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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 1997. Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000-2035 Becoming a 21st-Century Force: Volume 6: Platforms. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/5839.
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Acronyms and Abbreviations


AEW

Airborne early warning

AIP

Air-independent propulsion

ALAFS

Advanced Lightweight Affordable Fuselage Structures (program)

ASW

Antisubmarine warfare

ATD

Advanced technology demonstration

ATP

Advanced technology program

AUV

Autonomous undersea vehicle


B&V

Blohm and Voss


CADAM

Computer-aided design and manufacturing

CAVES

Conformal acoustic velocity sensing

CEC

Cooperative engagement capability

CFD

Computational fluid dynamics

C4I

Command, control, communications, computing, and intelligence

CIC

Combat information center

CLIDCS

Component-level intelligent distributed control systems

CNO

Chief of Naval Operations

COTS

Commercial off-the-shelf

CSA

Common support aircraft

CTOL

Conventional takeoff and landing

CV

Aircraft carrier


DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DOD

Department of Defense

Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 1997. Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000-2035 Becoming a 21st-Century Force: Volume 6: Platforms. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/5839.
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EM

Electromagnetic

EMI

Electromagnetic interference

EMP

Electromagnetic pulse

EMTC

Electromagnetic turbulence control

EW

Electronic warfare


GPS

Global Positioning System


HDR

High data rate

HIP

Hot isostatic press

HSLA

High-strength, low-alloy (steel)


IGBT

Insulated gate bipolar transistor

IHPTET

Integrated High Performance Turbine Engine Technology (program)

IPS

Integrated power system

IR

Infrared


JSF

Joint Strike Fighter (program)


LAN

Local area network

LHD

Amphibious assault ship

LON

Local operating network

LPI

Low probability of intercept


ManTech

Manufacturing technology development program

MCT

Metal oxide semiconductor-controlled thyristor

MEMS

Microelectromechanical systems

MIDS

Modular isolated deck structure


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NAVAIR

Naval Air Systems Command

NAWC

Naval Air Warfare Center

NMD

National Missile Defense

NSSN

New nuclear-powered attack submarine


OOTW

Operations other than war


PEBB

Power electronic building block


R&D

Research and development

RF

Radio frequency

RTM

Resin transfer molded (spars and fusilage frames)


SCWO

Supercritical water oxidation

SEAL

Sea, air, land team

SMS

Smart materials and structures (technologies)

SSBN

Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine

SSN

Nuclear-powered attack submarine

STOL

Short takeoff and landing

STOVL

Short takeoff and vertical landing


TMD

Theater missile defense


UAV

Unmanned aerial vehicle

USMC

U.S. Marine Corps

Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 1997. Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000-2035 Becoming a 21st-Century Force: Volume 6: Platforms. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/5839.
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UUV

Unmanned underwater vehicle


VA

Attack squadron

VF

Fighter squadron

VLS

Vertical launch system

VP

Patrol squadron

VSTOL

Vertical and short takeoff and landing

VTOL

Vertical takeoff and landing

Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 1997. Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000-2035 Becoming a 21st-Century Force: Volume 6: Platforms. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/5839.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 1997. Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000-2035 Becoming a 21st-Century Force: Volume 6: Platforms. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/5839.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 1997. Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000-2035 Becoming a 21st-Century Force: Volume 6: Platforms. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/5839.
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