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DOD/DARC RIN: 0750-AJ84 Publication ID: Spring 2019 
Title: Covered Telecommunications Equipment or Services (DFARS Case 2018-D022) 

DoD is issuing an interim rule to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to implement section 1656 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. Section 1656 provides that DoD may not procure or obtain or extend or renew a contract to provide or obtain any equipment, system, or service to carry out the DoD nuclear deterrence mission or the DoD homeland defense mission that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system or as a critical technology as a part of any system. Covered telecommunications equipment or services means telecommunications equipment produced by Huawei Technologies Company or ZTE Corporation, or any subsidiary or affiliate of such entities; telecommunication services provided by such gentilities or using such equipment; or telecommunications equipment or services produced or provided by an entity that the Secretary of Defense reasonably believe to be an entity owned or controlled by, or otherwise connected to, the governments of China or Russia.

Agency: Department of Defense(DOD)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 48 CFR 204    48 CFR 212    48 CFR 252   
Legal Authority: 41 U.S.C. 1303    Pub. L. 115-91, sec. 1656   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  One year after date of enactment  12/12/2018 
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  08/00/2019 
Interim Final Rule Effective  08/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jennifer Hawes
Defense Acquisition Regulations System
Department of Defense
3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B941,
Washington, DC 20301-3060
Phone:571 372-6115