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Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACTD

Advanced concept technology demonstration

ADS

Advanced distributed simulation

BFS

Battlefield spreadsheet

C4ISR

Command, control, communications, computing, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance

CAD

Computer-aided design

CAM

Computer-aided modeling

CFOR

Command forces

CINC

Commander-in-chief

CMMS

Common models of the mission space

CNO

Chief of Naval Operations

COEA

Cost and Operational Effectiveness Analysis

CONUS

Continental United States

DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DDR&E

Director of Defense Research and Engineering

DIA

Defense Intelligence Agency

DIS

Distributed interactive simulation

DMSO

Defense Modeling and Simulation Office

DOD

Department of Defense

DRB

Division ready brigade

FLEETEX

Fleet training exercise

HLA

High-level architecture

IOC

Initial operational capability

JCOS

Joint Countermine Operational Simulation



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Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000-2035: Becoming a 21st-Century Force L Acronyms and Abbreviations ACTD Advanced concept technology demonstration ADS Advanced distributed simulation BFS Battlefield spreadsheet C4ISR Command, control, communications, computing, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance CAD Computer-aided design CAM Computer-aided modeling CFOR Command forces CINC Commander-in-chief CMMS Common models of the mission space CNO Chief of Naval Operations COEA Cost and Operational Effectiveness Analysis CONUS Continental United States DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DDR&E Director of Defense Research and Engineering DIA Defense Intelligence Agency DIS Distributed interactive simulation DMSO Defense Modeling and Simulation Office DOD Department of Defense DRB Division ready brigade FLEETEX Fleet training exercise HLA High-level architecture IOC Initial operational capability JCOS Joint Countermine Operational Simulation

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Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000-2035: Becoming a 21st-Century Force JCTS Joint Tactical Combat Training System JICM Joint Integrated Contingency Model J-MASS Joint Modeling and Simulation System JMEM Joint munitions effectiveness manual JROC Joint Requirements Oversight Council JSIMS Joint Simulation System JTF Joint task force JWARS Joint Warfare System JWCA Joint Warfare Capabilities Assessment M&S Modeling and simulation MEU Marine expeditionary unit MIP Mixed initiative planning MOE Measure of effectiveness NRAC Naval Research Advisory Committee NRaD Naval Research and Development Division NSS Naval Simulation System OMT Object model template ONR Office of Naval Research OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense OT&E Operational test and evaluation PC Personal computer RESA Research, evaluation, and systems analysis (system) RISTA Reconnaissance, intelligence, surveillance, targeting, and acquisition RMA Revolution in military affairs ROI Return on investment RSAS RAND Strategy Assessment System RTI Run time architecture SAFOR Semiautomated forces SAM Surface-to-air missile SBA Simulation-based acquisition SBD Simulation-based design SSBN Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine STOW Synthetic theater of war TMD Theater missile defense TOR Terms of reference UAV Unmanned aerial vehicle VE Virtual engineering VV&A Verification, validation, and accreditation WARSIM Warfighter's simulation WMD Weapons of mass destruction (nuclear, chemical, and biological) WSSF Weapons Software Support Facility