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  • UOTT Completes Dedicated OT at Point Mugu Sea Test Range

    U.S. Operational Test Team testers conducted dedicated operational test events over a body of water for the first time Nov. 15-16.
  • Honor Has No Expiration Date

    Each Veterans Day people take the opportunity to honor military members past and present. Army Cpl. Norvin D. Brockett, missing in action from the Korean War for more than 70 years, was repatriated in 2019 and given a full military honors funeral at Arlington National Cemetery in July 2021. His story is confirmation that honor has no expiration date.
  • Hoyt named NDIA Air Force Tester of the Year

    Maj. Phillip Hoyt, a former Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center test director, has been awarded the 2020 National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Air Force Tester of the Year Award. The award recognizes Hoyt for his leadership of multiple test agencies in developing and executing the test strategy for three aircraft type flight tests for the $55 million dollar Negatively Pressurized CONEX bio-containment patient transportation systems during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • UOTT Changes Leadership, Continues Joint F-35 Testing

    The U.S. Operational Test Team welcomed its first commanding officer. The UOTT is a joint team of Air Force, Marine Corps, and Navy personnel that performs operational test and evaluation on the F-35.
  • Test Integration: three missions, three views, one goal

    The Commanders from the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center, Air Force Test Center, and U.S. Air Force Warfare Center signed a Tri-Center Integrated Test and Evaluation Memorandum of Understanding that focuses on adopting a unified vision for driving integrated test and evaluation.
  • F-15EX undergoes operational test mission at Nellis AFB

    The F-15EX is undergoing operational test missions paired with F-15Cs and F-15Es at Nellis Air Force Base Oct. 18-25.
  • Leading the Test Enterprise through Accelerating Change

    The Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. CQ Brown Jr., visited Headquarters Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center and heard how AFOTEC is leading the test enterprise through accelerating change.
  • UOTT pushes boundaries of F-35 operational testing

    The United States Operational Team, or UOTT, is pushing the boundaries of F-35 combat aircraft operational testing. The UOTT team focuses on capabilities rather than requirements. The emphasis is on analyzing what the jet can actually do rather than what it was designed to do.”
  • AFOTEC Senior NCO receives Bronze Star

    Master Sgt. Michelle Bresson received the Bronze Star Medal for her meritorious achievement serving as an Air Advisor while at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.
  • UIPE protective gear completes ground compatibility testing

    A joint military test team recently conducted ongoing developmental and operational testing of the Uniform Integrated Protective Ensemble Air 2 Piece Under Garment or UIPE Air 2PUG at Dyess AFB, Texas