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USGv6 Test Program Guide



Douglas C. Montgomery, Erica Johnson, Michayla Newcombe, Timothy Winters


This document outlines the form and function of the USGv6 Test Program. In particular, it defines the components of the test program, their implementation and use. This guide also defines the management process that will govern the future evolution of the test program and how it will address and accommodate ever changing requirement sets and product offerings.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 500-281Ar1
Report Number


Internet Protocol version 6, IPv6, standards profile, conformance testing, interoperability testing, acquisition, USGv6, USGv6 Test Program


Montgomery, D. , Johnson, E. , Newcombe, M. and Winters, T. (2020), USGv6 Test Program Guide, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 26, 2024)


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Created November 23, 2020, Updated March 1, 2021