AIMVAL is to compare operational utility of existing and proposed air-to-air missile concepts.
7339-79; David Everson, AIMVAL Final Report, 7-10, in History of the Tactical Air Command, January-December 1977, 2, AFHRA K417.
ACEVAL AIMVAL JTF message to DDRE, "ACEVAL-AIMVAL Monthly Progress Report (as of 6 Jan 76)" (061830Z January 1976), in History of the Air Force Test and Evaluation Center, 1 January-31 December 1976, 21; and Fay, "AIMVAL-ACEVAL Program Review," 1977, 4571.
Tissot and Hildreth, AIMVAL Final Report, 6 September 1977, 1: sec.
O'Hara, "Briefing," Hearings before the US House, Committee on Armed Services, 9 March 1978 (Washington, DC: GPO, 1978), 1018-27; and Tissot and Hildreth, AIMVAL Final Report, 1: sec.
The report later noted, "Even with all these flaws, AIMVAL and, particularly, ACEVAL were very useful beginnings.