I knew there was something about JSTARS which caught my attention, but forgot what it was ... it's related to the procurement process:
Dec 30, 2016
where'sWednesday at 10:08 PM
indeed: "Congress handed down guidelines in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act requiring the Air Force to work only with a fixed-price contract — locking in a price and putting the company on the hook for cost overruns. Yet the NDAA also made a provision for the defense secretary “to waive this limitation if the Secretary determines such a waiver is in the national security interests,” the release states."
Air Force Launches $6.9 Billion JSTARS Competition
source is DefenseTech
anyway? hope he's alright and just quit here ...