ABO--Aviators breathing oxygen.
CNO--Chief of Naval Operations.
ADC--Air data computer.
AIMD--Aircraft intermediate maintenance department.
ALLOY--A metal that is a mixture of two or more
CONTAMINANT--An impurity such as harmful
AMBIENT--Surround; adjacent to; next to. For
foreign matter in a fluid.
example, ambient conditions of the immediate area
such as ambient temperature, ambient humidity,
DDI--Digital display indicator.
ambient pressure, etc.
AMP--Auxiliary power unit.
ANOXIA--A complete lack of oxygen in the blood
ECS--Environmental control system.
APU--Auxiliary power unit.
EED--Electrically activated explosive device.
AUR--All up round.
EOD--Explosive ordnance disposal.
BLEED AIR--Hot, high-pressure air, taken from the
EPA--Electronics package assembly.
FCDC--Flexible confined detonating cord.
BRU--Barostatic release unit.
FLSC--Flexible linear shaped charge.
GPM--Gallons per minute.
CAG--Carrier air group.
CAUTION--An operating procedure, practice, etc.,
that if not strictly observed could result in damage
IFF--Identification friend or foe.
to or destruction of equipment.
CDI--Collateral duty inspector.
IMA--Intermediate maintenance activity.
CELSIUS--A temperature scale using 0 as the
freezing point of water and 100 as the boiling point.
The scale has 100 equal divisions between the 0
IPB--Illustrated parts breakdown.
and 100 with each division designated a degree. A
reading is usually written in an abbreviated form;
JULIAN DATE--The year and numerical day of the
e.g., 75°C. Formerly known as the centigrade scale,
year identified by four numeric characters. The first
it was renamed for Andres Celsius, the Swedish
character indicates the year and the remaining three
astronomer who devised the scale.
characters specify the day of the year. For example,
2030 indicates the 30th day of 2002.
CFM--Cubic feet per minute.
KEAS--Knots equivalent airspeed.
CIWS--Close-in weapons system.
KIAS--Knots indicated airspeed.