Final phase of IOT&E for IBCS wraps, program eyes full-rate production, follow-on development

By Jason Sherman / November 8, 2022 at 11:00 AM
Army testers are readying a final assessment of Integrated Air and Missile Defense operational effectiveness, suitability and survivability after completing a major appraisal, setting the stage for an early 2023 full-rate production decision and a pivot to follow-on development that includes integration with the F-35 fighter and the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system. In mid-October, the Army Test and Evaluation Command completed the second of two planned phases of initial operational test and evaluation of the main element of...

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