F Acronyms and Abbreviations


AAAV

Advanced amphibious assault vehicle

ACV

Air-cushioned vehicle

ARG

Amphibious-ready group


CG

Guided missile cruiser

CNA

Center for Naval Analyses

CONUS

Continental United States

CSSD

Combat service support detachment

CVN

Nuclear-powered aircraft carrier


DD

Destroyer

DDG

Guided missile destroyer


ERGM

Extended-range guided missile


FARP

Forward arming and refueling point

FSSG

Force service support group


IOC

Initial operating capability


JSF

Joint strike fighter


LASM

Land-attack standard missile

LCAC

Landing craft (air cushion)

LCU(X)

Advanced landing craft

LHA

Amphibious assault ship (general purpose)

LHD

Amphibious assault ship (multipurpose)


MAGTF

Marine air-ground task force

MCSSD

Marine combat service support detachment

MEF

Marine expeditionary force

MEF

(FWD) Marine expeditionary force (forward)



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--> MEU Marine expeditionary unit MLC Marine Logistics Command MOB Mobile offshore base MPF Maritime prepositioning force MPF 2010+ Maritime Prepositioning Force 2010 and Beyond OMFTS Operational Maneuver From the Sea RAP Rocket-assisted projectile RPM Rounds per minute SES Surface-effect ship SOC Support operations capability STO Short takeoff STOL Short takeoff and landing STOM Ship-to-objective movement TAFDS Tactical airfield fuel distribution system TEU Twenty-ft equivalent unit TLAM Tomahawk land attack missile VGAS Vertical gun (advanced) system VLS Vertical launch system VTO Vertical takeoff