Acronyms Used in Government Contracting (B)
Master list of the most frequently used government contracting acronyms. These acronyms and abbreviations are routinely used in government solicitations. You will also encounter these acronyms throughout the various sections of government contracts. This master list of acronyms will help you better understand the specialized language of government contracting. This is essential for successfully doing business with the Department of Defense (DoD) and working with contracting offices at military bases and DoD agencies. You can also use our Glossary of defense contracting terms.
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BAA Broad Agency Announcement
BAA Buy American Act
BaC Budget at Completion
BAFO Best and Final Offer
BBP Better Buying Power
BCA Board of Contract Appeals
BCA Business Case Analysis
BCC Budget Classification Code
BCWP Budgeted Cost of Work Performed
BCWS Budgeted Cost of Work Scheduled
BE Baseline Estimate
BES Budget Estimate Submission
BIT Built-In Test
BITE Built-In Test Equipment
BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics
BMA Business Mission Area
BMD Ballistic Missile Defense
BOA Basic Ordering Agreement
BOD Beneficial Occupancy Date
BOIP Basis of Issue Plan (Army)
BOS Base Operating Support
BPA Blanket Purchase Agreement
BPR Business Process Re-engineering
BRAC Base Realignment and Closure
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