Acronym Database

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Acronymsort icon Description
(IC)<sup>2</sup>

Integrated Interior Communications and Control

10 Base 2

Ethernet over Thin coaxial wire

10 Base 5

Ethernet over Thick coaxial wire

10Base-T

Ethernet over Twisted pair cable

1BCT

First Brigade Combat Team

1GL

First Generation Language

1LT

First Lieutenant

2-D

Two-Dimensional

2-D

two-dimensional

21CLW

21st Century Land Warrior

21CLWTLD

21st Century Land Warrior Top Level Demonstration

2GL

Second Generation Language

2IC

Second in Command

2LT

Second Lieutenant

2M

Micro Miniature

3-D

three-dimensional

3COM

Computer, Communications and Compatibility

3D

Three Dimensions

3DA

Three Dimension Array

3DES

Triple Data Encryption Standard

3DES

Triple DES

3DRAM

Three Dimension Random Access Memory

3DS

Digital Decision Display System

3G

3rd Generation

3GL

Third Generation Language

3GPP

Third Generation Partnership Project

3GPP2

3rd Generation Partnership Project 2

3M

Maintenance and Materiel Management

3M

Maintenance and Material Management

3NF

Third Normal Form

4GL

Fourth Generation Language

4NF

Fourth Normal Form

55cons

55TH Contracting Squadron

5D

Demand Driven Direct Digital Dissemination

5GL

Fifth Generation Language

5Ms

Machinery, Manpower, Material, Measurement and Method

6DOF

Six Degrees Of Freedom

6PP

Six-Part Paragraph

781TIME

Daily Report Program (WCCS)

A

Alphabetic; U.S. Army

A&A

Arrival and Assembly

A&E

Architecture and Engineering

A&I

Analysis & Integration

A&I

Audit and Inspection

A&P

Airframe and Power

A&PT

Audit and Penetration Testing

A&T

Acquisition and Technology

A-GPS

Assisted Global Positioning System

A-GPS

Advanced Global Positioning System

A-SPEC

A System Specification