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Acronyms and Abbreviations

A

ABW
Air Base Wing
ACT
Australian Capital Territory
ADF
Australian Defence Force
ADM
Admiral
AEW&C
Airborne Early Warning and Control
AIRMSHL
Air Marshal
AMRL
Aeronautical and Maritime Research Laboratories
ANAO
Australian National Audit Office
Anzus
Australia, New Zealand, United States
APS
Australian Public Service
ASIO
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation
ASIS
Australian Secret Intelligence Service
ASLAV
Australian Light Armoured Vehicle
ASPI
Australian Strategic Policy Institute
AMRAAM
Advance Medium Range Air-to-Air missile
ASRAAM
Advance Short Range Air-to-Air missile
ASTI
Australian and Torres Strait Islander
ATSIC
Australian and Torres Strait Islander Commission
AUC
Assets Under Construction
AUD
Australian dollar
AVM
Air Vice Marshal

B

BORIS
Budgetary and Output Reporting Information System

C

CDF
Chief of the Defence Force
CEO
Chief Executive Officer
COD
Chief of Division
COMSARM
Computer Aided Armament System
CSA
Customer Service Agreement
CSIG
Corporate Support and Infrastructure Group

D

DACC
Defence Assistance to the Civil Community
DCC
Defence Capability Committee
DCIC
Defence Capability and Investment Committee
DHA
Defence Housing Authority
DIMIA
Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
DLOC
Directed Level of Capability
DMO
Defence Materiel Organisation
DSD
Defence Signals Directorate
DSTO
Defence Science and Technology Organisation

E

EIS
Environmental Impact Statement

F

FBT
Fringe Benefit Tax
FFG
Guided Missile Frigate
FOI
Freedom of Information
FMA
Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
FMC
Fully Mission Capable
FMS
Foreign Military Sales

G

GST
Goods and Services Tax

I

IT
Information Technology
IMATT
International Military Advisory and Training Team

H

HMAS
Her Majesty's Australian Ship
HUG
Hornet upgrade

L

LTGEN
Lieutenant General

M

MAJGEN
Major General
MLOC
Minimum Level of Capability
MP
Member of Parliament
MV
Merchant Vessel

N

NATO
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
NESB
Non-English speaking background
NSW
New South Wales
NT
Northern Territory
NZ
New Zealand

O

OPA
Organisational Performance Agreement
O/S
Overseas

P

PAES
Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements
PBS
Portfolio Budget Statements
PMKeyS
Personnel Management Key Solution
PWD
People with a disability

Q

QC
Queen's Counsel
Qld
Queensland

R

RAAF
Royal Australian Air Force
RADM
Rear Admiral
RAN
Royal Australian Navy
ROMAN
Resource and Output Management Accounting Network
RAR
Royal Australian Regiment

S

SA
South Australia
SDSS
Standard Defence Supply System
SEC
Secretary, Department of Defence
SES
Senior Executive Service
SIEV
Suspected Illegal Entry Vessel
SPP
Special Purpose Payment
SMART
Strategic Materiel Acquisition Request for Tender
SME
Specialist Military Equipment

T

Tas
Tasmania
TNI
Indonesian Armed Forces

U

UIG
Urgent Issues Group
UK
United Kingdom
UNMISET
United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor
UNTAET
United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor
USD
United States dollars
USS
Unisted States Ship

V

VADM
Vice Admiral
VCDF
Vice Chief of the Defence Force
Vic
Victoria

W

WA
Western Australia