Accession Number:

ADA037614

Title:

A Study of the Single Integrated Development Test Cycle (SIDTC) Policy in Development Test and Evaluation of Army Materiel.

Descriptive Note:

Student project rept.,

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT COLL FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

The study was undertaken to examine the Single Integrated Development Test Cycle SIDTC policy and its operation in Development Test and Evaluation. The study examines the background leading to implementation of the integrated test policy, outlines the roles of major participants in programs utilizing SIDTC, describes the importance of the Test Integration Working Group TIWG and Coordinated Test Program CTP to succesful functioning of a SIDTC, and examines effects of SIDTC on key participants developer, development tester, evaluator, and contractor over a period of approximately 21 months. A general lack of quantified data precludes definitive conclusions as to success or failure of SIDTC examples of successful utilization in five notable programs are reported.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE