Procurement policy requirements for contingency contracting appear in regulations and memorandums. Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 18 and Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS) Part 218, “Emergency Acquisitions,” provide the overriding regulatory guidance for contingency contracting. FAR Part 25 and DFARS Part 225, Foreign Acquisition, may also apply.
The following contingency contracting memoranda issued by the Principal Director, Defense Pricing and Contracting to promulgate contingency procurement policy.
8 Oct 2021
Payment in Local Currency (Afghanistan)
Summary:This class deviation provides policy and guidance for paying Afghan vendors following the collapse of the GIRoA.
18 Feb 2021
Requirements for Contractor Personnel Performing in the U.S. Southern Command Area of Responsibility
Summary:This class deviation provides policy and related attachments regarding contracts performed in SOUTHCOM's AOR.
28 Aug 2020
Prohibition on Providing Funds to the Enemy and Authorization of Additional Access to Records
Summary:This class deviation provides policy and related attachments regarding the prohibition on contracting with the enemy.
26 Dec 2019
Authority to Acquire Products and Services Produced in Afghanistan or in Countries Along a Major Route of Supply to Afghanistan
Summary:Contracting officers shall use the following procedures and this 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.
30 Aug 2018
Contractor Personnel Performing in Japan
Summary:This class deviation implements changes made on January 16, 2017 to the "Agreement under Article VI of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United States of America, Regarding Facilities and Areas and the Status of United States Armed Forces in Japan" (SOFA), dated January 19, 1960.
15 Sep 2017
Products and Services from the African Host Nation-Djibouti
Summary:This class deviation provides prescribes procedures and clauses for use when acquiring products or services from the African host nation of Djibouti in support of covered activities in Djibouti.
15 Sep 2017
Contractor Personnel Performing in the United States Central Command Area of Responsibility
Summary:This class deviation provides prescribes use of DFARS 252.225-7995 instead of DFARS 252.225-7040 in contracts that require performance in the United States Central Command's AOR.
10 Jun 2016
Contractor Personnel Performing in United States Africa Command Area of Responsibility
Summary:This class deviation provides policy and related attachments regarding contracts performed in AFRICOM's AOR.