Effective immediately, this class deviation requires that contracting officers shall use the attached clause in solicitations and contracts (including task and delivery orders) for construction, installation, repair, maintenance, or operation of facilities, infrastructure, or for equipment configured for occupancy, planned for use by DoD military or civilian personnel during military operations performed outside the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
This deviation requires that subject contracts comply with the Unified Facilities Criteria standards, or equivalent, for the following:
The combatant commander may waive compliance with any standards when it is impracticable to comply under prevailing operational conditions.
This deviation is effective until it is incorporated in the DFARS or otherwise rescinded. We intend to publish an interim DFARS rule under DFARS Case 2009-D029. Comments received on this deviation will be considered in the formulation of the final DFARS rule.