C
Acronyms and Abbreviations


AAAV

advanced amphibious assault vehicle

AADS

advanced air data system

AAS

advanced avionics subsystem

AAV

Advanced Air Vehicle (program)

AC

alternating current

ACEM

advanced common electronic module

AFRL/SN

Air Force Research Laboratory/Sensors Directorate

AO

Autonomous Operations (FNC)

AMCM

airborne mine countermeasures

ATC

automatic target classification

ATD

advanced technology demonstration

ATP

Aircraft Technology Program

ATR

automatic target recognition


BAA

broad area announcement


C2

command and control

C3

command, control, and communications

C4I

command, control, communications, computing, and intelligence

CBM

condition-based maintenance

CFD

computational fluid dynamics

CNO

Chief of Naval Operations

CONOPS

concept of operations

COTS

commercial off-the-shelf

CRAD

contract research and development

CRW

canard rotor wing



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2001 Assessment of the Office of Naval Research’s Aircraft Technology Program C Acronyms and Abbreviations AAAV advanced amphibious assault vehicle AADS advanced air data system AAS advanced avionics subsystem AAV Advanced Air Vehicle (program) AC alternating current ACEM advanced common electronic module AFRL/SN Air Force Research Laboratory/Sensors Directorate AO Autonomous Operations (FNC) AMCM airborne mine countermeasures ATC automatic target classification ATD advanced technology demonstration ATP Aircraft Technology Program ATR automatic target recognition BAA broad area announcement C2 command and control C3 command, control, and communications C4I command, control, communications, computing, and intelligence CBM condition-based maintenance CFD computational fluid dynamics CNO Chief of Naval Operations CONOPS concept of operations COTS commercial off-the-shelf CRAD contract research and development CRW canard rotor wing

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2001 Assessment of the Office of Naval Research’s Aircraft Technology Program DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency D&I discovery and invention DNS direct numerical simulation DOD Department of Defense DUST drive-up simulated testbed (Patriot) EFM enhanced fighter maneuverability EMD engineering and manufacturing development ESG Executive Steering Group ESTOL extremely short takeoff and landing FACIA fatigue- and corrosion-insensitive aircraft FC&D flight control and dynamics FNC Future Naval Capability HMD helmet-mounted display IFF identification, friend or foe IHPTET Integrated High Performance Turbine Engine Technology (program) IMATE integrated maintenance test and evaluation IPD integrated product development IR&D industry research and development JSF Joint Strike Fighter LES large-eddy simulation LO low observable MEMS microelectromechanical systems MRE multirole endurance MUST maximizing usable service time NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASTRAN NASA structural analysis NAVAIR Naval Air Systems Command NAWCAD Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division NIMA National Imagery and Mapping Agency ONR Office of Naval Research OPNAV Office of the Chief of Naval Operations OUSD Office of the Under Secretary of Defense PMA program manager (aviation) R&D research and development RANS Reynolds average Navier-Stokes

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2001 Assessment of the Office of Naval Research’s Aircraft Technology Program RWV rotary-wing vehicle SEAD suppression of enemy air defense SLAE structural life attainment and enhancement S&T science and technology STOL short takeoff and landing STOVL short takeoff and vertical landing TCS Time Critical Strike (FNC) TOCR Total Ownership Cost Reduction (FNC) TUAV tactical uninhabited aerial vehicle UAV unmanned aerial vehicle UCAV unmanned combat air vehicle UCAV-A Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle-Air Force (program) UCAV-N Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle-Navy (program) USAF U.S. Air Force USCG U.S. Coast Guard USMC U.S. Marine Corps VECTOR vectoring extremely short takeoff and landing control, tailless operational research VSTOL vertical short takeoff and landing VTOL vertical takeoff and landing VTDP vectored thrust ducted propeller VTOL vertical takeoff and landing VTUAV vertical takeoff and landing tactical uninhabited air vehicle V&V verification and validation