Abbreviations

  • A–A, Afro-Asian Conference
  • ABM, anti-ballistic missile
  • ADB, Asian Development Bank
  • AEC, Atomic Energy Commission
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • AP, Associated Press
  • APD, high-speed transport
  • ARVN, Army of the Republic of (South) Vietnam
  • ASPAC, Asian and Pacific Council
  • ASW, anti-submarine warfare
  • BN, battalion
  • BOB, Bureau of the Budget
  • BOP, balance of payments
  • Cactus, identification for contacts between the United States and North Korea
  • CAS, controlled American source
  • CCNE, Communist Chinese Nuclear Explosion
  • CG, Commander General
  • CHICOM, Chinese Communist
  • CHIEFMAAG, Chief, Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • CI, counterinsurgency
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIGCOREP, Counter-Insurgency Communications Reequipment Program
  • CINCPAC, Commander-in-Chief, Pacific
  • CINCPACAF, Commander-in-Chief, Pacific, Air Force
  • CINCPACFLT, Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Fleet
  • CINCUSARPAC, Commander-in-Chief, United States Army, Pacific
  • COMNAVFORJAPAN, Commander, Naval Forces, Japan
  • COMSEVENTHFLT, Commander, Seventh Fleet
  • COMUSJAPAN, Commander, United States Forces, Japan
  • COMUSKOREA, Commander, United States Forces, Korea
  • COMUSMACV, Commander, United States Military Assistance Command, Vietnam
  • CONCOM, Consultative Committee
  • CONUS, Continental United States
  • CRP, Civil Rule Party (Republic of Korea)
  • C/S, Chief of Staff
  • CT, Country Team
  • CY, calendar year
  • DA, Department of the Army
  • DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission, United States Embassy
  • Deptel, Department of State telegram
  • DIA, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • DIRNSA, Director, National Security Agency
  • DL, development loans
  • DMZ, Demilitarized Zone
  • DOD, United States Department of Defense
  • DOS, United States Department of State
  • DPM, Deputy Prime Minister
  • DPRK, Democratic Peoples' Republic of Korea (North)
  • DRP, Democratic Republican Party (Republic of Korea)
  • DRV, Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North)
  • DSP, Democratic Socialist Party (Japan)
  • E, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State
  • EA, Office of East Asian Affairs, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/J, Officer in Charge of Japanese Affairs, Office of East Asian Affairs, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • EAP, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • ECONCOM, Economic Committee, used with reference to U.S.-Japan Committee on Trade and Economic Affairs
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • EPB, Economic Planning Board
  • EURATOM, European Atomic Energy Community
  • Exdis, exclusive distribution
  • FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FE/IRG, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Interdepartmental Regional Group
  • FRD, Formerly Restricted Data
  • FROKA, Forces of the Republic of Korea, Army
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • G, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • G/PM, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs
  • GA, General Assembly of the United Nations
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GOJ, Government of Japan
  • GRC, ground resolution camera
  • GRI, Government of the Ryukyu Islands
  • GRVN, Government of the Republic of Vietnam
  • GVN, Government of (South) Vietnam
  • HICOM/HICOMRY, High Commissioner of the Ryukyu Islands
  • IAEA, International Atomic Energy Association
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)
  • ICJ, International Court of Justice
  • IMAF, International Military Assistance Forces (to South Vietnam)
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/IL, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Office of Intelligence Liaison, Department of State
  • IO, Bureau of International Organizational Affairs, Department of State
  • IRG, Interdepartmental Regional Group
  • IRG/EA, Interdepartmental Regional Group, East Asian and Pacific Affairs
  • IRG/FE, Interdepartmental Regional Group, Far Eastern Affairs
  • ISA, Office of International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
  • JAEC, Japanese Atomic Energy Commission
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • JCSM, Joint Chiefs of Staff Memorandum
  • JDA, Japanese Defense Agency
  • JDO, Joint Duty Officer, Military Armistice Commission
  • JFY, Japanese fiscal year
  • JGLO, Japanese Government Liaison Office, Ryukyu Islands
  • JSA, Joint Security Area
  • JSDF, Japanese Self-Defense Forces
  • JSP, Japanese Socialist Party
  • KATUSA, Korean Augmentation to the United States Army
  • KCIA, Korean Central Intelligence Agency
  • KCP, Kim Chong-pil, South Korean statesman
  • KFT, Korean Task Force
  • KFX, Korean Foreign Exchange (South)
  • KLSC, Korean Logistic Service Corps
  • KNP, Korean National Police (South)
  • KPA/CPV, Korean Peoples' Army (North)/Chinese People's Volunteers
  • L, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/FE, Assistant Legal Adviser for Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State
  • LDCs, less-developed countries
  • LDP, Liberal Democratic Party (Japan)
  • Limdis, limit distribution
  • LOC, lines of communication
  • LST, landing ship, tank
  • MAAG, Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • MAC, Military Armistice Commission, United Nations Command, Korea
  • MACV, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • MDL, Military Demarcation Line (Korea)
  • MI, military intelligence
  • MND, Minister/Ministry of National Defense (Republic of Korea)
  • MOFA, Minister/Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NDP, New Democratic Party (Republic of Korea)
  • NK, North Korea
  • NNSC, Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission of the United Nations
  • Nodis, no distribution
  • Noforn, no foreign distribution
  • NPG, Nuclear Planning Group
  • NPT, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • NSA, National Security Agency
  • NSA/CSS, National Security Agency/Central Security Service Archives
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • OECD, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • OPCON, operational control
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • OSD/ISA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • OSP, Offshore procurement
  • PACOM, Pacific Command (United States)
  • PM, Prime Minister
  • POL, petroleum, oil, and lubricants
  • POLAD, Political Adviser
  • PRC, Peoples' Republic of China
  • PriMin, Prime Minister
  • PROVMAAG, Provisional Military Assistance Command/Korea
  • QR, quota restriction
  • RCT, Regimental Combat Team
  • Reftel, referenced telegram
  • Rep, representative
  • ROC, Republic of China (Taiwan)
  • ROK, Republic of Korea (South)
  • ROKA, Republic of Korea, Army
  • ROKFV, Republic of Korea Forces in Vietnam
  • ROKG, Government of the Republic of Korea
  • RVN, Republic of Vietnam (South)
  • S, Office of the Secretary of State
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Office of the Secretary of State
  • SA, Supporting Assistance
  • SC, Security Council of the United Nations
  • SCC, United States-Japan Security Consultative Committee
  • SEA, Southeast Asia
  • SecDef, Secretary of Defense
  • Secto, series indicator for telegrams from the Secretary of State or his party to the Department of State
  • Septel, separate telegram
  • SIG, Senior Interdepartmental Group
  • SOFA, Status of Forces Agreement
  • SPECAT, special category
  • SSN, nuclear-powered submarine
  • Stat., United States Statutes at Large
  • SUBROC, submarine missile (nuclear)
  • SVN, South Vietnam
  • TCN, troop contribution nations (to Vietnam)
  • TDY, temporary duty
  • TE; TOE, Table of Equipment
  • TO/TD, Table of Organization/Table of Distribution (of military units)
  • Tosec, series indicator for telegrams to the Secretary of State or his party from the Department of State
  • TOVAN, series indicator for telegrams to Cyrus Vance during his mission to Seoul
  • U, Under Secretary of State
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNCMAC, United Nations Command, Military Armistice Commission, Korea
  • UNCURK, United Nations Commission for the Unification and Rehabilitation of Korea
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • USFK, United States Forces in Korea
  • USFY, United States fiscal year
  • USG, United States Government
  • USIB, United States Intelligence Board
  • USIS, United States Information Service
  • USOM, United States Operations Mission
  • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations
  • UST, United States Treaties and Other International Agreements
  • UW, unconventional warfare
  • VANTO, series indicator for telegrams from Cyrus Vance to the Department during his mission to Seoul
  • VC, Viet Cong
  • VN, Vietnam
  • VUNC, Voice United Nations Command
  • WH, White House
  • WPB, William P. Bundy