CRA collaborative research alliance
DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
DLA Defense Logistics Agency
DMEA Defense Microelectronics Activity
DMMI Standing Committee on Defense Materials, Manufacturing, and Infrastructure
DMSMS Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Materiel Shortages (program)
DOD Department of Defense
EU REACh European Union Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemical Substances (regulations)
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FDASIA Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act of 2012
FOUO for official use only
FPGA field-programmable gate array
GAO Government Accountability Office
IC integrated circuit
ICME integrated computational materials engineering
IDA Institute for Defense Analyses
IP intellectual property
IRIS Integrity and Reliability of Integrated Circuits (DARPA program)
IT information technology
MEDE Materials in Extreme Dynamic Environments (Army program)
MGI Materials Genome Initiative
MICAP mission impaired capability awaiting parts
MRAP Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (vehicle)
MRL Manufacturing Readiness Level
MSME Multiscale Modeling of Electronic Materials (Army program)
NDE/I nondestructive evaluation/inspection
NMMB National Materials and Manufacturing Board
NRC National Research Council
NSF National Science Foundation

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