An old lesson had a new airing when a contractor challenged the set-up of a blanket purchasing agreement.
Congress had so many small adjustments to procurement in its 2020 Defense Authorization bill, it ran out of 800 series digits.
The Navy got a lesson in procurement when it set out to buy weapons with scopes for use by special forces.
Long story short — the Air Force sought to acquire space launch services through an unusual contracting strategy of trying to award two compatible bids.
A couple of subtleties creep in, as Federal Drive with Tom Temin learned from procurement attorney Joe Petrillo of Petrillo and Powell.
Contractors cheered when Congress enacted limitations on the use of LPTA contracts by the Defense Department when buying professional services.
With more on this protest case, procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo of Petrillo and Powell joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Defense Department’s procurement authorities have finalized rules for how to deal with LPTA contracts.
A picky law known as the Service Contract Labor Standards Act has the potential to make a hash out of an ordinary procurement.
Deals made under other transaction authority, as opposed to regular procurement contracts, help the government buy innovation and prototypes.