As used in this subpart–
Terms Used In 48 CFR 217.701
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
Assisted acquisition means the type of interagency contracting through which acquisition officials of a non-DoD agency award a contract or a task or delivery order for the acquisition of supplies or services on behalf of DoD.
Direct acquisition means the type of interagency contracting through which DoD orders a supply or service from a Governmentwide acquisition contract maintained by a non-DoD agency.
Governmentwide acquisition contract means a task or delivery order contract that–
(1) Is entered into by a non-defense agency; and
(2) May be used as the contract under which property or services are procured for one or more other departments or agencies of the Federal Government.