Acronyms

AATT

Aging Aircraft Technologies Team

AFRL

Air Force Research Laboratory

ALC

air logistics center

ASC

Aeronautical Systems Center

ASIP

Air Force Structural Integrity Program

CAI

commercialization achievement index

CPC

corrosion prevention compound

DAC

designated acquisition commander

DOD

Department of Defense

EIFS

equivalent initial-flaw size

EMD

engineering and manufacturing development

EN

Integrated Engineering/Technology (an office designation in ASC)

ENFS

Structures Branch of the Flight Systems Engineering Division (ASC/EN)

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FSMP

Force Structural Maintenance Plan

FY

fiscal year

IAT

Individual Aircraft Tracking (rogram)

ITT

integrated technology thrust

ITTP

Integrated Technology Thrust Program

JACG

Joint Aeronautical Commanders Group

LESS

loads and environmental severity survey (database)

MAJCOM

Major Command (part of the Air Force organization)

MAUS

Mobile Automated Ultrasound System

MEMS

microelectromechanical systems

ML

Materials and Manufacturing Directorate (AFRL)



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SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH TO SUPPORT AGING AIRCRAFT: Priority Technical Areas and Process Improvements Acronyms AATT Aging Aircraft Technologies Team AFRL Air Force Research Laboratory ALC air logistics center ASC Aeronautical Systems Center ASIP Air Force Structural Integrity Program CAI commercialization achievement index CPC corrosion prevention compound DAC designated acquisition commander DOD Department of Defense EIFS equivalent initial-flaw size EMD engineering and manufacturing development EN Integrated Engineering/Technology (an office designation in ASC) ENFS Structures Branch of the Flight Systems Engineering Division (ASC/EN) EPA Environmental Protection Agency FAA Federal Aviation Administration FSMP Force Structural Maintenance Plan FY fiscal year IAT Individual Aircraft Tracking (rogram) ITT integrated technology thrust ITTP Integrated Technology Thrust Program JACG Joint Aeronautical Commanders Group LESS loads and environmental severity survey (database) MAJCOM Major Command (part of the Air Force organization) MAUS Mobile Automated Ultrasound System MEMS microelectromechanical systems ML Materials and Manufacturing Directorate (AFRL)

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SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH TO SUPPORT AGING AIRCRAFT: Priority Technical Areas and Process Improvements NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NDE/NDI nondestructive evaluation/nondestructive investigation NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation O&M operations and maintenance OEM original equipment manufacturer PE Program Element PEO program executive official (office) PM program manager POC point of contact POD probability of detection R&D research and development RDT&E research, development, test, and evaluation S&T science and technology SBIR Small Business Innovation Research (program) SCC stress-corrosion cracking SMA Aging Aircraft Product Support Group (ASC) SPO system program office (officer) STTR Small Business Technology Transfer (program) TD technical directorates (AFRL) VA Air Vehicles Directorate (AFRL) VOC volatile organic compound WFD widespread fatigue damage