Accession Number:

ADB231442

Title:

A Critical Analysis of Contingency Contracting by Department of Defense Agencies During Peace Operations.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis, 4 Aug 96-6 Jun 97,

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-06-06

Pagination or Media Count:

122.0

Abstract:

This study investigates the doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures which apply to contingency contracting within Department of Defense DoD agencies during peace operations. These agencies include the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the unified commands, the component services, the Defense Logistics Agency, and the Army Corps of Engineers. This study identifies the major documents which contain doctrine, regulations, and procedures for contingency contracting. It determines the extent to which current doctrine, regulations, and procedures facilitate efficient contingency contracting efforts by multiple DoD contracting activities participating in peace operations. This study further analyzes contingency contracting during selected peace operations identifies inefficiencies experienced with the contingency contracting effort the causes of these inefficiencies and the potential for solving these problems with joint doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures for contingency contracting applicable to all DoD contracting activities. The study recommends establishing joint doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures which detail the conduct and interaction of contingency contracting efforts by DOD agencies during peace operations.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE