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UFO Acronyms

A2         - Air Force Intelligence
AAC        - Alaskan Air Command
AAF        - Army Air Force
ACOM       - Asian Communist - One of NSA's 4 major Operational 
             Divisions
ADC        - AeroSpace Defense Command
ADLA       - Assistant Director for Legal &; Legislative AffAirs - 
             (NSA)
ADPL       - Assistant Director for Policy &; Liason - (NSA)
ADPR       - Assistant Director for Plans / Resources - (NSA)
ADT        - Assistant Director for Training
ADVA       - Advanced Soviet - One of the 4 major operational 
             divisions of NSA's production organization: combined 
             with GENS into 'A Group'
AEC        - Atomic Energy Commission
AFB        - Air Force Base
AFESC      - Air Force Electronic Security Command
AFGWC      - Air Force Global Weather Control
AFIS       - Air Force Intelligence Service
AFOC       - Air Force Operations Center
AFR        - Air Force Regulation
AFSA       - Armed Forces Security Agency
AFSAC      - Armed Forces Security Agency Council
AFSS       - Air Force Security Service
ALLO       - ALL Others- One of the 4 Major Operational Divisions 
             of  NSA'S Production Organization - now known as 
             'G Group'
ALP        - Advanced Language Program
AMB        - Ambassador
ANCIB      - Army-Navy Communications Intelligence Board
ANCICC     - Army-Navy Communications Intelligence Coordinating 
             Committee
ANG        - Air National Guard
APRO       - Aerial Phenomena Research Organization
AR         - Army Regulation
ARC        - Ad Hoc Requirements Committee
ARDF       - Airborne Radio Direction Finding
ARFCOS     - Armed Forces Courier Service
ARPA       - Advanced Research Projects Agency
ASA        - Army Security Agency
ASD        - Applied Science Division (CIA)
AST        - Atlantic Standard Time
ATIC       - Air Technical Intelligence Center (Air Force)
BMW        - Bomb Wing
CAUS       - Citizens Against UFO Secrecy
CFS        - Canadian Forces Station
CGS        - Coast Guard Station
CIA        - Central Intelligence Agency
CIC        - Counter Intelligence Corps
CINC/NORAD - Commander In Charge, NORAD
CSICOP     - Committee for the Scientific Investigation of 
             Phenomenon
CUFON      - Computer UFO Network
CUFOS      - Center for UFO Studies
COMINT     - Communications Intelligence (NSA)
CP         - Command Post
CSC        - Central Security Control (Air Force)
DATT       - Defense Attache (US Embassy)
DCD        - Domestic Collections Division (CIA)
DCSOPS     - Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans 
             (Air Force)
DDO        - Deputy Director for Operations (Air Force)
DIA        - Defense Intelligence Agency
DMZ        - Demilitarized Zone (Vietnam)
DO         - Duty Officer
EBE        - Extra-terrestrial Biological Entity
ET         - Extra-Terrestrial
FAA        - Federal Aviation Administration
FBI        - Federal Bureau of Investigation
FISA       - Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
FOIA       - Freedom of Information Act (also F.O.I.A.)
G2         - Army Intelligence
GAO        - Government Accounting Office
GCCS       - Government Code and Cypher School
GCHQ       - Government Communications HeadQuarters
GCI        - Ground Control Intercept
GENS       - General Soviet - One of the 4 Major Operational 
             Divisions of NSA's Production Organization combined 
             with ADVA into 'A Group'
GG         - Government Grade - used in place of GS1 TO GS18
             only for Gov't Employees such as NSA Employees
GMT        - Greenwich Mean Time (ZULU Time)
GREY       - Alleged Alien Species
GSW        - Ground Saucer Watch
HFDF       - High Frequency Direction Finding
HUAC       - House Un-American Activities Committee
HUMINT     - Human Intelligence
ICI        - Interagency Committee on Intelligence
IDA-CRD    - Institute for Defense Analysis-Communications 
             Research Division
IDP        - Intercept Deployment Plan
IEC        - Intelligence Evaluation Committee
INSCOM     - U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command
INTELPOST  - International Electronic Post
INTELSAT   - International Telecommunications Satellite
INYSA      - Assistant Chief of Staff Intelligence, USAF,
             Science and Technology Branch, Directorate of 
             Response Management
INZ        - AeroSpace Intelligence Division (AFIS)
INZA       - Editing, Debriefing, and Continuity Branch (AFIS)
IPB        - Intercept Priorities Board
IUR        - International UFO Reporter (Published by CUFOS)
JACL       - Judge Advocate General, Litigation Division (USAF)
JANAP      - Joint Army Navy Air Force Publication
JCS        - Joint Chiefs of Staff
JOSAF      - Joint Operations Support Activity - Frankfurt
JRC        - Joint Reconnaissance Center
JSPC       - Joint SOBE Processing Center
JTLS       - Joint Technical Language Service
KGB        - Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti
             (Committee for State Security) USSR
KISR       - Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
KM         - Kilometer
LASP       - Low Altitude Surveillance Platform
LCF        - Launch Control Facility (Air Force)
LIUFON     - Long Island (NY) UFO Network
LOB        - Raymond E. Linn Operations Building
LPMEDLEY   - CIA Cryptonym for an Operation in Support of the NSA
LRTS       - Long Range Technical
MI-8       - Military Intelligence Section 8 - Codes and Ciphers 
             Search
MIB        - 'Men In Black'
MID        - Military Intelligence Division
MJ-12      - Alleged Secret Government Committee for UFO/Alien 
             Research
M5         - NSA Office of Security
MIT        - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MPRO       - Machine Processing Section of NSA's Production 
             Organization
MUFON      - Mutual UFO Network
NAVSPASUR  - Naval Space Surveillance System
NCOC       - National Combat Operations Center
NEPA       - Nuclear Energy for the Propulsion of Aircraft
NICAP      - National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena
NM         - Nautical Mile
NMCC       - National Military Command Center
NORAD      - North American AeroSpace Defense Command
NPIC       - National Photographic Interpretation Center
NRL        - Naval Research Laboratory
NSA        - National Security Agency
NSF        - National Science Foundation
OAM        - Operation Animal Mutilation
ONI        - Office of Naval Intelligence
OSI        - Office of Special Investigations (Air Force)
OSI        - Office of Special Investigations (CIA)
OSS        - Office of Strategic ServiceS
PSAPR      - Puget Sound Aerial Phenomena Research INC.
RAPCOM     - Radar Approach Communications
RAPCON     - Radar Approach Control
RCMP       - Royal Canadian Mounted Police
RUFO       - 'Red Light' Unidentified Flying Object
SA         - Special Agent
SAC        - Strategic Air Command
SAC/HO     - Strategic Air Command Office of History
SAFOI      - Secretary of the Air Force Office of Information
SAO        - Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
SAT        - Security Alert Team
SBI        - Special Background Investigation
SDS        - Students for a Democratic Society
SIGLEX     - Special Interest Group on Lexicography
SIGNIT     - Signals Intelligence (NSA)
SIGTRAN    - Special Interest Group on Translation
SIGVOICE   - Special Interest Group on Voice
SIPG       - Special Intercept Priorities Group
SIS        - Signal Intelligence Service
SOLIS      - SIGNIT On Line Intelligence System
SPADATS    - Space Detection And Tracking System (NORAD)
SPS        - Security Police Squadron
SSA        - Signal Security Agency
SSB        - Soft Support Building (USAF)
TIA        - Temperature Inversion Analysis
UFO        - Unidentified Flying Object
UFOIS      - UFO Information Service
UFORC      - UFO Reporting Center
UFORIC     - UFO Research Institute of Canada
USAF       - United States Air Force
USG        - United States Government
Z          - ZULU (Universal Time) (Greenwich Mean Time)




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