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E
total probable error

E&DCP
evaluation and data collection plan

&E
emergency and extraordinary expense authority; evasion and escape

E&EE
emergency and extraordinary expense

E&I
engineering and installation

E&M
ear and mouth; special signaling leads

E&R
evasion and recovery

E1
Echelon 1

E2
Echelon 2

E3
Echelon 3; electromagnetic environmental effects

E4
Echelon 4

E5
Echelon 5

E-8C
joint surveillance, target attack radar system (JSTARS) aircraft

ea
each

EA
electronic attack (previously ECM); emergency action; evaluation agent; executive agent; executive assistant

EAC
echelons above corps (ARMY); emergency action; emergency action committee

EAD
earliest arrival date; echelons above division (Army); extended active duty

EAF
expeditionary aerospace forces

EALT
earliest anticipated launch time

EAM
emergency action message

EAP
emergency action plan; emergency action procedures

EAP-CJCS
emergency action procedures of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

EARLY
evasion and recovery supplemental data report

E-ARTS
en route automated radar tracking system

EASTPAC
eastern Pacific Ocean

EBCDIC
extended binary coded decimal interchange code

EC
electronic combat; enemy combatant; error control; European Community

ECAC
Electromagnetic Compatibility Analysis Center

ECB
echelons corps and below (Army)

ECC
engineering coordination cell; evacuation control center

ECN
electronic change notice; Minimum Essential Emergency Communications Network

ECO
electronic combat officer

ECOSOC
Economic and Social Council (UN)

ECP
emergency command precedence; engineering change proposal

ECS
expeditionary combat support

ECU
environmental control unit

ED
envelope delay; evaluation directive

EDA
Excess Defense Articles

EDC
estimated date of completion

EDD
earliest delivery date

EDI
electronic data interchange

EDSS
equipment deployment and storage system

EE
emergency establishment

EEA
environmental executive agent

EEBD
emergency escape breathing device

EECT
end evening civil twilight

EED
electro-explosive device

EEFI
essential elements of friendly information

EEI
essential element of information

EELV
evolved expendable launch vehicle

EEO
equal employment opportunity

EEPROM
electronic erasable programmable read-only memory

EER
extended echo ranging

EEZ
exclusive economic zone

EFA
engineering field activity

EFD
engineering field division

EFST
essential fire support task

EFT
electronic funds transfer

EFTO
encrypt for transmission only

EGS
Earth ground station

EHF
extremely high frequency

EHRA
environmental health risk assessment

EI
exercise item

EIA
Electronic Industries Association

EIS
Environmental Impact Statement

ELBA
emergency locator beacon

ELCAS
elevated causeway system

ELCAS(M)
elevated causeway system (modular)

ELCAS(NL)
elevated causeway system (Navy lighterage)

ELD
emitter locating data

ELECTRO-OPTINT
electro-optical intelligence

ELINT
electronic intelligence

ELIST
enhanced logistics intratheater support tool

ELOS
extended line of sight

ELPP
equal level patch panel

ELR
extra-long-range aircraft

ELSEC
electronics security

ELSET
element set

ELT
emergency locator transmitter

ELV
expendable launch vehicle

ELVA
emergency low visibility approach

EM
electromagnetic; executive manager

EMALL
electronic mall

EMC
electromagnetic compatibility

EMCON
emission control

EMCON orders
emission control orders

EME
electromagnetic environment

EMEDS
Expeditionary Medical Support

EMI
electromagnetic interface; electromagnetic interference

EMP
electromagnetic pulse

EMR hazards
electromagnetic radiation hazards

EMS
emergency medical services

EMSEC
emanations security

EMT
emergency medical technician; emergency medical treatment

EMV
electromagnetic vulnerability

ENCOM
engineer command

ENDEX
exercise termination

ENL
enlisted

ENSCE
enemy situation correlation element

ENWGS
Enhanced Naval Warfare Gaming System

EO
electro-optical; end office; equal opportunity; executive order; eyes only

EOB
electronic order of battle; enemy order of battle

EOC
early operational capability; emergency operations center

EOD
explosive ordnance disposal

EOI
electro-optic(al) imagery

EO-IR
electro-optical-infrared

EOL
end of link

EOM
end of message

EOP
emergency operating procedures

E-O TDA
electro-optical tactical decision aid

EOW
engineering orderwire

EP
electronic protection; emergency procedures; execution planning

EPA
Environmental Protection Agency; evasion plan of action

EPBX
electronic private branch exchange

EPF
enhanced palletized load system (PLS) flatrack

EPH
emergency planning handbook

EPIC
El Paso Intelligence Center

EPIRB
emergency position-indicating radio beacon

EPROM
erasable programmable read-only memory

EPW
enemy prisoner of war

EPW/CI
enemy prisoner of war/civilian internee

ERC
exercise related construction

ERDC
Engineer Research and Development Center

ERGM
extended range guided munitions

ERO
engine running on or offload

ERRO
Emergency Response and Recovery Office

ERSD
estimated return to service date

ERT
emergency response team (FEMA)

ERT-A
emergency response team - advance

ES
electronic warfare support (previously ESM)

ESC
Electronics Systems Center

ESF
Economic Support Fund; emergency support function

ESG
executive steering group

ESGN
electrically suspended gyro navigation

ESI
extremely sensitive information

ESK
electronic staff weather officer kit

ESO
embarkation staff officer

ESOC
Emergency Supply Operations Center

EST
emergency service team; emergency support team (FEMA); en route support team

ETA
estimated time of arrival

ETAC
emergency tactical air control; enlisted terminal attack controller

ETD
estimated time of departure

ETF
electronic target folder

ETI
estimated time of intercept

ETIC
estimated time for completion; estimated time in commission

ETM
electronic transmission

ETPL
endorsed TEMPEST products list

ETR
export traffic release

ETS
European telephone system

ETSS
extended training service specialist

ETX
end of text

EU
European Union

E-UAV
endurance unmanned aerial vehicle

EUB
essential user bypass

EURV
essential user rekeying variable

EUSA
Eighth US Army

EUSCS
effective United States controlled ships

EVC
evasion chart

EVE
equal value exchange

EW
early warning; electronic warfare

EWC
electronic warfare coordinator

EWCC
electronic warfare coordination center

EWCS
electronic warfare control ship

EW/GCI
early warning/ground-controlled intercept

EWIR
electronic warfare integrated reprogramming

EWO
electronic warfare officer

EXCIMS
Executive Council for Modeling and Simulations

EXCOM
extended communications search

ExCom
executive committee

EXDIR
Executive Director (CIA)

EXDIR/ICA
Executive Director for Intelligence Community Affairs (USG)

EXER
exercise

EXORD
execute order

EXPLAN
exercise plan

EZ
extraction zone

EZCO
extraction zone control officer
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