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CASChemical Abstracts Service (division of the American Chemical Society)
CASClose Air Support
CASCollision Avoidance System
CASCertified Addiction Specialist (American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders)
CASCompare and Swap
CASCommunication Arts and Sciences (college courses)
CASChinese Academy of Sciences
CASCourt of Arbitration for Sport
CASCasualty Actuarial Society
CASCasper (Amtrak station code; Casper, WY)
CASCashmere (Amtrak station code; Cashmere, WA)
CASCreate-A-Sim (EA Games; The Sims)
CASComputer Algebra System (mathematical computation software)
CASComputer Assisted Surgery
CASCommittee on the Application of Standards (various organizations)
CASCowboy Action Shooting
CASCalifornia Academy of Sciences (Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California)
CASContent-and-Structure (computing)
CASCollege of Arts and Sciences (various colleges and universities)
CASChemical Abstract Service
CASCreativity, Action and Service (International Baccalaureate Diploma)
CASContent Addressed Storage
CASComplex Adaptive Systems
CASCarotid Artery Stenosis (hearth health)
CASConditional Access System
CASConciliation and Arbitration Service (various locations)
CASCasualty
CASCivil Aviation Security (US DoD)
CASClose Air Suppor (US Air Force)
CASCentral Authentication Service (Yale University and JA-SIG)
CASClark Ashton Smith (American author)
CASCertificate of Advanced Studies
CASChildhood Apraxia of Speech (motor speech disorder)
CASCollege of Applied Sciences
CASContract Administration Services
CASChildren's Aid Society
CASCompanion Animal Shelter (various locations)
CASCost Accounting Standard
CASColumn Address Strobe
CASCar Audio Store
CASClub Alpin Suisse (French: Swiss Alpine Club; Switzerland)
CASCentre for Atmospheric Science
CASCenter for Advanced Study (various locations)
CASCountry Assistance Strategy
CASClient Access Server (software)
CASChief of Air Staff
CASCircuits and Systems Society (IEEE)
CASChild and Adolescent Services (various organizations)
CASCloud Appreciation Society
CASChicago Auto Show (Chicago, IL)
CASCounty Animal Shelter (various locations)
CASCerebral Arteriosclerosis (brain)
CASCode Access Security (Microsoft .NET Framework)
CASCentre d'Analyse Stratégique (French: Strategic Analysis Center)
CASCommunity Adult School (California)
CASComplex Adaptive System
CASCivic Amenity Site (recycling; various locations)
CASCambridge Antiquarian Society (est. 1840)
CASCaithness and Sutherland (UK)
CASCamerata Academica Salzburg (Austria)
CASCenter for Academic Support (various schools)
CASColumn Access Strobe
CASColumbia Analytical Services (various locations)
CASComputer Application Software
CASChannel Associated Signaling
CASCombat Air Support
CASCorporate Audit Services (various companies)
CASCount Arthur Strong (radio show; UK)
CASChrome Azurol S
CASCentral Asian Shepherd (dog)
CASCenter for American Studies (various locations)
CASCentre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing (Australia)
CASContent Addressable Storage
CASCharleston Animal Society (Charleston, SC)
CASCanadian Anesthesiologists' Society
CASCentralized Administrative System
CASChicago Audubon Society (birds; Chicago, IL)
CASCrk-Associated Substrate (protein)
CASCoatings, Adhesives and Sealants
CASCentral Asian States
CASCarotid Angioplasty and Stent (heart health)
CASCatskill Animal Sanctuary (New York)
CASClient Access Service (Microsoft)
CASCar Access System (BMW)
CASCertified Annuity Specialist
CASComparative American Studies
CASComputer-Aided Selling
CASCasino at Sea (cruise gaming)
CASCorporate Account Space
CASCitrix Activation System
CASCoordinating Address Space
CASCircuit Associated Signaling
CASConfiguration Assurance Solution
CASCitrix Access Suite
CASComma Delimited Ascii
CASCode Access Security
CASContent Adaptors
CASCatalog Address Space
CASCpe Alerting Signal
CASCommunication Application Software
CASClean Access Server
CASComputer Aided Systems
CASChannel Access Sublayer
CASClean Air System
CASCertification Authorities
CASCustomer Administrative Services
CASCalibrated Air Speed
CASCivil Affairs Section (various locations)
CASClean Access Server (Cisco)
CASCollege Alcohol Study
CASCapital Advisory Services (various locations)
CASCentralized Attendant Service
CASCentral Alarm System
CASCourse Applicability System (colleges)
CASCanadian AIDS Society
CASCondition Assessment Scheme (ships)
CASCombat Ammunition System
CASComputer-Aided Software
CASCzech Academy of Sciences
CASClassic Arts Showcase
CASConsenting Adults
CASCertified Advertising Specialist
CASCost Accounting System
CASCharles Armstrong School (Belmont, CA)
CASCentral Accounting System
CASControlled Airspace
CASChina Association for Standardization (est. 1978)
CASCatholic Archdiocese of Sydney (Sydney, Australia)
CASCase Assignment
CASClean Air Source
CASCommunicating Applications Specification
CASCarotid Artery Stent
CASClient Account Specialist (various companies)
CASConservation Agreement and Strategy (various organizations)
CASCensus Area Statistic (UK)
CASIEEE Circuits and Systems Society
CASCertified Apartment Supplier
CASContract Academic Staff (Canada)
CASCommission for Atmospheric Sciences (WMO)
CASCustomer Account Services
CASCapital Assistance Scheme
CASCommercially Available Software
CASColumn Address Select
CASColumbia Audubon Society (South Carolina)
CASCenter for Atmospheric Sciences
CASConseil d'Analyse de la Société (French: Society Analysis Council)
CASCommunity Action Service (International Baccalaureate high school program requirement)
CASCentria Architectural Systems (various locations)
CASCommunity Attendant Services (Texas)
CASCrew Alerting System
CASConnecticut Association of Schools
CASClean Air Solvent
CASCall Accounting System
CASCollege Auxiliary Services (State University of New York College of Plattsburgh; New York)
CASCurrent Account Surplus
CASComité d'Action Sociale (French: Social Action Committee)
CASContinental Automotive Systems
CASComputer-Aided Styling
CASComputer Audit Specialist (taxes)
CASCasine (cell plating)
CASCockpit Avionics System
CASCentre of Excellence for Autonomous Systems (Australia)
CASChildcare Approval Scheme (UK)
CASComplete Active Space (quantum chemistry)
CASCultures Anglo-Saxonnes (French: Anglo-Saxon Culture)
CASCorporate Advisory Service
CASCrank Angle Sensor
CASCommunity Assistance Scheme (Australia)
CASCuir Auto Shop (France)
CASCommon Assessment Scale (education)
CASContent Authoring System (software)
CASChinatown Arts Space (London, UK)
CASComputer and Systems Engineering (Sprint)
CASChristian American School (Guatemala)
CASClinical Ayurvedic Specialist
CASControl Augmentation System
CASComputer-Assisted System
CASCPE Alerting Signal (caller ID with call waiting)
CASCarrier Assignment Scheme
CASCentral Alarm Station
CASComputational AeroSciences (NASA project)
CASCondition Assessment Survey
CASCovenant Aviation Security
CASContemporary Arts Society
CASCrash Analysis System (Land Transport New Zealand)
CASCentrale Archief Selectiedienst
CASCertified Anti-Terrorism Specialist (Anti Terrorism Accreditation Board)
CASComputer-Aided Training
CASConsejo Asesor de Seguridad (Guatemala)
CASComputer Anwendungs- und Systemberatung GmbH
CASContract Administrative Services
CASCareer Advancement Scheme (Indian universities)
CASCycad Aulacaspis Scale
CASCivil Agencies Sector
CASCentre Automatique et Systèmes (French: Systems and Control Center; Mines Paris Tech; Paris, France)
CASComputerized Autodial System
CASControlled American Source
CASChange Agent States (education project)
CASCombat Alert Status
CASCenter for Automotive Safety
CASComprehensive Advisory Service (Tower Group)
CASControl Actuation System
CASCenter on an Aging Society
CASCasablanca, Morocco ANFA Airport (city/airport code)
CASSpotted Wolffish (FAO fish species code)
CASComputer-Aided Support
CASChief Administrative Services
CASColumn Address Signal (computer memory)
CASCrisis Action System
CASCalifornia Avocado Society
CASComputed Air Speed
CASCommand Augmentation System (NASA)
CASCombined Antenna System
CASCommerce Acquisition Solutions (US Department of Commerce)
CASCriticality Alarm System
CASCoconino Astronomical Society (Flagstaff, AZ)
CASCentre for Adaptive Systems
CASCraft Access System
CASConfiguration Assurance Solution (Cisco)
CASCasablanca, Anfa Morocco (airport code)
CASCollaboration At Sea (US Navy SPAWAR)
CASCertificate of Applied Science (degree)
CASCounty Antrim Shield (UK)
CASChemical Abstracts Registry Service
CASCurrency Adjustment Surcharge
CASCalibrated Ancillary System
CASCold Air Standard
CASCanadian Aerophilatelic Society
CASComputer Assurance Services
CASCommunications Accounting System (Highland Lakes)
CASColisée Audiovisuel Services (French: Colosseum Audiovisual Services)
CASComité d'Action pour le Solaire (French: Solar Action Comittee)
CASConsol Access Server (connection profile)
CASCalorimetric Absorption Spectroscopy
CASChromosome Aberration Simulator
CASCorporate Administrative System (Canada)
CASConflict Alert System
CASCalculated Air Speed
CASChambre Syndicale des Améliorants Organiques et Supports de Culture (French: Union Chamber of Organic Improvement and Media Arts; trade association)
CASCollege of Analytical Studies (US Federal Bureau of Investigation)
CASCommand Automation System
CASCall Accounting Subsystem
CASCredit Approval Sheet (banking)
CASComputing in Atmospheric Sciences Workshop
CASComputer As Source
CASCargo Airport Services USA, LLC (Jamaica, NY)
CASCentre for Animal Sciences
CASCatch Assessment System (fisheries)
CASCombat Arms School (Canadian Forces; now defunct)
CASCustomer Access Services
CASCapable, Available and Suitable
CASContract Analysis System
CASComponent Administration System
CASCabin Attendant Seat
CASChannel Assigned Signaling (Hekimian)
CASCall-waiting Alerting Signal
CASControlled ATM Switch (Cisco)
CASCurrent Assessment Summary
CASCustomer Alert Signal
CASCustomer Analysis and Solutions (Sterling Wentworth)
CASContent Adaptation Service
CASConformal-Array Seeker
CASCitizen Auto Stage Company (Nogales, AZ)
CASChemical Association Service
CASContract Administration Standards
CASCoordinator of Army Studies
CASContract Air Services
CASCustody Assessment Scale (prisons)
CASCranial Abscessation Syndrome (deer disease)
CASCommission Accounting System
CASCOSTAR Alignment System
CASComputer-Aided Service, Inc.
CASCustomer Access Server
CASCam Actuated Switch
CASCombined Anode Stirrer
CASConsolidated Application System
CASCustomer Ancillary Service
CASConsolidated Administration System
CASCenter for Advanced Studies in Telecommunications (Ohio State University)
CASConsultant and Affiliate Services
CASComponent Anesthesia Systems
CASContainment Assessment Plan
CASCoordinated Air Strike
CASCentral Administration Support
CASCommon Aircraft Servicing
CASCombat Applications Squadron
CASCarrier Accounting System (Sprint)
CASCanards Actuator System (Army, artillery)
CASCzech Athletic Association
CASCustomer Acceptance Specification
CASClaims Auto Specialist
CASConstruction Area Sign
CASConformal Antenna System
CASCardinal Air Services Inc (Fullerton Airport, Orange County California)
CASCommercial Activities System
CASConsultant Accreditation Service
CASControl Alarm Station
CASCentral Attendant Service
CASCreatively Agonizing Students
CASClub Aquariophile Scrofulien (French: Scrofulien Aquarium Club)
CASContingency Alerting System
CASComité Andino de Servicio (Spanish: Andean Service Committee)
CASChemistry and Analytical Sciences (various institutions)
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* Combat Air Force Contracted Close Air Support (CAF CAS) - what is it and what's required?
Lister also said the Lebanese Army conducts many operations against jihadist militants in urban environments, where close air support is less useful since it can cause high civilian casualties.
Flying Black Ponies: The Navy's Close Air Support Squadron in Vietnam.
The Strike Eagle is a variant of the F-15 supersonic jet designed to strike ground targets and provide close air support for infantry.
They plan, communicate and coordinate the ground commander's need for Close Air Support.
"Fast Mover is designed to practise close air support operations and forward air control techniques.
''After positive identification, coalition forces engaged and killed them with attack helicopters and a close air support bomber,'' the statement said.
Close air support (CAS)--the term evokes scenes from the movie Platoon where a ground commander is exhorting aircraft to "drop all remaining on my pos [position]" to avoid being overrun by enemy forces.
"Close air support has proven to be a hot button issue because it is an emotional issue, not only at the joint and command level but also on the battlefield," he says.
They came under attack from Taliban insurgents and in a firefight that followed, close air support was called in from two US F15 aircraft.
After coming under attack the unit, from 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, called in close air support from two US F15s.