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Acronyms and Abbreviations

3G

third generation


AFOSR

Air Force Office of Scientific Research

APHIS

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

API

American Petroleum Institute

ARO

Army Research Office

ARPA

Advanced Research Projects Agency

ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers

ASHRAE

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers

ASTM

American Society for Testing and Materials

ATF

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms

ATP

Advanced Technology Program (at NIST)


BW

biological warfare


CBACI

Chemical and Biological Arms Control Institute

CBIRF

Chemical, Biological Incident Response Force

CBO

Congressional Budget Office

CBRNE

chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive

CDC

(United States) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CFD

computational fluid dynamics

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

CHIPS

Clearing House Interbank Payments System

CIA

Central Intelligence Agency



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Making the Nation Safer: The Role of Science and Technology in Countering Terrorism D Acronyms and Abbreviations 3G third generation AFOSR Air Force Office of Scientific Research APHIS Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service API American Petroleum Institute ARO Army Research Office ARPA Advanced Research Projects Agency ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials ATF Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms ATP Advanced Technology Program (at NIST) BW biological warfare CBACI Chemical and Biological Arms Control Institute CBIRF Chemical, Biological Incident Response Force CBO Congressional Budget Office CBRNE chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive CDC (United States) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CFD computational fluid dynamics CFR Code of Federal Regulations CHIPS Clearing House Interbank Payments System CIA Central Intelligence Agency

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Making the Nation Safer: The Role of Science and Technology in Countering Terrorism C3I command, control, communications, and information CRS Congressional Research Service CSTB Computer Science and Telecommunications Board C-TPAT Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism CW chemical weapons DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DDOS distributed denial-of-service (attack) DI deionized DNA deoxyribonucleic acid DOC Department of Commerce DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DOJ Department of Justice DOT Department of Transportation DSL digital subscriber line DTRA Defense Threat Reduction Agency EHV extra high voltage EIA Energy Information Administration EMP electromagnetic pulse EOC emergency operations center EOP Executive Office of the President EPA Environmental Protection Agency EPRI Electric Power Research Institute FAA Federal Aviation Administration FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation FCC Federal Communications Commission FDA Food and Drug Administration FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FFRDC federally funded research and development center FOIA Freedom of Information Act GIS geographic information system GN&C guidance, navigation, and control GNP gross national product GOCO government-owned, contractor-operated GTI Gas Technology Institute HACCP Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (an FDA program) HE high explosives

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