ABNCP Airborne National Command Post
ACDS Advanced Combat Direction System
ACTD Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration
ADAR Air-Deployable Active Receiver
AIP Anti-surface warfare Improvement Program
ALFS Airborne Low Frequency Sonar
ALHT Advanced Lightweight Hybrid Torpedo
AMRAAM Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile
ASN Assistant Secretary of the Navy
ASUW Anti-Surface Warfare
ASW Anti-Submarine Warfare
ATARS Advanced Tactical Air Reconnaissance System
ATC Air Traffic Control
ATD Advanced Technology Demonstration
ATG Advanced Terminal Guidance
BGPHES Battle Group Passive Horizon Extension System
C4ISR Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence,
Surveillance, and Reconnaissance
CEC Cooperative Engagement Capability
CNET Chief of Naval Education and Training
COD Carrier Onboard Delivery
COTS Commercial Off-The-Shelf
CSA Common Support Aircraft
CSAR Combat Search and Rescue
CVW Carrier Air Wing
CVWR Reserve Air Wing
CVX Next-generation aircraft carrier
DCS Digital Communication System
DCS (AIR) Deputy Chief of Staff for Aviation (USMC)
DFCS Digital Flight Control System
DPIA Docking Planned Incremental Availabilities
EAF Expeditionary Airfield
EAM Emergency Action Message
EHF Extremely High Frequency
E&MD Engineering and Manufacturing Development
ESSM Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FAC Forward Air Controller
FIR Flight Incident Recorder
FLIR Forward-Looking Infrared
FTS Flight Training Squadron
GCCS Global Command and Control System
GPS Global Positioning System
HAE High-Altitude Endurance
HARM High-speed Anti-Radiation Missile
HMCS Helmet-Mounted Cueing System
HUD Head-Up Display
IADS Integrated Air Defense System
ICAP Improved Capabilities
ICOLS Improved Carrier Optical Landing System
IEER Improved Extended Echo Ranging
IFLOLS Improved Fresnel Lens Optical Landing System
IMP Incremental Maintenance Plan
IOC Initial Operational Capability
ISAR Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar
JDAM Joint Direct Attack Munition
JMCIS Joint Maritime Command Information System
JPATS Joint Primary Aircraft Training System
JSAF Joint SIGINT Avionics Family
JSF Joint Strike Fighter
JSOW Joint Stand-Off Weapon
JTIDS Joint Tactical Information Distribution System
LANTIRN Low-Altitude Navigation and Targeting Infrared for Night
LGB Laser-Guided Bomb
LLL Low-Level Light
LOE Level of Effort
LRD Laser Ranger Designator
LRLS Long-Range Line-up System
MAE Medium-Altitude Endurance
MAW Marine Corps Aircraft Wing
MCAS Marine Corps Air Station
MCU Mission Computer Upgrade
MDS Multi-function Display System
MEU(SOC) Marine Expeditionary Unit, Special Operations Capable
MMA Multi-Mission Maritime Aircraft
NALG Naval Aviation Liaison Group
NDI Non-Developmental Item
NVG Night Vision Goggle
ONR Office of Naval Research
OTCIXS Officer in Tactical Command Information Exchange System
PERSTEMPO Personnel Tempo
PIA Planned Incremental Availabilities
PMA Program Manager, Aviation
R&D Research and Development
RCOH Refueling Complex Overhaul
RMP Radar Modernization Program
S&T Science and Technology
SAR Synthetic Aperture Radar
SATCOM Satellite Communications
SBIR Small Business Innovation Research
SHF Super High Frequency
SIGINT Signals Intelligence
SLAM Stand-off Land Attack Missile
SLEP Service Life Extension Program
SOAD Stand-off Outside Area Defense
SOPD Stand-off Outside Point Defense
SRP Sustained Readiness Program
SSIP Sensor System Improvement Program
STOVL Short Take-Off/Vertical Landing
TAC Tactical Air Controller
TACAMO Take Charge And Move Out
TAMPS Tactical Automated Mission Planning System
TARPS Tactical Airborne Reconnaissance Pod System
TCS Tactical Control Station
TERPES Tactical Electronic Processing and Evaluation System
TIBS/IBS Tactical Information Broadcast System/Information Broadcast System
TSC Tactical Support Center
TUAV Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
V/STOL Vertical/Short Takeoff and Landing
VHF Very High Frequency
VOD Vertical Onboard Delivery
Naval Aviation Vision Statement  Chief of Naval Operations Forward  Commandant of the Marine Corps Foreward
  Introduction  New Challenges...Enduring Realities  Naval Aviation:  Capabilities for Today... and Tomorrow
Sharpening the Vision:  The Process  Section 1:  Element Definitions and Goals
Section 2:  Program Plans, Descriptions and Roadmaps  Acronyms  Director Air Warfare Closing Remarks