Program Engagement - Air Warfare
The Air Warfare Systems division oversees and supports Program Managers in planning and executing developmental test and evaluation of more than 45 programs including fighter aircraft; transports; trainers; tankers; manned and unmanned Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) aircraft; air-to-air and air-to-ground weapons; and most unmanned and remote piloted aircraft. Responsibilities also include key sensor subsystems and aircraft survivability equipment.
The Air Warfare programs supported by this division are grouped into seven categories:
- Tactical Aircraft
- Heavy-Lift Aircraft
- Sensor Platforms and Special Mission Aircraft
- Electronic Warfare and Aircraft Self-Protection Systems
- Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
The Air Warfare division also oversees cross-cutting efforts including hostile fire indication and aircraft self-protection technologies, Joint Countermeasures T&E Working Group, Helicopter Survivability Task Force, Infrared Countermeasures Study, and aerial target control systems.