FQT is performed to evaluate the "as-built" software against the software requirements to ensure that the probability of failure due to latent defects is low enough for acceptance.
Prior to FQT execution, the supplier should establish test readiness criteria and document the "as-built" software.
In addition to providing SRW planning and management for JTRS radios under development on government contracts, such as the Ground Mobile Radios (GMR) and Handheld/Manpack/Small Form Fit (HMS) programs, the SRWNM development and FQT
included robust planning and management capabilities for the Harris Corp.
is scheduled for completion in February 2007.
As JED went to press, the Navy was set to complete its factory qualification testing (FQT
) of the Mk2 upgrade of Raytheon's Shipboard Self-Defense System (SSDS).
Upon completion of the FQT
, the government took control of the software and then conducted an independent government assessment of the software's planning and management functionality, also in February 2005, to determine if it was mature enough to request an extension to the previously approved low rate initial production and also continue into a limited user test in July 2005.