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DOT&E: Operational test workforce 'steadily declining'

April 20, 2017 |
Jordana Mishory
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The Pentagon's operational test workforce has been shrinking and is expected to be 42 percent smaller in 2020 than it was in 2010, according to a recent report sent to lawmakers by the Defense Department's top weapons tester. According to the Feb. 28 report signed by David Duma, the acting director of operational test and evaluation, the operational workforce has been "steadily declining." "Between 2010 and 2020, DOT&E civilian and contractor personnel will shrink by 42 percent (from 159 to...

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