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Developmental Test and Evaluation (DT&E)2881334/21/2021 9:15:25 PMDoD employs three formal types of T&E (directed by statute) in the acquisition of systems DT&E and validates that the system under test can effectively execute its mission in a Article/quick.aspxFalse<div class="ExternalClassBADA1A64D5F242839F8E688538804C31">1.) Any testing used to assist in the development and maturation of products, product elements, or manufacturing or support processes. 2.) Any engineering-type test used to verify status of technical progress, verify that design risks are minimized, substantiate achievement of contract technical performance, and certify readiness for initial operational testing. Development tests generally require instrumentation and measurements and are accomplished by engineers, technicians, or soldier operator-maintainer test personnel in a controlled environment to facilitate failure analysis.</div>
Supportability Testing (Logistics Test & Evaluation)2878814/21/2021 9:10:11 PMLogistics Community of Practice (PBL CoP) Test and Evaluation Community of Practice (T&E CoP and disposal requirements will also be included in testing and evaluation process Article/quick.aspxFalse<div class="ExternalClassE37F813DF61F417EBB79B982F9DC7BBC">A key component of availability. It includes design, technical support data, and maintenance procedures to facilitate detection, isolation, and timely repair and/or replacement of system anomalies. This includes factors such as diagnostics, prognostics, real time maintenance data collection, and Human System Integration (HSI) considerations.</div>
Test & Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP)2880174/21/2021 9:19:02 PMDocuments the overall structure and objectives of the Test and Evaluation (T&E) program programs must prepare a TEMP to document Test and Evaluation for each phase completion Article/quick.aspxFalse<div class="ExternalClass385249AFB1994B67B9B5C32861D7ABF6">Documents the overall structure and objectives of the Test and Evaluation (T&amp;E) program. It provides a framework within which to generate detailed T&amp;E plans and documents schedule and resource implications associated with the T&amp;E program. The TEMP identifies the necessary Developmental Test and Evaluation (DT&amp;E), Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&amp;E), and Live Fire Test and Evaluation (LFT&amp;E) activities. It relates program schedule, test management strategy and structure, and required resources to&#58; Critical Operational Issues (COIs), Critical Technical Parameters (CTPs), objectives and thresholds documented in the Capability Development Document (CDD), evaluation criteria, and milestone decision points. For multi- Service or joint programs, a single integrated TEMP is required. Component-unique content requirements, particularly evaluation criteria associated with COIs, can be addressed in a component-prepared annex to the basic TEMP.</div>
Initial Operational Test & Evaluation (IOT&E)2892224/21/2021 9:16:40 PMLower ACAT programs may have the Fundamentals of Test and Evaluation TST-204 Intermediate Test and Evaluation Test and Evaluation Community of Practice (T&E COP), Training Center Article/quick.aspxFalse<div class="ExternalClassA73D1EC1FFCA4CB695B2E99BD1E46AB1">Dedicated Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&amp;E) conducted on production, or production representative articles, to determine whether systems are operationally effective and suitable to support a Full-Rate Production (FRP) decision. The term IOT&amp;E is normally associated with programs on the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation Oversight List.</div>
Research Development Test & Evaluation (RDT&E) Funds2878654/21/2021 8:59:27 PMRDT&E is one of the five major developed with RDT&E funds); Development Test and Evaluation (DT&E) and Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E); R&D installations and activities Article/quick.aspxFalse
Follow-on Operational Test & Evaluation (FOT&E)2892234/21/2021 9:16:01 PMDAU Course - TST-102 – DAWIA Level 1 T&E Course, Fundamentals of Test and Evaluation TST-204 – DAWIA Level 2 T&E Course, Intermediate Test and Evaluation Article/quick.aspxFalse<div class="ExternalClassAF01F9FBDDB44C968A1C60E65B251554">The field test, under realistic conditions, of any item (or key component) of weapons, equipment, or munitions for the purpose of determining the effectiveness and suitability of the weapons, equipment, or munitions for use in combat by typical military users, and the evaluation of the results of such tests.</div>
Disposal and Disposition of Military Systems2882379/8/2021 7:27:30 PMSystem Retirement, Materiel Disposition Reclamation, Demilitarization & Disposal Blog (8 Sep 17) DLA Disposition Services Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Information Service Article/quick.aspxFalse<div class="ExternalClass4683167E67484E8885C158D9482E1256">The second effort of the Operations and Support (O&amp;S) phase as established and defined by DoDI 5000.02. At the end of its useful life, a system shall be demilitarized and disposed of in accordance with all legal and regulatory requirements and policy relating to safety (including explosives safety), security, and the environment. 2. The act of getting rid of excess, surplus, scrap, or salvage property under proper authority. Disposal may be accomplished by, but not limited to, transfer, donation, sale, declaration, abandonment, or destruction.</div>
Live Fire Test & Evaluation (LFT&E)2878544/21/2021 9:17:00 PMshould not be referred to as Live Fire Test and Evaluation (LFT&E). LFT&E is reserved for describing those tests which are specifically required to address 10 Article/quick.aspxFalse<div class="ExternalClass93CD6C2307DC4F1F84DC68B33D11F81C">A test process that provides a timely assessment of the survivability and/or lethality of a conventional weapon or conventional weapon system as it progresses through its design and development. LFT&amp;E is a statutory requirement (Title 10 U.S.C. § 2366) for covered systems, major munitions programs, missile programs, or product improvements to a covered system, major munitions programs, or missile programs before they can proceed beyond Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP).</div>
Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) and Lean Six Sigma (LSS)2881469/8/2021 7:38:03 PMContinuous Process Improvement/Lean Six Sigma Guidebook Army Lean Six Sigma Deployment Guidebook PPP Guidebook (Partnering) Supply Chain Management (SCM) CBM+ Guidebook RCM Article/quick.aspxFalse
International Acquisition - Life Cycle Product Support 28825512/29/2021 1:26:14 AMDoD Product Support Manager (PSM) Guidebook DoD Performance Based Logistics (PBL) Guidebook DoD Product Support Key References DoD Integrated Product Support Implementation Article/quick.aspxFalse<div class="ExternalClassBC56E5180FA14C8086FD8013CB163532"><br></div>

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