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FOCFull Operational Capability (DoD acquisition term to depict when a specific activity reaches maturity)
FOCFree Of Charge
FOCFriend of the Court
FOCField Oriented Control
FOCFlag of Convenience
FOCFull and Open Competition
FOCFiber Optic Cable
FOCFlight of the Conchords (TV series)
FOCFactory Outlet Center
FOCFree of Cost
FOCFaint Object Camera (Hubble Telescope)
FOCFreedom of Choice
FOCFirm Order Confirmation
FOCFisheries and Oceans Canada
FOCFront of Center (archery)
FOCFirst Order Condition (mathematics)
FOCFerrari Owners Club
FOCFinal Operational Capability
FOCFiber Optic Communications
FOCFirm Order Commitment
FOCFamily of Companies
FOCFlight Operation Center
FOCFiber Optic Connector
FOCFlight Operations Center
FOCFold Out Cover (vinyl record feature)
FOCFirst Of Class
FOCForward of Center (archery)
FOCFight of Characters (Warcraft III; computer game)
FOCFollow-On Contract
FOCField Operations Center
FOCFriends of Carlotta (from movie 'Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid')
FOCFEMA Operations Center
FOCFiber Optic Component
FOCFear Of Commitment
FOCFestival of Cricket
FOCFather of Child
FOCForward Only Conversion (radio control cars)
FOCFuture Operational Capability
FOCFather of Chapel (senior trades union official SOGAT & NGA)
FOCFederation Orientation Committee (University of Waterloo, California)
FOCForce of Contraction
FOCFuzhou City (China)
FOCFriends of Christ
FOCFollower of Christ
FOCFace of Curb
FOCFrontal-Occipital Circumference
FOCFell Off Chair
FOCForce Organization Chart (gaming)
FOCFirst Class CW Operator's Club (UK)
FOCFlux Cutting (welding)
FOCFull Operational Clearance
FOCFact or Crap
FOCFriends of Colombia (Peace Corps alumni)
FOCFlat Over Crest (Rally Car Racing)
FOCFirst Office Call (medical appointment)
FOCFORSCOM Operations Center
FOCFinancial Operations Center
FOCFacility Operations Center
FOCFuture Operating Capability
FOCFall Off Chair
FOCFall Out of Chair
FOCFarthest-On Circle
FOCFleet Operations Center
FOCFestival of Celebration
FOCFactor of Cooperation
FOCFlight Operations Committee (IATA)
FOCFactory of Champions (San Antonio, TX)
FOCForeign Object Check
FOCFear Of Controlling (air traffic control)
FOCFurthest-On Circle
FOCFriends of Cry
FOCFacilities Operations Committee
FOCFull Of Choice (Malacca, Malaysia shop)
FOCFiber Optical Characterization
FOCFiring Officer Console
FOCForeign Operating Companies
FOCFin Opener Crank (missile assembly tool)
FOCFundamental Orders of Connecticut
FOCFuture Operations Cell
FOCFlash-on-Camera (photography)
FOCFriends of the Carpenters (non-profit ministry)
FOCFoundation for Orphaned Children (Kenya)
FOCFree Organic Carbon
FOCFill or Cancel
FOCFresh Out Crew
FOCFlorentine Opera Company (MIlwaukee, WI)
FOCForeign Oil Company
FOCFellowship of Christians (various organizations)
FOCFaculty of Commerce (various locations)
FOCFederal Office of Culture (Switzerland)
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In addition to the SARs, the AFCAA database also includes significant program dates for DoD aircraft programs: MS B, CDR, FF, DTE, IOC, and FOC.
There are currently 14 of SSTL's Galileo FOC navigation payloads operational in orbit, with a further eight payloads already delivered to OHB for integration and test.
Based on some tests I've done over the years, I've found hunting arrows with an FOC weight of 12 percent or more to provide noticeably better downrange performance.
Pre-op assessment included detailed history, clinical examination, including FOC, fontanelle tension, scalp condition, pressure sores and systemic examination.
FOC will operate as NewStar Capital, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NewStar Financial, and will continue to be based in Boston.
The FOC describes the future security environment as an increasingly complex one that will include a vast spectrum of operations, but it clearly states that nonlethal actions will unquestionably be a part of future conflict.
The FOC method lets the motor operate smoothly over the full speed range, is able generate full torque at zero speed, and is capable of fast acceleration and deceleration.
The important transformations in FOC are Park and Clarke transformation and their inverses.
As a leading provider of children's services, FCA partners FOC by sharing best practice, helping to recruit and train foster carers as well as offering practical support and donations.
High FOC literally drags trailing arrows through bone and massive muscle, but it also makes for a highly stable missile more likely to stay the course when a small twig or leaf deflects an arrow.
3D Systems said that it plans to continue to operate FOC from its location in Amsterdam in the Netherlands and will make use of its rich content libraries and design capabilities for the benefit of its community of users and developers.
Not quite as simple as 'stacking goods high and selling them cheap' but the FOC did fulfil a niche function of off-loading out of season stock.