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16.305 Cost-plus-award-fee contracts.

16.305 Cost-plus-award-fee contracts.

A cost-plus-award-fee contract is a cost-reimbursement contract that provides for a fee consisting of (a)a base amount (which may be zero) fixed at inception of the contract and (b)an award amount, based upon a judgmental evaluation by the Government, sufficient to provide motivation for excellence in contract performance. cost-plus-award-fee contracts are covered in subpartĀ  16.4 , Incentive Contracts. See 16.401 (e) for a more complete description and discussion of the application of these contracts. See 16.301-3 and 16.401(e)(5) for limitations.