MAMAs!!!

The list is quite funny all by itself, but check out the last line for that little nudge to make you burst out with laughter. Then think of a lumbering tam guy in a lungi.

Most Awesomely Bad Military Acronyms | Danger Room from Wired.com

* PAST-A!: Pedagogically Adaptive Scenarios for Training — Automated!

* CAN-DO: Cognitive Airborne Networks for Defense Operations

* IBOM (“I bomb”): Ionizing Brownout Mitigation System

* TEMATA (“T’mata”): Total Envelope Modeling Application for Transport Aircraft

* BNONA (“B’nana”): Broadband Non-Planar Octave Nested Array

* STURDI: Strain Gage Calibration Using Response to Dynamic Input

* FEAST: Framework for Enabling Adaptive Scenario Generation for Training

But this list — compiled by ace intern Zelda Roland — only begins to scratch the surface of the Most Awesomely Bad Military Acronyms (“MAMAs,” for short).

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