Appendix G
Acronyms

3CE Cross Command Collaborative Effort

ACAT acquisition categories

AF ICE Air Force Integrated Collaborative Environment

AFOTEC Air Force Operational Test & Evaluation Center

AIS automated information system

AoA analysis of alternatives

ASD agile software development

ASD NII Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration

AT acceptance team

ATEC Army Test & Evaluation Command

BTA Business Transformation Agency

C&A certification and accreditation

C4ISR command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance & reconnaissance

CDR critical design review

CHSS commercial off-the-shelf hardware, software, and services

CIO chief information officer

CJCSI Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction

COTS commercial off-the-shelf



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Appendix G Acronyms 3CE Cross Command Collaborative Effort ACAT acquisition categories AF ICE Air Force Integrated Collaborative Environment AFOTEC Air Force Operational Test & Evaluation Center AIS automated information system AoA analysis of alternatives ASD agile software development ASD NII Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration AT acceptance team ATEC Army Test & Evaluation Command BTA Business Transformation Agency C&A certification and accreditation C4ISR command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance & reconnaissance CDR critical design review CHSS commercial off-the-shelf hardware, software, and services CIO chief information officer CJCSI Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction COTS commercial off-the-shelf 

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 ACHIEVING EFFECTIVE ACQUISITION OF IT IN THE DOD DAA designated accrediting authority DAMS Defense Acquisition Management System DAPA Defense Acquisition Performance Assessment DAS Defense Acquisition System DAU Defense Acquisition University DEP distributed engineering plant DIA Defense Intelligence Agency DIACAP DOD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process DNS Domain Name System DODD Department of Defense Directive DODI Department of Defense Instruction DT&E development, test, and evaluation EA evolutionary acquisition ERP enterprise resource planning FDD feature-driven development FSO Field Security Office IA information assurance IA C&A information assurance certification and accreditation IID iterative, incremental development IOC initial operating capability IP Internet Protocol IPT integrated product team JCIDS Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System JITC Joint Interoperability Test Command JMETC Joint Mission Environment Test Capability JOTS Joint Operation and Tactical System KPP key performance parameter LRIP limited rate initial production MAIS major automated information system(s) MCRC metrics collection and reporting capability MDA milestone decision authority MDAP major defense acquisition program NAVSEA Naval Sea Systems Command NSA National Security Agency

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 APPENDIX G OIPT overarching IPT OMB Office of Management and Budget OPTEVFOR Operational Testing and Evaluation Force OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense OT&E operational test and evaluation PDR preliminary design review PKI public key infrastructure PMO program management office PMT portfolio management team POR program of record PPBES Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution System RDECOM Research, Development & Engineering Command RDT&E research, development, test, and evaluation SDCI software development and commercial off-the-shelf integration SDLC software development life cycle SDREN secret defense research and engineering SFMPL Submarine Force Mission Planning Library SoSIL Systems of Systems Integration Laboratory T&E test and evaluation TD technology development TRA technology readiness assessment TRADOC Training and Doctrine Command TRL technology readiness level V&V verification and validation WIPT working-level IPT XP extreme programming

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