WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio — U.S. Air Force officials are working to reduce the number of undefinitized contract actions (UCAs) used by the service to procure weapon systems as a result of some criticism that this procurement tool has been used too often. UCAs are a tool used by procurement officers to get a company on contract for specific tasks while saving detailed negotiations until later. They are typically considered appropriate for use in areas such as urgent needs for ...

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