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



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