Aerospace Drones is gaining visibility in the highly competitive drone industry. More important, your organization’s reputation with the Energy Department for quality instrumentation and reliability did not go unnoticed by other government agencies.
Your profits will now allow you to reinvest in both hardware and software R&D and expand operations. This means you are ready to compete for Department of Defense (DoD) contracts. You are currently researching an RFP that will be worth over $600,000 to your expanding company.
DoD contracts are a new ballgame, so you have your work cut out for you. To prepare for this contract submission, write a 2–3 page business report that communicates relevant information succinctly and efficiently. Include the following:
Select the simplified acquisition method that fits your company the most, and then provide a rationale for your selection. Note: Remember you are a small business that will have a massive expansion if you win this contract.
Analyze all parts and sections of the UCF (Uniform Contract Format) that could present a problem in this scenario. Suggest how you will adjust your approach to turn the problems you have identified into strengths for your small company. (Hint: remember you are a new small business).
This course requires the use of Strayer Writing Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Use at least three quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is:
Assess simplified acquisition methods and a contract format based on the strengths of a given company.