Accession Number:

ADA371407

Title:

Operational Testing Performed on Weapons Systems.

Descriptive Note:

Audit rept.,

Corporate Author:

INSPECTOR GENERAL DEPT OF DEFENSE ARLINGTON VA

Report Date:

1996-05-06

Pagination or Media Count:

128.0

Abstract:

Operational testing is an integral part of the DoD weapon system acquisition process. Operational testing evaluates weapon systems under conditions as realistic as possible to determine the systems operational effectiveness and suitability for combat. The overall audit objective was to determine whether the policies and procedures implemented by the Office of the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation, resulted in operational test plans that ensured the realistic portrayal of threat forces the realism of test operation environments the accuracy of the reporting by Military Departments test agencies and the accuracy of the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation, reports to Congress. We also evaluated the adequacy of the test agencies management controls as they apply to the overall audit objective.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Defense Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE