D

Acronyms and Abbreviations

ADCAP

advanced capability (MK 48) torpedo

ADM

advanced development model

ARCI

advanced rapid COTS insertion (process; also program)

ARL/PSU

Applied Research Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University

ASROC

antisubmarine rocket

ASW

antisubmarine warfare

ATD

advanced technology demonstration

ATT

antitorpedo torpedo

AUR

all up round

BB

broadband

CBASS

Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System

CIWS

close-in weapon system

CM

countermeasures

CNO

Chief of Naval Operations

CONOPS

concept of operations

COTS

commercial off the shelf

DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DOD

Department of Defense

EM

electromagnetic

FNC

Future Naval Capability

G&C

guidance and control



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An Assessment of Undersea Weapons Science and Technology D Acronyms and Abbreviations ADCAP advanced capability (MK 48) torpedo ADM advanced development model ARCI advanced rapid COTS insertion (process; also program) ARL/PSU Applied Research Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University ASROC antisubmarine rocket ASW antisubmarine warfare ATD advanced technology demonstration ATT antitorpedo torpedo AUR all up round BB broadband CBASS Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System CIWS close-in weapon system CM countermeasures CNO Chief of Naval Operations CONOPS concept of operations COTS commercial off the shelf DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DOD Department of Defense EM electromagnetic FNC Future Naval Capability G&C guidance and control

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An Assessment of Undersea Weapons Science and Technology HWT heavyweight torpedo IMU inertial measurement unit INS inertial navigation system IOC initial operating capability IRAD independent research and development LELFAS low-endurance low-frequency active surveillance LHT lightweight torpedo LPI low probability of intercept LRIP low rate initial production LWT lightweight hybrid torpedo MEM microelectromechanical MODS modifications MSII milestone two NETSAT networked sensors and torpedoes NRC National Research Council NSWC/CD Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division NSWC/IH Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head NUWC Naval Undersea Warfare Center OEG Operations Evaluation Group O&MN operations and maintenance, Navy ONR Office of Naval Research OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense OTIIB part “B” of the operational evaluation (conducted prior to the Milestone III decision) PEO-USW Program Executive Office, Undersea Weapons PMS Program Manager, Naval Sea Systems Command R&D research and development RDT&E research, development, testing, and evaluation RMS Remote Minehunting System S&T science and technology SCEPS Stored Chemical Energy Propulsion System SNR signal-to-noise ratio SSN nuclear-powered submarine STEP Stealth Torpedo Enhancement Program TLWR Top Level Warfare Requirements TSE tactical support element

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An Assessment of Undersea Weapons Science and Technology USV unmanned surface vehicle UUV unmanned underwater vehicle VLA vertical launch ASROC VTOL vertical take-off and landing WDO weapons design optimization