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DCADepartment of Community Affairs
DCADistrict Court of Appeal
DCADepartment of Consumer Affairs
DCADisney's California Adventure (Disneyland theme park)
DCADisturbi del Comportamento Alimentare (Italian: Eating DIsorder)
DCADepartment of Civil Aviation
DCADrug and Cosmetic Act
DCADigital Communications Analyzer
DCADundee Contemporary Arts (UK)
DCADepartment for Constitutional Affairs (UK)
DCADepartment of Culture and the Arts (Australia)
DCADanChurchAid
DCADepartment of Cultural Affairs (various locations)
DCAData Center Automation
DCADomiciliary Care Agency
DCADefensive Counter Air (US Air Force)
DCADollar Cost Averaging (investment strategy)
DCADistrict Cricket Association (various locations)
DCAData Centre Alliance
DCADocument Content Architecture
DCADepartment of Civil Aviation Malaysia (est. 1969)
DCADebt Collection Agency
DCADrug Control Agency (various nations)
DCADivision of Cultural Affairs (various locations)
DCADevice Configuration Assistant
DCADivision of Cost Allocation
DCADirectory Client Agent
DCADynamic Cache Architecture
DCADistributed Component Architecture
DCADivision of Consumer Advocacy (Hawaii)
DCADefense Communications Agency
DCADynamic Channel Allocation
DCADeputy Compact Administrator
DCADepartment of Constitutional Affairs (UK)
DCADomiciliary Care Allowance (Ireland)
DCADual-Capable Aircraft (US DoD)
DCADredging Contractors of America
DCADirectional Coronary Atherectomy
DCADynamic Channel Assignment
DCADetrended Correspondence Analysis
DCADeficit Control Act
DCADefensive Counterair (US DoD)
DCADrum Corps Associates (drum & bugle corps organization)
DCADirect Chip Attach
DCADalmatian Club of America
DCADigital Communications Associates
DCADepartment of Company Affairs (India)
DCADivide and Conquer Algorithm
DCADistribution Contractors Association
DCADrug Control Authority (Malaysia)
DCADiamond Council of America
DCADesign Communication Arts (California)
DCAData Collection Analysis
DCADartington College of Arts (UK)
DCADirector of Civil Aviation
DCADynamic Contact Angle
DCADamage Control Assistant (US Navy)
DCADirector of Consumer Affairs
DCADebt Counselors of America
DCADivision of Community Advocacy (Alaska)
DCADirectorate of Community Activities (various organizations)
DCADachshund Club of America
DCADoug Carson & Associates
DCADeferred Compensation Arrangement
DCADistributed Control Application
DCADepartmental Consulting Archeologist (US DOI)
DCADutch Competition Act (antitrust)
DCADirect Connect Architecture
DCADigital Citizen Academy (Scottsdale, AZ)
DCADeputy Commandant for Aviation (US DoD)
DCADesign Chain Associates (various locations)
DCADéfense Contre Avions (French: Anti Aircraft Defence)
DCADoctor of Creative Arts
DCADevelopment Credit Agreement
DCADependent Care Assistance (employee benefit)
DCADutch Competition Authority (energy regulation)
DCADirector of Community Activities
DCADominant Cerebellar Ataxias (neurodegenerative disease)
DCADépartement des Conduites Addictives (French: Department of Addictive Behavior)
DCADémocratie Châtillonnaise Aujourd'hui (French political association)
DCADichloroacetylene (CAS Number 7572-29-4)
DCADiario de Centro América (Guatemala news paper)
DCADual Chamber Adaptor
DCADigital Controlled Amplifier
DCADeputy Commander for Administration (US Army healthcare facilities)
DCADispersed Coverage Area (US DoD Satellite Communications)
DCADelta Club d'Annecy (French hang gliding club)
DCADecline Curve Analysis
DCADrilling Contractors Association (Europe)
DCAData Capture Application
DCADerbyshire Caving Association
DCADynamic Content Adapter (Cisco)
DCADefense Cooperation in Armaments
DCADigital Command Assembly
DCADepartment of Codes Administration (Missouri)
DCADistributed Communications Architecture
DCADynamic Capacity Allocation
DCADistributed Computing Architecture
DCADigital Computer Association
DCADeoxycorticosterone Acetate (CAS Number 56-47-3)
DCADirect Charitable Activity
DCADeposit Control Additive (gasoline formulations)
DCADistributed Collaborative Application (computing)
DCADéfense du Citoyen Automobiliste (French: Defense of the Citizen Motorist)
DCADirectorate of Cadet Activities (US Military Academy)
DCADebris Casualty Area (US NASA)
DCADivision de Combat Alliée (French gaming clan)
DCADynamic Code Assignment
DCADutch Canadian Association (Ottawa Valley, Canada)
DCADiamond Construction Association (Japan)
DCADirect Clustering Algorithm
DCADade County Approved (Florida)
DCADetailed Configuration Accounting
DCADynamic Contextual Analysis
DCADesign Change Authorization
DCADynamic Clustering Algorithm
DCAData Communications Associates
DCADependent Child Care
DCADrain-Cooler Approach
DCADoughnut Corporation of America
DCADesignated Conservation Area
DCAData Communications Associates Limited (UK)
DCADelegation of Contracting Authority
DCADiagnostic Connector Assembly (connector)
DCADenison Community Association
DCADocument Control Architecture
DCAData Compression with Antidictionaries
DCADispatch Control Area
DCADiscriminant Component Analysis
DCADefense Cooperation Agreements (US DoD)
DCADocument Control Assistant
DCAData Command Acquire
DCADefense Contracting Agency
DCADirectional/Channel Assignment
DCADrift Correction Angle
DCADevelopment Cost Avoidance
DCADesign Change Approval
DCADefense Courier Agency
DCADigital Channel Allocation (transportation)
DCADrill and Ceremonial Advanced (Australian Air Training Corps)
DCADigital Computing Association
DCADisaster Communication Agreement
DCADistrict Commissioner's Award
DCADistribution Control Agency (NASA)
DCADisaster Control Authority
DCAWashington, DC, USA - Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (Airport Code)
DCADirect Cite Authorization
DCAData Conversion Architect (Universal Conversion Technologies)
DCADirect Current Amperage
DCADi-electric Ceramic Antenna
DCAData Communication Analyzer
DCADressage Competition Arena
DCADirect Channel Assignment
DCADistribution Cost Analysis
DCADigaredoo Club of America
DCADetonation Chamber Assembly
DCADistribution Center Alignment (merchandising)
DCADesign Change and Authorization
DCADistinguished Certification Administrator (award)
DCADrive Cycle Analysis
DCADominican Conservation Association
DCADutch Committee for Afganistan
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"We've been integrating with the strike group and accomplishing many missions like defensive counter air and anti-submarine warfare, for instance."
"At the start of the unprovoked attack on Syrian Democratic Forces and coalition advisers, coalition aircraft, including F-22A Raptors and MQ-9B Reapers, were overhead providing protective overwatch, defensive counter air and [intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance] support as they have 24/7 throughout the fight to defeat ISIS," Air Forces Central Command Spokesman Lt.
Air Force F-16 multirole fighters flew a variety of missions to include suppression of enemy air defense, offensive counter air, defensive counter air, close air support and forward air controller missions.
The IAF evaluated F-16, F-18 (US), Euro fighter (Germany, UK, Spain and Italy), Mig-35 (Russia) and Grippen (Sweden) and, in their assessment, Rafael came on top for strike, escort, defensive counter air, air policing and reconnaissance tasking.
Jon Davis, Marine Corps deputy commandant for aviation, said IOC, which includes the 2B software block, allows the aircraft to conduct close-air support, air interdiction, armed reconnaissance, offensive counter air and defensive counter air. This includes live ordnance deliveries, he added.
Years ago, on a deployment to the island nation of Guam, there I was, leading a two-ship of mighty F-15E Strike Eagles in lane defense (Defensive Counter Air) for a Carrier Strike Group over the Pacific Ocean.
American and Bulgarian pilots flew together daily, completing 556 sorties over 16 flying days between April 17 and May 11, practicing close air support missions, basic fighter and air combat maneuvers, tactical intercepts, defensive counter air and large force missions with Bulgarian MiG-21 and MiG-29 pilots.
"RAF Typhoon aircraft conducted defensive counter air patrols as part of the no-fly zone enforcement."
Additional missions include surface surveillance coordination, air interdiction,offensive and defensive counter air control, close air support coordination, time critical strike coordination, search and rescue airborne coordination and communications relay.
Fourteen Australian FA-18 Hornet strike fighters have been conducting ''defensive counter air operations'' designed to provide protection against any possible threat from enemy aircraft, Hannan said.