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DOT&E recommends more realistic F-35 ALIS test environment

February 02, 2018 |
Courtney Albon
Developing an operationally representative environment to test the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter's Autonomic Logistics Information System could help the program identify and fix problems earlier, according to the Pentagon's director of operational test and evaluation. "The program relies too heavily on the results of laboratory testing of ALIS software, which does not resemble operational conditions in several ways, including the amount of data processed and external connections," DOT&E writes in its 2017 report . "This non-operationally representative method of testing...

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