Calvelli calls for stepped-up use of contractor watch list

By Michael Marrow / January 24, 2023 at 11:44 AM
CHANTILLY, VA -- In a warning to industry, Space Force acquisition chief Frank Calvelli said today that he would resurrect a years-old contractor watch list to drive discipline in acquisitions and name companies that are performing poorly. The watch list, a kind of scarlet letter contractors will have to wear if the government assesses they have failed to meet expectations for key acquisitions, is not disclosed to the public. However, it is shared with contracting officers in the Pentagon, and...

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