Select Committee on Defence Fourteenth Report


GLOSSARY OF ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE REPORT

AAAAnti-aircraft ammunition
ACTORDActivation Order (instruction from NAC to NATO military)
ACTWARNActivation Warning Order
AFSOUTHAllied Forces South (NATO HQ situated in Naples)
AMRAMMAdvanced medium-range air-to-air missile
ARRCAllied Command Europe Rapid Reaction Corps
ASTORAirborne Stand-off radar
CAOCNATO Combined Air Operations Centre (situated in Vincenza)
CDIThe Chief of Defence Intelligence
CDSThe Chief of the Defence Staff
CINCSOUTHCommander of AFSOUTH
CJOThe Chief of Joint Operations (Commander of PJHQ)
COMARRCThe Commander of the ARRC
DCDSDeputy Chief of the Defence Staff
DCINATO's Defence Capabilities Initiative
DCMODefence Crisis Management Organisation
DfIDDepartment for International Development
DISDefence Intelligence Staff/Service
DoDDepartment of Defense (USA)
DSACEURNATO's Deputy Supreme Allied Commander in Europe
EUEuropean Union
FCOForeign and Commonwealth Office
FRYFederal Republic of Yugoslavia
GPSGlobal positioning satellite system
ICTYInternational Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
IOInformation Operations
ISTARIntelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance
JDAMJoint Direct Attack Munition
JICJoint Intelligence Committee
KFORNATO's peace-enforcement force in Kosovo
KLAThe Kosovo Liberation Army (aka UCK)
KVMKosovo Verification Mission
MoDMinistry of Defence (UK)
MTAMilitary-Technical Agreement
MUPYugoslav special police force
NACNorth Atlantic Council
NAONational Audit Office
NATONorth Atlantic Treaty Organisation
NGONon-governmental organisation
PFIPrivate Finance Initiative
PGMPrecision guided munition
PJHQPermanent Joint Headquaters (at Northwood in the UK)
PSOPeace Support Operation(s)
SACEURNATO's Supreme Allied Commander in Europe
SAMSurface-to-air missile
SEADSuppression of enemy air defences
SHAPESupreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
TATerritorial Army
TLAMTomahawk land-attack missile
UAVUnmanned (or unoccupied) Aerial Vehicle
UCKSee KLA
UNUnited Nations
UNHCRUnited Nations High Commission for Refugees
UNPREDEP   United Nations Preventative Deployment Force
UNSCRUnited Nations Security Council Resolution
USAFUnited States Air Force
VJYugoslav Army
WEUWestern European Union



 
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