Category Archives: DoD Policy

FAR / DFARS CASE UPDATE (13 Jul 2018)

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FAR / DFARS CASE UPDATE (6 Jul 2018)

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FAR / DFARS CASE UPDATE (2 Jul 2018)

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Inapplicability of Certain Laws and Regulations to Commercial Items (DFARS Case 2017–D010)

“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 2017 that addresses the inapplicability of certain laws and regulations to the acquisition of commercial items, including commercially available off-the-shelf items. …”
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NDAA 2019 – PILOT PROGRAM TO TEST MACHINE-VISION TECHNOLOGIES TO DETERMINE THE AUTHENTICITY AND SECURITY OF MICROELECTRONIC PARTS IN WEAPON SYSTEMS

The NDAA for 2019 passed by the Senate 19 June discusses “a pilot program to test the feasibility and reliability of using machine-vision technologies to determine the authenticity and security of microelectronic parts in weapon systems.”

(Thank you to G Bogert for bringing this to my attention)

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FAR / DFARS CASE UPDATE (22 Jun 2018)

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FAR / DFARS CASE UPDATE (18 Jun 2018)

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Requests for Information: Suppliers Selling on Commercial e-Commerce Portals

The General Services Administration (GSA) is soliciting information from the suppliers selling product through commercial e-Commerce Portals in order to complete Phase II of the requirements enacted in Section 846 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, Procurement through Commercial e-Commerce Portals.

[Note section II 1 a ii re identification of products where counterfeits are a significant problem ]

II. Written Comments
To assist GSA in meeting the requirements associated with Phase II of the implementation, GSA and OMB are inviting suppliers selling product through commercial ecommerce platforms to submit written comments. …
1. Product Categories
a. Identify which product types/categories/subcategories should be considered in scope for inclusion in the program. …
ii. Assessment of supply chain risk, including the extent to which you believe counterfeit products are a significant problem,and mitigation strategies; …

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FAR / DFARS CASE UPDATE (8 Jun 2018)

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FAR / DFARS CASE UPDATE (1 Jun 2018)

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