Lawmakers move to tighten OTA production authorities after REAN Cloud controversy

By Justin Doubleday / June 13, 2018 at 4:59 PM
House lawmakers are moving to restrict how quickly the Defense Department can shift other transaction agreements from prototype work to production after government auditors ruled DOD improperly awarded a nearly $1 billion follow-on production agreement earlier this spring. The House Appropriations defense subcommittee's fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill would prohibit DOD from carrying out a follow-on production contract to a prototype OTA "until 30 days after the Secretary of Defense provides the congressional defense committees with notification of the...

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