TAB A – Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Glossary

Acronyms and Abbreviations

This tab provides a listing of acronyms and abbreviations found in this report. Additionally, the glossary section provides definitions for selected technical terms that are not found in common usage.

ABATAK Air Base Attack model
ADPIC Atmospheric Diffusion Particle In Cell model
AFTAC Air Force Technical Applications Center
ANBACIS The Automated Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Information System
ARAC Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability
BW biological warfare
BW biological warfare
CENTAF US Central Command Air Force
C3ISIM Command, Control Communications and Intelligence Simulation model
CW chemical warfare
DNA Defense Nuclear Agency
CW chemical warfare
DTRA Defense Threat Reduction Agency
HASCAL Hazard Assessment System for Consequence Analysis
HPAC The Hazard Prediction and Assessment Capability
IIBWWG Iraq Interagency Biological Warfare Working Group
MATHEW The Mass Consistent Wind Field model
MATHEW The Mass Consistent Wind Field model
NUSSE Non-Uniform Simple Surface Evaporation model
RADGUNS Radar Directed Gun model
S&PS survivability and protective structures
SCIPUFF Second-Order Closure, Integrated Puff
SWEG Simulated Warfare Environment Generator
SWEG Simulated Warfare Environment Generator
TAC/IN Tactical Air Command/ Intelligence
THREAT Threat Related Attrition model
UNSCOM United Nations Special Commission on Iraq
USAF United States Air Force
VLSTRACK Vapor Liquid Solid Tracking model
VLSTRACK Vapor Liquid Solid Tracking model
WAM Weapons Assessment Model
WES Waterways Experiment Station


Calder Tables Tabular estimations of biological warfare agent dispersal developed by Kenneth L. Calder in the 1950s to estimate the average fraction of casualties from randomly dispersed antipersonnel biological warfare munitions
CENTAF The Air Force component of US Central Command
Checkmate An Air Force planning organization, responsible for developing warfighting concepts
TAC/IN The intelligence directorate of the US Air Force’s Tactical Air Command

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