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CAOChief Administrative Officer (corporate title)
CAOCalcium Oxide
CAOCentral Applications Office (student placements in Irish universities)
CAOConception Assistée par Ordinateur (French: Computer-Aided Design)
CAOCounty Administrative Officer
CAOCollectieve Arbeidsovereenkomst (Dutch)
CAOChief Accounting Officer (job title)
CAOChief Academic Officer
CAOCounty Assistance Office (Pennsylvania)
CAOCentral Auditing Organization (Egypt)
CAOControl Applications of Optimization (conference)
CAOCivil Aviation Organisation (various locations)
CAOComputer Assisted Ordering
CAOCritical Areas Ordinance (Washington)
CAOContract Administration Office(r)
CAOCivil Affairs Officer (US DoD)
CAOCanadian Association of Optometrists
CAOCleanup and Abatement Order
CAOCommunity Action Organization (Buffalo, NY)
CAOCommission d'Appel d'Offres (France)
CAOCurrent As Of
CAOChina Aviation Oil (Singapore) Corporation Ltd.
CAOCanadian Association of Orthodontists
CAOComputer-Assisted Ordering
CAOComputer-Aided Optimization
CAOCounty Attorney's Office
CAOCamarillo Academic Olympics (California)
CAOCultural Affairs Officer (U.S. State Department, Public Affairs)
CAOCarlsbad Area Office
CAOCivil Aviation Order
CAOCorrective Action Order
CAOChief Alliance Officer (various meanings)
CAOCargo Aircraft Only
CAOCouncil Appointed Officials (Palo Alto, CA)
CAOCano A. Ozgener (cigar)
CAOChief Actuarial Officer (various companies)
CAOChief Analytics Officer
CAOCounterair Operation (US DoD)
CAOCustoms Administrative Order (Philippines)
CAOCentral Accounting Office
CAOCasualty Assistance Office
CAOClub Atlético Osasuna (Spanish football team)
CAOConcentrated Animal Operation (Pennsylvania)
CAOCivil Affairs Operations (US DoD)
CAOCentre Afrika Obota (French; African development group)
CAOCompetency Aligned Organization (NAVAIR)
CAOCompany Announcement Office
CAOCenter for Applied Optics (University of Alabama; Huntsville, AL)
CAOCalifornia Academy of Ophthalmology
CAOChad Allen Online (fan site)
CAOCustomer Assistance Office
CAOCitizens' Aide Ombudsman (Iowa)
CAOCorrect Answer Only (examination marking schemes)
CAOClient Advocacy Office (various organizations)
CAOChange of Appointing Office (manpower/personnel)
CAOChukotka Autonomous Okrug (Russian region)
CAOCombat Air Operations
CAOClassification Advisory Officer (US NSA)
CAOCounter Air Operation
CAOCoordination of Atomic Operations
CAOCentral Asia Ovtcharka (dog breed)
CAOCatering for All Occasions (Estes Park, CO)
CAOConscious, Alert, and Oriented
CAOCommand Assist Official
CAOCase Administering Office (US Foreign Military Sales)
CAOCollateral Action Office(r)
CAOCrisis Action Officer
CAOContract Administrative Officer
CAOCost Analysis Organization
CAOCircum-Atlantic Project
CAOCorrections Auxiliary Officer
CAOChief Advisement Officer
CAOCollege Art Online (Paradise Valley, AZ)
CAOCercle d'Aviron Oléronais (French rowing club; Chateau d'Oleron, France)
CAOCentral Adjudication Office
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IAMD was subsequently incorporated into Air Force Doctrine Annex 3-01, Counterair Operations. It states that the IAMD approach is a subset of counterair and cautions that IAMD has the potential to split offensive and defensive activities and fracture unity of command and unity of effort.
For this article, we define aircraft that fall into the DOD UAS Category 1 (weighing less than 20 pounds) as an sUAS6 because the interdiction of larger than Category 1 aircraft quickly approaches traditional defensive counterair operations. (7)
F-35Bs operating from M-FARPs will often achieve their best successes as elements of broader air-component information, surveillance, reconnaissance, counterair and air-defense missile, and counterair operations. Although operating F-35Bs from M-FARPs could reduce demands on air-refueling (AR) forces, tanker support also can enhance the operational advantages of forward basing.
Higher headquarters concluded that P-51-equipped units in the future would focus on higher-altitude counterair operations.
Air superiority and its enabling complement, counterair operations, are defined in joint doctrine.
According to AFDD 3-01, Counterair Operations, "Control of the air is normally one of the first priorities of the joint force.
Obviously as well (and by some standards anachronistic if anyone ever thought about it), Air Force fighters cannot conduct counterair operations at anywhere near the same intercontinental ranges at which bombers and transports operate--a clear contrast to the Navy's capability.
For an overview of air superiority as well as offensive and defensive counterair operations, see JP 3-01, Countering Air and Missile Threats, 5 February 2007, chap.
(13.) AFDD 2-1.1, Counterair Operations, 1 October 2008, 5, http://www.dtic.mil/doctrine/jel/service _pubs/afdd2_1_1.pdf (accessed 8 December 2009).
For example, AFDD 2-1.1, Counterair Operations, and AFDD 2-1.4, Countersea Operations--both encompassed by AFDD 2-1, Air Warfare--differ in terms of target type.
The future will see a mix of manned and unmanned platforms together with space weapons in counterair operations.
Like counterair operations, counterspace operations have offensive and defensive components.