Audit of DoD Other Transactions and the Use of Nontraditional Contractors and Resource Sharing (DODIG-2022-127)

According to the United States Code (U.S.C.), the DoD can enter into transactions other than procurement contracts, grants, or cooperative agreements for basic, applied, or advanced research, through potential teaming arrangements tailored to a particular project. The objective of this audit was to determine whether the DoD awarded Other Transactions (OT) for prototypes in accordance with applicable Federal laws and DoD policies. Although DoD agreement officers awarded OTs for prototypes in accordance with the U.S.C., additional OT policies are needed. To read more, click here.