Defense Acquisition Acronyms and Terms  (S)

S&T Science and Technology
S/V Survivability/Vulnerability
SA Secretary of the Army; Supportability Analysis; System Analysis
SAC Senate Appropriations Committee
SADBU Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
SAE Service Acquisition Executive
SAF Secretary of the Air Force
SAF(AQ) Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition)
SAG Study Advisory Group (Army)
SAIE Special Acceptance and Inspection Equipment
SAIP Spares Acquisition Integrated with Production
SAM System Acquisition Management
SAP Simplified Acquisition Procedures; Special Access Program
SAR Safety Assessment Report; Selected Acquisition Report; Special Access Required
SASC Senate Armed Services Committee
SAT Simplified Acquisition Threshold
SATCOM Satellite Communications
SBA Simulation Based Acquisition; Small Business Administration
SBC Senate Budget Committee
SBCCOM Soldier and Biological Chemical Command (Army)
SBE Single Best Estimate
SBIR Small Business Innovation Research (Program)
SBIRS Space-Based Infrared Systems (Air Force)
SBP Small Business Program
SBTT Small Business Technology Transfer
SC&MPD System Capability and Manufacturing Process Demonstration (effort of the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase)
SCA Service Contract Act
SCBCA Small Claims Board of Contract Appeals
SCC Standards Coordinating Committee
SCCB Software Configuration Control Board
SCE Software Capability Evaluation
SCI Software Configuration Item
SCIB Ship Characteristics and Improvement Board (Navy)
SCM Supply Chain Management
SCMP Software Configuration Management Plan
SCN Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy (Appropriation); Software Change Notice; Specification Change Notice
SCP Service Cost Position
SD Spiral Development
SDB Small Disadvantaged Business
SDBUP Small Disadvantaged Business Utilization Program
SDCE Software Development Capability Evaluation
SDD System Development and Demonstration (Budget Activity (BA) within a Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) Appropriate category)
SDF Software Development File
SDL Software Development Library/Laboratory
SDP Software Development Plan
SDR Software Design Review; System Design Review (Space Systems)
SE Support Equipment; Systems Engineering
SECDEF Secretary of Defense
SECNAV Secretary of the Navy
SECNAVINST Secretary of the Navy Instruction
SEI Software Engineering Institute
SEM Systems Engineering Management
SEMP Systems Engineering Management Plan
SEP Systems Engineering Plan; System(s) Engineering Process
SERD Support Equipment Recommendation Data; Support Equipment Requirements Document
SETA Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance
SF Standard Form
SFR System Functional Review
SHA System Hazard Analysis
SHPO State Historic Preservation Officer
SI Software Item (also called CSCI (Computer Software Configuration Item)); Special Intelligence
SIC Standard Industrial Classification (Code) (Obsolete—See NAICS (North American Industry Class System))
SIGINT Signal Intelligence
SIGSEC Signal Security
SIOH Supervision, Inspection, and Overhead
SIPRNET Secret Internet Protocol Router Network
SIS Software-Intensive System
SISMS Standard Integrated Support Management System
SLEP Service Life Extension Program
SLOC Source Lines of Code
SLRG Senior Leader Review Group
SMC Space and Missile Systems Center (Air Force)
SMDC/ARSTRAT Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command
SMDP Standardized Military Drawing Program
SMI Soldier-Machine Interface (Army)
SMIP Spares Management Improvement Program
SOAL Special Operations Acquisition and Logistics (Center)
SOC Solutions Order Contract; System Operational Concept
SOCOM Special Operations Command
SOF Special Operations Forces
SOFA Status of Forces Agreement
SOO Statement of Objectives
SOP Standard Operating Procedure; Standing Operating Procedure
SoS System of Systems
SOW Statement of Work
SPA Special Priorities Assistance
SPAWAR Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command
SPC Statistical Process Control
SPD System Program Director (Air Force)
SPE Senior Procurement Executive
SPEC Specification
SPG Strategic Planning Guidance (Obsolete—See GDF (Guidance for Development of the Force))
SPI Single Process Initiative
SPM Software Programmer’s Manual; System Program Manager (Air Force)
SPO System Program/Project Office (Air Force)
SPS Software Product Specification
SQEP Software Quality Evaluation Plan
SQL Structured Query Language
SRA Shop Replaceable Assembly
SRD Software (or Systems) Requirements Document
SRDR Software Resources Data Report
SRO System Readiness Objective
SRR System Requirements Review
SRS Software Requirement Specification
SRU Shop Replaceable Unit; Subassembly Repairable Unit
SSA Software Support Agency; Source Selection Authority
SSAC Source Selection Advisory Council
SSCI Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
SSEB Source Selection Evaluation Board
SSET Source Selection Evaluation Team
SSG Special Study Group (Army)
SSHA Subsystem Hazard Analysis
SSP Source Selection Plan
SSPM Software Standards and Procedures Manual
SSR Software Specification Review
SSS System/Subsystem Specification
SSWG System Safety Working Group
ST Special Tooling
STA System Threat Assessment
STANAG Standardization Agreement (North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO))
STA&P System Threat Assessment and Projections
STAR System Threat Assessment Report
STCC Special Termination Cost Clause
STD Software Test Description; Standard
STE Special Test Equipment
STEP Simulation, Test, and Evaluation Process
STLDD Software Top Level Design Document
STP Software Test Plan
STPR Software Test Procedures
STR Software Test Report; Software Trouble Report
SUM Software User’s Manual
SUPSHIP Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair
SV Schedule Variance; Systems Views
SVR System Verification Review
SW or S/W Software
SWARF Senior Warfighter Forum
SWCI Software Configuration Item
SW-CMM Software Capability Maturity Model
SYSCOM Systems Command (Navy)

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

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