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42.1105 Assignment of criticality designator.

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42.1105 Assignment of criticality designator.

42.1105 Assignment of criticality designator.

Contracting officers shall assign a criticality designator to each contract in the space for designating the contract administration office, as follows:

Criticality Designator

Criterion

A

Critical contracts, including DX-rated contracts (see subpartĀ  11.6), contracts citing the authority in 6.302-2 (unusual and compelling urgency), and contracts for major systems.

B

Contracts (other than those designated "A") for items needed to maintain a Government or contractor production or repair line, to preclude out-of-stock conditions or to meet user needs for nonstock items.

C

All contracts other than those designated "A" or "B."