U.S. Army Operational Test Command U.S. Army U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command

ManeuverMTD Poster


U.S. Army Operational Test Command
91002 Station Avenue, ATTN:  TEOT-MN
Fort Hood, Texas  76544-5068
Phone:  254.288.1717 DSN 738 
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Maneuver Test Directorate conducts independent operational testing of armored, infantry, and robotic systems to inform acquisition and fielding decisions for Army and select joint Warfighting systems.



An agile and adaptive Operational Test Directorate that focuses on current and future warfighters through rigorous and realistic testing on mounted and dismounted combat systems that will ensure Servicemember safety, provide increased unit capability, lethality and ultimately battlefield success.

Who We Are

bulletThe designated test directorate for operational testing of armor and infantry systems.

bulletThe lead test directorate for operational testing of the weapons and automatous/semi-automatous robotic platforms.

bulletThe lead test directorate for operational testing of training systems for ground combat weapons.

What We Do

bulletConduct independent operational testing for weapons, scopes, lasers, armored vehicles, and future combat rifles.

bulletProvide personnel in support of the ATEC Forward Operational Assessment (FOA) mission.

bulletProvide rapidly deployable test teams to conduct operational assessments on systems in support of the Army's Rapid Equipment Fielding Initiative.


Major Programs

bulletStryker Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) for Family of Vehicles.
bulletStryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle Dragoon (ICVD) Urgent Material Release.
bulletAbrams M1A2 SEPv3 Engineering Change Proposal (ECP).
bulletBradley M2A4/M7A4 Engineering Change Proposal (ECP).
bulletArmored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV).
bulletFamily of Weapons Sites (FWS).
bulletNett Warrior.
bulletXM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement (CDTE).
bulletSoldier Protection System (SPS).
bulletModular Handgun System (MHS).
bulletCompact Semi-Automatic Sniper System (CSASS).