Class Deviation 2012-O0009
Revise Implementation of Temporary Authority to Acquire Products and Services from Countries along a Major Supply Route to Afghanistan

Effective immediately, contracting officers shall use the following procedures and the attached class deviation when acquiring products or services in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, in lieu of the procedures provided in Class Deviation 2009-O0012, which is hereby rescinded. Pursuant to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Class Determination and Findings Regarding the Application of Section 801 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010, Temporary Authority to Acquire Products and Services along a Major Route of Supply to Afghanistan, dated September 4, 2012, contracting officers shall limit competition to, or provide a preference for products and services that are from countries along the Northern Distribution Network (i.e., from the Central Asian states of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan (the Central Asian State Procurement Program)) before considering other sourcing options that include Pakistan and the South Caucasus.

  • Prepare and execute a written deterinination if the procurement is an acquisition in support of operations in Afghanistan in accordance with DFARS 225.7799-2 (DEVIATION 2012-O0009).
  • Evaluate offers in accordance with DFARS 225.7799-3 (DEVIATION 2012-O0009).
  • Include the appropriate provision and/or clause in the solicitation and contract in accordance with DFARS 225.7799-5 (DEVIATION 2012-O0009)

This class deviation remains in effect until October 27, 2012, unless incorporated in the DFARS or otherwise rescinded.

Note: The expiration date was extended via Attachment 1 to March 27, 2013
Effective Date: September 5, 2012 (10 years ago)
Expire Date: March 27, 2013 (9 years ago)
References: 2009-O0012
Official Documents: Memo
Official Attachments: 1 2
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