Acronyms

AAO

AWIPS Acquisition Office

API

applications programming interface

AWIPS

Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System

COTS

commercial off-the-shelf

DR

discrepancy report

FOA

Forecast Office–Advanced

FSL

Forecast Systems Laboratory (administratively within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

IDD

incremental development and deployment

NCEP

National Centers for Environmental Prediction

NCF

Network Control Facility

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (within the Department of Commerce)

NRC

National Research Council

NWS

National Weather Service

NWSM

National Weather Service Modernization

OH

Office of Hydrology

OSD

Office of Systems Development (of the National Weather Service)

OT&E

operational test and evaluation



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