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Reserve Signal Soldiers save big dollars installing communication cables
Nine Signal Soldiers from a Seagoville, Texas Reserve unit are helping save big bucks in communication cable installation... Read More
West Fort Hood bikers to plan more motorcycle mentorship rides
Thirty-one bikers from two units here traversed twisty Hill Country roads... Read More
Operational Test Command welcomes new commander
Operational Test Command welcomed its 27th commander during a change of command ceremony here Tuesday... Read More
Operational testers receive 2 coveted annual safety awards
Two safety awards were presented to Operational Test Command here recently by its higher headquarters... Read More
OTC Civilians walk the straight and narrow
Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, a few Army civilians learned their flair for walking the straight and narrow quickly declines after a few alcoholic drinks. Read More
Operational testers still busy processing NIE 16.2 data
A 13-day exercise checking the Army's battlefield network capabilities of hardware and mission command applications... Read More
Army enhances NetOps, the eyes and ears of the network
During battlefield operations, a brigade's fleet of Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) network equipped vehicles... Read More
Fayetteville motorcycle club honored for toy run service
The first motorcycle toy run in Fayetteville didn't have a police escort... Read More
Meet the Army's gear testers: Lucky soldiers who get to play with new toys
Part lab rats, part product reviewers, all partners in Operational Test Command’s mission to get the service’s future gear as close to perfect as possible. Read More
OTC Volunteers give back to Special Olympics Texas, use paint
Mixing 21 Soldiers and Army Civilians with 15 gallons of paint over about five hours in 55 degree drizzly weather became a recipe for making a difference in the community here Saturday. Read More
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Welcome to OTC, the Army's only independent operational test organization. Our motto is Truth in Testing, and we uphold the creed that we are the trusted agent of the Soldier. The OTC workforce is responsible for ensuring each piece of equipment is operationally tested before being placed in the hands of Warfighters. We can think of no greater calling. Learn why people have been gravitating to OTC for over 40 years.
OTC's ultimate customers are the Soldiers--our sons and daughters--who will judge our efforts with their lives and their mission accomplishment.
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Col. John C. Ulrich
U.S. Army Operational Test Command, in collaboration with our Test and Evaluation partners, conducts independent operational testing to inform acquisition and fielding decisions for Army and select multi-service Warfighting systems.
An adaptive and proficient team that is a fully integrated partner within the DOD enterprise; providing world-class, trusted, and independent operational testing in support of Service Members.