DOT&E Pledges Faster, Better Testing Procedures

By Dan Dupont / February 21, 2002 at 5:00 AM
The Pentagon's top tester told Congress this month he is committed to speeding testing to ensure weapon systems can be fielded faster, which may aid forces fighting the war on terrorism. According to the director of operational test and evaluation's report to Congress for fiscal year 2001, released this week, improved testing can be accomplished even if the tempo of testing is increased. Thomas Christie, the DOT&E, writes in an introduction that he believes "we can get weapons that are...

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