Preventing Multiple Change Orders, and unauthorized commitments

Your team has been task to support the US Air Force regarding the build of their new F-35 Fighter Jet. Apparently there have been multiple change orders and unauthorized commitments regarding the design build and manufacture of this new cutting edge Fighter Jet. The original cost of the contract was 100 Million Dollars and the period of performance is 24 months. As of this date the contract has had a 20% overrun and is four months behind schedule. Your team has been tasked with developing a plan of action and to use your contracting skills knowledge and abilities to develop a plan in order to limit the amount of change orders and unauthorized commitment’s regarding this program by explaining how you can leverage government agency DFAS. Also explain how to use cost realism.

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