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Change Number: DFARS Change 04/25/2024
Effective Date: 04/25/2024

252.223-7007 Safeguarding Sensitive Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives.

252.223-7007 Safeguarding Sensitive Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives.

As prescribed in 223.7203 , use the following clause:

Safeguarding Sensitive Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives (NOV 2023)

(a) Definition. As used in this clause—

“Arms, ammunition, and explosives (AA&E),” means those items within the scope of DoD Manual 5100.76, Physical Security of Sensitive Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives.

(b) The requirements of DoD Manual 5100.76 apply to the following items of AA&E being developed, produced, manufactured, or purchased for the Government, or provided to the Contractor as Government-furnished property under this contract:




(c) The Contractor shall comply with the requirements of DoD Manual 5100.76, as specified in the statement of work. The edition of DoD Manual 5100.76 in effect on the date of issuance of the solicitation for this contract shall apply.

(d) The Contractor shall allow representatives of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), and representatives of other appropriate offices of the Government, access at all reasonable times into its facilities and those of its subcontractors, for the purpose of performing surveys, inspections, and investigations necessary to review compliance with the physical security standards applicable to this contract.

(e) The Contractor shall notify the cognizant DCSA field office of any subcontract involving AA&E within 10 days after award of the subcontract.

(f) Subcontracts. The Contractor shall ensure that the requirements of this clause are included in all subcontracts, at every tier—

(1) For the development, production, manufacture, or purchase of AA&E; or

(2) When AA&E will be provided to the subcontractor as Government-furnished property.

(g) Nothing in this clause shall relieve the Contractor of its responsibility for complying with applicable Federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, codes, and regulations (including requirements for obtaining licenses and permits) in connection with the performance of this contract.

(End of clause)


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