DAC digital-to-analog converter
DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
DE directed energy
DFT density functional theory
DMAZ dimethylamino-2-ethylazide
DNS direct numerical simulation
DoD Department of Defense
DOE Department of Energy
DRI Director’s Research Initiative
DSI Director’s Strategic Initiative
EAR Environment for Auditory Research
EEG electroencephalogram
EMVAF Electro Magnetic Vulnerability Assessment Facility
EO&P Electro-optics and Photonics (Division)
FCS Future Combat Systems
GCV Ground Combat Vehicle
GNC guidance, navigation, and control
GPS Global Positioning System
GSR galvanic skin response
hp horsepower
HPC high-performance computing
HRED Human Research and Engineering Directorate
HRI Human-robot interaction
HSI Human-systems integration
IED improvised explosive device
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IMPRINT Improved Performance Research Integration Tool (software)
INVA/DE Integrated Network Vulnerability Assessment/Discovery Exploitation
IPA Intergovernmental Personnel Act
IR infrared
IRCM infrared countermeasures
IRFNA inhibited red fuming nitric acid
ISD Information Sciences Division
ISR intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance
ITA International Technology Alliance
JP-8 Jet Propellant 8 fuel
KE kinetic energy
LED light-emitting diode
LES large-eddy simulation

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