DOD Maintains High Competition Rate On Non-R&D Contracts

Law360, New York (March 15, 2012, 8:10 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Defense spent 78 percent of its total nonresearch and development expenditures on competitive contracts in fiscal year 2011, achieving a competition rate nearly twice as high as that for products, according to a report published Thursday.

Focusing on non-R&D services to analyze contracts not related to weapons system development, the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that the competition rate for non-R&D did not change significantly over the last four years, dropping slightly from 79 percent in 2007. The number is still significantly...
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