A2/AD/anti - access/area - denial

ACSA/Acquisition and Cross-Servicing Agreement

ACSC/Australian Cyber Security Center

ADMM/ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting

ADMMプラス/ASEAN Defence Minister's Meeting - Plus

AFISMA/African-led International Support Mission in Mali

AG/Australia Group

AGS/Alliance Ground Surveillance

AHR/ASEAN Militaries' Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Table-Top Exercise

AIRBOSS/Advanced Infrared Ballistic-missile Observation Sensor System

ALCM/Air-Launched Cruise Missile

ALGS/Autonomic Logistics Global Sustainment

AMISOM/African Union Mission in Somalia

ANSF/Afghan National Security Forces

APEC/Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

AQAP/Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

AQI/Al-Qaeda in Iraq

AQIM/Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

ARF/ASEAN Regional Forum

ARS/Alliance for the Re-Liberation of Somalia

ASBM/Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile

ASD/Australian Signals Directorate

ASEAN/Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ASG/Abu Sayyaf Group

AU/African Union

AUSMIN/Australia United States Ministerial Consultations

BMD/Ballistic Missile Defense

BMDR/Ballistic Missile Defense Review

BPC/Bilateral Planning Committee

BWC/Biological Weapons Convention

CAP/Combat Air Patrol

C4ISR/Command, Control, Communication, Computer, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance

CCCPA/Cairo Regional Center for Training on Conflict Resolution and Peacekeeping in Africa

CCD COE/Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence

CCS/Central Command System

CCW/Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects

CFE/Conventional Armed Forces in Europe

CFSP/Common Foreign and Security Policy

CHOD/Chief of Defense

CIS/Commonwealth of Independent States

CMAC/Cambodia Mine Action Center

CMF/Combined Maritime Forces

CPA/Comprehensive Peace Agreement

CPC/Cyber Policy Coordinater

CPG/Cyber Policy Group

CPGS/Conventional Prompt Global Strike

CSOC/Cyber Security Operations Centre

CSTO/Collective Security Treaty Organization

CTBT/Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

CWC/Chemical Weapons Convention

DCOG/Defence Cyber Operations Group

DDPD/Doha Document for Peace in Darfur

DDR/Disarmament,Demobilization and Reintegration

DII/Defense Information Infrastructure

DMAT/Disaster Medical Assistance Team

DMZ/Demilitarized Zone

DOC/the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea

DOD/Defense Officials’ Dialogue

DPA/Darfur Peace Agreement

EAS/East Asia Summit

ECFA/Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement

ESCD/Emerging Security Challenges Division

EU/European Union

FACO/Final Assembly and Check Out

FAO/Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FPDA/Five Power Defence Arrangements

GCC/Gulf Cooperation Council

GCHQ/Government Communications Headquarters

GDP/Gross Domestic Product

GPOI/Global Peace Operations Initiative

HA/DR/Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief

HEU/Highly Enriched Uranium

IAEA/International Atomic Energy Agency

ICBM/Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

ICT/Information and Communications Technology

IISS/The International Institute for Strategic Studies

IMO/International Maritime Organization

IMT/International Monitoring Team

INF/Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces

IPT/Integrated Project Team

IRBM/Intermediate‐Range Ballistic Missile

ISAF/International Security Assistance Force

ISF/International Stabilisation Force

ISM/Inter-Sessional Meeting

ISR/Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance

JADGE/Japan Aerospace Defense Ground Environment

JEM/Justice and Equality Movement

JI/Jemaah Islamiyah

JSF/Joint Strike Fighter

JSOTF-P/Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines

JTAGS/Joint Tactical Ground Station

KAMD/Korea Air Missile Defense

KFOR/Kosovo Force

LCS/Littoral Combat Ship

LJM/Liberation and Justice Movement

MAGTF/Marine Air Ground Task Force

MCAP/Multinational Cooperation program in the Asia Pacific

MD/Missile Defense

MEF/Minimum Essential Force

MEF/Marine Expeditionary Force

MILF/Moro Islamic Liberation Front

MINUSMA/United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali

MINUSTAH/United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti

MNLA/National Movement for the Liberation of the Azawad

MRBM/Medium-Range Ballistic Missile

MSO/Maritime Security Operation

MTCR/Missile Technology Control Regime

NAC/North Atlantic Council

NATO/North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NBC/Nuclear, Biological and Chemical

NCSD/National Cyber Security Division

NEO/Non-combatant Evacuation Operation

NGO/Non-Governmental Organization

NISC/National Information Security Center

NLL/Northern Limit Line

NPMEC/National Centre for Peacekeeping Forces, Mines and ERW Clearance

NPR/Nuclear Posture Review

NPT/Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

NRC/NATO-Russia Council

NSC/National Security Council

NSS/National Security Strategy

NSSS/National Security Space Strategy

OCSIA/Office of Cyber Security and Information Assurance

ODA/Official Development Assistance

OECD/Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

OEF/Operation Enduring Freedom

OPCW/Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

PAA/Phased Adaptive Approach

PAC-3/Patriot Advanced Capability-3

PBL/Performance Based Logistics

PFI/Private Finance Initiative

PKO/Peacekeeping Operations

POC/Protection of Civilian

PP/Pacific Partnership

PRT/Provincial Reconstruction Team

PSI/Proliferation Security Initiative

QDR/Quadrennial Defense Review

RAMSI/Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands

ReCAAP/Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia

ROE/Rules of Engagement

S&TF/Systems and Technology Forum

SACO/Special Action Committee on Okinawa

SCC/Security Consultative Committee

SCO/Shanghai Cooperation Organization

SDC/Subcommittee for Defense Cooperation

SDCF/Security and Defense Cooperation Forum

SDSR/Strategic Defence and Security Review

SEW/Shared Early Warning

SLBM/Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile

SM-3/Standard Missile-3

SNMG/Standing NATO Maritime Group

SOM/Senior Officials Meeting

SRBM/Short-Range Ballistic Missile

SSBN/Ballistic Missile Submarine Nuclear-Powered

SSC/Security Subcommittee

SSR/Security Sector Reform

START/Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty


TFG/Transitional Federal Government

TTP/Tahrik-e Taliban Pakistan

UAE/United Arab Emirates

UIC/Union of Islamic Courts

UNAMID/AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur

UNDOF/United Nations Disengagement Observer Force

UNHCR/Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNIFIL/United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon

UNMIS/United Nations Mission in Sudan

UNMISS/United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

UNMIT/United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste

UNSAS/U.N. Stand-by Arrangements System

UNSMIS/United Nations Supervision Mission in Syria

UNTSO/United Nations Truce Supervision Organization

VPR/Verteidigungspolitischen Richtlinien

WFP/United Nations World Food Programme