DPAP Prohibition on Cost-Type Contracts

DPAP (Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy) recently issued a class deviation—Prohibition on the Use of Cost-Type Contracts for Production of Major Defense Acquisition Programs.  The “prohibition” actually provides for exceptions including certifications (provided to congressional defense committees) of the need which justifies a cost-type contract and steps to limit cost type pricing to portions of the contract which require this contract type.  The class deviation, by reference to a DOD Instruction, defines certain key terms including a major defense acquisition.

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Topics: Defense Contractors, Government Compliance Training, Cost-Type Contracts, DPAP