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V
search and rescue unit ground speed; sector pattern; volt

v
velocity of target drift

VA
Veterans Administration; vulnerability assessment

VAC
volts, alternating current

VARVAL
vessel arrival data, list of vessels available to marine safety offices and captains of the port

VAT B
(weather) visibility (in miles), amount (of clouds, in eighths), (height of cloud) top (in thousands of feet), (height of cloud) base (in thousands of feet)

VBS
visit, board, search

VBSS
visit, board, search, and seizure

VCC
voice communications circuit

VCG
virtual coordination group

VCNOG
Vice Chairman, Nuclear Operations Group

VCO
voltage controlled oscillator

VCOPG
Vice Chairman, Operations Planners Group

VCR
violent crime report

VCXO
voltage controlled crystal oscillator; voltage controlled oscillator

VDC
volts, direct current

VDJS
Vice Director, Joint Staff

VDR
voice digitization rate

VDS
video subsystem

VDSD
visual distress signaling device

VDU
visual display unit

VDUC
visual display unit controller

VEH
vehicle; vehicular cargo

VERTREP
vertical replenishment

VF
voice frequency

VFR
visual flight rules

VFTG
voice frequency telegraph

VHF
very high frequency

VI
visual information

VICE
advice

VID
visual identification information display

VIDOC
visual information documentation

VINSON
encrypted ultrahigh frequency communications system

VIP
very important person; visual information processor

VIRS
verbally initiated release system

VIS
visual imaging system

VISA
Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement

VISOBS
visual observer

VIXS
video information exchange system

VLA
vertical line array; visual landing aid

VLF
very low frequency

VLR
very-long-range aircraft

VLZ
vertical landing zone

VMAQ
Marine tactical electronic warfare squadron

VMC
visual meteorological conditions

VMF
variable message format

VMGR
Marine aerial refueler and transport squadron

VMI
vendor managed inventory

VNTK
target vulnerability indicator designating degree of hardness; susceptibility of blast; and K-factor

VO
validation office

VOCODER
voice encoder

VOCU
voice orderwire control unit

VOD
vertical onboard delivery

vol
volume

VOL
volunteer

VOLS
vertical optical landing system

VOR
very high frequency omnidirectional range station

VORTAC
very high frequency omnidirectional range station and/or tactical air navigation

VOX
voice actuation (keying)

VP
video processor

VPB
version planning board

VPD
version planning document

VPV
virtual prime vendor

VS
sector single-unit

VS&PT
vehicle summary and priority table

VSAT
very small aperture terminal

VSG
virtual support group

VSII
very seriously ill or injured

VSP
voice selection panel

VSR
sector single-unit radar

V/STOL
vertical and/or short takeoff and landing aircraft

VSW
very shallow water

VTA
voluntary tanker agreement

VTC
video teleconferencing

VTOL
vertical takeoff and landing

VTOL-UAV
vertical takeoff and landing unmanned aerial vehicle

VTS
vessel traffic service

VTT
video teletraining

VU
volume unit

VV&A
verification, validation, and accreditation

VV&C
verification, validation, and certification

VX
nerve agent (O-Ethyl S-Diisopropylaminomethyl Methylphosphonothiolate)

 
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