WTF, DoD? Dumbest Military Tech Acronyms

By Drew Nelles,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 14, 2009 12:59 PM CDT
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(Newser) Wired has been keeping track of the most ridiculous acronyms the military-industrial complex comes up with. Here’s the latest list of the "Most Awesomely Bad Military Acronyms" (MAMAs, of course):

  • Affordable Accurate Robot Guidance (AARG)
  • Integrated Precision Ordnance Delivery System (IPODS)
  • Multi-Sensor Aerospace-Ground Joint ISR Interoperability Coalition (MAJIIC)

  • National Intelligence Community Enterprise Cyber Assurance Program (NICECAP)
  • Forensic Analysis Software Tools for Exploitation and Reasoning (FASTER)
  • Efficient Linearized All-Silicon Transmitters ICs (ELASTx)
To see the complete list, click the link below.

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