Abbreviations

  • A-A Afro-Asian Conference
  • ABM Anti-ballistic missile
  • ADB Asian Development Bank
  • AEC Atomic Energy Commission
  • AID Agency for International Development
  • APD High-Speed Transport
  • ARVN Army of the Republic of (South) Vietnam
  • ASPAC Asian and Pacific Council
  • ASW Anti-submarine warfare
  • BN Battalion
  • BOP Balance of payments
  • CAS Controlled American Source
  • CCNE Communist Chinese Nuclear Explosion
  • CG Commander General
  • CHICOM Chinese Communist
  • CHIEFMAAG Chief, Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • CI Counterinfiltration
  • CIA Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIGOREP 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
  • 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 Commission
  • EUSA Eighth U.S. Army, Korea
  • EXDIS Exclusive distribution
  • FBI United States 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
  • FRUS Foreign Relations of the United States
  • 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
  • GARIOA Government and Relief in Occupied Areas
  • GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GOJ Government of Japan
  • 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)
  • 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
  • JCP Japanese Communist Party
  • 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
  • KCP Kim Chong-pil, South Korean Statesman
  • KFX Korean Foreign Exchange (South)
  • KNP Korean National Police (South)
  • KPA/CPV Korean People’s 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 Limited distribution
  • LOCs 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)
  • MND Minister/Ministry of National Defense (Republic of Korea)
  • 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
  • NOTAL Not all
  • NPG Nuclear Planning Group
  • NPS Nuclear-powered ship
  • NPSS Nuclear-powered surface ship
  • NPT Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • NPW Nuclear-powered warship
  • NSA National Security Agency
  • NSA/CSS National Security Agency/Central Security Service Archives
  • NSC National Security Council
  • OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • OLDP Okinawan Liberal Democratic Party
  • OPP Okinawa People’s Party
  • 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 Political; politics; petroleum, oil, and lubricants
  • POLAD Political Adviser
  • PRC People’s Republic of China
  • PRIMIN Prime Minister
  • 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
  • STA Science and Technology Agency, Japan
  • STAT United States Statutes at Large
  • SUBROC Submarine missile (nuclear)
  • SVN South Vietnam
  • TE or 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
  • 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
  • USCAR United States Civil Administration of the Ryukyu Islands
  • 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, New York
  • UST United States Treaties and Other International Agreements
  • VC Viet Cong
  • VN Vietnam
  • WH White House, Washington, D.C.