Defense Acquisition of Services
|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
PURPOSE. In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5134.01 (Reference (a)), this instruction:
a. Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides direction for the acquisition of contracted services.
b. Establishes and implements a management structure for the acquisition of contracted services.
c. Consistent with statutory and regulatory requirements for the acquisitions of services, authorizes DoD Component decision authorities to tailor the procedures in this instruction to best achieve cost, schedule, and performance objectives.
d. Uses a data collection system (Federal Procurement Data System - Next Generation (FPDS-NG)) to provide management information with regard to each purchase of services by a DoD Component.
e. Incorporates and cancels Enclosure 9 of DoD Instruction (DoDI) 5000.02, (Reference (b)) in accordance with the authority in DoDD 5000.01 (Reference (c)).
a. This instruction applies to:
(1) OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this instruction as the "DoD Components").
(2) The acquisition of services from private sector entities by or for the DoD with a total estimated acquisition value in current year dollars at or above the simplified acquisition threshold (SAT) except those excluded in paragraph 2b of this section.
(3) The acquisition of all advisory and assistance services (A&AS) in support of research and development R&D or construction activities that are categorized within the knowledgebased services portfolio group, as defined in Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD(AT&L)) memorandum (Reference (d)).