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Defense Acquisition Acronyms and Terms  (C)

C2 Command and Control
C3I Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence
C3ISR Command, Control, Communication, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance
C4 Command, Control, Communications, and Computers
C4I Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence
C4ISR Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance
CA Contract Award; Control Account; Competition Advocate; Certification Authority
CAAC Civilian Agency Acquisition Council
CAD Capabilities and Acquisition Division (J-8–Joint Staff); Computer-Aided Design
CADD Computer-Aided Design and Drafting
CAE Component Acquisition Executive; Computer-Aided Engineering (Obsolete—See CAPE (Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation))
CAIV Cost As an Independent Variable
CALS Computer-Aided Acquisition and Logistics Support; Continuous Acquisition and Life-cycle Support
CAM Computer-Aided Manufacturing
CAO Contract Administration Office
CAP Contractor Acquired Property; Critical Acquisition Position
CAPE Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (Office of the Secretary of Defense–Director, CAPE)
CAR Command Assessment Review (Air Force); Configuration Audit Review; Component Appointed Representatives (JCIDS)
CARD Cost Analysis Requirements Description
CAS Contract Administration Services; Cost Accounting Standard
CASB Cost Accounting Standards Board
CASE Computer-Aided Software Engineering; Computer-Aided System Engineering
CAST Computer-Aided Software Testing
CAT Computer-Aided Testing
CATEX Categorical Exclusion
CATM Computer-Aided Technical Management
CBA Capabilities-Based Assessment; Cost-Benefit Analysis
CBD Chemical Biological Defense; Commerce Business Daily (Obsolete—See FedBizOpps (Federal Business Opportunities System))
CBM+ Condition-Based Maintenance +
CBO Congressional Budget Office
CBR Chemical, Biological, Radiological; Concurrent Budget Resolution
CBRN Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear
CBS Cost Breakdown Structure
CBTDEV Combat Development (Army/Marine Corps)
CCA Clinger-Cohen Act; Component Cost Analysis (Obsolete—See CCE (Component Cost Estimate))
CCASS Construction Contract Appraisal Support System
CCB Configuration Control Board
CCD Category Code Directory; Contract Completion Date
CCDR Combatant Commander; Contractor Cost Data Report(s)/Reporting
CCE Component Cost Estimate
CCJO Capstone Concept for Joint Operations
CCN Configuration Change Notice; Contract Change Notice
CCP Consolidated Cryptologic Program; Contract Change Proposal
CCPO Consolidated Civilian Personnel Office
CDD Capability Development Document
CDR Contractual Data Requirement; Critical Design Review
CDRL Contract Data Requirements List
CE Cost Estimate; Current Estimate
CEAC Cost and Economic Analysis Center (Army)
CEC Civil Engineering Corps
CECOM Communications and Electronics Command (Army)
CEP Circular Error Probable; Contract Estimating and Pricing
CEQ Council on Environmental Quality
CER Cost Estimating Relationship
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund)
CETS Contractor Engineering and Technical Services
CFC Chlorofluorocarbon
CFE Contractor-Furnished Equipment
CFEN Contractor-Furnished Equipment Notice
CFM Contractor Financial Management; Contractor-Furnished Material
CFO Chief Financial Officer
CFR Code of Federal Regulations; Contractor Funds Report
CFSR Contract Funds Status Report
CG Commanding General
CI Commercial Item; Configuration Item; Counterintelligence
CIA Central Intelligence Agency
CIC Critical Intelligence Category
CICA Competition in Contracting Act (1984)
CID Commercial Item Description
CIO Chief Information Officer
CIP Component Improvement Program; Critical Intelligence Parameter
CITA Commercial or Industrial Type Activities
CITIS Contractor Integrated Technical Information Service
CJCS Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
CJCSI Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction
CJCSM Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Manual
CLIN Contract Line Item Number
CLR Contingent Liability Report or Record; Customer Liaison Representative
CLS Contractor Logistics Support
CM Configuration Management; Contract Management
CMC Commandant of the Marine Corps
CMIS Configuration Management Information System
CMM Capability Maturity Model
CMMI Capability Maturity Model Integration
CMO Contract Management Office
CMP Configuration Management Plan
CNA Center for Naval Analysis
CNAD Conference of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Armaments Directors
CNO Chief of Naval Operations
CO Change Order; Commanding Officer; Contracting Officer
COAR Contracting Officer’s Authorized Representative
COBOL Common Business Oriented Language
COC Certificate of Competency; Certification of Compliance
COCO Contractor-Owned, Contractor-Operated (Facilities)
COCOM Combatant Command
COI Critical Operational Issue
COMDT Commandant
COMMINT Communications Intelligence
COMOPTEVFOR Commander, Operational Test and Evaluation Force (Navy)
COMPT Comptroller
CONOPS Concept of Operations
CONUS Continental United States
COP Common Operational Picture
COR Contracting Officer’s Representative
COTR Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative
COTS Commercial Off-The-Shelf
CP Change Proposal; Critical Path
CPA Chairman’s Program Assessment (Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff(CJCS))
CPAF Cost Plus Award Fee
CPAM CNO (Chief of Naval Operations) Program Assessment Memorandum (Navy)
CPAR Contractor Performance Assessment Report (Air Force)
CPC Corrosion Prevention and Control
C/PD Cost/Pricing Data
CPD Capability Production Document
CPFF Cost Plus Fixed-Fee
CPI Consumer Price Index; Cost Performance Index; Critical Program Information
CPIF Cost Plus Incentive-Fee
CPIPT Cost Performance Integrated Product Team
CPM Contractor Performance Measurement; Critical Path Method
CPO Civilian Personnel Office
CPPC Cost Plus Percentage-of-Cost
CPR Chairman’s Program Recommendation; Contract Performance Report
CPS Competitive Prototyping Strategy
CPSR Contractor Procurement/Purchasing System Review
CPU Central Processing Unit
CQC Construction Quality Control
CR Change Request; Continuing Resolution; Cost Reimbursement
CRA Continuing Resolution Authority
CRADA Cooperative Research and Development Agreement
CRAG Contractor Risk Assessment Guide
CRC Control Reporting Center
CR-IPT Computer Resources-Integrated Product Team
CRISD Computer Resources Integrated Support Document
CRLCMP Computer Resources Life Cycle Management Plan
CRS Computer Resources Support
CRWG Computer Resource Working Group
C/S/A Commands/Services/Agencies
CSA Chief of Staff of the Army
CSAF Chief of Staff of the Air Force
CSB Configuration Steering Board
CSC Computer Software Component
CSCI Computer Software Configuration Item (also called SI (Software Item))
CSD Computer Software Documentation
CSI Construction Specifications Institute; Critical Safety Item
CSOM Computer Software Operator’s Manual
CSP Critical Safety Process
CSS Contractor Support Services
CSU Computer Software Unit
CTE Critical Technology Element
CTEA Cost and Training Effectiveness Analysis (Army)
CTEMP Capstone Test and Evaluation Master Plan
CTO Chief Technology Officer
CTP Critical Technical Parameter
CUPS Council on Uniform Procurement System
CV Cost Variance
C-V-P Cost Volume Profit
CWA Clean Water Act
CWBS Contract Work Breakdown Structure
CY Calendar Year; Current Year

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  (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

[via Defense Acquisition University]

Index of Acronyms

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

[via Defense Acquisition University]

Index of Acronyms

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