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			Air Force - 




The branch of military that conducts air operations. 




 Acronym: AF





 Air Force





	
	
Related Terms: Air Force - army | marine | marines | military | navy |

Application Protocol - Defines the context for the use of product data and specifies the use of the standard in that context to satisfy an industrial need. [Associated with STEP] , United States Government. "Military Standard 1840-B" 3 November 1992. Acronym: AP Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

Related Terms: Application Protocol - application | application profile | data | industry | military | standard for the exchange of product model data | trade |

Army - The branch of military that conducts land operations.

Related Terms: Army - air force | marine | marines | military | navy |

Birkelbach Report - A 1962 document which reviewed the question of association with and membership of the EC, recommending that eligibility for membership should be restricted to democratic states which had a Western military and political alignment. Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: Birkelbach Report - international | trade |

Corporate Information Management - The US Department of Defense initiative to streamline and improve the way information is managed throughout the military. The Information Management philosophy is founded on business process improvement. Acronym: CIM Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Fairfax CALS Shared Resource Center, 1994

Related Terms: Corporate Information Management - business | department of defense | information management | management | military | process |

Eurocorps - An integrated cross-national military unit proposed by some as the nucleus of a future European army. Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: Eurocorps - international | trade |

Joint CALS Management Office - The JCMO was established as a joint (multi) military organization comprised of Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) in order to implement common (joint) CALS solutions. The JCMO developed the DoD CALS Architecture released in June 1991. Acronym: JCMO Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Fairfax CALS Shared Resource Center, 1994

Related Terms: Joint CALS Management Office - air force | army | joint computer-aided acquisition and logistic support | management | marines | military | navy | organization |

KIWI KBS - An KONVER. A 1993 initiative on the reconomic reconversion of regions heavily dependent upon defence industries and military bases, absorbing the PERIFRA programme. Acronym: KIWI KBS Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: KIWI KBS - international | trade |

Manpower and Personnel - The identification of military and civilian personnel requirements with the skill and grades needed to operate and support a weapon system and equipment over its lifetime during peacetime and wartime scenarios. Reference: Air Force Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Acquisition and Logistics

Related Terms: Manpower and Personnel - acquisition | integrated logistics support | logistics | military |

Marine - Of or related to the ocean or water; or relating to the branch of military which operates on both land and water.

Related Terms: Marine - freight | land | marines | maritime | military | sea | water |

Marines - The branch of military that conducts operations on both land and water.

Related Terms: Marines - air force | army | marine | military | navy |

Military Handbook - A document published by the Military Defense Department as a guide for implementing various programs. Acronym: MIL-HDBK Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Fairfax CALS Shared Resource Center, 1994

Related Terms: Military Handbook - acquisition | contracting | department of defense | logistics | military | military specification | standard | technical data | technical manual |

Military Handbook 59 - The "DoD CALS Program Implementation Guide," is not a standard. It provides the acquisition manager and his staff, as well as defense contractors and government end users with a detailed explanation of the CALS program, its objectives and strategy, and how to develop and apply CALS requirements that meet the Acronym: MIL-HDBK-59 Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from: Education Working Group, US CALS/CE Industry Steering Group "Electronic Blue Book" , 1993

Related Terms: Military Handbook 59 - acquisition | continuous acquisition and life-cycle support | contracting | department of defense | logistics | military | military handbook | military specification |

Military Specification - A Specification used to specify requirements when designing or producing a product for the Department of Defense. Acronym: MIL-SPEC Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Fairfax CALS Shared Resource Center, 1994

Related Terms: Military Specification - acquisition | contracting | department of defense | logistics | engineering | manufacturing | military | military handbook | production | requirements | specification | standard |

Navy - The branch of military that conducts operations on water.  Navy

Related Terms: Navy - air force | army | marine | marines | military |

Operation - An activity or event; the manner in which something works; a procedure or process; a military mission or campaign; or a state of functioning or performing.

Related Terms: Operation - function | military | mission | operations | operations management | performance | process |

Standard Generalized Markup Language - A standard that defines a language for document representation which formalizes markup and frees it of system and processing dependencies. It provides a coherent and unambiguous syntax for describing whatever a user chooses to identify within a document. [ISO 8879, MIL-M-28001, TBITS 14, FIPS 152] "Military Standard 1840-B, 1992. Acronym: SGML Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

Related Terms: Standard Generalized Markup Language - computer | document | file | internet | markup | parser | standard |

Standards Testing - Determines whether the national, international, or military standards (and specifications) are viable and implementable. Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Sharon J Kemmerer Department of Commerce, United States Government "CALS Testing Programs, Status and Strategy" October 1992

Related Terms: Standards Testing - acquisition | design | engineering | international | international standards organization | planning | procurement | standard |


Unless otherwise indicated, all entries in the LogisticsWorld Logistics Glossary are copyright 1997, Matthew D. Cox, logistics@logisticsworld.com.

 

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