Change Number: AFFARS Change 12/20/2022
Effective Date: 12/20/2022


5304.402-90 General

(a) AFMAN 16-1406V2 , National Industrial Security Program: Industrial Security Procedures for Government Activities, provides guidance for implementing the Air Force’s National Industrial Security Program.

(b) AFH 16-1406 , National Interest Determination Handbook. This instruction clarifies responsibilities and procedures for processing National Interest Determinations (NID).

(c) AFI 16-701 , Management, Administration and Oversight of Special Access Programs, establishes responsibilities for the management, administration and oversight of Special Access Programs. This instruction provides additional guidance for processing AF Special Access Program NIDs.

5304.403 Responsibilities of Contracting Officers

(a) Upon receiving adequate written justification from the requesting program office or activity, the contracting officer reviews, validates, and processes the NID and associated written approvals, in accordance with AFH 16-1406 , National Interest Determination Handbook.

(b) The contracting officer shall maintain a copy of the approved program, project, or contract specific NID package in the contract file.

5304.404-90 Additional Contract Clauses

The contracting officer must insert the clause at 5352.204-9000 Notification of Government Security Activities , Notification of Government Security Activities, in solicitations and contracts which require a DD Form 254 for performance on U.S. Government installations and overseas. The contracting officer may change the number of days specified in 5352.204-9000 Notification of Government Security Activities . If less than thirty days is used, coordinate with the servicing information protection office.