(1) In accordance with section 829 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (Pub. L. 114-328), the contracting officer shall first consider the use of fixed-price contracts, including fixed-price incentive contracts, in the determination of contract type. See 216.301-3(2) for approval requirements for certain cost-reimbursement contracts.
(2) In accordance with section 811 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (Pub. L. 112-239), use of any cost-reimbursement line item for the acquisition of production of major defense acquisition programs is prohibited unless the exception at 234.004(2)(ii) applies.
(3) See 225.7301-1 for the requirement to use fixed-price contracts for acquisitions for foreign military sales.
[79 FR 4632, Jan. 29, 2014, as amended at 84 FR 65307, Nov. 27, 2019]