Costs Related to Counterfeit Electronic Parts – Final Rule under DFARS Case DFARS Case 2016-D010

DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 that amends the allowability of costs of counterfeit electronic parts or suspect counterfeit electronic parts and the cost of rework or corrective action that may be required to remedy the use or inclusion of such parts.

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FAR / DFAR Case Update (18 Aug 2016)

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FAR / DFAR Case Update (2 Aug 2016)

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Proposed Rule – Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Amendments Related to Sources of Electronic Parts (DFARS Case 2016-D013)

DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 that makes contractors and subcontractors subject to approval (as well as review and audit) by appropriate DoD officials when identifying a contractor-approved supplier of electronic parts.

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Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplements: Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts; Further Implementation (DFARS Case 2014-D005)

DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a requirement of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, as modified by a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015, that addresses required sources of electronic parts for defense contractors and subcontractors.
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Texan gets 10 years in U.S. prison for Russian tech export scheme | Reuters

The former owner of a Houston company was sentenced on Thursday to 10 years in prison after admitting that he operated as an unauthorized agent of the Russian government who exported sensitive microelectronics for its military’s use….

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FAR / DFAR Case Update (22 Jul 2016)

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NDIA’s 7th Trusted Microelectronics Workshop with Ms. Kristen Baldwin, Dr. Bill Chappell, Dr. Robert Latiff (Maj Gen, USAF, Ret.) added Dept of Commerce Discussion on China’s Semiconductor Investment

NEW … discussion on China’s investment in semiconductor capabilities by Department of Commerce’s Mr. Brad Botwin and Mr. J. Travis Mosier on Day 1 of the workshop ….  Continue reading

FAR / DFAR Case Update (15 Jul 2016)

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Chinese man to serve U.S. prison term for military hacking

A Chinese businessman who pleaded guilty in March to conspiring to hack into the computer networks of Boeing (BA.N) and other major U.S. defense contractors was sentenced on Wednesday to nearly four years in prison, prosecutors said. …

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