C
Acronyms and Abbreviations


ACC

Air Combat Command

ACTD

advanced concept technology demonstration

AC2ISRC

Aerospace Command and Control and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Center

AFEO

Air Force Experimentation Office

AFOTEC

Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center

AFROC

Air Force Requirements Oversight Council

AJC2

Adaptive Joint Command and Control

ARCI

Advanced Rapid COTS Insertion program

ARG

amphibious ready group

ASN(RDA)

Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition

ASW

antisubmarine warfare

ATD

advanced technology demonstration

AWE

advanced warfighting experiment


CAOC-X

Combined Air Operations Center-Experimental

CBIRF

Chemical/Biological Incident Response Force

CDEC

Combat Development Experimentation Command

CDS

Combat Development System

CEC

cooperative engagement capability

CEE

Continuous Experimentation Environment

CENTCOM

U.S. Central Command

CFFC

Commander, Fleet Forces Command



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The Role of Experimentation in Building Future Naval Forces C Acronyms and Abbreviations ACC Air Combat Command ACTD advanced concept technology demonstration AC2ISRC Aerospace Command and Control and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Center AFEO Air Force Experimentation Office AFOTEC Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center AFROC Air Force Requirements Oversight Council AJC2 Adaptive Joint Command and Control ARCI Advanced Rapid COTS Insertion program ARG amphibious ready group ASN(RDA) Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition ASW antisubmarine warfare ATD advanced technology demonstration AWE advanced warfighting experiment CAOC-X Combined Air Operations Center-Experimental CBIRF Chemical/Biological Incident Response Force CDEC Combat Development Experimentation Command CDS Combat Development System CEC cooperative engagement capability CEE Continuous Experimentation Environment CENTCOM U.S. Central Command CFFC Commander, Fleet Forces Command

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The Role of Experimentation in Building Future Naval Forces CINC Commander in Chief (now referred to as Combatant Commander) CJCSI Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction CJTF Commander, Joint Task Force CMC Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps CNO Chief of Naval Operations CONOPS concept of operations COP common operating picture COTS commercial off-the-shelf CPX command post exercise CROP Common Relevant Operating Picture CSG carrier strike group CTP common tactical picture CVBG aircraft carrier battle group CVG carrier group CW Capable Warrior CWL Commandant’s Warfighting Laboratory C2 command and control C3I command, control, communications, and intelligence C4I command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence C4ISR command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DDG guided-missile destroyer DFN Digital Fires Network DOD Department of Defense DOTMLPF doctrine, organization, training, material, leadership, personnel, and facilities DT&E developmental test and evaluation DVTE Distributed Virtual Training Environment EBO effects-based operation EFDS Expeditionary Force Development System ERGM extended-range guided munition ESG expeditionary strike group FAV fast attack vehicle FBCB2 Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below FBE Fleet Battle Experiment FBE-I Fleet Battle Experiment-India

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The Role of Experimentation in Building Future Naval Forces FCS Future Combat System FOFAC forward observer/forward air controller FTX field training exercise FY Fiscal Year GCCS Global Command and Control System GCCS-M Global Command and Control System-Maritime GISRC GCCS intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capability GPS Global Positioning System GSTF Global Strike Task Force HSV high-speed vessel HW Hunter Warrior IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers IFAV Interim Fast Attack Vehicle IKA Information Knowledge Advantage IO information operations IP Internet Protocol ISR intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance JBC Joint Battle Center JCATS Joint Conflict and Tactical Simulation JCDE Joint Concept Development and Experimentation JCS Joint Chiefs of Staff JEF Joint Experimental Federation JEFX Joint Expeditionary Force Experiment JFACC Joint Force Air Component Commander JFCOM Joint Forces Command JFE Joint Fires Element JI&I joint interoperability and integration JISR Joint Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance JMCC Joint and Maritime Component Commander JMO-T Joint Medical Operations-Telemedicine JROC Joint Requirements Oversight Council JSAF Joint Semi-Automated Forces JSIMS Joint Simulation System JTAMDO Joint Theater Air and Missile Defense Office JTASC Joint Training, Analysis, and Simulation Center JTF Joint Task Force JVIMP Joint Vision Implementation Master Plan

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The Role of Experimentation in Building Future Naval Forces JWARS Joint Warfare System JWC Joint Warfighting Center JWCA Joint Warfighting Capabilities Assessment KB(X) Kernel Blitz (Experimental) LAWS Land Attack Warfare System LCAC landing craft, air-cushioned LELFAS Long Endurance Low Frequency Active Sonar LOE limited-objective experiment LTA limited technical assessment MAJCOM Major Command MBC Maritime Battle Center (NWDC) MC 02 Millennium Challenge ’02 MC2A Multi-Mission Command and Control Aircraft MCCDC Marine Corps Combat Development Command MCM mine countermeasure MCMC Mine Countermeasures Commander MCP Mission Capabilities Package MCTSSA Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity MCWL Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory MEF Marine Expeditionary Force MEU Marine Expeditionary Unit MIO Maritime Interception Operations MIWC Mine Warfare Commander MOBA Marine operations in built-up areas MOP Measure of Performance MOUT military operations in urban terrain MROC Marine Requirements Oversight Council M&S modeling and simulation MTO Maritime Tasking Order NAVSEA Naval Sea Systems Command NBC nuclear, biological, or chemical NCASW network-centric antisubmarine warfare NCW network-centric warfare NETWARCOM Navy Network Warfare Command NFN Naval Fires Network NRL Naval Research Laboratory NSS Naval Simulation System NWDC Navy Warfare Development Command

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The Role of Experimentation in Building Future Naval Forces OC Olympic Challenge OD04 Olympic Dragon 2004 OEF Operation Enduring Freedom OMFTS Operational Maneuver from the Sea ONR Office of Naval Research OPNAV Office of the Chief of Naval Operations OPTEVFOR Operational Test and Evaluation Force OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense OTA other transaction authority PACOM Pacific Command POM Program Objectives Memorandum PTW Precision Targeting Workstation RDO Rapid Decisive Operations RISTA reconnaissance, intelligence, surveillance, targeting, acquisition SARGE surveillance and reconnaissance ground equipment SBCT Stryker Brigade Combat Team SJF HQ standing joint force headquarters SLOC Sea Line of Communication SLUAV submarine-launched unmanned aerial vehicle SME subject matter expert SOF Special Operations Force SPACECOM U.S. Space Command SPMAGTF Special Purpose Marine Air/Ground Task Force SSGN cruise missile submarine STOM Ship to Objective Maneuver SUBDEVRON submarine development squadron SYSCOM Systems Command T&E test and evaluation TAMD theater air and missile defense TBMD theater ballistic missile defense TCT time critical target TENCAP Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities TES-N Tactical Exploitation System-Navy THS Target Handoff System TLDHS Target Location and Designation Handoff System TMD theater misslie defense TRADOC Training and Doctrine Command

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The Role of Experimentation in Building Future Naval Forces TTPs tactics, techniques, and procedures UAV unmanned aerial vehicle UCAV uninhabited combat air vehicle UGV unmanned ground vehicle USACOM U.S. Atlantic Command USAF U.S. Air Force USD Under Secretary of Defense USDA&T Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology USLANTCOM U.S. Atlantic Command (emphasis on fleet) USJFCOM U.S. Joint Forces Command USMC U.S. Marine Corps USN U.S. Navy UW Urban Warrior VCNO Vice Chief of Naval Operations VLS Vertical Launch System WARNET Wide-Area Relay Network WIDT Warfare Innovation Development Team WRAP Warfighting Rapid Acquisition Program