APPENDIX B:
ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS

ACC Air Combat Command

AEF Aerospace Expeditionary Force

AFASI Air Force All Systems Inventory

AFB Air Force Base

AFCA Air Force Communications Agency

AFCERT Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team

AFCERTS Air Force Certified Software Changes

AFCIC Air Force Communications and Information Center

AFED Air Force Evaluation Database

AFMC Air Force Materiel Command

AFY2KO Air Force Y2K Office

AMC Air Materiel Command

AWACS Airborne Warning and Control System

BIOS Basic Integrated Operating System

CCRP Continuously Computed Release Point

C2IPS Command and Control Information Processing System

CDA Central Design Activity

CETL Communications Environment Test Laboratory

CINC Commander in Chief

CIO Chief Information Officer

CIP Critical infrastructure protection

CKO Chief Knowledge Officer



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Strategic Management of Information and Communication Technology: The United States Air Force Experience with Y2K APPENDIX B: ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS ACC Air Combat Command AEF Aerospace Expeditionary Force AFASI Air Force All Systems Inventory AFB Air Force Base AFCA Air Force Communications Agency AFCERT Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team AFCERTS Air Force Certified Software Changes AFCIC Air Force Communications and Information Center AFED Air Force Evaluation Database AFMC Air Force Materiel Command AFY2KO Air Force Y2K Office AMC Air Materiel Command AWACS Airborne Warning and Control System BIOS Basic Integrated Operating System CCRP Continuously Computed Release Point C2IPS Command and Control Information Processing System CDA Central Design Activity CETL Communications Environment Test Laboratory CINC Commander in Chief CIO Chief Information Officer CIP Critical infrastructure protection CKO Chief Knowledge Officer

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Strategic Management of Information and Communication Technology: The United States Air Force Experience with Y2K CMOS Cargo Movement Operation System COMS Communications squadron CONUS Continental United States COOP Continuity of operations plan COTS Commercial off-the-shelf DISA Defense Information Systems Agency DMS Defense Messaging System (a DOD-led initiative to establish secure e-mail throughout the department) DTS Defense Travel System ESC Electronic Systems Center FAR Federal Acquisition Requirements FIPS Federal Information Processing Standards Fusion Center Operated by SSG, it monitors information relevant to information warfare attacks and other systems crises GAO General Accounting Office (now the Government Accountability Office) GATES Global Air Transportation Execution System ICT Information and communications technology IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers IMPAC International Merchant Purchase Authorization Card IT Information technology IWD Information Warfare Defense JACAL An interactive, symbolic mathematics program MAJCOMs Major commands

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Strategic Management of Information and Communication Technology: The United States Air Force Experience with Y2K MSG Material Systems Group NCC Network Control Center NRC National Research Council OCONUS Outside the continental United States OPTN Operationalizing and Professionalizing the Network ORM Operational risk management PACAF Pacific Command PDD Presidential Decision Directive PMO Program Management Office POC Point of contact SA System administrator SBSS Standard Base Supply System SC community Systems and computing units SPO System Program Office SSG Standard Systems Group TDY Temporary Duty USFJ U.S. joint services in Japan USTRANSCOM U.S. Transportation Command