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DOD's outgoing chief weapons tester: Just 'say no' to reduced testing

January 10, 2017 |
Tony Bertuca
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In his final report to Congress, the Pentagon's chief weapons tester is urging lawmakers and the Defense Department to reject the "constant criticism" from those who have pushed to reduce operational testing and seek to curtail the independent authority of his office. J. Michael Gilmore, the Pentagon's director of operational test and evaluation, writes in the introduction of his annual report to Congress that his seven-year tenure has been hallmarked by continuous pressure to reduce operational testing. "We...

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