9. FOREIGN COMPARATIVE TESTING
(FCT). Paragraph (g) of section 2350a of Reference (k) prescribes funding for U.S.
T&E of selected allied and friendly foreign countries’ equipment and
technologies when such items and technologies have potential to satisfy
approved DoD requirements. The USD(AT&L) shall centrally manage FCT and
notify the congressional defense committees of the intent to obligate funds
made available to carry out FCT not less than 7 days before such funds are