GOES-R Series Acronyms (F)

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F&PS Functional and Performance Specification
FA/Tool Fault Automation Tool
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FACD Financial and Administrative Computing Division
FAD Formulation Authorization Document
FAR False Alarm Ratio
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation
FARM Frame Acceptance and Reporting Mechanism
FASCAL FAcility for Spectroradiometric CALibrations
FAST Facility, Antenna, Sustainment and Transition to operations
FAST Functional Alignment Support Team
FASTCATS Functional Alignment Support Team Corrective Action Tracking System
FAT Factory Acceptance Test
FAT First Article Test
FBA Fuse Box Assembly
FCA Functional Configuration Audit
FCA/GCA/ALC Fixed Control Attenuator/Gain Control Attenuator/Automatic Level Control
FCC Federal Communications Commission
FCCS Fire Characteristic Classification System
FCD Federal Continuity Directive
FCDAS Fairbanks CDAS
FCoE Fiber Channel over Ethernet
FD Flight Director
FD full disk
FDAB Flight Dynamics Analysis Branch (GSFC)
FD&C Fault Detection and Correction
FDC Fault Detection and Correction
FDCA Field Data Collection Automation
FDCC Federal Desktop Core Configuration
FDF Flight Dynamics Facility
FDMA Frequency Division Multiple Access
FDO Fee Determination Officials
FDP Forecast Demonstration Project
FDRR Full Disk Rationing Radiometer
FDS Flight Dynamics System
FDTB Forecast Decision Training Branch (NOAA)
FEA Federal Enterprise Architecture
FEA Finite Element Analysis
FEC Forward Error Correction
FECC Forward Error Correction Code
FEM Finite Element Model
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FEP Front End Processor
FER False Event Rate
FER Frame Error Rate
FET Field Effect Transistor
FFBD Functional Flow Block Diagram
FFM Financial Forecast Model
FFMEA Functional Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
FFP Firm Fixed Price
FFR Frame to Frame Registration
FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee
FGF Fixed Grid Frame (ABI PORD
FID Flash Initiation Density
FinWS First in Weather System
FIPS Federal Information Processing Standard
FISMA Federal Information Security Management Act
FIST Final Integrated System Test
FI&T Factory Integration and Test
FIT Factory Integration Test
FIT flight icing threat
FITS Flexible Image Transport System
FK Foreign Key
FLI First Level Integration
FLOP Floating Point Operation
FM Flight Model
FM Frequency Management
FMA Final Mission Analysis
FM/FO Fault Management/Flight Operations
FMDS Fault Management Design Specification
FMEA Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
FMECA Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis
FMFIA Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act
FMR Financial Management Regulations
FMS Fault Management System
FMVT Fault Management Validation Test
FMW fine mode weight
FM-X Flight Model-X
FM-XR Flight Model – X Rebuild
FNMOC Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center
FOC Final Operating Capability
FOC Full Operational Capability
FOD Foreign Object Debris
FOIA Freedom of Information Act
FOO Flight Operations Office
FOR field of regard
FOR Flight Operations Review
FOS Family of Services (NWS)
FP Flight Project
FPA Focal Plane Array
FPAA Focal Plane Array Assembly
FPGA Field Programmable Gate Array
FPM Facility Project Manager
FPM Flight Project Manager
FPM Focal Plane Module
FPMS Flight Projects and Mission Success
FPO Flight Project Office
FPPD Flight Program and Projects Directorate
FPR Functional and Performance Requirements
FPS Final Product Set
FQDN Fully Qualified Domain Name
FQT Formal Qualification Test
FRA Facilitated Risk Assessment
FRACAS Failure Reporting And Corrective Action System
FRB Failure Review Board
FRE Fire Radiative Energy
FRP Fire Radiative Power
FRR Flight Readiness Review
FSC Fractional Snow Cover
FSCA Fractional Snow Cover Algorithm
FSDE Flight Software Development Environment
FSDT Flight System Design Test
FSK Factor of Safety – Known Torque
FSME Flight Software Maintenance Environment
FSP Flight Segment Plan
FSS Fine Sun Sensor
FSSA Fine Sun Sensor Assembly
FSSD Fine Sun Sensor Detector
FSSE Fine Sun Sensor Electronics
FSV Factor of Safety – Variable Torque
FSVE Flight Software Verification Environment
FSW Flight Software
FSW Flood/Standing Water
FT Factory Test
FTA Fault Tree Analysis
FTCH Flight Telemetry and Command Handbook
FTD Failure to Decommission
FTE Fine Track Error (ABI)
FTE Full-time equivalent
FTK Fuel tank
FTP File transfer protocol
FTS Frequency Translator System 
FVT Functional Verification Test
FWHM Full Width Half Maximum
FWSM Firewall Service Module
FY Fiscal Year
FY-2 China's National Satellite Meteorological Center Fengyun