A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
Other
C&P
C2
C3I
C3ISR
C4
C4I
C4ISR
CA
CAAC
CAD
CADD
CAE
CAIV
Calibration
CALS
CAM
Canceled Appropriation
CAO
CAP
Capabilities and Acquisition Division (CAD)
Capabilities-Based Assessment (CBA)
Capability
Capability Development Document - Validation (CDD-V)
Capability Development Document (CDD)
Capability Drop (CD)
Capability Gap
Capability Gap Assessment (CGA)
Capability Maturity Model (CMM)
Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)
Capability Need
Capability Production Document (CPD)
Capability Requirement (or Requirement)
Capability Solution
Capability Viewpoint (CV)
CAPE
CAPEC
Capstone Concept for Joint Operations (CCJO)
Capstone Test and Evaluation Master Plan (CTEMP)
Capstone Threat Assessment (CTA)
CAR
CARD
CAS
CASB
CASE
CAST
CAT
CATEX
CATM
CBA
CBD
CBM+
CBO
CBR
CBRN
CBS
CBTDEV
CCA
CCASS
CCB
CCD
CCDR
CCE
CCEB
CCJO
CCL
CCMD
CCN
CCP
CCPO
CD
CDD
CDI
CDID
CDR
CDRL
CE
CEAC
CEC
CECOM
Centralized Management
CEP
CEQ
CER
CERCLA
CERP
Certification
Certification for Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E)
CETPP
CETS
CFC
CFE
CFEN
CFM
CFO
CFR
CFSR
CG
CGA
CG-DCO-I
Chairman's Program Assessment (CPA)
Chairman's Program Recommendation (CPR)
Chairman's Risk Assessment
Change Management
Change Order (CO)
Characteristics and Performance (C&P)
Charter (Joint Program Manager's)
Charter (Program Manager’s)
Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Compatibility
Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Contamination
Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Contamination Survivability
Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Decontaminability
Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Environment
Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Hardness
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Survivability
Chemical, Biological, and Radiological (CBR) Decontamination
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Mission Critical
Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Chop
CI
CIA
CIC
CICA
CID
C-IED
CIO
CIP
CISP
CITA
CITIS
Civilian Agency Acquisition Council (CAAC)
CJCS
CJCSI
CJCSM
Claim
Clarification
CLIN
Clinger-Cohen Act (CCA) Compliance
Clinger-Cohen Act (CCA)
CLL
CLO
Closed Interfaces
CLR
CLS
CLSSA
CM
CMAA
CMC
CMI
CMIS
CMM
CMMI
CMMI-ACQ
CMMI-DEV
CMMI-SVC
CMO
CMP
CMRE
CNA
CNAD
CNGB
CNO
CNSSI
CO
COAA (Supporting an Urgent Operational Need)
COAR
COBOL
COC
COCO
COCOM
COD
Co-Development
COI
COIC
Collaborative Environment
Combat Developer
Combat Development (CBTDEV)
COMDT
COMINT
Commercial Item (CI)
Commercial, Off-The-Shelf (COTS)
Commercially Available, Off-The-Shelf (COTS)
Commitment
Commodity
Commonality
COMOPTEVFOR
Comparability Analysis
Compatibility
Compensating Provision
Competition
Competitive Proposals
Competitive Prototyping Strategy (CPS)
Compiler
Component
Component Acquisition Executive (CAE)
Component Breakout
Component Cost Analysis (CCA)
Component Cost Estimate (CCE)
Component Cost Position
Component Live Fire Test and Evaluation (LFT&E) Report
Compounding
COMPT
Comptroller (COMPT)
Computer Program
Computer Resources
Computer Resources Life Cycle Management Plan (CRLCMP)
Computer Resources Support (CRS)
Computer Resources–Integrated Product Team (CR-IPT)
Computer Software (or Software)
Computer Software Component (CSC)
Computer Software Configuration Item (CSCI)
Computer Software Documentation (CSD)
Computer Software Unit (CSU)
Computer-Aided Software Engineering (CASE)
COMSEC
Concept of Operations (CONOPS)
Concurrency
Concurrent Budget Resolution (CBR)
Concurrent Engineering
Condition Based Mainteance Plus (CBM+)
Condition Based Maintenance (CBM)
Conference of National Armaments Directors (CNAD)
Configuration
Configuration Identification
Configuration Item (CI)
Configuration Management (CM)
Configuration Steering Board (CSB)
Congressional Notification of Competitive Prototyping Waiver
Congressional Notification of Conducting DT&E Without an Approved TEMP
Congressional Notification of MAIS Cancellation or Signficant Reduction in Scope
Congressional Notification of MDA Waiver of PDR Before Milestone B
Congressional Notification of Post Milestone A Certification Program Deviations
CONOPS
CONPLAN
Consequence
Consideration of Technology Issues
Constant Dollars
Constant Year Dollars
Constructive Change
Consumable
Consumer Price Index (CPI)
Contingency Testing
Continuing Resolution (CR)
Contract
Contract Action
Contract Adjustment Board
Contract Administration
Contract Administration Office (CAO)
Contract Administration Services (CAS)
Contract Authority
Contract Award
Contract Budget Base
Contract Categories
Contract Cost Overrun/Underrun
Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL)
Contract Definition
Contract Performance Report (CPR)
Contract Requirements
Contract Work Breakdown Structure (CWBS)
Contract, Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF)
Contract, Cost Plus Incentive Fee (CPIF)
Contract, Cost Plus Percentage of Cost (CPPC)
Contract, Fixed-Price with Economic Price Adjustment (FPEPA)
Contract, Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF)
Contract, Cost Reimbursement Type
Contract, Firm Fixed Price (FFP)
Contract, Fixed-Price Incentive (Firm Target) (FPIF)
Contract, Fixed-Price Type
Contract, Labor Hour
Contract, Time-and-Materials (T&M)
Contracting Activity
Contracting Officer (CO)
Contracting Officer's Representative (COR)
Contractor
Contractor Logistics Support (CLS)
Contractor Performance Reporting
Contractor Support
Contractor-Acquired Property
Contractor-Furnished Equipment (CFE)
Contractor-Owned, Contractor-Operated (COCO) (Facility)
Contract-Type Determination
Contractual Data Requirement (CDR)
Control Account (CA)
CONUS
Cooperative Logistics
Cooperative Logistics Supply Support
Cooperative Opportunities
Cooperative Programs
Cooperative Project Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
Cooperative Research and Development Project
COP
Co-Production
Co-Production Programs
COR
Core Logistics and Sustaining Workloads Estimate
Core Logistics Capabilities
Core Logistics Determination
Core Mission Area
Corrective Action
Corrective Maintenance
Cost Account
Cost Analysis
Cost Analysis Improvement Group (CAIG)
Cost Analysis Requirements Description (CARD)
Cost and Software Data Reporting (CSDR)
Cost as An Independent Variable (CAIV)
Cost Avoidance
Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA)
Cost Breakdown Structure
Cost Cap
Cost Center
Cost Effectiveness
Cost Estimate
Cost Estimating Methodologies
Cost Estimating Relationship (CER)
Cost Growth
Cost Incurred
Cost Model
Cost Objective
Cost Overrun
Cost Performance Integrated Product Team (CPIPT)
Cost Performance Report
Cost Reimbursement Contracts
Cost Risk
Cost Savings
Cost Variance (CV)
Cost-Based Budget
Cost/Pricing Data (C/PD)
COTR
COTS
Counterfeit Materiel
Counterintelligence Support Plan (CISP)
Course of Action Analysis (COAA) (Supporting an Urgent Operational Need)
Covered System
CP
CPA
CPAF
CPAM
CPAR
CPARS
CPC
C/PD
CPD
CPFF
CPI
CPIC
CPIF
CPIPT
CPM
CPO
CPP
CPPC
CPR
CPS
CPSR
CPU
CQC
CR
CRA
CRADA
Cradle-to-Grave
CRAG
CRC
CR-IPT
CRISD
Critical Acquisition Processes
Critical Characteristic
Critical Component
Critical Cost Growth Threshold
Critical Design Review (CDR)
Critical Design Review Assessment (CDRA)
Critical Intelligence Parameter (CIP)
Critical Issues
Critical Operational Issue (COI)/Critical Operational Issue Criteria (COIC)
Critical Path (CP)
Critical Path Method (CPM)
Critical Program Information (CPI)
Critical Safety Item (CSI)
Critical Technical Parameter (CTP)
Critical Technologies
Critical Technology Element (CTE)
Criticality
Criticality Analysis
CRLCMP
Cross-Servicing
CRS
CRSP
CRWG
CS
C/S/A
CSA
CSAF
CSB
CSC
CSCI
CSD
CSDR
CSI
CSO
CSOM
CSP
CSS
CSU
CTA
CTE
CTEA
CTEMP
CTFP
CTI
CTO
CTP
CUI
Cumulative Average Cost Curve
CUPS
Current Estimate
Current Level
Current Services
Current Year (CY) Dollars, Then-Year (TY) Dollars
Current Year (CY)
CV
CVE
C-V-P
CWA
CWBS
CWD
CWE
CWP
CY
Cyber Attack
Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity Strategy
Cyberspace
Cycle

Configuration Item (CI)

An aggregation of hardware, software, or both, that is designated for configuration management and treated as a single entity in the configuration management process. The entity within a configuration satisfies an end use function and that can be uniquely identified at a given reference point.

Source:

  • International Organization for Standardization/International Electrotechnical Commission/Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (ISO/IEC/IEEE) Standard 24765:2010: Systems and Software Engineering – Vocabulary
  • MIL-HDBK-61A: Configuration Management Guidance