Printer friendly

What does DNA stand for?

DNA stands for Defense Nuclear Agency

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Military and Government
  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
  • Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.

See other definitions of DNA

Other Resources:
We have 445 other meanings of DNA in our Acronym Attic

Samples in periodicals archive:

Navy and former director of the Defense Nuclear Agency from 1977 to 1980, expressed the opinion, "The treaty has many problems from being unverifiable to giving Russia virtual veto power over U.
Commencing with the 1946 passage of the McMahon Act, which wrapped up the Manhattan Project and the Manhattan Engineering District to establish a civilian Atomic Energy Commission, the history covers the Armed Forces Special Weapons Project from 1947 to 1959, the Defense Atomic Support Agency from 1959 to 1971, the Defense Nuclear Agency from 1971 to 1996, and the Defense Special Weapons Agency from 1996 to 1998, which became a component of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency in 1998.
It is the successor of a similar instrument that was launched in 1983 aboard a Defense Nuclear Agency satellite called HILAT, said to have been the first ever to observe the aurora in full daylight.
Much attention has focused on a pair of "nuclear winter" projects, sponsored by the Defense nuclear Agency (DNA), that will use the forest fire as a simulation of areas left burning in the aftermath of a nuclear war.