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What does DTED stand for?

DTED stands for Digital Terrain Elevation Data

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Army's theater geospatial databases, from digital elevation models such as digital terrain elevation data, and from digital surface models derived from light detection and ranging technology.
As geospatial engineers, it is our responsibility to make our customers understand data accuracy and data resolution-- for example, by creating line-of-sight or visible-area plots (360degree line of sight) using Digital Terrain Elevation Data (DTED) Levels 1 and 2 or Shuttle Radar Topographic Mission (SRTM) Level 2.