Warfighter Information Network - Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2: Second Follow-on Operational Test and Evaluation
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WASHINGTON DC OPERATIONAL TEST AND EVALUATION
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This report assesses the test adequacy, operational effectiveness, operational suitability, and survivability of the Warfighter Information Network Tactical WIN-T Increment 2 to support a Full-Rate Production decision scheduled for May 11, 2015. This report is the second follow-on assessment to the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation DOTE WIN-T Increment 2 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation IOTE Report dated September 2012. The IOTE report supported the September 18, 2012, Full-Rate Production decision and the WIN-T Increment 2 Follow-On Test and Evaluation FOTE 1 Report dated September 2013, supported the September 19, 2013, Full-Rate Production decision. The Defense Acquisition Executive issued an Acquisition Decision Memorandum ADM on September 27, 2013, which directed the Army to conduct a second FOTE FOTE 2 to demonstrate 1 the Point of Presence PoP meets threshold reliability requirements 2 significant reduction in the complexity of the start-up, reboot, troubleshooting, and shutdown procedures for the Soldier Network Extension SNE and PoP 3 significant reduction in the complexity of the SNE Combat Net Radio CNR Gateway operations. The ADM directed that FOTE 2 assess other deficiencies noted during FOTE 1, including the Highband Networking Waveform HNW network and cybersecurity.
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