Appendix B
Selected Abbreviations and Acronyms


BFL

beam forming lens

BFR

brominated flame retardant


COTS

commercial off-the-shelf


DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DIB

defense industrial base

DLA

Defense Logistics Agency

DMEA

Defense Microelectronics Activity

DoD

Department of Defense

DSTL

Developing Science and Technologies List

DUSD

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense


EAR

Export Administration Regulations

E/CIT

Emerging Critical Interconnect Technology

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EU

European Union


FSC

Federal Supply Class

FPGA

field programmable gate array


IBM

International Business Machines

IC

integrated circuit

iNEMI

International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative

IP

Industrial Policy

IPC

Association Connecting Electronics Industries

ITAR

International Traffic in Arms Regulations

ITRI

Interconnect Technology Research Institute


LCP

liquid crystal polymer


MCTL

Militarily Critical Technologies List

MEMS

microelectromechanical systems

MIL-PRF

military performance specification


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NEMI

National Electronics Manufacturing Initiative

NIIN

National Item Identification Number



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Linkages: Manufacturing Trends in Electronic Interconnection Technology Appendix B Selected Abbreviations and Acronyms BFL beam forming lens BFR brominated flame retardant COTS commercial off-the-shelf DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DIB defense industrial base DLA Defense Logistics Agency DMEA Defense Microelectronics Activity DoD Department of Defense DSTL Developing Science and Technologies List DUSD Deputy Under Secretary of Defense EAR Export Administration Regulations E/CIT Emerging Critical Interconnect Technology EPA Environmental Protection Agency EU European Union FSC Federal Supply Class FPGA field programmable gate array IBM International Business Machines IC integrated circuit iNEMI International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative IP Industrial Policy IPC Association Connecting Electronics Industries ITAR International Traffic in Arms Regulations ITRI Interconnect Technology Research Institute LCP liquid crystal polymer MCTL Militarily Critical Technologies List MEMS microelectromechanical systems MIL-PRF military performance specification NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NEMI National Electronics Manufacturing Initiative NIIN National Item Identification Number

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