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  • AFOTEC analyst training course adds new Capstone project

    The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center trains its military and civilian analysts on advanced analytical methods and their application in a focused five-day course known as AFOTEC 401. In the most recent iteration of the course, the course cadre introduced a new Capstone project which


    The 22nd Air Refueling Wing received its first sets of KC-46A Wing Air Refueling Pods (WARP), which will undergo extensive Initial Operational Testing and Evaluation (IOT&E), as well as increase the aircraft’s air refueling capabilities for probe and drogue - equipped receivers.

  • AFOTEC celebrates 50 years of OT excellence

    The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center held a 50th anniversary celebration March 6 at the Sandia Resort bringing together current and former Center members, past AFOTEC commanders, Kirtland AFB leaders, and New Mexico military and community leaders to celebrate 50 years of operational

  • KC-46A IOT&E reaches new milestone

    Initial Operational Test and Evaluation of the KC-46A reached a new milestone in December 2023 with the completion of a two-phased cyber assessment event held in September and December at McConnell AFB, KS.

  • UOTT Conducts 8 Live Fire Missile Tests

    The United Operational Test Team completed eight live fire missile tests in support of the F-35’s Continuous Capability Development and Delivery program.

  • AFOTEC finalizes JSE accreditation

    The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center finalized accreditation of the Joint Simulation Environment. The last of the 64 missions were completed Sept. 21, allowing the Joint Strike Fighter Operational Test Team to complete F-35 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation.

  • Digital engineering workshop continues innovation momentum

    The Air Force Test Center hosted its second annual Digital Engineering Test & Evaluation Workshop on in Lancaster, Calif., April 25-27. Over 130 members from the test enterprise were in attendance in person with an additional 100 individuals participating virtually, including individuals from Air