Abkürzungen

 

ABL

Airborne Laser

ABM

Anti-Ballistic Missile

ACDIS

Program in Arms Control, Disarmament and International Secrurity at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

ARF

ASEAN Regional Forum

ASAT

Anti-Satellitenwaffen

ASEAN

Association of South East Asian Nations

ATBM

Anti-Tactical Ballistic Missile

AWACS

Airborne Warning & Control System

BAMBI

Ballistic Missile Boost Intercept

BICC

Bonn International Center for Conversion

BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party (regierende Partei in Indien)

BMBF

Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung

BMC3

Battle Management, Command, Control, and Communications

BMD

Ballistic Missile Defense

BMDO

Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (Nachfolger der SDIO)

BPI

Boost-Phase Intercept

C1-C3

Capability 1-3 (Stufen der NMD-Stationierung)

C4I

Command, Control, Communication, Computers and Information

CBO

Congressional Budget Office

CBRNF

Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Enhanced Explosives

CD

Conference on Disarmament

CENSIS

Center for Science, and International Security

CIA

Central Intelligence Agency

COPUOS

Commission for the Peaceful use of Outer Space

CRS

Congressional Research Service

CTBT

Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

DAB

Defense Acquisition Board

DEW

Directed Energy Weapons

DIA

Defense Intelligence Agency

DLR

Deutschen Gesellschaft für Luft- und Raumfahrt

DMA

Defense Mapping Agency

DMSP

Defense Meteorology Satellite Program

DMZ

Demilitarisierte Zone

DoD

Department of Defense (U.S.)

DPRK

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (Nordkorea)

DSCS

Defense Satellite Communication System

DSP

Defense Support Program (Satelliten)

EKV

Exo-atmospheric Kill Vehicle

ERIS

Exoatmospheric Reentry Vehicle

ESA

European Space Agency

EU

European Union

F&E

Forschung und Entwicklung

FOBS

Fractional Orbiting Bombardment Systems

FONAS

Forschungsverbund Naturwissenschaften, Abrüstung und internationale Sicherheit

GAO

General Accounting Office

GBI

Ground Based Interceptor

GEO

Geosynchonous Orbit

GEODSS

Ground-Based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance

GESVP

Gemeinsame Europäische Sicherheits- und Verteidigungspolitik

GMES

Global Monitoring for Environment and Security

GPALS

Global Protection Against Limited Strikes

GPS

Global Positioning System

GSO

Geostationary Orbit

GSTS

Ground-Based Surveillance and Tracking System

GTO

Geostationary Transfer Orbit

HEO

Highly elliptical Orbits

HSFK

Hessische Stiftung Friedens- und Konflikforschung

HSI

Hyperspectral Imagery

HTK

Hit-to-kill Technology

IABG

Industrieanlagen-Betriebsgesellschaft mbH

IANUS

Interdisziplinäre Arbeitsgruppe Naturwissenschaft, Technik und Sicherheit

ICBM

Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

IFHV

Institut für Friedenssicherungsrecht und Humanitäres Völkerrecht

IFICS

In-Flight Interceptor Communications System

IFSH

Institut für Friedensforschung und Sicherheitspolitik an der Universität Hamburg

IFT

Integrated Flight Test

IHT

International Herald Tribune

ILWR

Institut für Luft- und Weltraumrecht

INESAP

International Network of Engineers and Scientists Against Proliferation

INF

Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

IRBM

Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile Forces

IOC

Initial Operational Capability

IONDS

Integrated Operational Nuclear Detection System

IR

Infrarot

ISMA

International Satellite Monitoring Agency

ISR

intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance

ITU

International Telecommunication Union

JDAM

Joint Direct Attack Munition

JPO

Joint Program Office (of BMDO)

JSTARS

Joint Surveillance & Target Attack Radar System

JTAG

Joint Tactical Ground Stations

KEASAT

Kinetic Energy Anti-Satellite

KH

Keyhole

LEO

Low Earth Orbit

LTBT

Limited Test Ban Treaty

MD

Missile Defense

MEO

Mittlerer Erdorbit

MHV

Miniature Homing Vehicle

MIRACL

Mid Infra-Red Advanced Chemical Laser

MIRV

Multiple Independent Reentry Vehicle

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MSI

Multispectral Imagery

NASA

National Space Agency

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NGO

Non Governmental Organization

NIE

National Intelligence Estimate

NMD

National Missile Defense

NORAD

North American Air Defense Command

NPR

Nuclear Posture Review

NPT

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

NSS

National Security Strategy

NRO

National Reconnaissance Organisation

PAC

Patriot Advanced Capability (Gefechtsfeld Raketenabwehr System)

PAROS

Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space

PTBT

Partial Test Ban Treaty

QDR

Quadrennial Defense Review

RSTA

Reconnaissance, Surveillance, Targeting

RUA

Rechtsunterausschuss von UNCOPUOS

SALT

Strategic Arms Limitation Talks

SAR

Synthetic Aperture Radar

SBIRS

Spaced Based Infrared System (High and Low)

SBL

Space-Based Laser

SBX

Space Based Kinetic Energy Experiment

SDI/SDIO

Strategic Defense Initiative/Organization

SIPRI

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

SLBM

Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile

SMS

Sea-based Midcourse System

SMTS

Space and Missile Tracking System

START I-III

Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty

SWP

Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik

TAB

Büro für Technikfolgenabschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestages

TMD

Theater Missile Defense

UAV

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

UCS

Union of Concerned Scientists

UdSSR

Union der sozialistischen Sowjetrepubliken

UEWR

Upgraded Early Warning Radar

UHF

Ultra-High Frequency

UK

United Kingdom

UNIDIR

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research

USAF

United States Air Force

USN

United States Navy

VBM

Vertrauensbildende Maßnahmen

VDW

Vereinigung Deutscher Wissenschaftler

WEU

Western European Union

WTO

World Trade Organization

WTUA

Wissenschaftlich Technischer Unterausschuss von UNCOPUOS

XBR

X-Band Radar

ZVBw

Zentrum für Verifikationsaufgaben der Bundeswehr