DTRM Dual-thrust rocket motor.
DUD Explosive ammunition that has failed to
ECCM Electronic counter-countermeasures.
ECM Electronic countermeasures,
EEA External evidence of arming.
EED Electroexplosive device.
EMCON Emission control.
EOD Explosive ordnance disposal.
ERDL Extended range data link,
E X P L O S I V E O R D N A N C E D I S P O S AL
UNIT Personnel with special training and
equipment who render explosive ordnance safe,
make intelligence reports, and supervise the safe
removal of ordnance.
FAE Fuel-air explosive.
FCLP Field carrier landing practice.
FFAR Folding-fin aircraft rocket.
FFT For further transfer.
FOSAMS Fleet Optical Scanning Ammunition
FORWARD-FIRING WEAPONS Weapons, such as
missiles, rockets, and guns, that are propelled in
a forward direction.
FSC Federal supply class.
FUZE A term used for the mechanical or electrical
device that initiates detonation of an explosive
at a desired time.
GBI Gains by inventory.
GBU Guided bomb units.
Weapons are released from the aircraft by a
controller on the ground.
GCG Guidance control group.
GCU Gun control unit.
GP General purpose.
GUIDED WEAPON A weapon that has no
propulsion but does have guidance control
HARM High-speed, antiradiation missile.
HDC Helicopter Direction Center.
HE High explosive,
HEAT High-explosive antitank.
HE-FRAG High-explosive fragmentation.
HEI High-explosive incendiary.
HERO Hazardous electromagnetic radiation to
HTW Helicopter trap weapon.
HUD Head-up display.
HUNG WEAPON A weapon that accidentally
remains attached to an aircraft after an attempt
to release it from the rack.
IF APPLICABLE Used to preface a step/procedure
meaning that, when required, must be
performed. When the step/procedure is not
required, it may be omitted.
IFOBRL In-flight operable bomb rack lock.
INTERVALOMETER A n
e l e c t r i c a l or
electromechanical device that controls the
release or firing of airborne weapons/stores at a
specified interval or sequence.
IPDSMS Improved Point Defense Surface Missile