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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1961–1963, Volume X, Cuba, January 1961–September 1962


Abbreviations

  • AA, aircraft artillery
  • AAA, anti-aircraft artillery
  • AAM, air-to-air missiles
  • Abn Div, Airborne division
  • ACSI, Assistant Chief of Staff, Intelligence
  • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
  • AEW, Aircraft Early Warning Station
  • AEW&C Det, Airborne Early Warning and Control Detachment
  • AF, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AFB, Air Force Base
  • AFCIN, Air Force Intelligence
  • AFL-CIO, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • AFTF, Air Force Task Force
  • AJOC, Alternative Joint Communications Center (Air Force)
  • AJR, Asociation de Juventud Rebelde (Association of Rebel Youth)
  • ALTCOMLANT, Alternate Commander, Atlantic (Navy)
  • ammo, ammunition
  • amphib, amphibious
  • ANG, Air National Guard
  • ARA, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/CCA, Office of the Coordinator for Cuban Affairs, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/CMA, Office of Caribbean and Mexican Affairs, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/RPA, Office of Inter-American Regional Political Affairs, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • Armd Cav Regt, Armored Cavalry Regiment
  • ARS, Aerial Reconnaissance and Security
  • ASAP, as soon as possible
  • ASW, Anti-Submarine Warfare
  • AWOL, absent without leave
  • BLT, Battalion Landing Team
  • Bn, battalion
  • Brig Hq., Brigade Headquarters
  • BW/CW, Biological Warfare/Chemical Warfare
  • CAB, Civil Aeronautics Board
  • CAP, Combat Air Patrol
  • CEF, Cuban Expeditionary Force
  • CENTO, Central Treaty Organization
  • CGCONARC, Commanding General, continental Army command
  • CGUSACARIB, Commanding General, U.S. Army, Caribbean
  • CGUSARLANT, Commanding General, U.S. Army, Atlantic
  • CGUSCONARC, Commanding General, U.S. Continental Army Command
  • ChiCom, Chinese Communist
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CINCARIB, Commander in Chief, Caribbean
  • CINCLANT, Commander in Chief, Atlantic
  • CINCLANTFLT, Commander in Chief, Atlantic Fleet
  • CINCONAD, Commander in Chief, Continental Air Defense Command
  • CINCPAC, Commander in Chief, Pacific
  • CINCSTRIKE, Commander in Chief, Strike command
  • CJTF, Commander, Joint Task Force
  • CMA, Office of Caribbean and Mexican Affairs, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • CMC, Commandant, United States Marine Corps
  • CNO, Chief of Naval Operations
  • C.O., Commanding Officer
  • COAS, Council of the Organization of American States
  • COCOM, Coordinating Committee of the Paris Consultative Group of Nations
  • COMAFTASKOR, Commander, Air Force Task Force
  • COMANTDEFCOM, Commander, Antilles Defense Command
  • COMCARIBSEAFRON, Commander, Caribbean Sea Frontier
  • COMFAIRJAX, Commander, Fleet Air, Jacksonville, Florida
  • COMINT, Communications Intelligence
  • COMJTF, Commander, Joint Task Force
  • COMKWESTFOR, Commander, Key West Forces
  • COMNAVBASE GTMO, Commander, Naval Base, Guantanamo
  • COMNAVTASKFOR, Commander, Naval Task Force
  • COMSECONDFLT, Commander, Second Fleet
  • COMTAC, Commander, Tactical Air command
  • CONAD, Continental Air Defense Command
  • CONUS, continental United States
  • COSAC, Commanding Officer, Strategic Air Command
  • CRC, Consejo Revolucionario Cubano, Cuban Revolutionary Council
  • CTC, Confederacion de Trabajadores Cubanos, Confederation of Cuban Workers
  • CTG, Commander, Special Task Group
  • CVA, attack aircraft carrier
  • CW, Chemical Warfare
  • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence,
  • DO, destroyer
  • DD/P, Office of the Deputy Director for Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Dels, Delegations
  • Depcirtel, Department of State circular telegram
  • Dept, Department of State
  • Deptel, Department of State telegram
  • DIA, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • DIO, District Intelligence Officer
  • Div, Division
  • DIRNSA, Director, National Security Agency
  • DLF, Development Loan Fund
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DR, Directorio Revolucionario, Revolutionary Directorate
  • DRE, Directorio Revolucionario Estudiantil, Student Revolutionary Directorate
  • DTG, date-time-group (date and exact time on telegrams)
  • DZ, drop zone
  • ECE, Economic Commission for Europe
  • ECM, electronic countermeasures
  • ELINT, Electronic Intelligence
  • ETA, estimated time of arrival
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/SOV, Office of Soviet Union Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EW, early warning
  • FA, Field Artillery
  • FAA, Federal Aviation Agency
  • FA Bn, Field Artillery Battalion
  • FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FMFLANT, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic
  • FonMin, Foreign Minister
  • FonOff, Foreign Office
  • FRC, Federal Records Center
  • FRD, Frente Revolucionario Democratico, Democratic Revolutionary Front
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • G-2, Army General Staff section dealing with intelligence at the divisional level or higher
  • GA, United Nations General Assembly
  • GOA, Government of Argentina
  • GOB, Government of Brazil
  • GOC, Government of Cuba
  • GOC, Good Offices Committee
  • GOF, Government of France
  • govt, government
  • Gtmo, Guantanamo
  • Guat, Guatemala
  • GUS, Government of the United States
  • HEW, Department of Health, Education and Welfare
  • HP, horsepower
  • HQ MC, Headquarters, Marine Corps
  • Hv Gun Bn, Heavy Gun Battalion
  • IA-ECOSOC, Inter-American Economic and Social Council of the United Nations
  • ICA, International Cooperation Administration
  • IDB, Inter-American Development Bank
  • ILO, International Labor Organization
  • Inf Bde, Infantry Brigade
  • info, information
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INS, Immigration and Naturalization Service, Department of Justice
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/UNP, Office of United Nations Political and Security Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IRM, intermediate-range ballistic missile
  • ISA, Office of International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JCSM, Joint Chiefs of Staff Memorandum
  • JTF, Joint Task Force
  • KLM, Royal Dutch Airlines
  • KOMAR, Soviet missile-carrying patrol boat
  • kts, knots, one nautical mile per hour
  • L, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • LA, Latin America
  • LANTCOM, Atlantic Fleet Command
  • lat, latitude
  • LCI, Landing Craft, Infantry
  • LCT, Landing Craft, Tank
  • LCU, Landing Craft, Utility
  • LCVP, Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel
  • long, longitude
  • LOU, Limited Official Use
  • LPH, Landing Platform Helicopter
  • LSD, Landing Ship, Dock
  • MAG, Marine Aviation Group
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • MarCorps, Marine Corps
  • MATS, Military Air Transport Service
  • MDC, Movimiento Democratico Cristiano, Christian Democratic Movement
  • MEB, Marine Expeditionary Brigade
  • MEF, Marine Expeditionary Force
  • MFM, Meeting of Foreign Ministers
  • MIG, Russian-made fighter aircraft
  • mort., mortar
  • MP, Member of Parliament (British)
  • MRBM, medium range ballistic missile
  • MRP, Movimiento Revolucionario del Pueblo, People's Revolutionary Movement
  • MAR, Movimiento de Recuperacion Revolucion, Movement To Recover the Revolution
  • MSTS, Military Sea Transport Service
  • MTB, motor torpedo boat
  • NAD, Naval Air Detachment
  • NAS, Naval Air Station
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty organization
  • NavAide, Naval Aide
  • NDU, National Defense University
  • NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • Niact, night action, telegram indicator requiring immediate action
  • Nic, Nicaragua
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • nm, nautical miles
  • Noforn, no foreign distribution
  • NPIC, National Photographic Interpretation Center
  • NSA, National Security Agency
  • NSAM, National Security Action Memorandum
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • OARS, Ocean Area Reconnaissance Satellite
  • OAD, organization of American States
  • OASD, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
  • OCB, Operations Coordinating Board
  • OPLAN, Operations Plan
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • P, Bureau of Public Affairs, Department of State
  • PAA, Pan American Airways
  • PACOM, Pacific Command
  • PC, Patrol Craft, Submarine chaser
  • PM, paramilitary
  • PNG, persona non grata
  • POE, Port of Embarkation
  • POL, petroleum, oil, and lubricants
  • POW, prisoner of war
  • Pres, President
  • PSP, Partido Socialista Popular, Popular Socialist Party (Cuban Communist Party)
  • PT, Motor Torpedo Boat
  • recco, reconnaissance
  • Reps, Representatives
  • R, Resolution; Republican
  • RLT, Regimental Landing Team
  • RPA, Office of Inter-American Regional Political Affairs, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • SAC, Strategic Air Command
  • SACEUR, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe
  • SAM, surface-to-air missile
  • SATS, short airfield for tactical support
  • SC, United Nations Security Council
  • SCCS, Special Consultative Committee on Security (OAS)
  • SEATO, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
  • SecDef, Secretary of Defense
  • SecNav, Secretary of the Navy
  • Secto, series indicator for telegrams from the Secretary of State or his party to Washington
  • SIGINT, Signals Intelligence
  • SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • S/O, Operations Center, Department of State
  • Sov, Soviet
  • SSM, surface-to-surface missile
  • Stat., United States Statutes at Large
  • SW, surface warfare
  • SYG, Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • TAC, Tactical Air Command
  • TAD, Tactical Air Defense
  • TAF, Tactical Air Force
  • TASS, Telegraphnoye Agentstvo Sovyetskogo Soyuza (Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union)
  • TCS, Tactical Control Squadron
  • TF, Task Force
  • TFS, Tactical Fighter Squadron
  • TG, Task Group
  • T/O, Table of Organization
  • T/O&E, Table of Organization and Estimates
  • TRS, Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
  • U, Office of the Under Secretary of State
  • UAR, United Arab Republic
  • UDT, Underwater Demolition Team
  • UDU, Underwater Demolition Unit
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNESCO-ECLA, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization-Economic Commission for Latin America
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNSC, United Nations Security Council
  • UR, Unidad Revolucionario (Cuban political movement)
  • urtel, your telegram
  • USA, United States Army
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USDel, United States Delegation
  • USG, United States Government
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIB, United States Intelligence Board
  • USMC, United States Marine Corps
  • USN, United States Navy
  • USRO, United States Mission to European Regional Organizations
  • USS, United States Ship
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • USSTRICOM, United States Strike Command
  • UST, United States Treaties and other International Agreements
  • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations
  • UW, Unconventional Warfare
  • VOA, Voice of America
  • VS, Search Plane; Shore-based Search Squadron
  • WH, White House
  • W/T, wireless transmitter