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Review of Directed Energy Technology for Countering Rockets, Artillery, and Mortars (RAM): Abbreviated Version Appendix C Abbreviations and Acronyms BAST Board on Army Science and Technology BQ beam quality COTS commercial off the shelf C-RAM counterrocket, -artillery, and -mortar DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DE directed energy DOD U.S. Department of Defense DOE U.S. Department of Energy FY fiscal year HEL high-energy laser HELLADS High Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense System kW kilowatt LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory NGST Northrop Grumman Space Technology NRC National Research Council RAM rockets, artillery, and mortars
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Review of Directed Energy Technology for Countering Rockets, Artillery, and Mortars (RAM): Abbreviated Version SMDC/ARSTRAT U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command SSL solid-state laser THEL tactical high-energy laser TRL technology readiness level U.S.C. United States Code