Resource Guide - Acronyms

ASD

Aerospace, Space & Defense 

AT&L

Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics

AUSA

Association of the United States Army 

BDM

Business Development Managers 

BTS

Big Targeting System 

CBP

Customs and Border Patrol 

CCL

Commerce Control List

COA

Certificates of Authorizations 

CUI

Controlled Unclassified Information 

DATC

Defense Automotive Technologies Consortium 

DAU

Defense Acquisition University 

DCS

Direct Commercial Sales

DDTC

Directorate of Defense Trade Controls

DEF

Defense Entrepreneurs Forum 

DHS

Department of Homeland Security 

DLA

Defense Logistics Agency 

DMSMS

Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages 

DoD

Department of Defense 

EAR

Export Administration Regulations

FMS

Foreign Military Sales

FVL

Future Vertical Lift 

GVS

Ground Vehicle System

GVSC

Ground Vehicles Service Center

ITAR

International Traffic in Arms Regulations

MDEX

Michigan Defense Exposition 

MEDC

Michigan Economic Development Corporation

MMP

DoD Mentor-Protégé Program

MMTC

Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center 

MUASC

Michigan Unmanned Aerial Systems Consortium 

NAMC

National Advanced Mobility Consortium 

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NDIA

National Defense Industrial Association 

NGA

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency 

NGCV CFT

Next Generation Combat Vehicle Cross Functional Team

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology 

NSIN

National Security Innovation Network

OEM

Original Equipment Manufacturers 

OFAC

Office for Foreign Assets Control

OSD

Office of the Secretary of Defense 

OT

Other Transaction 

OTA

Other Transaction Authority 

PMBC

Pure Michigan Business Connect 

PMO

Program Management Office 

PWS

Proposal Writing Services

PYAC

Procurement Technical Assistance Centers                                              

     RFP                   Request for Proposal 

     SAM                 System for Award Management

     SBDC                Small Business Development Center 

     TACOM            Tank-automotive & Armaments Command 

     TED                   Tenders Electronic Daily

     UAS                  Unmanned Aircraft Systems 

     UAV                  Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

     USML               United States Munitions List

VBOC Veteran Business Outreach Center  WID Women in Defense

 

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