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  • ACIC-Army Counter Intelligence Center.
  • ACIS-Arms Control Intelligence Staff.
  • ADCI/C-Assistant Director of Central Intelligence for Collection.
  • ADCI/A&P-Assistant Director of Central Intelligence for Analysis and Production.
  • AFOSI-Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
  • ATAC-Anti-Terrorism Alert, Center, Under NCIS.
  • ATC-Applied Technology Center.
  • ATO-Advanced Technology Office.
  • BW-Biological Weapons.
  • CBJB-Congressional Budget Justification Book.
  • CBW-Chemical and Biological Warfare.
  • C3I-Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence.
  • CCP-Consolidated Cryptologic Program.
  • CI-Counterintelligence.
  • CINC-Commander in Chief.
  • CI&SCM-Counterintelligence and Security Countermeasures.
  • CIA-Central Intelligence Agency.
  • CIAP-Central Intelligence Agency Program.
  • CIARDS-Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System.
  • CIS-Commonwealth of Independent States.
  • CISO-Counterintelligence Support Officer at Unified Commands.
  • CITAC-Computer Investigations and Infrastructure Threat Assessment Center.
  • CLANSIG-Clandestine Signals Intelligence.
  • CMA-Community Management Account.
  • CMO-Central MASINT Organization.
  • CMS-Community Management Staff.
  • CNC-Crime and Narcotics Center.
  • COE-Common Operating Environment.
  • COMINT-Communications Intelligence. Technical and operational intelligence information derived from the intercept of foreign communications; it does not include the monitoring of foreign public media or the intercept of communications obtained during the course of counterintelligence investigations within the United States.
  • CONUS-Continental United States.
  • COSPO-Community Open Source Program Office.
  • COVCOM-Covert Communications.
  • CPCC-Community Personnel Coordinating Committee.
  • CTBT-Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.
  • CT-Counterterrorism.
  • CTC-Counterterrorism Center.
  • CW-Chemical Weapons.
  • CWC-Chemical Weapons Convention.
  • DAO-Defense Attache Office.
  • DCI-Director of Central Intelligence.
  • DCIIS-Defense Counterintelligence Integrated Information System.
  • DDCI/CM-Deputy Director of Central Intelligence for Community Management.
  • DDS-Defense Dissemination System.
  • DEPSECDEF-Deputy Secretary of Defense.
  • DHS-Defense HUMINT Service.
  • DIA-Defense Intelligence Agency.
  • DIAC-Defense Intelligence Analysis Center.
  • DO-Directorate of Operations.
  • DOD-Department of Defense.
  • DOD/FCIP-Department of Defense Foreign Counterintelligence Program.
  • DOE-Department of Energy.
  • DSS-Defense Security Service.
  • EDRB-Expanded Defense Resources Board.
  • ELINT-Electronic Intelligence. Technical and operational intelligence information derived from foreign non-communications electromagnetic radiation emanating from other than atomic detonation or radioactive sources.
  • ETF-Environmental Task Force.
  • EXDIR/ICA-Executive Director/Intelligence Community Affairs.
  • FBI-Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • FBI/FCI-Federal Bureau of Investigation Foreign Counterintelligence Program.
  • FBI/SCM-Federal Bureau of Investigation Security Countermeasures Program.
  • FIA-Future Imagery Architecture.
  • FISA-Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
  • FIS-Foreign Intelligence Service.
  • FBIS-Foreign Broadcast Information Service.
  • FCI-Foreign Counterintelligence.
  • FISINT-Foreign Instrumentation Signals Intelligence. A category of intelligence derived from telemetry, beacons, and other related electromagnetic signals.
  • FLC-Foreign Language Committee.
  • FOIA-Freedom Of Information Act.
  • FSU-Former Soviet Union.
  • FYDP-Future Years Defense Program. Previously called the Five Year Defense Program, the current name was adopted to avoid changing the acronym but still reflect the fact that the two-year defense budgeting cycle requires a six-year planning budget to be developed every other year.
  • GATT-General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs.
  • GDIP-General Defense Intelligence Program.
  • GSM-Global System for Mobile Communications.
  • HF-High Frequency. The portion of the electromagnetic spectrum associated with many radio signals of intelligence interest.
  • HOCNET-HUMINT Operational Communications Network.
  • HUMINT-Human Source Intelligence. A category of intelligence information derived from human sources.
  • IC-Intelligence Community.
  • ICBM-Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile.
  • IC CIO-Intelligence Community Chief Information Officer.
  • IG-Inspector General.
  • IO-Information Operations.
  • IMINT-Imagery Intelligence and Geospatial Information.
  • INR-Department of State Bureau of Intelligence and Research.
  • IPRG-Intelligence Program Review Group.
  • IW-Information Warfare.
  • JCS-Joint Chiefs of Staff.
  • JIC-Joint Intelligence Center.
  • JIVA-Joint Intelligence Virtual Architecture.
  • JMIP-Joint Military Intelligence Program. Interservice military intelligence programs in the Department of Defense. Part of the Tactical Intelligence and Related Activities (TIARA) program in the past, but presented as a separate program in FY 1996.
  • JTF-Joint Task Force.
  • JWICS-Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System maintained by the Department of Defense.
  • MASINT-Measurement and Signature Intelligence. Intelligence derived from the measurement and signature analysis of radar, laser, infrared, and other emanations.
  • MBB-Mission Based Budgeting.
  • NACIC-National Counterintelligence Center.
  • NAFTA-North American Free Trade Agreement.
  • NAIC-National Air Intelligence Center.
  • NBC-Nuclear, Biological, Chemical weapons.
  • NCIPB-National Counterintelligence Policy Board.
  • NCIOB-National Counterintelligence Operations Board.
  • NCIS-Naval Criminal Investigative Service.
  • NDIC-National Drug Intelligence Center.
  • NFIP-National Foreign Intelligence Program.
  • NIC-National Intelligence Council.
  • NICB-National Intelligence Collection Board.
  • NIMA-National Imagery and Mapping Agency.
  • NIMAP-National Imagery and Mapping Agency Program.
  • NIPB-National Intelligence Producers Board.
  • NIST-National Intelligence Support Team.
  • NPC-Nonproliferation Center.
  • NRO-National Reconnaissance Office.
  • NRP-National Reconnaissance Program.
  • NSA-National Security Agency.
  • NSA/CSS-National Security Agency/Central Security Service.
  • OMB-Office of Management and Budget.
  • OPM-Office of Personnel Management.
  • ORD-Office of Research and Development.
  • OSIS-Open-Source Information System.
  • PA&EO-Program Assessment and Evaluation Office, Community Management Staff.
  • PDD-Presidential Decision Directive.
  • R&D-Research and Development.
  • SAFE-Support to the Analysts' File Environment.
  • SIGINT-Signals intelligence. Intelligence information derived from all communications intelligence, electronics intelligence, and foreign instrumentation signals intelligence, however transmitted or collected.
  • SLBM-Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile.
  • SSO-Special Security Office/Officer.
  • TECH ELINT-Technical Electronic Intelligence.
  • TIARA-Tactical Intelligence and Related Activities. The military service intelligence programs separate from the NFIP and (starting in FY 1996) from the JMIP.
  • UCA-Unified Cryptologic Architecture.
  • USACOM-US Atlantic Command.
  • USCENTCOM-US Central Command.
  • USCS-US Cryptologic System.
  • USEUCOM-US European Command.

Posted: May 02, 2007 11:37 AM
Last Updated: Jan 03, 2012 12:52 PM