DOT&E publicly releases single weapons assessment following transparency criticisms

By Tony Bertuca / January 20, 2023 at 10:39 AM
The office of the Defense Department’s chief weapons tester has publicly issued a single annual report today , reversing course from the previous year in which it produced a second, non-public report for Congress containing “controlled unclassified information” on the performance -- or lack thereof -- of major weapon systems. The decision to keep certain testing information from public view was criticized by lawmakers and the media . Congress eventually mandated that the DOD director of operational test and evaluation...

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