U.S. Air Force program focuses on improving T&E processes for all DoD weapons systemsNews
August 22, 2018
DAYTON, Ohio. Officials at MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) received a $47 million task order by the U.S. Air Force Installation Contracting Agency (AFICA), under the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Information Analysis Center?s (DoD IAC), Defense Systems Technical Area Task (DS TAT) Multi-Award Contract (MAC).
The four-year prime award continues MacB’s work over the last five years assisting the Office of the Secretary of Defense designated Scientific Test and Analysis Techniques (STAT) Center of Excellence (COE). The objective is to improve the Test and Evaluation (T&E) strategy development and analysis for all DoD weapon systems programs. The majority of work will be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton.
Principal engineers, senior technology specialists, scientists, and program managers from MacB’s Advanced Technology Group (ATG) will be responsible for delivering statistical and T&E expertise, providing high-level scientific research and technical services for more than 40 major Development, Test, and Evaluation (DT&E) and Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) efforts.
“This program focuses on developing and implementing optimal methods to maximize the value of our test and evaluation processes, improving both the value and quality of the test, while maximizing the utilization of available resources,” says Cindy Martin, Vice President of ATG’s Systems Development Operations. “AFIT and our team provide Design of Experiments and other statistical expertise for many weapon systems programs to maximize the utility of test efforts.”