C3.5. CERTIFICATION OF READINESS FOR
OPERATIONAL TEST and EVALUATION (OT&E)
The developing agencies
(i.e., materiel and combat developers) shall complete the following tasks before
C3.5.1. Define risk management measures
and indicators, with associated thresholds, to address performance and
technical adequacy of both hardware and software.
C3.5.2. Establish the
maturity criteria and performance exit criteria necessary for certification for OT&E.
The PM shall document these maturity criteria and performance exit
criteria in the TEMP.
C3.5.3. Support the conduct of
Operational Test Readiness Reviews (OTRRs).
all available interoperability assessments (e.g., OAs,
JITC interoperability assessments, and standards conformance reports) during OTRRs
to highlight potentially critical interoperability problems for assessment
C3.5.5. Complete a
mission impact analysis of unmet criteria and thresholds,
including critical interoperability problems to be assessed during OT&E.
C3.5.6. Prepare and distribute
to TEMP signatories a DT&E report as prescribed below.
C3.5.7. Formally certify
the system ready for OT&E.
C3.5.8. Certify and accredit
communications systems. (See DoD Instruction 5200.40 (reference (bg)
C3.5.9. Conduct Environment, Safety, and
Occupational Health review for each test. (See subparagraph C18.104.22.168.10. )