USS

USS may refer to:

Various organizations:

  • Union of Secondary Students, a student-rights advocacy group in Ireland
  • Union Switch & Signal, a supplier of railroad switching equipment
  • Union Syndicale Suisse, the Swiss Trade Union Confederation
  • United Seamen's Service
  • United States Senate
  • United States Steel Corporation
  • Universal Shopping Solution from HEAERIE, GSL.
  • USA Swimming, formerly United States Swimming, the National Governing Body for competitive swimming in the United States

In computing:

  • Unformatted System Services, the mechanism within VTAM to format a terminal's initial screen and route to selected applications. Sometimes also referred to as USSTAB or USS Table which is the assembler macro used to in the construction of such screens. The resulting screen image is called a USS message.
  • Informally, and arguably incorrectly, UNIX System Services, a component of z/OS. IBM maintains a list of official acronyms, and this usage does not appear on its list, but only Unformatted System Services
  • Upload Speed Sense, a method of regulating a host's upload bandwidth in the eMule client

USS may also refer to:

  • Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker, a Canadian band
  • Ultrasound Scan, a scientific and medical diagnostic technique
  • United Star Ship or United Space Ship, as a ship prefix in the Star Trek franchise
  • United States Ship, typically as a ship prefix in the United States Navy (includes submarines)
  • United States SIGINT system
  • United States Standard, an older standard of screw thread
  • Universal Spinal System, an implantable device (instrumentation) for correcting a spine exhibiting scoliosis
  • Universities Superannuation Scheme, a pension scheme in the United Kingdom
  • Uxbridge Secondary School, a high school in Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada
  • Union of Sovereign States, the planned successor to the Soviet Union
  • Universal Studios Singapore
  • Universal Serial Interface Protocol, a protocol develop by Siemens
  • University of Southern Somalia

Other articles related to "uss":

James Biddle - Education and Early Career
... The ship he was in, USS Philadelphia, struck rocks off Tripoli, and along with his Commodore, William Bainbridge, he was kept imprisoned by the pirates for 19 months ... During the War of 1812, Biddle was first lieutenant in USS Wasp ... After this, he was in command of the sloop USS Hornet when she defeated HMS Penguin ...
USS Drum
... Two submarines of the United States Navy have been named USS Drum, after the fish known as drums ... The USS Drum (SS-228) was a Gato-class submarine, commissioned November 1941 and active throughout World War II ... The USS Drum (SSN-677) was a Sturgeon-class nuclear submarine in service from 1972 to 1995 ...
USS Arizona Memorial
... The USS Arizona Memorial, located at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, marks the resting place of 1,102 of the 1,177 sailors killed on the USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl ... from the memorial, and general visitor services are available at the associated USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center, which opened in 1980 and is operated by the National Park Service ...
USS Benham
... USS Benham has been the name of three ships in the United States Navy, all of them named in honor of Andrew Ellicot Kennedy Benham ... The USS Benham (DD-49), was a Aylwin-class destroyer ... The USS Benham (DD-397), was the lead destroyer of the Benham-class, which sank in battle during 1942 ...
USS Arizona Memorial - Honors
... ships stand at attention at the ship's guard rails and salute the USS Arizona Memorial in solemn fashion as their ship slowly glides into port ... The USS Arizona is no longer in commission, but is an active U.S ... The USS Arizona Memorial has come to commemorate all military personnel killed in the Pearl Harbor attack ...