DOD rolling back emergency contracting actions related to COVID

By Tony Bertuca / April 18, 2023 at 1:53 PM
The Pentagon, in accordance with President Biden's termination of the national emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic, is ending several contracting and acquisition policies aimed at mitigating damage to the U.S. defense industrial base, including payment rates for large contractors that were made more generous at the onset of the pandemic, according to a new memo. “As this national emergency declaration has terminated, contract awards shall not use emergency acquisition flexibilities that were permitted by the national emergency declaration,” according to...

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