DOD's top weapons tester says Ukraine war validates live-fire evals

By Tony Bertuca / February 1, 2024 at 6:00 PM
The acting head of the Pentagon's independent weapons testing office says that while his team has developed new digital tools to evaluate the military’s most expensive systems, the war in Ukraine demonstrates the deadly effectiveness of U.S. weapons that have been put through rigorous live-fire test and evaluation. “The Russia-Ukraine war, while tragic, is a real-world validation of the value of operational and live-fire test and evaluation,” acting Director of Operational Test and Evaluation Raymond O’Toole wrote in an introduction...

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