GPS

Global Positioning System

GVN

ground vulnerability number


HDBT

hard and deeply buried target

HOB

height of burst

HPAC

Hazard Prediction and Assessment Capability (code)


ICRP

International Commission on Radiological Protection


JDAM

Joint Direct Attack Munition


KDFOC

K-Division Defense Nuclear Agency Fallout Code


LANL

Los Alamos National Laboratory

LD50

level of radiation at which 50 percent of the population would die

LLNL

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


NCRP

U.S. National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements

NEWFALL

New Fallout Code

NGA

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

NNSA

National Nuclear Security Administration

NTS

Nevada Test Site


OMEGA

Operational Multiscale Environment Model with Grid Adaptivity


P II

Pershing II (missile)

PD

probability of damage

PDCALC

Probability of Damage Calculator


R&D

research and development

RIPD

Radiation Induced Performance Distribution

RNEP

robust nuclear earth penetrator (weapon)


SCIPUFF

Second-Order Closure Integrated Puff

SDOB

scaled depth of burial

SEPW

strategic earth-penetrator weapon

SNL

Sandia National Laboratories

SNLA

Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque

SNLL

Sandia National Laboratories Livermore

SRBM

short-range ballistic missile

SWIFT

Stationary Wind Fit and Turbulence


UGT

underground nuclear test

USSTRATCOM

United States Strategic Command

UV

ultraviolet



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