ACTORD: Activation Order—The third and final stage in the NATO authorization procedure for military action.
ACTREQ: Activation Requirement—Second stage in the NATO authorization procedure for military action.
ACTWARN: Activation Warning—First stage in a three-phase authorization procedure for NATO military action.
AFSOUTH: Allied Forces Southern Europe.
ALLIED FORCE: Official operation name of NATO action in Kosovo.
ARRC: Allied Command Europe Rapid Reaction Corps, created as part of the military implementation of the Alliance Strategic Concept.
ATACMS: Long-range rocket fired from an MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System).
CAOC: Combined Air Operations Center.