Government Owned and Contractor Operated

Government-Owned and Contractor-Operated facilities or equipment. facility is a manufacturing plant that is owned by the Government and operated under contract by a non-government, private firm.Industrial, academic, and nonprofit organizations have historically managed the Department of Energy national laboratories and other major government owned/contractor operated (GOCO) facilities. A GOCO partnership allows each partner to perform duties for which it is uniquely suited: the government establishes mission areas, and the private sector implements the missions, using best business practices