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C (1) Crisis; (2) Confidential; (3) Coniferous
C1 Combined Staff Personnel Officer
C2 (1) Command and Control; (2) Combined or Coalition Forces Intelligence Staff
C2S2LAN Command and Control Support System LAN
C2W Command & Control Warfare
C3 Command, Control, and Communications
C3OB C3 Order of Battle
C3S Command, Control, and Communications Systems
C4 Command, Control, Communications, and Computers
C4ISR Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
C4S Command, Control, Communications, and Computer System
C5 Combined Staff Strategic Planning and Policy Officer
C6 Combined Staff Command, Control and Communications Systems Officer
CA (1) Cryptanalysis; (2) Heavy Cruiser; (3) Civil Affairs; (4) Combat Assessment; (5) Controlling Authority;
(6) COMSEC Account; (7) Command Authority; (8) Counterair
CAA (1) Concepts Analysis Agency (U.S. Army); (2) Combined Arms Army (FSU); (3) Command Arrangement Agreement
CAB (1) Current Analysis Branch; (2) Civil Affairs Brigade; (3) Civil Affairs Battalion
CAC (1) Combined Arms Center; (2) Collection Advisory Center; (3) Control and Analysis Center; (4) Crisis Action Center; (5) Civil Affairs Command; (6) Civil Applications Committee; (7) U.S. Army Combined Arms Command
CACDA Combined Arms Combat Development Activity
CACM Central American Common Market
CACTIS Community/Computer Automated Counterterrorism Intelligence System
CAD (1) Computer-Assisted Design; (2) Conceptual Architecture Document
CADES COMIREX Advanced Exploitation System
CADIZ (1) Canadian Air Defense Identification Zone; (2) Coastal Air Defense Identification Zone
CADOB Consolidated Air Defense Order of Battle
CADS Containerized Ammunition Distribution System
CADST Civil Affairs Direct Support Team
CAE Computer Aided Engineering
CAF (1) Crisis Augmentation Facility; (2) Combat Air Forces
CAFMS Computer-Assisted Force Management System
CAG (1) Carrier Air Group; (2) Collective Address Group; (3) Commander, Air Group
CAI Computer-Aided Instruction
CAIF Command Automated Intelligence File
CAIMS Conventional Ammunition Information Management System
CAJIT Central America Joint Intelligence Team
CaLANdar Da Vinci E-Mail Application
CALS Computer-Aided Acquisition and Logistics Support
CALT Civil Affairs Liaison Team
CAM (1) Computer-Assisted Modeling; (2) Computer Aided Manufacturing
CAMO Computer-Aided Manual Operation
CAMPS (1) Computer-Aided Management Planning System; (2) Computer-Aided Mission Planning System;
(3) Compartmented All-Source Analysis System Message Processing System
CAMS (1) COMIREX Automated Management System; (2) Communications Area Master Station
CANDOB Consolidated Aerospace Defense Order of Battle
CANR Canadian NORAD Region
CAN Coastal Air Navigation Supplement
CANT Chinese Atmospheric Nuclear Test
CANUK US Canada, United Kingdom, United States
CANUS Canadian - United States
CANUS LANDOP Canada-United States Land Operations Plan
CAO (1) Crisis Action Organization; (2) Chief Administrative Officer; (3) Central Action Office
CAO(SOP) Coordination of Atomic Operations (Standard Operating Procedure)
CAOC Combined Air Operations Center
CAOCC Combined Air Operations Coordination Center
CAP (1) Combat Air Patrol; (2) Civil Air Patrol; (3) Countermeasures Advisory Panel; (4) Crisis Action Planning; (5) Crisis Action Procedures; (6) Capabilities
CAPSULE JACK Proper Name of System
CAR (1) Canadian Airborne Regiment; (2) Chief, Army Reserve
CARC Corrective Action Review Committee
CARDA (1) Continental Airborne Reconnaissance for Damage Assessment; (2) CONUS Airborne Reconnaissance for Damage Assessment
CARE Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere, Inc.
CARG Crisis Action Review Group
CARGRU Carrier Group
CARIBJIC Caribbean Joint Intelligence Center
CARIBROC Caribbean Regional Operations Center
CARICOM Caribbean Common Market
CARIFTA Caribbean Free Trade Association
CARL Category Assignment Responsibility List
CARP Computed Air Release Point
CARS (1) Contingency Airborne Reconnaissance System; (2) Common Automated Recovery System
CARVE Criticality, Accessibility, Recuperability, Vulnerability, and Effect
CARVER Criticality, Accessibility, Recuperability, Vulnerability, Effects and Recognizability
CAS (1) Close Air Support; (2) Calibrated Air Speed; (3) Collision Avoidance System; (4) Crisis Action System; (5) Crisis Action Staff; (6) Combined Arms and Services Staff School
CASC Crisis Action Support Cell
CASE Computer-Assisted Software Engineering
CASIC Combined All-Source Intelligence Center
CASLAN Command Automated Software Local Area Network
CASS (1) Collection Analysis Support Subsystem; (2) Command Activated Sonobuoy System
CAST (1) Catalogue of Approved Scientific and Technical Intelligence Tasks; (2) Canadian Air/Sea Transport Group; (3) Computer-Assisted Self Training; (4) Computer Assisted Satellite Track
CAT (1) Conventional Arms Transfer; (2) Crisis Action Team; (3) Combined Arms Team; (4) Crisis Augmentation Team; (5) Category
CAT-1 RECategory-1 Receive Equipment
CATF (1) Commander, Amphibious Task Force; (2) Civil Affairs Task Force
CATIS (1) Computer-Aided Tactical Information System; (2) Computer-Aided Tactical Intelligence System
CATIS/IESS Computer-Aided Tactical Information System/Imagery Exploitation Support System
CATS (1) Combined Arms Training Systems; (2) Combat Airlift Tactics’ School
CATSS Cartographic Applications for Tactical and Strategic Systems
CAV Cavalry
CAVU Ceiling And Visibility Unlimited
CAWS Commercial Analyst Work Station
CB Chemical, Biological
C-band 3.9 to 6.2 GHz Communications Band
CBD Commerce Business Daily
CBF Common Budget Framework
CBI (1) Complete Background Investigation; (2) Computer Based Instruction
CBI/T Computer-Based Instruction/Training
CBJB Congressional Budget Justification Book
CBM Confidence Building Measure(s)
CBO Congressional Budget Office
CBR (1) Chemical, Biological, and Radiological; (2) Case Based Reasoning; (3) Constant Bit Rate
CBRN Caribbean Basin Radar Network
CBRS Concept Based Requirements System
CBS Combat Battle Simulation
CBT (1) Computer-Based Training; (2) Combating Terrorism
CBTDEV Combat Developer
CBTI Combat Intelligence
CBU Cluster Bomb Unit
CBW Chemical and Biological Warfare
CBZ Confidence Building Zone
CC (1) Command Center; (2) Command Ship; (3) Cloud Cover; (4) Collection Center; (5) Computer Compatible; (6) Communications Controller; (7) Commander
C-C3 Counter Command, Control, and Communications
CCA Communications Control Authority
CCB Configuration Control Board
CCC (1) CARDA Control Center; (2) Consolidated Command Center; (3) Command and Control Center
CCD (1) Conference of the Committee on Disarmament; (2) Charged Coupled Device; (3) Camouflage,
Concealment, and Deception
CCE Contingency Communications Element
CCEB Combined Communications Electronic Board
CCEP Commercial COMSEC Endorsement Program
CCF Collection Coordination Facility
CCF-SS Collection Coordination Facility-Support System
CCG (1) Combat Control Group; (2) Crisis Coordination Group; (3) Combat Communications Group
CCG-NB Communications Control Ground-Narrowband
CCGD Commander, Coast Guard District
CCGP Combat Communications Group
CCHC Headquarters Commandant
CCI Controlled Cryptographic Item
CCIC Concentrated Counterdrugs Intelligence Collection
CCIP Command Center Improvement Program
CCIR International Radio Consultative Committee (French Acronym)
CCIRID Charge-Coupled Infrared Imaging Device
CCIRM Collection Coordination and Intelligence Requirements Management
CCIS (1) Command, Control, and Intelligence Support; (2) Common Channel Intelligence Signaling
CCISCMO Community Counterintelligence and Security Countermeasures Office
CCISS Command & Control Intelligence Support Squadron
CCITT Consultative Committee for International Telephone and Telegraph
CCJ1 USCENTCOM Manpower, Personnel, and Administration Directorate
CCJ2 USCENTCOM Intelligence Directorate
CCJ3 USCENTCOM Operations Directorate
CCJ4/J7 USCENTCOM Logistics and Security Assistance Directorate
CCJ5 USCENTCOM Plans and Policy Directorate
CCJ6 USCENTCOM Command, Control, Communications, and Computer Systems Directorate
CCJA USCENTCOM Staff Judge Advocate
CCM (1) Cross-Country Movement; (2) Counter-Countermeasure
C3CM Command, Control, and Communications Countermeasures
CCMF Consolidated Collection Management Facility
CCN Crisis Communications Network (CIA)
CCO (1) Communication Collection Outstation; (2) COMINT Collection Outstation; (3) Circuit Control Officer; (4) Chief, Combat Operations
CCO/SCO Central Control Office/Sub-Control Office
CCP (1) Consolidated Cryptologic Program; (2) Communications Checkpoint; (3) Contingency
Communications Package
CCPC Critical Collection Problems Committee
CCPDS Command Center Processing and Display System
CCPDS-R Command Center Processing and Display System Replacement
CCS (1) Collection Capabilities Statement (HUMINT); (2) COMINT Collection Subsystem (3) Combat Control Squadron; (4) Communications Control Set; (5) Command and Control Systems; (6) Constellation Control Station
CCS2 Command and Control Subordinate System
CCSA USCENTCOM Scientific and Technical Advisor
CCSC Cryptologic Combat Support Console
CCT (1) Combat Control Team; (2) Combat Coordination Team
CCTC Command and Control Technical Center
CCTF (1) Contingency Communications Test Facility; (2) Combined Coalition Task Force
CCTP Continuously Computed Target Point
CCTS Combat Crew Training Squadron
CCTT Close Combat Tactical Trainer
CCTV Closed Circuit Television
CCTW Combat Control Training Wing
CCWT Command Center Watch Team
CD (1) Controlled Dissemination; (2) Certificate of Destruction; (3) Civil Defense; (4) Coastal Defense; (5) Calendar Day; (6) Committee on Disarmament; (7) Collateral Damage; (8) Compact Disc; (9) Command Ship; (10) Counter Drug; (11) Command Director; (12) Combat Developments; (13) Community/Service-Developed
C&D Cover and Deception
CDA Congressionally Directed Action
CDC (1) Career Development Course; (2) Combat Direction Center; (3) Combat Development Center
CD-ROM Compact Disk-Read-Only Memory
CDAS Central Data and Applications Support
C-Day Day in Which Movement From Origin Begins
CDB Central Data Base
CDCS Communications Distribution Control Segment
CDE (1) Conference on Disarmament in Europe; (2) Compound Damage Expectancy; (3) Center of Distance Education
CDEC Captured Document Exploitation Center
CDF Central Document File
CDI Compact Disc Interactive
CDIP (1) Consolidated Defense Intelligence Program; (2) Council of Defense Intelligence Producers
CDIS (1) Communications Data Interface System; (2) Counterdrug Intelligence System
CDIST Canadian Department of Industry, Science, and Technology
CDL Common (high bandwidth) Data Link
CDLF Consolidated Domestic Launch Forecast
CDM Common Digital Map
CDMA Code Division Multiple Access
CDP (1) Central Data Processor; (2) Company Distributing Point
CDPS Coherent Data Processing System
CDR (1) Critical Design Review; (2) Commander
CDRL Contract Data Requirements List
CDRUSAJFKSWC Commander, United States Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center
CDRUSELEMNORAD Commander, U.S. Element NORAD
CDRWESTCOM Commander, U.S. Army Western Command
CDS (1) Chief of Defence Staff (Canadian); (2) Combat Delivery System; (3) Cryptographic Device Services; (4) Combat Direction System
CDSE Cryptologic Direct Support Element
CDSORG Civil Direction of Shipping Organization
CDST C3CM Data Support Team
CDT (1) Central Daylight Time; (2) Communications Data Terminal
CDTS Computer-Directed Training System
CDU Control Display Unit
CDV Compressed Digital Video
CE (1) Circular Error; (2) Cost Effectiveness; (3) Civil Engineer; (4) Communications-Electronics; (5) Corps of Engineers (U.S. Army); (6) Current Exploitation; (7) Counterespionage; (8) Command Element; (9) Collection Emphasis
C&E Collection and Exploitation
C-E Communications Electronics
CEAO West African Economic Community
CEC (1) Cooperative Engagement Capability; (2) Consolidated Expenditure Center
CECOM Communications and Electronics Command
CED (1) Collection, Exploitation, and Dissemination; (2) Captured Enemy Document
CEE Captured Enemy Equipment
CEI Communications Electronic Instructions
CEL Celestial
CELT Current Emitter Location Testbed
CEM Concepts Evaluation Model
CEMA Council for Mutual Economic Assistance
CENTAF (1) Central Region Air Forces (NATO); (2) U.S. Air Force Component, USCENTCOM
CENTAG Central Army Group (NATO)
CENTAM Central America
CENTCOM U.S. Central Command
CENTJIC Joint Intelligence Center USCENTCOM
CENTLANT Central Sub-Area of Eastern Atlantic Area
CENTO Central Treaty Organization
CEO (1) Communications Electronic Officer (USMC); (2) Chief Executive Officer
CEOI Communications Electronics Operations Instructions
CEP (1) Circular Error Probable; (2) Construction Electrician (Power); (3) Common Electronic Parts; (4) Civil Emergency Planning; (5) Committee for Energy Policy of OECD; (6) Capital Equipment Plan; (7) Concept Evaluation Program
CEPG Combined Exercise Planning Group
CEPIR Current Exploitation Photographic Interpretation Report
CEPR Compromising Emanation Performance Requirement
CER (1) Cryptographic Equipment Room; (2) Communication Equipment Room
CERP (1) Combined Economic Reporting Program; (2) Capital Equipment Replacement Program
CERT Computer Security Emergency Response Team
CES Concept Exploration Studies
CESM Cryptologic Electronic Warfare Support Measures
CEST Contingency Exploitation Support Team
CETA Chinese-English Translation Assistance
CEWI Combat Electronic Warfare Intelligence
CF Canadian Forces
C6F Commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet
C7F Commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet
CFA (1) Combined Field Army (Korea); (2) Covering Force Area; (3) Combined Force Air Component Commander
CFB Canadian Forces Base
CFC (1) Combined Field Command (Korea); (2) Combined Forces Command (ROK/US); (3) Combined Federal Campaign
CCFC Commander in Chief, ROK-U.S. Combined Forces Command
CFD Common Fill Device
CFE (1) Conventional Forces Europe; (2) Communications Front-End
CFER CFE Replacement
CFE-U Communications Front-End-Upgrade
CFI&I Center for Integration and Interoperability
CFIS Combined Forces Command Information System, (CFC)
CFL (1) Coordinated Fire Line; (2) Cease-Fire Line
CFMS Combat Fuels Management System
CFP (1) Contingency Force Pool; (2) Concept Formulation Process
CFR Commander Force Reconnaissance
CFSO Counterintelligence Force Protection Source Operations
CFSR Contract Funds Status Report
CFV Cavalry Fighting Vehicle
cg Center of Gravity
CG (1) Guided-Missile Cruiser; (2) Consolidated Guidance; (3) Commanding General; (4) Coast Guard; (4) Chairman’s Guidance
CGEUSA Commanding General, 8th US Army
CGF Central Group of Forces (FSU Forces in Czechoslovakia)
CGFMFLANT Commanding General, Fleet Marine Forces Atlantic
CGM Computer Graphics Metafile
CGN Guided Missile Cruiser Nuclear Powered
CGS (1) Coast & Geodetic Survey; (2) Common Ground Station; (3) CONUS Ground Station
CGSC Command and General Staff College (U.S. Army)
CGUSARPAC Commanding General U.S. Army Pacific
cGy/hr CentiGray hour
CH (1) Aviation Cruiser; (2) Channel; (3) Communication Helmet
CHAALS Communications High Accuracy Airborne Location System
CHAALS-X CHAALS Exploitation
CHABNCP Chief, Airborne Command Post
CHAMPUS Civilian Health And Medical Program of the Uniformed Services
CHARS Characters
CHB Cargo Handling Battalion
CHBDL Communications High Bandwidth Data Link
CHCMSA Chief, Cruise Missile Support Activity
CHCSS (1) Chief, Central Security Service; (2) Chief, Cryptologic Support Service
CHG Guided-Missile Aviation Cruiser
CHGN Nuclear-Powered Guided-Missile Aviation Cruiser
CHIP Communications Handbook for Intelligence Planners
CHJUSMAGK Chief, Joint U.S. Military Assistance Group, Korea
CHJUSMAGPHIL Chief, Joint U.S. Military Assistance Group, Philippines
CHJUSMAGTHAI Chief, Joint U.S. Military Assistance Group, Thailand
CHMAAGDOMREP Chief, Military Assistance and Advisory Group, Dominican Republic
CHMDO JAPAN Chief, Military Defense Office, Japan
CHN Nuclear-Powered Aviation Cruiser
CHODC INDIA Chief, Office of Defense Cooperation, India
CHOP (1) Change of Operational Command; (2) Change of Operational Control
C-HUMINT Counter Human Resources Intelligence
CHUSMLO Chief, U.S. Military Liaison Office
CI (1) Counterintelligence; (2) Counterinsurgency; (3) Current Intelligence
C2I Command, Control, & Intelligence
C3I Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence
C4I Command, Control, Communications, Computers, & Intelligence
C4I2 Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence and Information
CIA Central Intelligence Agency
CIAC Computer Incident Assessment Capability
CIAD (1) Combat Intelligence Applications Division; (2) Command Intelligence Architecture Document
CIAP (1) CIA Program; (2) Command Intelligence Architecture/Planning Program
CIARDSCIA Retirement and Disability System
CIAS Counterintelligence Analysis Section
CIB Combat Infantryman’s Badge
CIC (1) Combat Information Center; (2) Combat Intelligence Center; (3) Combined Intelligence Center
C3IC Coalition Coordination and Communications Integration Center
CICAC Counterintelligence Control and Analysis Center
CICC Consolidated Intelligence Communications Center
CIC Server Combined Intelligence Center Server
CICWS Combined Intelligence Center Workstation
CID (1) Criminal Investigation Division; (2) Combat Intelligence Division
CIDBS Combined Intelligence Center Integrated Database Server
CIDC Combined Interview and Debriefing Center
CIE Communication Intercept and Exploitation
CIEF Consolidated Imagery Exploitation Facility
CIF (1) Corps Interrogation Facility; (2) Consolidated Intelligence Facility
CIFAX Enciphered Facsimile
C4IFTW C4I For The Warrior
CIG (1) Computer Image Generation; (2) Combined Intelligence Group
CIGSS Common Imagery Ground Surface System
CIHS Classified Information Handling System
CIK Crypto-Ignition Key
CIIC Current Intelligence and Indications Center
CIID Command Intelligence Implementation Document
CILMS Covert Infrared Lighting and Marking System
CILO Counterintelligence Liaison Office(r)
CILOP Conversion in Lieu of Procurement
CIM Corporate Information Management
CIMAS CENTCOM Iranian Military Activities Summary
CIMEX Civil Military Exercise (NATO)
C-IMINT Counter Imagery Intelligence
CIMOC Civil Military Operations Center
CIMP COMSEC Interoperability Master Plan
CIN Cargo Increment Number
CINC (1) Commander in Chief; (2) Commander of a Combatant Command
CINCACOM Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Command
CINCAFLANT Commander in Chief, United States Air Forces, Atlantic
CINCAL Commander in Chief, Alaska
CINCARLANT Commander in Chief, United States Army Forces, Atlantic
CINCCENT Commander in Chief, Allied Forces Central Europe (NATO)
CINCCFC Commander in Chief, Combined Forces Command, Korea
CINCEASTLANT Commander in Chief, Eastern Atlantic (NATO)
CINCENT Commander in Chief, Allied Forces, Central Europe
CINCEUR Commander in Chief, U.S. Forces Europe
CINCFOR Commander in Chief, Forces Command
CINCFORSCOM Commander in Chief, U.S. Army Forces
CINCHAN Commander in Chief, Channel (NATO)
CINCIBERLANT Commander in Chief, Iberian Atlantic Area
CINCLANT Commander in Chief, Atlantic Command
CINCLANTFLT Commander in Chief, Atlantic Fleet
CINCLANTFLTDETSO Commander in Chief, Atlantic Fleet Detachment SOUTHCOM
CINCMAC Commander in Chief, Military Airlift Command (archaic)
CINCNORAD Commander in Chief, North American Air Defense Command
CINCNORTH Commander in Chief, Allied Forces Northern Europe (NATO)
CINCONAD Commander in Chief, Continental Air Defense Command
CINCPAC Commander in Chief, Pacific Command
CINCPACAF Commander in Chief, Pacific Air Force
CINCPACFLT Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet
CINCPACREP Commander in Chief, Pacific Representative
CINCSAC Commander in Chief, Strategic Air Command
CINCSOC Commander in Chief, Special Operations Command
CINCSO Commander in Chief, Southern Command
CINCSOUTH Commander in Chief, Allied Forces Southern Europe (NATO)
CINCSPACE Commander in Chief, U.S. Space Command
CINCSPECOMME Commander in Chief, Specified Command, Middle East
CINCTAC Commander in Chief, Tactical Air Command
CINCTRANS Commander in Chief, Unified Transportation Command
CINCTRANSCOM Commander in Chief, U.S. Transportation Command
CINCUKAIR Commander in Chief, United Kingdom Air Defense Region (NATO)
CINCUNC Commander in Chief, United Nations Command
CINCUSACOM Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Command
CINCUSAFE Commander in Chief, U.S. Air Forces, Europe
CINCUSAREUR Commander in Chief, United States Army, Europe
CINCUSARPAC Commander in Chief, United States Army, Pacific
CINCUSNAVEUR Commander in Chief, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe
CINCWESTLANT Commander in Chief, Western Atlantic (NATO)
CINF Community Imagery Needs Forecast
CINSGCY Counterinsurgency
CIO (1) Central Imagery Office; (2) Chief Information Officer
CIOC (1) Combined Intelligence Operations Center (Korea); (2) Combat Intelligence Operations Center
CIOP (1) Controlled Intelligence Operational Proposal; (2) CIO Program
CIP (1) Consolidated Intelligence Program; (2) Country Information Package; (3) Critical Intelligence Parameter; (4) Combined Interoperability Program; (5) Crypto-Ignition Plug; (6) Correlation and Integration Processor
CIPE (US) CENTCOM Imagery Production Element
CIPEC Intergovernmental Council of Copper Exporting Countries
CIPHONY Enciphered Telephone
CIPL ClNC’s Integrated Priority List
CIPMS Career Intelligence Professional Management System
CIPR (1) Consolidated Intelligence Production Requirement; (2) Counterintelligence Production Registry
CIPS Counterintelligence Periodic Summary
C2IPS C2 Information Processing System
CIR (1) Central Intelligence Report; (2) Continuing Intelligence Requirement
CIRC Central Information Reference and Control
CIRCOL Central Information Reference and Control On-Line System
CIRIS Consolidated Intelligence Resources Information System
CIRK Common Interswitch Rekeying Key
CIRL Current Intelligence Requirements List
CIRT Computer Security Incident Response Team
CIRVlS Communications Instructions for Reporting Vital Intelligence Sightings
CIS (1) Country Intelligence Study; (2) Communications Intercept System; (3) Compensated Imaging System; (4) Canadian Intelligence Service; (5) Chief, Intelligence and Security (Canadian); (6) Combat Instruction Set; (7) Combat Information System; (8) Commonwealth of Independent States; (9) Combat Intelligence System
CISA C4I Integration Support Activity
CISC Counterintelligence Support Cell
C3ISC C3I Systems Committee
CI/SCM Counterintelligence and Security Countermeasures
CISD Command Intelligence Strategy Document
CISE (1) (US) CENTCOM Intelligence Support Element; (2) Corps Intelligence Support Element
CISO (1) Counterintelligence Support Officer; (2) Counterintelligence Staff Officer
CISPOTREP CI Spot Report
CISR Communications Intelligence Security Regulation
C4ISR Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance
CIT Counterintelligence Team
CITA Combat Intelligence and Targeting on Arrival
CITS CENTCOM Imagery Transmission System
CIV Civilian
CIVC Carrier Intelligence Center
CIVIC Civilian Vulnerability Indicator Code
CISION Enciphered Television
CIW (1) Consolidated Intelligence Watch; (2) CMOC Intelligence Watch
CIWC CIW Commander
CIWG Cooperative Interaction Working Group
CIWS Close-In Weapon System
C&J Collection and Jamming
CJB Congressional Justification Book
CJCS Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
CJCSI Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction
CJIATF-E Commander, Joint Interagency Task Force-East
CJIATF-W Commander, Joint Interagency Task Force-West
CJIT Combined Joint Interrogation Team
CJTF Commander, Joint Task Force
CJTF-AK Commander, Joint Task Force-Alaska
CJTF-FA Commander, Joint Task Force-Full Accounting
CK Compartment Key
CKG Cooperative Key Generation
CL Light Cruiser
C-LAMP Community Laser Measurement Program
CLASS Close Air Support System
Class Classification/Classified
C&LB Coasts and Landing Beaches
CLF Commander, Landing Force
CLMD COMSEC Local Management Device
CLNC Clearance
CLO (1) Counterdrug Liaison Officer; (2) Chief Logistics Officer
CLOCE Contingency Lines of Communication, Europe
CLS (1) Contractor Logistics Support; (2) Clandestine Lighting System
CLSC COMSEC Logistics Support Center
CLSP Composite Launch Sequence Plan
CL/TECH Clear Language Technical Report
cm Centimeter
CM (1) Memorandum by the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; (2) Collection Management; (3) Countermeasure(s); (4) Cruise Missile; (5) Collection Manager; (6) Collection Management Division; (7) Countermine; (8) Countermine Activities
CMA (1) Countermission Analysis; (2) Collection Management Authority; (3) Community Management Account
CMAA (1) Command Master at Arms; (2) Chief Master at Arms
CMAFB Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Base
CMAFS Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station
CMAH CINC Mobile Alternate Headquarters
CMAS Cheyenne Mountain Air Station
C-MASINT Counter-Measures and Signature Intelligence
CMB Collection Management Branch
CMC (1) Cheyenne Mountain Complex; (2) Commandant, U.S Marine Corps; (3) Command Master Chief
C/MC Command Master Chief
CMCA Cruise Missile Carrier Aircraft
CMCC (1) Commander in Chief, Mobile Command Center; (2) Component Mobile Command Center
CMCDS Community Multilateral Counterterrorism Database System
CMCI Computed Mission Coverage Index
CMCM Commandant, U.S. Marine Corp Memorandum
CMCS (1) COMSEC Material Control System; (2) COMINT Mission Control System
CMD (1) Collection Management Division; (2) Command
CMDC Command Cell
CMDR Commander
CM&D Collection Management and Dissemination
CME Communications Monitoring Equipment
CMEA Council for Mutual Economic Assistance
CMEC Captured Material Exploitation Center
CMF Combat Mission Folder
CMFC Combined Marine Forces Command
CMIC Combined Military Interrogation Center
CMISE Corps Military Intelligence Support Element
CML Chemical
CMO (1) Collection Management Office; (2) Civil Military Operations; (3) Central MASINT Office
CMOC (1) Cheyenne Mountain Operations Center; (2) Civil Military Operations Center; (3) Central MASINT Operations Cell
CMOS Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
CMOTF Civil Military Operations Task Force
CMP (1) Combat Mission Planning; (2) Configuration Management Plan
CMPF Confidential Military Purpose Funds
CMPS Compartmented Mode Processing System
CMR Crisis Management Room
CMRS Collection Management Requirements System
CMS (1) Combat Mission Section; (2) Command and Management System; (3) Community Management Staff; (4) Collection Management System; (5) Common Mapping Standard
CMS/RMG Community Management Staff, Resource Management Group
CMSA Cruise Missile Support Activity
CMSI Civilian Multi-Spectral Imagery
CMSS Collection Management Support System
CMST (1) Collection Management Support Terminal; (2) Collection Management System Tools
CMT (1) Crisis Management Team; (2) Critical Mobile Target
CMTC Combat Maneuver Training Center
CMTC-IS CMTC-Instrumentation System
CMTS (1) Critical Mobile Target Server; (2) Compliance Monitoring Tracking System
CMW/CMWS Compartmented Mode Workstation
CN Counternarcotics
CNA (1) Center for Naval Analysis; (2) Coordinates Not Available; (3) Critical Node Analysis
CNAC (1) Customs National Air Command, Oklahoma City; (2) Customs National Aviation Center
CNAD Conference on NATO Armament Directors
CNAVSPACECOM Commander, Navy Space Command
CNC (1) Counternarcotics Center; (2) Computerized Numerical Control
CNCS Cryptonet Control Station
CN-CMS Counternarcotics Command and Management System
CNES Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (French National Space Agency)
CNET (1) Chief of Naval Education and Training; (2) Centre National d’Etudes Des Telecommunications
C3NET Command, Control, and Communications Networks
CNFJ Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Japan
CNFK Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea
CNFM Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Marianas
CNI (1) Communicating NATO Intentions; (2) Communications, Navigation, or Identification
CNIC Combined Naval Intelligence Center
CNIN Composite Network, Front-End Internal Network
CNIPS Counternarcotics Information Processing System
CNK Cryptonet Key
CNMI Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
CNN Cable News Network
CNO Chief of Naval Operations
C/No Ratio of carrier to noise in a 1Hz bandwidth
CNOC (1) Counternarcotics Operations Center; (2) Combined Naval Operations Center
CNOM Chief of Naval Operations Memorandum
CNOR Command Not Operationally Ready
CNR (1) Chief of Naval Research; (2) Combat Net Radio
CNRIU Combat Net Radio Interface Unit
CNS Commercial Network Survivability
CNSWTG Commander, Naval Special Warfare Task Group
CNTL Command Nuclear Target List
CNVFD Color Night Vision Fusion Device
CNWDI Critical Nuclear Weapons Design Information
CO (1) Commanding Officer; (2) Company
CO3 Combined Staff Public and Governmental Affairs Officer
CO6 Combined Staff Judge Advocate
CO7 Combined Staff Command Surgeon
COA Course of Action
COB (1) Close of Business; (2) Collated Operating Base; (3) Chief of Base; (4) Command Operating Budget
COBE Cosmic Background Explorer
COBOL Common Business Oriented Language
COC Combat Operations Center
COCOM (1) Coordinating Committee; (2) Combatant Command
COD Carrier On-board Delivery
CODIS Continuity of Defense Intelligence Systems
COE Common Operating Environment
COEA Cost and Operational Effectiveness Analysis
COFIR Compendium of Future Intelligence Requirements
COFs Central Operating Facilities
CofS Chief of Staff
COG (1) Combined Operations Group; (2) Continuity of Government; (3) Center of Gravity
COI Communities of Interest
COIC Combat Operations Intelligence Center (USAFE)
COIN Counterinsurgency
COINS (1) Consolidated On-Line Intelligence System; (2) Community On-Line Intelligence Network Systems
COINS-II Community On-Line Intelligence System-II
COIR Commander’s Operational Intelligence Requirements
COIS Combat Operations Intelligence System
COLISEUM Community On-Line Intelligence System for End Users and Managers
COLL Collection
COLLECT Collection
COLOP Collection Opportunity (messages)
COLT Combat Observation and Laser Team
COM (1) Computer Output to Microform; (2) Chief of Mission (U.S. Embassy); (3) Collection Operations Management; (4) Commander
COMA Court of Military Appeals
COMACC Commander, Air Combat Command
COMAAFCE Commander, Allied Air Forces Central Europe
COMAFFOR Commander, Air Force Forces
COMAFOSI Commander, Air Force Office of Special Investigations
COMAFSOC Commander, U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command
COMAFSPACE Commander, Air Force Space Command
COMALCOM Commander, Alaskan Command
COMAMC Commander, Air Mobility Command
COMARSPACECOM Commander, Army Space Command
COMASPC Commander, Air Force Space Command
COMAINT Command Maintenance
COMAIR-BALTAP Commander, Allied Air Forces, Baltic Approaches
COMAIRSOUTH Commander, Allied Air Forces, Southern Europe
COMALCOM Commander, Alaskan Command
COMALF Commander of Airlift Forces
COMANR Commander, Alaskan NORAD Region
COMANTDEF-COM Commander, Antilles Defense Command
COMARFOR Commander, Army Forces
COMARSOC Commander, U.S. Army Special Operations Command
COMARSOF Commander, U.S. Army Special Operations Forces
COMATF Commander, Amphibious Task Force
COMBALTAP Commander, Allied Forces, Baltic Approaches
COMBAT DF Combat Direction Finding
COMBENE-CHAN Commander, Benelux Sub-Area Channel
COMBISCLANT Commander, Bay of Biscay Submarine Area
COMCANLANT Commander, Canadian Atlantic Submarine Area
COMCARGRU Commander Carrier Group
COMCENTAG Commander, Central Army Group, Central Europe
COMCENTLANT Commander, Central Submarine Area
COMCM Communication Countermeasures & Deception
COMCO Canadian SSO
COMCRUDESGRU Commander Cruiser Destroyer Group
COMDT COGARD Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard
COMECON Council for Mutual Economic Assistance
COMEDCENT Commander, Central Mediterranean Area
COMEDEAST Commander, Eastern Mediterranean Area
COMEDNOREAST Commander, Northeast Mediterranean Area
COMEDOC Commander, Western Mediterranean Area
COMEDS CONUS Meteorological Data System
COMEDSOUEAST Commander, Southeast Mediterranean Area
COMEX (1) Committee on Exchanges; (2) Communications Exercise
COMFAIRKEF Commander, Fleet Air Keflavik
COMFIVEATAF Commander, Fifth Allied Tactical Air Force, Southern Europe
COMFLDCOMDASA Commander, Field Command, Defense Atomic Support Agency
COMFOURATAF Commander, Fourth Allied Tactical Air Force Central Europe
COMGIB Naval Commander, Gibraltar
COMGIBMED Commander, Gibraltar Mediterranean Command
COMGTMODEFCOM Commander, Guantanamo Defense Command
COMICEDEFOR Commander, Iceland Defense Force
COMIDEASTFOR Commander, Middle East Force (USN)
COMINEWARCOM Commander, Mine Warfare Command
COMINT Communications Intelligence
COMINTADTSK COMINT Advisory Tasking Message
COMIREX Committee on Imagery Requirements and Exploitation
COMIS Collection Management Information System
COMJAM Communications Jamming
COMJSOC Commander, Joint Special Operations Command
COMJSOTF Commander, Joint Special Operations Task Force
COMJTF Commander, Joint Task Force
COMJUWATF Commander, Joint Unconventional Warfare Task Force
COML Commercial
COMLANDFOR Commander, Land Forces
COMLANDJUT Commander, Allied Land Forces, Schleswig-Holstein & Jutland
COMLANDNORWAY Commander, Allied Land Forces, Norway
COMLANDSOUTH Commander, Allied Land Forces, Southern Europe
COMLANDZEALAND Commander, Allied Land Forces, New Zealand
COMLANTAREA Commander, Coast Guard Atlantic Area
COMLOGNET Combat Logistics Network
COMM (1) Communication; (2) Commercial
COMM(S) Communication(s)
COMMAIRCHAN Commander, Allied Maritime Air Force, Channel
COMMAIRNORLANT Maritime Air Commander, Northern Submarine Area
COMMARBASPAC Commander, Marine Corps Base, Pacific
COMMARDEZSECAK Commander, U.S. Maritime Defense Zone Sector, Alaska
COMMARFOR Commander, Marine Forces
COMMARFORJAPAN Commander, Marine Forces, Japan
COMMARFORK Commander, Marine Forces, Korea
COMMARFORPAC Commander Marine Corps Forces, Pacific
COMMARFORSOUTH Commander, Marine Corps Forces, South
COMMCEN Communications Center
COMMDET Communications Detachment
COMMO Communications
COMMS CTR Communications Center
COMMZ Communications Zone
COMNAVAIR Commander, Naval Air Forces
COMNAVAIRLANT Commander, Naval Air Forces, Atlantic
COMNAVAIRPAC Commander, Naval Air Forces, Pacific
COMNAVBALTAP Commander, Allied Naval Forces, Baltic Approaches
COMNAVFOR Commander, Naval Forces
COMNAVFORK Commander, Naval Forces, Korea
COMNAVINTCOM Commander, Naval Intelligence Command
COMNAVLOG Commander, Naval Logistics
COMNAVMARIANAS Commander, Naval Forces, Marianas
COMNAVNON Commander, Allied Naval Forces, North Norway
COMNAVSCAP Commander, Allied Naval Forces, Scandinavian Approaches
COMNAVSEASYSCOM Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command
COMNAVSECGRU Commander, Naval Security Group
COMNAVSOF Commander, Naval Special Operations Forces
COMNAVSPACECOM Commander, Naval Space Command
COMNAVSPECWARCOM Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command
COMNAVSURF Commander, Naval Surface Forces
COMNAVSURFLANT Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet
COMNAVSURFPAC Commander, Naval Surface Force, Pacific
COMNORECHAN Commander, Northern Submarine Area, Channel
COMNORLANT Commander, Northern Submarine Area
COMNORTHAG Commander, Northern Army Group, Central Europe
COMNSWU Commander, Naval Special Warfare Unit
COMOCEANLANT Commander, Ocean Atlantic
COMOCEANSYSLANT Commander, Oceanographic Systems Atlantic
COMOCEANSYSPAC Commander, Oceanographic Systems Pacific Company
COMOPS Communications Operations Summary
COMP Compatible
COMPACAF Commander, Pacific Air Forces
COMPASS Computerized Movement Planning and Status System
COMPATWINGSLANT Commander, Patrol Wings Atlantic
COMPHIBGRU Commander, Amphibious Group
COMPLYMCHAN Commander, Plymouth Submarine Area, Channel
COMPUINT Computer Intelligence
COMPUSEC Computer Security
COMPW Composite Wing
COMPWING Composite Wing
COMS Collection Operations Management System (HUMINT)
COMSAT Communications Satellite
COMSC Commander, Military Sealift Command
COMSEC Communications Security
COMSECONDFLT Commander, U.S. Second Fleet
COMSEVENTHFLT Commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet
COMSIXATAF Commander, Sixth Allied Tactical Air Force, Southeastern Europe
COMSIXTHFLT Commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet
COMSOC Commander, Special Operations Command
COMSOC-K Commander, Special Operations Command, Korea
COMSOCEUR Commander, Special Operations Command, Europe
COMSOCLANT Commander, Special Operations Command, Atlantic
COMSOCPAC Commander, Special Operations Command, Pacific
COMSOCSOUTH Commander, Special Operations Command, Southern Command
COMSOTFE Commander, Support Operations Task Force, Europe
COMSPOT Communications Spot Report
COMSTAT Communication Status Report
COMSTRATCOMWING ONE Commander, Strategic Communications Wing One
COMSTRICKFLANT Commander, Striking Fleet Atlantic (Afloat)
COMSTRIKFLTLANT Commander, Striking Fleet, Atlantic
COMSTRIKFORSOUTH Commander, Striking Force, South
COMSTS Commander, Military Sea Transportation Service
COMSUBACLANT Commander, Submarine Forces, Allied Command, Atlantic
COMSUBEASTLANT Commander, Submarine Force, Eastern Atlantic
COMSUBGRU Commander, Submarine Group
COMSUBGRU 8/CTF MED Commander Submarine Group (Mediterranean)/Commander Task Force Mediterranean
COMSUBLANT Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet
COMSUBMED Commander, Submarines, Mediterranean
COMSUBPAC Commander, Submarine Forces, Pacific
COMSUBWESTLANT Commander, Submarine Force, Western Atlantic Area
COMSUPNAVFOR Commander, Supporting Naval Forces
COMTAFNORNOR Commander, Allied Tactical Air Force, North Norway
COMTAFSONOR Commander, Allied Tactical Air Force, South Norway
COMTASKFORNON Commander, Allied Task Force, North Norway
COMTECHREP Complementary Technical Report
COMTHIRDFLT Commander, Third Fleet
COMTRAPAC Commander, Training Command, Pacific
COMTWOATAF Commander, Second Allied Tactical Air Force, Central Europe
COMUKADR Commander, UK NATO Air Defense Region
COMUSAFAK Commander, U.S. Air Forces, Alaska
COMUSAFFOR Commander, United States Air Force Forces
COMUSAFJ Commander, U.S. Air Forces, Japan
COMUSAFK Commander, U.S. Air Forces, Korea
COMUSAFTF Commander, United States Air Force Task Force
COMUSARAK Commander, U.S. Army Forces, Alaska
COMUSARCENT Commander, U.S. Army Forces Central Command
COMUSARFOR Commander, United States Army Forces
COMUSARSO Commander, United States Army Forces Southern Command
COMUSARSPACE Commander, U.S. Army Space Command
COMUSARTF Commander, United States Army Task Force
COMUSASOC Commander, U.S. Army Special Operations Command
COMUSFOR KOREA Commander, U.S. Forces Korea
COMUSFK Commander, U.S. Forces, Korea
COMUSFORAZ Commander, U.S. Forces, Azores
COMUSFORCARIB Commander, U.S. Forces, Caribbean
COMUSFORCNTY Commander US Forces Country
COMUSJ Commander, U.S. Forces, Japan
COMUSJAPAN Commander, U.S. Forces, Japan (also COMUSJ)
COMUSJTF Commander, United States Joint Task Force
COMUSJUWTF Commander, United States Joint Unconventional WarfareTask Force
COMUSKOREA Commander, U.S. Forces, Korea (also COMUSK)
COMUSLANDFOR Commander, United States Land Forces
COMUSMACTHAI Commander, United States Military Assistance Command, Thailand
COMUSMARCENT Commander, U.S. Marine Forces Central Command
COMUSMARDEZLANT Commander, U.S. Maritime Defense Zone, Atlantic
COMUSMARDEZPAC Commander, U.S. Maritime Defense Zone, Pacific
COMUSMARFOR Commander, United States Marine Forces
COMUSMARTF Commander, United States Marine Task Force
COMUSMILGP Commander, United States Military Group
COMUSNAVAK Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Alaska
COMUSNAVCENT Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Central Command
COMUSNAVEUR Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe
COMUSNAVFOR Commander, United States Naval Forces
COMUSNAVPHIL Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Philippines
COMUSNAVSO Commander, U.S. Naval Forces South
COMUSNAVTF Commander, United States Naval Task Force
COMZEALAND Commander, Allied Land Forces, New Zealand
CON Control(led)
CONAD Continental Air Defense Command
CONDECA Central America Defense Council
CONF Confidential
CONFIG Configuration
CONG Congress
CONGEN Consul General
CONGINT Congressional Interest
ConNMJIC Contingency NMJIC
CONOBJTR Conscientious Objector
CONOP(S) Concept of Operation(s)
CONOPS (1) United States Army Intelligence Command Continental (United States) Operations; (2) Concept of Operations
CONPG Chairman, Operational Nuclear Planning Group
CONPLAN (1) Concept Plan; (2) Contingency Plan
CONR CONUS NORAD Region
CONTEXT Conferencing and Text Manipulation System
CONTRA- Against, Opposite (Prefix)
CONUS Continental United States
CONUSA Continental United States Army
CONVL Conventional
COOP Continuity of Operations Plan
COORD Coordination
COP (1) Command Observation Post; (2) Crashout Package
COPG Chairman, Operational Planners Group
COPRA Comparative Postwar Recovery Analysis
COPRL Command Operations Priority Requirements List
COPSTRAT Continuity of Operations Plan (USSTRATCOM)
COR (1) Command Operationally Ready; (2) Central Office of Record; (3) Contracting Officer’s Representative
CORCEN Correlation Center
CORE Contingency Response (Program)
CORL (1) Collection Opportunity Requirements List; (2) Chief of Receive Location
CORM Commission on Roles and Missions
CORPS SAM Corps Surface-to-Air Missile
CORTRAIN Corps/Division Training Coordination Program
COS (1) Combat Operations Staff; (2) Chief of Station; (3) Chief of Staff; (4) Communications Segment
cos Cosine
COSAL Consolidated Ship/Squadron Allowance
COSCOM Corps Support Command
COSIN Control Staff Instructions
COSA Commander, Oceanographic Systems, Atlantic
COSP Commander, Oceanographic Systems, Pacific
COSPO Community Open Source Program Office Cotangent
COTP Captain of the Port
COTR Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative
COTS (1) Commercial Off-the-Shelf; (2) Container Offloading Transfer System
COUNTERMASINT Counter Measurements and Signature Intelligence
COVCOM Covert Communications
CoVRT Commanders (and Staff) Visualization Research Tool
CP (1) Contingency Planning; (2) Command Post; (3) Character Position; (4) Communications Processor; (5) Central Processor; (6) Career Program; (7) Counterproliferation
C&P Characteristics and Performance
C-P Counterproliferation
CPA (1) Chairman’s Program Assessment; (2) Collection Planning Aid; (3) CJCS Preparedness Assessment
CPAT Collection Planning and Targeting
CPB Charged Particle Beam
CPBS (1) Capabilities Programming and Budgeting System; (2) Consolidated Program and Budgeting System
CPC (1) Coastal Patrol Boat; (2) Collection and Processing Center; (3) Central Processing Center
CPE (1) Circular Probable Error; (2) Central Production Element
CPFL Contingency Planning Facilities List
CPI Communications Processor and Interface
CPIA Chemical Propulsion Information Agency
CPIC Coastal Patrol and Interdiction Craft
CPM Cycles Per Minute
CPMIEC China Precision Machinery Import Export Corporation
CPNET Custom Product Network
CPO (1) Command Project Officer; (2) Chief Petty Officer
CPP Communist Party of the Philippines
CPR (1) Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation; (2) Chairman’s Program Recommendations
CPS (1) Collection Problem Set; (2) Correlation Processing Subsystem; (3) Characters Per Second;
(4) COMSEC Parent Switch; (5) Craft Positioning System
CPSB Career Program Selection Board
CPSS Computer Systems Squadron
CPSU Communist Party of the Soviet Union
CPT Command Post Terminal
CPU (1) Central Processing Unit; (2) Communications Processing Unit; (3) Computer Processing Unit
CPX Command Post Exercise
CP OSCAR Command Post Operations Support Center and Rear
CP TANGO Command Post Tactical Air, Naval, Ground Operations
CQB Close Quarter Battle
C-QUIP Combined Quarterly Intelligence Production Listing
CR (1) Crisis Relocation; (2) Combat Radius; (3) Collection Request; (4) Close Range; (5) Collections Requirement
CRAF Civil Reserve Air Fleet
CRB Contingency Reference Book
CRBIF Crisis Basis Imagery File
CRC (1) Command and Reporting Center; (2) Control and Reporting Center; (3) CONUS Replacement Center
CRDC United States Army Chemical Research & Development Center
CRDL Collateral Recurring Document Listing
CRE (1) Combat Readiness Evaluation; (2) Control and Reporting Element
CREST Covert Reconnaissance/Strike
CRF (1) Crisis Response Force; (2) Cable Reports File
CRIMP Crisis Management Plan
CRIS Command Resources Information System
CRISCON Crisis Condition (I&W System)
C-RISTA Counter-Reconnaissance, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Target
Acquisition
CRITIC (1) Critical Intelligence; (2) Critical Intelligence Message;
(3) Critical Intelligence Communication
CRITICOM Critical Intelligence Communications Network
CRJOIC Central Region Joint Operational Intelligence Center
CRL Certificate Revocation List
CRM Collection Requirements Management
CRMA Collection Requirements Management Architecture/Application
CRMO Collection Requirements Management Office(r)
CRMP Collection Requirements Management Program or Plan
CRMS Collection Requirements Management System
CRN Combat Radio Net
CROF Crete Remote Operating Facility
CROM Continuous Read-Only Memory
CRP (1) Control and Reporting Post; (2) COMSEC Resources Program
CRRC Combat Rubber Raiding Craft
CRRES Combined Release and Radiation Effects Satellite
CRRS Customer Requirements Registration System
CRS (1) COMIREX Requirements Structure; (2) Combined Recording Site; (3) Comprehensive Retrieval Subsystem; (4) Catholic Relief Service; (5) Congressional Research Service; (6) Community
Relations Service
CRT (1) Cathode Ray Tube (Terminal); (2) Combat Readiness
Training; (3) Crisis Response Team
CRTA Chief of Rocket Troops and Artillery
CRUDESGRU Cruiser-Destroyer Group
CRWG Current Requirements Working Group
CRYPTO (1) Cryptography/Cryptographic; (2) Cryptologic
CS (1) Combat Support; (2) Communications Subsystem; (3) Constant Source; (4) Chief of Staff; (5) Central Servers; (6) Coalition Support
CS1 Critical-Sensitive Level 1
CSA (1) Chief of Staff, U.S. Army; (2) Central Supplies Agency of NATO; (3) Corps Support Activity; (4) Combat Support Agency(ies)
CSABE Central and South African Basic Encyclopedia
CSAF Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force
CSAFM Chief of Staff, Air Force Memorandum
CSAM Chief of Staff, Army Memorandum
CSAR Combat Search and Rescue
CSAW Cryptologic Support to Amphibious Warfare
CSB (1) Close Silo Basing; (2) Collection Support Brief (HUMINT); (3) Current Situation Branch
CSBR Commander, Special Boat Squadron
CSC (1) Community Support Center; (2) Customer Support Center; (3) Combat Support Cell
CSCE Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe
CSCG Communications Security Control Group
CSCI (1) Commercial Satellite Communications Initiative; (2) Computer Software Configuration Interface
CSCR Computer System Change Request
CSDS Command Spatial Display System
CSCT Combat Support Coordination Team
CSE (1) Cryptologic Support Element(s); (2) Command Support Element; (3) Client Server Environment; (4) Canadian SIGINT Establishment; (5) Communi-cations Security Element
CSE-SS Client Server Environment-System Services
CSEL Combat Survivor-Evader Locator
CSENCNET Satellite Education Network
CSF Command Support Functions
CSFOCI Force Protection Operations
CSG (1) Cryptologic Support Group; (2) Chairman’s Staff Group; (3) Combat Support Group; (4) Corps Support Group
CSG-SOCOM Cryptologic Support Group/USSOCOM
CSGN Nuclear Strike Cruiser
CSI Commercial Satellite Interconnectivity
C-SIGINT Counter Signals Intelligence
CSIS Canadian Security and Investigative Service
CSMA/CD Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection
CSMO Cryptologic Support to Military Operations
C3SMP Command, Control, Communications System Master Plan
CSMR Coarse Spatial Resolution, Multispectral
CSOC Consolidated Space Operations Center
CSP (1) Communications Support Processor; (2) Crisis Staffing Procedures; (3) Contingency Support Package
CSP/HOL Communications Support Processor/High Order Language
CSPAR (1) Central Strategic Processing, Analysis, and Reporting; (2) CINC’s Preparedness Assessment Report
CSPO Consolidated SAFE Project Office
CSR (1) Current Situation Room; (2) Coastal Surveillance Radar; (3) Controlled Supply Rate; (4) Collection Support Requirement; (5) Combat Search & Rescue
CSRD Communication-Computer Systems Requirement Document
CSRS Civil Service Retirement System
CSS (1) Communications Security System; (2) Communications Support System; (3) Central Security Service; (4) Combat Service Support; (5) Collateral Support System; (6) Contingency Support Study; (7) Communications System Segment; (8) Common Sensor System; (9) COMSEC Subordinate Switch; (10) Combat Surveillance Service; (11) Continuous Signature Service; (12) Coded Switch System; (13) Command Specific Server
CSSA Cryptologic Shore Support Activity
CSSCS (1) Combat Service Support Control System; (2) Combat Service Support Computer System
CSSD Combat Service Support Detachment
CSSE Combat Service Support Element
CSSO Contractor Special Security Officer
CSSP Combined Services Support Program
CSSOC Combat Service Support Operations Center
CSSR CSS Replacement
CSST Combat Service Support Team
CST (1) Central Standard Time; (2) Coastal Survey Team; (3) Coalition Support Team
CSTC Consolidated Space Test Center
CSTIP Combined Strategic Intelligence Training Program
CSTOL Cargo Short Take-Off & Landing
CSTVRP Computer Security Technical Vulnerability Reporting Program
CT ( 1) Training Cruiser; (2) Counterterrorism; (3) Combating Terrorism; (4) Cryptologic Technician
CTA (1) Central Technical Authority; (2) Common Table of Allowances
CTAI Continuous-Tone Aerial Imagery
CTAK Cypher-Text Auto-Key
CTAPS Contingency Theater Automated Planning System
CTB Comprehensive Test Ban
CTBT Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
CTC (1) Combat Targeting Center; (2) Counterterrorism Center; (3) Combat Training Center
CTD (1) Collective Training Directorate; (2) Charge Transfer Device
CTDR Commercial Training Device Requirements
CT&E Certification Test and Evaluation
CTE Coefficient of Thermal Expansion
CTEA Cost and Training Effectiveness Analysis
CTF/JTF (1) Crisis Task Force; (2) Commander Task Force; (3) Central Training Flight; (4) Combined Task Force; (5) Joint Task Force; (6) Consolidated Training Facility
CTF-B Combined Task Force-Bomber
CTF-BM Combined Task Force-Battle Management
CTF-C2 Combined Task Force Director of Intelligence
CTF PC II CTF Provide Comfort II
CTG Commander, Task Group
CTH Aviation Training Cruiser
CTIA Counter Technical Intelligence Activities
CTIS Commander’s Tactical Information System
CTL Critical Task List
CTLZ Control Zone
CTOC Corps Tactical Operations Center
CTOCSE CTOC Support Element
CTOL Conventional Take-Off and Landing
CTP Consolidated Telecommunications Program
CTR Center
CTRL Control
CTS (1) Course Training Standards; (2) Communications Technology Satellite
CTSCR Critical Time-Sensitive Collection Requirement
CTT (1) Commanders’ Tactical Terminal; (2) Common Task Test; (3) Combat Control Team
CTTA Certified TEMPEST Technical Authority
CTT-H Commanders’ Tactical Terminal-Hybrid
CTTP (1) USCENTCOM Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures Manual; (2) Component Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures Manual
CTU Commander Task Unit
CU Channel Unit
CUBB Collateral Users Bulletin Board
CUBIC Common User Baseline for the Intelligence Community
CUCV Commercial Utility Cargo Vehicle
CUDIXS Common-User Digital Information Exchange System
CUL Combined User Language
CURR Current
CUSRPG Canadian-U.S. Regional Planning Group (NATO)
CUWTF Combined Unconventional Warfare Task Force
CV (1) Multipurpose Aircraft Carrier; (2) Carrier Vehicle; (3) Aircraft Carrier
CUP COMSEC Utility Program
CVA Clandestine Vulnerability Analysis
CVAN CINCPAC Voice Alert Network
CVBF Carrier Battle Force
CVBG Carrier Battle Group
CVG Guided-Missile Aircraft Carrier
CVGN Nuclear-Powered Guided-Missile Aircraft Carrier
CVH V/STOL Aircraft Carrier
CVHG Guided-Missile V/STOL Aircraft Carrier
CVHGN Nuclear-Powered Guided-Missile V/STOL Aircraft Carrier
CVHN Nuclear-Powered V/STOL Aircraft Carrier
CVIC Carrier-Based Intelligence Center
CVL Light Aircraft Carrier
CVLGN Nuclear-Powered Guided-Missile Light Aircraft Carrier
CVLN Nuclear-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier
CVN Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier
CVRT Combat Vehicle (Reconnaissance, Tracked)
CVS (1) Antisubmarine Aircraft Carrier; (2) Commercial Vendor Services
CVSD Continuously Variable-Slope Delta Modulation
CVT Training Aircraft Carrier
CVTS Compressed Video Transmission Service
CVW Carrier Air Wing
CW (1) Chemical Warfare; (2) Carrier Wave; (3) Continuous Wave; (4) CONSTANT WATCH; (5) Composite Wing; (6) Commonwealth
C/W Crisis/Wartime
CWC (1) Composite Warfare Commander; (2) Conventional Weapons Guide
CWG Coordinates Working Group
CWI Conventional Weapons Index
CWIS Crisis Window Information System
CWO (1) Communications Watch Office; (2) Chief Warrant Officer
CWS (1) Compartmented Work Station; (2) Collateral Workstation (ASAS)
CWT Chemical Weapons Treaty
C2X CCTF C2 OBI/CI Support Element
CY Calendar Year
CYCLOPS Fleet Support Message
CZ (1) Combat Zone; (2) Convergent Zone