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Accession Number ADA592895
Title Improving Army Operational Contract Support.
Publication Date Apr 2013
Media Count 34p
Personal Author D. P. Harger
Abstract This research examines reports conducted and recommendations made by the Commission on Army Acquisition and Program Management in Expeditionary Operations and the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General that pertain to recent contingency contracting. The research reviews reports from the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan and the Department of Defense Task Force on Contracting and Contract Management in Expeditionary Operations. And, this research reviews the DOD Contingency Contracting Handbook. The research recommends the Army improve operational contract support at the Contracting Support Brigade organizational level by focusing on a collaborative approach between the requiring activity and the contracting office during the requirements definition step of the contracting process.
Keywords Army
Brigade level organizations
Contingency contracting
Cor(Contracting officers representative)
Csb(Contracting support brigade)
Department of defense
Dod(Department of defense)
Ig(Inspector general)
Military procurement
Quality assurance
Requirements development

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 70B - Management Practice
96 - Business & Economics
74E - Logistics, Military Facilities, & Supplies
Corporate Author Texas Univ. at Austin.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Civilian research project.
NTIS Issue Number 1412
Contract Number N/A

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