This regulation applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve, unless otherwise stated.
This regulation implements the policies and procedures of Department of Defense Directive (DODD) 5000.1, DODD 3200.11, and DOD Instruction (DODI) 5000.2, and the Defense Acquisition Guidebook and specifically prescribes implementing policies and assigns responsibilities for test and evaluation (T&E) activities during the systems acquisition processes. It applies to all systems (materiel and command, control, communications, and computers (C4), intelligence (I), and information technology (IT) (C4I/IT) developed, evolved, acquired, and managed under the auspices of Army Regulation (AR) 70–1 and the Defense Acquisition Guidebook. This regulation applies to Army participation in joint test and evaluation (JT&E) and multi-service operational test and evaluation (MOT&E). It also provides guidance and establishes procedures governing the Test Schedule and Review Committee (TSARC), a continuing intradepartmental Army committee.