Comparative Technology Office (CTO)

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Provides oversight, management, and executive responsibility for the congressionally directed Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT) program.


Mission & Vision

Rapidly find, assess, and field world-class products to enhance military capabilities.


FCT supports DoD's Better Buying Power initiative by enhancing interoperability, facilitating international collaboration, increasing competition, strengthening the U.S. industrial base, expanding opportunities for innovative prototyping, and transitioning cost-effective technologies into acquisition programs.

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