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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