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

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