iGPS High Integrity GPS Augmentation Demonstration Program (Naval Research Laboratory)

INMARSAT International Maritime Satellite

INS inertial navigation system

IOC International Oceanographic Commission

IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

JCS Joint Chiefs of Staff

JHSV joint high-speed vessel

JHU/APL Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

LCS littoral combat ship

LEO low Earth orbit

LHA amphibious assault ship (general purpose)

LHD amphibious assault ship (multipurpose)

LIDAR light detection and ranging

LPD amphibious transport dock (ship)

MDA maritime domain awareness

MEB Marine Expeditionary Brigade

MEDEA Measurements of Earth Data for Environmental Analysis

MEO medium elliptical orbit

MEU Marine Expeditionary Unit

MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MLP Mobile Landing Platform

MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectrometer

MPF Maritime Prepositioning Force

MSC Military Sealift Command

MUOS Mobile User Objective System

NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NAVFESC Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center

NAVOCEANO Naval Oceanographic Office

NAVSEA Naval Sea Systems Command

NEO noncombatant evacuation order

NFH Navy fleet hospital

NGO nongovernmental organization

NIC National Ice Center; National Intelligence Council

NMCB Naval Mobile Construction Battalion

NMME National Multi-Model Ensemble

NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOC10 Naval Operations Concept 2010



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