Acronyms Meaning /
M Military
M&C management and control
M&E mechanical and electrical
MAB maritime amphibious brigade
MAC mandatory access control
MAC medium access control
MAC message authentication code
MACA Meritime Air Control Authority
MACS Monitor, Alarm and Control System
MADAP Maastricht Automatic Data Processing and Display System
MAG main armament group
MAGAD MNCs Advisory Group on Air Defence
MAGOIM MNC Advisory Group on Identification Matters
MAN Metropolitan Area Network
MANDATE MCCIS austere NORTHWOOD database and terminal equipment
MANPADS Man Portable AD System
MAOC maritime air operations centre
MAOC Modular Air Operation Center
MAP Manufacturing Automation Protocols
MAP maritime air patrol
MAPPER maintaining, preparing and producing executive reports
MARCLIP Maritime Commanders' Long Term Infrastructure Plan (3x6 years)
MAREQ military assistance requirement
MART mean active repair time
MAS Military Agency for Standardization
MASE Message Administration Service Element
MASLO maritime aviation support to land operarions
MASSTIC Maritime ACCS Ship and Shore Tactical Interface Component
MATELO maritime air telecommunications organization
MAU Medium Attachment Unit
MAWHQ mobile alternate war headqurter
MAWHQ Mobile Alternate War HQ
MB Military Budget
MBC military budget committee
MBDL Missile Battery Data Link
MBS military base standard NACISA USD 23.01.00(93)01
MBS Military Base Standards
MC military committee
MC multiple category
MCC main control centre [at KESTER] SATCOM
MCC military control centre
MCC mobile communication centre
MCC Movement Control Center
MCCAP maritime CIS contingency assets pool AC/317/SEC/94/25
MCCIS maritime command and control information system
MCCS Maritime Command and Control System
MCDA Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis
MCDS multi-channel data system
MCE Modular Control Equipment
MCEWG military comminication and electronic working group
MCG Maastricht Coordination Group
MCM Mobile Communication Module
MCM Mobile Communication Module
MCMF maritime conceptioal military framework
MCR military communications requirement
MCS military communications system US tactical ADP CCIS
MCSC main counter-measure support command vessel
MCU multi-point conference unit CP 5A0008
MCU multi-site conference unit VTC
MCWG military committee working group
MDC message distribution centre
MDF main distribution frame
MDP MMHS Demonstrator Program
MDR medium data rate
MDS Modular Design of Systems
MDSE Message Delivery Service Element
MED machine encryption device
MEDS manipulative electronic deception
MEDS message entry and distribution system
MEF minimum essential facility
MEL major events list
MERCS merchant (ships under) control of shipping
MERCS MErchant ship Crypto System
METCON meteorological telecommunications system
METOC METeorological and OCeanographic
MEWSG multi-service EW support group
MF military function
MFA ministry of foreign affairs
MFAS maintain favorable air situation
MHEG multi- and hypermedia inform. coding experts group
MHPS message handling and processing system
MHQ Maritime Headquarters
MHS message handling system
MI Management Information
MI ministry of the interior
MIA maritime intelligence architecture MIA study
MIAU million IAU
MICAM Military Code Assignment Method
MICS Management Information Conformance Statement
MIDLA media independent data link architecture
MIDS Multifunctional Information Distribution System
MIJI meaconing, intrusion, jamming and interference
MIL-STD military standard STC CSNI final report 22/9/95
MILCONAC WG military conventional arms control working group
MILOS Military Operations Support Software for Situation Display and Processing
MILOS Military Operations Support Software for Situation Display and Processing
MILREP Military Representative
MIME multipurpose internet mail extensions
MINET movement information network
MIPS Management Information Protocol Specification
MIPS million of instructions per second
MIS Management Information Service
MIS management information system NACISA USD 23.01.00(93)01
MISD Management Information Service Definition
MISPEC Merit of Individual System Performance Characteristics
MISREP mission report
MISSI multilevel information systems security initiative AC/317-N/834
MIU Multiple Interface Unit
MIW mine warfare
MJ military justification
MJLC Ex Strong Resolve 95
MLPP Multi-level Precedence and Pre-emption
MLRS multiple launch rocket system
MLS Manual Line Switch
MLS Multi Level Security
MLSA multi layer security architecture AC/317-N/846
MM military message NACISA/APD/04.07.00(95)001
MM Military Messaging
MMCR minimum military control requirement
MMHS military message handling system NACISA USD 23.01.00(93)01
MMI Man - Machine Interface
MMR minimum military requirement
MMS Manufacturing Message Specification
MMS military message store NACISA/APD/04.07.00(95)001
MMT mobile maintenance team
MMT multimedia message transfer STC CSNI final report 22/9/95
MMTS military message transfer system
MNC major NATO command
MNC Major NATO Commander
MNC multinet controller STC CSNI final report 22/9/95
MND mission need document NACISA USD 23.01.00(93)01
MND multi-national division
MNE multinational exercise
MNF multi-national forces
MNG multi-net gateway
MNMF multi-national maritime forces
MNSIM multinational simulation
MNTB multinational test bed CAX
MNTB-IG MNTB implementation group
MNTB-SDG MNTB scenario development group
MNTBEX multinational testbed exercise
MNWG multinational working group
MNWG/OES MNWG on operational environment simulation
MO Managed Object
MOA memorandum of agreement
MOA Mission Oriented Approach
MOAC message origin authentication check
MOB main operating base
MOB Missile Order of Battle
MOD Ministry of Defence
MODACOM mobile data communication
MOE Measure of Effectiveness
MOES measures of effectiveness STC CSNI final report 22/9/95
MOIC Military Oceanographic Information Centers
MOP Measure of Performance
MOPS Minimum Operational Performance Standard
MOR military operational requirement
MOTIS Message-Oriented Text-Interchange System
MOTS military off-the-shelf (software)
MOU memorandum of understanding
MP message processor
MPA maritime patrol aircraft
MPC message processing centre
MPC Movement Planning Conference
MPCO Multi-peer Communications
MPEG moving picture experts group
MPF message processing facility
MPMS Mission Planning and Monitoring system
MPP maritime power projection
MPR Medium Power Radar
MPS message processing system
MRBM medium range ballistic missile
MRCCS middle range communications control station
MRD main requirement document
MRFL master radio frquency list ARFA data base
MRL Maritime Rear Link
MRO military response option
MRR mobile radio relay
MRRF multi-national rapidly deployable reaction forces
MRSE Message Retieval Service Element
MRT Multi Radar Tracking
MS Message Store
MS meteor scatter
MS military staff AC/317-N/798
MS military standard
MS Mobile Subsystem
MSC major subordinate command Ex Strong Resolve 95
MSCF message supervisory control facility
MSDMP Mode S Data Multi Processor
MSDP MMHS security demonstrator programme
MSE mesure de soutien electronique
MSE mobile staff element
MSF message security filter
MSGO MNCs Steering Group on Operations
MSGS Message Generation System
MSGT mobile satellite ground terminal
MSK minimum shift keying MDM / 200 Hz bw for 4 channels
MSL Mean Sea Level
MSL multi-security level E3/link encryption/bulk encryption/...)
MSN Multiple Subscriber Number
MSP message security protocol ACP 123
MSP Mode S Specific Protocol
MSR Main Supply Route
MSS message switching system
MSS mobile satellite service AC/317-N/839
MSSE Message Submission Element
MSSR Monopuls SSR
MST medium speed terminal
MST Multi-Sensor Tracking
MT management tools
MT military task
MTA Message Transfer Agent ITU-T Recommendation X.400
MTBF mean time between failures
MTF maritime tactical forces
MTF message text format
MTFITS MTF information tracking system
MTFP Medium Term Financial Plan
MTFWG message text format(ting) working group
MTIP medium term infrastructure plan
MTP Message Transfer Part
MTRP medium term resource plan
MTS Message Transfer System
MTSE Message Transfer Service Element
MTTR Mean Time to Repair/Replace
MUA military user agent NACISA/APD/04.07.00(95)001
MUB mobile user box
MV military vigilance
MWA weekly minutes 6-12-95
MWCE minor works project submission and cost estimate
MWHQ Mobile War Headquarter
MWP Minor Works Project
MWS Missile Warning System
Last Updated on Sep 23, 1999 by NC3ABE