VISA

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VISAVisa International Service Association (credit card company)
VISAVirtual Instrument Software Architecture
VISAVoluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement
VISAVancomycin Intermediate/Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
VISAVictorian Institute of Sport Assessment (Australia)
VISAVirtual Instrument Standard Architecture
VISAVertically Integrated Sensor Arrays
VISAVisual Interactive Sensitivity Analysis
VISAVillanova Indian Students Association (Pennsylvania)
VISAVisually Impaired Spectators Association (UK)
VISAVietnamese SEARCA Fellows Association
VISAVirgin Islands Student Association
VISAVideo Interface & Signal Analysis (EU)
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Department of Defense, Secretary of Defense Approves Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA).
Maritime Security Program and Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement Fact Sheet, downloaded October 9, 1998 (www.
MARAD, Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement, July 1998 (available at www.
Solicitation Notice, Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA) Ocean and Intermodal Transportation Services, Commerce Business Daily, 63(158), August 17, 1998, pages 43984-43985.
To ensure that the US has sealift capacity it needs in a national emergency, MLL has pledged 26 ships to the Maritime Security Program and helped establish the Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement.
Lykes is a participant in the Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement.
Through programs like the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) and Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA), the DoD can access lift in wartime without maintaining a huge standing fleet of aircraft and ships that everyone hopes will never be needed.
In 1995, Ken was awarded the NDTA National Defense Leadership Award for his work on the Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA) in conjunction with our Military Sealift Committee.
The Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA) is a CRAF-like program developed by DoD, the Maritime Administration (MARAD), and the maritime industry to provide a responsive transition from peace to contingency operations through pre-coordinated agreements for obtaining intermodal sealift capacity.
The division oversees several vital strategic mobility programs such as: Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore (JLOTS), Large Medium Speed Roll-on/Roll-off (LMSR) ships, Ready Reserve Fleet (RRF), Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA), C-17 procurement, C-5 upgrade, and the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF).
Manages civil readiness programs (Civil Reserve Air Fleet {CRAF}, Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement {VISA}, Contingency Response {CORE} to provide assured access to required commercial intermodal capability.
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