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NGO
nongovernmental organization

NGP
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Program

NHCS
nonhostile casualty

NI
national identification (number); noted item

NIBRS
National Incident-Based Reporting System

NIC
National Intelligence Council; naval intelligence center

NICI
National Interagency Counternarcotics Institute

NID
naval intelligence database

NIDMS
National Military Command System (NMCS) Information for Decision Makers System

NIDS
National Military Command Center (NMCC) information display system

NIE
national intelligence estimate

NIEX
no-notice interoperability exercise

NIEXPG
No-Notice Interoperability Exercise Planning Group

NII
national information infrastructure

NIMCAMP
National Information Management and Communications Master Plan

NIPRNET
non-secure internet protocol router network

NIPS
Naval Intelligence Processing System

NISH
noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) intelligence support handbook

NISP
Nuclear Weapons Intelligence Support Plan

NIST
National Institute of Standards and Technology; national intelligence support team

NITES
Navy Integrated Tactical Environmental System

NITF
national imagery transmission format

NIU
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) interface unit

NIWA
naval information warfare activity

NL
Navy lighterage

NLO
naval liaison officer

NLT
not later than

nm
nautical mile

NM
network management

NMB
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) military body

NMCB
naval mobile construction battalion

NMCC
National Military Command Center

NMCM
not mission capable, maintenance

NMCS
National Military Command System; not mission capable, supply

NMD
national missile defense

NMET
naval mobile environmental team

NMFS
National Marine Fisheries Services

NMIC
National Maritime Intelligence Center

NMIST
National Military Intelligence Support Team (DIA)

NMJIC
National Military Joint Intelligence Center

NMOC
network management operations center

NMOSW
Naval METOC Operational Support Web

NMP
national media pool

NMPS
Navy mobilization processing site

NMR
news media representative

NMRC
Naval Medical Research Center

NMS
national military strategy

NMSA
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Mutual Support Act

NNAG
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Naval Armaments Group

NOAA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOACT
Navy overseas air cargo terminal

NOC
network operations center

NOCONTRACT
not releasable to contractors or consultants

NODDS
Naval Oceanographic Data Distribution System

NOE
nap-of-the-earth

NOEA
nuclear operations emergency action

NOFORN
not releasable to foreign nationals

NOG
Nuclear Operations Group

NOGAPS
Navy Operational Global Atmospheric Prediction System

NOHD
nominal ocular hazard distance

NOIC
Naval Operational Intelligence Center

NOK
next of kin

NOMS
Nuclear Operations Monitoring System

NOP
nuclear operations

NOPLAN
no operation plan available or prepared

NORAD
North American Aerospace Defense Command

NORM
normal; not operationally ready, maintenance

NORS
not operationally ready, supply

NOSC
Network Operations and Security Center

NOTAM
notice to airmen

NOTMAR
notice to mariners

NP
nonproliferation

NPC
Nonproliferation Center

NPES
Nuclear Planning and Execution System

NPG
nonunit personnel generator

NPS
National Park Service; nonprior service; Nuclear Planning System

NPWIC
National Prisoner of War Information Center

NQ
nonquota

NR
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) restricted; number

NRC
National Response Center; non-unit-related cargo

NRCHB
Naval Reserve cargo handling battalion

NRCHF
Naval Reserve cargo handling force

NRCHTB
Naval Reserve cargo handling training battalion

NRFI
not ready for issue

NRG
notional requirements generator

NRL
nuclear weapons (NUWEP) reconnaissance list

NRO
National Reconnaissance Office

NROC
Northern Regional Operations Center (CARIBROC-CBRN)

NRP
national response plan; non-unit-related personnel

NRPC
Naval Reserve Personnel Center

NRT
near real time

NRTD
near-real-time dissemination

NRZ
non-return-to-zero

NS
nuclear survivability

NSA
National Security Agency; national shipping authority; North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Standardization Agency

NSA/CSS
National Security Agency/Central Security Service

NSC
National Security Council

NSC/DC
Deputies Committee of the National Security Council

NSCID
National Security Council Intelligence Directive

NSC/IWG
National Security Council/Interagency Working Group

NSC/PC
National Security Council/Principals Committee

NSC/PCC
National Security Council Policy Coordinating Committee

NSCS
National Security Council System

NSD
National Security Directive; National Security Division (FBI)

NSDA
non-self deployment aircraft

NSDD
national security decision directive

NSDM
National Security Decision Memorandum

NSDS-E
Navy Satellite Display System-Enhanced

NSE
national support element; Navy support element

NSEP
national security emergency preparedness

NSF
National Science Foundation

NSFS
naval surface fire support

NSG
north-seeking gyro

NSGI
National System for Geospatial Intelligence

NSHS
National Strategy for Homeland Security

NSI
not seriously injured

NSL
no-strike list

NSM
national search and rescue (SAR) manual

NSN
National Stock Number

NSNF
nonstrategic nuclear forces

NSO
non-Single Integrated Operational Plan (SIOP) option

NSOC
National Security Operations Center; National Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Operations Center; Navy Satellite Operations Center

NSOOC
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Staff Officer Orientation Course

NSP
national search and rescue plan

N-Sp/CC
North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD)-US Space Command/Command Center

NSPD
national security Presidential directive

NSRL
national signals intelligence (SIGINT) requirements list

NSS
national security strategy; non-self sustaining

NSSA
National Security Space Architect

NSSCS
non-self-sustaining containership

NSST
naval space support team

NST
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency support team

NSTISSC
National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems Security Committee

NSTL
national strategic targets list

NSTS
National Secure Telephone System

NSW
naval special warfare

NSWCOM
Naval Special Warfare Command

NSWG
naval special warfare group

NSWTE
naval special warfare task element

NSWTG
naval special warfare task group

NSWTU
naval special warfare task unit

NSWU
naval special warfare unit

NT
nodal terminal

NTACS
Navy tactical air control system

NTAP
National Track Analysis Program

NTB
national target base

NTBC
National Military Joint Intelligence Center Targeting and BattleDamage Assessment Cell

NTC
National Training Center

NTCS-A
Navy Tactical Command System Afloat

NTDS
naval tactical data system

NTF
nuclear task force

N-TFS
New Tactical Forecast System

NTIC
Navy Tactical Intelligence Center

NTISS
National Telecommunications and Information Security System

NTISSI
National Telecommunications and Information Security System (NTISS) Instruction

NTISSP
National Telecommunications and Information Security System (NTISS) Policy

NTMPDE
National Telecommunications Master Plan for Drug Enforcement

NTMS
national telecommunications management structure

NTPS
near-term pre-positioned ships

NTS
night targeting system

NTSB
National Transportation Safety Board

NTSS
National Time-Sensitive System

NTU
new threat upgrade

NUC
non-unit-related cargo

NUCINT
nuclear intelligence

NUDET
nuclear detonation

NUDETS
nuclear detonation detection and reporting system

NUFEA
Navy-unique fleet essential aircraft

NUP
non-unit-related personnel

NURC
non-unit-related cargo

NUWEP
policy guidance for the employment of nuclear weapons

NVD
night vision device

NVG
night vision goggle

NVS
night vision system

NW
not waiverable

NWARS
National Wargaming System

NWB
normal wideband

NWBLTU
normal wideband line termination unit

NWDC
Navy Warfare Development Command

NWFP
Northwest Frontier Province (Pakistan)

NWP
naval warfare publication; numerical weather prediction

NWREP
nuclear weapons report

NWS
National Weather Service

NWT
normal wideband terminal

 
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