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1) Which incentive type contract is most appropriate when there is a solid base forpricing and objective targets can be established for performance?[Contrast the keycharacteristics of the various types of incentive contracts.]Fixed-price incentivefirmCost-plus-incentive-feeFixed-price awardfeeFirm-fixedprice
2) Incentive contracts are designed to attain specific acquisition objectives byrewarding contractor achievements that exceed stated targets and withholdingincentives when contractors fail to attain stated targets. Under these contracts, howis the profit/fee affected?[Recognize concerns that affect the use of incentive contracts.]
3) Federal agencies are required to include an overall price ceiling in a contract whenthe award is based on competition; however DoD contracting officers are NOT requiredto include any type of price ceiling in any of its undefinitized contract actions.[Identifythe key characteristics of an undefinitized contract action (UCA).]
4) A severe damaging rain and windstorm hit the area where your base is located. Theroof has blown off the commissary warehouse and $3,000,000 in merchandise is atrisk of being destroyed. Also part of the roof covering the critical care unit of the
hospital has been blown off. These repairs must be made quickly, but you can’t usethe government purchase card (GPC) since your organization has lost the authority tomake purchases with the card. So how do you proceed?

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