Acquisition Process

Acquisition of Services

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 “Operations of the Adaptive Acquisition Framework”.  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

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: 7/14/2021