AEROSPACE ACRONYM & Abbreviation Guide

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December 2010

Avionics Magazine proudly presents the fifth edition of our biennial Aerospace Acronym & Abbreviation Guide. Updated with the latest terms from the magazine’s pages, this comprehensive guide has grown to more than 3,000 civil and military acronyms.

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  • UA unnumbered acknowledgment

  • UA unmanned aircraft

  • UART universal asynchronous receiver transmitter

  • UAS unmanned aircraft system

  • UASTB Unmanned Aircraft System Training Battalion (U.S. Army)

  • UAT universal access transceiver

  • UATP universal air travel plan

  • UAV unmanned aerial vehicle

  • UBI uplink block identifier

  • UCAV unmanned combat aerial vehicle

  • UCD universal cockpit display

  • UCI user computer interface

  • UD user data

  • UDF unducted fan

  • UDP user datagram protocol

  • UGCS universal ground control station

  • UGDT universal ground data terminal

  • UGS unattended ground sensors

  • UHF ultra-high frequency

  • UI unnumbered information

  • UIR upper information region

  • UL uplink

  • ULV ultra-low voltage

  • ULWG upper layer working group

  • UML unified modeling language

  • UMS unmanned system

  • UMTS universal mobile telecommuni­cations system

  • UP universal platform

  • UPRM universal platform resource management

  • UPS uninterruptible power supply

  • URET user request evaluation tool

  • URL universal resource locator

  • USAACE United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence

  • USAF U.S. Air Force

  • USB universal serial bus

  • USC United States code

  • USCG U.S. Coast Guard

  • USSOCOM United States Special Operations Command

  • UTC universal time coordinated

  • UTP unshielded twisted pair

  • UV ultraviolet

  • UUT unit under test

  • UWB ultra wide-band

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