Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

(testing)
(IOT&E) The first phase of operational test and evaluation conducted on pre-protectional items, prototypes, or pilot production items and normally completed prior to the first major production decision. Conducted to provide a valid estimate of expected system operational effectiveness and suitability.
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They are currently in the final preparation phase for the imminent initial operational test and evaluation that will start in a few months.
There is a "high risk" that the Boeing KC-46A tanker will not be ready in time for its initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E) in 2016, a report to Congress disclosed on Jan.
Bringing mission context into DT&E does not mean program managers (PMs) have to rehearse the initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E), but getting the system out of the lab to see how it actually will be used always should be an important part of developmental testing (DT).
US Marine aviators recently completed the initial operational test and evaluation phase of the APKWS program, firing successfully against stationary and moving targets from AH-1W and UH-1Y helicopters.
(Above) The brigade Tactical Operations Center was the operations hub during the Network Integration Evaluation 12.2, which was held in conjunction with the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation. The structure of the brigade TOC consisted of the Standardized Integrated Command Post System Trailer Mounted Support System - Large.
In this report, GAO addresses (1) the Air Force's business case for the F/A-22 modernization plan and (2) the recently completed initial operational test and evaluation.
Initial operational test and evaluation of the LANTIRN navigation pod was successfully completed in December 1984.
Second priority, identified during the TUAV's initial operational test and evaluation at Ft.
Moreover, the DoD version of the V, as depicted in Figure 3, does not connect the early test activities to the initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E) or interoperability testing.
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