(a) When a waiver to the requirement at DFARS 215.371-2 is sought, the contracting officer should provide the following documentation to support the waiver request:
(1) Summary of market research that documents that competition was anticipated, process used to maximize competition pre-solicitation, and description of solicitation method;
(2) Rationale why re-advertising for an additional 30 days will likely not obtain two or more offers.
(3) Rationale for how the price/cost will be determined fair and reasonable with only one offeror.
See MP5301.601 (a)(i) Head of the Contracting Activity (HCA) Matrix.