USAF sends Section 804 update, highlighting performance 'guard rails'

January 10, 2019 at 3:55 PM
The Air Force sent Congress an update last month on the progress of programs approved for Section 804 authority, and included specific "guardrails" that will trigger congressional notification if the program isn't performing as planned. Within the Defense Department, the Air Force has been the most aggressive in its use of new acquisition authorities provided by Section 804 of the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, approving nine programs to date. The service's adoption of the workaround, which allows...

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