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AEC
Atomic Energy Commission
AMS
Aerial Measuring System
ATV
all-terrain vehicle

BEEF
Big Explosives Experimental Facility
BREN
Bare Reactor Experiment, Nevada

C4ISR command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance
CAD computer aided design
CALTP Canister Assembly Launch Test Program
CBRNE chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive
CEMP Community Environmental Monitoring Program
CHE Conventional high explosive
CMHT Consequence Management Home Team
CMRT
Consequence Management Response Team
CONUS
continental United States
CRADA
Cooperative Research and Development Agreements
CSI
Continuous Safety Improvement
CTOS
Counter Terrorism Operations Support

DAF
Device Assembly Facility
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DNA
Defense Nuclear Agency
DoD
Department of Defense
DOE
Department of Energy
DOT Department of Transportation
DSC Downtown Safety Committee

E-MAD Engine Maintenance Assembly and Disassembly
ECN emergency communications network
EEOICP Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program
EG&G
EG&G Energy Measurements, Inc.
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
ERDA
Energy Research and Development Administration
ESA
Endangered Species Act

F&R Fire and Rescue
FCDA Federal Civil Defense Administration
FOIA Freedom of Information Act
FPGA Field Programmable Gate Array
FRERP Federal Radiological Emergency Response Plan
FRMAC Federal Radiological Monitoring and Assessment Center
FY Fiscal Year

G4S G4S Government Solutions, Inc.
GOCO government-owned, contractor-operated
gpm gallons of water per minute

HAZMAT
Hazardous Material Spill Center
HAZTRAK
Hazardous Materials Tracking System
HENRE High Energy Neutron Reaction Experiment
HLOS Horizontal Line of Sight

IHE insensitive high explosive
IND improvised nuclear device

JASPER
Joint Actinide Shock Physics Experimental Research
JGMS
J.G. Management Systems, Inc.
JIC Joint Information Center

LACEF Los Alamos Critical Experiments Facility
LANL Los Alamos National Laboratory
LASC Labor Alliance and Safety Committee
LCP Liquid Crystal Polymer
LDRD laboratory-directed research and development
LLE Laboratory for Laser Energetics
LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
LTBT Limited Test Ban Treaty

M&O
Management and Operating
MCNP
Monte Carlo N-Particle
MCPI Micro-Chanel Plate Intensifier
MICP Mobile Incident Command Post
MPDV multiplexed photonic Doppler velocimetry
MX Air Force Peacekeeper

NASA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NCERC National Criticality Experiments Research Center
NDPC National Domestic Preparedness Consortium
NEPA National Environmental Protection Act
NERVA Nuclear Engine for Rocket Vehicle Application
NFO Nevada Field Office
NIF National Ignition Facility
NMO New Mexico Office
NNSA National Nuclear Security Administration
NNSS National Nuclear Security Site
NNSSWAC National Nuclear Security Site Waste Acceptance Criteria
NPTEC Nonproliferation Test and Evaluation Complex
NRAT Nuclear/Radiological Advisory Team
NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NRDS Nuclear Rocket Development Station
NRF National Response Framework
NRIA Nuclear/Radiological Incident Annex
NSE Nuclear Weapons Enterprise
NSSAB Nevada Site Specific Advisory Board
NSTec National Security Technologies, Inc.
NTA Nuclear Testing Archive
NTED National Training and Education Division
NTS Nevada Test Site
NWPA Nuclear Waste Policy Act

OCC
Operations and Command Center
OCONUS
outside the continental United States
OPSEC Operational Security
OSS
Office of Safeguards and Security

PDV
photonic Doppler velocimetry

R&D
research and development
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
RDD radiological disposal device
REECo Reynolds Electrical & Engineering Co., Inc.
RF Radio Frequency
RNCTEC Radiological/Nuclear Countermeasures Test and Evaluation
ROD Record of Decision
RSL Remote Sensing Laboratory
RWAP Radioactive Waste Acceptance Program

SCADA Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
SCE subcritical experiment
SDRD Site-Directed Research and Development
SMC Search Management Center
SNL Sandia National Laboratory
SNM special nuclear material
STL Special Technologies Laboratory
SWEIS Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement

T&E test and evaluation
THz terahertz
TTBT Threshold Test Ban Treaty

UAV
unmanned aerial vehicle
UNLV
University of Nevada Las Vegas

VISAR Velocity Interferometer System for Any Reflector
VLOS Vertical Line of Sight
VPP Voluntary Protection Program

WMD
weapon of mass destruction
WSI
Wackenhut Service, Inc.