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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