Abbreviations

  • A, airgram
  • ABM, anti-ballistic missile
  • ACDA, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • ACDA/D, Office of the Director, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • ACDA/DD, Office of the Deputy Director, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • ACDA/IR, International Relations Bureau, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • ACDA/ST, Science and Technology Bureau, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • ACEP, Advisory Committee on Export Policy
  • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
  • AEDS, atomic energy detection system
  • AF, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AFI, Office of Inter-African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AFTAC, Air Force Technical Applications Center
  • AICBM, air-launched intercontinental ballistic missile
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • AL, Ambassador at Large
  • ANF, Atlantic Nuclear Force
  • ARA, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARPA, Advanced Research Projects Agency, Department of Defense
  • ASAP, as soon as possible
  • ASW, anti-submarine warfare
  • B, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
  • BBC, British Broadcasting Corporation
  • BDSA, Business and Defense Services Administration, Department of Commerce
  • BIP, Bureau of International Programs, Department of Commerce
  • BMD, ballistic missile defense
  • BMI, Office of United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • BNA, Office of British Commonwealth and Northern European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • BOB, Bureau of the Budget
  • BR, Belgian reactor
  • BUSEC, series indicator for telegrams from the Department of State to the U.S. Mission to the European Communities
  • C, Confidential
  • CA, circular airgram
  • CANDU, Canadian Deutrium Uranium (nuclear reactor)
  • CAP, Common Agricultural Policy, refers to agricultural policies of the Common Market
  • CAP, series indicator for communications from the White House to the Johnson Ranch in Texas
  • CBW, chemical and biological (bacteriological) weapons
  • CEA, Council of Economic Advisers
  • CEDTO, series indicator for communications from Paris relating to OECD matters
  • CFR, Code of Federal Regulations
  • CG, circular airgram; Consultative Group, based in Paris, consisting of nations working to control the export of strategic goods to Communist countries
  • ChiCom, Chinese Communist
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIR, Canada-India reactor
  • CM, Chairman's Memorandum, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • CMC, Commandant of the Marine Corps
  • CNO, Chief of Naval Operations
  • COCOM, Coordinating Committee of the Paris Consultative Group
  • COMIBOL (CMB), Corporacion Minera de Bolivia (Mining Corporation of Bolivia)
  • COP, Committee of Principals
  • CP, Contracting Party (Parties); Cabinet Paper
  • CPR, Chinese People's Republic
  • CSD, Commodities Division, Office of International Resources, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • CTB, comprehensive test ban
  • CTBT, comprehensive test ban treaty
  • CU, Office of the Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs
  • CY, calendar year
  • D, Democrat; Office of the Deputy Administrator, Agency for International Development
  • DAC, Development Assistance Committee
  • DAG, Development Assistance Group
  • DC, Disarmament Commission (United Nations)
  • DC/T, Telegraphic Branch, Division of Communications Services, Department of State
  • DD, Deputy Director
  • Depcirtel, Department of State circular telegram
  • DIA, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Disdel, Disarmament delegation (to the Eighteen-Nation Disarmament Committee)
  • dissem, dissemination
  • Disto, series indicator for telegrams from the U.S. Delegation at the Eighteen-Nation Disarmament Committee in Geneva to the Department of State
  • DLF, Development Loan Fund
  • DM, Deutschemark
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • E, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • E.O., Executive Order
  • EA, Office of East Asian Affairs, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • ECBUS, series indicator for telegrams from the U.S. Mission to the European Communities to the Department of State
  • ECD, Economic Defense Division, Office of International Resources, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • ECONAD, Committee of Economic Advisers (NATO)
  • ECOSOC, United Nations Economic and Social Council
  • ECRB, Export Control Review Board
  • ED, Economic Development Division, Office of International Financial and Development Affairs, Bureau of Economic Affairs
  • EE, East European; Office of Eastern European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EEC, European Economic Community
  • EFTA, European Free Trade Association
  • EMA, European Monetary Agreement
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • ENDC, Eighteen-Nation Disarmament Committee
  • EPC, European Political Community
  • ESSOR, Essai Orgel (Orgel test reactor) (Italy)
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EURATOM, European Atomic Energy Community
  • Exdis, exclusive distribution
  • EXIM, Exim Bank, Eximbank, Export-Import Bank
  • EXSEC, Executive Secretariat, Agency for International Development
  • FAC, Office of the Deputy Coordinator for Foreign Assistance, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
  • FAO, Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations
  • FAZ, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
  • FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FE, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • FN, International Finance Division, Office of International Financial and Development Affairs, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • FOB, forward operating bases
  • FODAG, Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations
  • FonMin, Foreign Minister
  • FonOff, Foreign Office
  • FRB, Federal Reserve Board
  • FRC, Federal Records Center (Washington National Records Center)
  • FRG, Federal Republic of Germany
  • FSD, Fuels Division, Office of International Resources, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • FSE, Fuels and Energy Division, Office of International Resources, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • G, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • GA, General Assembly (United Nations)
  • G/PM, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GC, Office of the General Counsel
  • GCD, general and comprehensive disarmament
  • GDR, German Democratic Republic
  • GER, Office of German Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • GNP, gross national product
  • GOI, Government of Iran
  • GOJ, Government of Japan
  • G/PM, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs
  • GRC, Government of the Republic of China
  • GSA, General Services Administration
  • H. Rept., House of Representatives Report
  • H. Res., House of Representatives Resolution
  • H.R., House of Representatives
  • HEW, Department of Health, Education and Welfare
  • HMG, Her (His) Majesty's Government
  • IAC, Intelligence Advisory Committee
  • IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency
  • IAIAS, Inter-American Institute of Agricultural Sciences (Costa Rica)
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • ICA, International Cooperation Administration
  • ICAC, International Cotton Advisory Committee
  • ICBM, intercontinental ballistic missile
  • ICFEP, Interdepartmental Committee of Under Secretaries on Foreign Economic Policy
  • IDA, Institute for Defense Analyses
  • IDA, International Development Association
  • IDB, Inter-American Development Bank
  • IDD, International Development Decade
  • IDY, International Development Year
  • IL, International List (of embargoed goods)
  • ILO, International Labor Organization, United Nations
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IOC, initial operational capability
  • IR, intermediate-range
  • ISA, Office of International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
  • JAG, Judge Adjutant General, Department of Defense
  • JAPCO, Japan Atomic Power Company
  • JCAE, Joint Committee on Atomic Energy
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JCSM, Joint Chiefs of Staff Memorandum
  • JPDR, Japan power demonstration reactor
  • JRR, Japanese research reactor
  • KG, kilogram
  • KT, kiloton
  • L, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • LA, Bureau for Latin America, Agency for International Development
  • LA-NFZ, Latin American Nuclear Free Zone Treaty
  • LAS, long-range assistance strategy
  • LASA, large aperture seismic array
  • LASL, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory
  • LDC, less developed country
  • Limdis, limited distribution
  • LRL, Livermore Radiation Laboratory
  • LS, Language Services Division, Office of Operations, Department of State
  • LTBT, Limited Test Ban Treaty
  • M, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • MAAG, Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • MC, memorandum of conversation
  • MD, missile driver
  • MDC, Mutual Defense Control Staff, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • MFN, Most Favored Nation
  • MIRV, multiple, independently-targeted reentry vehicle
  • MITI, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Japan
  • MLF, multilateral force
  • MOD, Ministry of Defense
  • MRBM, medium-range ballistic missile
  • MSA, Mutual Security Assistance
  • MSP, Mutual Security Program
  • MT, megaton
  • MWE, megawatt-electric
  • MWT, megawatt-thermal
  • MZFR, Mehrzweck Forschungs Reactor (multi-purpose research reactor in West Germany)
  • NAC, National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Problems; North Atlantic Council (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
  • NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NATUS, series indicator for communications from the Department of State to the U.S. Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NDAC, Nuclear Defense Affairs Committee (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
  • NE, Office of Near Eastern Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/RA, Office of Regional Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NESA, Bureau for Near East and South Asia, Agency for International Development
  • NFZ, nuclear free zone
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • NM, nautical mile
  • NNC, Non-nuclear Conference
  • Nodis, no distribution
  • NP, non-proliferation
  • NPD, nuclear power demonstration
  • NPG, Nuclear Planning Group (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
  • NPR, nuclear power reactor
  • NPT, non-proliferation treaty
  • NRU, National Research Universal (nuclear reactor) (Canada)
  • NRX, National Research Experiment (Canadian reactor)
  • NSA, National Security Agency
  • NSAM, National Security Action Memorandum
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • O, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Administration
  • OAS, Organization of American States
  • OASD, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
  • OAU, Organization of African Unity
  • OC, Office of Communications, Department of State; Operating Committee of the Advisory Committee on Export Policy (ACEP)
  • OCB, Operations Coordinating Board
  • OCDM, Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization
  • OECD, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • OEEC, Organization for European Economic Cooperation
  • OEP, Office of Emergency Planning
  • OES, Office of International Economic and Social Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • OFD, Office of International Financial and Development Affairs, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • OFE, Office of International Finance and Economic Analysis, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • OIA, Office of International Affairs, Department of the Treasury
  • OIF, Office of International Finance, Department of the Treasury
  • OIN, Office of Industrial Nations, Department of the Treasury
  • OPEC, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • OPR, Office of Operations, Department of State
  • OPR/LS, Language Services Division, Office of Operations, Department of State
  • OR, Office of International Resources, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • OSD/AE, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Atomic Energy
  • OT, Office of International Trade, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • OTC, Organization for Trade Cooperation
  • P.L., Public Law
  • PNE, peaceful nuclear explosion
  • PNED, peaceful nuclear explosive device
  • POLAD, Political Adviser (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
  • Polto, series indicator for telegrams from the Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and European Regional Organizations to the Department of State
  • R&;D, research and development
  • R, Republican
  • RA, Office of European Regional Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • RAF, Royal Air Force
  • RD, Restricted Data
  • REA, Office of Inter-American Regional Economic Affairs, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • reftel, reference telegram
  • ResDel, resident delegation
  • RG, Record Group
  • RO, Regional Office(r)
  • RPE, Office of Atlantic Political-Economic Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • RPM, Office of NATO and Atlantic Political-Military Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • RSB, Office of Research and Analysis for Soviet Bloc, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • S, Office of the Secretary of State; Senate
  • S. Res., Senate Resolution
  • S/C, Office of the Counselor of the Department of State
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/S-I, Information Section, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/S-O, Operations Center, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/S-S, Executive Secretariat Staff, Department of State
  • SALT, strategic arms limitation talks
  • SAM, surface-to-air missile
  • SCI, Office of International Scientific and Technological Affairs, Department of State
  • SEATO, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
  • SecDef, Secretary of Defense
  • Secto, series indicator for telegrams from the Secretary of State (or his delegation) at international conferences to the Department of State
  • septel, separate telegram
  • SNDV, strategic nuclear delivery vehicle
  • SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • SNV, strategic nuclear vehicle
  • SONJ, Standard Oil Company of New Jersey
  • SOSUS, Sound Surveillance Undersea System
  • SOV, Office of Soviet Union Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • Stat., Statutes at Large
  • SYG, Secretary-General (United Nations)
  • TN, thermonuclear
  • Todis, series indicator for telegrams from the Department of State to the U.S. Delegation at the Eighteen-Nation Disarmament Committee in Geneva
  • Topol, series indicator for telegrams from the Department of State to the Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and European Regional Organizations
  • Tosec, series indicator for telegrams from the Department of State to the Secretary of State (or his delegation) at international conferences
  • TR, terms of reference
  • TS, Top Secret
  • TTB, threshold test ban
  • TTBT, threshold test ban treaty
  • U, Unclassified; Under Secretary of State; uranium
  • UAR, United Arab Republic
  • UEM, Union Electrica Madrilena (Madrilenian Electrical Union) (Spain)
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNCTAD, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • UNDC, United Nations Disarmament Commission
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNP, Office of United Nations Political Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • USA, United States Army
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USC, United States Code
  • USG, United States Government
  • USIB, United States Intelligence Board
  • USN, United States Navy
  • USRO, Office of the U.S. Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and European Regional Organizations
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations
  • VERAC, Verification Advisory Committee
  • WEU, Western European Union
  • WH, White House
  • Z, Zulu time (Greenwich mean time)