The source for approved Defence terms, definitions and abbreviations is the Australian Defence Glossary (ADG).

The ADG is updated periodically and should be consulted to review any amendments to the data in this list.

 


ADDP

Australian Defence Doctrine Publication

 

ADF

Australian Defence Force

 

ADFP

Australian Defence Force Publication

 

AII

area of intelligence interest

 

alerto

alert order

 

AOE

analysis of the operational environment

 

C2

command and control

 

CC

critical capability

 

CCIR

commander’s critical information requirements

 

CDF

Chief of the Defence Force

 

CDP

commander’s decision point

 

CF

critical factor

 

CI

counterintelligence

 

CIS

communication and information system

 

CJOPS

Chief of Joint Operations

 

CJSS

common joint staff system

 

CJTF

commander joint task force

 

CM

collection management/manager

 

COA

course of action

 

COG

centre of gravity

 

conops

concept of operations

 

COS

chief of staff

 

CPG

commander’s planning group

 

CR

critical requirement

 

CV

critical vulnerability

 

DFAT

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

 

DP

decisive point

 

EEFI

essential elements of friendly information

 

FE

force element

 

FFIR

friendly force information requirement

 

HQJOC

Headquarters Joint Operations Command

 

HVT

high-value target

 

IC

intelligence collection

 

IO

information operations

 

ISR

intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance

 

JFAO

joint force area of operations

 

JIPOE

Joint Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment

 

JMAP

Joint Military Appreciation Process

 

JOC

Joint Operations Command

 

JPG

joint planning group

 

JTF

joint task force

 

LOC

line of communication

 

LOO

line of operation

 

MA

Mission Analysis

 

ME

main effort

 

MN

multinational

 

MTL

master target list

 

NAI

named area of interest

 

NEO

non-combatant evacuation operation

 

NSC

National Security Committee

 

OE

operational environment

 

opinst

operation instruction

 

oplan

operation plan

 

opord

operation order

 

opsec

operations security

 

orbat

order of battle

 

ORM

operational risk management

 

PIR

priority intelligence requirement

 

PME

professional military education

 

RAP

recognised air picture

 

RASP

recognised air and surface picture

 

RFI

request for information/intelligence

 

RMP

recognised maritime picture

 

ROC

rehearsal of concept

 

ROE

rules of engagement

 

SOFA

Status of Forces Agreement

 

SOP

standard operating procedures

 

SRP

standing risk profiles

 

TAI

target area of interest