DoD Instruction 5000.74

DoD instruction 5000.74 establishes the policy, responsibilities, portfolio management, data collection, requirements development and provides direction for the acquisition of contracted services. It compliments DoD Instruction 5000.02 “The Operations of the Defense Acquisition System”.  It provides guidance for the acquisition of contracted services from private sector entities by the DoD with a total estimated acquisition value in current year dollars at or above the simplified acquisition threshold (SAT) and acquisition of all advisory and assistance services (A&AS) in support of research and development R&D or construction activities that are categorized within the knowledge-based services portfolio group

NDAA FY17 Sec 803 – Modernization of Services Acquisition “Secretary of Defense shall review and, if necessary, revise Department of Defense Instruction 5000.74, dated January 5, 2016 (in this section referred to as the ‘‘Acquisition of Services Instruction’’), and other guidance pertaining to the acquisition of services”

DoD Instruction 5000.74 Outline

  • Purpose
  • Applicability
  • Policy
  • Responsibility
  • Information Collection Requirements
  • Releasability
  • Effective Date
  • Enclosures:
    • References
    • Responsibility
    • Overview of Contracted Services
    • Roles and Responsibilities
    • Requirements
    • Data
    • IT Services

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Updated: 7/6/2018

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