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Acronyms and Abbreviations


AEW

Airborne early warning

AIP

Air-independent propulsion

ALAFS

Advanced Lightweight Affordable Fuselage Structures (program)

ASW

Antisubmarine warfare

ATD

Advanced technology demonstration

ATP

Advanced technology program

AUV

Autonomous undersea vehicle


B&V

Blohm and Voss


CADAM

Computer-aided design and manufacturing

CAVES

Conformal acoustic velocity sensing

CEC

Cooperative engagement capability

CFD

Computational fluid dynamics

C4I

Command, control, communications, computing, and intelligence

CIC

Combat information center

CLIDCS

Component-level intelligent distributed control systems

CNO

Chief of Naval Operations

COTS

Commercial off-the-shelf

CSA

Common support aircraft

CTOL

Conventional takeoff and landing

CV

Aircraft carrier


DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DOD

Department of Defense



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Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000–2035: Becoming a 21st-Century Force, Volume 6 Platforms B Acronyms and Abbreviations AEW Airborne early warning AIP Air-independent propulsion ALAFS Advanced Lightweight Affordable Fuselage Structures (program) ASW Antisubmarine warfare ATD Advanced technology demonstration ATP Advanced technology program AUV Autonomous undersea vehicle B&V Blohm and Voss CADAM Computer-aided design and manufacturing CAVES Conformal acoustic velocity sensing CEC Cooperative engagement capability CFD Computational fluid dynamics C4I Command, control, communications, computing, and intelligence CIC Combat information center CLIDCS Component-level intelligent distributed control systems CNO Chief of Naval Operations COTS Commercial off-the-shelf CSA Common support aircraft CTOL Conventional takeoff and landing CV Aircraft carrier DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DOD Department of Defense

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Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000–2035: Becoming a 21st-Century Force, Volume 6 Platforms EM Electromagnetic EMI Electromagnetic interference EMP Electromagnetic pulse EMTC Electromagnetic turbulence control EW Electronic warfare GPS Global Positioning System HDR High data rate HIP Hot isostatic press HSLA High-strength, low-alloy (steel) IGBT Insulated gate bipolar transistor IHPTET Integrated High Performance Turbine Engine Technology (program) IPS Integrated power system IR Infrared JSF Joint Strike Fighter (program) LAN Local area network LHD Amphibious assault ship LON Local operating network LPI Low probability of intercept ManTech Manufacturing technology development program MCT Metal oxide semiconductor-controlled thyristor MEMS Microelectromechanical systems MIDS Modular isolated deck structure NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NAVAIR Naval Air Systems Command NAWC Naval Air Warfare Center NMD National Missile Defense NSSN New nuclear-powered attack submarine OOTW Operations other than war PEBB Power electronic building block R&D Research and development RF Radio frequency RTM Resin transfer molded (spars and fusilage frames) SCWO Supercritical water oxidation SEAL Sea, air, land team SMS Smart materials and structures (technologies) SSBN Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine SSN Nuclear-powered attack submarine STOL Short takeoff and landing STOVL Short takeoff and vertical landing TMD Theater missile defense UAV Unmanned aerial vehicle USMC U.S. Marine Corps

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Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000–2035: Becoming a 21st-Century Force, Volume 6 Platforms UUV Unmanned underwater vehicle VA Attack squadron VF Fighter squadron VLS Vertical launch system VP Patrol squadron VSTOL Vertical and short takeoff and landing VTOL Vertical takeoff and landing