CNO

Chief of Naval Operations

COTS

Commercial off the shelf

CVN

Nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DBS

Direct broadcast satellite

DDS

Defense dissemination system

DISA

Defense Intelligence Service Agency

DOD

Department of Defense

DSCS

Defense Satellite Communication System

ECM

Electronic countermeasure

EHF

Extremely high frequency

ELINT

Electronic intelligence

EO/IR

Electro-optical, infrared

FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FIWC

Fleet Information Warfare Center

FOPEN

Foliage penetration

FPA

Focal plane array

GCCS

Global command-and-control system

GCP

Ground control point

GEO

Geostationary orbit

GIS

Geographic information system

GOPEN

Ground penetration

GPS

Global Positioning System

HDTV

High-definition television

HF

High frequency

HMI

Human-machine interface

HUMINT

Human intelligence

IFF

Identification friend or foe

IFOV

Instantaneous field of view

IO

Information operations

IP

Internet protocol

IPB

Intelligence preparation of the battlefield

IR

Infrared

ISA

Intelligent software agent

ISAR

Inverse synthetic aperture radar

ISDN

Integrated services digital network

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

ISR

Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance

IVHS

Intelligent vehicle highway system

IW

Information warfare

JCS

Joint Chiefs of Staff

JTA

Joint technical architecture

JTIDS

Joint Tactical Information Distribution System



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