A critical look at Army’s use of OTA for vehicle prototypes
December 12, 201910:25 am
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The Army is using other transaction authority to purchase prototypes of tactical vehicles that would be dropped from helicopters. Soldiers would then climb aboard and head to battle. That is a repeat of many old mistakes, according to Mark Thompson. The national security analyst for the Project on Government Oversight joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more discussion.
OTAs aren’t the only answer to satisfy DoD’s need for procurement speed