Abbreviations:


CIS

Commonwealth of Independent States (includes the states of the former Soviet Union except the three Baltic States)

COCOM

Consultative Group and Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Export Controls

CTR

Cooperative Threat Reduction


DNA

Defense Nuclear Agency (now Defense Special Weapons Agency)

DOD

U.S. Department of Defense


MC&A

Materials Control and Accountability (referred to elsewhere in the broader context as materials protection, control, and accountability or MPC&A)


NAS

National Academy of Sciences



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