A C-17 aircraft lands on an airfield secured by the 2nd Brigade Combat Team/82nd Airborne Division during early entry training mission at the Army's Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) at Fort Polk, La., on September 22, 2014. The JRTC rotation provided the unit the opportunity to train with and validate its new Capability Set 14 network communications equipment down to the Soldier level in a complex and challenging combat environment.  (U.S. Army photo by Amy Walker, PEO C3T).

Army's new network gear supports 82nd Airborne

Establishing and fighting with the Army's Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 network in early entry missions was part of 2nd Brigade Combat Team (BCT)/82nd Airborne Division's training at the Army's Joint Readiness......READ MORE

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Mission Statement:
ATEC plans, integrates, and conducts experiments, developmental testing, independent operational testing, and independent evaluations and assessments to provide essential information to acquisition decision makers and commanders.

Vision Statement:
Determine the true capability provided to our Soldiers through resource informed developmental, integrated and operational test and evaluation in an independent and objective manner.

Commanding General

"People are ATEC's greatest asset, and command could not accomplish its' mission without them. Conducting more than 1,000 tests a day, our talented and diverse workforce of Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians comprised of test officers, engineers, scientists, technicians, researchers, and evaluators use proven and innovative test and evaluation processes at their respective test centers or other locations around the world. Truth in Testing!"

Maj. Gen. Peter D. Utley Commanding General, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command

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