Defense Contingency COR Handbook and Additional COR Guidance


Welcome to the Defense Contingency Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) website.

This website provides essential information, tools, and training and certification requirements for DoD Contingency CORs in order to meet the challenges they may face in a variety of missions or environments.

Defense Contingency COR Handbook

This COR Handbook is intended to supplement, not replace, training and performance of surveillance. When in doubt, CORs should refer to the contract, the COR letter of appointment/designation, and the Contracting Officer for specific COR duties and responsibilities.

View the Handbook brochure for a quick overview (PDF 4.9 MB).

Additional COR Guidance

CORs, Contracting Officers, and Commanders must be familiar with the policies, procedures, responsibilities and other guidance outlined in DoDI 5000.72 DoD Standard for Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) Certification.


Supplemental Documents

Click the PDF icon for a PDF of the entire COR Handbook. PDF Document

Go to the Documents page to download COR Handbook-related documents