TAB "A"

GLOSSARY OF ABBREVIATIONS

AAC

Alaskan Air Command

AAF

Army Air Force(s)

AAFPGC

Army Air Forces Proving Ground Center

Ac.

Aircraft

AC/AS

Assistant Chief of Air Staff

Actg .

Acting

ADC

Air Defense Command

ADF

Air Development Force

Adj.

Adjutant

Admin.

Administration

Adv.

Advanced

AEC

Atomic Energy Commission

Aero.

Aeronautical

AEW

Airborne Early Warning

AF

United States Air Force

AFAC

Air Force Armament Center

AFB

Air Force Base

AFCE

Automatic Flight Control Equipment

AFCS

Automatic Flight Control System

AFFTC

Air Force Flight Test Center

AFLC

Air Force Logistics Command

AFOIC

Air Force Officer in Charge

AFPR

Air Force Plant Representative

AFSC

Air Force Systems Command

AFSWC

Air Force Special Weapons Center/Command

AG

Adjutant General

Agmt.

Agreement

AILS

Automatic Instrument Landing System

AMA

Air Materiel Area

MC

Air Materiel Command

Admt.

Amendment

Amend.

Amendment

AMTI

Airborne Moving Target Indicator

Anal.

Analysis

APG

Air Proving Ground

APGC

Air Proving Ground Center/Command

ARDC

Air Research and Development Command

Arm.

Armament

ARPA

Advanced Research Projects Agency

ASC

Aeronautical Systems Center

ASD

Aeronautical Systems Division

ASFO

Advanced System Planning Office

Asst.

Assistant

ATC

Air Training Command

ATIC

Air Technical Intelligence Center


Aerospace Technical Intelligence Center

ATRC

Air Training Command

ATSC

Air Technical Services Command

Attach(s).

Attachment(s)

B

Bomber

Bd.

Board

BDHSA

Bomb Director for High Speed Aircraft

BDM

Bomber Defense Missile

BNS

Bombing-navigation system

Bomb.

Bombardment

Br.

Branch

Brig.

Brigadier

BuAer

Bureau of Aeronautics

C

Cargo

Cal.

Caliber

Capt.

Captain

card

Coherent Area Radiation Device

CCN

Contract Change Notice

cep

Circular probable error

cg

Commanding General

Ch.

Chief

Chmn.

Chairman

cic

Central Intelligence Control

Cinci.

Command

Cmdr.

Commander

co

Commanding Officer

Co.

Company

Col.

Colonel

Comm.

Committee

Comp.

Component(s)

Compt.

Comptroller

Conf.

Conference

Contr.

Contract

Corp.

Corporation

CPFF

Cost-plus-fixed-fee

C/S

Chief of Staff

csti

Control-surface-tie-in

G tr.

Center

CVAC

Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Corporation

DAMS

Defensive Anti-Missile System

dar

Daily Activity Report

dC/s

Deputy Chief of Staff

dcs/d

Deputy Chief of Staff for Development

DCS/Intel.

Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence

DCS/M

Deputy Chief of Staff for Materiel

DCS/O

Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations

Def.

Defense, Defensive

DEI

Development Engineering Inspection

Dep.

Deputy

Dep/Adv. Sys.

Deputy for Advance Systems

Dep. Cmdr/Tech. Ops.

Deputy Commander for Technical Operations

Dep. Cmdr/Weap. Sys.

Deputy Commander for Weapon Systems

Dep/Dev.

Deputy for Development

Dep/Plans

Deputy for Plans

Dep/Strat. Weap.

Deputy for Strategic Weapons

Dept.

Department

Det.

Detachment

Dev.

Development

DF

Disposition Form

Dir.

Director(ate)

Dir/Air Weap. Sys.

Directorate ) of Air Weapon Systems

Dir/Arm.

Director(ate) of Armament

Dir/AWS

Director(ate) of Air Weapon Systems

Dir/Dev.

Directorate) of Development

Dir/Labs.

Directorate) of Laboratories

Dir/Maint. Eng.

Directorate) of Maintenance Engineering

Dir/Mgmt. Anal.

Directorate) of Management Analysis

Dir/Proc. & Eng.

Director(ate) of Procurement and Engineering

Dir/Proc. & Ind. Pln.

Director(ate) of Procurement and Industrial Planning

Dir/Proc. & Indust. Pln.

Directorate ) of Procurement and Industrial Planning

Dir/Proc. & Industrial Plng.

Directorate) of Procurement and Industrial Planning

Dir/Proc. & Prod.

Director(ate) of Procurement and Production

Dir/R&D

Directorate) of Research and Development

Dir/Req.

Directorate) of Requirements

Dir/Sys. Mgmt.

Directorate ) of Systems Management

Dir/Strat. Sys.

Diroctor(ato) of Strategic Systems

Dir/Sys. Mgmt.

Director(ate) of Systems Management

Dir/Trng. & Req.

Directorate ) of Training and Requirements

Dir/Weap. Sys. Ops.

Directorate) of Weapon System Operations

Dir/WSO

Directorate) of Weapon System Operations

Dist.

District

Div.

Division

DOD

Department of Defense

D/Ops.

Deputy for Operations

Dr.

Doctor

DSE

Directorate) of Systems Engineering

DSM

Director(ate) of Systems Management

ECCM

Electronic counter-countermeasures

ECM

Electronic counter-measures

ECP

Engineering Change Proposal

Ed.

Edition, editor(s)

Elec., Elect.

Electronics

Eng., Engg.

Engineering

Engr.

Engineer

Equip.

Equipment

et al.

And others

Eur.

Europe

Exec.

Executive

Exp.

Experiment, Experimental

F

Fighter aircraft designation

FCS

Fire control system.

FEAF

Far East Air Forces

FIS

Fighter Identification System

Ftr.

Fighter

GAM

Guided Air Missile

GaR

Guided Air Rocket

GE

General Electric Company

Gen.

General

GFA

Government Furnished Airborne Equipment

GFE

Government Furnished Equipment

GMC

General Motors Corporation

GOR

General operational Requirement

Gp.

Group

Guid.

Guidance

HAC

Hughes Aircraft Company

H BF

Historical Branch Files

HDF

Historical Division Files

HE

High Exploxive

Hist.

History, Historical

Hq.

Headquarters

HSBD

High Speed Bomb Director

HSBR

High Speed Bombing Radar

IAWR

Institute of Air Weapons Research

Ibid.

Ibidem, in the same place

IBM

International Business Machines Corporation

i.e.

That is

IFF

Identification, Friend or Foe

Incl (s).

Inclosure(s)

Incorp.

Incorporated

Ind.

Indorsement

Info.

Information

IR

Infrared

IRAN

Inspection and Repair as Necessary

JCS

Joint Chiefs of Staff

JPO

Joint Project Office

Jr.

Junior

K-WGL

K-Systems Section, Weapons Guidance Laboratory

Lab(s).

Laboratory, Laboratories

LABS

Low Altitude Bombing System

LDM

Lenticular Defense Missile

L.I.

Long Island

Lt.

Lieutenant

Ltr.

Letter

Maint.

Maintenance

Maj.

Major

Mat.

Materiel

Memo.

Memorandum

Mgmt.

Management

MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mk.

Mark

MM&D

Materiel, Maintenance, & Distribution

Mo.

Missouri

MPR

Monthly Project Report

M&S

Materiel & Services

Msl.

Missile

Mtg.

Meeting

Mts.

Minutes

N.

Note

NAA

North American Aviation, Incorporated

NAFFARS

North American Folding Fin Aircraft Rocket Sight

NASSARR

North American Search and Ranging Radar

Nav.

Navigation

n.d.

No date.

N.M.

Nautical Miles

No.

Number

NOSMO

Norden Optical Sighting Mechanized Operations

N.Y.

New York

OI

Office of Information

OIS

Office of Information Services

Opl.

Operational

Ops.

Operations

Ord.

Ordnance

OSR

Office of Scientific Research, USAF

P

Pursuit

p., pp.

page, pages

PACOR

Passive Detection and Ranging Correlation

PIR

Project information Report

P & O

Plans and Operations

P.P.

Purchase Request

Prep.

Prepared

Pres.

President

Presn.

Presentation

Proc.

Procurement

Prod.

Production

Prog.

Progress, Program

Proj.

Project

Publ.

Published, Publisher

QOP

Qualitative Operational Requirement

Qual.

Quality

Rad.

Radiation

RADC

Rome Air Development Center

RCA

Radio Corporation of America

R&D

Research and Development

Recon.

Reconnaissance

Reg.

Regulation

Req(s).

Requirement(s)

Res.

Research

Rpt.

Report

R&R

Routing and Record Sheet

SAB

Scientific Advisory Board

SAC

Strategic Air Command

SAGE

Semi-Automatic Ground Environment

SCAR

Sub-Caliber Aircraft Rockets

Sch.

School

Sect.

Section

Secy.

Secretary

Serv.

Services

Sgt.

Sergeant.

SIBS

Stellar-Inertial Bombing System

SM

Strategic Missile

Spec(s).

Specification(s)

SPIRE

Space Inertial Reference Earth

Sqn.

Squadron

SR

Study Requirement


System Requirement

S/Sgt.

Staff Sergeant

St.

Saint

Strat.

Strategic

Subcomm.

Subcommittee

Subdiv.

Subdivision

Subj.

Subject

Supp.

Supplement(al)

Sys.

System(s)

Tac.

Tactical

TAC

Tactical Air Command

Tech.

Technical

Telcom.

Telecommunication

Telcon.

Teletypewriter Conference

TM

Tactical Missile

TT

Teletype, Telegram

TWX

Teletypewriter Exchange Message

Univ.

University

UR

Unsatisfactory Report

U.S.A.

United States of America

USAF

United States Air Force i

USAFE

United States Air Force in Europe

USAF/SAC

United States Air Force Standard Aircraft Characteristics

USMC

United States Marine Corps

USN

United States Navy

U.S.S.R.

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

V/C

Vice Chief

VC/S

Vice Chief of Staff

vs.

versus

WADC

Wright Air Development Center

WADD

Wright Air Development Division

WAR

Weekly Activity Report

Weap(s).

Weapon(s)

WGL

Weapons Guidance Laboratory

WIR

Weekly Information Report

WPAFB

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

WRAMA

Warner Robins Air Materiel Area

WS

Weapon System

WSFG

Weapon System Phasing Group

WSPO

Weapon System Project Office

WTIR

Weekly Technical Information Report

WW I

World War I

WW II

World War II

Wx.

Weather

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