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Military Acronyms and Abbreviations - Acronym Finder

LAAIB  Latin American Air Intelligence Brief
LAAM  Light Anti-Aircraft Missile
LAB  Laboratory
LABS  Laboratories
LAD  Launch Assist Device
LADD  Low Angle Drogue Delivery
LAEO  Low-Altitude Electro-Optical
LAEWWING  Light-Airborne Early Warning Wing
LAF  Launch Alert Folder
LAFTA  Latin America Free Trade Association
LAGEOS  Laser Geodynamic Satellite
LAI  (1) Light Armored Infantry; (2) Look-Down Air Intercept
LAL  Library Accessions List
LALO  Low-Altitude Low-Opening
LAM  Louisiana Maneuvers
LAMM  Land Armament and Manpower Model
LAMP  Lockwood Analytical Method for Prediction LAMPS (1) Light Airborne Multipurpose System; (2) LANTCOM  Message Processing System
LAN  Local Area Network
LANDCENT  Land Forces Central Region
LANDSAT  Land Satellite (Commercial Multi-Spectral)
LANDSOUTH  Land Forces Southern Region
LANFORSIXTHFLT  Landing Force Sixth Fleet
LANL  Los Alamos National Laboratory
LANT  Atlantic
LANTAF  Atlantic Command Air Forces
LANTAREA  Atlantic Area
LANTCOM  Atlantic Command (now ACOM)
LANTCOMDIS  Atlantic Command Deployable Intelligence System
LANTCOM JIC  Atlantic Command Joint Intelligence Center (AIC)
LANTDAC  Atlantic Command Defense Analysis Center
LANTDIS  USACOM Deployable Intelligence System
LANTFLT  U.S. Atlantic Fleet
LANTIRN  Low-Altitude Navigation and Targeting Infrared System for Night
LANTIS  Atlantic Intelligence Supplement
LANUP  Local Area Network Upgrades
LANWAN  Local Area Network/Wide Area Network
LAR  Laser-Aided Rocket
LARB  Light Amphibious Reconnaissance Battalion
LARS  Light Artillery Rocket System
LAS  Land Analysis System
LASA  Light Armed Surveillance Attack
LASER  Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
LASERFAX  Secure System for Transmitting Photos
LASH  Lighter Aboard Ship
LASINT  Laser Intelligence
LASTE  Low-Altitude Safety Targeting Enhancement
LAT  Latitude
LATAM  Latin America
LATIN  Atlantic Command Theater Intelligence Network
LATS  Large Aperture Tracking System
LATWING  Light Attack Wing
LAV  Light Armored Vehicle (non-tactical)
LAW  Light Antitank Weapon
LAWS  Long-Range Cruise Missile Analysis and Warning System
LB  Live Broadcast
Lb  Pound
L-BAND  1 to 2 GHz
LBR  Laser Beam Recorder
lbs  (LB) Pounds
LBSR  Lightweight Battlefield Surveillance Radar
LC  (1) Library of Congress; (2) Line of Contact
LCAC  Landing Craft, Air Cushion
LCC  (1) Amphibious Command Ship; (2) Logistics Coordination Center; (3) Launch Control Center;
(4) Land Component Commander
LCC-IC  Amphibious Command Ship-Intelligence Center
LCD  Liquid Crystal Display
LCE  Liaison Coordination Element (Special Operations Liaison Team in Coalition Operations)
LCF  Launch Control Facility
LCM  (1) Medium Landing Craft; (2) Life Cycle Management
LCP  (1) Personnel Landing Craft; (2) Launching Control Post
LCPR  Ramped Personnel Landing Craft
LCS  Low-Cost Satellite
LCSMM  Life Cycle Support Management Model
LCSR  Swimmer Reconnaissance Landing Craft
LCU  (1) Utility Landing Craft; (2) Launch Correlation Unit
LCW  Special Warfare Support Craft
LCWS  Low-Cost Workstation
LD  (1) Line of Departure; (2) Laser Defense
LDC  (1) Less-Developed Country; (2) Local Data Concentrator; (3) Light-Weight Deployable Communication; (4) Land Defense of CONUS
LDEF  Long Duration Exposure Facility
LDF  Lightweight Digital Facsimile
LDIS  Library Document Inventory System
LDM  Limited Distance Modems
LDMX  Local Digital Message Exchange
LDR  Low Data Rate
LDS  Laser Detection System
LDSD  Lookdown/Shootdown
LDT  Large Diameter Target
LDX  Long-Distance XEROX
LEA  Law Enforcement Agency
LEAD  (1) Low-Cost Encryption/Authentication Device; (2) List of Emerging Activations and Dispositions
LEAF  Law Enforcement Access Field
LEASAT  (1) Leased Satellite; (2) Leased System
LED  Light Emitting Diode
LEDS  Link 11 Display System
LEM  Land Engagement Model
LEN  Large Extension Node
LENSCE  Limited Enemy Situation Correlation Element
LEP  Linear Error Probable
LEPCU  Lightweight Environmental Protection Combat Uniform
LEO  Low Earth Orbit
LEO COM  Low Earth Orbit Data Communications
LERTCON  Alert Condition
LES  (1) Leading Edge Services; (2) Land Earth Station; (3) Limited Effects Submunition
LEW  Limited Effects Weapons
LEXIS  Meade Data Central Legal Service
LF  (1) Low Frequency; (2) Launch Facility; (3) Landing Force
LF6F  Landing Force 6th Feet
LFC  Large Format Camera
LFICS  Landing Force Integrated Communications System
LFM  Landing Force Manual
LFOC  Landing Force Operations Center
LFOV  Limited Field of View
LFR  Inshore Fire Support Ship
LFRSV  Launch-Fly-Recover Space Vehicle
LFS  Amphibious Warfare Fire Support Ship
LG  ACC Director of Logistics
LGB  Laser-Guided Bomb
LHA  Amphibious Assault Ship (General Purpose)
LHA-IC  Amphibious Assault Ship (General Purpose)-Intelligence Center
LHD  Multi-Purpose Amphibious Assault Ship
L-HOUR  Hour on C-Day when deployment begins
LHR  Low Hop Rate
LHW  Lower High Water
LHX  Lightweight Helicopter
LIC  Low-Intensity Conflict
LIDAR  Light Detection and Ranging
LIGHTSAT  Lightweight Satellite
LIMDIS  (1) Limited Dissemination; (2) Limited Distribution
LIME  Laser-Induced Magnetic Emissions
LIMMER  Limited Control of Merchant Shipping
LIN  LANTCOM Intelligence Network
LINCS  Long-Range Intelligence Networked Communications Service
LIR  Launch and Impact Report
LISS  LANTCOM Intelligence Support System
LITE  Laptop Imagery Transmission Equipment
LITES  Laser Intercept and Technical Exploitation System
LITINT  Literature Intelligence
LIVID  Language Identification and Voice Identification
LIWA  Land Information Warfare Activity
LJ  Laser Jet
LKA  Amphibious Cargo Ship
LKG  Loop Key Generator
LL  (1) Landline; (2) Latent Lethal Dose
LLLTV/IR  Low-Light-Level TV/Infrared
LLSO  Low-Level Source Operations (CI/HUMINT)
LLTV  Low-Light-Level Television
LLNL  Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
LLO  Land Liaison Office
LLW  Lower Low Water
LLVI  Low-Level Voice Intercept
LMBB  GENSER Intelligence Broadcast
LMCC  LOCE Mobile Correlation Center
LMD  Local Management Device
LMD-KP  Local Management Device/Key Processor
LME  Layer Management Entry
LMI  Layer Management Interface
LMR  Land Mobile Radio
LMRDFS  Lightweight Man-Transportable Radio Direction Finding System
LMS  (1) Local Monitor Station; (2) Least Means Squared
LMSR  Large Medium Speed RO/RO
LNA  Low Noise Amplifier
LNE  Liaison Element
LNG  Liquefied Natural Gas
LNIS  Atlantic Command Naval Intelligence Summary
LNO  (1) Limited Nuclear Option; (2) Liaison Officer
LNU  Last Name Unknown
LO  (1) Liaison Officer; (2) Low Observables
LO/LO  Lift-On/Lift-Off
LOA  (1) Letter of Agreement; (2) Lead Operational Authority; (3) Letter of Assist
LOAC  Law of Armed Conflict
LOB  Line of Bearing
LOC(S)  (1) Line(s) of Communication; (2) Library of Congress; (3) Launch Operations Center; (4) Liaison Officer Coordinator; (5) Location; (6) ILS Localizer
LOCD  Lines of Communication Designators
LOCE  (1) Limited Operational Capability, Europe; (2) Linked Operations-Intelligence Centers Europe
LOCK  Logical Co-Processing Kernel
LOD  Low-Observable Demonstrations
LOFAR  Low-Frequency Analysis and Recording
LOG  Logistics
LOGCAP  Logistics Civil Augmentation Program
LOGEX  Logistics Exercise
LOGS  Logistics
LOI  (1) Letter of Instruction; (2) Location of Interest
LON  Longitude
LONG  Longitude
LORAD  Long-Range Air Defense
LORAN  Long-Range Navigation
LOROP  Long-Range Oblique Photography
LOROPS  (1) Long-Range Optical System; (2) Long-Range Oblique Photographic Sensor
LOS  (1) Line of Sight; (2) Law of the Sea
LOTS  (1) Lighter Over the Shore; (2) Logistics Over the Shore
LOW  (1) Laws of War; (2) Launch on Warning
LOX  Liquid Oxygen
LP  Listening Post
LPA  Amphibious Personnel Transport
LPAR  Large Phased-Array Radar
LPC  Linear Predictive Coding
LPD  (1) Amphibious Assault Transport Dock; (2) Low Probability of Detection
LPD/I  Low Probability of Detection/Intercept
LPF  Low Pass Filter
LPG  Liquefied Natural Gas
LPH  Amphibious Assault Ship (Helicopter)
LPI  (1) Low Probability Intercept; (2) Lines per Inch
LPO  Leading Petty Officer
LPR  Amphibious Transport (Small)
LPS  (1) Logistics Planning Study; (2) Large Processing Station
LPSS  Amphibious Transport Submarine
LPT  Logistics Preparation of the Theater
LRA  Long-Range Aviation (FSU)
LRAA  Long-Range Air Army (FSU)
LRAACA  Long-Range Air-ASW Capable Aircraft
LRAAM  Long-Range Air-to-Air Missile
LRC  (1) Logistics Readiness Center; (2) Logistics Resupply Center; (3) Lesser Regional Contingency; (4) Limited Regional Conflict; (5) Limited Regional Contingency
LRCM  Long-Range Cruise Missile
LRCS  Light-Reaction Communications System
LRE  Launch and Recovery Element
LREO  Long Range Electro-Optical
LRINF  Longer Range Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces
LRIP  Limited/Low-Rate Initial Production
LRL  Low-Cost Receive Location
LRM  Low-Rate Multiplexer
LRP  (1) Low-Rate Production; (2) Long-Range Plan; (3) Limited Response Package
LRR  Long-Range Reconnaissance
LRRP  Long-Range Reconnaissance Patrol
LRSC  Long-Range Surveillance Company
LRSO  Long-Range Surveillance Out-Post
LRSP  (1) Long-Range Surveillance Plan; (2) Long-Range Systems Plan
LRSPRAC  Long-Range Special Reporting and Coordination
LRSTIA  Long-Range Scientific and Technical Intelligence Assessment
LRSU  Long-Range Surveillance Unit
LRTNF  Long-Range Theater Nuclear Forces
LRU  Line-Replaceable Unit
LSA  (1) Logistics Support Analysis; (2) LAN Systems Administrator
LSB  Lower Sideband
LSC  Linear Shaped Charge
LSCS  Logistics Support Command, Somalia
LSD  (1) Landing Ship, Dock; (2) Lease Separation Distance
LSDV  Swimmer Delivery Vehicle
LSE  Logistic Support Element
LSG  Large-Scale Graphics
LSI  Large-Scale Integration
LSM  Medium Amphibious Assault Landing Ship
LSP  Launch Sequence Plan
LSS  Library Support System
LSSA  Logistic System Support Activity
LSSC  Light Seal Support Craft
LST  (1) Amphibious Vehicle Landing Ship; (2) Local Standard Time
LST-5C  Deployable Satellite Terminal
LSV  Light Strike Vehicle
LT  (1) Light Table (2) Light
LTAC  Land Terminal Access Control
LTAS  Lightweight Tactical Army Satellite Communications System
LTBT  Limited Test Ban Treaty
Ltd  Limited
LTDP  NATO Long-Term Defense Program
LTDS  Laser Target Designator System
LTI  Lightweight Thermal Imager
LTID  Laser Target Interface Device
LTIOV  Latest Time Information of Value
LTMS  Light Table Mensuration System
LTOE  Living Table of Organization and Equipment
LUA  Launch Under Attack
LUT  Limited User Test
LVDS  Low-Volume Dissemination System
LW  Low Water
LWA  Light Weight Aircraft
LWIR  Long-Wavelength Infrared
LWM  Lightweight Motor
LWOP  Leave Without Pay
LWR  Lutheran World Relief, Inc
LWT  Amphibious Warping Tug
LZ  Landing Zone
LZCT  Landing Zone Control Team

 

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