Defense Acquisition Acronyms and Terms  (R)

R&D Research and Development
R&M Reliability and Maintainability
RAD Request for Authority to Develop (an international agreement); Required Availability Date; Requirements and Acquisition Division (of Joint Staff/J-8); Resource Allocation Display (Navy)
RAM Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability
RAM-C Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability Cost (Rationale Report)
RAP Resource Allocation Process
RBL Reliability-Based Logistics
RC Reserve Component
RCM Reliability-Centered Maintenance; Requirements Correlation Matrix (Air Force)
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
RCS Radar Cross Section
RDA Research, Development, and Acquisition
RDT&E Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation
RDT&E/A/N/AF RDT&E (Appropriation), Army/Navy/Air Force
RFB Request for Bid
RFI Ready for Issue; Request for Information
RFID Radio Frequency Identification
RFP Request for Proposal
RFQ Request for Quotation
RIW Reliability Improvement Warranty
RM Materiel Reliability
RM Requirements Manager
RMA Revolution in Military Affairs
RMCT Requirements Management Certification Training
RMD Requirements Management Division (J-8, Joint Staff (JS))
RMP Risk Management Plan
RO Requirements Officer (Navy)
ROD Record of Decision
ROI Return on Investment
ROM Read Only Memory; Rough Order of Magnitude
RRC Requirements Review Council (Army)
RS Replenishment Spares
RSI Rationalization, Standardization, and Interoperability
RSSP Replaced System Sustainment Plan
RTO Responsible Test Organization
RTP Request for Technical Proposal

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

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