Defense bill strikes progress payment incentive pilot

By Tony Bertuca / December 28, 2022 at 10:00 AM
The newly enacted Fiscal Year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act has stripped a Senate provision that would have created a new progress payment incentive pilot program, opting for the Government Accountability Office to study the issue. The stripped provision, championed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), would have required the Defense Department to implement a four-year pilot program that would have made accelerated payments to defense contractors contingent upon responsiveness to various metrics like cost and schedule performance. The House version...

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