Pentagon issues final rule on LPTA restrictions

By Tony Bertuca  
September 26, 2019 at 4:09 PM
The Defense Department today issued a final rule meant to limit the use of the lowest price, technically acceptable contracting approach, according to a Federal Register notice . The final rule implements sections of the National Defense Authorization Acts for fiscal years 2017 and 2018. "To ensure that DOD is not denied the benefit of cost and technical tradeoffs in the source selection process, the rule identifies meaningful circumstances that must exist for an individual requirement to use the LPTA...

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