Appendix B

Acronyms and Abbreviations Used

AAA

Antiaircraft artillery

AAAV

Advanced amphibious assault vehicle

ACTD

Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration

APADS

Advanced Precision Aerial Delivery System

APAM

Antipersonnel-antimaterial

ARG

Amphibious ready group

ARPA

Advanced Research Projects Agency

ASARS

Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System

ASW

Antisubmarine warfare

ATACMS

Army Tactical Missile System

ATD

Advanced Technology Demonstration

BADD

Battlefield Awareness and Data Dissemination

BAT

Brilliant antitank (munition)

BDA

Bomb damage assessment

BDI

Bomb damage indication

BLU

Standard designation for a class of bombs

C2

Command and control

C3

Command, control, and communications

C3I

Command, control, communications, and intelligence

C4I

Command, control, communications, computing, and intelligence

CEC

Cooperative engagement capability

CEM

Combined effects munition

CENTCOM

Central Command

CEP

Circular error probable

CID

Combat identification

CINC

Commander in chief

CINCLANTFLT

Commander in Chief, Atlantic Fleet

CM

Cruise missile

COEA

Cost and Operational Effectiveness Analysis

CONUS

Continental United States

CS

o-Chlorobenzylidenemalononitrile (riot control agent)

CSS

Communications support system

CTOL

Conventional take-off launch



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The Navy and Marine Corps in Regional Conflict in the 21st Century Appendix B Acronyms and Abbreviations Used AAA Antiaircraft artillery AAAV Advanced amphibious assault vehicle ACTD Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration APADS Advanced Precision Aerial Delivery System APAM Antipersonnel-antimaterial ARG Amphibious ready group ARPA Advanced Research Projects Agency ASARS Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System ASW Antisubmarine warfare ATACMS Army Tactical Missile System ATD Advanced Technology Demonstration BADD Battlefield Awareness and Data Dissemination BAT Brilliant antitank (munition) BDA Bomb damage assessment BDI Bomb damage indication BLU Standard designation for a class of bombs C2 Command and control C3 Command, control, and communications C3I Command, control, communications, and intelligence C4I Command, control, communications, computing, and intelligence CEC Cooperative engagement capability CEM Combined effects munition CENTCOM Central Command CEP Circular error probable CID Combat identification CINC Commander in chief CINCLANTFLT Commander in Chief, Atlantic Fleet CM Cruise missile COEA Cost and Operational Effectiveness Analysis CONUS Continental United States CS o-Chlorobenzylidenemalononitrile (riot control agent) CSS Communications support system CTOL Conventional take-off launch

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The Navy and Marine Corps in Regional Conflict in the 21st Century CVBG Carrier battle group DARO Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Office DCNO Deputy Chief of Naval Operations DET Distributed explosive technology DOD Department of Defense DSCS Defense Satellite Communications System ECM Electronic countermeasures EHF Extrahigh frequency ER Extended range FAC Forward air controller FARP Forward Arming and Refueling Position FO Forward observer GEO Geosynchronous Earth Orbit GOSC General Officers Steering Committee GPS Global Positioning System HAE High-altitude endurance HARM High-speed antiradiation missile HDR High data rate HIV Human immunodeficiency virus HMMWV High-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle HUMINT Human intelligence IFF Identification Friend or Foe IMU Inertial measurement unit INS Inertial Navigation System IR Infrared JADO/JEZ Joint Air Defense Operations/Joint Engagement Zone JAST Joint Advanced Strike Technology JCIDO Joint Combat Identification Program Office JCS Joint Chiefs of Staff JDAM Joint Direct Attack Munition JFACC Joint Forces Air Component Commander JSOW Joint Standoff Attack Weapon JSTARS Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System JTF Joint Task Force JTIDS Joint Tactical Information Distribution System JWC Joint Warfighting Center LANTFLT Atlantic Fleet LCAC Landing craft air cushion LDR Low data rate LEO Low Earth Orbit LOTS Logistics over the shore LSQ/C Landing ship quay/causeway

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The Navy and Marine Corps in Regional Conflict in the 21st Century MAGTF Marine air-ground task force MCCDC Marine Corps Combat Development Command MCM Mine countermeasure MCS Mine countermeasures command, control, and support ship MDR Medium data rate MEF Marine expeditionary force MHC Minehunter class of ship MILSPEC Military specification MOB Mobile offshore base MOBA Military operations in built-up areas MOUT Military operations in urban terrain MPF Maritime prepositioned force MPS Maritime prepositioned ship MRC Major regional conflict MTI Moving target indicator NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization NAVDOCCOM Navy Doctrine Command NCCOSC Naval Command, Control, and Ocean Surveillance Center NTACMS Navy Tactical Missile Systems (naval version of Army TACMS) O & M Operations and Maintenance (financial account) OMFTS Operational Maneuver from the Sea OOTW Operations other than war OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense PCS Personal communication system PELEC Precision emplacement of large explosive charges PGM Precision-guided munition PLRS Position Location and Reporting System POM Program Objectives Memorandum R & D Research and development SABER Situational Awareness Beacon with Reply SABRE Shallow Water Assault Breaching System SAM Surface-to-air missile SAR Synthetic aperture radar SATCOM Satellite communications SCAMP Single-channel antijam man-portable (EHF tactical terminal) SEAD Suppression of enemy air defenses SEAL Sea, air, land team (special forces team)

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The Navy and Marine Corps in Regional Conflict in the 21st Century SHF Superhigh frequency SIGINT Signal intelligence SLAM Standoff Land Attack Missile SLOC Sea lines of communication SMART-T Secure mobile antijam reliable tactical (terminal) SOCOM Special Operations Command SOP Standard operating procedure SSBN Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine SSGN Nuclear-powered guided missile submarine START Strategic Arms Reduction Talks TAV Total Asset Visibility TBM Tactical ballistic missile TENCAP Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities TIBS Tactical Information Broadcasting System TRADOC Army Training and Doctrine Command TRAP Tactical Reporting and Processing TSSAM Tri-Service Standoff Attack Missile UAV Unmanned air vehicle UHF Ultrahigh frequency U.N. United Nations USACOM U.S. Army Command USMC U.S. Marine Corps USN U.S. Navy USTRANSCOM U.S. Transportation Command VLS Vertical launch system VSTOL Vertical short take-off landing WGS World Grid System WMD Weapons of mass destruction