Army preparing new bridge-contract guidance after auditors flag errors

By Sebastian Sprenger / February 2, 2016 at 7:00 AM
The Government Accountability Office has flagged improper use of some bridge-contract arrangements by the Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal, AL, prompting the service to promise corrective guidance for contracting officers this spring. A review by auditors found that three out of five contracts sampled at the Army site had longer periods of performance than the six months allowed under acquisition regulations. GAO officials reviewed a total of 29 contracts, of which 20 were extended temporarily to avoid a lapse...

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