Space X protest reveals limits of OTA contracts

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Deals made under other transaction authority, as opposed to regular procurement contracts, help the government buy innovation and prototypes. That was the case with the Air Force looking for new space launch technology. Space X did not get a deal. It protested and discovered whether a protest is even possible under OTA. For details, procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo of Petrillo and Powell joined Federal Drive host Tom Temin.

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