Along with other 16 other industry competitors
This is what we call getting a “license to hunt”. It means that 16 companies won this IDIQ contract. Then task orders were issued and those 16 companies had to compete among one another again to win task orders. Competing for each task order costs the companies a lot of time and money. The companies are not eating those costs.
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