Demand (Involves Upgrading SPC) Defence Energy Management Working Group Department for Education, Northern Ireland Defence Estates networked information service Defence Estate Organisation Defence Estates Organisation Defence Explosives Ordnance Disposal School Depot Director Equipment Plans Documentation & Equipment Proving Defence Expenditure Procurement Committee Defence Electronic Parts Committee Defence Estates Project Manager Defence eProcurement Services Department Defence Evaluation & Research Agency Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (from 1 Jul 01 split into DSTL and QinetiQ) Defence Research Agency Disposable Eye Respiratory Protection

DERA DERP

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Acronym Derv DES DES DES DES DEs DES des DES DES DES RG DES(BM) DES(C) DES(FBD)

Long Title Vehicle Diesel Fuel Data Encryption Standard Data Exchange Specification Defence Engineering Service Department of Education and Science (now DFE) Departmental Expenses Design Environmental Simulator Designated Discrete Event Simulator Dismounted Extension Switch Defence Enabling Services Reference Group Defence Export Services (Budget Management) Director Equipment & Systems (Contracts) Director Equipment & Systems (Finance and Business Development)

DES(GW) DES(L) DES(ME) DES(OAE)

Director Equipment & Systems (Guns and Weapons) Director Equipment & Systems (Logistics) Director Equipment & Systems (Marine Engineering) Director Equipment & Systems (Ordnance and Armament Engineering)

DES(WE) DESA DESA DESAG DESAT DESB DESB DESC DESC DESG DESM DESO DESO DESP DESS Det DET Det DETR DETS(A) DEU DEW DEW DEW DEWCS DEWDB DEWDB DEWIS DEWO DEWS DF DF DF DF DF DF/GA

Director Equipment & Systems (Weapon Engineering) Defence Explosives Safety Authority Devonport Explosive Safety Advisor Devonport Explosive Safety Advisor Group Dangerous Engineering Substances Advisory Team Defence Environment and Safety Board Defence Environmental and Safety Board Defence Electronic Support Centre Defence Environmental and Safety Committee Defence Engineering & Science Group Devonport Explosive Safety Manager Defence Export Services Organisation Deputy Environmental Support Officer Director Estate Strategy & Policy Defence Export Services Secretariat Detachment Detonate Detonator Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions Directorate Educational & Training Services (Army) Display Electronics Unit Directed Energy Weapon Directed Energy Weapons Distant Early Warning Duty EW Coordination Ship Defence Electronic Warfare Data Base Defence Electronic Warfare Database Distant Early Warning Identification Zone Divisional Electronic Warfare Officer Digital EW Simulator Defensive Fire Delivery Forecast Deterrent Force Deuterium Fluoride Direction Finding Day Fighter / Ground Attack 110

Acronym DF/SSL DFA DFAD DFAU DFCS DFCT DFD DFD DFD DFD DFDAU DFDP DFDR DFE DfEE DFG DFGC DFI DFID DFL DFLP DFM DFM DFMI DFMS DFMS DFN DFN/DFTS

Long Title Direction Finding / Single Station Location Duty First Aider Digital Feature Analysis Data Defence Fraud Analysis Unit Digital Fire-Control System Directorate of Foreign & Commonwealth Training Data Flow Diagram Data Fusion Demonstrator/Display Director Force Development Directorate of Force Development Digital Flight Data Acquisitions Unit Director Financial Development Projects Digital Flight Data Recorder Department For Education Department for Education and Employment Defence Fuels Group Digital Flight Guidance Computer Director of Flying Instructions Department for International Development Description for Location Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine Digital Frequency Meter Director Fleet Maintenance Director of Finance and Management Information Defence Financial Management System Departmental Financial Management System Defence Fixed Networks Defence Fixed Network/Defence Fixed Telecommunications Service

DFO DFO DFOST DFP(N) DFP(N) DFR DFRF DFRF DFS DFS DFS DFS DFS DFS DFS DFS(Air) DFS(CIS)

Defence Final Output Departmental Final Output Deputy Flag Officer Sea Training Director Future Projects (Naval) Director Future Projects (Navy) Direct Fire Rocket Decontamination and Fleet Return Facility Dryden Flight Research Facility Daily Flight Servicing Depth Fire Support Derived File System Director Fleet Support - Contracts Director Fleet Support - Future Developments Directorate of Future Systems (Air) Defence Food Services IPT Directorate of Future Systems (Air) Director of Fleet Support (Communications + Information Systems)

DFS(Pers) DFS(S)RP DFS(SM) DFS(SS) DFSC DFSD DFSV DFSWG DFT

Directorate of Fleet Support (Personnel) Director Fleet Support - Resources and Personnel Director Fleet Support - Submarines Director Fleet Support - Surface Ships Defence Fuel Supply Centre Director Fleet Supply Duties Direct Fire Support Vehicle Defence Flight Safety Working Group Duty Fleet Tender 111

Acronym DFTDS DFTS DFTS DFTS DFU DFU DFWES DFWES DG DG DG DG DG DG DG (E) DG BS DG C DG Def Log DG ES DG LS&E DG Mktg DG Res DG(CB&F) DG(Nuc) DGA DGA DGA(N) DGALS DGAMS DGAS1 DGAS2 DGC DGCC DGCIS DGCIS DGCP DGDA DGDC DGDES DGDQA DGE DGE DGES(A) DGES(A) DGES(Air) DGF(S) DGFM DGFS DGFS(ES) DGFS(ES) DGFS(OP) DGFS(S) DGI DGI DGIA DGIA

Long Title Data Fusion Technology Demonstrator System Defence Fixed Telecommunication Service Defence Fixed Telecommunications Service Defence Fixed Telecommunications System Defence Fraud Unit Deployable Flotation Unit Direct Fire Weapon Effect Simulator Direct Fire Weapons Effect Simulator DeGaussing De-Gaussing Degaussing System Diesel Generator Directional Gyro Director General Director General (Equipment) Director General Business Strategy Director General Commercial Director General Defence Logistics Director General Equipment Support Director General Logistics, Support and Equipment Director General of Marketing Director General Resources Director General (Central Budget & Finance) Director General (Nuclear) Dispersed Ground Alert Displacement Gyro Assembly Director General Aircraft (Navy) Director General Army Legal Services Director General Army Medical Service Directorate General Aircraft Systems 1 Directorate General Aircraft Systems 2 Defence Geographic Centre Directorate General Corporate Communications Director General Command Information Systems Director General of Command Information Systems Director General Civilian Personnel Director General Defence Accounts Director General Defence Contracts Director General Defence Export Services Director General Defence Quality Assurance Data Gathering Equipment Director General Equipment Director General Equipment Support (Army) Director General of Equipment Support (Army) Director General Equipment Support (Air) Director General Fleet Support (Ships) Director General Finance Management Director General Fleet Support Director General Fleet Support (Equipment and Systems) Director General Fleet Support (Equipments and Systems TLB) Director General Fleet Support (Operations and Plans) Director General Fleet Support (Ships TLB) Defence Geospatial Intelligence Directional Gyro Indicator Defence Geographic Imagery Intelligence Agency Director General of Internal Audit 112

Acronym DGICS DGICS DGICS DGICS DGII DGIS DGITS DGLFS DGLS DGLS DGM DGM DGM IPT DGME DGME/AL(ES) DGMil Svy DGMIS DGMO DGMO DGNBS DGP DGP DGPS D-GPS DGPSO DGRP DGS DGS DGS(N) DGSAP DGSAP DGSM DGSM DGSM DGSM(RAF) DGSR DGSS DGSS DGSS/C of N DGST(N) DGSTI DGSW DGSW (N) DGSW(N) DGSWS DGTS(L) DGU DGUW DGUW DGWES DH DHCIWP DHCP DHE DHFS DHO

Long Title Director General Information and Communication Services Director General Information and Communications Systems Directorate General of Information and Communication Services Directorate General of Information and Communication Systems Defence Geographical and Imagery Intelligence DoD Gateway Information System Director General Information Technology Systems Director General Land Fighting Systems Director General Legal Services Directorate General Land systems Defence General Munitions Director General Medical Defence General Munitions Integrated Project Team Director General Marine Engineering Director General Marine Engineering Area Leader in ES Directorate General of Military Survey Director General (DGST(N)) Management Information System Director General Management & Organisation Director General Management Organisation Director General Naval Bases and Supply Defence Group on Proliferation Director General of Police Differential Global Positioning System Differential-Global Positioning System Director General Procurement Support Organisation Director General Resources & Plans Director General Ships. Director General Staff Director General Surface Weapons (Naval) Director General Saudi Armed Forces Project Directorate General Saudi Armed Forces Projects Director General Submarines Director General Submarines + Deputy Controller Director General Supply & Maintenance Director General of Support Management (RAF) Director General Ship Refitting Director General Support Services Director General Surface Ships Director General Surface Ships/Controller of the Navy Director General Stores and Transport (Navy) Director General Scientific and Technical Intelligence Director General Surface Weapons Director General of Surface Warfare (Naval) Director General Surface Weapons (Naval) Director General Strategic Weapon Systems Director General Training Support (Land) Display Generator Unit Director General Underwater Director General Underwater Weapons Directorate General of Weapons + Electronic Systems Decision Height Defence Human Computer Interaction Working Party Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Defence Housing Executive Defence Helicopter Flying School Defence HUMINT Organisation 113

Acronym Dhobeying DHOD DHP DHS DHS DHSA DHSS DI DI DI DI DI DI DI DI MP DI(NC) DI(ST) DIA DIA DIA DIA DIA dia DIA DIA DIADEM DIAM DIANA DIANE DIAS DIB DIB DIBUA DIC DIC DICASS DICM DICU DICWA DID DID DID DID DID DIDA DIDA DIDs DIE DIE DIESO dieso DIF DIF DIF DIFAR DIFD

Long Title Washing of clothes or the clothes that have been washed Deputy Head of Department Directorate of Helicopter Projects Data Handling System Director Helicopter Support Defence Helicopter Support Agency Data Handling Sub-System Defence Intelligence/Infantry Departmental Instruction Developed Item Development Item Direction Indicator Directional Indicator Double Impulse Defence Intelligence Modernisation Programme Defence Intelligence (Naval Collection) Defence Intelligence (Science & Technology) Defence Industry Association Defence Intelligence Agency Defence Internal Auditors Defense Intelligence Agency (US) Department of Internal Audit diameter Director of Internal Audit Directorate of Internal Audit Data Input and Distribution on Exchangeable Media Defense Intelligence Agency Manual Digital Analog Digital Integrated Attack Navigation Equipment Distributed Information Architecture for Ships Defence Internal Brief Directory Information Base Defence In built-up Areas Defence Intelligence Centre Defence Intelligence College Directional Command Active Sonobuoy System Directorate of Internal Communications and Media Display Interface Control Unit Defence Industries Council of Western Australia Data Item Description Defence In Depth Defence Industry Day Defence Industry Directorate Distance Indicating Device Defence Industry Development and Support Administration Delegated Installation Design Authority Data Items Descriptions Defence Interoperability Environment UK Defence Interoperability Environment Diesel Fuel Oil (F76) Diesel Oil Data Interchange Format Difficulty Importance Frequency Difficulty, Importance, Frequency Direction Frequency And Ranging Department for International Development 114

Acronym DIGEST DIGMIS DII DII DII (F) DII (HO) DII © DII IPT DII(A) DII/C DII/F DIL DILSA DIM DIMHS DIMHS DIMHS DIMM DIMP DIMPS DIMPS DIMTIS DIN DIN DIN

Long Title Digital Geographic Information Exchange Standard Directors Management Strategy Support System for RNSTS Defence Information Infrastructure Defence Intelligence Industries Defence Information Infrastructure (Future) Defence Information Infrastructure (Head Office) Defence Information Infrastructure (convergence) Defence Information Infrastructure Integrated Project Team Defence Information Infrastructure (Army) Defence Information Infrastructure Convergence Defence Information Infrastructure Future Dual In Line (IC's) Distributed Integrated Logistic Support Analysis Document Image Management Defence Information Message Handling System Defence Intelligence Message Handling Service Defence Intelligence Message Handling System Dual In-line Memory Module Defence Intelligence Modernisation Programme Distributed Information Message Processing System Distributed Internal Message Processing System Director-Mounted Thermal Imaging System Defence Instruction Notices Defence Instructions and Notices Deutsche Institut fur Normung (German equivalent of BSI or ANSI)

DINAS DINs DINS DINSA DIntP DIO DIO DIP DIP DIP DIP DIP DIP DIPR DIPS DIPS DIPTL DIQAP DIQF DIR DIRAMS DIRCM DIRCM DIRG DIRGE DIRO DIRSP DIRSUP DIS DIS

Digital Inertial Navigation / Attack System Defence Instructions and Notices Digital Inertial Navigation System Defence Interoperable Network Services Authority Defence Intranet Programme Directorate of International Organisations Defence Information Operations Defect Investigation Panel Defence Information Plan Defence Information Programme Digital Image Processing Document Image Processing Dual In-line Package Director Intellectual Property Rights Defence Instantanee Position Strategique Dynamic Isotope Power Subsystems Deputy Integrated Project Team Leader Defence Industry Quality Assurance Panel now DIQF Defence Industry Quality Forum Digital Instrumentation Range Dockyard Installed Reactor Accident Monitoring System Directed Infra-Red Countermeasures Directed IR CM Defence Information Reference Group Defence Information Reference Group Executive Directorate Information and Records Officer Dynamic InfraRed Scene Projector Direct Intelligence Support Defence Information Strategy Defence Intelligence Services 115

Acronym DIS DIS DIS DIS DIS DIS DIS DIS FM DIS(PE)/POL/S DISA DISA DISC DISC DISCAS DISCOM DISCON DISD DISG DISM DISN DISP DISP DISS DISS DISSUB DIST dist DISTAFF DISTAN DISTEX DISTEX distr DIT DIT(SYS)N DITACS DITCC DITCC DITCC DITMB DITMB DITS DITWC DIU DIU DIV DIV DIV DIVAD DIVADS DIWG DIY DJ DJ DJE DJW

Long Title Defence Intelligence Staff Defence Investigative Service Departmental Investment Strategy Distributed Information System Distributed Intelligence System Distributed Interactive Simulation Draft International Standard Directorate of Information Systems Facilities Management Director Information Services (PE) for Policy and Strategy Defence Information Security Agency Defence Information Systems Agency Defence Industrial Support Centre Defence Intelligence and Security Centre Depot Integrated Storage Control and Accounting System. Replaces former Depot System Division Support Command Distributed Integrated Secure Communications Network Directorate of Information Services Delivery Defence Intelligence Steering Group Director In Service Submarines Defence Information Strategy and News Directory Information Shadowing Protocol Docking & Intermediate Support Period Defence Intelligence and Security School Director In Surface Ships DIStressed SUBmarine Defence Implications of Strategic Trends Distance Directing Staff Distributed Interactive Secure Telecom Disaster Relief Exercise Distributed Experiments Distribution Directory Information Tree (X500) Director of Information (Systems) Navy Digital Tactical System Defence Information Technology Co-ordinating Committee Defence IT Co-ordinating Committee Director of Information Technology Co-ordinating Committee Defence Information Technology Management Board Director of Information Technology Management Board Digital Information Transfer System Defence Information Technology Management Training Centre Data Interface Unit Digital Interface Unit Data Over Voice Deductible Input VAT DIVision Division Air Defence Division Air Defence Gun System Defence Infosec Working Group Do It Yourself Dinner Jacket Disc Jockey Deception Jamming Equipment Directorate of Joint Warfare 116

Acronym DKP DKPH DL DL DL DL DLA DLA DLC DLC DLC DLCRJ DLD DLE DLF DLH/DLB DLICC DLIS DLL DLL DLL DLMS DLO DLO DLOD DLOIO DLOS DLOS DLP DLP DLPP DLPS DLR DLR DLRP DLRSC DLS DLS DLS DLS(Air) DLSA DLSA DLSA DLSC DLSSD DLSU DLT DLT DLTU DM DM DM DM DM(A) DMA DMA

Long Title Decontamination Kit, Personal Duchess of Kent Psychiatric Hospital Deputy Lieutenant Design Limit Digital Loop Distance, Distant or Distributed Learning Defence Land Agent Defence Logistics Agency Data Link Control Direct Lift Control Down-link Communications Detect, Locate, Classify, Record and Jam Director Land Digitization Data Link Enable Ship Launched Floating Anti-Missile Decoy Decoy Launching Systems The Defence Language Intelligent Customer Cell Directorate of Logistics Information Systems Data Link Layer Dynamic Link Libraries Dynamic Link Library Digital Land Mass System DASO Liaison Officer Defence Logistics Organisation Defence Lines of Development Defence Logistics Organisation Infrastructure Organisation Dismountable Line-Of-Sight Disturbed Line-Of-Sight Data Link Processor Defence Learning Portal Data Link pre-processor Data Links Processor System Defence Land Range German Aerospace Research Establishment DATA Link Reference Point Defence Land Ranges Safety Committee Data Loader System Defence Lands Service Defence Logistic Support Director Logistic Services (Air) in DGES(Air) DLO Director Land Service Ammunition Director of Land Service Ammunition Director, Land Service Ammunition Defence Logistics Services Centre Defence Logistics System Standardisation Division Defence Logistics Security Unit Data Link Terminal Directly Linked Terminal Dismounted Line Termination Unit Data Management Data Miles Defence Munitions Demand Management (MRPII) Directorate of Manning (Army) Defence Manufacturers' Association Defence Mapping Agency (US) 117

Acronym DMA DMA DMA DMA DMAB DMB DMB DMC DMC DMC DMCA DMCIP DMCS DMCS DMCS DMCS DMD DME DME DME DME DME DMEA DMEO DME-P DMESR DMETA DMF DMG DMGWS DMHSC DMI DMICP DMIP DMIS DML dml DML DML DML 1028/91 DMM DMO DMP DMP DMP DMP DMP DMP DMR DMR DMR Dmr DMRL DMS DMS DMS

Long Title Delay Arming Mechanism Direct Memory Access Directorate of Manpower Audit (now DMCS) Divisional Maintenance Area Defended Modular Array Basing Defence Management Board Dvadesetprvi Maj Beograd Ro TMT Data Module Code Defence Manufacturers Council Domestic Management Code Direct Maintenance Cost Analysis Defence Medical Information Capability Programme Defence Management Consultancy Service Directorate of Management Consultancy Services Directorate of Manpower Consultancy Services Directorate of Military Communications Supply Digital Message Device Dimethyl Ether Direct Machine Environment Director Marine Engineering Distance Measuring Equipment Distributed Management Environment Damage Mode and Effects Analysis Deputy Marine Engineer Officer Distance Measuring Equipment Precision Duty Marine Engineering Senior Rating Defence Medical Education & Training Agency Defence Modernisation Fund Digital Map Generator Director Military Guided Weapon Systems Defence Message Handling Steering Committee Delegated Management Item Defence Medical Information Capability Programme DCS Mediterranean Improvement Program Distribution Management Information System Decision and Modelling Language Demolish Devonport Management Limited Draft Modification Leaflet Survey Report Form Digital Multi-Meter Director of Military Operations Daily Maintenance Pack Defence Management Planning Dense Metal Penetrator Director of Manpower Planning Document Management Plan Drake Management Plan. Daily Messing Rate Defence Management Review Digital Microwave Radio Drummer Data Module Requirement List Data Management System Data Monitoring System Data Multiplexer Sub-unit 118

Acronym DMS DMS DMS DMS DMS DMS DMS DMS DMS DMS 100 DMS boots DMS(N) DMSC DMSK DMSO DMSP DMSP DMT DMT DMT DMTI DMTO DMTOM DMTS DMU DMU DMVS DMWR DMZ DN DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA&FP DNA+FP DNAM DNAWE DNBCC DNBSA(BM)

Long Title Defence Medical Services Departmental Management Strategy (U.S. Department Departmentally Mandated Standards Digital map System Digital Mapping System Direct Moulded Sole Domestic Military Sales Dual Mode Seeker Dynamic Mission Simulator NT public switch Direct Moulded Sole boots (safety footware) Director of Maritime Services (Naval) Defence Material Standardisation Committee Differential Minimum Shift Keying Defence Modelling & Simulation Office Defence Meteorological Satellite Programme Dual Mode Speech Processor Deep Mobile Target Defence Management Training Dual Mode laser / TV Tracker Digital Moving Target Indicator Defence Medical Training Organisation Deputy Motor Transport Operations Manager Deck-Mounted Torpedo-launch System Data Management Unit Digital Master Unit Desert Mobility Vehicle System Depot Maintenance Work Requirement Demilitarised Zone Directory Number Defence Nuclear Agency Deoxyribo-Nucleic Acid Did Not Attend Director Naval Armament Documentation Needs Analysis Director Naval Architecture & Future Projects Director Naval Architecture + Future Projects Deputy Nuclear Audit Manager Directorate North Atlantic and Western Europe Defence NBC Centre Director Naval Basses + Supply Agency (Business Management)

DNC DNCCC DNCM DND DNDS DNEO DNES DNES DNI DNIC DNIS DNLIS DNLP DNLSD

Direct Numerical Control Defence National Communications Control Centre Director of Naval Career Management Department of National Defence (Canada) Director of Naval Dental Service Duty Nuclear Engineering Officer Director Naval Environment and Safety Director of Naval Environment and Safety Director of National Intelligence Defence Common Numbering Plan Director Naval Information Systems Director of Naval Logistics Information Systems Directorate of Naval Logistic Policy Director of Naval Logistics Staff Duties 119

Acronym DNM DNM DNMC DNMCIS DNO DNO DNOM DNOT DNP DNPS DNPTS DNR DNR DNRS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNSC DNSC DNSCI DNSD DNSOM DNSOM DNSP DNSSM (DC) DNSSM (Ops) DNST DNST DNSY DNuc Pol DNVT DNW DO DO DO DO DOA DOA DOAC DOAE DoB DOB DOC DOC DOC doc DoC DOCC DOCC DOCCISS DOCCISSS DOCISS DOCISS

Long Title Director Naval Manning Director of Naval Manning Delivery of New Military Capability Director of Naval Management, Communications and Information Director Naval Operations Directorate Naval Operations Directorate of Naval Oceanography and Meteorology Director of Naval Operations and Trade Director Nuclear Propulsion Director of Naval Personnel Systems Director of Naval Physical Training and Sport Director Naval Recruiting Director of Naval Recruiting Day / Night Range Sight [Intranet] Domain Naming Services Direct Network Subscriber Domain Name Service Domain Name System Day/Night Sight Defence Nuclear Safety Committee Director Naval Service Conditions Director of Naval Support Command Implementation Director of Naval Staff Duties Director of Naval Surveying Oceanography & Meteorology Director of Naval Surveying Oceanography + Meteorology Director Networks And Special Projects Deputy Nuclear Services Support Manager (Design Control) Deputy Nuclear Services Support Manager (Operations) Director Naval Signals Traffic Directorate of Naval Shore Telecommunications Director of Naval Security Directorate Nuclear Policy Digital Non-secure Voice Terminal Director of Naval Warfare Demi-official Design or Drawing Office Diversion Order Divisional Officer (Royal Navy) Dead On Arrival Direction of Arrival Defence Operational Analysis Centre Defence Operational Analysis Establishment Digitisation of the Battlefield Dispersed Operating Base Defence Operations Centre Delayed Opening Chaff District Officer Commanding Document Duty Of Care DCA Operational Control Complex Director of the Operational Command Committee Defence Operational Command & Control IS Strategy Defence Operational Command & Control IS Strategy Study Defence Operational CIS Strategy Defence Operational Communication & Information Systems Strategy

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Acronym DoD DoD DoDAF DODCI DODD DOD-HDBK DODIIS DOD-STD DOE DOE DOE DOE DOF DOF DofC(NBSA) DOG DOGD DOLE DOLRAM DOM DOM DOM&PC DOMD DOMS DOMSTOCK DOORS DOP DOP DOP DOP DOPC DOPIN DOPS DOPT DOR DOR(Sea) DOR(Sea) DORSI DOS DOS DOSB DOSG DOST DOT DOT DOT DOT DOV DOV DOW DOW DOWO DOWR DP DP DP

Long Title Department of Defense (US) US Department of Defense Department of Defense Architectural Framework Department Of Defence Computer Institute Department of Defense Directive Department of Defense Handbook Department of Defence Intelligence Information System Department of Defense Standard Defence Operations Executive Department Of Energy Department Of Environment Department of the Environment Degree of Freedom Degrees Of Freedom Director of Contracts (Naval Bases and Supply Agency) Directing Organisation Group Defence Open Government Document Detection Of Laser Emissions Detection Of Laser, Radar and Milli-metric Threats Department Output Map Director of Music Defence Operational Movements & Policy Committee Director of Organisation and Management Development Defence Operational Movements Staff Domestic Stock (RFAs) A proprietary software tool used to manage the DII requirement Department of Productivity Designated Overhaul Point Directory Operational Binding Management Protocol Drop-Off Point Defence and Overseas Policy Committee Dispenser / On-board Processor and Inertial Navigation Duty Operations Officer Defence Organisation Project Team Directorate of Operational Requirements Director of Operational Requirement (Sea Systems) Directorate of Operational Requirements (Sea) Dornier Radar Scoring Indication System Disc Operating System Disk Operating System Defence Ordnance Safety Board Defence Ordnance Safety Group Deployment Operational Sea Training Department of Trade Department of Transport Designating Optical Tracker (now known as Queen Ma Distributed Object Technology Data Over Voice Discreet Operational Vehicle Died Of Wounds Digital Orderwire channel Divisional Ordnance Warrant Officer Diving Operations at Work Regulations Data Processing Delivery Partner Departmental Plan 121

Acronym DP DP DP DP DP DP DP DP Fin DP Plans DP&RG DP&S DPA DPA DPA DPA XD DPAs DPC DPC DPCA DPDB DPEE DPERS(PE) DPF DPG DPG DPGs DPI DPICM DPL DPL (QM) DPL (QR) DPM DPM DPMG DPMP DPMT DPNSS DPO DPO DPO DPP DPR DPR(A) DPRAG DPS DPS(A) DPSG DPSK DPSK DPSN DPSN DPT DPU DPU DPU DPV

Long Title Dew Point Diphasgen Director of Projects Display Processor Distribution Point Docking Period Dual Purpose (gun for surface or AA use) Directorate of Procurement Finance Directorate of Procurement Plans Development, Projects and Research Group Director of Personnel & Services Data Protection Act Defence Planning Assumptions Defence Procurement Agency (formerly MOD PE) Defence Procurement Agency Executive Director Defence Planning Assumptions Defence Planning Committee (NATO) Direct Protocol Conversion Displace Phase Centre Antenna Delivered Publication Database Director of Proof and Experimental Establishments Directorate of Personnel (Procurement Executive) Defence Policy Fund Defence Property Gazetteer Director of Programmes Defence Policy Goals Dots per Inch Dual Purpose Improved Conventional Munition Director Port Logistics Director Port Logistics Quality Manager Director Port Logistics Quality Representative Director of Port Management Director Port Management Defence Procurement Management Guide Directorate of Procurement Management Policy Defence Procurement Management Training Digital Private Network Signalling System Design Project Officer Development Project Officer Duty Petty Officer Directorate of Procurement Policy Defence Property Register Director of Public Relations (Army) Defence Procurement Risk Advisory Group Dots Per Second Directorate Personal Services (Army) Defence Programme Steering Group Differential Phase Shift Keying Digital Phase Shift Keying Defence Packet Switched Network Defence Packet Switching Network Defence Processing Time Data Processing Unit Digital Processing Unit Display and Processing Unit Directional Probability Variation. Whittaker's DPV 122

Acronym DQ DQ DQA/TS DQAB DQAG DQDB DQET DQHM DQM DR DR DR DR DR DR DR&A DR(C) DR1, 2, 3 DRA DRA DRA DRAc DRAC DRACAS DRACAS DRAGONFLY DRAM DRAMA DRAMATIC DRAMS DRAP DRASH DRASTIC DRAT DRAWS DRB DRB DRC DRC DRC DRCA DRDA DRDL DRDL DRDL BM DRDO DRE DREA DREAM DREP DRES DRF DRFC DRFM DRFM DRG

Long Title Data Qualifier Directory Enquiries Directorate of Quality Assurance / Technical Support Defence Quality Assurance Board Defence Quality Assurance Group Distributed Queue Dual Bus Design Quality Evaluation Tool Deputy QHM Depot Quality Manager Dead Reckoning Defence Role Departmental Report Design Repository Desirable Requirement of an Operational Requirement Dispatch Rider Data Recording & Analysis Director Research (Corporate) Defence Role 1, 2 or 3 Defence Research Agency Director Royal Artillery Malvern Defence Research Agency Malvern Departmental Resource Account Director Royal Armoured Corps Data Recording And Corrective Action System Data Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System Dual field-of-view IR imager Dynamic Random Access Memory Digital Radio And Multiplex Acquisition DRA Mobile Armoured Target Interdiction Concepts Depot Recall And Maintenance System Data Recording & Presentation system Deployable Rapid Assembly Shelter DRA Static Target Interdiction Concepts Defect Reliability Analysis Tool DRA Workload Scales Defence Resources Board Demonstration Review Board Defence Research Committee Defence Review Committee Development and Research Command Defence Root Certificate Authority Distributed Relational Database Architecture Defence Research and Development Laboratories Devonport Royal Dockyard Limited DRDL Berthing Manager Defence and Research Development Organisation Disability Rights Commission Defence Research Establishment Atlantic Defence Related Environmental Assessment Method Defence Research Establishment Pacific Defence Research Establishment Suffield Dual Role Fighter Director of Reserve Forces and Cadets Digital Radio Frequency Memory Digital RF Memory Defence Research Group 123

Acronym DRI DRIC DRIR DRIU DRLC DRLM DRLMS DRM DRM DRMC DRMR DRMS DRN DRO DROPS DROPS DRP DRP DRP DRP DRPI DRPS DRS DRS DRS DRSO DRTP DRTS DRU DRU DRU DRUI DRUMM DS DS DS DS DS DS DS DS DS DS Sec DS&C DS(N) DS(Pol)/VP(S+S) DS(S) DS/T DS/T DS1 DS2 DSA DSA DSA DSA DSA

Long Title Detection, Recognition, Identification Defence Research Information Centre Direct Readout Infra-Red Damage Repair Instruction Unit Director Royal Logistic Corps Digital Radar Land Mass Digital Radar Land Mass Simulator Digital Range Meter Drawing Requirements Manual Deputy Regional Commander Defence Re-utilisation and Marketing Region Defence Resource Management System Demand Reference Number Departmental Records Officer Demountable Rack Offload and Pickup System Demountable Rack Off-Loading and Pick-up Service Defect Rectification Period Defence Research Package Direct Requisitioning Procedure Distribution Requirements Planning DARPA/Rome Laboratory Planning Initiative Defence Radiological Protection Service Data Relay Satellite Detection and Ranging Set Distributed Resource System Disposal & Reserve Ships Organisation Dynatech Real Time Products Detecting, Ranging and Tracking System Data Retrieval Unit Drive Unit Dynamic Reference Unit Damage Control Instructional Unit Delivering the Requirement of Unit Material Management Design Standard Direct Support Directing Course Directing Staff Directionally Solidified Director of Support Discarding Sabot Double Sided (computer disc) Dressing Station Defence Services Secretariat Directorate of Safety and Claims Director Supply (North) Director Safety (Policy)/Vice President (Safety + Support) Director Supply (South) (120mm Practice) Discarding Sabot, Tracered Discarding Sabot / Tracer Digitization Stage 1 Digitization Stage 2 Day Sensor Assembly Day Subsistence Allowance Defence Support Agency (now known as DA) Directory Service Agents Directory System Agent 124

Acronym DSA DSA DSA DSA DSAA DSAAT DSABS DSAC DSAC DSACEUR DSACS DSAR DSAR DSARC DSAWO DSB DSB DSB DSB DSB DSC DSC DSC DSC DSC DSC DSCA DSCC DSCOM DSCS DSCS DSCSS

Long Title Directory System Agent (X500) Disposal Sales Agency Disposal Services Agency Divisional Supply Area Defence Security Assistance Agency Direct Sensor Fuzed Attack of Area Targets Submunition Defence Science Advisory Board Defence Scientific Advisory Committee Defence Scientific Advisory Council Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, Europe Direct Support Armoured Cannon System Defect Summary Analysis Report Defence Supply Agency Regulation Defence Systems Acquisition Review Council Divisional Supply Area Warrant Officer Defence Science Board Defence Signal Board Double Side Band Drug Supervisory Body Duracell Special Batteries Defence Supply Committee Deputy Squadron Commander (Royal Air Force) Digital Scan Converter Directorate of Safety and Claims Dynamic Signature Control Defence Supply Chain Defence Secondary Care Agency Defence Security Co-ordinating Committee Defence Supply Chain Operations & Movements Defence Satellite Communications System Defence Supply Computer Services Directorate of Strategic Communications + Surveillance Systems

DSD DSD DSD DSDA DSDA DSDM DSDM DSE DSE DSES DSES DSETS DSF DSF DSF DSFD DSFM DSG DSG DSG DSIC DSIP DSIS

Data Storage Device Data Systems Designers Defence Support Division Defence Storage and Distribution Agency Delegated System Design Authority Dynamic Systems Development Method Dynamic Systems Development Methods Director Strategic Equipment Display Screen Equipment Directorate of Sensors + Electronic Systems Directorate of Sensors and Electronic Systems Direct Support Electrical Test System Depot Support Facility Director of Special Forces Director Special Forces Director Ships Future Development Directorate of Services Food Management Defence Scientific Group Defence Strategic Guidance Defence Support Group Dowty and Smiths Industries Controls Direct Short Range Surveillance and Instruments Projects Digital Software Integration System 125

Acronym DSL DSL DSLC DSLE DSLM DSLP DSM DSM DSM DSM DSM DSM DSMAC DSML DSMRC DSMS DSMT DSMT(FMRO) DSN DSN DSN DSO DSO DSO DSO DSO in C DSOO DSP DSP DSP DSP DSP DSP DSPG DSPS(A) DSQ DSR DSR DSR DSR DSRA DSREDS DSRP DSRR(TR) DSRV DSS DSS DSS DSS DSS DSS DSS DSS DSS DSS(F+S) DSSA

Long Title Deep Scattering Layer Digital Subscriber Line Directorate of Strategic Electronic Comms Director Ships Logistic Engineering Disposal System Limpet Mine (replacement for LMDE) Directorate of Strategic Electronic Programmes Data and Systems Management Defence Spectrum Management Detachment Sergeant Major (RM) Director Submarines Distributed Systems Management Diving Safety Memorandum Digital Scene-Matching Area Correlation Draft Service Modification Leaflet Defence Services Medical Rehabilitation Centre Defence Stores Management Solution Department of Specialist Management Training Director Ships Market Testing (FMRO) Data Switching Network Defence Switched Network Demand Serial Number Defence Sales Organisation Departmental Security Officer Departmental Standing Objectives Distinguished Service Order Deputy Signal Officer-in-Chief Deputy Staff Operations Officer Defence Services Profile Defence Support Programme Digital Signal Processing Directory Service Protocol Domain-based Security Deployment Support Pack Defence Special Projects Group Directorate of Staff and Personnel Services (Army) Directorate for Safety and Quality Data Set Ready Defence Survey Requirements Design Substantiation Report Documentation Status Report Defence Sports and Recreational Association Digital Storage and Retrieval Engineering Data System Director Ships Resources and Personnel Discarding Sabot Reduced Range (Training Round) Deep Sea/Submergence Rescue Vehicle Data Selection Sheet Data Storage Set Decision Support System Defence Signal Staff Department of Social Security Depot Stock System Director Strategic Systems Distributed Secure System Dismounted Soldier Systems IPT Director Surface Ships (Finance and Secretariat) Day Sensor Subassembly 126

Acronym DSSB DSSC DSSCCA DSSCCA DSSD DSSL DSSO DSSO DSSP DSSS DSSS DSSSL DST DST DST DST DST(EWS) DST(FIN) DST(GW) DST(IT) DST(MM) DST(PERS) DST(RP) DST(SE) DST(SF)

Long Title Director Large Warships and Auxiliaries Director Frigates and Mine Countermeasures Diving Set Self Contained Compressed Air Diving System Self Contained Compressed Air Dera Support Services Division Document Style and Semantics Language Defence Systems Support Organisation Deputy Staff Supply Officer Directorate of Surveying Service Policy Defence Secure Speech System Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum Document Style Semantics and Specification Language Defence and Space Talks Defence Suppression Threat Domain Support Team Directorate Safety and Technology Director Engineering and Weapon Support Director Finance Director Guns and Weapons Director Information Technology Director Stores & Transport - Materials Management Director Personnel Director Stores & Transport - Resources and Plans Director Strategic Weapons and Explosives Safety Director of Stores & Transport (Strategic Weapons & Explosive Safety)

DST(SF) DST(South) DST(SS) DST(SV) DST(W) DSTE DSTL DSTL DSTO DSTO DSU DSU DSUR DSV DSV DSV DSVN DSVT DSVT DSWE DSWP(N) DSWS DSWS DT DT DT DT DT&E DTA DTA

Director Ships and Fuel Director of Supplies and Transport (South) Director Specialist Stores Director Store and Victualling Director of Stores & Transport (West) Deployable Support and Test Equipment IPT Defence Science and Technology Laboratories Defence Scientific Technology Laboratory Defence Science and Technology Organisation Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Australia Data Storage Unit Direct Support Unit (USAF) Data Storage Unit Receptable Deep Sea Vessel Deep Submergence Vehicle Defence Suppression Vehicle Defence Secret Voice Network Digital Secure Voice Terminal Digital Subscriber Voice Terminal Director Ships Weapons Engineering Director, Surface Weapons Projects (Naval) Director Strategic Weapon Systems Division Support Weapon System Data Transmission Defence Intelligence Detection Threshold Distributed Training Development, Test and Evaluation Data Terminal Adaptors Defence Technical Architecture 127

Acronym DTAM DTAT DTC DTC DTC DTC DTC DTCN DTCR DTCS DTD DTD DTD DTDT DTE DTE DTE DTE DTE DTED DTEO DTEO DTERS DTG DTG DTG DTG DTG DTH DTI DTI DTI DTI QA REGISTER DTIC DTIC DTIU DTL DTLR DTM DTM DTM DTMA DTM-D DTMF DTMF DTMS DTN DTN DTO DTOC DTOS DTP DTR DTR DTR DTRO

Long Title Data Transfer, Access and Manipulation Development Test & Trials Data Transfer Cartridge Data Transfer Cassette Desk Top Computer Director of Technical Costs Dynatech Tactical Communications Direction Tecniques Constructions Navales Data Transfer Cartridge Receptacle Drone Tracking and Control System Data Transfer Device Document Type Definition Document Type Definitions Digitization Training and Development Team Data Terminal Equipment Data Terminating Equipment Data Transfer Equipment Dockyard Test Equipment Defence Training Estates Digital Terrain Elevation Data Defence Test & Evaluation Organisation Defence Test and Evaluation Organisation Defence Training Estates Rationalisation Study Date Time Group Date-Time Group Digital Transmission Group Distance To Go Dynamically Turned Gyro Down-The-Hill radios Department of Trade and Industry Desk Top Instruction Diagnostic Test Items Department of Trade & Industry Quality Assurance Register Data Transfer Identification Code Defense Technical Information Centre Data Transfer Interface Unit Diode-Transistor Logic Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions Data Transfer Module Departmental Temporary Memorandum Digital Terrain Matrix Defence Transport & Movements Agency Digital Terrain Management and Display Dual Tone Multi-Frequency Dual-Tone Multiple-Frequency Dual Target Motion Simulator Data Transmission Network Digital Telegraph Network Data Take-Off unit Divisional Tactical Operations Centre District Transport Operating System Desk Top Publishing Data Terminal Ready Defence Training Review Director Trident Defence Training Requirements Organisation 128

Acronym DTS DTS DTS DTS DTST DTT/AUTOVON DTTS DTU DTU DTU DTU DTV DTWC DU DU DU DU DUA DUA DUAD DUD DUDT DUS DUS DUS(CM) DUS(DP) DUS(DP) DUS(F) DUS(P) DUS(PL) DUS(RP&F) DUSAS DUST DUTP DUW DUWIR DUWIR DV DV DV DV DV/A DVA DVAL DVCS DVD DVE DVI DVI DVI DVITS DVL DVM DVMS DVO DVOR

Long Title Data Terminal Set Data Transfer System Data Transformation System Defence Transportation System Defence Technology Study Team Digital Telephone Transmission Network Dynamic Track Tensioning System Data Terminal Unit Data Transfer Unit Data Transmission Unit Distance Transmitter Unit Day Television Diver's Through Water Communications Depleted Uranium Derotation Unit Detector Unit Display Unit Directory User Agent Directory User Agents Dual Air Defence Disconnect Unknown Device Dis-mountable User Data TERminal Datchik Uglovykh Skoroste Deputy Under Secretary of State Deputy Under Secretary (Civilian Management) Deputy Under Secretary (Defence Procurement) Deputy Under Secretary of State (Defence Procurement) Deputy Under Secretary of State (Finance) Deputy Under Secretary (Policy) Deputy Under Secretary of State (Personnel and Logistics) Deputy Under Secretary (Resources Programmes and Finance) Deployed Unit Supply and Accounting System Dial Up Secure Telephone Dual Use Technology Programme Director Underwater Weapons Dual Waveband Imaging Radiometer DUal Waveband IR sensor Defence Vetting Developed Vetting Direct View Optics Direct Vision Doppler Velocimeter / Altimeter Defence Vetting Agency Demonstration and Validation Display & Voice Communications System Digital Video Data Devonport Number Digital Video Interactive or Interface Direct Video Input/Voice In Direct Voice Input Digital Video Imaging Transmission System Data / Voice Logger Digital Voltage Meter Defence Voice Management System Direct Voice Out Doppler VHF Omni-directional Ranging Equipment 129

Acronym DVR Dvr DVRI DVRS DVS DVT DVVD DVX DWA DWAHSG DWB DWB DWB DWEO DWESR DWFK dwg DWHQ DWI DWMC DWO DWP DWRFS DWRNS DWS DWS DWTS DXP DY DYRMS DZ E E E E List E&AM E&E E&OE E&S E/MP E/S E2E E3A E3D E3F EA EA EA EA EA EA EA EA EA EA95 EAA

Long Title Discharge Verification Round Driver Direct View Radar Indicator Display Video Recording System Doppler Velocity Sensor Delta Voice Terminal Dual Vision Viewing Device Digital Voice Exchange Duty Watch Accommodation Devonport & Western Area Health & Safety Group. Deep Water Berth Digitisation of the Whole Battlespace Digitization of the Whole Battlespace Deputy Weapon Engineer Officer Duty Weapon Engineering Senior Rating Deep Water Fording Kit drawing District War Headquarters Direct Wireless Installation for exploding mines Dishwashing Machine Defensive Weapons Officer (RFA) Defence White Paper Dockyard Weapon Repair Facility Statement Director, Women's Royal Naval Service Defence Works Services Dispenser Weapon System Digital Wide-band Transmission System Defence Exercise Programme Dockyard Duke of York's Royal Military School Drop Zone East Exa 1018 Exponent or power of 10 Establishment List Engineering & Asset Management Escape and Evasion Errors and Omissions Excepted Environment and Safety Extended System/Multi Processor Echo Sounder End-to-end NATO AEW Aircraft UK AEW Aircraft French AEW Aircraft each Electric armour Electronics Assembly Enemy Aircraft Engineering Authority Environment Agency Environmental Assessment Estate Adviser (formerly DLA in the DEO) External Assistance The Environment Act 1995 Electro-Acoustic Subassembly 130

Acronym EAA EAA EAB EAC EAC EAC EAC EAC EAC-MLA EADI EAF EAG EAI EAI EAL EAM EAN EAOS EAP EAPC EAPC EAPM EAROM EAS EAS EAS EAS EASI EASTAXE EASTLANT EASTLANT EAT EAT EAT EAT EATE EAU EAU EAZ EB EBA EBC EBCDIC EBCDIC EBD EBI EBIT EBO EBP EBS EBS EBSD EBTR E-Business EBW EC

Long Title Equipment Accounting Authority Experimental Aircraft Association External Access Box Environmental Audit Committee Equipment Accounting Centre Equipment Approval Committee Equipment Approvals Committee. Now IAB Equivalent Annual Cost European Accreditation of Certification MultiLateral Agreement Electronic Attitude Director Indicator External Accruals File Environmental Action Group Enterprise Application Integration Equipment Accounting Instructions Equipment Allowance List Emergency Action Message European Article Numbering (bar code) Enhanced Artillery Observer Sub-system Experimental Aircraft Programme Euro Atlantic Partnership Council Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council Environmental Audit Process Model Electrically Alterable read-only Memory Eliminated Accounts Section Emergency Avionics System Engineering Administration System Equivalent Airspeed Electronic Automatic Sequencing Initiator UK or French AEW Aircraft Exercise in the North Sea Eastern Atlantic Eastern Atlantic Area Electronically Agile Radar Employment Appeal Tribunal Estimated Approach Time European Advanced Technologies Enterprise Awareness in Teacher Education Emergency Action Unit Engine Analyser Unit Education Action Zone Engineering Bulletin Emergency Breakaway (in RAS) Electronic Business Capability Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code Extended Binary-Coded Decimal Interchange Code Engineering Business Data Examination Before Issue Electrical Built In Test Expected Back Orders Education Business Partnership Enhanced Base Support Equipment Breakdown Structure Electron Back-Scattered Diffraction Electronic Bearing Time Recorder Electronic Business Exploding Bridge Wire Earth Coverage antenna 131

Acronym EC EC EC EC EC EC EC(CCII)IO&CM EC/NBC ECA ECA ECA ECAB ECAD ECAM ECAOC ECAS ECB ECB ECB ECC ECC ECC ECC ECC ECCD ECCM ECCM ECCM ECCMO ECDES ECDIS ECDL ECDL EC-EC ECF ECG ech ECHR ECI ECIF ECIP ECIP ECIP ECITB ECL ECLS ECLSS ECLSS ECM ECM ECM ECM ECMA ECMES ECMM

Long Title Economic Category Electronic Combat Engineering Council European Commission European Community Electoral Commission Equipment Capability (Command Control Information Infrastructure) Information Operations and Crisis Management Environmental Control / Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Electronic Control Amplifier European Combat Aircraft Experimental Combat Aircraft Executive Committee of the Army Board Electronic Computer Aided Design Electronic Centralised Aircraft Monitor Experimental Combined Air Operations Centre Electronic Chemical Agent Alarm System Emergency Communication Buoy European Central Bank Expendable Communications Bouy Electrochemical Cell Engineering Control Centre Equipment Capability Customer Equipment Central Customer Error Checking and Correction Electric Cockpit Control Device Electronic Counter Counter Measures Electronic Counter-Countermeasure Electronic Counter-Countermeasures Engineering Console Management Officer Electronic Combat Digital Evaluation System (USAF) Electronic Chart Display & Information System European Computer Driving Licence European Computer Driving License Earth Coverage to Earth Coverage Environmentally Compliant Fleet Electro-Cardio Graph (measures the heart) Echelon European Convention of Human Rights Expeditionary Campaign Infrastructure Electronic Components Industry Federation Early CIP Early CIP (functionality provided at ISD) Energy Conservation Investment Programme Engineering Construction Industry Training Board Emitter Coupled Logic External Countermeasures Launch System Environment Control and life-support System External Countermeasures Launcher Sub System Electronic Counter Measure Electronic Counter Measures Electronic Countermeasures Electronic Counter-Measures European Computer Manufacturers Association Electronic Combat Modelling and Evaluation System European Community Monitor Mission 132

Acronym ECMWF ecn EC-NC/AC ECNI ECO ECOM ECOP ECOS ECOWAS ECP ECP ECP ECR ECR ECR ECR ECRC ECRIEE ECRO ECRR ECS ECS ECS ECS ECSA ECSC ECSF ECSS ECU ECU ECU ECU ECU ECW ECW ED ED ED ED EDA EDA EDASE EDATS EDAU EDB EDB EDBA EDC EDC EDC EDC EDCARS EDCC EDD EDF EDI

Long Title European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasting Emergency Communications Network Earth Coverage to Narrow Coverage / Area Coverage Enhanced Communications, Navigation and Identification Engineering Change Orders Emission Control Electronic co-pilot Environmental Consultancy Services Ltd Economic Community of West African States Emergency Conning Position Engineering Change Proposal Equipment Collection Point Electronic Combat and Reconnaissance Embedded Computer Resources Enemy Contact Report Engineering Change Request European Computer industry Research Centre East China Research Institute of Electronic Engine Engineering Council Regional Organisation Engineering Change Request Record Engagement Control Station Environment Control System Environmental Conditioning System Environmental Control System European Computing Services Association European Coal and Steel Community Environmentally Compliant Surface Flotilla European Commission Space Standards Electronic Control Unit Engine Change Unit Environment Control Unit European Currency Unit Exercise Control Unit Electronic Combat Wing Equivalent Constant Wind Electronic Deception Electronic Documentation Ethyldichloroarsin Explosive Device Electronic Design Automation Equipment Design Authority Electronic Digital Automatic Stabilisation Equipment Extra Deep Armed Team Sweep Extended Data Acquisition Unit Extruded Double Base Extruded Double Base propellant Extended Duration Breathing Apparatus Electrical Distribution Centre Environmental Discrimination Circuit Error Detection and Correction European Defence Community Engineering Data Computer Assisted Retrieval System Emergency Defence Communications Centre Enhanced Data Dictionary Engineering Development Fixture Electronic Data Interchange 133

Acronym EDICS EDIF EDIFACT EDIFACT EDIG EDIP EDIS EDIST EDL EDL EDM EDM EDM EDM EDM EDM EDMAG EDMS EDN EDP EDP EDP EDP EDP EDP EDPT EDRM EDRM EDRMS EDRMS EDS EDS EDT EDTS EDU EDU EDU EDW EEA EEA EEAD EEB EEBPP EEC EEC EECU EECU EED EED EED EED EEDA EEE EEF EEFI EEG

Long Title European Defence Industry Collaboration Service Electronic Design Interchange Format EDI For Administration, Commerce & Transport Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Co European Defence Industrial Group European Defence Improvement Programme European Defence Industry Study Eastern District Electron Discharge Laser Entity Description List Electronic Document / Data Management Electronic Records Management Engine Data Multiplexer Engineering Data Management Engineering Development Model Estate Delivery Management European Defence Manufacturers Group Electronic Document Management System Edge Detection Navigation Electronic Data Processing Electronic Data Processor Emergency Defence Plan Equipment Delivery Programme Establishment Development Plan Explosives Delivery Point Equipment Development & Proving Trial Electronic Document and Records Management Electronic Document Records Management Electronic Data and Record Management System Electronic Document and Records Management System Engineering Development Simulator Engineering Display System Eastern Daylight Time Expanded Data Transfer System Electronics Display Unit Engine Diagnostic Unit European Democratic Union Enterprise Data Warehouse European Economic Area European Environment Agency Extended Air Defence European Environmental Bureau Energy Efficiency Best Practice Programme Electronic Engine Controls European Economic Community Electronic Engine Control Unit Engine Electronic Control Unit Electrical Explosive Devices Electrically Energised Devices (fuzes etc) Electro Explosive Device Electro-explosive Device East of England Development Agency Electro-Magnetic's, Environment and Effects Effective Enemy Fire Essential Elements of Friendly Information Electro-Encephalo Graph (measures the brain) 134

Acronym EEG EEI EEI EELV EEMLS EEP EEPROM EES EET EET EEWT EEZ EEZ EF EF2000 EFA EFA EFAB EFC EFC EFCR EFCS EFCS EFCS EFCU EFD EFD EFDARS EFF EFFP EFI EFI EFI EFIS EFM EFO EFP EFP EFP EFQM EFR EFR EFR EFRS EFS EFS EFTA EFTPOS EFU EFVS EFW EFY EGA EGI EGP EGTD

Long Title ElectroEncephaloGraphy Electrical Engineering Instruction Essential Elements of Information Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle European ElectroMagnetic Launch Society Electronic Emission Policy Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory Engineering Education Scheme Eastern European Time Emergency Evacuation Trainer Elbit Electronic Warfare Trainer Economic Exclusion Zone Exclusive Economic Zone EuroFighter Euro Fighter 2000 European Fighter Aircraft Excess Fares Allowance Extended Forward Avionic Bay Equivalent Full Charge Escorte Force Commander Equivalent Full Charge Rounds Electronic Control System Electronic Film-less Camera System Enhanced Fire Control System Electrical Flight Control Unit Early Failure Detection Elementary Function Description Expansible Flight Data Acquisition and Recording System Electronic Frontier Foundation Expanded Feasibility Phase Expeditionary Forces Institute Exploding Foil Initiator Explosively Formed Fragment Electronic Flight Instrumentation System Enhanced Fighter Manoeuvrability EIFEL Follow-On Expanded Feasibility Phase Explosively Formed Projectile Explosively Formed Projectiles European Foundation for Quality Management Electronic Forms Repository Equipment Failure Report External Financing Requirement Equipment Failure Reporting System Emergency Flotation System Enemy Fire Simulator European Free Trade Association Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale Electronic Functional Unit Electronic Fighting Vehicle System Effective Fall-out Wind Ensuing Financial Year Enhanced Graphics Array Embedded GPS INU Exterior Gateway Protocol Electric Gun and Turret Drive 135

Acronym EH EHA EHDD EHF EHF EHFA EHJ EHLLAPI

Long Title English Heritage Electro-Hydrostatic Actuator Electronic Head-Down Display Extra High Frequency Extra High Frequency (30 - 300 GHz) Early Human Factors analysis Explosives Handling Jetty Extended High Level Language Application Programming Interface

EHM EHO EHR EHSI EHT EHT EHU EHUDS EHW EI EI EI EI EI EIA EIA EIA EIA EIA EIAPM EIAW EIC EICAR EICAS EIDE EIED EIED EIFEL

Equipment Health Monitoring Environmental Health Organisation Electronic Health Record Electronic Horizontal Situation Indicator Environmental Health Team Extra High Tension Electro Hydraulic Unit Electronic Health & Usage Data System Explosives Handling Wharf Early Implementation Electronics Installation Electrospray Ionisation Embodiment Issue Enterprise Integration Electrical Industries Associates Electronics Industries Association Environmental Impact Analysis Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Audit Environmental Impact Assessment Process Model Enhanced Imagery Analysis Workstation Equipment Indicator Code European Institute for Computer Anti-virus Research Engine Indication and Crew Alerting System Extended Industry Drive Electronics Electrically Initiated Explosive Device Electronically Initiated Explosive Device Electronisches Information & Fuhrungsystem fur Einsatzbereitschaft der Luftwaffe EIFEL 1 Lifetime Extension Estate Infrastructure Management System Engineer in Chief (Army) Engineer in Chief (Army) European Inventory of Existing Commercial Substances End of Increment Operating Capability, where x defines the increment number Equipment Integrated Project Team Environmental Information Regulations Effective Isotropic Radiated Power Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy Electronic Instrument System Engineering Information System Entry Into Service Environmental Impact Statement Executive Information System Electronic Information Sharing Agreement Extended Industry Standard Architecture

EILE EIMS E-in_C(A) EinC(A) EINECS EIOCx EIPT EIR EIRP EIS EIS EIS EIS EIS EIS EISA EISA

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Acronym EISS EIU EIW EJ EJS EKD EL EL EL EL ELA ELA ELA ELAC ELC ELCAS ELCB ELCS ELD ELDO elect ELF ELF ELFE ELFE ELINT ELISTS ELKE elm ELOS ELP ELPA ELS ELS ELS ELSA ELSA ELSA

Long Title European Intelligence Support System Electronic Interface Unit Electronically Initiated Weapon European Journal Enhanced JTIDS System Electrical Key Distribution Electrical Electro-Luminescent Embodiment Loan Emitter Locator Electric Launcher Association (US) Engineering Logistics Advisor Extender Lens Assembly Elevator and Aileron Computer Electrical Load Controller Elevated Causeway Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker Externally Launched Countermeasures System ELectronic Documentation European Space Launcher Development Organisation Electrical/Electronic Environmental Law Foundation Extremely Low Frequency Extra Low Frequency Effect / Electro-magnetic Extremely Low Frequency Electromagnetic ELectronic INTtelligence Equipment Lists Elevated Kinetic Energy Weapons System Element Extended Line of Sight Electro Luminescent Panel Eyring Low-Profile Antenna Electro-magnetic Launcher System Embodiment Loan Store Emitter Location System Electronic Lobe-Switching Antenna Emergency Life Support Apparatus Emergency Lifesaving Apparatus (Personal Escape Breathing Apparatus)

ELSEC ELSEC ELSS ELSSY ELT ELT(S) ELTA ELV ELV ELVA EM EM EM EM EM EM

ELectronic Emission SECurity Electronic Security Environmental Life Support System Explosive Licensing Storage System Emergency Locator Transmitter Emergency Locator Transmitter (Survival) EHF Lightweight Transportable Antenna Expendable Launch Vehicle Experimental Launch Vehicle Emergency Low Visibility Approach (type of helicopter recovery) Electromagnetic Electro--Magnetic Engineering Management Estates Manager Explosives Maintenance Extra Mural (Contract) or ElectroMagnetic or Engineering/Experimental Model 137

Acronym EMA EMA EMA EMA EMA EMA E-mail EMAS EMAS EMATT EMB EMC EMC EMC EMC EMC EMC EMC EMCDB EMCDB EMCOF EMCON EMCON EMCON EMD EMD EMD EMDA EMDG EME EME EME EME EME EMER EMERG EMF EMF EMF EMF EMFTD EMG EMG EMH EMHQ EMI EMI EMIH EMIRALD EMIS EMIS EMIS EMIT EML EMM EMMPS

Long Title Ease of Maintenance Assessment Education Maintenance Allowance Electromagnetic armour Electronic Missile Acquisition European Monetary Agreement External Mounting Assembly Electronic Mail Eco-Management and Audit Scheme Employment Medical Advisory Service Expendable mobile ASW Training Target Explosive Materials Building Electro Magnetic Capability ElectroMagnetic Capability Electromagnetic Compatibility Electro-Magnetic Compatibility Electro-Magnetic Conductance Engine Modification Committed Executive Management Committee Elastomer Modified Case Double-Base Elastomer Modified Cast Double Base European Monetary Co-operation Fund Emission Control Emission Control - Radio silence EMitter CONtrol Engine Model Derivative Engineering & Manufacturing Development External (USB) Memory Device East Midlands Development Agency Euromissile Dynamics Groups Earth-Moon-Earth Electro Magnetic Environment ElectroMagnetic Environment Electro-Magnetic Environment Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Regulation Emergency Electro-Magnetic Field Electro-Motive Force Embarked Military Force European Monetary Fund Electro-Magnetic Focused Technology Demonstrator Electro-Magnetic Gun Externally Mounted Gun ElectroMagnetic Hazard/Hardening Emergency Headquarters ElectroMagnetic Interference Electro-Magnetic Interference Electro-Magnetic Interference Hardening Evaluation Model for Infra Red Arrays and Long-linear Devices Electro-Magnetic Isotope Separation Electronic Materials Information Service Emergency Manpower Information System Examination, Maintenance, Inspection & Testing Electro-Magnetic Launcher Extended Memory Manager Enhanced MEECN Message Processing System 138

Acronym EMMU EMP EMP EMP EMP EMP EMP EMPAR EMPASS EMPP EMPP EMPP EMPPP EMPS EMPS EMR EMR EMR EMR EMRLD EMRS EMS EMS EMS EMS EMS EMS EMS EMS EMS EMS EMS EMS(A) EMS(O) EMSC EMSEC EMSEC EMSEM EMT EMTA EMTE EMU EMU EMU EMU EMUX EMV EN en EN EN ENDEX ENDS

Long Title Engine Monitor Multiplexer Unit Electro Magnetic Phenomenon Electro Magnetic Pulse Electro--Magnetic Phenomenon Electromagnetic Pulse Engineering Mine Plough Environmental Management Plan European Multi-function Phased Array Radar Electro-Magnetic Performance of Air and Ship System Electro Magnetic Pulse Protection Electromagnetic Pulse Protection EMP Protection Electro-Magnetic Pulse Protection Equipment Management Policy Statement Establishment Maintenance Policy Strategy Electromagnetic Radiation Electronic Maintenance Repair Electronic Maintenance Room Extra-Mural Research Excimer Repetitively Pulsed Laser Device Engineering Manpower Recording System Electro-Magnetic pulse Shielding Electromagnetic Spectrum Electronic Messaging Service Engineering Modelling System Enhanced Mobility System Environmental Management System Environmental Management System. Equipment Maintenance Squadron European Monetary System Expanded Memory Specification Extended Memory System or Space Executive Manning Support System (Airmen) Executive Manning Support System (Officers) Engine Monitoring System Computer Electronic Emission Security Emission Security External Mass Storage Expansion Module Environmental Monitoring Team NTO for Engineering Manufacture Electro-Magnetic Test Environment (European) Economic and Monetary Union Electromagnetic Unit Electronic Message Unit Elevation Measuring Unit Electrical Multiplex Electromagnetic Vulnerability Electronic Neutralisation Enemy English Nature European Norm End of Exercise Environmental Data Services Ltd (producers of 'The ENDS Report')

ENG Engr

Engineering Engineer 139

Acronym ENJJPT ENK ENO ENOB ENOHD ENSCE ENSIP ENT ENV ENV ENVISAT EO EO EO EO EO EO EOAC EOB EOC EOC EOCCM EOCCM EOCM EOCM EOD EOD EOD EOFC EOG EOH EOI EOIS EOLOROP EO-LOROP EOM EOMUX EOO EOO EOOW EOP EOPM EOPM EOQ EOR EORSAT EOS EOSG EOSS EOSS EOT EOTIS EOW EOW EP EP

Long Title European NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Programme Endo-atmospheric Non-nuclear Kill Environmental Noise Officer Effective Number Of Bits Extended Nominal Ocular Hazard Distance Enemy Situation Correlation Element Engine Structural Integrity Program (USAF) Ear, Nose and Throat Environment Cabinet Committee European Pre-Norm Environmental Satellite Electro-Optic Electro-Optical Enabling Objective Equal Opportunities Executive Officer Equal Opportunities Officer (civilian local authority) Equal Opportunities Awareness Course Electronic Order of Battle Equal Opportunities Commission Explosive Ordnance Clearance Electro-Optical Counter Countermeasures Electro-Optical Counter-CounterMeasures Electro-Optic Counter Measures Electro-Optical Countermeasures Electro-Optic Device / Disposal Explosive Ordnance Demolition Explosive Ordnance Disposal Electro-Optical Fire Control Electro-OculoGraph Equipment Operating Hours Expression Of Interest Electro-Optical Imaging System Electro-optical Long Range Photography Electro-Optic Long Range Oblique Photography End Of Month Electro-Optic Multiplexer Economic Order Quantity Equal Opportunities Officers Engineer Officer of the Watch Emergency Offtake Point Electro Optic Protective Measures Electro-Optic Protection Measures Economic Order Quantity Explosive Ordnance Reconnaissance Electronic Ocean Reconnaissance Satellite Emergency Operating System (Theatre) Engineering Occupations Standards Group Electro-Optic Sensor System Electro-Optic Surveillance System Electro-Optical Tracker Electro-Optical Tracking & Indication System Engineering Order Wire Engineering Order Wire circuits Electronic Publishing Environmental Protection 140

Acronym EP EP EP EP EP Pol EP3 EPA EPA EPA EPA90 EPAC EPAQS EPBA EPC EPC EPC EPC EPCC EPCI EPD EPF EPG EPG EPG EPG EPG EPHOS EPI EPI EPIRB EPJ EPLRS EPM EPM EPM EPM EPM EPM EPM EPMaRV EPMS EPN EPNdB EPNL EPNS EPO EPOS EPP EPPU EPR EPRDU EPREP EPROM EPS EPS EPS

Long Title Equipment Plan Equipment Programme Estimated Position (navigation) Exercise Practice Environmental Protection Policy Section Expert Provisioner Environmental Protection Act Environmental Protection Agency Equipment Performance Analysis Environmental Protection Act 1990 Engine Performance Analysis by Comparison Expert Panel on Air Quality Standards European Portable Battery Association Electron Prismatic Collimator Electronic Plane Conversion Equipment Policy Committee Expenditure and Procurement Committee Essential Personnel Co-ordination Centre Enhanced Proliferation Control Initiative Environmental Protection Device Equipment Planning Form Electrical Pack Guidance Enhanced Performance Grenade European Production Group European Programme Group Externally Powered Machine Gun European Procurement Handbook for Open Systems Engine Performance Indicator Environmental Performance Indicator Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon Escort Protection Jammer Enhanced Position Location Reporting System Electronic Protection Measure Electronic Protection Measures Electronic Protective Measure Electronic Protective Measures Emergency Propulsion Motor Equipment Programme Measures Equipment Project Manager Earth Penetrating Manoeuvring Re-entry Vehicle Electrical Power Management System Eurofighter Partner Nation Effective Perceived Noise Decibel Effective Perceived Noise Level Electro-Plated Nickel Silver Environmental Protection Officer Electronic Point Of Sale Electric Power Plant Electronic Pack Processor Unit Engine Pressure Ratio Electronic Pack Remote Display Unit Explosives, Propellants and Related End Products agreement Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory Electrical Power System Encapsulated Post Script Encapsulated PostScript 141

Acronym EPS EPS EPSC EPSG EPSIS EPT EPTD EPTD EPU EPU EPUU EQ EQA EQD EQD ER ER ER ER ER ER ER ER ER ER/DL ER/RB ERA ERA ERAAM ERADCOM ERAM ERAM ERAPDS ERAPIDS ERAPS ERASMUS ER-ATACMS ERATO ERB ERBO ERC ERC ERCS ERD ERD ERDA ERDE ERDF ERETS ERF ERFB ERFB-BB ERG ERGFCDS ERGP ERIC

Long Title Environmental Policy Statement Exercise Planning Staff Equipment Policy Sub-Committee Estate Policy Steering Group Enhanced Procurement System Interface European Policy Team Equipment Project Technology Demonstration Equipment Project Technology Demonstrator Electrical Power Unit Emergency Power Unit Enhanced PLRS User Unit Equipment Qualification External Quality Audit Electrical Quality Assurance Directorate Existing Qualification Data Enhanced Radiation Equipment Requirement Established Reliability Estate Requirements Exception Report Exploitation Request Explosive Regulation Extended Range Extended Readiness Extended Range Data Link Enhanced Radiation / Reduced Blast Explosive Reactive Armour Extended Range Ammunition Extended Range Air-to-Air Missile Electronics Research and Development Command Extended Range Anti-armour Munition Extended Range Anti-tank Mine Enhanced Recognised Air Picture Dissemination System Extended Recognised Air Picture Display System Expendable Reliable Acoustic Path Sonobuoy Canadian complementing tool Extended-Range Army Tactical Missile System (US Army) Extended Range Automatic Targeting of Otomat missile Executive Responsibility Budget Executive Responsibility Budget Officer Earth Resources Consultants Engineering Record Card Emergency Rocket Communications System Entity Relationship Diagram Estimated Relief Date European Radio Data Association Explosives Research and Development Establishment European Regional Development Fund Enhanced Remote Target System Electronic Remote Fill Extended Range Full Bore Extended Range Full Bore, Base Bleed Equipment Reporting Guide Extended Range Gunnery Fire Control Demonstration System Extended Range Guided Projectile Electronic Reporting in Cab 142

Acronym ERINT ERIS ERL ERL ERLL ERM ERM ERM ERM ERMIS ERMS ERNIC ERO ERO EROM EROMCS EROS EROS ERP ERP ERP ERP ERP ERP ERR ERS ERS ERSC ERSS ERSUI ERU ERU ERU ERV ERV ERV ERVIS ERW ERWE ES ES ES ES ES ES ES ES ES ES ES (Air) ES (Land) ES CWG ES(Air)(VL) ESA ESA ESA

Long Title Extended Range Interceptor Exoatmospheric Re-entry Intercept Sub-system Economic Repair/Return Limit/Level Exception Report Log Enhanced Run Length Limited Electronic Records Management Enterprise Reference Model Equipment Registration Mark Exchange Rate Mechanism Extended Range Modification Integration System Electronic Records Management System Earnings Related National Insurance Contribution Explosive Responsible Officer Electoral Registration Erasable Read-Only Memory Extended Range Ordnance & Modular Charge System Electronic Repair Order System Equipment Repair Ordering and Tracking System Effective Radiated Power Effective/Emitter Radiated Power Enterprise Resource Planning Enterprise Resource Planning (MRPII) Extended Range Projectile Extended Range Proximity Estimated Repairable Returns Earth Resources Satellite European Remote sensing Satellite Extended Range Sub-Calibre European Remote-Sensing Satellite Equipment Related Stores Usage Information System Ejection Release Unit Ejector Release Unit Emergency Reaction Unit Electronic Repair Vehicle Emergency Rendezvous Emergency Rescue Vehicle Exoatmospheric Re-entry Vehicle Interception System Enhanced Radiation Weapon Enhanced Radar Warning Equipment Echo Sounder Employment Service Enabling Services End System or Electronic Sector Engineer Stores Engineering Sponsor Engineering Sub-system Environmental Statement Equipment Secretariat Equipment Support Equipment Support (Air) Equipment Support (Land) Enabling Services Capability Working Group Equipment Support (Air) Yeovilton Electronic Signature Authentication End Stage Assessment Energy Services Association 143

Acronym ESA ESA ESA ESA ESAS ESB ESB ESBU ESC ESC ESCM ESCOs ESD ESD ESD ESD ESD ESD ESD ESD ESDI ESDI ESDU ESE ESF ESG ESG ESG ESG ESH ESI ESiB ESISS ESL ESL ESM ESM ESM ESM ESM ESM ESMB ESMSG ESN ESN ESN ESO ESO ESOC ESP ESP ESP ESP ESP ESPADON

Long Title Environmental Support Application or European Space Agency Environmentally Sensitive Area Environmentally Special Area European Space Agency Electronically Steerable Antenna System Empress State Building Engineering Screening Board Equipment Support Business Unit Engine Supervisory Control European Security Community Equipment & Support Chain Management Energy Services Companies Earliest Start Date Electro Static Discharge Electronic Supply Depot System Electronic Systems Division (USAF) ElectroStatic Discharge Environmentally Sound Design Equipment Storage Depot Equipment Supply Depot European Security & Defence Identity European Security and Defence Initiative Engineering Science Data Unit Electronic Security Environment European Social Fund Electrostatically Suspended Gyro Emergency Service Grant Engineering Support Group Environmental Science Group Explosives Store House Electrospray Ionisation E-Skills into Business Equipment Support Information Systems Strategy Eddystone Light Explosive Stores Locker Electronic (Warfare) Support Measure Electronic Signal Monitoring Electronic Support Measures Electronic Surveillance Measures Electronic Warfare Support Measures Equipment Support Manager Environment and Safety Management Board Environmental and Safety Management Steering Group Educationally Sub-Normal Electronic Serial Number Equipment Stock Number Equipment Support Organization Explosive Safety Officer European Space Operations Centre Electric Ship Programme Expendable Signal Processor Expendable System Programme Expert System Prototype Extra-Sensory Perception Environment for Signal Processing Applications Development and protOtypiNg 144

Acronym ESPAWS ESPD ESPO ESPPA ESPRIT ESR ESR ESR ESRD ESRO ESRS ESS ESS ESS ESS ESS ESS ESS ESS ESS ESSAM ESSC ESSD ES-SDMS ESSM EST EST EST EST ESTA ESTA ESTACS ESTC ESTEC ESU ESU ESU ESWBS ESyO ET ET ET ET ET ET ET ET ET&T ET(LDA)R ETA ETA ETAG ETAP ETB ETBPP ETC

Long Title Enhanced Self-propelled Artillery Weapon System Equipment Support Policy Directive Engineering Support Planning Officer Equipment Support Provision and Procurement Administration Eye-Slaved Projected Raster Inset Electro-Slag Refined steel European Staff Requirements Experimental Surveillance Radar Equipment Specific Reference Data European Space Research Organisation (now ESA) Electro Slag Refined Steel Engineer Systems Support Engineering Systems Support Environment & Safety Strategy Section Environment Stress Screening Environmental Scoping Study Environmental Support System Exercise Support System Exploitation Support Segment (JSIPS) External Suspension System Equipment Support Sustainability Analysis Model Engineering Services Standing Conference ElectroStatic Sensitive Device Expanded Service-Shipboard Data Multiplex System Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile Eastern Standard Time Electronic Support and Training Energy Savings Trust European Standard Time Energy Systems Trade Association Entity Subject to Approval Establishment Authority Computer System Explosives Storage & Transport Committee European Space Research and Technology Centre Electronic Storage Unit Electro-Static Units External Stabilisation Unit Expanded Ship Work Breakdown Structure Establishment Security Officer Eastern Time Electronic Timer Electrothermal Embedded Training Emerging Technology Evasion Training External Tank Employment Tribunal European Test and Evaluation (USAF) Electric Target (Limited Danger Area) Range Estimated Time of Acquisition Estimated Time of Arrival Education and Training Action Group Education and Training Action Plan Engineering & Technology Board Energy Technology Best Practice Programme Electro, Thermal, Chemical 145

Acronym ETC ETC ETCC ETD ETE ETEC-E ETES ETF ETF ETI ETI ETI ETM ETM ETMP ETO ETO ETP ETP ETPU ETR ETR ETR ETR ETS ETS ETS ETS ETS/N ETSI ETSS ETSU EU EU EU EU ETS EUB EUCLID EUCLID EUCLID EUCOM EUN EURATOM EURING Euro-ART EUROCAE EUROCOM EUROCONTROL EUROFER EURONET EUROSPACE EUV EV EV&P EVA EVA

Long Title Electrothermal-Chemical Estimated Time of Completion Explosive Threshold Characteristic Curve Estimated Time of Departure Estimated Time Enroute Electronics and Telecommunications Evaluation Centre - Europe Exotic Threat Emitter System Electronic Time Fuze Enhanced Tactical Fighter Elapsed Time Indicator Elapsed Time Indicators Engineering Technical Instruction Electronic Technical Manual Electronic Troubleshooting Manual Enhanced Terrain Masked Penetration Engineer To Order (MRPII) Engineering Training Officer Engineering Test Plan Estimated Time of Penetration Engine Transient Pressure Unit Electric Target Range Engineered To Reliance Engineering Test Requests Estimated Time of Return Electronic Tote System European Telephone System Engineering Tank Systems IPT Educational and Training Services Engagement Training Simulator Network European Telecommunications Standards Institute Electronic Telecommunications Switching System Energy Technology Support Unit Electronic Unit European Union Expect User European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Essential User By-pass European Collaboration Long-term In Defence European Co-operation for the Long term in Defence European Co-operative long-term Initiative in Defence European Command Electronic Unit Name European Atomic Energy Committee European Engineer European Advanced Radar Technology EURopean Organisation for Civil Aircraft Equipment European Communications European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation European Steel Federation European Information Network European Industrial Space Study Group Extreme Ultra-Violet Electron Volt Engineer Vehicles And Plant IPT Effectiveness and Vulnerability Assessment code Extra Vehicular Activity 146

Acronym evac EVAS EVER EVGA EVIDS EVS EVS EVs EVSA EVT EVT EW EW EW&C EW/GCI EWAC EWAD EWAISF EWAM EWAS EWAU EWC EWC EWCC EWCC EWCP EWCS EWD EWD EWE EWEDS EWEP EWES EWG EWG EWKBS EWM EWMS EWO EWO EWO EWO EWOC EWOS EWOS EWOSE EWOSU e-WOW EWP EWRRF EWS EWS EWSL EWSM EWSP EWSR

Long Title Evacuation Emergency Vision Assurance System Endurance Vehicle for Extended Reconnaissance Enhanced Video Graphics Array (also known as SVGA) Enhanced Vehicular Information Distribution System Electro-optical Viewing System Enhanced Vision System External Verifiers Enterprise Value Stream Analysis Establishment Variation Factors Exercise Variant Torpedo Early Warning Electronic Warfare Early Warning and Control Early Warning and Ground-Controlled Intercept Electronic Warfare Analysis Centre Electronic Warfare and Avionics Detachment Electronic Warfare Avionics Integrated Support Facility Extended Window Addressable Memory Electronic Warfare Analysis System Electronic Warfare Avionics Unit (Royal Air Force) Electronic Warfare Coordinator Establishment Works Consultant Electronic Warfare Control Centre Electronic Warfare Coordination Cell Electronic Warfare Control Processor Electronic Warfare Control Ship/Station Effective Working Days Electronic Warfare Director European Work Experience project Electronic Warfare Evaluation Display System Electronic Warfare Evaluation Program Electronic Warfare Evaluation System Executive Working Group Expert Working Group Electronic Warfare Knowledge Based System Electronic Warfare Manager Electronic Warfare Mutual Support Electronic Warfare Officer Emergency War Order Engineer Works Organisation Executive Warrant Officer Electronic Warfare Operator's Console European Workshop for Open Systems European Workshop on Open Systems Electronic Warfare Operational Support Establishment Electronic Warfare Operational Support Unit Electronic Way's of Working Electronic Working Practices Electronic Warfare Rapid Reaction Facility Electronic Warfare System External Weapon Station Equivalent Single Wheel Load Early Warning Support Measures Engineering and Weapon Support Publication EW Department Senior Rating 147

Acronym EWT EWTR EWTS EWTS-R EWX EX EX ex EXACT EXCM ExE EXE EXJAM expd EXR EYF EYF EYPR

Long Title Engineer Wheeled Tractor EW Training Range Electronic Warfare Training System Electronic Warfare Training System - Radar EW Exercise Electronics Experimental Except Exercise EXercise Analysis for Collective Training External Countermeasures Event by Event Executable (program) Expendable Jamming System Expedite Exceptional Reserves End Year Flexibility End-Tear Flexibility End of Year Performance Report (also known as EYR - End of Year Report)

EYPR EZP EZRC f F F&C F&D F&R F&U F/L F/N DMS F-1 etc FA FA FA FAA FAA FAA FAA FAACA FAACO FAAD FAADC21 FAADS FAAIT FAAIT FAAITM FAALS FAAM FAAR FAASV FAAWC FAAWC FAB FAB FAC FAC

End of Year Performance Review Exclusion Zone Patrol Exclusion Zone Reception centre Femto 10-15 Fighter (aircraft) Fire and Control (missile guidance) Fix and Destroy Fair and Reasonable Fire and Update Forced Lubrication (Pump) Flight / Navigation Display Mode Selector Seagoing Fire Exercise Financial Advisor Free Assets Functional Area Federal Aviation Administration Fleet Air Arm Force Administration Area US Federal Aviation Administration Force Anti-Air Co-ordination Area First Aid Aircraft Outfit Forward Area Air Defence Forward Area Air Defence Command, Control and Intelligence Forward Area Air Defence System Fleet Air Arm Information Technology (system) Fleet Air Arm IT Fleet Air Arm Information Technology Management Forward Area Armoured Logistic System Family of Air-to-Air Missiles Forward Area Alerting Radar Field Artillery Ammunition Support Vehicle Force Anti-Air Warfare Commander Forces Anti-Air Warfare Coordinator Forward Air Base Forward Avionics Bay Fast Attack Craft Fleet Accommodation Centre. 148

Acronym FAC FAC FAC FAC FACA FACA FACCWG FACCWG FACE FACETS FACON FACP FACTS FAD FAD FAD FADAC FADEC FAE or FAX FAEM FAESHED FAFC FAI FAITS FALCON FALCON FALCON Falcon EW/TS FALCON I

Long Title Fleet Audit Committee Flight Augmentation Computer Forward Air Control Forward Air Controller Force Air Coordination Area Future Attack and Combat Aircraft Future Air Command and Control Working Group Future Air Control Centre Working Group Field Artillery Computing Equipment Physical optics prediction code Facilities Control Forward Air Control Post FLIR Augmented Cobra TOW Sight First Aircraft Delivery Fleet Air Defence Forward Ammunition Depot Field Artillery Digital Automatic Computer Full Authority Digital Engine Control Fuel Air Explosive Flexible Air Engagement Model Fuel-Air Explosive Helicopter Delivered Full Authority Fuel Control First Article Inspection Functional Area Information Technology Strategy Fission Activated Laser Concept Frequency-Agile Low Coverage Netted radar Fuel and Lubricants Computer Opportunity Network Falcon Electronic Warfare/Target Support Aircraft Fuel and Lubricants Computer Operations Network (HQ Elements)

FALCON II

Fuel and Lubricants Computer Operations Network (Depot Elements)

FALW FALWA FAM FAM FAM FAM FAM FAMAS FAME FAME FAMG FAMS FAMS FAMS FAMV FAN FandL FANY FAO FAOS FAP FAP FAP FAP

Family of Air-Launched Weapons Fleet Amphibious & Land Warfare Authority Field Alarm Module Fighter Attack Manoeuvring Flexible Attrition Mode Flexible Attrition Model Friendly Aircraft Movements Financial & Management Accounting System Feature Associated Mesh Embedding Frequency Assignment Management Equipment Field Artillery Missile Group Family of Air Missile Systems Family of Anti-air Missile Systems Field Automatic Message Switch Forward Area Multi-purpose Vehicle Forward Air Navigator Fuel and Lubricants First Aid Nursing Yeomanry For the Attention Of Future Air offensive System Fiche Air Publication Final Approach First Aid Post Fly Away Packs 149

Acronym FAPDS FAPDS FAPSM FAQ FAR FAR FAR FAR FAR FAR FAR FARC FARCOS FARE FARP FARP FARRP FARS FARS FARS FARSIGHT FARV-A FARVE FAS FAS FAS FASCASM FASGW FASGW FASH FASM FASO FASOC FASS FAST FAST FAST FAST FAST FAST FASTAR FASTHAT FASTNET FASW FAT FAT FAT FAT FAT FATE FATE FATG FATO FATS FATS FATS

Long Title Frangible Armour Piercing Discarding Sabot Frangible Armour-Piercing, Discarding Sabot Future Anti-Personnel Scatterable Mine Frequently Asked Questions False Alarm Rate Fatal Accident Rate Federal Acquisition Regulation Federal Aviation Requirement Fixed Asset Register Flight Authorisation Release Fuel to Air Ratio Fuel to Air Ratio Controller Fast Adaptive HF Radio Communication System Forward Area Refuelling Equipment Forward Area Refuel Point Forward Arming/Refuel Point Forward-Area Rearming and Refuelling Point Fast Acquisition Receiver System Field Artillery Rocket System Frequency Array Radar System Infrared staring-array imager system, 3-5 mm FLIR Future Armoured Re-supply Vehicle, Artillery Fixed Asset Registration and Valuation Exercise Flank Array Sonar Forward Acquisition Sensor Frequency-Agile Subsystem Family of Scatterable Mines Future Air to Surface Guided Weapon Future Air-to-Surface Guided Weapon Future Amphibious Support Helicopter Future Attack SubMarine Forward Airfield Supply Organisation Forward Air Support Operations Centre Field Artillery Systems Support Federation Against Software Theft Fly Away Satellite Terminal Forward Air Support Team Freight Automated Status Tracker Fully Automatic Scoring Target Fuze Activating Static Targets Forward Area Surveillance and Target Acquisition System Fast High-Accuracy Tuneable receiver Fixed Army Strategic Telephone Network Force Anti-Submarine Warfare Factory Acceptance Test File Allocation Table (DOS) First Aid Team First Article Testing Flying Aptitude Test Floppy And Tape Exchange Fuzing, Arming, Test and Evaluation Fixed Air-To-Ground Final Approach and Take-Off Area Field Automatic Telephone Switch Firearms Training System Forward Air Transport Support 150

Acronym FATS FATSO FATT FAV FAW FAW FAW FAWEU FAWPSS FAWS FAX FB FB FB FBEAG FBG FBI FBI FBI FBL FBL FBNW FBRV FBS FBSI FBW FC FC FC FC FC radar FCA FCA FCA FCA BISA FCAD FCAGT FCB FCBA FC-BISA FCC FCC FCC FCC FCC FCC FCC FCC FCCT FCCVS FCD FCD FCDC FCDC FCDG FCDR

Long Title Framework Agreement for Techical Support First Aid Technical Stores Outfit Forward Area Tactical Teletype Fast Attack Vehicle Fighter, All-Weather First Aid at Work Found At Work Force Answerable to the Western European Union Forward Area Water Point Supply System Future Artillery Weapons Systems IPT Facsimile Fighter Bomber Fine Business Full Board Franco-British European Air Group Future Business Group Federal Bureau of Investigation Federation of British Industry Forms B Index Fleet Ballistic Missile Fly-By-Light For But Not With Future Beach Recovery Vehicle Fly-By-Speech Framework for Battlespace Systems Investment Fly-By-Wire Field Chief Fighter Control/Controller Fighter Controller Fire Control Fire Control radar Fire Control Application Functional Configuration Audit Future Combat Aircraft Fire control BISA Future Chemical Agent Detector Full Cover Anti G Trousers File Control Block Future Carrier Borne Aircraft Fire Control BISA Federal Communications Commission (US) Fire Command Centre Fire Control Centre Fleet Command Centre Flight Control Computer Flight Crew Checklist Functional Cost Centre Fleet Casework Cell Field Communication Centre Terminal Future Close-Combat Vehicle System Fleet Charge Document (RN classified book) Future Capability Development Flexible Confined Detonating Cord Flight Control Data Recorder Fleet Clearance Diving Group Flight Commander 151

Acronym FCE FCEA FCEU FCI FCI FCIG FCIP FCIP FCIS FCISSU FCLV FCMC FCN FCNP FCO FCO FCO FCO FCO FCP FCPEM FCPO FCR FCR FCR FCRWT FCS FCS FCS FCS FCS FCSS FCT FCT FCTS FCU FCZ fd FD FD FD FD FD FD/LS FDA FDAS FDAU FDC FDC FDCS FDCV FDD FDD FDD FDD FDDCE

Long Title Fire Control Equipment Flight Control Electrical Assembly Fire Control Electronics Unit Federated Corporate Infrastructure (interconnection of intranets) Future Corporate Infrastructure Fleet Capability Integration Group Final CIP Final CIP (functionality provided at CBM increment 06) Fleet Continuous Improvement System Fleet Communications Information Systems Support Unit Future Command and Liaison Vehicle Fire Control and Monitoring Computer Future Core Network IPT Fire Control Navigation Panel Fire Control Officer Fleet Communications Office Forces Courier Office Foreign & Commonwealth Office Foreign and Commonwealth Office Forward Control Post Fire Control Processor Electronics Module Forward Control Petty Officer Financial Control reference Fire Control Radar Future Combat Radio Fleet Close Range Weapon Team Field-expedient Mine-clearing System Financial Costing System Finite Capacity Scheduling Fire Control System Flight Control System Fire Control Sight System Foreign Comparative Test programme Functional Customer Team Flight Controller Training System Fuel Consumption Unit Forward Combat Zone Field Fleet Data Flight Deck Foundation Degree Framework Document Full Development Fault Detection and Location System Full Danger Area Flight Data Acquisition System Flight Data Acquisition Unit Fire Direction Centre Fire Distribution Centre Flight Departure and Control System Fire Direction Centre Vehicle Firing Device Delay Floppy Disk Drive Forecast of Delivery Dates Forward Divisional Dump Force Development Data Collection Effort 152

Acronym FDDI FDDI FDDI FDDI FDDS FDEP FDG FDH FDI FDI FDI FDIP FDIS FDIU FDL FDM FDM FDM FDMA FDMA FDO FDO(DML) FDP FDPP FDRS FDS FDS FDS FDS FDT FDT FDTE FDTU FDU FDX FE FE FE FE FE [email protected] [email protected] FEA FEAF FEANI FEAS FEAS FEAS FEB FEBA FEBA FEBS FEC FED FEDA

Long Title Fibber Distributed Data Interchange Fibre Distributed Data Interface Fibre Distributed Data Interface (optic, dual-attach, token-ring) Floppy Disk Drive Interface Flag Data Display Systems Flight Data Entry Panel Fleet Diving Group Fully De-Humidified Fleet Date Inspection Full Development / Final Design & Initial Production Full Developmental Item Forward Development and Implementation Plan Federation of Defence Information Services Flight Data Interface Unit Fast Deployment Logistic Facility Design Manager Fleet Data Management Frequency Division Multiplex Fleet Date Material Assessment Frequency Division Multiple Access Flight Deck Officer Facility Design Office (Devonport Management Limited) Facility Development Plan Full Development Pre-Production Flight Data Recorder System Fixed Distributed System Flight Deployable Simulator Flight Director System Functionally Distributed Simulation Field Deployable Trainer Fleet Diving Tender Full Development, Test and Evaluation Flight Deck Training Unit Flight Data Unit Full-duplex Force Element Force Elements/ Fighting Equipment Further Education Future Escort (Type 22/23 replacement) Future Escort or Finite Element Force Elements at Readiness Force Elements at Sustainability Finite Element Analysis Far East Air Force Federation Europienne d'Associations Nationales d'Ingenieurs Fleet Engineering Admin System Fleet Engineering Administration System Fleet Engineering Administrative System. Fleet Executive Board Forward Edge of Battle Area Forward Edge of the Battle Area Fuze Electronic Boost Separator Forward Error Correction Fleet Efficiency Database Further Education Development Agency (now replaced by the Learning and Skills Development Agency) 153

Acronym FEDC FEDLOG FED-STD FEFA FEFC FEFCW FEI FEI FEL FEL FEL FELT FEM FEMA FEMIS FEMS FENG FEO FEO FEOs FEP FEP FEP FEPOW FER FERB FERRITES FES FES FES FET FET FET FET FETI FEW FEWS FEWSG FF FF FF FF/DD FFA FFA FFAR FFAR FFAR FFAR FFAR FFAR FFB FFC FFCS FFD

Long Title Fleet Engineering Data Centre FEDeral LOGistics (holds latest information on USA DOD's item data records (IDR)) Federal Standard Future European Fighter Aircraft Further Education Funding Council (now replaced by the Learning and Skills Council) Further Education Funding Council for Wales Federation of Electrical Industries The Federation of the Electronics Industry Fibre Elastometric (rotor head) Free Electron Laser Free-Electron Laser Free Electron Laser Technology Force Effectiveness Measure Federal Emergency Management Agency Field Force Equipment Management Information System Fleet Exercise Minelaying System Fellow of Engineering Fleet Engineering Orders Fleet Explosives Officer Fleet Engineering Orders Fleet Efficiency Plan Front End Processor Full Economic Price Far East Prisoners of War Flexible Early Retirement Failure Evaluation Review Board FERRImagnetic maTErialS Fleet Engineering Service Fleet Engineering Staff Force Entry Switch Field Effect Transistor Fixed Electrical Target Fleet Equipment Trials Future Engineering Tasks Fleet Engineering Technical Instructions Fighter Escort Wing Follow-on Early Warning System Fleet Electronic Warfare Support Group Fire Fighting First Fitting Frigate Frigate and or Destroyer Field Firing Area Free Fire Area Folding Fin Aerial Rocket Folding Fin Aircraft Rocket Folding-Fin Aircraft Rocket Forward-Firing Aircraft Rocket Free Flight Aircraft Rocket Free-Flight Aircraft Rocket Filter-Fan-Battery Full Function Crew station Free-Fall Control Systems First Fit Defect 154

Acronym FFE FFE FFF FFG FFISTS FFLAV FFMR FFO FFOR FFOS FFP FFPB FFR FFR FFR FFSK FFSP FFSS FFT FFTA FFTO FFZ FG Fg Off FGA FGCP FGI FGN FGR FGS FH FH FH FHFS FHQO FHU FI FI FI FI FIA FIA FIAM FIBUA FIBUA FIBUA FICS FIE FIEE FIF FIFO FIFV FIG fig FII CWG FILA

Long Title Fire For Effect Free From Explosives Form, Fit and Function Guided Missile Frigate Fast Frigate Integrated Shipboard Tactical System Future Family of Light Armoured Vehicles Far Field Magnetic Range Furnace Fuel Oil Future Phase One Rocket Forward Flying Observation System Future Frigate Project Free-Fall Practice Bomb Fitted For Radio Forces Fixed Rate Free Flight Rocket Fast Frequency Shift Keying Full Function Signal Processor Future Fighting Soldier System Fast Fourier Transform Towed Array Fitted FF Force Firearms Training Office Fire Free Zone Field Gun Flying Officer Fighter Ground Attack (aircraft) Flight Guidance Control Panel Fuze/Guidance Interaction Federal German Navy Fighter, Ground Attack Reconnaissance Federal German Ship Field Howitzer Flying Hour Frequency Hopping Foundation Health Federal Services Fleet HQ Output Force Helicopter Unit Falkland Islands Fatigue Index Fault Investigation Frigate IPT Federation Internationale De L'Auto-mobile (Grand Prix) Food and Incidentals Allowance Flight In Air Material Fighting In a Built Up Area Fighting In Built Up Areas Fighting In built-up Areas Fully Integrated Communication System Fly-In Echelon Fellow of Institution of Electrical Engineers Fractual Image Format First-In, First-Out buffer Future Infantry Fighting Vehicle Fighter Interceptor Group figure Fixed Information Infrastructure Capability Working Group Fighting Intruders at Low Altitude 155

Acronym FILAD FIMS FIMS FIMU Fin FINABS FINCO FINEX FINO FIO FIO FIONA FIPS FIR FIR FIR FIRAMS FIRMU FIRST FIRST FIRST LT FIS FIS FIS3 FISCS FIST FIST FIST FIST FISTDMD FISTV FISV FITOW FITOW FITS FITS Fitt FIVEATAF FJ FJP FKCU FKMS FKMU FL FLA FLAB FLAG FLAG FLAG PCS FLAGE FLAGO FLAGOs FLAIR FLASH FLASH

Long Title Future Inner Layer Air Defence Ferranti Integrated Mine Countermeasures System Forms Interface Management System Fleet Information Management Unit Finance Financial Accounting and Business System Field Intelligence NCO End of period of ASW Action (in CASEX) Fleet Inspector Naval Ordnance For Information Only Field Intelligence Officer FLIR imagery data fusion study Federal Information Processing Standard Far Infra-Red Flight Information Region Functional Item Replacement Flight Incident Recorder and Aircraft Monitoring System Flight Incident Recorder Memory Unit Federation of Incident Response Teams or Future Infra-Red Suppression Technology Fleet Integrated and Rationalised Study Team Assistant to the Commander of HMS DRAKE Fighter Interceptor Squadron Financial Information System Ferranti Integrated Submarine Sonar Suite Ferranti Integrated Submarine Combat Suite Facility for Infantry Situation Training Fire Support Team Fused Interface SimulaTor (displays) Future, Infantry, Soldier, Technology Fire Support Team Digital Message Device Fire Support Team Vehicle Fire Support Team Vehicle Further Improved TOW Further Improved Tube launched Optical tracked Wire guided Falkland Islands Trunk System Framework of IT Security Fitter Fifth Allied Tactical Air Force Fast Jet Forward Job Plan Frequency and Key Copy Unit Frequency and Key Management System Frequency and Key Management Unit Flexible Future Large Aircraft Flag Lieutenant to the Admiralty Board Flemish Aerospace Group Flexible Lightweight Agile Guided (missile) Flag Port Control Station Flexible Lightweight Agile Guided Experiment Fleet Administrative & General Orders Fleet Administrative & General Orders Field Low Altitude Intermediate-range Radar Firebee Low-Altitude Ship-to-Ship Homing Missile Folding Light Acoustic System for Helicopters 156

Acronym FLAV FLB FLC FLCD FLCH FLEET EW FLEETMIS FLET FLF FLIR FLIR FLM FLM FLO FLOBS FLOC FLOC FLOO FLOO FLOOs FLOOs FLOPS FLOPSY FLOPSY FLOS FLOS FLOT FLOTCOM FLPT FLR FLS FLS FLS FLT FLT FLTBDCST FltCdr FLTSATCOM Fly 1 Flyco FLYEX FLYRT FM FM FM FM FM FM FM3TR FMA FMA FMA FMB FMB FMB No FMBT

Long Title Family of Light Armoured Vehicles Future Light Bridge Front Line Command (i.e. Fleet, Land and STC) Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Displays Flechette Fleet Electronic Warfare Fleet Management Information System Forward Line of Enemy Troops Front Line First Defence Costs Study Forward Looking Infra-Red Forward-Looking Infra Red First Line Manager FLeet Management Force Logistics Officer Flight Observer (Helicopter Tactical Officer) Fleet Operational Capability Future Land Operating Concept Fleet Operating Orders Fleet Operational Orders Fleet Legal Operating Orders Fleet Operating Orders Floating Point Operations Per Second Fleet Operational Programming System Fleet Operations Programming System First Line Operating Service First Line Operating System Forward Line of Own Troops Flotilla Command Fork Lift Pallet Trailer Financial Liability Record Force Level Simulation Forward Line of Sight Forward Logistic Site Flight Fork Lift Truck Fleet Broadcast (US Navy) Flight Commander Fleet Satellite Communications Parking position for the helicopter partly into the hanger Flying Control Flying Exercise FLYing Radar Target Facilities Management Facilities Manager Field Marshal Financial Memorandum Flight Model Frequency Modulation Future Multiband Multimode Modular Tactical Radio Flight Mode Annunciation Forward Maintenance Area Foundation Modern Apprenticeship Fleet Maintenance Base Forward Mounting Base Fleet Maintenance Base Number Future Main Battle Tank 157

Acronym FMC FMC FMC FMCG FMCS FMCS FMCW FMDS FMDS FMDS FMEA FMEA FMEA-MI FMECA FMECA FMED FMF FMF FMG FMG FMGC FMH FMI FMICW FMIS FMIS FMIW FMJ FMLN FMM FMM FMM FMO FMOP FMP FMPMS FMR FMR FMRAAM FMRAAM FMRO FMS FMS FMS FMS FMS FMS FMS FMS FMSAM FMSAM FMSC FMST FMTV FMU FMU

Long Title Flexible Manufacturing Cell Flight Management Computer Fully Mission Capable Fast Moving Consumer Goods Factory Management Control System Flight Management Computer System Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave Floating Mine Disposal System Future Mine Detection System Future Mine Disposal Systems Failure Model & Effect Analysis Failure Modes and Effects Analysis Failure Modes and Effects Analysis - Maintainability Information Failure Modes Effect & Criticality Analysis Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis Forward Medical Equipment Depot Fleet Marine Force Flight Management Functions Fleet Management Group Failure Message Generator Flight Management and Guidance Computer Future Medium Helicopter IPT Financial Management Initiative Frequency Modulated Interrupted Continuous Wave Financial and Management Information System Food Management Information System Fast Moving Item Warehouse Full Metal Jacket Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front Ferry Mission Mass Frequency Management Module Functional Machinery Manager Fleet Mail Office Frequency Modulation On Pulse Fleet Management Plan Future Man Portable Missile System Field Miniature Range Forward Maintenance Review Future Medium Range Air to Air Missile Future Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile Fleet Maintenance & Repair Organisation Ferranti Modular Sonar Field-Maintenance Squadron (USAF) Financial Management System Fire Marking System Flexible Manufacturing System Flight Management System Foreign Military Sales Full Mission Simulator Future Medium range Surface-to-Air Missile Future Medium Surface to Air Missile Frequency Management Sub-Committee Finance and Management Strategy Training Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles Feeder Matching Unit Fleet Maintenance Unit 158

Acronym FMW FMW FNF FNLS FNOIO FNU FNWC FO FO FO FO FO FO FOA FOA FOAC FOAEW FOAEW FOAM FOAM FOAS FOAS FOAS FOB FOB FOB FOB FOC FOC FOC FOC FOC FOC FOC FOCA FOCAS FOCAS FOCAS FOCOS FOCSLE FOCSLE FOCSLE  FOD FOD FOD PLOD FODL FODMIS

Long Title Fast Moving (Item) Warehouse Type of small electrical truck held by FMG Flash Non-Fragmentation Flow Noise Limiting Speed Fleet Naval Ordnance Inspection Officer Foreign Nation User Future Naval Workstation Concept Facility Operator Fibre Optic Flag Officer Follow-On Foreign Office Forward Observer Forecast Of Arisings Future Offensive Aircraft Flag Officer, Aircraft carrier Follow On Airborne Early Warning Future Organic Airborne Early Warning Forecast Ocean Atmosphere Model Forecast Ocean Atmospheric Model Fleet Operational Analysis Staff Future Offensive Air System Future Offensive Aircraft System Fibre Optic Bridge Flying Order Book Forward Operating Base Forward Operational Base Fibre Optic Communications First of Class Free of Charge Full Operating Capability Full Operating Capacity Full Operational Capability Fundamentals Of Computing Fibre Optic Cable Assembly Fibre Optical Communications for Aerospace Systems Flag Officer Carrier or Amphibious Ships Flag Officer, Carriers and Amphibious Ships Foam Overhead Cover Support System Fleet Operational Command System Fleet Operational Command System Lifetime Extension Fleet Operational Command System Life Extension Foreign Object Damage Foreign Object Damage - also the objects that cause FOD Search of upper deck for FOD Fibre-Optic Data Link Fundamentals of Design and Management of Information Systems

FODT FODU FoE FOERK FOF FOF1 (2 etc.) FOFA FofF

Fibre Optics Data Transmission Fibre Optic Distribution Unit Friends Of The Earth Fibre Optic Emergency Repair Kit Flag Officer Flotilla Flag Officer 1st Flotilla (2nd etc.) Follow On Force Attack Field of Fire 159

Acronym FofS FOG FOG-G FOG-M FOHMD FOI FOI FOIPG FOIRL FOL FOL FOLD FOLD FOLPEN FOM FOM FOMA FOMA FOMO FOMP FONA FONA FONAC FONAC FONSI FOO FOO FOO FOODMIS FOOM FOP FOP FOPA FOPD FOPS FOPV FOQ FORACS FORSCOM FORTIS

Long Title Foreman of Signals Fibre Optic Gyro Fibre-Optics Guidance Fibre-Optic Guided Missile Fibre-Optic Helmet-Mounted Display Follow-On Interceptor (USAF) Freedom of Information Freedom of Information Practitioners Group (formerly FOISG) Fibre Optic Inter-Repeater Link Fly-Off Lever Forward Operating Location Fibre Optic Line Driver Forward Observer Laser Designator Foliage Penetration Figure of Merit Figure of Merit (for passive ASW) Flag Officer Maritime Aviation Flag Officer Maritime Aviation (also AOC 3 Group STC) Fleet Operations Maintenance Officer Fibre Optic Mortar Projectile Flag Officer Naval Air Flag Officer Naval Aviation Flag Officer Naval Air Command Flag Officer, Naval Air Command Finding Of No Significant Impact Forecast of Outturn Forecast Of Out-turn Forward Observation Officer FOOD Supply Management Information System Forecast of Outrun Flag Officer Plymouth Fleet Operation Programme FOcal Plane Array Forward Out Patient Department Falling Object Protective Structure Future Offshore Patrol Vessel Fixed Order Quantity (MRPII) Fleet Operational Readiness Accuracy and Check System Forces Command Forward Observation and Reconnaissance Thermal Imaging System

FORTRAN FORWARD FoS FOS FOS FOSCI FOSF FOSF (SERO) FOSIC FOSITO FOSM FOSNI FOSNNI FOSP FOSSN

Formula Translating System Feedback Of Repair, Workshop And Reliability Data Family of Systems Fleet Operations Schedule Flotilla Operating Schedule Fibre Optic Secure Communications Infrastructure Flag Officer Surface Flotilla Flag Officer Service Flotilla (Ships Employment Records Officer) Fleet Ocean Surveillance Information Centre (US Navy) Fleet Operational Support Information Technology Officer Flag Officer Submarines Flag Officer Scotland, Northern England and Northern Ireland Flag Officer Scotland, Northern England and Northern Ireland Fleet Oceanic Surveillance Product Follow-On Nuclear Submarine 160

Acronym FOST FOT FOTI FOTL FOTMD FOTR FOTR FOTR FOTS-LH FOU fouo FOURATAF FOV FOW FP FP FP FP FP FP Firing Point FPA FPA FPA FPAA FPAS FPB FPC FPC FPC FPCS FPDA FPDA FPDA FPDB FPDL FPF FPGA FPH FPI FP-IMS FPIWA FPLA FPM FPMG FPMG FPMG FPMG FPMG FPO FPO FPO FPP FPR FPR FPS FPS

Long Title Flag Officer Sea Training Forward Ordnance Team Fleet Operating & Tactical Instructions Follow-On To Lance Fibre Optic Tube Mounted Dispenser Flag Officer Training & Recruiting Flag Officer Training and Recruiting Flag Officer Training and Reserves Fibre Optic Transmission System - Long Haul Forward Observation Unit For Official Use Only Fourth Allied Tactical Air Force Field Of View Family Of Weapons Footpath Force Programming Frame Pointer Frangible Projectile Force Protection FP Firing Point Fire Point Assembly Focal Plane Array Focal-Plane Array Field Programmable Analogue Array Focal-Plane Array Seeker Fast Patrol Boat Fast Patrol Craft Firm or Fixed Price Catalogue system Formal Police Caution Fixed Profit Car Scheme Five Power Defence Agreement Five Power Defence Arrangements Five Powers Defence Alliance Final Publication Database Flashlamp Pumped Dye Laser Final Protective Fire Field Programmable Gate Array Frimley Park Hospital Fleet Performance Indicator Fixed Point Ion Mobility Spectrometer chemical detector First-Pass In-Weather Attack Field Programmable Logic Array Fastest Possible Means Finance, Planning & Management Group Finance, Planning and Management Group Financial Planning and Management Group Financial Planning Management Group Fuel Pump Monitoring Unit Field/Forces Post Office Firing Point Officer Firm Planned Order (MRPII) Fleet Planning and Programming Federal Procurement Regulation Fibre Reinforced Plastic Fast Packet Switch Fisheries Protection Squadron 161

Acronym FPSO FPTT FPU FPV FPV FPWG FQIS FQR FQT FR FR FR FR FR No 4 shirt FRA FRA FRACAS FRAG Frag O FRAM FRAM Frame Relay FRAS FRASM FRC FRC FRC FRC FRCs FRCWR FRE FRECIs freq FREQ FREQSEP FRES FRES FRG FRG FRG FRI FRI FRITMA FRL FRL FRML FRMO FRO FROG Front Door FRP FRPA FRPL FRPP FRR FRR

Long Title Firing Point Safety Officer Fuel Part Task Trainer Floating Point Unit Fishery Protection Vessel Fleet Practice Variant Frequency Planner Working Group Fuel Quantity Indication System Formal Qualification Review Formal Qualification Testing Fighter Reconnaissance Final Review France Future Requirement Fire Retardant clothing (always worn on board in the RN) Fleet Readiness Assessment Flight Refuelling Aviation Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action Fragmentation Fragmentary Order Fire Risk Assessment Methodology Fleet Rehabilitation And Modernisation programme (US Navy) An X.25 transmission protocol Free-Rocket Anti-Submarine FRagmenting Airburst SubMunition Fibre Reinforced Composite Flare Remote Control Frigate Refit Centre Future Rotorcraft Capability IPT Flight Reference Cards FOST Return Call Walk Round Fleet Ready Escort Fleet Recreational Instructions Frequency Frequency (radio) Frequency Separation Future Rapid Effect System Future Rapid Effect Systems Federal Republic of Germany Fleet Readiness Group Forward Repair Group Financial Retention Incentive Fully Repairing and Insuring Feasible Region Target Motion Analysis Functional Requirements List Funded Regeneration Limit Fibre Reinforced Metal Laminates Fleet Royal Marine Officer Flexible Replenishment Objective Free Rocket Over Ground The first point of contact into the IPT Fibre Reinforced Plastic Fixed Reception Pattern Antenna Fibre Reinforced Plastics Laminates Fire & Repair Party Post Firing Readiness Review Full Regenerated Requirement 162

Acronym FRS FRS FRS FRSA FRT FRUD FRUSA FRV FRX FS FS FS FS FS FS FS FS FS FS FS FS FS FS3 FSA FSA FSA FSA FSA/CAS FSAA FSAC FSAF FSAF FSAG FSAGA FSAR FSAS FSAS FsAST FSAT FSB FSB FSB FSB1(M) FSB2 FSC FSC FSC FSC FSC FSC FSC FSC FSCC FSCC FSCC FSCL

Long Title Fighter, Reconnaissance, Strike Fleet Readiness Squadron Fleet Repair Ship Force Rear Support Area Forward Repair Team Front for Restoration of Unity and Democracy Flexible Rolled-Up Solar Array Final Rendezvous Communications Exercise using Flashing Light Feasibility Study Field Standard Fighter Squadron Financial Scrutiny Finishing Schedule Fin-Stabilised Firing Section for missile system Flight Safety Flight Sergeant French Ship Functional Standard Fuselage Station Forward Support Future Strategic Strategy Study Field Support office Finite State Automata Future Security Architecture Future Surface-to-Air Fuel Savings Advisory and Cockpit Avionics System Flight Simulator for Advanced Aircraft Full Stern Arc Clearance Future Surface to Air Family (Missile System Future Surface-to-Air Family of weapon systems Fleet Staff Authors Group First Sortie After Ground Alert Failure Summary and Analysis Report Fuel Savings Advisory Systems Future Surface to Air systems Flight Simulation and Synthetic Trainers Full Scale Aerial Target Forward Support Battalion Functional System Blocks The Federation of Small Businesses Rapier Field Standard B1 (Modified) Rapier Field Standard B2 Facility Safety Case Field Standard C (Rapier) Final Sentencing Conference Forest Stewardship Council Fuel Savings Computer Future Surface Combatant Rapier Field Standard C Forward Supply Chain Farnborough SuperComputing Centre Fire Support Coordinating Centre Fire Support Coordination Centre Fire Support Coordinating Line 163

Acronym FSCL FSCM FSCS FSCV FSD FSD FSD FSDS FSE FSE FSE FSED FSEs FSG FSG FSG FSI FSI FSIC FSII FSK FSL FSM FSM FSM FSMTC FSN FSO FSO FSO FSO FSP FSP FSPP FSR FSR FSR FSR FSR FSR FSRCC FSRCU FSRS FSRT FSS FSS FSS FSS FSS FSS FST FST FST FSTA FSTA IPT FSTV

Long Title Fire Support Coordination Line Fire support Co-Ordination Measure Flight Safety Critical Spares Fire Support Combat Vehicle Full Scale Deflection Full Scale Development Full-Scale Development Fin-Stabilised Discarding Sabot Factory Support Environment Fire Support Element Fleet Support Executive Full-Scale Engineering Development Field Service Engineers Field Support Group Fire Support Group Forward Support Group Friendly Service Identifiers Fully Serviced Infrastructure Forward Sensor Interface and Control module Fuel System Icing Inhibitor Frequency Shift Keying Field Storage Location Firmware Support Manual Frigate Stores Manager. Future Sensor Mix Full-Size Moving Tank Target Carrier Federal Stock Number Fire Service Officer Fire Support Officer Flight Safety Officer Full Ship Outfit Flight Safety Part Fragment Simulator Projectile Flight Safety Parts Program Feasibility Study Report Field Service Representative Flood Search Routine Flying Selection Squadron (Royal Air Force) Force Sensitive Resistance Further Special Refit Flight Systems Research Consultative Committee Fleet Signature Reduction Control Unit Frequency Selective Receiver System Fleet Standby Rifle Troop Field Support Subsystem (UAV) Financial Stringency Statement Fire Sensing and Suppression system Fire Support Section Forward Support Ship Frequency Selective Surface Field Service Team Field Surgical Team Future Soviet Tank / Follow-on Soviet Tank Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft IPT Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft IPT Fast Scan Television 164

Acronym FSU FSU FSU FSU FSU FSUB FSUP FSV FSW FSW FSW ft FT FT FT FT ft FT ft lbf ft/s FTA FTA FTA FTA FTA FTA FTAAS FTAB FTAM FTAM FTC FTC FTCA FTD FTD FTD FTDWG FTE FTG FTI FTIR FTLO FTM FTM FTMA FTMIS FTMs FTOS FTP FTP FTP FTR Ftr FTR FTRS FTRS FC

Long Title Fleet Support Unit Former Soviet Union Former Soviet Union (USSR) Freight Status Update Frigate Support Unit. Future Submarine IPT Flight Simulator Update Program Fire Support Vehicle Forward Swept Wing Forward-Swept Wing Future Skills Wales Feet Fitness Training Fleet Tender (boat) Fleet Time Follow Through foot/feet Future Tank foot pound force feet per second Fault Tree Analysis Field Training Area Fixed Term Appointee Frangible Training Ammunition Future Tanker Aircraft Future Transport Aircraft Fast Time Acoustic Analysis System Flank Towed Array Broadband File Transfer Access Method File Transfer, Access and Management Finance Training Committee Force Track Coordinator Future Tactical Combat Aircraft First Training Device Flight Training Device Foreign Technology Division (USAF) Fleet Tactical Development Working Group Full-time equivalent False Target Generator Fixed Target Imagery Fourier Transform InfraRed False Target Lock-On Fleet Technical Memoranda Future Tactical Modem Future Tank Main Armament Flying Training Management Information System Fleet Temporary Memorandums Future Training Organisation Study File Transfer Protocol Fly-To Point Fusion Track Processor False Target Rejection Fighter Fit To Receive Full-Time Reserve Service Full Time Reserve Service Full Commitment 165

Acronym FTRS HC FTRS LC FTS FTS FTS FTS FTS FTS FTSS FTT FTTA FTU FTV FTV FTX FTX FTX FU FUD FUD FUE FULT FUM FUMS FUO FUP FUP Fus FUSR FUV FV FV FV FV/GCE FVD FVRDE FVS FVSC FW FWA FWAM FWAMG FWCMS fwd FWD FWDEG FWE FWE FWETE FWF FWH FWI FWMIGM FWMP FWO FWOC

Long Title Full Time Reserve Service Home Commitment Full Time Reserve Service Limited Commitment Factory-based Test Stand Fixed Telecommunications System Flexible Turret System Flight Test Schedule Flying Training School Future Tank Study Ferranti - Thomson Sonar Systems Fleet Tactical Trial Future Transport and Tanker Aircraft Field Transfusion Unit Fleet Training Variant (Spearfish Torpedo) Functional Fast Vehicle Field Training Exercise Field Training Exercises Formation Training Exercise Firing Unit Fear Uncertainty Doubt factor Force Unit Designator Full Unit Equipped Formation/ Unit (Aircraft) Loading Table Fuels and Utilities Management Fatigue Usage and Monitoring Systems Future Unmanned Operations Forming Up Point Forming-Up Place Fusilier Functional User System Review Far Ultra-Violet Field Vehicle Fighting Vehicle Fishing Vessel Fighting Vehicle Gun Control Equipment Forward Vehicle Depot Fighting Vehicles Research and Development Establishment Fighting Vehicle System Fighting Vehicle Systems Carrier Fixed Wing Fleet Weapon Acceptance Full Width Attack Mine Fixed Wing Airworthiness Management Group Fleet Wide Combat Management System IPT Forward Four-Wheel Drive Fleet Warfare Development Executive Group Foreign Weapons Evaluation Foreign Weapons Evaluations Foreign Weapons Equipment Technology Evaluation Fixed Wavelength Filter Flexible Working Hours Final Weapon Inspection Four Wave Mixing in Inverted Gain Media Full Width Mine Plough Fleet Waterfront Organisation Fleet Weather & Oceanographic Centre 166

Acronym FWOC FWOC FWOC FWRVF FWS FWS FWT FWTB FXA FXA FXBM FXP FXR FY FY FY FY FYDP FYI g G G g G G in A G&C G&Z G.703 G/M G/VLLD GA GA GA GA GA GA GAAP GaAs GACC GAE GAF GAGE GAI GAI gals Gambit GAN GANDALF

Long Title Fleet Weather and Oceanographic Centre Fleet Weather Oceanographic/Operations Centre Forward Wing Operations Centre Future Wheeled Recovery Vehicle Fleet Fighter Weapons School (USAF) Fleet Wide Systems Fleetwork Trainer Fleet Warfare and Training Board Fleet Exercise Area Fleet Exercise Variant (Spearfish Torpedo) Full eXtended Basic Mode Fleet Exercise Programme FiXed Reserve Financial (Fiscal) Year Financial Year Fiscal or Financial Year Fiscal Year Five-Year Defence Programme For Your Information Acceleration due to Gravity Gendarmerie Giga 109 gram(s) Gravity Grant in Aid Guidance and Control Grouping and Zeroing ITU Digital Interface Standard Gun / Missile selector Ground / Vehicular Laser Locator Designator General Alert Government Accounting (Treasury publication) Graduate Apprenticeship Ground Attack Gun Assembly Tabun (chemical warfare agent) Generally Accepted Accounting Practice Gallium Arsenide Ground Attack Control Capability General Administrative Expenditure German Air Force (Luftwaffe) GPS at GEO Experiment General Administrative Instruction General and Administrative Instruction gallons General Anti-Material Bomblet with Improved Terminal Effects Global Area Network General Algorithm for Numerical Determination of Aerofoil Life & Failure

GAO GAP GAP GAPA gar GAR GAR

General Accounting Office (US) Glycidyl Azide Polymer Gun Aiming Point Ground-to-Air Pilotless Aircraft Garrison Generic Air-borne Radar German Air Force 167

Acronym GAR GAR GAR/I GARDIAN GARP GARTEUR gas GAS GAS GASC Gash GASM GASMA GASO GASS GAT GATS/GAM GATT GATT GAU GAV Gb GB GB GBAD GBAD-BriC GBCS-H GBCS-L GBFEL GBHE GBHRG GBI GBL GBMD GBR GBR GBRT GBS GBS GBTG GBU GC GC GC GCA GCB GCC GCCS GCCS GCDU GCE GCE GCE GCHQ GCI GCM

Long Title Government Accounting Rate Grand Army of the Republic Ground Acquisition Receiver / Interrogator General Area Defence Integrated Anti-missile laser Generic Aircraft Release Procedure Group for Aeronautical Research & Technology in Europe Gasoline General Air Situation Government Accountancy Service Ground Air Support Command RN term for rubbish Generic Airborne SIGINT Model Germany ASMA Group Air Staff Order General Air and Surface Situation General Aviation Traffic GPS-Aided Targeting System/GPS-aided Munitions General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade General Agreement on Tariffs and Trades Gun Aircraft Unit Global Assets Visibility Gigabyte Great Britain Sarin (chemical warfare agent) Ground Based Air Defence Ground Based Air Defence Bridging Capability BISA Ground-Based Common Sensor for Heavy divisions Ground-Based Common Sensor, Light Ground-Based Free Electron Laser Ground-Based Hyper-velocity Experiment Ground-Based Hyper-velocity Rail Gun Ground-Based Interceptor Ground-Based Laser Global Ballistic Missile Defence Ground Based Radar Ground-Based Radar Ground-Based Radar Terminal Global Broadcast System Ground-Based Sensor Ground Based Target Generator Glide Bomb Unit General Conditions Government Contract Gun Controller Ground Controlled Approach Gun Control Box Gulf Co-operation Council Global Command and Control System US Global Command and Control System Gunner Control and Display Unit General Certificate of Education General Consulting and Engineering Gun Control Equipment Government Communications Headquarters Ground Controlled Interception General Court Martial 168

Acronym GCM GCR GCS GCS GCS GCSE GCSS GCT GCU GCU GCW GD GD GD GD gd GD GD GD(UK) GDA GDAP GDDP GDE GDI GDIP GDL GDMS GDN GDO GDOP GDP GDP GDP GDP GDPD GDRC GDS GDS Gdsm GDSS GDT GDU GDU GDU GE Ge GEADGE GEANS GEC GED GEDU GEE GEG GEM GEM GEM

Long Title General court-martial Ground Clutter Reduction Ground Control Station Guidance and Control Section Global Communications Services IPT General Certificate of Secondary Education Generic Command Support System Government Competitive Test Generator Control Unit Ground Control Unit (UAV) Gross Combination Weight General Defence General Duties Graphic Display Ground Defence Guard Gun Director Soman (chemical warfare agent) General Dynamics (United Kingdom) Ground Defence Area Government Document Application Profile General Dynamic Datagram Protocol Graphic Differential Engine NSSS Internal Guidance Document General Defence Intelligence Programme office Gas Dynamic Laser Geographic Data Management System Government Data Network Gun Direction Officer Geometric Dilution of Precision General Defence Plan General Deployment Plan Gross Domestic Product Gun Direction Platform Gross Domestic Product Deflator Ground Defence Reporting Cell General Data Sheet Gun Display System Guardsman Group Decision Support System Ground Data Terminal Gash Disposal Unit Graphics Display Unit Gun Display Unit Germany -X Dispensable ECM Package German Air Defence Ground Environment Gimballed Electrostatic Airborne inertial Navigation System General Electric Company Graphics Entry Device Gun Elevation Displacement Unit Ground Exploration System Geographic Engineer Group GPS Embedded Module Graphics Environment Manager Graphite Epoxy Motor 169

Acronym GEM GEMAG GEMS GEMSS GEN Gen GENASYS GENSER GENSER GENTEL GEN-X Geo GEO GEODSS GEOREF GES GESAMP

Long Title Ground Environment Mat General Electric Mobile Air Defence Gun MOD Staff Suggestion Scheme Ground Emplaced Mine Scattering System General Generation General Administration System General Service GENeral SERvice (Terminal/node) General Intelligence Generic Expendable Geographical Ground Earth Orbit Ground-based Electro-optical Deep Space Surveillance System Geographical Reference System Ground Earth Station Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Protection

GETS GEV GF GFA GFAE GFCC GFCS GFD GFD GFE GFE GFE GFF GFF GFI GFIL GfK GFM GFO GFP GFRP GFS GFS GFX GGP GGS GGT GH GHBAU GHOST GHQ GHS GHS GHSE GHSPC GHz Ghz GI

Generic ESM Test Set Ground Effect Vehicle General Finance Gun Fire Area Government-Furnished Avionics Equipment Gunner's Fire Control Console Gun Fire Control System Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Government Furnished Data Government Funded Equipment Government furnished equipment Government-Furnished Equipment Government Furnished Facilities Global Forecast Factor Government Furnished Information Government Furnished Information List Glass fibre-reinforced plastic Government Furnished Materiel Group Finance Officer Government Furnished People Glass Fibre-Reinforced Plastic Government Furnished Services Government Furnished Supplies Collectively GFE, GFF, GFI & GFS GPS Guidance Package Gyro Gun Sight Gerber Garment Technology Gun/Howitzer Government Historic Buildings Advice Unit Generic HOST General Headquarters co-pilot/Gunner Helmet Sight Get Home Safe Ground Handling and Servicing Equipment General Health and Safety Policy Committee Giga Hertz (One Thousand MHz) Gigahertz Generic Interface 170

Acronym GI GI GI GI GIAM GIBMED GIBS GIE GIF GIF GIFT GIGO GII GIM GIS GIS GIS GISS GIST GITS GIU GIUK GIUK GKM GKS GKS GL GL GL GLAADS GLC GLCM GLGP GLH-H GLLD GLO GLO GLO GLOBAL GLOC GLOC GLONASS GM GM GM GM gm/m GMC GMCS GMD GMD GMDSS GMF GMFSC GMGN GMI

Long Title Government Issue Ground Idle Guidance Information Gunnery Instructor (Royal Navy) Government Internal Audit Manual Gibraltar Mediterranean Command Group Incentive Bonus Scheme Government Issued Equipment Graphics Interchange Format Guidance Integrated Fuzing General Intelligence Fusion Terminal Garbage In Garbage Out Global Information Infrastructure Ground Influence Mine Geographic Information System Geographical Information System Government Information Service Goddard Institute for Space Studies General Intelligence Ship Terminal GM Hughes Electronics Integrated TOW Sight Guidance Integration Unit Greenland-Iceland-UK (gap) Greenland-Iceland-United Kingdom Gap General Key Management Graphic Kernel System Graphics Kernel System General Ledger (MRPII) General List General List Officer Gun Low Altitude Air Defence System Gun Lay Computer Ground Launched Cruise Missile Ground Launched Guided Projectile Ground-Launched Hellfire-Heavy Ground Laser Locator Designator German Liaison Officer Ground Liaison Officer Group Logistic Officer RLC Stock Control System for 2nd Line Units G induced Loss Of Consciousness G-induced Loss Of Consciousness A Russian Navigation Satellite System General Maintenance Gilding Metal Guided Missile Ground Manoeuvre grams per minute Ground Movement Controller Gilding Metal Clad Steel Guided Missile Destroyer Guided Missile Destroyers Global Maritime Distress and Safety System Ground Mobile Forces Ground Mobile Forces Satellite Communications Guided Missile Group Netherlands Giant Magneto Impedance effect 171

Acronym GMIRL GMLS GMOTS GMP GMR GMR GMRDS GMRT GMS GMS GMS GMS GMSK GMT GMT GMTI GMTI GMVLS GMWS GNATS GNC GNC GNC GNCS GNP Gnr GNS GNS GNS GNS GNSS GNVQ GO GO GOA GOALS GOC GOC(NI) GOCinC GOCNI GOCO GODDESS GOES GOLD GOLIS GONS GOP GOP GORU GOS GOS GOSCC GOSIP GOSIP GOSIP GOSS

Long Title GEC Marconi Infra Red Limited Guided Missile Launch System Gun Maintenance and Operational Training System Good Manufacturing Practice Giant Magneto Resistance or Ground Mapping Radar Ground-Mapping Radar GEC-Marconi Radar Defence Systems Ground-Mapping Radar Training Grant Maintained School or Status Ground Maintenance Equipment Ground Maintenance Station Gun Management System Gaussian Minimum Shift Keying Greenwich Mean Time Greenwich Meridian Time Ground Moving Target Indicator Ground Moving-Target Indicator Guided Missile Vertical Launching System Guided Missile Weapon System Graphic Navlink Aircraft Tracking System General Navigation Computer General Notice to Contractors Guidance, Navigation and Control Guidance Navigation Control System Gross National Product Gunner General Naval Stores Global Navigation System Global Network Service Gyrocompass Navigation System Global Navigation Satellite System General National Vocational Qualification Government Office Gunnery Officer (Royal Navy) Gazelle Observation Aid Government Out of Area Lines Service General Officer Commanding General Officer Commanding (Northern Ireland) General Officer Commanding-in-Chief General Officer Commanding Northern Ireland Government Owned Contractor Operated Government Defence DEsign of Ships and Submarines Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite General on-line Diagnostic Guided Onto Location in Space Guns Orientation and Navigation System Bi-MNC Guidelines for Operational Planning General Operations Plot Gun Order Responder Unit General Operator Station Grade of Service Global Operations and Security Control Centre Government Open System Interconnection Profile Government Open Systems Interconnect Profiles Government Open Systems Interconnection Profile Guns and Optical Sensor Systems 172

Acronym GOT GOTS GOTS GP GP GP GP Gp Capt GPA GPAGE GPALS GPATE GPATE GPATS GPAU GPC GPC GPCDU GPDC GPEOD GPETE GPF GPF GPFU GPI GPI GPIB GPM GPMG GPMG(SF) GPNVG GPO GPPNVG GPS GPS GPS GPSE GPSSU GPT GPTE GPTIRF GPTME GPTN GPTRP GPTTS GPU GPU GPWS GPWS GQA GR GR gr GR GR GRAEL

Long Title Guided onto Target Government Off The Shelf Government-off-the-shelf General Purpose Governing Policy Guided Projectile Guiding Principle Group Captain Government Procurement Agreement General Purpose Aerospace Ground Equipment Global Protection Against Limited Strikes General Purpose Automated Test Equipment General Purpose Automatic Test Equipment General Purpose Automatic Test System General Purpose Acquisition Unit General Purpose Container Government Procurement Card General Purpose Control and Display Unit General Purpose Digital Computer General Purpose Electro-Optical Director General Purpose Electronic Test Equipment General Purpose Flechette Ground Preparation Facility Gas-Particulate Filter Unit Glide Path Indicator Glide Path Indicator (for helicopter recovery) General Purpose Interface Bus (or Board) Gallons per minute General Purpose Machine Gun General Purpose Machine Gun (Sustained Fire) General Purpose Night Vision Goggles Gun Position Officer General Purpose Passive Night Vision Goggles Global (satellite) Positioning System Global Positioning System Gunner's Primary Sight General Patient Support Equipment Global Positioning System Sensor Unit GEC Plessey Telecommunications Ltd. General Purpose Test Equipment General Purpose Thermal Imager Repair Facility General Purpose Test and Measurement Equipment General Purpose Telephone Network General Purpose Tactical Recce Pod Gunner's Primary Tank Thermal Sight Ground Power Unit Gun Pod Unit Ground Proximity Warning System Ground-Proximity Warning System Government Quality Assurance Gallery Range General Regulator grain(s) Greece Ground Attack Reconnaissance General Research into Automatic Enhancement of Lofargrams 173

Acronym GRDS GRE GRE GRF GRP GRP GRSC GRSF GRU GRU GS GS GS GS GS GSA GSA GSA 1/8 GSC GSCDE GSE GSE GSE GSFC GSFG GSI GSIS GSLJ GSM GSM GSM GSM GSM

Long Title Generic Radar Display System Ground Radar Environment Ground read-out Equipment Ground Radio Flt Glass Reinforced Plastic Glassfibre Reinforced Plastics Ground Radio Servicing Centre Ground Radio Servicing Flight (Royal Air Force) Grid Reference Unit Gurkha Reserve Unit General Staff General Stores General Support Glide Slope Ground Speed General Security Arrangement Gun sight, Surface-to-Air RN Gunnery Systems General Service Cargo Land Rover variant Generic Strategic C2 Development Environment Global Security Environment Ground Support Equipment Ground-Support Equipment Goddard Space Flight Centre Group of Soviet Forces in Germany Guidance System Integration Global Support and Intelligence Solutions General Service Life Jacket General Service Medal Global System for Mobile Communications Granite State Manufacturing Ground Station Module Groupe Special Mobile - Pan European digital cellular radio system developer

GSP GSR GSR GSR GSRS GSS GSS GSSA GSSS GSSWRM GST GSTS GSV GT GT GT GT GT GTA GTA GTACS GTC

Guaranteed Sale Price General Staff Requirement Generic Sound Room Ground Surveillance Radar General Support Rocket System Generalised Simulation / Stimulation system Ground Support System General Support Supply Activity Gyro-Stabilised Sighting System General & Specialist Stores War Reserve Memorandum General Staff Target Ground-Based Surveillance and Tracking System General Support Vehicles IPT Gas Turbine Geared Turbine General Transport Gun Tank Gun to Target Ground Test Accelerator Group Training Association Ground Target Attack Control System General Teaching Council 174

Acronym GTCS GTCU GTD GTDAR GTF GTFM GTI GTLD GTLS GTM GTN GTNC GTO GTO GTPA GTPE GTRE GTS GTTC GTV GTV GUARD GUARDED GUI GUI GUMI GUMI GUNEX GUNEX F GUTM GUV GV GVSC GVTR GVW GW GW GW/L GWEN GWP GWS GWS GWS 25/26 GWS 30 GWS 60 GWSS GWST GZ GZ H H H&S H & SO H&S H&S

Long Title Gun Test and Control System Gas Turbine Change Unit Gun Turret Drive GEC Thomson DASA Airborne Radars Generic Training Facility Generalised Tamed Frequency Modulated German Tank Improvement Gaseous Tritium Light Device Gaseous Tritium Light Source Ground Targeting Mode Government Telephone Network German Territorial Northern Command Geostationary Transfer Orbit Group Transport Office Graph Theoretic Processing Algorithm Gun Time Per Engagement Gas Turbine Research Establishment Gas Turbine Starter Ground Tactical Training Centre Glide Test Vehicle Ground / Guidance Test Vehicle Air Safety Circuit (243.0 MHz) Enemy frequencies currently being exploited for combat information intelligence Graphic User Interface Graphical User Interface Graphical User Machine Interface Graphical User Mouse-driven Interface Gunnery Exercise Gun Functioning Exercise Generic Underwater Threat Manual Group Unique Variable Giant Viper Generic VHSIC Space-borne Computer (USAF) Ground Video Tape Recorder Gross Vehicle Weight Gross Weight Guided Weapon Guided Weapons and Electronics Ground Wave Emergency Network Get Well Programme Gatling Weapon System Guided Weapon System Seawolf PDMS Seadart MR SAM system Harpoon SSM system Guided Weapons Systems Support Gabriel Weapon System Trainer Distance between Right Moment Forces Ground Zero Hydrogapher to the navy Mustard (chemical warfare agent) Health and Safety Health & safety Officer Health & Safety Health and Safety 175

Acronym H/L H/TEU HA Ha HAAL HAARS HAAS HAB HAC HAC HAC HACV HADAS HADF HADR HADS HAFCS HAHST HAINS HAIR HAIS HAISS HAL HALE HALO HALO HALO HALO HAMG HAMPA HAN HAP HAP HAPS HAPTM har HAR HARA HARD HARM HARM HARP Harpoon HARS HARU HAS HAS HAS HAS HAS HAS HAS HASAW HASAWA HASC HAST

Long Title Mustard/Lewisite mix (a chemical warfare agent) Hull and Turret Electronics Unit Heavy Artillery Hectare(s) Head of Attache & Adviser Administration and Liaison High-Altitude Airdrop Re-supply System High Altitude Active / semi-active Seeker Heavy Assault Bridge Honourable Artillery Company House Appropriations Committee Hover / Approach Coupler Heavy Armament Combat Vehicle Helmet Air-borne Display and Sight High Accuracy Direction Finding Hughes Air Defence Radar Helicopter Air Data System Howitzer Advanced Fire Control System High Altitude High-Speed Target High Accuracy Inertial Navigation System High Altitude IR Hydro Acoustic Information System High Altitude IR Sensor System Hard Array Logic High Altitude / Long Endurance (UAV) Hawk Aircraft Low Observable High Agility Low Observable High Altitude Low Observable High Altitude, Low Opening (parachuting) Helicopter Airworthiness Management Group Harrier Mission Planning Aid Hydroxyl Ammonium Nitrate, a propellant Helicopter Assault Primary Hydroxyl Ammonium Perchlorate Helicopter Acoustic Processing System Hazardous Area Personnel Test Meter Harbour Helicopter, search and rescue Hazard And Risk Assessment Helicopter and Airplane Radio / Radar Detection High velocity Anti-Radiation Missile High-speed Anti-Radiation Missile High Altitude Research Programme System for securing Lynx helicopter to deck Heading / Attitude Reference System Heading and Attitude Reference Unit Hardened Aircraft Shelter Helicopter Assault Secondary Helicopter, anti-submarine Hood, Aircrew Survival Hover-Augmentation System Human Activity System Heavy Armoured System IPT Health and Safety at Work Health And Safety At Work Act 1974 House Armed Services Committee Harrier Avionics System Trainer 176

Acronym HAST HAT HATIS HATS HATS HATS HAV HAW HAWC HAWFCAR HAWK HAWK/HIP Hawk-PIP HAZAN HAZCAT HAZOP HAZOP HB HB HBAG HBAR HBD Hbr HBR HBRT HBS HBT HC HC HC HC HC HC HC HCC HCCB HCD HCDC HCE HCER HCF HCFC HCHE HCI HCI HCI HCMOS HCMU HCN HCO HCO HCPE HCS HCSC HCT HCT

Long Title High Altitude Supersonic Target Harbour Acceptance Trial Helmet Acquisition and Tracking Indication System Harbour Acceptance Trials HAWK Advanced Training Simulator Helicopter Automatic Targeting System Hand-Arm Vibration Heavy Anti-tank Weapon Homing And Warning Computer Helicopter Adverse Weather Fire Control Radar Homing All-the-Way Killer Hawk Improvement Program Hawk Product Improvement Program Hazard Analysis Hazard Category of Explosives Hazard & Operability Study HAZard Operational analysis Half Board Heavy Barrel Historic Buildings Advisory Group Heavy Barrelled Automatic Rifle Historic Buildings Database Barometric Altitude Historic Buildings Register Head of Base Replenishment Team Hotel Booking Service Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor Hard Core Helicopter, cargo Hexachloroethane-zinc smoke mixture High Capacity High-speed Cmos Hollow Charge Hydrocarbon Hard Copy Cabinet Hardware Configuration Control Board Hard Copy Device House of Commons Defence Committee Hexachloroethane High Capacity Extended Range Honorary Chaplain to the Forces Hydro-Chlorofluorocarbons High Capacity High-Explosive Human Computer Interaction Human Computer Interface Human-Computer Interface Heterojunction CMOS HUNT Class Minimum Upgrade Hydrogen Cyanide Hanger/Helicopter Control Office Hybrid Clip-On Hybrid Collective Protection Equipment Helicopter Control Ship Higher Command & Staff Course Heavy Crawler Tractor Helicopter Control Trainer 177

Acronym HCT HCU HCU HD HD HD Hd HD HD HD HD NV Div HDB HDBK HDC HDCC HDD HDD HDD HDDR HDDR HDDS HDES HDFB HDFPA HDI HDL HDLC HDLC HDLC HDLJ HDR HDRV HDS HDS HDTM HDTV HDU HDU HDWS HDX HE HE HE HE HE/AP HE/PDSD HE/PR HE/PR HEA HEAA HEAD HEAP HE-APERS-FRAG HEAP-T HEAT HEAT

Long Title High-speed CMos with TTL inputs Hard Copy Unit Hoist Control Unit Hard Disc Hazard Division Hazard Division (classification for ammunition) Head High Density (computer disc) High Drag (bomb) Home Defence Head of Department Noise and Vibration Division High Density Bombing Hand Book Helicopter Direction Centre Hold Down Cap Container Hard Disc Drive Head Down Display Heads Down Display Head-Down Display Radar High Density/Definition Digital Recorder Hydro-dynamic Design Database System Head of Defence Export Services High Density Fibre Board High Density Focal Plane Array High-Density Interconnect technique Hardware Description Language High Density Link Control High level Data Link Control High-level Data Link Control Hazardous Duty Life Jacket High Data Rate Heavy Duty Recovery Vehicle Headquarters Distribution System Helicopter Dispatch System (PAX/Stores transfer) Heavy-Duty Tank Target Mechanism High Definition Tele Vision Helmet Display Unit Hose Drum Unit High Definition Waming Surface (radar) Half-Duplex High Effect (explosive) High Explosive Higher Education Helicopter Engines IPT High Explosive, Armour Piercing High Explosive, Point Detonating, self-destruction High Explosive Practice High Explosive, Practice Head Equipment Assembly (EF2000 helmet) High Explosive, Anti-Armour High Explosive, Air Defence High Explosive, Anti-Personnel High Explosive Anti-Personnel Fragmentation High Explosive, Anti-Personnel, Tracer High Explosive Anti-Tank High Explosive, Anti-Tank 178

Acronym HEAT HEAT-FS HEAT-FS HEAT-MP HEAT-MP HEAT-MP(P) HEAT-T HEAT-T-HVY HEAT-T-MP HEAT-TP-T HEC HEC HED HEDI HEDP HEDS HEED HEER HEF HEFCE HEFCW HE-FRAG HE-FS HEFT HEI HEISAP HEI-SAP HEIT HEIT HEL HEL HEL HEL HEL HELARM HELBAT HELCM HELD HELEX HELIOS HELMS HELP HELPS HELRAPS HELRAS HELSTF HELTADS HEMA HEMAT HEMC HEMLOC HEMMS HEMPSM HEMTT HEO HE-OM

Long Title Hostile Expendable Aerial Target High Explosive Anti-Tank Fin-Stabilised High Explosive, Anti-Tank, Fin-Stabilised High Explosive Anti-Tank Multi-Purpose High Explosive, Anti-Tank, Multi-Purpose High Explosive, Anti-Tank, Multi-Purpose, (Practice) High Explosive, Anti-Tank, Tracer High Explosive, Anti-Tank, Tracer, Heavy High Explosive, Anti-Tank, Tracer, Multi-Purpose High Explosive, Anti-Tank, Target, Practice, Tracer Header Error Check (ATM) Helicopter Element Coordinator Horizontal Electric Dipole High Endoatmospheric Defence Interceptor High Explosive Dual Purpose High Endoatmospheric Defence System Helicopter Emergency Egress Device High Explosive Extended Range High Elevation Fire Higher Education Funding Council for England Higher Education Funding Council for Wales High Explosive Fragmentation High Explosive-Fin Stabilised High Explosive , Follow Through High Explosive Incendiary High Explosive Incendiary Semi--Armour Piercing High Explosive, Incendiary, Semi-Armour-Piercing High Effect Incendiary Tracer High Explosive Incendiary - Tracer High Energy Laser High-Energy Laser Human Engineering Laboratory Hunting Engineering Limited Hunting Engineering Ltd Helicopter Armed Action Human Engineering Laboratory Battalion Artillery Test High Energy Laser Countermeasures Helicopter Laser Designator High Energy Laser Experiment Helicopter Instrument and Operational Procedures Simulator Helicopter Malfunction System Howitzer Extended Life Program Helicopter Protection and Support Heliborne long-range Acoustic Path Sonar Helicopter long-range Sonar High Energy Systems Test Facility High Energy Laser Tactical Air Defence System Heavy Engineering Manufacturers Association Heavy Expanded mobility Ammunition Trailer High Explosive, Medium Capacity Helicopter Emitter / Locator Countermeasures Hand Emplaced minefield Marking Set High Explosive Multi--Purpose Sub--Munition Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck Higher Executive Officer High Explosive OTO Munition 179

Acronym HEP HEP HEPD HEPD HEPI HEPI HEPL HEP-T HER HERA HERALD HERE HERF HERID HERO HERO HERO HERP HERT HES HE-S HE-S HE-SD HESH HESH-T HET HE-T HETA HET-PF HE-TSD HEU HEU HEU HEWG Hexal HEXDAM HF HF HF HF HFAC HFAJ HFAQ HFCC HFCS HFDF HFE HFET HFH HFHTB HFI HFI HFI-ASIST HFIC HFIP

Long Title High Explosive Plastic High Explosive, Plastic High Explosive Point Detonating High Explosive, Point Detonating Head End Permanent Igniter High Explosive, armour Piercing and Incendiary High Energy Pulse Laser High Explosive, Plastic, Tracer Harsh Environment Recorder High Explosive Rocket-Assisted Helicopter Equipment for Radar And Laser Detection High Explosive Rear End Hazardous Effects of Radiation on Fuel (US) High Energy Rail gun Integration Demonstration (USAF) Hazard of Electromagnetic Radiation Hazardous Effects of Radiation on Ordnance (US) Hazards of Electronic Radiation to Ordnance Hazardous Effects of Radiation on Personnel (US) Headquarters Emergency Relocation Team Hard-copy Exploitation Segment (JSIPS) High Explosive Spotting High Explosive, Spotting High Explosive, Self-Destroying High Explosive Squash Head High Explosive, Squash Head, Tracer Heavy Equipment Transporter High Explosive, Tracer Harpoon Engagement Training Aid High Explosive, Tracer, Percussion Fuze High Explosive, Tracer, self-destruct Highly Enriched Uranium HUD Electronics Unit Hull Electronics Unit Haslar Expansion Working Group Hexal / aluminium powder High Explosive Damage Assessment Model Harassing Fire High Frequency High Frequency (radio) Human Factors Helicopter Flight Advisory Computer High Frequency Anti-Jam Human Factors Acceptance Questionnaire Howitzer Fire Control Computer Helicopter Fire Control System High Frequency Direction Finding Human Factors Engineering Hetro-junction Field Effect Transistor Helicopter Flying Hours Human Factors Howitzer Test-Bed Hostile Fire Indicator Human Factors Integration Human factors Integration - Advanced Support And Information Storage Techniques HF Intra-task force Communications High Frequency Improvement Programme 180

Acronym HFIP HFL HFM HFM HFM HFM&T HFMS HFP HFPD HFR HFSC HFSWR HFT HGAS HGAS HGR HGR HGS HGV HHC HHC HHCU HHI HHLL HHLR HHT HHTI HHTR HHUD HI-6 HIAT HIBAT HIBIRD HIBRAD HIC HIDAR HIDAS HIDEC HIDS HIDS HIE HIFR HIFR HIGE HIGGER HIK HIL HILEX HILS(N) HIM HIMAD HIMAG HIMAT HIMS HIMS HIP

Long Title Human Factors Integration Plan Hydrogen Fluoride Laser Heavy Force Modernisation Human Factors Manager Hyperbolic Frequency Modulation Human Factors Methods and Tools High Frequency Monitoring System High Fragmentation Projectile Human Factors Performance Database Height-Finder Radar Human Factors Steering Committee High Frequency Surface Wave Radar Higher Formation Trainer Head of Government Accountancy Service High Gain Antenna System Hot Gas Reingestion Hyper-velocity Guided Rocket Holographic Guidance System Heavy Goods Vehicle Hand-Held Controller Higher Harmonic Control Hand-Held Control Unit Helicopter Handling Instructions Hand-Held Laser Locator Hand-Held Laser Range-Finder Hand-Held Tool Hand-Held Thermal Imager Hand-Held Tactical Radar Holographic Head-Up Display A potential new oxime for treatment of Nerve Agent poisoning Hazardous Impact Area Trace Helicopter Identification By Acoustic Techniques Helicopter Identification By Infra-Red Detection Helicopter Identification By Radar Detection Helicopter and Islander Combined High Instantaneous Dynamic Range Helicopter Integrated Defensive Aid Suite Highly Integrated Digital Engine Control Headquarters Information Distribution System HMIS Interim Database System Highlands and Islands Enterprise Helicopter In Flight Refuelling Hover in-flight Refuelling Hover In Ground Effect High Integrity GPS Guidance Enhanced Receiver Hook Interface Kit for transport of ISO containers Human In Loop High Level Exercise Head of Integrated Logistic Support (Navy) High Inclination Mission High to Medium Altitude Air Defence High-Mobility Agility Test Vehicle Highly Manoeuvrable Aircraft Technology programme Hardened Information Management System Harrier Information Management System Howitzer Improvement Program 181

Acronym HIPACT HIPAD HIPAR HIPAS HIPCOR HIPECS HIPTI HIPTIC HIRAM HIRE HIRF HIRF HIRIS HIRNS HIRS HIRTA HIRTA HIS HIS HIS HISOS HISS HISTAR HIT HIT HIT HIT HITMORE HITP HITS HITS HITS HITTS HIU HIU HIV HK HK HK HLA HLAD HLB HLB HLBH HLCSCI HLD HLD HLD HLG HLH HLL HLLV HLM HLOC HLP HLR

Long Title High Power Acoustic Coaxial Transducer High Performance Air Defence High Power Acquisition Radar High Performance Sonar High-Power Coherent Radar High Performance Engine Control System High Performance Thermal Imaging High Performance Thermal Imaging Committee Hycor Infra-Red Anti-Missile decoy Hughes Infra-Red Equipment thermal subsystem High Intensity Radiated Field High Intensity RF Field High resolution Infra-red System Helicopter Infra-Red Navigation System Helicopter Infra-Red System High Intensity Radio transmission Area High Intensity Radio Transmission Areas Horizon Information System Hostile Intelligence Service Hostile Intelligence Services Helicopter Integrated Sonar System Horizon IR Surveillance Sensor Large towed surface target Health Indicator Test High Interest Target Homing Intercept Technology Hughes Improved Terminal Helicopter Installed Television Monitor Recorder High Ignition Temperature Propellant High-definition Indoor Trainer for Small-arms Hostile Identification / Targeting System Hughes Integrated Tank Sight Harpoon Interactive Tactical Training System Heading Indicator Unit Helicopter Interface Unit Human Immunodeficiency Virus Hard Kill Heckler & Koch Hong Kong High Level Architecture High Level Air Defence High Level Budget Holder Higher Level Budget Higher Level Budget Holder High Level Computer Software Configuration Items Harbour Launch (Diesel) Harbour Launch Diesel Head Level Display High Level Group Heavy Lift Helicopter High Level Language Heavy Lift Launch Vehicle Heterogeneous LAN Management High Level Operating Concept High Level Planning Home Location Register 182

Acronym HLS HLS HLTF HLTF(R) HLV HLVW HLWE HLWF HLWG HM HM Government HMA HMA HMAFV HMAS HMAV HMC HMCS HMD HMD HMEP HMG HMG HMH HMI HMIP HMIR HMIS HML HMLC HMLU HMMHE HMMS HMMWV HMNB HMNB(D) HMP HMRT HMRT HMS HMS HMS HMS HMS HMS HMSE HMSO HMT HMT HMT(RAF) HMTR HMTT HMU HMU HMU HMY

Long Title Helicopter Landing Hue Luminance Saturation High Level Task Force High Level Task Force (Reinforced) Heavy Lift Vehicle Heavy Logistic Vehicle Wheeled Helicopter Laser Warning Equipment High-Level War-gaming Facility High Level WarGaming Her Majesty Government Her Majesty's Ambassador High Memory Area Her Majesty's Air Force Vessel Her Majesty's Australian Ship Her Majesty's Army Vessel Howitzer Motor Carriage Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Helicopter Mine Dispenser Helmet Mounted Display Helmet-Mounted Equipment Platform Heavy Machine Gun Her Majesty's Government Helmet-Mounted Head-Up-Display Human-Machine Interface Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Pollution Her Majesty’s Inland Revenue Higher Management and engineering Information System Hard Mobile Launcher High Mobility Load Carrier HUNT (class) Mid-Life Update High Mobility Material Handling Equipment Hellfire Modular Missile System High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle Her Majesty's Naval Base Her Majesty's Naval Base (Devonport) Heavy Machine Gun Pod Heavy Material Recovery Team Heavy Mobile Repair Team vehicle Helmet Mounted Sight Helmet-Mounted Sight Her Majesty's Ship Hull Mounted Sonar Hull-Mounted Set Human Resource Management System HAWK Mobility, Survivability and Enhancement HM Stationery Office Her Majesty's Treasury HM Treasury Health Monitoring Team (Royal Air Force) Highly Mobile Tactical Radar High Mobility Tactical Truck Helmet-Mounted Unit Hydromechanical Control Unit Hydro-Mechanical Unit Her Majesty's Yacht 183

Acronym HNA HNBR HNC/D HNCS HNLMS HNMOS HNS HNVS HO HO HO HOA HOAN HOB HOD HOD HODA HOE HOE HOE HOF HOFIN HOGE HOISS HOJ HOL HOLD HOMEMIS HOMS HON HOOD HOOP HOP HOPS HOPS HOS HOS HOS V HOT HOT HOT HOTAS HOTOL Hov HOVERS How HOWD HOW-IO HOWLS HOWSHIP HP HP HP HP HP

Long Title Host Nation Assistance Hydrogenated Nitryl Butyl Rubber Higher National Certificate/Diploma Head of the Naval Calibration Service Her Netherlands Majesty' Ship Heterojunction NMOS Host Nation Support Helicopter Night Vision System Home Office Hull Outfit Hydrographic Office Heads Of Agreement Harbour Ops Admin Net (radio) Height Of Burst Head of Department Heads-Out Display Hydrographic Office Defence Agency Head Of Establishment Holographic Optical Element technology Homing Overlay Experiment Head of Function Hostile Fire Indicator Hover Out Of Ground Effect Hydrographic Office Information Systems Strategy Home On Jam High Order Language High Order Language Demonstrator House Management Information System (Navy) Homing Optical Missile System Helicopter Operations Net Hierarchical Object Oriented Design Height Of Operations Head Of Profession Helmet Optical Position Sensor Holiday Play Scheme Head of Section High Order Spectral a workload assessment tool Harpoon Onboard Trainer High Operating Temperature High-subsonic Optically Teleguided Hands On Throttle And Stick Horizontal Take-Off and Landing Hovercraft Helicopter Operational Visual Engagement Real-time Simulation Howitzer Helicopter Obstacle Warning Device HOllow Waveguide Integrated Optic Hostile Weapons Location System Message indicating that stores are ready for shipping and asking for delivery instructions Harpoon Hewlett Packard High Pressure Hollow Point Horse Power 184

Acronym HP(AS) HPA HPA HPA-1 HPAC HPAG HPC HPC HPC HPDHR HPF HPFP HPG HPG HPGL HPGM HPI HPI HPICS HPL HPLB HPLC HPM HPNARC HPPI HPS HPSW HPT HPT HPT HPT HPTO HPTO HPZ HQ HQ HQ AG HQ Inf HQ LAND HQ STC HQ1 HQ1 HQAC HQACCS HQAS HQDG HQIMS HQLF HQMC HQMSS HQMT HQS HQSOA HQSTC HQSTC HQU

Long Title Health Physicist (Ashore) High Power Amplifier Horizontal Planar Array High Performance Absorber-1 High Pressure Air Compressor High Power Amplifier Group High Performance Computing High Pressure Compressor Home Posting Cell High Pressure Decay Heat Removal System High Performance Fragmentation High Performance Fragmentation Projectile Health Physics Group High Pressure Gun Hewlett Packard Graphical Language Health Physicist Group Manager High Power Illuminator High Probability of Intercept Integrated Flight and Propulsion Control System High Power Laser High Power Laser Blinding High Performance Liquid Chromatography High Power Microwave Health Physics Nuclear Accident Response Course High Performance Parallel Interface Helmet Pointing System/Sight High Pressure Salt Water system Height-Pressure Test High Power Transmission set High Pressure Test High Pressure Turbine Higher Professional and Technology Officer Higher Professional Technical Officer Helicopter Protected Zone Head Quarters Headquarters Headquarters Adjutant General Headquarters Infantry Headquarters Land Command Headquarters Strike Command Alternative DC HQ Damage Control Headquarters Headquarters Air Cadets HQ Air Cadets Computer System HQ Ashore System Head Quarters Development Facility Head Quarters Inventory Management System Headquarters Land Forces Headquarters Modification Committee Headquarters Mission Support System Head Quarters Motor Transport Health Quality Services Health Quality Services Organisational Audit Headquarters RAF Strike Command Headquarters Strike Command Headquarters Unit 185

Acronym Hr HR HRA HRBP HRF HRG HRH HRIR HRITS HRLR HRMS HRN HRP HRR HRR HRR HRR2 HRRP HRS HRT/HRV HS HS HS HS HS HS HSA HSA HSAW HSB HSC HSC HSC HSCS HSDB HSDB HSE HSE HSE/NII HSEA HSF HSF HSFLIR HSI HSI HSI HSI HSIC HSIS HSM HSM HSO HSOG HSOS HSP HSR

Long Title Hour Human Resource Human Reliability Assessment Human Resources Business Partner Heavy Rebuild Factory Hemispherical Resonator Gyro His or Her Royal Highness High Resolution Infra-red Radiometer Human Resources Information Technology Study High Repetition Laser Range-finder Human Resources Management System High Resolution Navigation mode High Risk Personnel Hercules Rolling Replacement High Resolution Radar High Readiness Reserves Hercules Rolling Replacement tranche 2 High Range Resolution Profiling Horizon Reference System RN training systems/simulators Handling Squadron Hardstanding Head-Steered (FLIR VCS) Hellenic (Greek) Ship Hughes Standard -OP2 High Security Option of Office Power 2 Hazardous Substances Authority Horizontal Sextant Angles Health & Safety At Work Hue, Saturation and Brightness (colour TV systems) Health & Safety Commission Health and Safety Commission High Speed Channel Helicopter SubControl Ship Hazardous Substances Data Bank High Speed Data Bus Health & Safety Executive Health and Safety Executive Health and Safety Executive/Nuclear Installations Health, Safety & Environmental Advisor Health & Safety File High Seas Firing Head-Steered FLIR Hardware/Software Integration Horizontal Situation Indicator Hue, Saturation and Intensity Human-System Integration High Speed Integrated Circuit Hazardous Stores Information System Hard Structure Munitions Hierarchical Storage Management Higher Scientific Officer High Speed OSLAN Gateway Helicopter Stabilised Optronic Sight Heavy Stress Platform Hull Surveillance Report 186

Acronym HSRS HSS HSS HSSC HSSI HSSL HSSMO HSSS HSTV HSW HSW Act HSWA HT ht HT HTADS HTAS HTC HTDU HTKP HTML HTML HTNS HTOVL HTP HTPB HTR HTS HTSC HTT HTTB HTTP HTTP HTTP HTTP-NG HTTPS HTU HTUFT HUD HUDC HUDWAC HUDWASS HUM HUMC HUMINT HUMS HUMS HUSLE HUSLE HUSLE HUTTS HV HV HVA HVAP HVAPDS-T

Long Title High Speed Resetting Switches Helicopter Support Ship Hydrographic Survey Squadron Health & Safety Steering Committee High Speed Serial Interface Helicopter Self-Screening Launcher Head of Ship Safety Management Office Helicopter Secure Speech System High Survivability Test Vehicle Health and Safety at Work Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 Health and Safety at Work Act Hand Tools height High Tension Helmet Target Acquisition and Designating System Hard Target Attack Submunition Hard Target Capability High Temperature Demonstrator Unit Hard-Target Kill Probability HyperText Markup Language Hypertext Mark-up Language Helicopter Tactical Navigation System Horizontal Take-Off, Vertical Landing High Test Peroxide Hydroxy-Terminated Polybutadiene Historical Transaction Record High Temperature Super/Semiconductors High-Temperature Superconductor Heavy Tracked Tractor High Technology Test Bed Hypertext Transfer Protocol Hypertext Transmission Protocol Hypertext Transport Protocol HyperText Transfer Protocol - Next Generation Secure Hypertext Transmission Protocol Hand-held Terminal Unit Helicopter Taken Up From Trade Head-Up Display Head-Up Display Computer Head-Up Display and Weapon Aiming Computer Head-Up Display Weapon-Aiming Subsystem Health and Usage Monitoring Health and Usage Monitoring Computer Human Intelligence Health & Usage Monitoring System Health and Usage Monitoring Systems Helicopter Under Slung Load Equipment Helicopter Underslung Load Equipment Helicopter Under-slung Load Equipment Hayes Universal Tow Target System High Velocity High Voltage Electricity High Value Unit High Velocity Armour-Piercing High Velocity, Armour-Piercing, Discarding Sabot, Tracer 187

Acronym HVAP-T HVAR HVBP HVD HVFT HVG HVIT HVL HVM HVM HVM LML HVME HVME HVMS HVMS HVMS HVMTA HVSD HVSM HVSS HVTA HVTL HVTP-T HVU HVVI HVY HWC HWIL HWST HWT Hyg Hz I of E I&Dea I&W I.420 I/EO I/O I/O IA IA IA IA IA IA IA IA IA IA IAAFA IAB IAB IAB IAC IAC IAC

Long Title High Velocity, Armour-Piercing, Tracer High Velocity Aircraft Rocket High Velocity Ballistic Protection Helmet Visitor Display High Value Fixed Targets Hyper-velocity Gun High Volume Information Transfer Hyper-velocity Launcher High Velocity Missile Hyper-Velocity Missile High Velocity Missile Light Mobile Launcher Hull & Vibration Monitoring Equipment Hull Vibration Monitoring Equipment High Velocity Medium Support weapon system Hull Vibration Monitoring System Hyper-Velocity Support Weapon High Value Mobile Target Attack High Value Site Defence High Velocity Support Weapon Horizontal Volute Spring Suspension High Value Target Acquisition High Velocity Transmission Line High Velocity, Target Practice, Tracer High Value Unit High Volume Virtual Impactor Heavy Hazardous Waste Co-ordinator HardWare In the Loop Harbour Weapon System Test Heavy Weight Torpedo Hygiene Hertz Inspectorate of Establishments Improvement and Development Agency Indications & Warnings ITU ISDN Interface Standard Infra Red/Electro Optical Input / Output Input/Output Image Analyst Immediate Action Information Age Information Assurance Integration Authority Internal Audit Investment Appraisal Irrespirable Atmosphere Issuing Authority The Integration Authority Inter-American Air Forces Academy Investment Appraisal Board Investment Appraisals Board formally EAC Investment Approvals Board Integrated Avionics Computer Intelligence Analysis Centre Internal Account Code 188

Acronym IAC IAC IACS IACS IADB IADC IADGES IADS IADS IADT IAE IAEA IAEM IAF IAFP IAFU IAFV IAG IAL IAL IALCE IAM IAM IAM IAM IAMIS IANEC IAP IAPP IAR IARA Iarm IARRCIS IARRCIS IAS IAS IAS IASD IAT IAT IATA IATD IATI IATP IATP IAU IAV IAW IAW IAW IB IB Ib IBA IBAHRS IBC

Long Title Internal Accounting Code Internal Audit Code Integrated Avionics Control System International Association of Classification Societies Inter-American Defence Board, US delegation Inter-American Defence College Indian Air Defence Ground Environment System Iceland Air Defence System Integrated Air Defence System Integrated Automatic Detection and Tracking Institute for the Advancement of Engineering International Atomic Energy Agency Institute of Higher Military Studies Indian Air Force Inter-American Forces of Peace Improve Assault Fire Unit Infantry Armoured Fighting Vehicle Information, Advice and Guidance (Partnerships) Infra-red Aiming Light Interim Amendment Leaflet International Airlift Control Element Inertially-Aided Munitions Initial Approach Mode Institute of Administrative Management Institute of Aviation Medicine Interim Army Management Information System Inter-American Nuclear Energy Committee Initial Assessment Phase International Air Pollution Prevention Information Asset Register Inter-Allied Reparation Agency Inspectorate of Armaments Interim ARRC Command and Information System Interim ARRC Information System Improved Armour System Indicated Air Speed Integrated Acoustic Sensor Instant Ammunition Selection Device Image Automatic Tracking Installation Acceptance Test International Air Transport Association Integrated Airframe Technology Demonstrator Initial Air Target Identification Installation Acceptance Test Procedure Integrated Airborne Tracking Programme ISDN Access Unit Infantry Armoured Vehicle Imagery Analysis Workpoint In accordance with Indications And Warning Incendiary Bomb Incident Board pound(s) Internal Business Agreement Inflatable Body and Head Restraint System Integrated Broadband Communications (ATM) 189

Acronym IBCORS IBDS IBE IBEC IBERLANT IBERLANT IBG IBIS IBIT IBM IBRD IBS IBS IBSR IBSS IBT IBT IBT IC IC IC IC IC IC IC ICA ICAAS ICAD ICAD ICAI ICAM ICAO ICBM ICBM ICC ICC ICC ICC ICCE ICCP ICCP ICCRTS

Long Title Introduction of Bar Coding to RNSTS Systems Integrated Biological Detection System Indirect Battlefield Environment International Bank for Economic Co-operation Iberia-Atlantic Area Iberian Atlantic Command Informal Budget Grouping Intelligence Briefing and Indexing System Initiated Built In Test International Business Machines International Bank for Reconstruction and Development Industrial Benefit Sharing Information Business Service Individual Battle Shooting Range Infra-red Background Sensor Survey I-Band Transponder Integrated Business Technologies Inter-Base Transfer Iceland In Charge Incident Commander Initial Capability Integrated Circuit Internal Combustion Internal Communications International Communication Agency Integrated Controls and Avionics for Air Superiority Individual Chemical Agent Detector Information Coherence Authority for Defence Intelligent Computer Assisted Courseware Integrated Computer Assisted Manufacturing International Civil Aviation Organisation InterContinental Ballistic Missile Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile Information Co-ordination Centre Initial Connectivity Capability project Integrated Communications Centre Interim CAOC Capability Iceland Command and Control Enhancement Impressed Current Cathode Protection Improved Computer Control Panel International Command and Control, Research and Technology Symposium

ICCS ICCS ICCS ICD ICDO ICDS ICDS ICDU ICE ICE ICE ICE ICE

Integrated / Improved Command and Control System Integrated Command and Control System IUKADGE Command and Control System Interface Control Document International Civil Defence Organisation Integrated Control and Display System Integrated Corporate Database System Integrated Control and Display Unit Improved Combat Efficiency Improving Clinical Effectiveness Instant Camouflage Envelope Interference Cancelling Equipment Internal Combustion Engine 190

Acronym ICE ICE ICEROCC ICF ICFG ICFP ICG ICGF ICHOTS ICI ICIP ICIS ICJ ICL ICM ICM ICM ICMBB ICMS ICN ICNS ICOG ICOM ICON ICON ICP ICP ICP ICR ICR ICR ICRC ICS ICS ICS ICS ICS ICS ICS COEIA ICSS ICSS ICSS ICSU ICT ICT ICT ICT-IFP

Long Title Internal Communications Exchange Identification And Communication Equipment IPT Iceland Regional Operations Control Centre Intelligent Customer Facility Information Coherence Framework Group Integrated Cost Forecasting Panel Intelligence Collection Group Intelligent Computer Generated Forces Interim Corporate Headquarters Office Technology System Inter-Carrier Interfaces (ATM) Intermediate CIP Imperial College Impact Simulator International Court of Justice Initial Contact Link Improved Conventional Munition Improved Conventional Munitions Intercontinental Missile Improved Conventional Munitions, Base Bleed Integrated Countermeasures Suite Illustration Control Number Integrated Communications / Navigation System International Cooperative Opportunities Group Integrated COMSEC SINCGARS Integration Contract Intelligence Communications Operations Node Incident Control Point Instrument Calibration Procedure Inventory Control Point Intelligent Character Recognition Intercooled Recuperated engine Inter-Cooled Regenerative (marine gas turbine) International Committee of the Red Cross Information & Communication Services Information and Communication Services Information and Communications Services Integrated Communications System Intercommunications System Internal Countermeasures Set Information and Communication Services Combined Operational Effectiveness and Investment Appraisal Improved Computer Sighting System Information and Communications system Support Integrated Communications Switching System International Council of Scientific Unions Information and Communication Technology Information and Communications Technology Information Communications Technology Information and Communication Technology - Introduction For Practitioners

ICU ICU ICV ICW ICW ICW ICWAR

Indicator Control Unit Interface Converter Unit Infantry Combat Vehicle Individual Combat Weapon Interactive Courseware Interrupted Continuous Wave Improved Continuous Wave Acquisition Radar 191

Acronym ICWG ICY ID ID ID ID ID ID ID & C ID&A ID-1 card

Long Title Interface Control Working Group InterChangeabilitY Identification Identity Inside Diameter Intelligence Department Interface Devices Interface Diagram Installation Design and Conversion Identification & Authentication An ID-1 Card has physical dimensions of 85.6mm X 54mm, with a corner radius of 3.18mm and a thickness of 0.76mm (ISO 7810)

IDA IDA IDA IDA IDA (cycle) IDACS IDAHEX IDAS IDAS IDAS IDB IDC IDC IDC IDC IDCA IDCT IDD IDDU IDE IDEA IDEAL IDEF IDEF IDEF0 IDEM IDES

Installation Design Authority Installation Design Authority Institute for Defence Analysis International Development Association Information/Decision/Action (cycle) Integrated Digital Audio Control System Defence Staff College High Level Wargame Facility Integrated Defensive Aids System Integrated Design Automation System International Danger and Disaster Assistance Integrated DataBase In Due Course Inner Dead Centre Insulation Displacement Connector Intrinsically Damped Composites Integrated Detector and Cooling Assembly Initial Detection and Classification Trainer Interface Design Document Integrated De-ice, De-rotation Unit Intelligent Drive Electronics International Defence Equipment and Aerospace Exhibition Interactive Database Editor And Linker Integrated Computer Aided DEFinition International Defence Industry and Civil Aviation Integrated Definition for Functional Modelling International Defence Market Show Integrated Debris Evolution Suite or In-orbit Debris Environment Software

IDEX IDF IDF IDF IDF IDF IDHS IDL IDL IDLH IDM IDM IDM IDMS IDMSX

International Defence Exhibition Iceland Defence Force Installation Data Form Instantaneous Direction Finder Intelligence Defence Fighter Israeli Defence Forces Intelligence Data Handling System Interface Definition Language International Data Link Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health Impact Delay Module Improved Data Modem Intrinsically Damped Material Integrated Document Management System Integrated Database Management System 192

Acronym IDP IDPF IDR IDRIS IDS IDS IDS IDS IDS IDS IDS IDS IDS IDSS IDSTATUS IDT IDT IDT IDVLS IDW IE IE IE (DLO) IE REG IEA IEA IEA IEBW IEC IECCA IECCA IED IED IEDD IEDX IEE IEE IEE IEE IEEE IEEE IEEE IEEE IEEIE IEF IEM IEMATS

Long Title Individual Development Programme Interim De-Perming Facility Item Data Record Integrated Defect Reporting Information System Information Distribution and Switching system Information Distribution System Infra-Red Detection Set Integrated Design Support system Integrated Display Set (USAF) Interdictor Strike Interim Defence Standard International Development Strategy Intruder Detector System Integrated Diagnostic Support system Identification and Status Identification and Tracking Indoor Trainer Intervention Delay Time Integrally-Ducted Vertical Launched System Individual Defence Weapon Input Efficiency Inspector of Explosives Inspector of Explosives (Defence Logistics Organisation) Information Environment Regulatory Executive Group Incidental Expenses Allowance Information Exchange Agreement International Energy Agency Ignitor Exploding Bridge Wire (EED) International Electro-technical Commission Inter Establishment Committee on Computer Applications Inter Establishment Co-ordinating Committee on ADP Improvised Explosive Device Integrated Electric Drive Improvised Explosive Device Disposal Improvised Explosive Device (i.e. terrorist bomb) Exercise Institute of Electrical Engineers Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (UK) Institution of Electrical Engineers Institution of Electrical Engineers (UK) Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (US) Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Institution of Electronics and Electrical Incorporated Engineers Information Engineering Facility Ion Exchange Membranes Improved Emergency Message Automation Transmission System

IEMEMC IEMS IENG IEP IEP IEPB IEPG IER

Instruments, Electrical and Miscellaneous Equipment Installation Equipment Management System Incorporated Engineer Information Exchange Programme UK/US Information Exchange Project Information Exchange Project-Bilateral Independent European Programme Group Information Exchange Requirement 193

Acronym IER IER IER(Civ)

Long Title Information Exchange Requirements Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick Inspector of Explosives and Ranges (Civilian) (formerly E&RSS(Civ))

IERC

International Evo-Technology Research Centre @ Cranfield University

IERE IERWITS IES IES IETDS IETF IETM IETM IETM IETMVP IETP IETP IETP-D IETP-I IETP-L IEU IEW IEW IEWCS IF IF IF/FCS IFA IFAC IFANS IFB IFC IFCS IFCS IFD IFD IFEP IFF IFF IFF IFF IFL IFM IFM IFM IFM/SHR IFMCS IFMU IFOBL IFOR IFPA IFPC IFPG IFR IFREP

Institution of Electronic and Radio Engineers Initial Entry Rotary-Wing Integrated Training System Image Enhancement System Institute of Employment Studies Interactive Electronic Training Delivery System Internet Engineering Task Force Integrated Electronic Technical Manual Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals Interactive Electronic Training Manual Interactive Electronic Training Manual View Package Integrated Electronic Technical Publication Interactive Electronic Technical Publications Integrated Electronic Technical Publication - Data Integrated Electronic Technical Publication - Integrated Integrated Electronic Technical Publication - Linear Interface Electronics Unit Integrated Electronic Warfare Intelligence / Electronic Warfare Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Common Sensors Instrument Flying Intensive Flying (Royal Navy) Integrated Fire / Flight Control System International Finance Adviser Information Fusion Architectures & Coordination Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security Invitation For Bid InterFace Certificate Improved Fire Control System Integrated Fire Control System Integrated Feasibility Demonstrations InterFace Document Integrated Full Electric Propulsion Identification Friend or Foe Identification Friend or Foe system Image or Interchange File Format Interrogation Friend or Foe International Frequency List Improved Frequency Modulated Instantaneous Frequency Measurement Instantaneous Frequency Meter IFM Superheterodyne Receiver Integrated Fire and Manoeuvre Control System Integrated Flight Management Unit In-Flight Operable Bomb Lock Implementation Force Indirect Fire Precision Attack Integrated Flight and Propulsion Control International Frequency Planning Group Instrument Flight Rules In-Flight REPort 194

Acronym IFS IFS IFS IFS IFS IFS IFT IFT IFT IFV IFVCM IFWES IG IG IG IGB IGBC IGC IGC IGDS IGE IGE IGES IGMDP IGMR IGN IGOR IGP IGP IGRP IGS IGS IGT IGTD IGW IHADSS IHAS IHAWK IHB IHB IHDG IHE IHE IHFR IHLB IHPG IHPI IHS IHSC IHSS IHU II II II II IIA

Long Title Indirect Fire Simulator Indirect Fire Support Inspector of Flight Safety Inspectorate of Flight Safety (USAF, Royal Air Force) InterFace Specification Iterated Function System Indirect Fire Trainer Instructor Flown Target International Flight Test Infantry Fighting Vehicle Infantry Fighting Vehicle with Integrated Countermeasures Indirect Fire Weapon Effect Simulation Image Generator Instructor of Gunnery (Royal Air Force) Initial Gate Inner German Border Initial Gate Business Case Inter-Governmental Conference Interim Gunnery Computer Integrated Graduate Development Scheme In Ground Effect Instrumentation Graphics Environment Initial Graphics Exchange Specification Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme International Guns, Missiles And Rockets Ignition Intercept Ground Optical Recorder Installation Guidance Package Interior Gateway Protocol Interior Gateway Routing Protocol Internal Gun System Internet Gateway Service Ideas Generation Template Inertial Guidance Technology Demonstration Infantry Guided Weapons Integrated Helmet And Display Sighting System Integrated Helicopter Attack System Improved HAWK In House Bid In-House Bid Integrated Hardening Design Guide Improved High Explosive Insensitive High Explosive Improved HF Radio programme Intermediate Higher Level Budget Integrated Hardening Policy Group Improved High Power Illumination Integrated Headgear Sub-system International Headquarters and Support Command, SHAPE Improved Helmet Sight System Integrated Helmet Unit Image Intensification Image Intensifier Installation and Inspection Installation Inspection Items In Aid (MRPII) 195

Acronym IIDS IIEGR IIF IIGF IIMEF IIN IIP IIR IIR IIR IIRA IIRS IIS IIS IIS IIS IISA IISI IISS IITI IJMS IJVC IKAT IKBS IKBS IKBS IKM IKW ILA ILAAS ILAC ILAD ILAs ILBM ILC ILCS ILD ILF ILG ILG ILL illum ILM ILMP ILMS ILMS ILO ILO ILOA ILPF ILR ILS ILS ILS ILS&PCG ILSM

Long Title Integrated Instrumentation Display System Institute of Industrial Exhibitions Intelligent Impact Fuze Imperial Iranian Ground Forces II Marine Expeditionary Force Item Identity Number Investors in People Imaging Infra Red Imaging InfraRed Infra-red Imaging Radar Integrated Inertial Reference Assembly Instrument Inertial Reference Set Information Interchange Specification Infra-red Imaging System Integrated Instrument System Internet Information Server Intelligence Information Services Enhancement programme Integrated Information Systems Infrastructure International Institute for Strategic Studies IIT Research Institute Interim Joint Message System International Joint Venture Company Interactive Keyboard And Terminal Intelligent Knowledge Based Systems Intelligent Knowledge Based Systems, see KBS. Intelligent Knowledge-Based Systems Information & Knowledge Management Intercept and Kill Weapon Individual Learning Account Integrated Low Altitude Attack Subsystem International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation Inner Layer Air Defence system Individual Learning Accounts Inter-Leaved Bit Map Interactive Learning Centre International Logistics Communications System Index Link Diagram Interactive Learning Facility Industrial Liaison Group International Logistics Group Illuminating illuminating Immobilised Liquid Membranes Integrated Land Management Plan Inner Layer Mine System Inner Layer Missile System Initial Load Out International Labour Organisation Interconnection Letter Of Agreement Isentropic Light Piston Facility Individual Learning Record Instrument Landing System Instrument Logistics Support Management Integrated Logistic Support Integrated Logistic Support & Policy Coordination Integrated Logistic Support Management 196

Acronym ILSM ILSMR ILSMT ILSN ILSP ILSP ILSST ILSTWG IM IM IM IM IM IM IM IM IM&TE IMA IMA IMAAWS IMAGE IMAIS IMARCCIS IMAT IMB IMC IMC IMCO IMDC IMDEX IMDG IME IME IMECH IMET IMEWS IMF IMF IMG IMI IMI IMICS IMINT IMIS IMK IMM IMMLC IMMRG IMO IMO IMOP Imp IMP IMP IMP IMPA

Long Title Integrated Logistics Support Manager Integrated Logistic Support Management Review Integrated Logistic Support Management Team Integrated Logistic Support Number ILS Plan Integrated Logistic Support Plan ILS Support Team ILS Technical Working Group Information Management Information Manager Infosec Memorandum Infrastructure Management Insensitive Munition Insensitive Munitions Intra mural Inventory Manager Inspection, Measuring & Test Equipment Integrated Modular Avionics Integrated Modular Avionics/Architectures Infantry Man-Portable Anti-armour / Assault Weapon System Imagery And Geospatial Systems Integrated Magnetic and Acoustic Influence Sweep Interim MARitime CCIS Information Management And Technology Interface Monitor Box Instrument Meteorological Conditions Inventory Management Code Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organisation International Maritime Dangerous goods Code International Maritime Defence Exhibition International Maritime Dangerous Goods Institute of Makers of Explosives Institution of Manufacturing Engineers Institution of Mechanical Engineers International Military Education and Training Integrated Missile Early Warning System International Marine Frequency International Monetary Fund Image file format Individual Management Item Installation Maintenance Instruction Integrated Mine-hunting Combat System Imagery Intelligence Institute for the Management of Information Systems Increased Manoeuvrability Kit International Maritime Band VHF Improved Medium Mobility Load Class Information Management Metadata Reference Group International Maritime Organisation International Meteorological Organisation Intentional Modulation On Pulse Imperial Infantry Mine Project Intelligence Management Plan International Missile Proliferation Intelligent Multi-Port Adapter 197

Acronym IMPAC IMPACT

Long Title Integrated Message Processing And Communications system Industry & MOD Programme to Accelerate CALS Implementation Today

IMPACT IMPDS IMRS IMS IMS IMS IMS IMS IMS IMS IMS IMS IMS IMS IMS IMSA IMSE IMSS IMT IMTS IMU In IN in IN IN INA INAS INAS Inb'd INC INC INCA INCB INCOSE INCSEA

Traffic accident-reporting system Improved Missile Point Defence System Integrated Monitoring and Recording System Inertial Measurement System Initial Maintenance Spares Instructional Management System Integrated Mission System Integrated Multiplex System Intelligent Manufacturing Systems Internal Minute Sheet International Maritime Staff (NATO HQ) International Military Services International Military Staff Ion Mobility Spectrometer Ion Mobility Spectrometry Intelligence Multiple Source analysis Improved Mobile Subscriber Equipment Integrated Multi-Sensor System International Military Tribunal Interactive Modular Training System Inertial Measurement Unit GPS Satellite Identification Number Inch inch(es) Inertial Navigator Request for INformation within an Operational Requirement Integrated Network Architecture Integrated Nav/Attack System Integrated Navigation / Attack System Inboard Insertable Nuclear Component Item Name Code Integrated Nuclear Communications Assessment International Narcotics Control Board International Council on Systems Engineering Agreement to prevent Incidents at sea between Warships of different Nations

INDEPOL INDEX INEWS INF Infosec INFOSEC INFOTERM INIS INLA INM INMARSAT INMARSAT INMARSAT INO INP INR

Information Defence & Police Independent Exercise Integrated Electronic Warfare System Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (treaty) Electronic Information Systems Security Information Security International Information Centre for Technology International Nuclear Information System Irish National Liberation Army Institute of Naval Medicine International Marine Satellite INternational MARitime SATellite International Maritime Satellite Organisation Inspector Naval Ordnance Integrated Navigation Processor Initial Nuclear Radiation 198

Acronym INR INS INSAA  INSAS INSCOM Insp ShD INSPEC

Long Title ISTAR Needs Repository Inertial Navigation System Instructions for Service Attachés and Advisers Indian Small Arms System Intelligence and Security Command (US Army) Inspector of Ships Diving Information Services for the Physics and Engineering Communities

INT INTACS INTELSAT INTELSAT INTERPOL INTERSPUTNIK

Intelligence Integrated Tactical Communications Study International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation International Telecommunications Satellites International Criminal Police Organisation International System and Organisation for Space Communications

INTREP INTSUM INU INVAL INVD InvOpt IO IO IO IO IO IOC IOC IOC IOC IOC IoD IOE IOM ION IONDS IOR IOS IOS IOT IOTE IOU IP IP IP IP IP IP IP IP IP IP IP IP IP address IPA

Intelligence Report INTelligence SUMmary Inertial Navigation Unit Internal Validation Infantry Night Vision Devices Inventory Optimisation Identification Officer Information Operations Inspecting Officer Intelligence Officer Inventory Optimisation Initial Operating Capability Initial Operational Capability Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Interim Operating Capability Interim Operational Capability Institute of Directors Irregular Outer Edge Inter-Organisational Messaging Input and Output Node Integrated Operational Nuclear Detection System Immediate Operational Requirement Instructor/Operator Station Integrated Observation System Integral Operator Trainer Initial Operational Test and Evaluation Interim OPCON Update Identified Project Imaginary Pole Industrial Participation Initial Point Initial Pressure Initial Provisioning Initial Purchase Intermediate Processor Internet Protocol Inter-network Protocol Industrial Partners Inventory Planning Internet protocol address Imagery Product Archive 199

Acronym IPA IPA IPA IPA IPADS IPAR IPAS IPAT IPB IPC IPC IPC IPC IPCP IPD IPD IPD IPD IPDMS IPE IPE IPE IPE IPE IPF IPI IPI IPI IPK IPL IPL IPLO IPM IPM IPM IPME IPMP IPMS IPMS IPMS IPMT IPN IPng IPO IPP IPPC IPPN IPR IPR IPR IPR IPR IPR IPS IPS IPS

Long Title India Pale Ale Information Processing Architecture Interim Planning Assumption International Pharmaceutical Abstracts Improved Processing And Display System Improved Pulse Acquisition Radar Integrated Pressurised Air System Inertial Pointing Aided Tracking Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield Illustrated Parts Catalogue Illustrated Parts Catalogue Initial Provisioning Committee Integrated Pollution Control Improved Command Post Improved Point Defence Initial Production Delivery Institute of Personnel and Development Institute of Personnel Development Improved Point Defence Missile System Image Processing Equipment Individual Protection Equipment Individual Protective Equipment Individual Protective Equipment (NBC) Integral Protective Entrances Initial Production Facility Intelligent Peripheral Interface Intercept Pattern for Identification Internal Procedure Instruction Individual Protection Kit Initial Provisioning List Interrupt Priority Level Irish People's Liberation Army Integrated Propulsion Module Interpersonal Message InterPersonal Messaging Integrated Performance Modelling Environment Inter-Patrol maintenance Period Institution of Professionals, Managers and Specialists Integrated Platform Management System Inter Personal Messaging Service Integrated Project Management Team Isopropyl Nitrate Internet Protocol Next Generation International Programme Office Independent Posting Point Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Initial Provisioning Part Number Independent Peer Review Industrial Property Rights In-Process Review Intellectual Property Rights Intellectual Property Rights (Copyright etc.) Internal Public Relations Inlet Particle Separator Internet Protocol Server Ion Propulsion System 200

Acronym IPSA IPSAT IPSC IPSE IPSec IPSM IPSS IPSS IPT IPT IPT IPT IPT IPTL IPTM IPTS IPU IPV IPV IPv6 IPX IQ IR IR IR IR IR IR IR IR IR&D IR/EO IRA IRA IRA IRA IRAN I-RAP IRAS IRAS IRAWS IRB IRB IRBM IRC IRC IRCCD IRCCM IRCM IRCM IRCM IRCS IRDF IRDS IRDS IRDS

Long Title Interactive Power System Analysis Identifiable Part Serialisation and Tracking International Practical Shooting Confederation Integrated Project Support Environment Internet Protocol Security Institute of Physical Sciences in Medicine Ice Penetrating Sensor System Initial Provisioning Support System Information Processing Techniques Integrated Procurement Team Integrated Project Team Integration Project Team Intelligent Procedure Trainer Integrated Project Team Leader Institute of Pathology and Tropical Medicine International Pistol Target System Interface Processor Unit Ice Patrol Vessel Industrial Prime Vector Internet Protocol version 6 Internet Package Exchange Intelligence Quotient Individual Reinforcement Industrial Relations Infra Red Infra-Red Electromagnetic Radiation Inland Revenue Instrument Rating Insulation Resistance Intelligence Request Independent Research and Development Infra-Red / Electro-Optical Inertial Reference Assembly Instrument Rating Allowance Inventory Record Accuracy Irish Republican Army Inspect and Repair as Necessary Infra-Red Augmented Projectile Infra-Red Alerting System Interdiction / Reconnaissance Attack System Infra-Red Attack Weapon System Improved Ribbon Bridge Irish Republican Brotherhood Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile Inflatable Rubber Crafts International Research Collaboration Infra-Red Charge-Coupled Device Infra-Red Counter Countermeasures Infra Red Counter Measures Infra Red CounterMeasure Infra-Red Counter Measures Intrusion-Resistant Communications System Infra-Red Direction Finding Information Resource Dictionary Standard Information Resource Dictionary Systems Infra-Red Detecting Set 201

Acronym IRDSC IRDU IRE IRESSRC IREW IREWS IREX IRF IRF(A) IRF(L) IRF(M) IRFIS IRFNA IRG IRGW IRI IRICS IRIS IRIS IRIS IRJ IRL IRLS IRLS IRMS IRMWS IRNF IRO IRO IROF IRQ IRQ IRR IRR IRR IRR IRR IRR IRR IR-RAP IRROLA IRRS IRS IRS IRS IRSF IRSI IRSM IRSP IRSS IRST IRST IRSTD IRT IRTH

Long Title Infosec Research & Development Co-ordination Sub-Committee Infra-Red Detection Unit Instrument Rating Examiner Implementation of the RAFCSS EDS Security Study Recommendations Committee Infra-Red Electronic Warfare Infra-Red Electronic Warfare System Infra-red signature predication model Immediate Reaction Force Immediate Reaction Force (Air) Immediate Reaction Force (Land) Immediate Reaction Force (Maritime) Inertial Referenced Flight Inspection System Inhibited Red Funing Nitric Acid Immediate Replenishment Group Infra-Red Guided Weapons Instrument Rating Instructor Interim Reciprocal Information and Consultation System Infra-Red Imaging System Integrated Radar Imaging System Incident Reporting Information System Infra-Red Jammer Interface Reference List Infra Red Line Scanner Infra-Red Line Scan Integrated Radio Management System Infra-Red Missile Warning Subsystem programme Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Inspection Rejection Order Inspection-Rejection Open item Improved Rate Of Fire Information Request Questionnaire Interrupt request Immediate Readiness Reserve Infra-Red Radiation Infrared Reflecting Integral Rocket / Ramjet Integrated Radio Room Internal Rate of Return Paint Infra-Red Reflecting Paint Infra-Red / Radar Augmented Projectile Inflatable Radar-Reflective Optical Location Aid Infra-Red Reconnaissance System Improved Radar Simulator Inertial Reference System Interface Requirements Specification IR Simulation Facility Independent Range Safety Inspectors Infra-Red Surveillance Measures IR Scene Projector Infra-Red Search Set Infra-Red Search and Track InfraRed Search-and-Track Infra-Red Search and Target Designation Instrument Rating Test Infra-Red Terminal Simulator 202

Acronym IRTS IRU IRV IRVAT IRWR IS IS IS IS IS IS IS3 ISA ISA ISA ISA ISA ISA ISA ISA ISAC ISADS ISAF ISAKMP ISAPI ISAQ ISAR ISAT ISAU ISB ISB ISBN ISC ISC ISC ISC ISC ISCOMFAR ISCOMICE ISCS ISD ISD ISD ISD ISD ISD/IOC ISDN ISDN ISDS ISDS ISDS iSDX ISE ISEC ISES ISF

Long Title Integrated Radiation Transport Suite Inertial Reference Unit Improved Recovery Vehicle Infra-Red Video Automatic Tracking Infra-Red Warning Receiver Information System Information Systems Intermediate System Internal Security International Staff International Standard Incentivised Spares Support Scheme Independent Safety Audit Independent Safety Auditor Industry Standard Architecture Industry Standard Architecture (Bus System) Initial Site Acceptance Instruction Set Architecture International Standard Atmosphere Internet Security Association Interim Stern Arc Clearance Integrated Strapdown Air Data System International Security Assistance Force Internet Security Association and Key Management Protocol Internet Server Application Programming Interface Interim Statement of Airworthiness Qualification Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar Intensified Standard Alternating Temperature Ignition and Safety and Arming Unit Independent Side Band Independent Side Band (radio) International Standard Book Number Incident Sentencing Committee Independent Schools Council Infantry Section Carrier Information Skills and Competences Intercommunications Set Control Island Commander, The Faros Island Commander, Iceland Integrated Submarine Combat System In Service Date In-Service Data In-Service Date Instructional System Design Instructional Systems Development In Service Date/Initial Operational Capability Integrated Services Digital Network Integrated Systems Digital Network Ice & Snow Detection System Image Switching and Distribution System IRCM self-defence System GPT PABX Intermediate Station Equipment Information Systems Executive Committee International Solar Energy Society Integrated Support Facility 203

Acronym ISG ISG ISG ISG ISI ISI ISI ISIS ISIS ISIS ISK ISL ISL ISLS iSLX ISM ISMB ISME ISMOR ISMS ISO ISO ISO PfP ISOP ISOP ISOR ISOSS ISP ISP ISP ISP ISP ISPF ISPM ISQAA ISR ISR ISR ISR ISR ISR ISRD ISRM ISRMD ISRO ISRP ISS ISS ISS ISS ISS ISSA ISSC ISSC ISSE ISSO

Long Title Industry Steering Group Information Strategies Group Internal Studies Group International Sales Group Information System Infrastructure or In-Service Improvement In-Service Inspection Inter-Symbol Interference Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia Item of Supply Information System LAND Integrated Staff Information System Intercept Sonar Initial System Load Inter Satellite Link Interrogation Side-Lobe Suppression GPT PABX In Store Maintenance Information Systems Management Board International Scientific Matters expert International Symposium of Military Operational Research In Service Management System International Standards Organisation International Standards Organization "In the spirit of" PfP Invitation for the submission of proposals Invitation to Submit Outline Proposal Initial Statement of Requirements Integrated Staff Officer Support System Ideal Splash Point In Service Proof Integrated Support Plan International Standardised Profiles Internet Service Provider Isentropic Light Piston Facility In-Service Project Manager In-Service Quality Assurance Authority Identification - Safety Range Identification Safety Range Image Storage and Retrieval Initial Spares Requirement Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance In-Service Reliability Demonstration Inverted Scan Rate Modulation In Service Reliability and Maintainability Demonstration Indian Space Research Organisation Improved Stabilisation Reference Package Individual Studies School In-Service Support Integrated Supply Support and In-Service Surveillance Inward Shipping Store Information Services & Systems In-Service Support Agency Information System Standing Committee Information Systems Steering Committee Integration Services Support Environment Information Systems Security Officer 204

Acronym ISSP ISSP ISSR ISST IST IST ISTAR

Long Title Initial System Security Policy Integrated Supply Support Procedures Independent Secondary Surveillance Radar ICBM Silo Super-hardening Technology Invite, Show and Test Initial Sea Training Intelligence Surveillance Targeting Acquisition and Reconnaissance

ISTAR

Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance

ISTDC ISTS ISU ISU ISU ISUS ISV ISVR ISVT ISW ISYSCON IT IT IT ITA ITA2 ITAC ITACS ITALD ITAS ITAS ITB ITB ITCE ITCM ITCS ITCS ITD(A) ITDC ITDM ITDM ITDSC ITDU ITE ITEA ITEAP ITEC ITF ITF ITF ITFR ITG ITGS ITIL ITM ITMS

Inter Service Training and Development School Information Systems (Technical Services) In-arm Suspension Unit In-Service Upgrade Integrated Sight Unit Integrated Support for Units and Ships Internal Security Vehicle Institute of Sound and Vibration Research Integrated Secure Voice Terminal Infantry Support Weapon Integrated System Control programme (US Army) Industrial Techniques Information Technology Italy Interface Test Adaptor International Telegraph Alphabet No 2 Intelligence Threat Analysis Centre Integrated Tactical Command System Improved Tactical Air-Launched Decoy Improved Tracking Adjunct System Integrated Test Alignment System Industry Training Board Information Technology Board Information Technology, Communications & Electronics Integrated Tactical Countermeasures Integrated Target Control Systems Integrated Track and Control Systems Individual Training Directive (Army) Information Technology Development Committee Integrated Time Division Multiplexing Intelligent Time Division Multiplexer Information Technology Development Sub-Committee Infantry Trials and Development Unit Involute Throat and Exit (rocket nozzle) Integrated Test Evaluation & Acceptance Plan Integrated Test, Evaluation & Acceptance Plan Information Technology Executive Committee French Textile Institute Installation Test Firing Integration Test Facility Integration Test Facility Rig Inter-Tier Gateway Integrated Track Guidance System Information Technology Infrastructure Library Integrated Technology Mast Ion Trap Mass Spectroscopy 205

Acronym ITN ITN ITO ITO ITOP ITOW ITOW ITOW ITOW ITP ITP ITPS ITR ITS ITS ITS ITS ITS ITS ITS ITS ITS ITS ITSEC ITSEC ITSEC ITSEM ITSO ITSR ITSS ITSSP ITSST ITSyO ITT ITT ITT ITT ITTR ITU ITU-R ITU-T ITV ITW IU IUC IUKADGE IUKADGE IUS IUSS IUSS IV IV IV&V IVCS IVCS IVD

Long Title Invitation to Negotiate Item Transaction Number Industry Training Organisation International Trade Organisation International Test Operating Procedures Improved TOW Improved TOW missile Improved Tube launched Optical tracked Wire guided Improved Tube launched Optically sighted Wire guided missile Intent To Purchase Intention To Proceed International Test Pilots School Integrated-Technology Rotor (US Army) Information Technology System Initial Training Squadron (Royal Air Force) Inshore Training Squadron Integrated Target System Intelligent Tutoring System Interactive Training System Interface Test Specification International Thermal Sight Issue Transaction Summary Italian Ship Information Technology Security Information Technology Security Evaluation Criteria IT Security Evaluation Criteria Information Technology Security Evaluation Method Information Technology Security Officer IT Strategy Review Integrated Tactical Surveillance System IT Systems Support Professional IT Systems Support Technician Information Technology Security Officer Indoor Training Theatre Inter-Turbine Temperature Invitation To Tender Invitations To Tender Indoor Training Theatre Range International Telecommunications Union International Telecommunications Union (Radio) International Telecommunications Union (Telecommunications) Improved TOW Vehicle Initial Training Wing (Royal Air Force) Interface Unit Instrument Under Calibration Improved UK Air Defence Ground Environment (now UKADGE) Improved United Kingdom Air Defence Ground Environment Inertial Upper Stage Integrated Undersea Surveillance System Integrated Underwater Surveillance System Interactive Video Issue Voucher Independent Verification and Validation Integrated Vehicle Communications System Integrated Voice Communication System Indirect View Display 206

Acronym IVD IVDN IVDU IVI IVIM IVIS IVMS IVPDL IVSL IVSN IVV IW IW IWAC IWC IWD IWD IWESS IWS IWS IWS IWS IWSDB IWV IX IXC IXP IYM J J J/S JA JAA JAA JAAC PUB JAATT JAAWSC JAAWSC JAAWSC JAB JAC JAC JAC JACIG JACK JAD JAD JAD JADDIN JADI JAFE JAG JAGO JAIEG JAMCAT JAMES

Long Title Interactive Video Disc Integrated Voice and Data Networking Intelligent Visual Display Unit Interchangeable Virtual Instrument Instrumented Vibration Insulation Model Inter-Vehicular Information System Integrated Vehicle Management System Inter-Vehicle Positioning and Data Link Instantaneous VSI Initial Voice Switched Network Instantaneous Vertical Velocity Individual Weapon Information Warfare Integrated Weapon-Aiming System Integrated Weapons Complex Integrated Weapon Display Interactive Weapon Display Infantry Weapons Effects Simulation System Improved Weapon System In Water Survey Individual Weapon Sight Integrated Weapon System Integrated Weapon System Data Base Instrumented War-weight Variant (Mk24 Torpedo) Information Exploitation Ion Exchange Column Information Exploitation In Year Management joules Junior Jam-to-Signal ratio Junior Assistant Joint Airworthiness Authorities, HQ in the Netherlands Joint Airworthiness Authority Joint Acoustic Analysis Centre Publication Joint Air Attack Team Tactics Joint Anti Air Warfare Shore Coordination Joint Anti-Air Warfare Shore Control (circuit) Joint Anti-Air Warfare Shore Co-ordination Network Joint Advisory Board Joint Acceptance Committee Joint Acoustic Centre Joint Airworthiness Committee Joint Arms Control Implementation Group An anthropometric modelling tool Joint Action Development Joint Application Design Joint Application Development Joint Air Defence Digital Information System Japan Association of Defence Industries Joint Advanced Fighter Engine Judge Advocate General Joint Aeronautical and Geospatial Organisation Joint Atomic Information Exchange Group Jammer Communications Attachment Joint Asset Management and Engineering Solutions 207

Acronym JAMREP JAN JANAP JANAP JANNAF JANSC JAP JAP JAPNMS JAPS JAR JAR JAR JARIB JARIC JARIC JARIC JASDF JASIN JASMIN JASORS JASS JASSM JAST JATCCCS JATE JATEU JATF JATFOR JATO JATS JAWS JAWS JBD JBD JBD(M) JBIA JBTSE

Long Title Jamming Report Joint Army, Navy (US) Joint Army, Navy and Air Force Publication Joint Army, Navy, Air Force Publication Joint Army, Navy, NASA and Air Force (US) Joint Air Navigation Safety Committee Joint Aeronautical Programme Joint Air Publication JTIDS Air Platform Network Management System Joint Administrative Planning Staff Job Appraisal Review Joint Airworthiness Requirement Joint Airworthiness Requirements Joint Air Reconnaissance Intelligence Board Joint Air Reconnaissance Intelligence Centre Joint Air Reconnaissance Interpretation Centre National Imagery Exploitation Centre Japan Air Self Defence Force Joint Air-Sea Interaction

JBUSDC JC JC2SP JCA JCABS JCALS J-CATCH JCB JCB JCC JCC JCCC JCCC JCDB JCIC JCL JCMPO

Joint Brazil-US Defence Commission Joint Commander Joint Command and Control Support Programme Joint Combat Aircraft Joint Cockpit Air Bag System Joint Computer-aided Acquisition and Logistic Support system Joint Countering Attack Helicopter program Joint Capabilities Board Joint Capability Board Joint Consultative Committee Joint Cryptographic Centre Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre Joint Communications Control Centre Joint Concepts & Doctrine Board Joint Compliance and Inspection Committee Job Control Language Joint Cruise Missile Project Office (USAF and Navy)

Joint Advanced Special Operations Radio System Joint Anti-Submarine School Joint Air-to-Surface Stand-off Missile Joint Advanced Strike Technology Joint Advanced Tactical C3 System Joint Air Transport Establishment Joint Air Transport Evaluation Unit Joint Amphibious Task Force Joint Airborne Task Force Jet-Assisted Take-Off Jamming Analysis and Transmission Selection Jamming And Warning System Joint Attack Weapon Systems Joint Battlespace Digitisation Joint Battlespace Digitization (formerly DWB) Joint Battlespace Digitisation (Maritime) Joint Battlefield Information Architecture Joint and Battlefield Trainers, Simulations and Synthetic Environments

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Acronym JCP JCP JCPS JCS JCS JCSI JDA JDAM JDC JDCC JDCC JDCMS JDCU JDF JDFCG JDIS JDISS JDLC JDTS JECC JED JEF JEGS JEM JEMU Jengo JEOCG JEP JESA JESS JET JETDS JETI JETs JEWC JEWG JEZ JF2000 JFAC JFACC JFAI JFAmphCC JFAST JFC JFC JFC JFDA(EP) JFDP JFE JFH JFHQ JFHQ JFIT JFLCC JFLog CC JFMCC

Long Title Joint Command Process Joint Contingency Plan Joint Command Process Study Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Command System Joint Command Systems Initiative Japanese Defence Agency Joint Direct Attack Munition Joint Defence Capability Joint Doctrine & Concepts Community Joint Doctrine and Concepts Centre Joint Data Communications Management Suite Jamming Detection Control Unit Jamaica Defence Force Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard E Joint Defence Intelligence Support System-Europe Joint Defence Intelligence Support services Joint Distributed Learning Centre Joint Demand Tracking System Joint Experimentation Co-ordination Committee Joint Experimentation Database Joint Experimentation Framework Job Evaluation Grading Support Jet Engine Modulation Joint Environmental Markets Unit Junior Engineering Officer (Royal Air Force) Joint Exercise Observer Control Group Joint Experimentation Programme Joint Equipment Support Authority Joint Exercise Support System Joint European Torus Joint Electronics Type Designation System Jobs, Education and Training Information Joint Essential Task List Joint Electronic Warfare Centre Joint Executive Working Group Jezebel Passive ASW Sonar Joint Force 2000 Joint Force Air Component Joint Force Air Component Commander Joint Formal Acceptance Inspection Joint Force Amphibious Component Commander Joint Flow and Analysis System for Transport Joint Force Commander Joint Force Commander (UK) Joint Forces Commander Joint Force Development Agenda (Experimentation Priorities) Joint Force Development Process Joint Fires Element Joint Force Harrier Joint Force Headquarters Joint Forces Headquarters Joint Field Interrogation Team Joint Force Land Component Commander Joint Logistic Component Commander Joint Force Maritime Component Commander 209

Acronym JFOS JFPG JFSFCC JFSS JFTHQ JGSDF JGTO JHC JHC JHP JHQ JHQ JHQ JHSU JIA JIAWG JIB JIC JIC JIC JICCC JIES JIFDATS JIFM JIGSAW JIN JINTACS JIO JIP JIPTL JIS JIT JIT JITA JITL JJPTP JLC JLC JLCC JLP JLP JMC JMC JMCC JMCC JMCC JMCIS JMDS JMEA JMEM JMF JMIC JMOTS JMOTS JMSA JMSDF

Long Title Joint Force Operations Staff Joint Forces Planning Group Joint Force Special Forces Component Commander Joint (Force) Signal Staff Joint Tactical Force Headquarters Japan Ground Self-Defence Force Joint Ground Based Air Defence Training Organisation Joint Helicopter Control Joint Helicopter Command Jacketed Hollow Point Joint Force Headquarters Joint Headquarters Joint Head-Quarters Joint Helicopter Support Unit Joint Information Architecture Joint Integrated Avionics Working Group Joint Intelligence Bureau Job Information Card Job Instruction Card Joint Intelligence Committee Joint Information and Communications Control Centre Joint Inter-operability Evaluation Joint-services In-Flight Data Transmission System Joint Information Flow Model Joint Implementation Group for Systematic Automation of Work Job Identification Number Joint Inter-operability of Tactical Command And Control System Joint Intelligence Organisation Joint Interface Program Joint Integrated Prioritised Target List Job Instruction Sheet Just in Time Just-In-Time Japan Industrial Technology Association Joint Integrated Target List Joint Jet-Pilot Training Programme Joint Load Control Jordan, Lee and Cawsey Joint Logistics Co-ordination Centre Joint Logistic Plan Joint Logistic Plans Joint Maritime Conference Joint Maritime Course Joint Maritime Control Centre Joint Movement Co-ordination Committee Joint Movements Coordination Centre Joint Maritime CIS Joint Message Distribution Centre Japan Machinery Exporters Association Joint Munitions Effectiveness Manual Joint Maritime Facility Joint Maritime Intelligence Centre Joint Maritime Operational Training Staff Joint Maritime Operational Training Staffs Japan Maritime Safety Agency Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force 210

Acronym JMUSDC JNCO Jnr Tech JOANNA JOC JOCC JOCOMEX JOCOMEX JOCS JOCS JOCS JOCS JOG JOIC Joint STARS

Long Title Joint Mexican-US Defence Commission Junior Non-Commissioned Officer Junior Technician JOint Airborne NavigatioN and Attack Joint Operations Centre Joint Operational Concepts Committee Joint (inter-Service) Communications Exercise Joint Communication Exercise Joint Operation Command System Joint Operational Command System Joint Operations Command System Joint Operations Command Systems Joint Operations Group Joint Operations Intelligence Centre Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System (also JSTARS)

JOP JOP JOSIC JOTS JOTS JOTS JOUST

Joint Operational Picture Junior Officer Pilot Joint Ocean Surveillance Information Centre Joint Operational Tactical System Joint Operations and Tactical System Joint Tactical System Aircraft System Performance Department BVR Air Combat Facility

JOWOG JP JPAS JPAS JPATS JPEG JPEG JPEG JPG JPI JPL JPL JPO JPO JPS JPTT JR JRA JRA JRC JRCC JRD-3 JRDF JRDH JRDM JRFL JRI JRIMC JRO JRPB JRR JRRF

JOint WOrking Group Jamming Pulse Joint Personnel Administration System Joint Personnel Administration System (JPASS - 'Study') Joint Primary Aircraft Training System Joint Photographic Expert Group Joint Photography Expert Group Joint Pictures Expert Group Joint Planning Guide Joint Precision Interdiction Jet Propulsion Laboratory Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA Joint Program Office Joint Project Office (Project Horizon) Joint Planning Staff Junior Officer Tactics Team (US Navy) Junior Rate Jaguar Rover Australia Japanese Red Army Joint Reconnaissance Centre Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Japan Reconfiguration and Digitisation Program Phase III Joint Rapid Deployment Force Junior Rating's Dining Hall Jaguar Reference Data Migration Joint Restricted Frequency List Jules Richard Instruments Joint Reference Information Management Capability Junior Radio Operator Joint Radio Propagation Bureau Joint Raid Reporting Joint Rapid Reaction Force 211

Acronym JRs JRSC JS JSA JSATO JSB JSB JSC JSC JSC JSC JSCC JSCI JSCMPO JSCPM JSCPMB JSCSC JSCSC JSD JSD JSDC JSDF JSDFA JSEOD JSEODOC JSESPO JSET JSF JSFU JSIB JSIC JSIES JSIPS JSLO JSMC JSMC JSOW JSP JSP375 JSPI JSRJ JSSO JSSU JSTARS JSTARS

Long Title Junior Ratings (Leading Rates & below) Jam-Resistant Secure Communications programme Junior Seaman Job Seekers Allowance Joint Support Air Tasking Organisation Joint Service Board Joint Signal Board Johnson Space Centre Joint Signal Committee Joint Steering Committee Joint Supply Chain Joint Supply Chain Committee Joint Command System Initiative Joint Service Cruise Missile Program Office (USAF and Navy) Joint Supply Chain Performance Management Joint Supply Chain Performance Management Board Joint Service Command & Staff College Joint Services Command and Staff College Jackson Structured Design Jackson System Development Joint Service Defence College Japan Self Defence Force Japan Self Defence Force Agency Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Disposal Joint Services EOD Operations Centre Joint Surface-Effect Ship Program Office Joint Service Expedition Trust Joint Strike Fighter Joint Services Flail Unit Joint System integration Body Joint Services Intelligence Course Joint Services Imagery Exploitation System Joint Service Image Processing System Joint Service Liaison Organisation Joint Service Management Centre Joint Staff Message Control Joint Stand-Off Weapon Joint Services Publication MoD Health & Safety Handbook Joint School of Photographic Interpretation Joint Services Recognition Journal Joint Service Signals Organisation Joint Service Signals Unit Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System Joint Surveillance Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance System

JSTARS JSU JSWDL JSyCC Jt Comd JTACMS JTC3A JTCB JTD JTF

Joint Surveillance Target-Attack Radar System Joint Support Unit Joint Service Weapon Data Link Joint Security Coordination Centre. Part of DDefSy Joint Commander Joint Tactical Missile System Joint Tactical Command, Control and Communications Agency Joint Targeting Coordination Board Joint Technical Documentation Joint Task Force 212

Acronym JTF HQ JTFC JTFP JTIDS JTIDS JTM JTMMR JTMS JTMS JTOC JTP JTP JTRC JTSAC JUD/JUF JUMP junc JUWG JV JVC JVX JWC JWGs JWID JWOG JWP JWRPL JWS JWS JWTDC k KA KAG-22 KAPSE KAS KATIE Kbit Kbit/s (kbits) KBMS Kbps KBS KBS KBS KBU kcas KD KDR KDU KE KEK KEK KEM KEP KERR KEW KFD

Long Title Joint Task Force HQ Joint Task Force Commander Joint Tactical Fusion Programme Joint Tactical Info Distribution System Joint Tactical Information Distribution System Job Transfer and Manipulation Joint Tactical Multi-Mode Radio Joint Transport & Movements Staff Joint Transport and Movements Staff Joint Training for Operations Joint Technical Panel Joint Theatre Plan Joint Technical Requirements Committee Joint Training, Simulation and Analysis Centre Type of RN Radar Display Joint UHF Modernisation Project Junction Joint User Working Group Joint Venture Joint Venture Company Joint service advanced vertical lift aircraft Joint Warfare Committee Joint MoD/Industries Work Groups Joint Warrior Interoperability Demonstration Sub Group J WOrking Group Joint Warfare Publication Joint Warfare Priority List Joint Warehouse System Joint Warfare Staff Joint Warfare Tactical Doctrine Committee Modulus of sub-grade reaction Keep Alive K-Action Group Kernel APSE Killed on Active Service Killer Alert Threat Identification and Evasion Kilobit Kilobits per second Knowledge Based Management System Kilo Bits Per Second Knowledge Based Scheduling Knowledge Based System Knowledge Based Systems Keyboard Unit Knots Calibrated Air Speed Known Distances Kill / Detection Ratio Keyboard Display Unit Kinetic Energy Key Encryption Key Kinetic Energy Kill Kinetic Energy Missile Kinetic Energy Penetrator Kinetic Energy Recovery Rope Kinetic Energy Weapon KEK Fill Device 213

Acronym KFP kg kg Kgsm kHz kHz KI KIA KIAS KIMO KIT KITE KITE KKV KKVHILS KKW KLU Km KMA KMP kN kn kn kn KP KP KPAF KPAG kph kph KPI KPNLF KPO KPP KPRG KPS KPU KSAs KSC KSEMs KSPR KSR KSR KSSP KT kt KTA KTA ktas kts KU KUR KUR KV kVA KVA

Long Title Korean Fighter Program Kilogram(s) Kilogrammes Kingsman Kilo Hertz (One thousand cycles per second) KiloHertz Key Interface Killed In Action Knots Indicated Air Speed Local Authorities International Environmental Organisation Keeping In Touch Keep It To Essentials Kinetic energy kill Integrated Technology Experiments Kinetic Kill Vehicle Kinetic Kill Vehicle Hardware in the Loop Simulator Kinetic Kill Weapon Key and Lamp Unit Kilometre Korea Military Academy Key Management Protocol KiloNewton Knot(s) (maritime navigation) Knots Knott Key Point Keypoint Korean People's Air Force Key Partners Action Group (Scottish Office) Kilometers Per Hour Kilometres per hour Key Performance Indicators Khmer People's National Liberation Front Key Process Owner Key Performance Parameter Key Process Review Group Knowledge Processing System Keyboard Printer Unit Key Support Areas Kennedy Space Centre Key Supply Engagement Managers Key Stage Peer Review Keyboard Send / Receive Key System Requirement Key Skills Support Programme Key Target Knot(s) (aeronautical navigation) Key Technical Area Key Technical Assumption Knots True Airspeed Knots Keyboard Unit Key User Requirement Key User Requirements Key Variable Kilo Volt Amps KiloVolt Amp 214

Acronym kVA KVDT KVM kW KWIC KWIPS KWOC L L of C L of L L or I L&TH L11 L14 L16 LA LA LA IPT LA21 LAA LAAAS LAAD LAADS LAAG LAAM LAAPC LAASH LAAT LAAV LAAWC LAAWC lab LAB LABCOM LABRV LABS LABS LAC LAC LACE LACH LACW LAD LAD LAD LAD LAD LAD LAD LAD LAD LAD LAD LADA LADAR LADAR

Long Title Kilovolt Amperes Keyboard Visual Display Unit Keyboard Video Mouse switch Kilowatts Key Word In Context Thousand of Whetstone Instructions per Second Key Word Out of Context Loss Factor Lines of Communication Limit of Liability Electrical Lethality and Target Hardening Link 11 Link 14 Link 16 Local Authority Locally Attractive Logistics Applications Intergrated Project Team Local Agenda 21 Light Anti-Aircraft Low-Altitude Airfield Attack System Low Altitude Air Defence Low Altitude Aircraft Detection System Light Anti-Aircraft Gun Light Anti-Aircraft Missile Local Authority Air Pollution Control LITEF's Analogue Air data System for Helicopters Laser Augmented Air-borne TOW Light Air-borne ASW Vehicle Local AAW Commander or Coordination circuit Local Anti-Air Warfare Coordinator Laboratory Light Assault Bridge Laboratory Command (US Army) Large Advanced Ballistic Re-entry Vehicle Low Altitude Bombing System Low-Altitude Bombing System Leading Aircraftman List of Assessed Contractors Landline Air defence Communications Encryption Lightweight Amphibious Container Handler Leading Aircraftwoman Large Area Display Laser Acquisition Device Laser Alignment Device Launch Assist Device Learning Analysis Document Liberation Army Daily (newspaper) Light Aid Detachment Local Air Defence Local Area Disc Local Area Domain Low Altitude Dispenser Logical Applications and Data Architecture Laser Detection And Ranging LAser raDAR 215

Acronym LADD LADS LADS LADS LAE LAF LAF LAFIS LAFIS LAFIS LAFT LAFTA LAFTS LAG LAG LAH LAIA LAIR LAIRS LAIS LAIT LAL LAM LAMP LAMP LAMP LAMPS LAMPS LAMS LAN LAN LANA LANDCOMD LANDSAT LANL LANTIRN LANTIRN LAP LAPADS LAPC LAPES LAR LAR LARA LARC LARC LARC LARC LARO LARS LARS LAS LAS LASER

Long Title Low Altitude Drogue Delivery Laser Air-borne Depth Sounder Light Air Defence System Local Area Depot System Low Altitude Extraction Light Assault Ferry Low Frequency Active System Ledger Accounting Financial Information System Ledger Accounts Financial Management Information System Local Area Financial Information System Light Aircraft Flying Task Latin American Free Trade Association Laser And FLIR Test Set Local Award Group Local Award Group (GEMS) Light Attack Helicopter Latin American Integration Association Laser and Atomic Research and Development Light Aircraft Reconnaissance System Lithium Aluminium Iron Sulphide Land Accident and Investigation Team Launch And Leave Long Aerial Mine Large Advanced Mirror Programme Lockheed Adaptive Modular Payload Long Assisted Maintenance Period Light Air-borne Multi-Purpose System Long Assisted Maintenance Period Local Area Missile System Local Area Network Local Area Network (IT) Low Altitude Night Attack LAND Command A civilian surveillance satellite Los Alamos National Laboratory Low Altitude Navigation Targeting Infra Red Night Low-Altitude Navigation Targeting Infra-Red, Night Local Air Plot Lightweight Acoustic Processing And Display System Local Accident Procedure Course Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System Light Artillery Rocket Light Automatic Rifle Large Aperture Research Array Lighter Amphibious Re-supply Cargo Logistics & Resource Cell Low Altitude Ride Control Low-Altitude Ride Control Logistic Analysis and Research Organisation Light Artillery Rocket System Lower Airspace Radar Service Local Area Sub-System Local Area System Learning Age Standards Evaluation and Review (the new IiP standard)

LASER

Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation 216

Acronym LASH LASHE LASO LASR LASS LASS LASS LASS LASSIE LASSO LAST LAST LASTE lat LAT LAT LATAR LATAS LATCC LATCP LATIS LATS LAV LAV LAVA LAV-AD LAV-AG LAW LAW LAX LB LB lb LBA LBdr lbF LBH LBHMMS LBI LBM LBO LBP LBR LBRG LBS LBTS LBTS LBU LC LC LC COORD LC2IEDM LCA LCA LCA LCAC

Long Title Lighter Aboard Ship Low Altitude Simultaneous HAWK Engagement Latin American Solidarity Organisation Low Altitude Surveillance Radar Large Area Smoke Screening Light Armoured System Support Local Area Sensor System Low Altitude Surveillance System Low Airspeed Sensing and Indicating Equipment Light Anti-Surface Semi-automatic Optical missile Local Area System Transport Low Altitude Supersonic Target Low Altitude Safety and Targeting Enhancement Latitude Light Anti-Tank Local Area Transport Laser-Augmented Target Acquisition and Recognition Laser True Airspeed System London Air Traffic Control Centre Local Area Transport Control Programme Lightweight Air-borne Thermal Imaging System Light Armoured Turret System Light Armoured Vehicle Light Assault Vehicle Low-profile Adaptive Vehicular Antenna Light Armoured Vehicle - Air Defence Light Armoured Vehicle - Assault Gun Light Anti-armour Weapon Light Anti-tank Weapon Limited Area automatic Extraction (radar tracking) Light Bomber Local Battery Pound Longbow Apache Lance Bombardier Pounds Force Light Battlefield Helicopter Longbow Hellfire Modular Missile System Longbow International Lever Breech Mechanism Log Book Office Local Business Plan Laser Beam Rider Laser Beam-Riding Guidance Leave Behind Sonar Land Based Test Site (Portsdown) Land-Based Test Site Logical Business Unit Landing Craft Logistics Command Landing Craft Coordinator Land Command and Control International Exchange Data model Landing Craft Assault Life Cycle Analysis Light Combat Aircraft Landing Craft Air-Cushion 217

Acronym LCAD LCAJ LCAS LCB LCC LCC LCC LCC LCC LCC LCC LCC LCCC LCCI LCCO LCD LCD LCDE LCDP LCEE LCF LCF LCG LCH LCIA LCINS LCL LCLU LCM LCM LCMS LCMU LCN LCN LCN LCO LCOSS LCP LCP LCpl LCR LCS LCSC LCSS LCT LCT LCT LCU LCU LCU LCV LCVP LCWS LD LD LD

Long Title Lightweight Chemical Agent Detector Low-cost Anti-Jam system Light Close Air Support Logistic Configuration Baseline Las Communications Controller Launch Control Centre Life Cycle Cost Life Cycle Costing Life Cycle Costs Limited Capability Configuration Local Command Centre Logistics Co-ordination Centre Launch Control Centre Computer London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Landing Craft Control Officer Latest Completion Date Liquid Crystal Display Liquid Crystal Display Local Career Development Panel Low Cost Emplacement Excavator Liability Control and Forecasting Low Cycle Fatigue Load Classification Group Light Combat Helicopter Logistics Coherence Information Architecture Low Cost Inertial Navigation System Landing Craft Logistic Landing Control Logic Unit Landing Craft Mechanised Laser Countermeasures Learning Content Management System London Civilian Management Unit Load Classification Number Logistics Control Number LSA Control Number Launch Control Officer Lead Computing Optical Sight System Landing Craft, Personnel Launch Control Post Lance Corporal Land Condition Record Low-Cost Sonobuoy London Computer/Communications Security Committee Land Combat Support System Landing Craft Tank Light Crawler Tractor Longbow Crew Trainer Landing Craft Utility Launch Control Unit Lightweight Computer Unit Low-Cost Visual Landing Craft Vehicles and Personnel Low Cost Weapon Delivery System Liquidated Damages Loop Disconnect Low Drag (bombs) 218

Acronym LD/MD LDA LDA LDA LDA LDA LDA LDA LDA LDA LDAH LDC LDCN LDD LDDI LDF LDFB LDM LDMTS LDNS LDO LDO LDOCF LDP LDP LDP LDR LDS LDS LDS LDS LDT LDT LDT LDT/SCAM LDTD LDTM LDU LDV LDW LE LE LE(A) LEA LEA LEAD LEAP LEBA LEC LECOS LED LED LEDI LEGS LELEC LEM

Long Title Logistic Demonstration/Maintenance Demonstration Landing Distance Available Laser Doppler Anemometry Latent Damage Act Learning and Development Adviser Learning and Development Advisor Limited Danger Area Logistics Functional Area London Development Agency Logistics Data Analysis Landing Distance Available (Helicopter) Launch Detection System Local Data Communications Network Logistic Data and Documentation Less Developed Defence Industrial nation Lightweight Digital Facsimile Low Density Fibre Board Local Distribution Manager Laser Designator Marked Target Seeker Laser Doppler Navigation System Learning and Development Officer Limited Duties Officer (US Navy) Long Distance Operational Control Facility Laser Designator Pod Local Distribution Point London Development Partnership Low Data Rate Laser Dazzle Sight Laser Detecting Set Layered Defence System Logical Data Structure Laser Detector Tracker Limited Directed Task Logistics Delay Time Laser Detector and Tracker-Strike Camera Logistics Data And Technical Documentation Light-Duty Tank Target Mechanism Launcher Display Unit Laser Doppler Velocimeter Laser Damage Weapon Life Extension Logistics Engineering Logistics Executive (Army) Local Education Authority Local Exercise Area Launched Expendable Acoustic Decoy Lightweight Exoatmospheric Advanced Projectile Long Endurance Breathing Apparatus Local Enterprise Company (Scotland) Light Electronic Control System Light Emitting Diode Low Endoatmospheric Defence Low Endoatmospheric Defence Interceptor Lightweight Engine Generator Set Large Engine Low Emission Consortium Lunar Excursion Module 219

Acronym LEMC LEN LENS LEO LEO LEOS LEP LEP LEP LEP Leq LER LERIC LES LET LET LEU LEU LEV LEWDD LF LF LF LF LF LF LFA LFA LFA LFAS LFE LFH LFICS LFL LFM LFP LFRED LFRJ LFS LFSMS LFU LFV LG LGB LGC LGD LGDM LGM LGMB LGR LGSC LH LH LHA LHAT LHD

Long Title Land Environment Message Centre Large Extension Node Large Extension Node Switch Low Earth Orbit RFA Computer Loral Electro-Optical Systems Life Extension Programme Light External Pintle Locally Engaged Personnel Locally Entered/Engaged Personnel Equivalent continuous noise level Life External Refit Land Environment Reference Information Capability Large Earth Station Launch and Escape Time Logistics Escape Trunk Laser Electronic Unit Laser Electronics Unit Light Enhancing Viewing Lightweight Early Warning Detection Device Landing Force Launch Facility Line Feed Low Frequency Low Frequency (30 – 300 kHz) Land Forces Logistics Functional Area Low Frequency Active Low Frequency Active sensor Low Frequency Active Sonar Learning From Experience Low Fire Hazard Landing Force Integrated Communications System Lot-For-Lot Live Firing Monitor Light Floor Pintle Liquid-Fuelled Ramjet Engine Development Liquid-Fuelled Ramjet Labour Force Survey Logistic Force-Structure Management System Large Flying Unit Light Forces Vehicle Landing Ground Laser Guided Bomb Laboratory of the Government Chemist Local Gun Director Laser Guided Dispenser Munitions Loop Group Multiplexer Local Government Management Board Laser Guidance Receiver Linear GlideSlope Capture Left Hand Light Helicopter Laser Hazard Area Laser Hazard Area Trace Left-Hand Drive 220

Acronym LHDF LHE LHG LHH LHM LHN LHPF LHS LHS LHS LHW LHX LI LI LIA LIB LIC LIC LICAS LID LID LIDAR Lieut LIF LIFO LIFT LIG LII LIM LIM LIMAS LIMAWS LIMAWS LIMSS LINAC LINAS Link 11 Link 16 LINS LINS/GPS LIO LIOD LION LION LIPS LIPs LIR LIRA LIRD LIROD LIRS LIS LISA LISCOPE LISE

Long Title Ledger Heading Distribution File Left Hand Edge Left Hand Grip Laser Hazard Hemisphere Laser-Hardened Materials Long-Haul Network Ledger Heading Parameter File Left Hand Seat Left Hand Side Load- Handling System Laser-Homing Weapon Light Helicopter Experimental LAN Interconnection service Laser Interrogator Linear Induction Accelerator Loudspeaker Intercom Box Line Integrity Check Low Intensity Conflict Low Intensity Conflict Aircraft System Laser Irradiation Detector Lift-Improvement Device Light Detection and Ranging Lieutenant Low Insertion Force Last In First Out Lead-In Fighter Training Laser Image Generator Light Image Intensifier Lotus Intel Microsoft (Standard for memory systems) Low-Inclination Mission Lightweight Marking System Light Mobile Artillery Weapon System Light Mobile Artillery Weapons System Logistics Information Management Support Linear Accelerator Laser-Inertial Navigation / Attack System HF or UHF communication link for RN, US and some NATO platforms. Based on a supermarket data link! Communication link for JTIDS Laser Inertial Navigation System Laser Inertial Navigation System / Global Positioning System LITS Installation Order Lightweight Optronic Director Linked Information Office Network Local Information Office Network Land Image Processing System Logical Inferences Per second Laser Intercept Receiver Low Intensity Reconnaissance Aircraft Laser and Infra-red Irradiation Detector Lightweight Radar Optronic Director Laser Inertial Reference System Logistic Information System Logical Information Systems Architecture Logistic Information Systems Collaboration ProgrammE Laser Integrated Space Experiment 221

Acronym LISR LITAL LITBIEL LITE LITS LITS LITS LITS LITSO LITVC LIVEX LJU LKA LL LL LLA LLAD LLC LLCC LLDC LLDD LLDS LLGB LLGB LLH LLHK LLI LLL LLLGB LLLTV LLNL LLR LLS LLSC LLSF LLT LLTI LLTS LLTV LLTV LLWD LM LM LM LM LM LM No LMA LMA LMAW LMC LMCR LMD LMDE LMF LMG

Long Title Logistic Impact & Sustainability Review Litton Italia SpA Lithuania and Byelorussia Laser Illumination Target Equipment Logistic Information Technology System Logistics Information Technology Strategy Logistics Information Technology Strategy (RAF) Logistics Information Technology System Local Information Technology Security Officer Liquid-Injection Thrust Vector Control Live Exercise Line Jack Unit Landing Ship Light Line Low Level Long Linear Arrays Low Level Air Defence Logical Link Control Logistics Life Cycle Cost Low Level Direct Coupling Low Level Direct Drive Low Latency Data Service Launch and Leave Guided Bomb Low Level Guided Bomb Light Liaison Helicopter Low Level Height Keeper - low level air target Long Lead Item Low Level Language Low-Level Laser Guided Bomb Low-Light Level Television Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Low Level Radar Loan Library Service Low Level Swept Coupling Low Level Swept Field Low Level Targets Long Lead Time Item Leafield Logistics & Technical Services Low Light Level Television Low Light Television Low-Level Weapons Delivery Line Manager LITS Manager Loose Minute Low Magnetic Logistic Modelling Local Manufacture Number Leading Medical Assistant Leading Medical Assistant (Royal Navy) Light Multi-purpose Assault Weapon Local Modification Committee Liquid Metal Cooled Reactor Light Mobile Digger Limpet Mine Disposal Equipment Local Management Facility Light Machine Gun 222

Acronym LMI LMI LML LML(N) LML(V) LML/SL LMLC LMM LMMSA LMOTS LMR LMRDFS LMRS LMS LMS LMS LMS11 LMT LMTN LMTR LMTV LMTVT LMU LNA LNA LNE LNO LNOHD LNS LNS LNTS LNV LO LO LO LO LO LO LOA LOA LOAC LOAD LOADEO LOADS LOAL LOB LOB LOBL LOC LOC LOC LOC LOC LOC LOCAAS LOCAP

Long Title Labour Market Intelligence/Information Liquid Metal Infiltration Lightweight Multiple Launcher Lightweight Multiple Launcher Lightweight Multiple Launcher (Vehicle) Lightweight Multiple Launcher/Shoulder Launched Low Mobility Load Carrier Light Mortar Munitions Lightweight Modular Multi-purpose Spanning Assembly Launcher Maintenance and Operational Training System Land Magnetic Range Lightweight Man-transportable Radio Direction Finding System London Military Radar Services Learning Management System Local Management of Schools Low Magnetic Store Link 11 Monitoring System Labour Market Trends Logistics Management TermiNal Laser Marker and Target Ranger Light Medium Tactical Vehicle Light Medium Tactical Vehicle Trailer Life Measurement Unit Low Noise Amplifier Low Noise Amplifiers Late Network Entry Limited Nuclear Option Laser Nominal Ocular Hazard Distance Land Navigations System Local Network Services League of Nations Treaty Series Limit of Night Vision Liaison Officer Lift-Off Local Oscillator Low Observability (stealth) Low Observable (UAV) Logistic Officer Launch On Assessment Letter of Offer & Acceptance Law of Armed Conflict Low Altitude Defence Loading of Explosive Ordnance Low-Altitude Air Defence System Lock on After Launch Line-Of-Bearing Local OSLAN Bridge Lock On Before Launch Line of Communication Lines of Communication Lines of Communications Local Operations Console Localiser Logistics Operations Centre Low-cost Anti-Armour Sub-munitions programme Lo Combat Air Patrol 223

Acronym LOCAT LOCAT LOCATM LOCATS LOCC LOCE LOCE LOCE LOCE LOCLAD LOCLAD LoCoFIS LOCPOD LOCREP LOCS LOCSTAT LOCUS LOCUS LOD LOD LoD LODE LOE LOE LOF LOF LOFAADS LOFARGRAM LofD LofF LofS LogCWG LOGEX LOGMAN LOGOPS LOGREQ LOGREQ LOGSHORE LOGSTAT LOGSUM LOGSUPREP LOH LOI LOI LoL LOLER(Regs) LOM LOMADS LOMAH long LOP LOP LOP(R) LOPT LORA LORAAS

Long Title Low Cost Artillery Trainer Low-cost Aerial Trainer Low-cost Advanced Technology Missile Low Cost Air Target System Launch Operations Control Centre Large Optical Communications Experiment Limited Operational Capacity for Europe Linked OPINTEL Centres Europe (US System serving NATO) Linked OPS-INTEL Centre Europe Low Altitude Dispenser System Low-cost Low Altitude Dispenser Logistics Command Financial Information System Low Cost Powered Dispenser Location Report Land area Operational Command System Location State Laser Obstacle & Cable Unmasking System Laser Obstacle Cable Unmasking System Letter of Delegation Lines of Development Lines of Development (CBM LoD) Large Optics Demonstration Experiment Level Of Effort Limit Of Exploitation Lift-Off Line-Of-Fire Lo-Altitude Forward Area Air Defence System Low Frequency Recording and Analysis Gram Line of Departure Line of Fire Line of Sight Logistics Capability Working Group Logistic Exercise Logistics and Manpower Division, SHAPE Logistics for Operations Logistic Requirement Logistic Requirements Logistics Short Report message Logistics State Logistics Summary message Logistics Support Report message Light Observation Helicopter Lack Of Item Letter of Intent Limit of Liability Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipoment Regulations Leading Operator/Maintainer (RN sailor) Low Altitude Missile Air Defence System Location of Miss And Hit Longitude Local Operational Picture Long Overhaul Period Long Overhaul Period (Refuel) Lynx Helicopter Observer Procedure Trainer Level Of Repair Analysis Long-range Air-borne ASW System 224

Acronym LORAN LORAN LORAP LORIS LORO LOROC LOROC LOROP LOROP LOROP LORROS LORV LoS LOSACA LOSAT LOS-BR LOS-F LOSI LOS-R LOTAWS LOTS LOTS LOV LOVA LOVA LOW LOX LP LP LP LP LP LP(R) LPA LPA LPAR LPC LPC LPC LPC LPC LPD LPD LPD LPD LPD LPD LPD® LPE LPG LPG LPH LPH LPI LPI LPI

Long Title Long Range Aid to Navigation Long Range Navigation Level of Repair Analysis Plan Long-range Infra-red System Lobe On Receive Only Long-range Off-board Chaff Long-range Optical Camera LOng Range OPtical sensor Long Range Photography Long-range Oblique Photography Long-range Reconnaissance and Observation System Low-Observable Re-entry Vehicle Line of Sight Liaison Officer to the Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic Line-Of-Sight Anti-Tank Line of Sight - Beam Riding Line-Of-Sight Forward Line-Of-Sight Indicator Line-Of-Sight Rear Laser Obstacle Terrain-Avoidance Warning System Laser Output Test Set Logistics Over The Shore Loan of Vehicle Low Vulnerability Low-Vulnerability Ammunition Launch On Warning Liquid Oxygen Landing Point Liquid Propellant Listening Post Low Power Low Pressure Landing Platform Dock (Replacement) Linear Power Amplifier Local Planning Authority Large Phased Array Radar Launched Pod Container Linear Predictive Coding Local Procurement Cell Low Pay Commission Low Pressure Compressor Amphibious Assault Transport Dock Label Plan Display Labelled Position Display Landing Period Designator or Low Probability of Detection Landing Platform Dock Logistics Process Definition Landing Platform Dock (Replacement) Low Probability of Exploitation Liquefied Petroleum Gas Liquid Petroleum Gas Landing Platform Helicopter Light Pintle Head Limited Price Indexation Lines Per Inch Low Probability of Intercept 225

Acronym LPI LPI/LPE LPIR LPL LPM LPO LPP LPR LPRA LPS LPT LPT LPTS LPU LPV LQ LQA LQA LR LRA LRAACA LRAAS LRAS3 LRAT LRAT LRATGW LRBB LRBM LRC LRCA LRCR LRCS LRCSOW LRCU LRD LRD LRE LREG LRF LRF LRFD LRGB LRHB LRI LRINF LRINF LRIP LRIS LR-IST LRL LRM LRM LRM LRMP LRMR LRMTS

Long Title Low Probability of Interception Low Probability of Interception and Exploitation LPI Radar Linear Polarised Laser Lines Per Minute Local Purchase Order Lay-up Preparations Period Low-cost Packet Radio Low Power Radio Association Lightning Protection System Low Pressure Turbine Low Profile Turret Lightweight Protected Turret System Local Programming Unit Landing Pontoon Vehicle Letter Quality Land Quality Assessment Link Quality Analysis Long Range Lowest Replacement Assembly Long-range Air Anti-Submarine Capability Aircraft Long-range Air-borne ASW System Long-range Advanced Scout Surveillance System Large Radar Array Technology Long-range Anti-Tank Long Range Anti-Tank Guided Weapon Long Range Base Bleed Long-range Ballistic Missile Longitudinal Redundancy Check Long Range Combat Aircraft Long-range Chaff Rocket Long-range Communications System Long-range Conventional Stand-Off Weapon Landing Rollout Control Unit Labelled Radar Display Laser Range-finder / Designator Low Risk Enhancement (Sonar 2074) Leading Regulator - ship's policeman & assistant t Laser Range Finder Low Recoil Force Gun Laser Range Finder / Designator Long-range Glide Bomb Long Range Hollow Base Line Replaceable Item Longer Range Intermediate Nuclear Forces Longer-Range Intermediate Nuclear Forces Low Rate Initial Production Land Reference Information Services Long-range Infra-Red Search and Track Lightweight Rocket Launcher Line Replaceable Model Long-range air-to-air Missile Low Rate Multiplexer Long Range Maritime Patrol Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance Laser Range and Marked-Target Seeker 226

Acronym LRMTS LRN LRO LRPA LRQA LRR LRR LRR LRRP LRS LRSAM LRSOM LRSOM LRSS LRTNF LRU LRU LRU LRV LRV LRWP LS LS LS LS &GC LS0H LSA LSA LSA LSA LSA LSA LSA  LSAM LSAP LSAR LSAR LSAT LSB LSB LSB LSB LSC LSC LSC LSC LSCAM LSCP LSD LSD LSD LSD LSD LSD(A) LSDA LSDIS

Long Title Laser Ranger and Marked Target Seeker Low Recoil Niricum Leading Radio Operator Long-range Patrol Aircraft Lloyds Register Quality Assurance Long Range Radar Long-Range Radar Low Receiving Room Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol Link Reinforcement Set Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile Long Range SOM Long-range Stand-Off Missile Long-range Surveillance System Long-range Theatre Nuclear Forces Line Replaceable Unit Line Replacement/Replaceable Unit Lowest Replaceable Unit Launch and Recovery Vehicle Light Rail Vehicle Land Ranges Working Party Land Systems sector Landing Site Leading Seaman Long Service & Good Conduct (a type of RN medal) Low Smoke Zero Halogen Layered Security Architecture Life Saving Appliances Link State Advertisement ( from OSPF Protocol) Local System Administrator Logistic Support Analysis Logistics Support Analysis Local Stores Administrator Logistic Support Analysis Manager Logistic Support Analysis Plan Logistic Support Analysis Record Logistics Support Analysis Record Logistic Shelter, Air-Transportable Least Significant Bit Lower Side Band (radio) Lower Sideband Lower Side-Band Learning and Skills Council Logistic Support Committee Logistics Support Centre Logistics Support Command Local Sea Clearance Acceptance Meeting Launching System Control Panel Landing Ship, Dock Large Screen Display Least Significant Digit Logistic Support Date Lysergic Acid Diethylamide Landing Ship Dock (Auxiliary) Learning and Skills Development Agency Light and Special Division Interim Sensor 227

Acronym LSDMG LSDW LSE LSE LSF LSF LSF0H LSFFAR LSG LSG-LEP LSI LSI LSIC LSID LSL LSL LSM LSM LSM LSM LSMT LSO LSO LSO LSOR LSOT LSP LSR LSRD LSRW LSS LSS LSS LSSB LSSC LSSO LSST LST LST LST LST LST(H) LSU LSV LSV LSVW LSW LT Lt lt LT Lt LT LT Lt Cdr LT CDR(F)

Long Title Laboratory Standard Digital Map Generator Laser Sensor Damage Weapon Life Support Equipment Local Security Environment Logical Software Function Low Smoke and Fumes Low Smoke and Fume zero Halogen Low-Speed Folding-Fin Aircraft Rocket Logistics Support Group Land Systems Group – Land Equipment Policy Landing Ship, Infantry Large Scale Integration Large Scale Integrated Circuit Large Scale of Issue Detector Landing Ship Logistic Landing Ship Logistics Landing Ship, Medium LITS System Manager Logistics Simulation Module Medium Amphibious Assault Landing Ship Landing Ship Marshalling Team Launch Safety Officer Limited Strategic Option LITS Security Officer Land System Operational Requirement Landing Signal Officer Trainer Logistics Support Plan LITS Survey Report Location Specific Reference Data Land Systems Reference Centre Land Support System Logistics Support Solution Logistics Support System Land System Safety Board Light Seal Support Craft Land System Safety Office Laser Spot Seeker / Tracker Amphibious Vehicle Landing Ship Landing Ship Tank Laser Spot Tracker Lot and Serial number Traceability Landing Ship Tank (Helicopter) Line Signalling Unit Light Strike Vehicle Logistics Support Vehicle Logistics Support Vehicle, Wheeled Light Support Weapon Lead Time (MRPII) Lieutenant Light Light Transportable Light(house) Line Telegraphy Low Tension Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander(Flying) - deputy to CDR AIR 228

Acronym Lt Col Lt Gen Lt jg LTA LTA LTAR LTAV LTB LTBT LTC LTC LTC LTC LTD LTD LTDD LTEL LTEP LTF LTFCS LTFP LTG LTH LTI LTID LTM LTM LTMR LTN LTO LTOS LTP LTPM LTR LTR LTR LTR LTR(P) LTRS LTS LTS LTS LTSCP LTSRP LTT LTT LTTP LTU LTU LTWA LU LUA lub Lub Oil LUE LUH

Long Title Lieutenant Colonel Lieutenant General Lieutenant, Junior Grade (US Navy) Light Transport Aircraft Logistics Technical Analysis Lands Training Areas & Ranges Lighter Than Air Vehicle Life of Type Buy Limited Test Ban Treaty Local Technical Committee Long Term Contract Long Term Costing Long Term Costings Laser Target Designator Limited (liability) company Long Term Detached Duty Long Term Exposure Liit Long Term Equipment Programme Large Test Frame (at DERA Dunfermline) Laser Tank Fire-Control System Long Term Force Programmes Line Termination Group Light Towed Howitzer Local Technical Instruction Laser Target Interface Device Laser Target Marker Line Termination Module Laser Target Marker and Receiver Local Track Number Lead Time Offset (MRPII) Logistics Technical off-site Support Long Term Plan Long Term Planning Meeting Laser Tracker/Receiver Long Term Refurbishment Long Term Requirement Long Term Reserve Long Term Review (Programme) Lightweight Torpedo Recovery System Laser Training System Link Translator System Low frequency Transmit Subsystem Long Term Ship Communication Plan Long Term Ship Replacement Programme AEA Technology’s Lightning Test and Technology group Light Tracked Tractor Long-term Technology Programme Laser Transceiver Unit Line Terminating Unit Long Trailing Wire Antenna Luxemburg Launch Under Attack Lubricant Lubrication Oil Local Unit Establishment Light Utility Helicopter 229

Acronym LUMAT LUNOS LUT LV LV LVA LVA LVA LVDT LVS LVT LVTC LVTE LVTH LVTP LVTR LW LWA LWB LWC LWC LWD LWDR LWF LWIR LWIR LWL LWL LWLD LWMB LWML LWMS LWP LWP LWR LWR LWREN LWT LWT LWT LWT LWTC

Long Title Limitations in the Use of Missiles and Ammunition at Training Lightweight Universal Night Observation System Local User Terminal Launch Vehicle Low Voltage Electricity Landing Vehicle Assault Large Vertical Aperture radar Loud Vocal Alarm Linear Variable Differential Transformer Logistic Vehicle System Landing Vehicle Tracked Landing Vehicle Tracked Command Landing Vehicle, Tracked, Engineer Landing Vehicle Tracked Howitzer Landing Vehicle, Tracked, Personnel Landing Vehicle, Tracked, Recovery Long Wave (radio) Laser Warning Analyser Long Wheelbase Land Warfare Centre Liquid Water Content Laser Warning device Lightweight Designator / Range-finder Long-Weight Fighter Long Wave Infra Red Long Wave Infra-Red Lightweight (rocket) Launcher Lightweight Weapon Launch system Lightweight Laser Designator Local Works Maintenance Budget Light Weight Multiple Launcher Light Weight Modular Site Light Window Pintle Local Working Procedure Laser Warning Receiver Laser Warning Receivers Leading Wren Light Weapon Turret Light Weight Torpedo Light Wheeled Tractor LightWeighT Land Warfare Training Centre (formerly Combined Arms Training Centre)

LYCHGATE LYDIA LZ LZE M M m m m M M&E M&L M&S

Intelligence System for Head Quarters Strike Command LTC Year-on-year Data and Information Analysis Landing Zone Luminous-Zone Emissivity Mechanical Mega 106 Metre metre(s) Mili 10-3 Missile & Gunnery division/organisation etc Mechanical & Electrical Mechanical & Electrical Modelling and Simulation 230

Acronym M/O m/s M/S CPO M1P1 M2F2 M2P2 M3 MA MA MA MA MA MA MA MA MA MA MAA MAA MAA MAA MAAP MAB MAB MAC MAC MAC MAC MAC MAC MAC MAC MAC MACA MACA MACA/C/M/P MACC MACC MACC MACC MACC MACCS MACCSM MACD MACE

Long Title Mandatory/Optional metres per second Master / Senior Chief Petty Officer (US Navy) MRAV Version 1 Multimode Fire and Forget MRAV Version 2 MODAF Meta-Model Maintenance Area Management Accountant or Manpower Audit Marketing Agreement Master of Arts Material Accounting Mechanical Alloying Medical Assistant Military Attaché/Military Assistant Modern Apprenticeship (Foundation and Advanced levels) Release Military Aircraft Release Master At Arms (Royal Navy) Master-at-Arms Mission Area Analysis Monitoring Angle of Attack Master Air Attack Plan Marine Amphibious Brigade Mobile Assault Bridge Maintenance Allocation Chart Mandatory Access Control Mean Aerodynamic Chord Media Access Control Medium Access Control (ATM) Medium Armoured Car Military Airlift Command (USAF) Multi Activity Contract Multi Activity Contracts Military Aid to the Civil Authorities Military Assistance to the Civil Authorities Military Aid to the Civil Authority/Community/Ministry/Power Military Aid to the Civil Commander Military Aid to the Civil Community Military Aid to the Civilian Community Military Area Control Centre Military Assistance to the Civil Community Marine Air Command Control System Mobile Adaptable Communications Countermeasures System Maintenance Analysis and Computer Division Manpower Analysis & Constraints Evaluation Model or Multi-static Active Capability Enhancement or Mission Adaptive Combat Environment

MACED MACEX MACI MACIMS MACM MACM MACM MACMT MACP

Month After Contract Effective Date Military Air Control Exercise Military Adaption of Commercial Items Military Airlift Command Integrated Management System Military Aid to the Civil Ministries Military Assistance to Civil Ministries Military Assistance to the Civil Ministries Mean Active Corrective Maintenance Time Military Aid to the Civil Power 231

Acronym MACP MACR MACS MACS MACS MACS MACS MACS MACS MACTIS MAD MAD MAD MAD MADAR Madar MADC MADGE MADGE MADLS MADS MADS MAE MAE MAE MAEMIS MAEO MAES MAESTRO MAESTRO MAF MAF MAF MAF MAFF MAFIS MAFLIR MAFR mag MAG MAG MAG MAG mag var MAGICS MAGIK MAGLAD MAGR MAGTF MAHRS MAHRU MAI MAID MAINREQ MAIR

Long Title Military Assistance to Civil Power Major Accident Control Regulations Magnetic Countermine System Management Accountants Computer System Marine Air Control Squadron Multi-Altitude Control System Multiple Acceleration Control System Multiple Access Communications System Multiple Applications Control System Mine-hunting Action Information Subsystem Magnetic Anomaly Detection Magnetic Anomaly Detector Mass Air Delivery Mutually Assured Destruction Maintenance Analysis Detection and Recording Maintenance Analysis, Detection and Recording Miniature Air Data Computer Malaysian Air Defence Ground Environment Microwave Aircraft Digital Guidance Equipment Mobile Air Defence Launching System Military Advanced Disk System MPS Air Defence Simulator Mean Area of Effect Mean Area of Effectiveness (USAF) Military Air Environment Modular Aero-Engine Management Information System Master Air Electronics Officer (Royal Air Force) Marine Auxiliaries Environmental and Steam systems Managing Assets for Equipment Support, Transactions, Records and Occurences MEEAsset Earmarking and Shortfall Recognition Malaysian Armed Forces Manual Acquisition Facility Marine Amphibious Force Maritime Amphibious Force Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Management Accounting Financial Information System Modified Advanced Forward Looking Infra-Red Month of Annual / First Return Magnetic Main Award Group Maintenance Advisory Group Marine Air Group Military Assistance Group Magnetic Variation Modular Architecture for Graphics and Image Control System Merit Automated Graphics Interface Kit for simulation system Marksman And Gunnery Laser Device Miniature Air-borne GPS Receiver Marine Air Ground Task Force (USMC) Microfiche Attitude and Heading Reference System Microflex Attitude and Heading Reference Unit Ministry of Armament Industry Mobile Autonomous Intelligent Device Maintenance Requirement Maritime Air 232

Acronym MAIREASTLANT Maj Maj Gen MAJ(ICY F) MAJ(ICY P) MAJ(PER) MALM MALOS MAMS MAMS MAMT MAN Man S (Org) MANCLOS MANDATE MANDATE MANDI MANDUS MANPADS MANPADS MANPADS MANPRINT MANPRINT MAN-Q MANS MANSORG MANTIS MANTIS MANTIS MANTRA MAOT MAOT MAOV MAP MAP MAP MAP MAP MAP MAP MaP>IT MAPAD MAPCO MAPI MAPLINS MAPPS MAPS MAPS MAPS MAPS MAPS MAPSP MAR

Long Title Maritime Air, Eastern Atlantic Command Major Major General Major (Inter-changeability Functional) Major (Interchangeability Physical) Major (Performance) Master Air Loadmaster (Royal Air Force) Miniature Optical Laser Sight Mobile Air Movement Squadron Mobile Air Movements Squadron Mobile Air Movements Team Metropolitan Area Network Management Services Organisation. Subsumed by Director General Management Organisation Manual Command to Line-Of-Sight Management Database for Army Test Equip (also issue & procurement) MCCIS Austere Northwood Database and Terminal Equipment Multiple Array Panoramic Imager MANagement of Design for Upkeep Support Man Portable Air Defence System Man-Portable Air Defence Missile Systems Manportable Air Defence System Manpower & Personnel Integration MANpower and PeRsonnel INTegration Software product to support configuration management of MANPRINT programmes Missile And Nudet Surveillance Management Services Organisation (Man S Org) MAN-in-loop Target Interdiction System Man-in-the-loop Target Interdiction System Manpack Tactical Intelligence System Modern Apprenticeship and National Traineeship Steering Group Ministerially Approved Operational Task Mobile Air Operations Team Mobile Artillery Observation Vehicle Manufacturing Automation Protocol Military Aid Program Military Air Programme Military Assistance Program MILSTAR Advanced Processor Multiple Aim Point (USAF) Mutual Assistance Programme Mature Professionals into IT Military Assistance Program Address Directory System Map Code Messaging Application Programming Interface MAnpower PLannINg Mobile Access PTARMIGAN Packet Switch Manpower Analysis and Planning System Maritime Asset Planning System Mobile Aerial Port Squadron (USMAC) Modular Azimuth Positioning System The MOD's Manpower Analysis and Planning System Map Supply Point Medium Anti-Aircraft Radar 233

Acronym MAR MAR MAR MAR MARA MARAD MARAIRMED MARCLIP MARCOM MARCONFORLANT MARCOT MARCS MARDI MARE MAREC MAREQ MARETS MARIN MARINTSUM MARL MARMOSET MARO MARPAC MARPOL MARREP MARREP MARRES MARRS MARS MARS MARS MARS MARS MARS MARS MARS MARS MARS MARS MARS MARS MARS MARS MARS MART MART MARTEL MARTIS MARV MARV MAS MAS MAS MAS MAS MASAAG

Long Title Military Aircraft Release Military Airworthiness Release Minimally Attended Radar Multiple / Multi-function Array Radar Modular Architecture for Real-time Applications Maritime Administration Maritime Air Forces, Mediterranean Maritime Commands long-term Infrastructure Plan Maritime Command Maritime Contingency Forces, Atlantic Canadian Maritime Surveillance Exercise MAC Airlift Reaction Communications System Mobile Advanced Robotic Defence Initiative Miniature Analogue Recording Electronics Maritime Reconnaissance radar Military Assistance Requirement Military Airfield Remote Entry Terminal System Maritime Research Institute Netherlands Maritime Intelligence Summary MARitime Leadership Marconi Mobile Satellite Earth Terminal Maritime Air Radio Organisation Maritime Forces, Pacific Marine Pollution Maritime Report MARitime REPorting Manual Radar-Reconnaissance Exploitation System Modular Armoured Repair and Recovery System Magnetic Array Sensor System Maintenance Analysis and Reporting System Manpower Analysis and Reporting System MAPPER Replacement System Matra road to Air transportable Reconnaissance System Mid-Air Recovery System (US Navy) Mid-Air Retrieval System Military Affiliate Radio System Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability Military Amphibious Reconnaissance System Military Archive and Research Services Minimally Attended Radar Station Mobile Automatic Reporting Station Modular Adaptable Radar Simulator Modular Air-borne Recording System Multi-Access Retrieval System Mean Active Repair Time Modular Air / Ground Remote Terminal Missile Anti-Radar and Television Management of Resources Tactical Information Systems Manoeuvrable Re-entry Vehicle Manoeuvring Re-entry Vehicle Main Access Switch Military Agency for Standardisation Military Agency for Standardisation (NATO) Military Area Services Mine Avoidance Sonar (Sonar 193M) Military Aircraft Structural Airworthiness Advisory Group 234

Acronym MASCOT MASE  MASER MASH MASINT MASIS MASR MASR MASR MASRCLIP MaSS MASS MASS MASS MASST MAST MAST MAST MAST MASTACS

Long Title Modular Approach to Software Construction Operation and Test Multi-Aegis Site Emulator  Microwave Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation Mobile Army Surgical Hospital Measuring and Signature Intelligence Management and Support of Information Systems in Ships Mission Avionics Software Rig Mission Avionics Systems Rig Multiple Antenna Surveillance Radar Maritime Commander's Long-term Infrastructure Plan Machinery Surveillance System Marine Air Support Squadron Maritime Air Surveillance Sortie Mission Avionics Sensor Synergism Major Ship Satellite Terminal Military Anti-Shock Trousers Modular Adjustable Stowage & Transport unit Multi-Application Sonar Trainer Multi-static Active Sonar Technology Manoeuvrability Augmentation System for Tactical Air Combat Simulation

MASTER MASTER MASTT MASU MASU MASU MASU MASWT MAT MATCALS MATCH MATCH MATCONOFF MATDEM MATDEM MATEL MATELO MATISM

Military Aircraft Satcoms Terminal Modular Acoustic Stimulator / Emulator MPS Action Speed Tactical Trainer Mobile Aircraft Salvage Unit Mobile Aircraft Support Unit Multiple Acceleration Sensor Unit Mobile Air Support Unit MPS Anti-Submarine Warfare Trainer Management Acceptance Trial Marine Air Traffic Control And Landing System Manned Anti-submarine Troop-Carrying Helicopter Medium Range Anti-Submarine Torpedo-carrying Helicopter Material Control Officer MATerial DEMand Material Demand - By Signal Multiplexed Automatic Telephone Equipment Maritime Air Telecomms Organisation Management and Training for Information Systems in the Royal Marines

MATO MATS MATS MATS MATS MATS MATTR MATTS MATY MATZ MAU MAUV MAV MAVDs MAVID MAVIS

Military Air Traffic Operations Marconi Acoustic Training System Military Aircraft Target System Mobile Automatic Telephone System Model Aircraft Target System Multiple Array Test Set Mean Active Time To Repair Multiple Air-borne Target Trajectory System Multiple Array Towing Yoke Military Air Traffic Zone Marine Amphibious Unit Maritime Unmanned Air Vehicle Maintenance Assist Vehicle Materially Available Vessel Days Modular Architecture for Video and Image Distribution system Management Admin and VME Interface System 235

Acronym MAW MAW MAW MAW MAW MAW MAW MAWTS MAWW max MAXAL MaxFax MB MBA MBA MBA MBAD MBAR MBAT MBC MBC MBD MBE MBE MBFR MBFR MBIS MBIT Mbit Mbits/s MBJ MBM MBO MBP Mbps MBR MBR MBR MBRLS MBRV MBS MBSD MBSS MBT MC MC MC MC MC MC MC MC MC MC MC MC

Long Title Medium Anti-Tank Weapon Military Airlift Wing (USAF) Missile Approach Warning Missile Approach Warning system Mission Adaptive Wing Modular Abstands WAFFE Mountain and Artic Warfare Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron Maritime Above Water Warfare maximum MAXimum Assets Level Maxillo-Facial [Surgeon, Department, Specialty] Main Building Main Battle Area Management Budgeting and Accounting Master Batchelor of Arts Material Budgetary Analysis Document Multiple Beam Acquisition Radar Multi-Beam Array Transmitter Military Budget Committee Muzzle / Brake Compensator Maritime Beam Director Member of the British Empire Molecular Beam Epitaxy Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions Modernisation of Base Inventory System Mechanical Built In Test Megabit Megabits per Second Main Beam Jamming MDHU Business Manager Management Buy-Out Master Battle Planner Megabits per Second Main Building Redevelopment Market-Beacon Receiver Medical Branch Rating Multi-Barrel Rocket Launching System Manoeuvrable Ballistic Re-entry Vehicle Managed Bandwidth Service Multi Barrel Smoke Discharger Multi-Bank Staring System Sensor Main Battle Tank Instrument Meteorological Conditions Main Computer Master Controller Medium Calibre (>76mm) Gun Medium Capacity Medium Case bomb Military Capability Military Committee Military Committee (NATO) Missile Controller Mission Capable Mission Computer 236

Acronym MC MC MC of A MC&G MC/FD MC192 MC3 MCA MCA MCA MCA MCA MCAD MCAS MCATT MCBU MCBU MCC MCC MCC MCC MCC MCC MCC MCC MCC MCCDC MCCIS MCCIS MCCISWG

Long Title Movement Control Ministerial Correspondence Military Certificate of Airworthiness Mapping, Charting and Geodesy (USAF) Modular Chaff / Flare Dispenser Military Committee Document 192 Multi-channel Crypto Controller Management Consultancies Association Maritime and Coastguard Agency Micro Channel Architecture Military Co-ordinating Authority Motor Cycling Association Man-Portable Chemical Agent Detector Machinery Control And Surveillance Multi-weapon Combined Arms Tactical Trainer Munitions Central Business Unit (part of the DLO) Munitions Corporate Business Unit Main Control Centre Management Control Code Management, Command and Control Manual Control and Counter Maritime Component Commander Missile Control Console Mission Coordination Centre Mobile Command Centre Movements Coordination Centre Marine Corps Combat Development Command Maritime Command and Control Information System Maritime Command, Control and Information System Military Command, Control and Information Systems Working Group

MCCP MCCP MCCS MCCS MCCU MCD MCD MCD MCDA MCDEC MCDEC MCDU MCE MCEB MCEWG MCFS MCG MCG MCG MCGS MCGS MCI MCI MCJO MCLOS

Main Communications Control Panel Movement Control Check Point Marconi Command and Control System Mine Countermeasures Control System Micro-Climate Cooling Unit Marine Craft Detachment (Royal Air Force) Maritime Capability Director Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis Marine Corps Development and Educational Command Marine Corps School Malfunction Control and Display Unit Modular Control Equipment Military Communications Electronics Board Military Communications Electronics Working Group MPS Coastal Fortress Simulator Master Control Group Medium Calibre Gun Millimeter-wave Contrast Guidance Medium Calibre Gun Systems Microwave Command Guidance System Management Charter Initiative Methods for C3I Interoperability Maritime Contribution to Joint Operations Manual Command to Line Of Sight 237

Acronym MCM MCM MCM MCM MCM MCM MCMTA MCMV MCMV MCMV MCO MCO MCP MCP MCP MCP MCP MCP MCP MCPE MCPs MCPTP MCR MCR MCRC MCRS MCRV MCS MCS MCS MCS MCS MCS MCS MCS MCS MCSK MCSR MCT MCT MCT MCT MCT MCT/S MCTA MCTFIST MCTG MCTL MCTNS MCTR MCU MCU MCU MCU MCU MCU

Long Title Manning and Career Management Mine Counter Measures Mine Countermeasures Mine Counter-Measures Mine Countermeasures ship Multi-Chip Module Mine CounterMeasures Tasking Authority Mine Counter Measures Vessel Mine Counter Measures Vessels Mine Counter-Measures Vessel Main Communications Office Movement Control Officer Main Coolant Pump Maritime Campaign Programme Maximum Continuous Power Military Communication Projects Military Construction Program (USAF) Missile Control Panel Mission Control Panel Modular Collective Protection Equipment Main Coolant Pumps Main Coolant Pump Transport Package Machinery Control Room Mobile Communication Radio Mobile Control and Reporting Centre Mine Clearance Roller System Mechanised Combat Repair Vehicle Machinery Control System Manoeuvre Control System Master Control Set Master Control Station Military Communications Systems Missile Control System Mission Computer System Mobile Control Station Multi-media Communications Station Mine Clearance System Kit Mission Completion Success Rate Medium Combat Tractor MILAN Compact Turret Military Combat Thrust Mission Critical Task Moving Coil Transducer Milan Compact Turret/Spartan Maritime Commissioning Trials and Assessments Marine Corps Tank Full Crew Interactive Simulator Trainer Mobile Civilian Transport Group Military Critical Technologies List Manpower Common Thermal Night Sight Message Centre Main Control Unit Management Control Unit Marine Craft Unit (Royal Air Force) Master Control Unit Missile Control Unit Mission Computer Unit 238

Acronym MCU MCU MCU MCU1 MCV MCW MCWP MCWS MD md MD MD MD(G)T MD/HDS MD/WT MD0110 MDA MDA MDA MDA MDA MDAL MDAP MDBF MDC MDC MDC MDC MDC MDDU MDF MDF MDF MDF MDF MDF MDF(A) MDF(L) MDF(M) MDFB MDG MDG MDG(N) MDGFIS MDH MDHC MDHS MDHU MDI MDI MDL MDLT MDMS

Long Title Mission Control Unit Modular Concept Unit Multi-point Control Unit Modular Communications Unit 1 Mechanised Combat Vehicle Modulated Continuous Wave Main Circulating Water Pump Minor Calibre Weapons Station Managing Director Mean Deviation Methyldichloroarsin Military District Mission Data (Ground) Terminal Military Deputy to the Head of Defence Sales Marine Division / Wing Team Ericsson PABX Maintainer's Diagnostic Aid Mechanical Design Authority Minimum Descent Altitude Model Driven Architecture Monochrome Display Adapter Master Data Assumptions List Mutual Defence Assistance Program Mean Distance Between Failures Main Display Console Maintenance Data Centre Mine Data Centre Mine Disposal Charge Miniature Detonator Cord Mine Detonation Demonstration Unit Main Defence Force Main Distribution Frame Maritime Defence Force Mission Data File Mission Degradation Factor (USAF) Monopulse Direction Finding Main Defence Force (Air) Main Defence Force (Land) Main Defence Force (Maritime) Medium Density Fibre Board Multi Disciplinary Group Multi-Disciplinary Group Medical Director General (Naval) MDG Financial Information System Minimum Descent Height McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Corporation (now MDHS) McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Systems Ministry of Defence Hospital Unit Miss Distance Indicator Multiple Document Interface Type of ASW marker used on RN radar screens Mobile Data Link Terminal Marine Domestics, Detection, Monitoring, Steering and Stabilising Systems

MDO MDP

Measurement of Defence Output Maintainability Demonstration Plan 239

Acronym MDP MDP MDP MDP MDP MDPA MDPF MDPGA MDR MDR MDR MDR MDRE MDRI MDRI MDRL MDS MDS MDS MDS MDS MDS MDS MDSA MDSGW MDSS MDTM MDTS MDTS MDTS MDTSC MDU MDV MDVC MDW MDWP MDZ ME ME ME ME ME ME ME ME (OST) ME(d) MEA MEADS MEAS MEB MEC MEC MECA MECCA MECDL Mech

Long Title Maintenance Data Panel Manufacturing Data Packs Ministry of Defence Police Modular Display Processor Multi-Designation Protocol Minister of Defence Procurement Approval Mission Data Preparation Facility Ministry of Defence Police and Guarding Agency Maintainability Demonstration Report Medium Data Rate Mobile Deep Range (US) Monthly Demand Rate Manual Data Recording Exercise Monthly Defect Reporting Instruction Multi-purpose Display Repeater Indicator Mandatory Defect Reporting List Maintenance Data Station Maintenance Data System Management Development Scheme Meteorological Data System Mine Disposal System Modular Decontamination System Modular Dispenser System Multi Sensor Deployed Array Maximum Structural Design Gross Weight Mobility and Deployed Support Study Medium-Duty Tank Target Mechanism McDonnell Douglas Training Systems Megabit Digital Troposcatter Subsystem Mission Data Transfer System McDonnell Douglas Training Systems Company Mine Distributing Unit Mine Detection Vehicle Modifications and Defence Vetting Committee Mine Disposal Weapon Mutual Defence Weapons Program Missile Danger Zone Main Effort Maintenance Error Manoeuvre Enhancement mode Marine Engineer (rating) Marine Engineering Mass Effectiveness Muzzle Energy (in joules) (j) Marine Engineer (Officer Sea Training) Muzzle Energy (distance) MonoEthanolAmine Medium Extended Air Defence System Mechanical Engineering Aircraft Squadron (Royal Air Force) Marine Expeditionary Brigade Minimum Effective Crew Modular Electronics Concept Missile Electronics and Computer Assembly Modular Equipped and Configured Calibration Analyser Mission Equipped Control Data Link Mechanical 240

Acronym Mech MECOM MECTS MED MEDA MEDAX MedCM MEDDS MEDE MEDEF MEDEVAC MEDL MEDP MEDP MEDS MEE MEE MEE MEECN MEF MEF MEFPMRS

Long Title Mechanised Middle East Electronic Communications Exhibition Modular Electronics Combat Training System Message Exchange Device Military Emergency Diversion Airfield Message Data Exchange terminal Medical Countermeasures against NBC agents Mechem Explosives and Drug Detection System Message Entry and Distribution Equipment Middle East Defence and Security Exhibition Medical Evacuation Mission Equipment Development Laboratory Manufacturing Engineering Desktop Procedure Marine Engineering Development Programme Managed Electronic Directory Service Marine Engineering Equipment Military Engineering Establishment Mission Essential Equipment Minimum Essential Emergency Communications Network Marine Expeditionary Force Ministry of Economy and Finance Marine Expeditionary Force Primary Multi-channel Radio System

MEG MEHT MEIDAS MEIP MEIS MEL MEL MEL MEM MEM MEM(L) or (M) MEMIC MENS MENTOR MEO MEO MEO MEO MEO MEOSS MEOW MEP MEP MEP MEPC MEPU MER MER MER MERA MERADCOM MERCURY MERE

Mobilisation Employment Group Mean Eye Height above Threshold Model of the Effectiveness of Integrated DAS Marine Engineering Improvement Plan MoD Estate Information System Maximum Exposure Limit Minimum Equipment List Missile Ejector Launcher Marine Engineering Mechanic MDHU Equipment Manager Marine Engineering Mechanic (Electrical) or (Mechanical) Mobile Electro-Magnetic Incompatibility Mission Element Need Statement Connection to Out of Area Communications facilities Marine Engineering Officer Mechanical Engineering Officer(RN) Mid Earth Orbit Military Electronics Office Military Executive Officer Mobile Electro-Optical Surveillance System Multiple Engineering Order Wire Medium External Pintle Microelectronics Package Mission Equipment Package Marine Environment Protection Committee Monofuel Emergency Power Unit Minor Equipment Requirement Mission Evaluation Room Multiple Ejector Rack Molecular-Electronics Radar Mobility Equipment Research and Development Command Material Manager Support of Refits Mortar Elevation and Ranging Equipment 241

Acronym MERIDIAN MERLIN

Long Title NT PABX Management of Equipment Resources, Liabilities and Information Networks

MERLIN MEROD MERSHIP MERZONES MES MES MES MESAR MESAR MESAR MESFET MESRAS MESRO MESRWO MET MET MET MET Met O METDF

Modular Ejection-Rated Low-profile Imaging for Night Message Entry and Read Out Device Merchant Ship Merchant shipping Zones Manufacturing Execution System (MRPII and Theory mix) Marine Engineering Spares Medical Employment Standards Microwave Electronically Scanned Adaptive Radar Multi-function Electronically Scanned Adaptive Radar Multifunction Electronically Scanned Array/Adaptable Radar Metal-Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor Man-mounted Eye/Scene Recording and Analysis System (Eye pointing system) ME Sea Riding Orders or Officer ME Sea Riding Warrant Officer Marksmanship Expert Trainer Mean Elapsed Times Meteorological Mission Event Trainer Meteorological Office Marine Engineering Technology Demonstrator Framework Document

METIS METL(L) METO METOC METOC METOC METOP Metric METS METSATNET MEU MEU MEU MEV MEV MEVA MEW MEWG MEWPP MEWS MEWS MEWS MEWSG MEWSG MEWSS MEX MEXE MEZ MF MF MF

Meteorological Information System Mission Essential Task List (Land) Maximum Except Take-Off METeorological and OCeanographic METeorology & Oceanographic system Meteorology & Oceanography A European Meteorological Spacecraft Measurable element of a service process or function Manpower, Equipment, Training and Sustainability Meteorological Satellite Network Main Electronics Unit Marine Expeditionary Unit Mission Essential Units Medical Evacuation Vehicle Million Electron Volt Modular version of EVA code Microwave Early Warning Marine Engineering Working Group Modular Electronic Warfare Pre-processor Microwave EW system Missile Early Warning Station Modular EW Simulator Maritime EW Support Group Multi-Service Electronic Warfare Support Group Multi-Service/Mobile Electronic Warfare Support system Microelectronics Military Engineering Experimental Establishment Missile Engagement Zone Main Force Medium Frequency Medium Frequency (300 – 3000 kHz) 242

Acronym MF MF MF V MFA MFAR MFASIS MFBF MFC MFC MFC MFCC MFCD MFCD MFCS MFCS MFD MFD MFDC MFDF MFDT MFF MFF MFFC MFFM MFHD MFHF MFK MFL MFLOPS MFM MFMA MFMS MFN MFO MFOP MFP MFP MFP MFPU MFR MFR MFS MFTS MG MG MG MG mg MGARJS MGB MGBC MGCS MGCS MGD(B) MGDA RAF MGF

Long Title Mission Failures Multi Function Materiel Division, Western Military Region Command Movements Financial Authority Multi-Function Array Radar Movements Finance Audit Information System Multi-Function Bomb Fuze Mortar Fire Control Motor Fire Control Multi-Function Console Multi-Function Common Console Modular Flare/Chaff Dispenser MultiFunction Colour Display Missile Fire Control System Modified Fire Control System MultiFunction Display Multi-Function Display Mortar Fire Data Computer Medium Frequency Direction Finder Multi-Function Display Trainer Mixed Fighter Force Munition Filling Factory Mixed Fighter Force Concept Marine Fluid Power Fire Fighting & Mechanical Handling Multi-Function Head-down Display Mobile Fuel Handling Flight Multi Function Keyboard Minimum Friction Level Millions of Floating Point Operations Per Second Modified Frequency Modulation Multi-Function Microwave Aperture Military Flight Management System Most Favoured Nation Multinational Force and Observers Maintenance Free Operating Period Matched Field Processing or Military Function Package Material Flow Project Medium Floor Pintle Mobile Field Photographic Unit Multi Function Radar Multi-Function Radar Medium Frequency Sonar Multi-Function Test Set Machine Gun Main Gate Main Group Management Grouping milligram(s) Mobile Ground-to-Air Radar Jamming System Medium Girder Bridge Main Gate Business Case Missile Guidance and Control System Mobile Ground Control Station Missile Gun Director(Blind) Maintenance Group Defence Agency. See DARA. Metallised Glass-Fibre chaff 243

Acronym MGGB MGM MGM MGN MgO MGO MGO(V) MGRS MGS MGS MGSD MGT MGW MH MH/FH MHC MHC MHE MHE MHETM MHF MHI MHIP MHQ MHQ MHQ MHR MHS MHS MHSV MHT MHTU MHU MHV MHWS MHz MI MI MI MI&TE MIA MIAMI MIAS MIB MIC MIC MICA MICC MICC MICLIC MICM MICNS MICOM MICOM MICOS MICS

Long Title Modular Guided Glide Bomb Master Group Multiplexer Mobile surface attack Guided Missile Mirror Group Newspapers Magnesium oxide Master General of the Ordnance Missile Gun Director (Visual) Military Grid Reference System Ministry of Defence Guard Service Mobile Ground Station Management Grouping Source Document Mobile Ground Terminals Management of Government in War Mine-Hunter Man Hours per Flying Hour Materials Handling Crane Mine-Hunter, Coastal Materials Handling Equipment Mechanical Handling Equipment Mechanical Handling Equipment Training Manager Message Handling Facility Manual Hit Indicator Missile Homing Improvement Program Marine Headquarters Maritime Headquarters Medical Headquarters Manual Handling Regulations Message Handling System Mine Hunting Support module Multi-purpose High Speed Vehicle Material Handling Time Materials Handling & Trials Unit Maritime Headquarters Unit Miniature Homing Vehicle Mean High Water Springs Mega Hertz (One million cycles per second) Management Information Maritime Interdiction Military Intelligence Measuring, Inspection & Test Equipment Missing In Action Microwave Ice Accretion Measurement Instrument Management Information and Accounting system Management information Base Microwave Integrated Circuit Multinational Interoperability Council Media Independent Communication Architecture Material Item Category Code Mineral Insulated Copper Covered (cable) Mine-clearing Line Charge Magnetic Influence CounterMeasure Modular Integrated Communications and Navigation System Missile Command Missile Command (US Army) Multifunctional Infra-red Coherent Optical Scanner Manned Interactive Control Station 244

Acronym MICS MICV Mid MID MIDAS MIDAS MIDAS MIDAS MIDAS MIDAS MIDAS MIDAS MIDAS MIDAS MIDB MIDI MIDIT MIDL MIDNIGHT MIDS MIDSS MIDU MIE MIEA MIEA MIEE MIEM MIES MIF MIFASS MIFF MIFV MIG MIG MiG MIG

Long Title Mobile Integrated Communications System Mechanised Infantry Combat Vehicle Midshipman Musical Instrument Digital Maintenance Information and Defect Analysis System Make Ideas Develop Assets Successfully (Suggestion scheme) Management Information, Data and Accounting System Marine Inclination Differential Alignment System Maritime Intelligence Dissemination & Analysis System (RAN Command SysteM) Mine and Ice Detection/Avoidance System Missile Defence Alarm System Mobile Integrated Digital Automatic System Motorway Island Detection and Automatic Signalling System Maritime Integrated Defensive Aids Suite Modernised Integrated Database Musical Instrument Digital Interface Means of Identifying and Developing Internal Talent Modular Inter-operable Data Link Infrared scanning digital imager system (8-12 mm) Multifunction Information Distribution System Management Information and Decision Support System Missile Ignition Delay Unit Mine Investigation and Exploitation Master Information Exchange Agreement Master Information Exchange Arrangement Member of Institution of Electrical Engineers Master Information Exchange MOU Multi-Imagery Exploitation System Motion Induced Fatigue Marine Integrated Fire and Air Support System Minimum Indicated Fuel for Flight Mechanised Infantry Fighting Vehicle MCE Interface Group Metal Inert Gas (welding) Mikoyan Aircraft Materials Information Group (was NAML the Naval Materials group)

MIGITS MIHQ MII MIIDS MIIRS MIL MILAN MILCAP MILCAP MILCON MILD MILES MILO MILO MILOC MILREP MILSATCOM MILSM

Miniature Integrated GPS/INS Tactical System Major Incident Headquarters Motion Induced Interruption Military Intelligence Integrated Database System Modular Imagery Interpretation and Reporting System Military Missile d'Infanterie Leger ANtichor Military Capability MILitary CAPability report Military Construction Magnetic-Intrusion Line Detector Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System Management of Integrated Logistics Operations Military Intelligence Liaison Officer NATO Military Oceanography Committee Military Representative MILitary SATellite COMmunications MOD ILS Manager 245

Acronym MILSM MILSPEC MILSTAMP MILSTAN Milstar MILSTD Mil-Std MILSTRIP MILTRACS MILU MIM MIME MIME MIMHS min MIN min MIN Min AF MIN(AF) Min(AF) MIN(DP) Min(DP) MINDEF MINDER MINDER MINIS MINOS MINT MINTRI MINX MIOSH MIP MIP MIPS MIPS MIPS MIPS MIPS MIR MIR MIRA MIRA MIRA MIRACL MIRADCOM MIRADOR MIRAGE MIRC MIRCAT MIRTH MIRTS MIRV MIS MIS MIS

Long Title MOD Integrated Logistic Support Manager Military Specification Military Standard Transportation And Movement Procedures Military Standard Military Strategic Tactical and Relay Military Standard Military Standard MILitary Standard Requisition & Issue Procedures Military Air Traffic Control System Missile Interface and Logic Unit Mobile-launched surface-to-air Missile Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions type Multi Indenture Multi Echelon Maritime Intelligence Message Handling System minimum Minister Minutes Mobile Identity Number Minister Armed Forces Minister for the Armed Forces Minister of State for the Armed Forces Minister for Defence Procurement Minister of State for Defence Procurement Ministry of Defence Mine Detection, Neutralisation & Route Marking SysteM Mine Neutralisation and Detection Equipment MINisters Information System. Replaced by TOPMIS Marconi Integrated Naval Operations System Mutual Interference MINor TRIals (record of all outstanding Minor Trial in submarines) Mines in the Next Century Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Missile Impact Predictor Multiple Inert Projectile/Penetrator Medium Integrated Propulsion Systems Million Instructions Per Second Millions of Instructions Per Second Missile Impact Prediction Set Multi-activity Production Scheme Multiple-target Instrumentation Radar Space Station MILAN Infra--Red Adapter MILAN Infra-Red Attachment Miniature Infra-Red Alarm Mid Infra-Red Advanced Chemical Laser Missile R&D Command (US Army) Minefield Reconnaissance and Detector System Microelectronics Indicator for Radar Ground Equipment Missile In-Range Computer Multispectral Infra-Red Cueing And Tracking Millimetric and IR Test Head Modular Infra-Red Transmitting System Multiple Independently Targeted Re-Entry Vehicle Management Information System Message Input Segment Military Information System 246

Acronym MIS MIS MIS(CAT) MISCEX MiSER MISREP MISS MIST MIST MIST MIST MISTE MIT MITAS MITEL REP MITI MITL MITRE MITS MITS MiTT MIU MIU MIU MIVC MIW MIWG MIZ MJ MJDI MJLC MJOC MJP mk MKC MKEB MKS MKV ML ML ml ML ML ML ML ML2 ML3 ML4 MLA MLA MLAW MLB MLB MLBM MLC MLC

Long Title Motion Induced Sickness US Army Missile Command Specification Proposed Army Catering Management Information System Miscellaneous Exercise Mission Systems Evaluation Rig Mission Report Missile Intercept Scoring System Management Information Supplies and Transport Met Office Information System Modular Inter-operable Surface Terminal Mosaic Infra-red Sensor Technology Modular Integrated Sensor Test and Evaluation Management Information Technology Multi-sensor Imaging Technology for Air-borne Surveillance DDSS Senior Officer Network (Electronic Mail System) Ministry of International Trade and Industry Man In The Loop Multiple Independent Transmit and Receive Equipment Manual of IT Security Mobile Independent Target System Minor Tactical Trial Management Interface Unit Missile Interface Unit Multiplex Interface Unit Magnetically Induced Velocity Change Management Information Wing Multinational Interoperability Working Group Marginal Ice Zone Mega Joule Management of the Joint Deployed Inventory Multinational Joint Logistics Centre Maritime Joint Operations Centre Military Judgement Panel mark Multiple Kill Capacity Maximum Kinematic Energy Boundary Metre-Kilogram-Second (Units system) Miniature Kill Vehicle Member’s Letter (Ordnance Board) Military Electronics millilitre(s) Minelayer Missile Launcher Motor Launch Motor Launch Jetty Maintenance Level 2 (base) Maintenance Level 3 (depot) Maintenance Level 4 (industry) Manufacturing License Agreement Mean Line of Advance Missile Launch and Approach Warner Main Lobe Blanking Mine Lifting Bag Modern Large Ballistic Missile Main Lobe Cluster Military Load Classification 247

Acronym MLC MLD MLDS MLDT MLE MLF MLF MLF MLF MLFS MLI MLI MLLV MLMS MLO MLOF MLP MLPP MLPRF MLPS MLRE MLRS MLRS MLS MLS MLS MLS MLS MLSAM MLSC MLT MLT MLTAA MLU MLU MLU MLU MLV MLV MLV MLVW MLW MLWS MM MM MM mm mm MM MM MM MMA MMA MMA MMA MMA

Long Title Modular Load Carrier Manoeuvring Limitation Diagram Medium Latency Data Service Mean Logistic Delay Time Missile Launch Envelope Multi-Laminar Film Multi-Lateral Fleet Multilateral Force Multi-Lateral nuclear Force Modular Lightweight FLIR System Mid Life Improvement Mid-Life Improvement Medium-Lift Launch Vehicle Multi-purpose Lightweight Missile System Military Liaison Officer Modular Laser Fire Control Multiple Licence Pack Multi-Level Precedence and Pre-emption Modular Low Power Radio Frequency Multilink Processing System Maximum Likely Risk Estimate Multiple Launch Rocket System Multiple-Launch Rocket System Marine Electrical Systems Microwave Landing System Microwave Limb Sounder Multi-Level Secure Multi-Level Security MOD Logistic Support Analysis Manager Military Laser Safety Committee Missile Loader Transport Munitions Lift Trailer Manufacturing License and Technical Assistance Agreement Mid Life Update Mid Life Upgrade Mid-Life Update Monitor and Logic Unit Medium Launch Vehicle Memory Loader and Verifier Mobile Launch Vehicle Medium Logistic Vehicle, Wheeled Maximum Landing Weight Mean Low Water Springs Maintenance Manager Management Milestone Martin Marietta Millimetre millimetre(s) Minewarfare vessel Minuteman series ballistic missile Multi-Media Main Management Area Manual Metal Arc (welding) Mast Mounted Assembly Motor Mileage Allowance Multi-mission Aircraft 248

Acronym MMARS MMARS MMARS MMBF MMC MMC MMCL MMD MMDR MMDS MMDS MMEL MMER MMER MMER MMES MMF MMF MMFF MMG MMH MMH MMH/FH mmHg MMHS MMI MMI MMI MMIC MMIMS MMIS MMIT MMLC MMN Mmo MMOC MMP MMP MMP MMP MMR MMRPV MMS MMS MMS MMS MMS MMS MMS MMS 6A MMS1 MMSRT MMSS MMT MMT MMT

Long Title Military Movement and Reporting System Movement Management and Air Reservation System Movements Management Air Reservation System Mean Miles Between Failures Materiel Management Centre (US Army) Metal Matrix Composites Medium Mobility Load Carrier Multimode Display Management Monthly Demand Rate Moving Map Display Equipment Multi-Mode Seeker Demonstration project Master MEL Minimum Minor Equipment Requirement Minor Miscellaneous Equipment Requirement Miscellaneous Minor Equipment Requirement Minimum Mission Essential Stockholding Magnetic Measuring Facility Man Made Fibre (rope) Multimode Fire and Forget Medium Machine Gun Maintenance Man Hours Monomethyl Hydrazine Maintenance Man Hours per Flying Hour Millimeters of Mercury Military Message Handling System Man Machine Interface Man-Machine Interface Marina Militare Italiana Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit Modular Multi-Influence Minesweeping System Material Managers Information System Management of Materiel in Transit Medium Mobility Load Carrier Ministry Modification Number Maximum operating Mach number Martin Marietta Overseas Corporation Maintenance Monitoring Panel MANPRINT Management Plan Mean Maximum Pressure Modular Mission Payload Minimum Military Requirement Multimission RPV Main Machinery Space Maintenance Management System Maintenance Management/Message System Mast-Mounted Sight Matra Marconi Space Missile Management System Mission Management System Maintenance Management System Mobile Mast Spectrometer 1 Material Management Study Review Team MPS Multibeam Sonar Simulator Magnetic Media Transfer Miniature Mobile Target Multi-mode Transponder 249

Acronym MMTTR MMU MMU MMV MMV MMW MMW MMW MMW MMWR MN MNC MNC MND MND Mne MNF MNFP MNLF MNMF MNPS MNR MNS MNS MNTB MNVG MO MO MOA MOA MOA MOAD MOAT MOB MOB MOB MOB Mob C MOBA MoBC MOBSS MOC MOC MoC MOC MOC MOC MOCRAT MOD Mod MOD (PE) MOD CIS MOD DIG MOD(N) MOD(PE) MOD(PE)

Long Title Mechanised Moving Target Trainer Range Memory Management Unit Memory Mobile Unit Modular Military Vehicle Multi-Mission Vehicle Maritime Mine Warfare Medium Multi-purpose Wheeled Milimeter Wave Millimetric Wave Millimetre Wave Radar Meganewtons Major NATO Command(er) Major NATO Commander Ministry of National Defence Mission Need Documents Marine Maritime Nuclear Forces Multi-National Fighter Program Moro National Liberation Front Multinational Maritime Force Minimum Navigation Performance Specification Merchant Navy Reserve Mine Neutralisation System Mission Needs Statement Multi-National Test-bed Monocular Night Vision Goggles Magneto-Optical Medical Officer Memorandum Of Agreement Memorandum of Agreement (binding) Military Operations Area Maritime Operational Analysis Database Mineware Operations Analysis Tool Main Operating Base Main Operational Base (USAF) Man Overboard Maritime Operating Base Mobilisation Centre Mobility Operations For Built-up Areas (US Army) Management of Business Change Mobility Support Squadron Maintenance Operational Checks Maintenance Operations Control Management of Change Maritime Operational Clothing Modular Operations Centre Multifunction Operator Console Members of the Central Region Air Tasking Ministry of Defence Modification Ministry of Defence (Defence Procurement Agency) MOD Communication Information System Modular Digital Image Generator Ministry of Defence(Navy) Ministry of Defence (Procurement Executive) Ministry of Defence Procurement Executive 250

Acronym MOD(PTS) MODA MODAF MODAR MODAS MODELS MODEM MODEM MODERO MODICSS MODIFIER MODIR MODIX MODOD MODPM MODs MODSAF MODSIPS MODSY MODUK MODUK MOE MOFA MOFIFIER MOGAS MOGUL MOIC MOLAR MOM MOM MOM MOMCOMS MOMS MOMS MONAB MONITOR

Long Title Ministry Of Defence (Police Training School) Ministry Of Defence and Aviation Ministry Of Defence Architectural Framework MOD Architectural Repository Modular Data Acquisition System Modernisation of the Defence Logistics Systems Modulator and Demodulator System (Communications) MOdulator/DEModulator Ministry of Defence Emission Reduction Objective MOD Information and Communications Services Strategy MObile DIrect FIre Equipment Requirement Modulated Infra-Red jammer Metal Oxide Decontamination by Ion eXchange MOD Office Directory MOD Project Manager Modifications MODular Semi Autonomous Forces MOD System Integration Process Ministry Of Defence Security Ministry Of Defence UK UK Ministry of Defence Measure Of Effectiveness Multi-Option Fuze Artillery Mobile Direct Fire Equipment Requirement (Challenger 2 replacement programme) Mechanical Transport Gasoline Modular Gun Laying System Missile Ordnance Inhibiting Circuit Mortar/Artillery Locating Radar Measure of Merit Ministry Owned Material Multirole OTO Munitions Man-On-the-Move Communications Manufacturing Operations Management System Modular Opto-electronic Multi-spectral Scanner Mobile Naval Air-base, on shore (US Army) Managing the Optimum Naval Inventory Through Organisation & Resources

MONOHUD MOONLIGHT MOOTW MOP MOP MOP MOP MOP’s MOPMS MOPS MOPS MOPTAR MOQ MOR MOR MORAN MORCOS MORI

Monocular Head-Up Display Name of a data fusion capability Military Operations Other Than War Maintenance Operation Protocol Method Of Packaging Method Of Procurement Modulation on Pulse Maintenance Operations Modular Pack Mine System Mail Order Protection Scheme Minimum Operating Performance Standard Multiple-Object Phase Tracking And Ranging Minimum Order Quantity Meteorological Optical Range Military Operational Requirement Management Of Resources And Networks Mortar Computing System Market and Opinion Research International 251

Acronym MORRIS

Long Title Motor Transport Operator Repair and Resource Information System

MORRIS MORS MORTREP MOS MOS MOS MOS MOS MOSFET MOSIS MOSP MOST MoT MOTEC MOTIF MOTIS MOT-key MOTOR

MT Operation, Repair and Resource Information System Minefield and Ordnance Recovery Management System Mortar Bombing Report Meridian Ocean Systems Military Occupational Speciality qualification Military Operating Standard Military Operational Speciality Monitor Only crew Station Metal Oxide Silicon Field Effect Transistor Fleet Air Arm (FAA) version of MERLIN Multi-mission Optronic Stabilised Payload (UAV) Mission-Orientated Simulator Training Ministry of Transport Maritime Operations Tactical Evaluation Centre Maui Optical Tracking and Identification Facility Message Orientated Text Interchange System Modified one-time key Monitoring Of Transport Operating Records. RCT domestic B vehicle usage

MOTR MOTS MOU MOUS MOUT MOVO MovO MOVO MOVTAS MOWAM MP MP MP MP MP MP MP MP MPA MPA MPA MPA MPA MPA MPAA MPAT mpb MPBA MPC MPC MPC MPC MPC MPCA MPCD

Multiple Object Tracking Radar Military of the Shelf Memorandum of Understanding Microsoft Office Specialist User Mobile Operation in Urban Terrain Movement Officer Movement Order Movements Officer Modified Visual Target Acquisition System Mobile Water Mine Maintenance Period Management Plan Manpower and Personnel (USAF) Member of Parliament Metal-Piercing Military Police Multipurpose Multi--Purpose Man Powered Aircraft Man-Powered Aircraft Maritime Patrol Aircraft Medium Power Amplifier Modular Protocol Architecture Multi-Port Adapter Multifunctional / Multi-beam Phased-Array Antenna Multi-Purpose Anti-Tank mean point of burst Multiple Practice Bomb Adapter Maximum Permissible Concentration Military Personnel Centre Missile Practice Camp Multi-media Personal Computer Multi-Purpose Console Multiple Phase Centre Antenna Multi-Purpose Colour Display 252

Acronym MPCS MPCS MPCU MPD MPD MPDS MPDS MPDS MPE MPEG MPF MPF MPF MPF MPFF MPGS MPH mph MPHT MPI mpi MPI MPIM MPL MPM MPM MPM MPMS MPN MPO MPO MPO MPO MPOC MPOG MPP MPP MPP MPP MPP MPP MPPU MPR MPR MPR MPR MPRF MPS MPS MPS MPS MPS MPS MPS MPS MPS

Long Title Mission Planning and Control Station Montreal Protocol Controlled Substances Marine Pollution Control Unit Maximum Permitted Dose Multipurpose Display Message Processing and Distribution System Missile-Piercing, Discarding Sabot Multi-Purpose Decontamination System Maximum Permissible Exposure Motion Picture Experts Group Map Predicted Fire Modification Proposal Form Modification Proving Facility Multi--Purpose Fuze Multi-Purpose Fighter Facility Mobile Protected Gun System Medium Pintle Head miles per hour Missile Potential Hazard Team Management Performance Indicator mean point of impact Multiprotocol Interface Multi-Purpose Individual Munitions Maintenance Planning Level Maintenance Planning & Management Microwave Power Modules Multi-Purpose Missile (USAF) Missile Performance Monitoring System MSE Packet Network Main Production Order Management Planning Officer Missile Planning Office Mission Planning Officer (Royal Air Force) Multipurpose Operations Console Minimum Pitch on Ground Management Principle Paper Manufacturing Process Plan Massively Parallel Processing computer systems Medical Provisioning Point Monuments Protection Programme Multiple/Massively Parallel Processing Multi-Purpose Processor Unit Medium Power Radar Military Power Reserve Multi-band Pulsed Radar Multiple Phase Centre Antenna Medium Pulse Recurrence Frequency Main Propulsion System Marine Propulsion Systems Maritime Propositioning Ships Master Production Schedule (MRPII) Mission Payload Subsystem Mission Planning Station Mixed-Propellant System Motor Pump Set Multiple Protective Shelter 253

Acronym MPSD MPSM MPSO MPT MPT MPTB MPTC MPTF MP-T-SD MPU MPU MPU MPU MPV MPWS MQ MQ MQL MQLF MQO MQW MR MR MR MR MR MR MR MR MR SAM MR TRIGAT MRA MRA MRAAM MRAAM mrad MRAD MRAF MRASM MRATGW MRATGWS MRAV MRB MRB MRBF MRBM MRBS MRC MRC MRC MRC MRCA MRCF MRCLOS MRCS MRCS

Long Title Multipath Signal Decomposition Manual of Personnel Security Measures Material Prices & Stores Overheads Management Planning Team Multi-Purpose Tracer Microelectronics and Photonics Test Bed Maximum Price Target Cost Montreal Protocol Task Force Multi-Purpose Tracer, Self-Destroying Micro Processor Unit Missile Power Unit Mission Payload Units Mission Programming Unit Minewarfare & Patrol Vessels Mobile Protected Weapon System Married Quarters Master Question Master Question List Mobile Quick-Look Facility Married Quarters Officer Multiple Quantum Well Magneto Resistive Mandatory Requirement of an Operational Requirement Maritime Reconnaissance Marker Ranger Master Rigger Medium Range Military Region Motor Rifle Medium range Surface to Air Missile system Medium Range ThiRd Generation Anti-Tank Main Responsibility Area Multiple Receiving Array Medium Range Air-Air Missile Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile milli radians Multiple Range Alignment Device Marshal of the Royal Air Force Medium Range Air-to-Surface Missile MILAN Medium Range Anti--Tank Guided Weapon Medium Range Anti-Tank Guided Weapon System Multi-Role Armoured Vehicle Material Revue Board Medium Range Blast Mean Rounds Before Failure Medium Range Ballistic Missile Mean Round Between Stoppages Maintenance Record Card Master Record Centre Master Record Centre Message-based Reliable Channel Multi-Role Combat Aircraft Module Repair & Calibration Facility Missile Reference Command-to-Line-Of-Sight Mobile Reporting and Control System Multiple RPV Control System 254

Acronym MRD MRDB MRDFS MRE MRE MRF MRF MRF MRF MRF MRF MRF MRG MRI MRI MRL MRL MRL MRL MRL MRM MRN MRO MRO MROS MRP MRP MRP MRP MRP MRP MRPII MRPIII MRPV MRQO MRR MRR MRR MRR MRR MRRS MRS MRS MRS MRS MRS MRS MRS MRS MRSAM MRSASS MRSR MRSR MRT MRT MRT

Long Title Motor-Rifle Division Master Record Data Base Man-transportable Radio Direction Finding System Management Radio Equipment Meals Ready to Eat (US) Machine Readable Format Mobile Reaction Force Module Repair Facility Movement Report Form Multi-Role Fighter Multi-Role Fuze Multi--Role Fuze Main Repair Group Magnetic Resonance Imaging Master Record Index Management Retention Level Maritime Rear Link Maritime Rear Link (radio) Modular/Multiple Rocket Launcher Multi-Barrelled Rocket Launcher Mission Related Message Map Referenced Navigation Manning and Record Office Medical Records Officer Multirole Operations Cabin Machinery Repair Party Maintenance Recovery Period Materials Requirement Planning Maximum Rated Power Missile Recovery Programme Mobile Reporting Post Manufacturing Resource Planning Material Acquisition System (Kanbans, Bar-Codes and EDI) Mini Remotely Piloted Vehicle Master Riggers Quality officer Maritime Radar Reconnaissance Maximum Range to Ricochet Medium Range Recovery Missile Reliability Restoration Multi-Role Radar Military Route Reconnaissance Service/Staff Management Review Statement Master Radar Station Medium Range Sonar Mission Recorder System Mobile Reception System Multiple Rocket System Multirole System Muzzle Reference System Medium-Range Surface-to-Air-Missile Medium Range SAM in the Surface to Surface mode Magazine Ready Service Rings Multiple Role Survivable Radar Management Readiness Trials Manpack Radio Telephone Miniature Receive Terminal 255

Acronym MRT MRT MRT MRT MRT MRTF MRTFL MRTI MRTRIGAT MRTS MRTT MRTU MRU MRU MRV MRV MRV MRV MRVC MRVR MRW MRW MS MS MS MS MS MS MS ms MS MS MS MS EA MSA MSA MSA MSA MSA MSA MSAM MSAM MSAM MSAM MSAM MSAR MSAT-Air MSAW MSB MSB MSB MSB MSC MSC MSC MSC

Long Title Mobile Radio Terminal Mobile Repair Team Multi Radar Tracking Multi-Radar Tracking Multirole Radio Telephone Map Referenced Terrain Following Medium Rough Terrain Forklift Multi-Role Thermal Imager Medium Range TRIGAT Multi-Role Turret System Modified Rushton Towed Target (AAW target) Multiple Remote Terminal Unit Maintenance Recorder Unit Much Regret Unable (negative reply to an RPC) Magnetic Reference Vehicle Maintenance-Recovery Vehicle Multiple Re-entry Vehicle Multiple Re-entry Vehicles Multiple Rate Voice Card Mechanised Repair and Recovery Vehicle Master Riggers Writer Maximum Ramp Weight Maritime Surveillance Message Store Method Statement. Methyl Salicylate Mild Steel Military Secretary Military Standards Millisecond Mission Systems MultiSpectral or Mass Spectrometry Microsoft Microsoft Enterprise Agreement Marine Safety Agency Maritime Safety Agency Medical Supplies Agency Mid-Stage Assessment Mobile Subscriber Access Mutual Security Area Medium (range) Surface to Air Missile Medium Range Surface-Air Missile Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile Medium Surface-to-Air-Missile Medium-range Surface-to-Air-Missile Miniature Synthetic Aperture Radar Multi-Sensor Aided Targeting - Air-borne Minimum Safe Altitude Warning Maintenance Support Building Minesweeping Boats Most Significant Bit Most Significant Byte Magazine Safety Certificate Magazine Safety Committee Maintenance Support Committee Major Subordinate Command(er) (NATO) 256

Acronym MSC MSC MSC MSC MSC MSC MSC MSC MSCE MSCO MSCS MSD MSD MSD MSD MSD MSD MSDOS MS-DOS MSDS MSDS MSE MSE MSER MSER MSF MSF MSF MSF MSFC MSFP MSG MSG MSG MSG MSGL MSH MSH MSHATF MSI MSI MSI MSIP MSIP MSIS MSK MSL MSL MSM MSM MSM MSM MSMS MSN MSO MSO

Long Title Major Sub-ordinate Commander Management Studies Centre Master of Science Master Stock Card Military Sealift Command Minehunter or Minesweeper Minesweeper, Coastal Mission Support Centre Modular, Standard Control Electronics for OFSA Modelling and Simulation Coordination Office Military Satellite Control System Metrology Science Directorate Minesweeping Drone Mobilisation Stores Depot Most Significant Digit Multiple Site Damage Multisensor Display MicroSoft Disc Operating System Microsoft Disk Operating System Maintenance Support Data System Material Safety Data Sheet Maintenance Support Equipment Mobile Subscriber Equipment Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations Multiple Stores Ejector Rack Magnetic Silencing Facility Maritime Special Forces Militarily Significant Fallout Multisensor Fusion Marshall Space Flight Centre Mosaic-Staring Focal Plane Magazine Safety Group Manpower Steering Group Material Support Group Message Multi-Salvo Grenade Launcher Medium Support Helicopter Multi-Service Hub Medium Support Helicopter Advanced Training Facility Management Scrutiny Indicator Medium-Scale Integration Minesweeper, Inshore Management of Support Information Project Multinational Staged Improvement Programme Multi-sensor Stabilised Integrated Sensor Minimum Shift Keying Master Servicing List Mean Sea Level Marine Services Manager Maritime Sensors Model Minehunting Support Module Ministry Supplied Material Magnetic Signature Measurement System Major System Node Main Signal Office Main Signal Officer 257

Acronym MSO MSO MSO MSOW MSOW MSP MSP MSP MSPM MSPT MSR MSR MSR MSR MSR MSR MSR MSRD MSRS MSRT MSS MSS MSS MSS MSS MSS MSS MSS MSS MSSA MSSAS MSSC MSSC MSSC MSSF MSSR MSSS MSSS MST MST MST MST MST MST MST MST MSTAR MSTART MSTI MSU MSU MSU MSV MSV MSVC MSW

Long Title Master Specification Officer Minesweeper, Ocean Mixed Service Organisation Modular /Multinational Stand-Off Weapons Modular Stand Off Weapon Manufacturers Spares Pack Material State Portfolio Medium Stressed Platform Management Services Planning Manager Marine Silent Power Transmission Main Supply Route Minesweeper, Patrol Missile Site Radar Mobile Sea Range Modular Survivable Radar Multi-beam Multi-mode Surveillance Radar Multisensor Reconnaissance Mobile Service and Repair Detachment Miniature Sonobuoy Receiver System Mobile Subscriber Radiotelephone Terminals Marine Sound Signals Marine, Sound Signal, Mk 7 Mine Search System Miniature Surveillance System Missile Support Subsystem Mission Support System Mobile Satellite System Mobile Subscriber Equipment System Multi--Spectral Smoke Mine Sweeping System Acoustic MERLIN Support & Spares Availability System Maritime Surface Surveillance Capability Medium Seal Support Craft Marine Society and Sea Cadets (Replaces Sea Cadets) Minimum Serviceable Stock Figure Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar Multi-Spectral Screening Smoke Multi-Spectral Smoke Shell Mechanical Systems Trainer Microprocessor Simulation Technology Military Support Team Missile Surveillance Technology Mobile Systems Technology Mountain Standard Time Multi Sensor Tracking Multi-Sensor Tracking Manportable Surveillance and Target Acquisition Radar Missile System To Attack Relocatable Targets Miniaturised Space Technology Integration Mass Storage Unit Mission System Upgrade Mode Selector Unit Micro Surveillance system Modular Support Vehicle Meta Signalling Virtual Channel (ATM) Medium Support Weapon 258

Acronym MSW MSWG MSX MSX MT MT MT MT MT MT MT MT MT MT MT MT or M/T MT Sys MT(Ops)Manager MTA MTA MTA MTACC/IAS MTACS MTAD MTAE MTAS MTAS MTAS MTAU MTB MTB MTB MTBAF MTBCF MTBF MTBF MTBI MTBMA MTBMA MTBMF MTBR MTBR MTBSF MTBSI MTCAS MTCC MTCR MTD mtd MTD MTDA MTDG MTDS MTDS MTDS

Long Title Metres of seawater Military Strategy Working Group Midcourse Space Experiment Mid-course Space eXperiment Market Test Market Testing Mechanical Time Mechanical Transport Medical Technician Megaton Military Task Military Transport Missile Target Motor Transport Multi-frequency Transducer Motor Transport Motor Transport System. Military name for the PROFLEET COTS fleet management system Motor Transport(Operations)Manager Memorandum Trading Account Message Transfer Agent (X400) Military Training Area Marine Corp Tactical C2 System/Intelligence C2 System Marine Tactical Air Control System Multi-Trace Analysis Display Multiple Time Around Echoes Millimetric Target Acquisition System Modular Target Acquisition System Multi-sensor Target Acquisition System Machinery Trials Assessment Unit Missile Torpedo Boat Mobility Test-Bed Motor Torpedo Boat Mean Time Between Attributable Faults Mean Time Between Critical Failures Mean Time Between Failure Mean Time Between Failures Mean Time Between Incidents Mean Time Between Maintenance Actions Mean Time Between Maintenance Activities Mean Time Between Mission Failures Mean Time Between Repair Mean Time Between Repairs Mean Time Between Significant Failures Mean Time Between System Incidents Marine Corps Tactical Command And Control System Modular Tactical Communication Centre Missile Technology Control Regime Main Tactical Display Mounted Moving Target Detection Mean Time Data Availability Minewarfare Tactical Development Group Manufacture to Target or Disposal Sequence Marine Tactical Data System Mission Training via Distributed Simulation 259

Acronym MTDSS MTE MTF MTF MTF MTH MTI MTI MTI MTI MTIA MTIAC MTL MTL MTLS MTLS MTLV MTM MTM MTM(WD) MTMA MTMC MTMT MTO MTO MTO MTO MTO MTO MTOGW MTP MTR MTR MTR MTR MTRACS MTRE MTS MTS MTS MTS MTS MTS MTS MTS MTS MTS MTS MTS(R) MTSQ MTSS MTT MTT MTT MTT MTT

Long Title Maritime Tactical Decision Support System Military Task Equipment Magnetic Test Facility Message Text Format Modulation Transfer Function or Magnetic Treatment Military Technology Handbook Moving Target Identification Moving Target Indication (radar) Moving Target Indicator Multiple Target Interception Metal Trades Industry Association of Australia Manufacturing Technology Information Analysis Centre Magnetic Tape Loader Materials Technology Laboratory Magazine Torpedo Launch System Magazine Torpedo Launching System Missile Transport and Loading Vehicle Methods Time Management Moving Target Mechanism Moving Target Mechanism (Winch Driven) Military Terminal Manoeuvring Area Military Traffic Management Command Multiple Target and Missile Tracker Make To Order (MRPII) Market Testing Organisation Mechanical Transport Officer Mechanical/Motor Transport Officer Military Transport Officer Motor Transport Officer Maximum Take-Off Gross Weight Manpower Target Plan Marked Target Receiver Military Training Route Missile Tracking Radar Mobile Test Rig Multiple input Tracking Control System Missile Test and Readiness Equipment Make To Stock (MRPII) Marine Trainers and Simulators Maritime Tactical School Maritime Training Systems Marked Target Seeker Market Testing Service Message Transfer Service Message Transfer System Military Tactical Systems Modular Tactical Switch Moving Target Simulator Moving Target System (Rural) Mechanical Time and Superquick Minewarfare Tactical Support System Major Tactical Trial Medium Tactical Truck Moving Turning Target Multiple Target Tracking Munitions Tiger Team 260

Acronym MTTF MTTF MTTI MTTR MTTR MTTRS MTTS MTTS MTTS MTTS MTU MTU MTU MTV MTVT MU MU MUA MUAV MUD Vessel MUDAS MuFAR MUFS MUFTI MUID MULE Multi-agent CGF MULTIFAB MULTOTS MULTS MUMS MURF MURS MUSL MUTES MUU MUX MUX MV MV MV MVC MVEE

Long Title Mean Time To Failure Microbuoy Transportable Test Facility Motor Transport Technical Instructions Mean Time To Repair Multi-Target Tracking Radar Mean Time to Restore Service Main Transmission Test Stand Manufacture To Target Sequence Multiplexed Tactical Telephone System Multi-Task Training System Magnetic Tape Unit Maximum Transfer Unit Maximum Transmission Unit Medium Tactical Vehicle Medium Tactical Vehicle Trailer Maintenance Unit Movement Unit Military User Agent Maritime Unmanned Air Vehicle Make Up and Discharge Vessel Modular Universal Data Acquisition System Multi-target Field Artillery Radar Maximum Useable Frequency Minimum Use of Force Tactical Intervention Messaging user ID Modular Universal Laser Equipment Multi Agent Computer Generated Forces Type of waterproof suit for working in cold & wet conditions Multiple Unit Link-11 Test and Operational Training System Mobile Universal Link 11 Translator System Modular Underwater Measurement System Manpower Utilisation & Recording Form Manpower Utilisation Recording System Marconi Underwater Systems Limited Multiple Threat Emitter System Main User Unit Multiplex System Multiplexer Military Vigilance Muzzle Velocity Muzzle Velocity (in metres per second (m/s)) MultiVariable Control Military Vehicles & Engineering Establishment (now DERA Chertsey)

MVLD MVLT MVMD MVO MVP MVP MVPS MVR MVV MW MW MW

Man Worn Laser Detector Morse / Voice Language Trainer Muzzel Velocity Measurement Device Multi Variate Optimisation Military VME Processor Motor Vehicle Plant Multiple Vertical Protective Shelter Muzzle Velocity Radar Mission, Vision, Values Major Warships Mediterranean Water Medium Wave 261

Acronym MW MW MWA MWA MWAB MWAN MWB MWC MWC MWDP MWDP MWDS MWHQ MWIPT MWIR MWLD MWR MWR MWS MWS MWS MWS MWS MWT MWV MWVESS MWVP MWVS MX MX MX MYPR MYPR MYRAnn MZFW n N N N/A N/S NA NA NA NA NA TAB NAA NAAB NAADM NAAFI NAAG NAAIHTO NAAWS NAB NABK NABS NABSE

Long Title Microwave Mine Warfare Minor Warships & Auxiliaries Multiple Weapons Adapter Minor Warships Auxiliaries and Boats Megastream Wide Area Network Military War Book Maritime Warfare Centre Mine Warfare Coordinator Master Warning Display Panel Mutual Weapons Development Program Man-Worn Detector System Mobile War Headquarters Major Warships IPT Medium Wave Infra Red Man-Worn Laser Detector Millimetre-Wave Radar Mine Warfare Range Manned Weapon Station Master Warning System Missile Warning System Modular Workstation Maritime Warfare School Medium Wheeled Tractor Minor War Vessel Minor War Vessels Engineering Support Minor War Vessels Programme Mission Weapon Visionics System GPT military switch Missile Missile Experiment or Missile-X (advanced ICBM) Mid Year Performance Review Mid-Year Performance Review Milestone (M) designation Maximum Zero-Fuel Weight Nano 10-9 newton(s) North Not Applicable Neutron Source Naval Advisor/Attaché Not Applicable Not Available Numerical Aperture Not Available Tabulation North Atlantic Assembly Not Available Any Base North American Air Defence Modernisation Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes NATO Armies Armaments Group Not Available Action In Hand To Obtain NATO Anti-Air Warfare System Nickel Alloy Bronze NATO Artillery Ballistic Kernel NATO Air Base Satcom Norwegian Artillery Battery Survey 262

Acronym NABUST NABW NAC NAC NAC NAC NAC NAC NACCB NACCIS NACETT NACISIA NACNOC NACNOC NACOSA NAD NAD NAD NAD NADC NADEEC NADEFCOL NADEP NADGE NADGERS NADL NADREPs NADS NADS NAE NAEDS NAEW NAEW NAEW NAEWF NAF NAF NAFAG NAG NAG NAHEMA NAHQ NAIAD NAIAD NAIC NAIR NAK NALLADS NAM NAM(A) NAMAS NAMC NAMC NAMFI NAML NAML

Long Title Nuclear Accident Back-Up Support Team North Atlantic Bottom Water National Accounts Classification NATO Alert Committee Naval Air Command Naval Avionics Centre Network Access Controller North Atlantic Council National Accreditation Council for Certification Bodies North Atlantic Command & Control Information System National Advisory Council for Education and Training Targets NATO CIS Agency No Acceptable / Appropriate Certification - NO Contract No Appropriate Certification No Contract NATO Communications Organisation Support Agency National Armaments Director NATO Ammunition Depot Naval Armaments Director Non Acoustic Detection NATO Air Defence Committee NATO Air Defence Electronic Environment Committee NATO Defence College Naval Aviation Depot NATO Air Defence Ground Environment NATO Air Defence Ground Environment Routine Servicing Navy Avionics Development Laboratory National Armament Directors Representatives National Armaments Directors Naval Air Data System Nuclear Accident & Emergency Arrangements Non-Aqueous Equipment Decontamination System NATO Air-borne Early Warning NATO Airborne Early Warning Force NATO Early Warning NATO Air-borne Early Warning Force NATO Architecture Framework Naval Air Facility NATO Air Force Armaments Group Naval Advisory Group Netherlands Aerospace Group NATO Helicopter Management Agency Nuclear Accident Headquarters Nerve Agent Immobilised Enzyme Alarm and Detection Nerve Agent Immobilised Enzyme Alarm and Detector NATO Intelligence Centre Naval Air Systems Command headquarters Negative acknowledgement Norwegian Army Low Level Air Defence System Nuclear Audit Manager Nuclear Assurance Manager (Authorisation) National Association of Measurements and Standards Navy Address Management Centre Nuclear Accident Monitoring Course NATO Missile Firing Installation Naval Air Maintenance Laboratory Naval Aircraft Materials Laboratory 263

Acronym NAML NAMMA NAMMs NAMOPS NAMOs NAMSA NAMSO NAO NAP NAP NAPATMO NAPB NAPC NAPC NAPNOC NAPO NAPR NAPs NAPS NAPS NAPS NAQS NaRCoSiS NARF NARIMS NARO NARO NAROTC NARPICC NAS NAS NAS NAS NAS NAS NASA NASA NASAMS NASC NASCOM NASDA NASF NASH NASIS NASP NASP NASPO NASR NASS NASS NASSHE

Long Title Naval Aircraft Materiels Laboratory NATO MRCA Development and Production Management Agency Naval Aircraft Maintenance Manuals Naval Air Maritime Operations (circuit) Naval Aircraft Maintenance Orders NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency NATO Maintenance and Supply Organisation National Audit Office Naval Application Plan Non Availability Period NATO Patriot Management Office Naval Armament Package Book Naval Air Projects Co-ordination office Nuclear Accident Procedures Course No Acceptable Price - NO Contract NATO Production NATO Armaments Planning Review NBC tablets (Nerve Agent Prophylactic) Nerve Agent Pretreatment Set Nerve Agent Pre-Treatment Set Nerve Agent Pre-treatment Tablets National Air Quality Strategy Naval Radar Computer Simulation Suite Naval Air Reserve Force Nuclear Accident Response Information Management System Naval Aircraft Repair Organisation Nuclear Accident Response Organisation Nuclear Accident Response Organisation Training Committee Naval Radiation Protection Instrument Calibration Centre National Aerospace Standards Naval Air Squadron Naval Air Station Naval Armament Stores Network Application Support Non Acoustic Sensor National Aeronautical and Space Administration National Aeronautics and Space Administration Norwegian Advanced Surface-to-Air-Missile System Naval Air Systems Command NASA Communications network National Space Development Agency Navigation and Attack Systems Flight (Royal Air Force) Navigation and Attack System for Helicopters NATO Subject Indicator System NATO Atomic Supply Point Navy Air-Ship Program Naval Air System Program Office Naval and Air Staff Requirements Naval Anti-Submarine School Naval Armament Stores System Naval Armament Specification for the Stowage and Handling of Explosives

NAST NASU NASWDU NAT

Naval and Air Staff Target Naval Aerial/Antenna Switching unit Naval Air/Sea Warfare Development Unit Name Address Translator 264

Acronym NATC NATC NATESC NATINADS NATIP NATO NATO NATO C3 NATO FMB NATS NAU NAURC NAUTIC NAUTIS NAV NAVAID NAVAIDS NAVAIDS NAVAIRSYSCOM NAVB NAVCOMPARS NAVDAC NAVEX NAVFACENGCOM NAVHARS NAVHOME NAVICERT NAVICP NAVMACS NAVMATINST NAVMIC NAVMOVE NAVNORTHWEST NAVOBSY NAVOCFORMED NAVR NAVS NAVSEA NAVSEASYSCOM NAVSITSUM NAVSOUTH NAVSPASUR NAVSSES NAVSTAR NAVSTARCODE NAVSUPSYSCOM NAVTAG NAVTEX NavWar NavWASS NAW NAWACS NAWAS NAWBS NAWBUS NAWC

Long Title Naval Air Training Command Nevada Automotive Test Centre Naval Automatic Test Equipment Steering Committee NATO Integrated Air Defence System NATO Information and Press office North Atlantic Treaty Organisation North Atlantic Treaty Organization Consultation, Command and Control NATO Frequency Management Branch National Air Traffic Services Network Access Unit Near All Up Round Container Naval Autonomous Intelligent Console Naval Autonomous Information System Navigation Navigation Aid Navigation Aids Navigational Aids Naval Air Systems Command Navy Board Naval Communications Processing And Routing System Naval Data Automation Command Navigation Exercise Naval Facilities Engineering Command Navigation, Heading and Attitude Reference System Naval Home Command Navy Certificate NAVal Inventory Control Point Naval Modular Automated Communications System Naval Materiel Command Instruction Naval Maritime Intelligence Centre Navigational Movements NAVal command NORTH WEST Naval Observatory Naval On-Call-Force, Mediterranean NAVigation Radar NAVigation System NAVal SEA Systems Command (US) Naval Sea Systems Command Naval (own) Situation Summary NAVal command SOUTH Naval Space Surveillance System Naval Ship System Engineering Station Navigation Satellite Timing and Ranging (see GPS) Naval Staff Target And Requirement Code Naval Supply Systems Command Naval Tactical Game Navigational Telex Navigation Warfare Programme Navigation and Weapon Aiming Subsystem Night/Adverse Weather NATO AWACS National Warning System Naval Armament Weapon Business System Naval Armaments and Weapons Business System Naval Air Warfare Center (US) 265

Acronym NAWC NAWDAS NAWDAS NAWEL NAWEL NAWST NAWX NB NB NBC NBC NBC NBC NBC NBC BIS NBC(D) NBC(P) NBCD NBCD NBCDI NBCDQ NBCF NBCGO NBCMSC NBCPC NBCPO NBCRS NBCSS NBCSSC NBDO NBDS NBDVS NBESD NBFCC NBHQ NBMB NBMP NBMR NBQ NBQD NBQF NBQM NBR NBRPA NBRSD NBS NBS NBS NBS NBSA NBSA NBSA NBSA/CB/PROC14

Long Title Naval Air Warfare Centre Naval Armament Weapon Data Base Analysis System Naval Armament Weapons Database Analysis System Naval Above Water Exploitation Laboratory Naval Above Water Exploration Laboratory Night Attack Weapon Systems Trainer Nigh to All Weather Naval Base Naval Base/s Naval Base Commander Nuclear Biological & Chemical Nuclear Biological and Chemical Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Battlefield Information System Naval Base Commander (Devonport) Naval Base Commander (Portsmouth) Nuclear Biological and Chemical Defence Nuclear, Biological & Chemical defence & Damage control NBCD Instructor Senior Rating in each Department who specialises in NBCD Nuclear, Biological, Chemical and Fire Naval Base Commanders General Orders Naval Base Commanders Safety Committee Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Protective Cover NBC Protection Officer Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance System Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Shelter System Naval Base Commanders Site Safety Case Naval Base Duty Officer Naval Biological Detection System Narrow Band Digital Voice System Naval Base Environmental Support Department Naval Base Facilities & Co-ordination Centre Naval Base Headquarters Naval Base Management Board Naval Base Management Plan NATO Basic Military Requirement Naval Base Quality Naval Base Quality Department Naval Base Quality Form Naval Base Quality Manager Naval Base Review Naval Base Radiological Protection Advisor Naval Base Radiation Safety Department Narrow Beam Sounder National Bureau of Standards Naval Base Services Naval Bases and Supply Naval Base & Supply Agency Naval Bases and Supplies Agency Naval Bases and Supply Agency (part of the DLO) Commercial Branch Naval Bases & Supply Agency & DEF Log Support

NBSD NBSD

Naval Base Services Directorate Normal Burst Safety Distance 266

Acronym NBSD FORM 33 NBSM NBSS NBSV NBSV NBV NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC/AC-EC NC3A NCA NCA NCAGE NCAGS NCAP NCAPC NCARC NCB NCB NCC NCC NCC NCC NCC NCC NCCIS NCCIS NCCOSC NCD NCDU NCE NCEB NCEO NCF NCF NCF NCF NCI NCISA NCISC NCISC NCL NCM NCN NCO NCP NCP NCP NCPR

Long Title Requisition for Work /Services Naval Base Services Manager Narrowband Switching System Narrow Band Secure Voice system Narrowband Secure Voice Net Book Value Narrow Coverage antenna NATO Class Nitro-cellulose (Cellulose Nitrate) No Charge No Connection Node Centre Nonconformity Numerical Control Navy Command Narrow Coverage / Area Coverage to Earth Coverage NATO Command, Control and Communication Agency National Command Authority National Control Authority NATO Contractor and/or Government Entity Naval Coordination and Guidance to Shipping Night Combat Air Patrol NATO Conventional Armaments Planning Committee NATO Conventional Armament Review Committee National Codification Bureau NATO Codification Bureau National Computing Centre National Contingent Commander Nature Conservancy Council Network Control Centre Northwood Control Centre Northwood/Naval Command Centre NATO Command, Control and Information System NATO Command, Control, and Information System Naval Command, Control and Ocean Surveillance Centre National Capability Demonstrator Navigational Control and Display Unit Navigation and Command Equipment NATO Communications and Electronics Board Non-Combatant Evacuation Operation National Contingency Forces NATO Composite Force Northern Calibration Facility Nucleonic Calibration Facility Navigational Control Indicator NATO Communications and Information Systems Agency NATO CIS Committee Naval Counter-Intelligence Support Centre Network Control Language Non-Circular Missile Non - Compliance Notice Non-commissioned officer Network Control Points Network Control Programme No Contractors Parts Notice of Change in Provisioning Requirements 267

Acronym NCR NCS NCS NCS NCS NCS NCS NCS NCS NCS NCS NCS NCSA NCSC NCSO NCT NCT NCT NCTR NCTS NCTS NCU NCU NCUE NCVQ NCW NCWA NCWE ND ND ND ND Nd1 NDA NDA NDA NDA NDAC NDB NDBCC NDC NDC NDDN NDE NDE NDESMB NDEW NDEWT NDFD NDG NDHD NDHTC NDI NDI NDI NDIC

Long Title Non Compliance Report NATO Codification System Naval Calibration Service Naval Combat System Naval Communications System Naval Compass Stabiliser/System Naval Control of Shipping Network Computing System Network Control Station Network Control Subsystem Node Centre Switch Naval Careers Service National Computer Security Association New Core Shipping Container Naval Control of Supply Officer NATO Comparative Test programme Network Control Terminal Non Co-operative Target Non Cooperative Target Recognition Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Non Co-operative Target Recognition Naval Communications Unit, Washington Navigation Computer Unit Non Contact Underwater Explosion National Council for Vocational Qualifications Net-Centric Warfare (US) NATO Wartime Civil Agencies National Council for Work Experience Navigation Display Navy Department Navy Department of MoD Non-Detectable Design Limit Rotor Speed Naval Discipline Act Network Design Authority No Danger Area Non-Disclosure Agreement Nuclear Defence Affairs Committee Non-Directional Beam NATO Defence Business Coordinating Committee NATO Defence College Neutron Detector Container Norwegian Defence Digital Network Non Destructive Evaluation Non-Destructive Examination Navy Department Explosives Safety Management Board Nuclear Directed Energy Weapon Nuclear Directed Energy Weapon Technology programme NATO Data Fusion Demonstrator Northern Diving Group Notices to Directors and Heads of Divisions Naval Department Hand Tools Committee Non Destructive Inspection Non-Development Item Nonlinear Dynamic Inversion National Defence Industries Council 268

Acronym NDIR NDN NDN NDP NDPB NDPB NDPB NDPO NDRF NDS NDSCI NDSTC NDSTIC NDT NDT NDU NDU NDV NE NE NE NEARTIP NEB NEC NEC NEC NEC NEC NEC 1* SG NEDD NEDG NEDG NEDI NEDIST NEDS NEF NEFAMA NEFC NEGEXP NEHFILG NEMESIS NEMIS NEMP NEMP NEO NEO NEOTAM NEP NEP NEPA NEPEF NEQ NERVA NES NES NES

Long Title Non Disperse Infra Red Naval Digital Network Navy Digital Network Nuclear Depth Bomb Non Departmental Public Body Non-Departmental Public Bodies Non-Departmental Public Body National Defence Programme Outline National Defence Reserve Fleet Nuclear Detection System Network Data Service Communications Information National Defence Science and Technology Commission National Defence Science Technology and Industry Commission Non Destructive Testing Non-Destructive Testing Navigation Display Unit Northern Diving Unit Nuclear Delivery Vehicle Neighbourhood Engineer Never Exceed North East Near-Term Improvement Programme Nuclear Exoatmospheric Burst low frequency prediction code Net Explosive Content Network Enabled Capability Network Enabled Capacity Northern European Command Network Enabled Steering Group NATO and European Defence Directorate Non Explosive Dangerous Goods Non-Explosive Dangerous Goods NSC Electronic Data Interchange North East District Non-ruggedized Electronic Display System Naval Engineering Facility NATO EFA Management Agency NATO Electronic Warfare Fusion Cell Negative Exponential Naval Equipment Human Factors Integration Liaison Group Attrition Model Nimrod Engineering Management Information System Non-nuclear ElectroMagnetic Pulse Nuclear Electro-Magnetic Pulse Non-combatant Evacuation Operation Non-combatants Evacuation Order NATO EO TArget Model Naval Engineering Practice Noise Equivalent Power National Environmental Policy Act Non Economic Pre-emptying factors Net Explosive Quantity Nuclear Energy for Rocket Vehicle Applications Naval Engineering Standard Naval Engineering/Equipment Standards Night Effects Simulator 269

Acronym NESC NESC NESP NESPG NESS NESSEC NEST NEST NET NETC NETMA NEW NEW NEWAC NEWS NEWTS NEXRAD Nf NF NFA NFA NFAP NFCM NFCS NFD nfd NFER NFF NFFO NFH NFIP NFM NFO NFOV NFPG NFR NFR NFR NFS NFS NFT NFTS NFWP Ng Ng NG NG NG NG NGA NGAS NGASR NGAST NGB NGB Ngc

Long Title Naval Electronics Systems Command Naval Equipment & Stores Committee Navy EHF Satcom Program Naval Engineering Support Policy Group Naval Engineering Support System Naval Electronics Systems Security Engineering office Naval EHF SATCOM Terminal programme Naval EHF Satellite Terminal Normal Environmental Temperature Naval Education and Training Centre NATO Eurofighter & Tornado Management Agency Normal Working Envelope North West Europe NATO Electronic Warfare Advisory Committee Non Explosive Workshop Naval Electronic Warfare Training System Next-generation Radar Free Power Turbine Speed Free Turbine Speed No Fire Area Non-Firing Assessment National Frequency Assignment Panel National Fire Control Message Nuclear Forces Communications Satellite Non Fleet Data not for discussion National Foundation for Educational Research No Fault Found Non Fossil Fuel Obligation NATO Frigate Helicopter National Foreign Intelligence Programme North Finding Module Naval Flight Officer Narrow Field-Of-Vision National Frequency Planning Group Narrative Fault Report National Frequency Register NATO Frigate Replacement Naval Fire Support Network File System No Fire Threshold (EED) Naval Fixed Telecommunications System Nuclear Fuelling Working Party Engine Gas Generator Speed Gas turbine speed Navigational Guidance Nitro-glycerine (glycerol Trinitrate) Nouvelle Generatio Power Turbine Speed National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (US) Naval Gunfire Air Spotting Navy, Army and Air Staff Requirements Navy, Army and Air Staff Target National Guard Bureau Nose Gearbox Corrected Engine Gas Generator Speed 270

Acronym NGC NgC NGfL NGFO NGM NGO NGO NGO NGO NGO NGO NGOC NGP NGPS NGR NGS NGS NGS(F) NGSFO NGTE NGV NGW NH NH NH-90 NHI NHMO NHMU NHPLO NHQ NHR NHS NHSG NI NI ni NI NI NI NIACE NIAG NIC NIC NIC NIC NIC NiCd NICS NICS NICS NICS NICS COA NICSO NIDES NIDIR NIDS

Long Title Naval Gunfire Control Ng Calculated (within EECU) National Grid for Learning Naval Gunfire Forward Officer/Observer Naval General Message Non Government Organisation Non Governmental Organisation Non-Government Organisation Non-Government Organization Non-Governmental Organisation Non-Governmental Organisations Naval Gunfire Operations Centre Normal Ground Pressure Navstar Global Positioning System Night Goggle readable National Geodetic Survey Naval Gunfire Support Shells for NGS practices that have a small bursting charge Naval Gunfire Support Forward Observer Naval Gas Turbine Establishment Nozzle Guide Vane Nuclear Gravity Weapon Northumberland House Not Held NATO Helicopter for the 1990's NATO Helicopter Industries NATO Hawk Management Office Non-Hospital Medical Units NATO Hawk Production and Logistics Organisation Naval Headquarters Naval High Refresh display system National Health Service Naval Health and Safety Group National Insurance Naval Infantry Night Non-Industrial Non-Industrial (personnel) Northern Ireland National Institute of Adult Continuing Education NATO Industrial Advisory Group National Insurance Contribution Naval Intelligence Command Network Information Centre Network Interface Card Not In Catalogue Nickel Cadmium National Insurance Contributions NATO Integrated Communication System NATO Integrated Communications System Navy Information and Communications Services NICS Control Operating Authority NATO Integrated Communications System Organisation Next-Generation Intruder Detection System Nike Digital Instrumentation Radar National Institute for Defence Studies 271

Acronym NIEC NIF NIHHS NII NII NIID NIIN NILE NILE NILTA NILU NIM NIMA NIMCSSC NIMIC NIMP NIMP NIPD NIPSSA NIR NIRATAM NIREP NIREX NIRS NIS NIS NIS NIS NIS NISDN NISSC NISSPO NIST NITE-OP NITF NITF NIU NIU NJFA NK NKZ NL NLABS NLAW NLCM NLEC NLF NLFA NLIF NLIS NLIS NLISS NLISS NLISSS NLM NLO

Long Title National Imagery Exploitation Centre National Islamic Front Notification of Installations Handling Dangerous Substances Naval Internal Information Nuclear Installations Inspectorate Netherlands Defence Manufacturers Association NATO Item Identification Number NATO Improved Link Eleven Naval Inflatable Lifesaving Equipment National Information and Learning Technologies Association National Intelligence Liaison Unit Navy Information Management National Imagery and Mapping Agency (US) National Military Command Systems Support Centre NATO Insensitive Munitions Information Centre NATO Interoperability Management Plan NATO Inter-operability Management Plan NATO Interoperability Document Naval Intelligence Processing Systems Support Activity office Near Infra-Red NATO InfraRed Air TArget Model (IR Signature Prediction Code) Nuclear Industry Road Emergency Response Plan Nuclear Industry Radioactive Waste Executive National Insurance Recording System NATO Identification System NATO International Staff Net Identification Sign Network Information Service Nuclear Implicated Services Narrowband Integrated Services Digital Network Navy IS Steering Committee NATO Identification System Special Project Office National Institute of Standards and Technology Night Imaging Through Electro-Optics National Imagery Transmission Format National Imagery Transmissions Format Network Interface Unit Nitrogen Inerting Unit NATO Joint Frequency Agreement Not Known Nuclear Killing Zone Netherlands US Army Natick Laboratories, Natick, Massachusetts New Light Anti-armour Weapon Non-Lethal Countermeasures Naval Land Environment Committee National Loans Fund Naval Logistics Functional Area Non-linear Interface Filter Naval Logistics Information System Navy Logistics Information System Naval Logistics Information Systems Strategy Navy Logistics IS Strategy Naval Logistics Information Systems Strategy Study Netware Loadable Modules Naval Liaison Officer 272

Acronym NLO NLOS NLOS NLOS-CA NLQ NLR NLR NLS NLS NLS NLSC NLT NLUS NLW NM NM NMA NMB NMC NMC NMC NMC NMCC NMCCC NMCRC NMCRL NMCS NMD NMEC NMER NMER NMI NMIC NML NMMI NMMIS NMMITS NMMS NMOH NMP NMR NMR NMR NMRCC NMS NMS NMS NMSC NMSG NMSt NMST NMT NMT NMTI NMTN

Long Title Netherlands Liaison Officer Non Line Of Sight Non Line-Of-Sight Non-Line-Of-Sight-Combined Arms Near Letter Quality Nationaal (sic) Lucht-en Ruimtevaartlaboratorium or Dutch National Aerospace Laboratory Nationaal Lucht-en Ruimtevaartlaboatorium New Launch System (NASA/US Air Force) Nuclear Licensed Site Naval Legal Service National Learning and Skills Council National Learning Targets Navy League of the United States Non Lethal Warfare Nautical Mile Non Magnetic Naval Manning Agency No Move Before Naval Materiel Command Naval Missile Centre New Module Container Not Missile-Capable National Military Command Centre National Maritime Command and Control Centre Navy Marine Corps Reserve Centre NATO Master Cross Reference List National Military Command System National Missile Defence Naval Maritime Environment Committee Naval Magazine & Explosive Regulations Naval Magazine & Explosives Regulations Non Maskable Interrupt National Military Intelligence Centre Naval Multiple Launcher Naval Missile Maintenance Instructions Naval Manpower Management Information System Naval Manpower Management Information System Navy Mast Mounted Sight Naval Medical Officer of Health Naval Management Plan National Military Representative to SHAPE Near Market Research Nuclear Magnetic Resonance National Military Rescue Coordination Centre Network Management Sub-system Network Management System New Management Strategy Naval Magazine Safety Committee NATO Modelling and Simulation Group NATO Military Standardisation Team NATO Military Standards & Terminology Naval Military Training No More Than Naval Missile Technical Instructions Naval Missile Technical Note 273

Acronym NMU NMW NMWS NNAG NNEMP NNEMP NNI NNIG NNK NNMSB NNPP NNPP NNTSP NO NO NO NOA NOAA NOAH NOBS NOCISSC NOCR NOCR NOCUS NOD NODEF NODLR NODM NODS NOE NOE NOE NOE/APPR NOEC NOGS NOHD NOI NOIC NOIC NOIO NOK NOL NOLO NOMAD NOMIS NOMIS NOMIS NOMISS NOMISS NOP NOPD NOPD NOPT NOR NORAD NORAD

Long Title Navigation Management Unit National Minimum Wage Naval Meroka Weapon System NATO Naval Armaments Group Non Nuclear ElectroMagnetic Pulse Non-Nuclear Electro-Magnetic Pulse Network Node Interface (ATM) Netherlands Naval Industries Group Non-Nuclear Kill Non-Nuclear Munitions Safety Board Naval Nuclear Propulsion Panel Naval Nuclear Propulsion Programme Naval Nuclear Technical Safety Panel Navigating Officer Normal Operating Norway Non-Operational Aircraft National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Norwegian Adapted Hawk Not On Board Spare Naval Operational CIS Steering Committee Non Operational Computer Resources Non-Operational Computer Resources North Continental US Night Observation Device No Defence Standard Required Night Observation Device, Long Range Notification of Design Modification Night Observation and Detection System Nap of the Earth Nap-of-the-Earth Naval Ordnance Engineering Nap-of-the-Earth/Approach Naval Ordnance Engineering Course Night Observation Gunship System Nominal Ocular Hazard Distance Notice of Intention Naval Officer In Charge Nursing Officer In Charge Naval Ordnance Inspecting Officer Next Of Kin Naval Ordnance Laboratory No Live Operator Naval Operations and Maintenance Aviation Deck (US Navy) National Online Manpower Information System Naval Operations Management Information System Navy Operations Management Information System Naval Operational MIS Study Naval Operations Management Information Systems Strategy No Operation Notice Of Planned Development Notice Of Proposed Development Naval Organisation Project Team Notice of Revisions North American Air Defence (NATO) North American Air Defense Command 274

Acronym NORDEC NORLANT NORM NOROR NORS NORS NORSE NORT NORTHAG NORTHAG NORTHAXE NOS NOS NOS NOS NOSA NOSC NOSC NOSIC NOSIP NOSIP NOST NOST NOTAL NOTAM NOTAR NOTS NOTU NOULD

Long Title Nordic Economic Union Northern Sub-Area Eastern Atlantic Command Not Operationally Ready, Maintenance Not on repair or reconditioning Not Operationally Ready, Spare parts Notice of Revision Submission Nuclear Optical and Radar Signature Estimation Naval Ordnance Radiographic Technique Northern Army Group Northern Army Group (NATO) Exercise in the NW Approaches to the UK NATO Office of Security Network Operating System Night Observation Surveillance Normal Operating Standard NATO Open Systems Security Architecture NATO Operations Support Cell Naval Ocean Systems Centre Naval Ocean Surveillance Information Centre NATO Open System Interconnection Profile NATO Open Systems Interconnection Profile Near-term Optical Sensor Technology Netherlands OST Not To All Addressees Notice to Airmen No Tail Rotor NATO Off the Shelf Naval Ordnance Test Unit Code word for US/UK magnetic & electric signature reduction trials

NOVRAM NOWSHIP Nox NOX Np NP NP NPA NPA NPACC NPB NPB NPB NPB NPBIE NPC NPDS NPE NPFS NPG NPLO NPM NPN NPO NPP NPP

Non-volatile Random Access Memory Message indicating that stores are ready for shipping Nitrogen Oxides Oxides of Nitrogen Engine Power Turbine Speed Naval Publication Nuclear Procedure National Pistol Association Network Point of Attachment Nominated Primary Alternate Command Centre Naval Proportion Book Neutral Particle Beam New Purple Body Nuclear Powered Bomber Neutral Particle Beam Integration Experiment NATO Programming Centre Nuclear Propulsion Development Support Navy Preliminary Evaluation Naval Personnel and Family Services Nuclear Planning Group (NATO) NATO Production and Logistics Organisation Naval Provost Marshal Negative-Positive-Negative (transistor) Naval Programme Overview Nobel's Parabellum Powder Nuclear Power Plant 275

Acronym NPPG NPPO NPR NPRM NPS NPS NPT NPV NPV NPWSC NQA NQAA NQE NQW NR NR NR NR Nr NRA NRA NRA NRA NRAD NRC NRC NRC(Central) NRD NRDS NRE NREN NRF NRFI NRG NRG NRHC NRL NRO NRO NROSS NRP NRP NRPB NRR NRRC NRSWG NRT NRT NRTA NRTA NRTE NRTS NRU NRV NRV NRZ

Long Title National Planning Policy Guidance Non Project Procurement Organisation No Power Recovery Notice of Proposed Rule Making Network Photo System Network Processing System Non-Proliferation Treaty Net Present Value Net Present Value (MRPII) Nuclear Powered Warship Safety Committee Network Quality Analyser National Quality Assurance Authority New Quay (East) New Quay (West) Non Recurring Non-redundant configured equipment Not Required Nuclear Reporting Rotor speed National Rifle Association National Rivers Authority Nuclear Reaction Analysis Nuclear Reserved Area US Navy Laboratory Nuclear Regulatory Commission Nuclear Reporting Cell Nato Regional Conflict (Central) New Receipt Defect Nuclear Rocket Development Station Non-Recurring (cost) Element National Research and Education Network Naval Reserve Force Not Ready For Issue (MOD) News Release Group Noise Review Group Naval Radio Hazards Committee Naval Research Laboratory National Reconnaissance Office Naval Regional Officer Navy Remote Ocean Sensing System/Satellite (US Navy) Naval Regeneration Plan Portuguese Naval Ship National Radiological Protection Board Naval Raid Reporting Naval Reserve Readiness Command NATO Range Safety Working Group Near Real Time Net Registered Tons Naval Recruiting & Training Agency Naval Recruiting and Training Agency Naval Reactor Test Establishment Not Repairable This Station (USAF) North Reference Unit Net Realisable Value Non Return Value Non-Return to Zero 276

Acronym NS NS NSA NSA NSA NSA NSA NSA NSA NSA NSA NSA/CSS NSAG NSAP NSAP NSAPI NSC NSC NSC NSC NSC NSC NSCC NSCM NSCO NSD NSE NSE NSE NSEA NSFS NSG NSG NSG NSGCHQ NSI NSI NSI NSI NSIA NSIP NSL NSLB NSM NSM NSMA NSN NSN NSN NSNF NSO NSP NSP NSPO NSR NSR

Long Title Naval Staff Naval Stores National Security Agency National Standards Association NATO Standardisation Agency Network Security Architecture New Shipborne Aircraft programme Night Sensor Assembly Night Subsistence Allowance Nitrate Sensitive Area No Standing Arrangement National Security Agency, Central Security Service Nuclear Services Authorisation Group Naval Sector Application Portfolio Network Service Access Point Netscape Server Application Programming Interface NATO Stock Classification NATO Supply Centre NATO Supply Code Naval Staff Command Naval Support Command Neutron Source Container Nuclear Safety Co- ordination Committee NATO Supply Code for Manufacture Naval Shipping Control Officer Normal Safety Distance National logistics Support Element National Support Element Non Standard Enquiry Naval Sea system command headquarters Naval Surface Fire Support NATO Standardisation Group Naval Security Group North Seeking Gyrocompass Naval Security Group Command Headquarters Nom Stocked Item Non Standard Item (applies to US items only) Not Seriously Injured Nuclear Safety Implicated National Security Industrial Association Naval Sector Integration Programme Northern Scientific Laboratory NATO Standardisation Liaison Board Naval Service Modification Network Services Manager Nuclear Safety Management Arrangements National Security Council NATO Stock Number Naval Stores Number Non-Strategic Nuclear Forces Navigation/Systems Operator Navy Special Projects office Network Service Provider Naval Ship Production Overseer NATO Staff Requirements Naval Staff Requirement 277

Acronym NSRA NSRM NSRP NSRS NSS NSS NSSA NSSC NSSK NSSL NSSM NSSMS NSSOL NSSS NST NST NST NST NSTAP NSTL NSTN NSTN NSTN NSTN/MHS NSTR NSVN NSW NSWC NSWP NT NT NT DPN 100 NTA NTA NTAS NTAS NTAT NTB NTC NTC NTCCS NTCT NTD NTDI NTDS NTDS NTF NTF NTF NTG NTG NTI NTI NTI NTI NTIS

Long Title National Small--bore Rifle Association New Submarine Research Model Nuclear Steam Raising Plant NATO Submarine Rescue System NATO Sea Sparrow (PDMS) Naval Sector Strategy Naval Sector Strategic/Systems Architecture Naval Ship Systems Command North South Station Keeping National Severe Storms Laboratory Nuclear Services Support Manager NATO Seasparrow Surface Missile System North Sea Standing OPTASK Link Nuclear Services Support Section NATO Staff Target Naval Staff Target Non Standard Transmission Nuclear and Space Talks National Strategic Technology Acquisition Plan National Space Technology Laboratories Naval Shore Telecommunications Network Naval Shore Telegraph Network Naval Shore Teleprinter Network Naval Shore Telegraph Network/Message Handling System Nothing Significant to Report NATO Secure Voice Network New Support Weapon Naval Surface Warfare/Weapons Centre Non-Soviet Warsaw Pact New Technology NorTel Ltd NorTel packet switch National Training Awards Not in Target Area NORAD Tactical Autovon System(USAF) Norwegian Tracking Adjunct System Near Term ACME Technology National Test Bed National Territorial Command National Training Centre Naval Tactical Command and Control System Naval Tactics and Command Trainer Naval Tactical Department NATO Target Data Inventory Naval Tactical Data Systems Naval Tactical Display System National Test Facility National Training Federation Noise Test Facility NATO Training Group Naval Task Group National Technology Initiative Naval Technical Instruction Naval Technical Instructions Nuclear Technical Instruction Navy Thermal Imaging System 278

Acronym NTK NTL NTLM NTM NTM NTM or N to M NTN NTO NTO NC NTOD NTP NTP NTPPC NTQSC NTr NTR NTRP NTRR NTS NTS NTS NTSA NTTC NTU NTU NTWM NTWS NUA nuc NUDET NUFAS NUGP NuPIP NUPIP NUS NUSAFE NUSCOT NV NV NV NVAR NVE NVG NVIS NVIS NVQ NVRAM NVS NW NW NW NW NW NWA NWAG NWAPPS

Long Title Need To Know Nuclear Transport Ltd 3 (MOD) NT LanMan National Technical Means of evaluation Notice to Move Admiralty Notice to Mariners Naval Telephone Network National Training Organisation NTO National Council National Training Organisation Division National Training Provider Near Term Plan Navy Technical Policy Publication Committee Nuclear Training & Qualification Sub Committee National Traineeship (now Foundation Modern Apprenticeship) Nothing To Report Nuclear Training Requirements Plan Nuclear Training Requirements Register Naval Telecommunications System Navigation Technology Satellite (US Navy) Night Targeting System Navy Tactical Support Activity office National Technology Transfer Centre (NASA) Navigation Training Unit New Threat Upgrade Naval Transition to War Measures New Threat Warning System Network User Address Nuclear Nuclear Detection (explosions) NATO UHF Frequency Assignment System Nominal Unit Ground Pressure Nuclear Performance Improvement Programme Nuclear Propulsion Improvement Programme National Union of Students Nuclear Safety Instructions Nuclear Submarine Control & Operator Trainer Negative Vetting Night Vision Normal Vetting Non-Value Added Retailer/Re-Seller Night Vision Equipment Night Vision Goggles Near Vertical Incidence Skywave Night Vision Imaging System National Vocational Qualification Non-volatile Random Access Memory Night Vision System North West Northwood Novel Weapons Nuclear Warfare Nuclear Weapon Nuclear Weapon Accident Naval Weld Acceptance Group North West Approaches 279

Acronym NWARC NWC NWC NWD NWDA NWDIST NWDO NWDS NWEF NWES NWHT NWPC NWS NWSC NWSSG NWST NWTAA Nx64Kbits/s NY NYK NZDF NZDSU(SEA) O&D O&M O&M O&M O&O O&O O/C O/R O/S OA OA oa OA OA OA OAB OAC OAC OADS OAK OAL OAM OAMP OAN OAP OAPEC OAR OAR OAS OAS OAS OAS OAS OASC

Long Title Navy Weapon Assessment Research Centre National War College Naval Weapons Centre Nuclear Weapon Disposal North West Development Agency North West district Naval Weapons Data Reduction Authority Navigation and Weapon Delivery System Naval Weapons Evaluation Facility Naval Weapons Engineering Support Activity office Naval Weapon Harbour Trial Naval Weapon Policy Committee North Warning System Nuclear Weapon Safety Committee Nuclear Weapon System Safety Group Naval Weapon Sea Trial Naval Weapon Trials & Assessment Authority Multiples of 64Kbits/s Navigators Yeoman Not Yet Known New Zealand Defence Force New Zealand Defence Support Unit (south East Asia) Organisation and Deployment Operation & Maintenance Operations and Maintenance Organisation and Methods Operations and Organisation Organisational and Operational On Completion OutReach [Clinic] Output Specification Office Automation Offset Adviser on application Operational Analysis Operational Availability Order Administration Outer Air Battle Operational Analysis Committee Operator Assistance Centre Omnidirectional Air-Data System Over the Air Keying Officers Appointment List Offensive Air Missions Optical Air-borne Measurement Platform Office Automation Network Old Age Pensioner Organisation of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries Office of Aerospace Research (USAF) Operational Analysis and Research Obstacle Avoidance Sonar Offensive Air Support Offensive Avionics System On Active Service Organisation of American States Officer and Aircrew Selection Centre 280

Acronym OASD OASIS OASIS OASIS OASIS OASIS OASM OASP OAT OAT OATS OATS OAU Ob OB OB OB OB OB OBC OBC OBD OBDH OBE OBE OBE OBEWS OBF OBFM OBI OBMs OBOGS OBP OBP OBP OBR OBRP OBS OBS OBS OBS OBS OBS OBT OBT OBU OBUA OBVACT OBVACT oC OC OC OC OC OC

Long Title Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defence Onboard ADP Support in Ships Onboard ADP Support in Ships - RN ADP System in ships On-board ADP Support in Ships & Submarines On-board Automated Ships Information System. RN stores accounting package Operational Applications of Special Intelligence Systems Omni directional Airspeed Sensor Mechanism Operational Analysis Supporting Paper Operational Air Traffic Outside Air Temperature Out of Area TreatmentS Oxford Air Training School Organisation of African Unity Observation (Meteorological) Operating Base Optical Buffer Ordnance Board Outside Broadcast Proc Ordnance Board Proceeding Optical Barrel Camera Outline Business Case On-Board Documentation On Board Data Handling Off-Board Expendable's Officer of the British Empire Overtaken By Events On-Board electronic Warfare Simulator Optical Beam Forming Offensive Basic Flight Manoeuvres Omni-Bearing Indicator Outboard Motors On-Board Oxygen Generating System Offset Bulb Plates On Board Processor On-Board Processing Optical Beam Riding ON-Board Repair Parts Observation Balloon System Omni-Bearing Selector On-Board Spares On-Board Subsystem Operational Baseline Statement Organisation Breakdown Structure On Board Trainer On-Board Trainer OSIS Baseline Upgrade Operations in Built Up Area On-Board Visual Aimer Continuation Trainer Onboard Visual Aimer Continuation Trainer (for CR guns) Celsius Observer Computer Oceanographic Officer Commanding OHD Officer Commanding Occupational Hygiene Department Operational Capability 281

Acronym OC OC HS OC&S OCA OCA OCA OCC OCC OCCAR OCCIS OCCM OCE OCEANAV OCEANLANT OCF OCIDAS OCL OCM OCM OCMU OCNR OCNW OCONUS OCOV OCP OCP OCR OCR OCR OCRM OCS OCS OCS OCS OCS OCSU OCTU OCU OCU OCU OCWP OD OD OD OD OD ODA ODA ODA ODA ODA ODA ODAS ODBC ODBC ODBC

Long Title Output Costing OC Handling Squadron Ordnance Centre and School Offensive Counter Air Offensive Counter-Air (operations) Operational Control Authority Operational Control Centre Operator Control Console Quadrilateral Armaments Agency Operation Control and Command Information System Optical Counter Countermeasures Officer Conducting the Exercise Oceanographer of the Navy(US Navy) Ocean Sub-Area, Atlantic Officiating Chaplain to the Forces Ocean Intervention & Data Assimilation System Object Constraint Language Operational Capability Modelling Optical Countermeasures Overseas Civilian Management Unit Office of the Chief of Naval Research Officer Commanding Nursing Wing Outside the Continental United States Office for Co-ordination of Overseas Visitors Operational Computer Program Outstation Communications Processor Operational Control Room Optical Character Recognition Oxford, Cambridge and RSA Examinations Officer Commanding Royal Marines Obstacle Clearance Surface Officer Command School Officer's Command School Operational Control Segment Operational Control Segment (GPS) Officer Commanding Support Unit Officer Cadet Training Unit Operation Conversion Unit Operational Conversion Unit Operators Control Unit Operational Control Work Post Operation Directives Operational Date Ordinary Seaman Ordnance Data Ordnance Delivery Office (or Open) Document Architecture Office Document Architecture Official Development Assistance Open Document Architecture Overseas Development Administration Overseas Development Office Omni Directional Airspeed Sensor A Microsoft integration technology Open Data Base Connectivity Open DataBase Connectivity 282

Acronym ODC ODE ODGP ODIF ODIN ODLA ODM ODM ODM ODMA ODP ODP ODP ODP ODP ODR ODR ODR ODS ODS ODT ODT ODV OE OE OE OE OEC OECD OED OED OEEC OEI OEI OEIC OEIU OEL OEM OEP OEP OEP OER OES OES OETC OEU OEU OEW oF OFA OFD OFE OFFAS OFFNet

Long Title Open DataBase Connectivity Ordnance Development and Engineering Ocean Data Gathering programme Office Document Interchange Format Operational Data Interface Fibre Optic Deployable Line Arrays Operating Data Manual Operational Data Manual Optical Driver Modem Operational Date Material Assessment Open Distributed Processing Operating Department Practitioner Operational Development Phase Overseas Policy & Defence Ozone Depleting Potential Official Duty Rate Operational Data Recording Overland Downlook Radar Optical Disk System Outstation Display System Omni-Directional Transmission Outdoor Trainer Overspeed and Drain Valve Operational Effectiveness Operational Emergency Opto-Electronic Output Efficiency Operational Emergency Clearance Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Operational Evaluation Demonstration Oxford English Dictionary Organisation for European Economic Co-operation One Engine Inoperable One Engine Inoperative Opto-Electronic Integrated Circuit Opto-electronic Interface Unit Occupational Exposure Limit Original Equipment Manufacturer Office of Emergency Preparedness Oil, Extreme Pressure Operational Evaluation Pod Operational Effectiveness Rate Occupational Exposure Standard Ordnance Explosive Dispersal Opto-Electronic Technology Consortium Operational Evaluation Unit Operational Evaluation Unit (Royal Air Force) Ordnance and Explosive Waste Fahrenheit Oracle Financial Manager Oil Fuel Depot Operational Flight Envelope Ocean Fronts Feature Analysis System Refers to calls that are routed via PSTN not a virtual private network

OFGEM

Office of Gas & Electricity Regulation 283

Acronym OFM OFP OFPP OFS OFSA OFT OFT OFT OFT OFTS OFTS OFTS OFTS OFTT OFVD OFZ OG OGC OGD OGD OGDs OGE OHC OHD OHP OHS OHS OHU OHV OI OIC OIC OIC OIC OIC OIC

Long Title Otto Fuel Monitor Operational Flight Programme Office of Procurement and Policy Operational Flying School (Royal Navy) Optical Fire Sensor Assembly Office of Fair Trading Operational Field Trial Operational Flight Trainer Operational Flying Training Operational Factors Trade-off Studies Operational Fixed Telecommunications System Operational Flight and Tactics Simulator Overall Functional Test Set Operational Flight and Tactics Trainer OTTO Fuel Vapour Detector Obstacle Free Zone Observation Group Office of Government Commerce Other Government Department Other Government Departments Other Government Departments Out of Ground Effect Overhead Cam Shaft Ocular Hazard Distance Overhead Protection Occupational Health and Safety Occupational Health Service Optical Head Unit Overhead Valve Operating Instruction (US) Open systems environment Implementors Workshop Officer In Charge Operations Information Centre Operator Interface Unit Organisation of the Islamic Conference Practice Officer In Charge of the Practice (used for field artillery only)

OICR OID OIDT OIER OIN OIP OIRA OISG OISU OITUF OJ OJAR OJCS OJEC OJT OJT OL OLA OLBR

Operational Intelligence Collection Requirements Object Identifier Operator Interactive Display Terminal Operational Information Exchange Requirement Office of Information-Navy (US Navy) Operational Instruction Pamphlet Official Irish Republican Army Operational Intelligence Support Group Optical Intermediate Station Unit Out-station Information Technology User Forum Official Journal Officers Joint Appraisal Report Office of the Joints Chiefs of Staff Official Journal of the European Community On-Job-Training On-the-Job Training Ordinary Loan Operational Level Agreement Operational Laser-Beam Recorder 284

Acronym OLC OLE OLF OLFT OLIVER OLM OLO OLOS OLTE OLTP OLTU OM OM OM OM OM OM OMA OMAC OMB OMC OMD OMD OME OME OMEG OMG OMI OMI OMIS OMIS2 OMMS OMO OMP OMR OMS OMS OMSR OMSS OMT OMV ONC OND ONERA

Long Title Operating Life Cycle Object Linking and Embedding Operational Low Flying Operational Low Flying Training On-Line Issues, Validations and Enquiry Routines Operational Load Measurement Other Licensed Operator Out of Line-Of-Sight Optical Line Terminating Equipment On-line Transaction Processing Optical Line Terminating Unit Oil, Mineral Operational Missile Operations Module Operator/Mechanic (RN sailor) Order Management Output Management Object Management Architecture On-Line Manufacturing And Control Office of Management and Budget One Man Control Oil, Mineral, Detergent Operational Management Document Open Messaging Environment Operational Mission Environment Operational Maintenance Engineering Group Object Management Group Omni-bearing Magnetic Indicator Operation & Maintenance Instructions Operational Management Information System Operational Manpower Information System (UNIX/Oracle) Oxygen Mask-Mounted Sight One Man Operated Outline Management Plan Optical Mark Reader Optronic Mast Sensor Orbital Manoeuvring System Organisational & Management Safety Report Opto-Mechanical Steering System Other Military Targets Orbital Manoeuvring Vehicle Ocean Navigation Certificate Optical Neural Device Office Nationale d'Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiale (France)

ONR ONR ONS ONS ONSD ONST OO OO OO OOA OOA

(US) Office of Naval Research Office of Naval Research Office of National Statistics Omega Navigation System Operational Necessity Service Deviation Outline Naval Staff Target Object oriented Oral Order Orderly Officer Object Oriented Analysis Out-Of-Area (NATO) 285

Acronym OOB OOB OOB OOD OOD OOD/W OODA OOHC OOL OOM OOP OOQ OOTW OOV OOW OP OP OP OPBAT OPC OPC OPCA OpCIS OPCOM OPCON OPCON OPCW OPDEF OPDEF OPDEF OPDEFS OPDEFSYS OPDEMS OPDIR OPEC OPEVAL OPEX OPFOR OPI OPI OPINTEL OPLAN OPLE OPN OPNAVINST OPNOTE OpO OPO OPORD OPR OPRAS OPRC

Long Title Order Of Battle Out Of Band Out Of Bounds Object Oriented Design Officer of the Day Officer Of the Day/Watch Observation, Orientation, Decision and Action Out Of Hours Cover Out Of Life Order of March Object Oriented Programming Officer Of the Quarter Operations Other Than War Objects Of Verification Officer of the Watch Observation Post Operator Service OutPatient Operation Bahamas And Turks Oil Pollution Control Overhead Foxhole Cover Office of Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration Operational CIS Operational Command Operational Communications Network - Naval Planning System Operational Control Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Operational Defect OPerational DEFects Operational Deficiency Operational Deficiencies Operational Defects System Operational Demands Operational Directive Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries Operational Evaluation Operational Exercise OPposing FORces Open Pre-press Interface Operator Interface Operational Intelligence Operational Plan Omega Position-Locating Equipment Optimised-Profile Navigation Operational Naval Instruction Operational Note Operation Order Optical Parametric Oscillators Operations Order Office of Primary Responsibility Operational RAS (i.e. not for training) Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response & Co-operation Convention

OPS OPS OPS

Off Platform Sensor Office of Public Service Operational Performance Standard 286

Acronym OPS ops OPS(R)1 etc OPS(S) OPSDIV OPSEC OPSG OpSim OPSTAT OPSTOCK OPT OPUS OPV OPV OQPSK OR OR OR OR OR(S) ORAC ORAC ORAC-AOR

Long Title Operational Performance Statement operations WO/CPO of the Radar sub-branch WO/CPO of the ASW Sub-branch Operations Division, SHAPE Operations Security Output Planning Steering Group Operational Simulator Operational Status Operational Stock Optimised Production Technology On-line Provisioning Update System Observation Post Vehicle Offshore Patrol Vessel Offset Quadrature Frequency Shift keying Operating Rule Operational Requirement Operational Research Other Ranks Operational Requirement (Staff) On-board RFA Accounting Computer system Operational Resources Allocation Computer. BAOR control of 3rd line transport. Also a small computer firm On-Board RFA Accounting Computer - Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment

ORACLE ORADS ORATMS ORB ORB ORB ORBAT ORBIT ORC ORCC ORD ORD ORD ORD Ord ORF Org ORI ORIL ORM ORM ORP ORP ORR ORS ORS ORS ORT ORT ORU OS

Operational Research and Critical-Link Evaluation Optical Ranging and Detecting Systems (US Army) Off-Route Anti-Tank Mine System Object Request Broker Omni Radio Beacon Operations Record Book Order of Battle Operational Requirements Basic Information Tool Optical Relay Column Operational Requirements Committee Operational Readiness Date Operational Requirement Document Oral Reference Dose Ordinary Seaman Ordnance Output Related Funding Organisation On-Receipt Inspection On Receipt Inspection List Off-Route Mine(s) Operations Room Manager (WE) Operational Ration Pack Operational Readiness Platform Operational Readiness Report Offensive Radar system Operations Room Supervisor Outline Requirement Specification electro-Optic Radar Tracker Optical Relay Tube Operator Radio Unit Observation Squadron 287

Acronym OS OS OS OS OS OS OSA OSAF OSC OSC OSCAD OSCAM OSCAR OSCE OSD OSD OSD OSDGR OSDI OSDS OSE OSE OSE OSF OSF OSF OSF OSG OSI OSI OSI OSINET OSINT OSI-RM OSIS OSIS OSIS/OBU OSISED OSLAN OSLU OSM OSN OSNET OSO OSP OSP OSP OSP OSP OSP OSPAC OSPAR OSPDS OSPDS OSPF

Long Title Offensive Support Operating System Option Study Orderly Sergeant Ordinary Seaman Ordnance Survey Operational Support Aircraft Office of the Secretary of the Air Force Occupational Standards Council Operational System Control Office of the Scientific Advisor to SACEUR, SHAPE Operating and Support Cost Analysis Model Optical Submarine Communications by Aerospace Relay Organisation for Security & Co-operation in Europe Office of the Secretary of Defence Out of Service Date Own Ship Data Open Sea DeGaussing Range Own Ship's Data Interface Own Ships Data Simulator Offsite Support Equipment Open Systems Environment Operations Support Equipment Open Software Foundation Open System Foundation Open Systems Foundation Optronic Sector System Operational Signature Goals Open Standard Institute Open System Interconnection. Open Systems Interconnection Open Standards Institute Network Open Source Intelligence OSI Reference Model Ocean Surveillance and Intelligence System Ocean Surveillance Information System Ocean Surveillance Information System / OSIS Baseline Upgrade (US System at Northwood) Ocean Surveillance IS Evolutionary Development Open Systems Local Area Network Open System Linked Unit Optical Support Measures Office of the Secretary of the Navy Open Systems NETwork Offensive Systems Operator Ocean Surveillance Product Ocean Survey Programme Operational Stand-down Period Optical Signal Processing Optical Surveillance Platform Optimised Support Planning Open System Packet Access Controller Oslo-Paris Convention Ocean Surveillance Product Dissemination Service Ocean Surveillance Product Dissemination System Open Shortest Path First (routing protocol) 288

Acronym OSPR OSPSS OSS OSS OSSE OST OST OST OST OSTG OSU OSU OSV OSV OSV OSW OSWALD OT OT OT OT&E OTA OTA OTA OTAN OTAR OTC OTC OTC OTC OTCIX OTD OTDMA OTDR OTDR OTE OTE OTEA OTEC OTEC OTG OTH OTH-B OTHDT OTHR OTH-SW OTHT OTH-T OTIS OTK OTP OTPI OTPS OTR OTR OTR

Long Title Own Station Position Report Ocean Survey Programme Surveying System Office of Strategic Services Operational Support System Ocean Survey System Equipment Office of Science and Technology Operational Sea Training Outer Space Treaty Overall System Test for GWS 30 Operational Sea Training Guide (BRd 9275(1)) Omega VLF Sensor Unit Ordnance Support Unit Ocean Station Vessel Ocean Survey Vessel OPFOR Surrogate Vehicle Operations Short of War On-line System for World-wide Access to Logistic Data Observer to Target Oil Transfer Operational Test Operational Test and Evaluation Open Target Architecture Over The Air Overfly Top Attack Organisation du Traite de l'Atlantique du Nord (NATO in French) Over-the Air Rekeying Officer in Tactical Command Officer Training Corps Officer Training Course Official Test Centre Officer in Tactical Command Information Exchange Subsystem Operator Training Device Optical Time Division Multiple Access Optical Time Domain Reflectometer Optical Time Domain Reflectometry Operator Training Equipment Operator Training Exercise (radio) Operational Test and Evaluation Agency Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Operational Test and Evaluation Command (US Army) Operational Task/Tasking Group Over The Horizon Over The Horizon, Backscatter Over The Horizon Detection and Targeting Over The Horizon Radar Over The Horizon, Surface Wave Over The Horizon Targeting Over The Horizon Targeting Observer Thermal Imaging One-time Key On Top Position On Top Position Indicator Operations Test Program Set Operational Theatre Range Operational Turn Around Operational Turn-Round 289

Acronym OTR OTS OTS OTS OTS OTSWP OTT OTT OTT OTT OTU OTU OTW OTWD OU OU OUID OV OV OVT OWE OWI OWL OWL OWL OWL/D OWP OWR OWRM OWS OWS OWS OWSF OX P P P P P P P P P&E P Info P&B P&C P&DR P&EE P&GS P&L P&L P&SS P.P.W.G P/N P/TSA P1

Long Title Over Target Requirement Off The Shelf Off-The-Shelf One-man Operated Ticketing System Over the Shoulder Original To Ship Work Package Operational Team Training Operations Team Trainer Operator Tactics Trainer Over The Top Odometer Transducer Unit Operational Training Unit Out-The-Window Out-The-Window Display Open University Operators Unit Operating System User ID Oceanographic Vessel Operational View(s) Oceonics Vehicle Technology Operating Weight Empty Office of War Information Obstacle Warning Laser Optical-fibre Waveguides and Lasers Web Ontology Language Optical Warning, Location and Detection Ordnance and fuel Working Party One Way Regulator Other War Reserve Materiel Obstacle Warning System Oily Water Separator Overhead Weapon Station Oily Water Separator Filter Oil type Code Precision Code How Pack Howitzer info Public Information Peta.1015 Phosphorus Pico 10-12 Precision Prohibited area Performance & Effectiveness Public Information Planning and Budgeting Programme Management & Coordination Performance and Development Report Proof and Experimental Establishment (now part of DERA) Process & General Supervisor Personnel and Logistics Pioneer and Labour Provost and Security Services Personnel Policy Working Group Part Number Pressure/Temperature Swing Adsorption X.400 protocol that interconnects MTAs 290

Acronym P2S P2S P3I P7

Long Title Panoramic Periscope System The current oxime used for treatment of Nerve Agent poisoning Pre-planned Product Improvement X.400 protocol that interconnects user clients and Message Stores

PA PA PA PA PA PA PA PA PA PA PA PA Cert PA L PAA PAAC PAAMS PAAMS PAAT PAB PABX PAC PAC PAC PAC PAC PAC PACAF PACC PACCS PACE PACE PACE PACS PACS PAD PAD PAD PAD PAD PAD PAD PAD PADMR PADS PADS PADS PAD's PADT PAE PAF PAF

Personal Assistant Pilot's Associate Planned Alteration Power Amplifier Procurement Authority Project Activity Project Agreement or Phased Array Provisioning Acceptance Public Address Public Address (system) Publication Authority Planned Alteration Control/Completion Certificate Permissive Action Link Precision Approach Aid Provisioning Alternative and Amalgamation Code Principal Anti Air Missile System Principal Anti-Air Missile System Passive Acoustics Analysis Trainer Projected Available Balance(MRPII) Private Automatic Branch Exchange Penetration Aid Carrier Policy Advisory Committee Pre-Action Calibration Procurement Authority Code Programmable Armament Control Public Accounts Committee Pacific Air Forces (US 7th Air Force) Primary Alternative Command Centre Post Attack Command and Control System Performance Assessment of Combustion Emission Property Advisors to the Civil Estate Performance, Agility, Confidence, Efficiency Project Authorisation and Control System Proliferation and Arms Control Secretariat Packet Assembler & Disassembler Packet Assembler/Dissembler Planning Analysis Document Point Air Defence Post Attack Doctrine (ASW) Preliminary Analysis Document Programme/Project Acceptance Date Projector Area Defence (mine) Performance and Development Management Review Passive Advanced Sonobuoy Position and Azimuth Determining System Position Attack Defence System Primary Access Device Point Air Defence Trainer Power Added Efficiency Philippine Air Force Project Approval File 291

Acronym PAF PAFWG PAG PAG PAGA PAGODA PAH PAH PAHO PAI PAIT PAK PAL PAL PALS PALS PALT PAM PAM PAM PAM PAM PAMPAS PAMS PANA PANDORA PANGS PAO PAO PAO PAOC PAOCCS2 PAP PAP PAP PAP PAPI PAPS PAPS PAR PAR PAR PAR PAR PAR PAR PAR PAR PAR PAR PAR para PARCOM PARCS PARES

Long Title Provisioning Action Figure Project Alexander Financial Working Group Procedure Authorisation Group Procedures Authorisation Group PNVS azimuth gimbal assembly Profile Alignment Group for ODA Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Pan-American Health Organisation Polaris Applicable Indicator Project Alexander Implementation Team Projector Alignment Kit Phase Alternating Line Portable Advanced Laser Portable Airfield Light Set (USAF) Positioning and Locating System Production Authority Lead Time Payload Augmented Munition Penetration Augmented Munitions Percentage Availability Minimum Pre-Assessment Meeting Pulse Amplitude Modulation Personnel Administrative Microcomputer Pilot Automatic Data Processing system Point Anti-Missile System Pan-African Press Agency Pilot and Occurrence Report Analysis Planning Aid for Naval Gunfire Support Principal Accounting Officer Principal Administrative Officer Public Affairs Officer Principal Administrative Officers Committee Portuguese Air Command and Control System 2 Plans Activation Party Poisson Auto Propulse Post Acceptance Period Preparatory Action for Production Precision Approach Path Indicator Periodic Armaments Planning System Phased Armaments Programme Systems Performance Appraisal Report Performance Appraisal Review Phased Array Radar Power Analyser and Recorder Precision Approach Radar Product Assurance Record Professional All-Rounder Progressive Aircraft Rework Project Acceptance Review Project Approval Record Project Approval Request Pulse Acquisition Radar Parachute Paris Commission Perimeter Acquisition Radar Characterisation System Passive Radar ESM System 292

Acronym PARLT PARM PARM PARMOD PARP PARS PART PAS PAS PAS PAS PAS PAS PAS PAS PAS PASARS PASC PASCO PASE PASS PASS PASSEP PASU PASW PAT PAT PAT PAT PAT PAT PAT PATCH PATCHIT PATE PATHS PATN PATO PATRON PATS PATS PAVE-PAWS PAWS pax PAYD PAYE PB PB PB PB PB PB PB PB teams PB(C) PBAA

Long Title Production Authority Repair Lead Time Persistent Anti-Radiation Missile Project Accounting and Resource Management Progressive Aircraft Rework Modification Planning and Review Process Primary attitude Reference Systems PUMA Airworthiness Review Team Patient Administration System Performance Appraisal/Advisory System Personnel Administration System Primary Alerting System Programmable Audio Synthesiser Programme Analysis System Provision Action State Publicly Available Specification. Pulse Analysis System Podded Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System Peacetime Activity Sub Committee Project to replace NSTN/MHS (Pasco - Nelson’s signals officer) Planning Assumption for Service Entry Passive Aircraft Surveillance System Passive and Active Sensor Subsystem Passed Separately Pure Air Supply Unit Passive ASW Permanent maritime exercise Analysis Team Pointing, Acquisition and Tracking Postal Advisory Team Power Assisted Traverse Production Acceptance Test Project Acceptance Test Project Assurance Team Precision Approach To Coupled Hover Personnel & Training Command Headquarters IT System Pointing And Tracking Experiment Precursor Above-the-Horizon Sensor Personnel & Administration Temporary Notice Principal Ammunition Technical Officer MoD Secret Voice Network Precision Automated Tracking Station Prototype Automatic Target Screener Phased-Array Radar's Phased-Array Warning System Passengers Pay As You Dine Pay As You Earn (Tax System) Particle Beam Patrol Boat Plastic Banded Private Bathroom Procurement Board Programme Board Project Board Planning and Budgeting teams Patrol Boat (Coastal) Polybutadiene Acrylic Acid 293

Acronym PBAN PB-AP PB-APDS PBATS PBC PBD PBD PBDI PBDS PBF PBG PB-HEPI PBI P-BISA PBIT PBJ PBL PBPS PBR PBS PBS PB-T PBV PBW PBX PBX PC PC PC PC PC PC PC PC PCA PCA PCA PCADDS PCAE PCAS PCB PCB PCB PCB PCBFO PCBs PCBW PCC PCC PCC PCCB PCD PCDS PCF PCF PCG

Long Title Polybutadiene-Acrylonitrile Plastic Banded, Armour Piercing Plastic Banded, Armour Piercing, Discarding Sabot Portable Battlefield Attack System Practice Bomb Carrier Price Break Data Product Baseline Documentation Position, Bearing and Distance Indicator Prototype Biological Detection System Pilot Briefing Facility Pressure Breathing for G Plastic Banded, High Explosive, Penetrating Incendiary Planning, Budgeting and In-year Management Platform BISA Power-on Built In Test Partial-Band Jammer Portland Bill Light Post-Boost Propulsion System Patrol Boat, River Private Branch Exchange Product Breakdown Structure Plastic Banded, Tracer Post Boost Vehicle Particle-Beam Weapon Polymer Bonded Explosive Private Branch Exchange Personal Computer Postal and Courier Prime Contractor Printed Circuit Priority Code Programme Costing Programme Counter Pulse Compression Physical Configuration Audit Port Controllers Assistant Psychological Consolidation Activities Panoramic Cockpit Display System Pre-Contract Award Evaluation Persistent Chemical Agent Stimulant PolyChlorinated Biphenyl Printed Circuit Board Programme Control Board Project CAPITAL Board Platform Connection Box (Fibre Optic) Polychlorinated Biphenyls Provisional Combat Bomb Wing (USAF) Partnership Co-ordination Cell Polarity Coincidence Correlation receiver Police Compact Carbine Product Conformity Certification Bodies Pitch Circle Diameter Precision Course Direction System Patrol Craft (Fast) Permanently Committed Forces Primary Care Group 294

Acronym PCG PCGN PCI PCI IPT PCIP PCIU PCL PCL PCM PCM PCM PCM PCMCIA PCMO PCmSR PCN PCN PCO PCon PCP PCP PCP PCPD PCPs PCR PCR PCR PCRS PCS PCS PCS PCS PCSPS PCSR PCT PCT PCT PCTA PCTE PCTO PCTOWS PCTs PCU PCU PCU PCU PCU PCW PCX PCX PD PD PD PD PD PD

Long Title Programme Co ordination Group Permanent Committee on Geographical Names Peripheral Component Interconnect Prime Contracting Initiative IPT Process Change Implementation Pack Programmable Communications Interface Unit Pitch Control Lever Platform Contents List Prime Contact Manager Project Contact Manager Pulse Code Modulation Pyrotechnic Countermeasures Standard PC Interface for peripherals Prime Contractor Management Office Pre-Commissioning Safety Report Pavement Classification Number Personal Communications Network Pollution Control Officer Portable Controller (cryptographic device) Personnel Control Point Platoon Command Post Production Cost Plan Planning Contract Placement Date Pentachlorophenols Polymerase Chain Reaction Process Completion Report Processing Completion Report Primary Casualty Receiving Ship Performance Command System Portable Control Station Position Course & Speed Postal and Courier Services Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme Pre-Construction Safety Report Performance Cost Time Personal Communications Technology Portable Cellular Telephone Plastic Cased Telescoped Ammunition Portable Common Tools Environment Programme-Capability Trade-off Towed array simulation program Polychlorinated Terphenyls Parachute Control Unit Pilot’s Control Unit Portable Communications Unit Power Conditioning Unit Power Control Unit Pacific Common Water Picture Exchange Format Passive Defence Periscope Depth Phenyldichloroarsin Photo Detector Point Detonating Potential Difference 295

Acronym PD PD PD PD PD PD PD PD PD PD PD(PE)(WY+PD) PD/ARM SYS PD/ARTY SYS PD/CSS PD/ELWS PD/PQS PDA PDA PDA PDAM PDAS PDC PDC PDC PDC PDC/Air PDC/N PDC/Ord PDD PDES PDES PDF PDF PDF PDF PDG PDI PDL PDL PDM PDM PDME PDMS PDNES PDO PDP PDP PDQ PDR PDR PDR PDR PDRJ PDRM PDRR PDS

Long Title Presence Detect Principal Directorate Programme Director Project Definition Project Development Project Director Public Domain (software) Public Duties Pulse Doppler (radar) Pulsed Doppler Principal Director MOD(PE) at Weymouth + Portland Programme Director Armoured Systems Programme Director Artillery Systems Programme Director Combat Support Systems Programme Director Engineer + Light Weapons Systems Principal Director of Pricing and Quality Services Personal Digital Assistant (hand-held PC's) Port Defence Area Primary Access Device Provisional Draft Amendment Principal Director of Accounting Services Point Defence Coordinator Port Defence Company Principal Director of Contracts Public Dividend Capital Principal Director of Contracts (Air) Principal Director of Contracts (Navy) Principal Directorate of Contracts (Ordnance) Player Detection Device Product Data Exchange Using STEP Pulse Doppler Elevation Scan Popular Defence Force Portable Document File Portable Document Format Probability Distribution Function Procurement Development Group (DPA) partial Disposal Indicator Page Description Language Program Description Language Product Data Management Pursuit Deterrent Mine Precision Distance Measuring Equipment Point Defence Missile System Pulse Doppler Non-Elevation Scan Point Defence Officer (RFA) Passive Driving Periscope Pre-Development Phase Pretty Damn Quick Personal Development Record Preliminary Design Review Protected Document Register (MOD Form 102) Protective Document Register Pulse-Doppler Radar Jammer Portable Dose Rate Meter Project Definition and Risk Reduction Passive Detection System 296

Acronym PDS PDS PDS PDS PDS PDS PDSS PDSSF PDST PDST(AS) PDST(OPS) PDST(SV)

Long Title Permanent Duty Station Post Design Service Post Design Services Post-design Services Project Definition Stage Project Definition Study Propulsion-Derived ship Service Post Development Software Support Facility Principal Director Supplies and Transport Principal Director Supplies and Transport (Armament Supplies) Principal Director Supplies and Transport (Operations) Principal Director Supplies and Transport (Stores and Victualling)

PDT PDT PDT PDT PDT

Passive Display Terminal Practice Delivery Torpedo Practice Drill Torpedo Pre-Deployment Training Stand-alone computer for use in Ops Rooms or on RFAs Bridges

PDTC PDU PDW PDZC PE PE PE PE PE PE PE PE PE PE PE PEA PEC PEC PEC PEC PECA PECISB

Principal Director of Technical Costs Pilot's Display Unit Personal Defence Weapon Pathfinder Drop-Zone Control Parliamentary Enquiry (obsolete term use MC) Peacetime Establishment Peripheral Equipment Permanent Echo Plastic Explosive Probable Error Processing Element Procurement Executive Project Engineer (IPT member) Promotion Examination Protective Entrance Professional Engineering Authority Packaging of Explosives for Carriage Panel Electric Circuits Pressure Error Correction Printed Electronic Card PNVS Electronic Control Amplifier Procurement Executive Communications and Information Systems Board

PECM PEE PEG PEH PEH PEL PEL PELSS PEM PEMB PEMFC PEMT PENETRATE PEO

Passive Electronic Countermeasures Proof and Experimental Establishment (now part of DERA) Polyethylene Glycol Probability of Escaping Hit Probability of Evading Hit Personnel Exposure limit Portable Event Logger Precision Emitter Location Strike System Processing Electronics Module Procurement Executive Management Board Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Pollution Equipment Management Team Sensor augmentation TDP Principal Establishment Officer 297

Acronym PEO PEP PEP PEP PEPS PER PER PERA PERA PERAC PERMIS PERMREP PERMREP PERP pers PERT PERT PERT PES PES PES PES PES PES PESC PEST PET PETN PEU PEWP PEXA PF PFA PFC PFC PFCS PFD PFD PFD PFDO PFDS PFF PFF PFF PFH PFI PFI PFM PFMG PFMP PFMS PFO PfP PfP PFPX PFS

Long Title Program Executive Officer Peak Envelope Power Priming Equipment Pack Project Execution Plan Positive-Expulsion Propellant System Power Equipment Rack Project Evaluation Review Procurement Executive Resource Accounting Production Engineering Research Association Project Estimating and Risk Analysis Committee Personnel Management Information System Permanent Representative Permanent Representative to NAC Peak Effective Radiated Power personnel Programme Evaluation & Resource / Review Technique Project Evaluation and Review Technique Project Evaluation Review Technique Platform Equipment Stores Programmable Electronic System Project Engineering Support Public Expenditure Scrutiny Public Expenditure Survey Public Expenditure System Public Expenditure Survey Committee Project Evaluation Sea Trial Polyethylene terephthalate Pentaerythritol Tatranitrate PNVS Electronic Unit Public Expenditure White Paper Practice and Exercise Area Preformed Fragment Preparation For Acceptance Parapet Foxhole Cover Porous Friction Course Primary Flight Control System Primary Flight Display Product Flow Diagram Proximity Fuze Disconnector Probationary FDO Priority Freight Distribution System Pathfinder Force Performed Fragment(ation) Prepare For Flying Pre-Fragmented High Explosive Private Finance Initiative Private Funding Initiative Pre-Flight Message Pre Flight Message Generator Planning and Financial Management Project Pre Flight Message System Principal Finance Officer Partners for Peace Partnership for Peace Pre-Fragmented Proximity Fuzed Personnel Functional Standards 298

Acronym PFS PFSS PFU PFWA PFY PG PG PGM PGM PGM PGM PGMs PGSE PH PH/R PHARUS PHAT(E) PHEMT PHEWG PHI PHIGS PHOENIX PHQ PHQ PHR PHS PHS&T PHS&T PHST PHT PI PI PI PI PI PI PI PI PI(A) PIA PIAU PIC PICS PID PID PID PIDs PIDS PIE PIE PII PIIP PILOTEX PILS PIM PIML

Long Title Pre-Feasibility Study Pilot Flag Support System Private Finance Unit Provisional Fleet Weapon Acceptance Previous Financial Year Partnership Goals Purple Gate Power Generation Module Precision Guided Missile Precision Guided Munitions Program Manager Plymouth General Messages (mainly operational) Peculiar Ground Support Equipment Prohibited Area Probability of Hit Phased Array System Part Harbour Acceptance Trial (Equipments) Pseudomorphic High Electron Mobility Transistor Petroleum and Handling Equipment Working Group Position and heading/homing Indicator Programmer’s Hierarchical Interactive Graphics System Surveillance and Target Acquisition PRV Peace Headquarters Port Headquarters Predicted Horizontal Range Pilot Helmet Sight Package, Handling, Storage and Transportation Packaging, Handling, Storage and Transportation Packaging, Handling, Storage & Transportation Plymouth Hospitals Trust/Portsmouth Hospitals Trust Performance Indicator Performance Indicators Personnel Instruction Photographic Interpretation Photographic Interpreter Preliminary Instruction Production Investment Proof Installation Photographic Interpreter (Assistant) Privacy Impact Assessment Primary Indicator & Alarm Unit Personnel Information Cell Protocol Implementation Conformance Statement Personal Identification Device Process Identification Project Initiation Document Personal Identification Devices Prime Item Development Specification Post Irradicated Examination Pyrotechnically initiated explosive Pre-Issue Inspection Project Isabella Impact Plan Pilotage Exercise (i.e. in restricted waters) Principles of ILS Position and Intended Movement Publications Information Management List 299

Acronym PIMS PIMS PIN PinC P-in-C PINDAR PINS PIOS PIPS PIPT PIR PIRA PISA PIT PITs PIU PIU PIVADS PIW PJC PJF PJF P-JFACHQ PJHQ PJHQ PJHQ PJL PJOB PJOCS PJOCS P-JOCS PJT PK PK/H PKC PKCS PKI PKIX PKO PL PL pl PLA PLANET PLARS PLB PLB PLC PLCE PLO PLODMIS

Long Title Parts Information Management System PfP Information Management System Personal Identification Number Paymaster-in-Chief Paymaster-in-Chief A Control Centre Pilot NMS System. Part of QAFMIS Programmable Integrated Ordnance Suite Parameter Identification Package System Platform Integrated Project Team Post Implementation Review Provisional Irish Republican Army Ptarmigan Individual Subscriber Access Process Improvement Team Potassium Iodate Tablets Performance and Innovation Unit, Cabinet Office Pylon Interface Unit Product Improve Vulcan Air Defense System (US) Period of Incapacity for Work Permanent Joint Council Patch and Jack Field Patching Jack Field Pilot-Joint Force Air Component HeadQuarters Permanent Joint Head Quarters Permanent Joint Headquarters Permanent Joint HQ Passive Jammer Locator Permeant Joint Operating Bases Pilot JOCS Pilot Joint Operational Command System Pilot - Joint Operational Command System Pre Joining Training Probability of Kill Probability of Kill, given a hit on the target Public Key Cryptography Public-Key Crytography Standards Public Key Infrastructure IEFT Working Group Peace keeping Operations Phase Line Pipeline Platoon Pre-Launch Activity Personal Location Allocation NETwork Position Location and Reporting System Personnel Location Beacon Publications List Book Personal Learning Centre Personal Load Carriage Equipment Project Liaison Officer Police Logistics & Operations Data Management Information System

PLPL PLRS PLS PLS

Plan & Logs Planning and Logistics Position Location Reporting System Palletised Load System Polaris Low Stock 300

Acronym PLSD PLSS plt PLU PM PM PM PM PM PM PM PM PM PM (FF) PM (MISC) PM (OST) PM (SM) PM(A) PM/SP PM2C PMA PMA PMAC PMAs PMB PMC PMC PMCs PMDR PME PMET PMET PMFD PMG PMG PMG PMIS PML PMM PMM PMO PMO PMO PMOC PMP PMP PMPM PMR PMR PMRAFNC PMS PMS PMS PMS PMT PMT

Long Title Protection and Life Science Division (C&BD DERA Porton Down) Portable Life Support System Pilot Program Load Unit Package Manager Performance Management Pivotal Manager Planned Maintenance Post Meridien Project Manager Provost Marshal Pulse Modulated Protective Marking Platform Manager (Frigate) Project Manager (FOST/SS/RFA/Visitors) Platform Manager (Officer Sea Training) Project Manager (Submarines) Provost Marshall (Army) Project Management Special Projects Pivotal Manager (Customer 2) Personnel Management Authority Portable Maintenance Aid Preliminary Maintenance Allocation Chart Preventative Maintenance Actions Project Management Board Polymer Matrix Composites Project Management Committee Preventative Maintenance Check and Services Provisional Monthly Demand Rate Professional Military Education Prime Mover Enabling Technology Propulsion Machinery Enabling Technology Pilot's Multi-Function colour Display Paymaster General Programme Management Group Property Management Group (term used by DE) RN guidebook to Practical Management In Ships Publications Management List Performance Management Model Primary Mission Mass Principal Medical Officer Program Management Office Programme Management Office Personnel Management Operations Centre Programme Management Plan Project Management Plan Permanent Magnet Propulsion Motor Portland Magnetic Range Property Managers Register Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service Planned Maintenance Schedule Platform Management Systems Preventive Maintenance Schedule Project Management System Permanent Team Project Management Team 301

Acronym PN PNO PNS PNs PNSA PNSRP PNVS PNVS PO PO PO PO PO(D)QC POA poa POB POC POC POC/L POCF POD POD POD POD POD POD POD POE POEMS POEW POIC POL POL POL POL pol POLAD POLAD POLIS POLREP POMA POMEA POMSTER

Long Title Proportional Navigation Principal naval Overseer Packet Network Sub-System Pilot’s Notes PNVS Night Sensor Assembly Pilot's Neutral Seat Reference Point Pilot's Night Vision Sensor Pilots Night Vision System Petty Officer Pilkington Optronics Portugal Project Officer Petty Officer (Diver) Qualifying Course Point of Aim price on Application Persons Onboard (in a helicopter) Pilot Operating Capability Point of Contact Point of Contact or Liaison Portable Oxygen Cleaning Facility Packet Observation Device Probability Of Detonation Proof Of Delivery Proof Of Design Protected Observation Down - range Project Overview Document Point Of Disembarkation Point Of Embarkation Project Oriented Environmental Management System Petty Officer (Electronic Warfare) Point Of issue Code Petrol, Oil & Lubricants Petrol, Oils & Lubricants Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants Police Political Adviser Political Advisor Petrol Oil and Lubricants Information System Pollution Report signal PO Medical Assistant PO Marine Engineering Artificer Placing On the Market & Supervision of Transfers of Explosives Regulations

pop POP POP POPs POPSI POPSI POQ POR POSA POSEIDON POSIX POSMS

Population Post Office Protocol Prediction of Operator Performance Persistent Organic Pollutants Personnel Occurrences Posts Systems of Information Personnel, Occurrences and Posts System of Information Pure house Order Quantity Personnel Occurrence Report Petty Officer Stores Assistant A civilian surveillance satellite Portable Operating System Interface Project Oriented Safety Management System 302

Acronym POSR POST POST POST POST POSTD POT pov POW POW PP PP PP PP PP&M PPA PPA PPAG PPB PPB PPD PPE PPE PPE PPF PPG PPH PPI PPI PPI PPI PPL PPLN ppm PPM PPM PPM (FF) PPO PPOs PPP PPP PPP PPPA PPPG PPPLT PPPP PPQ PPR PPR PPRF PPRS PPS PPS PPS PPSD PPSD

Long Title Pre-Operational Safety Report Passive Optical Seeker Technology Portuguese OST Power On Self Test Practicable Open System Technology PO Steward Period Of Time point of view Prisoner of War Prisoner(s) of War Patrol vessel Petroleum Point Potential Partner Procurement Planning Process Plant & Machinery Pay and Personnel Agency Principal Publications Authority/Power Performance Index Pond Procedure Authorisation Group Positive Pressure Breathing Procurement Policy Board Pulse-Pulse Deinterleaver Personal Protection Equipment Personal Protective Equipment Post Project Evaluation Population Provisioning Factor Planning Policy Guidance Petroleum Pipehead Plan Position Indicator Position Plan Indicator (radar screen) Power Performance Index Procurement Priority Indicator Previous Programme Line Periodically Polled Lithium Niobate parts per million Platform Project Manager Programme & Project Management Platform Project Manager (Frigates) Principal Personnel Officer Principal Personnel Officers Point to Point Protocol Point-to-Point Protocol Public & Private Partnership People, Pay and Pensions Agency Public Private Partnership Group (DLO Policy Group) Production & Post-Production Lead Time Public Private Partnerships Programme Primary Packaging Quantity Performance Pay Recommendations Program Progress Review Power Pack Repair Facility Precise Positioning Reference System Personnel Policy Statement Point-to-Point Service Precise Positioning Service Preparations Period Start Time Primary Power Systems Display 303

Acronym PPSG PPSG PPSG PPSL PPT PPTO PPTP PPTR PPW PQ PQAO PQE PQMP PQO PQQ PQS PQS PQT PR PR PR PR PR&A PRA prac practice PRAMS PRB PRC prev PRF PRF PRGT Pri PRI PRI PRIDE PRINCE PRISM PRIU PRL PRM PRMD PRO PRO Proc PRODAS PRODAT PROFILE proj PROLOG PROM PROM PROM PROM/CFM PROMIS

Long Title Policy & Planning Steering Group Policy & Programmes Study Group Policy and Programmes Studies Group Programme Parts Selection List Progress Planner Technical Principal Professional and Technology Officer Point-to-Point Tunnelling Protocol Pulse PhotoThermal Radiometry Personal Protection Weapon Parliamentary Question Project Quality Assurance Officer Principle Quality Engineer Project Quality Management Plan Project Quality Officer Pre Qualification Questionnaire Pricing and Quality Services Priority Quality Services (now SPS) Production Quality Tests Photographic Reconnaissance Plotting and Radar Predicted Range Public Relations Project Review & Assurance Pre-Refit Assessment/Acceptance prac practice Pegasus Repairable Asset Management System Project Review Board Personal Radio Communications Prevention/preventive Pulse Recurrence Frequency Pulse Repetition Frequency Production Reliability Growth Trial Primary Projector Reticule Image Pulse Repetition Interval Programme to Rationalise and Integrate DIS Estate PRojects IN Controlled Environments Planning and Reporting Information System for Management Processor and Recorder Interface Unit Probable Remaining Life Project Risk Management PRivate Management Domain Public Record Office (now The National Archives) Public Relations Officer Proceeding (Ordnance Board) PROjection DisplAy System Product Data Message PROject FInance Linked to Equipments projectile PROgramme LOGiciel Production Manager Programmable Read Only Memory Property Manager Production Manager to CFM PROcurement of contract repair Management Information System

304

Acronym PROPMAN PROTECTED

Long Title Property Management Friendly frequencies that are used for a particular operation, identified and protected to prevent being jammed by friendly forces while active EW operations are directed against the enemy.

PROW PROWESS PRP PRP2 PRR PRR PRS PRSS PRT PRU PRW PS PS PS PS PS PS PS PSA PSA PSA PSA PSA PSA PSA PSA PSAG PSBR PSBR PSC PSC PSC PSC PSC PSC PSCE PSCNs PSCS PSD PSD PSD PSDR PSE PSE PSE psf PSF PSG PSG PSG PSG

Public Right Of Way PROtotype Workshop Engineering Support System Performance Related Pay Pay Replacement Project 2 Production Readiness Review Pulse Repetition Rate Provisioning Review Statement Peer Review and Scrutiny Secretariat Power Range Testing Purchase Research Unit Passive Reflection Waveform Parliamentary Secretary Personal Secretary or Private Secretary Procurement Specification Procurement Strategy Project Sponsor/Private Secretary Project Support Protective Secretary Plant State A Polaris Sales Agreement Potential Serviceable Arising Pressure Swing Adsorption Probabilistic Safety Analysis Probalistic Safety Assessment Property Services Agency Public Service Agreement Projects and Standards Approval Group, QCA Public Sector Borrowing Rate Public Sector Borrowing Requirement Passive Sonar Controller Plant Safety Case Principal Subordinate Command (NATO) Principal Subordinate Commander Public Sector Comparator Public Sector Comparitor Public Sector Comparator Equivalent Proposed Specification Change Notices Personnel Services Computer System Passive Sonar Director Propulsion Systems Demonstrator Provision of Service Document Public Sector Debt Repayment Packet Switch Exchange Personal and Social Education Project Support Environment pounds per square foot Provision of Services to the Fleet Partnering Support Group Passive Shaft Grounding Policy Steering Group Programme Steering Group 305

Acronym PSG PSG psi PSI PSI PSI psia psia psig psig PSK PSL PSM PSM PSMG PSN PSO PSO PSO PSO PSP PSP PSP PSPA PSR PSR PSRCS PSS PSS PSSD PSSE PSSK PSSL PST PST PSTI PSTN PSTN PSTN PSTO(N) PSU Psy psy PSYOPS pt PTA Ptarmigan

Long Title Programme Systems Group Programme Systems Group (JCSI) Pounds per Square Inch Prime Systems Integration Prime Systems Integrator Proliferation Security Initiative Pounds per Square Inch (Absolute) pounds per square inch absolute Pounds per Square Inch (Gauge) pounds per square inch gauge Phase Shift Keying Performance Servicing Log Physical Stock Management Ploy Selection Model Platform Support Management Group Packet Switch Network Peace Support Operations Personal Staff Officer Principal Scientific Officer Project Support Office Personal Survival Pack Primary Supply Point Principal Support Provider Peace Support Psychological Activities Post Strike Reserve Preliminary Safety Report Public Safety Radio Communications System Packet Switch Service People Skills Scoreboard Personnel Services System Development Portable Specialised Support Equipment Probability of a Single Shot Kill Personnel Services System Live Preliminary Safety Training Preliminary Sea Training Pre Sea Trial Inspection Public Service Telephone Network Public Services Telephone Network Public Switched Telephone Network Principal Supply and Transport Officer (Naval) Power Supply Unit Ops Psychological Operations Psychological Psychological Operations Point Permanent Training Range UK tactical mobile digital switched telephone system with mobile access

PTBL PTC PTDP PTE Pte PTFE PTFE PTG

Portable Personnel and Training Command (former RAF TLB) Personal Training & Development Plan Pre Tender Estimate Private Polytetrafluoroethylene Precise Time & Frequency measuring Equipment Port Tank Group 306

Acronym PTHSP PTI PTI PTIT PTMU PTN PTO PTO PTO PTO PTO PTP PTPs PTR PTS PTS PTS PTSA PTSD PTT PTT PTT PTW PTWG PTY PU PU PU PUDT PUE PUF PUG PUG PUGS PUM PUMA PUMAS PUS PUS PUS PV PV PV PVC PVC PVC PVCs PVD PVO PVR PVR PVS PVU PW PWA PWAG

Long Title Pre-Tender Health & Safety Plan Physical Training Instructor Production Technical Instruction Power Turbine Inlet Temperature Portable Test & Maintenance Unit Primary Trunk Network Pilkington Thorn Optronics Power Take Off Professional and Technology Officer Public Telecommunications Operator Public Telephony Operators Personal Training Plan Production Test Procedures Public Transport Rate Point Target System Primary Trunk Switch Production and Test Schedule Pressure and Temperature Swing Adsorption Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Part Task Trainers Part Task Training Postal, Telegraph and Telephone Permit to Work Project Technical Working Group Priority Participating Unit (Link) Polyurethanem Progressive Upkeep Portable user Data Terminal Prestocked Unit Equipment Port Utilisation Factor Programme User Group Programme User Group (JCSI) Programming Unit Ground Station Production Universal Modem Pre Upkeep Material Assessment Purchase Management and Accounting System Permanent Under Secretary Permanent Under Secretary (of State) Permanent Under Secretary of State Positive Vetting Price Variation Private Venture Permanent Virtual Circuit Poly Vinyl Chloride Polyvinylchloride Polyvinyl Chlorides Physical Vapour Deposited Private Voluntary Organization Premature Voluntary Release Premature Voluntary Retirement Performance Validation Schedule Primary Vehicle Unit Private Wire Project Works Adviser Primary Weld Acceptance Group 307

Acronym PWB PWHQ PWI PWO PWO(A) PWO(C) PWO(U) PWR PWR PWRR PWSM PWT PXI PxO QA QA QAA QAA QAFMIS QAG QAMS QAO QAO QAR QAR QARANC QARel QARNNS QAS QASG QASO QC QCA QCA QCA QCB QCIS QDAO QDF QDM QDR QDR QE QEI  QELR QF QFD QFE QFL QFR QHI QHM QIFS QIP QIS QLR

Long Title Provisioner’s Work Bench Permanent War HeadQuarters Preliminary Warning Instruction Principal Warfare Officer Principal Warfare Officer (for Above Water warfare) Principal Warfare Officer (Communication) Principal Warfare Officer (for Under Water Warfare) Power to Weight Ratio Pressurised Water Reactor Penetrating Weapons Ready Reckoner Platform Weapon System Manager Production Warshot Torpedo Peripheral eXtension for Instrumentation Preservation by Operation Quality Accreditation (CFQ) Quality Assurance Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance Authority Q Area Financial and Management Information System Quality Assurance Group Quality Assurance Management System Quality Assurance Officer Quality Auditing Officer Quality Assurance Representative Quality Assurance Review Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps QinetiQ Aircraft Release Statement Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service Quality Assurance Services Quality Assurance Steering Group Quality Assurance Support Officer Quality Control Qualifications and Curriculum Authority Quality Control A Quick Change Assembly Quick Change Barrel QMG Corporate Information System Quality Documentation & Auditing Officer Quantity Discount Factor Magnetic Heading Quality Deficiency Report Quick Don Respirator Quadrant Elevation Quod Erat Inveniendum Qualified Educationally for Leading Rate Quick Fire Quality Function Dynamics Ground Pressure setting for aircraft altimeters Quick Flashing light Quarterly Financial Return Qualified Helicopter Instruction Queen's Harbour Master Quadrilateral Interoperability Field Systems Quadrilateral Interoperability Programme QMG Information Strategy Queen's Lancashire Regiment 308

Acronym QM QM(CBS) QMAC QMAC QMG QMG QMGI QMS QNH

Long Title Quartermaster Quality Manager (Captain Base Safety) Quadriparite Material and Agreements Committee Questionnaire on the Method of Allocation of Costs Quarter Master General Quartermaster General Quartermaster General’s Instructions Quality Management System Altimeter sub-scale setting to obtain elevation when on the ground

QNH QO/FMM QOS QP QP QPD QPM QPR QPR QQR QQR QRA QRA QRCs QRD QRF QRF QRMB QRRN QS Qsig QSTAG QSTAGS

Surface Air Pressure setting for aircraft altimeters Quality Officer/ Functional Machinery Manager Quality Of Service Quality Plan Quality Procedure Quick Pointing Device Quarterly Progress Meeting Quarterly Performance Report Quarterly Progress Report/Review Quin Quennial Review Quinquennial Review Quantified Risk Assessment Quick Reaction Alert Quality Record Cards Quartermaster's Readiness Date Quick Reaction Force Quick Release Fastener Quick Release Marker Buoy Queen's Regulations for the Royal Navy Quantity Surveying CCITT Standard for Private Network Signalling Quadripartite Standing Agreement Quadripartite STandardisation AGreementS (US/Canada/ Australia/UK)

QV QVS QWG QX QXS R R R&A R&M R SIGNALS R Sigs R&A form R&D R&D R&D R&L R&M R&O R&O r/g (min) r/mor (per min) R/V

Qualification & Verification (contractual) Queen Victoria School Quadripartite Working Group Radio Navigational Aid Swept Channel through Minefields Range Restricted Review and Approval Process Reliability and Maintainability Royal Signals Royal Signals Review and Approval Form Receipt & Dispatch Research & Development Research and Development Recruitment and Liaison Reliability and Maintainability Repair & Overhaul Repair and Overhaul Rounds per gun (per minute) Rounds per mortar (per minute) Rendezvous 309

Acronym R0 R3 RA RA RA RA RAA RAA RAAMS RAAON RAB RABS RAC RAC RAD rad RAD RAD rad A RAD ALT Rad/Haz RADAG RADARSAT RADHAZ RADHAZ Radhaz RADIAC RADIAC GRP RADIG RADIRS Radm rads RAE RAF RAF RAF IHMT RAF IIR RAFAN RAFAN RAFAT RAFCCIS RAFCIS RAFCSS RAFFTS RAFIO RAFIO RAFLC RAFLO RAFP RAFR RAFSADPS RAFSC RAFSCCS RAFSCOC RAFSEE RAFSO

Long Title Immediate Readiness Reports, Returns and Requests Radiocommunications Agency Rear Admiral Reinforced Alert Royal Artillery Range Allocating Authority Rapid Area Assessment Remote Anti-Armour Mine System Remain at Anchor Overnight Resource Accounting and Budgeting REME Aircraft Branch System Resource Accounting Code Returns Acceptance Code ALT Radar Altimeter Radiation Absorbed Dose Rapid Application Development Recorded Announcement Device Radioactive Radar Altimeter Radiation Hazard Radar Area Guidance A civilian surveillance satellite Hazard from Radio or Radar Radiation Hazard Radio Frequency Hazard RAdiation Detection, Indication And Computation RADIAC Generic Research Programme Rapid Application Development Interest Group Rapid Deployment Multiple Rocket System Rear Admiral Radians Royal Aerospace Establishment CCIS RAF Command and Control Information System Royal Air Force RAF Institute of Health and Medical Training Royal Air Force Independent Inspector of Ranges RAF Airmove Network Royal Air Force Airmove Network Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team RAF Command and Control System RAF Command Information System RAF Command Support System RAF Fixed Telecommunications System RAF Infrastructure Organisation Royal Air Force Infrastructure Organisation RAF Logistics Command RAF Liaison Officer Royal Air Force Police Royal Air Force Reserve RAF Supply Automated Data Processing System Royal Air Force Support Command RAF Supply Central Computer System Royal Air Force Support Command Operations Centre RAF Signals Engineering Establishment Royal Air Force Staff Officer (on naval staff) 310

Acronym RAFT RAH RAID RAID RAID RAIDS RAL RALONGS RAM RAM RAM RAM RAM RAM RAM RAM RAM RAM RAM-D RAMP RAMP RAMP RAMS RAMT RAN RAN RANDI RANS RAO RAP RAP RAP RAP RAP RAP RAPS RAR RARDE RARI RARS RAS RAS RAS RAS RAS(A) RAS(A) RAS(F) RAS(FA) RAS(L) RAS(S) RASH RASO RASON RASP RAST RAT

Long Title Remote Ammunitioning Facility Tamar Reactor Access House Random Array of Inexpensive Disks Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks Ruggedised Array of Independent Disks Rangeless Airborne Instrumented Debriefing System Rutherton Appleton Laboratory Royal Artillery Liaison Officer for NGS Inert ammunition round for testing gun loading mechanism Radar Absorbent Material Radiation/Radar Absorbent Material Radioactive Material Random Access Memory Reliability, Availability and Maintainability Repairable Asset Management Residual Assets Manager Resource Allocation Module Rolling Airframe Missile Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Durability Rapid Acquisition of Manufactured Parts Repair and Modification Procedures Revalidation Assisted Maintenance Period Replenishment and Movements (Operations) Scheduling Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Testability Recorded Announcement Royal Australian Navy Research Ambient Noise Directionality Model Reynolds Averaged Navier Stokes Range Authorising Officer Radar Absorbent Paint Reactor Assembly Procedures Recognised Air Picture Recognized Air Picture Ring Access Point Rocket Assisted Projectile Reduced Aircraft Propulsion Signatures Real Aperture Radar Royal Armament Research and Development Establishment Requirement for Airborne Radio Installation Review of Ammunition Rates and Scales Radar Absorbent Structure RAFCSS Access Server Rectified Airspeed Replenishment at Sea RAS(Ammunition) Replenishment at Sea (Ammunition) RAS(Fuel) Astern RAS(Fuel) Replenishment at Sea (Liquids) RAS(Stores) Radar Absorbent Sheet Rear Airfield Supply Organisation Remain At Sea OverNight Recognised Air Sea Picture Replacement Aerial Subsonic Target Reliability Assessment Trial 311

Acronym RATAC RATS RATS RATT RATT RATTAM RAU RAuxAF RBCP RBE RBI RBSD RC RC RC RC RC RCA RCA RCAAS RCC RCC RCC RCC RCDS RCDU RCIU RCK RCL Rcl RCM RCMDS RCMIT RCNC RCO RCO RCO(ATC) RCS RCS RCS RCSS RCT RCT RCU RCZ RD RD RD RD RD RD RD* RDA RDA RDBMS RDBMS

Long Title Radar for Field Artillery Fire Rationalised Allocation of Tools System Repairable Asset Tracking System Radio Automatic Teletype Radio Teletype Response Against Attack on Munitions Range Administering Unit Royal Auxiliary Air Force Rotor Brake Control Panel Report By Exception Risk Based Inspection Reduced Burst Safety Distance Reactor Compartment Readiness Category Regional Command Regional Commissioner Running Contract Request for Contract Action Return Call and Address (to Ships Company) Remote-Controlled Anti-Armour System Radar Consultative Committee Remote Controlled/Cable Cutter Rescue Coordination Centre Resource Cost Centre Royal College of Defence Studies Remote Controlled Defence Unit Remote Control Interface Unit Rapid Catering Kit Ramped Craft Lighter Recoilless Reliability Centred Maintenance Remote Control Mine Disposal System Reliability Centred Maintenance Implementation Team Royal Corps of Naval Constructors Range Conducting Officer Reactor Co-ordination Officer Range Control Officer (Air Traffic Control) Radar Cross Section Radio Control System Reliability Centred Stockholding Radio Controlled Sub System Resource Control Targets Resource Control Total Remote Control Unit Rear Combat Zone Rapid Decompression Receive Data Redundantly configured equipment Reference Document Rotor Diameter (Helicopter Main Rotor) Reserve Decoration Reserve Decoration and Bar Range Danger Area Regional Development Agency Relational Database Management System Relational Data-Base Management System 312

Acronym RDC RDC RDC RDD RDD RDD RDD RDET RDF RDF RDF/LT RDGT RDJTF RDL RDM RDMSS RDP RDP RDR RDS RDS RDSS RDT&E RDU RDX RE RE RE REA REC REC RECCE recce RECCEXREP RECM RECS REDACS REDS REE REES REF REG reg REG Regt RELM REM REMAPS REMBASS REME REMIDS REO REPAC REPPIR

Long Title Remote Diagnostic Concentrator Reproduction and Distribution Centre Resource Data Catalogue Rapid Demolition Device Rear Divisional Dump Required Delivery Data Required Delivery Date Remote Data Entry Terminal Radio Detection/Direction Finder Rapid Deployment Force Rapid Deployment Force Light Tank Reliability Development/Growth Rapid Deployment Joint Task Force Remote Digital Loop Remotely Deliverable Mine Remotely Deployable Mission Support System Radar Data Processor RN Radar Video Recorder Receipt Defect Report Rapidly Deployable Systems Rationalised Design Scenario Rapidly Deployable Surveillance System Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Reinforced Drafting Unit Research Department Formula X Radar Echo (chaff) shell Requirements Engineering Royal Engineers Rapid Environmental Assessment Radio Electronic Combat Regional Emergency Committee Radiation Effects Circumvention Concept Experiment Reconnaissance Reconnaissance Exploitation Report Radar Electronic CounterMeasures Radio Electronic Combat Support REgenerated DAta Communications System Ruggedized Electronic Display System Runway End Elevation Rural Elements of the Estate Strategy Reference Radio Frequency Environment Generator Regulation Regulatory Executive Group Regiment REgeneration Loop Management Rapid Eye Movement Re-Engineered Manpower Allocation and Planning System Remotely Monitored Battlefield Sensor System Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Remote Mine Detection System Resident Engineering Officer Regional Environmental Protection Advisory Committee Radiation Emergency Preparedness & Public Information Regulations

REQADEX

Request for Small Area Air Defence Exercise 313

Acronym REQD RES RES RESA RESM RETTER

Long Title Required Radio Engineering Services Regional Economic Strategy Runway End Safety Area Radar Electronic Support Measures Requirement, Evaluation, Technology Trends and Exploitation Routes

REU REWDB RF RF RF rf RF RF(DEW) RFA RFA RFA RFA 80 RFA 96 RFA Sup RFAB RFAC RFACCY RFAF RFANSU RFC RFC RFCA RFD RfD RFD RFD RFD RFDAP RFDC RFED RFI RFI RFI RFI RFIC RFID RFIMS RFJ RFL RFM Rfn RFP RFP RFQ RFR RfR RFR RFRC RFS

Radio Engineering Unit Relational EW DataBase Radio Frequency Reaction Forces Response Force (anti-terrorist) Rimfire Regional Forces Radio Frequency (Directed Energy Weapon) Restrictive Fire Area Royal Fleet Auxiliary Royal Fleet Auxiliary (Ship and/or Organisation) Reserve Forces Act 1980 Reserve Forces Act 1996 Royal Fleet Auxiliary Support Right Forward Avionics Bay Regional Fisheries Advisory Committee RFA CPO Communications Yeoman Radio Frequency Application Form Royal Fleet Auxiliary Naval Support Unit Request for Change Request for Comment Reserve Forces and Cadets Associations Company that makes quick release hooks Railfreight Distribution Ready For Deployment Reason For Demand Request for Deviation Running Fleet Design Assistance Programme Regional Flood Defence Committee Ready Force Element Days Radio Frequency Interference Ready For Issue Request For Information Requests for Information Request for Infrastructure Change Release For issue Date NATO Request for Intelligence Management System Radio Frequency Jammer Restricted Frequency List Runway Friction Meter Rifleman Request for Proposal Request for Proposals Request for Quotation RadioFrequency Radiation Request for Resources Royal Fleet Reserve Regional Fault Reporting Cell Ready For Service 314

Acronym RFS RFSC RFSD RFT RFTD RFW RFW RG Rg to Tgt RGBW RGBW RGGS Rgn RGN RGPD RGPI RGPO RGPO Rgr RGS RH RH RHA RHAG RHAG rhd RHE RHG RHH RHI RHOC(s) RHQ RHS RHS RHWR RHWR RI RIB RIC RIC RICE RICE RICL RID RIDDOR

Long Title Reason for Selection Ready For Sea Check Ready For Sea Date Ready For Training Ready For Training Date Radio Frequency Weapon Request for Waiver Refitting Group Submarines Range to Target The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment Rifle Grenade General Service Region Registered General Nurse Rating of Government Property Department Range Gate Pull In Range Gate Pull Off Range Gate Pull-Off Ranger Remote Ground Sensor Relative Humidity Right Hand Rolled Homogeneous Armour Rotary Hydraulic Arrestor Gear Runway Hydraulic Arrestor Gear Railhead Right Hand Edge Right Handgrip Royal Hospital Haslar Range Height Indicator Return to Harbour On Completion Regimental Headquarters Right Hand Seat Right Hand Side Radar Homing and Radar Warning Receiver Radar Homing Warning Receiver Research Item Rigid Inflatable Boat Rating In Charge Reconnaissance Intelligence Centre Rationalised Internal Communications Equipment Rationalised Internal Communications System Repair Instruction Contractors List Requirement Interpretation Document Report of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations

RIDELS RIDS RIF RIGC RIGs RIH RIM RIMS RIP RIPS

Royal Naval Invoicing and Delivery System Rangeless Instrumental Debriefing System Radio Information Field Related Item Group Code Roll/Pitch/Yaw rate Integrating Gyros Replenishment In Harbour Reaction Injection Moulding Remote Influence Minesweeping System Reliability Improvement Programme Rotor Ice Protection System 315

Acronym RIS RISC RISE RISTA RISTA

Long Title Radio Investigation Service Reduced Instruction Set Computer Reliability Improved Selected Equipment Reconnaissance Intelligence Surveillance and Target Acquisition Reconnaissance, Intelligence, Surveillance and Target Acquisition

RIT RIU RIU RIV RKCC rkt RL RL RLA RLC RLG RLG RLG RLG RLI RLi RLi RLI RA RLO RLO RLP RLPG RLS RM RM RM RM RM&T RMA RMA RMA RMA RMA RMAS RMAS RMC RMC RMC RMC RMC RMCC RMCS RMD RMF RMG RMG RMI RMIs RMP RMP

Ready In Time Radio Introduction Unit Remote Interface Unit Rapid Intervention Vehicle Replaceable Kilostream Communications Controller Rocket Rocket Launcher Rome Laboratory Repair Level Analysis Royal Logistic Corps Relief Landing Ground Rifle Launched Grenade Ring Laser Gyroscope Ring-Laser Gyro Restricted LAN Interconnect Restricted LAN Interconnect  Restricted LAN interconnection RESTRICTED LAN Interconnect Remote Access Range Liaison Officer Regional Liaison Officer Recognised Land Picture Regenerative Liquid Propellant Gun Rocket Launching System Replaceable Module Resident Manager Risk Management/Resources Manager Royal Marines Reliability, Maintainability and Testability Real Maintenance Area Regional Marketing Agreement Reliability, Maintainability & Availability Reliability, Maintainability and Availability Remote Manipulator Arm Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Radio Modification Committee Regional Military Commander Right Management Consultants Risk Management Committee Royal Marine Command Royal Marine Cadet Corps Royal Military College of Science Regional Marketing Directorate Remote Management Facility Ranging Machine Gun Resource Management Group Radio Magnetic Indicator RM Instructions Recognized Maritime Picture Reprogrammable Micro-Processor 316

Acronym RMP RMP RMPA RMPR RMQ RMR RMR RMS RMS RMSG RMSMD RMT RMTC RN RN RN EOD RN FORM D3020 RN RSO RN(MH) RNAAIU RNAD RNAESS RNAS RNAW RNAY RNB RNC RNCA RNCP RNCSS RNDA RNEAWC RNEC RNEWOS RNFPMC RNFSAIC RNFTS RNH RNLMC RNLO RNLO RNMHT RNNARCS RNO RNR RNSD RNSETT RNSFC RNSH RNSHC RNSMS RNSSS RNSTS RNTI RNTM RNU

Long Title Risk Management Plan Royal Military Police Replacement Maritime Patrol Aircraft Reliability Model and Prediction Report Recommended Maintenance Quantity Royal Marine Reserve Royal Marines Reserve Reconnaissance Management System Root Mean Square Resource Management Steering Group Root-Mean-Square Miss Distance Requirements Management Team Radioactive Material Transport Containers Review Note Royal Navy Royal Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Harbour Movement/ Service Request Royal Naval Range Safety Officer Registered Nurse Mental Health Royal Naval Aircraft Accident Investigation Unit Royal Naval Armament Depot Royal Naval Air Engineering and Survival Equipment School Royal Naval Air Station Royal Naval Aircraft Workshop Royal Naval Aircraft Yard Royal Naval Barracks Royal Naval College Royal Naval Codification Authority Royal Naval Communications Publication Royal navy Command Support System RN Distribution Authority (for classified books, crypto etc) Royal Naval Element: Air Warfare Centre (Waddington) Royal Naval Engineering College Royal Naval Electronic Warfare Online System Royal Navy Fire Prevention Management Committee Royal Naval Flight Safety & Accident Investigation Centre Royal Naval Flying Training School Royal Naval Hospital Royal Netherlands Marine Corps RN Liaison Officer (e.g. to HO ashore) Royal Naval Liaison Officer Royal Naval Missile Handling Team RN Nuclear Accident Response Communications System Resident Naval Officer Royal Naval Reserve Royal Naval Stores Depot RN School of Educational and Training Technology RN School of Fighter Control RN Sub-Launched Harpoon RN School of Helicopter Control Royal Naval Submarine School Royal Naval strategic Systems School Royal Naval Supply & Transport Service Royal Navy Tomahawk Integration Royal Naval Temporary Memorandum Royal Naval Unit 317

Acronym RNVD RO RO RO RO ROB ROBAT ROC ROC ROC ROC ROD ROD ROD ROD ROE ROF ROF ROG ROI ROL ROLAND ROM ROM ROM ROM ROMIS ROP ROQ ROR RoR ROR Ro-Ro RORSAT RORV ROS ROSS ROTA ROV ROW RP RP RP RP RP RP RP RP RP RP RP (Centre) RP(Navy) RP1 RPA RPA

Long Title Royal Naval Victualling Depot Reference Object Replenishment Objective Research Objective Royal Ordnance Remote OSLAN Bridge Robot Counter-Obstacle Vehicle Rate Of Climb Required Operational Capability Requisition / Order / Contract Royal Observer Corps Rate Of Descent Record of Decision Record of Decisions Report Of Discrepancy Rules Of Engagement Rate of Fire Royal Ordnance Factory Railway Operating Group Return on Investment Re-Order Level Revised On-Line Ammunition Development. Ammunition issues. Replaced by AMANDA/ASTRID in 89/91 Read Only Memory Record of Meeting Review of Maintenance Rough Order of Magnitude Recruiting Organisation Management Information System Re-Order Point Recommended Overhaul/Repair Quantity Range Only Radar Requirements of Response Rule of the Road (Collision Avoidance) Roll on - Roll off Radar Ocean Reconnaissance Satellite Remotely Operated Rescue Vehicle Reduced Operating Standard Revised Orbat & Scales System Release Other Than (NBC) Attack Remotely Operated Vehicle Rest of the World Red Phosphorous Refit Period Repair Pool Replenishment Park Reporting Post Reprovisioning Re-Provisioning Resource Plan Resources and Programmes Rocket Projectile Resources and Plans (Centre) Resources and Programmes (Navy) Repair Period Type 1 Radiation Protection Advisor Risk Potential Assessment 318

Acronym RPAG RPB RPC RPC RPC RPE RPE RPG RPG RPH RPI RPI RPL RPM rpm rpm RPO RPO RPO RPO RPO RPOD RPOE RPP RPPPLT RPR RPS RPSJ RPSR RPSTL RPT RPV rqn RQT RR RR RR RR RR&A RRA RRADAR RRB RRD RRDA RRDS RRF RRF RRL RRM RRR RRR RRRA RRRC RRRF RRTM RRTP

Long Title Refuelling Procedure Authorisation Group Regional Planning Body Regional Prime Contract Remote Procedure Call Request the Pleasure of your Company (invitation to meal/party) Relative Price Effect Respiratory Protective Equipment Regional Planning Guidance Rocket Propelled Grenade Remotely Piloted Helicopter Retail Price Index Routine Periodic Inspection Ramp Powered Lighter Revolutions Per Minute Revolutions Per Minute Rounds Per Minute Record Purposes Only Regimental Pay Office Regulating Petty Officer Research Project/Package Officer Resident Project Officer Rail Port of Disembarkation Rail Ports of Embarkation Reliability Programme Plan Repair Production & Post-Production Lead Time Reliability Programme Reviews Review of Protective Security Reactor Plant Safety Justification Radiation Protection Senior Rating Repair Parts and Special Tools List Readiness Preparation Time Remotely Piloted Vehicle Requisition Reliability Qualifications Test (Programme) Radio Relay Recoilless Rifle Retro-Reflection Rolls Royce Rolls Royce & Associates Rolls Royce & Associates Rolls-Royce and Associates Defect Analysis Report Type of Helicopter Radar Echo Enhancer Return Routing Document Rotor Running De Arm (For helicopter) Racal Radar Defence Systems Rapid Reaction Force Riggers Report File Replenishment Review Level Radar Resource Management Repair Recoverability Rate Required Rate of Return Rotor Running Re Arm (For helicopter) Repairable Returns Routing Code Rotors Running Refuelling (for helicopter) Rolls Royce Turbomeca Reduced Range Training Projectile 319

Acronym RS RS RS RS422 RSA RSA RSA RSAF RSBP RSC RSC RSCH RSCN RSD RSDC RSEL RSG RSGB RSI RSI RSIP RSIT RSIT(A) RSM RSME RSMS RSO RSO RSO(NGS) RSOI RSP RSP RSPB RSPSC RSR RSRE RSRWG RSS RSS RSS RSSC RST RSTA RSU RSVP RT RT RT RT RT RT RTA RTA RTADB RTB RTB

Long Title Radio Supervisor (Senior Radio Rating) Reelable Stub Requirement Scrutiny EIA interface standard Repair and Salvage Authority Reverse Saturable Absorption Royal Society of Arts Royal Small Arms Factory Range Siting Board Proceedings Regional Servicing Centre Reverse Supply Chain Royal Surrey County Hospital Registered Sick Children’s Nurse Reduced Safety Distance Reconnaissance Support Development Cell Recommended Support Equipment Lists Rear Support Group Radio Society of Great Britain Radiation Status Indicator Regimental Signals Instructor Radar System Improvement Programme Royal Signals Inspection Team Range Safety Inspection Team (Army) Regimental Sergeant major Royal School of Military Engineering Royal School of Military Surveying Range Safety Officer Regimental Signals Officer Range Safety Officer (Naval Gunfire Support) Reception, Staging, Onward movement, and Integration Ramped Support Pontoon Render Safe Procedure Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Range Safety Policy Sub--Committee Reliability Status Report Royal Signals and Radar Establishment Range Safety Review Working Group Rosette Scan Seeker Rosette Scanning Seeker Royal School of Signals Refuelling Safety Sub Committee Regional Servicing Teams Reconnaissance Surveillance and Target Acquisition Repair and Salvage Unit Resource Reservation Protocol Radio Telephone/Telephony Radio Telephony Real Time Recognition Trainer Reelable Tow Remote Terminal Reelable Towed Array Research and Technology Agency Range and Training Area Development Board Research and Technology Board Return to Base 320

Acronym RTCA RTD RTD RTE RTE RTEM RTF RTI RTITB RTLP RTM RTM RTO RTO RTODAH RTOF RTOGS RTOS RTP RTP RTS RTS RTS RTSA RTSS RTTS RTTS RTU RTU RTW RU RU RUC RUF RUFN RUGS RUMA RUMTAC RUP RUPS RUR RUR Rushton RV RV RV RV RVC RVCU RVD RVQ RVR RW RW RW(CSW) RW(IWS)

Long Title Radio & Technical Committee of America Ready To Deploy Required Target Date Rail Transfer Equipment Remote Terminal Equipment RFA Temporary Memorandum Rich Text Format Run Time Infrastructure Road Transport Industry Training Board Recognised Theatre Logistic Picture Ready To Move Resin Transfer Moulding Railway Traffic Resident Technical Officer Rejected Take-Off Distance Available (Helicopter) Recoverable Tethered Optical Fibre Regulated Takeoff Graph System Real-Time Operating System Recovery & Trials Period Reinforced Theatre Plan Ready To Send Release to Service Response To Stress Release to Service Authority Radio Transmitter Selector Switch RAF Tactical Telecommunications System RAF Transportable Telecommunication System Remote Transmitter Unit Right to Use Return-to-Works Ready Use Replaceable Unit Royal Ulster Constabulary Revolutionary United Front Retain Until Further Notice Regenerative Underground Structure Reinforced Units Marshalling Area Regional Utilities Management Tariff Analysis Cell Revalidation & Upkeep Period Revalidation Update Periods Refit Upkeep and Revalidation Refuel, Update & Revalidation Type of towed AA Target (see MRTT) Rateable Value Re-entry Vehicle Rendezvous Rendezvous Remote Virtual Console Remote Voice Control Unit Residual Vapour Detector Related Vocational Qualification Runway Visual Range Rotary Wing Runway Rotary Wing (Crew Served Weapons) Rotary Wing (Integrated Weapon Systems) 321

Acronym RWR RWS RWSG Rx RX RYED S S S S & MO S of S S of S S&C S&EA S&FF S&T S&TE S/V S10 S1000D S1092 S145 S2022 S232 S2P2 S340 S549 SA SA SA SA SA SA SA SA SA SA SA-80 SAA SAAR SAAvn SAAWC SAB SABRE SABRE SaBRE SAC SAC SAC SAC SAC(T) SACC SACC SACEUR SACLANT SACLOS

Long Title Radar Warning Receiver Radar Warning System Rotary Wing Support Group Generic Peacetime Readiness Level Receiver Report Year End Date Man Supply Management Secret South Salvage and Marine Operations Secretary of State Secretary of State (for Defence) Search and Clear Sustainability and Environmental Advisory Team Float, Smoke & Flame No. 2 Mk 3 SWIFTSURE and TRAFALGAR Class Support & Test Equipment Survivability/Vulnerability The current general service respirator AECMA Specification 1000D Temporary Loan Log Stores Demand Voucher Defect & Shortcomings Report RN form for reporting a Collision or Grounding Air Sensors, Systems and Platform Protection IPT Work Requisition Form ( General Service) Stores Transfer Voucher Schedule Authority Selective Availability Simple Alert Siting Authority Situational Awareness Small Arm(s) Small Arms South Atlantic Stores Accountant. Support Authority Personnel Weapon Small Arms Ammunition Ships A&A Register School of Army Aviation Shore Anti-Aircraft Weapon Control Spares Advice Book Statistical Assessment of Beam Engagement Response System for Aircraft Branch REME Equipment Section Supporting Britain's Reservists and Employers Scene of Action Commander Senior Aircraftman / Aircraftwoman Special Area of Conservation Strategic Air Command Senior Aircraftman or Aircraftwoman Technician Support Arms Coordinating Centre Supporting Arms Coordination Centre Supreme Allied Commander Europe Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic Semi-Active Command to Line Of Sight 322

Acronym SACLOS SACRU SACS SAD SAD SADA SADA SADARM SADARM SADE SAE SAEO SAF SAFARI SAFFRON SAG SAG SAG SAG SAG SAG SAGE SAGOP SAGW SAGW SAGW/M SAINT SAINT SAL SAL VEX SALOME SALT SALT SAM SAM SAM SAM SAM SAM SAM SAMA SAMHADS

Long Title Semi--Automatic Command to Line Of Sight Semi Automatic Cargo Release Unit Service Air Cargo System Surface-to-Air Defence Survey & Docking Search and Destroy Armour Standard Advanced Dewar Assembly Search And Destroy Armour Seek and Destroy Armour Solar Array Drive Electronics Society of Automotive Engineers Staff Air Engineering Officer Semi-Automated Forces Supply for Accounting For Army Rations and Issues Passive ASW Sonar Scenarios Assessment Group Search & Attack Group (ASUW) Service Award Group Simulation/Special Advisory Group or Scenario Approval Group Studies Assumption Group Surface Action Group Ship Acoustic Gathering Equipment Semi-Automatic General Operations Plot Surface-Air Guided Weapon Surface-to-Air Guided Weapon Surface To Air Guided Weapon/Missile Satellite Interceptor Sonar Analysis INitial Trainer Semi-Active Laser Salvage Exercise System for the Accounting, Location and On-line Management of Equipments Strategic Arms Control Treaty Strategic Arms Limitation Talks Scheduled Ancient Monument School of Aviation Medicine Sickness Absence Management Specialist in Aviation Medicine Surface to Air Missile Surface-Air Missile Surface-to-Air Missile Station Administration Management Aid Submarine Automated Message Handling And Distribution System

SAMIS SAMM SAMS SAMS SANDF SANDS SANE SANS SANS SAO SAP SAP

Stock Accounting Management Information Systems Security Assistance Management Manual Satellite Access Management System Supplier Approval Management System South African National Defence Force Sea ANimal Database System Synthetic Ambient Noise Environment Sensor, Avionic and Navigation Systems Sensors Avionics and Navigation Systems Secure Area of Operations Safety Air Plot Semi-Armour Piercing 323

Acronym SAPC SAPC SAPC SAPHEI SAPI SAPPHIRE SAR SAR SAR SAR SAR SAR SARA SARE SARO SARS SARSAT SAS SAS SAS SAS SAS SAS SASC SASG SASO SASO SASO SASS SAT SAT SAT SAT SATCO SATCO SATCOM SATNAV SATO SATRO SATS SATS SAU SAU SAU SAUNA SAVE SAW SAW SAW SAWCS SAWG SAWS SAXON SB SBA SBA

Long Title Stand Alone Prime Contract Submarine Air Purification Committee Submarine Atmosphere Purification Committee Semi Armour Piercing High Explosive Incendiary Semi-Armour Piercing Incendiary IR signature prediction code Safety Assessment Report Search & Rescue Search and Rescue Ship Activity Return Software Action Reports Synthetic Aperture Radar Skynet AOCS Recovery Assistant Sonar Aural Recording Equipment Supply Aero-Engine Record Office Ship Activity Returns System Search and Rescue Aided Tracking Single Attached Station Special Air Service Stability Augmentation System Subsidiary Access Switch Surface to Air Missile in the Surface to Surface M Statistical Analysis System Small Arms School Corps Secure Air Systems Group Secretary and Assistant Supply Officer Senior Air Staff Officer Staff Air Standards Officer Sonar Array Sounding System Satisfactory Assessment Sea Acceptance Trial Small Arms Trainer Systems Approach to Training Senior Air Traffic Control Officer Senior Air Traffic Controller Satellite Communications SATellite NAVigation Senior Ammunition Technical Officer Science and Technology Regional Organisation Small Airfield for Tactical Support Small Arms Target System Safety and Arming Unit Search & Attack Unit (ASW) Search Attack Unit Structured and Unstructured Numerical Analysis Systematic Approach to Vehicle Electronics Squad Automatic Weapons Stand-Alone Workstation Surface Acoustic Wave Submarine Acoustic Warfare Control System Safety Assessment Working Group Submarine Acoustic Warfare Suite Mechanised Infantry Vehicle Stretcher Bearer Sovereign Base Area Sovereign Base Area Cyprus 324

Acronym SBAA SBAC SBC SBD sbd SBEO SBIR SBIRS SBLTS SBNO SBO SBR SBRIR SBRPM SBS SBS SBS SBSD SBWP SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC&IS SC&IS(W)

Long Title Sovereign Base Areas Administration Cyprus Society of British Aerospace Companies Services Booking Centre Special Boat Detachment Switchboard Space Based Electro Optical Space Based InfraRed Space Based Infra-Red System Sort Base Line Tracking System Senior British Naval Officer Senior British Officer Space Based Radar Space Based Radar and Infra Red Space based radar performance model Small Business Service Special Boat Service. Stimulated Brillouin Scattering Special Burst Safety Distance Space BandWidth Product Schedule Control Security Checked Service Certificate (record of ratings career) Shaped Charge Sonar Controller Special Communications Staff Captain Staff Check Standard Clearance Standard Conditions Steering Committee Stores and Clothing Strategic Commands Supply Coordination Service Complaints Site Communication and Information Services Service Agency (Site Communications & Information Systems) (West)

SCA SCA SCA SCAD SCAD SCADS SCAHC SCAID SCAM SCAMBL SCAMP SCAO SCAR SCARF SCARS SCAS SCATCC SCBFO SCC

Ship Controlled Approach (type of helicopter recovery) Specialist Conservation Advisor Static Code Analysis Submarine/Sonar Countermeasures Acoustic Device Subsonic Cruise Armed Decoy Seaboard Containerised Air Defence System Space Components Ad Hoc Committee Submarine Classification Aid Subsonic Cruise Attack Missile Simulator Chemical Attack Multi--Barrelled Launcher Sealless Centrifugal Axial Magnetic Pump Staff Catering Officer Sonar Central Archive Recorder STC Change Action Review Forum Status Control Alerting & Reporting System Stability and Control Augmentation System Scottish Air Traffic Control Centre Shore Connection Box (Fibre Optic) Sea Cadet Corps 325

Acronym SCC SCC SCC SCC SCC SCC SCCAR SCCB SCCS SCCS SCD SCDL SCE SCEIP SCF SCG SCG SCGS SCH SCHCR SCI SCIAD SCIDA SCIDA SCIDA SCION SCION SCIS SCLM SCM SCM SCME SCMI SCMR SCN SCO SCO SCOCIS SCOI SCOIN SCONTO SCOR SCORE SCORE SCORM SCORM SCORR SCORR(SM) SCORR(SS) SCOSER SCOT SCOT SCOTS(A) SCP SCP SCP

Long Title Ship Control Centre Site Clearance Certificate. Specialist Conservation Consultant Submarine Control Console Supply Control Centre Service Complaints Commissioner Set up, Control, Coaching, and Analysis Reporting Software Configuration Control Board RAF Supply Chain management System Supply Central Computer System Source Control Document Surveillance and Control Data Link Sonar Controller's Equipment Standing Committee on Electronic Info Protection Super Critical Fluid Self-Changing Gears Specialist Construction Group Small Calibre Gun System Simplified Combined Harness Sonar Central Hard Copy Recorder Scaleable Coherent Interface Scientific Advisor Site Coordinating Installation Design Authority Site Co-ordinating Installation Design Authority Systems Coordination Installation Design Agency Staff Communications Integrated Office Network System for Consumable Inventory Optimisation Supply Chain Information System Sea-Launched Cruise Missile Software Configuration Management Supply Chain Management Sonar Central Maintenance Equipment Supply Chain Management Instruction Surface Combatant Maritime Rotorcraft Specification Change Notice Ship's Communications Officer Staff Communications Officer Support Command Operational Command Information System SATCOM Community of Interest Support Command Office Information Network Scottish Council of NTOs Streamlined Certification Of Receipts SDI Collaborative Research Signal Communication by Orbiting Relay Equipment [The] Shareable Content Object Reference Model Shareable Courseware Object Model Standing Committee for Refit and Repair Standing COmmittee for Refit & Repair (submarines) Standing COmmittee for Refit & Repair (Surface Ships) Standing Committee On Submarine Escape & Rescue Satellite Communications Ocean Terminal Satellite Communications System Standing Committee On Training Safety (Army) Slotted Cylinder Projectors System Control Point Systems Control Point 326

Acronym SCP SCPOMA SCPS SCPT SCPT SCR SCR SCRA SCRA(T) SCRIA SCRIMP SCS SCS SCS SCS SCS SCSAP SCSI SCSR SCT SCT SCTS SCUD SCUG SCUM SCWT SD SD SD SD SD SD SD SD SDA SDA SDA SDA/Z SDAP SDB SDC SDCC SDD SDD SDDE SDDR SDDS SDE SDE SDE SDE SDE SDEN SDEP SDF SDF

Long Title Service Complaints Panel Staff CPO Medical Assistant Space Communication Protocol Standard Supply Chain Processing Time Supply Chain Pipeline Times Sonar Control Room Supportability, Cost and Readiness Single Channel Radio Access Single Channel Radio Access (Terminal) Supply Chain Relationships in Action Seeman Composite Resin Infusion Moulding Process Senior Civil Service Stabilator Control System Stock Collation System Stock Control Section Supply Chain Support Satellite Communications System Analysis Package Small Computers Systems Interface Summary of Component Servicing Requirement Service Control Team Strategic Customer Team Ships Compass Transmission System Subsonic Cruise Unarmed Decoy SCOT Capability Up-Grade programme Submarine Computerised Upkeep Management Staff Covered Weapon Training Self Destruct Sensors/Surveillance Devices Service Deviation Spatial Disorientation Staff Duties Standard Deviation Supportability Decisions Sustainable Development Senior Defence Auditor Service Delivery Agreement System Design Authority Sea Danger Area/Zone Sustainable Development Action Plan Shallow Dive Bombing Software Development Centre Safety Design Change Committee Self Destruct Device Software Design Development Surface Demand Diving Equipment Software Design Development Plan Ships Data Distribution System Shared Data Environment Shared Data Environments Software Development Environment Statement of the Defence Estimates Statement on the Defence Estimates Software Development Environment Network Sustainable Development Education Panel Shore Development Facility Skills Development Fund 327

Acronym SDF SDFC SDG SDH SDI SDI SDI SDI SDINS SDIT SDL SDL SDM SDMS SDN SDO SDOMP SDOR SDP SDP SDP SDQ SDR SDR SDR SDR SDR SDR SDRFs SDS SDS SDS SDS SDS SDS SDTT SDWEUFS SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE&G SEA SEA Sea WIFS SEACL SEAD SEAD SEAD SEAE SEAGNAT SEAL

Long Title Software Development File Source of Delivery Forecast Code Southern Diving Group Synchronous Digital Hierarchy Serious Defect Instructions Sonar Data Integration Strategic Defence Initiative Strategic Defense Initiative (US) Strapped-Down INS Spectral Difference Imaging Technique Software Development Library Standard Distribution List Standard Design Memorandum Support Defence Missile System Standard Drawing Number Station Duty Office Station and Deployed Forces Operational Management Project Stores Defective On Receipt Service Delivery Point Software Development Plan Strategic Development Plan Seadart Quarters Site Directors Representative Software Design Review Sonar Direction Room Special Dispatch Rider Strategic Defence Review System Design Review Subcontractor Data Review Forms Safety Data Sheet Satellite Data System Senior Dental Surgeon Ships Diving Supervisor Signal Dispatch Service System Design Specification Software Development Tracking Team Stores Depot Weapon Equipment Upkeep Facility Statement Safety Equipment Simultaneous Engineering South East Static Electric Support Engineering Support Equipment Synthetic Environment Synthetic Environments South East & Germany Statistical Energy Analysis Strategic Environmental Assessment Sea Viewing Wide Field of View Sensor Ship Engineering Assessment Consolidated List Ship Engineering Assessment Document Suppression of Enemy Air Defence Suppression of Enemy Air Defences School of Electronic and Aeronautical Engineering Decoy Launching System Sea Air Land (US Special Forces) 328

Acronym SEALITE SEAMEX SEASAT SeaSTAR SEATO SeaWiFS sec SEC SEC SEC SEC SEC SEC(O) SECRET-Capable Section SEDG SEDIST SEDRIS

Long Title Code name for a pointing mirror Seamanship Exercise Oceanographic Satellite A satellite South East Asia Treaty Organisation Sea Viewing Wide Field Sensor Second Secondary Position Secretary (of Supply Officer Specialisation) Service Executive Committee Service-Engineered Changes Software Engineering Centre Secretariat (Overseas) A subset of the System designed to handle data at SECRET protective markings or below Often means Damage Control Section Senior Estate Development Group SouthEast District Synthetic Environment Data Representation & Interchange Specification

SEE SEEDA SEFX SEI SEI SCE SEIE SEIG SEISP SEL SEM

Software Engineering Environment South East England Development Agency Support Engineering Facility Exeter Specific Emitter Identification Software Engineering Institute Software Capability Evaluation Submarine Escape and Immersion Equipment Systems Engineering and Integration Group System Electronic Information Security Policy Ship Equipment List Saving and Enhancement Measure or Synthetic Environment Models

SEM SEMA SEMB SEMC SEMC(AE) SEMP SEMS SEMs SEN SEO SEO SEO SEP SEP SEPA SEPADS SEPADS SEPG SEPROMT SER SER SERCO SERD SERD SERE

Service Engineered Modification Station Engineering Management Aid Synthetic Environments Management Board Systems Engineering and Management Course Air Engineering Systems Engineering and Management Course Systems Engineering Management Plan Safety & Environmental Management System Savings and Enhancement Measures Skills and Enterprise Network Secure Electronic Office Senior Executive Officer Station Education Officer Spherical Error Probable Support Element Plan Scottish Environment Protection Agency Sonar Environment Prediction And Display System Sonar Prediction & Display System Spacecraft Environment and Protection Group Synthetic Environment PRoject Management Team Site Estate Representative Support Equipment Report Marine Services Contractor Support Equipment Recommendation Data Service Electoral Registration Day Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Extraction 329

Acronym SERP SERP SERPC SERPRC SERPROG SES SES SES SESAME

Long Title South East Regional Prime Submarine Escape & Rescue Project South East Regional Prime Contract Submarine Escape & Rescue Policy Review Committee Serial Programme Secure Equipment Section Societe European Satellite or Shelf Edge Studies Surface Effect Ship Supply Executive System and Automated Management Environment

SESSU SETT SEU SEV SEXSSI SF SF SF SFA SFA SFC SFCS SFCS SFD SFE SfED SFEOs SFF SFI SFIA SFIRR SFLIR SFM SFM SFM SFM SFO SFOR SFP SFPA SFPT SFQ(L) SFQE SFRMO SFRSM SFS SFTM SG SG SG SG SGEMP SGEMP SGIS SGLS SGM

South East Sector Skills Unit Submarine Escape Training Tank Sight Electronics Unit Specially Equipped Version Ship's Explosive Store Safety Instructions Security Force Special Forces Sustained Fire Safe Firing Arc Senior Finance Adviser Specific Fuel Consumption Shore Fir Control spotting Simplified Fire-Control System Ship Fit Definition Supercritical Fluid Extraction Skills for Employment Division, DfEE Surface Flotilla Engineering Orders Self Forging Fragment Special Flying Instruction Skills Framework for the Information Age Solid-Fueled Integral Rocket/Ramjet Steered FLIR Sensor-Fuzed Munition Special Facilities Management Spin Frequency Modulation Superintendent Fleet Maintenance Senior Finance Officer Stabilisation Force Service Feature Profile Starting Focal Plane Array Stage Fuel Payload Tables Single Flux Quantum (logic) Service Family Quarters Estates Surface Flotilla RM Officer Surface Flotilla Regimental Sergeant Major Serious Fault Signal Surface Flotilla Temporary Memorandum Specific Gravity Sponsors Group Steam Generator Steering/Standards Group System Generated Electromagnetic Pulse Systems Generated Electromagnetic Pulse Surgeon General's Information Strategy Space Ground Link System Submarine General Memorandum 330

Acronym SGML SGML SGPA SGS SGT Sgt SH SH/PRAC SHA SHA SHA SHA SHAPE SHAR SHC SHC SHE SHED SHEF SHELREP SHEP SHF SHF SHF SHG SHHU SHIM SHIMS SHM SHOC SHOL SHOLS SHOM SHORAD SHORAN SHORDIS shp SHP(P) SHQ SHRes SHSec SI SI SI SI SI SI SI SI SI SI SI SI SI SI SI(T)

Long Title Standard Generalised Markup Language Standard Generalised Mark-up Language Sortie Generation Planning Aid Satellite Ground Station Satellite Ground Terminal Sergeant Support Helicopter Squash Head Practice Safe Handling Area Special Handling Area Statutory Harbour Authority. System Hazard Analysis Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe Sea Harrier Staff Harbour Check StockHolding Code Safety, Health & Environment Special Handling and Evaluation Detachment Safety Health Environment & Fire Shelling Report Storage and Handling Equipment Procedure Super High Frequency Super High Frequency (3 - 30 GHz) Super High Frequency (300 MHz – 3 GHz) Support Helicopter Group Ships Husbandry Storage & Handling Instruction for Munitions Safety and Health Information Management System Sensor Head Module Supreme Headquarters Operations Centre Ship Helicopter Operating Limits Safe Helicopter Operating Limits Service Hydrographique et Oceanographique de la Marine Short Range Air Defence Short Range Navigation (radio) SHOrt Range air Defence Information System Shaft Horsepower Senior Health Physicist Policy Station Headquarters System High Restricted System High Secret Security Intelligence Sensor Integration Service Instruction Servicing Instruction Single Impulse (fuze) Social Inclusion Spark Ignition Special Intelligence Standing Instructions Statutory Instrument Synthetic Instrumentation System integration Systeme International des Unites Systeme Internationale (International system of units) Special Instructions (Technical) 331

Acronym SIA SIA SIAM SIB SIBCA SIBCRA

Long Title Sector Integration Authority Systems Integration Architecture Submarine Interactive Attack Model Submarine Indicator Buoy Sampling and Identification of Biological and Chemical Agents Sampling and Identification of Biological, Chemical or Radiological Agents

SIBET SIC SIC SIC SIC SIC SICA SICS SID SID SID SID SIDFAC SIDS SIE SIF SIF SIF SIFF SIFT sig SIGINT SIGINT SIIN SIJ SIL SIL SIMNET SIMNET SIMOP SIMP SIMS SIMS SIMTEC SINC SINCGARS SINCGARS SINS SIO SIO SIO SIO SIO SIO SIP SIP SIP SIP SIP

Soft Issue Bid Evaluation Tool Sector Integration Coordinator Standard Industrial Classification Statement of Internal Control Subject Identification Code Subject Indicator Code Systems Information Co-ordinating Agency Ship Installed Chemical System (Chemical Detectors) Significant Injury or Damage Stores Inspection Detachment TSBS DSDA System Integration Department System Interface Diagram Shore Integration & Demonstration FACility Station Infrastructure Data System Standard Interface Equipment Selective Identification Feature Shore Integration Facility Standard Interchange Format Successor Identification Friend or Foe Strategic/Source Intelligence Fusion Testbed Signal(ler) Signal Intelligence Signals Intelligence Stock Item Identification Number Stand In Jammer Safety Integrity Level Speech Interference Level Simulation Network Simulator Networking SIMultaneous Operation Sector Integration Management Policy Source Information Management System Strategic Interface Management Study SIMulation Tool for Electronic Combat Site of Interest for Nature Conservation Single Channel Ground & Airborne Comms System Single Channel Ground and Air Radio System Ships Inertial Navigation System Sector Integration Office Senior Instructional Officer Site Implementation Officer Software Issuing Organisation Staff Instructor Officer Staff Intelligence Officer Separate Initial Provisioning Software Intensive Project Software Intensive Projects Software Intensive Projects Improvements Programme Submarine Secondary plant Improvement Programme 332

Acronym SIPS SIPS SIR SIRL SIRR SIRS SIRSA SIS SIS SISP SIT SITREP SIU SIWG SIWG SIWS SJP SK SKA SKJ SKU SKW SL SL SL SL SL-1 SLA SLA SLA SLA SLAB SLAB SLAM SLAM SLAM SLAM-ER SLANT SLAP SLAPI SLAR SLARR SLAT SLBM SLBM SLC SLCM SLCM SLCSAT sldr SLED SLEP SLGM SLI SLi SLIP

Long Title Small Integrated Propulsion System Survey Information Processing System Ship Installed Radiac System System Integration Readiness Levels System Integrator Risk Reduction Ship Installed RADIAC System (Radiation Detectors) Specification for an IR Seeker for an Autonomous guided bomb Sonar Instrument Space Supplier Information System System Interconnection Security Policy science innovation technology Situation Report Sensor Interface Unit Simulation Interoperability Working Group Structural Integrity Working Group Sea Ice Work Station Safety Justification Plan Soft Kill Amphibious support Seaking Sea King Helicopter with Jezebel system Stock Keeping Unit Airborne Early Warning Seaking Sea Level Shelf Life Shoulder Launched Start Line Proprietary GPT PABX Sea Land Air Service Level Agreement Site Licence Arrangement Supply Loading Airfield Submarine Locator Acoustic Beacon Subsonic Low-Altitude Bomber Single Living Accommodation Modernisation Standoff Land Attack Missile Submarine Launched Attack Missile Standoff Land Attack - Expanded Response South Atlantic Saboted Light Armour Penetrator Software Licensing Application Programming Interface Sideways Looking Airborne Radar Sideways Looking Airborne Reconnaissance Radar Supersonic Low Altitude Target Sea Launched Ballistic Missile Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile SideLobe Canceller Sea Launched Cruise Missile Sea/Submarine Launched Cruise Missile Submarine Laser Communication Satellite Solider Shelf Life Expiry Date Service Life Extension Programme Submarine Launched Guided Missile SECRET LAN Interconnect Service Secret LAN Interconnect  Serial Line Internet Protocol 333

Acronym SLIR SLM SLO SLOC SLOC SLOCS SLP SLPD SLR SLR SLT SLt SLTE SLU SLUFAE SLX SM SM SM SM SM SM SM SM (QA) SM(LS) SM(Wpns)15 SM2 SMA SMA SMA SMAC SMAC SMAG SMART SMART SMARTI SMARTIS SMB SMB SMC SMC SMC SMC SMCDO SMCLOS SMCO SMCS SMCS SMD SMD SMD SMDS SME SME SME SME

Long Title Sideways Looking Infra Red Spatial Light Modulator Ships Liaison Officer Sea Lines Of Communication Sea Lines of Communications Sea Lines Of Communication Ship Life Plan Safe Landing Period Designator Self Loading Rifle Super Low Recoil Stores Lead Time Sub Lieutenant Special Laboratory Test Equipment Shortest Lifed Unit Surface Launched Unit FAE Proprietary GPT PABX Safety Mechanism Scatterable Mine(s) Service Management Stock Management Submarine Submarines Support Manager Support Manager (Quality Assurance) Site Manager (Licensed Site) Support Management(Weapons)15 Second Submarine Squadron Safety Management Arrangements Signal Message Address Stealthy Missile Airframe Scene Matching by Area Correlation Short Miscellaneous Air Course Spectrum Management Advisory Group Specific Measurable Agreed Realistic Timely Symbolic Method Aiding Representation of Tactics Simulation and Modelling of ARray Thermal Imagers Stock Management And Repair Transaction Information Service Supply Management Branch System Management Block Staff Message Control Structural Materials Centre Structures and Materials Centre Sub machine Carbine Staff Mine Countermeasures & Clearance Diving Officer Semi Manual Command to LOS Standard Manufacturing Company SubMarine Command System Submarine Command SystemS Ship Maintenance Data Centre Stealthy Missile Demonstrator Supply Management Data Switched Multi-megabit Data Service Small / Medium [sized] Enterprise Small or Medium-sized Enterprise Sonar Maintainer's Equipment Subject Matter Expert 334

Acronym SME SMEO SMEO SMEO SMET SMET SMG SMG SMG SMG SMG SMH SMIS SMIST smk SML SMMAS SMN SMO SMO Smoke BE Smoke-WP SMO-MSU(S) SMOPS SMP SMP SMP SMP SMPSS SMPT SMPT SMQA SMR SMR SMR SMR SMRA SMRC SMRE SMRI SMS SMS SMS SMS SMS IPT SMSZ SMT SMT SMT SMT SMTN SMTP SMTP SMUW SMWSL SN

Long Title Subject Matter Experts Squadron MEO Staff MEO Staff/Squadron Marine Engineering Officer Stock Management Enabling Team Stock Management & Evaluation Team Safety Management Group Study management Group Sub Machine Gun Sub-Machine Gun Supported management Grouping Sonar Modelling Handbook Support Management Information System Submarine Inspection Team smoke Surveying Motor Launch Sub Marine Mine Avoidance Sonar Safety and Maintenance Notes Senior Medical Officer Staff Medical Officer Smoke Base Ejection Smoke White Phosphorus Salvage & Marine Organisation- Marine Salvage Unit (South) School of Maritime Operations Safety Management Plan Secondary Medical Position Self Maintenance Period Special Maintenance Party Strategic Manpower Planning Support System Simple Mail Transfer protocol Simple Message Transfer Protocol Section Manager Quality Assurance Senior Maintenance Rating for Helicopter Sites and Monuments Records Source Maintenance-Recoverability Standard Mileage Rate Submarine Maintenance & Refit Authority Submarine Reactor Control Officer Secure Management Radio Equipment System Master Record Index Safety Management System Ships Missile Systems Stores Management System Stress Management System Ship Missile System Integrated Project Team System Modification State Zero Small Model Test Standard Maintenance Tasks Surface Mount Technology System Management Toolkit Supply Management Terminal Network Simple Mail Transfer Protocol Simple Mail Transport Protocol Stealthy Missile Unitary Weapon Submarine Weapon Stowage and Launch Self Noise 335

Acronym SN SNA SNAC SNAC SNAM SNAP SNAPS SNARK SNAS SNBC SNBCDO SNCO SNEO SNFL SNI SNIP SNISP SNISP SNITTs SNM SNMP SNMTI SNMTO SNO SNO SNO SNR SNR(A) SNS SNY SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO SO (A) SO (FS) SO (S) SO(N) SO(S) SO1 SO1C SO2 SO2C SO3 SO3C SOA SOA SOA SOA SOAP SOAR SOB

Long Title Serial Number Systems Network Architecture Secure Net Alongside Communication Secure Network Alongside Communications Senior Nuclear Assurance Manager Ships Navigation And Processing System Ship Navigation & Plotting System - Automated Plotting Table Semi-strapdowN Autonomous Reliable Killer Secure Network Access Service (CSV6) Sub Navy Board Committee Staff NBCD Officer Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Senior Nuclear Engineering Officer Standing Naval Force Atlantic Scotland and Northern Ireland (Naval Command) Signal Net Information and Position Reporting Strategy for Naval Information Systems for Personnel Strategy for Naval Information Systems in Personnel Special Notices and Instructions To Tenderers Special Nuclear Material Simple Network Management Protocol Staff Naval Military Training Instructor Staff Naval Military Training Officer Senior Naval Officer Senior Nursing Officer Staff Navigation Officer Signal to Noise Ratio Senior National Representatives (Army) Standard Numbering System Staff Navigators Yeoman Scientific Officer Staff Officer Standardisation Objective Standards Officer Standing Objective Standing Order Supply Officer Senior Officer Supply Officer (Administrative) Supply Officer (Fleet Support) Supply Officer (Stores) Staff Officer (Nuclear) Supply Officer (Stores) Staff Officer Level 1 Military (Cdr or equivalent) Staff Officer Level 1 Civilian (Band C1 or equivalent) Staff Officer Level 2 Military (Lt Cdr or equivalent) Staff Officer Level 2 Civilian (Band C2 or equivalent) Staff Officer Level 3 Military (Lt or equivalent) Staff Officer Level 3 Civilian (Band D or equivalent) Scene of Action Service Orientated Architecture Speed of Advance Staff Officer Administration Spectrometric Oil Analysis Programme Process model of human cognition Service Operations Branch 336

Acronym SOBS SOBS SOC SOC SOC SOC SOCC SOCD SoCS SOCS SOE SOF SOF SOF SOF SOFA SOFAR SofS SofS Soft FM

Long Title Senior Observer (of an Air Squadron) Standard Occasions for Breaking Radio Silence Scheme of Complement Sector Operations Centre Service Order Confirmation Standard Occupational Classification Span Of Command and Control Source Control Drawings Sonar Classification System Standardised Operator Checks Safety Operating Envelope Safety-of-Flight Satellite Operation Facility Special Operations Forces Squadron Operations Facility Status of Forces Agreement Sound Fixing And Ranging Secretary of State Secretary of State for Defence Soft Facilities Management (porterage, cleaning and some catering)

SOG SOGE SOHO SOI SOI SOI SOinC(A) SOIU SOJ SOLAS SOM SOM SOMA SONAR SONET SOO SOO SOOR SOOTAX SOP SOP SOP SOP SOP SOP SOPEPs SOPs SOR SOR SOR SOR SOR SORE SORF SOS

Speed Over Ground Sustainable Operations on the Government Estate Small Office, Home Office Signal Operation Instructions Silicon On Insulator Standard Operating Instruction Signal Officer in Chief (Army) Statement of Operating Intent and Usage Stand Off Jammed Safety Of Life At Sea Stand-Off Missile Support Options Matrix Station Operational Management Aid SOund NAvigation and Ranging Synchronous Optical Network Special Order Only Staff Operations Officer Statement Of Operability Requirement Helicopter for personnel movements Security Operating Procedure Standard of Preparation Standard Operating Procedure Standard Operating Procedures Standing Operating Procedure Submarine Operating Programme Ships Oil Pollution Emergency Plans Standard Operating Procedures Schedule of Requirements Service Order Request Stand-Off Radar Statement Of Requirement Statement/Schedule Of Requirement Synthesis of Reverberation Environment Service Order Request Form Secure Open System or Silicon On Sapphire 337

Acronym SOS SOs SoS SOSF SOSG SOSP SoSR SOSS SOSUS SOTAS SOTEM SOTR SOUTHAXE SOW SOW SOx SP SP SP SP SP SP SP HVM SP Pol SPA SPA SPA SPA SPA SPAAG SPAAM SPAD SPADDET

Long Title Staff Officer Seamanship Standing Orders System of Systems Senior Officer Search Force Sigint Operational Support Group Spend On Stock Purchase Statement of Security Requirements Strategic Ocean Surveillance System Sound Surveillance System Stand-Off Target Acquisition System Supply Officers Temporary Memorandum Statement Of Technical Requirement Exercise in the Bay of Biscay Stand Off Weapon Statement of Work Sulphur Oxides Self-Propelled Service Provider Signal Processing Spain Start Point Systems Processor Self Propelled High Velocity Missile Service Personnel Policy Service Provision Agreement Service Provision Agreements Single Point of Accountability Special Protection Area Strategic Psychological Activities Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Missile Shear Pin Actuated Decoupler Self Propelled high velocity Air Defence Detachment Engagement Trainer

SPADE SPADE

Searchwater Processor and Display Enhancer Southampton (University) Program Analysis Development Environment. See SPARK Self-Propelled Assault Gun Special Project ALTeration Specialist Aeromedical Equipment Scalar Processor Architecture Solid Propellant Advanced Ramjet Kinetic energy missile SPADE Ada Reduced Kernel Self-Propelled Anti-Tank Gun Special Purpose Automatic Test Systems Self-Propelled Artillery Weapon SPAce WARfare Service Personnel Board Semi Permanent Circuit Spares Price Challenge Standard Priority Code Statistical Process Control Stored Program Control Surface Plot Compiler Specification Control Drawings Security Policy Documentation

SPAG SPALT SPAME SPARC SPARK SPARK SPATG SPATS SPAW SPAWAR SPB SPC SPC SPC SPC SPC SPC SPCD SPD

338

Acronym SPDC SPDL SPDT SPEC SPEC SPEC SPEG SPEWG SPF SPF SPF/DB SPFS SPGR SPH SPH SPH SPHR SPHVM SPI SPI SPI SPI SPICE SPICE SPINS SPIRIT SPIRS SPIT SPL SPL SPM SPM SPM SPM SPM SPO SPO SPOC SPOD SPOE SPOT Spr SpR SPR SPR SPRN SPRO SPROGO SPS SPS SPS SPS SPS SPS SPS SPS

Long Title Spare Parts Distributing Centre Standard Page Description Language Supplementary Provisioning Technical Documentation Specification Student Performance Evaluation by Computer Systems Performance Evaluation Cooperative Service Personnel Executive Group Submarine Platform Equipment Working Group Special Purpose Force Super Plastic Formed Super Plastically Formed/Diffusion Bonded Station Publications and Forms Store Specialist Personal Gps Receiver Self-Propelled Howitzer Smooth Particle Hydrocode Special Handling Standard Predicted Horizontal Range Self Propelled High Velocity Missile Service Provider Interface Smart Procurement Initiative Standard Procedure Instructions Still Photographic Image Simulation Programme with Integrated Circuit Emphasis Software Process Improvement and Capability dEtermination Special Instructions SPectral IR Imaging sysTem Supply Progression Information Retrieval System Smart Procurement Implementation Team Self-Propelled Launcher Signature Performance Level Scanning Probe Microscopy Secondary Propulsion Motor Self Protective Measures (against mines) Self-Propelled Mortar Site Project Manager Senior Police Officer Ship Protection Organisation (anti-terrorist) Single Point of Contact Sea Port of Disembarkation Sea Ports of Embarkation Satellite Pour L'Observation de la Terre Sapper Specialist Registrar Surface Plot Reporter System Platform Review Special Projects Royal Navy (Washington USA) Staff Public Relations Officer Staff Programming Officer Sharepoint Team Server (Microsoft product) Siemens Plessey Systems Specialist Procurement Services Staff and Personnel Support Standard Positioning Service Standard Priority System Support Policy Statement Surface Plot Supervisor 339

Acronym SPS/CF SPSC SPSD SPSO SPSO SPTD SPTME SPUR SPV SPVA SQ SQA SQA SQAP SQAPP SQE SQEP SQL SQL SQL SQM Sqn Ldr SQP SQUID SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR SR(A) SR(D) SR(L) SR(S) SR(SLA) SRA SRA SRA SRAAM SRAAM SRAC SRAD SRAHW SRAM SRAM SRAM SRAP SRB SRBOC SRC SRC SRCO SRD SRD

Long Title Specialist Procurement Services/Cost Forecasting Safety Principles & Safety Criteria Secondary Power Systems Display Senior Personnel Staff Officer Senior Principal Scientific Officer Supplementary Provisioning Technical Documentation Special Purpose Test & Measurement Equipment Synthetic Pulse Reception Special Purpose Vehicle (PFI Commercial Consortium) Service Personnel and Veterans Agency Sea Question Scottish Qualifications Authority Software Quality Assurance Software Quality Assurance Plan Software Quality Assurance Programme Plan Senior Quality Engineer Suitably Qualified & Experienced Persons Standard Query Language Structured Query Language Structured Query Language Database Safety & Quality Manager (DM) Squadron Leader Supplier Quality Plan Superconducting QUantum Interference Device Short Range Specific Range Staff Requirement Station Radio Surveillance Radar System Requirement Senior Rate Sponsored Reserves/Reservists Staff Requirement (Air) Staff Requirement (Defence) Staff Requirement (Land) Staff Requirement (Sea) Staff Requirement (Sea/Land/Air) Special Repair Activity Sub Responsibility Area Surveillance Radar Approach Short Range Air-Air Missile Short Range Air-to-Air missile Strategic Resources Allocation Committee Susceptibility RADHAZ Designator Short Range Anti-Helicopter Weapon Short Range Attack Missile Static Random Access Memory Structural Radar Absorbent Material Surface and Recognised Air Picture Solid Rocket Booster Super Rapid Blooming Offboard Chaff Space Research Cooperation Submarine Refit Complex (Devonport) Senior Range Conducting Officer Safety & Reliability Directorate System Requirements Document 340

Acronym SRD SRD/URD SRDH SRE SRF SRFAO SRFAO(C) SRFAO(N) SRFAO(S) SRG srg SRHA SRI SRIM SRINF SRIs SRLE SRLT SRM SRM SRMH SRN SRO SRO SRO SRO SRO SRP SRP SRPH SRR SRR SRR SRs SRS SRS SRSOM SRT SRU SRU SRU SRV SRV SRV SS SS SS SS SS SS SS SS SS sS SS SS(A)

Long Title Systems Requirements Document for DII Service Requirements Document/User Requirement Document Senior Rating's Dining Hall Safety Related Equipment Challenger 2 Sight Repair Facility Staff RFA Officer Staff RFA Officer (Communications) Staff RFA Officer (Navigation) Staff RFA Officer (Supply) Shell Replacement Gear Sound Ranging Software Requirements Hazard Analysis Sound Reduction Index Service Radio Installation Modification Shorter Range Intermediate Nuclear Force Shop Replaceable Items Sting Ray Life Extension Stores Repair Lead Time Scan Rate Modulation Shop Replaceable Module Single Role Mine Hunter Store Reference Number Sea Riding Officer Senior Responsible Officer Senior Responsible Owner Sport & Recreation Officer Station Routine Order Strategic Research Programme (now CRP) Survey & Repair Period Sonar Range Prediction Handbook Search and Rescue Region Standard Readiness Requirement System Requirements Review Senior Ratings (Petty Officers & above) Submarine Rescue System Surplus Review Statement Short Range Stand Off Missile Slow Run Through Shop Replaceable Unit Slip Ring Unit Specialist Repair Unit Source of Relative Velocity Submersible Rescue Vehicle Surrogate Research Vehicle Diesel Powered Submarine Safety Stock Sea Systems sector Ships Staff Ship's Staff Squadron Switch Strategic Systems Submarine(s) Subsidiary Switch single Service Sea Scouts SACEUR's Strategic Reserve (Air) 341

Acronym SS(D) SS3 SSA SSA SSA SSADM SSADM SSAFA SSB SSB SSB SSB SSBM SSBN SSBN SSBN SSBN SSBN SSC SSC SSC SSC SSC SSCA SSCP SSCS SSD SSD SSD SSD SSD SSDC SSDE SSDS SSE SSE SSE SSE SSEI SSEP SSEPO SSES SSF SSFAP SSG SSG SSG SSG(ASI) SSGN SSGW SSGW SSI SSI SSI SSID SSIEMT

Long Title Superintendent Ships (Devonport) Stores System 3 - RLC supply management system Senior Safety Advisor Ship Support Agency Software Support Analysis Structured System Analysis and Design Methodology Structured Systems Analysis and Design Methodology Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen Families Association Ship Safety Board Single Side Band Single Side Band (radio) Single Sideband (radio) Ship Submarine Ballistic Missile Ballistic Missile Carrying Nuclear Powered Submarine Ballistic Missile Submarine - Nuclear Ship Submarine Ballistic Nuclear Ship Submersible Ballistic Nuclear (TRIDENT) Submarine (ballistic, nuclear) Sea Systems Controllerate Shared Service Centre Single Shaped Charge Site Safety Committee Staff Sea Check System Specific Communications Architecture Sea Systems Controllerate Publications Surface Ship Command System Special Safety Distance Special Sea Dutymen Static Sensitive Device Stores Sub-Depot Structural Signal Device Serviceable Stock Distribution Code Surface Supplied Diving Equipment Ship Self Defence System Spring Supplementary Estimate Submerged Signal Ejector Support Solutions Envelope Surface Support Equipment Software Systems Engineering Initiative Standing Sea Emergency Party Senior Safety & Environmental Protection Officer Surface Ship Engineering Standards Shore Support Facility Standing Sea First Aid Party Sea Systems Group Security Services Group Strategy Steering Group Specialist Support Group (Aircraft Structural Integrity) Nuclear Powered Submarine carrying Cruise Missiles Surface to Surface Guided Weapon Surface-to-Surface Guided Weapon Ship Standard Increment Special Signals Intercept Standing Signal Instruction Sonar System Integrated Demonstrator Ship/Shore Interface Environmental Management Team 342

Acronym SSIFC SSIN SSIP SSIXS SSJ SSJ SSJO SSK SSK SSK SSKP SSL SSLC SSLP SSM SSM SSM SSM SSM SSM SSMO SSMOB SSMP SSMS SSN SSN SSN SSN SSN SSN SSN SSNS SSO SSO SSO SSO SSO SSOs SSP SSP SSP SSP SSP SSP SSP SSP SSPA SSPP SSQ SSR SSR SSR SSR SSRF SSRM SSS

Long Title Statement on the System of Internal Financial Control Secure Survivable Integrated Network Sonar & Signature Improvement Programme Submarine/Satellite Information Exchange System Site Safety Justification Slow Stretching Jet Senior Site Justification Officer Conventional Diesel Powered Submarine Conventional Submarine Diesel-powered Attack Submarine Single Shot Kill Probability Secure Socket Layer Strategic Systems Logistic Co-ordinator Ship Staff Life Plan Single Source Maintenance Standard Stores Memorandum Submarine Stores Manager. Sub-System manager (BCMS) Surface to Surface Missile Surface-to-Surface Missile Ship Safety Management Office Ships Staff Move On-Board Specialised Signal Message Preparation Ship Safety Management System Attack Submarine - Nuclear Nuclear Powered Hinter Killer Submarine Nuclear Propelled Attack Submarine Nuclear-powered Attack Submarine Ship Submarine Nuclear Ship Submersible Nuclear Submarine (attack, nuclear) Nat Designator for Nuclear Powered Attack Submarines Senior Scientific Officer Senior Supply Officer (Navy) Ship Standard Outfit Station Staff Officer System Security Officer Ship's Standing Orders Sea Systems Publication/Programme Secondary Steering Position Single Shot Probability Sound Speed Profile Strategic Systems Programme Supply Support Plan Supply Support Procedures System Security Policy Solid State Power Amplifier System Safety Program Plan Safety and Support Questionnaire Secondary Surveillance Radar (i.e. IFF etc) Software Specification Review Supply Senior Rate. Surface Surveillance Radar Safety Stock Restriction Factor Swept Scan Rate Modulation Safety and Suitability for Service 343

Acronym SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSSA SSSB SSSB SSSC SSSI SSSI SSST SST SST SSTD SSTLO SSTR SSU SSU SSVC SSVS SSyO ST ST ST st ST ST ST(SLA) STA STA STA STA&SP SS

Long Title Secure Speech Service Selected Ships Systems Strategic Source Simulator System/Segment Specification Solid Support Ship Substitute Single Service Accommodation Ship Shore Ship Buffer Ship-Shore-Ship Buffer (for data link) Systems and Software Support Cell Site of Special Scientific Interest Software Support Significant Item Service Software Support Team Sea Surface Temperature Standard Serviceability Test Surface Ship Torpedo Defence Staff Syllabus Training Liaison Officer Safety Stock Truncation Sight Survey Unit Submarine Support Unit Services Sound & Vision Corporation Services Sound and Vision Corporation Staff Security Officer Self Test Single Transaction Staff Target Static Thrust Strategic Transport Standby Time Staff Target (Sea/Land/Air) Shell Transfer Arm Supersonic Tunnel Association Surveillance and Target Acquisition Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Special Projects System Support

STA&SPSS

Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Special Project Support Systems

STACCS STAF STAFF STAG STAGE STAGE Stage 1/2/3 STAIR STAIRS STAMA STANAG STANAVFORLANT STANOC

Standard Theatre Army Command and Control System System/Sea Trial Analysis Facility Smart Target Activated Fire and Forget Site Test Authorisation Group Special to Type AGE Special to Type Aircraft Ground Equipment Stage of NBCD Training Simulation, Training and Artificial Intelligence Research (Group) Sensor Technology for Affordable Infra Red Systems Station Transport Management Aid NATO STANdardisation Agreement Standing Naval Force Atlantic Surveillance, Target Acquisition, Night Observation and Counter Measures

STAP STAP STAR STAR STAR STAR

Space Time Adaptive Processing Surveillance and target Acquisition Plan Stores Enquiry, Archiving and Retrieval Surveillance and Targeting or Synthetic Target Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance System Threat Assessment Report 344

Acronym START START STARTLE

Long Title Strategic Arms Reduction Talks/Treaty Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty Surveillance and Target Acquisition Radar for Tank Location and Engagement

STARTS STASS STASS State 1/2/3 STAWA STAWS STC STC STC STC STCICS STCICS STD STD STD STDR STE STE STE STE STE STE/IC STEL STEP STEP STEP STF STF STF STI STI STI STL STM stn STO STO(N) STOBAR STOIC STOL STOL STOMIS STOREDEM STORM STOROB STOVL STOVL STOVL STOW STP STP STP

Software Tools for Application to (large) Real-Time Systems Short Term Air Supply Short Term Air Supply System NBCD States that correspond with Degrees of Readiness Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Weapon Aiming Submarine Tactical Anti-Ship Weapon System CD SHAPE Technical Centre CAOC Demonstrator SHAPE Technical Centre or RAF Strike Command Special to Contents Strike Command Strike Command Communications & Information Control System Strike Command Integrated Comms System Signal Test Definition Software Test Description Subscriber Trunk Dialling (telephone system) System Trial Data Recorder Software Test Environment Staff Technical Equipment Support & Test Equipment Synthetic Training Equipment System Test Equipment Simplified Test Equipment/Internal Combustion Engine Short Term Exposure Limit STandard for the Exchange of Product STandard for the Exchange of Product data (ISO 10303) STandard for the Exchange of Product Model Data Shore Test Facility Special Trials Fit System Trial Facility Service Technical Instruction Servicing Technical Instruction Special Technical Instruction Signature Target Level Sea Dart Test Missile Station Survival to Operate Stores & Transport Officer (Naval) - civilian stores support Short Take Off But Arrested Recovery Survive to Operate Information Control Short Take Off & Landing Short Take-Off And Landing Supply & Transport Officer Management Information System Message Demanding Stores STation Operational Resource Management STOres ROBbery Short Take Off Vertical Landing Short Take-Off And Vertical Landing Short Take-Off Vertical Landing Synthetic Theatre Of War Sea Trials Period Sewage Treatment Plant Short Term Plan 345

Acronym STP STP STP STPS STR STR STR str STRADIS

Long Title Short Term Plan(ning) Software Test Plan Space Test Programme Static Target Projection System Software Test Report Statement of Technical Requirement Statement of Technical Requirements Strength STRuctured Analysis Design and Implementation of Software-based systems

STRAPSO strat STRE STRICOM STRIFAX STRIKE STRIKFLTLANT STRS STRS IPT STRV STS STS STS STS STS/SPS STSA STT STTE STTE/STTTE STTT STTTE STU STUFT STUFT STUP STV StV STW STWG STWS STWS STWS SU SU SU SU SU SU(P) Sub SUBVUL SUDS SUDT SUN SUN SUO SUPINTREP

Strap Security Officer Strategic Specialist Team Royal Engineers US Army Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation Command STRIke command FAX network RAF Front Line Command (now AIR) Striking Fleet Atlantic Strategic Terrestrial Radio System Strategic and Tactical Radio Systems IPT Space Technology Research Vehicle Sharepoint Team Services Space Transportation System (US Shuttle) Specialist Technical Support Synthetic Training Service Sharepoint Team Services/Sharepoint Portal Server Short Term Strategic Airlift Standard Tactical Trial Special to Type Test Equipment Special to Type Test Equipment Special to Type Tools Special to Type Test Equipment Stabilised Turning Unit Ship Taken Up From Trade Ships Taken Up From Trade Spinning Tubular Projectile Special to Type Vehicle Strategic View(s) Setting to Work Submarine Tactics & Weapons Group Ship Torpedo Launching Weapon System Shipborne Torpedo Weapon System Ships’ Torpedo Weapon System Signals Unit Signals Unit (RAF) Step-Up Submersible Unit Support Unit Inert shells for surface gunnery practices Submarine Support Submarine Vulnerability assessment code Submarine Upkeep Data System Staff User Data Terminal Statement of User Need Statement of User Needs Specialist User Officer (of explosives) Supplementary Intelligence Report 346

Acronym Supt (AS) Supt (NS) Supt Wks Supvr IS SUR SURFEX SURTASS SUS SUS SUSTAT SUWG SUY SV SV(H) SV(O) SVC SVGA SVID SVO SVOC SVP SVQ SVS SW SW SWAARM SWAG SWAP SWAPPS SWARF SWARM SWAT SWATH SWDP SWEO SWEO SWEO SWEO SWFLANT SWG SWHQ SWIFT

Long Title Superintendent (Armament Specialization) Superintendent (Naval Stores) Superintendent of Works Supervisor Information Systems Statement of User Requirements Surface Warfare Exercise Surface Ship Towed Away Surveillance System Signal Underwater Sound Signal, underwater Sound, Mk 84 Mod 1 Sustainability Statement System/Support Upkeep Working Group Senior Upper Yardman System View(s) Survey Vessel (Hydrographic) Survey Vessel (Oceanographic) Switched Virtual Circuit Super Video Graphic Array System V Interface Definition Small Value Order Small Value Order Cell Sound Velocity Profile Scottish Vocational Qualification Synthetic Vision System South West Special Weapons Smart Weapon Anti-ARmour Missile Secondary Weld Acceptance Group Squadron Weapon Analysis Programme South West Approaches to the UK SoftWare And Reliability Focus Wake Model Split Window adaptive Threshold Small-Waterplane-Area Twin Hull Sector Workforce Development Plan Squadron Weapons Engineering Officer Squadron WEO Staff Weapons Engineer Officer Staff WEO Strategic Weapon Facility, Atlantic Submarine Weapons Group Static War Headquarters Static Workshop Information Fast Track. Was to have replaced ARROW

SWIR SWISS SWISS SWL SWMLU SWMLU SWO SWO SWO(AIO) SWO(AV) SWO(AWW) SWO(C) SWO(EW)

Short Wave Infra Red Submarine Weapons Interconnector SubSystem Seawolf In Service Support Safe Working Load Sea Wolf Mid Life Upgrade Sea Wolf Mid-Life Update Staff Warfare Officer Station Warrant Officer Staff Warfare Officer (Above Information Organisation) Staff Warfare Officer (Aviation) Staff Warfare Officer (Above Water Warfare) Staff Warfare Officer (Communications) Staff Warfare Officer (Electronic Warfare) 347

Acronym SWO(FC) SWO(HM) SWO(N) SWO(RFA) SWO(UW) SWORDSMAN

Long Title Staff Warfare Officer (Fighter Control)

Staff Meteorological and Oceanographic Officer

Staff Warfare Officer (Navigation)

Staff Warfare Officer (RFA)

Staff Warfare Officer (Underwater Warfare)

Static Workshop Organisation Repair Data System MANagement

SWOT SWP(CEW) SWQO SWRDA SWS SWS SWS SWS SWSA SWUPI SX SX2000 SXO Sy SYNADEX SyOP SyOPs SysML SZ T&D T&E T&E T&G T&P T&RF T&S T.S.S.S T/B T/C T/P T/R T/R T/W T22 T23 T23(U) T3 T42 T4MS TA TA TA TA TA TAA TAAM TAAS TAAS TAAU

Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats

Staff Warfare Officer (Communications & Electronic Warfare)

Statutory Water Quality Objective

South West Regional Development Agency

Satellite Warning System

ShipWright Store

Signals Works Services

Strategic Weapon System

Ship Weapon System Authority

Ship Weapon Upkeep Planning Information

Mitel range of PBX’s

Mitel PABX

Staff Executive Officer

Security

Synthetic Air Defence Exercise

Security Operating Procedure

Security Operating Procedures

Systems Engineering Modelling Language

Surf Zone

Training and Development

Training and Evaluation

Trials & Evaluation Section

Temporary and Geographical

Temporary & Permanent (chart corrections)

Test & Reference Facilities

Travel & Subsistence

Top Secret S Study Test Bed (Radar) Thermocouple Teleprinter Transmit Receive Switch Transmit/Receive Thrust-to-Weight ratio Type 22 Frigate Type 23 Frigate Type 23 Upgrade Customer Base Work Requisition Form Type 42 Destroyer Tornado GR4 Mission Simulator Technical Area Territorial Army Towed Array Towed Array sonar Training Area Type Airworthiness Authority Temperature Airfield Attack Munition Tactical Airfield Attack Munition Traffic Accident Analysis System Towed Array Analysis Unit 348

Acronym TABIDU TABOO TAC TAC TAC tac air recce TAC T(MR/SR) tac/log TACAN TACC TACC TACDEM TACDI TACEVAL TACFIRE TACFIRE TACOM TACOM TACOMMS TACON TACP TACS TACSY

Long Title Towed Array BroadBand Interim Display Friendly frequencies that must never be jammed or interfered by friendly forces Tactical Air Command (US Air Force) Technical Assurance Coordinator Total Acquisition Cost Tactical Air Reconnaissance Tactical Transport (Aircraft)(Medium/Short Tactical-Logistic Tactical Air Navigation Tactical Air Control Cell Tactical Air Control Centre TACtical DEMonstrator Tactical Direction Tactical Evaluation Tactical Fire Direction System Tactical Fire Network Tactical Command Tank Automotive Command TActical COMMunicationS TActical CONtrol Tactical Air Control Party Tactical Air Control System Tasking And Control SYstem (SE District Transport and Movement)

TACWAN TAD TAD TAD TAD TAD TAD TAD/PNVS

TACtical WAN Tactical Air Direction Target Audience Description Target Audience Descriptions Towed Acoustic Decoy Towed Active Decoy Trailing Arm Device Target Acquisition and Designation Sight/Pilots Night Vision Sensor

TADC TADDS TADMICM

Tactical Air Direction Common Target Alert Display Data Set Towed Acoustic Decoy & Magnetic Influence mine Counter-Measure

TADMICM TADS TADS TAF TAFADS TAFFS TAFIM TAG TAG TAG TAG TAGs TAHS TAI TALM TALO TAM TAM

Towed Acoustic Decoy Mine Influence Counter-Measure Tactical Laser and Designation System Target Acquisition Designation Sight Task Authorisation Form Tactical Aid for Active Dipping Sonar Towed Array Free Flood Space Technical Architecture Framework for Information Management TAG Small Arm School Corps Task Acceptance Group Technical Advisory Group Towed Acoustic Generator Technology Advisory Groups Towed Array Handling System/Space Trident Applicable Indicator Tomahawk and Land Attack Missile Tactical Air Landing Operations Tactical Air Management Towed Acoustic Monitor 349

Acronym TAM TAMPA TAMS tan TANDEM TANS TANS TAOBT TAOBT TAOR TAP TAP TAP TAP TAP TAP TAR TARE TAREQ TARIF TAS TAS TAS TAS TAS TAS(RE) TASG TASM TASM TASMO TASMOD TAST TAT TATC TATU TAV TAV x TAVR TAVRA TAWP TB TB TBA TBC TBD TBD TBD TBJ TBLS TBMCS TBMD TBN TBO Tbrb TBS TBSR

Long Title Type Airworthiness Meeting Tornado Advanced Mission Planning Aid Test & Monitoring System tangent (trigonometric) Tactical ATM Network DEMonstrator Tactical Air Navigation System Tactical Air Navigation System In helicopter Towed Array On Board Trainer Towed Array On-Board Trainer Tactical Area of Operational Responsibility Technical Activities Plan Telephone Access Point (UNITER) Tender Assessment Panel Terminal Access Point Terminal Approach Procedure Towed Array Plotter Tactical Air Reconnaissance Telegraph Automatic Routing Equipment Towed Array REQuirement Telegraph Automatic Routing in the Field Technology Assessment Stage Towed Array Streaming Authority Tracking Adjunct System True Air Speed Typed Air Station Technical Advisory Section (Royal Engineers) Technical Advice & Support Group Tactical Air to Surface Missile Tactical Anti-Ship Missile Tactical Air Support of Maritime Operations Typed Air Station Modification Tornado Avionics System Trainer Turnaround Time Tactical Air Traffic Control Towed Array Terminal Unit Total Asset Visibility BICES Target Architecture Version x Territorial Army Volunteer Reserve Territorial Auxiliary and Volunteer Reserve Association Towed Array Working Party Technical Bulletin Towed Body To be Advised To be confirmed To be decided To be Detailed To Be Determined Target Borne Jammer Towed Body Locating System Theatre Battlefield Management Command System Tactical Ballistic Missile Defence To Be Notified Time Between Overhauls To Be Replaced By To be Specified Team Battle Shooting Range 350

Acronym TBT TC TC TC TC(R) TC/IP TCA TCAS TCAS TCB TCC TCC TCCC TCG TCM TCM TCMA TCMD TCN TCO TCO TCP TCP TCP/IP TCP/IP TCQ TCR TCR TCR TCS TCSC TCU TCV TCV TCW TCW TD TD TD TD TD TD/RR TDA T-DAB TDCL TDCS TDES TDFM TDHS TDI TDL TDLB TDM TDM TDO TDO

Long Title TriButylTin Radar Tactical Control Radar TeleCommand Type Commander TRAFALGAR Class replacement Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol Track Crossing Angle Traffic Collision Avoidance System Training Course Admin System Telephone Connection Box Tactics Control Centre Technical Control Centre Two-Compartment Compression Chamber Turkish Ship Technical Coordination Meeting Torpedo Counter Measures Time Critical Multicast Architecture Transport Control and Movement Document Transport Control Number Tempest Control Officer Trial Conducting Officer Transmission Control Protocol Transport Communication Protocol Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol Transport Communication Protocol/Internet Protocol Time, Cost and Quality Test Clarification Report Towable Cable Reeler Tube Clearance Round Tactical Command System Treasury & Civil Service Committee Tactical Control Unit Tank Cleaning Vessel Troop Carrying Vehicle Tactical Comms Wing Thermal Camouflage Woodland Tactical Doctrine/Display Tank Destroyer Technical Documentation Technology Demonstrator Transmit Data Technical Definition/Risk Reduction Training Development Advisor Terrestrial Digital Audio Broadcast Torpedo Detection Classification and Localisation Tank Driver Command System Tactical Data Encryption System Training Device Fidelity Matrix Tactical Data Handling System Time Delay and Integrate Tactical Data Link Training and Development Lead Body Time Division Multiplexing Transportable Data Module Training Development Officer Type Design Organisation 351

Acronym TDP TDP TDP TDP TDP TDR TDR TDR TDR TDRS TDS TDS TDS TDS TDSU TDT TDU TDU TE TE TE TE TE&A TEA TEA TEACASE TEAL TEBU TEC TEC NC TECA TECO TECO(NS) TEE TEE TEE TEE TEEP TEF TEI TEI TEJ TEK TEL TEM TEM TEMPEST TEMPEST TenDRA TEP TEPO TER TER TERCOM TERPROM

Long Title Technical Data Package Technical Demonstration Programme Technical Demonstrator Programme Technology Demonstration Programme Technology Demonstrator Programme Technical Design Review Test Discount Rate Time Domain Reflectometer Treasury Discount Rate Tracking and Data Relay State Tactical Data Systems Tactical Display System Training Device Suite Thermal Day Sight Training Development and Support Unit Training Development Team Theatre Drawdown Unit Trusted Disk Unit Tangent Elevation Task Element Test Equipment Training Equipment Trials, Evaluation & Acceptance Towed Enhanced Array Training and Employment Agency, Northern Ireland Thermal Effects on Airborne Conventional Armament Stores and Equipment committee Tactics, Equipment And Logistic Training Estates Business Unit Training and Enterprise Council TEC National Council TADS Electronic Control Amplifier Test Equipment Calibration Organisation Test Equipment Calibration Organisation (Non Strategic) Task Essential Equipment Task Essential Equipments Training Effectiveness Evaluation Theatre Essential Equipment Training and Education Enhancement Programme Test & Evaluation Facilities Telecommunications Equipment Inventory Text Element Identifier Temporary Enclosure Jacket Traffic Encryption Key Transporter-Erector, Launched and Radar Threat Evaluation Model Targeted Employment Module Radiation Security System for monitoring transmission security Trademark for the development of a portability technology Training Equipment Proposal Test Equipment Procurement Organisation Temporary Exercise Range Test & Evaluation Ranges Terrain Contour Matching TERrain PROfile Matching 352

Acronym TERPROM TES TES TES TES TESTAT TET TET TETA TETRA TEU TEV TEWA TEWA TEWMIS TEWT TEZ TF TF TF/TG TFD TFEC TFL TFR TFR TFS TFS TfT TFTA Tg TG TG TG TGC TGD TGDA TGDA TGM TGMB TGNTS TGP TGPL TGR TGRF TGS TGS TGSM TGSM TGT TGTS TGW THAAD THAAD THEL THQ THSG

Long Title Terrain Profile-Matching Tactical Engagement Simulation Target Echo Strength Target Engagement System Technical Enabling Services Tactical Engagement Simulation Training Advisory Team Tender Evaluation Team (CFQ) Turbine Entry Temperature Threat Evaluation & Tactical Advice Terrestrial Enhanced Trunked Radio System TADS Electronic Unit Test, Evaluation and Verification Threat Evaluation and Weapon Allocation Threat Evaluation Weapon Assignment Test Equipment Wing Management Information System Tactical Exercise Without Troops Total Energy Zone Task Force Technical Factors Task Force/Task Group Time For Distribution Technical Framework foe Electronic Commerce Tube Fixed Launcher Terrain Following Radar Terrain-Following Radar Technical Flight Servicing Tornado Flight Simulator Technologies for Training Terrain Following Terrain Avoidance GPS Satellite Time Task Group Technology Group (of the Corporate Research Programme) Turbo Generator Task Group Commander Thickened Soman RAF Training Group Defence Agency Training Group Defence Agency Technology Group Manager Terminally Guided Mortar Bomb Tank Gunnery Missile Tracking System Technology Group Proposal/Programme Test Gear Provision List Technology Group Requirements Tornado GR1 Force Tank Gun Sight Tri Glycerine Sulphate Terminally Guided Mortar Bomb Terminally Guided SubMunition Turbine Gas Temperature Tank Gunnery Training Simulator Terminally Guided Weapon (US) Theatre High Altitude Air Defence Theatre High Altitude Area Defence Tactical High Energy Laser Theatre Headquarters TTTE/Harrier Steering Group 353

Acronym TI TI TI TI TI TI TI TI TI TIAD TIALD TIALD TIALD TIARA TIB TIBS TIC TIC TICM TICM TIDE TIF TIFF TIG TIGRE TIH TIM TIMS TINS TIP TIP TIPSS TIR TIRE TIRRS TIS TIS TIS TISH TISM,s TISMS TISS TIT TITAN TIW TIWG TJF TJF TKA TKSS TL TL/SA TLA TLA TLA TLAM

Long Title Tactical Internet Target Indication Target Indication or Thermal Image Target Indicator Technical Information Telecommunications and Instruments Thermal Imager Thermal Imaging Trial Installation Technical Instructions for Armament Depots Thermal Imager Airborne Laser Designator Thermal Imaging And Laser Designation Thermal Imaging And Laser Designator Tornado Integrated Avionics Research Aircraft Telecommunications Interface Box Tactical Information broadcast System Technical Information Centre Toxic Industrial Chemicals Thermal Imaging Common Module Thermal Imaging Common Modules Tactical Information Data xchange Task Interval or Frequency Tagged Image File Forma Type of welding Thermal Image Generation Research Environment Time In Hand Technical Interface Meeting Tucano Information Management System Technical Instructions for Nuclear Submarines Technology Insertion Programme Turn-In Point Tornado Initial Provisioning Support System Target Illuminating Radar Tank Infra-Red Elbow Tornado Infra Red Reconnaissance System Target Indication System Thermal Imaging System Thermal Imaging Systems Thermal Imaging Sensor Head Technical Instructions for Submarines Technical Instructions for Submarines Thermal Imaging Sighting System Turbine Inlet Temperature Name of a data fusion project Tactical Imagery Intelligence Wing Threat Information Working Group Test Jack Frame Transportable JAPNMS Facility  Temporary Keep Alive Tank Systems Support Transmission Loss Team Leader Smart Acquisition Thin Line Array Three Letter Acronym Three-letter Acronym Tactical Land Attack Missile (Tomahawk) 354

Acronym TLAM TLAM TLB TLB TLBH TLBs TLC TLC TLC TLCM TLCM TLCR TLE TLESP TLF TLIA TLO TLO TLOF TLR TLS TLS TLS TLS TLS TLS TLT TLV TM TM TM TM TM TM TM TMA TMA TMAS TMC TMCC TMD TMDE TME TME TME TME TMF TMG TMJ TMN TMPS TMS TMS TMSL TMSS TMT

Long Title Theatre Land Attack Missile Tomahawk Land Attack Missile Top Level Budget Top Level Budget Holder Top Level Budget Holder Top Level Budget Holders Through Life Costs Through-Life Cost Training Liaison Co-ordinator Through Life Capability Management Through Life Cost Model Through Life Coherence Review Through Life Engineering Through Life Equipment Support Plan Total Electrical Failure Through Life Information Architecture Training Liaison Officer Transport Liaison Officer Touchdown And Lift-off Area Tank Laser Rangefinder Tank Laser Sight Through Life Support Torpedo Launch System Transit Levels (Air Lanes) Transmitter Location System or Towed Laser Slopemeter Trident Low Stock Total Lead Time Toxicity LeVel Target Marking Task Manager Technical Maintenance Technical Manual Telemetry Trade Mark Training Manual Target Motion Analysis Time Motion Analysis Transport Management Accounting System Temporary Mobilisation Centre Transportable Manned Compression Chamber Theatre Missile Defence Test, Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment Test & Measuring Equipment Test and Measurement Equipment Total Managed Expenditure Totally Managed Expenditure Tactical Management Functions Test & Measurement Group Technical and Military Judgement Telecommunication Management Network Tornado Mission Planning System Temporary Modernisation System Transport Management Systems Thomson Marconi Sonar Ltd Total Mine Simulation System Trade Management Training 355

Acronym TMTF TMUAS TN TNA TNA TNC TNC TNO TNP TNS TNT TNTLS TO TO TO TO&E TOA TOA TOA TOAT TOBA TOC TOC TOC TOCMOD TOD TOD TODA TODAH TOE TOF TOF TOGS TOI TOIL TOM TOPEX TOPL TOPMIS TOR TOR TORA TORs TOS TOSL TOST TOT TOT TOTE TOW TOW TOW TOW TOWR/P TOWS-3D TOXREP

Long Title Trident Maintainer Trainer Facility Turret Mortar Under Armour System Tasking Notice The National Archives (formerly the Public Records Office) Training Needs Analysis TEC National Council Tetranitrocarbazole Belgian textile and clothing research Telematics Network Protocol Tactical name Service Tri Nitro Toluene Tactical Navigation TL System Technical Officer Thales Optronics Training Objective Table of Organisation & Equipment Time Of Arrival Transfer of Authority Treasury Officer of Accounts formerly Hawk Aircraft Low Observable Terms Of Business Agreement Treat Official Correspondence Threshold Of Concern Total Operating Costs The Other Countries? MODs Take-Off Distance Time Of Dispatch Take-Off Distance Available Take-Off Distance Available (Helicopter) Table of Organisation and Equipment Tag Out Form Time Of Flight Thermal Observation and Gunnery Sight Time of Interest Time Off In Lieu Telemetered Operational Missile Space based surveillance system Training On Private Land TOP Management Information System. Replaces NIMIS Terms Of Reference Time Of Receipt Take-Off Run Available Terms of Reference Tactical Operations Systems Tactical Oceanographic Simulation Laboratory Turkish OST Time On Target Time Over Target Tracker, Optical, Thermally-Enhanced Technical Office Writer Tube launched Optical tracked Wire guided Tube-launched Optically-tracked Wire-guided (missile) Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire guided bomb Type Of Work Required/Permitted Towed array simulation program Toxic Incident Report 356

Acronym TP TP TP TP TP TP&N TP/T TPA TPAGs TPB TPC TPE TPE TPFSDS-T TPG TPI TPM TPMH TPMS TPO Tpr TPS TPS TPS TPS TPS TPSM TPT Tpt & Mov TQ TQ TQ TQM TQMS TQP TQS TR TR TRA TRAC TRACER

Long Title Target Practice Teaching Point Technical Plan Test Procedures Transition Plan Triple Phase & Neutral Training Projectile /Traced Two-Photon Absorbers Training Policy Advisory Groups Transportable Prefabricated Building Thermocouple Probe Container Target Parameter Estimation Thermoplastic Elastomer Target Practice Fin-Stabilised Discarding Sabot Tracer Tactical Procedures Group Technical Publication Index Terrain Profile Mode The Princess Mary's Hospital Transaction Processing Management System Tree Preservation Order Trooper Tactical Picture Supervisor TADS Power Supply Test Program Sets Training Performance Standard Training Performance Statement Technical Platform Systems Management Third Party Targeting Transport and Movement Tactical Questioning Torque Total Quality Total Quality Management Triple Quadruple Mass Spectrometer Total Quality Programme/Process Total Quality System Technical Report Technical Review Teledyne Ryan Aeronautical Tradoc Analysis Command Tactical Reconnaissance Armoured Combat Equipment Requirement

TRACER TRACSTAR TRAD TRADOC TRADOC TRAMP TRANMIS TRANSEC TRANSOP TRAS TRAWLERMAN TRB TRD TRD

Tactical Reconnaissance for Armoured Combat Equipment Tracked Search and Target Acquisition Radar Transmitter RADHAZ Designator Training and Doctrine Command US Army TRAining and DOctrine Command Torpedo Recognition Active Multibeam Processor High Level fleet management system Transmission Security Transport Operation Order Processing System Training Requirements Analysis Section Current UK strategic Defence Intelligence Information System Tail Rotor Blade Test Requirement Documentation Towed Radar Decoy 357

Acronym TRDP TREE TREE TREF TREF TRF TRF TRF TRfN TRICAT TRIGAT TRIL TRIM TRIPER TRL TRL TRLI TRLT TRLV TRM TRM TRN Trng TRP TRR TRRAP TRS TRS TRSV TRT TRV TS TS TS TS TSA TSA TSA TSAR TSAT TSC TSC TSC TSC TSC(L) TSCIDA TSD TSDF TSEC TSF TSG  TSGCE TSGCE TSM TSM TSM

Long Title Technology Research & Development Programme Transient Radiation Effect on Electronics Transient Radiation Effects on Electronics Tornado Reconnaissance Exploitation Facility Transportable Reconnaissance Exploitation Facility Time to Rectify Faults Trident Refit Facility Trouble & Failure Report Terrain Relief Navigation Tri-Service catering system Third Generation Anti-Tank missile Tailored Repairable Item List Temporary Radio Installation Modifications TRident Planned Equipment Replacement programme Technology Readiness Level Terrestrial Rear Link Terrestrial Rear Link Instruction Total Repair Lead Time Tracked Repair Launch Vehicle Technical Reference Model Transmit Receive Module Terrain Referenced Navigation Training Technical Packaging Requirement Test Readiness Review Technology Readiness and Risk Assessment Programme Technical Requirements Specification Tornado Reconnaissance System Tracked Rapier Support Vehicle Turn-Round Time Torpedo Recovery Vessel Technical Support Test Specification Threshold Shift Transport Support Temperature Swing Adsorption Total Ship Arsenal Training Standards Authority Turret System Assembly Repair Technical Specification and Assessment Technique Neutron Test Source Container Tornado Steering Committee (?) Training Standards Council Transport Simplified Fire Control Training Support Command (Land) Technical Supervisory Coordinating Design Authority Tactical Situation Display Trident Shore Development Facility Transmission Security Total Steam Failure Theatre Support Group NATO Tri Service Group for Communications and Electronics TriService Group on Communications and Electronics Technical Security Measures Total System Model Training Support Manager 358

Acronym TSMS TSMS TSNAPS TSO Tsol TSP TSPM TSQ TSR TSS TSS TSS TSS TSSBN TSSD TSSDB TSSF TSSF TST TSTS TSTT TSU TSW TT TT&C TT&C TTB TTBT TTC TTC TTCP TTCP TTCP TTCP UAG 15 TTCP UTP-9 TTCTS TTE TTF TTIL TTJL TTME TTOE TTP TTPs TTR TTR TTS TTS TTSAR TTTE TTU TTW TTWMAPS TU TU TU

Long Title Tornado Supply Management System Tornado Support Management System Trident Ship Navigation And Processing System Technical Staff Officer Treasury Solicitors Office Training Support Plan Tank Self-Protection Missile Time and Superquick Tripartite Staff Requirement Technical Support Survey Thermal Sighting System Trainer System Software Trident Sonar Suite Trident Ship Submersible Ballistic Nuclear Technical Stores Sub-Depot Trident Sonar Suite Data Bus Trident Shore Support Facility Trident Software Support Facility Test Tornado GR4 Synthetic Training Service TADS selected task trainer Transport Support Unit Tactical Supply Wing Technical Transfer Telecommand, Telemetry and Control Tracking, Telemetry and Control Tank Test Bed Threshold Test Ban Treaty Tactical Transport Command Tracking Telemetry and Command The Tactical Cooperation Programme The Technical Co-operation Programme Tripartite Technology Cooperation Panel A NATO Committee Technical panel on HFI for naval systems TADS Turret Continuity Test Set Target Track Evaluation Tanker Truck Fuel Training Task Inventory List Through-the-job learning Thomson Thorn Missile Electronics Tactical Time Of Event Tactics, Techniques & Procedures Tactics, Techniques and Procedures Time to Respond Transportable Tracking Range Tank Thermal Sight Technician Training Standard Technology Transfer Security Assistance Review Tornado Tri-national Training Establishment Tape Transfer Unit Transition to War Transition to War Manpower Allocation Planning System Task Unit Trade Union Turkey 359

Acronym TUA TUA TUC TUIN TUK TUL/TUM TUMS TUP TUPE TUTT TV TV TV TVC TVE TVM TVRC TVT TVT TVT TVX TWA TWACN TWACN TWAIN TWAS TWC TWG TWMP TWOPS TWP TWRS TWS TWS TWSEL TWSH TWT TWTA TWU Tx TX TXT U or UC U/D or UD U/S UA UA UAC UAJ UAMS UARS UAS UASST UAT UAV UAV

Long Title Target Uncertainty Area TOW Under Armour Trade Union Congress Total Unit Information Needs Thales UK Truck Utility Light/Truck Utility Medium Towed UnManned Submersible Transfer Under Pressure Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment Twin Unit Tractor Tug Technical View(s) Television Thrust Vectoring Thrust Vector Control Tube Vent Electric Track Via Missile Thrust Vector/Reaction Control Training Variant Torpedo Training Variant Torpedo. MRI 4002. UK type of practice ASW torpedo Torpedo Vehicle Experimental Time Weighted Average Theatre Wide Area Communication Network Theatre-Wide Area Communications Network Technical Wizardry in a Nutshell Tornado Weapons Analysis System Trident Watch Committee Transition Working Group Track Width Mine Plough Tactical Weapon Operating Procedures in Submarines Technical Working Party Torpedo Weapon Response Simulator Tactical Weapon System Track While Scan Tactical Weapon System Equipment List Tactical Weapon System Highway Travelling Wave Tube Travelling Wave Tube Amplifier Tactical Weapons Unit Transmit Transmitter Text Unclassified Upper Deck Unserviceable User Actions User Agent User Assurance Coordinator Unattended Jammer Unit Ammunition Management System Underwater Acoustic Recognition System University Air Squadron Unit Air and Surface Staff Tables User Acceptance Test Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Unmanned Aerial Vehicles 360

Acronym UAV UAVASMG UAVS UBEP UBRE UBS UC UCAS UCD UCI UCM UCMP UCMP UCN UCP UCP UCP UCPD UCT UCTP UDC UDL UDM UDR UDT UDT UDT UE UE UE98-1 UEO UEP UEP UER UET UF UfI UFO UFPM UFR UGL UGS UGS UGV UHB UHC UHF UHF UHF-AM UHY UIA UID UIN UIN UK UK COE

Long Title Unmanned Air Vehicle UAV Airworthiness and Safety Management Group Unmanned Air Vehicle System UK Bomb Enhancement Programme Unit Bulk Refuelling Equipment Unclassified But Sensitive Under Construction Universities and Colleges Admission Service for the UK User Control Device (VIDS component) User Computer Interface Urban Camouflage Material UKADGE Capability Maintenance Programme UKADGE ICCS Capability Maintenance Program Unit Command Net Unit Calibration Procedure Upkeep Change Proposal User Datagram protocol Upkeep Contract Placement Date User Conversion Training Used Core Transport Package Universal Display Consoles Uniformly Distributed Load User Data Module Ulster Defence Regiment Underwater Defence Technology Upkeep Delivery Team User Data Terminal Unified Endeavour Unintentional Emissions Unified Endeavour Unexploded Explosive Ordnance Underwater Electric Potential or Unified Electrode Potential Underwater Electrical Potential Urgent Equipment Requirement Universal Engineer Tractor Urea Formaldehyde University for Industry UHF Follow On satellites Used Fuel Progress Meeting Unsatisfactory Feature Report Under-slung Grenade Launcher Unattended Ground Sensors Underground Structure Unmanned Ground Vehicle Ultra High Bi-pass ratio Unburnt Hydrocarbons Ultra High Frequency Ultra High Frequency (300 - 3000 MHz) Ultra High Frequency Amplitude Modulated Ultra Heat Treated (milk) Urgent Interim Amendment Useful to the Ill-Disposed Unit Identification Number Unit Identity Number United Kingdom United Kingdom Common Operating Environment 361

Acronym UK DAUG UK DIE UK NCB UK TG UK/NL UK/NL LF UKACCS UKADGE UKADGE UKADR UKAIR UKAIS UKAS UKAS UKBC UKBC UKBEP UKCCM UKCeB UKCEC UKCICC UKCOE UKDEL UKDIE UKDPO UKFSGC UKGAAP UKINCA UKLF UKMACCS UKMACCS UKMARBATSTAFF UKMCCIS UKMF UKMF UKMFTS UKMIST UKMSCS UKMSCS UKMSCS UKNAVCAMS UKNAVCAMS UKOPMOD UKOPSDOC UKPFAT UKREP UKRSS UKSAG UKSIWG UKSP UKSSC UKWFAT UKWMO ULAV ULC ULC

Long Title United Kingdom Danger Area User Group UK Defence Interoperability Environment United Kingdom National Codification Agency United Kingdom Task Group United Kingdom/Netherlands United Kingdom/Netherlands Landing Force UK Air Command & Control System UK Air Defence Ground Environment United Kingdom Air Defence Ground Environment UK Air Defence Region CCIS UKAIR Command and Control Information System UK Academy for Information Systems UK Accreditation Service United Kingdom Accreditation Service UK Based Civilians United Kingdom Base Civilians UK bomb enhancement programme UK Common CIS Methods United Kingdom Council for e-Business UK Co-operative Engagement Capability UK Commanders-in-Chiefs' Committee UK Common Operating Environment United Kingdom Delegation United Kingdom Defence Interoperability Environment United Kingdom Defence Procurement Office UK Foreign Source Garbage Co-ordinator UK Generally Accepted Accounting Practice UK Intelligence CIS Architecture United Kingdom Land Forces UK Maritime Coastal Comms System United Kingdom Coastal Communications System United Kingdom Maritime Battle Staff UK Maritime Command & Control Info System UK Mobile Force United Kingdom Mobile Force UK Military Flying Training System United Kingdom Military Intelligence Support Terminal UK Military Satellite Comms System UK Military Satellite Communications System United Kingdom Military Satellite Communications System UK Naval Communication Area Master Station UK Naval Communications Area Master Station UK OPerational MODel UK Operational Doctrine UK Peacetime Frequency Allocation Tables United Kingdom Representative UK RATT Ship Shore System UK Simulation Advisory Group UK Simulation Interoperability Working Group UK IT Evaluation & Certification Scheme Publication UK Spectrum Strategy Committee UK Wartime Frequency Allocation Tables United Kingdom Warning and Monitoring Organisation Ultra Light Armoured Vehicle Unit Load Carrier Unit Load Container 362

Acronym ULD ULD ULEEF ULF ULS ULS UM UM UMA UMA UMAV UMC UML UMMIPS UMMS UMP UMR UMS UMTS UN UNCED UNCLAS UNCLOS UNDEX UN-EDIFACT UNEP UNESCO UNFICYP UNFICYP UNI UNICOM UNICOM UNIKOM UNIRAS UNIRAS UNITER UNIX UNIX UNOMIG UNPROFOR UNSAT UNSC UNSCOM UNSCR UOB UOC UOR UOR UOS UoSAT UP UPC UPC UPCE

Long Title Unit Level Device (for filling radios) Unit Load Device Unit Level EFR Entry Facility Ultra Low Frequency Ultra Low Side-lobe Unit Load Specification Universal Modem Upkeep Manager Unmanned Aircraft Unmanned Military Aircraft UnManned AirVehicle Under Ministry Control Universal Modelling Language Uniform Material Movement & Issue Priority System Unit Maintenance Management System Underwater micro-Processor Urgent Maintenance Requirement Unattended Machinery Space Universal Mobile Telecommunication Terminal United Nations United Nations Conference on Environment and Development United Nations Convention on the Law Of the Sea United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea UNDerwater EXplosion United Nations - Electronic Data Interchange Standard for Administration, Commerce and Transport United Nations Environment Programme UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation United Nations Force In CYPrus United Nations Forces in Cyprus User Network Interface UNIt COMputer UNIt COMputer Project United Nations Iraq Kuwait Observer Mission UNified Incident Reporting and Alert System Unified Incident Reporting and Alerting Scheme RAF secure survivable communications system A Computer operating system developed by AT&T through universities, particularly Berkeley UNIversity system United Nations Observer Mission In Georgia United Nations PROtection FORce Unsatisfactory Assessment United Nations Security Council United Nations Special Commission United Nations Security Council Resolution Unit Of Behaviour Usable on Code Urgent Operational Requirement Urgent Operational Requirements Urgent Operational Status University of Surrey Satellite Upkeep Period Unit Production Cost Unit Purchase Price Unit Production Cost per Equipment 363

Acronym UPKEEP UPKEEP UPO UPS UPS UPSD UPSN UPSU Upt UPTH UQS UR UR UR URA URCMR URD URD URD URDs URG URL URO URS URSO US US ACTD US joint CAT system US of S US of S (AF) US of S (DP) USA USAF USAS USAS USB User USG USG USGW USI USI USL USL USMC USMC USN USO USofS USP USR USS UST USWP UT

Long Title IT System to support upkeep and stores supply for Navy Naval logistics core system Unit Personnel Office (personnel admin) Uninterrupted Power Supply Uninterruptible Power Supply Upkeep Period Start Date UNITER Packet Switched Network Uninterruptable Power Supply Unit Upkeep port Upkeep Period Time in Hand Ultra Quiet State Unscheduled Replacement Usage Rate User Requirement Ultra Reliable Aircraft Uniformed Regular Core Manpower Requirement User Requirement Document User Requirement Document for DII User Requirements Document User Requirement Documents Underway Replenishment Group Uniform Resource Locator Unit Routine Order User Requirement Specification Unit Ranges Specialist Officer United States United States Advanced Concepts Technology Demonstrator US joint Combined Arms Training Under Secretary of State Under Secretary of State for the Armed Forces Under Secretary of State for Defence Procurement United States of America United States Air Force Unit Supply ADP System Unit Supply and Accounting System Universal Serial Bus members of the Authority's staff or agents that are required to used any service or system Underwater Studies Group Upkeep Support Group Under Sea Guided Weapon Unique Service Identifier Upkeep System Integrator Under Slung Load Under Slung Loads United States Marine Corps US Marine Corps United States Navy Unit Security Officer Under Secretary of State Upkeep and Support Plan Unit Security Representative United States Ship Upholder Sales Team Upkeep & Support Working Party Upkeep Time 364

Acronym UTA UTC UTC UTI UTIH UTM UTM UTP UTS UTT UTT UUB UUP UUT UUV UV UVA UW UWB UWE UWG UWO UWS UWSS UWT UWW UXB UxE UXO UXO UxR v V V of D V&A V&V V.24 V/STOL V3

Long Title Unmanned Tactical Aircraft Universal Co-ordinated Time Universal Time Coordinated Urgent Technical Instruction Upkeep Time In Hand Underwater Threat Manual Universal Transverse Mercator Unshielded Twisted Pair Universal Turret System Unit Tactical Trainer Unplanned Tactical trial Upkeep User Board Use of Upkeep plan Unit Under Test Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Ultra Violet Ultraviolet Absorption Under Water Ultra WideBand UnderWater Engineering User Working Group Underwater Warfare Officer Underwater Warfare Systems Underwater Sound Signals Underwater Telephone Under Water Warfare Unexploded Bomb Upkeep by Exchange Unexploded Bomb Unexploded Ordnance Upkeep by Repair volt(s) Volts Velocity of Detonation Valuable & Attractive (stores) Verification and Validation ITU interface standard Vertical/Short Take Off and Landing Vizegrad 3 - new NATO entrants: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland

VAAC VAAC VAB Vadm VALUE VAMP VAN VAPS VARRV VAS VAS VAT VAUTOmax VBIED VBR VCAD

Vectored thrust Aircraft Advanced flight Control Vectored-thrust Aircraft Advanced Control Vickers Armoured Bridgelayer Vice Admiral Value-Added Acquisition and Logistics for Ultimate Efficiency VC-10 Aid to Management Planning Value Added Network Virtual Application Prototyping System Vickers Armoured Repair and Recovery Vehicle Visible Infra-Red Spin-Scan Radiometer Atmospheric Sounder Voice Alarm System Value Added Tax Maximum speed for autorotation flight Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device Velocity for best range Vehicle Chemical Agent Detector 365

Acronym VCC VCC VCD VCDS VCDS VCMG VCP VCR VCRUISE

VCTWG VD94 VDCC VDD VDL VDPR VDS VDSL VDSL VDU VDU VE VECTACs VEDES VEDS VEMASID VEMS VERA VERTREP VESPER VET VFM VFR VFR VG VG VGA VGA VGE VGPI VGPO Vh VHDL

Long Title VIDS Communications Controller Volunteer Cadet Corps Vertical Coverage Diagram (radar) Vice Chief of Defence Staff Vice Chief of the Defence Staff Vanguard Combat system Management Group Vehicle Check Point Videocassette Recorder Maximum Level Forward Flight Velocity using the lower of MPC or transmission limit Versatile Console System Visually Coupled System Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers Vanguard class submarine Combat System configuration Management Committee Vanguard Class Trials Working Group Vienna Document 94 Vanguard Degaussing Configuration Control Version Description Document Design Limit Velocity Vertical Direct Passive Ranging Variable Depth Sonar Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line Vickers Defence Systems Ltd Video Display Unit Visual Display Unit Value Engineering Vectored (ASW) Attacks (using a helicopter) Vehicle Exhaust Dust Ejection System Vehicle External Distribution System Vehicle Magnetic Signature Duplicator Versatile Exercise Mine System Versatile Experimental Receive Array Vertical Replenishment Vehicle Equipment and Spares, Provision Economics Vocational Education and Training Value for Money Visual Flight Rules Visual Flying Rules Very Good Assessment Vortex Generator Video Graphics Adapter Video Graphics Array Venous gas emboli Velocity Gate Pull In Velocity Gate Pull Off Maximum horizontal velocity at intermediate rated power (IRP) Very High Speed Integrated Circuit(VHSIC) Hardware Description Language

VHDL VHF VHF VHF VHF-AM VHF-FM VHI

VHSIC Hardware Description Language Very High Frequency Very High Frequency (30 - 300 MHz) Very High Frequency (radio) Very High Frequency Amplitude Modulated Very High Frequency Frequency Modulated Visual Hit Indicator

VCS VCS VCSELs VCSMC

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Acronym VHIS VHSIC VIA 

Long Title Visual Hit Indicator System Very High Speed Integrated Circuit Virtual Integration Authority

VIGV VIM VIM VIP VIP VIRSS VISA VISA VITAL VITS VL VLA VLF VLF VLH Vlimit VLLAD VLS VLSMS VLSW VM VMAP VMAT Vmax R/C Vmax R/D VMBT VMC VME VME VMF VMFI VMI Vmin R/D VMMG VMP Vne VNE VNIR Vno VO VOC VOIDS VOIP VOP VOR VOR VOR RX VP VP VP(Projects) VPN VPO

Variable Inlet Guide Vane Vibration Isolation Module Vibration Isolation Modules Very Important Person Video Image Processing Visual and Infra-Red Smoke Screening System VME Inoperable Support Application VME Inoperable System Access Visibility In Transit Asset Logging Video Image Tracking System Vertical Launch or Vectored Lift Very Large Array Very Low Frequency Very Low Frequency (3 – 30 kHz) Vote Ledger Heading Maximum forward flight velocity Very Low Level Air Defence Vertically Launched missile System Vehicle Launched Scatterable Mine System Vertical Launch Sea Wolf Value Management Digital map standard (vector data) Versatile Multi Aimer Trainer (for all types of PDMS) Airspeed for maximum rate of climb Airspeed for maximum rate of descent Vickers Main Battle Tank Visual Meteorological Conditions Versa Module Eurocard Virtual Machine Environment Variable Message Format Visual Mine Firing Indicator Vendor Managed Inventory Airspeed for minimum rate of descent Vehicle Mounted Machine Gun Vehicle on Mobilisation Plan Never exceed speed Velocity Never Exceed Very Nearly Infra-Red Normal operating speed Variation Order Volatile Organic Compound Video Output Interface Description Specification Voice over IP Variation of Price VHF Omnidirectional Range VHF Omni-Directional Range VHF Omni Range Receiver Virtual Prototyping Vulnerable Point Vice President (Projects) Virtual Private Network Vanguard Project Office 367

Acronym VPOB VPS VQ VR VR VRC VRF VRML VRML VRN VROC VRS VSA VSA VSA VSAR VSAT VSAT VSBL VSC VSEL VSEL VSHORAD VSHORADS VSI VSI VSI VSI VSRAAM VSS VSTOL VSW VSWR VT VT VT VTC VTOL VTOL VTOM VTT VTT VUDT VULCAN NRTE VUR VV & A VV&T VVIP VVR VVSS VXI W W w/days w/o W/R

Long Title Vice President of the Ordnance Board Vacuum Pumping System for sewage Vocational Qualification Virtual Reality Voluntary Release Vehicle Radio Communications Volunteer Reserve Force Virtual Reality Mark-up Language Virtual Reality Modelling Language Vehicle Registration Number Vertical Rate of Climb Voice Response System Valued Stock Accounting Vertical Sextant Angles Value Stream Analysis Versatile Synthetic Aperture Radar Very Satisfactory Assessment Very Small Aperture Terminal Very Short Base-Line Vanguard Support Cell Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering Ltd Vickers Shipbuilding Engineering Limited Very Short Range Air Defence Very Short Range Air Defence System Vehicle Systems Integration Vertical Speed Indicator Virtual Super Instrument Vote Sub Item Very Short Range Air-to-Air Missile Voluntary Sports Subscription (RN) Vertical or Short Take-Off and Landing Very Shallow Water Voltage Standing Wave Ratio Variable Time Variable Time (fuze) Vosper Thornycroft Video Tele Conferencing Vertical Take Off and Landing Vertical Take-Off And Landing Vulcan Trials, Operations & Maintenance Video Target Trainer Video Tele-Training Vehicular UDT for use on the move VULCAN Naval Reactor Test Establishment Vehicle Usage Report Verification, Validation & Accreditation Verification, Validation & Test Very Very Important Person Video Voice Recorder Vertical Volute Spring Suspension Versa eXtension for Instrumentation Watts West working days Without Wardroom 368

Acronym W2K W3C WAC WAD WADS WAGE WAH WAIS WAIT WAM WAN WAR WARCON WARM WART WARTO WAS WAS WASP WASP(A) WASS Watch On Deck WAVELL WAXTER WBGT WbLA WBP WBRA WBS WBSC WBSS WCA WCA WCET WCFS WCP WCS WCS WCU WD WDA WDA WDA/Z WDAAPS WDD WDDC WDIST WDO WDO WDP WE WE WE WE(OST) WE/L WEAG

Long Title Windows 2000 Operating System World Wide Web Consortium Weapon Acceptance Committee Work Authorisation Document. Wholesale Automated Distribution System Wide Area GPS Precise Positioning Service Enhancement Westland Attack Helicopter Wide Area Information Service Weapon Aiming In the Turn Work Allocation Model Wide Area Network The Multi-Threat War Exercise held every Thursday War Consumables (IT System) War And Reserve Mode Weapon Action Repair Team (RFA) Weapon Action Repair Team Officer (RFA) Weapons Action Switch Wide Area System Weapons Application Signal Processor WR Assumptions Planning Tool (Army) Wide Angle Star Sensor Duty personnel available for general evolutions Army Battlefield MIS A UK/US collaborative programme Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Work-based Learning for Adults Water and Boil Proof grade plywood Whole Base Risk Assessment Work Breakdown Structure Whole Base Safety Case Wide Band Secure Speech Warnings, Cautions and Advisory Waste Collection Authority Worst Case Execution Time Water Compensated Fuel System Warfare Capability Package Whitehall Communications System Wire-Free Communication Systems Winch Control Unit Weapon Direction (section of WE Department) Waste Disposal Authority Weapon Danger Area Weapon Danger Area/Zone Weapon Danger Area Assessment and Prediction System Warship Design Definition Weapons Design and Development Committee Western District Warfare Development Organisation Weapon Direction & Ordnance Workforce Development Plan War Establishment Weapon Engineer(ing) Weapons Engineering Weapon Engineer (Officer Sea Training) Weapons Engineering/Electrical Western European Armaments Group 369

Acronym WEAO WEC WECDIS WEDP WEEA WEF WEG WEL WELG WEMIT WEO WEO WEORM WES WES WES WESOs WESSCOM WESTAXE WETEM WEU WEZ WF WF WFI WFM WFOV WFSV WFT WFU WG WG WGS WGT WHA WHDE WHIDDS WHIS WHL WHL WHMS WHO WHPS WHT WHT WIA91 WID WIE WIF WILs WIMP WIMPS WIN WIN WINS WIP

Long Title Western European Armament Organisation World Energy Council Warship Electronic Chart Display Information Weapon Equipment Delivery Programme World Energy Efficiency Organisation With Effect From Weapon Engineering Guide GKN Westland Engineering Limited Western European Logistics Group Weapon Equipment Mutual Interference Trial Weapon Engineer Officer Weapons Engineering Officer WE Operations Room Manager Weapon Engineering Stores Weapon Equipment Stores Weapons Effect Simulator WE Standing Orders Weapons Electronic Emission Security Steering Group Exercise in the SW Approaches to the UK WE Temporary Memoranda Western European Union Weapon Engagement Zone Warfighting Waterfront Westland Free Issue Whole Fleet Management Wide Field Of View Wheeled Fire Support Vehicle Withdrawal From Training Weapons Function Unit Water Gauge Working Group World Global System Wet Globe Temperature Weapons Holding Area Weapon Handling & Discharge Equipment War Headquarters Information Dissemination & Display System Whole Hospital Information System GKN Westland Helicopters Limited Westland Helicopters Limited Westland Helicopters Materials Specification World Health Organisation Westland Helicopters Process Specifications Weapon Handling Test Weapon Harbour Trial Water Industry Act 1991 Waste Information Document Weapon Interface Equipment Wet Inlet Facility Weapons Inhibits and Limits Windows Icon Mouse Pointer Windows Icons & Mouse Pulldown menu System Weather Information Network Wider IIP Network Windows Internet Name Server Work in Progress 370

Acronym WIS WITS WIU WIW WLC WLC WLC WLCM WLCSG WLHR WLR WM WM WMC WMD WMD WMF WMI WMO WMP WMR WMRV WMS WMS Wng WO WO(L) WO(M) WO(U) WOC WOC WOCA WOCY WOCY WORM WORS WOSA WOSA WOTSAC WOW WOWE(RFA) WOWTR WP WP WP WP WP WPAFB WPD WPD WPI WPM WPM WPM WPP WPP

Long Title Weather Information System Warehouse Information Technology system Winch Interface Unit Work In Way Whole Life Cost Whole Life Costing Whole Life Costs Whole Life Cost Model Whole Life Cost Steering Group Weapon Launch & Handling Rig Weapon Locating Radar Weapons Management Workstream Manager Weapon Maintenance Condition Weapon of Mass Destruction Weapons of Mass Destruction Windows Meta File Wider Markets Initiative Weapon Maintenance Officer (RFA) With Much Pleasure (affirmative reply to an RPC) War Maintenance Reserve Wheeled Maintenance and Recovery Vehicle Warehouse Management System Weapons Multi block Euler Code Cdr Wing Commander Warrant Officer WO(Electrical) WO(Mechanical) Warrant Officer (Upkeep) Weather & Oceanographic Centre Work Order Control WO Catering Accountant Warrant Officer Communications Yeoman WO Chief Yeoman Write Once Read Many WO Radio Supervisor Windows Open Systems Architecture WO Stores Accountant When Old Type Spares are Consumed Weight On Wheels WO Weapons Engineering (RFA) WO Writer Warsaw Pact Water Point Weapons Processor White Phosphorous Work Proposal Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Warship Planning Document Warship Policy Document Wavell Processor Installation Warship Project Manager Words Per Minute Work Package Management Weekly Practice Programme Works Project Programme 371

Acronym WPT WPWSR WR WR HALL PORT WR OPV WRA91 WRAM WRAM WRAM WRAP WRC WRNS WRPC wrt WS WS WS3 WSA WSB WSC WSC WSC

Long Title Weapons Procedure Trainer Working Party on War Stocks & Reserves War Reserve Wardroom Hall Porter Warrior Observation Post Vehicle Water Resources Act 1991 Asset management information for helicopter engines Work Recording and Asset Management Work Recording and Asset Management system Waste Resources Action Programme World Radio communications Conference Women's Royal Naval Service Weapon Repair Policy Code with regard to Weapon System Weapons Systems Weapons Secure Survivable Storage Warship Support Agency Weapon Section Base Weapon Safety Committee Weapon Stowage Compartment Weapon System Coordination or Wargaming and Simulation Centre

WSC WSCTDS WSDEM WSEAF WSER WSL WSM WSM WSM WSM WSM WSM WSMR WSO WSO WSO WSP WSP WSP WSPS WSS WSS WSS WSS WSS WSSS WSTG WSU WSWSB WT WTMS WTMS WTO

Whole Ship Coordinator (MM in RN) Weapon System Coordination Technology Demonstrator Weapon System Design Effectiveness Model Weapons Systems Effectiveness Analysis Facility Weapon System Effectiveness Report Whole Ship Life Water Space Management Weapon System Manager Weapon System Model Work Service Manager Work Services Manager Works Service Manager White Sands Missile Range Washington Standardisation Officer Weapon Section Officer Weapons System Operator Warship Support Plan Whole Ship Procurement Works Scrutiny Panel Wire Strike Protection System Weapons System Specification Weapons Systems Sector Windmill Signal Station Windows Sharepoint Services Workshop Support Services Wideband Secure Speech System Weapon Systems Tuning Group Weapon System Upgrade Whole Ship Watch & Station Bill Wireless Telegraphy Warehouse and Transport Management System Warehouse and Transportation Management System World Trade Organisation 372

Acronym WTSV WUDD WUP WWCCS WWFN WWG WWMCCS WWW WYSIWYG X.121 X.21 X.25 X.29

Long Title Watertight Slide Valve Weapon Upkeep Disclosure Document Weapon Upkeep Plan World Wide Control and Communication System World Wide Fund for Nature Weapon Working Group World Wide Military Command and Control System World Wide Web What You See Is What You Get The numbering scheme for Packet Switched Service ITU protocol standard ITU interface standard for terminals operating in the packet mode ITU standard of procedures for the exchange of Control and Data information

X.3 X.400 X.500 X1 X2/BDX XB XBS XBT XBT XD XMI XML XML XO XOT XP XSV XTM or XOTM X-Windows Y of S Y2K YARD yd yd(s) YO YOFB YPG Yr YSM Z ZEUS ZMC ZZ

ITU standard for Packet Assembly/disassembly (PAD) facility International Standard for message handling systems International Standard for Directory Services WOMAA who works for SXO NBCDX2/Battle Damage Exercise Executive Board (as in DPA) eXternal Breathing System eXpendable Bathy Thermography eXpendable BathyThermograph Executive Director (as in DPA) XML Metadata Interchange Extensible Markup Language Extensible Mark-up Language Executive Officer eXpendable Optical Temperature/Depth eXchange Point eXpendable Sound Velocimeter XO's Temporary Memorandum A Graphical User Interface standard Yeoman of Signals Year 2000 (Millennium Bug) Yarrows Admiralty Research & Development. Yard (UK unit of measurement) yard(s) Young Officer (under training) Young Officers Fleet Board Yuma Proving Ground Year Yard Services Manager Zone Harrier GR5/7 Mission Planning Aid? Zone Military Commander Zig-Zag

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