[...] the CAA and the DAR council have no clue, see http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentD...FRDOC_0001-0476. Specifically, the interim rule speaks in terms of exercising options in BPAs!!! These are the leaders and experts in acquisition procedures? Clearly, no need to repeat what is wrong with the idea but briefly: 1) BPAs are not contracts which simply means they are not enforceable in a court of law 2) FAR Option clauses refer to contracts 3) An option is a unilateral right (uncommon i