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This pocket-sized handbook and its accompanying DVD provide essential information, tools, and training for Do D Contingency Contracting Officer's (CCOs) to meet the challenges they may face, regardless of the mission or environment.: This memorandum announces the upcoming release of Defense Contingency Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) Handbook, Version 2.: This memorandum rescinds the requirement for Theater Business Clearance of contracts for performance or delivery in Iraq set forth in OSD/DPAP Memorandum, "Theater Business Clearance Update for the USCENTCOM Area of Responsibility" dated February 26, 2013 and the OSD/DPAP Memorandum, "Life Support for Third Party Contractors in Iraq," dated February 26, 2013. In accordance with reference (a), effective immediately C-JTSCC no longer has Theater Business Clearance (TBC) responsibility for Kuwait and Pakistan.However, C-JTSCC retains TBC for all Do D contracts within Iraq and Afghanistan.Procurement policy requirements for contingency contracting appear in regulations and memorandums.
The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 18 and Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS) Part 218, “Emergency Acquisitions,” provide the overriding regulatory guidance for contingency contracting.
It introduces six e-business tools and aligns the tools with acquisition processes, policies and roles and responsibilities.