C

Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACTD

advanced concept technology demonstration

ATD

advanced technology demonstration

ATR

automatic target recognition

BAA

broad agency announcement

BDA

battle damage assessment

BM

battle management

CAP

combat air patrol

C4ISR

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

C4ISRT

command, control, communications, computing, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and targeting

CNO

Chief of Naval Operations

COTS

commercial off-the-shelf

DARO

Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Office

DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DCGS

distributed common ground system

DOD

Department of Defense

DTS

Deployed Transit System

EO

electro-optical

ESG

Executive Steering Group

FNC

future naval capability

FLIR

forward-looking infrared

FWV

fixed-wing vehicle



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Review of ONR's Uninhabited Combat Air Vehicles Program C Acronyms and Abbreviations ACTD advanced concept technology demonstration ATD advanced technology demonstration ATR automatic target recognition BAA broad agency announcement BDA battle damage assessment BM battle management CAP combat air patrol C4ISR command, control, communications, computing, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance C4ISRT command, control, communications, computing, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and targeting CNO Chief of Naval Operations COTS commercial off-the-shelf DARO Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Office DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DCGS distributed common ground system DOD Department of Defense DTS Deployed Transit System EO electro-optical ESG Executive Steering Group FNC future naval capability FLIR forward-looking infrared FWV fixed-wing vehicle

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Review of ONR's Uninhabited Combat Air Vehicles Program GPS Global Positioning System HAE high-altitude endurance IHPTET integrated high-performance turbine engine technology IPT integrated product team IR infrared LAN local area network MAE medium altitude endurance MASINT measurement and signature intelligence MCCDC Marine Corps Combat Development Command MCM mine countermeasures MRE multirole endurance MSTAR Moving and Stationary Target Acquisition and Recognition (program) MTI moving-target indicator NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NAVAIR Naval Air Systems Command NCO network-centric operations NIMA National Imagery and Mapping Agency NRC National Research Council NRL Naval Research Laboratory NRO National Reconnaissance Office ONR Office of Naval Research OPNAV Office of the Chief of Naval Operations OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense P3I preplanned product improvement PEO (CU) Program Executive Office for Cruise Missiles and UAVs R&D research and development RECCE reconnaissance RF radio frequency RPV remotely piloted vehicle RSTA reconnaissance, surveillance, targeting, and attack RW rotary wing S&T science and technology SAR synthetic aperture radar SEAD suppression of enemy air defense TCS Tactical Control Station TDA technology development approach T&E testing and evaluation TES Tactical Exploitation System (Army) TOF time of flight TUAV tactical uninhabited aerial vehicle

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Review of ONR's Uninhabited Combat Air Vehicles Program UAV unmanned aerial vehicle UCAV uninhabited combat air vehicle UGV unmanned ground vehicle USAF U.S. Air Force VSTOL vertical short takeoff and landing VTOL vertical takeoff and landing VTUAV vertical takeoff and landing tactical uninhabited air vehicle WAN wide area network WPN weapons procurement, Navy