10 April 2020

Fear of missing out?


WASHINGTON — As part of its ongoing effort to bolster the defense industrial base , the Pentagon has issued two new pieces of guidance — one focused on workers, and one focused on prototype contracts. Overall, the department has now issued 17 different actions, ranging from basic guidance for industry to memos changing how the department pays contractors , since March 5. In an April 6 memo, acquisition head Ellen Lord changed the rules for issuing prototype contracts through Other Transaction [...]