The Department of Defense (DoD) has a great incentive to use new rapid acquisitions methods. After years of technical dominance over the rest of the world, the US has found that our is eroding. Technological advances within the military have not kept pace with the advances in the free market. In the second installation of Capture2’s series on rapid acquisitions, we will explore the ways in which the drive toward rapid acquisitions and the changes in the rules for Other Transaction Authority (OTA) contracts have impacted military defense contracts.