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Cavalry unit puts armor to test
When the Army is looking to improve or purchase a piece of gear, it turns to the Army Test and Evaluation Command for a detailed analysis. Read More
MRT training everyday Soldier experiences in perspective
PIIP teaches the skills so Soldiers can stop from going too far down into the most negative thoughts... Read More
Motorcycle mentorship lunch gathers OTC bikers
WEST FORT HOOD, Texas -- About 17 military and civilian bikers met with their commanding general March 2 for his Motorcycle Mentorship Program lunch at the West Fort Hood dining facility. Read More
The Medium Mine Protected Vehicle (MMPV) Type II is put through its paces
he Medium Mine Protected Vehicle (MMPV) Type II is put through its paces by Soldiers of the 510th Clearance Company, 20th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade. Read More
Operational Test Command welcomes new command sergeant major
Fort Hood, Texas -- A new senior enlisted advisor took over as standard bearer at the U.S. Army Operational Test Command during a ceremony... Read More
OTC tests innovations, adapts new technologies
Under the OTC motto, “Truth In Testing!” we focus on operational realism, while collecting data to validate system effectiveness, suitability and survivability has sparked a number of technological innovations at OTC. Over the years... Read More
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TRUTH IN TESTING
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.
This is a sacred trust which will not be compromised.
Brig. Gen. Kenneth L. Kamper
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.