Department of Defense

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Noun1.Department of Defense - the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United StatesDepartment of Defense - 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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Glenn Flood, a Department of Defense spokesman, said it is now up to the federal Base Realignment and Closure Commission to evaluate the recommendations and make any changes the commission deems warranted.
The Department of Defense and Department of State have made long-term commitments to these military education and training programs, and are dedicated to their success.
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The Department of Defense takes the position that the United States has complied fully with its obligation to clean up unexploded ordnance under the Panama Canal Treaty.
Under the terms of the agreement, Thrane & Thrane and Comtech will jointly develop a dual mode satellite terminal targeting the United States Department of Defense and other allied military forces.
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The Department of Defense is faced with a tremendous challenge--working to make sense of massive amounts of data from disparate sources to identify and respond to security threats," said Rick Rosenburg, managing partner, defense, Unisys U.
Once the program was established and approved by the Department of Defense, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency HA/MA office facilitated the transportation by matching the size of the shipment with the mode of transport, within the required delivery date.
PAR is also a leader in providing computer-based system design and engineering services to the Department of Defense and Federal Government Agencies.
Before joining the Department of Defense, he was the vice president and general manager of the Office and Consumer Papers Division for International Paper.
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