C

Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACTD

advanced concept technology demonstration

AEROS

advanced eye-safe range-finder observation set

AFOSR

Air Force Office of Scientific Research

AIRS

automatic imagery registration subsystem

Al

alumnium

ARO

Army Research Office

ASWT

Air and Surface Weapons Technology (program)

ATR

automatic target recognition

BAT

brilliant antitank

C2

command and control

C3I

command, control, communication, and intelligence

CEC

cooperative engagement capability

CEP

circular error probable

COEA

cost operational effectiveness analysis

CONOPS

concept of operations

COTS

commercial off-the-shelf

DAMASK

direct attack munition advanced seeker kit

DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DEW

directed-energy weapon

D&I

discovery and invention

DOD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy

DPPDB

digital point position database

DPSS

digital precision strike suite



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2002 Assessment of the Office of Naval Research's Air and Surface Weapons Technology Program C Acronyms and Abbreviations ACTD advanced concept technology demonstration AEROS advanced eye-safe range-finder observation set AFOSR Air Force Office of Scientific Research AIRS automatic imagery registration subsystem Al alumnium ARO Army Research Office ASWT Air and Surface Weapons Technology (program) ATR automatic target recognition BAT brilliant antitank C2 command and control C3I command, control, communication, and intelligence CEC cooperative engagement capability CEP circular error probable COEA cost operational effectiveness analysis CONOPS concept of operations COTS commercial off-the-shelf DAMASK direct attack munition advanced seeker kit DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DEW directed-energy weapon D&I discovery and invention DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DPPDB digital point position database DPSS digital precision strike suite

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2002 Assessment of the Office of Naval Research's Air and Surface Weapons Technology Program EC enabling capability EM electromechanical ERGM extended-range guided munition ETALS enhanced target acquisition and location system FEL free electron laser FLIR forward-looking infrared FNC Future Naval Capability FOAS focus of attention subsystem GPS Global Positioning System HARM high-speed antiradiation missile HCSSL heat-capacity solid-state laser HEL high-energy laser HSAD high-speed antiradiation demonstration HSARM high-speed antiradiation missile HMMV high-mobility multipurpose vehicle IC integral charge IHPRPT integrated high-payoff rocket propulsion technology IMU inertial measurement unit INOVEC integrated omnivector cone IPT integrated product team IR infrared Isp specific impulse IVA image and video analysis JCS Joint Chiefs of Staff JDAM joint direct-attack munition JSIPS-N Joint Services Imagery Processing System-Navy JTAMDO Joint Theater Air and Missile Defense Organization JTO Joint Technology Office (DOD) KV kill vehicle LADAR laser radar LGW launch gross weight LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory MD Missile Defense (FNC) MEMS microelectromechanical system MRO mission responsive ordnance NAVSEA Naval Sea Systems Command NAWC Naval Air Warfare Center

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2002 Assessment of the Office of Naval Research's Air and Surface Weapons Technology Program nmi nautical mile NRC National Research Council NRL Naval Research Laboratory NRO National Reconnaissance Office NSB Naval Studies Board NSWC Naval Surface Warfare Center ONR Office of Naval Research PTHO precision target handoff R&D research and development RF radio frequency S&T science and technology SAR synthetic aperture radar SBIR small business independent research SHARP shared advanced reconnaissance pod SLAM (ER) standoff land-attack missile, expanded response TCS Time Critical Strike (FNC) TDMA time-division-multiple access TLE target location error TOF time of flight TPS thermal protection system TT tactical Tomahawk UAV uninhabited air vehicle UCAV uninhabited combat air vehicle USAF U.S. Air Force USMC U.S. Marine Corps USN U.S. Navy VLS vertical launch system WIL weapons imagery link WSMR White Sands Missile Range