• Prescribe DoD OT&E and LFT&E policy.
  • Provide guidance on all OT&E and LFT&E matters.
  • Monitor & review all OT&E and LFT&E in DoD.
  • Report annually to Congress on OT&E and LFT&E.
  • Member of Defense Acquisition Board and Info Tech Acquisition Board.
  • Approve test plans for OT & LF oversight programs.
  • Report on programs, before full-rate production decision:
    • Adequacy of OT&E & LFT&E.
    • Operational effectiveness & operational suitability.
    • Survivability and lethality.
    • To Secretary, OSD, Services, & four congressional committees.