Inside the Pentagon - January 10, 2019

DOD releases new 'other transaction' guidance, clarifies follow-on production

January 9, 2019 at 6:20 PM
The Defense Department has released a new guide on using other transaction agreements to better define key milestones and terms after a production OTA was successfully protested last year. The new guide, posted on the Defense Acquisition University's website, was released in December. It replaces a previous version from January 2017. The update was released after Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord signed out a memo in November clarifying the definitions of "prototype," "production," and "successful completion" for OTAs. The guide...

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