DOT&E: Computer crashes 'often occurred' in M-SHORAD operational assessment

By Ethan Sterenfeld / March 17, 2022 at 4:22 PM
Computers that are essential for tracking and responding to airborne threats on the Army's new short-range air defense system repeatedly malfunctioned during a December 2020 operational assessment, according to the Pentagon's top weapons tester. “System aborts often occurred in critical moments, requiring reboots of all air defense mission-critical components,” the director of operational test and evaluation’s annual report for fiscal year 2021 states. “While the system demonstrated a high operational availability during the operational assessment, it did not demonstrate adequate...

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