In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5134.01 (Reference (a)), this instruction:
1.a. Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides direction for the acquisition of contracted services.
1.b. Establishes and implements a management structure for the acquisition of contracted services.
1.c. Consistent with statutory and regulatory requirements for the acquisitions of services, authorizes DoD Component decision authorities to tailor the procedures in this instruction to best achieve cost, schedule, and performance objectives.
1.d. Uses a data collection system (Federal Procurement Data System – Next Generation (FPDS-NG)) to provide management information with regard to each purchase of services by a DoD Component.
1.e. Incorporates and cancels Enclosure 9 of DoD Instruction (DoDI) 5000.02, (Reference (b)) in accordance with the authority in DoDD 5000.01 (Reference (c)).
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