DSB Defense Science Board

EPA Environmental Protection Agency

FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency

FORCEMOB Force Mobilization (model)

FY fiscal year

GAO Government Accountability Office (General Accounting Office before July 2004)

GDP gross domestic product

GOCO government-owned, contractor-operated

GOGO government-owned, government-operated

GSA General Services Administration

GWOT Global War on Terror

HASC House Armed Services Committee

HPP hot pressed powder

IDA Institute for Defense Analyses

IED improvised explosive device

IG Inspector General

ILIAD Interindustry, Large-scale, Integrated, And Dynamic (model)

IMF International Monetary Fund

JOGMEC Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation

LIFT Long-term, Interindustry Forecasting Tool (model)

MCO major conflict operations

MCR materials consumption ratio

MCTL Military Critical Technologies List

MDA Missile Defense Agency

MEMS microelectromechanical system

METI Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (Japan)

MIC Market Impact Committee

MRAP mine-resistant ambush protection

MRC major regional conflict

MSE materials science and engineering

MTW major theater war



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