The Internet and the Bomb:
A Research Guide to Policy and Information about Nuclear Weapons
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A Los Alamos Laboratory-prepared list -- "Acronym Master List: Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations, and Short Forms" (June 1995) -- is online at http://www.lanl.gov:8010/subject/acronyms/BrowseAcronymList and seems one of the best overall guides dealing specifically with nuclear matters.
ABM anti-ballistic missile ACC Air Combat Command ACDA Arms Control and Disarmament Agency ACOM U.S. Atlantic Command ADM Admiral AEC Atomic Energy Commission AFI Air Force Instruction AFIT Air Force Institute of Technology AFDD Air Force Doctrine Directive AFMAN Air Force Manual AFMC Air Force Material Command AFMD Air Force Mission Directive AFPD Air Force Policy Directive AFSPC Air Force Space Command AFSPCI Air Force Space Command Instruction AFTAC Air Force Technical Applications Center ALCM air-launched cruise missile ASC Aeronautical Systems Center BBS bulletin board system BMD ballistic missile defense BNL Brookhaven National Laboratory CASI Center for AeroSpace Information CBO Congressional Budget Office CENTCOM U.S. Central Command CFE Conventional Forces in Europe (Treaty) CFR Code of Federal Regulations CHINFO Chief of Information (Navy) CNO Chief of Naval Operations CRS Congressional Research Service CTB Comprehensive Test Ban CTR Cooperative Threat Reduction DARHT Dual Axis Radiographic Hydrodynamic Test DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DASIAC Defense Atomic Support Information Analysis Center DIA Defense Intelligence Agency DNA Defense Nuclear Agency DOD Department of Defense DODD Department of Defense Directive DODI Department of Defense Instruction DOE Department of Energy DP Office of Defense Programs (DOE) DSWA Defense Special Weapons Agency DTIC Defense Technical Information Center DTIN DOE Technology Information Network EA Environmental Assessment EIS Environmental Impact Statement EO Executive Order EPA Environmental Protection Agency EUCOM U.S. European Command EURATOM European Atomic Energy Community FAQ frequently asked questions FONSI finding of no significant impact ftp file transfer protocol GAO General Accounting Office GEN General GIX Government Information Exchange GPO Government Printing Office http hypertext transfer protocol IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency ICBM intercontinental ballistic missile ICJ International Court of Justice IND improvised nuclear device INEEL Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory INFCIRCS Information Circulars (IAEA) JP Joint Publication LANL Los Alamos National Laboratory LLNL Livermore National Laboratory LOCIS Library of Congress Information System Lt. Lieutenant LTBT Limited Test Ban Treaty Mb megabyte MOU Memorandum of Understanding MTCR Missile Technology Control Regime NARA National Archives and Records Administration NAS National Academy of Sciences NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization NAVAIR Naval Air Systems Command NAVSEA Naval Sea Systems Command NEA Nuclear Energy Agency (OECD) NEPA National Environmental Policy Act NIF National Ignition Facility NIST National Institute for Standards and Technology NNDC National Nuclear Data Center NPT Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission NSC National Security Council NSF National Science Foundation NTIS National Technical Information Service NTTC National Technical Transfer Center OCRWM Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OMB Office of Management and Budget OPAC Online Public Access Catalog ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense OSIA On-site Inspection Agency OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy PACOM U.S. Pacific Command portable document format PNL Pacific Northwest Laboratory PRP personnel reliability program PTX Pantex Plant RECON REsearch CONnection (NASA) RFE/RL Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty ROD record of decision SAC Strategic Air Command SACEUR Supreme Allied Commander Europe SACLANT Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic SALT Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty SASC Senate Armed Services Committee SEN Secretary of Energy Notice SHAPE Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (NATO) SLBM submarine-launched ballistic missile SLCM sea-launched cruise missile SMC Space and Missiles Systems Center (Air Force) SNL Sandia National Laboratory SRAM short-range attack missile SRS Savannah River Site SSBN ballistic missile submarine (nuclear-powered) START Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty STINET Scientific and Technical Information Network (DTIC) STRATCOM U.S. Strategic Command TRS technical report server TTBT Threshhold Test Ban Treaty UC University of California UN United Nations USAFE United States Air Forces in Europe WAIS Wide Area Information Server
The Internet and the Bomb: A Research Guide to Policy and Information about Nuclear Weapons is written and maintained by William M. Arkin and Robert S. Norris. Any questions, comments or suggestions should be sent to the authors at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. This page was last updated 5/1/97
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