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Acronyms and Abbreviations


ABL

Airborne Laser

A/C

aircraft

ACTD

Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration

ACTS

Advanced Communications Technology Satellite

ADNS

Advanced Digital Network System

Adv Polar

Advanced Polar Satellite

AEHF

Advanced Extremely High Frequency (satellite)

AISR

airborne intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance

AMTI

airborne moving target indication

APL

Applied Physics Laboratory (Johns Hopkins University)

ARPA

Advanced Research Projects Agency

ASCMD

antiship cruise missile defense

ASD(NII)

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration

ASW

antisubmarine warfare

ATPA

active transmit phased array

AWACS

Airborne Warning and Control System

AWS

Advanced Wideband System


BDA

battle damage assessment

BFT

blue force tracking

BLOS

beyond line of sight

BMD

ballistic missile defense



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Navy’s Needs in Space for Providing Future Capabilities G Acronyms and Abbreviations ABL Airborne Laser A/C aircraft ACTD Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration ACTS Advanced Communications Technology Satellite ADNS Advanced Digital Network System Adv Polar Advanced Polar Satellite AEHF Advanced Extremely High Frequency (satellite) AISR airborne intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance AMTI airborne moving target indication APL Applied Physics Laboratory (Johns Hopkins University) ARPA Advanced Research Projects Agency ASCMD antiship cruise missile defense ASD(NII) Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration ASW antisubmarine warfare ATPA active transmit phased array AWACS Airborne Warning and Control System AWS Advanced Wideband System BDA battle damage assessment BFT blue force tracking BLOS beyond line of sight BMD ballistic missile defense

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Navy’s Needs in Space for Providing Future Capabilities C4ISR command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance C/A-code coarse acquisition code (GPS signal) CBRNE chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and environmental CEC Cooperative Engagement Capability CFFC Commander, Fleet Forces Command CIA Central Intelligence Agency CINC Commander in Chief CMIS Conical Scanning Microwave Imager/Sounder CNO Chief of Naval Operations CNR Chief of Naval Research COMSAT communications satellite COTP common operational and tactical picture CVN aircraft carrier, nuclear-powered CWSP Commercial Wideband Satellite Program DAHS Dual Antenna Handover System DAMA demand assigned multiple access DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DBS Digital Broadcast Service DGPS Differential Global Positioning System DISA Defense Information Systems Agency D/L down link DLA Defense Logistics Agency DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DOTMLPF doctrine, organization, training, material, leadership development, personnel, and facilities DSCS Defense Satellite Communications System DSP Defense Support Program DSTS Defense Satellite Transmission Service DTS Direct Transmission System EHF extremely high frequency ELINT electronic intelligence EMI electromagnetic interference EMW Expeditionary Maneuver Warfare EO/IR electro-optic/infrared Eutelsat European telecommunications satellite FAB-T family of advanced beyond-line-of-sight terminals FBP Fleet Broadcast Processor

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Navy’s Needs in Space for Providing Future Capabilities FEP Fleet EHF Package FIA Future Imagery Architecture FLTSAT Fleet Satellite FNC Future Naval Capabilities FNMOC Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center FOT Fleet Operational Terminal FSS Fixed Satellite Service GBS Global Broadcast Service GDA gimbaled dish antenna Geosat Geodetic Satellite GFO Geosat Follow-on GIFTS Geosynchronous Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer GIG Global Information Grid GIG-BE Global Information Grid Bandwidth Expansion GLONASS Global Orbiting Navigation Satellite System GMS Geostationary Meteorological Satellite GMT ground multiband terminal GMTI ground moving target indication GOES Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite GPS Global Positioning System GRAB Galactic Radiation and Background (satellite) HAIPE High Assurance Internet Protocol Encryptor HEMP high-altitude electromagnetic pulse HF high frequency HMMWV high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle IGY International Geophysical Year IMINT imagery intelligence Inmarsat International Maritime Satellite (organization) INSAT Indian National Satellite Intelsat intelligence satellite IOMI Indian Ocean METOC Imager IP Internet Protocol ISR intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance JCIDS Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System JPO Joint Program Office JROC Joint Requirements Oversight Council JTRS Joint Tactical Radio System LC laser crosslink

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Navy’s Needs in Space for Providing Future Capabilities LCC command ship LCS littoral combat ship LDR low data rate LIDAR light detection and ranging (L)MSS (Land) Mobile Satellite Service LMST lightweight multiband satellite terminal LORAN Long Range Navigation (system) LPD low probability of detection LPI low probability of intercept Mbp/s megabits per second M-code military only (GPS signal) MDA Missile Defense Agency MDR medium data rate Meteosat Meteorological Satellite METOC meteorology and oceanography MILSATCOM Military Satellite Communications MILSTAR Military Strategic, Tactical, and Relay (satellite) MIST Multiband/multimode Integrated Satellite Terminal MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectro-radiometer MSC Military Sealift Command MTI moving target indicator MUOS Mobile User Objective System NAD Navy Area Defense NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NAVAIR Naval Air Systems Command NAVO Naval Oceanographic Office NAVSEA Naval Sea Systems Command NAVSPASUR Naval Space Surveillance (system) NAVSTAR Navigation Satellite Timing and Ranging NCST Naval Center for Space Technology NDS National Development Satellite NEMO Naval EarthMap Observer NETWARCOM Naval Network Warfare Command NGA National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency NII Networks and Information Integration NMOC Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command NNSOC Naval Network and Space Operations Command NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOC Naval Operating Concept for Joint Operations NPOESS National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System

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Navy’s Needs in Space for Providing Future Capabilities NPS Naval Postgraduate School NRC National Research Council NRL Naval Research Laboratory NRO National Reconnaissance Office NSA National Security Agency NSS National Security Space NSWC Naval Surface Warfare Center NTM National Technical Means NTS Navigation Technology Satellite NTW Navy Theater Wide NWDC Navy Warfare Development Command OCMD overland cruise missile defense OCS operational control segment OMFTS Operational Maneuver From the Sea ONR Office of Naval Research OPARS Optimum Aircraft Routing System OPNAV Office of the Chief of Naval Operations OPnet Operational Network ORBCOMM satellite data communications system ORCA Optical Communications Relay Architecture OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense OTH over the horizon OTSR optimum track ship routing Panamsat Pan American satellite P-code precision code (GPS signal) PCS Personal Communications Service PGM precision-guided munition PNT position, navigation, and timing POES Polar Operational Environmental Satellite PPS precise positioning service PRN pseudo-random noise R&D research and development RCS radar cross-section RF radio frequency RFI radio frequency interference RMP Radar Modernization Program S&T science and technology SA selective availability SAIL Special Annotated Imagery-Littoral

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Navy’s Needs in Space for Providing Future Capabilities SAR synthetic aperture radar SATCOM satellite communications SBIRS Space-Based Infrared System SBIRS-H Space-Based Infrared System-High SBIRS-L Space-Based Infrared System-Low SBR Space Based Radar SDARS Satellite Digital Audio Service SECNAV Secretary of the Navy SEP spherical error probable SGLS Satellite-Ground Link System SHF super high frequency SIGINT signals intelligence SLEP Service Life Extension Program SM Standard Missile SMEI Solar Mass Ejection Imager SOF special operations forces SOLRAD Solar Radiation (satellite) SPAWAR Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command SPS standard positioning service SSM/I Special Sensing Microwave/Imager SSN attack submarine SSPO Strategic Systems Program Office STOICS Special Tactical Oceanographic Information Charts STOM Ship-to-Objective Maneuver STP Space Test Program SYSCOM systems command TacSat Tactical Microsatellite TARPS tactical airborne reconnaissance pod system TBD to be determined TBM theater ballistic missile TBMD theater and ballistic missile defense TC Transformational Communications TCA Transformational Communications Architecture TDRSS Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System TENCAP Technical Exploitation of National Capabilities Program TIROS Television and Infrared Observation Satellite TPED tasking, processing, exploiting, and disseminating TPPU tasking, posting, processing, and using TRAnet Transit Network TSAT Transformational Communications Satellite TV-DTS television-digital telecommunications system

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Navy’s Needs in Space for Providing Future Capabilities UAV unmanned aerial vehicle UFO UHF Follow-on UHF ultrahigh frequency USAF U.S. Air Force USB Unified S-Band USN U.S. Navy USNO U.S. Naval Observatory VHF very high frequency WBS Wideband System WGS Wideband Gapfiller System WSMR White Sands Missile Range XDR expanded data rate Y-code encrypted P-code (GPS signal)

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