Class Deviation 2014-O0014
Authority to Acquire Products and Services Produced in Countries Along a Major Route of Supply to Afghanistan or in Afghanistan

Effective immediately, contracting officers shall use the following procedures and the attached class deviation to the extent feasible, in lieu of DFARS 225.7703, 252.225-7023, 252.225-7024, and 252.225-7026, when acquiring products or services in support of military or stability operations in Afghanistan, pursuant to section 801 of the FY 2010 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), as most recently amended by section 832 of the FY 2014 NDAA and section 886 of the FY 2008 NDAA, as amended by section 842 of the FY 2013 NDAA. This class deviation supersedes class deviation 2013-O0007. In accordance with the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics' Class Determination and Findings dated February 28, 2014, contracting officers shall limit competition to, or provide a preference for products mined, produced, or manufactured in, or services from the Central Asian states of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, or Uzbekistan or from Afghanistan before considering other sourcing options that include Pakistan and the South Caucasus.

  • Prepare and execute a written determination if the procurement is an acquisition in support of operations in Afghanistan in accordance with DFARS 225.7799-1 and 2 (DEVIATION 2014-O0014).
  • Evaluate offers in accordance with DFARS 225.7799-3 (DEVIATION 2014-O0014).
  • Include the appropriate provision and/or clause in the solicitation and contract in accordance with DFARS 225.7799-4 (DEVIATION 2014-O0014).

This class deviation remains in effect until December 31, 2015, unless incorporated in the DFARS or otherwise rescinded.

Effective Date: April 4, 2014 (8 years ago)
Expire Date: December 31, 2015 (7 years ago)
Rescinded: December 29, 2015 (7 years ago)
References: 2013-O0007
Official Documents: Memo
Official Attachments: 1
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