OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE

3000 DEFENSE PENTAGON

WASHINGTON DC 20301-3000

DP (DAR)

MEMORANDUM FOR DIRECTORS OF DEFENSE AGENCIES

DEPUTY FOR ACQUISITION AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT,

ASN (RD&A) /ABM

DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE (CONTRACTING), SAF/AQC

DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY (PROCUREMENT) DEPUTY DIRECTOR (ACQUISITION), DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

SUBJECT: Antiterrorism Training

We have amended Parts 225 and 252 of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement the Deputy Secretary of Defense Interim Antiterrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) Policy for Defense Contractors Overseas, dated January 28, 1998. The interim policy provides procedures to ensure that employees of DoD contractors and subcontractors performing or traveling outside the United States receive timely and up-to-date security information that will help ensure their physical safety.

This interim DFARS rule is effective immediately, and will he included in a future Defense Acquisition Circular.

Director, Defense Procurement

Attachment

PART 225--FOREIGN ACQUISITION

2. Subpart 225.74 is added to read as follows:

Subpart 225.74--Antiterrorism/Force Protection Policy for Defense Contractors Outside the United States

Sec.

225.7400 Scope of subpart.

225.7401 General.

225.7402 Contract clause.

225.7400 Scope of subpart.

This subpart pertains to antiterrorism/force protection policy for contracts that require performance or travel outside the United States.

225.7401 General.

Information and guidance pertaining to DoD antiterrorism/force protection can be obtained from the following offices:

225.7402 Contract clause.

Use the clause at 252.225-7043, Antiterrorism/Force Protection Policy for Defense Contractors Outside the United States, in solicitations and contracts that require performance or travel outside the United States, except for contracts with--

PART 252--SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES

3. Section 252.225-7043 is added to read as follows:

252.225-7043 Antiterrorism/Force Protection Policy for Defense Contractors Outside the United States.

As prescribed in 225.7402, use the following clause:

ANTITERRORISM/FORCE PROTECTION POLICY FOR DEFENSE CONTRACTORS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES (JUN 1998)

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this clause, the Contractor and its subcontractors, if performing or traveling outside the United States under this contract, shall--

(b) The requirements of this clause do not apply to any subcontractor that is--

(1) A foreign government;

(2) A representative of a foreign government; or

(3) A foreign corporation wholly owned by a foreign government.

(c) Information and guidance pertaining to DoD antiterrorism/ force protection can be obtained from [Contracting Officer to insert applicable information cited in 225.7401.]

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