Director, Operational Test and Evaluation FY 2006 Annual Report
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WASHINGTON DC OPERATIONAL TEST AND EVALUATION
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Since July 27th, when I was sworn in as the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation, I have reviewed the state of Operational Test and Evaluation OTE and Live Fire Test and Evaluation LFTE with in the Department of Defense. I have met with Service Operational Test Agency OTA Commanders participated in programmatic reviews approved test plans witnessed tests and provided my evaluation of programs test adequacy, operational effectiveness, operational suitability, survivability, and lethality. This introduction provides my initial thoughts on the state of OTE and LFTE. It also provides my thoughts on recent legislative language that gives DOTE additional responsibilities in a changing strategic environment. Finally, I will discuss my goals and priorities to address both the issues I have observed and the recent congressional mandates.
- Government and Political Science
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics