DOD Contract Cuts Must Spare Cost Data Reports, NRO Says

Law360, Washington (March 24, 2014, 3:22 PM EDT) -- The National Reconnaissance Office urged aerospace contractors and the federal government on Monday not to slash data reporting requirements from satellite contracts as they look to cut costs during tough budget years, saying the cost statistics will save money in the long run.

Although collecting and reporting cost data can add time and short-term expenses to U.S. Department of Defense contracts, NRO's Keith Robertson claimed the reports serve a greater long-term purpose by streamlining future DOD procurements and giving both the agency and private industry an...
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