COVID-19

DPC Announcements

  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Limited Exemption and Waiver from Certain Federal Contracting Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Requirements, as of March 17, 2020
  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-2019): Emergency Acquisition Flexibilities and National Interest Action (NIA) Code, as of March 13, 2020
  • DPC Memorandums

  • Change to the Delegation of Authority for Use of Other Transactions for Prototype Projects in Response to Coronavirus Disease 2019, dated April 6, 2020
  • Implementation of Class Deviation 2020-O0010, Progress Payment Rates (FAQs), dated April 3, 2020
  • DoD SmartPay® 3 Government-wide Commercial Purchase Card Guidance for COVID-19, dated April 2, 2020
  • Determining and Making Commercial Item Procurements to Respond to COVID-19, dated March 31, 2020
  • Reporting COVID-19 Related Actions to the Federal Procurement Data System, dated March 31, 2020
  • Managing Defense Contracts Impacts of the Novel Coronavirus, dated March 30, 2020
  • Doing Business with the Department – Supporting the Response to COVID-19, dated March 27, 2020
  • Defense Industrial Base Contract Considerations, dated March 20, 2020
  • Contract Place of Performance - Public Health Considerations, dated March 20, 2020
  • Planning for Potential Novel Coronavirus Contract Impacts, dated March 10, 2020
  • Emergency Acquisition Flexibilities – Disaster or Emergency Assistance Activities, dated March 6, 2020
  • Continuation of Essential Contractor Services, dated March 5, 2020
  • Class Deviations

  • Class Deviation 2020-O0012 – Undefinitized Contract Actions During the National Emergency for the Coronavirus Disease 2019, dated April 3, 2020
  • Class Deviation 2020-O0011 – Revision 1 - Submission of Interim Vouchers Under Classified Contracts, dated April 3, 2020
  • Class Deviation 2020-O0010 – Progress Payment Rates, dated March 20, 2020
  • USD(A&S) Memorandums

  • Delegation of Authority for Use of Other Transactions for Prototype Projects for COVID-19, dated April 5, 2020
  • Defense Industrial Base Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce, dated March 20, 2020
  • OMB Resources

  • OMB Memorandum on Managing Contract Performance Issues Associated with COVID-19, dated March 20, 2020
  • Military Component Memorandums

  • USAF:  COVID-19 HCA Delegations – UCA Exceptions and Authority to make Determinations of Contract Action in Support of COVID-19, dated March 31, 2020
  • USAF:  Creative Contracting Techniques for Maintaining Financial Health of DIB, dated March 26, 2020
  • USAF:  AF Acquisition Task Force on COVID-19, dated March 25, 2020
  • USAF:  Mission Essential Activities during COVID-19, dated March 21, 2020
  • USAF:  Department of the Air Force Mission Essential Activities during COVID-19, dated March 17, 2020
  • USN:  Use of COVID-19 Language within DON Contracts, dated March 26, 2020
  • USN:  (Intent and Direction) Withholds and Retentions During COVID-19, dated March 20, 2020
  • USA:  Promoting Resiliency of the DIB during COVID-19 Pandemic (to industry), dated March 24 2020
  • USA:  Promoting Resiliency of the DIB during COVID-19 Pandemic (internal), dated March 24 2020
  • USA:  Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Procurement) (DASA(P)) Response to the Cornoavirus Disease (COVID-19), dated March 12, 2020
  • Acquisition Related COVID-19 Resources and Links

  • https://www.acq.osd.mil/jatf.html USD(A&S) Joint Acquisition Task Force website and industry portal to synchronize and support acquisition execution of DoD’s COVID-19 response to interagency requests for medical resources.
  • https://www.acquisition.gov/coronavirus Provides quick access to key COVID-19 documents of interest to the acquisition community.
  • https://intelshare.intelink.gov/sites/ocs/COVID-19 Joint Staff J-4 site that provides Operational Contract Support information related to COVID-19. (Website is CAC enabled access only.)
  • https://community.max.gov/x/dUCafg Enables rapid information-sharing within the acquisition workforce of agency generated artifacts (e.g., templates, best practices) related to COVID-19. (Website is CAC enabled/government authorized access only.)
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