NOTE-An operating procedure, practice, or condition
that is essential to highlight.
NSN-National stock number.
NWS-Naval weapons station.
OIC-Officer in charge.
OHO-Ordnance handling officer.
PMIC-Periodic maintenance inspection cards.
PMS-Preventive Maintenance System.
PWP-Plasticized white phosphorus.
RAC-Rapid action change. Issued to provide timely
information of changes to manuals.
RADHAZ-Radiation Hazards to Ordnance.
RAT-Ram air turbine.
RDD-Required delivery date.
REARMING AREA-That area where an operation
that replenishes the prescribed airborne weapons/
stores, ammunition, bombs, and other armament
items for an aircraft is conducted. This operation
may include fuzing and any stray voltage checks, as
RELEASE AND CONTROL SYSTEM CHECK-
Functional test of an aircraft electrical/mechanical
RIM-Ship-launched intercept-aerial guided missile.
ROLMS-Retail ordnance logistics management sys-
RPM-Rounds per minute.
S&A-Safety and arming device.
SASS-Special armament stowage space.
SAT-Safe air travel.
SATS-Short airfield tactical site.
SEAM-Sidewinder expanded acquisition mode. A
means of slaving the AIM-9 optics to the air
intercept radar to enhance tactical employment.
SEB-Support equipment bulletin.
SEC-Support equipment change.
SLC-Sonobuoy launch tube.
SPCC-Ships Parts Control Center.
SRC-Stores reliability card.
STRAY VOLTAGE-An undesired voltage existing
between two specified points of a weapon system
that is capable of producing a flow of current when
connected between the two points.
SWL-Safe working load.
SWP-Subordinate work package.
TACO or TACCO-Tactical coordinator.
TALD-Tactical air-launched decoy.
TCB-Target control system bulletin.
TDD-Target detecting device.
TER-Triple ejector rack.
TMDC-Type Maintenance Due code.
TMINS-Technical Manual Identification Numbering
TPDR-Technical Publication Deficiency Report.
UNO-United Nations Organization.
UIC-Unit Identification Code.
VER-Vertical ejector rack.
VT-Proximity fuze, so called because the original
devices contained one or more vacuum tubes.
WAM-Weapons assembly manual
WARNING-An operating procedure, practice, or
condition that, if not correctly followed, could
result in personal injury or loss of life.