DATE: October 13, 2020

SUBJECT: Acquisition Letter 2021-01 on Prohibition on Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment

TO: HCAs/Procurement Directors/Contracting Officers
FROM: Director, Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division, Office of Policy, Office of Acquisition Management


The attached Acquisition Letter provides further implementation guidance for Section 889 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232). It rescinds and replaces Acquisition Letter 2020-01.

Contracting Officer Questions concerning this policy flash should be directed to the Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division at

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