UL

Underwriters Laboratory

 

A/C

Air Conditioning

 

AC

Alternating Current

 

A-E

Architect-Engineering

 

AISC

American Institute of Steel Construction

 

A/m

Amps per meter

 

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

 

ASTM

American Society for Testing and Materials

 

AWS

American Welding Society

 

BESEP

Base Electronic System Engineering Plan

 

C3

Command, Control and Communication

 

C4I

Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence

 

C-E

Communication-Electronic

 

CBRE

Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Explosive  (also CBRNE)

 

CBRNE

Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive

 

CE

Communications Electronics

 

COMSEC

Communication Security

 

CW

Continuous Wave

 

dB

Decibel

 

DC

Direct Current

 

DCA

Defense Communication Agency

 

DCS

Defense Communication System

 

DoD

Department of Defense

 

E1

The early-time HEMP environment

 

E2

The intermediate time HEMP environment

 

E3

The MHD-EMP late-time HEMP

 

EED

Electro-Explosive Devices

 

EFD

Engineering Field Division

 

EHV

Extremely High Voltage

 

EIC

Engineer in Charge

 

EM

Electromagnetic

 

EMC

Electromagnetic Compatibility

 

EMI

Electromagnetic Interference

 

EMP

Electromagnetic Pulse

 

EMSEC

Emission Security

 

ESA

Electronic Surge Arrester

 

FWHM

Full Width at Half Maximum Amplitude

 

GHz

Gigahertz

 

GIC

Geomagnetically-Induced Currents

 

GMD

Geomagnetic Disturbance

 

HAMS

Hardness Assurance, Maintenance, and Surveillance

 

HCA

Hardness Critical Assembly

 

HCI

Hardness Critical Item

 

HCP

Hardness Critical Process

 

HEMP

High-Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse

 

HERF

Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Fuel

 

HERO

Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance

 

HERP

Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Personnel

 

HF

High Frequency

 

HID

High intensity Discharge

 

HILF

High Impact, Low Frequency

 

HM

Hardness Maintenance

 

HM/HS

Hardness Maintenance/Hardness Surveillance

 

HOB

Height of Burst

 

HS

Hardness Surveillance

 

HVAC

Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning

 

HVDC

High Voltage Direct Current

 

IEEE

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

 

IEMI

Intentional Electromagnetic Interference

 

IR

Infrared

 

kA

KiloAmp

 

kHz

Kilohertz

 

LED

Light Emitting Diode

 

mA

MilliAmp

 

MCP

Military Construction Program

 

MEE

Mission Essential Equipment

 

MF

Medium Frequency

 

MHD

Magnetohydrodynamic

 

MHz

Megahertz

 

MIG

Metal Inert Gas

 

MILCON

Military Construction

 

MOV

Metal Oxide Varistor

 

ms

Millisecond

 

NBC

Nuclear, Biological, Chemical

 

NAVFAC

Naval Facilities Engineering Command

 

NAVSEA

Naval Sea Systems Command

 

NEC

National Electrical Code (NEC)

 

NEMA

National Electrical Manufacturers Association

 

NFGS

Naval Facilities Engineering Command Guide Specification

 

NFPA

National Fire Protection Association

 

ns

Nanosecond

 

NSA

National Security Agency

 

OD

Outside Diameter

 

O&S

Operations and Support

 

PCI

Pulsed Current Injection

 

PEA

Penetration Entry Area

 

PLC

Programmable Logic Controller

 

PM

Project Manager

 

PMI

Preventive Maintenance and Inspection

 

POE

Point(s)  Of Entry

 

PP&B

Programming, Planning, and Budgeting

 

QA

Quality Assurance

 

QC

Quality Control

 

RADHAZ

Radiation Hazard

 

RF

Radio Frequency

 

RFI

Radio Frequency Interference

 

RMS

Root Mean Square

 

SCADA

Supervisory, Control and Data Acquisition

 

SCR

Silicon Controlled Rectifier

 

SE

Shielding Effectiveness

 

SELDS

Shielded Enclosure Leak Detection System

 

SGEMP

System-Generated Electromagnetic Pulse

 

SPB

Special Protective Barrier

 

SPM

Special Protective Measure

 

SPV

Special Protective Volume

 

SREMP

Source-Region Electromagnetic Pulse

 

TEMPEST

Compromising Electromagnetic Emissions

 

TEMPS

Transportable EMP Simulator

 

TIG

Tungsten Inert Gas

 

TREE

Transient Radiation Effects on Electronics

 

UHF

Ultrahigh Frequency

 

UPS

Uninterruptible Power Supply

 

USACE

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

 

VA

Volt-Ampere

 

V/m

Volts per meter

 

VHF

Very High Frequency

 

VSWR

Voltage Standing Wave Ratio

 

WBC

Waveguide-Below Cutoff

 

 


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