48 CFR 42.1105 - Assignment of criticality designator.
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42.1105 Assignment of criticality designator.
Contracting officers shall assign a criticality designator to each contract in the space for designating the contract administration office, as follows:
|A||Critical contracts, including DX-rated contracts (see subpart 11.6), contracts citing the authority in 6.302-2 (unusual and compelling urgency), and contracts for major systems.|
|B||Contracts (other than those designated “A”) for items needed to maintain a Government or contractor production or repair line, to preclude out-of-stock conditions or to meet user needs for nonstock items.|
|C||All contracts other than those designated “A” or “B.”|