Abbreviations

  • AC&W, aircraft control and warning
  • AFP, Agence France Presse
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • AID/W, Agency for International Development Headquarters in Washington
  • Amb, Ambassador
  • APC, armored personnel carrier
  • APQ, Annual Programmed Quantity
  • ARAMCO, Arabian-American Oil Company
  • ARMISH/MAAG, U.S. Army Mission in Iran/Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • Atty, attorney
  • BAR, Browning Automatic Rifle
  • BG, Brigadier General
  • BOB, Bureau of the Budget
  • BPD, barrels per day
  • CAS, Controlled American Source
  • CENTO, Central Treaty Organization
  • CEP, circular error probable
  • CFP, Compagnie Francaise des Petroles
  • ChiCom, Chinese Communist
  • CI, Counter Insurgency
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIC, Counter Intelligence Corps
  • CINCMEAFSA, Commander in Chief, Middle East/South Asia and Africa South of the Sahara
  • CINCSTRIKE, Commander in Chief, Strike Command
  • CONUS, Continental United States
  • CT, Country Team
  • CY, calendar year
  • DASD, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
  • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
  • DELAWAR, U.S.-Iran military, naval, and air force training exercise carried out under CENTO April 4–11, 1964
  • DepSec, Deputy Secretary
  • Dept, Department of State
  • Deptel, Department of State telegram
  • DIA, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DOD/ISA, Department of Defense, International Security Affairs
  • DOD/ISA/NESA, Department of Defense, International Security Affairs, Office of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs
  • ELINT, electronic intelligence
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • ERAP, Entreprise de Recherches et d'Activites Petrolieres
  • EUR/SOV, Office of Soviet Union Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • Exdis, executive distribution
  • EXIM, Export-Import Bank
  • FAA, Federation of Arab Amirates
  • FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FMS, foreign military sales
  • FonMin, Foreign Minister
  • FRC, Federal Records Center
  • FRG, Federal Republic of Germany
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • GNP, gross national product
  • GOI, Government of Iran
  • G/PM, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs
  • HIM, His Imperial Majesty
  • IAF, Iranian Air Force
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)
  • IDP, Internal Defense Plan (Iran)
  • IFC, International Finance Corporation
  • IIAF, Imperial Iranian Air Force
  • IIF, Imperial Iranian Forces
  • IIG, Imperial Iranian Gendarmerie
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/RNA, Office of Research and Analysis for Near East and South Asia, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization, Department of State
  • IRG, Interdepartmental Regional Group
  • ISA, Iranian Students Association
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JCSM, Joint Chiefs of Staff Memorandum
  • JFK, John F. Kennedy
  • Komar, Soviet missile-carrying PT boats
  • LBJ, Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Limdis, limited distribution
  • LMG, light machine gun
  • L/NEA, Assistant Legal Adviser for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • MAAG, Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • ME, Middle East
  • memcon, memorandum of conversation
  • MRP, Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
  • 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
  • NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/GTI, Office of Greek, Turkish, and Iran Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/IRN, Office of the Country Director for Iran, 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, South Asian Regional Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • NIMCOM, National Military Communications Systems
  • NIOC, National Iranian Oil Company
  • Nodis, no distribution
  • Noforn, no foreign dissemination
  • NPT, Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty
  • NRM, National Resistance Movement (Kurdish)
  • NSA, National Security Agency
  • NSAM, National Security Action Memorandum
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NYHT, New York Herald Tribune
  • NYU, New York University
  • OASD/ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • OBE, overtaken by events
  • OCI, Office of Current Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency
  • ODDI, Office of the Directorate of Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency
  • OPEC, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • Pak, Pakistan; Pakistani
  • PanAm, Pan American Airlines
  • PGM, motor gunboat
  • PIW, Petroleum Intelligence Weekly
  • PL, Public Law
  • PM, Prime Minister
  • POLAD, Political Adviser
  • PTT, Postes, Telegraphes, Telephones
  • RCAP, Royal Canadian Air Force
  • RCD, Regional Cooperation for Development (formed among the regional members of CENTO—Iran, Turkey, and Pakistan—1964)
  • R & D, research and development
  • reftel, reference telegram
  • Rep, representative
  • S/AH, Office of the Ambassador at Large
  • SAM, surface-to-air missiles
  • SAMAA, Special Assistant for Military Assistance Affairs, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • SAVAK, Iranian Intelligence and Security Organization (Sazman-i Ittili'at va Amniyat-i Kishvar)
  • SC, Security Council (UN)
  • SCS, Supreme Commander's Staff
  • 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
  • SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • Sov, Soviet(s) STRATCOM Strategic Command
  • STRICOM, Strike Command
  • TIAS, Treaties and International Acts Series
  • Topol, series indicator for telegrams to the U.S. Mission in Paris, NATO, and USRO
  • TUPAIR, economic and cultural cooperation among Turkey, Pakistan, and Iran
  • UAR, United Arab Republic
  • UCLA, University of California at Los Angeles
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNEF, United Nations Emergency Force
  • UNSC, United Nations Security Council
  • UNSYG, United Nations Secretary-General
  • UPT, undergraduate pilot training
  • USAF, United States Air Force
  • USG, United States Government
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIB, United States Intelligence Board
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • UST, United States Treaties and Other International Agreements
  • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations
  • VIP, very important person