Army Opts To Ignore DOT&E Proposal For Verifying Patriot Reliability Data

By Sebastian Sprenger / September 25, 2013 at 5:17 PM
The Army has elected to disregard a recommendation from J. Michael Gilmore, the director of operational test and evaluation, aimed at allowing independent assessments of the Patriot missile defense system's reliability, according to a Defense Department official. "To date, the Army has not collected the additional data recommended in the 2012 DOT&E annual report because it has decided that deploying additional data collection personnel to theater would be cost-prohibitive," according to the defense official, who provided information on condition of...

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