Glossary

Find out what TTCP, MoD, RS&T and other abbreviations and acronyms used on this website mean.

ADF Australian Defence Force

ANZAC Australian and New Zealand Army Corps

AVS Applied Vehicle Systems

AVD Air Vehicles Division

C2 Command and Control

C4ISR Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance

CBRE Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Explosive

CBRD Chemical, Biological and Radiological Defence

CDF Chief of Defence Force

CRI Crown Research Institute

Defence The Ministry of Defence and the New Zealand Defence Force

DSES Diver Signature Evaluation System

DSTL Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, United Kingdom

DSTO Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Australia

DTA Defence Technology Agency

DTAB Defence Technology Advisory Board

ECM Electronic Counter Measures

ESM Electronic Support Measures

ESR Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd

EW Electronic Warfare

F35 NZDF Strategy out to 2035

FEA Finite Element Analysis

FTE Full-time Equivalent

GCSB Government Communications Security Bureau

HF Human factors

HMNZS Her Majesty’s New Zealand Ship

IP Intellectual Property

IPENZ Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand

IPMS Integrated Platform Management System

IPV Inshore Patrol Vessel

IRL Industrial Research Ltd

ISR Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance

LAV Light Armoured Vehicle

LVC Live virtual constuctive (eg LVC training systems)

METRES Maritime EOD (Explosive Ordinance Disposal) Training Ranging and Evaluation System)

MoD Ministry of Defence

NZDF New Zealand Defence Force

R&D Research and development

RHIB Rigid hull inflatable boat

RNZAF Royal New Zealand Air Force

RNZN Royal New Zealand Navy

RS&T Research, Science and Technology

TTCP The Technical Co-operation Programme

UAS Unmanned Aircraft System

Wi-Fi wireless fidelity

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