Pentagon tester calls MPF progress 'satisfactory,' cites 'vulnerabilities'

By Ben Dupont / January 23, 2023 at 2:02 PM
The Pentagon's top weapons tester has recommended fixes to the Army's Mobile Protected Firepower system -- including mitigating toxic fumes inside the light tank -- which is making "satisfactory" progress toward operational effectiveness. The 2022 annual report from the Office of the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation, sent to Congress and the defense secretary last week, makes several recommendations for how the service could improve the system. The report notes several concerns with the program’s pathway to operational effectiveness,...

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