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A Acronyms and Abbreviations AHW Advanced Hypersonic Weapon ALCM air-launched cruise missile AMaRV advanced maneuvering reentry vehicle AoA analysis of alternatives AOR area of responsibility ASALM advanced strategic air-launched missile ASAT antisatellite AT&L Acquisition, Technology and Logistics BDA battle damage assessment BGV boost-glide vehicle C2 command and control C3 command, control, and communications C4ISR command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance CALCM conventional air-launched cruise missile C/C carbon-carbon CEP circular error probable CET commander evaluation test CM cruise missile CMM Conventional Minuteman Modification COCOM combatant commander CONOPS concept of operations CONUS continental United States 167
168 U.S. Conventional Prompt Global Strike CPGS conventional prompt global strike CSAR combat search and rescue CSM Conventional Strike Missile CTM Conventional Trident Modification DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DASO demonstration and shakedown (missile) DOD Department of Defense DPPDB Digital Point Positional Data Base E2 Enhanced Effectiveness F2T2EA Find, Fix, Track, Target, Engage, and Assess FALCON Force Application and Launch from CONUS FBM Fleet Ballistic Missile FOBS fractional orbit bombardment system FOC final operational capability FY fiscal year GBI ground-based interceptor GN&C guidance, navigation, and control GPS Global Positioning System HDBT hard and deeply buried target HE high explosive HTV hypersonic test vehicle HyFLY Hypersonic Flight Demonstration HyTECH Hypersonic Technology ICBM intercontinental ballistic missile ICD initial capabilities document IMINT imagery intelligence IMU inertial measurement unit INF Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces INS Inertial Navigation System IOC initial operational capability IRBM intermediate-range ballistic missile ISR intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance JDAM Joint Direct Attack Munition KEP kinetic energy projectile
APPENDIX A 169 L/D lift-to-drag LETB Life Extension Test Bed MAC multiple all-up-round canister MaRB Maneuverable Reentry Body MaRV Maneuverable Reentry Vehicle MCO major combat operations MLRB medium lift reentry body MM Minuteman MTCR Missile Technology Control Regime NA not applicable NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCA National Command Authority NGA National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency NR not required NRC National Research Council NRO National Reconnaissance Office NSB Naval Studies Board ONR Office of Naval Research OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense PG precision-guided PGM precision-guided missile PGS prompt global strike PK Peacekeeper QDR Quadrennial Defense Review RB reentry body R&D research and development RDT&E research, development, testing, and evaluation ROE rules of engagement ROK Republic of Korea ROM rough order of magnitude RV reentry vehicle SEP spherical error probable SIOP Single Integrated Operational Plan SLBM submarine-launched ballistic missile SLCM sea-launched cruise missile SLGSM Submarine-Launched Global Strike Missile
170 U.S. Conventional Prompt Global Strike SLIRBM submarine-launched, intermediate-range ballistic missile SM-3 Standard Missile-3 SOF Special Operations Forces SORT Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty SSBN nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine SSGN nuclear-powered guided missile submarine SSN nuclear-powered attack submarine SSP Strategic Systems Programs START Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty STRATCOM U.S. Strategic Command SWERVe Sandia Winged Reentry Vehicle TEL Transport Erector Launcher TLE target location error TPS thermal protection system TRL technology readiness level TTPs tactics, techniques, and procedures UAV unmanned aerial vehicle U/G Facil. underground facility UHF ultrahigh-frequency Unk unknown or unspecified USA United States Army USAF United States Air Force USMC United States Marine Corps USN United States Navy WMD weapons of mass destruction