Class Deviation 2021-O0005
Revision to Requirement to Use Firm-Fixed-Price Contracts for Foreign Military Sales

Effective immediately, contracting officers are not required to use firm-fixed-price contracts for foreign military sales as directed at Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 225.7301-1(a). The waiver at DFARS 225.7301-1(b) is no longer required.

This class deviation implements section 888 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 (Pub. L. 116-283), which repeals section 830 of the NDAA for FY 2017 (Pub. L. 114-328). Section 830 directed the execution of the regulations set forth in DFARS 225.7301-1, Requirement to use firm-fixed-price contracts.

This class deviation remains in effect until it is incorporated in the DFARS or is otherwise rescinded.

Effective Date: May 26, 2021 (a year ago)
Expire Date: None Given
Incorporated: August 30, 2021 (a year ago)
Official Documents: Memo
This is not a government website. Visitors should not rely upon information contained on this website as a substitute for consulting official government publications.1