This glossary defines acronyms and terminology used throughout this website. Some terminology is standardized and used by the United States Department of Defense. 

AF

Air Force

AFB

Air Force Base

AFOSR

Air Force Office of Scientific Research 

AFRL

Air Force Research Laboratory

AFWERX

AFWERX is a community of Air Force innovators who strive to connect Airmen to solutions across the force

AFWIC

Air Force Warfighting Integrating Capability

APEX

Academic Partnership Engagement Experiment 

BDPA

Black Data Processing Associates