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ABBREVIATION MEANING
 A
AAFCE Allied Air Forces Central Europe [NATO]
ABCC Airborne Battlefield Command and Control
ABCCC Airborne Battlefield Command and Control Centre
ABiH Armia Bosna i Hercegovina (Army of Bosnia and Herzegovina)
ACE Allied Command Europe [NATO]
ACEMF Allied Command Europe Mobile Force [NATO]
ADOC Allied Defense Operations Centre [NATO]
AEW Airborne Early Warning [NATO]
AFCENT Allied Forces Central Europe [NATO]
AFOR Albania Force [aid to refugees, see Balkan Conflict]
AFRes Air Force Reserve [USAF]
AFSOUTH Allied Forces Southern Europe [NATO]
AGM Air-to-Ground missile
AIM Air Intercept missile
AIRCENT(Allied) Air Forces Central Europe [NATO]
APC Armored Personnel Carrier
AREFAerial Refuelling
ARRCAllied Command Europe Rapid Reaction Corps [NATO]
ARW Aerial Refuelling Wing
ATAF Allied Tactical Air Force [NATO]
ATOC Air Tactical Operations Centre
 B
B-H Bosnia and Herzegovina
BiH Bosna i Hercegovina (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
 C
C3 Command, control, and communications
CALCM Conventional Air-Launched Cruise Missile
CAPCombat Air patrol
CASClose Air Support
CMFD Color Multi-Function Display
CINCENT Commander In Chief Channel [NATO]
CJTFCombined Joint Task Force
COMAIRSOUTHCommander Allied Air Forces Southern Europe [NATO]
COMIFORCommander in Theatre of IFOR [NATO IFOR] [see Balkan Conflict]
COMSFORCommander in Theatre of SFOR [NATO SFOR] [see Balkan Conflict]
COMNAVSOUTHCommander Allied Naval Forces Southern Europe [NATO]
COMSTRIKFORSOUTH Commander Allied Striking Forces Southern Europe [NATO]
CRC Control and Reporting Centre
CTF Combined Task Force
 D
DPC Defence Planning Committee [NATO]
 E
EU European Union
EW Electronic Warfare
 F
FAC Forward Air Controller
FACE Fatigue Analysis & Combat Evaluation System [F-16 MLU]
FG Fighter Group [USAF]
FLIR Forward-Looking Infra-Red
FRY Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro)
FS Fighter Squadron [USAF]
FW Fighter Wing [USAF]
FYROM Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
 G
G8 The great eight; eight industrialised countries:
Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, United Kingdom, and the United States
GFAP General Framework Agreement for Peace [NATO]
 H
HARM High-speed Anti Radiation Missile (AGM-88)
HMD Helmet-Mounted Display [see F-16 MLU]
 I
ICRC International Committee of the Red Cross
ICTR International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
ICTY International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
IDM Improved Data Modem [see F-16 MLU]
IEBL Inter Entity Boundary Line [NATO] [see Balkan Conflict]
IFOR Implementation Force [NATO] [see Balkan Conflict]
IPTF International Police Task Force [United Nations] [see Balkan Conflict]
 J
JMCJoint Maritime Course
 K
KFOR Kosovo Force [see Balkan Conflict]
KLA Kossovo Liberation Army (UCK - Ushtria Çlirimtare e Kosovës)
KLu Koninklijke Luchtmacht (Royal Netherlands Air Force)
KPC Kosovo Protection Corps (TMK - Trupate Mbrojtjes Së Kosovës) [see Balkan Conflict]
 L
LCAC Air Cushion Landing Craft [US]
LMTAS Lockheed Martin Tactical Aircraft Systems
 M
MC Military Committee [NATO]
MCMVMine Countermeasure Vessel
MILATCC Military Air Traffic Control Centre
MFD Multi-Function Display [see F-16 MLU]
MLS Microwave Landing System
MOU Memorandum Of Understanding
MUP Ministarstvo Unutrasnjih Poslova (Ministry of Interior Affairs -- Serb police)
 N
NAC North Atlantic Council [NATO]
NAEWFNATO Airborne Early Warning Forces [NATO]
NAR Noord Atlantische Raad (North Atlantic Council) [NATO]
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization (see OTAN/NAVO)
NAVNORTHWESTStanding Naval Forces north west Europe
NAVO Noord Atlantische Verdrags Organisatie (see NATO/OTAN)
NAVSOUTH Allied Naval Forces Southern Europe [NATO]
NFZ No Fly Zone [NATO - Balkan Conflict] [see Balkan Conflict]
NORTHAG Northern Army Group [NATO]
 O
OSCEOrganization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
(partnership of most European nations, the United States and Canada)
OTAN Organisation du Traite de l'Atlantique Nord (See NATO/NAVO) [NATO]
 P
PDSS Persons with Designated Special Status
PFP Partnership for Peace [NATO]
 Q
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 R
Recce Reconnaissance
RFE/RL Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
RISC Reduced Instruction Set Computing [see F-16 MLU]
RNLAF Royal Netherlands Air Force (Koninklijke Luchtmacht)
RS Republika Srpska
 S
SACEUR Supreme Allied Commander in Europe [NATO]
SACLANT Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic [NATO]
SALT Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
SDI Strategic Defense Initiative [United States]
SEAD Suppression of Enemy Air Defense
SFOR Stabilization Force [see Balkan Conflict]
SHAPE Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe [NATO]
STANAVFORLANTStanding Naval Forces Atlantic [NATO]
STANAVFORCHANStanding Naval Forces Channel [NATO]
STANAVFORMEDStanding Naval Forces Mediterranean [NATO]
START Strategic Arms Reduction Talks
STC Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe Technical Center [NATO]
STRIKFORSOUTH Naval Striking and Support Forces Southern Europe [NATO]
 T
TF Task Force
TLAM Tomahawk Land Attack Missile
TMK Trupate Mbrojtjes Së Kosovës (KPC - Kosovo Protection Corps) [see Balkan Conflict]
 U
UÇK Ushtria Çlirimtare e Kosovës (KLA - Kosovo Liberation Army)
UÇPMB Ushtria Çlirimtare e Presevo, Medvedja & Bujanovac (Presevo, Medvedja and Bujanovac Liberation Army)
UN United Nations
UNDP United Nations Development Program
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
UNICC United Nations International Computing Centre
UNHCRUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNMIBH UN Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina [see Balkan Conflict]
UNMIK United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo [see Balkan Conflict]
UNPROFOR United Nations Protection Force [see Balkan Conflict]
UNSC United Nations Security Council [see NATO section]
 V
VJ Vojska Jugoslavije (Yugoslav armed forces)
 W
WEU Western European Union
WHO World Health Organization
 X
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 Y
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 Z
ZOS Zone of Seperation



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