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Targeting U.S. Technologies

Explanation of Abbreviations and Acronyms

ALL ARE U.S. UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED
OMITTED: FOREIGN ACRONYMS THAT APPEAR IN ONLY ONE PLACE (COMPANY NAMES, ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS, ETC.)

  • ACIC - Army Counterintelligence Center

  • AS - aeronautics systems

  • ASW - anti-submarine warfare

  • AUV - autonomous underwater vehicle

  • C4ISR - command, control, communications & computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance

  • CI - counterintelligence

  • CIA - Central Intelligence Agency

  • DIA - Defense Intelligence Agency

  • DoD - Department of Defense

  • DOE - Department of Energy

  • DSS - Defense Security Service

  • DSTL - Developing Science & Technologies List

  • ERC - End-User Review Committee

  • FIE - foreign intelligence entity

  • FOG - fiber-optic gyrocompass

  • FY - fiscal year

  • IC - Intelligence Community

  • IP - Internet protocol

  • IS - information systems

  • ISR - intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance

  • IT - information technology

  • LO&S - lasers, optics, and sensors

  • MCM - mine countermeasures

  • MCTL - Militarily Critical Technologies List

  • MO - method of operation

  • NCIS - Naval Criminal Investigative Service

  • NGA - National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

  • ONCIX - Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive

  • R&D - research and development

  • RFI - request for information

  • SCR - suspicious contact report

  • SLV - space launch vehicle

  • SNA - suspicious network activity

  • TAA - technical assistance agreement

  • UAS - unmanned aerial system

  • URL - uniform resource locator

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