DTE&A T&E Initiatives

DTE&A began 18 initiatives in fall 2020 to promote a new Test and Evaluation (T&E) paradigm in the three DTE&A Lines of Effort:

  • Enhance Program Execution
  • Inform Critical Acquisition and Warfighting Capability Decisions
  • Champion Adaptive DT&E and SE Approaches

The initiatives are led by cross-functional teams within the DTE&A organization working collaboratively to solve the challenges and enhance success for defense acquisition programs.

The 18 Initiatives are summarized below.

USD(R&E)

DDR&E(AC)

Directorate of Defense Research and
Engineering for Advanced Capabilities
The Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301