AUP

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AUPAcceptable Use Policy
AUPAmsterdam University Press (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
AUPAmerican University of Paris (France)
AUPAuckland University Press (est. 1966; New Zealand)
AUPAgile Unified Process (IBM)
AUPAfghan Uniform Police (Afghanistan)
AUPAnnual Upgrade Protection
AUPAuthorized Usage Policy
AUPAdvanced Ultra Low Power
AUPAgreed Upon Procedures
AUPAverage Unit Price
AUPAgence Unique de Paiement (French: Single Payment Agency; French Ministry of Agriculture)
AUPAdventist University of the Philippines
AUPAdvanced Unitary Penetrator (US DoD munition)
AUPAnnual Upgrade Protection (licensing)
AUPAvionics Upgrade Program
AUPAdministrative Use Permit (building permit)
AUPAnguilla United Party
AUPAthletes United for Peace (Berkeley, California)
AUPAustralian United Press (agency)
AUPAkademi Usaha Perikanan (Indonesian: Fisheries academy)
AUPArchitecture, Urbanisme, Patrimoine (French: Architecture, Planning, Heritage; est. 1980)
AUPAnnée Universitaire Préparatoire (French: University Preparatory Year; University Claude Bernard Lyon 1; Lyon, France)
AUPAnimation Universitaire Protestante (French: Animation Protestant University; Paris, France)
AUPAlcohol Use Problems
AUPAttitude Update
AUPApproved unit price
AUPAéroclub Universitaire de Picardie (French: Aeroclub University of Picardie; est. 1977)
AUPAumônerie Universitaire Paloise (French: Chaplaincy Students of Pau; Pau, France)
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Variants include the 1050/1077-kg GBU-24 series with large fixed wings to suit the Mk 84 warhead or Lockheed Martin BLU-109/B Advanced Unitary Penetrator. The 984-kg GBU-27A/B with BLU-109 or Mk 84, and the 2130-kg GBU-28B/B with General Dynamics BLU-113A/B penetrator, were given swing-wings to suit internal carriage on the Lockheed Martin F-117A and Northrop Grumman B-2A respectively.
Ongoing efforts such as the Hard and/or Deeply Buried Target Defeat Capability (HDBTDC) Program seek to improve penetrators (Advanced Unitary Penetrator) and fusing technologies (Hard-Target Smart Fuse) to enhance penetration and damage.
The replacement for the BLU-109 is the 874 kg BLU-116/B AUP (Advanced Unitary Penetrator), developed by the US Air Force Research Laboratory's Munitions Directorate (AFRL-MD).
The next major advance beyond the BLU-113 series is the 874 kg BLU-116/B or Lockheed Martin Advanced Unitary Penetrator (AUP).
The problem in Afghanistan of dealing with insurgents who took refuge in mountain caves led the Pentagon to the early introduction of some new penetration weapons, notably the Raytheon GBU-24C/B Paveway III with the Lockheed Martin Advanced Unitary Penetrator (AUP) warhead and Hard Target Smart Fuze (HTSF).
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