In this session 3 of 4 of the Buy American Act and Domestic Preference series, Cara Wulf takes a tour through the domestic preference requirements that apply to Department of Defense procurements. She examines the differences (or no) between the Buy American Act/Trade Agreements Act rules applicable to civilian and DOD procurements, and examine the specific domestic preference requirements applicable to certain categories of items procured by the DOD.
- Distinguish between domestic preference requirements for DOD procurements and civilian procurements
- Understand the Berry Amendment
- Understand the “Specialty Metals” clause and determine when and how it applies to a particular item
- Know how DOD applies the Buy American and Trade Agreements Act to DOD procurements