Abbreviations

  • ACSI, Assistant Chief of Staff, Intelligence (Department of Defense)
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • Amb, Ambassador
  • AMINOIL, American Independent Oil Company
  • ANM, Arab Nationalist Movement
  • ARAMCO, Arabian-American Oil Company
  • ATUC, Aden Trade Union Congress
  • BAC, British Aircraft Corporation
  • BAPCO, Bahrain Petroleum Company
  • BBC, British Broadcasting Corporation
  • BIOT, British Indian Ocean Territory
  • CARE, Cooperatives for American Relief Everywhere, Inc.
  • CAS, controlled American source
  • CCPC, Civil Communications Planning Committee (NATO)
  • CENTO, Central Treaty Organization
  • CHICOM(S), Chinese Communist(s)
  • CHUSMTM, Chief, United States Military Training Mission in Saudi Arabia
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CINCLANT, Commander in Chief, Armed Forces, Atlantic
  • CINCMEAFSA, Commander in Chief, Middle East/South Asia and Africa South of the Sahara
  • CINCPAC, Commander in Chief, Pacific
  • CINCSTRIKE, Commander in Chief, Strike Command
  • CINCUSNAVEUR, Commander in Chief, U. S. Naval Forces, Europe
  • CIRTEL, circular telegram
  • CLA, Cooperative Logistics Agreement
  • CNO, Chief of Naval Operations
  • COMIDEASTFOR, Commander, Middle East Forces
  • CONUS, continental United States
  • CP, Crown Prince
  • CSAF, Chief of Staff, Air Force
  • DAF, Dhahran Air Field
  • DATT, Defense Attaché
  • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
  • DD/I, Deputy Director of Intelligence; Directorate of Intelligence (CIA)
  • DDP, Directorate for Plans (CIA)
  • Dept, Department of State
  • Deptel, outgoing Department of State telegram
  • DeptOff, Department of State officer
  • DIA, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • DMZ, demilitarized zone
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DOD/ISA, Department of Defense, International Security Affairs
  • EIS, Egyptian Intelligence Service
  • EmbOff, Embassy Officer
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • EP, estimated period
  • Exdis, Exclusive Distribution (extremely Limited Distribution)
  • EXIM, Export-Import Bank
  • FAA, Federation of Arab Amirates
  • FLOSY, Front for the Liberation of Occupied South Yemen
  • FonMin, Foreign Minister
  • FonOff, Foreign Office
  • FRA, Federal Regular Army (South Arabia)
  • FSA, Federation of South Arabia
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • GOI, Government of Iran; Government of Iraq; Government of Italy
  • GOK, Government of Kuwait
  • G/PM, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs
  • GUAR, Government of the United Arab Republic
  • HICOM, High Commissioner
  • HMG, Her Majesty's Government
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)
  • ICJ, International Court of Justice
  • ICRC, International Committee of the Red Cross
  • IGA, Investment Guarantee Agreement
  • ILS, instrument landing system
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • IOTF, Indian Ocean Task Force
  • IPC, Iraq Petroleum Company
  • IRG, Interdepartmental Regional Group
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JCSM, Joint Chiefs of Staff Memorandum
  • KDP, Kurdistan Democratic Party
  • K/FAED, Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development
  • LBJ, Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Limdis, Limited Distribution
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • MATS, Military Air Transport Service
  • MIDEASTFOR, Middle East Forces
  • MIG, Soviet fighter aircraft named for designers Mikoyan and Gurevich
  • MinFin, Minister of Finance
  • MinPet, Minister of Petroleum
  • MisOff, Mission Officer
  • MOD, Minister of Defense
  • MODA, Minister of Defense and Aviation
  • MTT, Mobile Training Team
  • NAC, North Atlantic Council
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NEA/ARN, Office of Lebanon, Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic, and Iraq Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/ARP, Office of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Yemen, and Aden Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/NE, Office of Near Eastern Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/NR, Office of Near Eastern and South Asian Regional Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NESA, Near East and South Asia
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • NIOC, National Iranian Oil Company
  • NLF, National Liberation Front
  • Noforn, no foreign dissemination
  • NOTAL, not received by all addressees
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NYT, New York Times
  • OAU, Organization of African Unity
  • OCI, Office of Current Intelligence (CIA)
  • ODM, Ministry of Overseas Development (South Arabia)
  • ONE, Office of National Estimates (CIA)
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • PM, Prime Minister
  • POL, petroleum, oil, lubricants
  • POLAD, Political Adviser
  • PRC, People’s Republic of China
  • PRSY, People’s Republic of South Yemen
  • PSP, People’s Socialist Party (Aden)
  • RAF, Royal Air Force (UK)
  • RAMP, weapons repair and maintenance program
  • RCD, Regional Cooperation for Development
  • reftel, reference telegram
  • reps, representatives
  • res, resolution
  • RSAF, Royal Saudi Air Force
  • SAA, South Arabian Army
  • SAF, South Arabian Federation
  • SAFG, South Arabian Federation Government
  • SAG, Saudi Arabian Government
  • SAL, South Arabian League
  • SAM, surface to air missile
  • SAMP, Saudi Arabian Mobility Program
  • SC, Security Council (United Nations)
  • septel, separate telegram
  • SYG, Secretary-General (United Nations)
  • TACAN, Tactical Air Navigation
  • TIAS, Treaties and International Acts Series
  • TOS, Trucial Oman Scouts
  • TR, terms of reference
  • UAC, United Arab Command
  • UAR, United Arab Republic
  • UARG, United Arab Republic Government
  • UDI, unilateral declaration of independence
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UKG, United Kingdom Government
  • UKUN, United Kingdom Mission at the United Nations
  • UNEF, United Nations Emergency Forces
  • UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNRWA, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
  • UNSYG, United Nations Secretary-General
  • UNYOM, United Nations Yemen Observation Mission
  • UPI, United Press International
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USG, United States Government
  • USMTM, United States Military Training Mission
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • UST, United States Treaties and Other International Agreements
  • USUN, United States Mission at the United Nations
  • YAR, Yemen Arab Republic
  • YARG, Yemen Arab Republic Government
  • YRF, Yemen Revolutionary Front