Acronyms Used in Government Contracting (W)
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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WAN Wide Area Network
WBS Work Breakdown Structure
WCF Working Capital Fund
WIP Work in Place
WIPT Working-Level Integrated Product Team
WMD Weapons of Mass Destruction
WOSB Woman-Owned Small Business
WP Work Package
WP/N Weapons Procurement (Navy)
WPI Wholesale Price Index
WRA Weapon Replacement Assembly
WRM War Reserve Materials
WSA Weapons Storage Area
WSESRB Weapon System Explosives Safety Review Board
WSMP Weapon System Master Plan
WTCV Weapons and Tracked Combat Vehicles
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