GAO finds Army lacks consistent practices to share lessons learned from entering into alternative agreements

By Jaspreet Gill / October 1, 2020 at 2:10 PM
A government watchdog says the Army lacks coordinated practices to share lessons from entering into alternative contracting agreements and should improve its use of alternative approaches by enhancing oversight and communication. Army Futures Command has increasingly used alternative agreements instead of Federal Acquisition Regulation-based contracts for research and development in its effort to modernize weapon systems capabilities, the Government Accountability Office said in a report that was made public Oct. 1. "As the focal point for Army modernization, AFC evaluates...

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