Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration
Definition/Scope: The purpose of Advanced Concept Technology Demonstrations (ACTD) is to have the user gain an understanding of and evaluate the military utility of a system before committing to acqusition, to develop corresponding concepts of operation and doctrine that make the best use of the new capability, and to provide residual operational capabilities to the forces.
Broader Terms:concept exploration programs
Narrower Terms:Active Denial System
Related Terms:Advanced Concept Manager