LaPlante seeking new policies to grant defense contractors inflation relief

By Tony Bertuca / September 7, 2022 at 11:30 AM
Pentagon acquisition chief Bill LaPlante said today he is planning to soon release updated policy guidance aimed at "loosening" contracting regulations to provide inflation relief to defense contractors, especially small suppliers working under firm, fixed-price contracts. LaPlante, who spoke today at a conference hosted by Defense News , said his new inflation guidance is currently being vetted by military service acquisition executives and is expected to be released in the coming days, thus updating the department’s position on FFPs, which...

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