Class Deviation 2017-O0003
Authority to Acquire Products and Services Produced in Afghanistan or in Countries Along a Major Route of Supply to Afghanistan

Effective immediately, to the extent feasible, contracting officers shall use the procedures and clauses provided in the attachment to this class deviation, in lieu of the procedures and clauses at Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (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. Specifically, if the acquisition is in support of operations in Afghanistan, unless an exception for AbilityOne products applies-

  • Prepare and execute a written determination in accordance with DFARS 225.7799-1 and 225.7799-2 (DEVIATION 2017-O0003);
  • Evaluate offers in accordance with DFARS 225.7799-3 (DEVIATION 2017-O0003); and
  • Include the appropriate provision and/or clause in the solicitation and contract in accordance with DFARS 225.7799-4 (DEVIATION 2017-O0003).

This class deviation rescinds and supersedes class deviation 2016-O0004 and implements section 801 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010, as amended by sections 886 of the NDAA for FY 2016 and section 1212 of the NDAA for FY 2017.

This class deviation remains in effect until December 31, 2018, unless incorporated in the DFARS or otherwise rescinded.

Effective Date: September 1, 2017 (5 years ago)
Expire Date: December 31, 2018 (4 years ago)
Rescinded: April 1, 2019 (3 years ago)
References: 2016-O0004
Official Documents: Memo
Official Attachments: 1
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