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Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000–2035: Becoming a 21st-Century Force, Volume 7 Undersea Warfare G Acronyms and Abbreviations AAAV Advanced amphibious assault vehicle ACSAS Advanced conformal submarine acoustic sensors ACTD Advanced Concepts Technology Demonstration ADS Advanced deployable system ALISS Advanced Lightweight Influence Sweep System AM Alternating magnetic AMCM Advanced mine countermeasures AMNSYS Airborne Mine Neutralization System ARG Amphibious ready group ARSRP Acoustic Reverberation Special Research Program ASTAMID Airborne Standoff Minefield Detection System ASUW Antisurface warfare ASW Antisubmarine warfare ATACM Army tactical missile ATD Advanced technology demonstration ATOC Acoustic-tomography-climate C2 Command and control C4I Command, control, communications, computing, and intelligence CAPTOR Encapsulated torpedo CAVES Conformal acoustic velocity sensors CCD Charged-coupled device CEC Cooperative engagement capability CIA Central Intelligence Agency CIMMD Close-in Man-portable Mine Detector
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Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000–2035: Becoming a 21st-Century Force, Volume 7 Undersea Warfare CLZ Craft landing zone CMR/CS Clandestine Mine Reconnaissance and Countermeasures System COBRA Coastal battlefield reconnaissance and analysis COTS Commercial off-the-shelf CPB Clausen Power Blade CST Critical Sea Test (program) DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DOD Department of Defense DSP Deployable sensor project EM Electromagnetic EOD Explosive ordnance disposal ESM Electronic support measure FDS Fixed distributed system GPS Global Positioning System HGI High Gain Initiative HOMINE Homing mine IR Infrared ISR Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance JAMC Joint amphibious mine countermeasures JASON Self-nominating academic society that conducts technical studies for the Department of Defense (meets in July, August, September, and October and produces a report in November) JLAN Joint littoral awareness network JMCIS Joint Maritime Command Information System JSTARS Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System LCAC Landing craft, air cushioned LDRT Low drag ramjet LF Low frequency LFA Low-frequency active LIDAR Light detection and ranging LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory LLTV Low-light-level television LPI Low probability of intercept LSD Landing ship dock LSM Littoral sea mine MAD Magnetic anomaly detector M&S Modeling and simulation MCM Mine countermeasures MCS Mine countermeasures support (ship) MEMS Microelectromechanical systems MF Medium frequency ML(A) Magic Lantern (Adaptation) MSI Minesweeper inshore
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Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000–2035: Becoming a 21st-Century Force, Volume 7 Undersea Warfare MSL Minesweeping Launch MSS Minesweeper Special (program) NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization NCCOSC Naval Command, Control, and Ocean Surveillance Center NMRS Near-term Mine Reconnaissance System NRaD Naval Research and Development (division of NCCOSC) NSSN Nuclear-powered attack submarine, new version NSWC Naval Surface Warfare Center ONR Office of Naval Research ORSMC Off-route Smart Mine Clearance OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense PRC People's Republic of China QOL Quality of life R&D Research and development RAMICS Rapid Airborne Mine Clearance System RECO Remote command and control RF Radio frequency RMOP Remote Minehunting Operational Prototype RMS Remote Minehunting System ROC Republic of China ROV Remotely operated vehicle RPF Rigid polyurethane foam SAR Synthetic aperture radar SEAL Sea, air, land (team) SNR Signal-to-noise ratio SOSUS Sound Surveillance System SPOT Systeme Probatoire d'Observation de la Terre (French satellite) SQUID Superconducting quantum interference device SSBN Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine SSGN Nuclear-powered guided missile submarine STIL Streak tube imaging LIDAR STRAP Star tracking rocket altitude positioning SURTASS Surface Tactical Surveillance System SWATH Small waterplane twin hull SZ Surf zone TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol UAV Unmanned aerial vehicle UEP Underwater electric potential USV Unmanned surface vehicle UUV Unmanned underwater vehicle VDS Variable depth sonar VLAD Vertical line array difar VLF Very low frequency
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Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000–2035: Becoming a 21st-Century Force, Volume 7 Undersea Warfare VLSI Very large scale integration VSW Very shallow water VTOL Vertical takeoff and landing VV&A Verification, validation, and accreditation WAA Wide-aperture array WP Wattenberg Plow
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