Abbreviations

Written: 1998.08.01
Last Revised: 1999.01.24

ANH
Star Wars: A New Hope
AU
Astronomical Unit (150 million km- the distance from the Sun to Earth)
BOP
Bird of Prey
BTM
Star Wars: Behind The Magic
DS1
Death Star #1, destroyed in the Battle of Yavin
DS2
Death Star #2, destroyed during the Battle of Endor
DS9
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
DS9:TM
Deep Space Nine Technical Manual
ECM
Electronic Counter-Measures, such as sensor-jamming or more sophisticated technologies which create ghost images etc.
EM
Electro-Magnetic radiation
G
G-force (corresponding to gravitational acceleration on Earth's surface, which is 9.806 m/s²)
GCS
Galaxy Class Starship
ISD
Imperator-class Star Destroyer. ISD1 refers to an Imperator-I Star Destroyer such as the Devastator, seen pursuing the Tantive IV blockade runner in the beginning of ANH. ISD2 refers to an Imperator-II Star Destroyer, such as the Star Destroyers in Darth Vader's flotilla in TESB. There are numerous design differences between the ISD1 and ISD2, including the addition of more heavy guns to ISD2. The Imperator-class Star Destroyer is often referred to in New Republic slang as an "Imperial-class" Star Destroyer.
KDY
Kuat Drive Yards (manufacturer of the Nebulon-B frigate, the Imperator-class Star Destroyer, the Executor-class Star Destroyer, and the Eclipse-class Star Destroyer)
NDF
Nuclear Disruption Force
ROTJ
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
SEM
Simple Electro-Magnetic (refers to EM portion of phaser beams)
ST:TMP
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
ST2
Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan
ST3
Star Trek 3: The Search for Spock
ST4
Star Trek 4: The Voyage Home
ST5
Star Trek 5: The Final Frontier
ST6
Star Trek 6: The Undiscovered Country
ST:G
Star Trek: Generations
ST:FC
Star Trek: First Contact
SWE
Star Wars Encyclopedia
SWEGWT
Star Wars Essential Guide to Weapons and Technology
SWEGPM
Star Wars Essential Guide to Planets and Moons
SWEGVV
Star Wars Essential Guide to Vehicles and Vessels
SWICS
Star Wars Incredible Cross-Sections
SWVD
Star Wars Visual Dictionary
TDIC
The Die is Cast (Star Trek episode)
TESB
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
TL
Turbolaser
TNG
Star Trek: The Next Generation
TM
Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual
TOS
Star Trek: The Original Series
VSD
Victory-class Star Destroyer


Valid HTML 4.01!Valid CSS!This website is owned and maintained by Michael Wong
This site is not affiliated with Lucasfilm or Paramount
All associated materials are used under "Fair Use" provisions of copyright law.
All original content by Michael Wong is copyrighted © 1998,2004.
Click here to go to the main page