Spending bill increases reporting requirements for OTAs

September 17, 2018 at 5:00 AM
The fiscal year 2019 defense spending bill agreed to by conference negotiators adds new reporting requirements for Defense Department other transaction agreements and mandates a comptroller general review of their use, but it doesn't change DOD's ability to use such agreements. The legislation directs the Pentagon to send quarterly reports to the congressional defense committees detailing DOD's use of OTAs for prototyping, according to the joint explanatory statement. "The report shall list each active OTA agreement characterized by service or...

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