CMC ceramic-matrix composite

CMS computational materials science

CONUS continental United States

COSMAT Committee on the Survey of Materials Science and Engineering

C2I command, control, and intelligence

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

DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DDR&E Director, Defense Research and Engineering

DOD Department of Defense

DOE Department of Energy

DS directional solidification

EAR Export Administration Regulations

EPM Enabling Propulsion Materials program

ESASP European Space Agency Special Publication

ESPR Engineering Research Association for Supersonic Transport Propulsion System

EU European Union

EuMaT European Technology Platform on Advanced Engineering Materials and Technologies

FETT first engine to test

FlowPAC [University of Notre Dame’s] Institute of Flow Physics and Control

FLTC Focused Long Term Challenge

GE General Electric

GEnx GE next generation

GPR government property right

GRC [GE’s] Global Research Center

HEETE Highly Efficient Embedded Turbine Engine

HFIR high flux isotope reactor

HHS Department of Health and Human Services

HIP hot isostatic pressing

HPC high-pressure compressor

HPT high-pressure turbine

HSCT High Speed Civil Transport

HTAM High Temperature Aerospace Materials

HTML High Temperature Materials Laboratory

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