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Suggested Citation:"Appendix L: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 1997. Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000-2035: Becoming a 21st-Century Force: Volume 9: Modeling and Simulation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/5869.
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Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACTD

Advanced concept technology demonstration

ADS

Advanced distributed simulation

BFS

Battlefield spreadsheet

C4ISR

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

CAD

Computer-aided design

CAM

Computer-aided modeling

CFOR

Command forces

CINC

Commander-in-chief

CMMS

Common models of the mission space

CNO

Chief of Naval Operations

COEA

Cost and Operational Effectiveness Analysis

CONUS

Continental United States

DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DDR&E

Director of Defense Research and Engineering

DIA

Defense Intelligence Agency

DIS

Distributed interactive simulation

DMSO

Defense Modeling and Simulation Office

DOD

Department of Defense

DRB

Division ready brigade

FLEETEX

Fleet training exercise

HLA

High-level architecture

IOC

Initial operational capability

JCOS

Joint Countermine Operational Simulation

Suggested Citation:"Appendix L: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 1997. Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000-2035: Becoming a 21st-Century Force: Volume 9: Modeling and Simulation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/5869.
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JCTS

Joint Tactical Combat Training System

JICM

Joint Integrated Contingency Model

J-MASS

Joint Modeling and Simulation System

JMEM

Joint munitions effectiveness manual

JROC

Joint Requirements Oversight Council

JSIMS

Joint Simulation System

JTF

Joint task force

JWARS

Joint Warfare System

JWCA

Joint Warfare Capabilities Assessment

M&S

Modeling and simulation

MEU

Marine expeditionary unit

MIP

Mixed initiative planning

MOE

Measure of effectiveness

NRAC

Naval Research Advisory Committee

NRaD

Naval Research and Development Division

NSS

Naval Simulation System

OMT

Object model template

ONR

Office of Naval Research

OSD

Office of the Secretary of Defense

OT&E

Operational test and evaluation

PC

Personal computer

RESA

Research, evaluation, and systems analysis (system)

RISTA

Reconnaissance, intelligence, surveillance, targeting, and acquisition

RMA

Revolution in military affairs

ROI

Return on investment

RSAS

RAND Strategy Assessment System

RTI

Run time architecture

SAFOR

Semiautomated forces

SAM

Surface-to-air missile

SBA

Simulation-based acquisition

SBD

Simulation-based design

SSBN

Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine

STOW

Synthetic theater of war

TMD

Theater missile defense

TOR

Terms of reference

UAV

Unmanned aerial vehicle

VE

Virtual engineering

VV&A

Verification, validation, and accreditation

WARSIM

Warfighter's simulation

WMD

Weapons of mass destruction (nuclear, chemical, and biological)

WSSF

Weapons Software Support Facility

Suggested Citation:"Appendix L: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 1997. Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000-2035: Becoming a 21st-Century Force: Volume 9: Modeling and Simulation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/5869.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix L: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 1997. Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000-2035: Becoming a 21st-Century Force: Volume 9: Modeling and Simulation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/5869.
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