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					Redstone Test Center Overview
                     COL STEVE KIHARA
                      COMMANDER, RTC
                        2 February 2012

      UNCLASSIFIED
                                               U S Army
                                     Test and Evaluation Command
                                                  REORGANIZATION

              CG/Staff
                                     Efficiency & Effectiveness                    CG/Staff      BMD OTA
                  /SES                                                                 /SES        SES
                                     Combined DT/OT


AEC        OTC                                            AEC        OTC                               WSMR
SES         /SES
                            DTC
                                                           /SES       /SES   ATC   DPG        RTC        /SES        YPG
                             /SES

                                                                    IEWTD
                                                                     EPG
                                         WSMR
   ATC      DPG       EPG       RTC        /SES    YPG             (OPCON)




ATEC: Army Test Evaluation Command        IEWTD: Intelligence Electronic           ATC: Aberdeen Test Center
DTC: Developmental Test Command                 Warfare Test Directorate           DPG: Dugway Proving Ground
OTC: Operational Test Command                                                      EPG: Electronic Proving Ground
AEC: Army Evaluation Center                                                        RTC: Redstone Test Center
BMD: Ballistic Missile Defense                                                     WSMR: White Sands Missile Range
OTA: Operational Test Agency                                                       YPG: Yuma Proving Ground


                                                  UNCLASSIFIED                         US Army Redstone Test Center

                                                                                                 For Official Use Only
                               RTC Mission

Provide Technical Expertise, State-of-the-Art Facilities, and
Capabilities to Plan, Conduct, Analyze, and Report the Results of
Tests on Missile and Aviation Systems, Sensors, Subsystems and
Components




   Other
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   World Class Test Center for Aviation, Missile, and Sensor Testing
     Engineers                                       $105 Million
       172                                          Reimbursable

                              UNCLASSIFIED                US Army Redstone Test Center

                                                                    For Official Use Only
                                              RTC Resources
                     • Highly Reimbursable Organization – not a MRTFB

                     • Over 1200 Highly Skilled Personnel

                     • 65 Aircraft (representing all design series in Army fleet)

                     • 14,000 Acres of Test Ranges

                     • Over 1.5 M Square Feet of Test Facility Space

                           Contractor Workforce
                                                              Workforce Composition
                              Composition                                               Military
                                                                                         3%
                                              Engr/Sci
                                               16%
                                     Other                                              Government
                                     16%                                                   29%


                                                                  Contractor
                                                                    68%
                                  Tech/Main
                                    68%


MRTFB: Major Range and Test Facility Base
                                                   UNCLASSIFIED                US Army Redstone Test Center

                                                                                        For Official Use Only
                 2005 BRAC
             Redstone Test Center




Provisional Stand-Up of RTC (P) – 20 August 2009
     Establishment of RTC – 29 March 2011
         BRAC Complete – 27 May 2011!
                  UNCLASSIFIED       US Army Redstone Test Center

                                              For Official Use Only
                            RTC Organization


                                Command
                                  Group




                    Center Support            Safety
                      Directorate             Office




 Systems                         Aviation            Missile           Environmental
              Technology
Engineering                     Flight Test        & Sensors           & Component
              Directorate
Directorate                     Directorate      Test Directorate     Test Directorate




                              UNCLASSIFIED                 US Army Redstone Test Center

                                                                    For Official Use Only
                  Specified Tasks


• MISSION                   • COMMUNITY
   – 623 Active Programs
   – 50 Acq Evaluated       • OPERATION “CLEAN UP”
   – 7 Rapid Initiative

• BRAC




                    UNCLASSIFIED      US Army Redstone Test Center

                                               For Official Use Only
                                           Programs Supported




            Missiles                                 Aviation                          Sensors
Joint Attack Munitions Systems              Joint Attack Munitions Systems     Joint Attack Munitions Systems
Lower Tier-PEO Missiles & Space             Armed Scout Helicopter             Close Combat Weapon System
Precision Fires Rocket & Missiles System    Apache Attack Helicopter           Integrated Air & Missile Defense
Cruise Missile Defense Systems              Cargo Helicopter                   Armed Scout Helicopter
Close Combat Weapon System                  Utility Helicopter                 Apache Attack Helicopter
Ground-Based Midcourse Defense              Unmanned Aviation Systems          Cargo Helicopter
THAAD                                       Aviation Systems                   Utility Helicopter
Targets and Countermeasures                 Technology Applications Program    Unmanned Aviation Systems
Armed Scout Helicopter                      Office                             Aviation Systems
Apache Attack Helicopter                    Aviation and Missile RDEC          Aviation and Missile RDEC
Unmanned Aviation Systems                   Private Industry                   Missile & Space Intelligence Center
Aviation and Missile RDEC                   Aviation Survivability Equipment   Threat Simulator Mgmt Office
AMCOM Integrated Materiel Mgmt Center                Others                    Targets Management Office
NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center           PEO – Soldier                      Private Industry
Missile & Space Intelligence Center         PM Close Combat Systems            PM NV/RSTA
Targets Management Office                   PM-ITTS (PEO STRI)
Private Industry                            PEO IEWS
                                            PEO Integration
                                            US Navy/USMC/USAF
                                               UNCLASSIFIED                      US Army Redstone Test Center

                                                                                           For Official Use Only
                              Supporting the Warfighter




                              Aircraft Survivability




                                                             Rapid Acquisition Programs

Continuous rotations of
experimental test pilots in
support of Combat
Aviation Brigades and
                                Stockpile Reliability Program,
First Unit Equipped,
                                setting up and supporting
Pipeline back to
                                in-theater forward test and repair
PEO/AMC/ATEC
                                capability.

                                    UNCLASSIFIED                     US Army Redstone Test Center

                                                                              For Official Use Only
Redstone Arsenal, AL




    UNCLASSIFIED       US Army Redstone Test Center

                                For Official Use Only
                         Test & Evaluation
                         Support Contracts
     DESCRIPTION               EXPIRES          EST. VALUE            FUTURE
                                                  IN $ MIL            PLANS

Environmental Test             Mar 2012           $111.5                 TBD
Division Support Contract

                                                                     Compete as
Test Planning Evaluation       Oct 2012           $ 46.1             Headquarters
and Documentation                                                    & Directorate
Support                                                              Support
                                                                     Contract


Avn Flight Test Dir Aircraft
Maintenance                    Sep 2013           $54.0              Compete




                                                             US Army Redstone Test Center
                                 UNCLASSIFIED                         For Official Use Only
                                     Systems Test Integration Lab

                                               OBJECTIVE: Provide instrumentation capable of immersing
                     Subsystem Testers
                        Capabilities           aircraft, its systems and aircrew, in a controlled, repeatable
Systems and User
                      Navigation Systems
                                               and distributed virtual environment to enhance test
 Data Acquisition
                                               capability, augment open air testing, and to mitigate program
                        Sensor Systems
                                               risk, cost, schedule.
                     Aircraft Survivability
                          Equipment
                         Test Support
                        Modeling and
                         Simulation
                        Weapons and
  Test Control
                      Armament Systems
    Center
                    Crew Station Interface

                    Aircraft Systems Testing
                                                  Contract Type: Multiple awards and in-house labor
                                                  Block 3 - $16M FY13-FY15
                                                  Est. Cost - $20M
                                                  FOC FY16
  Crew Station                                    Execution by PEO Simulation, Training, and
    Interface
                                                  Instrumentation (STRI)

                                                                                 US Army Redstone Test Center

                                                                                          For Official Use Only
            Large Capacity 6-DOF Motion Replication

OBJECTIVE: Conduct transportation
and operational vibration tests on a
variety of shelters, equipment racks, Method
                                      New                                          New Method
sensor systems, missile systems, All Linear Axes
                                 • Performs Vibration
                                   on
                                                                            • Only 1 Set-up and 1
                                                                              Tear Down Required
aviation systems etc., that are too large
                                   Simultaneously
                                                                              Completes the
                                                                            • 6-DOF SystemTest in 2
                                 • the
for existing 6-DOF exciters - withAdds Vibration in 3
                                   Rotational Axes
                                                                              Days Compared to 6
                                                                                Depiction

focus being on payload performance.
                                                                                DOES TWICE THE
The 6-DOF system will be installed in                                          TESTING IN 1/3 TIME

the dynamics test facility building
which already contains core
infrastructure including a reaction
mass and instrumentation backbone
compatible for this system.
Contract Type: Multiple awards and
in-house labor
Est. Total Cost: $5M
FOC in FY14
                                         Infrastructure in Place
                                                                   US Army Redstone Test Center

                                                                            For Official Use Only
               RTC Missile Range Instrumentation


OBJECTIVE: Missile test data
recording and distribution on
the primary missile range with
upgraded equipment and
instrumentation including
digital data recorders, fiber
video transmitters/receivers,
oscilloscopes, data collection
computers, cameras, power
supplies, calibrators, meters,
accelerometers, pressure
transducers, microphones, etc.
Contract Type: Multiple awards
in FY12 and beyond
Est. Cost: $654K
FOC in FY15

                                               US Army Redstone Test Center

                                                        For Official Use Only
                      Points of Contact


Army Contracting Command –       RTC Contracts Office
Redstone                         Beverly Gonzales
Contracting Officer              256.876.8708
Tanya Wilson                     beverly.gonzales@us.army.mil
tanya.wilson@us.army.mil

Army Contracting Command –       Commander, RTC
Redstone                         TEDT-RT-CS
Attn: CCAM-RD-RB                 Bldg 4500, Martin Road
Redstone Arsenal, AL             Redstone Arsenal, AL
35898                            35898


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