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Abbreviations (acronyms) in CBRN and COLPRO

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

What's this abbreviation (acronyms, shkurtesat, ixtisarlar, laburdurak, abreviatures, forkortelser, kratice, zkratky, afkortingen, mallongigoj, lühendid, pagdadaglat, lyhenteet, abréviations, abreviaturas, Abkürzungen, abrevyasyon, rövidítések, skammstafanir, singkatan, giorrúcháin, abbreviazioni, compendium seu abbreviatio, saīsinājumi, santrumpos, singkatan, abbrevjazzjonijiet, forkortelser, skróty, abreviaturas, abrevieri, skratky, kratice, abreviaturas, vifupisho, förkortningar, byrfoddau)?

Lot of manuals and documentation is loaded with things like TFA, RDS and such… but what is meant by it?

Therefore we are maintaining this list, showing common abbreviations (acronyms).

 

A

 

ACU

Air Conditioning Unit

AFU

Air Filtration Unit

AL

Air Lock

APD

Atmospheric plasma decontamination

1 alc.

100% Liter zuivere alcohol (100 %)

 

 

B

 

BC

Biological and Chemical

BDBS

Biologically Derived Bioactive Substance

BITE

Built In Test Equipment

BPH

British thermal units per square foot per hour

BWA

Biological warfare agent

BWC

Biological Weapons Convention

BZS

Swiss Federal Office for Civil Defence

 

 

C

 

CARC

Chemical agent resistant coating

CBRN

Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear COTS (Commercially off the shelf)

CCA

Contamination Control Area

CCW

Counter Clockwise

CE

Conformité Européenne

COLPRO

Collective Protection

CP

Command Post

CRIC

Core Relief Items Catalogue

CW

Clockwise

CWA

Chemical warfare agent

c/k

Aantal karaat (1 metriekkaraat = 2 × 10–4 kg)

ce/el

Aantal cellen

ct/l

Laadvermogen in metrieke ton (1)

 

 

D

 

DETA

Diethylenetriamine

DIASH 2

2-(Diisopropylamino) ethanethiol

DL

Detail List (Parts Catalogue)

DS-2

Decontaminating Solution Number 2

DSS

Door Security System

DSTL

Defence Science and Technology Laboratories ECBC Edgewood Chemical Biological Center

 

 

E

 

EC

European Community

EDS

Electrostatic Decontamination System

EGME

Ethylene glycol monomethylether

EMC

Electro Magnetic Compatibility

EMPA

Ethyl methyl phosphonic acid

ESC

Emergency Shelter Cluster (IASC Cluster)

 

 

F

 

FAL

First Appearance List

FAN

Manufacturers Item Number

FCN

Manufacturers Code Number

FPS

Feet per second

 

 

G

 

g

Gram

GB

Sarin

GD

Soman

GFE

Government Furnished Equipment

gi F/S

Gram splijtbare isotopen

 

 

H

 

HD

Sulphur mustard

HP

High Pressure

HEPA

High Efficiency Particle

HEPA

High Efficiency Particle

HDPE

High Density Polyethylene

 

 

I

 

IASC

Inter Agency Standing Committee

ICPR

International Commission on Radiological Protection

ICRC

International Committee of the Red Cross

IDP

Internally Displaced Person

IFRC

International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

INN

International non-proprietary name

INNM

International non-proprietary name modified

IMPA

Isopropyl methylphosphonic acid

IP

Implementing Partner

IPE

Individual Protective Equipment (Over garments, Gas Masks, Gloves etc.)

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

 

 

K

 

Kbit

1024 bit

kg/br

Kilogram brutogewicht

kg/net

Kilogram nettogewicht

kg/net eda

Kilogram netto-uitlekgewicht

kg/net mas

Kilogram in droge stof

kg C5H14ClNO

Kilogram cholinechloride

kg H2O2

Kilogram waterstofperoxide

kg K2O

Kilogram kaliumoxide

KOH

Kilogram kaliumhydroxide (bijtende potas)

kg met. am.

Kilogram methylaminen

kg N

Kilogram stikstof

kg NaOH

Kilogram natriumhydroxide (bijtende soda)

kg/net eda

Kilogram netto-uitlekgewicht

kg P2O2

Kilogram difosforpentaoxide (fosforzuuranhydride)

kg 90% sdt

Kilogram drooggewicht ad 90 %

kg U

Kilogram uranium

1000 kWh

Duizend kilowattuur

 

 

L

 

l

Liter

1000 l

Duizend liter

LDPE

Low Density Polyethylene

LHA

Liquid Hazard Area

LOT

Life Of Type

LP

Low Pressure

LRU

Line Replaceable Unit

LST

Local standard time

 

 

M

 

m

Meter

m2

Vierkante meter

m3

Kubieke meter

1000 m3

Duizend kubieke meter

MIL-STD

Military Standard

MAX

Maximum

Mbits

1 048 576 bits

MIN

Minimum

ml/g

Milliliter per gram

MIX. RAT.

Mixing ratio

mm/sec

Millimeter(s) per seconde

MPS

Meter per second

MPTSS

Multi Purpose Tactical Soft Shelter

MRBF

Mean Time Between Failure

MSA

Multi Stage Airlock

MSF

Médecins Sans Frontiéres

MTTR

Mean Time To Repair

mVHP

Modified vaporized hydrogen peroxide NaDCC Sodium dichloroisocyanurate

 

 

N

 

NBC

Nuclear-Bio-Chemical

NFI

Non-Food Items

NGO

Non-Governmental Organization

NSCM

NATO Supply Code Manufacturers

NSN

NATO Stock Number

 

 

O

 

OP

Organophosphate

 

 

P

 

pa

Aantal paren

PAA

Peracetic acid

p/st

Aantal stuks

100 p/st

Honderd stuks

1000 p/st

Duizend stuks

PCU

Pressure Control Unit

PE

Polyethylene

PF

Protection Factor

PMPA

Pinacolyl methylphosphonic acid

PP

Poly Propylene

PPM

Parts by weight of water vapor per million parts of dry air

PSU

Power Supply Unit

PUR

Poly Urethane

PVC

Poly Vinyl Chloride

 

 

R

 

RCU

Remote Control Unit

RDS

Rapid Deployement System

RH

Relative humidity

RN

Radiological and nuclear

RON

Research-octaangetal

RRA

Rest and Relief Area

RSDL

Reactive skin decontamination lotion

 

 

S

 

SED

Sensitive equipment decontamination

SOL. RAD.

Solar radiation

STB

Supertropical bleach

 

 

T

 

TBO

Time Between Overhaul

TDG

Thiodiglycol

TFA

Toxic Free Area

TIC

Toxic Industrial Chemicals

TICs

Toxic Industrial Chemicals

TIM

Toxic Industrial Materials

TJ

Terajoule (verbrandingswarmte)

TL

Technische Lieferbedingungen (Standard of the German Armed Forces)

TOG

Thermal Resistance of Garment

TQG

Tactical Quiet Generator

TSE

Test and Support Equipment

 

 

U

 

UN

United Nations

UNCCS

United Nations Common Coding System

UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNICEF

United Nations Children Fund

 

 

V

 

VHA

Vapour Hazard Area

VHP

Vaporized hydrogen peroxide

VWV

Chemical Weapons Convention

 

 

W

 

WASH

Water, Santitation and Hygiene (IASC Cluster)

WIS

Wehrwissenschaftliches Institut in Munster (Institute of the German Armed Forces for NBC research)

WMD

Weapons of Mass Destruction

WR

Water Repellent