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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1964–1968, Volume X, National Security Policy


Abbreviations

  • AAI, Authorized Active Inventory
  • ABM, anti-ballistic missile
  • ABMIS, Airborne Missile Intercept System
  • ABRES, Advanced Ballistic Reentry System
  • ACDA, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • ACS, Assistant Chief of Staff
  • AD, assured destruction
  • AD, destroyer tender
  • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
  • AEW&C, Airborne Early Warning and Control
  • AGC, amphibious flagship
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • AJCC, Alternate Joint Communications Center
  • AMM, anti-missile missile
  • AMSA, Advanced Manned Strategic Aircraft
  • ANG, Air National Guard
  • ANMCC, Alternate National Military Command Center
  • AOR, fleet oilers
  • ARA, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARNG, Army National Guard
  • ASD, Assistant Secretary of Defense
  • ASM, air-to-surface missile
  • ASROC, anti-submarine surface launched rockets
  • ASW, anti-submarine warfare
  • ATS, salvage tug
  • AWACS, Airborne Warning and Control System
  • BMD, ballistic missile defense
  • BMEWS, Ballistic Missile Early Warning System
  • BMS, ballistic missile ship
  • BNSP, Basic National Security Policy
  • BOB, Bureau of the Budget
  • BUIC, back-up interceptor control
  • BW, biological warfare
  • C, Confidential
  • CASP, Country Analysis and Strategy Paper
  • CB, chemical and biological
  • CDP, Civil Defense Program
  • CENTO, Central Treaty Organization
  • CEP, circular error probable; circular error projection
  • ChiCom, Chinese Communist
  • CI, Counterinsurgency
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CINCARIB, Commander in Chief, Caribbean Command
  • CINCMEAFSA, Commander in Chief, Middle East, Southern Asia and Africa, South of the Sahara
  • CINCNORAD, Commander in Chief, North American Defense Command
  • CINCONAD, Commander in Chief, Continental Air Defense Command
  • CINCPAC, Commander in Chief, Pacific
  • CINCSO, Commander in Chief, United States Southern Command
  • CINCSTRIKE, Commander in Chief, STRIKE
  • CJCS, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • CNO, Chief of Naval Operations
  • COMINT, communications intelligence
  • CONUS, continental United States
  • CPR, Chinese People's Republic
  • CSAF, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force
  • CW, chemical warfare
  • CY, calendar year
  • DASH, drone anti-submarine helicopters
  • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
  • DDG, guided missile destroyer
  • DDR&E, Director, Defense Research and Engineering
  • DE, destroyer escort
  • DEPEX, Nike-X Deployment Study
  • DEW, Defense Early Warning
  • DIA, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • DICBM, depressed trajectory delivery system,
  • DL, damage limiting
  • DLG, conventional frigate
  • DLGN, nuclear-powered guided missile frigate
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DOD/ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • DOD/SA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Analysis
  • DPM, Draft Presidential Memorandum
  • DUCC, Deep Underground Command Center
  • DXGN, nuclear guided missile destroyer
  • E.O., Executive Order
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/RPM, Office of Regional Political-Military Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FBM, fleet ballistic missile
  • FBO, Foreign Buildings Office, Department of State
  • FDL, Fast Deployment Logistics ships
  • FE, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • FFD, Forward Floating Depot
  • FIAB, (President's) Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
  • FIDP, Foreign Internal Defense Policy
  • FMP, force modernization program
  • FOBS, fractional orbit bombardment system
  • FOT, follow-on test
  • FRC, Federal Records Center
  • FRG, Federal Republic of Germany
  • FWMAF, Free World military assistance forces
  • FY, Fiscal Year
  • GCD, general and complete disarmament
  • G/PM, Office of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • GTE, greater than expected
  • HF, high frequency
  • HPD, hard point defenses
  • HUMINT, human resources intelligence
  • ICBM, inter-continental ballistic missiles
  • ICIS, Interdepartmental Committee on Internal Security
  • ICM, improved capability missile
  • IDP, internal defense plan
  • IIC, Interdepartmental Intelligence Conference
  • IMI, Improved Manned Interceptor
  • IOC, initial operating capability
  • IRG, Interdepartmental Regional Group
  • ISA, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • IUS, International Union of Students
  • JAEIC, Joint Atomic Energy Intelligence Committee
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JCSM, Joint Chiefs of Staff Memorandum
  • JLRSS, Joint Long-Range Strategic Study
  • JSCP, Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan
  • JSOP, Joint Strategic Objectives Plan
  • JWGA, Joint War Games Agency
  • KP, kilopound
  • LF, low frequency
  • LFS, landing force support ship
  • LHA, amphibious assault ship
  • LOC, line of communication
  • LRA, long-range aviation
  • LST, tank landing ship
  • MAAG, Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • MAD, airborne magnetic anomaly detection
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • MAR, multi-function array radar
  • MCS, mine countermeasures support ship
  • MIRV, multiple, independently-targeted re-entry vehicle
  • M/KP, million per kilo pound
  • MLF, Multilateral Force
  • MOBS, multiple orbit bombardment system
  • MOL, Manned Orbital Laboratory
  • MRBM, medium-range ballistic missile
  • MRV, multiple re-entry vehicle
  • MSO, minesweeper ship
  • MSR, Missile Site Radar
  • MSS, special minesweeper ship
  • MSTS, Military Sea Transportation Service
  • MT, megaton
  • MTR, missile tracking radar
  • NAC, North Atlantic Council
  • NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NAVCOSSAC, Naval Command System Support Center
  • NCA, National Command Authorities
  • NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEACP, National Emergency Airborne Command Post
  • NECPA, National Emergency Command Post Afloat
  • NESC, Net Evaluation Subcommittee
  • NFZ, nuclear-free zone
  • NG, National Guard
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • NIPP, National Intelligence Projections for Planning
  • n.m., nautical mile
  • NMCC, National Military Command Center (or Command and Control)
  • NMCS, National Military Command System
  • NMLCP, National Mobile Land Command Post
  • NOA, new obligational authority
  • NORAD, North American Air Defense
  • NSA, National Security Agency
  • NSA, National Student Association
  • NSAM, National Security Action Memorandum
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NU–OPTS, nuclear options
  • OAD, operational availability date
  • OAS, Organization of American States
  • OCB, Operations Coordinating Board
  • OCD, Office of Civil Defense
  • ODR, Office of Defense Resources
  • OECD, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • OEEC, Organization for European Economic Cooperation
  • OEP, Office of Emergency Planning
  • ONE, Office of National Estimates, Central Intelligence Agency
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • OT, operational flight tests
  • OTH, over the horizon (radar)
  • PAL, permissive action link
  • PAR, Perimeter Acquisition Radar
  • PC, patrol craft
  • PCP, Program Change Proposals
  • PDP, Project Definition Phase
  • PFIAB, President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
  • PJDB, Permanent Joint Defense Board
  • P.L., Public Law
  • PMG, Political-Military Group
  • POLAD, Political Adviser
  • PONAST, Post-Nuclear Attack Study
  • PRC, People's Republic of China
  • PSAC, President's Science Advisory Committee
  • QRA, quantitative risk analysis
  • R&D, research and development
  • RD, Restricted Data
  • RDT&E, research, development, test, and evaluation
  • RG, Record Group
  • RISOP, Red Integrated Strategic Operational Plan
  • RV, re-entry vehicle
  • S, Secret
  • SABMIS, sea-based ABM system
  • SAC, Strategic Air Command
  • SACEUR, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe
  • SACLANT, Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic
  • SACSA, Special Assistant to the Director, Joint Staff, for Counterinsurgency and Special Activities
  • SAGE, semi-automatic ground environment
  • SAM, surface-to-air missile
  • SCAD, Subsonic Cruise Armed Decoy
  • SCI, Sensitive Compartmented Information
  • SEATO, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
  • SecDef, Secretary of Defense
  • SETD, systems-engineering-technical-direction
  • SF&ET, Strategic Force and Effectiveness Tables
  • SHAPE, Supreme Headquarters, Allied Powers, Europe
  • SIG, Senior Interdepartmental Group
  • SIGINT, signals intelligence
  • SIOP, single integrated operations plan
  • SLBM, surface-launched ballistic missile
  • SLCM, surface-launched cruise missiles
  • SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • SOSUS, sound and surveillance underwater system
  • S/P, Policy Planning Council, Department of State
  • SPADATS, space detection and tracking system
  • S/PC, Policy Planning Council, Department of State
  • SRAM, short-range attack missile
  • SSBN, nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines
  • SSDSG, Special State-Defense Study Group
  • SSG, Special Studies Group (JCS)
  • SSKN, nuclear-powered killer submarines
  • SSN, nuclear attack submarine
  • STANAVOR, standing naval force (NATO)
  • STRAF, U.S. Strategic Army Forces
  • SUBROC, submarine-launched rockets
  • TAC, Tactical Air Command
  • TAF, The Asia Foundation
  • TAPS, trajectory accuracy prediction system
  • TDI, Target Data Inventory
  • TERCOM, terrain matching guidance
  • TFG, Tentative Force Guidance
  • TOW, tube-launched optically-tracked wire-guided missile
  • TS, Top Secret
  • U, Unclassified
  • UE, Unit Equipment
  • UHF, ultra high frequency
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • ULMS, Undersea Long-range Missile System
  • UN, United Nations
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USAFE, United States Air Forces in Europe
  • USCINCEUR, United States Commander in Chief, European Command
  • US/FWMAF, U.S. Free World Military Assistance Forces
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIB, United States Intelligence Board
  • USN, United States Navy
  • USOIDP, United States Overseas Internal Defense Policy
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • VDS, variable-depth sonar
  • VHF, very high frequency
  • VLF, very low frequency
  • VMO, velocity, maximum operating
  • WEU, Western European Union
  • WFDY, World Federation of Democratic Youth