Appendix C

Acronyms and Abbreviations

AAV      amphibious assault vehicle
ACAV      armored cavalry assault vehicle
AEM/S      Advanced Enclosed Mast/Sensor
AFOSR      U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research
AFRL      Air Force Research Laboratory
AGATE      Advanced General Aviation Transport Experiments
AIM      accelerated insertion of materials
AMPTIAC      Advanced Materials and Process Technology Information Analysis Center
AP      armor piercing
APC      armored personnel carrier
ARVN      Army of the Republic of Vietnam
ATD      advanced technology demonstration
 
CBM      condition-based maintenance
CCM      composite crew module
CTE      coefficient of thermal expansion
 
DARPA      Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
DoD      U.S. Department of Defense
 
EFP      explosively formed projectile
EFV      expeditionary fighting vehicle
EME      electromagnetic environment/effects
 
FCS      Future Combat System
FSW      friction stir welding
 
GAO      U.S. Government Accountability Office


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Appendix C Acronyms and Abbreviations AAV amphibious assault vehicle ACAV armored cavalry assault vehicle AEM/S Advanced Enclosed Mast/Sensor AFOSR U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research AFRL Air Force Research Laboratory AGATE Advanced General Aviation Transport Experiments AIM accelerated insertion of materials AMPTIAC Advanced Materials and Process Technology Information Analysis Center AP armor piercing APC armored personnel carrier ARVN Army of the Republic of Vietnam ATD advanced technology demonstration CBM condition-based maintenance CCM composite crew module CTE coefficient of thermal expansion DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DoD U.S. Department of Defense EFP explosively formed projectile EFV expeditionary fighting vehicle EME electromagnetic environment/effects FCS Future Combat System FSW friction stir welding GAO U.S. Government Accountability Office 146

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147 APPENDIX C HMMWV High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle HSLA high-strength, low-alloy ICME integrated computational materials engineering IDF Israeli Defense Force IED improvised explosive device JHSV joint high-speed vessel JLOTS joint logistics over the shore JLTV joint light tactical vehicle LASS lightweight construction applications at sea LCAC landing craft, air cushion LCS littoral combat ship LCU landing craft, utility LSV logistic support vessel ManTech U.S. Department of Defense Manufacturing Technology Program MMC metal matrix composite MRL manufacturing readiness level NDE non-destructive evaluation NRC National Research Council NSTC National Science and Technology Council O&S operations and support ONR U.S. Office of Naval Research RDT&E research, development, test, and evaluation RPA remotely piloted aircraft RPG rocket-propelled grenade S&T science and technology SES surface effect ship SLWT super-lightweight tank SOC special operations craft SSC ship-to-shore connector TARDEC Tank Automotive Research, Development & Engineering Center TMS Minerals, Metals & Materials Society TRL technology readiness level UAV unmanned aerial vehicle VARTM vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding

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