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This class deviation remains in effect until September 30, 2018, unless incorporated in the DFARS or otherwise rescinded.