Grundman cited in Defense News, “Dispute Brews Over Changes To Commercial Acquisition Process”
“This is all about how do we make sure that we’re paying a fair and reasonable price,” [said Shay Assad, the Pentagon’s director of defense procurement and acquisition policy]. “It’s that simple. There’s nothing beyond it”. But beyond the issue of cost, the legislative proposal would eliminate a judgment call about what is commercial and what is a fair price, an indication of a lack of confidence in contracting personnel, said Steve Grundman, Lund Fellow at the Atlantic Council and founder of Grundman Advisory.
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