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Other Transactions Authority Statutes

DoD Other Transactions Authority Guidance 

Guide to Other Transactions Authority (SI authoritative guide)

White Papers

Injecting New Ideas and New Approaches in Defense Systems: Are “Other Transactions” the Answer?

Reports/Case Studies

Innovative Contracting Case Studies 

GAO 2016 Report on Other Transactions to Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

Historic Institutionalism and Defense Public Procurement: The Case of Other Transactions Agreements 

RAND Documented Briefing – Assessing the use of Other Transactions Authority for Prototype Projects


Other Transactions Authority Overview – USAF Transformational Innovation Office

Other Transactions Authority Workshop Slide Briefing

IP Rights Under NASA and DOD “Other Transaction” Agreements— Inventions and Patents


New Administration: New Acquisition System? | December 2020

Other Transactions Contracts: Poorly Understood, Little Used | May 2017

Government Contractor: Practitioner’s Comment on DoD Other Transaction Guide – January 2017

Government Contractor: Appropriate Contractual Instruments For R&D – July 2017

An Alternative to Acquisition Business as Usual – November 2017

Aerospace America: DARPA turns to Other Transactions – Archive 1996


Other Transactions – little used, poorly understood – March 2020

Video Interview: Other Transactions – SOCOM University MacDill AFB – February 2017

Offsite Resources

DIU’s CSO How to Guide

DARPA Other Transactions Resource Website

National Defense Magazine’s OTA eBook (free download)

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