Appendix H
Acronyms and Abbreviations


AFRL

Air Force Research Laboratory

ASEB

Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board

ASTRA

Advanced Systems, Technologies, Research, and Analysis


BAA

Broad Agency Announcement


DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DOD

Department of Defense

DURI

Defense University Research Instrumentation


ERC

Engineering Research Center


FAR

Federal Acquisition Regulations

FFRDC

federally funded research and development center

FIU

Florida International University


ISS

International Space Station

IUCRC

Industry/University Cooperative Research Center


JPL

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

JUCAV

Joint Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle

J-UCAS

Joint Unmanned Combat Air System


LEO

low Earth orbit


MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MURI

Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative



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Government/Industry/Academic Relationships for Technology Development: A Workshop Report Appendix H Acronyms and Abbreviations AFRL Air Force Research Laboratory ASEB Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board ASTRA Advanced Systems, Technologies, Research, and Analysis BAA Broad Agency Announcement DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DOD Department of Defense DURI Defense University Research Instrumentation ERC Engineering Research Center FAR Federal Acquisition Regulations FFRDC federally funded research and development center FIU Florida International University ISS International Space Station IUCRC Industry/University Cooperative Research Center JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory JUCAV Joint Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle J-UCAS Joint Unmanned Combat Air System LEO low Earth orbit MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology MURI Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative

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