Choice of Contract Type and Other Policy Initiatives for Reducing Contract PricesNS

September, 2013
IDA document: D-5002
FFRDC: Systems and Analyses Center
Type: Documents
Division: Cost Analysis and Research Division
Bruce R. Harmon, Scot A. Arnold See more authors
In 2010, in the face of mounting budget pressure, Defense Secretary Gates tasked the Department of Defense (DoD) to seek top line cost efficiencies, primarily through the reduction of low-priority overhead expenses of up to 3 percent per year.