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Domestic Non-Availability Determinations (DNADs) and One Time Waivers (OTW)*

This page lists broad-basedDomestic Non-Availability Determinations (DNADs) by the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (USD(AT&L)) resulting from DCMA reviews of contractor corrective action plans (CAPs). 

A DNAD may be relied upon for all prime contracts awarded before 26 July 2008, except as expressly provided by individual contract terms and conditions. 

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Corrective Action Plans accepted for processing as DNADs
CAP/DNAD Subject Items covered Date CAP Received
by DCMA
Date of DCMA DNAD Request to USD (AT&L) Date Approved by USD (AT&L)
Class Determination of Domestic
Non-Availability (DNAD) for
Populated Circuit Card Assemblies
Populated CCAs based on 10 USC 2533b
Clarification to include populated CCAs based on 10 USC 2533a
22 June 2006 31 October 2006 4 January 2007
7 February 2007
* Cancelled 26 July 2008
Class Determination of Domestic
Non-Availability for Fasteners
Fastening devices in FSCs 5305, 5306, 5307, 5310, 5320 and 5325 13 October 2006 20 February 2007 10 April 2007
* Cancelled 26 July 2008
COTS Hardware Commercially available Off-The-Shelf (COTS) hardware in FSG 53, and racks, panels and enclosures within FSG 59 (excluding alnico, ferrites and samarium and neodymium used in high-performance magnets, and titanium). 13 October 2006  8 May 2007 None.
See Class Deviation 2008-O0002
NAS, AN and MS COTS Hardware COTS Hardware in FSG 53 with National Aircraft Standard, Air Force - Navy, and Military Standard (NAS, AN and MS) Part Numbers (excluding alnico, ferrites and samarium and neodymium used in high-performance magnets, and titanium). 13 October 2006 15 June 2007 Not required (combined with COTS Hardware DNAD)
Radio Frequency Devices Twenty categories: Attenuators, Couplers, Power Dividers, Isolators and Circulators, Integrated Microwave Assemblies, Limiters, Transceivers (T/R), Delay lines, and EMI / RFI filters, Phase shifters, Oscillators and Mixers/Modulators, Amplifiers, Antennas, Diodes, Drivers, Frequency Multipliers, RF Transmitters, Synthesizers, Diplexers and duplexers, I/Q modulators and demodulators, PLL frequency synthesizers, Phase Detectors and Shifters, Receivers and Repeaters, Multifunction devices, Switches, and QPSK / BPSK modulators (excluding alnico, ferrites and samarium and neodymium used in high-performance magnets). withdrawn If required, DNADs will be pursued on an as-needed basis for only non-compliant RF devices or any associated components as identified by industry  Class Deviation 2008-O0002
Class Determination of Domestic Non-Availability for Needle Roller Bearings COTS needle roller bearings within NAICS 332991 11 January 2007 4 April 2007 7 June 2007
* Cancelled 26 July 2008
Gulfstream COTS aircraft Gulfstream G500 and G550 COTS aircraft components 11 June 2007 14 September 2007 None. See Class Deviation 2008-O0002
Class Determination of Domestic Non-Availability (DNAD) for COTS parts in certain Caterpillar engines Caterpillar COTS engine components 31 July 2007 14 September 2007 24 October 2007
* Cancelled 26 July 2008
Allison COTS transmissions Allison COTS transmissions 7 September 2007 12 October 2007 None. See Class Deviation 2008-O0002
Roller bearings COTS roller (including ball) bearings 17 August 2007 Not submitted None.
See Class Deviation 2008-O0002
Parachutes Military parachute materials (200 and 400 denier Kevlar™ yarn, Nomex™, nylon tape, netting, thread, cloth, webbed cord and webbing and spacer foam) 19 September 2007 3 December 2007 None
Oshkosh transfer cases Miscellaneous transfer case parts used in Oshkosh military vehicles 19 September 2007 Not submitted None


*Class DNADs were cancelled as of 26 July 2008 for all contracts awarded on or after 26 July 2008 (see Class Deviation 2008-O0002).
They remain applicable only to contracts awarded before 26 July 2008

One Time Waiver (OTW) requests
Submitted by OTW Date approved
Raytheon Corporation DCMA-001 9 July 2007
Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems Corporation DCMA-002 10 August 2007
General Electric Aviation DCMA-003 21June 2007
The Boeing Company DCMA-004 6 November 2007
BAE Systems ( Stewart & Stevenson) Tactical Vehicle Systems LP (TVSLP) DCMA-005 23 August 2007
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation DCMA-006 6 November 2007
Rockwell Collins Incorporated DCMA-007 18 December 2007
NavCom Defense Electronics, Inc. DCMA-008 7 January 2008



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