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

CDRD

Commander-Directed Research and Development

CEU

Continuing education unit

COCOMs

Component Commands

CRDF

Commander Research and Development Fund  

DAF

Department of the Air Force

DIU

Defense Innovation Unit

DoD

Department of Defense

EDOs

Entrepreneurial Development Organizations