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AFG2 Attitude First Guess - Version 2

AFSPC Air Force Space Command

AIM ARTS Interface Module

AMP Attitude Manuever Planning

API Application Program Interface

ARPA Advanced Research Project Agency

ARTS Automated Remote Tracking Station

ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode

BE Brilliant Eyes

CERES Center for Research

CCS Command and Control Segment

CFD Control Flow Diagram

CFE Commanding Front End

CMD Commanding

CORBA Common Object Request Broker Architecture

COTS Commercial Off The Shelf

CPU Central Processing Unit

CRC Cyclic Redundancy Check

DAT Digital Audio Tape

DB Database

DBMS Database Management System

DCCS Distributed Command and Control System

DSCS Defense Satellite Communications System

DCE Distributed Computing Environment

DEC Digital Equipment Corporation

DFD Data Flow Diagram

DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

DoD Department of Defense

DOS Disk Operation System

DSP Defense Satellite Program

DSS Decision Support System

ECP Engineering Change Proposal

EOCT Element Operations Center Testbed

EU Engineering Units

FDDI Fiber Distributed Data Interface

F/O Follow-On

FRD Functional Requirements Document

GB Gigabytes

GEO Geosynchronous

GFE Government Furnished Equipment

GPS Global Positioning System

GSS Ground System Status

GUI Graphical User Interface

HCI Human/Computer Interface

HP Hewlett Packard

IB Information Base

IBM International Buisness Machines

ICE Independant Cost Estimate

IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IMT Intelligent Mission Toolkit

IRIG Inter-Range Instrumentation Group

IRO Inter-Range Operations

IRON Inter-Range Operations Number

ISTAR Intelligent System for Telemetry Analysis in Realtime

IUS Inertial Upper Stage

Kb Kilobits

KB Knowledge Base

Kbps Kilobits per second

KG Key Generator

KQML Knowledge Query and Manipulation Language

LAN Local Area Network

LV Launch Vehicle

Mb Megabits

MB Megabytes

Mbps Megabits per second

MHz MegaHertz

MIPS Millions of Instructions Per Second

MP Mission Planning

MSS Manufacturing Message Specification

MSX Midcourse Space Experiment

NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NCS Network Computing System

NFS Network File System

nmi nautical mile

NOUC Network Operations Upgrade Contract

NORAD North American Aerospace and Defense Command

NPOESS National Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellite System

NRL Naval Research Laboratory

ns nanosecond

OCEAN Orbit and Covariance Estimation and Analysis

OO Object Oriented

OQL Object Query Language

ORB Object Request Broker

O/S Operating System

OSF Open Software Foundation

PC Personnal Computer

PCM Pulse Coded Modulation

QIC Quarter Inch Cartridge

R&D Research and Development

RAM Random Access Memory

RDBMS Relational Database Management System

RFI Radio Frequency Interference

RFP Request For Proposals

RGF Remote Ground Facility

RMS Resource Management Segment

ROSE Request Oriented Scheduling Engine

RPC Remote Procedure Call

RSA Range Standardization and Automation

RTOD Real Time Orbit Determination

SAGE Satellite Ground Experiment

SBIRS Space-Based Infra-Red System

SCL Spacecraft Command Language

SCN Satellite Control Network

SCO Santa Cruz Operations

SCS Satellite Control System

SLP Solar Lunar Planetary

SMC Space and Missile Systems Center

SOC Satellite Operations Center

SOH State of Health

SPEC System Performance Evaluation Corporation

SPNATT2 Spin Attitude - Version 2

SPO System Program Office

SQL Structured Query Language

SSCS Standard Satellite Control Segment

SV Space Vehicle

TBD To Be Determined

TCP Transmission Control Protocol

TFE Telemetry Front End

TLM Telemetry

TT&C Telemetry, Tracking and Commanding

UDP User Datagram Protocol

USC University of Southern California

VLSI Very Large Scale Integration

VME VersaModule Europe

WAN Wide Area Network

WS Workstation