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The weapons systems, including computers etc, in a naval ship can be referred to as the Fire Control System. I'm not sure if FCS would be considered an appropriate acronym for fire control; I'm using to hearing FCS as Flight Control System.

Is there a specific aviation term equivalent to Fire Control System? If so, what acronym does it use (if any)?

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  • $\begingroup$ The answer to this would depend on which armed aircraft one is flying. Are you specifically asking about the system the is integrated with a gun, with missile systems, or both? $\endgroup$ – KorvinStarmast Oct 18 '16 at 21:40
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It is still called the (Airborne) Fire Control System; found about it here from a Google search.

Well, the acronym for (Airborne) Fire Control System is FCS (As well as Flight Control System) according to a military acronym website

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  • $\begingroup$ @sanchises Fixed it. $\endgroup$ – SMS von der Tann Jan 18 '16 at 23:03
  • $\begingroup$ When searching for 'aircraft fire control system' on Google I was mostly getting results for Anti-Aircraft Fire Control Systems on naval vessels, but being more thorough now I see that there are some sources that refer to the weapon systems on aircraft as a Fire Control System as well. That does still leave the other part of the question unanswered - is there an acronym for Fire Control System? The obvious one would be FCS but that would conflict with Flight Control System $\endgroup$ – user45623 Jan 18 '16 at 23:11

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