Acronyms Used in Government Contracting (T)

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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T&E   Test and Evaluation
T&M   Time and Materials
TAAF   Test, Analyze, and Fix
TAB   Total Allocated Budget
TACOM   Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (Army)
TAD   Technology Area Descriptions
TADSS   Training Aids, Devices, Simulations, and Simulators
TAMD   Theater, Air, and Missile Defense
T-AT   Turn-Around Time
TAV   Total Asset Visibility
TBM   Theater Ballistic Missile
TBM   Theater Battle Management
TBD   To be Determined
TBD   To be Developed
TC Type Classification (Army)
TCO   Termination Contracting Officer
TCM   TRADOC Capability Manager (Army)
TD   Technical Data
TD   Technical Director / Test Director
TDL   Technical Data Link
TDP   Technical Data Package
TDP   Test Design Plan
TDR   Technical Data Rights
TE    Test Equipment
TECHEVAL Technical Evaluation
TECHMOD   Technology Modernization
TEMP   Test and Evaluation Master Plan
TFC   Termination for Convenience
TFD   Termination for Default
TIM   Technical Interchange Meeting
TINA   Truth in Negotiations Act
TIWG   Test Integration Working Group 
TLCSM   Total Life Cycle Systems Management
TM   Technical Management
TM   Technical Manual
TMDE   Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment
TMRR   Technology Maturation and Risk Reduction 
TMP   Technical Management Plan
TO   Technical Order
TOA   Table of Allowance
TOA   Total Obligation Authority
TOC   Tactical Operations Center
TOC   Task Order Contract 
TPM   Technical Performance Measurement
TPS   Test Package Set / Test Program Set
TPWG   Test Planning Working Group 
TQM   Total Quality Management
TRA   Technology Readiness Assessment
TRACE    Total Risk Assessing Cost Estimate
TRADOC   Training and Doctrine Command (Army)
TRANSCOM   Transportation Command
TRD   Technical Requirements Document
TRM   Technical Reference Model
TRL   Technology Readiness Level
TRR   Test Readiness Review
TSIR   Total System Integration Responsibility
TSPR   Total System Performance Responsibility
TTP   Technology Transition Plan
TTRA   Technology Targeting Risk Assessment


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