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If I requirement was previously competed and no further competition is required to award follow-on work, is this new follow-on work now considered non-competitive? Or is it an extension of the prior competition? Example A: FAR-based follow-on production contract derived from a successful (and competed) prototype OTA. Example B: FAR-based Phase III SBIR for production following a prior competitive Phase I SBIR. Identify the actions as either competitive or non-competitive will have a major impact on approval levels.
Would you perform a cost realism analysis on a non-competitive proposal or modification to a cost contract? The far language on cost realism at FAR 15.404-1 lends itself to a competitive acquisition with terminology like "best value" and "The probable cost is determined by adjusting each offeror’s proposed cost". The DoD guide also states "When evaluating competitive offers" Just wondering if cost realism analysis is required in a non-competitive environment such as a modification to a cost contract (increased effort).