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APPENDIX A Glossary of Abbreviations AEC Atomic Energy Commission ARDEC- Army Research and Development Center-Kaman KAMAN Company BSTS Boost Surveillance and liacking System BTI Balanced Technology Initiative C3 Command, Communications, and Control CARDS Concept and Requirements Definition Study CPB Charged particle beam DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DEW Directed-energy weapon DIPS Dynamic Isotope Power Sources DNA Defense Nuclear Agency DOD Department of Defense FEL E ree-Electron Laser FES Flash Evaporator System GEO Geosynchronous orbit GES Ground Engineering System lEG Independent Evaluation Group KEW Kinetic Energy Weapon LEO Low earth orbit I`IA Linear Induction Accelerator MHD Magnetobydrodynamics MMH Monomethy] Hydrazine 104

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APPENDIX A 105 MMW Multimegawatt MMWSS Multimegawatt Steady State NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NPB Neutral-particle beam ODS Oxide-~tspersion-stabilized OMS Orbital Maneuvering System PDP Plasma diagnostics package PM&T Program Management and Integration PRCS Primary Reaction Control System RCS Reaction Control System RF Radio frequency RTG Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator SATKA Surveillance, Acquisition, Tracking, and Kill Assessment SDI Strategic Defense Initiative SDIO Strategic Defense Initiative Organization SETA Scientific, Engineering, and Technical Assistance SMES Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage SNAP Space Nuclear Reactor Program SPAS Space Power Architecture System SPEAR Space Plasma Experunents Aboard Rockets TEE Therrn~onic E`ue] Element USAF U.S. Air Force