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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"The CAC program seeks to bring the highest levels of security and uniformity to the process by which Department of Defense workers are granted access to DoD's systems and facilities," said Bob Marino, vice president of Telos.
The use of Radio Frequency Identification tags can save millions of dollars in storage and transportation costs, according to the Department of Defense's top logistician.
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In recent years, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has established a number of programs to help advance the professional skills of the Department of Defense's (DoD) International Affairs workforce.
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ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq:MANT), a provider of innovative technologies and solutions focused on mission-critical national security programs for the intelligence community, the Department of Defense and other federal government customers, announced recently that the U.
The PEO/SYSCOM conferences and workshops are a series of senior-level, invitation-only, non-attribution events that host approximately 400 Department of Defense and industry participants at each event.
Linux Networx announced recently that the Department of Defense (DoD) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP), has purchased a 2,132-processor Evolocity II (E2) cluster from Linux Networx for the Army Research Laboratory Major Shared Resource Center (MSRC).
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The export of Generation Three Night-Vision Goggles requires that we send a copy of the export license application to our colleagues at the Department of Defense. In this case, the licensing officer would see this portion of the screen.

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