Acronyms Used in Government Contracting (U)
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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UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
UCA Undefinitized Contract Action
UCC Unified Combatant Command
UCF Uniform Contract Format
UCP Unified Command Plan
UCR Unit Cost Report
UDF Unit Development Folder
UE Unit Equipment
UGV Unmanned Ground Vehicle
UI Unit of Issue
UID Unique Identification
UII Unique Item Identification / Unique Item Identifier
UJTL Universal Joint Task List
UMC Unspecified Minor Construction
UMD Unmatched Disbursements
UNDEX Underwater Explosives
UON Urgent Operational Need
UPC Underutilized Plant Capacity
UPS Uniform Procurement System
USA United States Army
USAF United States Air Force
USASAC United States Army Security Assistance Center
U.S.C. United States Code
USCG United States Coast Guard
USD Under Secretary of Defense
USD(AT&L) Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics
USD(C) Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)
USD(I) Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence)
USD(P) Under Secretary of Defense (Policy)
USD(P&R) Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness)
USG United States Government
USMC United States Marine Corps
USN United States Navy
USSOCOM United States Special Operations Command
UTRANSCOM United States Transportation Command
USV Unmanned Surface Vehicle
UUT Unit Under Test
UXO Unexploded Ordnance
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