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Defense Acquisition Acronyms and Terms  (D)

D&F Determination and Findings
DA Department of the Army; Design Activity; Developing Activity or Agency
DAA Designated Approving Authority
DAB Defense Acquisition Board
DAC Defense Acquisition Circular
DACM Director, Acquisition Career Management
DAE Defense Acquisition Executive
DAES Defense Acquisition Executive Summary
DAF Department of the Air Force
DAMIR Defense Acquisition Management Information Retrieval (System)
DAMS Defense Acquisition Management System
DAP Defense Acquisition Portal
DAR Defense Acquisition Regulation
DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
DASC Department of the Army Systems Coordinator
DASD Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
DAU Defense Acquisition University
DAWG Deputy Secretary’s Advisory Working Group (Deputy Secretary of Defense)
DAWIA Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act
DBDD Data Base Design Document
DBS Defense Business Systems
DBSMC Defense Business Systems Management Committee
DCAA Defense Contract Audit Agency
DCADS Defense Contracting Action Data System
DCAS Defense Contract Administration Services
DCMA Defense Contract Management Agency
DCMO Deputy Chief Management Officer (of DoD)
DCMR Defense Contract Management Regions
DCNO Deputy Chief of Naval Operations
DCOR Defense Committee on Research
DCR DOTMLPF (Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leadership and Education, Personnel, and Facilities) Change Recommendation
DCS Deputy Chief of Staff
DCS(I&L) Deputy Chief of Staff, Installations and Logistics (Marine Corps)
DDN Defense Data Network
DDR&E Director, Defense Research and Engineering (Office of the Secretary of Defense) (Obsolete—See ASD(R&E) (Assistant Secretary of Defense (Research and Engineering))
DEMIL Demilitarization
DEPSECDEF Deputy Secretary of Defense
DESC Defense Electronic Supply Center
DFARS Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement
DFAS Defense Finance and Accounting Service
DIA Defense Intelligence Agency
DIACAP Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process
DIB Defense Industrial Base
DID Data Item Description
DIEA Defense Information Enterprise Architecture
DIPEC Defense Industrial Plant Equipment Center
DISA Defense Information Systems Agency
DISAM Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management
DISN Defense Information Systems Network
DISR Department of Defense (DoD) Information Technology Standards Registry
DITSCAP Department of Defense (DoD) Information Technology Security Certification and Accreditation Program (Obsolete—See DIACAP (Department of Defense (DoD) Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process))
DLA Defense Logistics Agency
D Level Depot Level of Maintenance
DMEA Damage Mode and Effects Analysis
DML Depot Maintenance Level
DMS Data Management Strategy; Defense Materials System; Defense Messaging System
DMSMS Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages
DoC Department of Commerce
DoD Department of Defense
DoDAF Department of Defense Architecture Framework
DoDD Department of Defense Directive
DoDEA Department of Defense Enterprise Architecture
DoDI Department of Defense Instruction
DoDIC Department of Defense Identification Code
DoDIG Department of Defense Inspector General
DoDIIS Department of Defense Intelligence Information System
DoDISS Department of Defense Index of Specifications and Standards
DOE Design of Experiments
DoE Department of Energy
DON Department of the Navy
DoS Department of State
DOT&E Director of Operational Test and Evaluation (Office of the Secretary of Defense)
DOTMLPF Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leadership and Education, Personnel, and Facilities (JCIDS)
DPA Defense Production Act (of 1950)
DPAP Defense Procurement, Acquisition Policy and Strategic Sourcing
DPAS Defense Priorities and Allocations System
DPESO Defense Product Engineering Services Office
DPD Distributed Product Description
DPM Deputy Program Manager
DPML Deputy Program Manager for Logistics (Air Force)
DPP Defense Program Projection
DPPG Defense Planning and Programming Guidance
DPS Decision Package Sets; Defense Priorities System
DR Decision Review
DRMO Defense Reutilization Marketing Office
DRPM Direct Reporting Program Manager
DSAA Defense Security Assistance Agency
DSB Defense Science Board
DSD Deputy Secretary of Defense
DSLC Defense Senior Leadership Conference
DSMC Defense Systems Management College
DSN Defense Services Network; Defense Switched Network
DSP Defense Standardization Program; Digital Signal Processor
DSSP Defense Standardization and Specification Program
DT Developmental Test; Developmental Testing
DT&E Developmental Test and Evaluation
DTAP Defense Technology Area Plan
DTC Design to Cost
DTIC Defense Technical Information Center
DTLCC Design to Life Cycle Cost
DTM Directive-Type Memorandum
DTO Defense Technology Objective
DT/OT Developmental Testing/Operational Testing (combined effort)
DTRA Defense Threat Reduction Agency
DTUPC Design-to-Unit Production Cost
DUSD Deputy Under Secretary of Defense
DUSD(L&MR) Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Logistics and Materiel Readiness)
DWCF Defense Working Capital Fund

Hagan, G (2011) Glossary of Defense Acquisition Acronyms & Terms. Defense Acquisition University Press.  Fort Belvoir, VA., 22060

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Defense Acquisition Acronyms and Terms  (E)

E3 Electromagnetic Environmental Effects
EA Economic Analysis; Electronic Attack; Environmental Assessment; Evolutionary Acquisition; Executing Authority, Executive Agent
EAC Estimate at Completion (Cost)
EAPROM Electronically Alterable Programmable Read-Only Memory
ECAC Electromagnetic Compatibility Analysis Center
ECC Estimated Construction Cost
ECCM Electronic Counter-Countermeasures
ECD Estimated Completion Date
EC/EDI Electronic Commerce/Electronic Data Interchange
ECM Electronic Countermeasures
ECN Engineering Change Notice
ECO Engineering Change Order
ECP Engineering Change Proposal
ECR Embedded Computer Resources
EDI Electronic Data Interchange
EDM Engineering Development Model
EDP/E Electronic Data Processing/Equipment
EEIC Element of Expense Investment Code
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
EEPROM Electronically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
EFA Engineering Field Activity
EFD Engineering Field Division
EI Enterprise Integration
EIC Engineer in Charge
EIR Equipment Improvement Recommendation (Army)
EIS Environmental Impact Statement
EISP Enhanced Information Support Plan
ELINT Electronic Intelligence
ELP Estimated Launch Point
EMC Electromagnetic Compatibility
EMD Engineering and Manufacturing Development (phase of the Defense Acquisition Management System (DAMS))
EMI Electromagnetic Interference
EMP Electromagnetic Pulse
ENSIP Engine Structural Integrity Program
EO Executive Order
EOA Early Operational Assessment
EOM End of Month
EOQ Economic Order Quantity; Economic Ordering Quantity
EOY End of Year
EP Electronic Protection
EPA Economic Price Adjustment; Environmental Protection Agency
EPRA Enterprise Performance Review and Analysis
EPROM Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
EPS Electronic Posting System
ERP Enterprise Resource Planning
ESA Engineering Support Activity
ESC Electronics Systems Center (Air Force)
ESH Environment, Safety, and Health
ESOH Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health
ESS Environmental Stress Screening
ETBA Energy Trace and Barrier Analysis
ETR Estimated Time to Repair
EVM Earned Value Management
EVMS Earned Value Management System
EW Electronic Warfare
EWG Environmental Working Group

Hagan, G (2011) Glossary of Defense Acquisition Acronyms & Terms. Defense Acquisition University Press.  Fort Belvoir, VA., 22060

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Defense Acquisition Acronyms and Terms  (F)

F3 Form, Fit, and Function
F3I Form, Fit, and Function Interface
FA/A Functional Analysis/Allocation (Obsolete—See Requirements Analysis)
FAA Federal Aviation Administration; Foreign Assistance Act (1961)
FAC Federal Acquisition Circular
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation
FARA Federal Acquisition Reform Act (1996)
FASA Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act (1994)
FAT Factory Acceptance Test; First Article Testing
FC Fixed Cost
FCA Functional Configuration Audit
FCB Functional Capabilities Board
FCBWG Functional Capabilities Board Working Group
FCI Functional Configuration Identification
FCRC Federal Contract Research Center
FCT Foreign Comparative Testing
FD Full Deployment (Business Systems)
FDD Full Deployment Decision (Business Capability Lifecycle (BCL) decision)
FDE Force Development Evaluation (Air Force)
FDDR Full Deployment Decision Review (Software Intensive Systems (SISs))
FDP Funded Delivery Period
FDR Final or Formal Design Review
FDTE Force Development Testing and Experimentation (Army)
FEDBIZOPPS Federal Business Opportunities System
FFF Form, Fit, and Function—See F3
FFP Firm-Fixed-Price
FFRDC Federally Funded Research and Development Center
FFS Fee For Service
FFW Failure-Free Warranty
FIT Fault Isolation Tree
FLE Future Logistics Enterprise
FLOT Flotilla; Forward Line of Troops
FM Financial Management
FMEA Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
FMECA Failure Modes and Effects Criticality Analysis
FMF Fleet Marine Force
FMP Fleet Modernization Plan (Navy)
FMS Flexible Machining System; Foreign Military Sales
FMSA Foreign Military Sales Act
FMSP Foreign Military Sales Program
FOC Full and Open Competition; Full Operational Capability
FOIA Freedom of Information Act
FONSI Finding of No Significant Impact
FoS Family of Systems
FOT&E Follow-on Operational Test and Evaluation
FOUO For Official Use Only
FPAF Fixed-Price Award-Fee
FPBD Functional Plan Block Diagram
FPDS Federal Procurement Data System
FPEPA Fixed Price with Economic Price Adjustment
FPI Fixed Price Incentive
FPIF Fixed Price Incentive (Firm Target)
FPIC Fixed Price Incentive Contract
FPIS Fixed Price Incentive (Successive Target)
FPO Functional Process Owner
FPR Final Proposal Revision
FQR Formal/Functional Qualification Review
FR Federal Register; Foreign Releasable
FRACAS Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System
FRP Full-Rate Production
FRPDR Full-Rate Production Decision Review
FS Flexible Sustainment
FSA Functional Systems Audit
FSCAP Flight Safety Critical Aircraft Part
FSCM Federal Supply Code for Manufacturers
FSG Federal Stock Group
FSM Firmware Support Manual
FSN Federal Stock Number
FSP Flight Safety Part
FSS Federal Supply Schedule
FTE Full Time Equivalent
FUE First Unit Equipped (date)
FUSL Full-Up System-Level
FY Fiscal Year
FYDP Future Years Defense Program

Hagan, G (2011) Glossary of Defense Acquisition Acronyms & Terms. Defense Acquisition University Press.  Fort Belvoir, VA., 22060

[via Defense Acquisition University]

Index of Acronyms

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