Photographer Sebastian Saarloos has earned high plaudits from his fellow rugged professionals at U.S. Army Cold Regions Test Center for his tireless support of the test mission. "He has raised the standard for photography support and is an excellent credit to the test support division," said Richard Reiser, test officer.

Seeing Alaska through a camera lens: Cold Regions Test Center photographer serves nation, community

In the world of military test and evaluation, test photography can pinpoint the exact fraction of a second a critical piece of equipment failed, allowing the system in question to be made better and stronger. This vital work is even more......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

"My message is simple...We will continue to rigorously and thoroughly test and evaluate new capabilities, whether they are emerging technologies or upgrades, that will allow us to extend the life of current systems. We'll do so in operationally robust test environments while staying cognizant of the fiscal reality constraining all of us. And, we will ensure that all of ATEC's team of military and civilian professionals remain on the cutting-edge of professional development and education. Truth in Testing!"

Maj. Gen. Daniel L. Karbler Commanding General, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command

Bio - ATEC Commanding General

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