Air Force Use of Time-and-Materials Contracts in Southwest Asia
INSPECTOR GENERAL DEPT OF DEFENSE ARLINGTON VA
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Our overall audit objective was to determine whether DOD awarded and administered time-and-materials TM contracts for Southwest Asia in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation FAR. Specifically, we reviewed the Air Forces award procedures and contract oversight to determine compliance with the FAR and other DOD policies. See Appendix A for a discussion of the scope and methodology. See Appendix B for prior coverage related to the objectives. We performed this audit pursuant to Public Law 110-181, The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, section 842, Investigation of Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Wartime Contracts and Contracting Processes in Iraq and Afghanistan, January 28, 2008. Section 842 requires thorough audits . . . to identify potential waste, fraud, and abuse in the performance of 1 Department of Defense contracts, subcontracts, and task and delivery orders for the logistical support of coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan and 2 Federal agency contracts, subcontracts, and task and delivery orders for the performance of security and reconstruction functions in Iraq and Afghanistan. We reviewed six task orders that required contractors to perform work in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- Administration and Management
- Government and Political Science