C
Acronyms and Abbreviations


AB

advanced base

AFSB

Afloat Forward Staging Base

AMC

Air Mobility Command

AMC-X

Advanced Mobility Concept (aircraft)

ARF

Army Regional Flotilla

ARG

Amphibious Ready Group

ATD

Advanced Technology Demonstration


BCT

Brigade Combat Team

B-HSC

beachable high-speed connector

B-HSV

beachable high-speed vessel

BWB

blended wing body (flying wing)


C2

command and control

C3

command, control, and communications

C4ISR

command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance

CLF

combat logistics force

CMC

Commandant, Marine Corps

CNO

Chief of Naval Operations

COCOM

combatant commander

COD

carrier onboard delivery

CONOPS

concept of operations



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Sea Basing: Ensuring Joint Force Access from the Sea C Acronyms and Abbreviations AB advanced base AFSB Afloat Forward Staging Base AMC Air Mobility Command AMC-X Advanced Mobility Concept (aircraft) ARF Army Regional Flotilla ARG Amphibious Ready Group ATD Advanced Technology Demonstration BCT Brigade Combat Team B-HSC beachable high-speed connector B-HSV beachable high-speed vessel BWB blended wing body (flying wing) C2 command and control C3 command, control, and communications C4ISR command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance CLF combat logistics force CMC Commandant, Marine Corps CNO Chief of Naval Operations COCOM combatant commander COD carrier onboard delivery CONOPS concept of operations

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Sea Basing: Ensuring Joint Force Access from the Sea CONUS continental United States CSG Carrier Strike Group CVBG Carrier Battle Group DLA Defense Logistics Agency DOD Department of Defense DOF degree of freedom DSB Defense Science Board ECC efficient combined container EFV expeditionary fighting vehicle ESG Expeditionary Strike Group FCS Future Combat System FOC full operational capability FPR fan pressure ratio FY Fiscal Year HLLCAC heavy-lift landing craft, air cushion HLS heavy-lift ship HLVTOL heavy-lift vertical takeoff and landing HSC high-speed connector HSS high-speed sealift HSS-SD high-speed sealift–shallow draft HSV high-speed vessel HULA ultra heavylift aircraft ILP integrated landing platform IOC initial operational capability ISB intermediate support base ISO International Organization for Standardization ISR intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance JCIDS Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System JFCOM Joint Forces Command JLOTS Joint Logistics Over the Shore (program) JMIC Joint Modular Inter-Modal Container (program) JSF Joint Strike Fighter JTF Joint Task Force LAV light assault vehicle LCAC landing craft, air cushion LCAC-X landing craft, air cushion-experimental

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Sea Basing: Ensuring Joint Force Access from the Sea LCM landing craft, mechanized LCS landing craft, support LCU landing craft, utility LCU(R) landing craft, utility (replacement) L/D lift to drag LHA amphibious assault ship, general purpose LHD amphibious assault ship, multipurpose LMSR large, medium-speed roll on/roll off LO/LO lift on/lift off LPD amphibious assault transport, dock LSD landing ship, dock MEB Marine Expeditionary Brigade MEU Marine Expeditionary Unit MLP mobile landing platform MPF Maritime Prepositioning Force MPF(A) Maritime Prepositioning Force (Aviation) MPF(F) Maritime Prepositioning Force (Future) MPSRON(F) Maritime Prepositioning Squadron (Future) MSC Military Sealift Command M-X Materiel, Experimental NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NAVAIR Naval Air Systems Command nmi nautical mile NOC Naval Operating Concept NRC National Research Council OMFTS Operational Maneuver From the Sea ONR Office of Naval Research OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense PASCAT partial air cushion supported catamaran R&D research and development RO/RO roll on/roll off S&T science and technology SCN Ship Construction, Navy SDHSS shallow draft high-speed ship SHP shaft horsepower SOCOM Special Operations Command

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Sea Basing: Ensuring Joint Force Access from the Sea SOF Special Operations Forces SSTOL super short takeoff and landing STOL short takeoff and landing STOM Ship-to-Objective Maneuver STOVL short takeoff and vertical landing TEU 20-ft-equivalent unit TRANSCOM Transportation Command TRL Technology Readiness Level TSV theater support vessel USN U.S. Navy USNS U.S. naval ship VTOL vertical takeoff and landing

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