CNAC

Center for Naval Analyses Corporation

CNO

Chief of Naval Operations

CNR

Chief of Naval Research

COMNAVAIRLANT

Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet

COMNAVAIRPAC

Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet

COMUSNAVCENT

Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command

CONOPS

concept of operations

CONUS

continental United States

COTS

commercial off-the-shelf

CPO

chemical protective overgarment

CPS

Collective Protection System

CST

civil support team

CTF 73

Commander, Task Force 73

CW

chemical warfare

CWDD

chemical weapon directional detector


DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DDG

U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer (designation)

DIAL

differential absorption LIDAR

DISC

differential scattering

DOD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy

DOTMLPF

doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership, personnel, and facilities

DS2

diethylenetriamine, 2-methoxyethanol, and sodium hydroxide

DSB

Defense Science Board

DTRA

Defense Threat Reduction Agency


ECBC

Edgewood Chemical and Biological Command

ELISA

enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

EM

electromagnetic

ExCEL

Excellence through Commitment to Education and Learning


FBE F

Fleet Battle Experiment Foxtrot

FCBC

Field Management of Chemical and Biological Casualties

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FD-EPMU

forward-deployable, environmental and preventive medicine unit

FMF

fleet Marine force

FTIR

Fourier transform infrared

FY

fiscal year



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