Intermittent procurement is a procedure that allows a federal authority that requires supplies or services to obtain those supplies or services from a federal authority. Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subsection 17.5 describes the policies and procedures applicable to all intergovernmental procurement. This regime is the result of the Law on Economy, which allows agencies to enter into agreements to obtain supplies or services through inter-authority acquisition. Intergovernmental acquisitions are typically made through supply contracts of indefinite duration, such as mission and supply contracts. FAR Subpart 17.5 describes the applicable policies and procedures required for all intergovernmental procurement. (iii) Services and agencies must pay for services provided by non-doD activities, foreign governments or international organizations, unless otherwise provided in mutual agreements. (A) quality assurance, contract management and audit services provided under a free mutual agreement; Website: FAR Subpart 17.5 – Interagency Acquisitions (B) services provided under subcontracting under title FAR Subpart 19.8; and (i) the Department of Defense requires non-doD organizations to be reimbursed to a sentence set by the Under Secretary of State (Comptroller/Chief Financial Officer), with the exception of – (S-70) (i) foreign governments and international organizations may request contract management services for their direct purchases from U.S. producers. Direct purchase is the purchase of defense equipment in the United States through commercial channels intended for use by the foreign government or international organization. (iii) Other foreign governments (including Canadian government organizations, with the exception of the CPSP) and international organizations send their requests for contract management services to the DoD Central Control Point (CCP) at the head office, the Defence Contract Management Agency, the international and federal business team.

Contract management offices shall provide services only at the request of the CCP. The CCP shall follow the procedures referred to in PGI 242.002 (S-70) (iii). .