New FAR Clauses Concerning Chinese Manufactured Telecommunications Equipment

The FAR Council issued two new FAR clauses with an effective date of August, 13, 2020 that restrict the supply / use of “covered” Chinese manufactured telecommunications equipment on US Government contracts. Under FAR Clause 52.204-26, the offeror/contractor must now represent whether covered equipment will be supplied under the contract. Similarly, FAR Clause 52.204-24 requires the offeror/contractor to represent whether it “uses covered...

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