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MIPR
military interdepartmental purchase request

MIS
maritime intelligence summary

MISCAP
mission capability

MISREP
mission report

MISS
missing

MIST
military information support team

MITASK
mission tasking

MITO
minimum interval takeoff

MITT
mobile integrated tactical terminal

MIUW
mobile inshore undersea warfare

MIUWU
mobile inshore undersea warfare unit

MIW
mine warfare

MJCS
Joint Chiefs of Staff memorandum

MJLC
multinational joint logistic center

MLA
mission load allowance

MLC
Marine Logistics Command

MLE
maritime law enforcement

MLI
munitions list item

MLO
military liaison office

MLP
message load plan

MLPP
multilevel precedence and preemption

MLRS
Multiple Launch Rocket System

MLS
microwave landing system; multilevel security

MLW
mean low water

MMC
materiel management center

MMG
DOD Master Mobilization Guide

MMI
man/machine interface

MMLS
mobile microwave landing system

MMS
mast-mounted sight

MNF
multinational force

MNFC
multinational force commander

MNL
multinational logistics

MNLC
multinational logistic center

MNP
master navigation plan

MNS
mine neutralization system (USN); mission needs statement

MO
medical officer; month

MOA
memorandum of agreement; military operating area

MOADS
maneuver-oriented ammunition distribution system

MOB
main operations base; mobilization

MOBCON
mobilization control

MOBCON
mobilization control

MOCC
measurement and signature intelligence (MASINT) operations coordination center; mobile operations control center

MOD
Minister (Ministry) of Defense

MODEM
modulator/demodulator

MODLOC
miscellaneous operational details, local operations

MOD T-AGOS
modified tactical auxiliary general ocean surveillance

MOE
measure of effectiveness

MOG
maximum (aircraft) on ground; movement on ground (aircraft); multinational observer group

MOGAS
motor gasoline

MOLE
multichannel operational line evaluator

MOM
military ordinary mail

MOMAT
mobility matting

MOMSS
mode and message selection system

MOOTW
military operations other than war

MOP
measure of performance; memorandum of policy

MOPP
mission-oriented protective posture

MOR
memorandum of record

MOS
military occupational specialty

MOU
memorandum of understanding

MOUT
military operations in urban terrain; military operations on urbanized terrain

MOVREP
movement report

MOW
maintenance orderwire

MP
military police

MPA
maritime patrol aircraft; mission and payload assessment; mission planning agent

MPAT
military patient administration team

MPC
mid-planning conference; mililtary payment certificate; military personnel center

MPE/S
maritime pre-positioning equipment and supplies

MPF
maritime pre-positioning force

MPG
mensurated point graphic

mph
miles per hour

MPLAN
Marine Corps Mobilization Management Plan

MPM
medical planning module

MPO
military post office

MPRS
multi-point refueling system

MPS
maritime pre-positioning ship; message processor shelter; Military Postal Service

MPSA
Military Postal Service Agency

MPSRON
maritime pre-positioning ships squadron

MR
milliradian; mobile reserve

MRAALS
Marine remote area approach and landing system

MRAT
medical radiobiology advisory team

MRCI
maximum rescue coverage intercept

MRE
meal, ready to eat

MRG
movement requirements generator

MRMC
US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command

MRO
medical regulating office

MROC
multicommand required operational capability

MRR
minimum-risk route

MRRR
mobility requirement resource roster

MRS
measurement and signature intelligence (MASINT) requirements system; meteorological radar subsystem; movement report system

MRSA
Materiel Readiness Support Agency

MRT
maintenance recovery team

MRU
mountain rescue unit

MS
message switch

ms
millisecond

MSC
major subordinate command; Military Sealift Command; military staff committee; mission support confirmation

MSCA
military support to civil authorities; military support to civilian authorities

MSCD
military support to civil defense

MSCLEA
military support to civilian law enforcement agencies

MSCO
Military Sealift Command Office

MSD
marginal support date; mobile security division

MS-DOS
Microsoft disk operating system

MSDS
mission specific data set

MSE
mission support element; mobile subscriber equipment

MSECR
HIS 6000 security module

MSEL
master scenario events list

MSF
Medicins Sans Frontieres ("Doctors Without Borders"); mission support force; multiplex signal format

MSG
Marine Security Guard; message

MSGID
message identification

MSI
multi-spectral imagery

MSIC
Missile and Space Intelligence Center

MSIS
Marine safety information system

MSK
mission support kit

MSL
master station log; mean sea level

MSNAP
merchant ship naval augmentation program

MSO
map support office; marine safety office(r); military satellite communications (MILSATCOM) systems organization; mobilization staff officer

MSP
mission support plan

MSPES
mobilization stationing, planning, and execution system

MSPF
maritime special purpose force

MSPS
mobilization stationing and planning system

MSR
main supply route; mission support request

MSRR
modeling and simulation resource repository

MSRV
message switch rekeying variable

MSS
meteorological satellite subsystem

MSSG
Marine expeditionary unit (MEU) service support group

MST
Marine expeditionary force (MEF) weather support team; mission support team

M/T
measurement ton

MT
measurement ton; military technician; ministry team

MTA
military training agreement

MTAC
Multiple Threat Alert Center

MTBF
mean time between failures

MT Bn
motor transport battalion

MT/D
measurement tons per day

MTF
medical treatment facility; message text format

MTG
master timing generator

MTI
moving target indicator

MTIC
Military Targeting Intelligence Committee

MTL
mission tasking letter

MTMC
Military Traffic Management Command

MTMCTEA
Military Traffic Management Command Transportation Engineering Agency

MTMS
maritime tactical message system

MTO
message to observer; mission type order

MTOE
modified table of organization and equipment

MTON
measurement ton

MTP
mission tasking packet

MTS
Movement Tracking System

MTS/SOF-IRIS
multifunction system

MTT
magnetic tape transport; mobile training team

MTW
major theater war

MTX
message text format

MU
marry up

MUL
master urgency list (DOD)

MULE
modular universal laser equipment

MUREP
munitions report

MUSARC
major United States Army reserve commands

MUST
medical unit, self contained, transportable

MUX
multiplex

MV
merchant vessel; motor vessel

mV
millivolt

MWBP
missile warning bypass

MWC
Missile Warning Center (NORAD)

MWD
military working dog

MWDT
military working dog team

MWF
medical working file

MWOD
multiple word-of-day

MWR
missile warning receiver; morale, welfare, and recreation

MWSG
Marine wing support group

MWSS
Marine wing support squadron

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