DOD May Clarify Sole-Source Production Contracting Rules

Law360 (October 2, 2019, 5:15 PM EDT) -- Two recent developments are significant for the U.S. Department of Defense's use of sole source follow-on production contracts arising from prototype Other Transactions[1] — (1) a proposed Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement rule[2] and (2) the U.S. Government Accountability Office's decision in DRS Sustainment Systems Inc.[3]

The proposed rule contains interesting insight as to the DOD's view of follow-on production contracts and it emphasizes the importance of the DOD satisfying several specific requirements before transitioning from a prototype Other Transaction to the sole source award of a follow-on production contract.

The GAO's decision in DRS Sustainment, however, seems to hold that the...

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