Acronyms Used in Government Contracting (V)
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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V&V Verification and Validation
VA Department of Veteran Affairs
VAR Value Added Reseller
VV&A Verification, Validation and Accreditation
VAMOSC Visibility and Management of Operation and Support Costs
VC Variable Cost
VCJCS Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
VCNO Vice Chief of Naval Operations (Navy)
VCSA Vice Chief of Staff (Army)
VCSAF Vice Chief of Staff (Air Force)
VDD Version Description Document
VE Value Engineering
VECP Value Engineering Change Proposal
VHSIC Very High Speed Integrated Circuit
VLSI Very Large Scale Integration
VOSB Veteran Owned Small Business
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