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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