Core Competencies


TRTC challenges weapons and other systems with real-world tropic effects that include:

  • Insects
  • Destructive fungi
  • Bacteria
  • Heavy rains
  • High temperatures and high humidity levels

TRTC provides testing of soldier systems in tropic environments to assess:

  • Durability
  • Performance
  • Reliability
  • Suitability
  • Human factors

TRTC conducts portability and mobility tests to evaluate:

  • System ruggedness
  • System and component effectiveness
  • Small team effectiveness

TRTC also tests environmental military technologies.