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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