VA

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AcronymDefinition
VAVirginia (US postal abbreviation)
VAVolt-Ampere
VADepartment of Veterans Affairs (US)
VAVirtual Assistant
VAVeterans Affairs
VAVirtual Airlines
VAValue Analysis
VAVatican City State (top level domain)
VAViola
vaVoir Aussi (French: See Also)
VAVirtual Address
VAVoice Actor
VAVanaf (Dutch: From, used in pricing)
VAVulnerability Assessment
VAVoluntary Aided (UK school status)
VAVisual Acuity
VAVolcanic Ash (METAR obscuration)
VAVinyl Acetate
VAVisual Aid
VAValuation Allowance
VAVaginal Atrophy
VAVariable Account
VAVirtual Analog
VAVotre Altesse (French: Your Highness)
VAVertical Angle
VAVertex Array (game programming)
VAVital Area
VAVeterans Agency (UK government)
VAAircraft speed
VAVideo Amplifier
VAVulnerable Area
VAVicar Apostolic
VAVentriculoatrial
VAVehicle Analysis
VAVelocity Analysis
VAVillous Adenoma
VAViral Arthritis
VAVascular Aging
VAVentricular Atrial
VAVariational Approximation
VAVérification d'Aptitude (Informatique)
VAVisionAIR, Inc (Atlanta, GA public safety software manufacturer)
VAVerbal Area (audio/video chat software)
VAVerkaufsagent (German: Selling Agent; eBay)
VAVisual Accounting
VAVacation Absence
VAVietnamese Airlines
VAVertical Accelerator
VAVulnerability Analyzer (information security)
VAVices Agens (Latin: Acting in Place Of, epigraphy)
VAVictoria and Albert Order (British)
VaMaximum-Design Maneuvering Velocity
VAVentanas Alemanas (Guatemala)
VAVariant Armour (gaming)
VAVermont American, Inc.
VAVixit Annos (Latin: He Lived (insert number) Years, epigraphy)
VAFixed Wing, Heavier Than Air Aircraft, Attack (US Navy)
VAValor Award (Australian police award)
VAVarious Artists
VAVivaldi
VAView Askew (gaming, Counter Strike)
VAVisual Arts
VAValidation Authority (digital certificates)
VAVeterans Administration (now Department of Veterans Affairs)
VAVanadium
VAVariable Annuity
VAValue Added
VAVibration Analysis
VAVice Admiral
VAViterbi Algorithm
VAVickers-Armstrong (British gun manufacturer)
VAVarese (Lombardia, Italy)
VAViscosity Agent (concrete)
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The Valentine tank was developed by Vickers-Armstrong in the late 1930s and entered production in July 1939, the contract being shared between Metropolitan-Cammell Carriage and Wagon Company, who built them at their Wednesbury works, and the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company in Smethwick.
The British government, which was paying for all this, contracted with the Vickers-Armstrong engineering company to build heavy crawlers for use in Tanganyika.
Worker Jean White showing her identification to a guard outside Vickers-Armstrong in Newcastle, May 1940.
The move saw experienced managers, staff and workers from Supermarine sent in and control of the factory handed to Vickers-Armstrong.
The VC10 was a British aircraft originally built by Vickers-Armstrong and then later by the British Aircraft Corporation and entered service with Royal Air Force in 1966.
A corroded engine from a Vickers-Armstrong bomber reminds you of the role played by the RAF; the wheel of the Isle of Man ferry, Mona's Queen, illustrates the range of small ships involved.
The use of the geodetic structures in aircraft construction was pioneered by Barnes Wallis, of Vickers-Armstrong, who developed it from the structure of his successful R100 airship (which was only abandoned as a result of the R101 disaster).
The PA474 was built by Vickers-Armstrong Ltd in 1945, for the British Tiger Force for strategic bombing in the Far East.
In 1944 Mr Rhys was appointed commanding officer of the 192ft landing craft 7092 while it was being built at the Vickers-Armstrong shipyard in Newcastle upon Tyne.
The first Spitfire was built by Vickers-Armstrong in 1938.
The TR MK IX, with the serial number SM250 was built by the Vickers-Armstrong Company in 1944, and was then sold in 1948 to the South African Air Force.