Appendix C
Acronyms and Abbreviations


AAA

Auto Aluminum Alliance

APU

auxiliary power unit


BIW

body-in-white


COTS

commercial off-the-shelf


DOD

U.S. Department of Defense

DOE

U.S. Department of Energy


FCS

Future Combat System

FMTV

Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles

FTTS

Future Tactical Truck System


HEMTT

Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck

HMMWV

High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (Humvee)


IMPACT

Improved Materials and Powertrain Architectures for Trucks


M&S

modeling and simulation

MMC

metal matrix composite

MTVR

Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement


NAC

National Automotive Center

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NDE

nondestructive evaluation

NIST-ATP

National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Advanced Technology Program

NMAB

National Materials Advisory Board

NRC

National Research Council


O&M

operating and maintenance

O&S

operations and support

OEM

original equipment manufacturer

OHVT

Office of Heavy Vehicle Technology (DOE)


P4

programmable powder preforming process

PMC

polymer matrix composite

PNGV

Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles


R&D

research and development



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Use of Lightweight Materials in 21st Century Army Trucks Appendix C Acronyms and Abbreviations AAA Auto Aluminum Alliance APU auxiliary power unit BIW body-in-white COTS commercial off-the-shelf DOD U.S. Department of Defense DOE U.S. Department of Energy FCS Future Combat System FMTV Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles FTTS Future Tactical Truck System HEMTT Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck HMMWV High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (Humvee) IMPACT Improved Materials and Powertrain Architectures for Trucks M&S modeling and simulation MMC metal matrix composite MTVR Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement NAC National Automotive Center NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization NDE nondestructive evaluation NIST-ATP National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Advanced Technology Program NMAB National Materials Advisory Board NRC National Research Council O&M operating and maintenance O&S operations and support OEM original equipment manufacturer OHVT Office of Heavy Vehicle Technology (DOE) P4 programmable powder preforming process PMC polymer matrix composite PNGV Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles R&D research and development

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Use of Lightweight Materials in 21st Century Army Trucks RML Revolution in Military Logistics SiC silicon carbide TACOM Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (Army) TARDEC Tank-Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (Army) TRIP transformation-induced plasticity UHCS ultrahigh carbon steel ULSAB UltraLight Steel Auto Body USCAR United States Council for Automotive Research VARTM vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding