C

Acronyms and Abbreviations


ACTS

Advanced Communications Technology Satellite

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

API

Application programming interface

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

ASOP

Affordable Systems Optimization Process

ATM

Asynchronous transfer mode; Automated teller machine


C4I

Command, control, communications, computing, and intelligence

CAD

Computer-aided design

CAPS

Center for the Analysis and Prediction of Storms

CFD

Computational fluid dynamics

CIC

Committee on Information and Communications

CINCPAC

Commander in Chief, Pacific Command

CORBA

Common Object Request Broker Architecture

CSTB

Computer Science and Telecommunications Board

CT

Computerized tomography


DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DOD

Department of Defense


ECG

Electrocardiogram

EDI

Electronic data interchange

ERLink

Emergency Response Link



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