HyperDic: department_of_defense

English > 1 sense of the expression Department of Defense:
NOUNgroupDepartment of Defense, Defense Department, United States Department of Defense, Defense, DoDthe federal department responsible / responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States
English > Department of Defense: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningThe federal department responsible / responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947.
SynonymsDefense Department, United States Department of Defense, Defense, DoD
PartsBallistic Missile Defense Organization, BMDOAn agency in the Department of Defense that is responsible / responsible for making ballistic missile defense a reality
Casualty Care Research Center, CCRCAn agency in the Department of Defense that is a national center for research on all aspects of injury control and casualty care
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, DARPAThe central research and development organization for the United States Department of Defense
Defense Information Systems Agency, DISAA combat support agency in the Department of Defense responsible / responsible for developing and operating and supporting information systems to serve the needs of the President / President and the Secretary ... / Secretary of Defense and the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Defense Intelligence Agency, DIAAn intelligence agency of the United States in the Department of Defense
Defense Logistics AgencyA logistics combat support agency in the Department of Defense
Defense Technical Information Center, DTICThe agency in the Department of Defense that provides scientific and technical information to federal agencies and their contractors
Department of Defense Laboratory System, LABLINKA defense laboratory that provides essential services in fundamental science for national security and environmental protection and provides technologies that contribute to industrial competitiveness
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, NGAA combat support agency that provides geographic intelligence in support of national security
National Reconnaissance Office, NROAn intelligence agency in the United States Department of Defense that designs and builds and operates space reconnaissance systems to detect trouble spots worldwide / worldwide and to monitor arms control agreements and environmental issues and to help plan military operations
National Security Agency, NSAThe United States cryptologic organization that coordinates and directs highly specialized activities to protect United States information systems and to produce foreign / foreign intelligence information
United States Air Force, U. S. Air Force, US Air Force, Air Force, USAFThe airforce of the United States of America
United States Army, US Army, U. S. Army, Army, USAThe army of the United States of America
United States Navy, US Navy, USN, NavyThe navy of the United States of America
Broaderexecutive departmentA federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Spanishdefensa, Departamento de Defensa, Department of Defense, DoD, ministerio de defensa, United States Department of Defense
Catalandefensa, ministeri de defensa

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