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DOD

abbr.
Department of Defense

DOD

(in the US) abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Department of Defense

DOD

Department of Defense.
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Noun1.DOD - the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United StatesDoD - the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
DARPA, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency - the central research and development organization for the United States Department of Defense; responsible for developing new surveillance technologies since 9/11
Department of Defense Laboratory System, LABLINK - a defense laboratory that provides essential services in fundamental science for national security and environmental protection and provides technologies that contribute to industrial competitiveness
United States Navy, US Navy, USN, Navy - the navy of the United States of America; the agency that maintains and trains and equips combat-ready naval forces
U. S. Air Force, United States Air Force, US Air Force, USAF, Air Force - the airforce of the United States of America; the agency that defends the United States through control and exploitation of air and space
Defense Intelligence Agency, DIA - an intelligence agency of the United States in the Department of Defense; is responsible for providing intelligence in support of military planning and operations and weapons acquisition
Defense Logistics Agency - a logistics combat support agency in the Department of Defense; provides worldwide support for military missions
Defense Technical Information Center, DTIC - the agency in the Department of Defense that provides scientific and technical information to federal agencies and their contractors
National Reconnaissance Office, NRO - an intelligence agency in the United States Department of Defense that designs and builds and operates space reconnaissance systems to detect trouble spots worldwide and to monitor arms control agreements and environmental issues and to help plan military operations
National Security Agency, NSA - the United States cryptologic organization that coordinates and directs highly specialized activities to protect United States information systems and to produce foreign intelligence information
U. S. Army, United States Army, US Army, USA, Army - the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare
Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, BMDO - an agency in the Department of Defense that is responsible for making ballistic missile defense a reality
Defense Information Systems Agency, DISA - a combat support agency in the Department of Defense responsible for developing and operating and supporting information systems to serve the needs of the President and the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Chiefs of Staff
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, NGA - a combat support agency that provides geographic intelligence in support of national security
Casualty Care Research Center, CCRC - an agency in the Department of Defense that is a national center for research on all aspects of injury control and casualty care
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Demi felt his back, as if expecting to find it like that of the watch, and then gravely remarked, "I dess Dod does it when I's asleep.
Eye of Dod," murmured conscience-stricken Pokey, spreading two chubby little hands before the round face, which they were not half big enough to hide.
3] Dod, David, I'll have her roasted on red peats before I'm by with it
While DOD followed the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) guidance in managing the initial $15 billion in war on terrorism funds that were placed in the Defense Emergency Response Fund in fiscal years 2001 and 2002, DOD provided its components with limited guidance on how to use these funds.
There is an increasing need for quick turn-round times for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) activities by DoD researchers," said Cray Henry, Director of the DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program.
To consolidate the cost of contingency operations at the DoD level, certified cost reports are submitted by the DoD Components to DFAS-DE/ICCI on a monthly basis.
DOD has relied upon this technological superiority in its weapons to counter the numerical advantage--in weapons and troops-- of its adversaries.
3 billion for total DOD spending in FY2007 and $157.
A senior civilian personnel expert with 27 years of DoD and Navy service, Bradshaw worked in the corporate world for six years after she retired from the government in 1999.
DOD plans to begin construction of a facility this fall to produce the "hundreds" of bombs it will need for operational tests of the weapon.
Robert Steinberg, President of Productivity by RFID, explains; "Basically, RFID Expediter allows DoD Suppliers to outsource RFID compliance.
Finalizes the interim rule published on March 23, 2005 (DFARS Change Notice 20050323), that permits contracting for acquisition functions closely associated with inherently governmental functions only if: appropriate DoD personnel are not available to perform the functions; appropriate DoD personnel will oversee contractor performance and will perform all associated inherently governmental functions; and the agency addresses any potential contractor organizational conflict of interest.