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U.S. Military Abbreviations & Acronyms:  D

The military and government are famous for using - or overusing - abbreviations and acronyms for designating equipment, programs, and agencies. These eight pages are chock full of nearly every commonly used abbreviations and acronyms used by the U.S. military (at least up through around the year 2000).

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D
(1) Deciduous; (2) Density
D2
Data Distribution
DA
(1) Department of the Army; (2) Long-Range Aviation (USSR); (3) Double Agent; (4) Direct Action
D/A
Digital/Analog
DAA
Designated Approval Authority
DAB
Defense Acquisition Board
DABM
Defense Against Ballistic Missiles (Now SDI)
DABS
Dynamic Air Blast Simulator
DAC
(1) Development Assistance Committee of OECD; (2) Department of Army Civilian; (3) Discretionary Access
Control
DACCO
Department of the Army Central Control Office
DACCS
Digital Access Cross-Connect System/Switch
DACOM
Data Communications
DACOS
Deputy Assistant Chief of Station
DACOS/I
Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff-Intelligence
DACT
Dissimilar Air Combat Tactics
DACU
(1) Device Access Control Unit; (2) Device Attachment Control Unit
DAD
Dual Air Density
DAES
Defense Acquisition Executive Summary
DAF
Department of the Air Force
DAG
(1) Defense Special Security Communications Systems Address Group; (2) Divisional Artillery Group (FSU)
DAIRSDIA
Advanced Imagery Reproduction System
DAISY
Daily Summary
DAJDIA
Office Symbol for JMITC
DALASP
Defense Advanced Language and Area Studies Program
DALATS
Data Logging and Transmission System
DAMA
Demand Assigned Multiple Access
DAMI
Department of the Army Military Intelligence
DAMPL
Department of the Army Master Priority List
DAO
Defense Attache Office
DAP
Designated Acquisition Program
DAPA
Drug and Alcohol Program Advisor
DAR
Designated Area for Recovery
DARC
District Area Command
DARO
Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Office
DARP
Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Program
DARPA
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
DARS
(1) Daily Aerial Reconnaissance and Surveillance; (2) Daily Apportionment and Reconnaissance Scheduling; (3) Daily Aerial Reconnaissance Syndicate
DARSC
Defense Airborne Reconnaissance Steering Committee
DARSP
Defense Academic Research Support Program
DART
(1) Developmental Air Reports Tracker; (2) Deployable Automated Remote Terminal DARTS
Digital Antijam Radio Teletype System
DAS
(1) Defense Attache System; (2) Data Acquisition Segment
DASC
Direct Air Support Center
DASD
(1) Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense; (2) Direct Access Storage Device
DASD(I&S)
Deputy ASD (Intelligence and Security)
DASH
Deployable Automated Support Host
DASPA
Defense Attache System Property Accounting
DASR
Defense Analysis Special Report
DASVA
Defense Attache System Vehicle Accounting
DAT
Direct Action Team
DATAINT
Data Intelligence
DATEXT
Data Extract
DATPS
Diver Active Thermal Protection System
DATS
Data Automated Tower Simulation
DATT
Defense Attache
DAWN
Defense Attache Worldwide Network
DAWS
Defense Automated Warning System
DAYLT
Daylight
dB
Decibel
DB
Data Base
DBA
Data Base Administrator
DBAS
Data Base Applications System
DBBL
Dismounted Battlespace Battle Lab
DBC
Data Base Correlation
DBCTRL
Data Base Control
DBD
Data Burst Device
dBi
Decibel (referenced to isotropic radiator)
DBIDI
Data Base of Imagery-Derived Information
DBK
Dominant Battlefield Knowledge
dB/K
Decibels per Degrees Kelvin
dBm
Decibels (referred to 1 milliwatt)
DBMAINT
Data Base Administrator
DBMS
Data Base Management System
DBQ
Data Base Query
DBS
(1) Data Broadcast System (also known as SCAMPI); (2) Direct Broadcast Service dBSM
Decibels Per Square Meter
dBw
Decibels Referenced to One Watt of Power
DC
(1) District Commissioner; (2) Damage Control; (3) Defense Council; (4) Direct Current
DCA
(1) Defense Communications Agency; (2) Defense
Cooperation
Agreement; (3) Defensive Counter Air
DCAEUR
Defense Communications Agency Europe
DCAOC
DCA Operations Control Center
DCAPSS
Dual Criteria Aimpoint Selection System
DCAS
(1) Deployable Consolidated Applications Server; (2) Deployable Communications Applications Shelter
DCCC
Defense Collection Coordination Center
DCE
(1) Defensive Counter Espionage; (2) Data Communications Equipment
D-Cell
Deployment Cell
DCF
DOCS Certification Facility
DCG
Deputy Commanding General
DCGS
Distributed Common Ground System
DCI
Director of Central Intelligence
DCIA
Director, Central Intelligence Agency
DCIB
Defense Counterintelligence Board
DCID
Director of Central Intelligence Directive
DCII
Defense Central Index of Investigations
DCI&S
Director of Counterintelligence and Security
DCIIS
Defense CI Integrated Information System
DCINC
Deputy Commander in Chief
DCIP
Defense Counterdrug Intelligence Program
DCL
Direct Communications Link
DCM
Deputy Chief of Mission
DCMM
Database Creation and Management Module
DCMS
Database Creation and Management Segment
DCN
Defense Communications Network
DCO
(1) Defense Communications Office; (2) Deputy Commander for
Operations
(USAFE); (3) Dial Central Office; (4) Deputy Commanding Officer
DCOS
Deputy Chief of Staff
DCOSIPR
Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence Plans and Requirements
DCP
(1) Disaster Control Plan; (2) Decision Coordinating Paper; (3) Defense Cryptologic Program
DCR
Data Change Request
DCRSI
Digital Cassette Recording System (Improved)
DCS
(1) Defense Communications System; (2) Deputy Chief of Staff; (3) Defense Courier Service
DCS/I
Deputy Chief of Staff Intelligence
DCS/IN
Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence
DCSCA
Defense Communications System Central Area
DCSEC
Deputy Chief of Staff, Security
DCSI
Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence
DCSIM
Deputy Chief of Staff, Information Management
DCSI/DCSINT
Deputy Chief of Staff Intelligence (USAREUR)
DCSINT
Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence (U.S. Army)
DCSLOG
Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics
DCSO
Deputy Commander for Space Operations
DCSOPS
Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations & Plans
DCSP
Design Controlled Spare Part(s)
DCSPER
Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel
DCS/SSI
Deputy Chief of Staff for Safety, Security, and Intelligence
DCSTOP
Damage Criteria Study Target Data Base
DCTN
Defense Commercial Telecommunications/Teleconferencing
Network
DD
(1) Destroyer; (2) Deputy Director; (3) Department of Defense; (4) Differential Doppler
D&D
Denial and Deception
DDAC
Foreign Denial and Deception Analysis Committee
D/DARO
Director, DARO
D-Day
Day in which a particular operation begins
DDC
(1) Defense Documentation Center; (2) Data Distribution Center
DDCI
Deputy Director of Central Intelligence
DDCMP
Digital Data Communications Message Protocol
DDDDD
Demand-Driven Direct Digital Dissemination System
DDG
Guided Missile Destroyer
DDGN
Nuclear-Powered Guided-Missile Destroyer
DDH
Aviation Destroyer (ASW)
DDHG
Guided-Missile Aviation Destroyer
DDHGN
Nuclear-Powered Guided-Missile Aviation Destroyer
DDHN
Nuclear-Powered Aviation Destroyer
DDI
Deputy Director of Intelligence
DDL
Direct Data Link
DDN
(1) Defense Data Network; (2) Defense Dissemination Network
DDO
(1) Deputy Director of Operations; (2) Deputy Duty Officer
DDP
Defense Dissemination Program
DDPO
Defense Dissemination Program Office
DDR&E
Director, Defense Research and Engineering
DDRS
Defense Data Repository System
DDS
(1) Defense Dissemination System; (2) Dry Deck Shelter; (3) Dual Driver Service (courier)
DDS/RL
Defense Dissemination System/Receive Location
DDSP
Defense Development Sharing Project
DDSS
Document Dissemination and Storage Segment
DDT
(1) Training Destroyer; (2) Distributed Decision-Aid Terminal
DDU
Distant Device Unit
DE
(1) Damage Expectancy; (2) Directed Energy; (3) Directorate for Estimates (DIA) DE-U
Dissemination Element-Upgrade
DE/EW
Directed Energy/Electronic Warfare
DEA
Drug Enforcement Administration
DEACON
Defense Estimates Analytical Computer On-Line Network
DEB
(1) Digital European Backbone; (2) Defense Estimative Brief; (3) Debris (Orbital) DEC
Digital Equipment Corporation
DEC
(VAX) Digital Equipment Corporation (Virtual Address Extension)
DECCO
Defense Commercial Contracting Office (now DITCO)
DECM
(1) Defense Electronic Countermeasures; (2) Deceptive Electronic Countermeasures DECON
Decontaminate(ion)
DEDAC
Deception and Denial Analysis Committee
DEDDF
Digital Elevation Data Dubbing Facility
DEF
Defense
DEFCON
(1) Defense Condition; (2) Defense Readiness Condition
DEFCOS
Defense Courier System
DEFPLAN
Defense Plan
DEFSMAC
Defense Special Missile and Astronautics Center
Deg
Degree
DEGRAD
Degradation
DELORME
a Digital Mapping Computer Program
DEMEX
Demonstration Exercise
DEMOD
Demodulator
DEMONS
Demonstration System
DEMPC
Data Exploitation, Mission Planning, Communications/Center
DENAS
Daily European Naval Activity Summary
DEP
(1) Deflection Error Probable; (2) Defense Estimate for Production; (3) Deployed DEPCOMNAVCENT
Deputy COMNAVCENT
DEPCOMUSNAVCENT
Deputy Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command
DEPREP
Deployment Report
DEPSECDEF
Deputy Secretary of Defense
DEPT
Department
DES
(1) Digital Exploitation System; (2) Data Encryption Standard
DESA
Defense Evaluation Support Activity
DESC
Defense Electronics Supply Center
DESIGN
Designator (U.S. Navy)
DESIST
Decision Support and Information System for Terrorism
DESS
Defense Exploitation Support System
DESRON
Destroyer Squadron
DET/Det
Detachment
DEW
(1) Distant Early Warning; (2) Directed Energy Weapon
DEWLINE
Distant Early Warning Line
DF
(1) Direction Finding; (2) Disposition Form; (3) Deuterium Floride
DFAD
Digitized Feature Analysis Data
DFDS
Data Facility Dataset Services
DFED
Digitized Features Data
DFH
Deployed Forward Headquarters
DFLP
(1) Defense Foreign Language Program; (2) Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine
DFM
Deterrent Force Modules
DFOV
Dual Field of View
DFRIF
Defense Freight Railway Interchange Fleet
DFS
Direction Finding Subsystem
DFT
(1) Deployed for Training Team; (2) Deployment for Training
DG
Defense Guidance
DGCL
Ground Mobile Forces Control Link
DGCS
Downsized Ground Control Station
DGCT
Downsized Ground Control Terminal
DGIAP
Defense General Intelligence Applications Program
DGIF
Deployable Ground Intercept Facility
DGIS
Director General Intelligence and Security
DGITS
Digital Graphics Information Tailoring System
DGS
Deployable Ground Station
DGU
Downgrade to Unclassified
DGZ
(1) Desired Ground Zero; (2) Designated Ground Zero
DH-7
deHavilland Dash 7 (Drug Interdiction Aircraft)
DHCA
Data Handling Capability Analysis
DHFN
Direct Hire Foreign National
DHS
Defense HUMINT Service
DI
(1) Director of Intelligence (USEUCOM); (2) Directorate for Foreign Intelligence (DIA)
DIA
(1) Defense Intelligence Agency; (2) Defense Intelligence Assessment
DIA/CS
Defense Intelligence Agency/Command Support
DIAAPR
Defense Intelligence Agency Appraisal
DIAC
Defense Intelligence Analysis Center
DIAI
DIA Instruction
DIAIAPPR
DIA Intelligence Appraisal
DIAL
Defense Intelligence Agency Liaison
DIAL-J
DIA Liaison Office for Japan
DIALO
DIA Liaison Office
DIALOG
DIA Information Retrieval System
DIAM
Defense Intelligence Agency Manual
DIAMCP
DIA Master Contingency Plan
DIANM
DIA Analytical Memorandum
DIAOB
Defense Intelligence Air Order of Battle
DIAOLS
DIA On-Line System
DIAPF
DIA Part File
DIAR
DIA Regulation
DIATP
DIA Tactical Program
DIATS
DIA Terrorism Summary
DIB
(1) Defense Intelligence Board; (2) Defense Intelligence Brief; (3) Directory Information Base
DIC
(1) Defense Intelligence Community; (2) Difference in Condition; (3) Defense Intelligence College (Now JMIC); (4) Defense
Intelligence
Commentary
DICBM
Depressed Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
DICP
Defense Intelligence Counterdrug Program
DID
(1) Data Line Description; (2) Defense Intelligence Digest (Now Military Intelligence Digest); (3) Data Item Description
DIDHS
Deployable Intelligence Data Handling System
DIDOP
Digital Image Data Output Product
DIDS
Defense Intelligence Dissemination System
DIDSRS
Defense Intelligence Dissemination, Storage and Retrieval
System
DIE
Defense Intelligence Estimate
DIEB
Defense Intelligence Executive Board
DIEC
Deployable Imagery Exploitation Capability
DIEPS
Digital Imagery Exploitation and Production System
DIEM
Defense Intelligence Estimates Memorandum
DIEOB
Defense Intelligence Electronic Order of Battle
DIFAR
(1) Directional Frequency Analysis and Recording System; (2) Directional Frequency and Ranging
DIFAX
(1) Defense Intelligence Facsimile; (2) Defense Intelligence Security Facsimile Network
DIFM
Defense Intelligence Functional Manager
DIFR
Defense Intelligence Facility Report
DIGITS
Digital Geographic Information Tailoring System
DIGOB
Defense Intelligence Ground Order of Battle
DIH
Daily Intelligence Highlights
DIHEST
Direct Induced High-Explosives Simulation Technique
DII
Defense Information Infrastructure
DIIN
Defense Imagery Intelligence Notice
DIIP
Defense Intelligence Interoperability Panel
DIIPS
Digital Imagery Interactive Processing System
DIIS
DIA Integrated Intelligence System
DILC
Dedicated Intelligence Loop Circuit
DIM
Defense Intelligence Memorandum
DIMES
Digital Image Manipulation & Enhancement System
DIMMD
Diver Integral Magnetic Mine Detector
DIMOB
Defense Intelligence Missile Order of Battle
DIMSS
DSN Integrated Management Support System
DIN
(1) Defense Intelligence Notice; (2) Defense Intelligence Network; (3) AUTODIN DINAH
Desktop Interface to AUTODIN Host
DINOB
Defense Intelligence Naval Order of Battle
DINSUM
Defense Intelligence Summary
DIO
(1) Defense Intelligence Officer (DIA); (2) District Intelligence
Officer
(U.S. Navy); (3) Defence Intelligence Organisation (Australian)
DIOB
Defense Intelligence Order of Battle
DIOBS
Defense Intelligence Order of Battle System
DIOP
Defense Intelligence Objectives and Priorities
DIP
(1) Defense Intelligence Plan; (2) Defense Imagery Program
DIPC
Defense Intelligence Production Council/Conference
DIPFAC
(1) U.S. Diplomatic Facilities Graphic; (2) Diplomatic Facility
DIPOLES
Defense Intelligence Photoreconnaissance On-Line Exploitation
System
DIPP
Defense Intelligence Projection for Planning
DIPS
(1) Defense Intelligence Production Schedule; (2) Digital Imagery Processing System; (3) Def Intelligence Production Study
DIR
(1) Defense Intelligence Report; (2) Directive; (3) Defense Imagery Report; (4) Director; (5) Direction
DIRCM
Direct Infrared Countermeasures
DIRES
Defense Imagery Requirements and Exploitation System
DIRINT
Director of Intelligence
DIRLAUTH
Direct Liaison Authorized
DIRNSA
Director, National Security Agency
DIRNSA/CHCSS
Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central
Security
Service
DIROI
Directorate Operating Instruction
DIRS
(1) Defense Intelligence Reference Series; (2) Defense Imagery Reference Series DIS
(1) Defence Intelligence Staff (U.K.); (2) Defense Investigative Service; (3) Defense Intelligence Summary; (4) Daily Intelligence Summary; (5) Distributive Interactive Simulation; (6) Data Integration System; (7) Defense Information System DISA
Defense Information Systems Agency
DISA-EUR
Defense Information Systems Agency-Europe
DISA-PAC
DISA-Pacific
DISA
WESTHEM DISA Western Hemisphere
DISAM
Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management
DISC
Daily Intelligence Summary Cable
DISC4
Director of Information Systems Command, Control, Communications and Computers DISCAS
Defense Intelligence Special Career Automated System
DISE
Deployable Intelligence Support Element
DISECS
Defense Intelligence Space Exploitation and Correlation System
DISES
Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service
DISIDS
Display and Information Distribution System/Subsystem
DISMOB
Defense Intelligence Strategic Missile Order of Battle
DISN
Defense Information Systems Network
DISNET
Defense Integrated Secure Network
DISO
Defense Intelligence Support Office
DISOB
Defense Intelligence Space Order of Battle
DISP
Defense Industrial Security Program
DISPEWT
Defense Intelligence Space Electronic Warfare Threat Data Base
DISR
(1) Daily Indicator Status Report; (2) Defense Indications Status Report
DISS
(1) Digest of Intelligence and Security Services; (2) Dissemination
DISSEM
Dissemination
DISSO
Deputy Information Systems Security Officer
DIST
Digital Imagery Support Terminal
DISTAFF
Directing Staff (NATO Commands, JECG)
DISTS
Defense Intelligence Secure Telephone System
DISTP
Defense Intelligence Special Technologies Program
DISUM
(1) Daily Intelligence Summary; (2) Defense Intelligence Summary
DIT
Defense Intelligence Thesaurus
DITB
Digital Imagery Test Bed
DITCO
Defense Information Technology Contracting Office (formerly DECCO)
DITDS
Defense Intelligence Threat Data System
DITEQ
Defense Intelligence Thesaurus Equivalency List
DITFOR
Defense Intelligence Technical Forum
DITS
Digital Imagery Transmission System
DITSUM
Defense Intelligence Terrorism Summary
DIV
(1) Division; (2) Defense Intelligence Videocassette
DIVARTY
Division Artillery
DIVISION
Enciphered Television
DIW
Dead in Water
DIWO
Duty Intelligence Watch Officer
DIWS
(1) Digital Imagery Workstation Suite; (2) Defense Indications and Warning System; (3) DOD Intelligence Warning System
DJ2
Deputy Director of Intelligence
DJS
Director, Joint Staff
DJSM
DJS Memorandum
DJTF
Deployable Joint Task Force
DJTFAC
DJTF Augmentation Cell
DLA
Defense Logistics Agency
DLAB
Defense Language Aptitude Battery
DLEA
Drug Law Enforcement Agency
DLED
Dedicated Loop Encryption Device
DLI
Defense Language Institute
DLIFLC
Defense Language Institute, Foreign Language Center
DLO
Defense Liaison Office
DLPT
Defense Language Proficiency Test
DLTV
Daylight Television
D&M
Detection and Monitoring
DM
(1) Dissemination Manager; (2) Decompression Monitor
DMA
(1) Defense Mapping Agency; (2) Direct Memory Access
DMAAC
Defense Mapping Agency Aerospace Center
DMACSC
Defense Mapping Agency Combat Support Center
DMAHTC
DMA Hydrographic and Topographic Center
DMAI
Defense Mapping Agency Instruction
DMAL
Defense Mapping Agency Liaison
DMAR
Deferred Maintenance and Repair
DMB
DODIIS Management Board
DMC&GP
Defense MC&G Program
DMD
Digital Message Device
DMDG
Digital Message Device Group
DME
Distance Measuring Equipment
DMED
Digital Message Entry Device
DMFE
DAWS Message Front End
DMI
Directorate of Military Intelligence
DMOB
Defensive Missile Order of Battle
DMOS
Daily Maritime OPINTEL Summary
DMPC
Deployment Media Production Center Project
DMPI
Desired Mean Point of Impact
DMS
(1) Data Management System; (2) Defense Message System
DMSP
Defense Meteorological Satellite (or Support) Program
DMZ
Demilitarized Zone
DN
(1) Data Net; (2) Duplicate Negative; (3) Department of the Navy
DNA
(1) Defense Nuclear Agency; (2) Deoxyribonucleic Acid
DNAS
(1) DODIIS Network Access System; (2) Data Network Access System
DNC
(1) Director, Naval Communications; (2) Digital Nautical Chart
DNCC
Data Network Control Center
DND
Department of National Defence (Canada)
DNI
Director of Naval Intelligence
DNSIX
DODIIS Network Security for Information Exchange
DNVT
Digital Non-Secure Voice Terminal
DO
Director of Operations
DOA
(1) Department of the Army; (2) Date of Arrival; (3) Director of Administration; (4) Dead on Arrival
DOAT
JAC Counterterrorism/Counterintelligence Analysis Branch
DOB
(1) Depth of Burst; (2) Date of Birth; (3) Defense Order of Battle
DOC
Department of Commerce
DOCC
(1) Defense Communications Agency Operations Center Complex; (2) Deep Operations Coordination Cell; (3) DISA Operational Control Complex
DOCEX
(1) Document Exploitation; (2) Document Exploitation Center
DOCKLAMP
Defense Attache System Message Channel
DOCS
DSCS Operations Control System
DoD,
DOD (1) Department of Defense; (2) Date of Death; (3) Date of Departure
DODCI
DoD Computer Institute
DODCSC
Department of Defense Computer Security Center
DODD
DoD Directive
DODEX
DoDIIS Extended
DODFCIP
DoD Foreign Counterintelligence Program
DODFDCO
Department of Defense Foreign Disclosure Coordinating Office
DODFIP
DoD Futures Intelligence Program
DODIIS
DoD Intelligence Information System
DODIIS
SCINET DoDIIS Sensitive Compartmented Information Network
DODIMS
DoD Intelligence Management System
DODIPP
DoD Intelligence Production Program
DODNACC
Department of Defense National Agency Check Center
DODSATCOM
DoD Satellite Communications Program
DOD
SAT COM DOD Satellite Communications
DODSI
Department of Defense Security Institute
DODSPECREP
DoD Special Representative
DOD
TCSEC DOD Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria
DOE
Department of Energy
DOF
Disposition of Forces
DOI
(1) Date of Information; (2) Duration of Illumination; (3) Director of Intelligence; (4) Imagery Division (JAC); (5) Director of Operations and Intelligence; (6) DSSCS Operating Instruction; (7) Date of Intercept
DOJ
Department of Justice
DOMS
Directorate of Military Support
DOMSAT
Domestic Satellite
DON
Department of the Navy
DOO
Daily Operations Order (NATO)
DOPS
DIA Outline Plotting System
DOS
(1) Department of State; (2) Date of Separation; (3) Disk Operating System; (4) Direct Operating System
DOSCOM
Division Support Command
DoSIP
Department of State Intelligence Program
DOSTN
Department of State Telecommunications Network
DOT
Department of Transportation
DP
(1) Duplicate Positive; (2) Development Program; (3) Displaced Person; (4) Delegated Production; (5) Directorate of Production; (6) Data Processing; (7) Decision Point; (8) Director of Personnel
DPAC
Defense Program Analysis Center
DPAE
Director, Program Analysis and Evaluation
DPAS
(1) Digital Patch and Access System; (2) Defense Priorities and Allocations System DPC
Defense Planning Committee (NATO)
DPF
Digital Processing Facility
DPG
Defense Planning Guidance
DPI
Desired Point of Impact
DPIC
(1) Decentralized Pacific Imagery Processing and Interpretation Center; (2) Defense Photographic Interpretation Center
DPICM
Dual-Purpose Improved Conventional Munitions
DPKO
Department of Peacekeeping Operations
DPL
Degausser Products List
DPM
Dissemination Program Manager
DPOB
Date, Place of Birth
DPOM
Directorate of Plans, Operations, and Mobilization
DPOMIS
Directorate of Plans, Operations, Mobilization,
Intelligence,
and Security
DPP
(1) Delegated Production Program; (2) Deliberate Planning Process; (3) Distributed Production Program
DPPC
Deployable Print Production Center
DPPDB
Digital Point Positioning Database
DPPG
Defense Policy and Planning Guidance
DPQ
Defense Planning Questionnaire (NATO)
DPRB
Defense Planning and Resources Board
DPRK
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
DPS
(1) Delegated Production System; (2) Data Processing Set; (3) Department of Public Safety
DPSK
Digital Pulse Shift Key
DR
(1) Director; (2) Dissemination Requirement; (3) Directorate of Resources; (4) Detection Radar
DRA
Defense Research Assessment
DRAM
Dynamic Random Access Memory
DRASH
Deployable Rapid Assembly Shelters
DRB
Defense Resources Board
DRC
(1) Defense Review Committee (NATO); (2) Defense Research Comment; (3) Data Reduction Center
DR&E
Defense Research and Engineering
DRIC
Defense Resource Identification Code
DRM
Defense Research Memorandum
DRO
Departmental Requirements Officer
DRP
Disaster Relief Program
DRS
(1) Data Relay Satellite; (2) DoD Imagery Requirements Structure; (3) Data Retrieval Subsystem; (4) Data Reconstruction System
DRSA
Defense Reconnaissance Support Activities
DRSEM
Deployable Receive Segment Engineering Model
DRSN
Defense Red Switch Network
DRSP
(1) Defense Reconnaissance Support Program; (2) Defense Red Switched Program
DRU
Direct Reporting Unit
DRZ
Deep Reconnaissance Zone
DS
(1) Defense Suppression; (2) Direct Support
DS&T
Director of Science and Technology
DSA
(1) Defense Supply Agency; (2) Direct Service Activities (SIGINT); (3) Directed Search Area; (4) Division Support Area; (5) Defense Security Agency (ROK); (6) Digital Signature
Algorithm
D&SA
Depth & Simultaneous Attack
DSAA
Defense Security Assistance Agency
D&SABL
Depth & Simultaneous Attack Battle Lab
DSARC
Defense Systems Acquisition Review Council
DSAT
(1) Developmental Submarine Analysis Terminal; (2) Defense Satellite
DSB
Defense Science Board
DSC
Defense Satellite Communications
DSCIS
Daily Space Command Intelligence Summary
DSCS
Defense Satellite Communications System
DSC-SLEP
Defense Satellite Communications System Service Life
Enhancement
Program
DSCSOC
Defense Satellite Communications System Operations Center
DSDIO
Director, Strategic Defense Initiative
DSE
(1) Direct Support Element; (2) Division Support Element
DSEC
Directorate of Security
DSFOB
Daily Strategic Forces Order of Battle
DSG
Defense Steering Group
DSI
Defense Simulation Internet
DSIATP
Defense Sensor Imagery Application Training Programs
DSIIB
Direct Support Imagery Interpretation Brief
DSIMS
Deployable SouthCom Intelligence Management System
DSI/TCCS
Defense Simulation Internet/Theater Command and
Control
System
DSM
Data Systems Modernization
DSN
(1) Defense Switched Network; (2) Deep Space Network
DSNET
Defense Integrated Secure Network
DSNET
1 Defense Integrated Secure Network 1 (SECRET level)
DSNET
2 Defense Integrated Secure Network 2 (TOP SECRET level)
DSNET
3 Defense Integrated Secure Network 3 (TS/SCI level)
DSO
Direct Support Operator/Operations
DSP
Defense Support Program
DSPO
Defense Special Projects Office
DSR
(1) Defense Source Register; (2) Data Service Request
DSRA
DODSPECREP-Alameda
DSRP
Defense Space Reconnaissance Program
DSRV
Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle
DSS
(1) Decision Support System; (2) Devices, Simulators and Simulations
DSSCC
Defense Special Security Communications Center
DSSCS
Defense Special Secure Communications System
DSSCS/DIN
Defense Special Security Communications System/Digital Intelligence Network
DSSR
Deep Space Surveillance Radar
DSSS
Defense Special Security System
DST
(1) Daylight Savings Time; (2) Decision Support Template; (3) Decision Support Tools; (4) Direct Support Team; (5) Digital
Support
Team
DSTE
Digital Subscriber Terminal Equipment
DSTF
Decision Support Task Force
DSTP
Director, Strategic Target Planning
DSTS
Deep Space Tracking System
DSU
(1) Direct Support Unit; (2) Disk Storage Unit; (3) Data Service Unit (DCTN)
DSV
Deep Submergence Vehicle
DSVT
(1) Digital Subscriber Voice Terminal; (2) Digital Secure Voice Terminal
DT
(1) Developmental Test; (2) Directorate for Science and Technology
DTA
Directorate of Threat Analysis
DTC
(1) Digital Tape Cassette; (2) Desktop Computer
DTC-2
Desktop Computer-2 (Navy)
DTD
Digital Terrain Data
DT&E
Developmental Test and Evaluation
DTE
Data Terminal Equipment
DTED
Digital Terrain Elevation Data
DTG
Date-Time Group
DTI
Doppler-Time-Intensity
DTIC
Defense Technical Information Center
DTIO
Deputy Target Intelligence Officer
DTIR
Defense Technical Intelligence Report
DTLOMS
Doctrine, Training, Leadership, Organization, Material, Soldiers
DTLS
Descriptive Top-Level Specification
DTM
(1) Data Transfer Module; (2) Digital Transfer Module; (3) Digital Target Materials DTMF
Dual-Tone Multi-Frequency
DTNSRDC
David W. Taylor Naval Ship Research & Development Center
DTOC
Division Tactical Operations Center
DTOCSE
Division Tactical Operations Center Support Element
DTOLM
Doctrine, Training, Organization, Leader Development and
Material
DTD
Data Transfer Device
DTP
Drug Testing Program
DTS
(1) Diplomatic Telecommunications System/Service; (2) Data Transmission System; (3) Direct Transmission System; (4) Dedicated Transmission Service
DTSA
Defense Technology Security Administration
DTSG
Digital Technology Subworking Group
DTSS
Digital Topographic Support System
DTU
Data Transfer Unit
DTUC
Data Transfer Unit Cartridge
DUCA
Distributed Users Coverage Antennas
DUG
Deep Underground
DUPLEX
Simultaneous Transmit and Receive
DVO
Direct View Optics
DVM
Digital Voice Module
DVTC
Digital Voice Transmit Communications
D/TWP
Director, Tactical Warfare Programs
DTWS
Digital Topographic Work Station
DU
(1) Decision Unit; (2) Depleted Uranium
DUA
Directory User Agent
DUSD(AT)
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Advanced Technology)
DUSD(P)
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Policy)
DV
Distinguished Visitor
DVI
Digital Video Interactive
DVITS
Digital Video Imagery Transmission System
DVO
Defense Visit Offices
DWIO
Duty Watch Intelligence Officer (Canadian)
DWIP
Defense-Wide Intelligence Plan
DWS
Disaster Warning System
DWT
(1) Deadweight Ton; (2) Division Wing Team
DZ/LZ
Drop Zone/Landing Zone
DZ/LZ/RZ
Drop/Landing/Recovery Zone
DZS
Drop Zone Study
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