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A classified contract is

[a]ny contract that requires or may require access to classified information by a contractor or its employees in the performance of the contract.[1]

Overview[]

A contract may be a classified contract even though the contract document is not classified.

The requirements for a classified contract also are applicable to all phases of pre-contract activity, including solicitations (bids, quotations, and proposals), pre-contract negotiations, post-contract activity, or other Government Contracting Agency (GCA) programs or projects which require access to classified information by a contractor.

References[]

  1. Department of the Interior, Departmental Manual, Part 441, Chapter 1, §1.6(E) (Jan. 8, 2010).

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