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CA -  Competitive Advocate or Certification Authority
CAA -  Clean Air Act
CAAC -  Civilian Agency Acquisition Council
CACO -  Corporate Administrative Contracting Officer
CAGE -  Commercial and Government Entity Code
CAGR -  Compound Annual Growth Rate
CAMP -  Contract Administrative Management Plan
CAO -  Contract Administration Office
CARS -  Computer Assisted Retrieval System
CAS -  Cost Accounting Standards
CBA -  Collective Bargaining Agreement
CBD -  Commerce Business Daily
CBE -  Commercial Business Environment
CBI -  Confidential Business Information
CCB -  Configuration Control Board / Change Control Board
CCID -  Computer Center Identification
CCPI -  Confidential Contract Proposal Information
CCRC -  Contracts Customer Relations Committee
CDOTS -  Contract Delivery Order Tracking System
CEC -  Contract Establishment Code
CERCLA -  Comprehensive Environmental Response or Compensation, and Liability Act.
Certificate of Competency -  A certificate issued by the Small Business Administration stating that the holder is "responsible" for the purpose of receiving and performing a specific government contract.
Certified 8(a) Firm -  A firm owned and operated by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals and eligible to receive federal contracts under the Small Business Administration's 8(a) Business Development Program.
CESA -  Cyberspace Electronic Security Act
CFAA -  Common Federal Acquisition Architecture
CFE -  Contractor Furnished Equipment
CFM -  Contract Furnished Material
CFP -  Contract Furnished Property
CFR -  Code of Federal Regulations
CFTC -  Commodity Futures Trading Commission
CFY -  Current Fiscal Year
CG -  Comptroller General
CICA -  Competition in Contracting Act
CIS -  Contracts Information System
CJE -  Critical Job Element
CLIN -  Contract Line Item Number
CMAP -  Contract Management Administration Plan
CMM -  Contract Management Manual or Capability Maturity Model
CNT -  Contract
COB -  Close of Business
COC -  Certificate of Competency
COCOM -  Combat Command
COI -  Conflict of Interest
Cont Res, CR -  Continuing Resolution
Contractor Team Arrangement -  An arrangement in which (a) two or more companies form a partnership or join venture to act as potential prime contractor; or (b) an agreement by a potential prime contractor with on or more other companies to have them act as its subcontractors under a specified government contract or acquisition program.
CONUS -  Continental United States and the District of Columbia
COOP -  Continuity of Operations Plan
COR -  Contracting Office Representative
COTR -  Contracting Office Technical Representative
CP -  Certificate Policy
CPFF -  Cost Plus Fixed Fee
CPG -  Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines
CPIC -  Capital Planning and Investment Control
CPIF -  Cost Plus Incentive Fee
CPO -  Contract Project Of
CPS -  Contract Payment System or Contractor Performance System or Certification Practice Statement
CR -  Cost Reimbursement
CRL -  Certificate Revocation List
CSHIB -  Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
CSI -  Common Sense Initiative
CSOR -  Computer Security Object Registry
CVE -  Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
CWA -  Clean Water Act
CWS -  Compressed Work Schedule
CY -  Current Year or Calendar Year