CAIG:

Cost Analysis Improvement Group


DAB:

Defense Acquisition Board

Developmental Testing (DT):

responsible for performing specification-based testing, verifies that the system meets all specifications, and certifies that the system is ready to enter operational testing; determines if and how the system works.

DIS:

Distributed Interactive Simulation

DoD:

Department of Defense

DOT&E:

Director, Operational Test and Evaluation

DT&E:

Developmental Testing and Evaluation


EADSIM:

Force-on-Force Air Defense Model

EMD:

Engineering and Manufacturing Development

Evolutionary Procurement:

pertains to continuous changes to a system and the associated stage-wise testing and development, so that what is operationally tested is not necessarily what is deployed; particularly relevant to software and software-intensive systems.


IDA:

Institute for Defense Analyses; a federally funded research and development center established to assist the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Staff, the Unified Commands and Defense Agencies in addressing important national security issues, particularly those requiring scientific and technical expertise.

IOT&E:

Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

ISO:

Organization for International Standardization; a worldwide federation of 92 member countries established to promote the development of international standards and related activities to facilitate the exchange of goods and services.


JROC:

Joint Requirements Oversight Council; serves to support milestone review, validate the Operational Requirements Document, and validate mission need.


LOSFH:

Line of Sight—Forward Heavy; LOSFH was the generic name given



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