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Old 09-12-2009, 09:24 AM   #92
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Could you elaborate on the reasons?
Sure. The big one is urgency. It's a lot quicker to get a sole-source (no bid) deal in place than it is to hold a competitive bidding process. In the case of a major war, timeliness is critical. The other major reason is that you want to make sure the outfit that you contract with is capable of doing the job. The middle of a war is no time to find out that your low bidder just wasn't up to the job.

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There's more of that intellectual response that I was talking about in post #65. Bravo.
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