Appendix D
Abbreviations

ACT-R Adaptive Control of Thought-Rational (software)

ALEGRA Arbitrary-Lagrangian-Eulerian General Research Applications

AMRDEC Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center

APG Aberdeen Proving Ground

APS active protection systems

ARDA Advanced Research and Development Activity

ARL Army Research Laboratory

ARLTAB Army Research Laboratory Technical Assessment Board

ARO Army Research Office

ASCED Active Stall Control Engine Demonstration

ATO Army Technology Objective

BED Battlefield Environment Division

BRAC Base Realignment and Closure

C2CUT Command and Control in Complex and Urban Terrains

C3TRACE Command, Control and Communications Techniques for Reliable Assessment of Concept Execution (software)

CAT-ATD Crew Integration and Automation Test Bed Advanced Technology Demonstrator

CECOM Communications and Electronics Command

CFD computational fluid dynamics

CISD Computational and Information Sciences Directorate

CTA Collaborative Technology Alliance



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2005–2006 Assessment of the Army Research Laboratory Appendix D Abbreviations ACT-R Adaptive Control of Thought-Rational (software) ALEGRA Arbitrary-Lagrangian-Eulerian General Research Applications AMRDEC Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center APG Aberdeen Proving Ground APS active protection systems ARDA Advanced Research and Development Activity ARL Army Research Laboratory ARLTAB Army Research Laboratory Technical Assessment Board ARO Army Research Office ASCED Active Stall Control Engine Demonstration ATO Army Technology Objective BED Battlefield Environment Division BRAC Base Realignment and Closure C2CUT Command and Control in Complex and Urban Terrains C3TRACE Command, Control and Communications Techniques for Reliable Assessment of Concept Execution (software) CAT-ATD Crew Integration and Automation Test Bed Advanced Technology Demonstrator CECOM Communications and Electronics Command CFD computational fluid dynamics CISD Computational and Information Sciences Directorate CTA Collaborative Technology Alliance

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2005–2006 Assessment of the Army Research Laboratory DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DMP decision-making process DoD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy EMA electromagnetic armor FALCon Forward Area Language Converter (software) FCS Future Combat Systems FM frequency modulation, frequency modulated GPS Global Positioning System HBA Human Behavior Architecture HC-NEBC Human-Centric–Network Enabled Battle Command (software) HPC high-performance computing HRED Human Research and Engineering Directorate IA information assurance IED improvised explosive device IMPRINT Improved Performance Research Integration Tool (software) IR infrared ISR intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance ITA International Technology Alliance JGRE Joint Ground Robotics Enterprise KE kinetic energy Li lithium MANPRINT manpower integration MATREX Modeling Architecture for Technology, Research and Experimentation (software) MEMS microelectromechanical systems MMF Mission and Means Framework (software) MURI Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative MUVES Modular UNIX-based Vulnerability Estimation Suite (software) NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NBC Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical NDE nondestructive evaluation NMSU New Mexico State University NRC National Research Council NVESD Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate

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2005–2006 Assessment of the Army Research Laboratory PDA personal digital assistant PZT lead zirconium titanate QKD quantum key distribution R&D research and development RDEC Research, Development and Engineering Center RDT&E research, development, test and evaluation RF radio frequency S4 Systems of Systems Survivability Simulation (software) S&Es scientists and engineers SANS System Administration, Networking, and Security SEDD Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate SiC silicon carbide SLAD Survivability and Lethality Analysis Directorate SLV survivability, lethality, and vulnerability SoS system of systems SPOOCEFEM Simple Parallel Object-Oriented Computing Environment for the Finite Element Method STI Strategic Technology Initiative STO science and technology objective STTC Simulation and Training Technology Center SUNY State University of New York THz terahertz TILV Target Interaction Lethality Vulnerability (software) TRADOC Training and Doctrine Command UAV unmanned aerial vehicle UGV unmanned ground vehicle UML unified modeling language UV ultraviolet UWB ultrawideband VTD Vehicle Technology Directorate VV&A validation, verification, and accreditation WMRD Weapons and Materials Research Directorate

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