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H  Symbol for the magnetic field of the propagated radio wave
H2O  Critical life-essential liquid, commonly known as water
HA  Humanitarian Assistance
HAA  Helicopter Alighting Area
HAB  (1) High Altitude Burst; (2) High Altitude Bombing; (3) High Air Burst; (4) Hardened Aircraft Bunker
HAC  (1) House Appropriations Committee; (2) Historical Area Coverage
HACC  Humanitarian Assistance Coordination Center
HAE  High-Altitude Endurance
HAHO  High-Altitude High-Opening
HAIS  Hawaiian Air Intelligence System
HAL  Helicopter Light Attack
HALE  High-Altitude Long-Endurance
HALO  High-Altitude Low-Opening
HANE  High-Altitude Nuclear Effects
HANG  Hawaii Air National Guard
HARDLOOK  Special Data Analysis Product of NAVSPACECOM/N24
HARDS  High-Altitude Radiation Detection System
HARM  High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (AGM-88A)
HARV  Harassment Vehicle (Drone)
HAS  Hardened Aircraft Shelter
HASC  House Armed Services Committee
HATS  Heuristic Automated Transportation System
HATMD  High-Altitude Theater Missile Defense
HAV  (1) High Acceleration Vehicle; (2) Heavy Armored Vehicle (non-tactical)
HAWS  Hawaii Area Wideband System
HAZCON  Hazardous Condition
HAZMAT  Hazardous Materials
HB  High Burst
HBWP  Host-Based Word Processing
HC  HUMINT Committee
HCA  Humanitarian and Civic Assistance
HCC  HUMINT Contingency Cell
HCF  High Command of Forces
HCI/DV/AEX  Human-Computer Interface/Data Visualization/Automated Expansion
HCR  HUMINT Collection Requirement
HCS  Helicopter Combat/Search and Rescue
HCU  High Capacity Computer Unit
HD  Horizontal Ground Distance
HDL  Harry Diamond Laboratories
HDM  Hierarchical Development Methodology
HDO  Humanitarian Demining Operations
HDX  Half Duplex
HX  Half Duplex
HE  High Explosive
HEAT  High-Explosive AntiTank
HEC  Helicopter Element Coordinator
HEDI  High Endoatmospheric Defense Interceptor
HEF  Hostile Establishment File
HEI  High-Explosive Incendiary
HEL  High-Energy Laser
HELIP  HAWK European Limited Improvement Program
HELRATS  High Energy Laser Radar Acquisition & Tracking System
HELSTF  High-Energy Laser Systems Test Facility
HELW  High-Energy Laser Weapons
HELWING  Helicopter Wing
HEMP  High-Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse
HEMT  High-Electron-Mobility Transistor
HEO  (1) High-Earth-Orbit; (2) Highly Elliptical Orbit
HEP  High-Explosive Plastic
HERO  (1) Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation To Ordnance; (2) Historical Evaluation and Research Organization
HERT  Headquarters Emergency Relocation Team
HES  Hardcopy Exploitation Systems
HESS  Hangul English Support System
HEST  High-Explosive Simulation Technique
HET  Heavy Equipment Transporter
HF  (1) High Frequency; (2) Height Finder; (3) Hydrogen Fluoride
HFE  Human Factors Engineering
HFA  High-Frequency Antenna
HF/DF  High-Frequency Direction-Finding
HFE  Heavy-Fuel Engine
HFEA  Human Factors Engineering Assessment
HFP  Host Front-End Protocol
HH  Hand-Held
HHC  Headquarters and Headquarters Company
HHD  Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment
HHS  (1) Headquarters and Headquarter Services; (2) Hasty Hide Shelter
HHW  Higher High Water
HIL  High Interest List
HI-PAR  High-Performance Precision-Approach Radar
HI-RES  High-Resolution
HIC  High-Intensity Conflict
HICOM  High Command (CINCPACFLT Voice Network)
HIDSS  Helmet-Integrated Display & Sight System
HIFAR  High-Frequency Fixed-Array Radar
HIMAD  (1) High- to Medium-Altitude Defense; (2) High to Medium Altitude Adjustment
HIMS  HUMINT Information Management System
HIP  Howitzer Improvement Program
HIRMS  Human Intelligence Requirements Management System
HIROCC  Hawaiian Islands Regional Operational Control Center
HIS  (1) Honeywell Information System; (2) Hostile Intelligence Services
HISP  Hostile Intelligence Service Profiler System
HIT  High-Interest Track
HITS  (1) Human Intelligence Tasking System; (2) Hawaii Information Transfer System
HJ  HONEST JOHN (U.S. Surface-to-Surface Rocket)
HL  Hand-Launched
HLA  Helicopter Landing Areas
HLA/DZ  Helicopter Landing Area/Drop Zone
HLA/DZS  Helicopter Landing Area/Drop Zone Study
HLLV  Heavy-Lift Launch Vehicle
HL-UAV  Hand-Launched Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
HLW  Higher Low Water
HLZ  Helicopter Landing Zone
HM  Helicopter Mine Warfare
HMC  HUMINT Management Center
HMCII  Higher Military Command, Interior and Islands (Greece)
HMF  Handbook of Military Forces
HMI  (1) Host-Message Interface; (2) Human-Machine Interface
HMMWV  High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle
HMS  (1) Her Majesty’s Ship; (2) HUMINT Management System
HMTV  Head-Mounted Thermal Vision
HN  Host Nation
HNAF  Host Nation Armed Forces
HNIS  Host Nation Intelligence Support
HNS  Host Nation Support
HNSC  House National Security Committee
HOB  Height of Burst
HOBO  Homing Optical Bomb
HOC  (1) History of Coverage; (2) HUMINT Operations Cell
HOCNET  HUMINT Operational Communications Network
HOE  Homing Overlay Experiment
HOIS  Hostile Intelligence Service(s)
HOJ  Home on Jam
HOL  High-Order Language
HOM  (1) Head of Media; (2) Head of Mission
HOTA  HUMINT Operational Tasking Authority
HOTOL  Horizontal Takeoff & Landing
HOTPHOTOREP  Hot Photographic Interpretation Report
HOTSIT  Hot Situation Message
how  Howitzer
HP  (1) Headquarters Pamphlet; (2) Horsepower
HPA  High-Power Amplifier
HPG  Hardcopy Products Group
HPM  High-Power Microwave
HPT  (1) High-Payoff Target; (2) High-Priority Target
HPSC  High-Performance Computing Research System
HPSCI  House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
HQ/HQS  Headquarters
HQDA  Headquarters, Department of the Army
HQJTF  Headquarters, Joint Task Force
HQMC  Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps
HQMRHITS  Quarterly Management Report
HQ USAF  Headquarters, Department of the Air Force
HR  (1) High Resolution; (2) Humanitarian Relief Service
hr  Hour
HR/MR  Human Readable/Machine Readable (Data)
HRC  Human Resources Committee
HRCS  High-Resolution Camera System
HRMS  Human Intelligence Requirements Management System
HRPT  High-Resolution Picture Transmissions
HRR  High-Resolution Radar
HRS  (1) Hours; (2) Humanitarian Relief Service
HRTV  High-Resolution Television
HRU  Hardcopy Reconstruction Unit
HRV  High-Resolution Visible Range Instruments
HS  (1) Helicopter Squadron; (2) Home Station
HSD  HUMINT Support Detachment
HSE  HUMINT Support Element
HSE-E  HSE-Europe
HSE-SOCOM  HSE-USSOCOM
HSI  (1) Human Systems Integration; (2) Hyperspectral Imagery
H-SIP  H-Camera Spectral Improvement Program
HSLLADS  High Speed Low Level Aerial Delivery System
HSMS  Human Sources Management System
HSS  Health Service Support
HTACC  Hardened Tactical Air Control Center
HTKP  Hard-Target Kill Potential
HTLD  High-Technology Light Division
HTOHL  Horizontal Take-off and Horizontal Landing
HTML  Hypertext Markup Language
HUD  Heads-Up Display
HULTEC  Hull-to-Emitter Correlation
HUMINT  Human Resources Intelligence
HUMMV  High Utility Mobile Mechanized Vehicle
HUMRO  Humanitarian Relief Operations
HUS  Hardened Unique Storage
HUSK  Hardened Unique Storage Key
hv  Heavy
HVA  High Value Asset
HVAC  High-Voltage Air Conditioning
HVAP  High-Velocity Armor-Piercing
HVAPFSDS  High Velocity Armor-Piercing Fin-Stabilized Discarding-Sabot
HVAT  High-Velocity Antitank
HVF  Highly Volatile Fuel
HVIT  High Volume Information Transfer
HVT  High-Value Target
HW  (1) High Water; (2) Hardware
HWAS  High Wycombe Air Station
HWC  Hobart Walk-in Cooler
HW/SW  Hardware/Software
HWY  Highway
Hz  Hertz

 

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