This response is based on the information provided. We suggest you discuss with your contracting and finance team, program manager and/or legal department as appropriate.
You did not give the reference you believe gives you leeway to request a waiver. Nor did you identify what is being acquired or any other pertinent information. As a general approach, when the US Government is acting as agent on an FMS contract, acquiring for a country the same thing the US is acquiring, we get for the country the same as we pursue for the US to the extent that is what the country wants.
A QASP is not a contractual requirement, and thus the FAR would not be addressing the QASP specifically. The QASP and its execution during contract performance is a matter of negotiation with the contracting office and the country for which you are acting as agent. This would appropriately be part of an LOA/MOA/MOU not the contract.
DFARS 246.406 speaks to use of Standardization Agreement (STANAG) 4107 when dealing with NATO countries. It also addresses non-NATO countries. The AFARS is silent on the matter.
With regard to developing a QASP, we assume it would be relatively simple to tailor the QASP the US uses or offer the QASP the US uses to the country for their sue/tailoring.
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