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.
Contractors cheered when Congress enacted limitations on the use of LPTA contracts by the Defense Department when buying professional services.
Procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo, of Petrillo and Powell, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin with lessons learned from this long-running case.
Procurement attorney Joe Petrillo explained why GAO sided with company that says Army gave no reason to cancel a contract.
That’s what happened in one case, and procurement attorney Joe Petrillo of Petrillo and Powell had more to say about it on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
For some answers regarding protests and the partial government shutdown, procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo of Petrillo and Powell joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The federal acquisition regulation council never got around to updating the FAR, so its rules have differed from those of the Small Business Administration. Finally that situation is rectified, almost.
When the Army wanted to buy mundane items such as PCs, tablets and printers, it endured three rounds of protests and ended up close to where it started.
The Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994 told federal agencies to seriously consider if commercial items would meet acquisition program requirements before building new systems.