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A  Acronyms 

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 ACRAdvanced
Concepts and Requirements
 ACR/RDAAdvanced
Concepts And Requirements/
Research, Development
  and
Acquisition
 ACTDAdvanced
Concepts and Technology
Demonstration
 ACVOPFOR
Armored Command Vehicle
 ADAir
Defense
 ADSTAdvanced
Distributed Simulation Technology
 ADST
II
Advanced
Distributed Simulation Technology
II
 AGLAutomatic
Grenade Launcher
 AGMAir-Ground
Missile
 AIMAdvanced
Integrated Management
 AMELActive
Matrix Electro-Luminescence
 AMSOArmy
Model and Simulation Office
 APAnti-Personnel
 AP/ATAnti-Personnel/Anti-Tank
 APCArmored
Personnel Carrier
 APDS-TArmor
Piercing Discarding Sabot – Tracer
 APFSDS-TArmor
Piercing Fin Stabilized Discarding
Sabot – Tracer
 APIArmor
Piercing Incendiary
 API-TArmor
Piercing Incendiary – Tracer
 ARIArmy
Research Institute
 ARPAAdvanced
Research Projects Agency
 ARTEPU.S.
Army Training and Evaluation
Program
 ARTEP-MTPU.S.
Army Training and Evaluation
Program-Mission Training
  Plans
 ATAntitank
 ATDAdvanced
Technology Demonstration
 ATGLAntitank
Grenade Launcher
 ATGMAntitank
Guided Missile
 AUDAudible
 AUSAAssociation
of the U.S. Army
 AVLBArmored
Vehicle Launch Bridge
 AWEArmy
Warfighting Experiment
B  Acronyms 

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 BCSBattery
Computer System
 BFVBradley
Fighting Vehicle
 BLEPBallistic
Eye Protection
 BLK/WHTBlack/White
 BLUFOROther
Friendly Forces
 BMPOPFOR
Amphibious Infantry Combat Vehicle
 BOSBattlefield
Operating System
 BRDMOPFOR
Amphibious Scout/Reconnaissance
Vehicle
 BRTBrightness
 BTROPFOR
Amphibious Armored Personnel
Carrier
 BUCSBack-up
Computer System
C  Acronyms 

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 C4ICommand,
Control, Communications, Computers
and Intelligence
 CASClose
Air Support
 CATTCombined
Arms Tactical Trainer
 CBChemical
and Biological
 CCOClose
Combat Optic
 CCOSClose
Combat Optic Sight
 CCTTClose
Combat Tactical Trainer
 CCWCounter-Clockwise
 CDRLContract
Data Requirements List
 CFEContractor
Furnished Equipment
 CGFComputer
Generated Forces
 CISCombat
Instruction Sets
 CITVCommander’s
Independent Thermal Viewer
 CLRClear
 CLUCommand
Launch Unit
 COCompany
 COEACost
and Operational Effectiveness
Analysis
 COMSECCommunications
Security
 CPXCommand
Post Exercise
 CRSComputer/Radio
Subsystem
 CTAClothing
Table of Allowance
 C/VAMCompass/Vertical
Angle Measurement
 CWClockwise
D  Acronyms 

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 DBBLDismounted
Battlespace Battle Lab
 DCIMDisplay
Control Interface Module
 DDCDay
Display Component
 DIDismounted
Infantry
 DISDistributed
Interactive Simulation
 DoDDepartment
of Defense
 DPDevelopmental
Priority
 DPICMDual-Purpose
Improved Conventional Munitions
 DSSUDismounted
Soldier System Unit
 DTODigital
Terminal Operator
 DWNDismounted
Infantry Warrior Network
E  Acronyms 

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 EMAExternal
Mount Assembly
 EOEEarly
Operational Experimentation
 EPWEnemy
Prisoners of War
F  Acronyms 

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 FAField
Artillery
 FAVFast
Attack Vehicle
 FBCB2Force
XXI Battle Command Brigade and
Below
 FDFire
Direction
 FDPFunctional
Definition Process
 FLIRForward
Looking Infrared
 FMField
Manuals
 FOForward
Observer
 FOVField
of View
 FPCFunctional
Process Code
 FROGOPFOR
Free Rocket Over Ground
 FSOFire
Support Officer
 FSRCForeign
Systems Research Center
 FTXField
Training Exercise
 FWAFixed
Wing Aircraft
 FYFiscal
Year
G  Acronyms 

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 GCPGround
Commander’s Pointer
 GEN
II
Generation
II
 GFEGovernment
Furnished Equipment
 GFIGovernment
Furnished Information
 GPSGlobal
Positioning System
 GRAYFORGray
Forces
H  Acronyms 

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 HEHigh
Explosive
 HEATHigh
Explosive Antitank
 HEAT-FSHigh-Explosive
Antitank – Fin Stabilized
 HEAT-MP-THigh-Explosive
Antitank – Multipurpose – Tracer
 HEIHigh-Explosive
Incendiary
 HEMTTHeavy
Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck
 HESHHigh-Explosive
Squash Head
 HHCHeadquarters
and Headquarters Company
 HHDHandheld
Display
 HMDHead-Mounted
Monocular Display
 HMGHeavy
Machine Gun
 HMMWVHigh
Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled
Vehicle
 HQHeadquarters
 HVAPFSDSHyper-Velocity
Armor Piercing Fin Stabilized
Discarding Sabot
I  Acronyms 

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 I2Image
Intensification
 ICIndividual
Combatant
 ICMImproved
Conventional Munitions
 IDIdentification
 IFVInfantry
Fighting Vehicle
 IEDKIndividual
Equipment Decontamination Kit
 IHASIntegrated
Helmet Assembly Subsystem
 IRInfrared
 ISUIntegrated
Sight Unit
 ITS(s)Individual
Training Standards
 IUSSIntegrated
Unit Simulation System
J  Acronyms 

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K  Acronyms 

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L  Acronyms 

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 LANTIRNLow
Altitude Navigation Targeting
Infrared Night
 LAWLight
Antitank Weapon
 LCELoad
Carrying Equipment
 LCMSLaser
Countermeasures System
 LEDLight-Emitting
Diode
 LIFLaser
Interference Filter
 LMGLight
Machine Gun
 LMTVLight
Medium Tactical Vehicle
 LOSLine
of Sight
 LRF/DCLaser
Range Finder/Digital Compass
 LTALaunch
Tube Assembly
 LWLand
Warrior
 LWTBLand
Warrior Test Bed
M  Acronyms 

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 M&SModeling
And Simulation
 MBSTMarine
Battle Skills Training
 MC&GMapping,
Charting, and Geodesy
 MCCDCMarine
Corps Combat Development Command
 MCCRESUSMC
Combat Readiness Evaluation
 MEDEVACMedical
Evacuation
 MELIOSMini-Eyesafe
Laser Infrared Observation Set
 METT-TMission,
Enemy, Terrain, Troops, And Time
Available
 MGMachine
Gun
 MLRFMELIOS
Laser Rangefinder
 mmmillimeter
 MNSMission
Need Statement
 MOBAMilitary
Operations In Built-Up Area
 ModSAFModular
Semi-Automated Forces
 MOPPMission-Oriented
Protective Posture
 MOSMilitary
Occupational Specialty
 MOUTMilitary
Operations on Urbanized Terrain
 MTPMission
Training Plans
 MTVMedium
Tactical Vehicle
 MWModular
Weapon
 MWSModular
Weapon System
N  Acronyms 

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 NANot
Applicable
 NATONorth
Atlantic Treaty Organization
 NAVNavigation
 NBCNuclear,
Biological, Chemical
 NCONoncommissioned
Officer
 NDCNight
Display Component
 NIMANational
Imagery and Mapping Agency’s
 N-LOSNon-Line
of Sight
 NODLNight
Observation Device, Long Range
 NSDCNight
Sensor/Display Component
 NUMNumeric
 NVDNight
Vision Device
 NVGNight
Vision Goggles
O  Acronyms 

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 OCCFLDOccupational
Field
 OICWObjective
Integrated Individual Combat
Weapon
 OLGObjective
Lens Group
 OOTWOperations
Other Than War
 OPObservation
Post
 OPFOROpposing
Forces
 ORDOperational
Requirements Document
 OTOperator
Tasks
P  Acronyms 

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 PCPersonal
Computer
 PCIESProtective
Clothing and Individual Equipment
Subsystem
 PEWSPlatoon
Early Warning System
 PLPlatoon
Leader
 PLGRPrecision
Lightweight Global Positioning
System Receiver
 PLTPlatoon
 PM-CATTProject
Manager for Combined Arms Tactical
Trainer
 PNVSPilot’s
Night Vision Sensor
 POIProgram
of Instruction
 POLPetroleum,
Oils, Lubricants
 POSPosition
 PPSPulse-Per-Second
 PSGPlatoon
Sergeant
 PSMPersonnel
System Monitor
 PTLPrimary
Task List
 PTTPush-To-Talk
 PUAPrimary
Using Audience
Q  Acronyms 

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R  Acronyms 

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 R&DResearch
and Development
 RAPRocket-Assisted
Projectile
 RCIResource
Consultants Incorporated
 RDAResearch,
Development And Acquisition
 RDFRapid
Disruption Force
 RDFDRequirement
Decomposition Functional
Definition
 RFRadio
Frequency
 RFLRestricted
Fire Line
 RIPDRemote
Input/Pointing Device
 RISRail
Interface System
 RLRocket
Launcher
 RPGRocket
Propelled Grenade
 RTRadio
Transmitter
 RTORadio
Telephone Operator
 RWARotary
Wing Aircraft
S  Acronyms 

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 SAFSemi-Automated
Forces
 SAICScience
Application International
Corporation
 SAMSurface-to-Air
Missile
 SASOStability
and Security Operations
 SAWSquad
Automatic Weapon
 SISituational
Interrupt
 SIMNETSimulation
Network
 SINCGARSSinble
Channel Ground and Airbourne Radio
System
 SITREPSituation
Report
 SLPSemiactive
Laser-Guided Projectile
 SMCTSoldier’s
Manual of Common Tasks
 SMESubject
Matter Experts
 SMMPSystem
Manprint Master Plan
 SNSSniper
Night Scope
 SOPStandard
Operating Procedure
 SPFSpecial
Purpose Force
 SPKR/MICSpeaker/Microphone
 SQDSquad
 SSMSurface-to-Surface
Missile
 STSpecial
Text
 STsSpecial
Texts
 STOWSynthetic
Theater of War
 STPSoldier
Training Publication
 STRADISSimulation
and Training Aid for the
Dismounted Soldier
 STRICOMSimulation,
Training And Instrumentation
Command
T  Acronyms 

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 T&ETest
And Evaluation
 T/ETables
of Equipment
 T/OTable
of Organization
 TACFIRETactical
Fire Direction System
 TADSTarget
Acquisition and Designation System
 TASTarget
Acquisition System
 TBESCTechnology
Base Executive Steering Committee
 TDRTraining
Device Requirement
 TEISS-DThe
Enhanced Integrated Soldier
System-Dismounted
 TEMOTraining
Exercise and Military Operations
 TEWGTechnical
Executive Working Group
 TICTechnology
Insertion Candidate
 TMTechnical
Manaul
 TOETable
of Equipment
 TO&ETables
of Organization and Equipment
 TOWTube-Launched,
Optically-Tracked, Wire-Guided
 TRPTarget
Reference Points
 TPSCTask
Performance Support Code
 TRADOCU.S.
Army Training and Doctrine Command
 TRAC-WSMRTRADOC
Analysis Center, White Sands
Missile Range
 TWSThermal
Weapon Sight
U  Acronyms 

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 USAFU.S.
Air Force
 USAICSU.S.
Army Infantry Center and School
 USAISU.S.
Army Infantry School
 USMCUnited
States Marine Corps
 UXOUnexploded
Ordnance
V  Acronyms 

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 VAMVertical
Angle Measurement
 VDCVolts
Direct Current
 VISVisual
 VV&AVerification,
Validation and Accreditation
W  Acronyms 

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 WPWaypoint
 WPWhite
Phosphorus
 WSWeapon
Subsystem
 WSSWeapon
Subsystem
X  Acronyms 

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 XOExecutive
Officer
Y  Acronyms 

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Z  Acronyms 

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 ZUOPFOR
Antiaircraft Gun
 ZPUOPFOR
Antiaircraft Gun
 ZSUOPFOR
Self Propelled Antiaircraft
Vehicle

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