M&S Verification, Validation, and Accreditation (VV&A)
T&E Solutions personnel have performed M&S verification, validation, and accreditation (VV&A) tasking in support of several Navy Programs. We have led and/or participated in the development of VV&A documentation for the following models and simulations:
Advanced Survivability Assessment Program (ASAP)
AEGIS Weapon System Models Network, including:
Anti-Air Warfare Simulation (AAWSim)
AN/SPY-1 Firm Track Simulation (FirmTrack)
STANDARD Missile-2 (SM-2) Six-Degree-of-Freedom (6-DOF) Simulation
Verification is the process of determining if Models & Simulations accurately represent the developer's conceptual description and specifications and meets the needs stated in the requirements document.
Validation is the process of determining the extent to which Models & Simulations adequately represents the real-world from the perspective of its intended use. This process ranges from single modules to the entire system.
Accreditation is an official determination that a Model or Simulation is acceptable for its intended purpose.