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International Contracting

DoD's International Contracting engagement efforts, policies, and best practices are designed to facilitate DoD Component implementation of U.S. laws, regulations, and policies affecting the participation of foreign contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in the DoD contracting process, through the establishment and maintenance of constructive relationships with DoD counterpart organizations in allied and friendly nations and international organizations.

  • DoD international contracting efforts typically employ many of the same U.S. contracting policies and practices that are used for domestic programs​. 
  • DoD’s international contracting activities must also consider international acquisition-specific requirements, criteria, and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)/Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS) guidance and contract clauses. 
  • Each PMO and Contracting Organization determines the mix of domestic and international FAR/DFARS and other DoD contract policy that applies to their program’s international contracting efforts​.

Three boxes explaining Domestic, Hybrid, and International Contracting

Resource:  Defense Pricing and Contracting (DPC) International Contracting

Related Training

INT 1110 – International Acquisition/Security Cooperation Foundation

Contracting for FMS (dscu.edu)