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Overview: This element of the CCA asks if any private sector or other government source can better support the function. This is commonly referred to as the "outsourcing determination." The Sponsor/Domain Owner determines that the acquisition MUST be undertaken by DoD because there is no alternative source that can support the function more effectively or at less cost. Note that for weapon systems and for command and control systems, the need to make a determination that no private sector or Government source can better support the function only applies to the maximum extent practicable. This requirement should be presumed to be satisfied if the acquisition has a Milestone Decision Authority-approved acquisition strategy.
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Implementation Guidance: Depending on your current milestone review, some questions that can be used to make the "No Private or Government Better" determination:
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