DFARS 252.225-7973 Prohibition on the Procurement of Foreign-Made Unmanned Aircraft Systems—Representation. (DEVIATION 2020-O0015) DEV (May 2020) (Current)

Use the following provision in solicitations, including solicitations using FAR part 12 procedures for the acquisition of commercial items, unless—

    (a)  The acquisition is for—

        (1) Counter-unmanned aircraft system surrogate testing and training; or

        (2)  Intelligence, electronic warfare, and information warfare operations, texting, analysis, and training; or

    (b)  A waiver has been granted by the Secretary of Defense in accordance with section 848 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (Pub. L. 116-92).

 

PROHIBITION ON THE PROCUREMENT OF FOREIGN-MADE UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS—REPRESENTATION (MAY 2020) (DEVIATION 2020-O0015)

    (a)  Prohibition.  Section 848 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (Pub. L. 116-92) prohibits DoD from using or procuring—

        (1)  An unmanned aircraft system (UAS), or any related services or equipment, that—

            (i)  Is manufactured in the People’s Republic of China or by an entity domiciled in the People’s Republic of China;

            (ii)  Uses flight controllers, radios, data transmission devices, cameras, or gimbals manufactured in the People’s Republic of China or by an entity domiciled in the People’s Republic of China;

            (iii)  Uses a ground control system or operating software developed in the People’s Republic of China or by an entity domiciled in the People’s Republic of China; or

            (iv)  Uses network connectivity or data storage located in, or administered by an entity domiciled in, the People’s Republic of China; or

        (2)  A system for the detection or identification of a UAS, or any related services or equipment, that is manufactured—

            (i)  In the People’s Republic of China; or 

            (ii)  By an entity domiciled in the People’s Republic of China. 

    (b)  Representations.  By submission of its offer, the Offeror represents that it will not provide or use—

        (1)  A UAS, as described in paragraph (a)(1) of this provision, in the performance of any contract, subcontract, or other contractual instrument resulting from this solicitation; and

        (2)  A system for the detection or identification of a UAS, as described in paragraph (a)(2) of this provision, in the performance of any contract, subcontract, or other contractual instrument resulting from this solicitation.

                  (End of provision)

 

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