Reviews, monitors, participates in, or directs research, design, development, test and evaluation of weapons system and associated components to include ammunition, warheads, propulsion, guidance and control systems.
Supervises and coordinates those factors of research development and test which relate to assigned projects and advises relative to their standardization and adoption for use. Collects, evaluates and prepares reports on all types of foreign and domestic weapons systems and associated ordnance materiel. Prepares, or assists in preparation of technical material relating to use, repair or operation of weapons systems. Recommends procedures for operational use of weapons systems. maintains liaison and operates with other agencies of the Armed Forces in developing, obtaining or exchanging data pertinent to weapons systems.