The feasibility of long-term contracting in the Department of Defense
Breen, Gregory F.
Adams, Rebecca J.
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This study attempts to identify to what extent long-term contracting is feasible by the Department of Defense (DoD). It was primarily accomplished by examining the long-term contracting literature base and through surveys and follow-up telephone interviews with individuals from private industry and with individuals from DoD. The surveys and interviews were conducted in order to specifically identify and characterize any barriers which may be restricting DoD's ability to use a long-term contracting approach; and if so, to determine how these barriers can best be overcome, by comparing DoD's long-term contracting practices to the long-term contracting practices of private industry.
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