However, the contracting officer has said that prior to definitizing
the contract, he would like a preaward audit performed of your company and its accounting system.
This will result in contract turbulence and additional changes to the SOW, which will delay definitizing the contract and require an increase in the theater's projected LOGCAP funding ceiling.
This may lead to definitizing the LOGCAP contract within 180 days, as required by Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR), and allow the commander to transition to a sustainment contract more rapidly.
Under the LOGCAP contract, months-long delays in definitizing
contract task orders have frequently undermined the contractor's cost-control incentives, and the absence of an Army award fee board to comprehensively evaluate the contractor's performance has further limited DOD's oversight.
The Army and Future Combat Systems (FCS) Lead Systems Integrator (LSI) team of Boeing-Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) formalized their baseline plan yesterday for the execution of the FCS Systems Development and Demonstration (SDD) phase by definitizing
the Other Transactions Agreement (OTA) signed on May 30, 2003.
Receipt of a purchase order definitizing
the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) effort for development of a common weapons data link network.
Achieving this, especially given the challenges of definitizing
services provided in a constantly changing war zone, took an outstanding team effort," said Andy Lane, chief operating officer, Halliburton.
DRS anticipates definitizing
this effort during the company's fiscal 2004 first quarter beginning April 1, 2003, which is expected to result in an award exceeding $60 million in value.
AFCEE issued a Delivery Order August 15, 1996, from Brooks Air Force Base (AFB) in San Antonio, Texas, definitizing
tasks being conducted at the MMR.