a. The policies
in this Enclosure apply to:
(1) All services acquired from private
sector entities, by or for the Department of Defense;
(2) Advisory and assistance services
even if those services support research and development or construction
(3) Acquisitions of services occurring
after a program achieves full operational capability, if those services were
not subject to previous milestone reviews.
b. Except as in
2.c. of this Enclosure, the policies in this Enclosure do not apply to
research and development activities, construction activities, or services that
are reviewed and approved as an acquisition program or part of an acquisition
program managed in accordance with this Instruction.
officials and decision authorities may apply these policies to research and
development activities at their discretion.
policies shall not impede the ability of Senior Officials and Decision
Authorities to rapidly respond to emergency