Acronyms Used in Government Contracting (H)
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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HAC House Appropriations Committee
HASC House Armed Services Committee
HAZMAT Hazardous Material
HCA Head of Contracting Activity/Agency
HCI Human-Computer Interface
HCP Hardness Critical Process
HD/CS Homeland Defense/Civil Support
HERO Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance
HFE Human Factors Engineering
HHA Health Hazard Assessment
HNA Host-Nation Approval
HNS Host-Nation Support
HOL High-Order Language; Higher-Order Language
HRI Hazard Risk Index
HSI Human Systems Integration
HTI Horizontal Technology Integration
HTML Hyper Text Markup Language
HUBZones Historically Underutilized Business Zones
HWCI Hardware Configuration Item
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