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What does OPTEST stand for?

OPTEST stands for Operational Test

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  • Military and Government

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Although integrated testing will never replace the statutory or prudent requirement to conduct separate and independent operational T&E, enabling operational testers to use verified data from integrated test events earlier in the program will provide clearer insight into a system's ability to complete initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E) or operational evaluation (OPEVAL) and reduce the length of a system's operational test and the subsequent evaluation.
This effort to integrate testing is born out by the fact that the new AFI 99-103 (2004) is itself a compilation of the former AFI 99-101 (1996), Developmental Test and Evaluation; AFI 99-102 (1998), Operational Test and Evaluation; and AFI 99-105 (1994), Live Fire Test and Evaluation.
Before these items are fielded to our soldiers, the Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC), headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and its subordinate commands--the Developmental Test Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; the Operational Test Command at Fort Hood, Texas; and the Army Evaluation Center, also in Alexandria--test them vigorously in an operational environment to ensure that our soldiers have the best possible equipment.
In an intriguing twist of timing, the Pentagon's Office of Operational Test and Evaluation released its annual report last week.