Accession Number : ADA331232

Title :   Development Test and Evaluation.

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : ADA331232

Report Date : 01 NOV 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 44

Abstract : This instruction implements Air Force Policy Directive (AFPD) 99-1, Test and Evaluation Process. It provides mandatory procedures for the management of developmental test and evaluation (DT&E) programs on systems, subsystems, and components. It describes planning, conducting, and reporting cost-effective DT&E to support acquisition and sustainment program decisions and actions throughout a system's life cycle. It implements Department of Defense (DoD) Directive 5000.1, Defense Acquisition, 15 March, 1996, and Department of Defense Regulation 5000.2-R, Mandatory Procedures for Major Defense Acquisition Programs (MDAP) and Major Automated Information System (MA IS) Acquisition Programs, 15 March, 1996. Additional non-mandatory material is contained in the DoD Acquisition Deskbook. Use this instruction with the referenced DoD procedures, and Air Force 10-6, 63-series, and 99-series publications. Implementing, operating, and supporting commands or agencies within the Air Force may supplement this instruction. Send draft proposed major command (MAICOM) DT&E instructions and supplements to HQ AFMC/DOP with an information copy to HQ USAF/TEP. Submit recommended changes to this instruction via AF Form 847, Recommendations for Change of Publication, to HQ USAF/TEP with an information copy to HQ AFMC/DOP.

Descriptors :   *AIR FORCE, *ACQUISITION, *INSTRUCTIONS, *DIRECTIVES, TEST AND EVALUATION, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, POLICIES, AUTOMATION, DECISION MAKING, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, INFORMATION SYSTEMS, LIFE CYCLES.

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Military Forces and Organizations
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE