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Operational Testing and Evaluation (OT&E)
Updated: 2/25/2022 2:25:58 PM

Evaluates the Operational Effectiveness, Suitability, and Survivability (OESS) of a system under realistic mission required operating conditions, as prescribed in doctrine and operating procedures. An Operational Assessment (OA), an abbreviated form of OT&E, assesses a system’s operational capabilities and limitations, and progress towards achieving full OESS status.

DISA / JITC 2021