Class Deviation 2015-O0012
Enhanced Authority to Acquire Products and Services of Djibouti

Effective immediately, contracting officers shall use the attached deviation (attachment 1) to limit competition to, or provide a preference for, products or services of Djibouti before considering other sourcing options for procurements in support of DoD operations in the Republic of Djibouti (Djibouti). This class deviation implements section 1263 of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) (Pub. L. 113-291), Enhanced Authority to Acquire Goods and Services of Djibouti in Support of DoD Activities in the United States Africa Command Area of Responsibility.

The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD (AT&L)) signed a Class Determination and Findings on February 19, 2015, authorizing use of the enhanced authority provided in section 1263 when acquiring products and services in support of DoD operations in Djibouti. When utilizing this authority, the contracting officer shall-

  • Ensure a written determination is properly executed in accordance with DFARS 225.7798-3 and 225.7798-4 (DEVIATION 2015-O0012), using a format substantially the same as those provided at attachments 2 and 3 to this deviation;
  • Evaluate offers in accordance with DFARS 225.7798-5 (DEVIATION 2015-O0012); and
  • Include the appropriate provision and/or clause in the solicitation and contract in accordance with DFARS 225.7798-6 (DEVIATION 2015-O0012).

This class deviation remains in effect until September 30, 2018, unless incorporated in the DFARS or otherwise rescinded.

Effective Date: February 20, 2015 (8 years ago)
Expire Date: September 30, 2018 (4 years ago)
Rescinded: February 4, 2016 (7 years ago)
Official Documents: Memo
Official Attachments: 1 2 3
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