1. OVERVIEW. Acquisitions of services shall support and
enhance the warfighting capabilities of the Department of Defense.
acquisitions of services shall be based on clear, performance-based
requirements; include identifiable and measurable cost, schedule, and
performance outcomes consistent with customer needs; and receive adequate
planning and management to achieve those outcomes.
shall use a strategic, enterprise-wide approach for both planning and
execution of the acquisition, and shall use business arrangements that are in
the best interests of the Department of Defense.
acquisitions of services shall comply with applicable statutes, regulations,
policies, and other requirements, whether the services are acquired by or on
behalf of the Department of Defense.