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O
contour pattern

O&I
operations and intelligence

O&M
operation and maintenance

OA
objective area; operating assembly; operational area; Operations Aerology shipboard METOC division

OADR
originating agency's determination required

OAE
operational area evaluation

OAF
Operation ALLIED FORCE

OAFME
Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner

OAG
operations advisory group

OAJCG
Operation Alliance joint control group

OAP
offset aimpoint

OAR
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff operation plans assessment report

OAS
offensive air support; Organization of American States

OASD
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense

OASD(PA)
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)

OAU
Organization of African Unity

O/B
outboard

OB
operating base; order of battle

OBA
oxygen breathing apparatus

OBFS
offshore bulk fuel system

OBST
obstacle

OCA
offensive counterair; operational control authority

OCC
Operations Computer Center (USCG)

OCCA
Ocean Cargo Clearance Authority

OCD
orderwire clock distributor

OCE
officer conducting the exercise

OCEANCON
control of oceanographic information

OCHA
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

OCJCS
Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

OCMI
officer in charge, Marine Inspection

OCO
offload control officer

OCONUS
outside the continental United States

OCOP
outline contingency operation plan

OCP
operational configuration processing

OCR
Office of Collateral Responsibility

OCU
orderwire control unit (Types I, II, and III)

OCU-1
orderwire control unit-1

OD
operational detachment; other detainee

ODA
operational detachment-Alpha

ODATE
organization date

O-Day
off-load day

ODB
operational detachment-Bravo

ODC
Office of Defense Cooperation

ODCSLOG
Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics (Army)

ODCSOPS
Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans (Army)

ODCSPER
Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel (Army)

ODIN
Operational Digital Network

ODJS
Office of the Director, Joint Staff

ODR
Office of Defense representative

ODZ
outer defense zone

OEBGD
Overseas Environmental Baseline Guidance Document

OEG
operational exposure guide

OER
operational electronic intelligence (ELINT) requirements

OES
office of emergency services

OET
Office of Emergency Transportation (DOT)

OF
officer (NATO)

OFCO
offensive counterintelligence operation

OFDA
Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance

OFHIS
operational fleet hospital information system

OFOESA
Office of Field Operational and External Support Activities

OGA
other government agency

OGS
overseas ground station

OH
overhead

OI
Office of Intelligence (USCS); operating instruction

OIC
officer in charge

OICC
officer in charge of construction; operational intelligence coordination center

OID
operation order (OPORD) identification

OIR
operational intelligence requirements; other intelligence requirements

OCJCS-PA
Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff-Public Affairs

OJT
on-the-job training

OL
operating location

OLD
on-line tests and diagnostics

OLS
operational linescan system; optical landing system

OM
contour multiunit

OMA
Office of Military Affairs (CIA)

OMB
Office of Management and Budget

OMC
Office of Military Cooperation; optical memory card

OMF
officer master file

OMT
orthogonal mode transducer

OMT/OMTP
operational maintenance test(ing)/test plan

ONDCP
Office of National Drug Control Policy

ONI
Office of Naval Intelligence

OOB
order of battle

OOD
officer of the deck

OODA
observe, orient, decide, act

OOS
out of service

OP
observation post; operational publication (USN); ordnance pamphlet

OP3
overt peacetime psychological operations (PSYOP) program

OPARS
Optimum Path Aircraft Routing System

OPBAT
Operation Bahamas, Turks, and Caicos

OPCEN
operations center (USCG)

OPCOM
operational command (NATO)

OPCON
operational control

OPDEC
operational deception

OPDOC
operational documentation

OPDS
offshore petroleum discharge system (Navy)

OPELINT
operational electronic intelligence

OPFOR
opposing force; opposition force

OPG
operations planning group

OPGEN
operation general matter

OPLAN
operation plan

OPLAW
operational law

OPM
Office of Personnel Management; operations per minute

OPNAVINST
Chief of Naval Operations instruction

OPORD
operation order

OPP
off-load preparation party; orderwire patch panel

OPR
office of primary responsibility

OPREP
operational report

OPS
operational project stock; operations

OPSDEPS
Service Operations Deputies

OPSEC
operations security

OPSTK
operational stock

OPSUM
operation summary

OPT
operational planning team

OPTAR
operating target

OPTASK
operation task

OPTEMPO
operating tempo

OPTINT
optical intelligence

OPZONE
operation zone

OR
operational readiness; other rank(s) (NATO)

ORBAT
order of battle

ORCON
originator controlled

ORD
Operational Requirements Document

ORDREF
order reference

ORDTYP
order type

ORG
origin (GELOC)

ORIG
origin

ORP
ocean reception point

OS
operating system

OSA
operational support airlift

OSAT
out-of-service analog test

OSC
on-scene commander; operational support command; operations support center

OSD
Office of the Secretary of Defense

OSE
on scene endurance

OSG
operational support group

OSI
open system interconnection; operational subsystem interface

OSIA
on-site inspection activity

OSINT
open-source intelligence

OSIS
open-source information system

OSO
operational support office

OSOCC
on-site operations coordination center

OSP
operations support package

OSPG
overseas security policy group

OSRI
originating station routing indicator

OSV
ocean station vessel

OT
operational test

OT&E
operational test and evaluation

OTC
officer in tactical command; over the counter

OTG
operational target graphic

OTH
other; over the horizon

OTH-B
over-the-horizon backscatter (radar)

OTHT
over-the-horizon targeting

OTI
Office of Transition Initiatives

OTS
Officer Training School; one-time source

OUB
offshore petroleum discharge system (OPDS) utility boat

OUSD
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense

OUSD(AT&L)
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics)

OUSD(C)
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)

OUSD(P)
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy)

OUT
outsize cargo

OVE
on-vehicle equipment

OVER
oversize cargo

OW
orderwire

 
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