USAF Plans More Pitch Days for Fast-Track Contracts

USAF Plans More Pitch Days for Fast-Track Contracts

The Air Force is expanding its “pitch days,” a new acquisition approach that allows some contracts to be awarded within minutes.

The Air Force hosted its first “Shark Tank” -style event in New York earlier this month and will authorize them across the country, according to National Defense.

“I’m a big believer in creating tools instead of rules for the workforce,” Will Roper, assistant Air Force Secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, said at a recent CSIS event. “Here’s a tool [and] I’m going to try to energize our team to take it and run with it, and I’m going to be excited to see what they do.”

 

Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.

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